• News for Community

    Friday, July 23, 2021
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – United Way of South Wood & Adams Counties will be sponsoring Lunch by the River at Veterans Memorial Park, on August 5th, 2021, where we will be collecting school supplies for Stuff the Bus. Lunch by the River will be taking place from 11:30AM – 1:00PM. In the event of rain, Stuff the Bus will be moved to the Centralia Center. Come help UWSWAC kick off our approaching annual ...read more
    Categories: Community, Member News, Press Release
    Tuesday, July 20, 2021
    Please join the Wood County Health Department for our annual Clean Sweep event on August 28th, 2021 from 8:00 am – 12:00pm at the Saratoga Town Hall (1120 St Hwy 73, Wisconsin Rapids). We are offering a place to drop off hazardous waste from homes, farms, and businesses. We will safely and properly dispose of the waste, so you do not have to.Who: Wood County Residents, Farm & Business OwnersWhat: ...read more
    Categories: Health, Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, June 30, 2021
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – Donations are now being taken for Stuff the Bus. Community members can help out by donating!  STUFF THE BUSFor anyone who is interested in contributing to the success of children in our community, donations are being accepted to gather school supplies for families with a financial need. All students in 4k to 12th grade attending public or private schools in south Wood ...read more
    Categories: Education, Member News, Community, Human Interest, Press Release
    Tuesday, June 29, 2021
    Mid-State Technical College is making it easier to start preparing for a career in fire with a new Firefighter Technician technical diploma program. Applications are being accepted now for the 28-credit program starting this fall, which can be completed in one year with in-person classes on the Wisconsin Rapids Campus.  The new program was developed in partnership with local fire departments to ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Member News, Press Release
    Friday, May 21, 2021
        The Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce’s Lunch by the River summer program will begin Thursday, June 3rd and continue each Thursday through August 26th. This weekly event will take place at Veterans’ Memorial Park from 11:30AM – 1:00PM. The community is invited to enjoy lunch from local restaurants and food trucks while taking in the beautiful view of the Wisconsin River and enjoying live ...read more
    Categories: Community, Chamber News, Press Release
    Tuesday, May 18, 2021
    The American Pickers are excited to return to Wisconsin! They plan to film episodes of The History Channel hit television series throughout your area in July 2021. We understand that with the proliferation of COVID-19, we are all facing very uncertain times. We at American Pickers are taking the pandemic very seriously and will be following all guidelines and protocols for safe filming as ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release
    Thursday, May 13, 2021
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – Parents and guardians who wish to register their students to receive FREE school supplies can begin applying on Monday, May 17, 2021 at 8am.  Pre-registration will continue until August 1, 2021.   School supplies will be distributed during “Stuff the Desk” on August 20-21, 2021 at Lincoln High School (1801 16th St. S., Wisconsin Rapids).   Items that are distributed will ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Member News, Press Release