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Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Cora Frank, Realtor Ranked in REAL Trends 2018 “America’s Best Real Estate Professionals” Rankings  Menomonie, WI July 2018– Cora Frank, a veteran Realtor, was recently recognized in the 2018 REAL Trends “America’s Best Real Estate Professionals” rankings. The prestigioussurvey is divided into four categories: individual agents by sales volume, individuals by transaction sides, agent teams by ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Menomonie, WI (July 2018) – Forty years ago, Manpower was considered an industry pioneer in Eau Claire, WI; the first of its kind in the Chippewa Valley area. Opening the doors in 1978, David Frederikson had one goal - to help business and people succeed in the communities in which they live and work.  “We have a mission to improve the skills of people wherever they may be, in whatever part of the ...read more
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Wednesday, July 25, 2018
 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 23, 2018 Menomonie, Wis. — Driving past University of Wisconsin-Stout on Broadway Street in Menomonie this summer, it may look like much of the university is under construction. Just three of the university’s 45 buildings are being renovated, however, but they happen to line one of the most visible and well-traveled parts of campus and the city. They also happen to ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Menomonie, WI -- Cedar Corporation is pleased to announce the addition of Dylan Larson, Richard Seas, and Mitchell Reimer to its staff.  Dylan Larson recently joined our Municipal Group in our Green Bay Office as a Civil Engineer Technician.  Larson recently graduated with an Associates Degree in Civil Engineering Technology from Northeast Wisconsin Technical College and will be specializing in ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Menomonie, Wis. —  A University of Wisconsin-Stout graduate student has been selected to receive a fellowship from the National Board for Certified Counselors. Megan Schilling, of Ellsworth, who is studying clinical mental health counseling with concentrations in alcohol and substance abuse and dependency and eating disorders, recently received the National Board for Certified Counselors ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Menomonie, Wis. —  Naomi Albert, a UW-Stevens Point senior majoring in natural resource planning, enjoys the interdisciplinary approach LAKES REU offers to trying to solve environmental problems. Albert is one of eight college students from around the U.S. taking part in LAKES, a summer research experience for undergraduate students at University of Wisconsin-Stout. The eight-week program studies ...read more
Categories: Community, Papers/Research, Press Release
Monday, July 16, 2018
Menomonie, Wis. —  Naomi Albert hopped on a new Giant hybrid Escape 3 bicycle purchased for the University of Wisconsin-Stout StoutBikes program and took it for a spin. “I’m impressed,” said Albert, a UW-Stevens Point senior majoring in natural resources planning who is in Menomonie for the summer as part of the LAKES REU program. “It’s really nice to be able to travel around the city over the ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Friday, July 13, 2018
  Menomonie– The Menomonie Police Department will be participating in the Annual National Night Out campaign on Tuesday, August 7, 2018. The event will be from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Cedar Corporation parking lot, located at 604 Wilson Ave.   The event will feature vehicle displays from the Menomonie Police Department and other area law enforcement and public safety agencies. Some of ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Menomonie, Wis. —  Menomonie Middle School eighth-grader Rachael May decided to attend the intercultural leadership portion of the Summer STEAM Experience at University of Wisconsin-Stout because she wants to know how to stop bullying. “A friend of mine was bullied because of her different culture,” May said. “I want that to stop. I want to know ways to stop bullying. Just because people are ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Monday, July 09, 2018
Eau Claire, WI – Junior Achievement (JA) of Wisconsin, Inc. received two grants totaling $7,500 from the Xcel Energy Foundation. The Northwest District and the Coulee Region received $5,000 and $2,500 from the foundation. The Education Focus Area dollars help Junior Achievement continue to reach area youth with programs teaching them about work readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy at ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, July 09, 2018
MENOMONIE -   League of Women Voters of Greater Chippewa Valley this week announced a forum for the five candidates participating in the Dunn County sheriff primary election.  The forum is set for Monday, July 30 at 6 p.m. in the community room of the Judicial Center, 615 Stokke Parkway, Menomonie.   The five candidates for county sheriff are: Republicans Adam W. Zukowski, Kevin Bygd, and Jacob ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Political
Monday, July 09, 2018
Ride the new  Menomin Loop  with support &  fun all the way  around the lake!  The 8.3 mi Menomin  Meander is the more  relaxed option for the  Sadistic Century bike ride. The route begins at the Dunn County Recreation Park, with check-in at the Fanetti Building, and a rest stop at Wakanda Park. A meal option will be available for $5 at the end of the ride.
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, July 02, 2018
Menomonie, Wis. —  New energy-efficient lighting being installed this summer at University of Wisconsin-Stout is expected to save the university nearly $89,000 a year in energy costs. Light-emitting diode — LED — lighting is being installed in 10 buildings and outdoor locations such as parking lots and walkways and some outdoor wall packs on residence halls. Buildings getting a nearly full ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Monday, July 02, 2018
Menomonie, Wis. -  University of Wisconsin-Stout Professor Emeritus CarolynBarnhart was honored with the Lorraine Missling Award for DistinguishedService in The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International at the 82nd SigmaState Convention, held in Madison. The award recognizes and honors a memberwho has demonstrated excellence in education and leadership in Delta KappaGamma. "I  am humbled and honored ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Monday, June 25, 2018
Menomonie, Wis. —  To ride a unicycle, University of Wisconsin-Stout sophomore Shelley Kovacic advises learning to fall. “Falling makes you better,” the business administration major said. “You learn from it. You have to learn to fall. Balance is one of the most important things to learn, no matter what style of riding you are doing.” Kovacic, of Hudson, could be seen on campus last spring ...read more
Categories: Fun Facts, Press Release, Human Interest, Community
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Menomonie, Wis. — Like most students who study abroad, Megan Luedke treasures her memories of taking classes in another country. The University of Wisconsin-Stout student had more than a valuable international education experience, however. She had an out-of-this-world experience — helping design the mission patch for a German astronaut who in early June rocketed into space from Kazakhstan with ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Menomonie—On Tuesday, July 10 from 1:00-3:00 p.m., officers from the Menomonie Police Department (MPD) and community members of all ages are invited to come together at Culver’s Frozen Custard to discuss community issues and build relationships over a cup of coffee or scoop of custard. Culver’s is located at 1330 Stout Rd. in Menomonie.    Coffee with a Cop is a national initiative supported ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Monday, June 18, 2018
WESTERN WI— Construction will be underway in early September as WESTconsin Credit Union breaks ground on a 35,000 square foot, two-story Administrative Center. The new facility will be built on vacant land the credit union owns directly west of their Menomonie – East Office located at 3333 Schneider Avenue. The building will house WESTconsin’s Service Center, Human Resources, Training, Member ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article
Monday, June 18, 2018
Eau Claire, WI –Junior Achievement of Wisconsin, Inc., Northwest District is pleased to announce a new member joining its Board of Directors.BlayneMidthun is a local business owner and real estate investor who started Ramone’s Ice Cream Parlor in Eau Claire, WI with his wife, Kayla, in 2017 after seeing firsthand the need for the area to have a true ice cream parlor.  Blayne was born and raised in ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Fun Facts
Monday, June 18, 2018
Menomonie, Wis. —  A University of Wisconsin-Stout student teacher supervisor in the areas of family and consumer sciences and health has received a statewide award. Cindy Quilling, of Menomonie, recently was named the Wisconsin Association of Family and Consumer Sciences 2018 Leader of the Year at the organization’s annual conference in Wisconsin Dells. The award identifies and honors family and ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
Monday, June 11, 2018
Menomonie, Wis. —  Creating family-friendly activities centered on educating about clean water is the concept of a group of Master of Fine Arts in design students at University of Wisconsin-Stout. The Design Research class, working with the university’s LAKES REU project, recently created the concept of having an outdoor museum in Menomonie that would help educate visitors about the blue-green ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Education, Papers/Research, Press Release
Wednesday, June 06, 2018
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. - Over the past four years, Mayo Clinic Health System hasawarded $788,000 in grant money to nonprofits in northwest Wisconsin to helpimprove the health of communities in the region.             "Core to our mission as a nonprofit health care provider isreinvesting into the health of our communities," says Richard Helmers, M.D.,regional vice president, Mayo Clinic Health System in ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Tuesday, June 05, 2018
Menomonie, Wis. —  One in six Americans or roughly 48 million every year get sick from foodborne illnesses, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Of those who become ill 128,000 are hospitalized and 3,000 die. “It is important to detect pathogens to provide safe food and water and to prevent cross-contamination of foodborne diseases,” said Taejo Kim, University of ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Papers/Research, Press Release
Friday, June 01, 2018
  MENOMONIE, WI: Let’s Go Fishing - Menomonie, a new non-profit that provides fishing and boating excursions free of charge to seniors, veterans, youth, and the disabled, announces the launch of the organization and Season Opening celebration on June 1, 2018. Let’s Go Fishing – Menomonie will be hosting a Season Opening Celebration for community members and sponsors on from 4-6 pm at Point ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Friday, June 01, 2018
Eau Claire, WI - The 22nd annual JA Golf Outing takes place Thursday, August 16 at Wild Ridge golf course. After the 18-hole scramble, players will enjoy a social, dinner, raffles and live auction opportunities.  The annual golf outing is the Northwest District’s oldest and largest fundraising event. Monies raised from the event will be used to deliver Junior Achievement programs to area youth in ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
Thursday, May 31, 2018
Menomonie, Wis. —  Oaklawn School fifth-grader Karlen Knospe found it fascinating to walk through University of Wisconsin-Stout’s Research Day in the Memorial Student Center. “It was awesome,” Knospe said. “I talked with them and got to see their ideas.” Knospe was one of 22 fifth-grade students from Menomonie who attended Research Day in May and shared their team research projects. Knospe and ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Menomonie, Wis. —  A senior from Spooner took first place in University of Wisconsin-Stout’s first WiSys Quick Pitch competition held May 2 at the Memorial Student Center. Richard Shipman presented on “Small, Bioactive Protein and Peptide Isolation from Crab Shell Byproducts Using Dialysis and Tricine Gel Separation.” The elevator-pitch-style competition invites students to present their ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
MENOMONIE, Wis. — Six graduating seniors from area high schools recently received $500 scholarships from Mayo Clinic Health System – Red Cedar in Menomonie:Boyceville: McKenna Weber will attend the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire to pursue a degree in nursing. Durand: Jakob Anibas will attend the University of Minnesota to pursue a degree in biology. Elmwood: Katherine Todd will attend Illinois ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Menomonie, Wis. — Breanne Kanak, who teaches art and design in the White Lake School District, learned a lot about failure last summer during the Discovery Center WiFab Retreat at University of Wisconsin-Stout. She loved every minute of it. “We had to design, iterate, trash and finalize our projects and challenges,” Kanak said. “Every day there were moments that were humbling, frustrating, ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Menomonie, Wis. — When we see or experience something, typically momentarily, how well do we really understand it? Thomas Weger explored that question in his mixed media quadriptych, “B5 on View,” which was named Best in Show in the Year End Juried Student Art Show at University of Wisconsin-Stout. The exhibit, which will remain up through Thursday, Sept. 13, at Furlong Gallery, features dozens ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Menomonie, Wis. - More than 100 students and student groups were recognizedrecently at University of Wisconsin-Stout's annual Leadership Awardsprogram. Winners were announced for the Samuel E. Wood Medallion and campusLeadership Awards for the 2017-18 academic year. Also, the Outstanding Co-opStudent of the Year Award winners were named for the 2017 calendar year.Those nominated for awards also ...read more
Categories: Education, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Menomonie, Wis. -  University of Wisconsin-Stout graduate Gus Johnson looksat life and sees the humor in it. Johnson, who graduated Saturday, May 5, in entertainment design, with aconcentration in digital cinema, has had his short comedy sketches viewed onYouTube, Facebook, Twitter and Reddit more than one billion times. The most popular one is "Every Cat at 3 a.m.," a comedic look at theexploits ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Friday, May 11, 2018
Menomonie, Wis. —  Multiple trips to the doctor spurred one University of Wisconsin-Stout graduate’s interest in science. Richard “D.J.” Shipman, 25, of Spooner, graduated Saturday, May 5, with a degree in applied science, focusing on biochemistry and molecular biology. He had a kidney transplant when he was 10 years old. The donor was his father, Richard Shipman Jr. “I was fascinated with ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Press Release, Community, Education, Papers/Research
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Thanks to the Wisconsin Clean Sweep Grant, Dunn County’s 2018 Hazardous Waste Clean Sweep will be held Wednesday, May 2nd at the Colfax Fairgrounds in Colfax, and Thursday, May 3rd at the Dunn County Transfer Station & Recycling Center in Menomonie. The collection events are open to households, farms, and “very small quantity generator” (VSQG) businesses.  This will be the only Dunn County event ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
April 25, 2018 Menomonie, Wis. — An alumnus and a regional liaison with the school counseling master’s program at University of Wisconsin-Stout have received awards from a state education organization. Chad Siverling and Bobby Phillips were honored in early April in Madison by the Wisconsin Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, WACTE.Siverling, a counselor at Eau Claire Memorial High ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Personal stories, memorabilia highlight a history lesson  Eau Claire, WI – Gary Brynjulfson spared his listeners the most horrific details, as did his fellow Vietnam veterans speaking to students and members of the public at Chippewa Valley Technical College Tuesday, April 24. Still, he had dramatic stories to tell of carrying an 81 mm mortar and lots of rounds of ammunition through the ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Student duo uses craft paper, plastic wrap, fencing to create dress, cape News link: www.uwstout.edu/about-us/news-center/scholarships-awarded-top-design-fashion-without-fabricPhoto attached April 24, 2018 Menomonie, Wis. — An entry built for the runway was named the grand prize winner in the annual Fashion Without Fabric student show held recently at University of Wisconsin-Stout. A design ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
News link: https://www.uwstout.edu/about-us/news-center/food-science-research-places-fourth-fiberstar-global-contest April 24, 2018 Menomonie, Wis. —  A team of University of Wisconsin-Stout students took fourth place in an international contest sponsored by Fiberstar. The students and Taejo Kim, assistant professor in food microbiology and food safety, took part in the Second Citri-Fi 125 ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Monday, April 23, 2018
Three new injection molding machines give students state-of-the-art learning experiences News link: www.uwstout.edu/about-us/news-center/industry-partnerships-put-plastics-engineering-lab-forefront April 23, 2018 Menomonie, Wis. — When students step into the plastics engineering lab at University of Wisconsin-Stout, they are working with state-of-the-art equipment. Three companies recently ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Monday, April 23, 2018
Menomonie, Wis. —  While a student at University of Wisconsin-Stout, Derek Woellner said in a class assignment he planned to become a politician. He never believed at the time it would really be what he pursued, but at age 25 Woellner has become the youngest mayor ever elected in his hometown of Merrill, where he graduated from high school in 2011. A 2016 professional communications and emerging ...read more
Categories: Fun Facts, Political, Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, April 19, 2018
EAU CLAIRE, WI. — Expectant mothers in northwest Wisconsin now have a convenient option for prenatal care that will help reduce the number of trips to the doctor’s office. OB Nest, a new prenatal care model developed at Mayo Clinic combines traditional prenatal care office visits with Connected Care visits and in-home monitoring. Connected Care visits involve communicating with an experienced ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Thursday, April 19, 2018
April 9, 2018, New York, NY—Budget Travel (BudgetTravel.com) announced the 12 Best Budget Destinations in the Northwest as part of its month-long celebration of the “51 Best Budget Destinations in America 2018.”   Each year, Budget Travel encourages its readers to “see more for less,” inspiring consumers to go beyond the well-known cities, beaches, and theme parks to experience mid-size cities, ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Fun Facts
Thursday, April 19, 2018
Menomonie, Wis. — Becky Simonson has received the University Staff Employee Appreciation Award for March at University of Wisconsin-Stout. Simonson, of Menomonie, is an associate in the mathematics, statistics and computer science department. She has worked at UW-Stout for 34 years. Simonson’s nomination stated: “Becky has an amazing attitude. She is consistently positive and helpful with staff, ...read more
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Thursday, April 19, 2018
  News link: https://www.uwstout.edu/about-us/news-center/chinese-children-enjoy-visit-campus-part-american-experience Menomonie, Wis. —  Yiwen Shen, 11, showed a bracelet she made in a chemistry lab Tuesday, April 17, at University of Wisconsin-Stout and explained how she learned about light refraction on the beads. The fifth-grader from Shanghai, China, is one of 20 fourth- and fifth-grade ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release, Education
Thursday, April 19, 2018
Stoutonia staff earns first, second, third from Wis. Newspaper Association News link: www.uwstout.edu/about-us/news-center/student-newspaper-receives-three-state-level-awards April 19, 2018 Menomonie, Wis. — The University of Wisconsin-Stout student newspaper and its writers recently won three state awards. The Stoutonia, a bi-weekly publication, took a first, second and third in the ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
The Little Mermaid Open to Actors Ages 8-14 [Eau Claire, WI – April 18, 2018] – The Eau Claire YMCA is holding auditions for their upcoming Y-Rep Production of The Little Mermaid. The play is open to kids ages 8-14, and is open to both Y members and community members. Auditions will be held on Sunday, April 22 from 12:30-3:00 PM at the YMCA Clubhouse. The YMCA Clubhouse is across the street from ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Scientific research includes tooth decay, wild yeast strains, proteins from eggshells   News link: https://www.uwstout.edu/about-us/news-center/students-present-biochem-molecular-biology-national-conference Menomonie, Wis. —  Richard “D.J.” Shipman III loves criticism and scrutiny when it comes to his scientific work. “Science is a collaborative process,” said Shipman, a University of ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
  Menomonie, WI -- Cedar Corporation is pleased to announce multiple new hires to our company staff.  Brad Carsok, Brian Chapman, James Erickson, Dave Sunde, Matthew Dorow, and Mitch Bourlin join us with many combined years of professional experience.            Brad Carsok has over 30 years of construction experience and will work out of our Green Bay office.  Carsok has direct experience in a ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
About 800 people expected to attend 40th annual event April 20-21  News link: https://www.uwstout.edu/about-us/news-center/early-childhood-education-conference-feature-national-local-keynote-speakers Menomonie, Wis. —  The 40th annual Early Childhood Education Conference at University of Wisconsin-Stout will feature nationally known teacher and songwriter Jean Feldman and Tami Rae Weiss, ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Monday, April 16, 2018
Event encourages kids to stay active and keep learning all summer long [Eau Claire, WI – April 16, 2018]—On Saturday, April 21, the Eau Claire YMCA is holding a free community event to inspire more kids to keep their minds and bodies active at the annual YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day®, the Y’s national initiative to improve health and well-being for kids and families. Healthy Kids Day is an opportunity ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Chamber, Education
Monday, April 16, 2018
Patent-pending product offers new way to play traditional bean bag game Menomonie, Wis. —  Two University of Wisconsin-Stout students will present a patent-pending combination yard game and lawn chair at a statewide business competition. The PlaySit, invented by Karen Schmidt of Oshkosh, is in the Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament on Saturday, April 21, at the Discovery Building in Madison. Students ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Monday, April 16, 2018
Imagineering founder Jahnke, Cardinal FG presented with awards at Spring Gala  Eau Claire, WI – Computers are part of virtually every business setting throughout the Chippewa Valley today, but it wasn’t always that way. When computers started to break into the local business scene in a big way in the 1980s, it was a Chippewa Valley Technical College graduate who led the way. Now that visionary has ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Monday, April 16, 2018
CVYS 2018-2019 Season Auditions - April 19 & 22, 2018 EAU CLAIRE, Wis., April 16, 2018   The Chippewa Valley Youth Symphony encourages talented, youth musicians, grades 7^th through 12^th, to audition for the Western Wisconsin s premiere youth symphony on April 19^th and 22^nd at Phillips Recital Hall in the Haas Fine Arts Center. If you have a love for symphonic and modern music, and are a ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
Monday, April 16, 2018
Graphic design majors take four firsts; MFA student’s film chosen for festival; sculptor places nationally Menomonie, Wis. — A half-dozen School of Art and Design students and recent graduates from University of Wisconsin-Stout have been recognized this spring, ranging from advertisement design to sculpture to filmmaking. Four students took first places in a Minneapolis advertising competition, ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Monday, April 16, 2018
On Tuesday, April 17, UW-Stout will host a group of 20 fourth- and fifth-graders from Shanghai, China, for a day of activities. The children are from Jin Shan No. 2 Experimental Primary School and are visiting the Elmwood school district this week as part of a sister school partnership.  The children will be welcomed by Chancellor Bob Meyer at 9 a.m., tour campus, participate in STEM activities ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
Friday, April 13, 2018
Menomonie, Wis. —  Heather Stecklein is the 2018 recipient of the University Library’s Barnard Outstanding Service Award at University of Wisconsin-Stout. Stecklein, from Menomonie, has worked at the library since 2016. She is the director of University Archives and Area Research Center for Dunn, Barron and Pepin counties and serves as the campus records officer. In the archives she works with ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Friday, April 13, 2018
Menomonie, Wis. — When it comes to computer network design, University of Wisconsin-Stout can’t be beat. For the fifth straight year, university students have brought home the title — and a runner-up award — in the national competition, the U.S. Information Technology Collegiate Conference held recently in San Antonio. This year they added another first place, in PC troubleshooting. The team of ...read more
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Friday, April 13, 2018
Menomonie, Wis. — The director of recreation at University of Wisconsin-Stout has been recognized for her leadership by a state organization. Lori Anda recently was named the 2018 Outstanding Member of the Wisconsin Intramural Recreational Sports Association. The award honors a member whose efforts have made significant contributions to the association and recreational sports in the state. “It’s ...read more
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Friday, April 13, 2018
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. — April 15–21 is National Volunteer Week. It is a good opportunity to recognize the volunteers who perform countless valuable services within our community.In 2017, 696 volunteers served nearly 79,000 hours at Mayo Clinic Health System sites throughout northwest Wisconsin, saving nearly $1.9 million, according to Jennifer Loew, director of Volunteer Services.“We have volunteers ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Friday, April 13, 2018
Statewide organization presents Leadership AwardEau Claire, WI – Jeff Suillivan, dean of skilled trades and engineering at Chippewa Valley Technical College, has been honored as an Outstanding Career and Technical Education Leader by the Wisconsin Association of Career and Technical Education (WACTE).  Sullivan was presented with the award for a person other than a classroom instructor who has ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, April 12, 2018
Menomonie, Wis. —  University of Wisconsin-Stout will celebrate Earth Week Monday, April 16, to Friday, April 20, with a clean-up of the Red Cedar Trail, an Earth Fair, a showing of the documentary “Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret” and William Barillas discussing his book “The Midwest Pastoral.” Earth Week is a week of activities on campus focused on the environmental issues the world ...read more
Categories: Education, Chamber, Press Release, Community
Thursday, April 12, 2018
Menomonie, Wis. — How did Anna Haggerty go from a small town in rural Minnesota to landing a job at the world’s largest cosmetics company? After starting work recently as a graphic designer at L’Oreal in New York, Haggerty still is somewhat disbelieving of her good fortune. On the other hand, she’s not all that surprised. Since about age six, Haggerty had dreamed of moving to New York to work ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, Education
Thursday, April 12, 2018
Menomonie, Wis. —   Eighty-six-year-old Don Roberts loves to talk to people and found just the right event on the University of Wisconsin-Stout campus recently with the Talk to Stranger Series. “I am isolated as a senior,” said Roberts, of Menomonie, who regularly visits the University Library, site of the event. “I have never been somebody to live in isolation. I will go out to meet people in ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Human Interest, Community
Monday, April 02, 2018
News link: https://www.uwstout.edu/about-us/news-center/hunger-simulation-helps-uw-stout-students-learn-about-poverty  Photo attached March 29, 2018 Menomonie, Wis. —  University of Wisconsin-Stout student Alyssa Willett felt helpless as she faced feeding three children on $1 a day during a hunger and poverty simulation on campus Wednesday, March 28. “I just gave up,” said Willet, 22, a senior ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Friday, March 30, 2018
Art education department founder, wife featured in exhibit at local museum Menomonie, Wis. —  Mickey Mouse helped inspire William Schulman, as a young child, to become an artist and start the career path that led to being an art teacher and founder of the University of Wisconsin-Stout art education department. “I tried to learn to draw his ears,” Schulman said. “When you copy something, you want ...read more
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Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Program Dates:  April 17, 24, May 1, 8, 15, and June 19, 2018(Program includes all sessions)Time:  8:00am – 4:00pm (each session)Location:  Chippewa Valley Technical College 403 Technology Drive East Menomonie, WI 54751Program Details: The Lean Certification series comprises a series of workshops that include live simulations with a mentored implementation project at your company. This ...read more
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Tuesday, March 27, 2018
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. — Optometrist Logan Kiekhafer, O.D., recently joined the Eye Care Center at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire. Dr. Kiekhafer grew up in the Chippewa Valley. He received an optometry degree from the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago. He is a member of the American Optometric Association and Wisconsin Optometric Association.Dr. Kiekhafer’s professional interests include ...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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Monday, March 26, 2018
Menomonie, Wis. —  A game designed by a University 0f Wisconsin-Stout December graduate brought home a second-place national award at the Intel University Games Showcase and Expo in San Francisco Thursday, March 22. Sun of the Children, largely created by Hue Vang, Two Rivers, who graduated in December with a Master of Fine Arts in design, won the second place Best Visual Quality award.Two other ...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
Categories: Press Release
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
Categories: Press Release
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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Friday, November 17, 2017
Eau Claire, WI — Most people who fly worry about leg room, layovers and lack of storage space for their carry-ons. Few have to worry about saving someone’s life at 30,000 feet. When married couple Chetna Mangat, M.D., and Gagandeep Singh, M.D., of Eau Claire, who work for Mayo Clinic Health System in Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine and Family Medicine, respectively, boarded a flight ...read more
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Monday, November 06, 2017
Clear pathway outlined toward a bachelor of science degree  Eau Claire, WI – A new agreement between Chippewa Valley Technical College and the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire will help nursing students complete their bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) degrees, improving their employment opportunities and helping healthcare providers that are looking for nurses with the higher degree.  The ...read more
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Friday, October 27, 2017
WESTERN, WI—This holiday season, WESTconsin Credit Union will host The Mitten Tree campaign—a Kindness Counts initiative. Each office will display The Mitten Tree—a tree in its lobby decorated with donated mittens, gloves, hats, scarfs and more. The purpose of The Mitten Tree is to collect cold weather apparel and accessories for those in need as the winter season’s sub-zero temperatures set in. ...read more
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Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Eau Claire, WI – (October 24, 2017)   Cheers Pablo is holding a paint event benefiting Junior Achievement efforts in northwestern Wisconsin tomorrow, Thursday October 26 from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. with the group paint beginning at 6:30 p.m. Cheers Pablo is located at 2839 Mall Dr. in Eau Claire. Participants will paint and take away a keepsake painting from the event.   Attendees will arrive an hour ...read more
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