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Long-time furnishing business Graff Mercantile is back after a hiatus

Debbie Graff of Graff Mercantile poses behind the counter of her vintage items and furnishings business. Graff recently relaunched the...
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Illiterate Light, My Fair Lady and more this weekend

By Devon Welsh Ron Artis II and The Truth  Friday, 3/1 | Grand Theater, Wausau  Ron Artis II was born...
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Taste N’ Glow Balloon Fest will happen this year after all

The Taste N’ Glow Balloon Fest, previously said to be in jeopardy, is back on the schedule, according to members...
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Indigo Girls, Pop Rock Orchestra and more this weekend

Beauty and the Beast  Wed-Sun, 2/21-25 | Grand Theater, Wausau  If you had any familiarity with Disney movies, you surely...
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Appeal to county board nomination signatures could be decided this week 

A county board candidate who appealed rejections of some of her nomination paper signatures, leaving her shy of the 50...
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Swing dance, Looney Lutherans and more this weekend

By Devon Welsh Looney Lutherans  Thursday, 2/15 | Campanile Center of the Arts, Minocqua  If the name Looney Lutherans didn’t...
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Marathon County juvenile facility, closed in 2022, now thriving 

Marathon County’s Juvenile Facility, once closed because it wasn’t financially sustainable, is now thriving under a new business model, Sheriff’s...
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Library announces attendance surges, dinosaur arrival

The Marathon County Public Library has seen a ton of growth in events and attendance at those events, as the...
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Wausau area events worth checking out this weekend

By Devon Welsh Ka Lia Universe Friday, 2/9 | Grand Theater, Wausau Ka Lia Universe is a St. Paul musician....
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Health officials warn of whooping cough, norovirus

County health officials are warning about two different health hazards emerging in the county in the past week. The Marathon...
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Taste N Glow Festival unlikely to happen in 2024

The organizers of the Taste N Glow Balloon Festival say they won’t be involved with the festival in 2024, if...
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By Devon Welsh Winter Brew FestFriday, 1/26 | Jefferson Street Inn, Wausau Wausau Events is organizing a winter weekend with...
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District weighing hiring demographer to address school disparity 

The Wausau School District next month will consider hiring a demographer to study how to address the declining enrollments at...
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Sheriff’s office investigating apparent stabbing of Mosinee police officer 

The Marathon County Sheriff’s Office has begun an investigation into an incident in which a Mosinee police officer was stabbed...
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An Alabama tribute, corgi races and more Wausau events

Roll On: A Tribute to Alabama Friday, 1/19 | Lucille Tack Center for the Arts, Spencer This is the first...
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Man wanted in Marathon County arrested following Texas standoff 

A man wanted in Marathon County since December has been arrested in Houston following a standoff with marshals there.  A...
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Wausau, other municipalities declare snow emergency

Wausau and other municipalities have declared a snow emergency. Wausau designated its snow emergency between 3 pm Friday and 3...
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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...
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New artificial turf field sparks Wausau School Board debate 

Under a new plan to spend the most recently approved referendum money, the new proposed artificial athletic field would be...
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Rothschild police officer involved in ‘critical incident’

A Rothschild Police Officer is on administrative leave following a “critical incident" in the village, state police officials say.  State...
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