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This week at the Woodson

Here’s what’s happening at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Monday, April 3 – Sunday, April 9 Art Park Open Studio  All ages drop in to create a tessellation in the style of M.C. Escher. Use a provided stencil to develop a radial tortoise design. April 1 Saturday 1 – 3 pm  Art 101 Pondering Printmaking… Keep Reading


Wausau School Board Q&A

WAUSAU – On March 30, three of four candidates for the Wausau School Board fielded questions for 90 minutes at a public forum ahead of the April 4 election. On Tuesday, three candidates will be elected to three-year terms. Incumbents Jeff Leigh and Lance Trollop are joined on the ballot by challengers Lee Webster and… Keep Reading


BREAKING: Suspect in shooting rampage dies

WAUSAU – The lone suspect in a Wausau-area shooting spree that left four people dead, including an Everest Metro police detective, has died, officials confirmed early Saturday. Nengmy Vang, 45, of Weston, was pronounced dead at 1:28 a.m. today, said Wisconsin Department of Justice spokesman Johnny Koremenos. Vang’s death comes just days after thousands of… Keep Reading


Vinyl Fix: Eric Gales, Middle of the Road

By Shereen Siewert Southern blues man Eric Gales is back with his 16th album, though he’s collaborated on many others. Once a child prodigy who released his first album at age 16, Gales is a true professional in the blues genre. The 11 tracks on Middle of the Road run 55 minutes, and they are… Keep Reading


Hit Picks: What’s new this week in music

Here’s what’s hitting the bins March 31 at Inner Sleeve CDs and Records. ON CD: Eric Bibb “Migrations Blues” Body Count “Bloodlust” Creeper “Eternity In Your Arms” Rodney Crowell “Close Ties” Nelly Furtado “Ride” Eric Gales “Middle Of The Road” Goldfrapp “Silver Eye” John Lee Hooker “Whiskey & Wimmen: His Finest” Aimee Mann “Mental Illness”… Keep Reading


COLUMN: My view, from the couch

Be careful what you wish for By Keith Kubisiak, for Wausau Pilot & Review I started last week’s column with “Although there weren’t any half-court buzzer beaters in the opening weekend”.  Well, I guess I got what I asked for. Hell, it never worked when I was a kid chatting it up with the chubby… Keep Reading


Milestones: Wausau area births, March 6-16

Aspirus Wausau Hospital MARCH 7 KLABO, Malerie and Christopher, Kronenwetter, daughter, Juliette Faith. RUPLINGER, Lisa and Jeremy, Marathon, son, Oliver Lee. MARCH 8 ANDERSON, Amber and Chris, Wausau, son, James Mark. GUTKNECHT, Amy and Tim, Wausau, son, Greyson Phoenix. MARTENS, Anastasia, Wausau, son, Orion Jeffrey. MARCH 9 HETTINGA, Hannah and Drew, Wausau, daughter, Blythe Eleanor Jo. SCHLAPMAN, Tiffany and Ryan, Kronenwetter, son, Mason John. SIERK, Mallory and Seth, Marathon, son, Quinn Kai. ZEBRO, Hannah and Zach, Mosinee, daughter, Mercy Jean. MARCH 10 LOR, Michelle and Monachy, Wausau, son, Ryan Yaj Tsim. RHEA, Kelsey, and ZEMKE, Stephen, Wausau, son, Liam… Keep Reading


New statewide program for abuse survivors launches April 1

MADISON – A statewide address confidentiality program to help protect victims of abuse will launch April 1, according to a news release from Attorney General Brad Schimel. Safe at Home provides victims of domestic abuse, child abuse, sexual abuse, stalking, and trafficking with a legal substitute address and free mail forwarding service. Enrollment in Safe… Keep Reading

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