Wausau Masonic Lodge recognizes two members ……

Wausau Masonic Lodge recognizes two members ……

Wausau Lodge #39, Free and Accepted Masons, recently recognized two members for their long and dedicated service to the fraternity and community.     Worshipful Master Jackie Wayne Carter (center wearing hat) presented a 60 year member certificate to Franklin “Sonny” Chestnut (left center holding certificate) and a 40 year member certificate to Patrick Wilberding […]

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Wausau Council agrees to work to rid community of feral cat problem ……..

Wausau resident Debye Walton-Shank attended the April 13th meeting of the Wausau Town Council to raise the issue of feral cats within the town limits.   by Kathy Foster   Initially Walton-Shank wanted permission to start a fund to be used to address the problem of feral cats in the community.   However,  Council members […]

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Special event hosted at Wausau Library on Thursday …….

Special event hosted at Wausau Library on Thursday …….

Parents, grandparents, or guardians of pre-k through second grade children were at the Wausau Library on Thursday to enjoy Mrs. Susan entertain the little ones with the story of the VERY Hungry Caterpillar and then make cute little caterpillar hats.   Meanwhile, a light brunch was provided to the parents, grandparents and guardians as they […]

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Wausau denies right-of-way abandonment request ………

Wausau denies right-of-way abandonment request ………

Wausau Town Council members said work is needed at the Possum Palace.   by Kathy Foster   Following a lengthy “give and take” Thursday night,  Wausau’s Town Council rejected a street right-of-way request for abandonment submitted late last year by now Town Councilwoman Judy Carter.  Her request was opposed by Bobby Wood who questioned why […]

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Wausau Garden Club plants Memory Trees …….

Wausau Garden Club plants Memory Trees …….

The Wausau Garden Club hosted a tree planting ceremony Friday, Jan. 20th at the Washington County Emergency Operations Center near Wausau to honor club members Judy Solger and Joan Stallings who died during 2016.     Recognizing the two, club members said both women were dedicated garden clubbers who worked hard for the betterment of […]

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Wausau Council swears in two and appoints one more ……..

Wausau Council swears in two and appoints one more ……..

Wausau City Clerk Margaret Riley had the privilege Thursday night of swearing-in two council members recently elected to their posts.   Taking their oaths of office were Paul Culbreth (l)  and Dewayne Carter (shown below). Outgoing council members B.J. Phillips and Marlene Blount, both of whom chose not to seek re-election,  took time to thank […]

By January 13, 2017 Read More →
Wausau Council refuses to sanction Fire Chief …….

Wausau Council refuses to sanction Fire Chief …….

Wausau’s Town Council handled both a short  meeting and lengthy workshop Monday night, but ended up taking no action on a request from area resident Lynn Gothard regarding having Wausau Fire Sam Chief Rudd step down from that post for any length of time.   by  Kathy Foster   In the most recent chapter of […]

By November 16, 2016 Read More →

Wausau Town Council hires permanent maintenance person …….

Meeting in special session yesterday the Wausau Town Council voted 3-0 to hire Wausau resident James E. Oglesby as the permanent person.  He had been filling the position on a temporary basis since July.   Council members said Oblesby was one of ten applicants for the position and one of four finalists.   Oglesby will […]

By November 1, 2016 Read More →
Sherry Bass introduces new products to Wausau Garden Club …….

Sherry Bass introduces new products to Wausau Garden Club …….

Sherry Bass, representing Orange Hill Express,  was the guest speaker at the October meeting of the Wausau Garden Club and gave club members a glimpse of the various new products being offered to improve gardening efforts in the area. During the business portion of the meeting the following items were discussed:    Minutes of the […]

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Lynn Gothard addresses Wausau Town Council regarding Fire Chief blocking her civil rights …….

Addressing the Wausau Town Council Thursday night,  current Washington County Commissioner Lynn Gothard alleged Fire Chief Sam Rudd wrongfully refused to include the ad she had paid for to be included in the 2016 Funday program published by the fire department.   Gothard said she went to the Wausau Town Hall to buy an ad […]

By October 14, 2016 Read More →

Wausau Town Council approves contract with David Melvin, Inc .

Council members met early Monday morning to approve a contract consulting engineers David H. Melvin, Inc. for professional civil engineering services for a project on Ollie Road.   The firm will be providing periodic construction engineering inspection services and construction administration for the demolition of approximately 1,100 LF of asphalt roadway, reconstruction of approximately 1,700 […]

By October 4, 2016 Read More →

Congresswoman Gwen Graham will replace Wausau’s missing flags ……….

  Wausau Mayor B.J. Phillips announced at Thursday night’s Council meeting that Senator Gwen Graham was announced she will replace the U.S. flags stolen over the Memorial Day holiday.  Phillips said news coverage of the story prompted Graham to reach out to town officials with the offer.   by Kathy Foster   Council members praised […]

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Wausau Garden Club visits Springhill Landfill ……..

Wausau Garden Club visits Springhill Landfill ……..

The Wausau Garden Club recently had the opportunity to visit the Springhill Landfill a facility of Waste Management.   Landfill representative Ashley Pope first introduced the group to the facility through a slide show and described the recycling functions of the site.   Explaining the process of the site, Pope said garbage is distributed on […]

Wausau Town Council pushing for cleaner community …….

Members of the Wausau Town Council made it clear Thursday night they want their community to be a clean and safe place for everyone.   Council members said they are willing to work with property owners in getting the community cleaned up, but they expect every property owner/resident to do their part as well.  Council […]

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Wausau Garden Club honors the late Rev. Dalton Ott ………

Wausau Garden Club honors the late Rev. Dalton Ott ………

Crepe Myrtle planting ceremony held at the Washington County EOC.   Wausau Garden Club President Roxanne Bush and other garden club members were on hand at the Washington County Emergency Operations Center Jan. 15th to plant  a tree in the memory of the late Rev. Dalton Ott, recognized as a very active member of the […]

By January 16, 2016 Read More →
Wausau, Florida celebrates ‘Laurell Harvey Day’

Wausau, Florida celebrates ‘Laurell Harvey Day’

Courtesy of The Goulding Agency   Laurell Harvey was born, grew up and lived in Wausau, Florida most of her life, one of the youngest of a family of nine children. Fortunate to still be surrounded by family in the area, Harvey retired Dec. 31st after 28 years working in the Wausau, Florida Post Office […]

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