Edgar senior starting quarterback Karson Butt will be remembered for leading his varsity team to a last-second win in the 60th game in the storied rivalry between Edgar and Stratford. To see the full story, please call The Record-Review at 715-223-2342 to subscribe.
NOW IN 3-D - Tech ed teacher Randy Pempek holds up an example of what can be created in a Fab Lab during Monday’s school board meeting. On the right is the school’s Dremel 3-D Printer.                                                      STAFF PHOTO/KEVIN O’BRIEN
Students in the Abbotsford School District may soon have access to more high-tech design and fabrication equipment as part of a new “Fab Lab” class planned for next school year.
DOUBLE TEAM - Vanessa Lopez, left, and Olivia Vollrath go up for a double block during Tuesday’s match against the Stanley-Boyd Orioles, who were dispatched in four sets.                                                  STAFF PHOTO/ROSS PATTERMANN
The Colby Hornets volleyball team won their first round of WIAA regional action at home on Tuesday, dropping the Stanley-Boyd Orioles in four sets.
TITLE-TOTING TEAM - The Colby/Abbotsford girls cross-country team takes a moment to celebrate capturing the Cloverbelt Conference title at Saturday’s championship meet. All seven runners finished inside the top 50, with Isabelle and Daisy Feiten and Abbie Hediger earning all-conference honors with top 21 performances.                                                          STAFF PHOTO/ROSS PATTERMANN
Muddy courses. Winds that whipped the leaves off trees. Temperatures in the low forties. These were just a few of the obstacles Colby/Abbotsford cross-country had to overcome on Saturday, and that’s not counting the stiff competition that came to Colby for the Cloverbelt Conference championship meet.
Stratford’s varsity volleyball team has won the Marawood South Conference championship for the second straight season. The Tigers remain undefeated at 39-0 in matches and ranked No. 1 in Division 3, and they are awarded a first-round bye in Tuesday’s regional playoffs.
SEWER STUDY - A six-month trial study is planned for Dorchester’s wastewater treatment ponds, where chemicals will be added in an attempt to lower the amount of phosphorus in the effluent.                       STAFF PHOTO/KEVIN O’BRIEN
A year after it last raised sewer rates, the village of Dorchester is look at doing it again to address a projected shortfall in next year’s utility budget. According to a preliminary 2019 budget, the sewer utility will run an operational deficit of about $32,000 next year if rates stay the same and expenses are not cut.
KILLER QUEEN - Melanie Kunze, right, prepares to strike the one thousandth kill in her career. With this shot, Kunze became the first documented Falcon to reach 1,000 kills in her career.
In the world of sports, the number one thousand has special significance. A running back dreams of rushing for a thousand yards in a season, a basketball player hopes to score a thousand points in their career and a volleyball player wants to reach one thousand kills.
The Athens boys cross country team captured the Auburndale Invite championship on Tuesday, while Bluejays junior Abby Van Rixel ran a personal record time of 20 minutes, 38.8 seconds to take second place in the girls race.
Abbotsford's new city administrator, Dan Grady.
An Appleton accountant with a master’s degree in business administration has been hired as Abbotsford’s new city administrator. After meeting in closed session Monday, the city council voted 6-2 to hire Dan Grady at a starting salary of $70,000 per year. His first day will be Oct. 8.
FAST FROSH - Freshman Kierra Kussrow, left, is one of several talented freshman runners competing for Colby/Abby this year. Kussrow ran a new PR - one of many at the Athens Invitational at Erbach Park on Thursday - and is peaking at the right time.                                                                                                            RECORD REVIEW/CASEY KRAUTKRAMER
Wet and cool conditions were no match for the fast pace set by both Colby/Abbotsford cross-country teams on Thursday at the Athens Invitational. Each team saw multiple runners post personal bests as temps hovered near the mid to low 50s.
Stratford’s varsity football team easily beat Rib Lake/Prentice, 41-0, on Friday to become playoff eligible for the 32nd consecutive season, which Tigers head coach Jason Tubbs says is the longest streak in the state. To see the full story, please call 715-316-4284 to subscribe to The Record-Review newspaper.
FLOOD-PRONE - A picture of flooding on Linden Street.   SUBMITTED PHOTO
During one of the last heavy rainfalls to hit the area, Abbotsford resident Melissa Treffert says she and her neighbors on Linden Street had to watch as their vehicles were submerged in floodwaters.
NOW IN 3-D - Tech ed teacher Randy Pempek holds up an example of what can be created in a Fab Lab during Monday’s school board meeting. On the right is the school’s Dremel 3-D Printer.                                                      STAFF PHOTO/KEVIN O’BRIEN
DOUBLE TEAM - Vanessa Lopez, left, and Olivia Vollrath go up for a double block during Tuesday’s match against the Stanley-Boyd Orioles, who were dispatched in four sets.                                                  STAFF PHOTO/ROSS PATTERMANN
TITLE-TOTING TEAM - The Colby/Abbotsford girls cross-country team takes a moment to celebrate capturing the Cloverbelt Conference title at Saturday’s championship meet. All seven runners finished inside the top 50, with Isabelle and Daisy Feiten and Abbie Hediger earning all-conference honors with top 21 performances.                                                          STAFF PHOTO/ROSS PATTERMANN
SEWER STUDY - A six-month trial study is planned for Dorchester’s wastewater treatment ponds, where chemicals will be added in an attempt to lower the amount of phosphorus in the effluent.                       STAFF PHOTO/KEVIN O’BRIEN
KILLER QUEEN - Melanie Kunze, right, prepares to strike the one thousandth kill in her career. With this shot, Kunze became the first documented Falcon to reach 1,000 kills in her career.
Abbotsford's new city administrator, Dan Grady.
FAST FROSH - Freshman Kierra Kussrow, left, is one of several talented freshman runners competing for Colby/Abby this year. Kussrow ran a new PR - one of many at the Athens Invitational at Erbach Park on Thursday - and is peaking at the right time.                                                                                                            RECORD REVIEW/CASEY KRAUTKRAMER
FLOOD-PRONE - A picture of flooding on Linden Street.   SUBMITTED PHOTO

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Rib Lake senior Madison Winter sets up a hitting opportunity for a teammate during game one of Thursday's WIAA Division 4 regional semifinal volleyball match at Prentice. Rib Lake nearly stole game one, but fell 26-24 and lost the next two sets by identical 25-19 scores. Photo by Matt Frey/The Star News
VOLLEYBALL WIAA Div. 4 regional semifinals #1 Prentice defeated #8 Rib Lake 26-24, 25-19, 25-19 Rib Lake finishes 10-22

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