• News for Press Release

    Monday, April 23, 2018
    Mid-State students achieve 100-percent pass rate on national certification exam Level I CST exam boosts resumes of students in already-high-demand career    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Mid-State Technical College is pleased to announce that six students graduating from its Civil Engineering Technology-Highway Technician program this semester elected to take the Level I Certified Survey Technician ...read more
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    Friday, April 20, 2018
    Rafters Release Full 2018 Promotional ScheduleFormer Brewers All-Star 1B Cecil Cooper, Sandlot Night, and World Series Walk-Off Home Run Talking Rob Calabrese Bobblehead highlight jam-packed promo schedule Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.-It’s been a very busy offseason at Witter Field. The past week the Rafters began to unveil a host of fireworks shows, bobblehead doll giveaways and special guests slated ...read more
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    Thursday, April 19, 2018
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    Wednesday, April 18, 2018
    The May meeting of the Celiac Support Group will be held Tuesday, May 15, from 6:30 to 7:30 pm in the Water’s Edge Dining Room on the lower level of Aspirus Riverview Hospital, 410 Dewey Street, Wisconsin Rapids.    The May meeting will feature a pizza party! Attendees are asked to bring a pizza crust or pizza topping. Those planning to attend are asked to please contact Lori at 715-421-7446 ...read more
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    Wednesday, April 18, 2018
    Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.-The Rafters have announced professional wrestler Joseph Michael Laurinaitis, better known by his ring name Animal from the world-famous Road Warriors, will be on hand for Wrestling Night on Wednesday, June 27th for the 7:05 game against the Kalamazoo Growlers. Road Warrior Animal was one half of the Road Warriors. The Road Warriors have been champions across the world while ...read more
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    Tuesday, April 17, 2018
    Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.-The Rafters have announced a host of promotional giveaway items that will be available to fans during the 2018. Opening Day is slated for Friday, June 1st and Al’s Auto Glass will present a 2018 magnet schedule to the first fans through the gates as the Rafters host the Wisconsin Woodchucks. You’ll want to pick up some of this new refrigerator flair to ensure you have your ...read more
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    Tuesday, April 17, 2018
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    Tuesday, April 17, 2018
    Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.-The Rafters and Mid-State Technical College have partnered together to hold Field of Dreams Night on Wednesday, August 8th this summer. The evening will celebrate the famous baseball movie, with corn stalks on the outfield wall and clips from the film displayed on the video board during the night. Following the game against Battle Creek, the first 250 kids 12 and under ...read more
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    Monday, April 16, 2018
      WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Those wishing to capture and preserve their family’s legacy will have an opportunity to learn how at Mid-State’s upcoming Speaker Series presentation, “Capturing Voices Before They Are Gone: Your Family Members in Their Own Words.” The presentation takes place Tuesday, April 24, at 6:00 p.m. on the College’s Wisconsin Rapids campus, with live Telepresence ...read more
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    Friday, April 13, 2018
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – A series of climate change classes will be offered through Mid-State Technical College continuing education. They will take place on Thursdays, April 26–May 10 at the Marshfield campus. Each session runs from 6 to 7:30 p.m. and will also be offered via Telepresence at each campus location.   These conversational classes discuss the science of global warming and human impact ...read more
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    Friday, April 13, 2018
    Five-Time All-Star played 11 seasons for the Milwaukee Brewers    Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.-The Rafters continued to unveil their promotional schedule today with the announcement that former Milwaukee Brewers All-Star first baseman Cecil Cooper will make an appearance to meet with fans and sign autographs at the Rafters game on Friday, June 8th, presented by Bull’s Eye Credit Union. All fans in ...read more
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    Thursday, April 12, 2018
    The Sandlot’s Michael ‘Squints’ Palledorous and Tommy ‘Repeat’ Timmons Coming to Rafters Game July 19th Two actors set to appear at Witter Field as part of 25th Year Anniversary Tour   Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.-If your name is Wendy Peffercorn, you better watch out! The Rafters announced today that the L-7 Weenie himself, Squints, will be joined by Tommy ‘Repeat’ Timmons from the famous baseball ...read more
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    Wednesday, April 11, 2018
      WISCONSIN RAPIDS – A basic genealogy research class will be offered through Mid-State Technical College’s continuing education. The class will meet on Mondays, May 7–21, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Wisconsin Rapids campus. There will also be a class on Saturday, May 19, from 9 a.m. to noon at a local cemetery or other site relevant to genealogical research.   This course offers a chance to ...read more
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    Wednesday, April 11, 2018
    2018 National Small Business WeekDate: April 29th– May 5th Location: Wisconsin Rapids  Why Shop Local?Local business gives our community its flavor. The presence of the town’s many local businesses makes it different from every other city. By supporting local and small businesses you ensure that uniqueness is preserved as a part of your community.   With that in mind…  Don't think there is ...read more
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    Wednesday, April 11, 2018
    The Little Dealer That Could The story behind the family and the opening of their newest dealership in Wisconsin Rapids.  Wheelers Family Auto Group  Wheelers Chevrolet GMC - Marshfield / Wheelers Chevrolet of Medford / Wheelers Chevrolet of Wisconsin Rapids/ Wheelers Buick GMC/ Wheelers Chevrolet of Abbotsford/ Wheelers Auto Repair & Tire Center   Wheelers Chevrolet of Wisconsin Rapids - Grand ...read more
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    Tuesday, April 10, 2018
    World Series walk-off home run hero Rob Calabrese honored with talking bobblehead  Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.-As the unveiling of the promotional schedule continues, the Rafters are excited to announce five bobblehead giveaways that will take place during the 2018 season.     The first bobblehead giveaway will take place on Saturday, June 2nd and will feature 2017 Northwoods League Manager of ...read more
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    Tuesday, April 10, 2018
      WISCONSIN RAPIDS – A group crisis intervention class will be offered through Mid-State Technical College’s continuing education. The class will meet on Tuesday, May 8, and Wednesday, May 9, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Mid-State’s Wisconsin Rapids campus. The course fee is $110, with a discounted fee of $63.73 for those ages 62 and over.   This course will prepare participants to ...read more
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    Monday, April 09, 2018
     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact:Joan McCarvilleWoodTrust Bank715-422-0256joan.mccarville@woodtrust.com    WoodTrust Bank announces new Vice President of Personal Trust  Wisconsin Rapids, WI – April 9, 2018: WoodTrust Bank is pleased to announce the addition of Kim Hilgers to its WoodTrust Asset Management division.  As Vice President – Personal Trust, Kim will play a key role in the ...read more
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    Thursday, April 05, 2018
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – High school juniors and undecided seniors are invited to Mid-State Technical College for a special “Commit to College” event on the Wisconsin Rapids campus, Tuesday, May 1, from 5 to 8 p.m. In one night of fun and exploration, Commit to College helps high school students approaching graduation solidify their plans for college through a commitment to Mid-State.    All ...read more
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    Wednesday, April 04, 2018
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    Wednesday, April 04, 2018
    Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.-The Rafters are calling all ice cream and baseball lovers that have a June, July, or August birthday. The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters have announced a partnership with Dairy Queen to offer a new birthday party package for the 2018 season.     As part of the Dairy Queen Birthday Party Package, all group members will receive a reserved bleacher ticket, hot dog, and fountain ...read more
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    Wednesday, April 04, 2018
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – A conference to help administrative professionals take charge of their careers is coming to the Wisconsin Rapids campus of Mid-State Technical College on Friday, April 20. The event aims to inspire those looking to advance or launch their careers in administrative support through a day of learning and reflection.   Participants will enjoy a keynote presentation, “The Value ...read more
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    Wednesday, April 04, 2018
    Kids from Wisconsin Will Shine the Light on 50 Years with a Performance in Wisconsin Rapids July 16  Marking a milestone 50th year of performing and molding professional performers, the Kids from Wisconsin will celebrate in over 35 hometowns across the state this summer, plus twice daily at the Wisconsin State Fair. This year’s show theme, “Shine the Light” features music performed since the ...read more
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    Wednesday, April 04, 2018
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Mid-State Technical College is hosting a transfer and graduation fair to connect students with representatives from four-year colleges and universities as well as with representatives of Mid-State’s Foundation & Alumni office. Attendees will be able to discuss transfer and scholarship opportunities, purchase honor cords, meet with career services and more. The event takes ...read more
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    Monday, April 02, 2018
      Registration for the 2018 WVCA Conference is now open! Early Bird Registration Ends April 1st. Click HERE for registration details.     FOR RESERVATIONS   Holiday Inn & Convention Center 1001 Amber Ave Stevens Point, WI 54482 715.344.0200
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    Monday, April 02, 2018
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    Monday, April 02, 2018
    Four fireworks displays slated for the upcoming season   Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – Always among the most popular nights out at the ballpark during the summer, the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters have announced four post-game fireworks shows for the upcoming 2018 season. This year all of the shows will take place following Saturday evening games at Witter Field.   On Friday, June 9th the Rafters will ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 28, 2018
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – The Mid-State Technical College Foundation’s two major annual fundraising campaigns surpassed goals set by the organization this year. The annual end-of-the-year “Friends of the Foundation” campaign, launched in mid-November, raised over $65,700 from the community by the end of December. This February, the Mid-State employee-giving campaign exceeded its $25,000 fundraising ...read more
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    Tuesday, March 27, 2018
    Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.-The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters announced that single game tickets for the 2018 season will be available beginning at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, April 20th.     Any reserved bleacher seat in the grandstand is $10 and a standing room only ticket is $9 this season. Single game tickets for the Northwoods League Interactive Accessible Seating Area are $11, which includes wait service ...read more
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    Tuesday, March 27, 2018
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – An Introduction to Woodworking class will be offered through Mid-State continuing education beginning in early April. The class will meet on Thursdays, April 5 – May 17, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at John Edwards High School in Port Edwards. The course fee is $120.00.   This introductory course on modern woodworking helps students develop an understanding of the materials, ...read more
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    Tuesday, March 27, 2018
    Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.-Today the Rafters announced the signing of third baseman Luke Phillips from the University of West Alabama and middle-infielder Payton Robertson of Lamar University.    Luke Phillips is a 6-foot-1, 204-pound infielder who mans third base for the University of West Alabama Tigers.  Through 25 games, the sophomore right-handed hitter sports a slash line of ...read more
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    Monday, March 26, 2018
    WE ARE ADDING TO OUR WOODTRUST TEAM!WoodTrust Bank is accepting applications for Tellers (full-time and part-time) for our Wisconsin Rapids and Plover locations!  We are seeking friendly, detail oriented people who have a desire to: provide exceptional customer servicework with a fun and talented teamgrow with a private, locally owned organizationInterested candidates must have excellent ...read more
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    Monday, March 26, 2018
    The April meeting of the Celiac Support Group will be held Tuesday, April 17, from 6:30 to 7:30 pm in the Water’s Edge Dining Room on the lower level of Aspirus Riverview Hospital, 410 Dewey Street, Wisconsin Rapids. Attendees will have the opportunity to share information and tips with one another.   The Celiac Support Group is free, and no registration is needed. New members of all ages and ...read more
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    Monday, March 26, 2018
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – The public will be able to shop for business and career attire at no cost during Dress 4 Success from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 4. The event is a culmination of an annual student-coordinated clothing drive in Mid-State Technical College’s Administrative Office Procedures every March. The donated clothing gives students preparing for the job interview process a ...read more
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    Monday, March 26, 2018
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – A workplace professionalism class will be offered at Mid-State’s locations in Stevens Point and Marshfield in April. The course includes a morning offering in Stevens Point on Tuesdays, April 10–24, and a lunchtime offering in Marshfield on Thursdays, April 12–26.   This workshop is designed to help new professionals and those transitioning into an office environment start ...read more
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    Thursday, March 22, 2018
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – This year the Volunteer Center received 46 nominations for volunteer recognition for the 2018 Volunteer Breakfast that will be held April 17, 2018 at the Hotel Mead.  Each volunteer - and volunteer group – that was nominated will receive a certificate and special recognition during the event.   Registration table opens at 7:45am; breakfast buffet upon arrival; and the ...read more
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    Thursday, March 22, 2018
    Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters, in partnership with Skyward Inc., are pleased to announce the recipient of the 2018 Skyward Central Wisconsin Teacher of the Year award. Mrs. Mary Sabo, a fifth grade teacher at Wisconsin Rapids Washington Elementary School, was recently presented with a certificate commemorating her nomination.   Mrs. Sabo has been teaching full-time ...read more
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    Monday, March 19, 2018
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – On Tuesday, March 6 and Thursday March 8 our community came one step closer to being prepared in the event of a disaster.  United Way of Inner Wisconsin’s Volunteer Center held a Disaster Volunteer Reception Center (VRC) training to educate the community and recruit new members.  The training was held at the Rudolph Town Hall.   During a disaster, volunteers come from ...read more
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    Friday, March 16, 2018
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    Thursday, January 11, 2018
    All events are free and open to all businesses in designated Wisconsin Main Street and Connect Communities program areas. Visit http://inwisconsin.com/community/assistance/for more information on these programs and maps of participating communities. Registration for individual events is available by clicking on the links below, or via link from our Facebook page at ...read more
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    Friday, September 15, 2017
    Developing a new business can be the road to your future! Mid-State Technical College Continuing Education and the School of Business & Technology, with support from the Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce, Grow Rapids, Incourage Community Foundation, and the Current – Wisconsin Rapids young professionals group are offing a 10-session course that will provide an overview of many of the ...read more
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