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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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Casa Amigos opened in the former Perkins restaurant, in a location where others struggled

In every city, there are a few spots where businesses cannot achieve a long-term tenure, but Yareldi Gutierrez is betting...
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An early Brass Differential show, a circus and more events

Brass Differential  Thursday 5/9 | Center for Civic Engagement Veninga Theater, Wausau  One of the highlights of the summer Concert...
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Middle school teacher arrested on drug charges 

A Wausau middle school teacher is on leave after police say they discovered cocaine in his car.  Nevan Larson, 23,...
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Candlelight hikes, bluegrass and more this weekend

Menopause The Musical 2  Wednesday, 5/8 | Grand Theater, Wausau  Menopause The Musical became a big Off Broadway hit in...
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Marathon County drug task force makes huge meth, cocaine seizure 

The Central Wisconsin Narcotics Task Force announced a huge meth and cocaine bust in Marathon County last week. The task...
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Officer hiring for homeless situation will be expedited 

The hiring of two new officers to patrol downtown arising from a spate of problems with homeless individuals will be...
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CORRECTED: David Bowie, Dig Deep, and more Wausau events this weekend

Correction: The Alive Again listing has been corrected with the correct ticket information and the website has been corrected. City...
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Local pastor raises more than $20K to pay off student lunch debt

A local pastor and founder of a rehabilitation home is raising money to help pay off student debt.  Yauo Yang,...
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County board to consider next steps in county morgue project

Marathon County will see construction start on the regional forensics science center this year as county leaders are set to...
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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 Department of Justice officials say Rothschild, Everest Metro and Kronenwetter police departments responded to a welfare check call in the 1000 block of Urban Street around 9:45 pm Wednesday.  Police made contact with the resident

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Just right bakery

A Ukrainian couple started Just Right bakery Saturday, and it’s been selling out since

Anastasiia Chystiukhin and her husband Anton were a little nervous before last Saturday. The Ukrainian couple’s bakery was about to open for the first time, and they didn’t know what to expect. Would an American audience take to the bakery style from their homeland, which is much less sweet and of different varieties than those

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County selected an architect, contract management firm for regional morgue

Marathon County has selected architects and a contract manager for the upcoming regional forensic science center or, as many know it more simply as, the morgue.  The county selected Miron Construction to handle the construction management, and selected Venture to perform the architecture on the project, Deputy County Administrator Chris Holman tells City Pages.  But,

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Unglitch marketing wausau

New Unglitch marketing business aims to help businesses get the word out and grow

Running into trouble with a business can feel like being a computer with a virus. But thankfully Jacquelyn Tolksdorf is here to get people in that situation become un-glitched, unstuck, and back to having some fun. In fact, it’s in the name itself.  Since 2014 the Wausau entrepreneur has been the brains behind The Unglitch

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The Children’s Imaginarium, eight years in the making, is slated to open this December 

Walking into the new Children’s Imaginarium space for the first time definitely puts a word into one’s mouth: Wow.  And that’s the effect the Imaginarium’s founders are hoping it will have when the place opens up in early December.  The Central Wisconsin Children’s Imaginarium project is a dream Maggie Gordon and Tammy Szekeress have been

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