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Thursday, March 26, 2020
Eau Claire, WI – Chippewa Valley Technical College’s health and emergency services programs are providing supplies, equipment and expertise to the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, and faculty members are ready to bring their expertise.  The value of equipment and supplies donated to local emergency service centers is over $10,000, according to Shelly Olson, executive dean of health and ...read more
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Tuesday, March 24, 2020
We have postponed the retirement open house for Stacy H. WIgfield that was scheduled for 3/26/20 due to the current COVID-19 situation.  Once we reschedule, we will send out the new dates and times.  Be well everyone! Stacy H. Wigfield the CEO of Reach, Inc. announced his retirement on January 2nd, 2020. His retirement will take effect on March 31, 2020. The Reach Board of Directors is in the ...read more
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Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Free, Online Financial Education Resource Sponsored by WESTconsin Credit UnionWESTERN WI— WESTconsin Credit Union sponsors an online financial education resource called Banzai. It is open to everyone of all ages and people can find information that fits their learning level or financial stage of life. This program is aligned with all of Wisconsin’s state standards for financial education and ...read more
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Monday, March 23, 2020
 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  UNITED WAY AND COMMUNITY FOUNDATION ANNOUNCE JOINT RESPONSE IN DUNN AND PEPIN COUNTIES   Menomonie, Wisconsin – March 21, 2020 — United Way of Dunn County and the Community Foundation of Dunn County are partnering in response to the impact of Covid-19 on nonprofits and the community we all serve.  Although we may both have Dunn in our names, this includes our southern ...read more
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Monday, March 09, 2020
WESTERN WI—WESTconsin Credit Union offices are collecting non-perishable food products and cash donations for families in need from March 9-21. 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 Richmond, Prescott, River Falls and Spring Valley or on our website ...read more
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Friday, March 06, 2020
Last scoop of coal marks end of an era to heat university Natural gas, seen as a ‘bridge’ to more sustainable fuel source, is cheaper, cleaner Story link   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 5, 2020 Menomonie, Wis. — Heating Plant Superintendent Brian Lorenz maneuvered a front-end loader at about 9 a.m. Wednesday, March 4, and dumped a bucketload of coal onto a black iron grate. The coal slowly ...read more
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Wednesday, March 04, 2020
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. — For the sixth year, Mayo Clinic Health System is pleased to offer its Hometown Health Grant program. This program seeks to improve the health of communities in Northwest Wisconsin. The grant application is open to nonprofit organizations in Barron, Buffalo, Dunn, Chippewa, Eau Claire, Pierce, St. Croix and Trempealeau counties.             Last year, $155,000 was issued in ...read more
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Monday, March 02, 2020
International students taking pride in volunteering Community work, part of a scholarship, includes service clubs, nonprofits, assisted living, church Story Link FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 2, 2020 Menomonie, Wis. — Going to college in another country is a big step and takes a lot of planning. Another worry for international students and their families may be the expense. The International ...read more
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Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Eau Claire, WI (February 6, 2020) – In January Eau Claire City Council President Terry Weld, Chippewa Falls Mayor Greg Hoffman, and Menomonie Mayor Randy Knaack proclaimed Big Brothers Big Sisters ‘Thank Your Mentor Day’ in appreciation of the countless volunteer hours and support Big Brothers Big Sisters has from the community.   This January was the 19th year of National Mentoring Month ...read more
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Tuesday, February 11, 2020
International Mother Language Day Celebration Feb. 20 Over a dozen languages will be spoken during event at Mabel Tainter   Story Link FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 11, 2020 Menomonie, Wis. — Korean, Farsi, Greek, Tamil, Tajik. Over a dozen different languages will be heard from University of Wisconsin-Stout faculty, staff and students and members of the Menomonie community during the ...read more
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Monday, February 10, 2020
News Release   Feb. 4, 2020  Mayo Clinic again receives top honors for high-quality patient care ROCHESTER, Minn. — Thirteen hospitals across Mayo Clinic received star ratings from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for Overall Hospital Quality. Six of the 13 hospitals earned five stars — the best score possible. The national average is 3 of 5 stars. The star rating provides ...read more
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Tuesday, February 04, 2020
Students have standout performance; Chippewa Valley Homebuilders helps with funding Story Link Photos attached FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 4, 2020 Menomonie, Wis. — A construction program team from University of Wisconsin-Stout was determined to make the top five awards podium at a national competition. The team did just that, taking third in the national student challenge in January at ...read more
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Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Press Release FROM: REACH, Inc. 2205 Heimstead Road, Eau Claire, WI 54703 January 20, 2020   The Reach, Inc. Board of Directors has accepted a notice to retire from Mr. Stacy H. Wigfield, its President and CEO, effective the 31st of March, 2020. That date will coincide with the completion of 33 years in that position for Wigfield. “I felt lucky in 1987 to be hired for this job so I could ...read more
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Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Press Release: Extension continues Financial Management Curriculum in St Croix County Contact: Extension St. Croix County: Ryan.Sterry@wisc.edu (715) 531-1950 <> The University of Wisconsin-Madison, Division of Extension’s “Farm Pulse Continuum” is a new program that is intended for farmers interested in learning how to use farm financials to explore their farm business decisions. The ...read more
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Friday, January 17, 2020
Chippewa Valley Beekeepers Invited to Participate in Community Apiary The Chippewa Valley Beekeepers Association, in partnership with Xcel Energy and Beaver Creek Reserve, is offering plots for area beekeepers in a new community apiary in the town of Hallie in Chippewa County.  The apiary is particularly suited to individuals who wish to keep bees, but live in an area that is not suited to ...read more
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Friday, January 17, 2020
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. — Mayo Clinic Health System will offer a Sports Performance Training program for college, high school and youth athletes in February and March at its Rehabilitation Services locations in Eau Claire and Menomonie. During the six-week program, sports medicine specialists will work with athletes to improve: ·         Strength, mobility and power ·         Overall speed and ...read more
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Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Menomonie first in state with two shovel-ready sites certified by Xcel Energy Stout Technology and Business Park has 77 acres available   Story Link FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jan. 15, 2020 Menomonie, Wis. — The Stout Technology and Business Park and the Menomonie Industrial Park both have shovel-ready sites certified through Xcel Energy’s Certified Sites program. The Stout Technology and ...read more
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