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There’s Gold in Them Thar Hills :: Marathon County’s Metallic Mining Ordinance Team Honored

The Metallic Mining Ordinance Team acted swiftly to protect Marathon County residents and public resources from the impact of mining in Marathon County via a new ordinance. In doing so, the team earned a special County recognition as “Team of the Year” for 2018.

Learn about this team’s quick thinking in establishing some parameters in response to outside interest in mining gold found in the town of Easton near the Eau Claire Dells. (Click the title to learn more.)

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Marathon County Graduated Its First 2 Classes of LENA Start Students :: FREE Early Language Program Expected to DOUBLE for Fall

Learn more about this local early language program’s results and how to sign up to assist with the program or to have your child (ages birth to 32 months) participate in the upcoming fall session, which includes FREE books, meals, childcare, and more! (Click the title to learn more…)

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Consider the Source… Who’s YOUR Source of Local News in Marathon County?

With the diminishment of traditional media in Marathon County, Administrator Brad Karger asks the question: How should government officials relay public information nowadays? See if you agree with the administrator’s support of the free press to ask questions, analyze data, share information, and guide discourse on public policy issues. (Click the title to learn more.)

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Marathon County Public Library to Become First “LENA Start” Site in Wisconsin

The LENA Start program utilizes a tiny tech device that analyzes caregivers’ speech and encourages them to use more words and have more positive interactions with their young children. (Click the title to learn more…)

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Support Hmong Students on Their Path to College at the “DREAM BIG: 2056” Fundraiser (April 8, 2017)

Tickets and sponsorship opportunities are available for this year’s Dream Big: 2056 event. Help support Hmong students with their goal of completing college. (Click the title to learn more…)