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Regional Economic Development Strategic Plan Recommends a New “Greater Wausau Prosperity Partnership”

The March 2019 regional Strategic Plan concluded that the Wausau community is not organized for long-term, sustainable economic development success. In order to correct that, the plan recommends that community and business leaders join together in a new way to provide oversight and accountability for implementing several actionable tactics laid out in the 99-page Economic Development Strategic Plan. (Click the title for details…)

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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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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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Marathon County Goes ALL IN for the First-Ever International Ginseng Festival

Did you know that Marathon County is the top ginseng producer in the world — producing 95% of America’s ginseng? It only makes sense that Marathon County would host North America’s first International Ginseng Festival. See how this community-wide event is shaping up. It’s gonna be HUGE! (Click the title to read more…)