The City of Wausau is taking input as to how to spend the American Rescue Plan Act funds it is receiving from the federal government. The finance committee is holding a special listening session Thursday at 5:30 to hear people’s thoughts.
Children ask a lot of questions; it is how they learn about themselves and the world around them. With everything that has gone on in the world over the last two years, students have plenty of things to ask about. The people they know who have at least some answers to their questions are teachers.
This anniversary of the 9/11 attacks feels different, at least that is what some students at Northland Lutheran High School are saying. Not only is it 20 years since the largest attack on U.S. soil, but it is the first time there are no longer American troops in Afghanistan.
Amber Boyd appeared in Lincoln County Circuit Court Friday for a preliminary hearing. The boy’s father, Cody Robertson is also charged with neglecting a child resulting in death. The boy died Nov. 12, 2020.
On Sept. 11, 2001, terrorists from al Qaeda hijacked four airplanes. Two of the planes were flown into the twin towers of the World Trade Center, a third plane hit the Pentagon just outside Washington, D.C., and the fourth plane crashed in a field in Shanksville, Pennsylvania.
66-year-old Clay Phillips is on that mission to play 50 rounds of golf, in 50 states, in 50 days. The San Diego resident checked Wisconsin off his list Monday morning, playing a round at University Ridge Golf Course in Verona.
With kids back in class, drivers in Wausau now have familiar sights on weekday mornings and afternoons with crossing guards perched at busy intersections throughout the city helping kids cross the road safely.
Having been awarded the Exemplary Achievement Gap Closing National Blue Ribbon by the U.S. Department of Education in 2020, Principal Brent Johnson and his staff at Thomas Jefferson Elementary are looking forward to having students back in the classroom for what they’re hoping will be a more normal 2021-22 school year.
The Wausau School District and Thomas Jefferson Elementary are asking parents to be patient during the drop-off and pick-up process at the school as construction continues at North 3rd Avenue in Wausau.