Publication: Stevens Point Journal

First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Former prisoners talk about the prison system

Share MediaShow CaptionShare This VideoFormer inmates talk about the need for prison reforms for "old law" prisoners and for better release procedures.36 minutes agoFormer inmates talk about the need for prison reforms for 'old law' prisoners and for ... [Published Stevens Point Journal - Oct 18 2014]
Entities: Prison, Reformism
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Bushkie column: "When I see it" strategy is no good

Scott Bushkie lessMost first-time business buyers start the acquisition process with an 'I'll know it when I see it' strategy. Both individuals and existing business owners come to us with this approach.It won't surprise you to hear, however, that it's ... [Published Stevens Point Journal - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

The things people flush

, 21 minutes agoRasulovs, /iStockphotoToilet in the bathroomToilet in the bathroom lessFrom batteries, to money and children's toys, including a yellow rubber ducky, Marshfield Wastewater Department workers have seen it all – things that were flushed ... [Published Stevens Point Journal - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Farmers markets moves indoors for winter

A vendor rearranges her carrots at the Winter Farmers Market on River Drive in downtown Wausau in January.A vendor rearranges her carrots at the Winter Farmers Market on River Drive in downtown Wausau in January. lessEven though the cold weather and ... [Published Stevens Point Journal - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

PIE social welcomes new faculty, academic staff

57 minutes agoContributed photoThe 34th annual PIE (Partners In Education) social was held Oct. 14 at Mid-State Technical College’s Stevens Point campus.The 34th annual PIE (Partners In Education) social was held Oct. 14 at Mid-State Technical College’s ... [Published Stevens Point Journal - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Catholic School students celebrate respect

A member of CLIMB Theater of Minneapolis leads a program on respect for Stevens Point Area Catholic School students.A member of CLIMB Theater of Minneapolis leads a program on respect for Stevens Point Area Catholic School students. lessSTEVENS POINT ... [Published Stevens Point Journal - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Ask a Doc: Diabetes and eyes

Question: What does diabetes have to do with the eyes?Answer: Diabetes is a very complex disease that can affect numerous parts of the body, including the eyes. When you have this disease, your body does not use and store sugar properly. High blood sugar ... [Published Stevens Point Journal - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Event celebrates local Farm to School programs

A pizza. lessATHENS – The public is invited to join the Farm to School programs of Portage, Wood and Marathon counties to celebrate National Farm to School Month and Food Day with a family-friendly pizza night from 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Stoney ... [Published Stevens Point Journal - Oct 19 2014]
Entities: farm, Athens, Marathon, Wood
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Nekoosa cakery offers fresh, custom-made cakes

An example of a cake made by Make Mine Frosted in Nekoosa.An example of a cake made by Make Mine Frosted in Nekoosa. lessNEKOOSA – When health issues resulted in Tammie Kniprath losing a longtime job, she decided, as she put it: “If I can’t find a job, ... [Published Stevens Point Journal - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Group works to help parole-eligible prisoners

Mark Langford, left, and Keith Jones attend a talk Saturday at the Church of the Intercession in Stevens Point about the experience of being in prison.Mark Langford, left, and Keith Jones attend a talk Saturday at the Church of the Intercession in Stevens ... [Published Stevens Point Journal - Oct 19 2014]
Entities: Keith Jones, Parole, Prison
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

One hospitalized in three-car crash on Clark

By B.C. KowalskiStevens Point Journal Mediabkowalski@gannett.com, Wisconsin1 hour agoB.C. Kowalski/Stevens Point Journal MediaEmergency crews clean up following a three-car accident on Clark Street Saturday.Emergency crews clean up following a three-car ... [Published Stevens Point Journal - Oct 18 2014]
Entities: emergency
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Local coffee roaster tells a great story: Our View

A hot cup of black coffee on a cool fall day is one of the greatest pleasures known to humankind, and one of the simple rituals and joys of daily life that comforts and sustains. Everyone loves coffee. Coffee is the best. And so it is great to see a small ... [Published Stevens Point Journal - Oct 18 2014]

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"It would be great to have a full market all year round, but we're in Wisconsin, so we have to deal with that" Lubing said, noting that the number of vendors —and the types of green vegetables — dwindle as the winter month progresses
"Items marketed as 'disposable' or 'flushable' or 'biodegradable' leave consumers with the wrong impressions that there are no consequences when these products are flushed down a toilet" said Rich Boden, manager of the Plover Wastewater Utility
Most first-time business buyers start the acquisition process with an "I'll know it when I see it strategy. Both individuals and existing business owners come to us with this approach."
"They're nervous during the first tour, and uptight. They're very scared, and this is about the time they're hitting their stride" said Bill Urban, agriculture and FFA adviser in Pittsville. "That's what I live to see. It's very rewarding."

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Farmers markets moves indoors for winter [Published Stevens Point Journal - Oct 19 2014]
The things people flush [Published Stevens Point Journal - Oct 19 2014]
Bushkie column: "When I see it" strategy is no ... [Published Stevens Point Journal - Oct 19 2014]
Event celebrates local Farm to School programs [Published Stevens Point Journal - Oct 19 2014]
Ask a Doc: Diabetes and eyes [Published Stevens Point Journal - Oct 19 2014]
Catholic School students celebrate respect [Published Stevens Point Journal - Oct 19 2014]
PIE social welcomes new faculty, academic staff [Published Stevens Point Journal - Oct 19 2014]
Group works to help parole-eligible prisoners [Published Stevens Point Journal - Oct 19 2014]
Nekoosa cakery offers fresh, custom-made cakes [Published Stevens Point Journal - Oct 19 2014]
Former prisoners talk about the prison system [Published Stevens Point Journal - Oct 18 2014]
One hospitalized in three-car crash on Clark [Published Stevens Point Journal - Oct 18 2014]
Local coffee roaster tells a great story: Our View [Published Stevens Point Journal - Oct 18 2014]
Edgewater residents protest city sale of their ... [Published Stevens Point Journal - Oct 18 2014]
City Council to choose new member Monday [Published Stevens Point Journal - Oct 17 2014]
Annual meeting for McDill District set for Oct. 21 [Published Stevens Point Journal - Oct 17 2014]
New head of DCI arson bureau is from Portage Co... [Published Stevens Point Journal - Oct 17 2014]
On the Job: Lemon Grass Noodle House to open do... [Published Stevens Point Journal - Oct 17 2014]
In-person absentee voting begins Monday [Published Stevens Point Journal - Oct 17 2014]
Police Log: Officers break up fight [Published Stevens Point Journal - Oct 17 2014]
Local water activist featured in statewide ads [Published Stevens Point Journal - Oct 17 2014]
Haunted houses seek to thrill and chill [Published Stevens Point Journal - Oct 17 2014]
Sustainability information fair set for Oct. 22 [Published Stevens Point Journal - Oct 17 2014]
UWSP Wind Ensemble to perform [Published Stevens Point Journal - Oct 17 2014]
Seminars teach first-year students practical sk... [Published Stevens Point Journal - Oct 17 2014]
Depression in men a focus of awareness month ev... [Published Stevens Point Journal - Oct 17 2014]
Board of Regents welcomes tribal leaders [Published Stevens Point Journal - Oct 17 2014]
Letter: Don’t let Gov. Walker fool you [Published Stevens Point Journal - Oct 17 2014]
Alternative for drug offenders more than a year... [Published Stevens Point Journal - Oct 17 2014]
Hull wants meeting to determine legal action ov... [Published Stevens Point Journal - Oct 17 2014]
No major injures reported in three-vehicle crash [Published Stevens Point Journal - Oct 17 2014]
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