Supervisors Tim Hansen, Dave Makovsky listen as human services director Amber Fallos states the need for a finance manager.
The Taylor County board last week second-guessed itself with the main order of business undoing two actions they had taken at the October session. Taylor County won’t seek a referendum to exceed the revenue cap this spring.
Dillon Novak goes for a layup during Friday night’s game against Chequamegon. Novak scored a total of 12 points.
The Abbotsford Falcons boys basketball team put together a nice win last Friday, defeating the Chequamegon Screaming Eagles.
This map, included in the Clark County Board of Supervisors’ agenda packet, shows the Black River County Park, which is slated to be closed, and the proposed 35-acre recreation area just to the north.
A 35-acre outdoor recreation area with access to the Black River will take the place of a rarely used 10-acre county park on STH 29, according to a pair of resolutions to be considered by the Clark County Board of Supervisors Thursday.
Steve Sprotte, a parent on Town Hall Road in the town of Holton, presents a petition to the Colby school bwoard Monday calling for changes to the bus route that serves the Dorchester area. From left to right are board members Donna Krueger, Lavinia Bonacker and Eric Elmhorst.
If a group of kids is the first to be picked up in the morning by the bus, they shouldn’t also have to be the last ones dropped off in the afternoon — especially when each trip is nearly an hour long.
County accountant Larry Brandl looks over the paper work showing the amount the county board wants to cut.
Members of the county finance and personnel committees promised cuts and last week began the cutting process.
Showing support
Medford boys basketball head coach Ron Lien joined other coaches, school staff and fans in wearing orange “Buck Strong” T-shirts during Friday’s varsity basketball doubleheader against Wausau East. The shirts were sold to support Blake Bucki of Medford in his fight against colon cancer.
Medford boys basketball head coach Ron Lien joined other coaches, school staff and fans in wearing orange “Buck Strong” T-shirts during Friday’s varsity basketball doubleheader against Wausau East. The shirts were sold to support Blake Bucki of Medford in his fight against colon cancer.
Dorchester fire chief Rick Rinehart listens to a member of the audience during a Monday night meeting at Dorchester’s fire hall to discuss the  possible merger of local fire departments. Carol Staab, secretary of the Dorchester Community Emergency Service, takes minutes
In the aftermath of a bitter turf war over firefighting contracts, a room full of firefighters, EMTs and elected officials agreed Monday night to look at the possibility of merging the Abbotsford, Colby and Dorchester fire and ambulance departments.
Andrew Hirsch, 8, of Abbotsford takes a moment to pose for a photo in front of the entry to Lambeau Field before the Dec. 28 game.
For eight-year-old Andrew Hirsch of Abbotsford, a picture is not only worth 1,000 words — it’s also good for two tickets to a Packers game at Lambeau Field.
Members of the Medford city crew prepare to cut through the blacktop at Medford Area Senior High School to repair a broken water main at the school. Severe cold temperatures are blamed for the break which is causing school to be cancelled at the building on Jan. 6.
A water main break at Medford Area Senior High School is forcing a school closure for the high school only for Tuesday, Jan. 6. According district administrator Pat Sullivan, the main broke during the day on Monday. Classes will continue at the school on Monday.
Ron Gosse, chief of the Colby-Abbotsford Police Department since 1982, will have his last day on the job Jan. 9.
When Ron Gosse clears out his office at the Colby-Abbotsford Police Department next week to make way for his successor, he will end the longest tenure of any chief of police since the two cities merged police forces in 1969.
Four-year-old Alexander Lang shares a smile with his father, Jason Lang, during the children’s Christmas service held at Immanuel Lutheran Church on Friday. See this week's issue of The Star News for more pictures from the service.
Supervisors Tim Hansen, Dave Makovsky listen as human services director Amber Fallos states the need for a finance manager.
Dillon Novak goes for a layup during Friday night’s game against Chequamegon. Novak scored a total of 12 points.
This map, included in the Clark County Board of Supervisors’ agenda packet, shows the Black River County Park, which is slated to be closed, and the proposed 35-acre recreation area just to the north.
Steve Sprotte, a parent on Town Hall Road in the town of Holton, presents a petition to the Colby school bwoard Monday calling for changes to the bus route that serves the Dorchester area. From left to right are board members Donna Krueger, Lavinia Bonacker and Eric Elmhorst.
County accountant Larry Brandl looks over the paper work showing the amount the county board wants to cut.
Showing support
Medford boys basketball head coach Ron Lien joined other coaches, school staff and fans in wearing orange “Buck Strong” T-shirts during Friday’s varsity basketball doubleheader against Wausau East. The shirts were sold to support Blake Bucki of Medford in his fight against colon cancer.
Dorchester fire chief Rick Rinehart listens to a member of the audience during a Monday night meeting at Dorchester’s fire hall to discuss the  possible merger of local fire departments. Carol Staab, secretary of the Dorchester Community Emergency Service, takes minutes
Getting under way
Medford Cooperative board members, project contractors and local economic development leaders gathered Wednesday to mark the official beginning of a major renovation and expansion project at the Medford County Market store. The project includes expanding into the two adjoining retail spaces to the east, moving the liquor department, remodelling the front entryway and the consolidation of natural foods products in one area of the store.
Andrew Hirsch, 8, of Abbotsford takes a moment to pose for a photo in front of the entry to Lambeau Field before the Dec. 28 game.
Members of the Medford city crew prepare to cut through the blacktop at Medford Area Senior High School to repair a broken water main at the school. Severe cold temperatures are blamed for the break which is causing school to be cancelled at the building on Jan. 6.
Ron Gosse, chief of the Colby-Abbotsford Police Department since 1982, will have his last day on the job Jan. 9.

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