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….)
As a new mother to a biracial child, starting a new career in Wausau after overhauling her life, and 5 years into recovery from alcohol addiction, Ashley Lange wanted to make a difference in Marathon County. After attending a Diversity Affairs Commission meeting in 2017, Ashley decided to fully commit to her community and run for the Marathon County Board.
Read fellow Board Supervisor Katie Rosenberg’s profile of Ashley’s courageous story of triumph and recovery. (Click the title to read more…)
Read Katie Rosenberg’s interview with fellow Marathon County Board Supervisor Tim Buttke, as he reflects on his ancestors (his great-grandfather was the first baby born to settlers in the town of Stettin), his career, his interest in politics, and his travel bucket list. (Click the title to read more…)
County Board Supervisor Katie Rosenberg sat down with fellow Board Supervisor John Durham and found herself taking a “deep dive” into civics, history, and humanity. This must-read story reveals the core of who John is — as a man, a teacher, a father, and a leader. You’re sure to be inspired by John’s candor and strength. (Click the title to read more…)
Go on a visual tour with County Board Supervisor Katie Rosenberg as she hitches a ride down County Road S to witness our award-winning Highway Department crews in action paving our local roads. The Marathon County Highway Department maintains over 600 miles of County trunk highways and an additional 874 lane miles of State and Federal highways. Join Katie atop a paver rig on a day when crews laid down about 4,000 tons of asphalt! (Click the title to read more…)
After County Board Supervisor Katie Rosenberg spent a day on the farm of fellow Board Supervisor Richard Gumz, she gleaned 4 tips he taught her for embracing both public and farm life. Take a visual tour on a beautiful August day in Holton, Wisconsin, as you go behind the scenes of the Gumz family farm and get a glimpse into who Richard Gumz is — outside of the County Board meeting room. (Click the title to read more…)