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Wausau East class of ’78 to hold reunion in July

WAUSAU — The Wausau East High School Class of 1978 will hold its 40th reunion on the weekend of July 14. Registration ends July 1. For a full list of activities and to register, visit or send an email to Katherine Zatz at if you have further questions. Keep Reading


United Way to distribute funds for emergency food and shelter programs

WAUSAU — Marathon County has been awarded federal money to distribute to organizations that provide food and shelter services in Marathon County. The county will receive $16,317 through the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/Federal Emergency Management Agency under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program, according to the United Way of Marathon County. Nonprofit organizations and… Keep Reading


Wausau area birth announcements, June 18

WAUSAU — Zachary Trost and Nicole Trost announce the birth of their son Quentin James, born at 4:27 a.m., June 12, 2018, at Aspirus Wausau Hospital. Quentin weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces. Heather Lemier announces the birth of her son Bodie Nicholas, born at 1:48 p.m., June 12, 2018, at Aspirus Wausau Hospital. Bodie weighed 7… Keep Reading


This week’s WOW at the Woodson

WAUSAU — Monday, June 18 – Sunday, June 24 June 19 Tuesday 10:30 a.m. – Noon Toddler Tuesday Caboodle of Crafts Toddlers, 18 months-4 years, and accompanying adults share hands-on art projects inspired by Federico Uribe’s repurposed-object artworks. June 20 Wednesday 12:15 p.m. – 1 p.m. Art 101 Faust Serigraphs Dynamic Designs: The Serigraphs of Anne Senechal Faust, and learn about… Keep Reading


Wausau extends hours at yard waste site for storm cleanup

WAUSAU — Wausau has extended hours at the city’s yard waste site to allow residents to dispose of branches and other debris that fell during the recent storms. The city will NOT provide curbside pickup. Hours at the yard waste site as follows: Monday, June 18, thru Sunday, June 24 Monday – Noon – 8 p.m. Tuesday… Keep Reading

Biz Briefs

First Business Bank announces new hire

WAUSAU — Wausau native Erik Rajek has joined First Business Financial Services, Inc. Rajek will serve as the SBA business development officer, working with central and northern Wisconsin businesses to help them achieve their financial goals, the company said. Rajek has nearly 15 years of small business finance experience with a primary focus on SBA lending,… Keep Reading

Wisconsin news

City ponders fire permit suspensions, revocations

By Shereen Siewert WAUSAU — Residents who engage in risky behavior while using backyard fire pits could have their permits suspended or revoked if a proposed ordinance change passes in Wausau. The city’s public health and safety committee on Monday will review the proposed change, which focuses on fires that endanger the safety of surrounding… Keep Reading

Wisconsin news

Political Gerrymandering Cases Flatline at Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (CN) – Two political gerrymandering cases that stoked voter passions across the United States fizzled on procedural grounds Monday at the Supreme Court. While the justices vacated the ruling in the Wisconsin, saying that the lower court must better address on remand whether the voters have standing, they affirmed dismissal of the Maryland case… Keep Reading


Woodchucks fall in extra-inning thriller

The Woodchucks came into Sunday’s game at Athletic Park coming off an impressive 7-4 victory and looking for the sweep against the Rockford Rivets and to keep the hot hitting going. The two teams slugged it out, but the Woodchucks fell in extra innings by a score of 10-8. Chucks second basemen Michael Fernandez got… Keep Reading

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