On the Job is a look at local business news in Portage County by Business Editor Nathan Vine.

Rosholt Rickshaw offers authentic Chinese food

Erik Omernik said after living in China and then returning the central Wisconsin, he found there wasn’t the kind of authentic Chinese dining experience he had come to enjoy. Fortunately, Omernik had someone with the ability to cook that kind … Continue reading

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AT&T to expand location at Village Park in Plover

AT&T is expanding its new location at the Village Park at Plover. According to Victor Anderson, who works in brokerage and property management for Lokre Companies, said the business will be expanding its current location at 1813 Village Park Dr., … Continue reading

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Martinez joins Stevens Point Journal Media staff

Edwin Martinez recently joined the staff of Stevens Point Journal Media as an advertising account executive. Martinez will work with businesses to develop print and digital advertising opportunities with Stevens Point Journal Media. Born in Los Angeles, Martinez, 25, moved … Continue reading

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Roberts Irrigation earns national honor

Reinke Manufacturing Company, one of the oldest and largest irrigation system manufacturers in the world, recently announced that Roberts Irrigation of Plover was their third-highest selling dealership in the United States and Canada in the 2013-2014 year. Roberts Irrigation also earned awards … Continue reading

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Point Brewery teams with coffee company for new beer

Pairing with an in-state coffee roaster, the Stevens Point Brewery recently announced a new beer, Whole Hog Espresso Stout, as part of its Whole Hog Limited Edition. The beer is available year-round in four packs of 12-ounce bottles and on draft … Continue reading

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Compass Insurance Services opens Stevens Point branch

With a growing number of clients in Portage, Wood and Waupaca counties, Compass Insurance Services has now opened up as second location, 5569 Highway 10 East in Stevens Point. Started in Kronenwetter more than 20 years ago, Compass Insurance Services … Continue reading

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St. Vincent de Paul to close on Saturday

Preparing for its move to Stevens Point, St. Vincent de Paul Community Center of Portage County is holding a big sale to clear out some inventory. The nonprofit organization, which has been serving the community for nearly 30 years at 2700 Post … Continue reading

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Indulgence Wine Bar opening pushed back

Tom Deppiesse’s had hoped to have his wine bar re-opened in its new home in downtown Stevens Point this past week, but that will be pushed back around a week. Indulgence Wine Bar, 1137 Main St., is moving  to a new … Continue reading

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Stevens Point Brewery adds flavor, new packaging to gourmet sodas

The Stevens Point Brewery has added a new flavor, Kitty Cocktail, and new packaging for its lineup of gourmet sodas. The brewery also produces Orange Cream Soda, Vanilla Cream Soda, and Black Cherry Cream Soda. Those sodas, along with Kitty … Continue reading

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7one5 Vapor Company opens in downtown Stevens Point

Tim Somers moved back to central Wisconsin this past year, and has now opened a new business in downtown Stevens Point. Somers opened 7one5 Vapor Company at 1307 Strongs Ave., the former location of The Stogy Shop, on Oct. 10. … Continue reading

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