• News for Press Release

    Monday, August 12, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – The Mid-State Technical College Foundation is hosting its fourth-annual Trapshoot Fundraiser on Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, at the Wisconsin Trapshooting Association in Nekoosa. Highlights include prizes for the highest-scoring teams, 25 practice rounds, 50 scoring rounds, raffles, contests and lunch.   The Trapshoot Fundraiser is a major source of funding for the Mid-State’s ...read more
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    Thursday, August 08, 2019
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    Friday, August 02, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – Thank you to everyone who participated in Stuff the School Bus and Lunch by the River on August 1, 2019! The staff at United Way of South Wood & Adams Counties and Stuff the Bus Committee members are thrilled with the turnout! A special thank you to our volunteers, those who donated school supplies and Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce for the opportunity to sponsor ...read more
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    Thursday, August 01, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis. – World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated every year from August 1 - 7 to encourage breastfeeding and improve the health of babies around the world.   According to the World Health Organization (WHO), breastfeeding promotes better health for mothers and children alike. Increasing breastfeeding to near-universal levels could save more than 800,000 lives every year, the ...read more
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    Thursday, August 01, 2019
    Learn how to lower your risk of diabetes and pre-diabetes by attending a free class series offered by the Aspirus Riverview Diabetes & Nutrition Center. “You Have the Power to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes” will be held Thursdays, September 5, 12, 19 and 26, from 6:30 to 8 pm in the lower level conference center at Aspirus Riverview Hospital, 410 Dewey Street, Wisconsin Rapids. The four-class series ...read more
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    Wednesday, July 31, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Mid-State Technical College has announced its fall Meet Me @ Mid-State dates. Each event offers the community a chance to tour a Mid-State campus, apply to the College for free and get one step closer to career goals. All attendees will also be entered to win a $50 gift card. (One per campus location.)   Tours are available across all four Mid-State Campuses in Adams, ...read more
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    Tuesday, July 30, 2019
    Save a life…  by donating blood at an Aspirus Riverview Hospital community blood drive. Blood drives are held twice monthly in the hospital’s lower level conference center. The August blood drives will be Tuesday, August 20, from 10 am to 3 pm and Monday, August 26, from 2 to 7 pm. No appointment is needed. To accommodate donors, there are six donor chairs available. Anyone with questions ...read more
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    Tuesday, July 30, 2019
    Wisconsin Rapids, WI — On Friday, July 26th, the Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce and Incourage held a luncheon for the visiting and local utility crews at Water Works and Lighting Commission as they restored power back to the community. After the devasting storms and power outages struck on Saturday the 21st, the local community decided to act to thank the workers. Feeding well over one ...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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    Thursday, July 25, 2019
    Wood County, the Village of Biron and Classic Development Corp. are pleased to announce the completion and opening of a newly constructed and relocated one-mile section of Wood County Highway U in the Village of Biron. This completely new section of Wood County Highway U (CTH U)  is located between Huffman Road/ 64th Street and the Wood / Portage County line, in the northeast portion of Biron, ...read more
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    Wednesday, July 24, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS - Some symptoms can quickly go from “nothing to worry about” tosomething very serious. How do you know when to seek prompt medical attention? Aspirus invites all ladies to “Don’t Take a Turn for the Worse,” a free Aspiring Women ladies’ night out at the Hotel Mead in Wisconsin Rapids on Tuesday, August 20, from 5:30 to 7 pm. Dr. Thomas Voelker, Aspirus Riverview Chief Medical ...read more
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    Wednesday, July 24, 2019
    Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters are excited to announce the third-annual Rushing Rapids Craft Beer Festival, presented by B’s Tap House, will return to Historic Witter Field on Saturday, September 7. The fall event features beer, food and live music by Wisconsin-based Southbound. Rushing Rapids is open to festival-goers over the age of 21. In 2018, the Rafters welcomed ...read more
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    Wednesday, July 24, 2019
    As the summer begins to wind down, the Arts Council is gearing up for ticket sales for its 43rd season. Seven shows are on the roster, bringing a variety of entertainment to please all palates! Tickets are selling earlier than previous years, so check out the performance schedule and be ready to purchase early for the best seat selection.    The 2019-2020 Performance Schedule:  (Ticket prices ...read more
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    Tuesday, July 23, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Mid-State Technical College Accounting Instructor Susan Strautmann was recently appointed to the Wisconsin Accounting Examining Board, filling a vacant accountant member seat until July 1, 2020.   “I am honored to serve our State of Wisconsin as a member of the Accounting Examining Board,” said Strautmann, who first applied for gubernatorial appointment in November 2018. “It ...read more
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    Tuesday, July 23, 2019
    ASPIRUS ANNOUNCED AS LOCAL PRESENTING SPONSOR FOR INAUGURAL SUSAN G. KOMEN CENTRAL WISCONSIN MORE THAN PINK WALK                          WAUSAU, Wis. (July 17, 2019) — Susan G. Komen Wisconsin is excited to announce Aspirus as the local presenting sponsor for the 2019 Central Wisconsin MORE THAN PINK Walk. Central Wisconsin is one of twenty-six locations across the country to launch the new ...read more
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