Mitchell A. Skurzewski, Daily Herald Media

Mitchell A. Skurzewski

Daily Herald Media

Wausau, WI, United States

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Past articles by Mitchell:

'It's a destination': Pinewood offers authentic supper club experience, 'top-notch' food

The history of the Pinewood Supper Club in Mosinee dates back to the early 1900s. → Read More

"We make you feel like family": Jacks bar in Marshfield bursts with personality

The bar at the corner of Cleveland and Central avenues, now known as Jacks, has been a fixture in Marshfield for over 50 years. → Read More

Marshfield Area Community Foundation executive director Amber Kiggens-Leifheit resigns

The MACFI board of directors accepted the resignation effective June 14. The search for a new executive director has begun. → Read More

Marshfield job fair: Companies recruiting for over 1,200 positions

The job fair will be held from noon to 5 p.m. Thursday at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point at Marshfield. → Read More

Marshfield's new state-of-the-art YMCA to open Monday

The newly constructed YMCA includes a Healthy Living Center with 24/7 access, strength training center, community room, welcome center and member lounge. → Read More

Comeback win has Colby girls basketball team on brink of first WIAA state tournament berth

Colby girls basketball overcomes six-minute, second-half scoring drought and eight-point deficit late to pull to within one game of state. → Read More

Roof collapses at Masonite building in Marshfield; no injuries reported

Marshfield Fire Department personnel upon arrival were told there was a partial building collapse, → Read More

Athens grad Jayden Dobbs refuses to let Achilles injury end NFL football dream

Jayden Dobbs suffered a torn Achilles a year ago. He recently was signed to play indoor football and hopes to receive an NFL or CFL tryout. → Read More

These six couples renewed their vows on Valentine’s Day at a Marshfield assisted-living home

The couples have been married more than a combined 350 years, ranging from 42 years to 72 years. → Read More

Think this week was bad? In 1904, Neillsville got 26 inches of snow in 24 hours

The heaviest 24-hour snowfall in Wisconsin history was recorded when 26 inches of snow fell on Neillsville on Dec. 27, 1904. → Read More

Jordan and Mandy Zimmermann make $500,000 donation to UWSP baseball program

Detroit Tigers' Jordan Zimmermann starred at Auburndale and UWSP before hitting the majors; his wife, Mandy, was an outfielder for Pointers softball. → Read More

Sean Cronin, popular Wisconsin weatherman, dies Saturday at age 60

Cronin worked in Green Bay from 1984 to 1986 and after a stop in Reno, came to Wausau in 1988. He worked at WAOW from 1988 to 1999. → Read More

Granton grad Alex Lendved named new dean of Marshfield's Mid-State Technical College

Alex Lendved was named the next dean Friday. Lendved was serving as manager of advising since 2017 at MSTC. Previously, Lendved was a combat medic. → Read More

Valentine's Day: What spots should people check out in Marshfield on the holiday?

Where are you going for a romantic Valentine's Day dinner? What activities will you partake in? What businesses will you be going to to celebrate love? → Read More

A slice above the rest: Scotty's Pizza has been fixture in Marshfield for over 30 years

Scott Berg dreamed of owning a restaurant in high school. He opened Scotty's Pizza & Chicken in 1987 and it remains a staple over 30 years later. → Read More

Marshfield Qdoba restaurant delayed because of issues with lease agreement

Restaurant group hopes Marshfield Qdoba would open in late 2019 or early 2020. → Read More

Mission Nutrition, featuring 21 smoothie flavors, opens in downtown Marshfield

The downtown shop, which opens Monday, offers 21 flavors of smoothies including Elvis (peanut butter and banana), espresso brownie and cinnamon roll. → Read More

Edwin Memorial Lanes in Rozellville offers bowling, food, family fun

Butch Spindler built Edwin Memorial Lanes as a tribute to his father in 1976. The bowling alley has been run by Doug Altmann since 2000. → Read More

Community rallies around laid-off Figi's employees after 'unexpected' closing news

Mason Companies, which has owned Figi's since 2013, will lay off 276 employees by mid-March. The Figi's name also will cease to exist by this summer. → Read More

Gyro, Chicago-style hot dog spot Papagalos closes in Marshfield, will move to Wausau area

Papagalos restaurant operated in Marshfield for 5 years and now will move to Rothschild. → Read More