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Grand opening set for new Wausau distillery

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… Keep Reading

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Ascension Wisconsin chief med officer named internist of year

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… Keep Reading

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Schenck to celebrate expansion

WAUSAU — Schenck will celebrate its recently completed expansion project in September. A ribbon cutting ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. Sept. 27 at 311 Financial Way. Schenck provides assurance, tax and advisory services. Since opening in 1930, Schenck has evolved into a full-service CPA and consulting firm, according to a Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce… Keep Reading

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Finalists named for chamber’s Manufacturing Excellence Awards

WAUSAU – Six finalists have been named for the Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce’s third annual Manufacturing Excellence Awards. According to the chamber, the finalists are: Small to medium manufacturers (1 – 299 employees): Colby Metal, Inc. Gamber-Johnson Gordon Aluminum Industries, Inc. Northwest Tool & Manufacturing Co., Inc. Large manufacturers (300+ employees): Domtar Paper Co. Wausau Tile, Inc.… Keep Reading

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The Branch accepting applications for fall session

WAUSAU — Students at a variety of colleges and universities in central Wisconsin are invited to apply for The Branch’s fall 2018 session. The Branch is a workforce development initiative introduced by the Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce, Northcentral Technical College and Church Mutual Insurance Company in 2016. The program is a skills accelerator that builds business and retains talent in… Keep Reading

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Unitel to mark new location with celebration, ribbon cutting

PLOVER — Unitel Inc – Central Wisconsin will mark a move to its new location with a celebration in early October. Unitel will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony at 2 p.m. Oct. 2 at 2771 Cedar Drive in Plover, the site of its new three-times-as-large location. Unitel, a telecommunications company, has conducted business across central Wisconsin and the Fox… Keep Reading

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Waypoint Spine opens offices in Rib Mountain, Stevens Point

Waypoint Spine, a new independent orthopedic practice specializing in spinal care, is opening offices in Rib Mountain and Stevens Point. Surgeons Todd Fairchild, M.D. and Jason Potocki, M.D. are both board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic spine surgeons with more than 20 years of combined experience, most recently spent serving patients throughout north central Wisconsin.  Office locations will… Keep Reading

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Greenheck among those contributing to YMCA expansion project

WAUSAU — The largest manufacturing company in the Wausau area has donated $1 million to the Woodson YMCA modernization and expansion project. “Health and wellness for our employees and families is critical to our success, and we strive to support those opportunities whenever we can,” said Jim McIntyre, CEO and president of Greenheck, which is… Keep Reading

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Technology solutions company to bring tech fair to Wausau

WAUSAU — A leader in business-enabling technology solutions will host a technology fair ideal for IT professionals and business owners in late September in Wausau. The 2018 Technology Fair, hosted by RMM Solutions, will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 25 at Jefferson Street Inn in downtown Wausau. The fair is ideal… Keep Reading

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