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    Tuesday, September 17, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Aspirus Riverview Hospital will host a Cancer Support Group Meeting on Tuesday, October 8, and a Cancer Caregiver’s Support Group Sharing Meeting on Monday, October 14. Both meetings will be from 5:15 to 6:15 pm in the Aspirus Riverview Hospital Lower Level Conference Center, 410 Dewey Street, Wisconsin Rapids. The meetings are free, and no registration is needed. Light ...read more
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    Tuesday, September 17, 2019
    A one-day conference showcasing concepts, research and innovations in the fast-growing field of data analytics will be held Friday, Oct. 4, at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.   The Great Lakes Analytics Conference draws on the best practices in analytics, offering a venue for students, academic and business people, coaches and other practitioners to share examples, cases, ...read more
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    Tuesday, September 17, 2019
    For nearly 50 years, The Atlanta Rhythm Section has been a part of the Southern Rock scene, and you can see them LIVE at the Performing Arts Center (PAC) of Wisconsin Rapids at 7:30 pm on Friday, October 18, as the Arts Council enters its 43rd season of entertaining Central Wisconsin. The PAC is located at 1801 16th Street South.    The Atlanta Rhythm Section represents the good things the ...read more
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    Monday, September 16, 2019
    Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – In the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters’ 10th Anniversary Season, the team continued its longstanding tradition of giving back to the local community, donating over $24,000 to local organizations and nonprofits. Since the end of the 2018 season, the Rafters have made over 85 community appearances, which included Rafters players and the team’s mascot, Rosco. Among the ...read more
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    Friday, September 13, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Mid-State Technical has been selected as the host site for the Wisconsin Women in Higher Education Leadership (WWHEL) Fall 2019 Conference. Higher education leaders from around the state will gather on the Wisconsin Rapids Campus on October 9–10 to explore concepts related to Centered Leadership and how this model can help leaders thrive in business and in life.   Conference ...read more
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    Thursday, September 12, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – Are you interested in helping our local youth succeed in school?  Do you have time to volunteer one hour per week?  United Way of South Wood & Adams Counties’ Women United is seeking to recruit volunteer reading mentors for the 2019-2020 school year.   The Learning for Life Reading Mentor Program matches volunteers with students in Kindergarten through Third Grade who ...read more
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    Thursday, September 12, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Mid-State Technical College supporters gathered at the Wisconsin Trapshooting Association in Nekoosa on Sept. 6 for the Foundation’s fourth-annual Trapshoot Fundraiser. The fun, team-based competition raised approximately $5,000 for emergency grant programs that benefit students in financial need.   The first-place team was comprised of Brian Krause, Kevin Krause, Fred ...read more
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    Wednesday, September 11, 2019
    Protect yourself and others by getting a flu shot. Even healthy people can get the flu, and it can be serious. Everyone six months and older should get an annual flu vaccine. Over the next several weeks, many area Aspirus clinics will be holding flu shot clinics. Call today to schedule your appointment. Flu shot clinics will be held at:Aspirus Doctors Clinic, 2031 Peach Street, Wisconsin ...read more
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    Monday, September 09, 2019
     The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is again ranked among the Top 10 public universities in the Midwest, according to U.S. News and World Report.   The magazine’s 2020 rankings place UW-Stevens Point as 10th among 34 regional public universities in the 12 states in its Midwest region.  Last year UW-Stevens Point tied for 12th. The university was recognized for its strong graduation ...read more
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    Thursday, September 05, 2019
    Aspirus welcomes Rebecca England, MD, FACOG, FPMRS to its Stevens Point and Wisconsin Rapids clinics. Dr. England is a specialist in obstetrics/gynecology and urogynecology. She takes a special interest in urogynecology and minimally invasive surgery, and she approaches the issues of pelvic floor disorders and incontinence with tact and gentle care. Dr. England earned her medical degree from ...read more
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    Wednesday, September 04, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – Protect yourself from identity theft by bringing in your sensitive documents, old tax returns, bank statements, cancelled checks, etc. to be securely shredded on site by Shred Safe!  Each individual can shred up to two 18” x 10” boxes for free (we kindly ask for a donation of $5.00 for each box thereafter).  Documents brought in to be shredded do NOT need to have the ...read more
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    Wednesday, September 04, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – Save the date!  Our annual raking event, Day of Caring, is scheduled for October 26, 2019. Volunteers and team leaders can register online at https://www.uwswac.org/day-caring.  The day begins at 8:00am at the Grand Rapids Lion’s Club where volunteers will receive a free t-shirt and a hot breakfast.  All youth volunteers (ages 17 and under) must have a signed waiver from a ...read more
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    Tuesday, September 03, 2019
    The September meeting of the Celiac Support Group will be held Tuesday, September 17, from 6:30 to 7:30 pm in the Water’s Edge Dining Room on the lower level of Aspirus Riverview Hospital, 410 Dewey Street, Wisconsin Rapids. The meeting will feature “Information & Sharing.” Attendees will have the opportunity to share their tips and experiences with one another. The Celiac Support Group is ...read more
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    Tuesday, September 03, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – United Way of South Wood & Adams Counties has kicked off its 2019 campaign, which will run until October 31st.  This year, our campaign chair is Nicole Pemble from Solarus.    “I have had the opportunity to serve on the United Way board for 9 years. Between that and my job as a Corporate Sales Representative at Solarus I have a unique perspective of our community. ...read more
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    Tuesday, September 03, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Washington Monthly released its 2019 annual rankings in August, naming Mid-State Technical College among the top 20 two-year colleges in the nation for adult learners. Factors that specifically affect adult students, including ease of transfer, flexibility of schedule and services for adults were considered in the evaluation of 978 two-year colleges in the US.   According ...read more
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    Friday, August 30, 2019
    United Way Months Proclaimed Wisconsin Comes Together for Lasting Social Change           Wisconsin Rapids, WI (August 30, 2019) - Governor Tony Evers has designated the months of September and October 2019 as United Way Months in Wisconsin, in recognition of the launch of United Way annual campaigns throughout the state. The 40 United Ways across Wisconsin each work within their local ...read more
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    Thursday, August 29, 2019
    Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.- The 3rd Annual Rushing Rapids Craft Beer Festival, in partnership with B's Taphouse, will be held at Witter Field in Wisconsin Rapids on Saturday, September 7th, 2019. General admission tickets grant festival entry from 2:00-5:30 p.m. and includes unlimited beer sampling, one sandwich item per person, three wing samples, and a 5 oz. tasting glass. The event features ...read more
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    Wednesday, August 28, 2019
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    Wednesday, August 28, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – In response to student interest, Mid-State Technical College is now serving Starbucks hot and cold beverages in its Wisconsin Rapids Campus cafeteria.    The new Starbucks counter opened on the first day of the fall semester, August 26, to great excitement among the campus’s staff and students.  “I think this is awesome,” said Nursing student Adriane Huckstep, with her drink ...read more
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    Tuesday, August 27, 2019
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    Tuesday, August 27, 2019
    October is National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month. Each October, memorial services are held to remember the babies who die each year through pregnancy loss, stillbirth and newborn death. Attended by parents, families, friends and health care professionals across the United States, these memorials symbolically unite those who have experienced a loss and those who care for them. This ...read more
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    Monday, August 26, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – Thanks to donors and volunteers, Stuff the School Bus / Stuff the Desk helped a total of 827 students in 2019. On Thursday, August 1st, community members donated school supplies to the Stuff the School Bus event during Lunch by the River; and on Friday, August 16th and Saturday, August 17th, the school supplies were distributed to students who registered to receive school ...read more
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    Friday, August 23, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS –  Aspirus Riverview Hospital and Mid-State Technical College are collaborating to help meet our community’s growing demand for highly trained health care professionals by establishing the “Mid-State Health Care Simulation Center ~ In Partnership with Aspirus.” Opening in 2020, the state-of-the-art simulation center will primarily be used to provide  Mid-State Technical ...read more
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    Friday, August 23, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS –  Aspirus Doctors Clinic  in Wisconsin Rapids welcomes Elizabeth Mellott, DO, specialist in obstetrics and gynecology.  A native of central Wisconsin, Dr. Mellott earned her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from Des Moines University in Des Moines, Iowa. She completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Aurora Health Care in Milwaukee. Dr. Mellott takes a ...read more
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    Thursday, August 22, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – For the second consecutive year, Mid-State recognized the achievements of its summer Metal Mania graduates with a special celebration on the College’s Wisconsin Rapids Campus, Friday, August 16. Fourteen Metal Mania students completed the free, eight-week program for those interested in a career as a machinist, with five graduating from the introductory program and nine from ...read more
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    Thursday, August 22, 2019
    Everyone is invited to Aspirus Riverview Foundation’s fourth annual Oktoberfest celebration! Oktoberfest will be held rain or shine on Saturday, October 5, from noon to 9 pm under a large outdoor tent at Lake Arrowhead Clubhouse, 1195 Apache Lane, Nekoosa. Three great polka bands will perform, including: Neal Zunker & Music Connection from noon-1 pm, 2-3 pm and 4-5 pm; New Generation from 1-2 ...read more
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    Thursday, July 25, 2019
    Wisconsin Rapids, WI — The Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce continues to be a resource for local businesses and community members after the devastation from Saturday’s storm. Saturday, July 21st marked a significant day that impacted Central Wisconsin with severe storms and power outages. Many communities were affected with loss of electricity, flooding, blocked roads, and property ...read more
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