For the last 15 years, driving back and forth from Merrill, I kept noticing a star on top of a silo for about a month out of the year. One day, I finally decided to pull into a driveway off Highway 51 and ask about it.
According to the National Council for Behavioral Health, 70% of adults in the U.S., or 223.4 million people, will experience at least one trauma in their lifetime. Over 90% of behavioral health clients have reported experiencing trauma.
Marathon County has been awarded federal funds made available through the Department of Homeland Security and Federal Emergency Management Agency under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program.
Emotional support and comfort may be provided to patients by a therapeutic interaction with pets. For patients living in facilities, pet visitation may help to normalize the environment and reduce stress.
After a year of building a resettlement agency and setting up new lives for 160 people seeking refuge, the Multicultural Community Center - Wausau is celebrating those lives and the community that has supported those efforts.
The United Way of South Wood and Adams Counties developed the Cabin Fever Challenge to help families thrive through the final stretch of winter and mitigate those added challenges with a family-focused activity.
Many of us grew up using the food pyramid, but for kids and parents not familiar with the MyPlate nutrition guide that is now used, the Marathon County Public Library and Marathon County 4-H are offering a unique way to learn.
Gov. Tony Evers, together with Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development Secretary-designee Amy Pechacek, last week attended an event in Milwaukee honoring Rockwell Automation and We Energies as part of DWD’s Vets Ready Employer Initiative.
The holiday season is fast approaching, and this year there are still many families left struggling to just get by. Rhinelander High School FBLA/DECA is looking to help out with their “Jeans for Teens” drive.