The Mayor’s Welcoming and Inclusivity Committee held its first meeting Tuesday since the start of the pandemic. Tuesday’s meeting was also Mayor Katie Rosenberg’s first meeting with the committee since she was elected as mayor.
Construction on a new Water Treatment Plant for Wausau is now officially underway. A groundbreaking ceremony to mark the beginning of a new drinking water plant and renovation of the wastewater facility took place just before noon on Tuesday, July 7.
The Grand Theater has their 2020 to 2021 individual show tickets on sale starting today. After being empty since March, the first show of the next season will be October 2nd. The phones have been ringing non-stop today at the Grand with people reserving their tickets for shows this next season. The Grand Theatre is happy to be answering them.
Loans to businesses in northern and central Wisconsin accounted for a fairly small percentage of overall aid to the state through the Paycheck Protection Program, data newly released from the U.S. Small Business Administration shows.
New federal guidelines that would force international students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison to leave the U.S. or transfer to another college if classes go entirely online this fall has injected another layer of uncertainty for thousands of students.
Democratic Gov. Tony Evers said he was considering at a statewide mask mandate, but after the Wisconsin Supreme Court struck down his “safer at home” order in May, a new one requiring masks to be worn is “unlikely.”
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is retreating from its original plans to name businesses and other places where there have been at least two confirmed cases of the coronavirus after business groups and Republican lawmakers opposed the idea.
Gov. Tony Evers has given the University of Wisconsin System the go-ahead to begin complying with new federal rules that bolster the rights of sexual misconduct defendants and narrow the range of sexual misconduct that colleges must investigate.
A federal appeals court panel upheld a host of Republican-authored voting restrictions in Wisconsin on Monday, handing conservatives a significant win in a pair of lawsuits just months before residents in the battleground state cast their ballots for president.
Wisconsin Assembly Republican Speaker Robin Vos’ popcorn company received tens of thousands of dollars through a federal small business lending program intended to support the economy during the coronavirus pandemic, according to data released Monday.
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.