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County Clerk Nan Kottke :: Wearing Her Heart on Her Sleeve & Her Soul in Her Smile for 40 Years

County Board Supervisor Katie Rosenberg talks with Nan Kottke about her 48-year career in the County Clerk’s Office.

The interview reads like a movie script, what with Nan working her way up from the mail room as a teenager to a well-respected elected official.

Nan’s last day on the job will be Friday, September 13, 2019. Learn more about Nan and her hopes for the person who takes over as your next Marathon County Clerk in the full article. (Click the title for details . . .)

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Marathon County Board Supervisor Ka Lo :: Student of the Past. Agent of Change for the Future.

From her hopes for the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point at Wausau to the initiation of what she touts as “people-focused policies,” Marathon County Board Supervisor Ka Lo is pushing to make changes for the better in Marathon Country. Her fresh perspectives, her bold stances, and her understanding of the rewards of hard work are truly inspiring.

Learn more about Supervisor Lo, her family’s harrowing journey from Laos to America, her love for the community, and her goals for the future in the full article. (Click the title to read more…)

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Marathon County Board Supervisor Romey Wagner Shares His Entrepreneurial Insights & Passion for Community Service Both Here & Abroad

Born in Edgar, Romey Wagner grew up in a family of 15. He enlisted in the Marines right out of high school and was sent to Vietnam. That would prove to be just the start of Romey’s path of service to others.

Whether he’s assisting business startups here in Marathon County at the Entrepreneurial and Education Center or drilling wells to help bring clean water to people in Kenya, Romey Wagner is an uplifter on a mission to help others. (Click the title to read more…)

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MCDEVCO Receives a $100,000 Grant from Governor Walker to Help Spur Minority-Owned Business Startups in Marathon County

A new fund awarded to MCDEVCO assists local minority entrepreneurs by providing gap financing to secure startup funds to bring new business dreams to life. Learn about the fund and local business entrepreneur Summer Vang’s photography venture — Aperturesque — in the full story. (Click the title to learn more…)