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Junior Konnor Wolf will likely be the Edgar varsity football team’s starting quarterback this season, in place of three-year starter Karson Butt who graduated in spring. Subscribe to The Record-Review by calling 715-223-2342 to see the full Edgar, Athens, Marathon and Stratford varsity football team preview stories and pictures.
Steve and Rachel Lawrence will be the owner/operators of a new Culver’s in Medford
Steve and Rachel Lawrence will be the owner/managers of a new Culver’s restaurant in Medford. The couple have a two year old son and are expecting an another child. They currently live in the Withee area.
ANOTHER SUCCESS STORY - Jerry Haufe of rural Colby points out a monarch butterfly before it flies out of his homemade nesting box. Haufe believes he’s released about 2,100 butterflies over the past decade.         STAFF PHOTO/KEVIN O’BRIEN
Butterfly eggs aren’t much to look at. In fact, the pale green specs are easy to miss after they’ve been deposited on the underside of milkweed leaves. One of nature’s greatest tricks is to transform something so tiny and unremarkable into something as majestic and colorful as a monarch butterfly.
For some, it was the last game of their prep careers. For others it was the perfect beginning for collegiate athletics. For all, it was a chance to compete for a cause bigger than sports.
LIGHTS OUT -A couple of trees were split in half at another home in Milan.
Sweltering heat gave way to ferocious winds and drenching rain this past weekend, as a couple of major summer storms downed trees, took out power lines and washed out afternoon activities at Cheese Days on Saturday.
ABBY ALL-STARS - Angelo Hutman, left, and Joe Aguilera helped the North - Small team defeat the South - Small team. Each player raised thousands of dollars for charity and represented the Abbotsford Falcons football team at the WFCA All-Star game last Saturday.
For Angelo Hutman it was the last football game of his prep career. For Joe Aguilera, it was another chapter in his athletic career. For both, it was a memory that will last forever.
Marathon American Legion Post 469 centerfielder Mitchell Kurtz is the ninth player in the summer baseball program’s history to be selected to compete in the annual American Legion All-Star Game. To see the full story, please call 715-223-2342 to subscribe to The Record-Review newspaper.
INCOMING - A crew from Wisconsin A Crane Service uses a 300-ton capacity crane to lower a caboose into place in front of the Soo Line Depot at the Rural Arts Museum last Thursday.                                           STAFF PHOTO/KEVIN O’BRIEN
For the past several years, it seemed like something was missing from the Rural Arts Museum in Colby. In front of the old Station 51 depot is a pair of railroad tracks, laying on a bed of gravel and dirt, criss-crossed by wooden ties. But, instead of a train car resting on top, there was an empty space.
TEACHING THE PROCESS - Brian Butch, center, was in Abbotsford for a third straight year, hosting a basketball clinic on Tuesday, July 9. Butch, a former Wisconsin Badger and 10 year pro, taught student-athletes the skills he learned while play and the importance of fundamentals and developing a strong mentality.
Brian Butch’s playing days might be over, but just because he’s retired from playing the game doesn’t mean he’s not still active with basketball, or sitting at home resting on his laurels. These days, he’s busier than ever before, conducting basketball clinics all across the Midwest.
Athens seniors Kenadi Diedrich and Carley Lipinski savored a unique opportunity to play together on the Wisconsin Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association (WFSCA) Division 4 & 5 all-star team this summer. To read the full story, please call 715-223-2342 to subscribe to The Record-Review newspaper.
SNAKE CHARMER - Children watch in equal parts amazement and shock as Emily Roberts holds out a hog nose snake, a non-venomous species, during a June 27 presentation at the Colby Community Library. Roberts is the operator of Snake Discovery, a travelling reptile show, and runs a YouTube channel with over one millions subscribers.
The world is teeming with all manner of critters, from giant elephants to tiny insects that are barely visible to the human eye. We know more about the animal kingdom than ever before, but even with so much information just a book or touch screen away, there is still so much misinformation floating around.
LIFTOFF - The crowd watches as the front wheels of Paul Kunze’s 1948 John Deere lift off the ground as he stretches for a few more inches during Friday night’s antique tractor pull. Kunze took second place in the 3,000-pound virgin stock class with a distance of 173.92 feet.
Steve and Rachel Lawrence will be the owner/operators of a new Culver’s in Medford
ANOTHER SUCCESS STORY - Jerry Haufe of rural Colby points out a monarch butterfly before it flies out of his homemade nesting box. Haufe believes he’s released about 2,100 butterflies over the past decade.         STAFF PHOTO/KEVIN O’BRIEN
LIGHTS OUT -A couple of trees were split in half at another home in Milan.
ABBY ALL-STARS - Angelo Hutman, left, and Joe Aguilera helped the North - Small team defeat the South - Small team. Each player raised thousands of dollars for charity and represented the Abbotsford Falcons football team at the WFCA All-Star game last Saturday.
INCOMING - A crew from Wisconsin A Crane Service uses a 300-ton capacity crane to lower a caboose into place in front of the Soo Line Depot at the Rural Arts Museum last Thursday.                                           STAFF PHOTO/KEVIN O’BRIEN
TEACHING THE PROCESS - Brian Butch, center, was in Abbotsford for a third straight year, hosting a basketball clinic on Tuesday, July 9. Butch, a former Wisconsin Badger and 10 year pro, taught student-athletes the skills he learned while play and the importance of fundamentals and developing a strong mentality.
SNAKE CHARMER - Children watch in equal parts amazement and shock as Emily Roberts holds out a hog nose snake, a non-venomous species, during a June 27 presentation at the Colby Community Library. Roberts is the operator of Snake Discovery, a travelling reptile show, and runs a YouTube channel with over one millions subscribers.

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Rib Lake’s Danny Beard (15) is congratulated by Jesus Ontiveros (13) and the rest of his Osprey teammates after belting a three-run third-inning home run that gave the team a 4-1 lead in Friday’s Wisconsin Baseball Association tournament game against Hayward. Unfortunately, Rib Lake would score no more and wound up losing 5-4 on a walk-off infield single in the bottom of the ninth inning. Photo by Matt Frey/The Star News
After fast offensive starts by both teams, Friday’s Wisconsin Baseball Association tournament opener between Hayward and Rib Lake came down to which relief pitcher and his defense would break first

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