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    Wednesday, September 23, 2020
    Kathy Palm, Trauma & EMS Coordinator for Aspirus Riverview Hospital, is the recipient of the first annual Spirit Award.   The award recognizes an individual or crew from the emergency medical services (EMS) community in north central Wisconsin for the exceptional, compassionate care they deliver to patients daily. Award recipients are nominated by their peers for their efforts before, during, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Health
    Tuesday, September 22, 2020
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – The isolation brought on by social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic can be hard on anyone. But it may be especially tough for people in recovery from a substance use disorder.  Face-to-face support groups like Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) may be canceled to prevent the spread of the virus. And the isolation you may feel from social distancing can stoke feelings of ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Health
    Tuesday, September 22, 2020
    The Wisconsin Rapids Area Sports Commission awarded Kim Kinsey the 2020 MVP award at the annual MVP Celebration Tuesday September 15th at Hotel Mead.  Kinsey is the proprietor of SUP The Rapids, LLC a local standup paddleboard company offering rentals, tours, lessons and fitness classes.  Her anonymous nomination described her as a passionate advocate for both the importance of an active, ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Tuesday, September 22, 2020
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Mid-State Technical College supporters gathered at the Wisconsin Trapshooting Association in Nekoosa on Sept. 11 for the Foundation’s fifth-annual Trapshoot Fundraiser. The fun, team-based competition raised approximately $2,500 for emergency grant programs that benefit students in financial need.   The first-place team was comprised of Brian Krause, Kevin Krause, Fred Krause, ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Education
    Tuesday, September 22, 2020
    September is Sepsis Awareness Month Every year, at least 1.7 million adults in the U.S. develop sepsis, a potentially deadly condition that is striking more and more Americans as people with chronic diseases live longer, the population ages, and resistance to antibiotics grows. “Sepsis occurs when the body's immune system triggers an extreme response to an ongoing infection,” said Dr. Levi ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Health
    Monday, September 21, 2020
    Chamber successfully connects Job Seekers In-person and Virtually, with over 80 Employers at Employment and Resource Fair. September 15, 2020, Wisconsin Rapids, WI – The Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Marshfield Area Chamber of Commerce & Industry held an Employment and Resources Fair earlier this month. The Fair featured over 80 employers, hiring over 1,000 ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Chamber
    Thursday, September 17, 2020
    MARSHFIELD – Security Health Plan of Wisconsin, Inc., urges Wisconsin residents who have lost their health insurance in 2020 to see if they qualify for the recently-announced national emergency special enrollment period (SEP). This SEP, which is effective now, is available to any Wisconsin resident that qualified for an SEP in 2020 but missed the deadline because they were impacted by ...read more
    Categories: Health, Press Release
    Wednesday, September 16, 2020
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – The Wisconsin Technical College System Board and Mid-State Technical College honored Aspirus Riverview Hospital and Clinics on Wednesday with the 2020 “Futuremaker Partner” award. Beyond their ongoing 30-year collaboration to provide skills education for Mid-State program students and Aspirus staff, the partners are innovating to expand workforce participation in the ...read more
    Categories: Health, Education, Press Release
    Tuesday, September 15, 2020
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Mid-State Technical College will offer its fall Program Showcase as an outdoor football-themed Tailgate Tour on the Wisconsin Rapids Campus, Tuesday, Oct. 20.  The event will give area high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to explore Mid-State’s degree programs and services through socially distanced hands-on activities and demonstrations. Parents and other family ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Education
    Friday, September 11, 2020
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS - Aspirus Riverview Behavioral Health in Wisconsin Rapids welcomes Marleen Bryan, PMHCNS-BC, APNP. Bryan is a board-certified psychiatric-mental health clinical nurse specialist and advanced practice nurse prescriber. She joins Aspirus Riverview Behavioral Health’s other behavioral health professionals to help meet our area’s growing need for mental health and substance abuse ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Health
    Tuesday, September 08, 2020
    Named after a country star, “Loretta Lynn Morgan” was born to make music! At age 13, she made her first and everlasting impression on the country music world when she played at The Grand Ole Opry, making her one of the youngest to have made a debut at the Mother Church of Country Music. Lorrie Morgan will perform LIVE at the Performing Arts Center (PAC) of Wisconsin Rapids at 7:30 pm on Thursday, ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Tuesday, August 11, 2020
    Heart of Wisconsin Chamber Downtown Grand Affair Goes Virtual, In-Person Event Cancelled August 11, 2020, Wisconsin Rapids, WI – The Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce’s Downtown Grand Affair originally scheduled for September 13th will take to a new platform this year in response to COVID-19. Planning is underway to host a virtual craft fair and weekly lunchtime grab-and-go featuring local ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Papers/Research, Community