What’s Your Internet Speed? :: Marathon County Broadband Task Force Partners on Speed Testing Initiative to Help Illustrate Need for Broadband Expansion

The Marathon County Broadband Task Force is looking to county residents and businesses to report their internet speeds through a free speed testing initiative. The data collected will help accurately illustrate the unserved or underserved areas in Marathon County. Read the article for information on how to complete the speed test and how you can help support these efforts. (Click title to read full story…)

Getting to Know Andy Sims :: Assistant Director of Operations for the Wausau & Marathon County Parks, Recreation, and Forestry Department

Get to know Andy Sims, the new Assistant Director of Operations for the Wausau & Marathon County Parks, Recreation, and Forestry Department. Learn about Andy’s favorite parts of the job, what he enjoys doing in his free time, and why he’s so passionate about the amenities we have here in Marathon County. (Click title to read full story….)

Breaking Down Barriers :: Hiring Individuals with Disabilities Makes Good Business Sense

With an unemployment rate near a record low, employers across Marathon County are struggling to recruit and retain workers for their businesses. Discover how expanding your hiring practices to include individuals with disabilities can positively impact your business and help you fill open positions. Plus, learn about local resources available to support you in the move towards a more inclusive work environment. (Click title to read full story…)

The 2022 Budget :: Maintaining Services While Investing in Our People, Our Infrastructure, and Opportunities for Innovation

The most important decision the County Board makes each year is approving the County Budget which identifies our priorities and provides direction on the work to be completed in the next year. Take a look as Administrator Leonhard previews the proposed 2022 County Budget and how this funding plan will help make Marathon County a preferred place to live, work, visit, and do business. (Click title to read article….)

Mental Illness Awareness Week – October 3-9, 2021 :: Join the Conversation and Help End the Stigma

Millions of Americans face the reality of living with a mental health condition. Each year during the first week of October, people from across the county join together to raise awareness of mental health illness, fight discrimination and provide support during Mental Illness Awareness Week. Join the conversation and let’s help end the stigma around mental health in our community.

Learn more about the mental and behavioral resources available to you and your family right here in Marathon County through North Central Health Care. (Click title for details).