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    Friday, October 18, 2019
    A women’s cancer support group sharing meeting will be held Monday, November 11; while a men’s cancer support group sharing meeting will be held Tuesday, November 12. 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 survivors. (Please no ...read more
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    Thursday, October 17, 2019
       (Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.) – Construction has completed for improvements to Henry Demitz Park, and in celebration, city staff will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the occasion on Saturday, Oct. 19 at 11:30 a.m. at Demitz Park. This also marks the completion of Phase I of the East Riverbank Project. These improvements include a new kayak/canoe launch, ADA-accessible accommodations, ...read more
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    Thursday, October 17, 2019
    In recognition of the five-year anniversary of the relocation of Mid-State Technical College to downtown Stevens Point, Stevens Point Mayor Mike Wiza issued a proclamation declaring November 2019 “Mid-State Month” in the city.    The proclamation was shared October 15 at a Stevens Point Campus event attended by State Representative Katrina Shankland, who also presented the College with a ...read more
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    Tuesday, October 15, 2019
    HATCH, an entrepreneurial pitch program, is returning to central Wisconsin this fall. Selected businesses will pitch their ideas to a live audience at an event held at John and Patty Noel’s Car Barn on November 13 from 6:00-8:30 PM. Applications to pitch are required and registration to attend is requested.  HATCH events in three regions are being spearheaded by BrightStar Wisconsin and the ...read more
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    Tuesday, October 15, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS - Let Aspirus Riverview Medi-Spa help you sparkle (or shop) for the holidays! The Medi-Spa invites everyone to its annual open house on Wednesday, November 20, from 4:30 to 6:30 pm. Guests will enjoy:Fabulous exclusive offers and package pricingAn opportunity to meet the Medi-Spa expertsReceiving information and recommendations on products and servicesLight refreshmentsDoor ...read more
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    Tuesday, October 15, 2019
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    Tuesday, October 15, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – United Way of South Wood & Adams Counties registered local residents to have their yards raked by volunteers during the annual event, “Day of Caring” which will take place this year on Saturday, October 26, 2019.   To date, 81 yards have registered for this service. Residents from the community that utilize this event are elderly and/or disabled community members who are ...read more
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    Friday, October 11, 2019
    Lakeland Care staff reach milestone in support to Wisconsin nonprofits.(Fond du Lac, WI) – At Lakeland Care, Inc. (LCI), supporting individuals’ independence and helping them live well in their communities is part of the mission.  Lakeland Care provides Family Care services, a Medicaid managed care program providing managed long-term care services and supports.  But at Lakeland Care, that support ...read more
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    Wednesday, October 09, 2019
    Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – Each season Rawlings, in partnership with the Northwoods League, awards the top defender in their respective position as the ‘Finest in the Field’. This year the Rafters dominated defensively and took three of the nine spots.    In 41 games and 317.3 innings, Jake Dunham had a .997 fielding percentage. Dunham had 280 putouts, 22 assists, and only committed one error ...read more
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    Wednesday, October 09, 2019
    In 1967, a little-known vocal group called The 5th Dimension recorded the song Up, Up and Away, which catapulted them to instant stardom. You won’t want to miss the chance to see this group that has stood the test of time as they perform their No. 1 hits, including Wedding Bell Blues, One Less Bell to Answer, Last Night I Didn’t Get to Sleep at All, and Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In. Original ...read more
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    Tuesday, October 08, 2019
    Representative Krug Announces 72nd  Assembly District First Responder of the Year: Wisconsin Rapids Fire Chief Scott Young   NEKOOSA – Representative Scott Krug (R-Nekoosa) announced that Chief Scott Young will be honored as the 72nd Assembly District First Responder of the Year. Chief Young will be recognized at the Hometown Hero ceremony to be held by the Wisconsin State Assembly at the ...read more
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    Monday, October 07, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Mid-State Technical College and the Adams community came out to celebrate the official transition of the College’s Adams County Center to a full campus on Oct. 1. The ribbon cutting and open house included refreshments and a tour of the campus as well as remarks from Mid-State President Shelly Mondeik, Campus Dean Laurie Inda and Laura Hook Executive Director of the Adams ...read more
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    Thursday, October 03, 2019
    You can 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 October blood drives will be Tuesday, October 15, from 10 am to 3 pm and Monday, October 28, from 2 to 7 pm. No appointment is needed. To accommodate donors, there are six donor chairs available. Anyone with ...read more
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    Thursday, October 03, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – The eighth annual North Central Wisconsin “Heavy Metal Tour” has again given thousands of eighth-grade students from across central and northern Wisconsin firsthand experience with manufacturing facilities and one of three technical colleges. Locally, over 1,800 students toured the facilities of over 25 local employers during the Oct. 1 event, stopping for an educational lunch ...read more
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    Wednesday, October 02, 2019
    Get ready to step back to the days of “The Great Gatsby” and “The Charleston” as the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Department of Music invites you to experience the 1920s.   Offered at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, “Experience the Music of the 20s” is the annual Music Department fundraiser, formerly known as Soirée Musicale. It includes a reception with hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar, ...read more
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    Wednesday, October 02, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Mid-State Technical College Communication Instructor Jill Sisson Quinn has been awarded The Journal Non/Fiction Collection Prize and cash award of $1,500 for her book “Sign Here if You Exist.” The award also includes publication of the book in 2020 by Mad Creek Books, an imprint of The Ohio State University Press. The prize is awarded annually to a book-length collection of ...read more
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    Tuesday, October 01, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – When you make a donation to United Way of South Wood & Adams Counties you could be a winner!  Donate $1.00 per week/$52.00 per year for 50 chances to win one of five $1,000 cash prizes; increase your prior donation of $52.00 or more by $26.00 or more and double your chances to win! Four of the prizes will be awarded in south Wood County and one will be awarded in Adams ...read more
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    Friday, September 27, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – In some places of employment – where dress codes exist – the opportunity to dress down in jeans is pure happiness!  What if you could wear jeans and do it for a good cause?   On October 4, 2019, United Way of South Wood & Adams Counties will be having its annual Community Wide Denim Day.  Businesses and organizations are encouraged to allow their employees to wear jeans ...read more
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    Thursday, September 26, 2019
    A heart-warming musical, set in a small Wisconsin town, will be staged next month by the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point’s Department of Theatre and Dance.   “The Spitfire Grill” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 11-12, and Wednesday through Saturday, Oct. 16-19 in the Studio Theatre in the Noel Fine Arts Center, 1800 Portage St., Stevens Point. Matinee shows will ...read more
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    Thursday, September 26, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS - Aspirus Riverview Lites of Love are now on sale. Lites of Love is an annual fundraiser to fund equipment, services and programs that enhance the comfort and wellbeing of the patients of Aspirus Riverview Hospital and Aspirus UW Cancer Center. For $3 each, anyone may purchase a Lite of Love in honor or memory of a loved one. There are also opportunities to donate $25 (Silver ...read more
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    Tuesday, September 24, 2019
    The RMM 2019 Tech Fair, hosted by RMM Solutions, will feature a mobile cyber warfare range providing a rare and unique opportunity for attendees to obtain hands-on cybersecurity training. Registration is now open for the RMM 2019 Tech Fair taking place on Thursday, October 3 at the Milwaukee Marriott West.   Milwaukee, Wis. (September 23, 2019) – RMM Solutions, a leader in business-enabling ...read more
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    Tuesday, September 24, 2019
    Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters and McCain Foods have come together once again to donate to Rapids Family Backpack. The Rafters set aside a portion from every order of McCain Foods Smiles at Witter Field during the 2019 season and a total of $275 was able to be raised. McCain Foods will be adding $725 on top of what was raised, totaling to a $1000 donation. This ...read more
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    Thursday, September 19, 2019
    Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – The first pitch for the Arizona Fall League was thrown last night and the season is underway. The AFL brings together the top 180 players in Minor League Baseball to play against one another. Roughly 60 percent of players that play in the AFL make a Major League Roster, including 321 All-Stars, 19 MVPs, six Cy Young Award Winners, seven World Series MVPs, 99 Silver ...read more
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    Wednesday, September 18, 2019
    Paleo, Keto, DASH, Atkins, Zone, Vegan, Raw Foods, Mediterranean… Not sure which diet is best? You’re in good company! Ladies, Aspirus invites you to get the skinny on all the latest diet trends at the free Aspiring Women ladies’ night out, “Living Your Best Life ~ Fab or Fad?” at Lake Arrowhead Clubhouse in Rome on Tuesday, October 15, from 5:30 to 7 pm. Registered Dietitian Andrea Wagner ...read more
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    Wednesday, September 18, 2019
    Parents of children up to age 5 with language delays have a new opportunity for improving communication strategies and gaining support in a small, personalized group setting at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.     The “It Takes Two to Talk” ® program for parents is offered through UW-Stevens Point’sSpeech, Language and Hearing Clinic. It uses the internationally known Hanen Program® ...read more
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    Wednesday, September 11, 2019
    Protect yourself and others by getting a flu shot. Even healthy people can get the flu, and it can be serious. Everyone six months and older should get an annual flu vaccine. Over the next several weeks, many area Aspirus clinics will be holding flu shot clinics. Call today to schedule your appointment. Flu shot clinics will be held at:Aspirus Doctors Clinic, 2031 Peach Street, Wisconsin ...read more
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