WAUSAU - What's happening in the business world of Wausau this week? That's what Streetwise aims to keep you updated on. I'm looking out for the scoop on new stores, restaurants and other businesses you should know about. And if something's closing? You can find that here, too. Each week, I'll collect the local business news of the week and give you a quick run-through of what's happening in the area. A high-end luxury apartment complex could be coming to the heart of downtown Wausau.
WAUSAU - The smell of hot soup and baking bread filled the cafeteria of Wausau West High School Saturday morning. The soup and bread went onto trays for hundreds of community members who attended the 10th annual Empty Bowls fundraiser for the Neighbors' Place. Each year, the community has the chance to enjoy hot soup and take home an empty bowl, made by a local artist or student.
WAUSAU - Two local grocery stores are joining an industry trend of allowing customers to buy their items in advance and pick them up, already bagged, or even get the order delivered. Trig's and Lamb's Fresh Market have added technology driven by customers' desire for easier and more convenient grocery shopping. Traditional supermarkets still are by far the main places where people buy groceries, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Economic Research Service.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".