• News for Human Interest

    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
    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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