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Block Party to Celebrate Woodson Art Museum Winning Nation’s HIGHEST Museum Honor

Join in the community celebration to recognize the winning team & museum at an upcoming block party. Plus, find out when StoryCorps is coming to the museum to record audio of local stories for the Library of Congress. (Click the title to read more…)

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Pedestrian But Not Banal :: Getting to Know Marathon County Transportation Planner Andy Lynch

If you, too, are interested in making Marathon County more walkable and bikeable, THIS is the guy you need to know. Andy Lynch is working on a 5-year transit development plan for the county, but he needs input from YOU on community needs and wants. (Click the title to read more…)

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From GARBAGE to GORGEOUS :: Former Landfill Becomes Big Draw as Sports Complex

Decades of effort & millions of dollars turned the former Holtz-Krause landfill into the Eastbay Sports Complex. See how this 60-acre site is spurring the economy & providing unparalleled recreational opportunities. (Click the title for details…)

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Wisconsin’s Tradition Meets a New Brand… In 3 Words

When it comes to moving Wisconsin FORWARD (as our state motto suggests), there’s a new message in the air… and on billboards across the state: THINK-MAKE-HAPPEN. So, what do these 3 words mean? (Click the title to find out…)

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Read, Learn, Listen, & Play :: “Build a Better World” During the MCPL Summer Library Program!

See highlights of action-packed summer programming for all ages at the 9 area Marathon County Public Library locations. (Click the title for details…)

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“Sense-sational Recreation” in Marathon County

We’re shining a spotlight on 5 area events that will ENGAGE YOUR 5 SENSES as you kick off summer: Rib Mountain Adventure Challenge | Carden International Circus | June Dairy Breakfast | Raptors Invade Monk Gardens | Walls of Wittenberg WOW Space. (Click the title for details…)

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Secret Location of “SOUPthree” Revealed!

Have you heard of MCDEVCO’s new “Wausau SOUP” night events? You’re not gonna want to miss “SOUPthree,” featuring a massive pop-up art gallery & local musicians. Find out the SECRET LOCATION of your next chance to experience these trendy $5 crowdfunding dinners designed to enhance our local community. (Click the title to read more…)

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The Past, Present, & Future of Care at Mount View Care Center

It’s personal. It’s political. It’s financial. Members of a new county committee will look at the future of Mount View Care Center while weighing what’s best for the Marathon County residents. Katie Rosenberg shares her experience after visiting MVCC for 5 years and explores what’s next. (Click the title to read more…)

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Support Hmong Students on Their Path to College at the “DREAM BIG: 2056” Fundraiser (April 8, 2017)

Tickets and sponsorship opportunities are available for this year’s Dream Big: 2056 event. Help support Hmong students with their goal of completing college. (Click the title to learn more…)

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14 Inspiring Events for Young Professionals :: YPWeek Wausau (April 22–29, 2017)

Over 175 events in 25 communities across Wisconsin provide a weeklong series of events focusing on discovery, adventure, and meaningful conversations about issues that matter to young professionals during YPWeek Wisconsin. Local events in the Wausau area will include a Speaker Crawl, SOUPthree event, Riverfront Rally, and Cultural Festival, as well as collaborations with Urban Pulse, Friday Night Fun, Wausau Quadcopter, and Toward One Wausau, to name a few. (Click the title to learn more…)

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2017 Wisconsin Mock Trial Tournament Winners

This year’s regional tournament brought more than 120 high school students from 10 Mock Trial teams to the Marathon County Courthouse. Find out who took top honors… Was it Wausau West, D.C. Everest, Merrill, Wisconsin Rapids, Phillips, Lakeland Union, or Rhinelander? (Click the title to find out…)

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44th Annual Children’s Festival :: FREE Community Event at Marathon Park (Sat., April 8, 2017)

Bring the kids to this fun-filled day of arts and crafts, games, woodworking, snacks, and more. Plus, get ready for spring with children’s bike helmets available at a reduced rate of only $7! (Click the title to learn more…)

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NCHC’s Aquatic Physical Therapy Pool: The Time Is NOW for a Decision

The County Board’s final decision on North Central Health Care’s aquatic physical therapy pool will impact you in one way or another — either as a FUNDER or a PARTICIPANT (or perhaps both). Please attend the final 2 meetings in March 2017 to help us make an informed decision for our community. (Click the title to read more…)

Get a Front-Row Seat to a Snow Plow Ride-Along in Marathon County

County Board Supervisor Katie Rosenberg hitched a ride to get an inside peek at the folks who drive Marathon County’s big, orange plow trucks. Come along with Katie for a ride down the highway during a good old-fashioned, early morning snowstorm in Central Wisconsin. (Click the title to read more…)

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Marathon County Goes ALL IN for the First-Ever International Ginseng Festival

Did you know that Marathon County is the top ginseng producer in the world — producing 95% of America’s ginseng? It only makes sense that Marathon County would host North America’s first International Ginseng Festival. See how this community-wide event is shaping up. It’s gonna be HUGE! (Click the title to read more…)

Musicians Jacob Ramsey and Ameila Straub. Photo courtesy of Pure Entertainment.

What You Missed at “Wausau SOUP II” Crowd-Funding Event (Plus, an Exciting Urban Street Bistro Update & Exhibitour Announcement!)

Entertainment and ambiance you wouldn’t believe all for a mere $5. Find out who SOUP II attendees awarded a $957 micro-grant for a new citizen-led project. (Click the title to read more…)