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The Wisconsin Valley Fair aims to break even this year with some major changes more

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Voters will sift through an explosion of state, federal and local candidates in the Aug. 14 primary election more

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Mosinee paper mill Expera wants to expand its landfill for paper waste, but residents are concerned about the potential for environmental contamination more

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How some local companies thrive without the internet more

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Many people were disappointed when the colorful umbrellas over Third Street in downtown Wausau were taken down last year. But the umbrellas are coming back. more

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There’s this popular video of lip syncing Wausau police officers. It’s an example of how departments everywhere are seriously reconnecting with their communities more

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Wausau School District’s new superintendent, Keith Hilts, plans on focusing on the whole student more

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It put a face on wage stagnation. Now Kim Manteuffel, Isis Hunter and Nathan Brown have found new jobs more

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The city of Wausau is now offering more days of free admission to city pools after a resident proposed making them all free admission, all the time. more

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Wausau looks to overhaul parking rules downtown — but whether it costs you more or less depends more

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The Wausau School Foundation is re-energizing itself as a booster to the district. And one of its first major project is to raise funds for the Wausau School Forest. more

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But Wausau’s Riverlife is the latest in a domino of development debacles for Mike Frantz more

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The east side restaurant and bar will close for renovation before reopening under new ownership more

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Stan Steckbauer’s compassion and instruction for 25 years at the Salvation Army’s Learning Center helped hundreds further their education and find jobs. When he retires this week, the program there will likely end. more

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Weston leaders approved pursuing a food truck rally, but its handling sheds light on some of the discontent with the village administrator more

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The Aging and Disability Resource Center’s new director, Jonette Arms, will use both personal and professional experience in an era when more people than ever before will need the agency’s services more

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The Wausau Museum of Contemporary Art expects to host its biggest show yet, bringing in the work of contemporary figure painters from around the world. more

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Local women are turning nostalgia into a new genre of entertainment more

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Lakeside Recovery addiction program is slated to double in a matter of weeks, as the waiting list is already shrinking. more

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Rural internet access is such a concern that Marathon County included it in its five-year plan alongside other big issues such as the opioid epidemic more

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    Louis Mena of Ravioli's Italian Restaurant

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    Joe Thomas, left, and Ben Swanson of Sconni's Alehouse & Eatery

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