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Friday, September 22, 2017
Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are excited to return to Wisconsin! They plan to film episodes of the hit series AMERICAN PICKERS throughout the region in October 2017! AMERICAN PICKERS is a documentary series that explores the fascinating world of antique ‘picking’ on History. The hit show follows Mike and Frank, two of the most skilled pickers in the business, as they hunt ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Thursday, September 21, 2017
Anytime Fitness says it’s “personalized support” and fun, new workout programs     Menomonie, WI – How many times have you said to yourself, “This time is going to be different.  This time I’m really going to eat smarter and exercise more often.”  Vowing to change behaviors is easy.  Actually finding the right plan – and sticking with it – that’s the tricky part. There are no guarantees in life, ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, September 21, 2017
Jake Fleishauer joins Auth Consulting & Associates  Auth Consulting and Associates is pleased to announce Jake Fleishauer has joined the organization as an Agricultural Engineering Design Technician.  Prior to joining AC/a, Jake worked for the past five years in the Agricultural Engineering business.  Most of his career has been spent working on Ag related projects from conceptual design phases ...read more
Thursday, September 21, 2017
Eau Claire, WI – Junior Achievement invited you to discover your inner artist. Cheers Pablo is holding an event to benefit Junior Achievement of Wisconsin, Northwest District. The event takes place Thursday, Oct. 26 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Eau Claire location on 2839 Mall Drive. Co-owner Brandon Rehmus said his support for JA comes from his experience as a classroom volunteer and as a former ...read more
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Tuesday, September 19, 2017
WESTERN WI – Representatives of the St. Croix Valley Business Innovation Center recently met with WESTconsin Credit Union staff to accept a $50,000 donation from the credit union. The contribution takes place across a five-year schedule, and provides naming rights to the WESTconsin Credit Union Reception Area. This is the Center’s first official sponsorship. Main project partners include the City ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Friday, September 15, 2017
Menomonie, WI - Green Bay Packer season is here and that means several our local Law Enforcement and 24-7 & West Wisconsin Telcom have a new deck of Packers Trading cards to give away. The special Green Bay Packer Player trading cards include pictures of 20 different Packers players and Coach McCarthy. On the reverse side, the cards have crime prevention tips that were provided by grade school ...read more
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Thursday, September 14, 2017
Menomonie, WI - The team is coming off their busiest season yet.  The campaign witnessed trips to Mankato, Minnesota and Field of Dreams, a night match in Chetek, Wisconsin, and a match in a hail storm vs. the Westerns ball club from Topeka, Kansas.  The Blue Caps also hosted the 2nd Menomonie Base Ball Festival in July, welcoming teams from Minnesota and Illinois and drawing more than 400 fans ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, September 14, 2017
Jonathan Fike and Kevin Brown already working on preparations  Eau Claire, WI – Chippewa Valley Technical College has hired two experienced executive chefs with extensive backgrounds in restaurant and food service management to lead its new Culinary Management program.  Jonathan Fike and Kevin Brown are already working on curriculum and promotion of the program, which is accepting students for ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Friday, September 08, 2017
Downtown Business Center office uniquely positioned to serve businesses and farmers. Menomonie, WI - On October 23, 2017, Bremer Bank will relocate its downtown location to nearby 503 Broadway Street South. Bremer is proud to be a part of the healthy and vibrant Menomonie community, and this relocation enables us to support the new hotel development adjacent to our existing location in downtown ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, September 05, 2017
Nationwide competition recognizes outstanding restaurant teams Menomonie, WI (Grassroots Newswire) 09/5/2017 -- Culver’s of Menomonie has advanced to the regional finals in the nationwide Culver’s Crew Challenge contest where Culver’s restaurants compete in the areas of quality, service, cleanliness, hospitality, community outreach, and team member training and development. Culver’s of Menomonie ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, August 31, 2017
Dunn County, WI - Dunn County’s 2017 Fall Hazardous Waste Collection Event will be held for two days in September. The event will be held Wednesday, September 13th at the Colfax Fairgrounds and Thursday, September 14th at the Dunn County Transfer Station & Recycling Center. The collection is open to households, farms, and VSQG businesses. Hazardous materials will be accepted on these dates only, ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, August 31, 2017
Menomonie, WI – The RCU Foundation gifted $21,000 to Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts (MTCA) for the first phase of facility roof repairs. MTCA was constructed in 1889 as a tribute to Mabel Tainter, a young woman who loved music and the arts. The 126-year-old facility has been named one of “15 Spectacular Theaters in the World” by CNN Travel. “A beautiful historic building like this jewel ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, August 28, 2017
Eau Claire, WI - The Reach Foundation is returning with its Reach for the Stars gala night fundraiser on Thursday, November 16, 2017 from 6 to 9 PM. Like last year, the event includes dinner, a silent auction, and entertainment. Following a musical performance by Representative Warren Petryk; The Special Angels, a local high school aged show choir, will be returning to headline. The event will be ...read more
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Monday, August 28, 2017
Meet local officers at Marion’s Legacy on September 8 Menomonie—On Friday, September 8 from 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m., members of the community are invited to meet officers from the Menomonie Police Department (MPD) at Marion’s Legacy, located at 632 S Broadway, to discuss community issues and build relationships over a cup of coffee. Coffee with a Cop is a national initiative supported by The United ...read more
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Monday, August 28, 2017
Menomonie, WI - ReforMedicine SC Direct Pay Family Medicine and Medical Weight Loss Specialists will open an expansion location in Menomonie, Wisconsin, on September 1, 2017. The office is located at 1309 Stout Road in Menomonie, in space leased in a building shared with Optimum Therapies. The Direct Pay Family Practice Clinic will be open Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 ...read more
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Thursday, August 24, 2017
Eau Claire, WI – Area golfers and local businesses raised more than $63,000 for Junior Achievement of Wisconsin, Inc., Northwest District last week. The 21st Annual JA Golf Outing held at Wild Ridge and Mill Run golf courses is the kick off event raising enough funds to fill 126 JA classrooms this upcoming school year.“We are thrilled that this year’s golf outing raised enough funds to ensure that ...read more
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Thursday, August 24, 2017
Menomonie, WI - 16 year old Alex Harmston has been training for powerlifting for over the last 4 years, 3 times a week with the help of a team of supporters at a local gym. He's been competing at the local level, but in 2017 made it to State where he eventually advanced to Nationals at the Junior Varsity level. At Nationals Alex won the competition while Squatting 297 pounds, Benching 202 and ...read more
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Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Monday, August 21, 2017
Madison, WI - The core services Wisconsin’s 267 local chambers of commerce offer their members vary from village to town to city. But whether they focus on advocacy, tourism, economic development, entrepreneurship, young professionals, workforce or organizing community events, they all play an important role in our state that should be recognized.That is why Governor Scott Walker has proclaimed ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Friday, August 18, 2017
Grant links people in need of work with a major workforce need  Eau Claire, WI – Joseph LeDuc once had a good career going doing mechanical work in an industrial setting. But that was before an injury, which led to years of struggle.  “Nowadays I hear the words ‘you don’t fit’ a lot. I don’t just want, but I need to find a place where I fit,” said Leduc, 55, of Chippewa Falls.  Meanwhile, ...read more
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Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Menomonie, WI - The Community Foundation of Dunn County (CFDC) is celebrating and fundraising for the wide range of philanthropic efforts for our community at the Barrel Room on Wednesday August, 16 from 5:00-8:00 PM.   As Guest Servers for the evening, CFDC board members and staff will be sporting a variety of hats to highlight the Foundation’s funds and scholarships. A server wearing a ...read more
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Monday, August 14, 2017
Eau Claire, WI - The 21st annual JA Golf Outing takes place next Thursday, August 18 at Wild Ridge and Mill Run golf courses. The event is accommodating golfers on both the 18-Hole Wild Ridge event starting at 11 a.m. and the Mill Run 9-Hole Scramble with tee times starting at 1 p.m. After golf, all players will enjoy a social, dinner, raffles and live auction opportunities.The annual golf outing ...read more
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Monday, August 14, 2017
Nordson Corporation grant dollars will help expand Junior Achievement’s JA in a Day to Chippewa Valley 8th grade students.  Eau Claire, WI – Junior Achievement (JA) of Wisconsin, Inc. received $15,000 grant dollars from Nordson Corporation to support continued JA efforts to provide programming to local middle school students in Chippewa Falls and Eau Claire. These grant dollars will help JA ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, August 14, 2017
Menomonie, WI - Often, students moving off campus from UW-Stout are confused about how to recycle properly because campus practices single-stream recycling (all recyclable go into one container) whereas Dunn County practices source-separate recycling (recyclables are sorted by type of material). To close this gap, Dunn County Solid Waste & Recycling has come up with a new way to improve curbside ...read more
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Thursday, August 10, 2017
MENOMONIE, WI – Enjoy an evening of great music, food and fun at the 9th Annual Cammie Johnson Juvenile Diabetes Concert on Saturday, September 9th! Since 2009, funds have been raised in memory and honor of Cammie Johnson, a young woman who passed away just before her 21st birthday from complications of Type 1 Diabetes.  Her parents Mark and Robin Johnson of Menomonie, along with family, friends, ...read more
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Thursday, August 10, 2017
Menomonie, WI – The Menomonie Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce they have hired Jim Lorrigan as their Membership and Events Coordinator. Jim began his employment with the Chamber on Thursday, July 27th, and his primary role is to provide a direct contact for our current and prospective membership, as well as planning Chamber events. “I’m very excited to network with the members of ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Wednesday, August 09, 2017
MENOMONIE, WI (August 9, 2017) - RIZE Nutrition recently presented the second RIZE & Shine Award to Pink Box Society! The purpose of the RIZE & Shine award is to recognize and financially support a person or organization who is making a positive impact on our community and our world. Last month at the nutrition club’s monthly wellness workshop, Pink Box Society was recognized as the ...read more
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Monday, August 07, 2017
New Richmond, WI - Deanne Koll of Bakke Norman Law Offices has been selected to Chair the Board of Governors of the State Bar of Wisconsin. She was selected as Chair by the current State Bar President-Elect, Paul Swanson. The Board of Governors manages and directs the affairs and activities of the State Bar of Wisconsin, the mandatory professional association for all lawyers licensed in Wisconsin. ...read more
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Wednesday, August 02, 2017
Menomonie, WI, - Locally owned and operated, Lucette Brewing Company, announced a free family- focused festival to be held on September 16th from noon-4pm at 910 Hudson Rd. “This festival celebrates families, the end of summer, all while bringing the community together,” said Owner Tim Schletty. “Children friendly events in the area are lacking and we wanted to bring something new to the ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Thursday, July 27, 2017
Eau Claire, WI - Royal Credit Union Board Chairman Doug Olson announced today that Brandon Riechers has been named President & Chief Executive Officer. The decision was unanimously approved by the Royal Credit Union Board of Directors.  Riechers will assume the role of CEO on Monday, July 31, 2017.  Randy Beck has been serving as interim President & CEO since April 15, following the departure of ...read more
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Monday, July 24, 2017
Xcel Energy Foundation grant dollars will provide JA programs to more than 1,400 area students. 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 JA continue to reach area youth with ...read more
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Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Menomonie, WI - The Arc is pleased to announce Serryn Hawkins as the new Executive Director.  She is succeeding Audun Mikkelson, who served in this role for The Arc.  Serryn previously worked with the Department of Workforce Development - Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR). She has earned degrees in Business Management and Leadership and Organizational Studies from Chippewa Valley ...read more
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Monday, July 10, 2017
MENOMONIE, WI (July 7, 2017) - RIZE Nutrition recently unveiled a new community support initiative appropriately named - The RIZE & Shine Award! The purpose of the RIZE & Shine award is to recognize and financially support a person or organization who is making a positive impact on our community and our world. On Wednesday, June 28 at the nutrition club’s monthly wellness workshop, The Bridge ...read more
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Friday, June 23, 2017
SMART Grant of nearly $900,000 focuses on automation, programming  Eau Claire, WI – Students at four rural school high schools will benefit from instruction in Chippewa Valley Technical College’s Mobile Manufacturing Lab in the next school year, which will soon have expanded capabilities in automation and information technology.  That’s just one of the benefits Menomonie, Durand, Owen-Withee and ...read more
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Thursday, June 22, 2017
Eau Claire, WI– Bowl for Kids’ Sake, the largest fundraiser for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwestern Wisconsin, raised over $214,000 at their 2017 events.  Over 1,000 people raised money and took to the lanes to support mentoring in the Northwestern Wisconsin.  The signature fundraising event raises nearly a third of the budget for the local Big Brothers Big Sisters affiliate.  All of the ...read more
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Thursday, June 15, 2017
Eau Claire, WI - The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development Revenue has announced two grant programs for employers needing to train existing or newly hired employees.[http://wisconsinfastforward.com/wff_standard.htm] There are two new programs:Worker training grants for Wisconsin construction trades and related occupations.  Company size:      Any Award Amount:     $5,000 - ...read more
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Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Eau Claire, Wisconsin. – Junior Achievement welcomes Debi Waldusky, Financial Advisor at Edwards Jones to Junior Achievement Board of Directors.Debi Waldusky joined Edward Jones as a Financial Advisor in August 2011. As a financial advisor, Debi helps people plan for retirement, save for college for children or grandchildren, and protect their financial future. Debi has been active in business and ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, June 05, 2017
Eau Claire, WI — Edina Realty, a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate, is pleased to announce the addition of the following agents to our Chippewa Valley office.Lisa Baltuff – Lisa is a Rock Falls resident, along with her Husband and 4 children.  She’s an active member of the Bit ‘n Spur Club, involved in the local horse community and her church and has a lot of experience with hobby farms and horse ...read more
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Monday, May 22, 2017
Menomonie, WI – Menomonie’s largest community event known as FreedomFest will now include product vendors, helicopter rides, a candy drop, and showcase businesses that are members of the Menomonie Area Chamber of Commerce.   Menomonie’s celebration of Independence Day stretches back decades, and more recently has been branded as FreedomFest. Held in the lower level of Wakanda Park, FreedomFest ...read more
Categories: Community, Chamber, Press Release
Friday, May 19, 2017
Menomonie, WI – The property, owned by the Wogernese Family dba Keystone Hills LLC, celebrated their groundbreaking at 2017 Stout St. Menomonie, WI 54751, site of a future Hampton Inn and Suites by Hilton hotel. The 86-room hotel will be managed by Ledgestone Hospitality, LLC of Chanhassen, Minnesota (www.ledgestonehospitality.com). Construction, led by Hoeft Builders Inc. (www.hoeftbuilders.com) ...read more
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Thursday, May 04, 2017
Menomonie, WI – Manpower, the global leader in contingent and permanent talent resourcing, is pleased to announce the addition of Beth Stone to the Menomonie, WI operations as a Market Leader. In this role, Stone will support area businesses by finding and developing the right talent to address their workforce challenges. Stone, previously an Area Director with Combined Worksite Solutions, has ...read more
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Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Menomonie, WI - The Pierce County Ecumenical Choir presented its 2017 Easter Celebration of Music at Grace Episcopal Church on Wednesday, April 9th.  The presentation was one of eight performances by the choir in Wisconsin and Minnesota during its 2017 Easter Celebration season.  The collection of songs presented covered the Easter message and included songs such as “The River Is Here”, “The Old ...read more
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Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Menomonie, WI - Seeing a need in the community, Dunn County Humane Society has created the “Little Pet Food Pantry” to help community members that need assistance to feed their furry companions. The Pantry is located on premises near the animal shelter at 302 Brickyard Road. It was designed and constructed by the UW-Stout Student Construction Association and funded by a generous grant from the ...read more
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Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin– Tomorrow, nearly 400 Chippewa Falls middle school students will learn about careers and work readiness through the JA It’s My Future educational program through Junior Achievement’s JA in a Day Career Exploration event. The career exploration event is sponsored by Advanced Laser where participating students will learn about how to keep or lose a job, hear about various ...read more
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Wednesday, April 05, 2017
Eau Claire, WI - On May 2nd, 2017 & May 4th, 2017, The Reach Foundation will host a seminar entitled “Looking Ahead:  Planning for the future for a loved one with special needs.”  The event will be held at the Reach, Inc. location at 2205 Heimstead Road in Eau Claire.  On both evenings the event will run from 6:00pm to 7:30pm.  Gene LaRock of Northwestern Mutual and Aric Burch and attorney ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, April 03, 2017
Menomonie, WI - The Menomonie Area Chamber of Commerce has found a new CEO from right in the middle of the Menomonie Business Community, hiring Jody Hagman as their new CEO. Hagman will begin her new position on April 12th with the Menomonie Area Chamber of Commerce. The Menomonie Area Chamber is formally announcing Jody Hagman’s selection after a months-long search by the search committee, and ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Chamber
Monday, April 03, 2017
Eau Claire, WI – More than 150 area middle and high school students will explore career options and ask professionals in the hospitality, tourism and health care professions questions about their jobs and what it’s like to work in these fields. The career fair takes place tomorrow, Wednesday, April 5 at the Metropolis Resort and Conference Center from 8:30 - 11:30 a.m. and from noon to1:30 p.m. at ...read more
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Monday, April 03, 2017
Eau Claire, WI – Royal Credit Union (Royal) has named Amy Schaefer Chief Internal Auditor. In this role, she is responsible for overseeing all aspects of Royal’s Audit Services Department. She also establishes goals and objectives for the department and develops and implements strategies to accomplish them.   Schaefer joined Royal in January 2001. Since then, she has held various positions ...read more
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Wednesday, March 29, 2017
WESTERN WI—WESTconsin Credit Union held its 77th Annual Membership Meeting on March 21, 2017 at the Menomonie High School Auditorium.  At the meeting, Board Chairperson Dave Maves provided a review of the Board activities and highlights for 2016. Lora Benrud, Chief Executive Officer, reviewed the financial statement and annual report. Rita Lunderville, Board Treasurer, provided the Audit Committee ...read more
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Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Andrew Martin Named 2017 JA Hero - JA Hero Recipients Identified  Eau Claire, WI – March 22, 2017Goldridge Companies Leasing Agent Andrew Martin is slated to receive the 2017 JA Hero award at next month's JA Hero's Gala. Andrew will be recognized for his long-term commitment in giving of his time, talent and as a long-standing advocate of Junior Achievement's mission.  The Hero Gala is an ...read more
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Thursday, March 16, 2017
Cedarburg, WI -- Cedar Corporation is pleased to announce the recent opening of its newest location in Cedarburg. This location will directly serve clients in the Southeast region of the state, while collaborating with Cedar Corporation’s other offices to continue quality service throughout the Midwest. The Cedarburg office will be managed by Ron Dalton, P.E., who is joined by Bryan Greisch, and ...read more
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Thursday, February 23, 2017
Altoona, WI—WESTconsin Credit Union is pleased to announce Brice Medin as Senior Business Loan Officer. Medin will be servicing business at WESTconsin’s new Altoona office that is presently under construction and opening this April in the River Prairie development. Until then, he is temporarily working between the company’s Menomonie – Downtown and Eau Claire offices. Medin’s professional ...read more
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Thursday, February 23, 2017
Menomonie, WI - On the Go Bus offers a variety of one-day trips to theaters, shopping excursions, sports and museum adventures, and even leisurely strolls through gorgeous state parks and gardens. On the Go Bus celebrates its first trip with a Gals Getaway on Saturday, May 6.  Many weekday trips for seniors are planned through September with many more being added regularly. Overnight excursions ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Eau Claire, WI—Ninety high school students from 15 schools across northwestern Wisconsin competed for scholarships. The teams competed on who could run the most successful business during today’s JA Business Challenge, at Chippewa Valley Technical College in Eau Claire. After a day of strategizing with local business professionals, 16 high school students reaped the benefit for their efforts and ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Eau Claire, Wisconsin. – Junior Achievement welcomes Beth Waldhart, Assistant Vice President of Business Banking at Charter Bank to Junior Achievement Board of Directors.  Beth Waldhart joined Charter Bank as an Assistant Vice President Business Banker last October. She brings 15 years of lending experience to the bank, with the last nine years at Regional Business Fund, Inc., an economic ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, February 20, 2017
Menomonie, WI – The Menomonie Area Chamber of Commerce has partnered with ZipEdTech, to offer its members quality workforce online education/training.  Menomonie Area Chamber of Commerce will have its unique branded page where members can access relevant training for themselves, as the business owner and their employees. Categories include business skills, communications, customer service, ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Thursday, February 09, 2017
Market & Johnson Employee Impact Fund gift impacts 400 youth through JA programs throughout northwestern Wisconsin and the La Crosse area.  Eau Claire, WI – Junior Achievement (JA) of Wisconsin, Inc. Northwest and Coulee Region Districts received $10,000 from the recently created and funded Market & Johnson (M&J) Employee Impact Fund. The employee fund’s goal which was created in 2015, is to ...read more
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Monday, February 06, 2017
More than $64,000 in scholarships have been awarded for the event  Eau Claire, WI – Feb. 1, 2017 Later this month 100 northwestern Wisconsin high school students will compete to win scholarships for post-secondary education via an online business-strategy tournament at Chippewa Valley Technical College’s main campus in Eau Claire on Friday, Feb. 17 from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.Since the event's inception ...read more
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Wednesday, February 01, 2017
Eau Claire, WI –– Royal Credit Union is once again assisting the VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program by offering free office space for assisting community members with tax returns. This unique service will be available on Mondays and Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. from February 6 until April 12. Service will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis at the Royal Credit ...read more
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Wednesday, February 01, 2017
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Friday, January 27, 2017
Stephanie Vobornik receives Kohler Award  Eau Claire, WI – A reputation for always putting her student’s needs first, maintaining a positive attitude and being engaged with Chippewa Valley Technical College initiatives has earned an instructor a major teaching award.  Stephanie Vobornik, an e-learning specialist and former business technology instructor for CVTC’s Business & Industry Services, ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
MENOMONIE, WISCONSIN–MARCH 23, 2017-Shoe Sensation is pleased to announce plans to open a new store this spring in Menomonie, Wisconsin. The store is located in Red Cedar Plaza at 2421 Highway 25 North, Suite 119, Menomonie, WI 54751. The store is scheduled to Grand Open on March 23, 2017. This will be the Company’s 4th store in Wisconsin.  Providing its customers with a mix of nationally branded ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Junior Achievement Classroom Volunteers Needed  Eau Claire, WI– Show off your team spirit this Super Bowl season and support Junior Achievement of Wisconsin- Northwest District at the same time through Jerseys for JA. This FUNraiser is an opportunity for area businesses and their employees to wear a jersey of their choice and show off their Super Bowl spirit while supporting Junior Achievement ...read more
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Tuesday, January 10, 2017
New Richmond, WI - Bakke Norman Law Offices is pleased to welcome attorney Jason G. Brasch. Jason will join the transactional team at Bakke Norman, focusing his practice in the areas of real estate, business transactions and operating agreements, and wills, trusts and estates.   Jason received his law degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School and his undergraduate degree from the ...read more
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Friday, January 06, 2017
Menomonie, WI – The Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Wants to Hear From Your Business! On Thursday, February 23rd, Ron Wirtz, Director of Regional Outreach for the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, will be at the Off Broadway Banquet Center, 1501 North Broadway Street, for a two-part event. First, Ron will give a presentation on the state of the regional economy, followed by a short Q&A ...read more
Categories: Community, Chamber, Press Release
Tuesday, December 27, 2016
Menomonie, WI - The Menomonie Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its 78th Annual Banquet on Wednesday, February 1st, 2017, at the UW-Stout Great Hall.  The reception and raffle will begin at 5:00 p.m., with dinner and program following at 6:30 p.m.   The Chamber is pleased to announce that Sarah Klavas, Deputy Secretary of Tourism, will be attending the Annual Banquet. She will be commenting on ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Chamber
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Eau Claire, WI – Junior Achievement (JA) of Wisconsin, Inc. Northwest District received a $4,200 sponsorship from Mayo Clinic Health System. The funding helps JA continue to reach area youth with programs teaching them about work readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy. These programs reach students in Menomonie, Chippewa Falls, Eau Claire, Altoona, Bloomer, Mondovi, Osseo and Rice Lake ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
John Frank taught at CVTC for 28 years  Eau Claire, WI – Teaching 22 different subject matter courses to approximately 12,000 students over a 28-year career is enough to make John Frank pretty well known to people in the Chippewa Valley. But he is recognized by most people as the frequent political commentator on local television stations and in local newspapers.  Frank plans to continue serving ...read more
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Friday, December 09, 2016
December 8, 2016 (Hudson, WI) Phillips-Medisize Corporation announced plans to open a new 80,000 square foot manufacturing facility on its Menomonie, Wisconsin campus. The state-of-the-art facility manufactures high volume prefilled drug delivery systems, and is planned to be complete in 2017. Investment in the new facility is driven by the signing of a new supply contract with a major ...read more
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Thursday, December 08, 2016
New Richmond, WI - Bakke Norman attorneys Tim O’Brien, Pete Reinhardt and Deanne Koll have been recognized in the latest edition of Wisconsin Super Lawyers. Attorneys O’Brien and Reinhardt were named Super Lawyers, an honor given to no more than 5% of Wisconsin attorneys. To earn the honor, nominees must pass a rigorous, multi-phase selection process that considers 15 separate indicators of peer ...read more
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Thursday, December 08, 2016
Eau Claire, WI - Junior Achievement of Wisconsin, Inc., Northwest District is pleased to announce two new members joining its Board of Directors.  Lyle Jankee, Vice President of Pricing and Network Development at Marten Transport in Mondovi will be joining the JA Northwest district board of directors. Jankee earned a degree in Business Management from the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire. He ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, November 21, 2016
St. Paul, MN – Bremer Financial Corporation (BFC) is pleased to announce that its board of directors has unanimously chosen Jeanne Crain as the organization's next chief executive officer. Crain will assume responsibilities immediately and succeeds Pat Donovan, who in July announced his plan to retire at the end of the year. Donovan will continue his service to Bremer through the end of the year ...read more
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Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Give Vets a Smile Day serves about 70 vets who served their country  Eau Claire, WI – Roger Schultz, 82, Of Chippewa Falls, traces some problems he’s had with his teeth back to an old Army injury. But the Korean Conflict era veteran, who served from 1953-56 doesn’t have a dramatic combat story to tell about it.  “I had some front teeth broke in the Army playing football,” he said. “I’ve had ...read more
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Monday, November 14, 2016
WAUSAU, WI –The EO Johnson service team earned nationwide recognition for 2017 from Ricoh, a global industry leader with the prestigious RFG Circle of Excellence Certified Dealership award. The RFG Circle of Excellence program recognizes Dealers who provide outstanding service and support. Randy Knapp – Vice President of Service, EO Johnson Business Technologies is proud of the achievements of ...read more
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Friday, November 11, 2016
MENOMONIE, WI—The 20th Annual Cooperative Breakfast recently took place on October 1, at Dunn Energy Cooperative and was deemed a huge success by event partners Cedar Country Cooperative, Dunn Energy Cooperative, Royal Credit Union, West Wisconsin Telcom and WESTconsin Credit Union. The event attracted 1,016 attendees who enjoyed a hearty breakfast featuring Dad’s Belgian Waffles, sausage links, ...read more
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Wednesday, November 09, 2016
Eau Claire, WI - In 1991 the average cost for a gallon of gas was $1.12, the Dow Jones topped 3,000 for the first time, Nirvana kicked off the grunge craze, and the first web browser was introduced so the one million computers in the world could connect to something called the Internet. Also in 1991, a group of local attorneys decided to strike out on their own to create their vision of western ...read more
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Monday, November 07, 2016
WAUSAU, WI – Exciting additions are taking place at EO Johnson this month. The company will welcome Dave Greene as the new President and Chief Operating Officer. Greene will bring 33 years of experience into this role and will start on Monday November 7, 2016. This announcement follows the retirement of current President and Chief Operating Officer Roger King, who has over 40 years of experience ...read more
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Wednesday, November 02, 2016
New Richmond, WI - Terry Dunst of Bakke Norman Law Offices has been chosen to receive the John F. Lederer Service Award from the State Bar of Wisconsin.  The award is given each year to an attorney whose leadership has furthered the mission of the State Bar’s Solo & Small Firm Committee.  The award recognizes Attorney Dunst’s role in educating and supporting attorneys practicing in solo and small ...read more
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Friday, October 28, 2016
Downsville, WI – 24-7 and West Wisconsin Telcom Cooperative, Inc., and the communities they serve, were recognized as “Smart Rural Communities” by NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association. NTCA is a national association representing more than 800 independent, community-based broadband companies. 24-7 and West Wisconsin Telcom is one of only 12 companies nationally to receive this designation in ...read more
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Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Menomonie, WI - Dunn County Humane Society and the Bridge to Hope are now working together to provide assistance to victims and survivors of domestic and sexual abuse, and human trafficking where pets are also involved. ​ ​ Collaboratively, they have established a program called the "Safe Harbor for At-Risk Pets." This program provides resources for victims and establishes a “Safe Harbor Fund” ...read more
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Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Altoona, WI - Group Health Cooperative of Eau Claire raised $10,000 for the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwestern Wisconsin Mentors in Motion program. The money was raised as a result of the 4th Annual Haunted Hustle 5K Run/Walk in Owen Park in Eau Claire.  “Group Health Cooperative of Eau Claire is committed to the communities we serve, and working to improve the health and wellness of our ...read more
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Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Bloomer, WI - On October 20, 2016, Kobussen Buses took delivery of two 2016 MCI J4500 series 56 Passenger Motor-Coaches.  Motor Coach Industries continues to set the standard in Motor-Coach development.  Independent suspension, LED lighting throughout,  Seat belts, Wi-Fi, reclining seats, 120v household outlets to name just a few of the many features of these luxury motor-coaches.  This investment ...read more
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Monday, October 24, 2016
Offerings include industry specializations  Eau Claire, WI – Chippewa Valley Technical College will initiate new programs and credentials in agriculture-related fields beginning in August 2017. The programs won approval from the Wisconsin Technical College System Board in September and the CVTC board on October 20.  The offerings include two new associate degree programs and four new technical ...read more
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Wednesday, October 19, 2016
New Richmond, WI - Bakke Norman Law Offices is pleased to welcome attorney Kyle R. Schaffer. Kyle will join the litigation team at Bakke Norman, focusing his practice in the areas of family law and civil, business and criminal litigation.   Kyle received his law degree from the University of St. Thomas School of Law and his undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. Prior ...read more
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Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Eau Claire, WI – Country Jam USA, the premiere Midwest country music festival announces additions to their 2017 lineup. Luke Bryan will be our headliner on Saturday, July 22nd. Brett Eldredge and Trace Adkins will be joining Luke on the main stage Saturday as well as two additional acts to be announced. Dierks Bentley will be headlining the main stage Thursday, July 20th with LoCash and three ...read more
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Monday, October 17, 2016
Goal set to raise $162,500 by November 18, 2016 Eau Claire, WI - Junior Achievement of Wisconsin, Inc., Northwest District recently kicked off its Annual Operating Campaign raising funds to offer JA programming to area youth for the 2016-2017 school year. Last year more than 16,600 2-12 grade students throughout northwestern Wisconsin received Junior Achievement programming because of the ...read more
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Monday, October 17, 2016
Eau Claire, WI – Facilities Manager Brian Allande was presented the Royal Credit Union (Royal) 2016 Positive Impact Award.  Allande, a Royal team member since 2012, met the high criteria for this award by demonstrating exceptional commitment to Royal Members through his work operating and maintaining multiple office locations. This is Royal’s highest team member award and only one award, per year ...read more
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Friday, October 14, 2016
Event gives prospective students, families a chance to explore careers  Eau Claire, WI – People of all ages interested in furthering their education will have an opportunity to explore the advantages of programs focused on career opportunities at Chippewa Valley Technical College’s (CVTC) Fall Open House Tuesday, Oct. 25.  The free event will be held from 4-7 p.m. at the CVTC Business Education ...read more
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Friday, October 07, 2016
Elk Mound, WI - October 6, 2016  Valley Pasture Farm has already collected over 300 pounds of non-perishable items to benefit Stepping Stones of Dunn County as part of their 2nd Annual Fall Fun and Pumpkin Patch. Guests brought donations to the farm and in exchange received 50¢ off their admission to the Fall Fun, which includes a pick your own pumpkin patch, corn maze, hay maze, wagon rides, ...read more
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Thursday, October 06, 2016
Eau Claire, WI –Junior Achievement of Wisconsin, Inc, Northwest District is pleased to announce two new members joining its Board of Directors. Patrick Erickson, a manger with CliftonLarsonAllen LLC will bring his diverse taxation, audit and customer service expertise to the JA board. Placing the client’s best interest first, Erickson has become a reliable and primary financial resource for a ...read more
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Wednesday, October 05, 2016
WESTERN, WI—WESTconsin Credit Union is offering up to thirteen, $1,000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors from the class of 2017 as part of the credit union’s Scholarship Program. The goal is to award one scholarship in each community served by a WESTconsin office. These areas include Amery, Baldwin, Barron, Chippewa Falls, Eau Claire, Ellsworth, Hudson, Menomonie, New Richmond, ...read more
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Tuesday, October 04, 2016
Eau Claire, WI – Junior Achievement is looking to inspire your inner artist. Cheers Pablo, a local business that creates an engaging social environment where people of all artistic abilities participates in group painting classes is holding an event to benefit Junior Achievement of Wisconsin, Northwest District. The one-day event takes place Thursday, Oct. 27 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Eau Claire ...read more
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Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Menomonie, WI - Kids ages 8 to 14 are invited to try out the new CrossFit Kids from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at Machine Shed Sports Performance, 2021 S. Broadway, in Menomonie, in partnership with Mayo Clinic Health System.This class is not simply a scaled-down version of CrossFit exercise; it is absolutely CrossFit-geared and designed for participants’ age and specific developmental needs. ...read more
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Friday, September 23, 2016
Eau Claire, WI - On November 10th, 2016, The Reach Foundation will hold a unique fundraising event called “Reach for the Stars.”  This event will take place at The Lismore (333 Gibson St.) in downtown Eau Claire.  It will run from 6 p.m.-9 p.m. All funds raised from the evening will go to start a new “Reach for the Stars” scholarship fund that will benefit Reach, Inc. programming.  To start with, ...read more
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Friday, September 23, 2016
Utilities depend on CVTC program  Eau Claire, WI – Jeff Fellenz has a good background in electrical work, but when he was hired for a line worker position with Clark Electric Co-op in Greenwood, he wasn’t ready for big work with high voltage lines. That’s why his title reads Electric Line Worker – Apprentice.  In that capacity, Fellenz is still learning, with on-the-job experience and classroom ...read more
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