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Stevens Point Community Turkey Trot kicks off Thanksgiving festivities

Subscribed, but don't have a login? STEVENS POINT - The Stevens Point Community Turkey Trot 5K and Food Drive will take place Thursday on Thanksgiving morning at Pfiffner Pioneer Park, 1100 Crosby Ave. The annual non-competitive 5k walk/run - organized by Portage County Can, Portage County's health

STEVENSPOINTJOURNAL.COM - 2017-11-20 19:29:56

Tinsel Trail tradition continues in Stevens Point

For more than forty years Tinsel Trail has brought the Portage County community together while getting in the holiday spirit. The annual event takes place on the Sunday before Thanksgiving. Event organizers say vendors must have handmade items for sale. Tinsel Trail, hosted by the Stevens Point Ju

WAOW - 2017-11-19 21:19:00

Police & Sheriff Calls, Nov. 17-19

Car Crimes: A 39-year-old Plover woman was arrested for taking and driving the vehicle of a 37-year-old Stevens Point woman from the 2600 block of Indiana Ave. at 9:22 AM. Crash: Police responded to Hwy. 10 and Amber Ave. at 9:36 AM where they cited a 36-year-old Cudahy man with inattentive driving

SPCITYTIMES.COM - 2017-11-20 08:00:00

Weekly Sports Schedule for SPASH, Pacelli

For sporting events held Nov. 17 - Dec. 2. Pacelli Cardinals Monday, November 17 4:30 pm - St. Peter Middle School Boys Basketball 7th & 8th @ St. Vincent's Grade School - WI Rapids 7:00 pm - Varsity Hockey @ Eau Claire Regis - Hobbs Ice Center Tuesday, November 28 4:30 pm - Varsity Wrestling S

SPCITYTIMES.COM - 2017-11-20 08:00:00

Openings Offered in Three Local Explorer's Posts

City Times Staff Three local Explorer posts have announced openings for local teenagers. Firefighter Shane Westphal teaches Explorers how to check blood pressure and conduct other minor medical functions on Nov. 16. (City Times photo) Open to boys and girls ages 15-20, the posts are designed to give

SPCITYTIMES.COM - 2017-11-20 08:00:00

400 Stevens Point residents in need receive food items for Thanksgiving

STEVENS POINT, Wis. (WSAW) -- Dozens of volunteers in Stevens Point have made sure hundreds of area residents will be able to enjoy a Thanksgiving of their own. At St. Paul Lutheran Church in Stevens Point Saturday, 400 residents in need were able to fill Thanksgiving meal boxes with potatoes, turke


UW administrators discuss combining of schools

UW Colleges leaders met for the first time to discuss the merger of UW Stevens Point, UW Marathon County and UW Marshfield Wood County. The Chancellor for all UW colleges as well as the UWSP Chancellor were two of several leaders at the meeting. "It means new opportunities, certainly some challenge

WAOW - 2017-11-21 01:21:00

Mitchell Piano Works owners ready for next step in retirement

Subscribed, but don't have a login? STEVENS POINT - The owners of Mitchell Piano Works say they are looking forward to the next step in their lives after 40 years in business in Stevens Point. Last week Heid Music announced plans to relocate from Wisconsin Rapids and lease the location of Mitchell P

STEVENSPOINTJOURNAL.COM - 2017-11-20 12:11:13

State Warns Of Chronic Wasting

HARRISONBURG - The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries is asking hunters to help prevent the spread of chronic wasting disease. Chronic wasting disease is a neurological disorder that causes lesions in the brains of deer, elk, moose and related animals, according to the department's web

DAILY NEWS-RECORD - 2017-11-21 02:58:00

Students shine in special intern program at WMC

WINCHESTER - Brett Dickey can't say anything bad about the emergency department at Winchester Medical Center. In fact, he loves it. "Every single thing I do in here, I pretty much love," said the 18-year-old Millbrook High School graduate. Dickey interns at the hospital. He stocks the linens. He mak

WINCHESTER STAR - 2017-11-20 05:20:04

'Be a Santa to a Senior' this holiday season

WINCHESTER - If you'd like to help a senior citizen this Christmas season, there are many deserving residents who could benefit from some holiday cheer. For the 14th year, Home Instead Senior Care's Winchester office is organizing "Be a Santa to a Senior." "We couldn't do it without the community's

WINCHESTER STAR - 2017-11-20 05:16:57

Woman killed after car hits tree in Shenandoah County

SHENANDOAH COUNTY, Va. (WHSV) - State Police are investigating a crash that left a woman from Edinburg dead on Saturday evening. 56-year-old Laura Perkins was killed when her car ran off the road and struck a tree, according to a release. The crash happened before 7:30 p.m. on Alum Springs Road near

WHSV - 2017-11-20 02:47:00

Up to 40 firearms stolen from store

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - The Eastern Panhandle Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force is looking for a white male who broke into Tannerman's Trading Co. on Friday in Martinsburg. The West Virginia State Police and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives received a report that 40 firearms wer


Deck the halls: Doors to Christmas returns to Martinsburg Library

21 Doors of Christmas4 ra 11-20-17 Closeup of two Christmas Trees on display at the Doors of Christmas at the Martinsburg Public Library Monday afternoon in Martinsbruburg. (Journal Photo by Ron Agnir) MARTINSBURG - Main Street Martinsburg's annual Doors to Christmas returns to the Martinsburg Publi

JOURNAL & SUNDAY JOURNAL - 2017-11-21 08:00:00

Town Run Tap House offers whimsy and tasty treats

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Beyond the hustle and bustle of the main street in Shepherdstown, you will discover a true gem. Hidden on a back alley next to the train tracks that rumble through the area, you will find an old barn/warehouse. If you didn't know it was there, you wouldn't know to look for it.

HERALDMAILMEDIA.COM - 2017-11-19 13:44:26

A Town in Turmoil: Purcellville requests managerial assistance from Loudoun County

Events in the Town of Purcellville over the past week have caused a domino effect that is calling into question the town's staffing levels and its ability to administer core government services. On Sunday, after an emergency Town Council closed session on Saturday, the town issued a statement that

LOUDOUN TIMES.COM - 2017-11-20 23:59:59

Harrisonburg businesses participate in "Shop Local"

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) -- A number of Harrisonburg businesses are participating in "Shop Local," a campaign aimed at encouraging customers to shop at locally-owned business. Bluestone Bike and Run workers. The campaign was organized by the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce and if you sp

WHSV - 2017-11-21 04:04:00

Harrisonburg voting precinct wins distinction

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) -- Harrisonburg is home to the state's biggest increase in voter turnout for the 2017 election. Voter turnout in the East Central Harrisonburg precinct increased by more than 90 percent, according to the Virginia Department of Elections. But the precinct earned the honor bec

WHSV - 2017-11-21 03:15:00

Gov. McAuliffe enacts new rules for Lee statue rallies in Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe's administration has enacted rules for political rallies at Richmond's Robert E. Lee statue that limit crowd size and ban guns. McAuliffe announced the new emergency regulations Monday. They were recommended by a state task force formed in response

WHSV - 2017-11-21 00:52:00

Augusta County deputies searching for abduction suspect

AUGUSTA COUNTY, Va. (WHSV) - The Augusta County Sheriff's Office is seeking help from the public to find a man believed to be armed and dangerous. John Halterman Jr. is wanted for a list of charges, including abduction, brandishing a firearm, discharging a firearm at or within a dwelling, possession

WHSV - 2017-11-20 20:17:00