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Police report shows crash caused by pot, signs of huffing

By Brandi Makuski Police say no one was injured in an Oct. 7 crash, including


Amherst woman honored for saving man’s life

By Brandi Makuski Portage Co. has honored a local woman for saving the life of


City may join county in class-action opioid lawsuit

By Brandi Makuski Stevens Point may participate in a class-action lawsuit against opioid manufact… Subscribe


WisDOT to work on I-39, Hwy 10 bridges this week

 Metro Wire Staff The Wisconsin Department of Transportation has scheduled bridge maintenance for this week.


Rain delays Pride crosswalk installation

By Brandi Makuski Installation planned for a new Pride crosswalk on Friday has been delayed


City could modify budget, delay traffic signal on Stanley

By Brandi Makuski City leaders on Monday will consider modifying next year’s capital budget, with…


City approves changes to driveway requirements

By Brandi Makuski Plan commissioners on Monday took up a proposal updating the city’s ordinance


City council to consider justification for outside funding

By Brandi Makuski The Stevens Point Finance Committee on Monday will discuss the $52,000 in


Sypher murder trial scheduled to begin Monday

By Brandi Makuski Jason Sypher entered the Plover Police Department on March 20, 2017, to


With almost no public input, Pride crosswalk approved by mayor, not council

By Brandi Makuski The Mayor of Stevens Point has agreed to allow the installation of


County Budget 2020: Zero growth, cuts to non-county agencies

By Patrick Lynn Portage Co. Executive Chris Holman is proposing several cuts in order to


Firefighters don pink all month in support of breast cancer awareness

 Metro Wire Staff Stevens Point firefighters this month will sport the color pink during October


Council approves funding for half a new roof at police department

By Brandi Makuski City council members approved a $151K expense on Monday to fund repairs


Woman attacked on Portage St., police say

 Metro Wire Staff Stevens Point police say a woman was attacked on Portage St. early


City mulls new swim area for dogs

By Patrick Lynn The city’s parks commission will hold two months of public discussion on