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Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Menomonie, Wis. — Breanna Baron has received the University Staff Employee Appreciation Award for November at University of Wisconsin-Stout.Baron, of Elmwood, is the curriculum manager in the Provost’s Office. She has worked full time at UW-Stout since 2013, when she graduated from the university.Baron’s nomination stated: “Breanna works tirelessly on the university curriculum and the student ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Menomonie, Wis. — College commencement, the day students work toward for years as they dream of their future, will be slightly anticlimactic for Emma Harris.Before she graduates Saturday, Dec. 15, the senior at University of Wisconsin-Stout knows how she’ll put her four-year degree to use. In fact, she knew back in August, before her final semester began.Harris will begin work Feb. 4 at Kohl’s ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
A television and social media star is coming to UW-Stout. Actor and comedian Josh Peck will perform at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, in the Great Hall of the Memorial Student Center. The event, hosted by the student-run Blue Devil Productions, is sold out. A crowd of close to 700 is expected. Peck starred from 2004 to 2007 in the Nickelodeon show “Drake and Josh,” about two stepbrothers, one cool ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, November 12, 2018
The Bridge to Hope was delighted to be named as a recipient of a $20,000 grant from The Mary Kay Foundation. Michael Lunceford, Foundation President, stated, “Your hard work and genuine efforts to eliminate domestic violence have captured our attention.  The Foundation’s mission is aligned with yours – we want to make a difference in the lives of women and children who face despair and ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, November 06, 2018
  SHOE SENSATION HOST 3RD ANNUAL SOCKS FOR TROOPS FUNDRAISER Shoe Sensation is collecting socks for active Military and local Veterans NOVEMBER 1st-DECEMBER 24th, 2018-Shoe Sensation, a regional chain of name brand family shoe stores, is hosting its 3rd annual "Socks For Troops" companywide. Each store will be collecting socks for active duty military or local veterans in our local ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, November 06, 2018
Menomonie, Wis. — In the eyes of Chelse Cockeram, the students filling a University of Wisconsin-Stout classroom were more than students. They were consumers and potential identity theft victims.Cockeram, the talent department coordinator at WESTconsin Credit Union of Menomonie, recently led an identity theft and fraud presentation in Financial Wellness, a general education class taught by ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, October 29, 2018
Menomonie– The Menomonie Police Department is holding its third ‘Food For Fines’ program until December 31, 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 1 through December 31, citizens may bring in canned food items to the Menomonie Police Department during ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Friday, October 26, 2018
MENOMONIE, Wis. — Gale Murty, M.D., recently joined the Internal Medicine Departmentat Mayo Clinic Health System – Red Cedar in Menomonie. She has worked at Mayo Clinic Health System since 1998, mainly in Family Medicine in Elmwood until 2011, then provided coverage in the clinics and Urgent Care. Dr. Murty also serves as an instructor in Family Medicine at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Friday, October 26, 2018
A renaming ceremony for Sorensen Hall, honoring the late Chancellor Emeritus Charles W. Sorensen, will be held Monday, Oct. 29, in the second-floor atrium of the building. The doors will open at 10 a.m., and the program will begin at 10:30.The former Millennium Hall is at the northeast corner of Broadway Street and 10th Avenue East.A plaque will be unveiled, and speakers will honor the life and ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
MADISON –  On October 2, 2018, the Wisconsin Land and Water Conservation Board (LWCB) unanimously endorsed water quality goals recommended by WI Land+Water’s Food, Land and Water (FLW) Project. Addressing both surface water and groundwater quality issues, the statewide goals provide recommendations to reduce phosphorus (P) and nitrogen (N) pollution, meet Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) targets ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
  Presenting the Dunn County Draft Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan for Review and Feedback Dunn County will hold an open house to gather feedback on the Draft Dunn County Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan. The open house is on Monday, November 12th at the Dunn County Community Services Building, Room 54 at 3001 U.S. Hwy 12 East in Menomonie, Wisconsin from 4:30 to 7:00 p.m., with a short presentation ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oct. 15, 2018Menomonie, Wis. — University of Wisconsin-Stout junior Rochelle Knier loves seeing the faces of younger students light up when they learn about science.Knier, who is majoring in applied biochemistry and molecular biology, was one of the volunteers helping Friday, Oct. 12, when about 300 students from six area schools visited campus for the Stout Connects You ...read more
Categories: Press Release
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 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, Community, Human Interest
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
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
Categories: Press Release
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
Categories: Press Release
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
Categories: Press Release
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
Categories: Education, Press Release
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
Categories: Press Release
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
Categories: Press Release