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B.C. Kowalski

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Though the storied elementary school is on the chopping block, supporters say it will stay open one way or another, maybe under a new district Read more

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A lot of really big things happened on the shopping, service and restaurant scene this year. Read more

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This is a list of contested races for elected offices in the Wausau area. Read more

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Merrill Area Public Schools considers closing Maple Grove Elementary, but supporters say it’s a rare gem and a model other schools should mimic Read more

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The Grand Theater’s newest thing is Insta-Choir, a pop-up singing group for anyone Read more

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A Madison developer wants to develop 360+ apartments on two blocks along downtown Wausau’s Scott Street Read more

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And about to get a huge boost as local leaders come to understand it’s one of the biggest selling points of Wausau Read more

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Police won’t say yet what led to the arrest last week in the Marathon County murder case Read more

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The Head Start preschool in Wausau offers an in-house chiropractor for kids. Some are skeptics, but the staff say it has made a difference, especially in behavior. Read more

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A new temporary house for homeless children could open as early as March in Wausau Read more

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UW-Stevens Point’s new wrestling team is not only a first for a UW campus, it’s also an enrollment tool. Read more

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Three non-profits will retain funding and county board sends a message to the state: pay your share Read more

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But it’s time to rethink the whole east-west school divide in Wausau Read more

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Wausau’s new no-loitering ordinance in parking ramps prompts a bigger conversation about homelessness Read more

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When professor Sarah Rudolph retires this spring, so also goes Wausau’s UW theatre program, which brought to town the kind of art no else dared to show. Read more

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North riverfront could see a new $1.5 million brewery by early 2021 Read more

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There’s a new hard cider on the market, brewed right in Wausau Read more

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Northcentral Technical College is investing $220K in video game sports to help recruit students Read more

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Dave Kallaway

Granite Peak’s ski are expansion will have to wait while the state revisits all sports/recreation in Rib Mountain State park — and local leaders say that’s a good thing. Read more

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Marathon County has lost half of its child care providers in the past eight years. That’s a big problem. Read 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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