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Marathon County Under Quarantine After Emerald Ash Borer Found at Rib Mountain

The emerald ash borer was recently discovered in Marathon County and now the county is under quarantine. The emerald ash borer is a beetle known for destroying massive amounts of trees across the Midwest. The Wisconsin Emerald Ash Borer Program includes The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, the Department of Natural Resources, UW-Madison, UW-Extension, USDA Forest Service, ... Read More »

Students Weigh in on Granite Peak Expansion Discussion

As the debate surrounding a proposed $54 million expansion of Granite Peak on Rib Mountain continues, students at the University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point say they understand both sides of the discussion. Granite Peak officials unveiled plans to expand the ski hill last year, which would add an additional 150 acres to the resort. The company currently leases 385 acres from ... Read More »