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Celebrate “National Women’s Small Business Month” With Two Free Community Events

MCDEVCO invites you to share in two inspiring talks to be held at the YWCA to kick off their new “Women Mentoring Women Entrepreneurs” community programming in Marathon County. The talks are part of MCDEVCO’s celebration of National Women’s Small Business Month in October. (Click the title to read more…)

John Robinson’s Political Playbook

County Board Supervisor Katie Rosenberg teases out local official John Robinson’s 3 top rules from his “Political Playbook” as he recounts his start in politics and reflects on his time in office. Get the scoop on how the Robinson and the Rosenberg families are intertwined… (Click the title to read more…)

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October “Evening of Jazz” Event to Celebrate Mental Health Awareness Week

Sample local cuisine & drinks while enjoying an AMAZING Evening of Jazz to benefit Community Corner Clubhouse of North Central Health Care, helping adults with persistent mental illness & addiction challenges realize their potential. Hear powerful stories of inspiration & hope provided by Clubhouse members, staff, & supporters. (Click the title for details…)

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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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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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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…)