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Guest column: Sometimes a debate is just a debate

By Lisa Rasmussen, Wausau City Council President City Council members are hearing a common question lately: What happened between the council and Alderperson Mary Thao? This follows allegations of racism, poor form and bullying, compounded by Ms. Thao’s recent decision to not participate in closed sessions. This leaves more questions than answers for many, including… Keep Reading

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Letters: On Veterans Day, remember true costs of war

Dear Editor, Sunday is Veterans Day and that got me thinking. First, let me thank all of the brave Men and Women that keep our lives safe, now and in the past. Without you, there is no US. It also got me thinking about my earliest memory of learning about war and its costs. It… Keep Reading

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Letters: Pat Snyder asks for your vote

Dear editor: It’s been an honor representing the 85th Assembly District for the past two years, and tomorrow, I’m asking for your vote again. My goal as your representative has always been to put people over politics and stand up for what’s right. We made record investments in public schools, protected people with pre-existing conditions,… Keep Reading

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Letters: Alyson Leahy asks for your vote

Dear editor, Election Day is just hours away. In these final moments before the electorate votes on who will guide Wisconsin, I am reaffirming why I am asking my neighbors for their support. I am running for Assembly because I believe in a government that works for all of us, not just a few. When… Keep Reading

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Guest column: Wausau Police chief seeks community unity

By Wausau Police Chief Benjamin Bliven It’s been a tough couple of weeks in our country. A person opened fire at a synagogue in Pittsburgh over the weekend killing 11 people and wounding more. A man in Kentucky killed two African Americans in a grocery store. A person sent suspicious packages to many well-known political… Keep Reading

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Letters: Snyder is a strong advocate for manufacturing industry

Dear editor, Merrill Steel is a family-owned company that has been part of the Wausau/Merrill area for nearly 60 years. We’re proud of the work we do and the products we send to major projects in Wisconsin and throughout the country. This year, Merrill Steel won a contract with Foxconn. We’re happy to be one… Keep Reading

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