News & Opinion



The two-year campuses in Wausau and Marshfield are supposed to merge with UW-Stevens Point. But will that preserve the options those smaller colleges are meant to provide? more

Dec 8, 2017 12:19 PM News & Opinion

The iconic restaurant Iozzo’s closed earlier this year. Now a couple living nearby are reopening the location as a modern supper club called The Jig. more

Dec 8, 2017 11:25 AM News & Opinion


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A new bill signed into law last month made ginseng the official state herb — joining 30 other states symbols including kringle, the trilobite and the polka. more

Dec 7, 2017 5:15 PM News & Opinion

Two decades ago Matt Rhyner was a special needs student at D.C. Everest Senior High who got involved with sports. His presence has been a beloved part of Everest athletics ever since. more

Dec 4, 2017 11:18 AM News & Opinion

New study raises concerns over chronic wasting disease transmission, but not everyone is worried more

Nov 22, 2017 5:05 PM News & Opinion

A local bank is asking a judge to review a decision by the Brokaw Village Board to not pay the money it owes on a bond for its Tax Incremental Financing district. more

Nov 22, 2017 4:51 PM News & Opinion


Jesse Yang

Thought kaput, the movie theater plan for the Sears building could be back with a local developer more

Nov 22, 2017 4:47 PM News & Opinion

The Wausau Police Department in March hired a therapist to help victims of crimes, and already it’s paying off. They hope it’s an idea that spreads. more

Nov 22, 2017 4:29 PM News & Opinion

Humane officer Ashlee Bishop has filled a long-needed role for the Wausau and Everest Metro police departments more

Nov 22, 2017 4:21 PM News & Opinion

Stoney Acres ramps up pizza nights for 2018 with its own microbrewery more

Nov 15, 2017 9:03 AM News & Opinion