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Posted on: January 16, 2019

TDS Expanding Fiber Services to Stevens Point

TDS Telecom & the City of Stevens Point announce plans to install a high-speed fiber-optic network for City residents. The proposal was approved by the Finance Committee on Jan. 14 and is expected to have the Council’s support at next week’s meeting.

Construction on the approximately $12-15 million network will begin this spring with the first customers connected in the fall.

“We couldn’t be more pleased to be growing with Stevens Point,” says Drew Petersen, senior vice pr...

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Posted on: January 11, 2019

Goerke Park Ice Rinks OPEN this Weekend

The Goerke Park ice rinks are scheduled to re-open Friday, January 11 (weather & conditions permitting). All other Winter Sports areas are still closed.

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Posted on: January 3, 2019

City Receives Grant from American Transmission Company

The Stevens Point Forestry Department, in partnership with the Aldo Leopold Audubon Society, has received a $2,000 grant from American Transmission Company's Pollinator Planting Program. The City applied last fall and was just notified of the award.

ATC’s Pollinator Planting Program provides funding for the purchase of seeds, plugs, or plants that are low-growing, native perennials that can be planted within the transmission line right-of-way.  This type of compatible vegetation can thrive w...

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Posted on: January 2, 2019

Redevelopment Authority Offers Two New Grant Programs

The City, through the Redevelopment Authority, is pleased to announce two new grant programs, Neighbor Helping Neighbor and Residential Structure Demolition, to assist those home owners and properties who are most in need.

The first program, Neighbor Helping Neighbor, is designed for low and moderate income residents to receive up to $1,000 in reimbursement funding for materials for property improvement projects.  Please note, labor is not an eligible cost.&nbs...

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Posted on: December 28, 2018

Conversation on Future of Downtown & Division St. Corridor

The Stevens Point Redevelopment Authority is holding a community conversation on the future of Downtown & the Division St. corridor on January 17, 6:30 - 8:30 pm in the Community Engagement Room at Mid-State Technical College, 1001 Centerpoint Drive.

The Redevelopment Authority is starting a planning process to better meet community needs in these areas, and wants to hear from you. After a brief introduction to each area, the rest of the meeting will belong to residents, business owners, and property ...

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