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Wausau River District names new assistant director

WAUSAU — The Wausau River District has hired a Wausau resident as its new assistant director. Tiffany Lee has served as the organization’s social media volunteer and was offered a more advanced role in the organization in early May. She started her new position on May 14. Lee brings with her a bachelor’s degree in marketing… Keep Reading

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Ascension hospitals recognized for organ and tissue donation

Ascension St. Clare’s Hospital, Weston, and Ascension Good Samaritan Hospital, Merrill, are among 16 hospitals recently honored by the University of Wisconsin Organ and Tissue Donation for their ongoing commitment to saving and improving lives through organ and tissue donation. The UW OTD Award of Hope recognizes the work of hospitals that achieve or exceed… Keep Reading

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Wisconsin replacement license plate stickers available online

WAUSAU — Wisconsin residents can now request a free replacement vehicle-registration sticker online. “Wisconsin Department of Motor Vehicles is continuing to enhance its online services to give customers greater convenience, control and access to their DMV account,” said Rhonda Alley, WisDOT Division of Motor Vehicles manager, in a news release. “Enabling customers to easily fulfill routine… Keep Reading

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Tundraland to celebrate opening of showroom, design center

WAUSAU — Tundraland Home Improvements will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony Friday, May 18, to celebrate the opening of a showroom and design center in Wausau. “This celebration is about being a part of the communities that we serve,” Brian Gottlieb, president and owner of Tundraland, said in a Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce news release. “Wausau is… Keep Reading

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Leadership Excellence names newest graduates

WAUSAU — The Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce has announced the names of those who have completed its most recent nine-month interactive leadership course, Leadership Excellence. These graduates were recognized at the ceremony: Timothy Andrew, Corey Barnes, Matthew Barnes, Jim Borysenko, Marion Buckley, James Burgess, Matthew Derpinghaus, Glen Erdman, Michael Greenheck, Tanya Gruetzmacher, Jana Hamland,… Keep Reading

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EO Johnson expands product line

WAUSAU — EO Johnson Business Technologies has been named an authorized Konica Minolta Dealer in the Wausau, Wisconsin market. The authorization applies to the product areas previously covered by Office Enterprises Inc.’s (OEI) Imaging division. EO Johnson Business Technologies acquired OEI’s Imaging business on March 9. A team of EO Johnson service technicians are factory trained… Keep Reading

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WPR announces new morning show host on The Ideas Network

MADISON — Veteran journalist Carrie Kaufman has joined Wisconsin Public Radio as host of “The Morning Show.” “Carrie brings an energy and a passion that we’re excited to share with listeners,” The Ideas Network Director Sheryl Gasser said in a WPR news release. Kaufman can be heard weekdays from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. statewide on… Keep Reading

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New Athens wedding event biz to celebrate opening

ATHENS — Trillium Creek Wedding and Event Barn will celebrate its opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 1 p.m. on Friday, May 18. The event, which is open to the public, will be held at 11842 Naugart Drive. An open house will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 20. This historic, rustic-turned-elegant wedding and… Keep Reading

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S.C. Swiderski names first CFO in company history

MOSINEE – S.C. Swiderski, a construction and real estate investment company, announced the promotion of Fay Harder to chief financial officer for the company and its subsidiaries. Fay joined the company in 2011 and served most recently as director of operations. In her new role, Harder will focus on developing, monitoring and evaluating overall corporate strategy… Keep Reading

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Five Aspirus Network providers named top performers

WAUSAU – Five Aspirus Network providers were recognized as top performers by Professional Research Consultants. The Top Performer Award annually recognizes health care outpatient service lines, inpatient units, outpatient clinics and physicians/providers that score at or above the 100th percentile compared to PRC’s national client database for the prior calendar year, according to an Aspirus news… Keep Reading

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