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    Wednesday, November 07, 2018
    Aspirus UW Cancer Center in Wisconsin Rapids is pleased to welcome Rebecca Fetterer APNP, NP-C to its medical staff.    Fetterer is a nurse practitioner who specializes in oncology and hematology. She earned her Master of Science in Nursing degree from Concordia University in Mequon, WI and is certified by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. In her leisure time, Fetterer enjoys ...read more
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    Wednesday, November 07, 2018
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – United Way of South Wood & Adams Counties’ campaign is in full swing.  If you haven’t made your donation yet, we have a fun way to accomplish that!   The WFHR Radiothon will be Wednesday, November 14, 2018 from 7am – 9am. During the Radiothon, United Way staff and volunteers will be in the studio during the “Good Morning Show with Carl and James” talking about all of the ...read more
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    Tuesday, November 06, 2018
    SHOE SENSATION HOST 3RD ANNUAL SOCKS FOR TROOPS FUNDRAISER Shoe Sensation is collecting socks for active Military and local Veterans NOVEMBER 1st -DECEMBER 24th, 2018-Shoe Sensation, a regional chain of name brand family shoe stores, is hosting its 3rd annual “Socks For Troops” companywide. Each store will be collecting socks for active duty military or local veterans in our local communities. ...read more
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    Monday, November 05, 2018
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – One lucky participant in Mid-State Technical College’s Program Showcase was presented with a $500 scholarship on Nov. 2 following the career exploration event. Lincoln High School student Jasmine Pleet was selected by random drawing to receive the scholarship after attending Program Showcase on Oct. 23. The event drew over 425 high school sophomores, juniors and seniors from ...read more
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    Friday, November 02, 2018
    Aspirus Riverview Auxiliary invites everyone to the “Books Are Fun” book and gift sale on Thursday, November 29.This one-day sale will be held from 9:30 am to 3 pm in Aspirus Riverview Hospital’s lower level conference center, 410 Dewey Street, Wisconsin Rapids. With 30-70 percent off retail prices, shoppers will find many great gifts for all ages.Proceeds from the sale will be used by Aspirus ...read more
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    Thursday, November 01, 2018
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – The Mid-State Technical College Foundation recently accepted a $15,000 grant from the Gene Haas Foundation, to be directed to a post-secondary program that teaches computer numerical controlled (CNC) machine technology. The money will be used to fund student activities and provide needed industry tools to graduating students starting their careers. This marks the fourth ...read more
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    Thursday, November 01, 2018
    The holidays are a special time for remembering, and a time to celebrate the lives of people we love – people who are living, as well as those who have passed away.  Aspirus Riverview invites everyone to the Lites of Love Tree Lighting Ceremony on Thursday, November 15, at 6:30 pm in the hospital’s lobby. The ceremony includes music, a brief message, light refreshments, and the ceremonial ...read more
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    Thursday, November 01, 2018
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Healthcare quality improvement professionals in central Wisconsin won’t have to travel to Florida to experience the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) National Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care, thanks to a live, high-definition broadcast of the event being offered by Mid-State Technical College. The conference takes place over two days, Tuesday and ...read more
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    Thursday, November 01, 2018
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    Tuesday, October 30, 2018
    Cellcom, partnered with Ericsson, a global technology leader, to host a 5G demonstration in Green Bay in October. The event brought together legislators, city and county officials, technology leaders and local businesses to get an interactive demonstration of what the next generation of wireless technology will mean to communities, industries and consumers in the state.  “5G is a ...read more
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    Tuesday, October 30, 2018
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Mid-State Technical College will host a Spotlight on Health at its Marshfield Campus on Wednesday, Nov. 7, from 5 to 7 p.m. The free, open-house style event invites high school students, parents and community members to learn about a variety of high-demand career options in healthcare and the education Mid-State offers to prepare graduates for success.    The event ...read more
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    Tuesday, October 30, 2018
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – We have exciting news at United Way of South Wood & Adams Counties’ Volunteer Center.  We will have two very special guests volunteering with us during Day of Caring on November 3rd:  Wisconsin Rapids’ own Tianna Vanderhei, 2018 Miss Wisconsin; and Danielle Moon, 2019 Miss Wisconsin Rapids!     Tianna and Danielle will be at the Grand Rapids Lion’s Club for breakfast at ...read more
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    Tuesday, October 30, 2018
    Wisconsin Rapids, WI - The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters and Skyward are continuing their long-standing partnership to host Educator’s Appreciation Night at Witter Field in 2019. During this evening, the Rafters and Skyward will honor one area teacher as the Skyward Central Wisconsin Teacher of the Year. The selected teacher will have a bobblehead created of their likeness, which will be added to the ...read more
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    Friday, October 26, 2018
    World Stroke Day is October 29. Worldwide, 15 million people suffer a stroke each year.    Effective stroke care requires fast action. Aspirus Riverview Hospital in Wisconsin Rapids was recently recognized for achieving the fastest door-to-imaging time of two minutes for stroke patients for the second quarter of 2018 by the Wisconsin Coverdell Stroke Program. The national benchmark of ...read more
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    Friday, October 26, 2018
    Aspirus Riverview Behavioral Health Clinic in Wisconsin Rapids welcomes Craig Rasmussen, MA, LCSW.   As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Rasmussen joins the clinic’s other behavioral health professionals to help meet our area’s growing need for mental health and substance abuse services. He specializes in working with children who have anxiety, anger issues, depression, ADHD, and autism ...read more
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    Friday, October 26, 2018
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Mid-State Technical College is hosting an informational session for students who would like to earn college credit for their life and military experience. Part of the College’s Credit for Prior Learning program, the “Get Credit” event will be offered on Thursday, Nov. 8, on the Wisconsin Rapids Campus. The $30 college application fee is waived at the event.   The Get ...read more
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    Friday, October 26, 2018
    Karen Balderson has been named Program Director for Aspirus Riverview Wound & Hyperbarics in Wisconsin Rapids.   Balderson has been dedicated to healthcare for more than 18 years. Prior to joining Aspirus, she served in leadership roles in both hospital and revenue cycle operations. Balderson has led many performance improvement teams and has experience in change management and patient access ...read more
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    Friday, October 26, 2018
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    Thursday, October 25, 2018
    Cynthia Sullivan RN, BSN has been named Joint Care Coordinator for Aspirus Riverview Joint Center in Wisconsin Rapids. She will succeed Kathleen Schultz RN, who retires in November.   Sullivan obtained her nursing degree from Bellin College of Nursing in Green Bay in 1992. She has many years of nursing experience, including adult medical nursing and pediatric nursing with an emphasis on ...read more
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    Monday, October 22, 2018
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    Monday, October 22, 2018
    This November, Aspirus Riverview’s Home Delivered Meals program celebrates 45 years of providing hot, nutritious meals to residents of the greater Wisconsin Rapids area.   On November 1, 1973, the first five meals were delivered in aluminum trays and transported in insulated coolers with a hot water bottle to keep them warm. Today, 65-75 recipients per weekday receive their meals in specially ...read more
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    Monday, October 22, 2018
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – Since early September until October 19th, United Way of South Wood & Adams Counties has been registering local residents to have their yards raked by volunteers during the annual event, “Day of Caring” which will take place this year on November 3, 2018.     To date, 77 yards have registered for this service. Residents from the community that utilize this event are ...read more
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    Monday, October 22, 2018
    Come and meet those dancing feet in the Presidio Brass new Broadway-themed show on Friday, November 16, at the Performing Arts Center of Wisconsin Rapids. The Arts Council of South Wood County is pleased to present this performance at 7:30 pm. Mead Witter Foundation is sponsoring this show.    Since forming in 2006, Presidio Brass has rocketed to success as the face of a bold new generation in ...read more
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    Tuesday, October 16, 2018
    Aspirus Riverview Gift Shop invites everyone to its Christmas Open House on Thursday, November 15, from 5:30 to 7:30 pm and Friday, November 16, from 9 am to 3:30 pm. The sale will feature 10% off all Christmas items.  Aspirus Riverview Gift Shop is staffed by volunteers. Proceeds go to Aspirus Riverview Foundation to benefit the patients of Aspirus Riverview Hospital & Clinics as well as the ...read more
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    Wednesday, October 10, 2018
    The Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce has two garden level offices available for rent. May be rented together or separately. We offer a quiet professional office environment with a full board room available to schedule larger meetings if necessary. Great visibility and ample parking in the Heart of the Wisconsin Rapids community. Please contact Sharon Zeman for more information.
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    Thursday, September 27, 2018
    The holidays are a special time for remembering, and a time to celebrate the lives of people we love – people who are living, as well as those who have passed away. Aspirus Riverview invites everyone to celebrate the lives of those special to them by participating in Lites of Love. The Lites of Love trees are located outside Aspirus Riverview Hospital along the Riverview Expressway and remain ...read more
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    Tuesday, September 25, 2018
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Mid-State Technical College is inviting the public to a transfer fair to connect students with representatives from many different four-year colleges and universities. Attendees will learn about transfer opportunities, credit transfer, degree programs, the application process and more. Current Mid-State students will also be able to apply for graduation at the event. The ...read more
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