On Air Now

Current Show

Coast to Coast AM   12:00 AM - 5:00 AM

Contact Coast to Coast AM at 1-800-825-5033

Show Info »

Upcoming Shows

Program Schedule »


Listen Live Now » 550 AM Wausau, WI 99.9 FM Stevens Point, WI


Current Conditions(Wausau,WI 54403)

More Weather »
50° Feels Like: 50°
Wind: S 6 mph Past 24 hrs - Precip: 0”
Current Radar for Zip


Mostly Cloudy 47°


Partly Cloudy 71°

Sat Night

Thunderstorms 62°


Wausau moves to make 400 block a park


WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAU) – Wausau has taken the first step toward designating the 400 block as a park.

The city's park and recreation committee approved changing the space from public right-of-way to a park Monday night. City staff will come up with a package of ordinance changes and other rules that would apply specifically to the park. The City Council could finalize the changes before the summer event season on the block starts in June.

The changes would help city leaders decide exactly who would pay for maintenance costs and other expenses on the block. Wausau Area Events, which uses the block for summer concerts and other activities, would remain the major scheduler.

Residents could still bring and drink beer, wine and other alcoholic beverages during the popular Wednesday night concerts on the square.

“The reality is it should become much simpler...and make it better long term,” said committee chair Ed Gale.