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    Thursday, June 18, 2020
    The Arts Council of South Wood County builds a community where music transcends cultures, expression bridges human differences, and art feeds the human soul. We need that now more than ever! Arts are often a source of comfort when the world feels uncertain and overwhelming. Because of that, The Arts Council is excited to be moving forward with its 2020/2021 performance season. Some adjustments ...read more
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    Thursday, June 18, 2020
    The perfect place to find fresh food is at your local farmers’ market. From farm to table, fresh produce is one of the healthiest ways to get all your nutrients. “Freshness is what makes farmers’ markets attractive,” said Aspirus Registered Dietitian Andrea Wagner. “Most of the food there has not only been picked at the peak of its freshness and flavor but also within 24 hours of being at the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Health
    Thursday, June 18, 2020
    Wisconsin Rapids, WI – The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters will be one of six teams in the Northwoods League to start the 2020 season on July 1st. The “pod” will consist of the Fond du Lac Dock Spiders, the Green Bay Booyah, the La Crosse Loggers, the Rockford Rivets, the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters, and the Wisconsin Woodchucks. The season for this “pod” will last until August 20th, and will be capped with ...read more
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    Thursday, June 18, 2020
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS –Providing a second chance to the local incarcerated population, Mid-State Technical College has collaborated with the county jails in its district to bring career awareness and high school equivalency instruction to inmates. Mid-State joined the Wood County Sheriff’s Department in celebrating its hard-working participants on May 26, presenting eight inmates with a certificate of ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Education
    Thursday, June 18, 2020
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Mid-State Technical College and the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point have partnered to help students looking to transfer from Mid-State to UW-Stevens Point. These new quality transfer agreements are in the areas of business management, digital marketing, health and wellness promotion, and early childhood education. They will help students who complete their associate degree ...read more
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    Thursday, June 18, 2020
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Golfers looking to combine their love of the sport with a great cause will again have a chance this August at the Mid-State Technical College Sand Valley Golf Outing. Now in its third year, the highly popular event at the world-class Sand Valley 17-hole par 3 Sandbox course in Nekoosa tees off at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 5.  Registration includes green fee, lunch, drink ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community, Sports
    Thursday, June 18, 2020
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Aspirus Riverview Hospital has been named a recipient of the Healthgrades 2020 Patient Safety Excellence AwardTM. The award recognizes the top 10 percent of hospitals in the nation for patient safety.“I am thrilled that Aspirus Riverview Hospital is in the top 10 percent in the nation for patient safety,” said Chris Stines, president of Aspirus Riverview Hospital & Clinics. “A ...read more
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    Wednesday, June 17, 2020
    The Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce’s Lunch by the River summer program will begin on Thursday, July 2nd. Lunch by the River is a weekly event taking place on Thursdays from July 2nd – August 27th from 11:30 – 1 pm at Veterans’ Park in Wisconsin Rapids. The community is invited to enjoy lunch from local restaurants and food trucks while taking in the beautiful surroundings of the ...read more
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