Wausau news

La Taqueria set to open this month in the former Blockbuster Video building on 17th Avenue more

Feb 20, 2018 11:38 AM News & Opinion

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

Feb 9, 2018 2:00 PM News & Opinion

Carla Weber is part of a ground-breaking consortium that makes mental health professionals available in every school in Marathon County more

Feb 7, 2018 11:45 AM News & Opinion



The Connection Place is about halfway to its fundraising goal, and could start building the facility this summer. more

Jan 19, 2018 11:12 AM News & Opinion

First Gander Mountain closed. Then it was going to open under a new name. Then it wasn’t. Now, it’ll reopen as Gander Outdoors. more

Jan 12, 2018 9:47 AM News & Opinion

Private school voucher expansion is costing taxpayers in local districts, especially Wausau’s more

Jan 5, 2018 4:31 PM News & Opinion

Wausau is about to become the fourth location for Wisconsin-based Tundraland, a storefront home improvement service more

Jan 5, 2018 3:50 PM News & Opinion

A new pain management clinic aims to help patients without opioid medications more

Dec 21, 2017 3:50 PM News & Opinion

The Lighthouse Salon turns getting your hair done into a retro experience more

Dec 15, 2017 2:51 PM 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


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

Condor Coffee to open its tasting room this month, and a coffee shop in Weston this winter more

Oct 13, 2017 11:23 AM News & Opinion

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The Wausau Museum of Contemporary Art opens, Harvest Fest converges on The 400 Block and plenty of live music round out the weekend. more

Oct 6, 2017 8:02 PM Entertainment

A proposed movie theater in downtown Wausau is no more after representative from the Wausau Center Mall and Micon Cinemas were unable to work out a deal Thursday. more

Oct 6, 2017 11:59 AM

A city of Wausau committee on Monday recommended a smoking ban in all city parks. more

Oct 5, 2017 10:47 AM News & Opinion

More than 700 new apartments and multi-family housing units will be created within the next year around Wausau. Turns out, the area has been way under supplied for some time. more

Sep 29, 2017 3:19 PM News & Opinion

The Torkkos had planned to retire when they sold the Everest Inn last year. Now they’re again operating the historic bed and breakfast more

Sep 29, 2017 3:03 PM News & Opinion


Jesse Yang

A downtown theater on the former Sears site should have kicked off by now. Turns out the project is still in question. more

Sep 22, 2017 3:12 PM News & Opinion

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