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Dozens gather in downtown Wausau to protest immigration laws

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By Shereen Siewert WAUSAU — About 100 people gathered Saturday at The 400 Block in downtown Wausau to protest the Trump administration’s immigration policies, one of hundreds of “Families Belong Together” rallies nationwide. Many protestors carried handmade signs with slogans such as “Compassion, Not Cages” and “The Golden Rule ‘Trumps’ Zero Tolerance,” among others. Two…

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Downtown business owner takes aim at inconsistent parking rules

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By Shereen Siewert WAUSAU — A downtown Wausau business owner is drawing attention to inconsistent parking rules that are often a source of frustration for patrons. Tyler Vogt, who co-owns Malarkey’s Pub, Townie’s Grill, and the Ugly Mug in downtown Wausau, erected a vintage parking meter outside Malarkey’s with an attention-grabbing offer for parking ticket…

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Wausau earns Wisconsin Main Street Award

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WAUSAU – Wausau has earned a Wisconsin Main Street Award for its Wausome River District Video campaign. The Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. named the best downtown revitalization projects of 2017 on Friday at the 27th Wisconsin Main Street Awards held at Ripon College. “All across the state, those involved in the Wisconsin Main Street Program…

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History Speaks at the Woodson History Center: Streets of Downtown Wausau

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Take a walk down memory lane with Gary Gisselman as the Marathon County Historical Society presents “Streets of Downtown Wausau,” another topic in the History Speaks series, at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 29, at the Woodson History Center, 410 McIndoe St., Wausau. Research Librarian Gary Gisselman will take a look at downtown Wausau buildings…

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