• News for Press Release

    Thursday, October 19, 2017
    Aspirus UW Cancer Center in Wisconsin Rapids has been granted Three-Year Accreditation with Commendation by the Commission on Cancer (CoC), a national quality program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS).   To earn voluntary CoC accreditation, a cancer program must meet or exceed the CoC quality standards, be evaluated every three years through a survey process, and maintain levels of ...read more
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    Thursday, October 19, 2017
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Parents are invited to bring their kids to an event that combines exciting themed escape rooms with science and technology skills. An official Wisconsin Science Festival event from Mid-State Technical College, “A Skilled Escape at Mid-State” takes place across the College’s campuses Nov. 2–4. The event is free and designed for ages 8–13 but is fun for older kids and families ...read more
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    Thursday, October 19, 2017
    The Arts Council of South Wood County is honored to bring The New Christy Minstrels to the Performing Arts Center of Wisconsin Rapids on Friday, November 10, at 7:30 pm. No performing group has ever spawned so many successful musical careers as The New Christy Minstrels. Their songs have had staying power for decades…you won’t want to miss hearing a live performance of hits like We’ll Sing in the ...read more
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    Wednesday, October 18, 2017
      In Our Hearts Forever, a free grief support group for those who have experienced infertility, pregnancy loss, stillbirth or newborn death, will meet Tuesday, November 7, from 6:30 to 7:30 pm in Aspirus Riverview Hospital’s lower level conference center.   In Our Hearts Forever offers support during a difficult time. The group consists of people who have experienced the same losses and ...read more
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    Wednesday, October 18, 2017
      The Women’s Cancer Support Group will meet Monday, November 13, from 5:15 to 6:15 pm in the Aspirus Riverview Hospital Lower Level Conference Center, 410 Dewey Street, Wisconsin Rapids.   The November meeting will feature “Spirituality in Cancer Care,” presented by Kristi Kleinbeck, Chaplain with Aspirus Riverview Hospital & Clinics. Light refreshments will be served.  The Women’s Cancer ...read more
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    Wednesday, October 18, 2017
    The Men’s Cancer Support Group will meet Tuesday, November 14, from 5:15 to 6:15 pm in the Aspirus Riverview Hospital Lower Level Conference Center, 410 Dewey Street, Wisconsin Rapids.   The November meeting will feature “Exploring Complementary Therapies in Cancer Care,” presented by Jill Tormoen, RN, BSN, Registered Nurse with Aspirus UW Cancer Center. Light refreshments will be ...read more
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    Tuesday, October 17, 2017
    Rafters to hold Trick or Treat Event with Rosco on October 31st Fans of all ages invited to Rafthouse Team Shop   Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters Baseball Club will be holding a Trick or Treat Event on Tuesday, October 31st with popular mascot Rosco P. Rafter leading the charge. Rosco will be handing out candy for anyone dressed in a costume from 4-5:30 pm on Halloween ...read more
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    Monday, October 16, 2017
    Rafters Announce Ticket Package Pricing and Renewal Information for 2018 Season Pay in Full by November 17th and receive Rafters mock jersey for each package renewed   Wisconsin Rapids, WI. -With the 2017 season highlighted by winning a Northwoods League record 52 regular season games, today the Rafters announced their renewal information and ticket package pricing for the 2018 ...read more
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    Monday, October 16, 2017
    County Materials proudly announces that team members in their Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. facility have surpassed a safety milestone of 500 days worked without an OSHA recordable injury. An OSHA recordable injury occurs when an employee sustains an injury that requires medical treatment beyond first aid. County Materials’ Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. facility achieved this safety milestone as of October ...read more
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    Wednesday, October 11, 2017
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    Wednesday, October 11, 2017
    Aspirus Riverview Auxiliary Gift Shop invites everyone to its 2017 Christmas Open House on Friday, November 3, from 9 am to 6 pm.  This one-day sale will feature 10% off everything in the shop (with some exclusions). It will also feature the Auxiliary’s exclusive holiday and home “Florals by Design.”  Aspirus Riverview Auxiliary Gift Shop is managed and staffed entirely by volunteers. Proceeds ...read more
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    Tuesday, October 10, 2017
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    Thursday, October 05, 2017
    ASPIRUS RIVERVIEW AUXILIARY TO HOST “CHRISTMAS AT THE RIDGES” DECEMBER 2TICKETS ON SALE NOVEMBER 3   Aspirus Riverview Auxiliary will host “Christmas at The Ridges” on Saturday, December 2, at The Ridges in Wisconsin Rapids. The event includes a luncheon, style show, entertainment, and an exclusive raffle. It also features the very popular Tour of Tables – approximately 25 uniquely themed ...read more
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    Wednesday, October 04, 2017
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS –January is a time for renewal and growth, and formany this means starting their education with Mid-State Technical College. To help people prepare for this step and get to know the College, Mid-State is hosting a number of Meet Me @ Mid-State events starting this month. At each event, participants tour a Mid-State campus, apply for free—a savings of $30—and sign up for a STAR ...read more
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    Tuesday, October 03, 2017
    Wisconsin Rapids — South Wood County Humane Society is holding a special rabies only vaccine clinic for pets on Saturday, October 7th from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the Humane Society in response to the recent rabies exposure in Wood County. No appointment is needed. Dogs must be leashed and cats contained in carriers. Pets must be at least 4 months old to receive the rabies vaccination.  “Rabies is ...read more
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    Tuesday, October 03, 2017
    Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. –  After setting a Northwoods League record for 52 regular season wins the Rafters have announced their Most Valuable Player, Pitcher of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year and Postseason Most Valuable Player awards.   Appearing in a franchise record 71 regular season games, Shortstop Bryson Stott (UNLV) has been named the team’s 2017 Most Valuable Player. Stott ...read more
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    Monday, October 02, 2017
    Sand Valley has had a banner opening year and our resort would like to thank our neighbors for the numerous ways of supporting our development.   An end of the golf season local appreciation rate is being offered to the communities in Adams and Wood counties. ​ Adams and Wood County appreciation rate:   October 16th-November 5th.    (The golf courses will close for the season at end of ...read more
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    Monday, October 02, 2017
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    Monday, October 02, 2017
        WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – When you make a donation to United Way of Inner Wisconsin you could be a winner!  Any donor who gives a new or increased $26 (or more) gift to the 2017 Campaign will be automatically entered to win one of five $1,000 cash prizes.  Four of the prizes will be awarded in south Wood County and one will be awarded in Adams County.  The deadline to make your undesignated ...read more
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    Friday, September 29, 2017
    For Immediate Release – Registration Opens October 17GENTLE YOGA AT ASPIRUS RIVERVIEW HOSPITAL                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Aspirus Riverview Hospital will host a series of Gentle Yoga ...read more
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    Friday, September 29, 2017
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – The entire community can support United Way of Inner Wisconsin on Friday, October 6th by wearing denim at participating businesses and organizations during Community Wide Denim Day!  To get involved, ask your employer if they will be taking part in the fundraiser and then pay $5.00 to wear denim for the day.   If YOUR business or organization would like to share in the ...read more
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    Thursday, September 28, 2017
    Rawlings ‘Big Stick’ Award Winners Announced  Two Rafters Among Northwoods League best hitters   Rochester, Minn. - The Northwoods League has announced the recipients of the 2017 Rawlings ‘Big Stick’ Award. This award is given to the player at each position who had the best batting average during the 2017 season   Infielder Ryan Stekl (Canisius) was selected as a 2017 Rawlings ‘Big Stick’ ...read more
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    Thursday, September 28, 2017
    Mid-State presentation shares Common Core math insights  Topic is one of several explored in Speaker Series from Mid-State Technical College   WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Parents who would like to better understand their child’s Common Core math homework will soon have that chance. The Mid-State Technical College Speaker Series includes an Understanding Common Core presentation designed to help ...read more
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    Thursday, September 28, 2017
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – Thanks to our sponsors River Cities Bank and Bank-a-Count Corporation, United Way of Inner Wisconsin was able to raise $2,000 during Community Shred Day, held September 13th.  1,538 pounds of sensitive documents were shredded, keeping personal information safe and saving it from landfills.  The documents were shredded by Shred Safe, located out of Marshfield.  For each ...read more
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    Thursday, September 28, 2017
    Aspirus welcomes Lindsay Helbach, PA-C to Aspirus Riverview Clinic Nekoosa. Helbach is a family practice physician assistant.   Helbach earned a bachelor of science degree in biology from Augsburg College in Minneapolis and a master of science degree from the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine Physician Assistant Program in Carbondale. She is certified by the National Commission ...read more
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    Thursday, September 28, 2017
    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 September blood drives will be Tuesday, October 10, from 10 am to 3 pm and Monday, October 30, from 2 pm to 7 pm. No appointment is needed. To accommodate donors, there are six donor chairs ...read more
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    Monday, September 25, 2017
    STEVENS POINT, WI (September 25, 2017) Ellis Construction has received two Build Wisconsin Awards through the Associated General Contractors of WI (AGC). The Heartland Farms, Inc. Farm Operations, Technology and Training Center as well as the Church of The Resurrection, Francis Hall addition have both received awards. Heartland Farms in Hancock was awarded in the new construction category, as ...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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    Friday, September 15, 2017
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – A new continuing education offering from Mid-State Technical College promises to help community members learn how to successfully start, grow and sustain their small business. The Entrepreneurship Series will be presented by local business owners, community leaders and Mid-State instructors over ten sessions, October through March. Anyone considering taking the course is ...read more
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    Tuesday, August 29, 2017
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – Governor Scott Walker has designated the months of September and October 2017 as United Way Months in Wisconsin, in recognition of the launch of United Way annual campaigns throughout the state.   The 42 United Ways across Wisconsin each work within their local communities to meet local needs, using funds raised locally. Together, United Ways fight for the Education, ...read more
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    Wednesday, July 26, 2017
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Responding to the ever-changing needs of the job market, Mid-State Technical College is offering five new degree programs in the fall: Agribusiness and Science Technology; Business Analyst; Emergency Services Management; Heating, Ventilation, & Air Conditioning (HVAC); and IT Computer Support Specialist. The additions came about as a result of the College’s ongoing efforts to ...read more
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    Tuesday, June 13, 2017
    ASPIRUS WELCOMES DR. IM SUN HONG, SPECIALIST IN PHYSICAL MEDICINE & REHABILITATION AND INTERVENTIONAL PAIN MANAGEMENT    Aspirus Riverview Hospital & Clinics welcomes Im Sun Hong, MD to Aspirus Doctors Clinic in Wisconsin Rapids. Dr. Hong is a specialist in physical medicine and rehabilitation and interventional pain management. Dr. Hong returns to Wisconsin Rapids, where he cared for ...read more
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    Tuesday, June 13, 2017
    Innovative technology donated to Marshfield Clinic Research Institute will advance research and patient care MARSHFIELD – A donation of a high performance computing (HPC) system to Marshfield Clinic Research Institute (MCRI) from Milwaukee Institute, Inc., will advance health care research and innovative treatment options at Marshfield Clinic Health System (MCHS).   MCHS has a long history of ...read more
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    Friday, May 26, 2017
    United Way of Inner Wisconsin Announces 2018 Distribution of Funds  For Immediate Release – May 26, 2017Contact: Angela Loucks, Marketing/Communications Director, 715-421-0390  WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – United Way of Inner Wisconsin plans to distribute $481,352 in south Wood County and $29,500 in Adams County, for a total of $510,852, pending a successful fall campaign.  This year, United Way of ...read more
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    Friday, May 19, 2017
    MID-STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE NEWS                                                                                                                                                                                                            Date: May 19, 2017                                                                                               ...read more
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    Thursday, May 11, 2017
    DATE:           May 11, 2017 CONTACT:  John Gardner, 715-221-8659, gardner.john@marshfieldclinic.org Jeff Starck, 715-389-4978, starck.jeffrey@marshfieldclinic.org   Caption: New Visions Gallery, pictured in 2016 during the Marshfield Clinic 100th anniversary exhibit, will officially become part of Marshfield Clinic Health System.   An electronic copy of this release can be found at ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 10, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPFAHNING NAMED CANCER CENTER DIRECTOR Wisconsin Rapids - Mary Pfahning, RN, BSN, OCN of Wisconsin Rapids, has been named Director of Aspirus UW Cancer Center.  Pfahning joined Aspirus Riverview Hospital in 2002, and has been with the cancer center since 2005 in a variety of nursing roles. Most recently, she served as the coordinator of the center’s cancer research ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 10, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE:           May 10, 2017CONTACT:  John Gardner, 715-221-8659, gardner.john@marshfieldclinic.orgJohn Cary, 414-839-3061, JCary@maccfund.org  An electronic copy of this release can be found at http://marshfieldclinic.org/news  Caption: Leaders from Marshfield Clinic and the MACC Fund were joined Wednesday by Marshfield area philanthropists and cancer survivors after ...read more
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    Friday, April 21, 2017
    MID-STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE NEWS                                                                                              Date: April 21, 2017Release: Immediately  Preferred headline terminology: “Mid-State Technical College” or “Mid-State”Current college logo: embedded in this email and available upon request.  Media Contact: Kolina Stieber, Director of Marketing & Communications (715) ...read more
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    Thursday, April 20, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  April 20th, 2017Contact: Jake Serwe, Assistant GMjake@raftersbaseball.com715-424-5400  Rafters Release Full 2017 Promotional ScheduleJune 9th Mustache Night to feature MLB Hall of Famer Rollie Fingers   Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.-The past few days the Rafters have unveiled a list of fireworks shows, entertainment acts and special guests slated to appear at Witter Field ...read more
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    Thursday, April 20, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  April 20, 2017Contact: Vern Stenman, Presidentvern@bigtopbaseball.com608-575-4267  Big Top Baseball Unveils First Ever Smart Watch BobbleheadUnique giveaway at all four Northwoods League stadiums this summer   Madison, WI – April 20, 2017. Big Top Baseball, the ownership group of the Madison Mallards, Kenosha Kingfish, Green Bay Bullfrogs, and Wisconsin Rapids Rafters, ...read more
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    Tuesday, April 18, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   April 18th 2017 Contact: Jake Serwe 715-424-5400  Hall of Famer Rollie Fingers Highlights List of Celebrities Set to Appear at Witter FieldFormer MLB pitcher and Hall of Famer scheduled to appear on Friday, June 9th   Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.-The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters unveiled a star-studded lineup of celebrity guests set to appear at Rafters games this summer to ...read more
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    Monday, April 17, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  April 17th 2017Contact: Jake Serwe715-424-5400  Rafters Announce 2017 Entertainment Acts ZOOperstars! and Rally Entertainment Return Along with a Host of First-Time Acts   Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.-The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters are thrilled to announce the entertainment acts for the 2017 season in advance of single game tickets going on sale this Friday, April 21st at 9 AM. ...read more
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    Wednesday, April 12, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  April 12th 2017Contact: Jake Serwe Assistant GM715-424-5400  Rafters Make Addition To Front Office StaffFiebelkorn begins first season with Rafters   Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – The Rafters announced today that Jeff Fiebelkorn has been hired as the team’s Digital Media Design Manager.   In this role he is responsible for performing and overseeing all aspects of ...read more
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    Wednesday, April 12, 2017
    For Immediate Release 74 Dogs From Hoarder Situation Rescued by South Wood County Humane Society   Wisconsin Rapids, WI - South Wood County Humane Society received 74 dogs from a hoarding situation in Wood County on Wednesday, April 12th. The Wood County Humane Officer received an anonymous tip about the unsanitary living conditions and lack of dog food and requested assistance from South ...read more
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    Wednesday, April 12, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   April 12th 2017 Contact: Jake Serwe 715-424-5400  Avila and Motley Signed for 2017 Pitcher and catcher newest signees as roster accumulates   Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – The Rafters added to their ever growing roster by announcing additions of pitcher Nick Avila from Delta College and catcher Nic Motley of McLennan Community College.  Nick Avila will begin his first ...read more
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    Friday, April 07, 2017
    DATE:           April 7, 2017CONTACT:  John Gardner, 715-221-8659, gardner.john@marshfieldclinic.orgJeff Starck, 715-389-4978, starck.jeffrey@marshfieldclinic.org  Marshfield Clinic expands walk-in hours in Wisconsin Rapids Marshfield Clinic Wisconsin Rapids Center, 220 S. 24th St., will offer expanded hours – including weekends – for its walk-in care to better provide for the community’s ...read more
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    Thursday, April 06, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  April 6th 2017Contact: Jake Serwe, Assistant GM715-424-5400  Southpaw Pitching Combo set to Join Rafters Jack Eagan and Alex Jackson strengthen pitching staff    Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – More pitching depth is on the way for the Rafters after the team announced the signing of a pair of left-handers in Jack Eagan from Madison College and Alex Jackson from Heartland ...read more
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    Wednesday, April 05, 2017
    DATE:           April 5, 2017 CONTACT:  John Gardner, 715-221-8659, gardner.john@marshfieldclinic.org Jeff Starck, 715-389-4978, starck.jeffrey@marshfieldclinic.org   An electronic copy of this release can be found at http://marshfieldclinic.org/news   Marshfield Clinic brings telehealth to central Wisconsin skilled nursing centers Residents at two central Wisconsin skilled nursing ...read more
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    Tuesday, April 04, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   April 4th 2017 Contact: Jake Serwe Assistant GM 715-424-5400  LSU Commit and Campbell University Infielder Sign with RaftersAndrew Bechtold and Christian Jones bring power to the Rafters offense   Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – Chipola College and LSU commit Andrew Bechtold and Campbell University’s Christian Jones have signed with the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters for the ...read more
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    Thursday, March 30, 2017
    MID-STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE NEWS                                                                                                                                   Date: March, 27, 2017                                                                                                                                            Release: ImmediatelyPreferred headline terminology: “Mid-State Technical ...read more
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    Thursday, March 30, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  March 30th 2017Contact: Jake Serwe Assistant GM715-424-5400  Freshman Infielder and Lefty Pitcher Inked to 2017 RosterPitcher Turney and Infielder Schmidt set to join Rafters.   Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – The Cypress College and the University of Central Florida will be represented on the Rafters roster this season in Matt Schmidt of the Chargers and Dillon Turney of the ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 29, 2017
    MID-STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE NEWS                                                                                                   Date: March 29, 2017Release: Immediately  Preferred headline terminology: “Mid-State Technical College” or “Mid-State”Current college logo: embedded in this email and available upon request.  Media Contact: Kolina Stieber, Director of Marketing & Communications (715) ...read more
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    Tuesday, March 28, 2017
    MID-STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE NEWS                                                                                                                                                                                                           Date: March 28, 2017Release: Immediately  Preferred headline terminology: “Mid-State Technical College” or “Mid-State”Current college logo: embedded in this email ...read more
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    Tuesday, March 28, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  March 28th 2017Contact: Jake Serwe, Assistant GMJake@raftersbaseball.com715-424-5400  Rafters Snag UNLV Combo for the 2017 Season Southpaw and infielder stapled to the roster for the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters   Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – A combination of UNLV players have entrenched their spots on the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters roster for the 2017 summer season. The team ...read more
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    Friday, March 24, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  March 24th 2017Contact: Jake Serwe, Assistant GMJake@raftersbaseball.com715-424-5400  Rafters Release 2017 Fireworks Show DatesBudweiser, Advanced Disposal and Heartland Farms Set to Sponsor Fireworks Displays   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 ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 22, 2017
    DATE:           March 22, 2017CONTACT:  John Gardner, 715-221-8659, gardner.john@marshfieldclinic.orgJeff Starck, 715-389-4978, starck.jeffrey@marshfieldclinic.org  Marshfield Growing Together Community Gardens open for registration Marshfield area residents can now register for garden beds at Marshfield Clinic and Healthy Lifestyles-Marshfield Area Coalition’s Growing Together Community ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 22, 2017
    MID-STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE NEWS                                                                                                                                                                                                            Date: March 22, 2017Release: Immediately  Preferred headline terminology: “Mid-State Technical College” or “Mid-State”Current college logo: embedded in this email ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 22, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 22nd 2017Contact: Jake Serwe, Assistant GMJake@raftersbaseball.com715-424-5400  Rafters Sign Power Pitchers to 2017 Roster The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters add to their stable of pitchers   Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – The Rafters continued to stockpile arms for their 2017 roster as they announced the signings of right-hander Aaron Herr from St. Johns University and Stevens ...read more
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    Tuesday, March 21, 2017
    DATE:           March 21, 2017CONTACT:  John Gardner, 715-221-8659, gardner.john@marshfieldclinic.orgJeff Starck, 715-389-4978, starck.jeffrey@marshfieldclinic.org  A Cool Night Out: Marshfield Clinic offers CoolSculpting educational event Eating right? Check. Exercising? Check. “Problem spots” still there? Check …   Sometimes a healthful diet and daily dose of activity aren’t enough to keep ...read more
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    Monday, March 20, 2017
    DATE:           March 20, 2017CONTACT:  John Gardner, 715-221-8659, gardner.john@marshfieldclinic.orgJeff Starck, 715-389-4978, starck.jeffrey@marshfieldclinic.org  Marshfield Clinic to host Everyday Wellness event, focuses on healthy lifestyle management Ever need a boost to help you embark on a healthy lifestyle, make changes in your life to become healthier or just need some motivation? ...read more
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    Friday, March 17, 2017
    DATE:           March 17, 2017CONTACT:  John Gardner, 715-221-8659, gardner.john@marshfieldclinic.orgJeff Starck, 715-389-4978, starck.jeffrey@marshfieldclinic.org  Marshfield Area Parent Network April 10 presentation features raising resilient children Marshfield Area Coalition for Youth (MACY) and Marshfield Clinic Center for Community Outreach will host a Marshfield Area Parent Network ...read more
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    Thursday, March 16, 2017
                                                                                                                         PRESS RELEASE March 15, 2017  The Arts Council of South Wood County is approaching the end of a successful 40th anniversary season, culminating with the Del McCoury Band on April 7, 2017. Performances for 2017-18 have been identified and contracts executed. We are excited to ...read more
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    Thursday, March 16, 2017
    MID-STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE NEWS                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Date: March 16, 2017Release: ...read more
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    Thursday, March 16, 2017
    United Way of Inner Wisconsin Celebrates 75th Anniversary with Casino Night  For Immediate Release – March 16, 2017Contact: Angela Loucks, Marketing/Communications Director, 715-421-0390  WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – United Way of Inner Wisconsin is celebrating its 75th anniversary with a Casino Night to be held April 6, 2017; gaming from 6:00 – 9:00pm.  The event will take place at the Wisconsin ...read more
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    Thursday, March 16, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   March 16, 2017 Contact: Jake Serwe, Assistant GMjake@raftersbaseball.com 715-424-5400  Rafters Single Game Tickets To Go On Sale Friday, April 21stCan be purchased online, via phone, or in person at the Rafters Front Office   Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.-The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters announced that single game tickets for the 2017 season will be available beginning at ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 15, 2017
    DATE:           March 15, 2017 CONTACT:  John Gardner, 715-221-8659, gardner.john@marshfieldclinic.org Jeff Starck, 715-389-4978, starck.jeffrey@marshfieldclinic.org   An electronic copy of this release can be found at http://marshfieldclinic.org/news   Marshfield Clinic introduces renamed Marshfield Clinic Research Institute Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, the research arm of ...read more
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    Tuesday, March 14, 2017
    For Immediate Release – March 14, 2017Contact: Angela Loucks, Marketing/Communications Director, 715-421-0390  WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – The FamilyWize Prescription Drug Discount Card continues to make an impact on south Wood County by helping individuals and families save money on prescription drug costs.  To date residents have saved $446,056 since 2008.  This number has grown significantly over ...read more
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    Tuesday, March 14, 2017
    Date: March, 14, 2017  Media Contact:  Kolina Stieber, Director of Marketing & CommunicationsMid-State Technical College (715) 422-5326kolina.stieber@mstc.edu  MEDIA INVITATION:            New agreement between Mid-State and UW-Stevens Point creates affordable path to becoming a registered nurse  Mid-State Technical College will sign a memorandum of understanding with the University of ...read more
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    Tuesday, March 14, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   March 14, 2017 Contact: Jake Serwe, Assistant GMjake@raftersbaseball.com 715-424-5400  Rafters Announce 2017 Coaching Staff; 2016 NWL Coach of the Year John Halama to ReturnFormer Major Leaguer John Halama Returning For 3rd Season As Pitching Coach   Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. - Following a season in which the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters won their first Summer Collegiate ...read more
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    Monday, March 13, 2017
    Date: March 13, 2017Release: Immediately  Preferred headline terminology: “Mid-State Technical College” or “Mid-State”Current college logo: embedded in this email and available upon request.  Media Contact: Kolina Stieber, Director of Marketing & Communications (715) 422-5326kolina.stieber@mstc.edu  Image (attached):Mid-State Speaker Series – Today’s Young Farmer  Presentation to address ...read more
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    Friday, March 10, 2017
    Date: March 10, 2017Release: Immediately  Preferred headline terminology: “Mid-State Technical College” or “Mid-State”Current college logo: embedded in this email and available upon request.  Media Contact: Kolina Stieber, Director of Marketing & Communications (715) 422-5326kolina.stieber@mstc.edu  Photo by Angie Morgan (attached):1. Mid-State Cosmetology students provide a combination of hair ...read more
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    Thursday, March 09, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  March 9th 2017Contact: Jake Serwe, Assistant GMJake@raftersbaseball.com715-424-5400  Infielder and Pitcher Added from Canisius for 2017Infielder Stekl And Pitcher Stevenson To Join Wisconsin Rapids Rafters   Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters are excited to announce the signings of pitcher J.P. Stevenson and infielder Ryan Stekl, both from Canisius ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 08, 2017
    DATE:           March 8, 2017 CONTACT:  John Gardner, 715-221-8659, gardner.john@marshfieldclinic.org Jeff Starck, 715-389-4978, starck.jeffrey@marshfieldclinic.org   Behavioral Health Community Conference will highlight communication, stress challenges for veterans’ families Complex family dynamics, especially family members enlisting or returning from active military duty, often cause ...read more
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    Tuesday, March 07, 2017
    Date: March 7, 2017Release: Immediately  Preferred headline terminology: “Mid-State Technical College” or “Mid-State”Current college logo: embedded in this email and available upon request.  Media Contact: Kolina Stieber, Director of Marketing & Communications (715) 422-5326kolina.stieber@mstc.edu  Photo (attached):Dr. Shelly Mondeik  Mid-State Technical College selects Dr. Shelly Mondeik as ...read more
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    Monday, March 06, 2017
    Date: March 6, 2017  Media Contact:  Kolina Stieber, Director of Marketing & CommunicationsMid-State Technical College (715) 422-5326kolina.stieber@mstc.edu  Attachment:Flash Back Hair Show Image (JPG)MEDIA INVITATION:            Mid-State hair show brings top talent and industry trends to central WisconsinMid-State Technical College will host its first-ever hair show for industry ...read more
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    Monday, March 06, 2017
    Date: March 6, 2017Release: Immediately  Preferred headline terminology: “Mid-State Technical College” or “Mid-State”Current college logo: embedded in this email and available upon request.  Contact: Kolina Stieber, Director of Marketing & Communications(715) 422-5326kolina.stieber@mstc.edu  Photo (attached):Mark Garvin, president and executive director of the TCIA, (left) with Mid-State ...read more
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    Monday, March 06, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  March 6, 2017Contact: Jake Serwe, Assistant GMJake@raftersbaseball.com715-424-5400  Rafters Announce Open Interview Dates for Summer Employment Team Hires Over 70 Local Employees Each Season   Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – Are you ready to follow your dream of working for a sports team? Are you an energetic person with a positive attitude, great work ethic, and enjoy working ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 01, 2017
    MEDIA ADVISORY                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            MID-STATE TECHNICAL ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 01, 2017
    Date: March 1, 2017Release: Immediately  Preferred headline terminology: “Mid-State Technical College” or “Mid-State”Current college logo: embedded in this email and available upon request.  Media Contact: Kolina Stieber, Director of Marketing & Communications (715) 422-5326kolina.stieber@mstc.edu  Photo (attached):Engineering Day participant Isaac Pelot, center, (Lincoln High School) receives ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 01, 2017
    Date: March 1, 2017Release: Immediately  Preferred headline terminology: “Mid-State Technical College” or “Mid-State”Current college logo: embedded in this email and available upon request.  Media Contact: Kolina Stieber, Director of Marketing & Communications (715) 422-5326kolina.stieber@mstc.edu  Photos (attached):1.  Mid-State Cosmetology student Megan Rasmussen giving a free haircut to a ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 01, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  March 1st 2017Contact: Jake Serwe, Assistant GMJake@raftersbaseball.com715-424-5400  Pair of Islander Outfielders Added from Texas A&M Corpus Christi Rafters sign Texas Collegiate League top prospect Anderson, slugger Djehuti-Mes   Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – A year after Texas A&M Corpus Christi pitcher Chris Cooper broke the Rafters single-season ERA record on the ...read more
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    Friday, February 24, 2017
    For Immediate Release  ASPIRUS RIVERVIEW HOSPITAL NAMED TO TOP 100 LIST  Wisconsin Rapids - Becker’s Hospital Review has named Aspirus Riverview Hospital one of the 2017 Top 100 Rural & Community Hospitals in the U.S., according to The National Rural Health Association’s Rural Health Policy Institute, iVantage Health Analytics, and The Chartis Center for Rural Health. Aspirus Riverview Hospital ...read more
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    Friday, February 24, 2017
    DATE:           Feb. 24, 2017 CONTACT:  Maree Stewart, 715-389-3257, stewart.maree@marshfieldclinic.org     An electronic copy of this release can be found at http://marshfieldclinic.org/news   Hometown heart: Longtime Marshfield Clinic supporter leaves $500k legacy gift to heart research  MARSHFIELD – A vision for the future, a love of her home community, and a huge heart inspired the ...read more
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    Thursday, February 23, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  February 23, 2017Contact: Jake Serwe, Assistant GMJake@raftersbaseball.com715-424-5400   Rafters Announce 2017 Skyward Central Wisconsin Teacher Of The YearMr. Adam Klonowski Nominated For 4th Annual Award   Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters, in partnership with Skyward Inc., are pleased to announce the recipient of the 2017 Skyward Central Wisconsin ...read more
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    Wednesday, February 22, 2017
    Categories: Press Release, Member News
    Wednesday, February 22, 2017
    February 21, 2017NEWS RELEASE    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFor more information, contact:                                Andrew J. Halverson | Executive Vice President                                                                               Ellis Construction                                                                              (715) 345-5000 | ...read more
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    Tuesday, February 21, 2017
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    Monday, February 20, 2017
    DATE:           Feb. 20, 2017 CONTACT:  John Gardner, 715-221-8659, gardner.john@marshfieldclinic.org Jeff Starck, 715-389-4978, starck.jeffrey@marshfieldclinic.org   An electronic copy of this release can be found at http://marshfieldclinic.org/news   New Marshfield Clinic study aims to ID genetic factors linked to severity of blastomycosis illnesses Researchers currently recruiting up ...read more
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    Friday, February 17, 2017
    For Immediate Release – February 17, 2017Contact: Angela Loucks Volunteer Center Director, 715-421-0390  WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – United Way of Inner Wisconsin’s Volunteer Center is currently accepting nominations for the 2017 Volunteer Recognition Breakfast which will be held April 20, 2017 at Hotel Mead.  The deadline to nominate a volunteer (or group) is March 17, 2017.  No late nominations ...read more
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    Friday, February 17, 2017
    DATE:           Feb. 17, 2017CONTACT:  John Gardner, 715-221-8659, gardner.john@marshfieldclinic.orgJeff Starck, 715-389-4978, starck.jeffrey@marshfieldclinic.org  Second annual Local Food Expo set for March 14 in Marshfield Marshfield area residents are encouraged to attend the second annual Local Food Expo presented by Marshfield Clinic and the Healthy Lifestyles-Marshfield Area ...read more
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    Thursday, February 16, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE:           Feb. 16, 2017CONTACT:  Maree Stewart, 715-389-3257, stewart.maree@marshfieldclinic.org    Three generations of giving come full circleOne family’s generosity makes an impact through Marshfield Clinic’s Child Life program   MARSHFIELD – When Debbie Forrest and her grandchildren entered the Maple Dessert Baking Contest at Maple Fall Fest back in ...read more
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    Thursday, February 16, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  February 16th 2017Contact: Jake Serwe, Assistant GMJake@raftersbaseball.com715-424-5400  Pair of Infielders Commit to Rafters for 2017Sutton and Owens bring consistent bats, strong defense to Rafters   Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. –With the Division I spring collegiate about to commence this weekend, the Rafters have announced the additions of two infielders to the summer ...read more
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    Wednesday, February 15, 2017
    Date: February 15, 2017Release: Immediately  Preferred headline terminology: “Mid-State Technical College” or “Mid-State”Current college logo: embedded in this email and available upon request.  Media Contact: Kolina Stieber, Director of Marketing & Communications (715) 422-5326kolina.stieber@mstc.edu    Mid-State congratulates students on superior academic performance  WISCONSIN RAPIDS – ...read more
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    Tuesday, February 14, 2017
    MID-STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE NEWS                                                                                                              Date: February 14, 2017Release: Immediately  Preferred headline terminology: “Mid-State Technical College” or “Mid-State”Current college logo: embedded in this email and available upon request.  Media Contact: Kolina Stieber, Director of Marketing & ...read more
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    Monday, February 13, 2017
    DATE:           Feb. 13, 2017 CONTACT:  John Gardner, 715-221-8659, gardner.john@marshfieldclinic.org Jeff Starck, 715-389-4978, starck.jeffrey@marshfieldclinic.org   An electronic copy of this release can be found at http://marshfieldclinic.org/news   Marshfield Clinic Cancer Center in Stevens Point opens to patients Today, the new Marshfield Clinic Cancer Center in Stevens Point began ...read more
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    Thursday, February 09, 2017
    United Way of Inner Wisconsin Elects Directors at 2016 Annual Meeting  For Immediate Release – February 9, 2017Contact: Angela Loucks, Marketing/Communications Director, 715-421-0390  WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – United Way of Inner Wisconsin welcomed new directors and elected a new slate of officers during its 2016 Annual Meeting Wednesday at River Cities Bank.  The 2017 slate of officers will be:  ...read more
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    Tuesday, February 07, 2017
    MID-STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE NEWS                                                                                                                                                    Date: February 7, 2017Release: Immediately  Preferred headline terminology: “Mid-State Technical College” or “Mid-State”Current college logo: embedded in this email and available upon request.  Media Contact: Kolina ...read more
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    Monday, February 06, 2017
    For Immediate Release – February 6, 2017Contact: Amy Fluno, United Way’s 2-1-1 Program Director, 715-421-0390  WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – At 2-1-1 call centers all across the nation, people are celebrating 2-1-1 as a community resource on February 11th.  In Wisconsin Rapids, Mayor Zach Vruwink has officially proclaimed February 11, 2017 “2-1-1 Day” as well.  2-1-1 is an information and referral ...read more
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    Monday, February 06, 2017
    Date: February 6, 2017Release: ImmediatelyPreferred headline terminology: “Mid-State Technical College” or “Mid-State”Current college logo: embedded in this email and available upon request.Media Contact:Kolina Stieber, Director of Marketing and Communications (715) 422-5326kolina.stieber@mstc.eduPhotos (attached):1. Outside of MIKE mobile lab2. Logo image of MIKE mobile lab  Mid-State’s new ...read more
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    Friday, February 03, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  February 3, 2017Contact: Jake Serwe, Assistant GMJake@raftersbaseball.com715-424-5400  Rafters to Bring Kathy’s Drive In Favorites to Witter Field Kathy’s Drive In concession stand will offer fans a taste of former owner’s famous specials   Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – After serving the Wisconsin Rapids community for 10 years, Kathy Hanneman ended her run as owner of Kathy’s ...read more
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    Friday, February 03, 2017
    For Immediate Release – February 3, 2017Contact: Angela Loucks, Marketing/Communications Director, 715-421-0390  WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – United Way of Inner Wisconsin will be holding its 2016 Annual Meeting on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at 5:30pm.  The meeting will be held at River Cities Bank (1601 Lincoln Street, Wisconsin Rapids), in the lower level conference room.  The agenda includes the ...read more
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    Tuesday, January 31, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  January 31, 2017Contact: Jake Serwe, Assistant GMJake@raftersbaseball.com715-424-5400  Rafters Announce Line Divers ProgramFans can put on a uniform to shag foul balls during Rafter games through newest program   Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – Have you ever dreamed of being on the field during a Rafters game, in full uniform, diving for a foul ball down the line at Witter ...read more
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    Monday, January 30, 2017
    MID-STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE NEWS                                                                                                               Date: January 30, 2017Release: Immediately  Preferred headline terminology: “Mid-State Technical College” or “Mid-State”Current college logo: embedded in this email and available upon request.  Media Contact: Kolina Stieber, Director of Marketing and ...read more
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    Monday, January 30, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE:           Jan. 30, 2017 CONTACT:  John Gardner, 715-221-8659, gardner.john@marshfieldclinic.org Jeff Starck, 715-389-4978, starck.jeffrey@marshfieldclinic.org   Dueling Against Cancer event set for March 2 in Stevens Point Two guys, two pianos and an evening of laughs can help support a loved one in their battle against cancer.   Dueling Against Cancer ...read more
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    Friday, January 27, 2017
    MID-STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE NEWS                                                                                                     Date: January 27, 2017Release: Immediately  Preferred headline terminology: “Mid-State Technical College” or “Mid-State”Current college logo: embedded in this email and available upon request.  Media Contact: Kolina Stieber, Director of Marketing and Communications ...read more
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    Thursday, January 26, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE:           Jan. 26, 2017CONTACT:  Jeff Starck, 715-389-4978, starck.jeffrey@marshfieldclinic.org Marshfield Clinic and Healthy Lifestyles-Marshfield Area Coalition invite community members to join them in volunteering for Marshfield Clinic Youth Net’s Garden Buds program and the Growing Together Community Gardens. Volunteer positions are available for the following ...read more
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    Thursday, January 26, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  January 25, 2017Contact: Jake Serwe, Assistant GMJake@raftersbaseball.com715-424-5400  Surprise Your Sweetheart with a Rafters Valentine’s Day PackageGift Packages available for both adults and youth and include delivery by Rosco P. Rafter   Wisconsin Rapids, WI- The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters have partnered with Bev’s Floral in Stevens Point to provide fans two unique ...read more
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    Wednesday, January 25, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE:            Jan. 25, 2017 CONTACT:  John Gardner, 715-221-8659, gardner.john@marshfieldclinic.org Jeff Starck, 715-389-4978, starck.jeffrey@marshfieldclinic.org   An electronic copy of this release can be found at http://marshfieldclinic.org/news    Marshfield Clinic Health System (MCHS) today announced it has submitted an application to build a state-of-the-art ...read more
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    Tuesday, January 24, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE:           Jan. 24, 2016CONTACT:  Amber Weldon, 715-358-1320, weldon.amber@marshfieldclinic.org    Marshfield Clinic’s breast cancer survivorship program will be offered to patients and the community on Saturday, Feb. 25, at Lincoln Lanes in Merrill.    “We are offering women in our communities a day of survivorship, fellowship and wellness education ...read more
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    Tuesday, January 24, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  January 24, 2017Contact: Jake Serwe, Assistant GMJake@raftersbaseball.com715-424-5400  Rafters Welcome New Radio Voice for 2017Mick Tidrow hired as Radio Broadcaster and Director of Media Relations   Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – The summer of 2017 will have a different voice in the booth for the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters. The team is excited to announce the hiring of Mick ...read more
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    Monday, January 23, 2017
       MID-STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE NEWS                                                                                                               Date: January 23, 2017Release: Immediately  Preferred headline terminology: “Mid-State Technical College” or “Mid-State”Current college logo: embedded in this email and available upon request.  For additional information about the presidential search, ...read more
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    Thursday, January 19, 2017
         FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  January 19, 2017Contact: Jake Serwe, Assistant GMJake@raftersbaseball.com715-424-5400  Rafters Sign Duo from Xavier for 2017Right-Handers Schramm and Williams add to pitching depth   Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – Following a season in which Xavier University product Garrett Schilling set the franchise record with 18 saves, the Rafters announced a new pair of Musketeer ...read more
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    Monday, January 16, 2017
    MID-STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE NEWS                                                                                                              Date: January 16, 2017Release: Immediately  Preferred headline terminology: “Mid-State Technical College” or “Mid-State”Current college logo: embedded in this email and available upon request.  Media Contact: Kolina Stieber, Director of Marketing and ...read more
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    Monday, January 16, 2017
    United Way Honors Donors, Volunteers at Thank You Celebration  For Immediate Release – January 16, 2017Contact: Angela Loucks, Marketing/Communications Director, 715-421-0390  WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – United Way of Inner Wisconsin thanked its campaign volunteers and businesses who had outstanding campaigns in 2016 during its annual Thank You and Recognition Celebration January 10th at Great ...read more
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    Friday, January 13, 2017
    MID-STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE NEWS                                                                           Date: January 13, 2017Release: Immediately  Preferred headline terminology: “Mid-State Technical College” or “Mid-State”Current college logo: embedded in this email and available upon request.  Media Contact: Kolina Stieber, Director of Marketing and Communications (715) ...read more
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    Friday, January 13, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  January 13, 2017Contact: Jake Serwe, Assistant GMJake@raftersbaseball.com715-424-5400  Rafters Announce Ticket Package Referral ProgramEarn rewards by referring a friend, family member, neighbor or business associate   Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.- The Rafters have new opportunity for fans to share their love for Rafters baseball. NEW for 2017 Rafters Fans can refer, friends, ...read more
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    Thursday, January 12, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  SURGEON JOINS ASPIRUS DOCTORS CLINIC   Aspirus is pleased to welcome General  Surgeon Matthew Doering, MD, FACS. Dr. Doering sees patients at Aspirus Doctors Clinic, 2031 Peach Street, Wisconsin Rapids. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Doering, please call Aspirus Doctors Clinic at 715.423.0122. Dr. Doering evaluates and manages many types of illnesses, including ...read more
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    Thursday, January 12, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE; DEADLINE TO REGISTER IS FEBRUARY 1  LIFETIME WEIGHT CONTROL WITH “WINDING YOUR WEIGH DOWN”   Keep that New Year’s resolution! Start 2017 right by taking a sensible approach to lifetime weight control. Register today for Aspirus Riverview Hospital’s popular “Winding Your Weigh Down” class. The eight-week program will be held Thursdays, from February 2 through March 23. ...read more
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    Wednesday, January 11, 2017
    MID-STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE NEWS                                                                                                               Date: January 11, 2017Release: Immediately  Preferred headline terminology: “Mid-State Technical College” or “Mid-State”Current college logo: embedded in this email and available upon request.  Media Contact: Kolina Stieber, Director of Marketing and ...read more
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    Monday, January 09, 2017
    MID-STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE NEWS                                                                                                                                                             Date: January 9, 2017Release: Immediately  Preferred headline terminology: “Mid-State Technical College” or “Mid-State”Current college logo: embedded in this email and available upon request.  Media Contact: ...read more
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    Friday, January 06, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – ADVANCE REGISTRATION REQUIRED  AN AFFAIR OF THE HEART ASPIRING WOMEN GIRLS’ NIGHTS OUT   Aspirus invites all ladies to “An Affair of the Heart” ~ a free Aspiring Women girls’ night out.   February is American Heart Month… the perfect time to take the time to learn about heart health and cholesterol.   “An Affair of the Heart” will feature Robert Martin, MD, FACC, ...read more
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    Friday, January 06, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASECARLSON GI CLINIC PROVIDERS TO JOIN ASPIRUS   Aspirus is pleased to welcome the gastroenterology professionals of Carlson GI Clinic. Effective January 1, 2017, Gastroenterologist Joel Carlson, MD and Nurse Practitioner Nadine Klesmith, FNP-BC have joined Aspirus Clinics.   Dr. Carlson and Klesmith care for patients under the new name of Aspirus Gastroenterology at their ...read more
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    Friday, January 06, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  January 6, 2017Contact: Jake Serwe, Assistant GMJake@raftersbaseball.com715-424-5400  Rafters Announce Eight Returning Players For 2017 SeasonWorld Series MVP, Team MVP and Two All-Star Pitchers to Return   Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.- Following a season in which the Rafters won the first Championship in franchise history, they have announced  integral members who will be ...read more
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    Wednesday, January 04, 2017
    For Immediate Release – January 4, 2017 Contact: Angela Loucks, Marketing/Communications Director, 715-421-0390   WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – United Way of Inner Wisconsin will be hosting its annual Thank You and Recognition Celebration on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at The Eatery at Great Expectations, 3551 Plover Rd., Wisconsin Rapids.  The event will be held from 4:00pm to 6:00pm with appetizers ...read more
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    Wednesday, January 04, 2017
    MID-STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE NEWS                                                                                                                                                             Date: January 4, 2017Release: Immediately  Preferred headline terminology: “Mid-State Technical College” or “Mid-State”Current college logo: embedded in this email and available upon request.  Media Contact: ...read more
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    Monday, January 02, 2017
    For Immediate Release – Photo AttachedASPIRUS RIVERVIEW NAMES CHIEF NURSING OFFICER   Kimberly Johnson, RN, MSN, NEA-BC has joined Aspirus Riverview Hospital & Clinics as Vice President of Patient Care/Chief Nursing Officer. Johnson succeeds Peggy Ose, RN, MSN, FACHE, who retired in December following 24 years of service.   Johnson brings to Aspirus Riverview a wealth of experience in clinical ...read more
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    Wednesday, December 28, 2016
    Categories: Member News, Press Release
    Wednesday, December 28, 2016
    Categories: Member News, Press Release
    Wednesday, December 21, 2016
    MID-STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE NEWS                                                                                                               Date: December 21, 2016Release: Immediately  Preferred headline terminology: “Mid-State Technical College” or “Mid-State”Current college logo: embedded in this email and available upon request.  Media Contact: Kolina Stieber, Director of Marketing and ...read more
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    Tuesday, December 20, 2016
    United Way of Inner Wisconsin Announces Sweepstakes Winners  For Immediate Release – December 20, 2016Contact: Angela Loucks, Marketing/Communications Director, 715-421-0390  WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – Between December 13 and December 19, 2016, the United Way of Inner Wisconsin Sweepstakes “Prize Patrol” delivered $1,000 checks to five unsuspecting winners.  The 2016 prize winners were: Karen Schulz ...read more
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    Thursday, December 15, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  December 15, 2016Contact: Jake Serwe, Assistant GMJake@raftersbaseball.com715-424-5400  Rafters Announce Ticket Package Dates For 2017 SeasonSolarus Founders Club and Bleacher 9-Game Package Dates Released   Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.- The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters announced their 2017 Regular Season schedule on Tuesday, November 29th, in conjunction with the Northwoods ...read more
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    Wednesday, December 14, 2016
    MID-STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE NEWS                                                                                                               Date: December 14, 2016                Release: Immediately  Preferred headline terminology: “Mid-State Technical College” or “Mid-State” Current college logo: embedded in this email and available upon request.  Media Contact: Kolina Stieber, Director of ...read more
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    Monday, December 12, 2016
    MID-STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE NEWS                                                                                                                                                                        Date: December 12, 2016Release: Immediately  Preferred headline terminology: “Mid-State Technical College” or “Mid-State”Current college logo: embedded in this email and available upon ...read more
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    Friday, December 09, 2016
    MID-STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE NEWS                                                                                                                                                             Date: December 9, 2016Release: Immediately  Preferred headline terminology: “Mid-State Technical College” or “Mid-State”Current college logo: embedded in this email and available upon request.  Media Contact: ...read more
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    Thursday, December 08, 2016
        Date: December 8, 2016Release: ImmediatelyPreferred headline terminology: “Mid-State Technical College” or “Mid-State”Current college logo: embedded in this email and available upon request.  Media Contact: Kolina Stieber, Director of Marketing and Communications (715) 422-5326kolina.stieber@mstc.edu  Photos (attached):1. Mid-State Cosmetology student Margaret Weber using REF products during ...read more
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    Wednesday, December 07, 2016
    DATE:           Dec. 7, 2016CONTACT:  Jeff Starck, 715-389-4978, starck.jeffrey@marshfieldclinic.org   An electronic copy of this release can be found at http://marshfieldclinic.org/newsMarshfield Clinic Health System, American Well partnership boost patient telehealth capabilities Marshfield Clinic Health System, which operates three hospitals and more than 50 clinics throughout Wisconsin, and ...read more
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    Wednesday, November 30, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  November 29, 2016Contact: Jake Serwe, Assistant GMJake@raftersbaseball.com715-424-5400  Rafters Announce 2017 Northwoods League ScheduleWisconsin Rapids Will Begin Season At Home Against Kenosha   Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.-The defending Northwoods League Champion Wisconsin Rapids Rafters will open their seventh season at home against the Kenosha Kingfish on Tuesday, May ...read more
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    Monday, November 28, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOSE RECEIVES DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD  Peggy J. Ose, RN, MSN, FACHE, Wisconsin Rapids, is the recipient of the Wisconsin Hospital Association’s 2016 Distinguished Service Award. Ose is Vice President of Patient Care/Chief Nursing Officer for Aspirus Riverview Hospital & Clinics in Wisconsin Rapids.Ose received the award for her service to the health care industry, ...read more
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    Wednesday, November 23, 2016
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    Tuesday, November 22, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   November 22, 2016 Contact: Jake Serwe, Assistant GMJake@raftersbaseball.com 715-424-5400  Rafters To Hold 4th Annual “Hot Stove” Rendezvous Event On January 5thEvent to Feature Former Rafter and Current New York Yankees RHP Ben Heller  Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.-The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters have partnered with the Hotel Mead & Conference Center to hold the 4thAnnual ...read more
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    Monday, November 21, 2016
    DATE:           Nov. 21, 2016CONTACT:  Jeff Starck, 715-389-4978, starck.jeffrey@marshfieldclinic.org   An electronic copy of this release can be found at http://marshfieldclinic.org/newsMarshfield Clinic Health System submits site plan for proposed Eau Claire hospital  New hospital and cancer facility are part of ‘Caring for the Chippewa Valley’ initiative to make Clinic’s world-class ...read more
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    Monday, November 21, 2016
     
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    Thursday, November 17, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  November 17, 2016Contact: Jake Serwe, Assistant GMJake@raftersbaseball.com715-424-5400  Rafters Continue Tradition of Giving Back To Community in 2016Partnerships With Local Businesses Benefit Local Organizations   Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. - The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters are proud to announce that through partnerships with local businesses they have raised money to donate ...read more
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    Wednesday, November 16, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE:           Nov. 16, 2016CONTACT:  Jeff Starck, 715-650-2610, starck.jeffrey@marshfieldclinic.org   An electronic copy of this release can be found at http://marshfieldclinic.org/news Marshfield Clinic Health System statement on the passing of Melvin Laird The following statement is from Marshfield Clinic Health System CEO Dr. Susan Turney:   “It’s ...read more
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    Wednesday, November 16, 2016
    MID-STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE NEWS                                                                                                                                                         Date: November 16, 2016Release: Immediately  Preferred headline terminology: “Mid-State Technical College” or “Mid-State”Current college logo: embedded in this email and available upon request.  Media Contact: ...read more
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    Monday, November 14, 2016
    435 Volunteers Raked 77 Yards on Day of Caring  For Immediate Release – November 7, 2016Contact: Amy Fluno, Day of Caring Coordinator, 715-421-0390  WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – United Way of Inner Wisconsin’s Volunteer Center experienced a record year during the 2016 Day of Caring event on October 22, 2016.  A total of 435 volunteers helped rake a total of 77 yards during the event and in the weeks ...read more
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    Friday, November 11, 2016
    MID-STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE NEWS                                                                                                                                                               Date: November 11, 2016Release: Immediately  Preferred headline terminology: “Mid-State Technical College” or “Mid-State”Current college logo: embedded in this email and available upon request.  Media ...read more
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    Friday, November 11, 2016
    MID-STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE NEWS                                                                                                                                                             Date: November 11, 2016Release: Immediately  Preferred headline terminology: “Mid-State Technical College” or “Mid-State”Current college logo: embedded in this email and available upon request.  Media Contact: ...read more
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    Thursday, November 10, 2016
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    Thursday, November 10, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE:              Nov. 10, 2016CONTACT:     Rebecca Normington, 715-221-9726, normington.rebecca@securityhealth.org  Caption: Certified Child Life Specialist Heather Berndt and patient Natalie Schwirtz get familiar with the anesthesia equipment Natalie encountered during her endoscopy.  Security Health Plan invests $20,000 in child and adolescent patient support through ...read more
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    Thursday, November 10, 2016
    WFHR Radio-Thon for United Way is Wednesday  For Immediate Release – November 10, 2016Contact: Angela Loucks, Marketing/Communications Director, 715-421-0390  WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – WFHR AM 1320 will be holding its 12th Annual Radio-Thon for United Way of Inner Wisconsin on Wednesday, November 16, 2016 from 7:00am – 9:00am.  During the event, “The Good Morning Show” co-hosts Bob Look and James ...read more
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    Tuesday, November 08, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                DATE:          Nov. 8, 2016CONTACT:  Maree Stewart, 715-389-3257, stewart.maree@marshfieldclinic.orgMarshfield Clinic Health System Foundation announces major gifts  Marshfield – The newly-created Marshfield Clinic Health System Foundation has announced several major gifts to benefit patient care and research.Gifts announced in October ...read more
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    Monday, November 07, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE:           Nov. 7, 2016CONTACT:  Maree Stewart, 715-389-3257, stewart.maree@marshfieldclinic.org Caption: Dr. William HockingNew Marshfield Clinic Health System Foundation announces its inaugural Board of Directors The Marshfield Clinic Health System (MCHS) Foundation has named members of its inaugural Board of Directors. Retired Marshfield Clinic physician Dr. ...read more
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