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Recent articles by Desiree:

Community Blood Center to ship blood to Flordia after Hurricane Ian

The Community Blood Center will be shipping blood products to Florida once transportation routes reopen. → Read More

Wausau School Board approves plans to move forward with new charter school

The Wausau Environmental Charter School would have a nature-based focus and use the Waldorf method of learning → Read More

Wausau City Council votes to move forward with new Riverlife apartment complex

The Wausau City Council voted to move ahead with plans for a new apartment complex on Wausau’s riverfront Wednesday night. → Read More

DHS identifies first case of monkeypox in Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services has identified the first confirmed case of orthopoxvirus, presumed to be monkeypox, in a resident of Dane County. → Read More

Cousins to become Portage County DA

Gov. Tony Evers has appointed Cass Cousins to serve as Portage County District Attorney. → Read More

Concert on the Square canceled becasue of severe weather threat

Wausau Events has canceled Wednesday night’s Concert on the Square because of the threat of severe weather. They will not utilize the rain location. → Read More

Wausau goat ordinance passes public health and safety committee, moves on to full council

Wausau’s Public Health and Safety Committee voted Tuesday night to approve a permanent change to a city ordinance that would allow the parks department to have goats within the city limits. → Read More

Bond set at $25K for Stevens Point man charged in child pornography case

A 21-year-old Stevens Point man was formally charged Monday with five counts of possession of child pornography and child sexual exploitation. → Read More

More than a dozen people displaced after Rhinelander apartment fire

More than a dozen people were displaced after fire damaged an apartment building in Rhinelander early Sunday morning. → Read More

Man, 21, facing child pornography charges in Portage County

One person was arrested on child pornography charges after a search warrant was executed in Stevens Point Tuesday morning. → Read More

Stevens Point names new police chief, assistant chief

The Stevens Point Police and Fire Commission has approved the promotion of Assistant Chief Bob Kussow to Chief of Police and Lt. Dana Williams to Assistant Chief of Police. → Read More

Wausau police hand out officer trading cards

As part of the city of Wausau’s 150th anniversary celebration in 2022, the Wausau Police Department will be handing out trading cards featuring police department staff. → Read More

Marathon County expands COVID-19 testing

Due to an increase in the demand for COVID-19 testing, community testing sites are being expanded in Marathon County. → Read More

Crews responding to Merrill structure fire

Crews responded to a 4-unit apartment building on the 700 block of North Memorial Drive just before 7:00 a.m. Friday → Read More

Wausau Eagles Club to host drive thru Christmas dinner

The Wausau Eagles Club will be providing free meals on Christmas Day. → Read More

Man of Honor Society ham giveaway set for Saturday, Dec. 11

The Wausau Man of Honor Society annual ham giveaway will take place Saturday, Dec. 11. → Read More

Lakeland Union High School hosting viewing of ‘United 93’ movie

Lakeland Union High School is hosting a viewing of the movie “United 93″ Thursday evening to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the September 11th, 2001 attacks → Read More

Trial date set for man charged with 1984 murder

A five-day trial is scheduled to begin in March for the suspect in a 1984 homicide case. → Read More

1 killed in Taylor County motorcycle accident

The driver of the motorcycle has been identified as Brian Rygiel, 49, of Chippewa Falls. → Read More

DNR assisting with manure spill near Merrill

The Wisconsin DNR is assisting with the investigation of a manure spill at a dairy farm in southern Lincoln County. → Read More