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UWMC Foundation announces successful fundraising initiative, names high school scholarship recipients

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Wausau, Wis. – The UW-Marathon County Foundation Inc. will host a reception today to introduce scholarship recipients and unveil a commemorative wall display honoring donors who contributed to a new fundraising initiative that has raised $125,000 for scholarships at UWMC. The 4:30 p.m. ceremony will be in Sonnentag Hall, located in the UW Center for…

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Officials to review public transit in Wausau area; public meetings to be held

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The Wausau Metropolitan Planning Organization, or MPO, will hold public informational meetings beginning April 30 on the draft Transit Development Program plan in Rothschild and Rib Mountain. The plan is developed every five years to examine the public transit system, discuss public transit in the metro area and identify opportunities, according to Wausau MPO. This…

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Merrill Steel to open onsite health care clinic; ribbon cutting May 3

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SCHOFIELD — Merrill Steel will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony at 3 p.m. May 3 at 900 Alderson St. to celebrate the opening of a newly constructed onsite health care clinic. The state-of-the-art clinic, within the Merrill Steel headquarters office complex, includes a medical lab, X-ray and ultrasound machines and exam rooms, according to a press release issued by the Wausau…

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Aspirus among nation’s top 15 health systems

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WAUSAU – Aspirus was recognized today by IBM Watson Health in its 15 Top Health Systems annual study identifying the top-performing health systems in the country based on overall organizational performance, according to an Aspirus news release. “The Aspirus family has been working together tirelessly to ensure that people from Ontonagon, Michigan, to Stevens Point, Wisconsin,…

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Wausau West teacher named 2018 Kohl Fellow; school and teacher receive $6K award each

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Wausau West High School social studies teacher Christine Kadonsky was named a 2018 Kohl Fellow through the Herb Kohl Educational Foundation. Fellowship recipients are chosen for their superior ability to inspire a love of learning in their students, ability to motivate others and leadership and service within and outside the classroom. Kadonsky and Wausau West…

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West senior named Kohl Excellence Scholar; earns $10K scholarship

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Wausau West High School senior Grace Schuler was named a 2018 Kohl Excellence Scholar through the Herb Kohl Educational Foundation. Excellence Scholarship recipients have demonstrated excellence in the academic arena and high motivation to achieve, have displayed a broad range of activity and leadership outside the academic setting, and have shown strong promise for succeeding in college…

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