• News for Press Release

    Tuesday, June 19, 2018
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Mid-State Technical College has announced a new IT security specialist program to launch this fall. The program will be offered in full at the Stevens Point campus, with many courses also available online or at the Mid-State locations in Adams, Marshfield and Wisconsin Rapids.   The associate of applied science degree will teach students how to use the skills and methods ...read more
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    Friday, June 15, 2018
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – With 7,095 pounds of food collected - as well as over $1,200 in financial donations – the sixth annual United We Can event was a tremendous success!  United Way of Inner Wisconsin and the South Wood County Hunger Coalition are proud to announce the 2018 winners of the United We Can food sculpture awards:   ·       Most Nutritious:  Daly Drug with their “Prescription ...read more
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    Thursday, June 14, 2018
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – To better serve the community, Mid-State Technical College has extended the mission of its Adams County Center, including the addition of a full-time manager and expanded hours and services. The Center’s new hours of operation are 8 a.m. – 7 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. on Fridays (excluding Fridays in June and July for summer hours). The location also ...read more
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    Wednesday, June 13, 2018
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – United Way of Inner Wisconsin is the fiscal agent for an award of Federal funds made available through the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/Federal Emergency Management Agency under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program (EFSP).  Wood County has been chosen to receive $9,139 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in Wood County.  Applications ...read more
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    Tuesday, June 12, 2018
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – A series of summer cookout classes will be offered through Mid-State Technical College’s continuing education. The classes will meet on Tuesdays, June 19 through August 28, from 6 to 9 p.m. Locations will include the Opportunity Development Centers (ODC), Inc. Wisconsin Rapids kitchen; Mid-State’s Wisconsin Rapids campus; and a location to be determined in the Stevens Point ...read more
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    Tuesday, June 12, 2018
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    Tuesday, June 12, 2018
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – Help United Way of Inner Wisconsin fight the “summer slide” by attending the ninth Annual Great Book Giveaway from June 11-15, 2018!    Volunteers will be reading to children at each location for approximately half an hour; and afterwards each child can select two FREE books to take home and keep.  The books were collected during a book drive held in April.   All ...read more
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    Friday, June 08, 2018
    Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – The Rafters take on the Fond du Lac Dock Spiders for the ninth time in Rafter’s history tonight at Witter Field. After the completed home series against the Bombers, the Rafters move to 6-4 on the season, placing them tied for second in the South Division Standings along with the Rockford Rivets and the Kalamazoo Growlers. All three second place teams are one game behind ...read more
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    Wednesday, June 06, 2018
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Tour the campus, apply to Mid-State for free and sign up for an advising and registration session all in one place at Meet Me @ Mid-State.   Mid-State is hosting campus tours concurrently in Marshfield, Stevens Point and Wisconsin Rapids on select Wednesdays throughout the summer. Plan to attend at any campus on June 27, July 11, July 18, July 25, August 1 or August 15 to ...read more
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    Tuesday, June 05, 2018
    Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. - The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters have announced that Emily Steines has been promoted to Assistant General Manager-Corporate Service & Marketing. The announcement was made today by General Manager John Fanta.   “Emily has really stepped up to be a top leader for the organization and this is a direct reflection of her work,” said Fanta. “She has done a nice job of not only ...read more
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    Sunday, June 03, 2018
    Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – After losing by seven to Green Bay at home last night, Wisconsin Rapids returned the favor at Joannes Stadium defeating the Bullfrogs by twelve runs in a 13-1 win. Jake Dunham (Northern Illinois) got the scoring started in the second with a double plating Mitch Mallek (St. Cloud State). The cranberry and gold resumed the scoring fiesta in the third. The Rafters scored ...read more
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    Saturday, June 02, 2018
      The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters move to 3-1 on the season and sport a three-game win streak after tonight’s contest against the Wisconsin Woodchucks who are now 1-3. The Rafters started off hot in tonight’s home opener. After a three-up-three-down inning,the Rafters responded heavily with four hits in a row. Steven Rivas (Long Beach State) started off the first with a single, followed by a ...read more
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    Saturday, June 02, 2018
    Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. –  The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters fall to 3-2 on the season after a tough loss to Big Top Baseball rival: Green Bay Bullfrogs. The cranberry and gold fell 5-12 against the Frogs in their second home game of the season.    Green Bay went up early with a home run to put the Bullfrogs up 1-0 in the top of the third. The Rafters responded with a run of their own in the ...read more
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    Thursday, May 31, 2018
    Rafters take advantage of Mallards’ blunders and even season series Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – The Rafters scored three runs while Madison committed three errors in the field to win game two of the season series by a final of 3-1. The cranberry and gold struck first in the third. Bret Fehr (SIU-Edwardsville) hit a single to right to get things started. Fehr would then steal second successfully ...read more
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    Thursday, May 31, 2018
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – A Mid-State Technical College instructor was recently honored by his profession at the state level. Bill Rosandick, respiratory therapist instructor, received the Wisconsin Society for Respiratory Care’s (WSRC) Anne Flaten President’s Award in April at the North Regional Respiratory Care Conference in Rochester, Minnesota. The award recognizes exemplary leadership, service, ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 30, 2018
    Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – A four-run, four-hit first inning from the Madison Mallards (1-0) set the tone for the evening as Madison plated ten runs defeating the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (0-1) by a final of 10-2. Starter Charlie Ruegger (Stevens Institute of Technology) led off the bottom of the first with a strikeout of Trevor Schwecke but then allowed back-to-back singles and a walk to load the ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 30, 2018
      After an eight-run defeat in the season opener, Wisconsin Rapids looks to split series in Madison Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (0-1) will try to earn a series split with the Madison Mallards (1-0) tonight following a 10-2 defeat Tuesday evening. The Mallards scored four runs on four hits in the first inning but were held in check by the Rafters’ bullpen over the ...read more
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    Tuesday, May 29, 2018
    Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – The 2018 season is finally here as the Rafters look to earn a postseason berth for the third year in a row and win their second Northwoods League title in three years. The Rafters were upset by the Battle Creek Bombers at home in the 2017 Northwoods League Playoffs just a game away from their second Summer Collegiate World Series in as many years.  After finishing with ...read more
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    Tuesday, May 29, 2018
    Aspirus Riverview Wound & Hyperbarics in Wisconsin Rapids recently received the 2017 Robert A. Warriner III, M.D. Center of Excellence Award for excellence in wound healing.    To earn the Center of Excellence Award, Aspirus Riverview Wound & Hyperbarics achieved outstanding clinical outcomes for 24 consecutive months, including patient satisfaction rates higher than 92 percent, and a healing ...read more
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    Friday, May 25, 2018
    Representatives from the Aspirus Riverview Project SEARCH Class of 2018 gathered on May 25 to commemorate the planting of three trees on the Aspirus Riverview campus.    The trees were purchased from the Wisconsin Rapids Beautification Project by the Project SEARCH Business Advisory and Parent councils. The councils also purchased a plaque to be displayed by each tree.    Graduating on May ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 23, 2018
    A brand new Hospitality Management associate degree program is coming to Mid-State! If you’ve ever wanted a real career in hospitality, now is the time. The demand has never been higher in our region for people who have management skills specific to the world of travel and tourism.   Why pursue a career in hospitality management? Managers in hospitality work in a fun, fast-paced environment ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 23, 2018
    ​Aspirus Riverview Hospital & Clinics was among 16 hospitals honored on May 17 by University of Wisconsin Organ and Tissue Donation (UW OTD) for their ongoing commitment to saving and improving lives through organ and tissue donation. Aspirus Riverview received the Excellence in Tissue Donation award.  The Excellence in Tissue Donation award was given to Wisconsin Tissue Bank partner ...read more
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    Tuesday, May 22, 2018
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    Tuesday, May 22, 2018
    Rafters Announce 2018 Game Day ContestsBev’s Floral, Sears Hometown Store, and E-Con Electric highlight 2018 game day contests. Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. - The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters are proud to announce the exciting Game Day Contests that will be happening at Witter Field for the 2018 season. Fans of all ages are encouraged to participate in these unique opportunities to enjoy Rafters ...read more
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    Monday, May 21, 2018
      Rafters sign standout pitchers from Framingham State and Bucknell University LHP Kyle Hodgson and RHP Hunter Robichaux are coming to Wisconsin Rapids this summer Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.- Today the Rafters announced the signing of left-handed pitcher Kyle Hodgson from Framingham State and right-handed pitcher Hunter Robichaux from Bucknell University. Kyle Hodgson is a 5-foot-7, 175-pound ...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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    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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