Monthly Archives: September 2013

Ellis Stone Awarded Military Contract

For the City-Times

Ellis Stone Construction Company has been awarded the contract to build the new Department of Military Affairs Field Maintenance Shop #13 for the Wausau Armory. 

DOT: Potential for Deer Crashes High This Fall


Left, a doe glances towards the road before dashing off into the woods on Jordan Lane. (City-Times photo)

For the City-Times

In Wisconsin, annual fall rituals include raking leaves, watching football and waiting for repairs to your vehicle after hitting a deer.

Multiple Crews Respond to Country Club Fire

metro fire

City-Times Staff

Metro fire departments received a fire call at the Stevens Point Country Club Thursday night, but no one was hurt and no signification damage was reported.

Two More Join Pool for Sheriff’s Race

City-Times Staff

Two more men have joined the Portage County Sheriff’s race.

City to Close Wisconsin Street on Friday

City-Times Staff

The City of Stevens Point will close down Wisconsin Street between Division and Pine Streets on Friday, September 27.

Elliot Diamond Shaw, 17 Months

Elliot Shaw Photo

Elliot Diamond Shaw, age 17 months, passed away early Wednesday morning, Sept. 25, 2013, at the Children’s Pediatric Unit of St. Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield.

Pacelli Announces Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees


For the City-Times

Pacelli Homecoming 2013 will be a memorable time for former Pacelli athletic standouts as the 2013 Pacelli Athletic Hall of Fame will be inducted.

Police & Sheriff Calls

September 25

Loud Music: A 65 year-old man reported his neighbor, a 55 year-old man, for playing his music too loud at a Bills Drive residence at 3:03 PM.

College Republicans Send Letter to Johnson, Baldwin

Over the past few days the University of Wisconsin – Steven’s Point College Republicans have been collecting student and faculty signatures demanding that the United States Congress vote to defund the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. 

Second Deputy Announces Candidacy for County Sheriff

City-Times Staff

Deputy Mike Lukas has announced his intention to seek the position of Portage County Sheriff.

Portage County 2014 Budget Balanced

Sept County Board

Left, County Board Supervisors Perry Padezrnik, Mike Wiza and Jeff Presely at the September County Board meeting. (City-Times photo)

By Brandi Makuski

Portage County Executive Patty Dreier says the 2014 County Budget has been balanced.

Workforce Development Hosts Symposium on Hiring Vets

City-Times Staff

The North Central Wisconsin Workforce Development Board is hosting an event which will help local business owners learn how to reach out to military veterans.

Pacelli Grad is Newest Stevens Point Police Officer

Andrew Poeschel

Left, Andrew Poeschel smiles just as the Police and Fire Commission approve his application to become a probationary city police officer. (City-Times photo)

By Brandi Makuski

21 year-old Andrew Poeschel, a 2010 Pacelli graduate, nervously paced the hallway outside the city conference room, awaiting the decision which would shape the rest of his life.  

Stevens Point Mother and Daughter Face Felony Charges

City-Times Staff

A Stevens Point mother and daughter face felony charges after being accused of stealing from a family member’s bank account.

Walker Announces Jobs Legislation

For the City-Times

Governor Scott Walker this week announced workforce development priorities for the upcoming 2013-14 legislative session. 

Krogman’s Law of the Month


Contributed by Zachary Krogman, Attorney, Krogman Law Office, 1052 Main Street, Suite 102, Stevens Point, WI 54481, (715) 295-0027

For September, the Law of the Month is the Treaty of Saint Germain-en-Laye which was signed on September 10, 1919 by the Allied powers of WWI, excluding the United States, and Austria. 

Folk Icon Arlo Guthrie to Perform at UWSP

For the City-Times

Tickets are available for a concert by legendary artist and folk icon Arlo Guthrie, sponsored by Centertainment Productions at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

Report: Wisconsin Ranks #2 in Economic Growth

Bald and Walk

Senator Baldwin says despite report Wisconsinites still struggling

By Patrick Lynn

A new report released by a federal reserve office says Wisconsin is number 2 in all the land for economic growth.

Rosholt Man Hits Deer, Then Struck by Car

City-Times Staff

The Portage County Sheriff’s Office Tuesday responded to driving accident that sent one man to the hospital.

Updated: Shankland to Hold Coffee Meeting


City-Times Staff

Assemblywoman Katrina Shankland is inviting the public to meet her for a cup of coffee.