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

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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Aspirus and Arise offer new health insurance plan

Local residents now have a new health insurance option that provides access to Aspirus providers and the benefits and support of Arise Health Plan. The Aspirus Arise plan will be offered in Marathon, Portage, Wood, Taylor, Langlade and Lincoln counties. … Continue reading

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Lemon Grass Noodle House coming to downtown Stevens Point

Yia Xiong said customers at her Stevens Point Farmers Market booth told her for years they wished they could get her food year-round. After moving back to the area in July, Xiong decided it was time to look at opening … Continue reading

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Stevens Point Brewery continues to grow

The Stevens Point Brewery has announced it  is producing almost 20 percent more beer than the previous year, which has led to 10 new jobs being created. The new employees include a packaging manager, a fourth brewer, an inventory control materials … Continue reading

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CrossFit Stevens Point to host Fall Festivus Games

CrossFit Stevens Point, 1400 Contractor Blvd. in Plover, has been selected as one of 31 CrossFit boxes nationwide to host the 2014 Fall Festivus Games on Oct. 18. The Festivus Games is a semi-annual competition for intermediate and novice CrossFit … Continue reading

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Indulgence Wine Bar moving to new location on Main Street

Tom Deppiesse’a wine business will have it’s third home in about a year in a half, but the business will remain in downtown Stevens Point. Indulgence Wine Bar, 1137 Main St., will move at the end of the month to … Continue reading

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Sandra’s Lasting Impressions to close

Sandra’s Lasting Impressions, 2205 Post Road, will close as a result of the planned reconstruction of Post Road by the state Department of Transportation. Owner Sandra Galloway said she began a going out of business sale this week, which she … Continue reading

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Valley Communities Credit Union honored

Valley Communities Credit Union was recently honored as one of the healthiest credit unions in the United States by DepositAccounts.com, an online bank account comparison site. Valley Communities Credit Union was ranked 22nd in the 2014 edition of the Top … Continue reading

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DigiCopy continues to expand, opens Green Bay location

DigiCopy, a Stevens Point-based printing company, recently expanded to another Wisconsin market. The company held a grand opening for its new location at 211 East Walnut St., Green Bay, on Sept. 18. The store had been open to the public … Continue reading

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