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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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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 Read more

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Local parents are lauding a ground-breaking new tool for early childhood development. The deceptively simple goal: Help babies’ brains grow by talking with them more. Read more

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Marathon County on Friday revealed its newest parks director for the combined city/county department to replace retiring Bill Duncanson. Read more

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For tax collection and public safety issues, Marathon County could buy the fire-damaged, shuttered Ponderosa Motel on Grand Ave. Read more

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Here's a look at the new faces on the county board, city council and local school districts: Read more

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Nobody wants to pay $50 million (give or take) for a new facility in Marathon County. But the arguments for it are building Read more

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A new civil court alternative aims to help resolve cases for those who can’t afford an attorney, and relieve the clogged court system Read more

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