Community closures, cancellations and reduced services
Below is an up-to-date list of local closings, cancellations and reduced services, as of 5 p.m, Friday, March 20, due to precautions to stymie the spread of COVID-19 aka coronavirus:
* All Merrill Area Public Schools (MAPS) buildings are closed effective Monday morning, March 16, until April 6.
• T.B Scott Free Library closed effective Monday morning. Library administration will work with Merrill officials and the Library Board of Trustees to reassess the situation and determine when it is best to reopen. At this time, there will be no fines assessed and due dates will be extended. Patrons are asked to keep all materials at this time.
• The Merrill Enrichment Center closed effective Monday morning.
• The Merrill-Go-Round will suspend transit services beginning Thursday, March 19.
• St. Stephens United Church of Christ’s Dinner @ 5 event every Monday, is suspended until further notice.
• The Sawmill Brewing Company is closed until further notice.
• City of Merrill Park and Rec Department’s Easter Egg Hunt scheduled for April 4 on the River Bend Trail, has been cancelled.
• The Merrill Enrichment Center’s Spring Craft and Vendor Show Scheduled for April 4, has been cancelled.
• Merrill Parks and Recreation Department’s Children’s Expo scheduled for April 4, has been postponed.
• Merrill Area Meal Ministry “Breaking Bread” meal has been cancelled for the month of March and April.
* The WJJQ Home, Sport and Travel Show with Health Expo scheduled for April 4 and April 5 has been cancelled.
* The Lincoln County Board of Supervisors Meeting for this evening, March 17, has been cancelled.
* The Merrill Foto News will close at 5 p.m. today, March 17, until further notice.
* IncredibleBank has closed their lobby but is still conducting business via drive-thru, effective Tuesday, March 17.
*In the best interests of Social Distancing, Sierra Pacific is not accepting applications at this time.
* Hugo’s Pizza is closed until further notice.
* Merrill Chamber is postponing any events through until April 10.
* mBank is open with Drive-Thru only.
* Edward Jones Offices are closed to the public until further notice.
*Merrill Community Bank is open with Drive-Thru only. In addition their Open House on March 20 has been cancelled.
*Park City Credit Union is open with Drive-Thru only. Westside Drive Thru will be open temporarily.
*BMO Harris is open with Drive-Thru only.
*Associated Bank is open with Drive-Thru only.
*Sawmill Brewing Company will be open for curbside pick-up on Thursday-Friday(March 19 & 20) 3-6pm CASH ONLY. Growlers & Gift Certificates available for purchase only. Please stay in your vehicle. No refills. Cant Hook $9 – Boom Decker Becker $9 – Rip Saw Irish Ale $9 – River Hog $9 Logger Lager $9 – Spring Thaw $9 – Stay Gold, Ponyboi $11 – Walk in the Woods $11 – The Big Burly-Imperial Stout $11 – Schwarzbier $9 – Staycation Libation $14 – Trapper’s Cabin $9
*Hugo’s Pizza will be temporarily closed until further notice.
*The Grand Stand will be open shortly using the menu from Studio 808 715-722-0882 Menu
*Ballyhoo’s will be offering Delivery or Curb-side pick- up. 715-536-7600
*Ana Blair’s Boutique is offering Take out/Curb side pick up on their drinks. Stop in and shop! Limited number in the store at one time. Menu
*First Street Coffee Stations 809 E. First Street will remain closed until further notice. 501 S. Pine Ridge Ave will have drive-thru and delivery (Monday – Friday) service available. 715-722-0020. Food Menu Drink Menu
*Merrill Eagles Club Food will be available to take-out only Tuesday thru Friday. Bingo on Saturday March 21st has been cancelled.
*Les & Jim’s Lincoln Lanes – Curb Side pick up for food is available. 715-536-9405 All league bowling has been postponed until further notice.
*Dug Out is open for take out or deliveries. Call 715-536-8870
*Kathy & Cal’s Club 64 will be open on Friday and Saturday for Pick-up only. 715-536-3847
*Subway Drive-thru will be open. Place your order online or call ahead – 715-539-2005
*Chip’s Restaurant is open with Drive-thru Only.
*Culver’s of Merrill is open with Drive-thru Only.
*Arby’s of Merrill is open with Drive-thru and Take out only. Menu
*Los Mezcales will only be offering Take out or Curbside pick up.715-722-0676.
*Ed and Sharon’s Restaurant will have Curb side pick up on Wednesday, Friday-Sunday. 715-536-3429 Menu
*Merrill Dairy Queen is open.
*Salvo’s Pizza will be closing until further notice.
*McDonald’s dining room and playland is closed until further notice. However their Drive-thru is OPEN.
*Throw Line Drinkery closed until further notice.
*The Pizza Shop is open with normal business hours but Take-out only. 715-536-4881 Menu 1 Menu 2
*B’s Club 107 is open for Take-out/curbside pickup as well as delivery until further notice. Open Today 3/18 3-7pm, Thursday – Sunday 11am-7pm. Offering Wing Wednesday and BBQ Ribs on Thursday. Call 715-539-8898 or 715-351-8898 Credit card payment only over $20. Cash payment preferred. Menu 1 Menu 2
*Z’s Fork Horners will be have curbside pick-up on Friday-Sunday. 715-873-4538 Menu 1 Menu 2
*Friendship House will have curbside pick-up. 715-536-8582
*Overboard Bar & Grill (formally Gail’s Place) will have curbside pick-up. 715-536-3434
*Kozy Korner will be offering curbside pick-up 715-409-6722
*Pine Ridge Restaurant will offer curbside pick-up. 715-536-3010
*St. Francis Fish Fries have been postponed.
*Red Granite will have take-out 715-536-9381
*Ma’s Place (Gleason) will be offering take out on Friday Fish Fry from 11am to 7pm. 715-873-3377
*For more information about restaurants – hours, menus, etc., please visit www.eatinmerrill.com
*Kwik Trip will have NO Self Served coffee, cappuccino, fountain soda, condiments and some roller grill items. All bakery items will be pre-packaged.
*Merrill FotoNews Front Office will be closing to the public at 5pm March 17th until further notice.
*St. John Lutheran, St. Francis, Trinity and New Testament Schools are closed until at least April 6th.
*Merrill Fire Department has suspended all Fire House Tours, blood pressure screenings, CPR classes, hosting meetings, etc. until further notice.
*Merrill Optimist, Merrill Rotary & Merrill Lion’s Club will not have weekly meetings until further notice.
*Merrill Area Housing Authority closing offices to the public. Staff will be available to tenants. Call 715-722-1081 with any questions.
*Brooke’s School of Dance – closed until further notice.
*Wal-mart store hours will be from 7am to 8:30pm
*Rosebud Yoga will only be open to 10 people or less and spacing will be more spread out.
*Merrill Businesses are open for business. Call before heading there to make sure! Some restrictions may apply.
*River Bend Trail has postponed meetings and events until further notice.
*The Cosmo Theater will be closed until further notice.
*Merrill/Tomahawk Municipal Courts will not be holding any court cases until June 1st.
*Frokjer & Hersil SC – to schedule an appointment please call 715-536-4511 or email. To change any upcoming appointment to phone or video, please call.
*Blue Jay Taxi is running from 6am-10pm 715-539-8294
*Merrill Ace Hardware is still open but encouraging to take advantage of ordering on www.acehardware.com with pick up within 1 hour. Pick up at the curb. Call 715-536-5822
*Riverside Athletic Club – Some classes available to watch online. Please visit their Facebook page to see what classes and how to get them.
*Need free WIFI – park downtown Merrill, TB Scott Library Parking Lot and some of MAPS schools Parking lots you can get it.
*Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church Services and event are cancelled through April 5.
*Bible Presbyterian Church will be offering two services on Sundays 9am and 11am. Will be attempting to Live Stream one of the services. Sunday School has been suspended.
*St. John Lutheran Church has cancelled all Bible study groups, meetings & services through April 5th. Wednesday Lenten Service 7pm and Sunday Service at 11:30am will be broadcasted on Bluejay radio 730AM. Please visit Facebook page to watch a video of the service.
*St. Stephen’s Church will be closed, however you are able to listen to the service on WJMT on Sundays. Dinner @ 5PM is suspended until further notice.
*St. Francis Xaiver Church has temporarily cancelled Weekend & Weekday Liturgies. Reconciliation Times still available on Wednesday at 8:15, Saturday 9am & 3pm (and by appointment)
*The Aging and Disability Resource Center of Central Wisconsin will be cancelling classes, home visits, in-office visits, senior dining sites until April 3rd.
*Marshfield Clinic – please call the clinic to see if you need to be seen. 715-539-0101 We are postponing certain, non-urgent appointments. We are suspending all elective ambulatory and inpatient procedures, and non-urgent ambulatory visits. We are actively calling each patient who will be impacted by this change to reschedule their appointment.
*Aspirus Clinic still seeing patients with scheduled appointments. 715-539-5600 Nurse practitioner Sarah Burghaus said “Telehealth is good for people of all ages, but especially benefits the elderly who may have some difficulties or concerns.”
*Ascension Good Samaritan Hospital only open to the person who has appointments. If you have a fever, please do not come and re-schedule your appointment. They are offering at $20 online visit. Click HERE to go to the online site and enter the code HOME. Walk-in and Emergency Room are open. Visitor’s are restricted until further notice
*Lincoln County Humane Society closed until further notice. Please call 715-536-3459 to adopt, surrender or pick-up your pet.
*HAVEN Sunday Bingo has been suspended for the next two weeks. Will revisit the issue after April 1st.
*Lincoln County Extension & Health Department working on creating a food resource guide. www.choosemyplate.com
*All Marathon Co. Public Library locations are closed until April 6th.
*Wisconsin Historical Museum and Wade House Historic Site is closed until April 11th.
*Woodson YMCA facilities will be closed until April 6th. Child care will stay open.
*Wildwood Zoo, Wildwood station in Marshfield is closed until further notice.
*AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Sites Service suspended until further notice.
*Habitat for Humanity of Wausau has suspended donation intake and store operation until further notice.
*Spring Craft & Vendor Show at Les & Jim’s new date May 9th.
*Merrill Wrestle Mania at the Merrill Expo Center new date June 20th
*”The Music Man” Musical at Merrill High School new dates May 28-30.
*Bowl for Kids Sake for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northcentral Wisconsin new date is May 30th.
*Honor Flight Run/Walk & Bock Fest new date June 13th.
*Children’s Festival at the MARC has been postponed.
*T-RAW Walk has been postponed.
*Merrill Eagles Club Spring Raffle scheduled for March 29 has been postponed to May 31st.
*Lincoln County Ladies Woodies was scheduled for March 23 has been postponed to May 20th.
For an up to date list of Tomahawk area closures and cancellations, click here.
This list will be updated as information becomes available. If you would like to report a closing or cancellation, please contact Editor Jeremy Ratliff at (715) 407-4454 or email email@example.com