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Council pumps the brakes on new appeals committee

By Brandi Makuski Council members have asked for more time to investigate before voting on


Tickets now available for second annual ‘Zombie Fun Run’

 Metro Wire Staff Registration for the second annual Zombie 5-K Fun Run/Walk is now open.


Photo contest announced by city treasurer’s office

 By Brandi Makuski The city treasurer’s office has announced its first annual photo contest. Submissions


Holman says city’s denial of land swap ‘not surprising’

By Brandi Makuski Following a city council vote on Monday that essentially ends the conversation


City council votes to ‘prohibit’ further movement on land swap

By Brandi Makuski Members of the Stevens Point City Council on Monday approved a motion


District announces ‘Back to School’ events

By Patrick Lynn It’s that time of year again. The first day of school for


K9 dogs can now count on medical treatment by paramedics, EMTs, police

By Brandi Makuski When Green Bay Police K9 officer Pyro was stabbed by a suspect


Traffic delays, swales come to Country Club beginning Monday

By Patrick Lynn Motorists using Country Club Dr. will experience traffic delays, and ultimately, …


Plover announces final storm pickup date

 Metro Wire Staff A second and final storm damage pickup has been scheduled in the


Council members call out mayor on quorum restrictions

By Brandi Makuski Two members of the Stevens Point City Council say the mayor has


Column: When it comes to news, you get what you pay for

 By Patrick Lynn I’m amazed at how many people become genuinely angry if you ask


School board seeks applicants for vacancy

 By Patrick Lynn The Stevens Point Area Public School Board is seeking applicants for consideration


Local police departments kick off ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ campaign

 By Patrick Lynn Police departments in Stevens Point and Plover will participate in a “Drive


County to hold Monday hearing on HHS budget

 Metro Wire Staff The Portage Co. Health and Human Services Board is holding its annual


WisDOT to hold public involvement meeting on I-39/U.S. 10 interchange

 Metro Wire Staff The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is conducting a public involvement meeting to