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United Way of Marathon County :: An Essential Building Block of Prosperity for Us All

Having been involved in Marathon County’s annual United Way campaign for nearly 30 years, Marathon County Administrator Brad Karger invites you to join him in reflecting on how our local United Way has improved our lives and strengthened our community. (Click the title for the full article…)

It’s Official… UWMC to Join with UWSP!

Watch live testimony from Dr. Holly Hassel (UWMC Faculty), David Eckmann (Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce Director), and Brad Karger (Marathon County Administrator), supporting the proposal to restructure (rather than close) campuses to ensure that Marathon County residents will continue to have access to an affordable, high-quality liberal arts education. (Click the title for restructuring details…)

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Wausau Noon Optimists :: Helping Youth Develop Optimism as a Philosophy of Life!

Get a peek into one local organization — the Wausau Noon Optimists — who serve over 5,000 youth in the Greater Wausau Area. (Click the title to find out what they do and what other volunteer opportunities await YOU…)

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Marathon County Uniform Addressing Update

New 6-digit address numbers — and some renamed roads — are coming to much of Marathon County this spring. Read the full article for participating municipalities, sign installation plans, and changes to project funding, as well as handy checklists and tips for notifying others of your address change.
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Understanding the Real Choices, Trade-Offs, & Priorities that Comprise the 2018 County Budget

Read Marathon County Administrator Brad Karger’s 2018 Budget Message. The public is invited to attend a public hearing for a presentation of the $165 million County Budget. (Click the title to find out dates, meeting/forum locations, and why the County Budget is so much more than mere planned revenues and expenditures…)