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No injuries in Saturday night fire

By Brandi Makuski Plover police say there were no injuries in a Saturday structure fire


Park Ridge caucus results in four candidates for trustee

By Brandi Makuski The village of Park Ridge has decided who will be on the


Man accused of murdering father returns to court next week

By Patrick Lynn A Plover man accused of intentionally killing his father is scheduled for


Sex offender convicted on child porn scheduled for release

Metro Wire Staff A convicted sex offender is scheduled for release from prison on Jan.


District attorney asks city to consider increased courthouse security

By Brandi Makuski Portage Co. District Attorney Louis Molepske, Jr., is asking the Stevens Point


Whiting preps for 2021 street reconstruction

Metro Wire Staff The village of Whiting will hold a public hearing on proposed street


Fire chief’s report paints grim picture of Park Ridge fire service

By Brandi Makuski The Park Ridge Fire Department is in bad shape, according to its


Evers announces new public health emergency; issues new mask order

Metro Wire Staff Gov. Tony Evers on Tuesday signed Executive Order #104 and Emergency Order


Park Ridge trustees vote to withdraw bid award for new fire station

By Brandi Makuski Trustees in the village of Park Ridge last night voted to step


DHS announces seniors eligible for COVID vaccine next week

By Patrick Lynn The Wisconsin Department of Health Services on Tuesday announced that adults 65


Fire chief reports ‘low morale’ over lack of support by Park Ridge board

By Brandi Makuski Failing equipment and low morale are becoming a concern for Park Ridge


SPPD says vehicle pursuits are up from last year

By Brandi Makuski Stevens Point police say the number of officer-involved vehicle pursuits is up


Baker ‘humbled’ after being sworn in as circuit court judge

By Brandi Makuski Judge Patricia Baker was sworn into office as Portage County’s first female


Send us your letters on Freedom of Speech, Trump, and social media

By Brandi Makuski We’re living in truly unprecedented times, and we want to hear how


Missing 14-year-old girl found safe, police say

By Brandi Makuski Stevens Point police say a missing Stevens Point girl has been found