Residents Express Concern over Residential Firearms Business at Plan Commission

A conditional use request was approved by the City Plan Commission January 15 for an applicant to obtain a federal firearms license and sell...

Hotel Conditional Use Request Approved at Plan Commission

A conditional use request by Prairie Lodging LLC, the developer for a 86-room Hampton hotel project to replace the vacant Knights of Columbus Hall...

Traffic Improvements Planned In Advance of New Football Stadium

Developments to improve traffic before the construction of a new football stadium at Marshfield High School in 2019 are in the works. At its January...

Hotel Moving Forward Without City Incentives

A hotel development is moving forward even without city incentives. On Tuesday, the Common Council denied the formation of TID #12 which would have granted...

City Hires Tom Loucks as New Communications Director

In a special meeting tonight, the City of Marshfield Common Council approved the appointment of Tom Loucks as the City's new Communications Director. This decision...

Candidates Unopposed in Races for Council, School Board

Common Council and School Board positions are unopposed for the April 2 election. Of the even-numbered Aldermanic Districts (2,4,6,8,10) up for election, four incumbents for...

Liquor License, Entrance Location Hampers Potential Hotel Development

At last night's Common Council meeting, a resolution to create Tax Incremental District 12 failed, as did an ordinance proposal related to the project....

Concept Plan Developed for Braem Park Improvements

Plans to improve Braem Park continue to move forward. The Parks, Recreation, and Forestry Committee is working with a consultant from CBS² to develop a...

Mayor Q&A: TID #12 and the KC Hall Hotel Development Project

OnFocus spoke with Mayor Bob McManus to get insight on the new tax increment district No. 12 (TID #12), the proposed 86-room Hampton hotel...

City Alderman Earll Not Seeking Re-Election

After five terms and ten years of service to City, District 4 Alderman Gordy Earll won’t be seeking re-election in April. His many roles include...

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