For a long time, Auburndale’s Jordan Zimmermann has carried the mantle for UW-Stevens Point players in the big leagues. But this year. J.P. Feyereisen has a chance to be the next Pointer to reach the majors, with his hometown team.
It was a simple commercial that got Lisa Yolitz thinking. Yolitz brought the Mini Pantry movement to Stevens Point in 2018. Little Free Pantry was started in May of 2016 in Fayettevile, Arkansas. Just 3 months later, the movement went global. The idea is to leave food, hygiene products, and any other useful item in the box. If someone needs a meal or a snack, they can take what the need. The motto fits with take what you need, leave what you can.
With the exception of Mercer in Iron County, Mosinee is about the only city in north-central Wisconsin that kept a full schedule of events celebrating Independence Day on the calendar. The festival is put on by the Mosinee Chamber of Commerce.
A small city of just over 2,000 straddling two counties where COVID-19 activity is listed as high according to the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Abbotsford is grappling with COVID-19 as it emerges as one of the hot spots in central Wisconsin: a diverse community split between two public health jurisdictions.
France is to name a new prime minister on Friday shortly after the announcement of Edouard Philippe’s resignation. French President Emmanuel Macron wants a new government to focus on efforts to relaunch the French economy deeply hit by the coronavirus crisis.
A Wisconsin police officer shot and killed a Black man on Thursday after the man allegedly chased a woman with a pair of knives, though the man’s family said police knew he had psychiatric issues and that they don’t think he would have been killed if he wasn’t Black.
Farmers can now access additional free and confidential counseling resources thanks to a new program offered by the Farm Center at the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection.