News Flash

Posted on: July 8, 2020

Wadleigh Closed Forest to Front St.

Wadleigh St. from Forest St. to Front St./Old Wausau Rd./Sixth Ave. will be closed to through traffic, including emergency vehicles, until 4:00 PM today, Wednesday, July 8, 2020.

Road Construction/Closings
Posted on: July 7, 2020

“21 Years of Visions” Art Exhibit

“Visions XXI,” an open theme, juried exhibit runs through August 15 at the Riverfront Arts Center. Carol Stewart-Tully, an accomplished Central Wisconsin artist with over 55 years of experience, was this year’s juror and her selections are now on display.

There is a wide variety of styles and themes included - all by local talent - with 2-D and 3-D works, including but not limited to paintings, drawings, photography, sculpture, pottery, collage, glasswork, metalwork, stonework, and jewelry. 

In ord...

Read More

Riverfront Arts Center
Posted on: July 7, 2020

Free COVID-19 Testing July 8 in Portage County

The Wis. National Guard will offer free drive-through COVID-19 nasal swab testing Wednesday, July 8, 9 am - 7 pm, or until tests run out, at Portage Co. Health & Human Services, in the back-parking lot, at 817 Whiting Ave., Stevens Point.

Testing is offered to all Portage County and Wisconsin residents ages 5 and older who have been notified that they are a close contact to someone who tested positive for COVID-19, or are demonstrating one or more of the following symptoms: fever, cough, l...

Read More

City of Stevens Point News
Posted on: July 7, 2020

July 6 Joint Review Board and Plan Commission Meeting Videos Online, on TV, & on Radio

The July 6 Joint Review Board & City Plan Commission meeting videos are online. They will play on 105.9 FM radio WSNP-LP Tuesday, July 7 at 5:00 & 10:00 pm, & Wednesday, July 8 at 7:30 am.

Watch the Video in our Archives Videos, TV, Radio (Meetings & More)
Posted on: July 6, 2020

Chip Sealing City Streets July 6 - 10

The City will apply chip & fog seals July 6 - 10, weather permitting. Roads will remain open to traffic, but expect delays up to 30 mins. - 2 hrs. for each direction. Expect loose gravel on roads until second sweeping approx. 72 hours after application.

2020 Pavement Maintenance Map

Road Construction/Closings
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Elections 2020: 7th Circuit Court of Appeal Rulings

On June 29, 2020, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals issued its ruling in the One Wisconsin Institute case that had been on appeal since 2016. The ruling had important impacts on absentee voting and voter residency requirements.

In-Person Absentee Voting

The Court determined that limitations on days, hours and locations for in-person absentee voting contained in the current statute are permissible under the law and that the requirements established\ by 2017 Wisconsin Act 369 are c...

Read More

Elections / Voting
Posted on: July 2, 2020

July 1 Park Board Meeting Video Online, on TV, & on Radio

The July 1 Park Board meeting video is online. It will play on 105.9 FM radio WSNP-LP Thursday, July 2 at 5:00 & 10:00 pm, & Friday, July 3 at 7:30 am.

Watch the Video in our Archives Videos, TV, Radio (Meetings & More)
Posted on: June 24, 2020

Polling Location Changes for District 1 & District 10

Due to COVID 19 and restriction of public access to nursing homes and assisted living facilities, District 1 & District 10 polling locations have been moved.

District 1 – temporarily moved from Briggs Street High Rise, 1300 Briggs Court to Mid-State Technical College, 1001 Centerpoint Drive for the August 11 and November 3 elections. 

District 10 – moved from Portage County Health C...

Read More

Elections / Voting
Posted on: June 23, 2020

Face Masks Required when Entering City Offices

Until further notice, to help stifle the transmission of Covid-19 in and around public spaces within our buildings, the City is requiring all visitors, customers, and vendors to wear face masks when entering City offices.

Visitor Sign says Masks Required in City Buildings

City of Stevens Point News
Posted on: June 23, 2020

Maple Bluff Road under Construction

Maple Bluff Rd. between Hwy. 10 and Golla Rd. will be under construction
but open to local traffic beginning Tuesday, June 23 for approximately 3
weeks (weather permitting). These dates are anticipated and dependent on weather and availability of crews.

Road Construction/Closings
Posted on: June 18, 2020

Stanley Street to close at Fremont Street on Monday, June 22

Fremont St. and Stanley St. to close June 22 for approximately 3 weeks to install underground utilities. The road will be closed to traffic, so a detour utilizing Michigan Ave, Maria Dr, and Division St. will be erected to bypass the construction zone.

Access to the hospital for the general public will be maintained on Stanley Street, though all traffic will need to come from the east. See attached map of the detour route.

These dates are anticipated and dependent on weather and availability of crews.

Read More

See map Road Construction/Closings
Posted on: June 11, 2020

City Employees - Information about Dentist Visits

COVID-19 has altered the way dental practices operate. Offices are taking extra precautionary measures to ensure you and their staff remain safe & healthy. The attached flyer outlines some things you may notice at your next dental appointment.

See the Flyer for More Information (PDF) City Employees
Posted on: June 11, 2020

Community Spread of COVID-19

Portage Co. Health & Human Services-Division of Public Health confirms community spread of COVID-19 in Portage Co, meaning people have been infected with the virus in an area, including some who are not sure how or where they became infected.

Recent increases in positive cases of COVID-19 in Portage County clearly demonstrate the presence of community spread. Community members can assume that anywhere they go in public, especially at establishments or events where physical distancing of 6 feet...

Read More

City of Stevens Point News
Posted on: May 15, 2020

Detours in place for Blue & Yellow Routes

Our 2 Blue & 3 Yellow routes are being detoured due to the closure of Fremont Street from Main Street to Sims Avenue, and the closure of College Avenue from Fremont Street to Illinois Avenue. Detours are expected to be in place until around late October.

2 Blue Route Detour

  • The Blue 2 Route is detoured from Sims Ave., turning right on Illinois, left on Stanley, right on Fourth, left on Isadore, left on Portage, right on Reserve.
  • A temporary bus stop will be added at the corner of Illinois and Prais.&nbs...
Read More, See Maps

Transit