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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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Marathon County Public Library

HIGHLIGHT: In Search of America

(First published in the October 18, 2018 issue of City Pages) Documentary: In Search of America TUESDAY 10/23 | MARATHON CO. LIBRARY, WAUSAU Wisconsin filmmaker Marc Kornblatt spent months traveling around the country—starting and ending in his home state—speaking with people during the 2016 presidential primaries. He interviewed dozens of people, some he met on

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HIGHLIGHTS: November 10-12

UWMC Theatre: Tartuffe FRI.-SUN. 11/10-12 | UW-MARATHON CO. VENINGA THEATRE Famous French playwright and satirist Moliere’s most well-known comedy follows an outrageous, scheming imposter passing himself off as a deeply pious and spiritual man. This religious(ish) conman infiltrates the household of Orgon, a gullible man and his exasperated family. This play has been translated and

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Central Wisconsin Book Festival

Central Wisconsin Book Festival FRI.-SAT. 9/29-30 | WAUSAU Book lovers unite! The Marathon County Public Library has worked with several community partners including UW-Marathon County, Janke Book Store, and Barnes and Noble to bring a variety of authors and others to Wausau for readings, presentations and workshops for this first ever fest. The weekend features Wisconsin

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HIGHLIGHTS: August 22-26

An Evening with Nickolas Butler  Tuesday 8/22 | Marathon Co. Library, Wausau Bestselling author Nickolas Butler returns to the Marathon County Public Library to read from his new novel The Hearts of Men, which takes place in Wisconsin. Raised in Eau Claire and educated at the UW-Madison, his first novel Shotgun Lovesongs also took place

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FUNDING SECURED for outdoor stage

Music lovers are one step closer to a new outdoor venue for a downtown Wausau concert series to start this summer. Grant funding to buy an all-terrain, removable stage for the plaza behind the Marathon County Public Library has now been secured, says Elizabeth Brodek Field, director of the Wausau River District. Brodek Field on

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