WhipLash franchise planned with headquarters in Plover

By Brandi Makuski If Payal Patel’s parents would’ve had their way, she would have gone


Hemp bill passes State Sentate

Metro Wire Staff Participants in Wisconsin’s burgeoning hemp industry scored a win on Tuesday with


TDS: Fiber optic service in Point will debut in December

By Brandi Makuski Less than one year after the city announced the possibility of a


Site plan approved for new Plover development; benefits go to Lake Pacawa

By Brandi Makuski The Plover Plan Commission this week approved the site plan for a


Handicapped by box stores, hotel developer withdraws Crossroads offer

By Brandi Makuski A planned hotel and retail center development in Crossroads Commons will not


Applebee’s Stevens Point location closed on Saturday

By Patrick Lynn Employees of the Stevens Point location of Applebee’s Grill + Bar say


City suspends hotel’s raze order

By Brandi Makuski The city’s inspection department has suspended its raze order on Comfort Suites…


Live2Lead offers leadership tools during half-day conference

Metro Wire Staff A series of motivational speakers will appear at SentryWorld on Oct. 11


Cottage Cafe owners mull potential for relocation, future

By Brandi Makuski Lisa Bishop and her sister Chris Scharrer say they expect to continue


Hey, entrepreneurs: HATCH wants your business pitch

By Patrick Lynn HATCH is returning to Central Wisconsin in November. The entrepreneurial program provides


Business Council announces annual job fair

By Patrick Lynn The Portage County Business Council will hold its 2019 Job Fair on


Post Road Pub comes down

By Patrick Lynn So long, Post Road Pub. The bar that operated at 1211 Post


YMCA adds new board members

Metro Wire Staff The Stevens Point Area YMCA Foundation recently welcomed two new members to


Cherry Pie returns to Rookies in October

Metro Wire Staff An 80’s cover band is returning to Rookies next month. Back by


Vacant Division St. buildings come down Wednesday

By Brandi Makuski Demolition of two buildings along the Division St. corridor began Wednesday, pa…


‘Wimpy Kid’ series nominated for “Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin”

By Patrick Lynn Worzalla is one of several companies across the state to be recognized


UW-Stevens Point ranked among top 10 Midwest public universities

Special for the Metro Wire The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is again ranked among the


Tapped Infused Maple Syrup nominated for ‘Coolest Thing’ contest

By Patrick Lynn Rep. Katrina Shankland has nominated a local business as the “Coolest Thing


Tourism Takeover coming to Central Waters

By Patrick Lynn The Stevens Point Area Convention and Visitors Bureau will host a Tourism


Swiderski invites public to Plover groundbreaking

By Patrick Lynn Swiderski, LLC will host a public groundbreaking for its new townhome unit


Wines of the World event returns in October

By Patrick Lynn The 18th annual Wines of the World event returns to Stevens Point