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Posted on: May 5, 2021

May 4 Police & Fire Commission & Special Public Works Meetings Online, on TV, & on Radio

The May 4 Police & Fire Commission & Special Public Works meeting videos are online. They will play on Community TV Charter/Spectrum Channel 984 and on 105.9 FM radio WSNP-LP Wednesday, May 5 at 5:00 & 10:00 pm, & Thursday, May 6 at 7:30 am.

Watch the Video in our Archives Videos, TV, Radio (Meetings & More)
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Hydrant Flushing in Stevens Point

The Stevens Point Public Utilities will operate & flush all hydrants every night Monday, May 10 - Friday May 14, 9 pm - 7 am. At any time during this process, your water pressure may be low - but water will not be shut off - and water may be discolored.

Water & Sewerage
Posted on: May 4, 2021

May 3 Plan Commission & Special Council meeting Videos Online, on TV, & on Radio

The May 3 Plan Commission & Special Council meeting videos are online. They will play on Community TV (Spectrum channel 984) Tuesday, May 4 at 5 & 10 pm, and Wednesday, May 5 at 7:30 am. & on WSNP-LP radio, 105.9 FM, May 5 at 5 & 10pm and May 6 at 7:30am

Watch the Video in our Archives Videos, TV, Radio (Meetings & More)
Posted on: May 3, 2021

2021 Street Improvement Project

The 2021 Street Improvement Project began May 3 with material delivery and equipment distribution. Ground-breaking should begin May 10. Work should be done by late November. Dates may change depending on weather and availability of crews.

Work will take place on the following streets:

  • Bukolt Avenue – Second Street to Meadow Street
  • Fifth Avenue – Front Street to Second Street
  • First Street – Centerpoint Drive to Bukolt Avenue
  • Forest Street – Franklin Street to Bukolt Avenue
  • Frederick Street – Fif...
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See the Project Map and FAQ (PDF) Road Construction/Closings
Posted on: April 27, 2021

"The Grove" in Stevens Point Awarded WHEDA Tax Credits

Today Governor Evers announced that “The Grove Apartments” in Stevens Point will be awarded over $1.4 Million in State and Federal Housing Tax Credits to renovate and adapt “The Convent” on the City’s Northside.

The Convent, currently owned by the Sisters of St. Joseph of the Third Order of St. Francis (SSJ-TOSF) will become 85 apartment-style units of affordable senior and family housing, while an additional 17 units of new townhomes will be constructed on the p...

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Community Development
Posted on: April 26, 2021

“22 Years of Visions” Art Exhibit Call for Art

The Riverfront Arts Center seeks submissions for its 22nd annual “Visions” exhibit, an open-theme juried exhibit with $600 in cash prizes. The Juror’s Choice winner will receive a $300 prize & 3 other artists will be recognized with awards of $100 each.

Entries should be an artist’s interpretation or vision of a subject in any medium of their choosing. 2-D and 3-D works, including but not limited to paintings, drawings, photography, sculpture, pottery, collage, glasswork, metalwork and stonewor...

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Riverfront Arts Center
Posted on: April 23, 2021

Notice of Sex Offender Release - Mark McPhan

Mark McPhan was convicted of 3rd degree sexual assault in 2019 in Portage County. He has served his sentence imposed on him and will be released from prison back to Stevens Point on Tuesday, April 27, 2021.

Mark M. McPhanDate of Birth: 08-30-1995Black MaleHeight: 5'11"Weight: 145Hair: BlackEyes: BrownRelease Date: 4-27-2021Released to 1504 Water St., Stevens PointOffense Type: 3rd Degree Sexual Assault

In 2018, Mark McPhan sexually assaulted an ...

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Police
Posted on: April 21, 2021

2021 Riverfront Rendezvous Celebration - We’re BACK!

Riverfront Rendezvous will return for the 36th year at Pfiffner Pioneer Park in Stevens Point, with a NEW logo and NEW look in 2021! The annual Riverfront Rendezvous Festival will kick off on Friday, July 2, & run the entire weekend through July 4, 2021.

Our festival features three stages of musical entertainment and provides free, family fun activities with no tickets or entrance fee required.

Lumberjack Shows are returning this year, and we are introducing a new lineup of inflatable games in the Family F...

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Posted on: April 21, 2021

2021 Riverfront Rendezvous Celebration - We’re BACK!

Riverfront Rendezvous will return for the 36th year at Pfiffner Pioneer Park in Stevens Point, with a NEW logo and NEW look in 2021! The annual Riverfront Rendezvous Festival will kick off on Friday, July 2, & run the entire weekend through July 4, 2021.

Our festival features three stages of musical entertainment and provides free, family fun activities with no tickets or entrance fee required.

Lumberjack Shows are returning this year, and we are introducing a new lineup of inflatable games in the Family F...

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Posted on: April 21, 2021

Mental Health Awareness Month Events

Community Conversations will take place Tuesdays in May at 6 pm as part of Mental Health Awareness Month, a collaborative effort between the Suicide Prevention & Mental Health Awareness Coalition, AODA Coalition, & Stevens Point Public School District.

Mental Health Awareness Month events are an effort to raise awareness, provide resources, and reduce stigma around Mental Health as it pertains to youth. Over four weeks, youth, parents, school districts, medical professionals, and community organizations...

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City of Stevens Point News
Posted on: April 21, 2021

Overnight Parking Changes

The City of Stevens Point has passed changes to the overnight parking regulations which go into effect April 24 and will be in effect for the entire year, every day of the week, throughout the entire city - except for the Downtown Business District.

Alternate Side Parking  

Alternate side parking on any city street is in effect 2:30 AM - 6:00 AM. 

  • On odd-numbered days, vehicles shall only park, stop, or be left standing on the side of the street having odd-numbered addresses.
  • On even-n...
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Police
Posted on: April 12, 2021

12th Annual “Cops-N-Bobbers®” is back & the program is set for Saturday, June 05, 2021

The program is a unique fishing experience where children ages 3-15 and their parents can enjoy a day of fishing with their local law enforcement officers. The program gets kids “hooked” on fishing, not drugs or violence.

(Stevens Point, WI) – The Portage County Deputy Sheriffs Association, The Stevens Point Police Officers Association, Portage County Law Enforcement Agencies along with the Stevens Point Elks Lodge 641 will be hosting the “Cops and Bobb...

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City of Stevens Point News
Posted on: April 1, 2021

Berkshire - Stevens Point Senior Apartments Nearing Completion

General Capital, the developers of the Berkshire – Stevens Point Senior Apartments, announced that the project is nearing completion & will be opening by April 15, 2021. A ribbon cutting & socially distanced Grand Opening will be held on May 18th at 3PM.

The 88-unit project, located at 1443 Water Street in Downtown Stevens Point, broke ground in late December 2019. While the  COVID-19 pandemic caused minor delays during construction, General Capital was able to keep the project on track to delive...

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Community Development