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Evers extends mask order for another 60 days

Metro Wire Staff Gov. Tony Evers on Tuesday declared a new public health emergency in


Third round of free COVID testing kicks off Tuesday morning

Metro Wire Staff The Portage Co. Health Dept. will host another round of free testing


Column: Disaster doesn’t wait, so make your plan today

By Andrew Beckett Special for the Metro Wire Disasters can be difficult for kids to


Man arrested after alleged attack on Plover EMT

By Brandi Makuski A Plover man has been released on a $2,000 signature bond after


Police investigating burglary at Jung’s Garden Center

By Brandi Makuski Police on Sunday said they were investigating a robbery that occurred at


Adoptions on the rise, but more ‘pet parents’ needed

By Sierra White The Portage Co. Humane Society has plenty of animals looking for a forever


PFC schedules meeting to discuss charges against firefighter

By Brandi Makuski The Stevens Point Police and Fire Commission has scheduled a meeting to


Response to teacher offering BLM bracelets an overreaction, district says

*Editor’s note: A previous version of this story indicated the bracelets were being offered to


County hits four digits in total positive COVID cases

By Patrick Lynn The Portage Co. Health Department on Wednesday announced it had confirmed its


Whiting schedules public works, parks committee meeting

Metro Wire Staff The village of Whiting has scheduled its next Public Works and Parks


Landmark sign destroyed by spring storm finally replaced

By Brandi Makuski The intersection of Main St. and Michigan Ave. may have some new


Three arrested following high-speed pursuit, foot chase

By Brandi Makuski Three teenagers are in custody following a report of a stolen car


Show us your spookiest, and silliest, jack-o-lanterns

Metro Wire Staff We’ve missed out on a lot in 2020; family gatherings, sporting events,