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Informational meeting scheduled on PFC duties, responsibilities

By Brandi Makuski Police and Fire Commission President Gary Wescott has arranged for an informational


Library introduces new programs, virtual discussion, for adults

By Patrick Lynn The Portage County Public Library is offering some COVID-adapted adult programming for


Got a Christmas lights display? We want to know!

Metro Wire Staff The Point/Plover Metro Wire is proud to announce submissions are now being


Fire department quagmire sees temporary respite pending recall election

By Brandi Makuski Trustees in the Village of Park Ridge on Tuesday night voted to


Sex offender released from prison Tuesday

Metro Wire Staff Stevens Point police have announced a convicted sex offender has completed his


City clerk, treasurer announce new walk-in hours

Metro Wire Staff New public hours have been announced for the Stevens Point City Clerk


Village says more volunteers needed for ‘A Very Plover Christmas’

By Brandi Makuski The Village of Plover is ready for this year’s special Christmas plans—now,


Mayor creates new ‘team’ to address diversity, social justice issues

By Brandi Makuski Mayor Mike Wiza on Friday afternoon announced he has formed a new


Red Kettle Campaign kicks off with local support

By Brandi Makuski It was a bitterly cold Friday morning when representatives from state and


Editorial: The city council needs to pump the brakes

By Brandi Makuski For the first time in my adult life, I called my alderperson


Victim in Lower Whiting Park incident dies

By Brandi Makuski One man has died following an incident at Lower Whiting Park on


Council, mayor, argue points of PFC resolution; passage achieves little

By Brandi Makuski Deep division and strong opinions from the Stevens Point City Council were


Jennings announces third bid for city council

By Brandi Makuski Councilwoman Tori Jennings on Monday announced she would seek a third term


County exec, counsel dispel misunderstandings of new ordinance amendment

By Brandi Makuski County officials say there’s a lot of misunderstanding over a proposed new