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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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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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Wausau events worth checking out for the week of April 20, 2023

By Kayla Zastrow Fragile Planet: Earth’s Place in the Universe Sunday 4/23 | UWSP Allen F. Blocher Planetarium and Arthur J. Pejsa Observatory, Stevens Point Develop a renewed appreciation for our fragile planet through the lens of astronomy, as Sigourney Weaver guides audiences on an immersive excursion that explores a universe filled with the possibility […]

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Wausau events worth checking out for the week of April 13, 2023

By Kayla Zastrow Men on Boats Thurs.-Sat. 4/13-15 | Whitewater Music Hall, Wausau Pack your gear for this twenty-first century telling of nineteenth-century American explorer and one-armed Civil War veteran John Wesley Powell, who assembles a brawny band of soldiers, trappers, and adventurers to explore the waterways of the American West. Inspired by Powell’s actual

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Yamato, Brady Luke and other weekend events: March 30, 2023

By Kayla Zastrow Twinderella Fri.-Sun. 3/31-4/2 | Creske Center Auditorium, Mosinee Central Wisconsin Community Theater presents this musical based on Cinderalla’s long-long twin brother, Bob! Bob is living in the same kingdom as Cinderella with his own wicked stepfamily. The separated siblings have enlisted the services of the Fairy Godmother, the Godfather and two enchanted

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Wausau events worth checking out for the week of Feb. 23, 2023

By Kayla Zastrow Classic Albums Live: Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon FRIDAY 2/24 | GRAND THEATER, WAUSAU Founded in 2003, the Classic Albums Live concerts series has recreated 45 different albums from some of the most popular bands in rock history. This time, these professional, passionate musicians bring an iconic masterpiece celebrating its

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Wausau events worth checking out: week of Jan. 12, 2023

By Kayla Zastrow Give Our Regards…An Evening of Broadway Music FRIDAY 1/13 | LUCILLE TACK CENTER FOR THE ARTS, SPENCER Veteran musical theater vocalists Bruce Ewing and Kristen Hertzenberg, along with Broadway Musical Director and Pianist, Philip Fortenberry, present an evening of songs from classic composers as Rogers & Hammerstein, Irving Berlin and the Gershwins

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Events worth checking out this week and a Wausau New Year’s Eve guide

By Kayla Zastrow  Music on a Mission featuring Danny Mitchell FRIDAY 12/23 | FRAME MEMORIAL PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, STEVENS POINT Coming back to his hometown for this annual concert is Nashville-based pianist, singer, songwriter, and composer Danny Mitchell. He’s toured all around the country including performances at Chicago’s House of Blues, Hollywood’s Hotel Café and the

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The Wausau Holiday parade, Boogie and the YoYoz and other events: Dec. 1

By Kayla Zastrow Boogie & the Yo-Yoz: Christmas With You SATURDAY 12/3 | LUCILLE TACK CENTER FOR THE ARTS, SPENCER With a rockin’ rhythm section, sizzlin’ horns and stunning lead singer, Spencer native Page Miller Baker, Boogie & the Yo-Yoz share their signature brand of humor, showmanship and love of the holidays in Christmas With

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Dig Deep Band

Wausau events worth checking out for the week of Thanksgiving 2022

By Kayla Zastrow Dig Deep SATURDAY 11/26 |  MALARKEY’S PUB & TOWNIES GRILL, WAUSAU This Stevens Point string band usually gets plunked into the bluegrass genre, but their sound is more diverse than that with a well-honed and hard-edged sound. If you’re into thumping banjo, you’re sure to appreciate these four guys, who perform original,

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