By Brandi Makuski Presentations to the City Council are a relatively new element of council meetings. Prior to Mayor Mike
By Brandi Makuski The first cool day in August is always a signal of the coming autumn for this reporter.
By Brandi Makuski It’s a strange and uncomfortable experience, observing emergency crews stretched beyond their capacity. But such was the
By Brandi Makuski It was sometime in the summer of 2014 when our newsroom became overwhelmed with requests to offer a
By Brandi Makuski, Editor-in-Chief & Nick Wood, MMC Director of Content The online comment section of any publication has potential
By Brandi Makusk This is all Tony Zblewski’s fault. “You’re gonna jump with us, right?” Sgt. Zblewski gleefully inquired of me
By Brandi Makuski I don’t know how they do it. It’s easy to say that, considering all the accommodations the
By Brandi Makuski One of the most basic and cherished cornerstones of this nation is the free exchange of ideas.
By Brandi Makuski Municipal government is not unlike state or federal government. It is a democratically-elected body, held accountable by
By Brandi Makuski For a city that so relishes and promotes its culture and arts, local holiday parades of late are
By Brandi Makuski When this reporter began to cover the 16 students — 15 ninth graders and one eighth grade
By Brandi Makuski Local politicians control our lives in more ways than we’d care to admit sometimes — and with far more
Editor’s Note: The local Open Gov. Traveling show will be held on Wed., March 16 at 10 AM in the
City Times Staff City Times staffers work hard each year to bring you the very best in ultra- local news in
By Brandi Makuski Mayor Mike Wiza sure gets around. While he’s always been very social, his time in office thus
City Times Staff Ninth grade football players never seem to get the love.
By Brandi Makuski Two of the city’s new alders say local government needs a few more good women.
By Brandi Makuski In circles of municipal government, Edgewater Manor meets the very definition of an albatross: it’s been a
Council can’t continue with 3+ hour meetings By Brandi Makuski For the second consecutive month the Stevens Point City Council
Elected officials can’t ask for job while simultaneously criticize performance reviews by media By Brandi Makuski The past several months