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Business Improvement District would add levy to downtown property tax bills

By Brandi Makuski Property owners in a yet-to-be-finalized downtown district could soon see an additional


Editorial: Readers should educate themselves, demand better, during National News Literacy Week

  By Brandi Makuski The Point/Plover Metro Wire is getting ready for a week of celebration,


SPFD Explorers invite public to steak, shrimp dinner

  Metro Wire Staff Cadets from Explorer Post 242 will serve dinner on Feb. 8 during


Plover trustees plan to reignite village’s show of Christmas spirit

By Brandi Makuski Brightly-lit Christmas decorations lined the main streets of Stevens Point last holiday


Feds want to hear about blocked train crossings

  By Patrick Lynn Stuck at train crossings for an extended period of time? The Federal


Plover fire chiefs sacrifice hair for United Way

  By Brandi Makuski The next few months will be a little chilly for three Plover


Custer’s MREA announces solar initiative for Wisconsin schools

  By Patrick Lynn Schools in Wisconsin are starting to go solar, thanks in part to


Challenger in city’s 6th District hopes to preserve green space

  By Brandi Makuski Stephen Sawyer said he hopes to bring his passion for infill development


Bike committee requests changes to TAP Grant plans

By Patrick Lynn The city’s plans to install nearly 14 miles of new bicycle lanes


Hull seeks input from residents on ATV/UTV ordinance

By Brandi Makuski An 11-member task force in Hull is recommending the town board create


City considers re-establishing emergency manager role

By Brandi Makuski City leaders plan to resurrect the role of the emergency manager. The


City resurrects plans to rebuild Bus. 51

By Brandi Makuski A local firm responsible for planning a rebuild of the Bus. 51


Annual model railroad show returns to Holiday Inn

  Metro Wire Staff The Arctic Run Model Railroad Show returns to the city’s east side


City, downtown businesses, consider Business Improvement District

  Metro Wire Staff City leaders will hold a public information meeting this month to discuss


Jennings: Fox demo process ‘undermined’ open government

By Brandi Makuski The city’s finance committee on Monday will discuss updates on the Fox