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Wisconsin Rapids alum Vince Biegel signing with Baltimore Ravens

Wisconsin Rapids Lincoln and Wisconsin Badgers alum Vince Biegel has been signed to a one-year deal by the Baltimore Ravens, the team announced Monday. We have signed linebacker @VinceBiegel! Welcome to Baltimore!https://t.co/lLkInZgknh— Baltimore Ravens (@Ravens) May 16, 2022 Biegel was released with an injury designation from the Miami Dolphins as part of final cutdowns...
WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI
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Two injured in Wood County crash

WOOD COUNTY – Two people were injured in a township of Richfield crash in Wood County. On May 16, shortly before 6 p.m. the Wood County Sheriff’s Department responded to a car versus dump truck crash on County Highway N near Bethel Road. “A vehicle traveling westbound on...
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Hello, My Name Is: Arianna Ostrum

STEVENS POINT, Wis. (WSAW) - When she was seven years old, coaches from Russell Gymnastics in Stevens Point found Arianna Ostrum in a gymnastics class at a YMCA in Wisconsin Rapids. It was evident from a very young age that she had something special. “You could see she was just...
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Several Building Projects Progressing in the City of Marshfield

Several building projects are progressing in the City of Marshfield. Phase 1 of Marshfield Utilities’ new building has been completed and they’re now working on phase 2. Also, a new addition to ProVision Partners Cooperative, 2327 W. Veterans Pkwy, will soon be underway. A new multi-tenant commercial building...
MARSHFIELD, WI
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CREATE looks to future, continued growth, in light of Wright’s resignation

Portage County CREATE announced to its members on Monday that Greg Wright had stepped down from the executive director’s position. In a May 16 email from Bill Schierl, CREATE’s founder and board president, he says that the board is “profoundly grateful for Greg’s vision and past leadership,” but added the organization’s momentum was the result of a communitywide effort.
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Stockbox program helps central Wisconsin seniors

STEVENS POINT, Wis. (WSAW) - A program that helps seniors with food insecurity is gaining ground in central Wisconsin. It started less than a year ago in Portage County and is already making a difference to people in need. It’s called the Stockbox program. Several counties in central Wisconsin now...
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Public Health and Safety Committee Approves Goat Ordinance

WAUSAU, WI (WSAU) — The Wausau Public Health and Safety Committee has approved a change to the city’s forbidden animal ordinance to allow goats in city parks in a weed control capacity. City and County Parks, Recreation, and Forestry Director Jamie Polley says last year’s experiment with the...
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The Neighbor’s Place helps ease baby formula shortage

WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW) - The Neighbors Place is opening its doors to anyone who needs baby formula amidst a worsening shortage. Usually, it’s only for families that need financial assistance, but now, baby formula is more challenging than ever before to find. “This is a very extenuating circumstance,” said...
WAUSAU, WI
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Where to Stay and Play for Your Summer Golf Getaway

(StatePoint) The sun is out, the grass is green, and you know where you want to be. It's time to get away and hit the links. Illinois and the surrounding area are packed with great options to drive up your competitive spirit, or just relax in the beauty of the course and the game.
WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI
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Posts in May 17, 2022

Tyler Bue - Barbara Ann Hansen, age 74, passed away May 15, 2022 at her home in Merrillan. She was born June 17, […]. Emily Jane Halverson, age 85, passed away May 11, 2022 peacefully at The Lodge at Whispering Pines in Plover, WI […]. Tyler Bue -
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UWSP Baseball confident heading into home regional for NCAA Tournament

STEVENS POINT, Wis. (WSAW) -For the first time ever, NCAA Tournament baseball games will be held in Stevens Point, as UWSP Baseball found out they’ll be a host for a regional at Zimmermann Field starting on Friday morning. The Pointers hosted a regional in 2007, but those games were played in Wisconsin Rapids.
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Wausau Policing Task force hosts public hearing on May 18

The Wausau Policing Task Force will hold a public hearing on its draft final report on policing policies and practices on Wednesday, May 18. The Task Force decided on the date for the public hearing last month. The WPTF has finalized its report after 20 months of work that included...
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Newsroom blog: What’s coming up for May 17th

Residents in the Marathon Park area are getting their first chance to see plans and proposals that are part of the 15-year plan for not only the park but portions of the surrounding neighborhood, including areas currently owned by the county. Among the items that planners are considering is the...
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