Everything Points Here - Portage County News

The 16th Annual Hidden Studios Art Tour will be taking place Friday, October 4, 2019, through Sunday, October 6, 2019. Come enjoy the beauty of Central Wisconsin in fall while exploring seven working art studios, featuring 18 regionally recognized artists, on this self-guided driving tour.

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Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team plan to film episodes of the hitseries American Pickers throughout Wisconsin in October 2019.

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Join in the second annual SentryWorld/Special Olympics Wisconsin Golf and Pickleball Classic on Tuesday, September 10 at SentryWorld in Stevens Point. Registration is now open online at www.SpecialOlympicsWisconsin.org/SentryWorld. All proceeds will go to Special Olympics Wisconsin.

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Hundreds of students, along with their parents and teachers, will practice instrumental and vocal music during the 49th annual American Suzuki Institute held at UW-Stevens Point in two sessions, July 21-27 and July 28-Aug. 3.

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2019 U.S. Girls' Junior Championship at SentryWorld

Jul 11, 2019 Portage County Business Council

SentryWorld in Stevens Point, WI is proud to host the 71st U.S. Girls’ Junior Championship on July 22–27, 2019. 

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Your Future Points Here

Jun 24, 2019 Portage County Business Council

See Lauren Gilchrist of Skyward talking about why your future points here.

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Visit Iola Old Car Show - July 11-13

Jun 21, 2019 Portage County Business Council

The Iola Car Show is one of America's largest auto events.This year will be it's 47th year and it's going to be better than ever. Visit one of the biggest and best car shows and swap meets July 11-13, 2019 in Iola, Wisconsin. 

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SentryWorld Golf Course Ranked in Top 100 by Golf Digest

Jun 07, 2019 Portage County Business Council

SentryWorld consistently ranks as one of the best destination golf courses in the nation, making America's 100 Greatest Public Courses published by Golf Digest for 2019-20. 

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New Attractions at the 30th Anniversary Energy Fair

May 30, 2019 Information from theenergyfair.org

Celebrating 30 years of bringing people together to learn about sustainability and clean energy, connect with others, and take action toward a sustainable future. Featuring 200+ Workshops, 200+ Exhibits, Farm & Garden Tours, Artisan Market, Yoga, Live Music, food and fun all weekend long! Tickets on sale now for The Energy Fair, June 21-23, 2019, organized by the Midwest Renewable Energy Association during the Summer Solstice. TheEnergyFair.org.

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7 Wisconsin Breweries Worth Visiting

Apr 26, 2019 By Daniel Rose Special to TravelWisconsin.com

The explosion of microbreweries in Wisconsin truly exemplifies the state’s diverse and fun-loving spirit. According to the Brewers’ Association, there are about a hundred craft breweries operating in the state.

Below, we’ve selected seven breweries (and beers) that deserve to be included in your next Wisconsin road trip.

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Blind taste test of 18 Wisconsin-brewed Oktoberfest beers.

Sep 13, 2018 Daniel Higgins - Stevens Point Journal

I want three things from an Oktoberfest-style beer. It should be big on malt flavors. It should be fairly creamy. It should be devoid of bitterness. Oh, and a fourth: It should finish clean. With that in mind, I did a blind tasting of 18 Oktoberfest beers from Wisconsin breweries.

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Mid-State Technical College supporters gathered at the Wisconsin Trapshooting Association in Nekoosa on Sept. 7 for the Foundation’s third annual Trapshoot Fundraiser. 

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Why Education

Sep 01, 2018 Todd Kuckkahn

I remember traveling to my student-teaching assignment at Madison Memorial High School. I grew up in the then small town of Verona so practicing my craft at an enormous school like Memorial made me a bit more apprehensive. To make matters worse, Pink Floyd’s song, “We Don’t Need No Education”, was blasting on my radio. Every fall that scene comes back into my mind as the school year gets rolling.

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Group Fitness is “Community”

Sep 05, 2018 Renee Giese

Group Fitness is becoming more and more popular in fitness facilities everywhere. New classes are popping up all the time and fitness companies are trying to find new ways to bring people together to workout. But why?

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A point is the beginning of a journey. Everything points here on yours. Even at its origin, this community was founded on a point along the majestic Wisconsin River. You will find that everything points you here.

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