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Linetec promotes Tammy Schroeder to marketing manager

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Tammy Schroeder has been promoted to marketing manager at Linetec, an architectural metals finishing company. Throughout her 19 years with the company, Schroeder has worked in various sales and marketing roles, according to a Linetec news release. Most recently, she held the role of senior marketing specialist for Linetec’s architectural coatings and services. “Tammy has greatly…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Randy Shrehlow, The Salvation Army

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Editor’s note: This new feature at Wausau Pilot and Review highlights volunteer efforts in the Wausau area. For more information or consideration for a future spotlight, email editor@wausaupilotandreview.com. Name: Randy Shrehlow Age: 66 Residence: Mosinee Volunteer Position: All-around volunteer. How did you first get involved with The Salvation Army? I rang bells and volunteered with…

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Wausau area obituaries, Nov. 28

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Obituaries are a service of Brainard Funeral Home, with locations in Wausau and Weston. Mildred (Storm) Koenig Mildred (Storm) Koenig died just weeks before her 98th birthday. She was born at home to Walter and Selma Storm in Merrill on Dec. 5, 1920. After attending a rural, one-room schoolhouse, she attended Marathon Vocational School. She…

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New events added Nov. 28: Marathon County Public Library activities

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The Marathon County Public Library will host several events in the coming weeks at its various libraries. Children can kick off the holiday season by writing a letter to Santa Claus. Parents can pick up a blank letter from Marathon County Public Library’s Athens or Hatley branches. Children can then drop off their completed letter…

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DNR encourages hunters to submit deer for CWD sampling

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Hunters are reminded that chronic waste disease sampling opportunities are available throughout remaining deer hunting seasons. To find a sampling location near you, search keywords “CWD sampling.” The Adopt-a-Kiosk and Adopt-a-Dumpster programs gave hunters additional options to submit their harvested deer for CWD sampling and safely dispose of carcasses, according to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. The cooperation…

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BBB warning: Avoid these holiday scams

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Santa isn’t the only one keeping track of who is naughty and who is nice! Better Business Bureau is warning consumers to beware of these common holiday scams: Be cautious shopping online. Because many retailers now have chip card readers, fraud at bricks-and-mortar stores is down, so scammers have shifted their efforts online. Use a credit…

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Security Health Plan invests in activity center for adults with special needs

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WAUSAU – Security Health Plan of Wisconsin, Inc., will invest $1,000 in Adaptive Communities as part of its Employee-Driven Corporate Giving grant program, the health insurance company announced this week. Each month Security Health Plan awards a different charity or organization that is nominated by a Marshfield Clinic Health System employee, a $1,000 grant. Employees are…

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These Hands Massage to celebrate expansion

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WAUSAU — These Hands Massage will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate a completed renovation and expansion project at 10 a.m. Nov. 30. This event, at 2724 Stewart Ave., will feature free chair massages and prizes, including a grand prize of one massage each month for six months. Massage therapists at These Hands Massage are state-licensed and nationally certified.…

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‘Route 51’ to chat about UWSP’s proposed regional university

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WAUSAU — “Route 51” will feature a conversation about University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point’s recently unveiled Point Forward proposal, a plan for a new kind of regional university, at 10 a.m. Nov. 29. In response to expectations of students and parents and to meet the needs of north central Wisconsin, the proposal weaves liberal arts education through career-focused…

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Wausau area obituaries, Nov. 26

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Obituaries are a service of Brainard Funeral Home, with locations in Wausau and Weston. Steven Slizewski Steven Joseph Slizewski, 60, of Wausau, Wisconsin, died Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018, at home with his family by his side, after a brief struggle with cancer. Steve was born on Dec. 14, 1957, in Phelps, Wisconsin, and grew up…

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This week’s Wow at the Woodson

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Nov. 28 Wed. OR Nov. 29 Thurs. 9:30-10:30 a.m. OR 11 a.m.-Noon Art Time for Tots Feathered Friends Toddlers, 18 months-4 years, and accompanying adults focus on Anne Senechal Faust’s screen-prints in “Dynamic Designs” through movement, stories, music and hands-on art making. Call 715-845-7010 to register. Nov. 29 Thursday 1 – 2 p.m. Art 4 You Fine-Feathered Friends Bring your child to this afternoon…

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Literacy council to celebrate opening of new location

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WAUSAU — McLit: Marathon County Literacy Council Inc. will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of an additional location for tutoring at 11 a.m. Nov. 27. This event is open to the public and will be held on the second floor of The Salvation Army at 202 Callon St. McLit’s objective is to improve the literacy skills and…

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GM to slash 14,700 jobs in North America

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DETROIT (AP) — General Motors will lay off 14,700 factory and white-collar workers in North America and put five plants up for possible closure as it restructures to cut costs and focus more on autonomous and electric vehicles. The reduction includes 8,100 white-collar workers, some of whom will take buyouts and others who will be…

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UW-Stevens Point faculty, staff and services honored for excellence

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STEVENS POINT — The following faculty and staff members and services have been recognized for excellence at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Corinna Neeb, emergency management specialist, graduated from Federal Emergency Management Agency’s National Emergency Management Advanced Academy at the Emergency Management Institute in Emmitsburg, Maryland. Neeb completed the full curriculum that provides the strategic…

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Wausau area obituaries, Nov. 21

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Obituaries are a service of Brainard Funeral Home, with locations in Wausau and Weston. Wayne Schoepke Sr. Wayne Schoepke, Sr., Wausau, passed away Nov. 19, 2018, at Aspirus Wausau Hospital surrounded by his family. He was born Feb. 1, 1935, to Donald and Viola Schoepke in Antigo, Wisconsin. At a young age, the family moved…

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New events added Nov. 21: Concert, Schmeekle Reserve and planetarium in spotlight at UWSP

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STEVENS POINT — The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point has a host of events coming up during the next several weeks. NEW! The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Symphony Orchestra will perform “Nocturne … the Music of the Night” at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 28 in Michelsen Hall in the Noel Fine Arts Center, 1800 Portage St., Stevens Point.…

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