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Meetings and More 12/07/16

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Making the Rounds 12/07/16

NEW POSTS: The following have joined Marshfield Clinic locations in west-central Wisconsin:

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Health Matters 12/07/16

NATIONAL INFLUENZA VACCINATION WEEK: Each flu season, millions of people in the United States become sick with influenza. Hundreds of thousands are hospitalized, and

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Some couples can’t buy love?

TRENTON, N.J. — Imagine not being able to afford one of life’s great pleasures — sex.

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Faithful seek unity year after attack

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. — Almost a year after her father was killed in the San Bernardino terror attack last December, Kate Bowman etched the word “love” in yellow chalk on

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Agriculture education ties lauded

RIVER FALLS — UW-River Falls was highly recognized during the recent general session at the 89th National Future Farmers of America Convention in Indianapolis.

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Students learn writing from an expert

A history buff with a passion for storytelling, Aaron Hallingstad has loved writing since he was a young boy attending a Rice Lake elementary school.

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Food and Faith 12/03/16

COOKIE WALK: The 26th annual Christmas cookie walk begins at 9 a.m. today at Christ Church Cathedral, 510 S. Farwell St.

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Religion Notes 12/03/16

INTERFAITH PRAYER GATHERING: An open interfaith prayer gathering is planned from 7 to 8 p.m. Sunday in the den at The Center, 3701 E. Clairemont Ave.

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Somali students tour UW-Stout

MENOMONIE — A group of students from Barron High School who are learning English as a second language learned something else recently: What it would be like to go to

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Seattle meal site for the homeless never stops

SEATTLE — Chef Will Parr is serving an autumn lunch of salmon chowder, corn on the cob, and green salad. The outdoor setting isn’t glamorous — under I-5 in

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Eating healthy during the holidays can be challenging

The holidays can be a challenge time to keep to eating healthy. 

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‘It was love’: Relentless aunt becomes loving mother

WITCHITA, Kan. — For as long as she lives now, Mike Baird will be Christine Blaine’s brother, soul mate and sorrow.

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Eight things to love about sea days while cruising

When you are deciding on the perfect cruise, it’s easy to overlook the importance of sea days in the itinerary. 

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World War II aviation art on display in Oshkosh

OSHKOSH — Artwork on an unconventional canvas — World War II combat planes — is the subject of a new exhibit at a Wisconsin aviation museum.

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Here’s what’s right and wrong about quitting social media

A digital detox can be healthy for everybody.

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A healthy dose of warmth: Cozy up to these tips to keep your fireplace running at its best

Getting your home nice and toasty is certainly a benefit of owning a fireplace. But the added feature doesn’t come without maintenance, and its neglect can lead to

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Family room can be turned into an extra bedroom

Traditional homes of the past provided separated rooms and privacy. 

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Health Matters 11/30/16

OPEN HOUSE: The fifth floor of the Luther Building at Mayo Clinic Health System, 1221 Whipple St., is complete and soon will open to patients. An open house will be from 3:30

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Taking transplant to heart

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Twenty-nine years ago this month, I watched in wonder as surgeons at Carolinas Medical Center performed a heart transplant on a 48-year-old man.

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Meetings and More 11/30/16

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Get Moving 11/30/16

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Making the Rounds 11/30/16

NEW POST: Nurse practitioner Ashley Schuelke recently joined internal medicine at Mayo Clinic Health System.

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Computer skills course at CVTC

Chippewa Valley Technical College officials have created a basic computer skills course in response to needs in the education and employment sectors. 

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A behind-the-scenes look at the world's largest cruise ship

Operating the world’s largest cruise ship means a lot of moving parts.

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Homeless shelter program is recipe for success

WICHITA, Kan. — The Union Rescue Mission in Wichita two years ago began asking for more effort from the homeless men it feeds and shelters every day.

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Three homes on tour full of Christmas spirit

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, at least on the Tour of Homes in Menomonie this year, sponsored by the Women’s Fellowship of the First Congregational

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Merry & Bright: Do the math to figure out how many amps your Christmas lights are drawing

It’s that time of year when we are lighting up yards and homes with hundreds and sometimes thousands of lights. 

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Around the house 11/26/16

COOK-RUTLEDGE MANSION CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE: Decorated for Christmas in the tradition of the 1880s, The Cook-Rutledge Mansion, 505 W. Grand Ave., Chippewa Falls, will

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Design is easily adaptable

A covered porch and large corner win-dows add charm to the Dunham house design. 

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House of the Week

For a plan of this home, send $25 for a printed copy or $7.50 for an electronic version to Landmark Designs, P.O. Box 5625, Eugene, OR 97405. Specify Dunham, plan 407-43 LT54.

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Field Notes 11/25/16

Fewer deer killed during opener

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Visit from Chi-Hi football team special

Phil Pitsch is an avid a sports fan as they come. A former three-sport athlete and standout running back for the Chippewa Falls High School Cardinals, Pitsch, 81, follows Chi-

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Making the Rounds 11/23/16

AWARD WINNER: Cheryl Halida has been named the 2016 recipient of HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital’s Keeper of the Tradition award. This year marks the 14th year the

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Get Moving 11/23/16

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Meetings and More 11/23/16

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Health Matters 11/23/16

CANCER CARE: Prevea Health is offering comprehensive cancer care at HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire.

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Clinton managed to make only a tiny crack

It turned out that the ceiling was made not of glass, but reinforced concrete.

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CVTC adopts culinary program

Strong support from the restaurant industry prompted the Chippewa Valley Technical College District Board to approve a culinary program at the college on Wednesday. 

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Book details story of UW-Eau Claire

A new book detailing the history of UW-Eau Claire is part of the university’s recognition during its centennial celebration. 

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Art professor leads effort to remember slain student

MENOMONIE — Hussain Alnahdi’s friends say he left a lasting impression on everyone who knew him. The impact he made is being honored with the creation of a

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Peaceful sleep no goal at this Manitowoc inn

What’s the difference between a clown and a mime? 

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Get Moving 11/16/16

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Meetings and More 11/16/16

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How to spend your final months at home

There’s no mystery about what older adults want when they become seriously ill near the end of their lives.

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Health Matters 11/16/16

LOVE LIGHTS: Those wanting to honor or remember friends and family members can purchase love lights at the following hospitals:

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Greens & Glitter: Both greasy, healthy sides of flashy Food Network star are in new cookbook ‘Guy Fieri Family Food’

NEW YORK — Of all the celebrity chefs out there, there’s one you’d least expect to sing the praises of spinach, kale and Brussels sprouts. That would be Guy

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CVTC has business focus

Austin Johnson is taking a different approach than most Chippewa Valley Technical College students. 

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Eating our way through Indianapolis

What we requested from the concierge at our Indianapolis hotel was a walking map of downtown, which he cordially provided. 

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Business leader seeks the right attitude

MENOMONIE — After 35 years of leading a company, Dale Evans knows what he’s looking for in an employee. Surprisingly, it’s not necessarily someone with all

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