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    Wednesday, March 18, 2020
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – United Way of South Wood & Adams Counties knows that some of our most vulnerable individuals are at risk and having to make changes due to COVID-19.  United Way is launching the COVID-19 Response Fund to assist United Way partner programs and other 501(c)3 non-profits who remain open during this time to better serve clients. The United Way COVID-19 Response Fund will ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, March 17, 2020
    The Heart of Wisconsin Addresses the Community Regarding COVID-19In light of what is happening in our community with COVID-19, effective immediately, in the best interest of you, your business, and our community, The Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce (Chamber) is postponing all in-person networking, meeting and programming events for the rest of March & April. In accordance with the CDC’s ...read more
    Categories: Chamber News, Chamber
    Monday, March 16, 2020
      Our employees and their families need to be safe. They also need jobs. How we as a community respond impacts both. Your employees may not be elderly, have a chronic underlying condition (lung or heart disease or diabetes), or have a compromised immune system. But they may be the caregiver for someone who does. Having a plan ensures your employees that you are acting in their best interest as ...read more
    Categories: Chamber
    Monday, March 16, 2020
    Johnson/LockNet Messaging to Their Customers  To Our Valued Customers:EO Johnson Business Technologies and Locknet continue to closely monitor the escalating events related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19). As part of the company’s pandemic preparedness plan, we are taking the necessary steps to ensure our ability to deliver the world-class products and services to your organization without any ...read more
    Categories: Chamber
    Monday, March 16, 2020
    Rafters Announce Open Interview Dates for Summer Employment Team to hire part-time staff for the upcoming 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 working with people? If so, then a summer job with the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters may be right for you! This ...read more
    Categories: Sports
    Monday, March 16, 2020
    Aspirus Establishes Call Center for COVID-19 Questions   WAUSAU, Wis. – To prevent the spread of the virus and provide the most appropriate care to the communities we serve, Aspirus has established a call center for people concerned they might be infected with COVID-19.   The dedicated line will be operational and staffed by live operators beginning at 8 a.m. on Saturday, March 14. The ...read more
    Categories: Health
    Monday, March 16, 2020
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – If a sudden illness or accident left you unable to make or communicate your own health care decisions, who will speak for you? Will they know your wishes? Wisconsin is not a ‘next-of-kin’ state, meaning your family members cannot make health care decisions for you without an Advance Directive or a potentially costly court order. That’s why everyone 18 and older needs to ...read more
    Categories: Health
    Thursday, March 12, 2020
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS - Surviving a stroke requires fast action. Aspirus Riverview Hospital was recently recognized for providing excellent care for stroke patients by achieving an arrival to CT time of just four minutes - the fastest in the entire Wisconsin Coverdell Stroke Program. The national benchmark of arrival to CT time is <25 minutes, according to the American Stroke Association. “It was an ...read more
    Categories: Health
    Thursday, March 12, 2020
    Mid-State’s Program Showcase event draws 300 area high school students   WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Over 300 students from area high schools converged at the Wisconsin Rapids Campus of Mid-State Technical College on March 3 for the College’s spring Program Showcase career exploration event. The popular biannual event invites area high school students to experience hands-on demonstrations of many of ...read more
    Categories: Education
    Thursday, December 19, 2019
    After 98 years as a private facility, Bull's Eye Country Club in Wisconsin Rapids is changing its name to Bullseye Golf Club and will open its tee sheet for public play in 2020. The change in policy at a club founded by a papermaking baron in 1922 is a reflection of the long-term retrenchment of the papermaking industry that once dominated central Wisconsin as well as a change in societal ...read more
    Categories: Sports