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Vinyl Fix: Ryan Adams: Prisoner

By Shereen Siewert Mixing the heartfelt angst of a singer/songwriter with the cocky brashness of a garage rocker, Ryan Adams is at once one of the few artists to emerge from the alt-country scene to achieve mainstream commercial success and the one who most strongly refused to be defined by the genre, leaping from one… Keep Reading

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Hit Picks: What’s new this week in music

These new arrivals at Inner Sleeve Records & CDs hit the shelves March 10:   On VINYL: Shins “Heartworms” Elliott Smith “Either/Or” (Anniversary Edition) Soundgarden “Ultramega OK” On CD: Bush “Black & White Rainbows” Chickenfoot “Best + Live” Darkest Hour “Mindless Prophets & The Mindless Flora” Feelies “In Between” Havok “Conformicide” Valerie June “Order Of… Keep Reading

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Milestones: Obituaries, March 10-14

Yvonne Henning March 12, 2017 Wausau, Wisconsin Yvonne (Vonnie) A. Henning, 72, of Wausau, passed away March 12, 2017, surrounded by her family at Aspirus Hospital after a battle with cancer. Yvonne was born on February 25, 1945 to the late Herbert and Charlotte (Parker) Peterson in the Town of Wheaton, WI. She attended school… Keep Reading

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Gordmans files for bankruptcy

By Shereen Siewert RIB MOUNTAIN – With this week’s news that Gordmans’ parent company is filing for bankruptcy, there will likely soon be a vacant space in the strip between Old Navy and Michael’s, where the Gordmans store is located. Gordmans, based in Omaha, Nebraska, is an off-price department store chain with 106 locations in… Keep Reading

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Woodchucks announce new upgrades

By Shereen Siewert Baseball fans will see a new feature this summer when the Wisconsin Woodchucks kick off their season May 31. The 6,500-square-foot Bullpen, along the first baseline, is the latest upgrade at Athletic Park. The space features a completely redeveloped Leinie’s Lodge and concession stand with pergola roofs, tables, a Ping-Pong table, beanbag… Keep Reading

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WPR plans summer kickoff event

Wisconsin Public Radio will celebrate its 100th birthday on June 1 at the Rothschild Pavilion with a family-friendly event showcasing two nationally acclaimed bands. The Simply Folk Centennial Shindig will be emceed by Simply Folk Host Dan Robinson and recorded for broadcast and will feature two popular bands. The evening starts at 7 p.m. with… Keep Reading

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Update: Prosecutor, defense attorney spar in Torgerson trial

March 14, 2017; 4:51 p.m. Testimony will resume tomorrow in the first-degree intentional homicide trial of Kristopher Torgerson, who is accused of killing 22-year-old Stephanie Low and burying her body in Forest County. Among the witnesses testifying on Tuesday: Elyssa Clendenning, who described herself as Low’s best friend. Clendenning told the jury she knew Low… Keep Reading

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Urban Bistro plans riverfront restaurant

By Shereen Siewert The owners of Urban Street Bistro, a popular Wausau food truck, could open a 99-seat full-service restaurant on Wausau’s riverfront as soon as 2018, if city officials approve the plan. Clinton Schultz, co-owner of Urban Street Bistro, submitted the plan Feb. 28 in response to the city’s request for proposals to redevelop… Keep Reading

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