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    Friday, January 18, 2019
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    Friday, January 18, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – What exactly does an industrial mechanical technician do? Eight Adams Friendship High School (AFHS) students recently found out with a 12-week, hands-on introduction to industrial maintenance course offered by Mid-State Technical College. The students earned a Mid-State college credit while learning about soldering copper pipe to create useful objects like laptop stands and ...read more
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    Friday, January 18, 2019
    Wisconsin Rapids, WI- The Rafters announce another addition to the front office. The 2019 Rafters Front Office is full of fresh faces as it approaches the inaugural 10th season. Thomas Dyer will be stepping into the Rafters Front Office as the Ticket Accounts Manager.  This will be Thomas’s first season with the organization. His duties will include reaching out to new potential fans, ...read more
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    Friday, January 18, 2019
    If your goal, resolution or word of 2019 is focus, here are some tips to set up your smartphone to curb unwanted distractions.Manage your notifications – every app wants to send you a notification and it takes time and attention to check and clear those constant alerts. Dedicate some time this New Year to determining if you need every alert that comes to your phone. You can adjust notification ...read more
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    Friday, January 18, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Mid-State Technical College has announced its Dean’s List for the 2018 fall semester. This recognition is reserved for Mid-State students who have enrolled in six or more credits and have earned a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.75 during the semester.    Following is the list of Mid-State’s Dean’s List recipients, sorted by student’s city of residence and last ...read more
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    Tuesday, January 15, 2019
    Aspirus Riverview Hospital in Wisconsin Rapids invites everyone to the grand opening of the new Aspirus Riverview Family Birthplace on Thursday, January 31. The celebration will include self-guided tours and light refreshments from 4 to 6 pm and a ribbon cutting ceremony at 5 pm.   The new birthplace features 425-square-foot hotel-style suites with walk-in showers, whirlpool tubs, large ...read more
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    Tuesday, January 15, 2019
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    Friday, January 11, 2019
    Hundreds of visitors joined Aspirus on Thursday to celebrate the grand opening of Aspirus Riverview Clinic Adams. The celebration included self-guided tours, light refreshments and a ribbon cutting ceremony.   The clinic offers wellness visits, illness visits, same-day appointments, school and sports physicals, immunizations and vaccinations, and on-site laboratory and x-ray services. The ...read more
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    Friday, January 11, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – United Way of South Wood & Adams Counties thanked its many supporters Wednesday night during the Thank You and Recognition Celebration at Great Expectations.  “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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    Thursday, January 10, 2019
    As part of its on-going planning process, McMillan Library is hosting a series of four public workshops, moderated by the firm of Engberg Anderson. These will focus on the Adult Room on the Library’s Upper Level. The space has physically changed little since McMillan opened in 1970. It formerly housed the card catalog, reference collection and magazines. Since use of the room has changed ...read more
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    Thursday, January 10, 2019
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    Wednesday, January 09, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Those looking for a start in the machine tool field will soon enjoy a no-cost option for the training needed for an entry-level position. The North Central Wisconsin Workforce Development Board (NCWWDB) is partnering with Mid-State Technical College and the Job Center of Wisconsin to offer a 14-week customized Pre-Apprenticeship Machine Tool Training program. The training is ...read more
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    Monday, January 07, 2019
    Fans can submit photos of themselves in Rafters gear to be included on Jersey This season will be the tenth anniversary of the Rafters franchise and to thank the best fans in the Northwoods League, the Rafters in partnership with Advanced Disposal will feature a “Thank You Fans” jersey. Pictures of fans wearing their Rafters gear will be incorporated into the makeup of the uniform. Fans will ...read more
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    Monday, January 07, 2019
    On Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM Clinical Psychologist and Certified Professional Retirement Coach, Dr. Richelle Hoekstra-Anderson of Crossroads Renewal, LLC is offering a fun and interactive workshop to help new and soon-to-be retirees create a happy, healthy, and connected life in retirement. The Naked Retirement workshop will be held in the lower level of the Heart of ...read more
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    Monday, January 07, 2019
    Opportunity Development Centers, Inc. (ODC) has announced that it is joining forces with Ink Splash, an apparel printing and embroidery business in Wisconsin Rapids.  Ink Splash was developed in 2007 by Joanne Keyzer of Wisconsin Rapids, and provides a wide array of apparel printing services including screen printing, embroidery, direct imprint and heat transfer.  “Ink Splash’s capabilities ...read more
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    Friday, January 04, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Mid-State Technical College recognized the efforts of students who completed training through its Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement 720 Academy in a special ceremony on December 19. The 10 students had enrolled in the program to complete the 720 hours of basic law enforcement training required to become a law enforcement officer in Wisconsin.   “Most Wisconsin law ...read more
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    Thursday, January 03, 2019
    Patients of the new Aspirus Riverview Clinic – Adams will be cared for by Family Nurse Practitioner Jill Bohn-Wolfe, FNP-BC, IBCLC. Bohn-Wolfe cares for patients of all ages and takes a special interest in lactation and adolescent health.     “I’m passionate about preventive health and empower patients to live their healthiest, happiest life,” said Bohn-Wolfe. “I enjoy providing evidence-based ...read more
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    Wednesday, January 02, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – On Wednesday, January 9, 2019 United Way of South Wood & Adams Counties will be recognizing donors and volunteers at its Thank You and Recognition Celebration at Great Expectations from 4:00pm until 6:00pm.   The evening will begin with appetizers and a cash bar; and the awards presentation will begin at 5:00pm.    Some of the donors that will be recognized include ...read more
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    Friday, December 21, 2018
    Aspirus Riverview Hospital & Clinics invites everyone to the grand opening of Aspirus Riverview Clinic - Adams on Thursday, January 10, at 419 N. Oak Street in Adams. The celebration will include self-guided tours and light refreshments from 3:30 to 5:30 pm and a ribbon cutting ceremony at 4 pm.   Equipped to provide the full continuum of care – from primary care to specialty outreach services ...read more
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    Friday, December 21, 2018
    Two Aspirus physicians are recipients of the 2017-2018 Medical College of Wisconsin Outstanding Medical Student Teacher award.   Amy Falk, MD, a pediatrician with Aspirus Doctors Clinic in Wisconsin Rapids, and Ridhwi Mukerji, MD, a hospitalist with Aspirus Riverview Hospital in Wisconsin Rapids, recently received pins in recognition of the award, which is presented by the Medical College of ...read more
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