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    Thursday, April 27, 2017
    For Immediate Release – April 27, 2017 Contact: Brian Otten, Marketing Manager Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce 715-848-5947 | botten@wausauchamber.com Ribbon cutting ceremony to be held at Cricket Wireless-Mobilelink Wisconsin LLC RIB MOUNTAIN — Cricket Wireless-Mobilelink Wisconsin LLC will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate a grand opening at their new location from 3 ...read more
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    Wednesday, April 26, 2017
    Mosinee, WI - S.C. Swiderski, LLC, a construction and real estate investment company, announced the addition of Jay Trowbridge as Manager of their expanded Excavation Department. Jay will lead this growing department of the Construction Division and oversee work on both S.C. Swiderski developments and outside projects. Jay has twenty years of experience in excavation, equipment operation and site ...read more
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    Wednesday, April 26, 2017
    Rasmussen College Professional Nursing Associate Degree Earns ACEN Accreditation We are pleased to announce that the Rasmussen College Professional Nursing Associate’s degree program in Green Bay and Wausau has earned programmatic accreditation from the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). This signifies that the program has met or exceeded standards and criteria for ...read more
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    Tuesday, April 25, 2017
    For Immediate Release – April 27, 2017 Contact: Brian Otten, Marketing Manager Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce 715-848-5947 | botten@wausauchamber.com Demo Day for The Branch to highlight spring cohort’s efforts WAUSAU — The Branch will host a Demo Day on Wednesday, May 10 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Community Room at Northcentral Technical College in Wausau. The event ...read more
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    Tuesday, April 25, 2017
    For Immediate Release – April 25, 2017 Contact: Brian Otten, Marketing Manager Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce 715-848-5947 | botten@wausauchamber.com Young Entrepreneurs Academy wins award from Retired Educators’ Association WESTON – DC Everest Senior High School and director of secondary education Steve Pophal have been awarded $2,000 by the Wisconsin Retired ...read more
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    Monday, April 24, 2017
    WAUSAU - On Wednesday, April 26 th , students from Mosinee High School, Wausau East High School, Wausau West High School, Wittenberg-Birnamwood High School, and Newman Catholic High School will visit REI Engineering, Inc. as part of Careers in Action (CIA) Day. CIA Day is a program designed to give the next generation workforce a behind the scenes look at the local business world. It is a true ...read more
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    Monday, April 24, 2017
    For Immediate Release – April 24, 2017 Contact: Brian Otten, Marketing Manager Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce 715-848-5947 | botten@wausauchamber.com High school juniors, seniors invited to participate in The Branch Academy WAUSAU — The Branch continues to grow with the announcement of a new program for high school students. This summer, The Branch Academy will offer juniors and ...read more
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    Monday, April 24, 2017
    Mosinee, WI – S.C. Swiderski, LLC, a construction and real estate investment company, has completed the fourth and final building at Woodland Estates in Wisconsin Rapids. The 12 unit apartment building opened for tenants on April 1 st . Woodland Estates is located across from Mid-State Technical College on 32 nd Street. It has 56 units in four two story buildings with detached garages; the ...read more
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    Friday, April 21, 2017
    State Superintendent Tony Evers named G.D. Jones and Thomas Jefferson elementary schools as Title I Schools of Recognition for the 2016-2017 school year. School of Recognition awards highlight schools that have demonstrated success in educating students from low-income families. “These schools stand out for their efforts to educate our kids,” Evers said. “They are staffed by ...read more
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    Friday, April 21, 2017
    Visit the Marathon County Historical Society during Wausau’s Downtown Open House from 10 am to 4 pm on Saturday, May 13. There will be special activities – all for free – in addition to our regular offerings. Communities all across Wisconsin are joining together to highlight our state’s vibrant, unique downtowns. This statewide open house will help people fall in love or ...read more
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    Wednesday, April 19, 2017
    Wausau, WI, April 22, 2017 -- In recognition of Earth Day, REI Engineering, Inc. is contributing books to local schools and The Women’s Community and distributing educational materials for nearly 400 students and 16 teachers. REI’s goal is to encourage students to R ead, E ducate, and I gnite action to help in sustaining our environment. To accomplish this goal, REI is asking its ...read more
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    Tuesday, April 18, 2017
    For Immediate Release – April 18, 2017 Contact: Brian Otten, Marketing Manager Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce 715-848-5947 | botten@wausauchamber.com 2017 Small Business of the Year Award recipients named WAUSAU — The Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce named the three 2017 Small Businesses of the Year Award recipients at a ceremony on the morning of Tuesday, April 18 at Stoney ...read more
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    Monday, April 17, 2017
    Mosinee, WI - S.C. Swiderski, LLC, a construction and real estate investment company, welcomes Chris A. Wolfe in the newly created role of Director of Capital Finance. Chris will source project funding for commercial and multifamily projects and will play an integral role in the pre-development phase of projects. Chris has twenty-five years of experience in lending. She received a degree in ...read more
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    Friday, April 14, 2017
    PRESS RELEASE FOR MORE INFORMATION: Jennifer Jakel Executive VP Abby Bank (715) 223-2345 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Pictured from left to right: Laura Cynkar – YWCA, John Opolka – Vice President/Branch Manager for Wausau AbbyBank and Paula Clark – Wausau Conservatory of Music LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS RECEIVE $1,600 IN DONATIONS The Abbotsford Story, Inc. is pleased to announce the ...read more
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    Friday, April 14, 2017
    Marshfield Clinic & Security Health Plan Proudly Present the "Chase’n Chocolate" Run/Walk 5k Run, 1.5 Mile Walk & Kid’s Fun Run. Chocolate themed event; chocolate goodies along the course and at the end. To benefit The Women's Community domestic and sexual violence victim service agency. Saturday, May 13, 2017. Chipped Timing will be provided by Performance ...read more
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    Wednesday, April 12, 2017
    WAUSAU – Michael Meuret, Senior Safety Consultant of the REI Engineering, Inc. Environmental & Safety team of Wausau, recently attended an OSHA 503 Update for General Industry Outreach Trainers presented by Eastern Kentucky University OSHA Training Institute in Richmond, Kentucky. Authorized OSHA Outreach Trainers are required to attend this course once every four years to maintain ...read more
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    Wednesday, April 12, 2017
    For Immediate Release – April 12, 2017 Contact: Brian Otten, Marketing Manager Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce 715-848-5947 | botten@wausauchamber.com Ribbon cutting ceremony and open house to be held at Clark Dietz WAUSAU — Clark Dietz, Inc will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony at 4:15 p.m. on Thursday, April 27 at their new location at 500 North Third Street, Suite 703. The ...read more
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    Tuesday, April 11, 2017
    Media Relations Contact: Janel Thoune Assistant Vice President, Marketing Manager 715.847.4069, janel.thoune@bankpeoples.com Jeff Isaacson Recognized as a Leading Financial Advisor by Commonwealth Financial Network ® Wausau, Wis. – April 11, 2017— Jeff Isaacson, an independent financial advisor affiliated with Commonwealth Financial Network ® and financial consultant of ...read more
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    Monday, April 10, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 10, 2017 Media Contact: Tom Weaver Public and Community Relations Manager tom.weaver@ascension.org Cell: 715.573.8465 Telecommunications Outage Impacting Weston Regional Medical Center As the result of severe thunderstorms which hit central Wisconsin overnight a telecommunications outage in the community has impacted telephone service at the Weston Regional Medical ...read more
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    Monday, April 10, 2017
    Contact: Janel Thoune Asst. VP/Marketing Manager 715.847.4069 janel.thoune@bankpeoples.com Peoples State Bank Remodels Minocqua Location Wausau, Wis. (April 10, 2017) Peoples State Bank is excited to announce the remodeling of its Minocqua location. The 2,000 square-foot facility has been entirely remodeled to provide an improved banking experience for customers which was finalized in mid-March. ...read more
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    Friday, April 07, 2017
    Primrose of Wausau Named Community of the Year FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 7, 2017 WAUSAU, WI – Primrose Retirement Communities, L.L.C. has named Primrose of Wausau one of its Retirement Communities of the Year. The announcement was made on April 5 th , during the company’s annual Leadership Conference in Austin, TX. Regional Director of Operations Tami Hemshrot and Executive ...read more
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    Thursday, April 06, 2017
    WAUSAU, WI – April 6, 2017 – Ruder Ware is pleased to announce that Melissa Kampmann has become a Fellow with The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel is a nonprofit association of lawyers and law professors skilled and experienced in the preparation of wills and trusts; estate planning; and probate procedure and administration ...read more
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    Thursday, April 06, 2017
    For Immediate Release – April 7, 2017 Contact: Brian Otten, Marketing Manager Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce 715-848-5947 | botten@wausauchamber.com Ribbon cutting ceremony held at the Marathon County Public Library WAUSAU — The Marathon County Public Library held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of a new Wausau Community Room on April 5. “The new Wausau ...read more
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    Thursday, April 06, 2017
    Contact: Janel Thoune FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Asst. VP/Marketing Manager April 6, 2017 715.847.4069 janel.thoune@bankpeoples.com Peoples State Bank Voted “Best Local Bank” For Sixth Straight Year Wausau, Wis. (April 6, 2017) Peoples State Bank announced that it was voted as “Best Local Bank” for the sixth consecutive year by the Wausau Daily Herald 2017 Readers’ ...read more
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    Wednesday, April 05, 2017
    PRESS RELEASE Contact Mary Ellen O’Connor Marketing Communications Manager West Bend Mutual Insurance Company 262-334-6442 moconnor@wbmi.com Compass Insurance Services honored by West Bend Mutual Insurance Co. WEST BEND, WI (April 1, 2017) – West Bend Mutual Insurance Company in West Bend, Wis. has announced that Compass Insurance Services, Inc. in Kronenwetter recently achieved $5 ...read more
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    Wednesday, April 05, 2017
    MEDIA ROUNDTABLE Wausau Chemical For Immediate Release: April 5, 2017 Contact: Mayor’s Office 715-261-6800 Planning, Community and Economic Dev Director - Christian Schock 715-261-6683 Mayor Mielke and City staff will host a media roundtable Thursday, April 6th at 3pm in Council Chambers regarding the potential relocation of Wausau Chemical. The City has considered options for the relocation ...read more
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    Wednesday, April 05, 2017
    CONTACT: Tom Zat; Curator Motorama Auto Museum/Alfa Heaven 4381 Stradale Lane, Aniwa, WI 54408 715-449-2141 motoramaAM@gmail.com www.alfaheaven.com Nick Ockwig; Event Administrator Wausau/Central Wisconsin CVB 219 Jefferson Street, Wausau, WI 54403 P: 715-355-8788 F: 715-359-2306 info@visitwausau.com www.visitwausau.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE After 25 Years, the Iola Military Show Has New Name ...read more
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    Tuesday, April 04, 2017
    Mike Meuret, Senior Safety Consultant will be joining the Environmental and Safety Team at REI Engineering, Inc. (REI). Mike will be involved with internal company safety compliance as well as working with clients to enhance written programs and deliver safety training. Mike specializes in providing OSHA 10 and 30-hour classes and will also work with clients for execution of internal safety ...read more
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    Monday, April 03, 2017
    Hurtis Heating & Air will be selecting a Veteran by nomination to receive a free installed Trane Central Air Conditioner on Flag Day. Nomination Instructions: We are looking for someone who has served in the U.S. Military that resides in our servicing areas of Marathon, Wood, Portage, Lincoln counties and would benefit from a new air conditioner installed at no cost. Please submit a ...read more
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    Friday, March 31, 2017
    Superintendent Dr. Kathleen Williams, Riverview Elementary Principal Andy Place, and PBIS Coordinator Kathy Guthman gave an excellent presentation at the National School Boards Association (NSBA) Convention in Denver, along with corporate representatives from First Student (the District's yellow school bus provider). The presentation topic was Student Behavior and the School Bus and is based ...read more
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    Thursday, March 30, 2017
    Thanks to the generosity of the Wausau community, The UPS Store located at 4404 Rib Mountain Drive raised funds for the Toys for Tots Literacy Program . One-hundred percent of the proceeds donated locally benefit children in Wausau, and the surrounding communities. Throughout November and December 2016, The UPS Store offered customers the opportunity to purchase Toys for Tots Literacy Program ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 29, 2017
    PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 29, 2017 Whitney Ziegler, Human Resources Generalist 920-766-5795 Keller Hires Vorpagel and Doubeck as Concrete Laborers Kaukauna, WI -- KELLER, Inc., a Design/Build General Contractor with offices in the Fox Cities, Madison, Milwaukee and Wausau announces the hiring of Earl Vorpagel and Rob Doubeck as Concrete Craftsmen. As a Concrete Craftsmen ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 29, 2017
    Wausau East student Siam Rezwan was accepted to present on his work with VISION at the 2017 Harvard Global Health and Leadership Conference at Harvard University. Siam was accepted as a Gold applicant, which means he will receive a symposium presentation advisor and a private dinner with the board of a global health organization.
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    Tuesday, March 28, 2017
    The Marathon County Historical Society will present “Rural Electrification in Central Wisconsin” as its next History Speaks topic at 2 pm Sunday, April 30, 2017, at the Woodson History Center, 410 McIndoe St., Wausau. Gary Gisselman will discuss the many ways rural life changed as electricity moved onto the farm. Federal and state advancements brought electricity to the rural areas of ...read more
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    Tuesday, March 28, 2017
    F O R I M M E D I A T E R E L E A S E DATE: March 28, 2017 CONTACT: John Gardner , 715-221-8659, gardner.john@marshfieldclinic.org Jeff Starck, 715-389-4978, starck.jeffrey@marshfieldclinic.org Marshfield Clinic to host oral cancer screening and oral cancer vaccination day April 21 Oral cancer rates increasing in young, healthy nonsmokers In honor of Oral Cancer Awareness Month, Marshfield ...read more
    Tuesday, March 28, 2017
    The Marathon County Historical Society will present “Preserving Your Family’s Papers, Photos and Textiles” as its next History Speaks topic at 2 pm Sunday, May 7, 2017, at the Woodson History Center, 410 McIndoe St., Wausau. Wondering what to do with those family photos that are just jumbled in a shoebox? Do you have the letters Grandpa sent home from the war? And how are you ...read more
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    Monday, February 27, 2017
    Merrill, Wisconsin — Merrill Sheet Metal Works, a Merrill, Wisconsin based heating and cooling contractor, was recently named to the 2017 Circle of Champions by Bryant Heating and Cooling Systems, a leading supplier of heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment in North America. “Bryant has a long history of providing customers with reliable, worry-free comfort,” ...read more
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    Friday, November 18, 2016
    George Hoffman, Wealth Advisor, with Hermening Financial Group, recently earned the Accredited Investment Fiduciary designation after fulfilling training and examination requirements at Cetera Financial Group’s Wealth Management University in Austin, Texas. This invitation-only conference, which attracts more than 200 Cetera Financial Group advisors from across the United States, opened on ...read more
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    Friday, May 06, 2016
    Kevin Hermening, CEO of Hermening Financial Group, has accepted a five-year appointment to the First Allied Securities, Inc. Chairman’s Emeritus Council. Kevin and his fellow council members will provide advice to First Allied executive management on a wide variety of topics. The council also is responsible for helping define Representative Advisory Council objectives and provides oversight ...read more
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