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Marathon County Can’t Succeed If Agriculture Fails

Marathon County is an urban–rural mix, and unless both sides of the equation are successful, we will not succeed as a County. Administrator Brad Karger offers several ways YOU can help support our local agricultural industry. (Click the title to find out how…)

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Nothing to Do This Winter? Give Me a Break… Marathon County Is THE BEST Place to Play in the Snow!

County Administrator Brad Karger lets you in on some family-friendly WINTER FUN and gives you a peek inside the Wausau / Central Wisconsin 2018 Visitor Guide to reacquaint yourself with the MANY winter activities available in and around Marathon County. (Click the title for the full article…)

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Marathon County’s Uniform Addressing Project to Begin Spring 2018 :: New Reflective Address & Street-Name Signs Aim to Improve Public Safety, Officials Say

In January 2018, the Marathon County CPZ Dept. will begin to mail an initial postcard announcement to over 20,000 residents, landowners, & business owners who will receive new Uniform Addresses. Get the details & where to turn for help… (Click the title to read the full story.)

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Martin Luther King, Jr., “Day On” :: An Educational Day for Marathon County Employees

While most bank, postal, & state employees will have the day off, on January 15, 2018, Marathon County government employees will be closed to the public but will still have a “day on” — filled with instruction on topics like diversity, sexual harassment, health equity, & implicit bias to help staff better understand & serve our residents (Click the title for the full article…)

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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…)

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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…)