A local family checks out one of the fire trucks during last Wednesday’s open house at the new Curtiss fire station.
The completion of a project more than 12 years in the making was celebrated last week Wednesday with a ribbon-cutting and open house at the new fire station in Curtiss.
Andy Schalger, battalion chief for the SAFER fire district in Weston, spoke to the seven-member Central Fire and EMS board at its first meeting last Tuesday. Also shown are Abbotsford representative Gerry Anders and Holton representative Pat Tischendorf.
It turns out that AC/DC is copyrighted, so members of the area’s new fire and ambulance district had to settle for a less flashy name at their first official meeting last week in Abbotsford.
A Clark County sheriff's deputy is seen Wednesday behind yellow police tape wrapped around the  house at  308 W. Elm St. in Abbotsford.
The death of an Abbotsford woman last Wednesday remains under investigation while police wait for the results of toxicology tests. Colby-Abbotsford police chief Jason Bauer said Monday the cause of death for 44-year-old Sue Luraas is still unknown at this point, and it could take up to six weeks to get blood tests back.
Lynne Webster of Gilman is a Kohl Fellowship honoree
“I always say you have to do your best. I don’t care what your best is. Whatever your best is — you do that. Treat people right and work hard and you will go a long way in life.”
Rib Lake band teacher Matt Robisch was recently recognized for his outstanding work in the classroom with a Kohl Fellowship. Robisch downplays the recognition saying he is “just doing his job.” Robisch said one of the important ways teachers can help students learn is by building good memories.
“I am just doing my job,” says Rib Lake band teacher Matt Robisch. Robisch, who has taught middle and high school band at Rib Lake for 21 years, was selected to receive a 2016 Kohl Educational Fellowship.
Getting pointers Alderman Arlene Parent gives honorary alderman Jaeden Brandner tips about being a good council member. Jaeden is the son of alderman Dave Brandner and took part in the meeting in celebration of Autism Awareness Month along with honorary mayor Jack Mayrer.
by News Editor Brian Wilson The city of Medford will dip into reserves to pay for repairs to the Millpond dam.
Cheryl Baker
The Abbotsford school board has officially selected Cheryl Baker of Tomahawk to replace outgoing superintendent Reed Welsh as the district’s top administrator. The school board met with three finalists for the position Monday, April 4, and picked Baker for the job at a special meeting held April 7. Board president Don
A horse-drawn buggy is seen wrapped around the front of a Toyota RAV4 following an accident on STH 29 Saturday night. The driver of the RAV4, Thai Vue, was killed.
A motorist was killed Saturday night after the vehicle he was driving struck a horse and buggy on STH 29 near Sterling Avenue in the Township of Withee.
Nicolet Bank CEO Bob Atwell addresses a group of business leaders during Tuesday’s economic summit.
People are the drivers behind economic prosperity more than bankers, government or entrepreneurs. That was one of the clear messages from Tuesday night’s community economic summit hosted by Nicolet National Bank. About 125 business and community leaders attended the forum held at the Veranda.
The sequencing batch reactor (SBR) basin at Abbotsford’s new wastewater treatment plant is shown in aeration mode. Since last  week, the facility on 11th Street has been treating all of the city’s waste.
With Abbotsford’s new wastewater treatment plant coming online last Friday, city residents will soon start paying slightly higher sewer rates to cover the cost of the $8 million facility.
A two-vehicle collision on Hiline Avenue claimed the life of an Owen man Saturday after he ran the stop sign on Pine Street.
A rural Owen man was killed Saturday night when the vehicle he was driving failed to stop at the intersection of Pine Street and Hiline Avenue on the western edge of Abbotsford.
Investigators from the Wisconsin Department of Justice and the Medford Police Department have been on the scene overnight.
4:52 p.m. -- The names of the individuals involved in last week's murder/suicide in downtown Medford have been identified. The deceased have been identified as 27 year old Chad K. Mayes and 20 year old Kristina I. Knopp both of the City of Medford.
A local family checks out one of the fire trucks during last Wednesday’s open house at the new Curtiss fire station.
Andy Schalger, battalion chief for the SAFER fire district in Weston, spoke to the seven-member Central Fire and EMS board at its first meeting last Tuesday. Also shown are Abbotsford representative Gerry Anders and Holton representative Pat Tischendorf.
A Clark County sheriff's deputy is seen Wednesday behind yellow police tape wrapped around the  house at  308 W. Elm St. in Abbotsford.
Lynne Webster of Gilman is a Kohl Fellowship honoree
Rib Lake band teacher Matt Robisch was recently recognized for his outstanding work in the classroom with a Kohl Fellowship. Robisch downplays the recognition saying he is “just doing his job.” Robisch said one of the important ways teachers can help students learn is by building good memories.
Getting pointers Alderman Arlene Parent gives honorary alderman Jaeden Brandner tips about being a good council member. Jaeden is the son of alderman Dave Brandner and took part in the meeting in celebration of Autism Awareness Month along with honorary mayor Jack Mayrer.
Cheryl Baker
A horse-drawn buggy is seen wrapped around the front of a Toyota RAV4 following an accident on STH 29 Saturday night. The driver of the RAV4, Thai Vue, was killed.
Nicolet Bank CEO Bob Atwell addresses a group of business leaders during Tuesday’s economic summit.
The sequencing batch reactor (SBR) basin at Abbotsford’s new wastewater treatment plant is shown in aeration mode. Since last  week, the facility on 11th Street has been treating all of the city’s waste.
A two-vehicle collision on Hiline Avenue claimed the life of an Owen man Saturday after he ran the stop sign on Pine Street.
Investigators from the Wisconsin Department of Justice and the Medford Police Department have been on the scene overnight.

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