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New succulent bar in Wisconsin Rapids, Firehouse Subs, Subway news in Stevens Point area

Happy Tuesday and welcome to the Streetwise Newsletter!. Have you heard about Roots Greenery? It's a business that focuses on succulent bar events, where people can plant and decorate pots with succulents like cacti and aloe vera. Jami Root Wray established the business in 2020 and held events in Orlando and Little Suamico.
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Rockers Aim to Take Series Opener in Wisconsin Rapids

Green Bay travels to Witter Field for the second time in 2022. Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – Green Bay heads to Wisconsin Rapids Saturday night to take on the Rafters. The Rockers are now 8-18 on the season after the Woodchucks won Friday’s matchup, 3-1. Wisconsin Rapids is 22-3...

Rockers hold off Rafters

The Green Bay Rockers held off one final rally to beat the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters Saturday night 5-4. The Rockers collected single tallies in the first, second, third, fifth, and sixth innings offensively. Collier Cranford and Tristin Garcia led the way with each garnering two hits while Griffin Selby homered in the victory.

6/24/22 Tips Needed In Green Lake County Theft

Green Lake County authorities are looking for tips about a suspect and his truck involved in a potential theft in the Town of Princeton. He was wearing a M&P Smith and Wesson T-Shirt, khaki shorts and dark-colored tennis shoes. The truck is believed to be a 2016-to 2019 Black Chevy Silverado Z71 2500 or 3500 Midnight Edition with a black topper. The truck has crossbars on the topper, towing mirrors, and clearance lights. It is believed to be a diesel truck. The incident occurred at 9:07 Thursday morning. Anyone who recognizes the suspect is asked to contact the Sheriff’s Office at 920-294-4000. If you have a tip, call 1-800-438-8436, or email Your tip could be eligible for a reward. (Green Lake County Sheriff’s photos).

Motorcyclist killed in Nekoosa crash

WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW) - A 37-year-old man has died after a motorcycle crash in Nekoosa. Investigators said the man was traveling north on Point Basse Avenue and lost control near Lynn Hill Road. The crash happened around 10:45 p.m. Wednesday night. The man was transported to a Marshfield hospital where...

Six Teams Split Their Series To Complete Friday Night’s Games

After Friday’s games the Lakeshore Chinooks shut out the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters to end their win streak. The Chinooks earn their 12th win of the season as they continue to work towards a winning record. The Bismarck Larks took the final game of the four game series against the Minnesota Mud Puppies with an outstanding pitching performance of 10 strikeouts in six innings.

Chinooks Beat League-Leading Rafters at Home 5-0

Mequon, Wis – After dropping their first game in the series against the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters last night, the Chinooks (12-14) bounced back with a win at home while dishing the Rafters (22-3) their third loss on the season. Lakeshore’s pitching staff was dominant tonight, holding Rafters hitters to just three total hits and no runs in a rare loss. The Chinooks managed eight hits themselves while scoring five runs on the night. This was the third time the Chinooks have shut out an opposing team this year.

Police need help locating a missing 11-year-old Wisconsin Rapids girl

Wisconsin Rapids Police Dept. is asking for help locating missing 11-year-old Ambrosia Wallenfang who was last seen wearing a black Kane Brown t-shirt, black shorts, a black and red Rafters hat, and a colorful backpack – near Bread & Butter Gas Station near Gaynor Avenue in Wisconsin Rapids and heading west toward the Wisconsin Rapids Municipal Zoo.

Coloma to celebrate 50 years of the Chicken Chew June 24-25-26

Chicken Chew this year will be a tribute to a small village that produces a great festival. The 50th Anniversary of Chicken Chew will be June 24, 25, and 26 with lots of activities for everyone in the family. There will be tons of activities all three days of the event. A carnival is coming for all 3 days and wristbands will be available each day.

New Equipment Helps Scouts BSA Learn CPR

WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Young girls are learning how to save a life with CPR education through Scouts BSA. In 2019, Boy Scouts rebranded as Scouts BSA, reflecting the organization’s decision to include girls in the program. Today, Wisconsin Rapids has its own girls-only troops: Troop 9171 and Troop 9118. The troops engage young girls in a variety of activities that prepare them to be better people, leaders, and citizens.

New Wisconsin Rapids library director ready to tackle staff concerns, budget challenges

WISCONSIN RAPIDS – The next head of the city's public library saw how the COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated societal problems and how libraries play a key role, even when closed, in supporting the community. One such experience stands out for Katherine Elchert, incoming executive director of McMillian Memorial Library, when...
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SMALL TOWNS PREVIEW: Preserving Princeton’s past

PRINCETON, Wis. (WBAY) - A Green Lake County community is preserving its history through stories. Over four years, more than 100 volunteers worked tirelessly to create a folklore museum in Princeton. In Thursday’s Small Towns, Jeff Alexander takes us to Princeton to see the lasting legacy on display. Stories...

UPDATE: 11-year-old girl found

WISCONSIN RAPIDS - Update: The Wisconsin Rapids Police Department reports that 11-year-old Ambrosia Wallenfang Has been found and is now home with her family and safe. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The Wisconsin Rapids Police Department is desperately searching for a missing 11-year-old girl. Ambrosia Wallenfang was last seen near Bread & Butter Gas...


Stuart Paul “Stu” Nitzke, age 85, of Berlin, passed away on Friday, June 17, 2022, peacefully in his home with the love of his life by his side. He was born Sept 7, 1936, in the Township of Saxeville. He was the oldest son of Wallace and Alice Lindekugel Nitzke. on Oct. 1, 1960, he was united in marriage to Lucille “Tootie” Kalupa. They were blessed with two children, Lisa and Frank.