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    Wednesday, April 24, 2019
    Categories: Fun Facts, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
    Wednesday, April 24, 2019
    Categories: Health, Member News, Community, Member, Press Release
    Wednesday, April 24, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – Parents and guardians who wish to register their students to receive FREE school supplies can begin applying on Wednesday, May 1, 2019.  Pre-registration will continue until August 1, 2019.    School supplies will be distributed during “Stuff the Desk” on August 16-17, 2019 at Lincoln High School (1801 16th St. S., Wisconsin Rapids).   Items that are distributed will ...read more
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    Tuesday, April 23, 2019
    NFL Hall of Famer Jerry Kramer, Gorgeous Grandma Night, and Greatest Rafter of All Time Dustin Woodcock Bobblehead highlight jam-packed promo schedule  Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.- The Rafters are going into their 10th year as a franchise and this is going to be the biggest year yet! Over the past two weeks, the Rafters have been rolling out ticket specials for celebrity appearances and ...read more
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    Tuesday, April 23, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – The South Wood County Hunger Coalition’s United We Can Committee is currently recruiting teams to compete in its 7th Annual “Strike Out Hunger” United We Can Food Sculpture Contest.  During the contest, teams from around the community create sculptures made entirely out of canned food (and other basic need items) donated by businesses and friends.  After the event, the ...read more
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    Monday, April 22, 2019
    After 50 years of entertaining audiences across Wisconsin and beyond, the KIDS beat is stronger than ever in its 51stseason. The curtain opens in June and closes in August, with over 60 performances of “The Beat Goes On.” The troupe is coming to the Performing Arts Center of Wisconsin Rapids, on Monday, July 15, featuring music and artists that have stood the test of time.      ​    ​    ​Living ...read more
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    Monday, April 22, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Mid-State student Jessye "Ann" Ilagan, Plover, has been elected by Wisconsin Student Government (WSG) to serve as the organization's president for the 2019–2020 academic year. Ilagan, a Marketing and Business Management student at Mid-State, was elected at the April 12 WSG governors meeting held on the College’s Stevens Point Campus.   As president, Ann will provide a ...read more
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    Thursday, April 18, 2019
    Delaware pitcher Winston Allen returns to Rapids and Villanova outfielder Dylan McNary signs Wisconsin Rapids, WI- The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters announced the return of right-handed Delaware pitcher Winston Allen and the signing of Villanova freshman outfielder Dylan McNary.   Allen, who is currently a sophomore, started two games for the Rafters in 2018. He pitched 10 innings in three ...read more
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    Wednesday, April 17, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Mid-State Technical College Marketing & Business Instructor Jon Steele was recently recognized for earning Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Five Star Advisor status in his role as co-advisor to Mid-State’s  PTK chapter, Beta Chi Theta. Steele received a pin in honor of the achievement, which was made official during the annual PTK Catalyst convention, April 4–6, in Orlando, ...read more
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    Tuesday, April 16, 2019
    Free IT-themed competition open to students from Mid-State and area high schools   WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Mid-State Technical College’s Capture the Campus competition is returning to the Stevens Point campus on Saturday, May 4. The day-long event invites teams of students to solve security- and technology-themed challenges and puzzles while capturing "flags" to earn points. At the end of the ...read more
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    Monday, April 15, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Registration is now open for Mid-State Technical College’s summer term beginning on June 3. A total of 124 classes are available with start dates in June and July, making it possible for both Mid-State students and those attending other colleges to catch up on classes missed or get ahead.   A wide variety of classes is available, from business and accounting courses to ...read more
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    Monday, April 15, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Mid-State Technical College will again offer its summer Metal Mania program to include both the regular, introductory level as well as a new advanced option for those continuing their training as a machinist. Students who successfully complete the free eight-week offerings earn transferable college credits.   Mid-State celebrated the graduates of its first summer Metal ...read more
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    Friday, April 12, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – The public will be able to shop for business and career attire at no cost during Mid-State Technical College Dress 4 Success event on the Stevens Point Campus from 3 to 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 25. Available items include men’s and women’s business suits, dress pants or khakis, shirts, blouses, polo shirts, ties, skirts, dresses, dress shoes (like-new), new colored dress ...read more
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    Friday, April 12, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Mid-State Technical College President Dr. Shelly Mondeik has been recognized with the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society (PTK) Paragon Award for New Presidents. Dr. Mondeik was presented with the award during PTK’s annual convention, PTK Catalyst 2019, in Orlando, Florida, April 4–6. Dr. Mondeik is one of just 25 college presidents nationwide honored with the award, which 500 ...read more
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    Friday, April 12, 2019
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    Thursday, April 11, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Agriculture students at Mid-State Technical College will soon gain new confidence in their ability to safely deliver dairy calves, thanks to the College’s acquisition of a custom-built Holstein cow birthing simulator. The lifelike simulator arrived at Mid-State’s Marshfield campus in March and will be used for training students to protect both mother and calf in 12 different ...read more
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    Thursday, April 11, 2019
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    Thursday, April 11, 2019
    Rafters put up impressive numbers in the first half of the baseball season Before they wear cranberry and gold at historic Witter Field this summer, members of the 2019 Wisconsin Rapids Rafters’ roster are finding success at the halfway point of the collegiate baseball season. Odessa College is currently 28-10 and sitting atop their conference thanks in part to stellar hitting performances ...read more
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    Tuesday, April 09, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Mid-State Technical College hosted its annual Central Wisconsin Job Fair on April 3. Open to all seeking a job or other opportunity with local employers, the free event attracted 275 job seekers and 75 employers, significant increases over the 200 job seekers and 65 employers at last year’s event. “We were pleased to see participation up this year, with an especially generous ...read more
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    Tuesday, April 09, 2019
    West Alabama pitcher Cole Waites returns to Rapids, joins Elon outfielder Anthony Galason The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters announced the return of West Alabama righty and three-time Gulf South Conference Pitcher of the Week Cole Waites, along with the signing of Elon outfielder Anthony Galason. As a junior at West Alabama, Waites is putting up impressive numbers this season for the Tigers. His ...read more
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    Tuesday, April 09, 2019
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   April 9, 2019  Contact:Larrie Hayes, Senior Vice President WoodTrust Bank 715-422-0248larrie.hayes@woodtrust.com  WoodTrust Bank Announces Construction of New Wisconsin Rapids Branch  Wisconsin Rapids, WI:  WoodTrust Bank (WoodTrust), a leading provider of banking, trust and investment management services in central and northern Wisconsin since 1891, is excited to ...read more
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    Monday, April 08, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – In celebration of Global Day of the Engineer, Mid-State Technical College hosted its Engineering Day on April 5. Participating students in grades 9–12 from Amherst High School, Adams-Friendship High School, Lincoln High School, Almond-Bancroft High School and Nekoosa High School gathered on the College’s Wisconsin Rapids campus to explore high-demand science, technology, ...read more
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    Monday, April 08, 2019
    Kramer will appear in Wisconsin Rapids, Madison, Green Bay, and Kenosha from June 25th-28th Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. - Big Top Sports & Entertainment, which owns and operates four teams in the Northwoods League, announced today that Green Bay Packers Hall of Famer Jerry Kramer will make a statewide tour to their four ballparks from June 25th through June 28th this summer.  Kramer will appear ...read more
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    Friday, April 05, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Mid-State Technical College’s Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society (PTK) chapter, Beta Chi Theta, took first place out of 25 chapters in the Wisconsin Region for its Honors in Action (HIA) project and was named third most distinguished chapter in the state. The awards were announced at the PTK regional conference held in Wausau, March 9–10, where Beta Chi Theta also achieved ...read more
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    Tuesday, April 02, 2019
    Aspirus Riverview Hospital will host a series of Gentle Yoga classes beginning April 25. Classes will be held Thursdays, April 25, May 2 and May 9 from 4:15 to 5 pm or from 5:15 to 6 pm. Participants may select the class time they prefer when registering.   Gentle Yoga participants learn to become stronger and more flexible. The class’ gentle, flowing movements involve time standing as well ...read more
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    Tuesday, April 02, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – RegisteredNursing.org ranked Mid-State Technical College ninth in Wisconsin for the 2019 Best RN Programs. Forty colleges in Wisconsin that offer programming leading to an associate in nursing (ADN/ASN), a bachelor’s in nursing (BSN) or a direct entry MSN were part of the evaluation. Nursing programs were assessed on several factors, including how well a program supports ...read more
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    Tuesday, April 02, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – The National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR) announced the 2019 Paragon Award recipients this week at its annual national conference held in San Antonio, Texas. Mid-State Technical College received silver in the advertising category, specifically for their 2018 television/video ad- series, “What Can’t You Do at Mid-State?”   “This is a tremendous ...read more
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    Thursday, March 28, 2019
    Odessa College infielders and future Lobos Fullerton and McLenna head to Rapids for 2019 The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters announced the signing of Odessa College infielders Harry Fullerton and Mason McLenna, both committed to the University of New Mexico. Originally from Sydney, Australia, Fullerton hit .361 with a .453 on-base percentage last year as a freshman. In his first year, he also ...read more
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    Thursday, March 28, 2019
    The April meeting of the Celiac Support Group will be held Tuesday, April 16, 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 meeting will feature “Spring Roll Demo & Tasting.” Attendees will learn how to make delicious, gluten-free spring rolls.   The Celiac Support Group is free, and no ...read more
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    Thursday, March 28, 2019
    New Mini Plan includes a ticket to 4 games and concessions vouchers for just $55 Wisconsin Rapids, WI- The Rafters announce the creation of a new ticket option called the 4-Game Mini Plan. This mini plan includes seats for 4 preselected games, as well as food and drink at each game for the price of $55 per mini plan.  “We created this plan as another way to provide an affordable experience ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 27, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – United Way of South Wood & Adams Counties is now distributing the 2019 Help Guide for South Wood County.  So far, over 11,000 Help Guides have been distributed throughout south Wood County, including non-profit organizations, government offices, clinics, banks, gas stations, and churches.   The Help Guide answers questions that someone going through a challenging time ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 27, 2019
    ATTENTION DEVELOPERS!  1. Summary of Request for Proposals The Village of Port Edwards is pleased to request proposals for a residential development opportunity in the Ripple Creek Park neighborhood. The Village will sell its vacant land in the 1400 block of north 6th Street to the successful respondent. Questions regarding this RFP can be directed to the Village Administrator as noted in the ...read more
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    Monday, March 25, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Mid-State Technical College is inviting the public to its “Ticket to Transfer” fair to connect students with representatives from many different four-year colleges and universities. Attendees will learn about transfer opportunities, credit transfer, degree programs, the application process and more. The Ticket to Transfer fair takes place on Mid-State’s Wisconsin Rapids ...read more
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