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Partnership leads to new clinic opening in Mosinee

(Mosinee, WI)- For residents of Mosinee and central Wisconsin, a unique partnership has created expanded healthcare services for the community. For several years, Ascension Medical Group has been providing on and near site health and wellness services to employees of Crystal Finishing Systems at its Schofield location. That relationship recently expanded to include the establishment… Keep Reading


Student applications needed for The Branch’s spring session

WAUSAU — Students at a variety of colleges and universities in central Wisconsin are invited to apply for The Branch’s spring session. The Branch is a workforce development initiative introduced by the Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce, Northcentral Technical College and Church Mutual Insurance Company in 2016. The program is a skills accelerator which builds… Keep Reading


Felony mugshots: Week ending Jan. 25

Felony charges filed in Marathon County Circuit Court, Jan. 19-25, 2018. All photos courtesy of the Marathon County Sheriff’s Department. Editor’s note: This weekly feature of the Wausau Pilot & Review is being published in response to reader concerns about crime and safety in the Wausau area. Wausau Pilot & Review does not publish photos… Keep Reading

Wisconsin news

Rothschild, CVB reach room tax agreement

By Raymond Neupert/South Metro Observer ROTHSCHILD, Wis. – Officials from Rothschild and the Central Wisconsin Convention and Visitors Bureau appear to have reached an agreement over room tax funding. Rothschild’s tourism commission has approved a contract with the CVB to continue offering the tourism group room tax funding. The two groups had been in negotiations… Keep Reading


New trial dates set in Dollar General armed robbery

By Shereen Siewert WAUSAU — A new trial date has been set for a 45-year-old man accused of robbing a Schofield Dollar General store at gunpoint, one week after a judge was forced to declare a mistrial in the case. Phillip Spiller of Schofield faces charges of armed robbery and theft in connection with the… Keep Reading

Wisconsin news

National and local leaders discuss hunger, homelessness

By Raymond Neupert/South Metro Observer ROTHSCHILD, Wis. – Area leaders and legislators came together Wednesday morning in central Wisconsin to address solving some major social issues for the country’s rural population. The fifth annual Hunger & Homelessness Summit was hosted by Wisconsin Congressman Sean Duffy, and attended by U.S. Sec. of Housing and Urban Development… Keep Reading

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Jackson named executive director of B.A. & Esther Greenheck Foundation

WAUSAU — The B.A. & Esther Greenheck Foundation has named a new executive director, according to organization representatives. Pamela Jackson assumed the role previously held by Brian Gumness on Jan. 18, officials said. Gumness will now act as the chief executive officer of the foundation. “We both look forward to continuing to serve the greater… Keep Reading

Wisconsin news

Nine Mile x-c and snowshoe trails to temporarily close

RIB MOUNTAIN — All cross country ski and snowshoe trails at Nine Mile Recreation Area will be closed all day Friday, Jan. 26 and on Saturday, Jan. 27 until 3 p.m., according to the Marathon County Parks Department The south loop, between intersections 361 and 362 through the Nine Mile Forest unit will be closed… Keep Reading

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