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UW Colleges and UW-Extension Chancellor honors distance learning director

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Weston resident Scott Bouffleur, a director in the UW Colleges Office of Distance Learning, is the recipient of the 2017 Career Award from the University of Wisconsin Colleges and University of Wisconsin-Extension. UW Colleges and UW-Extension Chancellor Cathy Sandeen presented the award at the institutions’ Chancellor’s Awards Event and Reception on September 21 in Madison.…

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Hit Picks: New tunes this week at Inner Sleeve

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New releases that hit the bins Friday at Inner Sleeve Records & CDs: On CD: Black Country Communion “BCCIV” Cradle Of Filth “Cryptoriana: The Seductiveness Of Decay” Cut Copy “Haiku From Zero” Death From Above “Outrage Is Now” Electric Wizard “Let Us Prey” Chris Hillman “Bidin’ My Time” Horrors “V” Hot Water Music “Light It…

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CVA announces new exhibits

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Wausau, WI –  The Center for the Visual Arts is showcasing the Primary Focus – Featuring Valerie Berkely exhibit in the NEW CVA Vault Gallery now through January 6, 2018. The Opening Gallery Gala for Berkely’s exhibit will take place from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 20. Local contemporary artist Valerie Berkely…

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Marshfield Clinic invites breast cancer survivors to attend free support program

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WESTON – Marshfield Clinic’s second annual breast cancer survivorship program will be offered to patients and the community on Saturday, Oct. 21, in Weston. “We are offering women in our communities a day of survivorship, fellowship and wellness education for today and beyond,” said registered nurse Amanda Boreen, breast care coordinator, Marshfield Clinic Wausau and…

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NTC announces 2017 Robert C. Altman Educational Excellence Award recipient

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Northcentral Technical College (NTC) is pleased to announce the recipient of the 2017 Robert C. Altman Educational Excellence award: Valerie Palarski, nursing instructor at NTC. Sponsored by the NTC Foundation, the award is named after a former President of the Wisconsin Valley Trust Company and past member of the NTC Foundation Board of Directors. The…

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Release: Greg Framke receives CBAP certification

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NEWS RELEASE — Greg Framke, compliance/BSA officer of Peoples State Bank, recently completed the Certified BSA AML Professional Certification through the Independent Community Bankers Association (ICBA). Framke attended the training and completed his certification on July 31-August 2, 2017 in Chicago, IL. “Attending this training has given me more ideas in how to better protect…

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Library Friends moving sale to be held Oct. 5-8

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WAUSAU – The public is invited to an extra-special book sale as the Friends of Marathon County Public Library gets ready to move into its new space. The four-day super sale will take place from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on October 5, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on October 6 and 7 and…

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Why social smoking can be just as bad for you as daily smoking

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Bernadette Melnyk, The Ohio State University “Everything in moderation.” It’s a common justification made for behaviors that may fall outside the realm of healthy. Whether it’s a drink or two or indulging in a favorite dessert, consuming small quantities, rather than abject abstinence, is a more palatable and acceptable option for most people. The less-is-more…

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Finalists for 2017 ATHENA Leadership Awards® announced

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WAUSAU – The Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce has announced the finalists for the organization’s 2017 ATHENA Leadership Award® and 2017 ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Award®. Finalists for the 32nd annual ATHENA Award® are: Cynthia Baumann, Creative Communication & Design Inc Rebecca Coushman, Domtar Paper Co LLC Ann Dahlke, UMR Mai Her, Wausau World Market…

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Groundbreaking ceremony to be held at SC Swiderski LLC’s Urban West project

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WAUSAU — SC Swiderski LLC will hold a groundbreaking ceremony at 1 p.m. on Monday, October 2 to mark the start of the company’s Urban West project on Wausau’s west side. Urban West is a $22 million multi-family project on North Twelfth Avenue and Merrill Avenue. The first phase of the project includes a three-story…

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