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Abbotsford Story, Inc. donates $2,300 to Opportunity and Lutheran school

The Abbotsford Story, Inc. has donated $2,300 to two local organizations. In September 2018, donations were presented to Opportunity of North Central Wisconsin for storage space needs and Our Savior’s Lutheran School for its reading program. Every March and September, AbbyBank’s charitable foundation, The Abbotsford Story, Inc. receives requests from many area schools, nonprofits and… Keep Reading

Community/News

Indian Society gears up for Diwali Celebration

ROTHSCHILD — The Indian Society of Central Wisconsin will hold its annual Diwali Celebration in November. The event, which features Bollywood dancing, authentic Indian cuisine and festival of lights, will begin at 3 p.m. at the Rothschild Pavilion, 1104 Park St., Rothschild. An elaborate dinner and refreshments will be provided along with a night of dancing. Tickets… Keep Reading

Community

UWSP to host Sustainability Fair this week

STEVENS POINT — Learn more about social, economic and environmental aspects of a sustainable lifestyle during the annual National Campus Sustainability Fair Oct. 24 at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. The information fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Laird Room of the Dreyfus University Center. The event is free… Keep Reading

Health

Aspirus recognizes 10 years of trauma service

WAUSAU – Aspirus Wausau Hospital has recognized its status as a Level II trauma center for 10 years this month. The hospital first became verified by the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma as a Level II adult trauma center on Oct 6, 2008, according to an Aspirus news release. That verification meant the… Keep Reading

Community

Marathon County offers free digital thermometers in exchange for mercury thermometers

Marathon County residents can exchange their mercury fever thermometers for digital thermometers for free as part of Marathon County’s Mercury Reduction Program. Mercury thermometers have a silver line down the center. Red or blue lines indicate safe alcohol thermometers. Digital thermometers are available at the following locations: Marathon County Health Department, 1000 Lake View Drive,… Keep Reading

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3 injured in weekend crash

LINCOLN COUNTY — A single-vehicle weekend crash left three people injured, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department. The crash was reported at 2:11 p.m. Saturday on Spring Lake Road east of CTH K. Police say the vehicle left the roadway and struck several trees before coming to a rest. Each person inside the vehicle… Keep Reading

Community

Wisconsin Singers return to Wausau for one-night-only performance

WAUSAU — Wisconsin Singers, the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s premier entertainment group, is taking the stage in Wausau for its 51st season show, “Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now!” for one night only on Nov. 11. The show, performed by UW’s most talented students, will be held at 4:30 p.m. Nov. 11 at Wausau West High School in Wausau.… Keep Reading

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