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    Monday, December 10, 2018
    Thoughts and memories of loved ones light up our lives. In recognition of those dear to us, thousands of lites now shine on the Aspirus Riverview Lites of Love trees. Hundreds of people gathered in Wisconsin Rapids on November 15 to celebrate the lighting of the eight Lites of Love trees between Aspirus Riverview Hospital and the Riverview Expressway. The trees will remain illuminated ...read more
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    Monday, December 10, 2018
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Mid-State Technical College will soon celebrate the achievements of its newest graduates in a combined commencement ceremony at its Wisconsin Rapids campus. The ceremony takes place in the College’s gymnasium at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 16. Combining its separate campus commencement ceremonies into one marks a first for the College.   “We are excited to bring all of our ...read more
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    Friday, December 07, 2018
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Mid-State Technical College Board member Betty Bruski Mallek was recently elected to serve on the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) Nominating Committee for the West Region. Bruski Mallek accepted the two-year term assignment and position of influence on behalf of Mid-State at the national level during the 2018 Annual ACCT Leadership Congress held Oct. 24–27, ...read more
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    Wednesday, December 05, 2018
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Mid-State Technical College alumnus and Foundation Board member Larry Turba has earned statewide recognition for his contributions to technical education and the central Wisconsin community. Turba recently received the 2018 Distinguished Alumnus Award from the Wisconsin Technical College District Boards Association on October 12 during the fall quarterly meeting of the ...read more
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    Friday, November 30, 2018
    Fans Will Be Able To Submit Their Own Designs For The New Home Jersey The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters are eager to announce the first home jersey design contest! The jersey design that is selected will be the inspiration for the Rafters new home jersey. This jersey will be worn by all Rafters players and coaches for all 36 home games in the 2019 season and the years to come.  Rafters’ fans of ...read more
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    Friday, November 30, 2018
    Aspirus Riverview Clinic in Wisconsin Rapids welcomes Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist Kathy J. Russeth, MD.  Dr. Russeth joins the clinic’s team of behavioral health professionals to help meet our area’s growing need for mental health and substance abuse services.  Dr. Russeth takes a special interest in anxiety disorders, depressive disorders, and trauma. She takes an eclectic, personalized ...read more
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    Thursday, November 29, 2018
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Anyone looking for the perfect gift for that difficult-to-buy-for loved one on their list will have some new options to choose from this holiday season. Mid-State Technical College is offering a number of ways people can spread their love of learning and share the mission to transform lives with a unique Mid-State gift this season.    Continuing Education Gift ...read more
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    Wednesday, November 28, 2018
    A men’s cancer support group sharing meeting will be held Tuesday, January 8; while a women’s cancer support group sharing meeting will be held Monday, January 14.   Both meetings will be from 5:15 to 6:15 pm in the Aspirus Riverview Hospital Lower Level Conference Center, 410 Dewey Street, Wisconsin Rapids.    The sharing meetings are exclusively for cancer patients and survivors. (Please ...read more
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    Wednesday, November 28, 2018
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Mid-State Technical College will soon celebrate the achievements of its newest graduates in a combined commencement ceremony at its Wisconsin Rapids campus. The ceremony takes place in the College’s gymnasium at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 16. Combining its separate campus commencement ceremonies into one marks a first for the College.   “We are excited to bring all of our ...read more
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    Wednesday, November 28, 2018
    GOLF Magazine named Mammoth Dunes the Best New Course of 2018. With back-to-back Best New Course courses (Sand Valley by Coore & Crenshaw was named Best New in 2017), Sand Valley is the first property to receive the award in consecutive years. Plus, The Sandbox was named Best New Short Course of 2018! With 54 holes of Best New golf at Sand Valley, which course will be your ...read more
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    Tuesday, November 27, 2018
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Mid-State Technical College has announced a new series of Meet Me @ Mid-State dates. Each event offers the community a chance to tour a Mid-State campus, apply to the College for free and get one step closer to career goals. The tours will take place concurrently at its locations in Adams, Marshfield, Stevens Point and Wisconsin Rapids on Wednesdays, November 28 through ...read more
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    Wednesday, November 21, 2018
    Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.- The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters have partnered with the Hotel Mead & Conference Center to hold the 6th Annual Rafters “Hot Stove” Rendezvous on Thursday, January 10th. The event will feature two former Rafter players from the 2016 Championship team; Blair Lakso and Dustin Woodcock. Lakso just completed his second season within the Twins organization posting a solid ...read more
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    Tuesday, November 20, 2018
    Could you have diabetes or pre-diabetes and not know it? Symptoms often develop slowly and can be subtle. And many people have no symptoms at all.    Aspirus invites all ladies to learn more about diabetes and pre-diabetes at the free Aspiring Women ladies’ night out, “Dodging Diabetes.” The Certified Diabetes Educators from Aspirus Riveview’s Diabetes & Nutrition Center will ...read more
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    Tuesday, November 20, 2018
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Mid-State Technical College Cosmetology students will again share their hair-cutting skills with the community with free haircuts and a lot of fun at the College’s Cuts for Kids event. The event takes places in Mid-State’s Wisconsin Rapids gymnasium and on-campus salon on Tuesday, Dec. 4, from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Attendees will enjoy free haircuts for kids and much more, ...read more
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    Monday, November 19, 2018
    Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.- The Rafters are coming off a 2018 campaign where they finished with 34 wins and ended up just shy of the playoff picture. The 2019 season will be one of most exciting in recent history to due to the fact it will be the franchises 10 anniversary season. Wisconsin Rapids will open their season on the road against the Rockford Rivets on Tuesday, May 28th next summer. This ...read more
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    Monday, November 19, 2018
    Ignite your holiday spirit as you gather with friends and family at the Performing Arts Center of Wisconsin Rapids on Friday, December 14, to experience Under the Streetlamp’s joyous celebration of the holidays.   Enjoy amazing vocal harmonies with live accompaniment of your favorite holiday tunes, plus songs from the American Radio Songbook. Featured will be “I’ll be Home for Christmas,” ...read more
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    Monday, November 19, 2018
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – The public is invited to a panel hosted by the Mid-State Technical College Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society on the topic of modern technologies, how they have affected communication and how we can bridge the gap between older adults and youth. The event is free and takes place on Monday, Dec. 3, at 6:30 p.m. on Mid-State’s Stevens Point campus, room CER 634.   The “More ...read more
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    Friday, November 16, 2018
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Mid-State Technical College will launch a new Construction Trades technical diploma program this spring, with classes starting the week of January 2 on the Wisconsin Rapids campus. The program can be completed in 12 weeks, with classes on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays to make it easier for working students to attend.   The Construction Trades technical diploma was ...read more
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    Wednesday, November 14, 2018
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday.  This year, #GivingTuesday will be November 27, 2018.  #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving.     With United Way of South Wood & Adams Counties you can get ...read more
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    Tuesday, November 13, 2018
    MILWAUKEE, Nov. 12, 2018 – Area entrepreneur Pete Jungwirth of Wisconsin Rapids took home the top prize at the Central Wisconsin Hatch Regional Finale Wednesday night held at the Noel Car Barn, earning $5,000 for his company, Amira Learning. The company uses artificial intelligence technology to help teachers assess students’ reading levels and improve their skills individually, based on specific ...read more
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    Tuesday, November 06, 2018
    SHOE SENSATION HOST 3RD ANNUAL SOCKS FOR TROOPS FUNDRAISER Shoe Sensation is collecting socks for active Military and local Veterans NOVEMBER 1st -DECEMBER 24th, 2018-Shoe Sensation, a regional chain of name brand family shoe stores, is hosting its 3rd annual “Socks For Troops” companywide. Each store will be collecting socks for active duty military or local veterans in our local communities. ...read more
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    Wednesday, October 10, 2018
    The Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce has two garden level offices available for rent. May be rented together or separately. We offer a quiet professional office environment with a full board room available to schedule larger meetings if necessary. Great visibility and ample parking in the Heart of the Wisconsin Rapids community. Please contact Sharon Zeman for more information.
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