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Chamber President/CEO earns doctorate in higher education leadership

MADISON — Dave Eckmann, President/CEO of the Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce, will receive his doctorate in higher education leadership from Edgewood College at 2 p.m. on Sunday, December 17 at a ceremony to be held at the Monona Terrace in Madison. Eckmann completed his dissertation titled ‘University of Wisconsin System leaders’ perceptions of economic… Keep Reading

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LIFT holds ribbon cutting

RIB MOUNTAIN — LIFT held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, December 12. This event celebrated the opening of the location at 2807 Rib Mountain Drive. LIFT provides ample space for group classes like cycling, TRX, boxing, PiYo, CrossFit and more. The business offers a variety of strength equipment, such as pin-selected machines, cardio equipment,… Keep Reading

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Biz Briefs: Mountain Bay Dental to hold ribbon cutting

WESTON — Mountain Bay Dental LLC will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, December 11. This event will celebrate the opening of this new business at 5702 Memorial Court. Mountain Bay Dental welcomes new patients of all ages. The new business accepts most insurances, including Forward Health. Dr. Todd A. Johnson… Keep Reading

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Ascension Wisconsin and the Medical College of Wisconsin announce evolution of partnership

Officials at Ascension Wisconsin (formerly Ministry Health Care) and the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) have announced the next evolution of their clinical and academic partnership in Central Wisconsin. MCW physicians and advanced practice providers (APPs) practicing in Ascension hospitals and clinics in Central Wisconsin will transition to Ascension Medical Group. “We believe this partnership… Keep Reading

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Biz Briefs: Mark Oldenberg named CFO of Peoples State Bank

Peoples State Bank announced that Mark Oldenberg, CPA, will be joining the Peoples team as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) starting December 4, 2017. Oldenberg will also serve as CFO of PSB Holding, Inc., parent company of Peoples. His responsibilities will be to maintain a high quality of financial reporting both internally and externally with investors… Keep Reading

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Church Mutual employees raise nearly $10K for charities

MERRILL, Wis. – Church Mutual Insurance Company employees raised nearly $10,000 for numerous causes during special one-day fundraisers held from March through October. They raised $3,000 in March for JoJo’s Jungle, a playground at Brockmeyer Park in Wausau for children of all abilities. In May, employees raised $1,480 for the Merrill Summer Lunch program. It… Keep Reading

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Former strip club owner plans new nightclub in Schofield

By Raymond Neupert/South Metro Observer SCHOFIELD, Wis. – The former owner of Grand Daddy’s Gentleman’s Club is seeking to open up a new nightclub at the site of a former comedy club. Koo Coo’s Comedy Nest at the Old Western Village, 320 Ross Ave., Schofield, closed unexpectedly earlier this month, after three years in operation.… Keep Reading

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First Weber Group to hold ribbon cutting

WAUSAU — First Weber Group – Larkin Group will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony and groundbreaking at 11 a.m. on Thursday, November 30. The event will mark the beginning of Wausau’s first rowhouse development and will be held at the corner of Third Street and Short Street, near the Riverlife project on the east side… Keep Reading

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NTC and Upper Iowa sign Virtual College Alliance

NEWS RELEASE — Northcentral Technical College (NTC) and Upper Iowa University (UIU) are proud to announce the signing of a Virtual College Alliance, which provides flexible learning options for students to complete two- and four-year degrees. The alliance creates a seamless path for adult learners to complete their degrees online with the support of dedicated… Keep Reading

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