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Wednesday, May 16, 2018
WESTERN, WI—WESTconsin Credit Union is pleased to announce Stephanie Rasmussen as Chief Experience Officer, working from the Menomonie – East Administration Office. Rasmussen’s key responsibilities include planning, organizing, directing, and controlling the company’s overall member experience and marketing, while managing WESTconsin’s brand and end-to-end member experience through all delivery ...read more
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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
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Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Menomonie, Wis. —  Jeff Coggins found such a love connection with California that he left University of Wisconsin-Stout to move to the Golden State in 1984. He appeared on the television show “Love Connection,” with Chuck Woolery, going on a date but not finding true love in the mid-1980s. “I’ll never forget when the show aired in Wisconsin, my popularity blew up in Eau Claire,” Coggins ...read more
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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
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Monday, May 07, 2018
May 7, 2018 Menomonie, Wis. —  Allegra Van Rossum described taking the Oath of Office and being commissioned Saturday, May 5, into the U.S. Army as a bit like a birthday. There was cake, there were congratulations, friends and family gathered and Van Rossum along with five of fellow ROTC cadets took the oath at University of Wisconsin-Stout’s morning commencement ceremony at Johnson ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Thursday, May 03, 2018
Menomonie, Wis. —  When he was a teenager growing up in Farmington, Minn., Ryan Monroe loved working with BMX bicycles and found he had a knack for fixing them and optimizing them to improve the ride. After earning an Associate of Arts degree at Inver Hills Community College and then attending Minnesota State College in Mankato for a while, Monroe knew he wanted a different way of learning. “I ...read more
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Friday, April 13, 2018
Pump House Regional Arts Center presents the fifth annual Artspire La Crosse, Friday & Saturday, June 8 & 9, 2018. Artspire is the largest arts celebration in downtown La Crosse and highlights the area's rich history and growing reputation as a creative community, while also attracting and engaging diverse audiences and artists. The event will be held in and around the Pump House Regional Arts ...read more
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Friday, April 13, 2018
MENOMONIE, Wis. — Join Mayo Clinic Health System and the Aging and Disability Resource Center for a free Healthy Living with Diabetes workshop. This multiweek workshop is for people 18 and older who have diabetes, pre-diabetes or live with someone who has diabetes. Learn about self-management to maintain an active and fulfilling life. Topics include medications, sick days, monitoring blood sugar, ...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
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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
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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
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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
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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 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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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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Friday, February 02, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 2, 2018 Menomonie, Wis. — For the second time in three years, the ROTC program that includes University of Wisconsin-Stout has been named one of the best in the nation. The Northwoods Battalion, which includes partner programs at UW-Stout, UW-Eau Claire, UW-River Falls and UW-Stevens Point, recently was honored as the 2017 overall top program by the 3rd Army ROTC ...read more
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Tuesday, January 09, 2018
Menomonie, Wisconsin —  After 17 years attending college on and off, Melvin “Sonny” Winberg walked across the commencement stage Dec. 16 at University of Wisconsin-Stout. Winberg, 42, of Harris, Minn., graduated with a bachelor’s degree in career, technical education and training. He started college around 1999-2000 at UW-Stout but then transferred to UW-Superior. He would take some classes but ...read more
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Tuesday, January 09, 2018
STEM, Creativity Hallmarks of New CVTC ProgramMechanical Design reborn due to industry demand  Eau Claire, WI – Trent Fransway of Chippewa Falls found a familiar face when he started classes in Chippewa Valley Technical College’s new Mechanical Design program at the start of the fall 2017 semester. Dr. Tim Walter, a retired physician and advisor to a robotics club that Fransway was a member of at ...read more
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Tuesday, January 09, 2018
Menomonie, Wis. — Visitors at the Brickyard and Wakanda Park disc golf courses in Menomonie may notice a new amenity when they play the courses in 2018: Rustic benches.Seven benches have been designed and built by University of Wisconsin-Stout students, and six of them will be installed at the courses in the new year, with more on the way, thanks to a collaboration with the city’s Urban Forestry ...read more
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Tuesday, December 26, 2017
Menomonie, Wis. — Mark Hatcher played football for four years at University of Wisconsin-Stout and knows firsthand about suffering a concussion. Hatcher, who graduated Dec. 16 with a degree in industrial design, designed a football helmet for his senior project, with the goal to try to prevent traumatic brain injuries. Such injuries are caused by a bump, blow or jolt to the head or a hit to the ...read more
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Friday, December 22, 2017
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. — Wellness is a family affair for Katie Meyer. The Eau Claire, Wisconsin, woman, her two children and mother all see the same physician and care team at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire and have for the past decade.“It’s just a nice, close-knit kind of care feeling,” says Meyer, 37.It’s comforting to know that when the family needs care,  either their Family Medicine ...read more
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Tuesday, December 19, 2017
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. — Are you interested in improving your mood, energy and sleep? If so, a Strong Bodies class with Mayo Clinic Health System may help. This multiweek, evidence-based strength training program is designed for middle-aged and older women and men. Each class includes progressive weight training, flexibility and balance activities.“Bodies change a lot during the aging process. In order ...read more
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Tuesday, December 19, 2017
  Eau Claire, WI – Care Partners Assisted Living and Memory Care has broken ground at 5110 Stonewood Drive, Eau Claire, WI 54703 Eau Claire, WI – Chippewa Valley seniors will soon have a new choice for assisted living and memory care. Care Partners Assisted Living and Memory Care is expanding into the west side of Eau Claire with a 60-bed assisted living community with 40 beds for assisted ...read more
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Monday, December 18, 2017
Menomonie, WI - Client service, respect and communication are the top three driver categories of a quality client experience in the investment sector that have earned financial services firm Edward Jones the No. 1 ranking for full service investment firms in The U.S. Investment Firms Customer Experience Index, 2017. This is the third consecutive year the firm received the highest spot on the CX ...read more
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Monday, December 18, 2017
  Milwaukee, WI – EO Johnson Business Technologies was recognized at the 2017 Marketplace Governor’s Awards, winning the 2017 Wisconsin Women Business Enterprise Award – Outstanding Large Business. The event took place Thursday, December 14, 2017 at the Potawatomi Hotel & Event Center in Milwaukee, WI.   The Marketplace Governor’s Awards recognize Wisconsin businesses owned by minorities, ...read more
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Friday, December 15, 2017
Employees earning technical diplomas through training  Eau Claire, WI – When it comes to the manufacturing of medical devices, the need for quality control takes on critical significance. That’s why employees of Phillips-Medisize are filling classrooms at Chippewa Valley Technical College’s Menomonie campus.  The quality technician workers enrolled in a 17-credit Manufacturing Quality program ...read more
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Wednesday, December 13, 2017
New hotel opens in the heart of Menomonie, WI near local attractions and dining MENOMONIE, WI and MCLEAN, VA. - December 11, 2017 – Hilton's (NYSE: HLT) Hampton by Hilton brand, the global mid-priced hotel known for providing travelers with its signature Hamptonality service today announced the opening of its newest property in Menomonie. This 86 room Hampton by Hilton offers warm surroundings, a ...read more
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Tuesday, December 05, 2017
Menomonie, WI - The MHS Concert Chorus is a fundraiser for their Trip to New York City in April 2018.  This fundraiser will help the students to pay for this once in a lifetime trip to sing on the Carnegie Hall Stage in New York.  The event will be held at the Menomonie Veterans Center located off Cr-BB.  The event will be taking place from 9am to 4pm on Sat Dec 16th.  The cost of admission is $2 ...read more
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Tuesday, December 05, 2017
Minnesota & Wisconsin – Royal Credit Union’s (Royal) offices located in western Wisconsin and the Twin-Cities metro area worked together to bring in over 500 toys to benefit families in need this holiday season during its Annual “Giving Never Melts Away” toy drive. Partnering with The Salvation Army, the credit union collected new and unwrapped toys from November 1 – November 30. After collection ...read more
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Friday, December 01, 2017
Steel structure like those found outside major engineering schools  Eau Claire, WI – Chippewa Valley Technical College joined some of the most prestigious engineering schools in the nation Thursday, Nov. 30, with placement of a 1.5-ton steel teaching sculpture on the grounds of the Energy Education Center.  The sculpture, standing nine feet tall and eight feet deep and wide, consists of a series ...read more
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Thursday, November 30, 2017
WESTERN WI—WESTconsin Credit Union offices are collecting non-perishable food products and cash donations for families in need from December 11-16. 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. All proceeds will ...read more
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Monday, November 27, 2017
Eau Claire, WI:  The Hearth Shoppe, the residential and commercial fireplace division of Erv Smith Services announces the completion of a beautiful 570 sq. ft.  fireplace showroom expansion project along with the stunning remodel of the existing 1565 sq. ft. Hearth Shoppe showroom in Eau Claire. Noel Smith, President and owner of The Hearth Shoppe and Erv Smith Services, Inc. said, “We are very ...read more
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Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Menomonie, WI - This year, Menomonie Police Department implemented Community-Oriented Policing projects for each shift of officers to take on throughout the city in order to identify issues throughout the community and work collaboratively with citizens to solve problems. In the Spring, shifts held citizen forums throughout the community to share information and solicit feedback from citizens ...read more
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Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Menomonie, WI - The Menomonie Police Department is holding its second ‘Food For Fines’ program until December 29, benefitting the Stepping Stones of Dunn County food pantry. ‘Food For Fines’ allows citizens to pay off basic parking fines through donations during the holiday season. From November 13 through December 29, citizens may bring in canned food items to the Menomonie Police Department ...read more
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Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Eau Claire, WI - Country Jam USA announces the first wave of the 2018 line up confirmed to perform at the Three-Day Camping and Country Music Festival- July 19-21, 2018- in Eau Claire, WI. Heading into our 29th year the festival takes place on the beautiful shores of the Chippewa River on the Foster Farm grounds. Country Jam USA is excited to announce Blake Shelton. honored with many awards and ...read more
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Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Downsville, WI – All are invited to the grand opening celebration of The Company Coffee House and MJ & Company Hair Parlor on Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017. Attendees will get a glimpse of the sweet nostalgic warmth that comes from family-owned and operated businesses. The grand opening will take place at E4507 County Road C in Downsville, WI from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Guests will be treated to free door ...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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