County personnel committee chairman Chuck Zenner listens to a proposal to revamp how child abuse and neglect reports are screened.
Tammy Tom-Steinmetz, director of Taylor County human services wants to make sure children at risk for abuse or neglect get the services they need when they need them. Tom-Steinmetz came to the county’s personnel committee last week seeking support for a new four-county initiative to help make sure that happens.
A crowd of military veterans and others gathered at The Highground Veterans Memorial Park on Saturday to dedicate “The Bootprint,” a memorial built in honor of all those who served in Afghanistan, Iraq and throughout the Middle East over the past 15 years.
From the sky and even gazing down from the plaza apex of The Highground veterans memorial near Neillsville, the new tribute to veterans of recent Persian Gulf conflicts is seen as a large footprint, a symbol of the lasting imprint made by U.S. veterans in the Middle East over the last 15 years.
Dr. Troy Schrock, seen here in 2008 shortly after he opened Country Health Clinic in Unity, has been reprimanded by the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Public Service after three of his patients died.
A Unity-based doctor who serves the area’s Amish and Mennonite population has been reprimanded by the state after investigations of three patient deaths uncovered flaws with his medical care.
The graphic shows plans for Phase 1 of a proposed renovation at Clark County Health and Rehabilitation Center near Owen.
In a sort of Field of Dreams scenario of “If you build it, they will come,” the Clark County Board of Supervisors will be asked in the next two months to support a $9 million upgrade to the Rehabilitation and Living Center near Owen in hopes of making it more competitive.
Images from the 51st annual Colby Cheese Days, held July 14-17.
The village of Edgar board put an end to any further discussion about a Dollar General retail store building in the village of 1,400 people by unanimously voting to not create a Tax Incremental Finance District (TID) No. 4 to help Dollar General come to Edgar. Subscribe to The Record-Review to read the full article.
Pedal pulls are one of Saturday's main events at Colby Cheese Days this weekend.
Colby Cheese Days returns for the 51st time this weekend.
This file photo shows Colby-Abby PD's former K-9 handler, officer Brian Rennie, and the department's original dog, Jango. The CAPD is hoping to bring back the K-9 program with the help of community donations.
Responding to the police chief’s concerns about a rise in drug activity in the area, the Colby-Abbotsford police commission voted Monday to reinstate the department’s K-9 program and agreed to consider the addition of a seventh officer to focus on drug investigations.
Combat veterans visit the new Persian Gulf Tribute at The Highground Veterans Memorial Park near Neillsville. “The Bootprint,” as it’s called, will be dedicated at a ceremony on July 23.
For the past several decades, this nation has sent men and women to serve in the Middle East and Persian Gulf region. Thousands of these military men and women have lost their lives while serving. Thousands more have returned home with physical and psychological scars.
A crew from Nelson Well Drilling out of Tomah works on well 13,  which was drilled 103 feet deep into sand and gravel soil.
With three new wells drilled, the village of Curtiss is moving into the third final phase of a project to alleviate an ongoing water shortage.
Colby’s wastewater treatment plant, which discharges into Dill Creek, would need a nearly $4 million upgrade to meet new ultra-low phosphorous limits set by the DNR and EPA.
If the city of Colby were forced to upgrade its wastewater treatment to meet new ultra-low phosphorous limits, the price tag would be nearly $4 million, city engineer Mike Voss told city council members last week.
Tim Wesle was moving round bales of hay in the field of his Stetson Ave. farm when he noticed smoke coming from the roof of his barn. With the help of his family he was able to get the animals from the structure with the exception of five kittens in the milk house.
County personnel committee chairman Chuck Zenner listens to a proposal to revamp how child abuse and neglect reports are screened.
A crowd of military veterans and others gathered at The Highground Veterans Memorial Park on Saturday to dedicate “The Bootprint,” a memorial built in honor of all those who served in Afghanistan, Iraq and throughout the Middle East over the past 15 years.
Dr. Troy Schrock, seen here in 2008 shortly after he opened Country Health Clinic in Unity, has been reprimanded by the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Public Service after three of his patients died.
The graphic shows plans for Phase 1 of a proposed renovation at Clark County Health and Rehabilitation Center near Owen.
Pedal pulls are one of Saturday's main events at Colby Cheese Days this weekend.
This file photo shows Colby-Abby PD's former K-9 handler, officer Brian Rennie, and the department's original dog, Jango. The CAPD is hoping to bring back the K-9 program with the help of community donations.
Combat veterans visit the new Persian Gulf Tribute at The Highground Veterans Memorial Park near Neillsville. “The Bootprint,” as it’s called, will be dedicated at a ceremony on July 23.
A crew from Nelson Well Drilling out of Tomah works on well 13,  which was drilled 103 feet deep into sand and gravel soil.
Colby’s wastewater treatment plant, which discharges into Dill Creek, would need a nearly $4 million upgrade to meet new ultra-low phosphorous limits set by the DNR and EPA.

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FILE PHOTO: Soon-to-be-junior Cooper Sherfield and the Gilman Pirates will play in Division 5 next spring after the WIAA released the postseason assignments for the 2017 softball season. Bryan Wegter/The Star News
  MEDFORD -- The WIAA has released postseason assignments for the 2017 spring softball season, finalizing the move to a five-division format from the current four-division layout.

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