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City committees approve new CVB contract with increase 

The city could be increasing its contract with the Central Wisconsin Convention and Visitors Bureau, both in time and money. ...
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School board contemplates next steps following merger ending 

With the Wausau East/West merger shelved, the Wausau School Board is now facing a number of questions around what exactly...
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New owners have taken over Patty’s Music, continuing a legacy

Patty’s music opened nearly four decades ago. And while it never closed, Patty herself had health issues and it was...
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Holiday parades, blues rock and more Wausau Events this weekend

Sunny War w/ Chastity Brown  Friday, Dec. 1 | Lamplight Sessions, Mosinee  It’s hard to describe Sunny War’s voice -...
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Man suspected in meth house bust arrested following manhunt 

A man suspected of running a drug house, who was missing when police raided that house, is now in custody. ...
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A turkey trot, a comedy night and more this Thanksgiving weekend

By Devon Welsh 14th Annual Turkey Trot Thursday, 11/23 | 400 Block, Wausau Start Thanksgiving Day off right with a...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Tailgater accused of firing into vehicle facing attempted homicide charges

A man police say tailgated a family in a car and shot into their vehicle is now facing multiple felonies...
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New owners have revamped the short-lived Honest J’s into The Pinery Coffee Co. 

When Honest J’s closed down a few months ago, it came as a surprise to many. Suddenly the heart of...
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Man of La Mancha, iMomSoHard and more Wausau events

By Devon Welsh Man of La ManchaFriday, 11/3 - Sunday 11/5 | UWSP Wausau - James F. Veninga Theater, Wausau...
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City council votes down raises for council members, mayor

City council members will not be getting a raise similar to their county board counterparts.  The city council Tuesday voted...
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Thriller, Feed the Dog and more Wausau events this weekend

Thriller Saturday, 10/28 | Grand Theater, Wausau  I will admit, I get a little excited when I hear the opening...
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Police seize enormous meth stash on Wausau’s west side

Wausau police seized more than a pound of meth after a search warrant on the city’s lower west side.  Police...
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County committee recommends board member raises

County board members next term could be getting a raise.  The county’s executive committee last week approved a 3% increase...
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Air Supply, Sundae and Mr. Goessl and more this weekend

Air Supply  Friday, 10/20 | Grand Theater, Wausau The 80s rock ballad group Air Supply got its start when two...
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Police arrest suspect in west side shooting incident 

Wausau Police have arrested a man they suspect was involved in the shooting outside M&R Station last month.  Police on...
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Wausau’s city council approved an extension for the mall project; but city leaders say that’s the last one

In August members of the Wausau Opportunity Zone and T. Wall Enterprises hoped to get an extension on its project...
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The Vitality Bar brings new, research-based health practices to Wausau

From left, Jason and Jessica Mack and Hanna and Kyle Hunter are the new husband-and-wife quartet behind Vitality Bar in...
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