Phil and Patty April 23

County Formalizes Library Negotiations Committee

Left, County Executive Patty Dreier (left) and County Board Chairman Phil Idsvoog sound off on the stinted library lease negotiations Tuesday night. (City-Times photo) By Brandi Makuski Leaders from Portage County on More »

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Apartment Complex Going Up Near Ice Hawks Arena

Left, an empty lot across the street from Ice Hawks Area on Badger Avenue is slated as the future home of multi-family apartment complex. (City-Times photo) “This scenario….has the ability to break up More »

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UPDATE: Victims in Monday’s Crash Were UWSP Students

By Patrick Lynn The Portage County Sheriff’s Office has released the names of those involved with Monday’s fatal crash.  More »

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City Leaders Prep for Meeting on Possible New Overpass

By Brandi Makuski A proposed overpass on Country Club Drive/Hoover Avenue could begin construction by 2016. More »

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Statewide Tornado Drill Slated for Thursday

City-Times Staff April 21-25 is Tornado and Severe Weather Awareness Week. More »

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Playground Fix Uncovers Huge History of Giving

Left, Victor and Damien Cejka of Stevens Point take advantage of the spring weather to enjoy shooting hoops against newly- refurbished backboards at Madison Elementary. (City-Times photo) By Lisa Pett What started out as More »

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City Leaders to Hear 2013 Police Department Report

By Brandi Makuski Leaders from SPPD on Monday night will present its 2013 annual report for the Stevens Point City Council.  More »

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District Updates School Security

Stevens Point Police Detective Tony Zblewski (right) with School Superintendent Attila Weninger. (City-Times Photo) By Donnelly Clare The Stevens Point School Board on Monday voted to upgrade the district’s security at a More »


Shankland to Hold ‘Town Hall’ Office Hours

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City-Times Staff

Assemblywoman Katrina Shankland of Stevens Point is announcing a new series of “town hall” office hours.

County Formalizes Library Negotiations Committee

Phil and Patty April 23

Left, County Executive Patty Dreier (left) and County Board Chairman Phil Idsvoog sound off on the stinted library lease negotiations Tuesday night. (City-Times photo)

By Brandi Makuski

Leaders from Portage County on Tuesday formally created a new committee to negotiate with the City of Stevens Point on a lease renewal agreement for the main branch of the county library.

Governor: Denim Day to Promote Sexual Assault Awareness

For the City-Times

Governor Scott Walker proclaimed April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month and designated April 23, 2014 as Denim Day, which was originally started in response to an Italian High Court decision overturning a rape conviction because the victim was wearing jeans.

Sorenson Announces Meet & Greet Events

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For the City-Times

The Sorenson for Sheriff Committee has announced the start of the Sorenson For Sheriff “Meet and Greet” campaign. Several locations throughout Portage County have been selected for Sorenson meet area residents and discuss issues important to the community.

‘Sky Quest’ Shown at Planetarium

For the City-Times

Enjoy an entertaining, educational and free exploration of the night sky at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point’s Allen F. Blocher Planetarium on Sunday afternoons this spring.

DNR: Wisconsin Air Quality Best in 30 Years

For the City-Times

Sustained efforts by manufacturers, utilities and the transportation industry to reduce fine particle pollution achieved a long-sought victory Tuesday as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency declared Milwaukee, Racine and Waukesha counties in compliance with all federal air quality standards.

Police & Sheriff Calls

April 21

Crash: An 18 year-old man was involved in a one- car crash at McDill Avenue and Post Road at 3:41 PM. No injuries were reported.

Wanted: Dennis Maurice Jones

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City-Times Staff

The Portage Co. Sheriff’s Office holds an active warrant for Dennis Maurice Jones, 31, for 2nd degree sexual assault, repeat offense.

Plover VFW to Hold Real Army Mess Hall SOS Breakfast Fundraiser

For the City-Times

Plover VFW Post, 10262 at 2970 Hickory Drive in Plover, is hosting a Real Army Mess Hall SOS breakfast fundraiser on Sunday, April 27th from 8:30 AM – noon.

Yulga Disc Course Opens

City-Times Staff

Stevens Point Parks Director Tom Schrader announced Tuesday afternoon that the Yulga Disc Golf Course is open until further notice.

Apartment Complex Going Up Near Ice Hawks Arena

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Left, an empty lot across the street from Ice Hawks Area on Badger Avenue is slated as the future home of multi-family apartment complex. (City-Times photo)

“This scenario….has the ability to break up what in essence is going to become a massive sea of multiple apartment buildings.” -Mayor Andrew Halverson

By Brandi Makuski

A new apartment complex is being proposed for eastside Stevens Point.

UPDATE: Victims in Monday’s Crash Were UWSP Students

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By Patrick Lynn

The Portage County Sheriff’s Office has released the names of those involved with Monday’s fatal crash. 

City Leaders Prep for Meeting on Possible New Overpass

Train Crossing County Club and Hoover

By Brandi Makuski

A proposed overpass on Country Club Drive/Hoover Avenue could begin construction by 2016.

Financially Speaking: You’re Invited to a Shredding Party

By LouAnn Schulfer,  AWMA®, AIF® Accredited Wealth Management Advisor® Accredited Investment Fiduciary®2012 October LouAnn Office Photo

We’re gearing up to host our 4th annual Shredding Party, a community service event that raises money for Stevens Point Area Catholic Schools, and YOU are invited…individuals and business alike!

Statewide Tornado Drill Slated for Thursday

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City-Times Staff

April 21-25 is Tornado and Severe Weather Awareness Week.

City Band to Hold Auditions

City-Times Staff
The Stevens Point City Band is holding auditions on May 12.

Senator Ron Johnson’s Staff to Visit Whiting

City-Times Staff

Senator Ron Johnson has announced his staff will visit Whiting during mobile office hours on Monday.

NEW: Two Dead After Car, Motorcycle Crash

By Patrick Lynn

The Portage County Sheriff’s Office confirmed tonight two people are dead following a 2- vehicle crash.

County Staff Start Operating County Parks

City-Times Staff

The Portage County Parks Department announced today that two camping areas will open next week.

Second Democrat Announces Bid for Governor

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City-Times Staff

State Rep. Brett Hulsey of Madison today announced his candidacy for governor.