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

Local CrossFit recognized by Shape Magazine

Shape, a monthly women’s fitness magazine, recently recognized CrossFit Stevens Point, 1400 Contractor Blvd. in Plover, as one of the best CrossFit gyms in the nation. The 4,000 square foot facility was recognized for its strong and fast-growing membership, with more than … Continue reading

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Milwaukee PC moves to new Stevens Point location

Milwaukee PC recently moved into its new location in the South Point Plaza in Stevens Point. The business has previously been located in the strip mall at 5633 Highway 10 East, next to Copps. Branch Manager Ralph Voigt said the business had … Continue reading

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AT&T rebrands Element Mobile in Wisconsin

AT&T has upgraded the former Element Mobile retail locations across the state, re-opening them under the AT&T brand on Sept. 7. AT&T is also work upgrading the former Element network in Wisconsin to combine the strength of Element’s local coverage with AT&T’s … Continue reading

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Whole Hog Pumpkin Ale returns

The Stevens Point Brewery has announced the return of its seasonal beer Whole Hog Pumpkin Ale. The beer will be available in four-packs of 12-ounce bottles and draft ¼  barrels while supplies last. The beer has been produced by the … Continue reading

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Redesigned SentryWorld restaurant honors P.J. Jacobss

As part of the major overhaul of its SentryWorld facilities, Sentry Insurance has unveiled a new look and name for one of its restaurants. PJ’s is the new name of the redesigned restaurant, formerly known as Sport Plate, located in … Continue reading

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Toppers Pizza unveils new look

  Toppers Pizza, 249 Division Street, recently completed its first major remodel since it opened in the Stevens Point area in March 1997. According to a news release, the new design features a bigger lobby, new TVs, additional seating, and … Continue reading

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Sprinter Technology moves to new home

Sprinter Technology Services moved into its new home in the Stevens Point Area last week, and continues to expand in central Wisconsin. The business opened for business last Monday at 490 Division St., in between JR Liquor and Bev’s Floral … Continue reading

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Back to the Country Store closing its doors

Back to the Country Store, 2581 Post Road, will soon be closing its doors for good, one of the owners of the Plover business said this week. Juliette Wachowiak, who owns the story along with her son Jim Wachowiak, said the business … Continue reading

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Franciscans Downtown brings friendly face to Main Street

The Franciscan Friars Assumption BVM Province, in consultation with the Catholic Diocese of La Crosse, recently began a unique venture in downtown Stevens Point. Franciscans Downtown is located at 1000 Main Street, in the former location of Andrew’s Limited, a men’s clothing … Continue reading

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Sweetbriar Floral & Gifts opens in Plover

   After giving up her dream of opening a flower shop, Jaime Koller found herself with a unique opportunity to open one in Plover. Koller opened Sweetbriar Floral & Gifts in June at 1605 Post Road. Koller said people will … Continue reading

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