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Financial Hardship in Marathon County :: What the ALICE Report Reveals About Local Jobs & Wages

According to the latest ALICE Report: Occupations in Wisconsin that have projected job growth also have low wages & require minimal education. County Administrator Brad Karger offers his ideas to try to turn this negative trend around at the local level. (Click the title for more…)

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Marathon County & North Central Health Care (NCHC) Partner for Better Employee Health

A new Employee Health & Wellness Center will be opening on the NCHC campus. The new clinic supports an array of preventative healthcare services — with the aim of increasing employee productivity & reducing the cost of government. (Click the title for more…)

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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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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., “Day On” Helped County Employees Serve Our Community EVEN BETTER!

See highlights of the county-wide MLK Day On’s events & learn about new community programs & resources you may not be aware of. (Click the title for details…)

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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…)