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    Tuesday, August 15, 2017
    World Series Bid on the Line for Rafters and Bombers Winner of today advances to Northwoods Summer Collegiate World Series Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – With a chance to reach the Northwoods League Collegiate World Series for the second year in a row, the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (1-0) host the Battle Creek Bombers (1-0) on Tuesday at Witter Field. Following a thrilling 6-4 victory at Witter ...read more
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    Tuesday, August 15, 2017
    Historic Season Comes to an End for 2017 Wisconsin Rapids Rafters Battle Creek set to represent South Division in World Series Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – A record book season came to an end Tuesday evening from Witter Field, with a 6-1 loss for the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters to the Battle Creek Bombers. A combination of dominant pitching and power hitting pushed Battle Creek to the South ...read more
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    Monday, August 14, 2017
    Rafters Host Chinooks to Open 2017 Northwoods League Playoffs Wisconsin Rapids and Lakeshore square off in postseason for second straight year Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – For the second consecutive season, the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (52-20, 25-11) host the opening round of the playoffs on Monday at Witter Field against the Lakeshore Chinooks (38-34, 20-17). Following a record breaking season ...read more
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    Monday, August 14, 2017
    Rafters Erase Late Deficit to Advance to Second Round with Thrilling Win Back-to-back home runs in eighth guide Wisconsin Rapids over Lakeshore in round one Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – A playoff atmosphere from Witter Field saw the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters come from behind to defeat the Lakeshore Chinooks 6-4 on Monday. Ryan Stekl’s two-run, go-ahead home run in the eighth inning put the ...read more
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    Monday, August 14, 2017
    Rafters Finish Regular Season at Witter Field Wisconsin Rapids and Lakeshore play season finale Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – The 2017 regular season comes to a close as Wisconsin Rapids (51-20, 24-11) completes its 72 game schedule at Witter Field against Lakeshore (38-33, 20-16) on Sunday. The Chinooks defeated the Rafters 8-3 on Saturday to open the final series of the regular season. ...read more
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    Sunday, August 13, 2017
    Rafters Break Northwoods Win Record on Sunday to Finish Regular Season Dustin Woodcock sets record for most RBI’s in a single season in team history Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – The final game of the regular season saw three significant records broken by the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (52-20, 25-11) in a 9-2 victory on Sunday at Witter Field over the Lakeshore Chinooks (38-34, 20-17). With ...read more
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    Sunday, August 13, 2017
    ​ Northwoods League Announces 2017 Postseason Awards Six Rafters players, two coaches, and broadcaster honored by league Wisconsin Rapids, WI. – The Northwoods League announced the 2017 Postseason All-Star Team and award winners on Sunday, August 13 that includes six Rafters players, two coaches, and the team’s radio voice. In a season where the Rafters have broken 32 team ...read more
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    Saturday, August 12, 2017
    Rafters Attempt to Break NWL Single Season Wins Mark Wisconsin Rapids hosts Lakeshore for the final series of the regular season Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – Wisconsin Rapids (51-19, 24-10) is one win away from breaking the record for most wins in a season and can accomplish the feat at Witter Field vs. Lakeshore (37-33, 19-16) on Saturday. Following a sweep of Rockford on Friday, the Rafters ...read more
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    Saturday, August 12, 2017
    ] Rafters Drop Series Opener to Lakeshore on Saturday Chinooks clinch playoff berth Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – The Lakeshore Chinooks (38-33, 20-16) defeated the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (51-20, 24-11) 8-3 in the opening game of the final series of the regular season at Witter Field on Saturday. With the win, Lakeshore clinches a playoff spot with Sunday marking the final day of the season to ...read more
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    Friday, August 11, 2017
    Rafters Play Final Road Game of the Regular Season With a win, Wisconsin Rapids ties the record for most wins in a single season in league history Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – In its final game on the road of 2017, Wisconsin Rapids (50-19, 23-10) takes on Rockford (38-30, 21-13) from Rivets Stadium on Friday. With a win, the Rafters tie the record for most wins in a single season in league ...read more
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    Friday, August 11, 2017
    Rafters Tie Northwoods League Wins Record on Friday Jesse Slinger throws six innings, breaks franchise record for most wins in a single season Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – With a 5-3 win on Friday in Rockford (38-31, 21-14), Wisconsin Rapids (51-19, 24-10) clinched their fourth straight South Division title and tied the record for most wins in a season in league history. The Rafters swept the ...read more
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    Friday, August 11, 2017
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    Friday, August 11, 2017
    Rafters Travel to Rockford to Finish Road Schedule Wisconsin Rapids plays two at Rockford to finalize season series vs. Rivets Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – To finish the road portion of the 2017 schedule, Wisconsin Rapids (49-19, 22-10) travels to Rockford (38-29, 21-12) in a matchup with the Rivets on Thursday from Rivets Stadium. The Rafters are 3-3 against the Rivets this year, and come off ...read more
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    Thursday, August 10, 2017
    Rafters Break Franchise Wins Record on Thursday in Rockford Ten runs in the fourth fuel Rafters historic night Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – In one inning, Wisconsin Rapids (50-19, 23-10) seized control of Thursday night on the road in Rockford (38-30, 21-13) for a record-setting 12-2 victory from Rivets Stadium. With the win, the Rafters earned their 50th win on the season to break the record ...read more
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    Wednesday, August 09, 2017
    The Women’s Cancer Support Group will meet Monday, September 11, and the Men’s Cancer Support Group will meet Tuesday, September 12. Meetings are held from 5:15 to 6:15 pm in the Aspirus Riverview Hospital Lower Level Conference Center, 410 Dewey Street, Wisconsin Rapids. Both September meetings will feature “Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy: Treatment Option for Late Effects of ...read more
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    Wednesday, August 09, 2017
    Rafters and Bombers Finish Season Series on Wednesday With a win, Wisconsin Rapids breaks its record for most wins in a season (50) Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – With a win on Wednesday night at Witter Field vs. Battle Creek (38-28, 18-13), Wisconsin Rapids (49-18, 22-9) clinches its best record in a single season set by last years World Series team. After a double-header sweep of the Bombers on ...read more
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    Wednesday, August 09, 2017
    Get healthy by taking a sensible approach to lifetime weight control. Register today for Aspirus Riverview Hospital’s popular “Winding Your Weigh Down” class. The eight-week program will be held Thursdays, from September 21 through November 9. Classes will meet from 5:30 to 6:30 pm in Aspirus Riverview Hospital’s lower level. In addition to the eight classes, participants ...read more
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    Wednesday, August 09, 2017
    Rafters Drop Season Finale to Bombers on Wednesday Bombers blast two home runs and Rafters strand 15 on base Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (49-19, 22-10) left 15 runners on base in the regular season finale against the Battle Creek Bombers (39-28, 19-13) in a 7-4 loss on Wednesday at Witter Field. Battle Creek committed five errors in the game, but drove two home ...read more
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    Tuesday, August 08, 2017
    Security Health Plan investing $125,000 in school-based behavioral health grants MARSHFIELD – Recognizing the best intervention is early intervention, Security Health Plan of Wisconsin, Inc., part of Marshfield Clinic Health System, today announced it is investing $125,000 in school-based behavioral health grants in 2017. Security Health Plan is collaborating with Mindfield LLC, to train ...read more
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    Tuesday, August 08, 2017
    In Our Hearts Forever, a free grief support group for those who have experienced infertility, pregnancy loss, stillbirth or newborn death, will meet Tuesday, September 5, from 6:30 to 7:30 pm in Aspirus Riverview Hospital’s lower level conference center. In Our Hearts Forever offers support during a difficult time. The group consists of people who have experienced the same losses and wish ...read more
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    Monday, August 07, 2017
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    Monday, August 07, 2017
    Rafters Host Bombers for Double Header on Monday Wisconsin Rapids opens three-game series vs. Battle Creek at Witter Field Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – In the final series of the season against Battle Creek (38-26, 18-11), Wisconsin Rapids (47-18, 20-9) hosts the Bombers at Witter Field on Monday for a double-header. The Rafters are 4-1 against the Bombers this year, and can claim the season ...read more
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    Monday, August 07, 2017
    Rafters Sweep Bombers in Doubleheader Monday Stekl caps off big day with walk-off homer in game one Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – In a doubleheader featuring two seven-inning games between Wisconsin Rapids (49-18, 22-9) and Battle Creek (38-28, 18-13), the Rafters took both games from Witter Field with a 4-3 win in game one, and a 9-1 victory in the nightcap. Game one needed eight innings to ...read more
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    Sunday, August 06, 2017
    Rafters Complete Season Sweep of Kingfish on Sunday Wisconsin Rapids clinches best overall record in the South with victory and Battle Creek loss Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – In the final meeting in the regular season, Wisconsin Rapids (47-18, 20-9) finishes its season series a perfect 8-0 after an 11-1 victory over Kenosha (33-32, 11-19) on Sunday from Witter Field. With the win, the Rafters ...read more
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    Saturday, August 05, 2017
    Rafters Edge Kingfish at Home on Saturday Stott’s go-ahead RBI in the seventh pushes Rafters to victory Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – A pitcher’s duel between Wisconsin Rapids (46-18, 19-9) and Kenosha (33-31, 11-18) went in favor of the Rafters, 2-1 at Witter Field on Saturday. Dustin Woodcock blasted a solo shot in the second; his ninth of the year while Bryson Stott drove in the ...read more
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    Friday, August 04, 2017
    Rafters Play Final Game in Michigan on Friday Wisconsin Rapids seeks to finish 4-0 in Battle Creek Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – For the final time this season, Wisconsin Rapids (45-18, 18-9) plays in the state of Michigan with a series finale against Battle Creek (37-25, 17-10) on Friday at C.O. Brown Stadium. The Rafters offense carried the way in an 11-4 victory against the Bombers on ...read more
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    Friday, August 04, 2017
    Rafters and Bombers Rained Out on Friday Two teams set for a double-header on Monday Wisconsin Rapids, WI. – Due to heavy rain, the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters and Battle Creek Bombers were forced to postpone tonight’s (August 4th) game. The Rafters and Bombers will make up tonight’s game on Monday, August 7th as part of a doubleheader at Witter Field. The first game of the ...read more
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    Thursday, August 03, 2017
    Rafters Head to Battle Creek for Final Michigan Trip Battle for the top spot in the second half South heats up Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – For the final time this season, Wisconsin Rapids (44-18, 17-9) travels to Michigan to face Battle Creek (37-24, 17-9) on Thursday from C.O Brown Stadium. The Rafters are 3-1 this year when playing the Bombers, and come off a series-sweeping win against ...read more
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    Thursday, August 03, 2017
    ARTS COUNCIL 2017-18 TICKET SALES The Arts Council of South Wood County is preparing for its 2017-18 performance season. Information was recently mailed to patrons and season ticket holders. If you are not a patron or season ticket holder, but would like to be added to the mailing list, please call the Arts Council office at 715.424.ARTS (2787), visit www.SavorTheArts.org or stop by 1040 8 th ...read more
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    Thursday, August 03, 2017
    Rafters Offense Rides Hot Start to Win in Battle Creek Wisconsin Rapids notches 16 hits in the victory Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – Offense carried the way for Wisconsin Rapids (45-18, 18-9) in an 11-4 victory in Battle Creek (37-25, 17-10) from C.O Brown Stadium on Thursday. It did not take long for the newest member of the Rafters lineup to make an impact. On the second pitch he saw, Alex ...read more
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    Wednesday, August 02, 2017
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Mid-State Technical College is hosting an informational session for students who would like to earn college credit for their life and military experience. Part of the College’s Credit for Prior Learning program, the “Get Credit” event will be held on Saturday, August 12, from 10 a.m. to noon on the Wisconsin Rapids campus. The Get Credit event answers ...read more
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    Tuesday, August 01, 2017
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    Tuesday, August 01, 2017
    Ladies… Whether you are living with back pain or just want to do all you can to keep your back strong and healthy, Aspirus invites you to “Back in the Groove” a free Aspiring Women girls’ night out. “Back in the Groove” will feature Kathleen Schultz, Joint Care Coordinator with Aspirus Riverview Joint Center, and therapists from Aspirus Riverview Therapies. In ...read more
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    Tuesday, August 01, 2017
    Rafters Come Back to Defeat Growlers on Tuesday Three-run eighth the difference in 7-5 win Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – Wisconsin Rapids (44-18, 17-9) trailed 5-4 entering the bottom of the eighth inning, but three runs in the frame were the deciding factor in a 7-5 victory over Kalamazoo (18-41, 9-17) at Witter Field. Home runs from Ryan Stekl and Jake Guenther tied the game for Wisconsin ...read more
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    Tuesday, August 01, 2017
    Rafters and Growlers Meet for Final Time in 2017 Wisconsin Rapids attempts to finish 4-0 at Witter Field vs. Kalamazoo Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – One game remains in the season series for Wisconsin Rapids (43-18, 16-9) and Kalamazoo (18-40, 9-15) from Witter Field on Tuesday. The Rafters are 6-1 against the Growlers this year, while standing a perfect 3-0 at home after an 8-2 win on Monday. ...read more
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    Monday, July 31, 2017
    Mid-State congratulates students on superior academic performance WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Mid-State Technical College has announced the Dean’s List for spring semester of 2017. This recognition is reserved for Mid-State students who have enrolled in six or more credits and have earned a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.75 during the semester. Following is the list of ...read more
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    Monday, July 31, 2017
    Rafters Host Growlers For Final Series with Kalamazoo Wisconsin Rapids 5-1 vs. Kalamazoo this season Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – Playing its third straight game at home, Wisconsin Rapids (42-18, 15-9) welcomes Kalamazoo (18-39, 9-14) to Witter Field on Monday. The Rafters are 5-1 against the Growlers this season, and come off a series split with Lakeshore. Lakeshore’s Drake Lubin drove ...read more
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    Sunday, July 30, 2017
    Rafters and Chinooks Meet for Series Finale on Sunday Wisconsin Rapids seeks fourth win against Lakeshore this season Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – Looking to avoid a sweep, Wisconsin Rapids (41-18, 14-9) hosts Lakeshore (31-27, 13-10) on Sunday at Witter Field for the series finale. The Rafters comeback bid fell short on Saturday to the Chinooks in an 8-7 loss. The visiting Chinooks did not ...read more
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    Sunday, July 30, 2017
    Rafters Split Series Against Lakeshore With Win on Sunday McReaken strong out of the bullpen to seal victory Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – In the series finale at Witter Field, Wisconsin Rapids (42-18, 15-9) defeated Lakeshore (31-28, 13-11) on Sunday, 6-2. Scott Kapers drove in two runs on a double in the fourth inning and the Rafters took advantage of two costly Lakeshore errors. Mason ...read more
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    Saturday, July 29, 2017
    Rafters Begin Four Game Home Stand on Saturday Wisconsin Rapids play 10 of final 14 games at home Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – Home for four games in a row, Wisconsin Rapids (41-17, 14-8) begins a two-game series with Lakeshore (30-27, 12-10) on Saturday at Witter Field. The Rafters completed a double-header sweep of Madison on Friday, finishing the season 6-2 against the Mallards. With a tied ...read more
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    Saturday, July 29, 2017
    Rafters Drop Series Opener to Chinooks Late rally comes up short in 8-7 loss to Lakeshore Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – A ninth inning rally came up just short for Wisconsin Rapids (41-18, 14-9) in an 8-7 loss to Lakeshore (31-27, 13-10) on Saturday at Witter Field. A big second inning from Lakeshore was highlighted by a bases clearing triple from Jacob Richardson in the Chinooks first trip to ...read more
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    Friday, July 28, 2017
    MARSHFIELD – Mike Biadasz’s death when he and 16 cattle on his family’s farm near Amherst were overcome by toxic gas released from a manure pit last year has spurred his family to help prevent a similar farm tragedy from occurring again. Today, the Biadasz Family donated $40,000 it raised to the National Farm Medicine Center (NFMC) based at Marshfield Clinic Research Institute ...read more
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    Friday, July 28, 2017
    Rafters Sweep Mallards in Madison on Friday Henderson earns 15th save, offense shows timely at-bats in two wins Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – To finish the season series against Madison (30-26, 11-11), Wisconsin Rapids (41-17, 14-8) completed a double-header sweep of the Mallards on Friday at Warner Park, winning game one 9-6, and game two 5-3. The Rafters finished the season 6-2 against the ...read more
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    Friday, July 28, 2017
    Rafters and Mallards Meet for Two and Finish Season Series Wisconsin Rapids and Madison end season series at Warner Park Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – With two games left in the season series, Wisconsin Rapids (39-17, 12-8) takes on Madison (30-25, 11-9) on the road at Warner Park for two games on Friday. The Rafters are 4-2 vs. the Mallards after a 2-1 win at Witter Field on Thursday. Madison ...read more
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    Thursday, July 27, 2017
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – The Mid-State Technical College Foundation is hosting its annual Trapshoot Fundraiser on Friday, September 8, 2017. The event will be held at the Wisconsin Trapshooting Association in Nekoosa and is designed to prioritize funding for student scholarships, student services and special program support. It is a major source of funding for the College’s emergency loan ...read more
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    Thursday, July 27, 2017
    Rafters Snap Four Game Skid and Defeat Madison at Home Pitching staff led by Carranza quiets Mallards bats Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – Coming off a four game losing streak, Wisconsin Rapids (39-17, 12-8) bounced back into the win column with a 2-1 win over the Madison Mallards (30-25, 11-9) on Thursday. In the pitching duel, Wisconsin Rapids scraped together their two runs on a wild pitch and ...read more
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    Wednesday, July 26, 2017
    Rafters Return for Home and Home with Woodchucks Wisconsin Rapids set for final two games of the year with Wisconsin Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – To finish the season series, Wisconsin Rapids (38-15, 11-6) hosts Wisconsin (21-32, 6-12) in the first game of a home and home double-header before heading to Wausau on Wednesday for the nightcap. The Rafters and Woodchucks are tied in the season ...read more
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    Wednesday, July 26, 2017
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Responding to the ever-changing needs of the job market, Mid-State Technical College is offering five new degree programs in the fall: Agribusiness and Science Technology; Business Analyst; Emergency Services Management; Heating, Ventilation, & Air Conditioning (HVAC); and IT Computer Support Specialist. The additions came about as a result of the College’s ...read more
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    Wednesday, July 26, 2017
    Woodchucks Sweep Double-Header Against Rafters Woodchucks score a total of 25 runs in two games on Wednesday Wisconsin Rapids, WI – For the second time this season, Wisconsin (23-32, 8-12) swept Wisconsin Rapids (38-17, 11-8) in a double-header after winning 15-5 and 10-9 on Wednesday. In the second game, the Woodchucks walked off in the bottom of the 12th to win the season series 5-3 over ...read more
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    Tuesday, July 25, 2017
    BLOOD DRIVES AT ASPIRUS RIVERVIEW HOSPITAL AUGUST 15 & 28 Be a hero by donating blood at an Aspirus Riverview Hospital community blood drive. Blood drives are held twice monthly in the hospital’s lower level conference center. The June blood drives will be Tuesday, August 15, from 10 am to 3 pm and Monday, August 28, from 2 pm to 7 pm. No appointment is needed. To accommodate donors, ...read more
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    Tuesday, July 25, 2017
    Rafters and Rivets Battle for Second Half South Lead Winner moves into first place lead of South’s second half Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – With a first place lead in the South Division’s second half of the season on the line today, Wisconsin Rapids (38-14, 11-5) finishes its six-game road trip in Rockford (28-22, 11-5) from Loves Park on Tuesday. The Rivets defeated the Rafters ...read more
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    Tuesday, July 25, 2017
    Northwoods League Announces 2017 Major League Dreams Showcase Rosters Four Rafter players selected by MLB Scouts to participate Wisconsin Rapids, WI -- The Northwoods League has announced the rosters for the 2017 Major League Dreams Showcase, which will be hosted by the Madison Mallards at Warner Park on Tuesday, August 8. Four Rafters have been selected to participate in the two-game event. The ...read more
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    Tuesday, July 25, 2017
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    Tuesday, July 25, 2017
    Rivets Sweep Rafters With One-Run Victory on Tuesday Rockford moves into first place in South Divisional second half of the season Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – For the first time this season, Rockford (28-22, 12-5) holds possession of first place in the second half South Divisional standings with a 4-3 win against Wisconsin Rapids (38-15, 11-5) on Tuesday from Rivets Stadium. The series is now ...read more
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    Monday, July 24, 2017
    Road Trip for the Rafters Continues in Rockford Wisconsin Rapids is 4-0 on current six-game road trip Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – With two games left on its current road trip, Wisconsin Rapids (38-13, 11-4) heads to Rockford (27-22, 10-5) for a two-game series at Rivets Stadium starting on Monday. The Rafters are 3-1 against the Rivets this season. The Rafters come off a 2-1 victory on Sunday ...read more
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    Monday, July 24, 2017
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – The United Way of Inner Wisconsin, for the 29 th year, is administering a grant from the Federal Emergency Food & Shelter Program for distribution in Wood County, according to Tari Jahns, Chief Executive Officer. Jahns said the grant is in the amount of $10,144. The purpose of the grant is to supplement and extend existing emergency food and shelter programs in ...read more
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    Monday, July 24, 2017
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis.— The UniFirst Corporation (NYSE: UNF) industrial laundry facility in Wisconsin Rapids, Wis., has been awarded TRSA’s Hygienically Clean Food Safety (HCFS) certification status for its cleaning and servicing of work apparel for food-related industries. UniFirst is a leading provider of workplace uniforms and protective clothing to businesses, large and small, ...read more
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    Monday, July 24, 2017
    Rivets Snap Rafters Five-Game Win-Streak on Monday Watson drives in six for Rockford, hits a grand slam Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – Early and often offense powered Rockford (28-22, 11-5) to a 12-4 win on Tuesday against Wisconsin Rapids (38-14) on Monday. The Rafters are now 3-2 against the Rivets on the season. First inning offense for the Rafters got things started as Charlie McConnell led ...read more
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    Sunday, July 23, 2017
    Rafters and Kingfish Finish Series on Sunday Wisconsin Rapids looks to start 6-0 against Kenosha in 2017 Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – To complete three games in two days in Kenosha, Wisconsin Rapids (37-13, 10-4) take on the Kingfish (28-22, 6-9) at Simmons Field on Sunday. The Rafters swept the double-header on Saturday to move to 5-0 against the Kingfish this season. In game one of the ...read more
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    Sunday, July 23, 2017
    Rafters Win Thriller in Kenosha to Sweep Kingfish Henderson strands winning run on base in the ninth, earns 13th save Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – Pitching was at a premium on Sunday at Simmons Field as Wisconsin Rapids (38-13, 11-4) defeated Kenosha (28-23, 6-10) 2-1 to sweep the series. The Rafters won three games in two days, and improved to 6-0 against the Kingfish this season. Pitching ...read more
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    Saturday, July 22, 2017
    Rafters Snag Two Wins on Saturday in Kenosha Slinger and Eagan dominate on the mound for the Rafters in double-header Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – With dominant pitching backed by timely offense, Wisconsin Rapids (37-13, 10-4) defeated Kenosha (28-22, 6-9) at Simmons Field 3-0 in game one and 12-0 in game two of the Saturday double-header. The Rafters are now 5-0 this year against the Kingfish. ...read more
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    Friday, July 21, 2017
    Late Offense Leads Rafters to Win Against Madison on Thursday Layne Henderson earns his 12th save in a four-out effort on the mound Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – Timely offense aided Wisconsin Rapids (35-13, 8-4) on Thursday in Madison (26-22, 7-5) to help pick up a 5-2 win at Warner Park to start a two-game series with the Mallards. Madison threatened in the first inning as Cole Daily smacked a ...read more
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    Friday, July 21, 2017
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – On Thursday, August 3, 2017, the community will come together to “Stuff the School Bus” with donations of school supplies so students in need can start the school year right this fall. Stuff the School Bus will take place during Lunch By The River from 11:30 am – 1:00 pm at Veteran’s Memorial Park, Wisconsin Rapids. There will be an alternate ...read more
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    Friday, July 21, 2017
    Wisconsin Rapids seeks third straight win against the Mallards Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – After a win on Thursday, Wisconsin Rapids (35-13, 8-4) seeks to sweep Madison (26-22, 7-6) on Friday at Warner Park. The Rafters are 3-2 against the Mallards this season. In the series-opening win, the Rafters used late offense in a 5-2 win behind three runs in the eighth inning on Thursday, while Layne ...read more
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    Friday, July 21, 2017
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – United Way of Inner Wisconsin invites the community to join them at Lunch By The River on August 3, 2017 from 11:30am – 1:00pm at Veteran’s Memorial Park. United Way will be celebrating its upcoming kick off to the 2017 United Way Campaign. United Way will give away FREE children’s books, and information about the 2017 Campaign. Stuff the School Bus ...read more
    Categories: Community, Member News, Human Interest, Press Release
    Friday, July 21, 2017
    ASPIRUS RIVERVIEW AUXILIARY HOSTS “NUTMAN” FUNDRAISER Aspirus Riverview Auxiliary invites everyone to shop for delicious goodies with the Nutman on Tuesday, August 22. This one-day sale will be held from 9:30 am to 2 pm in Aspirus Riverview Hospital’s lower level conference center, 410 Dewey Street, Wisconsin Rapids. The Nutman offers 150 selections of fine quality nuts, ...read more
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    Friday, July 21, 2017
    Rafters and Mallards Rained Out on Friday Wisconsin Rapids and Madison scheduled to play double-header on July 28th Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – Friday’s Wisconsin Rapids game in Madison has been postponed due to inclement weather. The game will be made up in part of a double-header on Friday, July 28th. Game one is slated to start at 5:00 p.m. with the second game slated to begin 30 ...read more
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    Thursday, July 20, 2017
    Rafters Start Road Trip in Madison on Thursday Wisconsin Rapids plays next seven games on the road, set to play nine games in seven days Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – Fresh off the All-Star break that saw the South defeat the North 6-2 in Wausau, Wisconsin, Wisconsin Rapids (34-13, 7-4) starts its seven game road trip in Madison (26-21, 7-5) on Thursday from Warner Park. Before the All-Star ...read more
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    Thursday, July 20, 2017
    Join us for the FIRST Solar Power Hour in the Wisconsin Rapids area! Monday, July 24 at 6pm Mid-State Technical College, Auditorium L118 500 32 nd St N, Wisconsin Rapids, WI Dear friend, Are you interested in exploring solar energy for your home and business? Do you live in Central Wisconsin? If so, come and learn if solar energy is right for you at one of our Solar Power Hour presentations, ...read more
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    Tuesday, July 18, 2017
    Rafters Defeat Rivets in Offensive Battle on Sunday Guenther and Anderson blast homers in final game before break Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – In game two of the final series before the All-Star break, Wisconsin Rapids (34-13, 7-4) came out on top of Rockford (24-22, 7-5) 14-10 in an offensive powered game at Witter Field on Sunday. In the two games of the series, the teams combined for 39 runs ...read more
    Categories: Member News, Sports, Press Release
    Sunday, July 16, 2017
    Rafters Finish Series with Rivets Before All-Star Break Wisconsin Rapids looks to bounce back on Sunday Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – In the final game before the All-Star break, Wisconsin Rapids (33-13, 6-4) hosts Rockford (24-21, 7-4) on Sunday from Witter Field to complete the series. Rockford defeated Wisconsin Rapids in game one of the series on Saturday. Charlie McConnell and Nick Anderson ...read more
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    Thursday, July 13, 2017
    Rafters Open Home and Home at Witter vs. Bullfrogs Wisconsin Rapids hosts Green Bay for the final time Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – In the last game at Witter Field for Green Bay (13-30) this season, Wisconsin Rapids (32-11) wraps up its three-game home stand on Thursday vs. the Bullfrogs. The Rafters come off an 11-4 loss on Wednesday against Battle Creek. The Rafters jumped out to an early ...read more
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    Wednesday, July 12, 2017
    Aspirus Riverview Hospital Among 2017 Most Wired Most Wired Hospitals Use Technology to Partner with Patients Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – Technology is making it easier for patients and providers to interact, which improves communication, safety and patient-provider relationships. Aspirus Riverview Hospital is at the leading edge of this trend, and has been named among the Most Wired Hospitals ...read more
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    Wednesday, July 12, 2017
    Big Ninth Inning Seals Win for Bombers Three home runs from Battle Creek difference in 11-4 Rafter loss Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – In the finale game of a home series for Wisconsin Rapids (32-11) against the Battle Creek Bombers (25-17), the Rafters fell 11-4 Wednesday night from Witter Field. Winston Welch led the way for Battle Creek with a home run and a double, driving in four. The ...read more
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    Friday, July 07, 2017
    Northwoods League Announces 2017 All-Star Selections Rafters set new team record with six selections from this year’s team Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.—The Northwoods League has announced the rosters for the 2017 Northwoods League All-Star Game, which will be played on Tuesday, July 18 th at 7:05 at Athletic Park in Wausau, Wisconsin. In the South Division, the First-Half Champion Wisconsin ...read more
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    Thursday, July 06, 2017
    Rafters Hit the Road to Green Bay Wisconsin Rapids finished home stand 3-0 Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. Wisconsin Rapids (28-9) heads to Green Bay (12-24) and Joannes Stadium on Thursday after defeating the Bullfrogs, 5-4, on Wednesday to start the second half of the season. The Rafters had difficulty figuring out Bullfrog starter Connor Wollersheim, but jumped on the bullpen after Wollersheim hit the ...read more
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    Wednesday, July 05, 2017
    Rafters Open Second Half of Season vs. Green Bay Wisconsin Rapids looks to start second half strong at Witter Field Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – To open the second half of the 2017 season, Wisconsin Rapids (27-9) plays host to Green Bay (12-23) on Wednesday from Witter Field. The first half of the season concluded on Independence Day on Tuesday as the Rafters defeated the Rockford Rivets 14-1 ...read more
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    Monday, July 03, 2017
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Mid-State Technical College is offering a new way to get to know the College at Meet Me @ Mid-State campus tour and application events throughout the summer. Participants will have a chance to explore Mid-State with a tour of one of its campuses, apply to the College – a savings of $30 – and sign up for a STAR advising and registration session. Anyone ...read more
    Categories: Member News, Education, Press Release
    Saturday, July 01, 2017
    Marshfield Clinic Health System completes asset purchase of Marshfield hospital Saint Joseph’s Hospital now called Marshfield Medical Center MARSHFIELD – Marshfield Clinic Health System today marked an exciting new chapter with the completed asset purchase of Saint Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield. The 500-bed hospital, now called Marshfield Medical Center, together with the ...read more
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    Friday, June 30, 2017
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    Friday, June 30, 2017
    Jones and Eagan Lead Rafters to Victory in Madison Eagan earns league-high sixth win while Jones drills two home-runs Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – After dropping a double-header against Madison on Thursday, Wisconsin Rapids (24-7) defeated the Mallards (17-14) Friday from Warner Park, 9-4. Christian Jones started the scoring in the game in the top of the second. On a 3-2 pitch, Jones roped a ...read more
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    Thursday, June 29, 2017
    Categories: Member News, Education, Press Release
    Wednesday, June 28, 2017
    SKIBBA NAMED VICE PRESIDENT AT ASPIRUS RIVERVIEW Lisa Skibba, PT of Wisconsin Rapids, has been named the next Vice President of Ancillary Services for Aspirus Riverview Hospital & Clinics. She has served as Director of Rehabilitation Services for Aspirus Riverview Therapies since 2006. In her new role, Skibba will oversee operations in Food & Nutrition, Imaging, Laboratory, Aspirus ...read more
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    Monday, June 26, 2017
    MARSHFIELD – Rachelle Tuyls met Kiana when she was 12 years old, at a time when Kiana’s father was working full time and her mother had returned to school. Her parents were making investments in their family’s future, but Kiana needed a positive mentor in the present, especially during the afterschool hours before her parents returned home. Kinship of Tomahawk connected Kiana ...read more
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    Friday, June 23, 2017
    Marathon, WI, June 23, 2017— A 38,000 sq. ft. residential driveway in Stevens Point, Wis. received international recognition in the Decorative Concrete Council Awards Program. The Plover Heights Driveway Project utilized integrally colored ready-mix supplied by County Materials Corporation; stamping and staining were done by Alchemy Concrete Inc. of Nelsonville, Wis. The award program is ...read more
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    Tuesday, June 13, 2017
    ASPIRUS WELCOMES DR. IM SUN HONG, SPECIALIST IN PHYSICAL MEDICINE & REHABILITATION AND INTERVENTIONAL PAIN MANAGEMENT Aspirus Riverview Hospital & Clinics welcomes Im Sun Hong, MD to Aspirus Doctors Clinic in Wisconsin Rapids. Dr. Hong is a specialist in physical medicine and rehabilitation and interventional pain management. Dr. Hong returns to Wisconsin Rapids, where he cared for ...read more
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    Tuesday, June 13, 2017
    Innovative technology donated to Marshfield Clinic Research Institute will advance research and patient care MARSHFIELD – A donation of a high performance computing (HPC) system to Marshfield Clinic Research Institute (MCRI) from Milwaukee Institute, Inc., will advance health care research and innovative treatment options at Marshfield Clinic Health System (MCHS). MCHS has a long history of ...read more
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    Thursday, June 01, 2017
    Rafters Head to Fond du Lac for First Ever Meeting with the Dock Spiders With two wins in the opening home stand, the Rafters hit the road for the first time Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – Records have already been broken in 2017 for the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters after two games at home, but today the team travels to take on Fond du Lac for the first ever meeting between the two teams. With two ...read more
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    Tuesday, May 30, 2017
    Rafters Announce 2017 Game Day Contests Past Favorites Return in Addition to some new Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. - The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters are proud to announce that many of the exciting Game Day Ticket Contests will be returning to Witter Field for the 2017 season. Fans of all ages are encouraged to participate in these unique opportunities to enjoy Rafters games. Bev’s Floral & Gifts ...read more
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    Friday, May 26, 2017
    United Way of Inner Wisconsin Announces 2018 Distribution of Funds For Immediate Release – May 26, 2017 Contact: Angela Loucks, Marketing/Communications Director, 715-421-0390 WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – United Way of Inner Wisconsin plans to distribute $481,352 in south Wood County and $29,500 in Adams County, for a total of $510,852, pending a successful fall campaign. This year, United ...read more
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    Friday, May 26, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 25th Contact: Mick Tidrow raftersradio@gmail.com 435-294-5045 Rafters Announce Remaining Roster Stevens Point native and St. Cloud State star Mitch Mallek and Plover’s Cal Giese joining the Rafters. Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – Counting down the days until Opening Day, the Rafters have announced the remaining roster spots for the 2017 summer, including ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 24, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 24th 2017 Contact: Mick Tidrow Raftersradio@gmail.com 435-294-5045 Set of Right-Handed Hurlers Joining Roster San Joaquin Delta and DMACC arms added to the Rafters roster for the 2017 summer . Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – A pair of pitchers are joining the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters pitching staff for the 2017 summer, the team announced. TJ Fetters of DMACC and San ...read more
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    Friday, May 19, 2017
    MID-STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE NEWS Date: May 19, 2017 Release: Immediately Preferred headline terminology: “Mid-State Technical College” or “Mid-State” Current college logo: embedded in this email and available upon request. Media Contact: Kolina Stieber, Director of Marketing & Communications (715) 422-5326 kolina.stieber@mstc.edu Photos (attached): Graduates at ...read more
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    Thursday, May 11, 2017
    DATE: May 11, 2017 CONTACT: John Gardner , 715-221-8659, gardner.john@marshfieldclinic.org Jeff Starck, 715-389-4978, starck.jeffrey@marshfieldclinic.org Caption: New Visions Gallery, pictured in 2016 during the Marshfield Clinic 100th anniversary exhibit, will officially become part of Marshfield Clinic Health System. An electronic copy of this release can be found at ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 10, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PFAHNING NAMED CANCER CENTER DIRECTOR Wisconsin Rapids - Mary Pfahning, RN, BSN, OCN of Wisconsin Rapids, has been named Director of Aspirus UW Cancer Center. Pfahning joined Aspirus Riverview Hospital in 2002, and has been with the cancer center since 2005 in a variety of nursing roles. Most recently, she served as the coordinator of the center’s cancer research ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 10, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: May 10, 2017 CONTACT: John Gardner , 715-221-8659, gardner.john@marshfieldclinic.org John Cary , 414-839-3061, JCary@maccfund.org An electronic copy of this release can be found at http://marshfieldclinic.org/news Caption: Leaders from Marshfield Clinic and the MACC Fund were joined Wednesday by Marshfield area philanthropists and cancer survivors after the MACC Fund ...read more
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    Monday, May 08, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 5, 2017
 Contact: Jake Serwe, Assistant GM 715-424-5400 Rafters to Offer Awards ‘N More Birthday Party Package Birthday celebrant will receive an engraved wood bat as part of their gift, courtesy of Awards ‘n More Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. –The Rafters have partnered with Awards ‘N More to offer a one-of-a kind package to anyone looking to ...read more
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    Friday, May 05, 2017
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    Wednesday, April 26, 2017
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    Friday, April 21, 2017
    MID-STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE NEWS Date: April 21, 2017 Release: Immediately Preferred headline terminology: “Mid-State Technical College” or “Mid-State” Current college logo: embedded in this email and available upon request. Media Contact: Kolina Stieber, Director of Marketing & Communications (715) 422-5326 kolina.stieber@mstc.edu Image (attached): Mid-State Speaker ...read more
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    Thursday, April 20, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 20th, 2017 Contact: Jake Serwe, Assistant GM jake@raftersbaseball.com 715-424-5400 Rafters Release Full 2017 Promotional Schedule June 9th Mustache Night to feature MLB Hall of Famer Rollie Fingers Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.-The past few days the Rafters have unveiled a list of fireworks shows, entertainment acts and special guests slated to appear at Witter Field this ...read more
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    Thursday, April 20, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 20, 2017 Contact: Vern Stenman, President vern@bigtopbaseball.com 608-575-4267 Big Top Baseball Unveils First Ever Smart Watch Bobblehead Unique giveaway at all four Northwoods League stadiums this summer Madison, WI – April 20, 2017. Big Top Baseball, the ownership group of the Madison Mallards, Kenosha Kingfish, Green Bay Bullfrogs, and Wisconsin Rapids ...read more
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    Tuesday, April 18, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 18th 2017 Contact: Jake Serwe 715-424-5400 Hall of Famer Rollie Fingers Highlights List of Celebrities Set to Appear at Witter Field Former MLB pitcher and Hall of Famer scheduled to appear on Friday, June 9th Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.-The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters unveiled a star-studded lineup of celebrity guests set to appear at Rafters games this summer to meet with ...read more
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    Monday, April 17, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 17th 2017 Contact: Jake Serwe 715-424-5400 Rafters Announce 2017 Entertainment Acts ZOOperstars! and Rally Entertainment Return Along with a Host of First-Time Acts Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.-The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters are thrilled to announce the entertainment acts for the 2017 season in advance of single game tickets going on sale this Friday, April 21st at 9 AM. A ...read more
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    Wednesday, April 12, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 12th 2017 Contact: Jake Serwe Assistant GM 715-424-5400 Rafters Make Addition To Front Office Staff Fiebelkorn begins first season with Rafters Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – The Rafters announced today that Jeff Fiebelkorn has been hired as the team’s Digital Media Design Manager. In this role he is responsible for performing and overseeing all aspects of ...read more
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    Wednesday, April 12, 2017
    For Immediate Release 74 Dogs From Hoarder Situation Rescued by South Wood County Humane Society Wisconsin Rapids, WI - South Wood County Humane Society received 74 dogs from a hoarding situation in Wood County on Wednesday, April 12 th . The Wood County Humane Officer received an anonymous tip about the unsanitary living conditions and lack of dog food and requested assistance from South Wood ...read more
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    Wednesday, April 12, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 12th 2017 Contact: Jake Serwe 715-424-5400 Avila and Motley Signed for 2017 Pitcher and catcher newest signees as roster accumulates Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – The Rafters added to their ever growing roster by announcing additions of pitcher Nick Avila from Delta College and catcher Nic Motley of McLennan Community College. Nick Avila will begin his first season ...read more
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    Friday, April 07, 2017
    DATE: April 7, 2017 CONTACT: John Gardner , 715-221-8659, gardner.john@marshfieldclinic.org Jeff Starck, 715-389-4978, starck.jeffrey@marshfieldclinic.org Marshfield Clinic expands walk-in hours in Wisconsin Rapids Marshfield Clinic Wisconsin Rapids Center, 220 S. 24th St., will offer expanded hours – including weekends – for its walk-in care to better provide for the ...read more
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    Thursday, April 06, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 6th 2017 Contact: Jake Serwe, Assistant GM 715-424-5400 Southpaw Pitching Combo set to Join Rafters Jack Eagan and Alex Jackson strengthen pitching staff Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – More pitching depth is on the way for the Rafters after the team announced the signing of a pair of left-handers in Jack Eagan from Madison College and Alex Jackson from Heartland ...read more
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    Wednesday, April 05, 2017
    DATE: April 5, 2017 CONTACT: John Gardner , 715-221-8659, gardner.john@marshfieldclinic.org Jeff Starck, 715-389-4978, starck.jeffrey@marshfieldclinic.org An electronic copy of this release can be found at http://marshfieldclinic.org/news Marshfield Clinic brings telehealth to central Wisconsin skilled nursing centers Residents at two central Wisconsin skilled nursing centers have access to ...read more
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    Tuesday, April 04, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 4th 2017 Contact: Jake Serwe Assistant GM 715-424-5400 LSU Commit and Campbell University Infielder Sign with Rafters Andrew Bechtold and Christian Jones bring power to the Rafters offense Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – Chipola College and LSU commit Andrew Bechtold and Campbell University’s Christian Jones have signed with the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters for the ...read more
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    Thursday, March 30, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 30th 2017 Contact: Jake Serwe Assistant GM 715-424-5400 Freshman Infielder and Lefty Pitcher Inked to 2017 Roster Pitcher Turney and Infielder Schmidt set to join Rafters. Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – The Cypress College and the University of Central Florida will be represented on the Rafters roster this season in Matt Schmidt of the Chargers and Dillon Turney of the ...read more
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    Thursday, March 30, 2017
    MID-STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE NEWS Date: March, 27, 2017 Release: Immediately Preferred headline terminology: “Mid-State Technical College” or “Mid-State” Current college logo: embedded in this email and available upon request. Contact: Kolina Stieber, Director, Marketing & Communications (715) 422-5326 Kolina.stieber@mstc.edu Photo (attached): Brian Smith: Mid-State ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 29, 2017
    MID-STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE NEWS Date: March 29, 2017 Release: Immediately Preferred headline terminology: “Mid-State Technical College” or “Mid-State” Current college logo: embedded in this email and available upon request. Media Contact: Kolina Stieber, Director of Marketing & Communications (715) 422-5326 kolina.stieber@mstc.edu Image (attached): Mushroom ...read more
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    Tuesday, March 28, 2017
    MID-STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE NEWS Date: March 28, 2017 Release: Immediately Preferred headline terminology: “Mid-State Technical College” or “Mid-State” Current college logo: embedded in this email and available upon request. Media Contact: Kolina Stieber, Director of Marketing & Communications (715) 422-5326 kolina.stieber@mstc.edu Mid-State Technical College and UW ...read more
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    Tuesday, March 28, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 28th 2017 Contact: Jake Serwe, Assistant GM Jake@raftersbaseball.com 715-424-5400 Rafters Snag UNLV Combo for the 2017 Season Southpaw and infielder stapled to the roster for the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – A combination of UNLV players have entrenched their spots on the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters roster for the 2017 summer season. The team ...read more
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    Friday, March 24, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 24th 2017 Contact: Jake Serwe, Assistant GM Jake@raftersbaseball.com 715-424-5400 Rafters Release 2017 Fireworks Show Dates Budweiser, Advanced Disposal and Heartland Farms Set to Sponsor Fireworks Displays Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – Always among the most popular nights out at the ballpark during the summer, the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters have announced four ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 22, 2017
    DATE: March 22, 2017 CONTACT: John Gardner , 715-221-8659, gardner.john@marshfieldclinic.org Jeff Starck, 715-389-4978, starck.jeffrey@marshfieldclinic.org Marshfield Growing Together Community Gardens open for registration Marshfield area residents can now register for garden beds at Marshfield Clinic and Healthy Lifestyles-Marshfield Area Coalition’s Growing Together Community Gardens. ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 22, 2017
    MID-STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE NEWS Date: March 22, 2017 Release: Immediately Preferred headline terminology: “Mid-State Technical College” or “Mid-State” Current college logo: embedded in this email and available upon request. Media Contact: Kolina Stieber, Director of Marketing & Communications (715) 422-5326 kolina.stieber@mstc.edu Photo (attached): CareerView guest ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 22, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 22nd 2017 Contact: Jake Serwe, Assistant GM Jake@raftersbaseball.com 715-424-5400 Rafters Sign Power Pitchers to 2017 Roster The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters add to their stable of pitchers Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – The Rafters continued to stockpile arms for their 2017 roster as they announced the signings of right-hander Aaron Herr from St. Johns University and ...read more
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    Tuesday, March 21, 2017
    DATE: March 21, 2017 CONTACT: John Gardner , 715-221-8659, gardner.john@marshfieldclinic.org Jeff Starck, 715-389-4978, starck.jeffrey@marshfieldclinic.org A Cool Night Out: Marshfield Clinic offers CoolSculpting educational event Eating right? Check. Exercising? Check. “Problem spots” still there? Check … Sometimes a healthful diet and daily dose of activity aren’t ...read more
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    Monday, March 20, 2017
    DATE: March 20, 2017 CONTACT: John Gardner , 715-221-8659, gardner.john@marshfieldclinic.org Jeff Starck, 715-389-4978, starck.jeffrey@marshfieldclinic.org Marshfield Clinic to host Everyday Wellness event, focuses on healthy lifestyle management Ever need a boost to help you embark on a healthy lifestyle, make changes in your life to become healthier or just need some motivation? Everyday ...read more
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    Friday, March 17, 2017
    DATE: March 17, 2017 CONTACT: John Gardner , 715-221-8659, gardner.john@marshfieldclinic.org Jeff Starck, 715-389-4978, starck.jeffrey@marshfieldclinic.org Marshfield Area Parent Network April 10 presentation features raising resilient children Marshfield Area Coalition for Youth (MACY) and Marshfield Clinic Center for Community Outreach will host a Marshfield Area Parent Network presentation ...read more
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    Thursday, March 16, 2017
    PRESS RELEASE March 15, 2017 The Arts Council of South Wood County is approaching the end of a successful 40 th anniversary season, culminating with the Del McCoury Band on April 7, 2017. Performances for 2017-18 have been identified and contracts executed. We are excited to announce the following shows: October 13, 2017 – Rockapella (men’s a capella group) – www.rockapella.com ...read more
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    Thursday, March 16, 2017
    MID-STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE NEWS Date: March 16, 2017 Release: Immediately Preferred headline terminology: “Mid-State Technical College” or “Mid-State” Current college logo: embedded in this email and available upon request. Contact: Kolina Stieber, Director of Marketing & Communications (715) 422-5326 kolina.stieber@mstc.edu Photo by Angie Morgan (attached): ...read more
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    Thursday, March 16, 2017
    United Way of Inner Wisconsin Celebrates 75 th Anniversary with Casino Night For Immediate Release – March 16, 2017 Contact: Angela Loucks, Marketing/Communications Director, 715-421-0390 WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – United Way of Inner Wisconsin is celebrating its 75 th anniversary with a Casino Night to be held April 6, 2017; gaming from 6:00 – 9:00pm. The event will take place at ...read more
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    Thursday, March 16, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 16, 2017 Contact: Jake Serwe, Assistant GM jake@raftersbaseball.com 715-424-5400 Rafters Single Game Tickets To Go On Sale Friday, April 21st Can be purchased online, via phone, or in person at the Rafters Front Office Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.-The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters announced that single game tickets for the 2017 season will be available beginning at 9:00 a.m. on ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 15, 2017
    DATE: March 15, 2017 CONTACT: John Gardner , 715-221-8659, gardner.john@marshfieldclinic.org Jeff Starck, 715-389-4978, starck.jeffrey@marshfieldclinic.org An electronic copy of this release can be found at http://marshfieldclinic.org/news Marshfield Clinic introduces renamed Marshfield Clinic Research Institute Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, the research arm of Marshfield Clinic and ...read more
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    Tuesday, March 14, 2017
    For Immediate Release – March 14, 2017 Contact: Angela Loucks, Marketing/Communications Director, 715-421-0390 WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – The FamilyWize Prescription Drug Discount Card continues to make an impact on south Wood County by helping individuals and families save money on prescription drug costs. To date residents have saved $446,056 since 2008. This number has grown ...read more
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    Tuesday, March 14, 2017
    Date: March, 14, 2017 Media Contact: Kolina Stieber, Director of Marketing & Communications Mid-State Technical College (715) 422-5326 kolina.stieber@mstc.edu MEDIA INVITATION: New agreement between Mid-State and UW-Stevens Point creates affordable path to becoming a registered nurse Mid-State Technical College will sign a memorandum of understanding with the University of ...read more
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    Tuesday, March 14, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 14, 2017 Contact: Jake Serwe, Assistant GM jake@raftersbaseball.com 715-424-5400 Rafters Announce 2017 Coaching Staff; 2016 NWL Coach of the Year John Halama to Return Former Major Leaguer John Halama Returning For 3rd Season As Pitching Coach Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. - Following a season in which the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters won their first Summer Collegiate World Series ...read more
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    Monday, March 13, 2017
    Date: March 13, 2017 Release: Immediately Preferred headline terminology: “Mid-State Technical College” or “Mid-State” Current college logo: embedded in this email and available upon request. Media Contact: Kolina Stieber, Director of Marketing & Communications (715) 422-5326 kolina.stieber@mstc.edu Image (attached): Mid-State Speaker Series – Today’s ...read more
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    Friday, March 10, 2017
    DATE: March 10, 2017 CONTACT: John Gardner , 715-221-8659, gardner.john@marshfieldclinic.org Jeff Starck, 715-389-4978, starck.jeffrey@marshfieldclinic.org Marshfield Clinic offers stress management, relaxation program for cancer patients Marshfield Clinic is offering a series of free training sessions in Marshfield to help adult cancer patients in active or post-treatment manage stress and ...read more
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    Friday, March 10, 2017
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    Friday, March 10, 2017
    Date: March 10, 2017 Release: Immediately Preferred headline terminology: “Mid-State Technical College” or “Mid-State” Current college logo: embedded in this email and available upon request. Media Contact: Kolina Stieber, Director of Marketing & Communications (715) 422-5326 kolina.stieber@mstc.edu Photo by Angie Morgan (attached): 1. Mid-State Cosmetology students ...read more
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    Thursday, March 09, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 9th 2017 Contact: Jake Serwe, Assistant GM Jake@raftersbaseball.com 715-424-5400 Infielder and Pitcher Added from Canisius for 2017 Infielder Stekl And Pitcher Stevenson To Join Wisconsin Rapids Rafters Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters are excited to announce the signings of pitcher J.P. Stevenson and infielder Ryan Stekl, both from Canisius ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 08, 2017
    DATE: March 8, 2017 CONTACT: John Gardner , 715-221-8659, gardner.john@marshfieldclinic.org Jeff Starck, 715-389-4978, starck.jeffrey@marshfieldclinic.org Behavioral Health Community Conference will highlight communication, stress challenges for veterans’ families Complex family dynamics, especially family members enlisting or returning from active military duty, often cause unique and ...read more
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    Tuesday, March 07, 2017
    Date: March 7, 2017 Release: Immediately Preferred headline terminology: “Mid-State Technical College” or “Mid-State” Current college logo: embedded in this email and available upon request. Media Contact: Kolina Stieber, Director of Marketing & Communications (715) 422-5326 kolina.stieber@mstc.edu Photo (attached): Dr. Shelly Mondeik Mid-State Technical College ...read more
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    Monday, March 06, 2017
    Date: March 6, 2017 Media Contact: Kolina Stieber, Director of Marketing & Communications Mid-State Technical College (715) 422-5326 kolina.stieber@mstc.edu Attachment: Flash Back Hair Show Image (JPG) MEDIA INVITATION: Mid-State hair show brings top talent and industry trends to central Wisconsin Mid-State Technical College will host its first-ever hair show for industry professionals on ...read more
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    Monday, March 06, 2017
    Date: March 6, 2017 Release: Immediately Preferred headline terminology: “Mid-State Technical College” or “Mid-State” Current college logo: embedded in this email and available upon request. Contact: Kolina Stieber, Director of Marketing & Communications (715) 422-5326 kolina.stieber@mstc.edu Photo (attached): Mark Garvin, president and executive director of the TCIA, ...read more
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    Monday, March 06, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 6, 2017 Contact: Jake Serwe, Assistant GM Jake@raftersbaseball.com 715-424-5400 Rafters Announce Open Interview Dates for Summer Employment Team Hires Over 70 Local Employees Each Season Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – Are you ready to follow your dream of working for a sports team? Are you an energetic person with a positive attitude, great work ethic, and enjoy ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 01, 2017
    MEDIA ADVISORY MID-STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE Date: March 1, 2017 Media Contact: Kolina Stieber, Director of Marketing & Communications Mid-State Technical College (715) 422-5326 kolina.stieber@mstc.edu MEDIA INVITATION: Mid-State Technical College to host career exploration event across its campuses Mid-State Technical College is hosting CareerView, a career exploration event for grades ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 01, 2017
    Date: March 1, 2017 Release: Immediately Preferred headline terminology: “Mid-State Technical College” or “Mid-State” Current college logo: embedded in this email and available upon request. Media Contact: Kolina Stieber, Director of Marketing & Communications (715) 422-5326 kolina.stieber@mstc.edu Photo (attached): Engineering Day participant Isaac Pelot, center, ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 01, 2017
    Date: March 1, 2017 Release: Immediately Preferred headline terminology: “Mid-State Technical College” or “Mid-State” Current college logo: embedded in this email and available upon request. Media Contact: Kolina Stieber, Director of Marketing & Communications (715) 422-5326 kolina.stieber@mstc.edu Photos (attached): 1. Mid-State Cosmetology student Megan Rasmussen ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 01, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 1st 2017 Contact: Jake Serwe, Assistant GM Jake@raftersbaseball.com 715-424-5400 Pair of Islander Outfielders Added from Texas A&M Corpus Christi Rafters sign Texas Collegiate League top prospect Anderson, slugger Djehuti-Mes Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – A year after Texas A&M Corpus Christi pitcher Chris Cooper broke the Rafters single-season ERA record on ...read more
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    Friday, February 24, 2017
    For Immediate Release ASPIRUS RIVERVIEW HOSPITAL NAMED TO TOP 100 LIST Wisconsin Rapids - Becker’s Hospital Review has named Aspirus Riverview Hospital one of the 2017 Top 100 Rural & Community Hospitals in the U.S., according to The National Rural Health Association’s Rural Health Policy Institute, iVantage Health Analytics, and The Chartis Center for Rural Health. Aspirus ...read more
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    Friday, February 24, 2017
    DATE: Feb. 24, 2017 CONTACT: Maree Stewart, 715-389-3257, stewart.maree@marshfieldclinic.org An electronic copy of this release can be found at http://marshfieldclinic.org/news Hometown heart: Longtime Marshfield Clinic supporter leaves $500k legacy gift to heart research MARSHFIELD – A vision for the future, a love of her home community, and a huge heart inspired the late Patricia ...read more
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    Thursday, February 23, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 23, 2017 Contact: Jake Serwe, Assistant GM Jake@raftersbaseball.com 715-424-5400 Rafters Announce 2017 Skyward Central Wisconsin Teacher Of The Year Mr. Adam Klonowski Nominated For 4th Annual Award Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters, in partnership with Skyward Inc., are pleased to announce the recipient of the 2017 Skyward Central ...read more
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    Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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    Wednesday, February 22, 2017
    February 21, 2017 NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, contact: Andrew J. Halverson | Executive Vice President Ellis Construction (715) 345-5000 | andrew@elliswi.com Ellis Construction today announced a succession plan and new shareholders, which will solidify leadership of the Company for many years to come. After over 45 years with Ellis Construction as an executive and ...read more
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    Tuesday, February 21, 2017
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    Monday, February 20, 2017
    DATE: Feb. 20, 2017 CONTACT: John Gardner , 715-221-8659, gardner.john@marshfieldclinic.org Jeff Starck, 715-389-4978, starck.jeffrey@marshfieldclinic.org An electronic copy of this release can be found at http://marshfieldclinic.org/news New Marshfield Clinic study aims to ID genetic factors linked to severity of blastomycosis illnesses Researchers currently recruiting up to 350 Wisconsin ...read more
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    Friday, February 17, 2017
    For Immediate Release – February 17, 2017 Contact: Angela Loucks Volunteer Center Director, 715-421-0390 WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – United Way of Inner Wisconsin’s Volunteer Center is currently accepting nominations for the 2017 Volunteer Recognition Breakfast which will be held April 20, 2017 at Hotel Mead. The deadline to nominate a volunteer (or group) is March 17, 2017. No late ...read more
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    Friday, February 17, 2017
    DATE: Feb. 17, 2017 CONTACT: John Gardner , 715-221-8659, gardner.john@marshfieldclinic.org Jeff Starck, 715-389-4978, starck.jeffrey@marshfieldclinic.org Second annual Local Food Expo set for March 14 in Marshfield Marshfield area residents are encouraged to attend the second annual Local Food Expo presented by Marshfield Clinic and the Healthy Lifestyles-Marshfield Area Coalition. The expo ...read more
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    Thursday, February 16, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: Feb. 16, 2017 CONTACT: Maree Stewart, 715-389-3257, stewart.maree@marshfieldclinic.org Three generations of giving come full circle One family’s generosity makes an impact through Marshfield Clinic’s Child Life program MARSHFIELD – When Debbie Forrest and her grandchildren entered the Maple Dessert Baking Contest at Maple Fall Fest back in September ...read more
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    Thursday, February 16, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 16th 2017 Contact: Jake Serwe, Assistant GM Jake@raftersbaseball.com 715-424-5400 Pair of Infielders Commit to Rafters for 2017 Sutton and Owens bring consistent bats, strong defense to Rafters Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. –With the Division I spring collegiate about to commence this weekend, the Rafters have announced the additions of two infielders to the summer ...read more
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    Wednesday, February 15, 2017
    Date: February 15, 2017 Release: Immediately Preferred headline terminology: “Mid-State Technical College” or “Mid-State” Current college logo: embedded in this email and available upon request. Media Contact: Kolina Stieber, Director of Marketing & Communications (715) 422-5326 kolina.stieber@mstc.edu Mid-State congratulates students on superior academic performance ...read more
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    Tuesday, February 14, 2017
    MID-STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE NEWS Date: February 14, 2017 Release: Immediately Preferred headline terminology: “Mid-State Technical College” or “Mid-State” Current college logo: embedded in this email and available upon request. Media Contact: Kolina Stieber, Director of Marketing & Communications (715) 422-5326 kolina.stieber@mstc.edu Photo (attached): Mid-State ...read more
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    Monday, February 13, 2017
    DATE: Feb. 13, 2017 CONTACT: John Gardner , 715-221-8659, gardner.john@marshfieldclinic.org Jeff Starck, 715-389-4978, starck.jeffrey@marshfieldclinic.org An electronic copy of this release can be found at http://marshfieldclinic.org/news Marshfield Clinic Cancer Center in Stevens Point opens to patients Today, the new Marshfield Clinic Cancer Center in Stevens Point began seeing patients, ...read more
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    Thursday, February 09, 2017
    United Way of Inner Wisconsin Elects Directors at 2016 Annual Meeting For Immediate Release – February 9, 2017 Contact: Angela Loucks, Marketing/Communications Director, 715-421-0390 WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – United Way of Inner Wisconsin welcomed new directors and elected a new slate of officers during its 2016 Annual Meeting Wednesday at River Cities Bank. The 2017 slate of officers ...read more
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    Tuesday, February 07, 2017
    MID-STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE NEWS Date: February 7, 2017 Release: Immediately Preferred headline terminology: “Mid-State Technical College” or “Mid-State” Current college logo: embedded in this email and available upon request. Media Contact: Kolina Stieber, Director of Marketing and Communications (715) 422-5326 kolina.stieber@mstc.edu Photos (attached): 1. Robert Beaver ...read more
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    Monday, February 06, 2017
    For Immediate Release – February 6, 2017 Contact: Amy Fluno, United Way’s 2-1-1 Program Director, 715-421-0390 WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – At 2-1-1 call centers all across the nation, people are celebrating 2-1-1 as a community resource on February 11 th . In Wisconsin Rapids, Mayor Zach Vruwink has officially proclaimed February 11, 2017 “2-1-1 Day” as well. 2-1-1 is an ...read more
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    Monday, February 06, 2017
    Date: February 6, 2017 Release: Immediately Preferred headline terminology: “Mid-State Technical College” or “Mid-State” Current college logo: embedded in this email and available upon request. Media Contact: Kolina Stieber, Director of Marketing and Communications (715) 422-5326 kolina.stieber@mstc.edu Photos (attached): 1. Outside of MIKE mobile lab 2. Logo image of ...read more
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    Friday, February 03, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 3, 2017 Contact: Jake Serwe, Assistant GM Jake@raftersbaseball.com 715-424-5400 Rafters to Bring Kathy’s Drive In Favorites to Witter Field Kathy’s Drive In concession stand will offer fans a taste of former owner’s famous specials Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – After serving the Wisconsin Rapids community for 10 years, Kathy Hanneman ended her ...read more
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    Friday, February 03, 2017
    For Immediate Release – February 3, 2017 Contact: Angela Loucks, Marketing/Communications Director, 715-421-0390 WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – United Way of Inner Wisconsin will be holding its 2016 Annual Meeting on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at 5:30pm. The meeting will be held at River Cities Bank (1601 Lincoln Street, Wisconsin Rapids), in the lower level conference room. The agenda ...read more
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    Tuesday, January 31, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 31, 2017 Contact: Jake Serwe, Assistant GM Jake@raftersbaseball.com 715-424-5400 Rafters Announce Line Divers Program Fans can put on a uniform to shag foul balls during Rafter games through newest program Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – Have you ever dreamed of being on the field during a Rafters game, in full uniform, diving for a foul ball down the line at Witter ...read more
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    Monday, January 30, 2017
    MID-STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE NEWS Date: January 30, 2017 Release: Immediately Preferred headline terminology: “Mid-State Technical College” or “Mid-State” Current college logo: embedded in this email and available upon request. Media Contact: Kolina Stieber, Director of Marketing and Communications (715) 422-5326 kolina.stieber@mstc.edu Mid-State graduate to open new ...read more
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    Monday, January 30, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: Jan. 30, 2017 CONTACT: John Gardner , 715-221-8659, gardner.john@marshfieldclinic.org Jeff Starck, 715-389-4978, starck.jeffrey@marshfieldclinic.org Dueling Against Cancer event set for March 2 in Stevens Point Two guys, two pianos and an evening of laughs can help support a loved one in their battle against cancer. Dueling Against Cancer features the Deuces Wild! ...read more
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    Friday, January 27, 2017
    MID-STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE NEWS Date: January 27, 2017 Release: Immediately Preferred headline terminology: “Mid-State Technical College” or “Mid-State” Current college logo: embedded in this email and available upon request. Media Contact: Kolina Stieber, Director of Marketing and Communications (715) 422-5326 kolina.stieber@mstc.edu Photos by Angie Morgan (attached): ...read more
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    Thursday, January 26, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: Jan. 26, 2017 CONTACT: Jeff Starck, 715-389-4978, starck.jeffrey@marshfieldclinic.org Marshfield Clinic and Healthy Lifestyles-Marshfield Area Coalition invite community members to join them in volunteering for Marshfield Clinic Youth Net’s Garden Buds program and the Growing Together Community Gardens. Volunteer positions are available for the following ...read more
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    Thursday, January 26, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 25, 2017 Contact: Jake Serwe, Assistant GM Jake@raftersbaseball.com 715-424-5400 Surprise Your Sweetheart with a Rafters Valentine’s Day Package Gift Packages available for both adults and youth and include delivery by Rosco P. Rafter Wisconsin Rapids, WI- The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters have partnered with Bev’s Floral in Stevens Point to provide fans two ...read more
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    Wednesday, January 25, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE : Jan. 25, 2017 CONTACT: John Gardner , 715-221-8659, gardner.john@marshfieldclinic.org Jeff Starck, 715-389-4978, starck.jeffrey@marshfieldclinic.org An electronic copy of this release can be found at http://marshfieldclinic.org/news Marshfield Clinic Health System (MCHS) today announced it has submitted an application to build a state-of-the-art hospital in ...read more
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    Tuesday, January 24, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: Jan. 24, 2016 CONTACT: Amber Weldon , 715-358-1320, weldon.amber@marshfieldclinic.org Marshfield Clinic’s breast cancer survivorship program will be offered to patients and the community on Saturday, Feb. 25, at Lincoln Lanes in Merrill. “We are offering women in our communities a day of survivorship, fellowship and wellness education for today and ...read more
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    Tuesday, January 24, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 24, 2017 Contact: Jake Serwe, Assistant GM Jake@raftersbaseball.com 715-424-5400 Rafters Welcome New Radio Voice for 2017 Mick Tidrow hired as Radio Broadcaster and Director of Media Relations Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – The summer of 2017 will have a different voice in the booth for the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters. The team is excited to announce the hiring of Mick ...read more
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    Monday, January 23, 2017
    MID-STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE NEWS Date: January 23, 2017 Release: Immediately Preferred headline terminology: “Mid-State Technical College” or “Mid-State” Current college logo: embedded in this email and available upon request. For additional information about the presidential search, contact: Paul Gabriel, DS+A, (608) 220-6487 Mid-State District Board Selects Presidential ...read more
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    Thursday, January 19, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 19, 2017 Contact: Jake Serwe, Assistant GM Jake@raftersbaseball.com 715-424-5400 Rafters Sign Duo from Xavier for 2017 Right-Handers Schramm and Williams add to pitching depth Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – Following a season in which Xavier University product Garrett Schilling set the franchise record with 18 saves, the Rafters announced a new pair of Musketeer ...read more
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    Monday, January 16, 2017
    Bob & Julie Polzin have recently purchased Central Home Improvements, Inc. from Jerry & Dawn Haasl. Bob, a long time sales and project manager at Central Home Improvements, Inc. and his wife Julie, employed at Sentry Insurance in the IT Department are life-long residents of Wisconsin Rapids. They, along with the dedicated staff at Central Home Improvements, are looking forward to ...read more
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    Monday, January 16, 2017
    MID-STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE NEWS Date: January 16, 2017 Release: Immediately Preferred headline terminology: “Mid-State Technical College” or “Mid-State” Current college logo: embedded in this email and available upon request. Media Contact: Kolina Stieber, Director of Marketing and Communications (715) 422-5326 kolina.stieber@mstc.edu Photo (attached): 1. Engineering ...read more
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    Monday, January 16, 2017
    United Way Honors Donors, Volunteers at Thank You Celebration For Immediate Release – January 16, 2017 Contact: Angela Loucks, Marketing/Communications Director, 715-421-0390 WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – United Way of Inner Wisconsin thanked its campaign volunteers and businesses who had outstanding campaigns in 2016 during its annual Thank You and Recognition Celebration January 10 th at ...read more
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    Friday, January 13, 2017
    MID-STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE NEWS Date: January 13, 2017 Release: Immediately Preferred headline terminology: “Mid-State Technical College” or “Mid-State” Current college logo: embedded in this email and available upon request. Media Contact: Kolina Stieber, Director of Marketing and Communications (715) 422-5326 kolina.stieber@mstc.edu Image (attached): Human trafficking ...read more
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    Friday, January 13, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 13, 2017 Contact: Jake Serwe, Assistant GM Jake@raftersbaseball.com 715-424-5400 Rafters Announce Ticket Package Referral Program Earn rewards by referring a friend, family member, neighbor or business associate Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.- The Rafters have new opportunity for fans to share their love for Rafters baseball. NEW for 2017 Rafters Fans can refer, friends, ...read more
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    Thursday, January 12, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SURGEON JOINS ASPIRUS DOCTORS CLINIC Aspirus is pleased to welcome General Surgeon Matthew Doering, MD, FACS. Dr. Doering sees patients at Aspirus Doctors Clinic, 2031 Peach Street, Wisconsin Rapids. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Doering, please call Aspirus Doctors Clinic at 715.423.0122. Dr. Doering evaluates and manages many types of illnesses, including abdominal ...read more
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    Thursday, January 12, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE; DEADLINE TO REGISTER IS FEBRUARY 1 LIFETIME WEIGHT CONTROL WITH “WINDING YOUR WEIGH DOWN” Keep that New Year’s resolution! Start 2017 right by taking a sensible approach to lifetime weight control. Register today for Aspirus Riverview Hospital’s popular “Winding Your Weigh Down” class. The eight-week program will be held Thursdays, from ...read more
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    Wednesday, January 11, 2017
    MID-STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE NEWS Date: January 11, 2017 Release: Immediately Preferred headline terminology: “Mid-State Technical College” or “Mid-State” Current college logo: embedded in this email and available upon request. Media Contact: Kolina Stieber, Director of Marketing and Communications (715) 422-5326 kolina.stieber@mstc.edu Image (attached): Co-Ed 4’s ...read more
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    Monday, January 09, 2017
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    Monday, January 09, 2017
    MID-STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE NEWS Date: January 9, 2017 Release: Immediately Preferred headline terminology: “Mid-State Technical College” or “Mid-State” Current college logo: embedded in this email and available upon request. Media Contact: Kolina Stieber, Director of Marketing and Communications (715) 422-5326 kolina.stieber@mstc.edu Photo (attached): Mid-State’s ...read more
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    Friday, January 06, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – ADVANCE REGISTRATION REQUIRED AN AFFAIR OF THE HEART ASPIRING WOMEN GIRLS’ NIGHTS OUT Aspirus invites all ladies to “An Affair of the Heart” ~ a free Aspiring Women girls’ night out. February is American Heart Month… the perfect time to take the time to learn about heart health and cholesterol. “An Affair of the Heart” ...read more
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    Friday, January 06, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CARLSON GI CLINIC PROVIDERS TO JOIN ASPIRUS Aspirus is pleased to welcome the gastroenterology professionals of Carlson GI Clinic. Effective January 1, 2017, Gastroenterologist Joel Carlson, MD and Nurse Practitioner Nadine Klesmith, FNP-BC have joined Aspirus Clinics. Dr. Carlson and Klesmith care for patients under the new name of Aspirus Gastroenterology at their previous ...read more
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    Friday, January 06, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 6, 2017 Contact: Jake Serwe, Assistant GM Jake@raftersbaseball.com 715-424-5400 Rafters Announce Eight Returning Players For 2017 Season World Series MVP, Team MVP and Two All-Star Pitchers to Return Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.- Following a season in which the Rafters won the first Championship in franchise history, they have announced integral members who will be ...read more
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    Thursday, January 05, 2017
    Winter Sleigh Ride Event Benefits United Way For Immediate Release – January 5, 2017 Contact: Angela Loucks, Marketing/Communications Director, 715-421-0390 WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – On Saturday, January 14, 2017 Altenburg’s Farm is holding a winter sleigh ride event from 10am to 4pm, with the proceeds benefitting United Way of Inner Wisconsin. The event includes a heated waiting ...read more
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    Wednesday, January 04, 2017
    MID-STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE NEWS Date: January 4, 2017 Release: Immediately Preferred headline terminology: “Mid-State Technical College” or “Mid-State” Current college logo: embedded in this email and available upon request. Media Contact: Kolina Stieber, Director of Marketing and Communications (715) 422-5326 kolina.stieber@mstc.edu Photos by Mikayla Mallek (attached): ...read more
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    Wednesday, January 04, 2017
    For Immediate Release – January 4, 2017 Contact: Angela Loucks, Marketing/Communications Director, 715-421-0390 WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – United Way of Inner Wisconsin will be hosting its annual Thank You and Recognition Celebration on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at The Eatery at Great Expectations, 3551 Plover Rd., Wisconsin Rapids. The event will be held from 4:00pm to 6:00pm with ...read more
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    Monday, January 02, 2017
    For Immediate Release – Photo Attached ASPIRUS RIVERVIEW NAMES CHIEF NURSING OFFICER Kimberly Johnson, RN, MSN, NEA-BC has joined Aspirus Riverview Hospital & Clinics as Vice President of Patient Care/Chief Nursing Officer. Johnson succeeds Peggy Ose, RN, MSN, FACHE, who retired in December following 24 years of service. Johnson brings to Aspirus Riverview a wealth of experience in ...read more
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    Wednesday, December 28, 2016
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    Wednesday, December 28, 2016
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    Wednesday, December 21, 2016
    MID-STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE NEWS Date: December 21, 2016 Release: Immediately Preferred headline terminology: “Mid-State Technical College” or “Mid-State” Current college logo: embedded in this email and available upon request. Media Contact: Kolina Stieber, Director of Marketing and Communications (715) 422-5326 kolina.stieber@mstc.edu Photos by Angie Morgan ...read more
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    Tuesday, December 20, 2016
    United Way of Inner Wisconsin Announces Sweepstakes Winners For Immediate Release – December 20, 2016 Contact: Angela Loucks, Marketing/Communications Director, 715-421-0390 WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – Between December 13 and December 19, 2016, the United Way of Inner Wisconsin Sweepstakes “Prize Patrol” delivered $1,000 checks to five unsuspecting winners. The 2016 prize ...read more
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    Thursday, December 15, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 15, 2016 Contact: Jake Serwe, Assistant GM Jake@raftersbaseball.com 715-424-5400 Rafters Announce Ticket Package Dates For 2017 Season Solarus Founders Club and Bleacher 9-Game Package Dates Released Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.- The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters announced their 2017 Regular Season schedule on Tuesday, November 29th, in conjunction with the Northwoods League. ...read more
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    Wednesday, December 14, 2016
    MID-STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE NEWS Date: December 14, 2016 Release: Immediately Preferred headline terminology: “Mid-State Technical College” or “Mid-State” Current college logo: embedded in this email and available upon request. Media Contact: Kolina Stieber, Director of Marketing and Communications (715) 422-5326 kolina.stieber@mstc.edu Mid-State to celebrate December ...read more
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    Monday, December 12, 2016
    MID-STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE NEWS Date: December 12, 2016 Release: Immediately Preferred headline terminology: “Mid-State Technical College” or “Mid-State” Current college logo: embedded in this email and available upon request. Media Contact: Kolina Stieber, Director of Marketing and Communications (715) 422-5326 kolina.stieber@mstc.edu Photo (attached): Mid-State new ...read more
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    Friday, December 09, 2016
    MID-STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE NEWS Date: December 9, 2016 Release: Immediately Preferred headline terminology: “Mid-State Technical College” or “Mid-State” Current college logo: embedded in this email and available upon request. Media Contact: Kolina Stieber, Director of Marketing and Communications (715) 422-5326 kolina.stieber@mstc.edu Photos by Angie Morgan (attached): ...read more
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    Friday, December 09, 2016
    Congratulations to Rekindle the Spirit & Nekoosa Area Hometown Christmas winners!!! Both winners won two tickets to see the Green Bay Packers play the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday, December 11 at Lambeau Field. See winners below. Rekindle the Spirit - GreenBay Packer Ticket Winner!!! Nick Marti - Wisconsin Rapids Nekoosa Area Hometown Christmas - GreenBay Packer Ticket Winner!!! Rita Williams ...read more
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    Thursday, December 08, 2016
    Date: December 8, 2016 Release: Immediately Preferred headline terminology: “Mid-State Technical College” or “Mid-State” Current college logo: embedded in this email and available upon request. Media Contact: Kolina Stieber, Director of Marketing and Communications (715) 422-5326 kolina.stieber@mstc.edu Photos (attached): 1. Mid-State Cosmetology student Margaret Weber ...read more
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    Wednesday, December 07, 2016
    DATE: Dec. 7, 2016 CONTACT: Jeff Starck, 715-389-4978, starck.jeffrey@marshfieldclinic.org An electronic copy of this release can be found at http://marshfieldclinic.org/news Marshfield Clinic Health System, American Well partnership boost patient telehealth capabilities Marshfield Clinic Health System , which operates three hospitals and more than 50 clinics throughout Wisconsin, and American ...read more
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    Wednesday, November 30, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 29, 2016 Contact: Jake Serwe, Assistant GM Jake@raftersbaseball.com 715-424-5400 Rafters Announce 2017 Northwoods League Schedule Wisconsin Rapids Will Begin Season At Home Against Kenosha Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.-The defending Northwoods League Champion Wisconsin Rapids Rafters will open their seventh season at home against the Kenosha Kingfish on Tuesday, May 30th. ...read more
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    Monday, November 28, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OSE RECEIVES DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD Peggy J. Ose, RN, MSN, FACHE, Wisconsin Rapids, is the recipient of the Wisconsin Hospital Association’s 2016 Distinguished Service Award. Ose is Vice President of Patient Care/Chief Nursing Officer for Aspirus Riverview Hospital & Clinics in Wisconsin Rapids. Ose received the award for her service to the health care ...read more
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    Wednesday, November 23, 2016
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    Tuesday, November 22, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 22, 2016 Contact: Jake Serwe, Assistant GM Jake@raftersbaseball.com 715-424-5400 Rafters To Hold 4th Annual “Hot Stove” Rendezvous Event On January 5th Event to Feature Former Rafter and Current New York Yankees RHP Ben Heller Wisconsin Rapids, W is.-The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters have partnered with the Hotel Mead & Conference Center to hold the 4 th ...read more
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    Monday, November 21, 2016
    DATE: Nov. 21, 2016 CONTACT: Jeff Starck, 715-389-4978, starck.jeffrey@marshfieldclinic.org An electronic copy of this release can be found at http://marshfieldclinic.org/news Marshfield Clinic Health System submits site plan for proposed Eau Claire hospital New hospital and cancer facility are part of ‘Caring for the Chippewa Valley’ initiative to make Clinic’s world-class ...read more
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    Monday, November 21, 2016
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    Thursday, November 17, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 17, 2016 Contact: Jake Serwe, Assistant GM Jake@raftersbaseball.com 715-424-5400 Rafters Continue Tradition of Giving Back To Community in 2016 Partnerships With Local Businesses Benefit Local Organizations Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. - The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters are proud to announce that through partnerships with local businesses they have raised money to donate over ...read more
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    Wednesday, November 16, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: Nov. 16, 2016 CONTACT: Jeff Starck, 715-650-2610, starck.jeffrey@marshfieldclinic.org An electronic copy of this release can be found at http://marshfieldclinic.org/news Marshfield Clinic Health System statement on the passing of Melvin Laird The following statement is from Marshfield Clinic Health System CEO Dr. Susan Turney: “It’s with great sadness that ...read more
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    Wednesday, November 16, 2016
    MID-STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE NEWS Date: November 16, 2016 Release: Immediately Preferred headline terminology: “Mid-State Technical College” or “Mid-State” Current college logo: embedded in this email and available upon request. Media Contact: Kolina Stieber, Director of Marketing and Communications (715) 422-5326 kolina.stieber@mstc.edu Photos (attached): Screenshot of ...read more
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    Monday, November 14, 2016
    435 Volunteers Raked 77 Yards on Day of Caring For Immediate Release – November 7, 2016 Contact: Amy Fluno, Day of Caring Coordinator, 715-421-0390 WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – United Way of Inner Wisconsin’s Volunteer Center experienced a record year during the 2016 Day of Caring event on October 22, 2016. A total of 435 volunteers helped rake a total of 77 yards during the event and ...read more
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    Monday, November 14, 2016
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    Friday, November 11, 2016
    MID-STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE NEWS Date: November 11, 2016 Release: Immediately Preferred headline terminology: “Mid-State Technical College” or “Mid-State” Current college logo: embedded in this email and available upon request. Media Contact: Kolina Stieber, Director of Marketing and Communications (715) 422-5326 kolina.stieber@mstc.edu New Liberal Arts Collaborative ...read more
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    Friday, November 11, 2016
    MID-STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE NEWS Date: November 11, 2016 Release: Immediately Preferred headline terminology: “Mid-State Technical College” or “Mid-State” Current college logo: embedded in this email and available upon request. Media Contact: Kolina Stieber, Director of Marketing and Communications (715) 422-5326 kolina.stieber@mstc.edu Photos by Mikayla Mallek ...read more
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    Thursday, November 10, 2016
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    Thursday, November 10, 2016
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    Thursday, November 10, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: Nov. 10, 2016 CONTACT: Rebecca Normington , 715-221-9726, normington.rebecca@securityhealth.org Caption: Certified Child Life Specialist Heather Berndt and patient Natalie Schwirtz get familiar with the anesthesia equipment Natalie encountered during her endoscopy. Security Health Plan invests $20,000 in child and adolescent patient support through Marshfield Clinic ...read more
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    Thursday, November 10, 2016
    WFHR Radio-Thon for United Way is Wednesday For Immediate Release – November 10, 2016 Contact: Angela Loucks, Marketing/Communications Director, 715-421-0390 WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – WFHR AM 1320 will be holding its 12th Annual Radio-Thon for United Way of Inner Wisconsin on Wednesday, November 16, 2016 from 7:00am – 9:00am. During the event, “The Good Morning Show” ...read more
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    Tuesday, November 08, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: Nov. 8, 2016 CONTACT: Maree Stewart , 715-389-3257, stewart.maree@marshfieldclinic.org Marshfield Clinic Health System Foundation announces major gifts Marshfield – The newly-created Marshfield Clinic Health System Foundation has announced several major gifts to benefit patient care and research. Gifts announced in October include: $50,000 from Pat and Floyd ...read more
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    Monday, November 07, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: Nov. 7, 2016 CONTACT: Maree Stewart, 715-389-3257, stewart.maree@marshfieldclinic.org Caption: Dr. William Hocking New Marshfield Clinic Health System Foundation announces its inaugural Board of Directors The Marshfield Clinic Health System (MCHS) Foundation has named members of its inaugural Board of Directors. Retired Marshfield Clinic physician Dr. William Hocking ...read more
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