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Central Wisconsin breweries medal at national brewing championship 

Mosinee Brewing Company's Pineapple Milk Shake IPA that took silver in the U.S. Open Beer Championship. Two central Wisconsin breweries...
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Security measures improved library safety, director says 

A new security team at the Marathon County Library has led to major improvements in safety for staff and patrons,...
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Booze and Botany, Wausau Night Market and more this weekend

Booze and Botany  Thursday 7/18 | Whitewater Music Hall, Wausau  Ok, so yeah we all know Monk Botanical Gardens has...
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Balloons, jazz, comical magic and more in Wausau this weekend

Justin Willman Illusionati Tour  Thursday, 7/11 | Grand Theater, Wausau  Besides appearing on multiple late-night shows such as The Tonight...
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Former Weston clerk charged with fraud more than a year later

A former village of Weston clerk fired early last year following a fraud investigation is now facing felony charges.  Theresa...
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Fourth of July events and other things to check out this weekend

Fourth of July Fireworks  Thursday 7/4 | Wausau Municipal Airport, Wausau  Once upon a time, there was a big Fourth...
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Concerts in the clouds, park movies and more this weekend

Concert in the Clouds: Billy Bronsted  Saturday 6/29 | Rib Mountain Amphitheater, Rib Mountain Billy Bronsted is local to Wausau,...
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The new Dawg House Weston is making an art form out of hot dogs

A dog can offer you unconditional love, adventure, and many joyous moments. But Rob and Molly Schultz’s three-year-old Archie went...
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Wausau’s New Big Weekend, The Wizard of Oz and more

Wings over Wausau  Fri-Sat 6/21-22 | Wausau Municipal Airport, Wausau  The Balloon Rally and Rib Fest was one of the...
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Shrek Jr, Solstic Summit, Wings of Halcyon and more this weekend

Shrek Jr: The Musical  Thursday, Sat-Sun, 6/13, 6/15-6 | Grand Theater, Wausau  The Penguin Project nearly had to fold its...
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Marathon County deputies make arrest following high-speed chase 

Marathon County deputies arrested the driver that led them on a high-speed chase between Mosinee and Wausau, authorities say.  Police...
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Cultures Fest, Blippi, Man of Honor and more this weekend

Community Cultures Fest  Saturday, 6/8 | Marathon Park, Wausau  In the 70s and 80s, Wausau welcomed a number of Hmong...
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Wausau Events moves first Concert on the Square to Rothschild Pavilion

Wausau Events announced today that it will move the first Concert on the Square to the Rothschild Pavilion tonight (Wednesday)...
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Architectural ambles, Wausau pride and more events this weekend

Architecture Amble  Thursday 5/30 | First UU Church, Wausau  I’m a pretty big history nerd, so this one caught my...
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Take our annual Best of the Wausau Area survey

It's that time of year again - City Pages is releasing its 2024 Best of the Wausau Area annual reader...
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Knowlton House Distillery is making award-winning spirits out of cheese by-products

When you first walk into Knowlton House Distillery south of Mosinee, the blend of operation and function become abundantly clear. ...
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Memorial Day Weekend, Paddygrass and other Wausau events

Memorial Day Parade  Saturday 5/25 | Downtown Wausau  There’s something about a parade — they go back to a different...
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A message from City Pages Publisher and MMC owner Pat Wood about the impacts of new postage increases

Dear Reader, The United State Postal Service recently announced another 10% increase in their rates effective July 14, 2024. Since...
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Kronenwetter hires Kampfer as its village administrator after heated meeting

Peter Kampfer joked that, toward the end of a three-hour, contentious village of Kronenwetter meeting, that he had been a...
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Demun Jones, Kylar Kuzio, roller derby and more this weekend

Demun Jones Friday, 5/17 | Q&Z Expo Center, Ringle  A practitioner of the kind of country-rap hybrid that has become...
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Bee Gee’s tribute, snowshoeing and more Wausau events this weekend

Stayin Alive – A Bee Gee’s Tribute Thursday, 1/11 | Grand Theater, Wausau This is a traveling tribute show that celebrates all things Bee Gee’s, that eponymous band from the 70s that has come to symbolize all things disco. And with good reason: they collected numerous hits in their time, including Stayin’ Alive, Night Fever […]

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Max Koepke, western parties, winter parties and more Wausau events

By Devon Welsh Winter Wonderland Party Friday, 12/22 | Rainbow Play Systems of Central WI, Wausau Looking for some family-friendly fun before Christmas? Rainbow Play Systems is throwing their first ever ‘Winter Wonderland Party’. Their indoor playsets will be open for kids of all ages to enjoy. There will be music and a dance floor

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Light night, Christmas Extravaganza and more events this weekend

Light Night Friday, 12/15 | Monk Botanical Gardens, WausauThis week’s highlights are bookended by two events happening at the Monk Botanical Gardens. The first of these is Light Night, an opportunity to spend the evening walking through the gardens and enjoying the newly installed permanent light fixtures. The event promises fires to keep warm as

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Rucksack Revolution, Vienna Boys Choir and more Wausau events this weekend

The OK Factor  Friday, 11/17 | Lucille Tack Center for the Arts, Spencer The OK Factor is more than just OK — this virtuoso duo combines their talents on violin and cello to create music that spans genres. Billing their music as new-classical, Cellist Olivia Diercks and violinist Karla Colahan will surprise and delight you

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WMOCA opening, belly dance and more Wausau events this weekend

By Devon Welsh WMOCA Art Opening Friday, 11/10 | Wausau Museum of Contemporary Art, Wausau The Wausau Museum of Contemporary Art is hosting a reception for its Seventh Annual National Juried Exhibition, which opened last Saturday. The exhibition features many different styles of visual art from across the country. Meet the artists and check out

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