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High turnover in the understaffed DA’s office. Phasing out nonprofit support. Marathon County’s budget already is taxed to the max by levy limits, and things won’t get easier. Read more

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The poor stay in jail while the rich go free; but the state is starting to think differently about the cash bail system Read more

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Dawn Kennedy is the first graduate of Marathon County’s new drug court, part of a holistic local approach to the addiction crisis Read more

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With the state’s new bipartisan commission on water quality, some locals are optimistic that problems in central Wisconsin might finally see real action Read more

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A new police team for mental health situations is having dramatic results Read more

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After two hours debating a reconsideration, Marathon County upholds its Pride Month resolution Read more

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Brokaw technically doesn’t exist anymore. But luckily for the residents of this former company town, state and federal aid has eased this unprecedented collapse Read more

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Marathon County Administrator Brad Karger retires this year. His career spans a period of local social change, often with him at the lead Read more

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After two hours of procedural chaos, the Marathon County Board officially names June to recognize the LGBTQ community Read more

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A proposed farm expansion has residents concerned about smell, contamination from manure Read more

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Under a more neighborhood-friendly plan, North Central Health Care’s $73 million renovation — including a youth mental health treatment building — could start this summer Read more

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Recent farm data puts a sobering spin on the Historical Society’s exhibit Milking Time Read more

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As Marathon County weighs closing the juvenile detention facility, it’s also wrangling with growing unpaid fees Read more

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A local sex workers says the stings are a waste and ruin lives. Police say they’re trying to combat trafficking and other crimes Read more

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Despite the statewide results, Marathon County stayed decidedly red Read more

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Bridge Community Clinic is moving toward an integrative model that makes medical and mental health care a cooperative effort under one roof Read more

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Savings would fund a communications upgrade in dispatch Read more

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Report says Marathon County dispatch is dangerously understaffed Read more

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The UW-Extension’s horticulturist is taking the job into new therapeutic directions Read more

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

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