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Friday, March 15, 2019
Midwest Select Insurance Group welcomes their newest agent, Edna Perkins. Edna comes to MSIG as a dedicated professional with over 20 years of experience in human resources and employee benefits management. She is focused in providing employer groups the “best fit” products and services. Her community involvement includes being an Ambassador for the Greater Menomonie Area Chamber of Commerce, ...read more
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Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Support groups, classes and events in April 2019 at Mayo Clinic Health System sites in northwest Wisconsin Note: Search Classes & Events at mayoclinichealthsystem.org to register online (if noted) or for more information. Classes are free, unless noted.   Barron Events are at Mayo Clinic Health System – Northland in Barron, 1222 E. Woodland Ave., unless noted.Blood Pressure Screening, ...read more
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Monday, March 11, 2019
New Recycling Specialist Joins the Solid Waste & Recycling Team! Megen Hines joined the Dunn County Solid Waste & Recycling team in February 2019 as a Recycling Specialist. Megen brings five years of recycling industry experience to Dunn County and was a past Dunn County Solid Waste & Recycling intern. Previous to joining the Dunn County team, she was a Recycling Specialist in St. Croix County ...read more
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Thursday, March 07, 2019
Mayo Clinic Health System, YMCA offer Camp Wabi for kids wanting to achieve healthy weight   EAU CLAIRE, Wis. — Registration is open for Camp Wabi (pronounced Wah-bee), a typical summer camp, but with a slight twist.               The camp is for kids entering sixth through 10th grades who want to achieve a healthy weight. In addition to swimming in a lake and singing by the campfire, Wabi ...read more
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Friday, March 01, 2019
Contact: Mark Gunderman, Communications Specialist Chippewa Valley Technical College Desk: 715-831-7288 Cell: 715-210-4714 mgunderman1@cvtc.edu   Students Learn Anatomy with High-Tech Table CVTC’s Anatomage Table like a virtual reality dissection Chippewa Falls, WI – In Julia Brown’s Healthcare Academy classroom a plastic skeleton in the front of the room seems to gaze down at something ...read more
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Thursday, February 28, 2019
Local School Leaders React to the Budget on The West Side March 4   The potential effect of Governor Evers’ proposed changes to funding public K-12 education is the focus of The West Side on Monday, March 4th at 10 a.m. on 88.3 WHWC-FM/ Menomonie-Eau Claire and 88.7 WRFW-FM/ River Falls. Host Rich Kremer will welcome Mary Ann Hardebeck, Eau Claire Area School District Superintendent; Mark ...read more
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Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Gastroenterologist to discuss benefits of plant-based nutrition at Mayo Clinic Health System   EAU CLAIRE, Wis. –– Learn about the power of plant-based nutrition for a healthier and potentially longer life at a free presentation titled, “Gut Got You Down?” on Tuesday, March 19, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Mayo Clinic Health System Auditorium, 1221 Whipple St. Gastroenterologist Jaime ...read more
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Friday, February 22, 2019
Community Food Drive to Be Hosted by WESTconsin Credit Union   WESTERN WI—WESTconsin Credit Union offices are collecting non-perishable food products and cash donations for families in need from March 11-22. Items can be dropped off at any WESTconsin location including Altoona, Amery, Baldwin, Barron, Chippewa Falls, Eau Claire, Ellsworth, Hudson, Menomonie (North, Downtown and East), New ...read more
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Friday, February 22, 2019
Menomonie, Wis. — Aimee Lipke has received the University Staff Employee Appreciation Award for February at University of Wisconsin-Stout. Lipke, of Menomonie, works in custodial services in the Memorial Student Center. She has been employed at UW-Stout for approximately 10 years. Lipke’s nomination stated: “At every event we’ve hosted, Aimee is always very helpful. She checks in and makes ...read more
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Friday, February 22, 2019
Speech and language therapist joins Rehabilitation Services at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire   EAU CLAIRE, Wis. — Speech and language therapist Carly Kjornes recently joined the Rehabilitation Services Department at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire. Kjornes earned a bachelor’s and master’s degree in communication sciences and disorders from the University of Wisconsin-Eau ...read more
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Thursday, January 31, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - With dedicated recycling, composting, energy-saving and other campuswide initiatives, UW-Stout is focused on reducing its carbon footprint and educating students about sustainability. The university is putting its efforts to the test again this year in Recyclemania, a friendly, nationwide competition among postsecondary institutions to see how they stack up. The ...read more
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Thursday, January 31, 2019
Menomonie, Wis. —  From the Namekagon River, Wisconsin’s Moving National Park, to ATV trails, resorts and restaurants, Washburn County Tourism Association Executive Director Michelle Martin’s eyes light up when she talks what her home county offers visitors. Martin, a University of Wisconsin-Stout hotel, restaurant, and tourism management program alumna and Spooner native, always planned to ...read more
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Thursday, January 24, 2019
NEWS RELEASEContactsPam Powers, 715-232-2381University Communications715-232-2381News Center Student manages family-owned Eau Claire skating centerDual major sees importance of customer service, creating memoriesStory LinkFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jan. 23, 2019Menomonie, Wis. — University of Wisconsin-Stout junior Emma Johnson can’t remember a time she couldn’t roller skate. The La Crosse native ...read more
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Monday, March 26, 2018
Menomonie, Wis. —  A decades long dream came true for the University of Wisconsin-Stout chapter of the Club Managers Association of America this month. The student organization was named the Chapter of the Year, largest chapter, at the World Club Managers Conference in San Francisco, Calif., March 2-6, earning $1,000 and a trophy. The UW-Stout chapter also won the Club of the Future contest by ...read more
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Monday, March 26, 2018
Prediabetes and You, a Hidden Risk [Eau Claire, WI – March 26, 2018] – Tuesday, March 27, is American Diabetes Association (ADA) Alert Day®, and the Eau Claire YMCA wants residents of the Eau Claire community to know their risk for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes, as well as preventive steps they can take that day to reduce the chances of developing the disease. In the United States alone, ...read more
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Friday, March 23, 2018
American tale to provide family-friendly entertainment opens April 6   News link: https://www.uwstout.edu/about-us/news-center/university-theatre-brings-musical-big-fish-harvey-hall-theatre-opening-april-6 March 22, 2018 Menomonie, Wis. —  In “Big Fish” Edward Bloom tells tall tales of a witch, a giant, a mermaid and a werewolf. Yet in those fantastical stories, Bloom, performed by ...read more
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Wednesday, March 21, 2018
News link: https://www.uwstout.edu/about-us/news-center/state-senate-resolution-honors-life-chancellor-emeritus-sorensen-0March 20, 2018 Menomonie, Wis. — The Wisconsin state Senate unanimously approved a resolution Tuesday, March 20, honoring the life and accomplishments of the late University of Wisconsin-Stout Chancellor Emeritus Charles W. Sorensen.The resolution was authored by state Sen. ...read more
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Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Menomonie, WI - P.G.A. Golf Professional Jim Maguire was recently hired as the General Manager and Head Golf Professional at Tanglewood Greens in Menomonie, WI.  He was previously in the same capacity at Prairie du Chien Country Club in Prairie du Chien, WI.  Maguire has been a member of the P.G.A. of America since 1997, and his ties to the Chippewa Valley run deep.  He served as the Head Men’s ...read more
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Tuesday, March 20, 2018
​JERRY POLING | MARCH 14, 2018 The intersections of free speech, political censorship and minorities will be the topic of a presentation and discussion at UW-Stout. The university’s Center for the Study of Institutions and Innovation will feature Walter Kimbrough, Dillard University of New Orleans, and Charles H.F. Davis III, University of Southern California, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, March ...read more
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Tuesday, March 20, 2018
CHIPPEWA FALLS, WI, March 19, 2018- Spectrum Industries is proud to announce that Brian Myhre has been named Channel Manager. Myhre has spent 30 years with Spectrum in various roles.  As Channel Manager, Myhre will be connecting partners with Spectrum and their Territory Managers. He will make working with Spectrum an easier process and help sales grow. As one of Spectrum’s top salesman the past ...read more
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