Emergency Management Director Philip Rentmeester answers common questions about who has authority to make local decisions during a crisis, what Emergency Management Directors do, how to sign up to receive emergency alerts via text, phone, or email, and more.
Learn how Emergency Management was involved in distributing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) acquired from the Strategic National Stockpile to support the Marathon County Health Department with their response efforts, as well as other roles the department has played during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. (Click the title for details…)
With community members not able to meet, network, or socialize in person these days, our Editorial Board thought we’d help folks get to know Marathon County’s new Administrator a bit better.
Get a peek inside Lance Leonhard’s mind regarding County Government challenges, opportunities, and more (including whether he watches Tiger King or not) in the full article. (Click the title for details…)
County Administrator Bard Karger offers a summary of the 5 things people have been asking him about most often during the final month of his decades-long employment with Marathon County.
Learn about the process (and timeline) for choosing the next County Administrator, as well as Brad’s insightful reflections on his 31 years in Marathon County Government.
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With October being National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, it seemed a good time to showcase who is protecting YOUR sensitive government information: The City–County IT Commission.
This month in our “I’m Glad You Asked…” series, IT Help Desk Staffer Dané Kudronowicz responds to 5 common questions people ask our local government IT professionals. It’s full of tips and resources to avoid becoming a victim of a cybercrime. (Click the title for details…)
4-H Program Coordinator Kaitlyn Bernarde answers your questions about what 4-H is, how it’s evolved, which local leaders and national public figures were in 4-H, and more in this month’s installment of “I’m Glad You Asked…”
Did you know that 4-H members are 5 times more likely to graduate from college? Read about the benefits, history, purpose, and new offerings — including a teen-based Digital Ambassadors program — of Marathon County 4-H. (Click the title for details…)
Register of Deeds Dean Stratz answers your questions about obtaining birth certificates, changing your name, removing a spouse’s name from a deed, and more in this month’s installment of “I’m Glad You Asked.”
Learn about important vital and real estate records at the Marathon County Register of Deeds Office in the full article. (Click the title for details…)
Campus Executive Dr. Ann Herda-Rapp provides insights into 5 common queries about the new UW-Stevens Point at Wausau campus.
Get a quick overview of the university’s current noteworthy tuition rates, flexible course options, Guaranteed Transfer Program, degree programs — which, beginning this fall, will now include an MBA and bachelor’s degrees in Business Administration, Nursing, and Social Work — plus much more in the full article. (Click the title for details…)
Medical Examiner Jessica Blahnik and her team investigate all untimely deaths in Marathon County or deaths in which a doctor wasn’t called in attendance. Learn the answers to 5 intriguing questions related to autopsies, worrisome death trends in Marathon County, building our own Forensic Science Center, and more in the full article. (Click the title for details…)
Marathon County Veterans Service Officer Scott Berger provides 5 quick insights on how he and his County Government staff assist local veterans.
Learn how many veterans we have in Marathon County, how to get a Veteran ID Card, what types of assistance the Marathon County Veterans Service Office provides, and more in the full article . . . (Click the title for details…)
Director Jamie Polley provides insights into 5 common questions people ask her staff at the Marathon County Parks, Recreation, & Forestry Department.
Get a quick overview of FREE swim days at local pools; financial assistance for tennis lessons, summer playground programming, and family pool passes; extreme sport opportunities for Marathon County; and more. (Click the title for details…)