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Curiosity, Camaraderie Keeps Library Friends Coming Back

Some volunteers with the Friends of the Marathon County Public Library have more than 20 years of service to the library. (Click the title to find out when their special blowout sale —
and first sale in their new space — will be and to learn how to become a Friend of the Library volunteer…)

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A Demonstration of Integrity :: Rochelle Monday Saves Small Child from Danger on Grand Ave.

Rochelle Monday couldn’t believe her eyes when she spotted a tiny girl wandering all alone on a busy street with cars speeding by at 35 mph. She decided to stop her car and alert the authorities to help this unaccompanied girl. Could this happen to YOUR child? (Click the title to read more…)

November Is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month :: See How You’d Score on This 5-Question Alzheimer’s Quiz

Did you know that Alzheimer’s is the 6th leading cause of death in the United States? Take our 5-question quiz to raise your awareness of Alzheimer’s disease. (Click the title to take the quiz…)

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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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The Past, Present, & Future of Care at Mount View Care Center

It’s personal. It’s political. It’s financial. Members of a new county committee will look at the future of Mount View Care Center while weighing what’s best for the Marathon County residents. Katie Rosenberg shares her experience after visiting MVCC for 5 years and explores what’s next. (Click the title to read more…)

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NCHC’s Aquatic Physical Therapy Pool: The Time Is NOW for a Decision

The County Board’s final decision on North Central Health Care’s aquatic physical therapy pool will impact you in one way or another — either as a FUNDER or a PARTICIPANT (or perhaps both). Please attend the final 2 meetings in March 2017 to help us make an informed decision for our community. (Click the title to read more…)