A family’s need for child support services often comes with a pivotal moment in their life such as a separation, divorce, or unplanned pregnancy. Learn how Marathon County’s Department of Social Services is improving outcomes for families through the ELEVATE program. (Click title to read article…)
March has been officially declared as Music Therapy Month by Governor Tony Evers. Learn more about the profession and the music therapy program offered right here in Marathon County at North Central Health Care. (Click title to read full article….)
Get to know the newest team member of Marathon County Administration, Noor Ali Hassan. Noor joins us as a Special Projects Coordinator focused on ensuring progress on the larger initiatives of the County’s Strategic Plan. Read the article to learn about Noor’s public service career and why she’s choosing to call Marathon County home. (Click title to read article…)
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…)
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….)
November is National Family Literacy Month – a holiday tailor made for libraries like the Marathon County Public Library. Read more to learn about some of the programs and online resources available through MCPL, including videos, websites and other resources that can be accessed 24/7 at your convenience!
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…)
Get to know Marathon County’s new Health Officer, Laura Scudiere, learn more about the role of the health department, and their contributions towards making Marathon County the healthiest, safest, and most prosperous county in Wisconsin. (Click title to read article…)
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).