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Grand opening set for new Wausau distillery

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WAUSAU — Construction transforming Wausau’s historic Hiawatha Train Station into a unique new distillery and winery is now complete and the business will open Oct. 2, according to a city of Wausau news release. Timekeeper Distillery, 720 Grant Street, is expected to offer “high-energy” tours, community events, tastings and snacks, along with classic drinks such…

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MCPL Book Clubs: October 2018

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Marathon City Book Club: “My Antonia” by Willa Cather Oct. 8. Join us for our monthly book club at MCPL Marathon City. We’ll be reading “My Antonia” by Willa Cather. Free, with new members always welcome. 5:45 p.m. 715-443-2775. Hatley Book Club: “Wonder” by R. J. Palacio Oct. 9. Join our Hatley Branch Book Club…

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State officials ask motorists, farm vehicle operators to be patient, alert

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As another Wisconsin fall harvest season gets underway, Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection and Department of Transportation officials ask motorists and farm vehicle operators to be patient and share the road. “Agriculture supports more than 413,000 jobs in Wisconsin and contributes more than $88 billion annually to our state’s economy,” DATCP Secretary Sheila…

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‘Aerospace Jam’ with Milwaukee Bucks  to connect STEM students with aerospace industry

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MADISON — More than 300 of the state’s top science, technology, engineering and mathematics, STEM, students will engage with companies in Wisconsin’s growing aerospace industry during the second annual Milwaukee Bucks Aerospace Jam event Oct. 27 at Fiserv Forum in downtown Milwaukee. The Wisconsin Space Grant Consortium, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp., Gulfstream and the…

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Ascension Wisconsin chief med officer named internist of year

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WESTON — Ascension Wisconsin Chief Medical Officer Douglas Reding, MD, MPH, FACP, has been recognized as the American College of Physicians – Wisconsin Chapter, Distinguished Internist of the Year. The award was presented earlier in September. The Distinguished Internist of the Year Award honors exceptional effort and contribution to the science and art of internal medicine…

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This week’s Wow at the Woodson

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Monday, Sept. 24 – Sunday, Sept. 30 Sept. 26 Wed. or Sept. 27 Thurs.  9:30-10:30 a.m. OR 11 a.m.-Noon Art Time for Tots Wise Old Owl Toddlers, 18 months-4 years, and accompanying adults gather to delight in “Birds in Art.” Share movement, stories and hands-on art making.  Call 715-845-7010 to register. Sept. 27 Thursday 1 – 2 p.m. Art 4 You Wise Old…

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Weston Elementary invites public to STEAM family night

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WESTON — Weston Elementary School invites families and other community members to take part in STEAM family night in mid October. This event, to be held from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 11 at the school, gives attendees the opportunity to explore hands-on activities related to the school’s new STEAMformation initiative in partnership with…

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