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    Friday, January 24, 2020
    Nick Coquyt hired as Rafters Ticket Accounts Manager   Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.- The Rafters announce a new addition to the front office for the 2020 season. Nick Coquyt is stepping into his role as the Rafters Ticket Accounts Manager. This will be Coquyt’s first season with the organization and his third season within the Northwoods League. He spent the 2018 season as an Operations and ...read more
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    Wednesday, January 22, 2020
    Heart failure affects nearly 6 million Americans and is the leading cause of hospitalization in people over 65. Aspirus invites all ladies to learn about this common and potentially fatal condition at “Listen to Your Heart… Beating Heart Failure,” a free Aspiring Women ladies’ night out. Cardiologist Dr. Robert Martin of Aspirus Heart & Vascular at Aspirus Riverview Hospital will explain the ...read more
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    Wednesday, January 22, 2020
      Jazz trumpeter Wallace Roney will bring his quintet to the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point as part of the annual Jazz Festival. The band will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, in Michelsen Hall in the Noel Fine Arts Center, 1800 Portage St., Stevens Point. The public performance caps a day of jazz study by hundreds of high school and middle school students from around Wisconsin, ...read more
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    Monday, January 20, 2020
    Valentine’s Day packages prepare fans of all ages for 2020 season   Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.- Roses are red, Rosco is blue, we love Rafters baseball, and we know you do too! The Rafters and Rosco are giving fans the chance to give a Rafters Valentine’s Day gift to that someone special. Each gift will be hand delivered by the one and only, Rosco P. Rafter on Friday, February 14th. Whether you ...read more
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    Friday, January 17, 2020
    Package dates for all Rafters ticket holders announced   Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.- The Rafters 2020 schedule was announced before the turn of the calendar year. Today, the team announces dates for Bleacher 9-Game Package holders, as well as 4-Game Packages holders, Solarus Founders Club 9-Game and Solarus Founders Club Half-Season Package holders. The exclusive Solarus Founders Club Packages ...read more
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    Friday, January 17, 2020
    Whether the holidays brought you a new a device or you have years of photos, videos and apps stored, it’s a good time to back up your device to make sure the content important to you never gets lost if something happens to your device. Here are some options from Cellcom to make sure you never lose that cherished picture, critical app data or messages.To create a backup with iCloud on iOS, visit ...read more
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    Wednesday, January 15, 2020
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS - The Wood County Sheriff's Department recently donated $500 to the Aspirus UW Cancer Center’s Cancer Patient Fund to be used to help patients who need financial assistance with costs related to their treatment.  The Sheriff’s Department raised the funds by selling uniform patches and pins with the design shown here, selling out of 100 pins and 250 patches. They were inspired ...read more
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    Monday, January 13, 2020
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Aspirus will host a women’s cancer support group sharing meeting on Monday, February 10, and a men’s cancer support group sharing meeting on Tuesday, February 11. Both meetings will be from 5:15 to 6:15 pm in the Aspirus Riverview Hospital Lower Level Conference Center, 410 Dewey Street, Wisconsin Rapids. The sharing meetings are exclusively for cancer patients and ...read more
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    Friday, January 10, 2020
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – The common cold and the flu can often look alike; so how can you tell the difference?   “Having a stuffy nose, sneezing and a sore throat are more indicative of a cold,” said Dr. Abigail Lewis, family medicine physician with Aspirus Doctors Clinic in Wisconsin Rapids. “Symptoms like fever, body aches, weakness and extreme exhaustion are rarely signs of a cold but are common ...read more
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    Thursday, January 09, 2020
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – United Way of South Wood & Adams Counties thanked its many supporters Wednesday night during the Thank You and Recognition Celebration at Bull’s Eye Country Club.  “We have many things to be thankful for,” said Tari Jahns, CEO.  “Our donors, our volunteers, and for the caring communities that we live in.”   During the Thank You Celebration we thanked ours donors - in ...read more
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    Wednesday, January 08, 2020
    Wisconsin hospitals and health systems are well-known for providing high-quality and accessible care for Wisconsin citizens, helping to keep our communities healthier. And according to a new study released today from the Wisconsin Hospital Association, those communities’ economic health also experience tremendous benefits because of local hospital and health system vibrancy.  WHA’s Healthy ...read more
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    Friday, January 03, 2020
    You will recognize Chris Kroeze as a finalist in Season 15 of “The Voice.” With his unique and alluring vocal delivery, he connects with both the hearts and minds of audiences across various generations through his genuine country soul! This five-piece band released a new album in 2019 and has been featured in Rolling Stone and People. Chris Kroeze continues to make multiple trips per year ...read more
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    Thursday, January 02, 2020
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – On Wednesday, January 8, 2020 United Way of South Wood & Adams Counties will be recognizing donors and volunteers at its Thank You and Recognition Celebration at Bull’s Eye Country Club, 2800 Ridgewood Trl., Wisconsin Rapids, from 4:30pm until 6:30pm.   The evening will begin with appetizers and a cash bar; and the awards presentation will begin at 5:00pm.    Some of ...read more
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    Tuesday, December 31, 2019
    Northward Peddle and Paddle is proud to announce the 2020 Wellness Incentive Program to local businesses. Basic benefits such as health coverage and paid time off are traditional methods of wellness and ultimate employee happiness. However, in today’s stressful business world employers need to seek alternative benefits that will energize the workforce! The ever-changing healthcare issue is ...read more
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    Tuesday, December 31, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – First you make 'em. Then you break 'em. Does that sum up your experience with New Year's resolutions? You're jazzed in January to get in shape, stop smoking, eat better… But by February, your resolution is kaput. Don’t throw in the towel just yet. You’ve got to stack the odds in your favor. Start with small changes and work your way up to achieve – and stick to – your 2020 ...read more
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