The ghoulish cast of Forsaken Hollow Haunt, town of Rietbrock, gathered on Saturday for a photo before spooking visitors on the attraction’s two-thirds mile trail. The Halloween entertainment, located on CTH H one mile north of Edgar, is open weekends through Nov. 1.
BACK AT YA-Athens’ Briana Lavicka hits the volleyball back to the Edgar side of the court after Edgar’s Melissa Urmanski attempted to send it to the Athens’s side during Tuesday’s WIAA Division 3 regional quarterfinal. Athens defeated Edgar in three games with scores of 25-11, 25-13 and 25-7.
Three of the four area volleyball teams picked up wins in Tuesday’s WIAA Division 3 regional quarterfinal and have advanced to Thursday’s semifinal. Athens downed neighboring Edgar in three games while Marathon defeated Thorp and Stratford upset Cadott.
CONFERENCE CHAMPS- Above, members of the Colby/Abbotsford boys cross country team pose with the first place conference trophy. They are, from left to right, starting in the top row: Logan Flink, Preston Mertins, Coach Bryon Graun, Sam Bach and Zachary Underwood. Bottom row: Issiah Meddaugh, Trevor Flick, Ricky Ortega, Alex Kampmeyer, Dillon Novak and Kolby Jensen
On Saturday, the Colby/Abbotsford cross country team traveled to Eau Claire to compete in the Cloverbelt Conference meet at The Wells Trail. With just 25 points, the guys blew 14 other teams out of the running and took the Cloverbelt Conference title for the second year in a row.
COKER CATCH-Athens’ Shane Coker leaps up in the endzone to catch the football over Abbotsford’s Garrett Rau during last week Friday’s final CloverWood Conference matchup of 2014. The Jays defeated the Falcons, 54-8.
The Athens Bluejays closed out its CloverWood Conference season with a dominating 54-8 victory over Abbotsford on Friday. The Jays finish the regular season undefeated and won the conference title, while the Falcons finished third with a 7-2 record.
Scott Haines
Scott Haines, a drug investigator for the Clark County Sheriff’s Department, sees a lot of room for improvement when it comes to how the department is managed. That’s why he’s running against his boss to take over the top law enforcement position in the county.
Greg Herrick
As sheriff of Clark County, Greg Herrick figures 80 percent of his time is spent in administration of his department, either overseeing his staff, working on budgets, or tending to issues such as the county’s need for a new radio communications system.
Abbotsford Middle/Senior High has won the Wisconsin School of Recognition award for the 10th consecutive year.
Phil Swanhorst
Phil Swanhorst of Chippewa Falls says the working class people of the 23rd Senate District deserve someone who can truly represent them, and he believes that person is him.
Terry Moulton
Terry Moulton (R-Chippewa Falls) was first elected to the State Senate as part of the 2010 wave election that saw his party take control of the legislature and governorship.
If the town of Holton does not renew its contract with the Abbotsford Fire Department, residents on the south end of the township should still be able to count on a fire truck or ambulance showing up when they dial 911.
Marathon’s Anna Buchberger won the Marawood Conference cross country meet last week Thursday at Erbach Park, Athens, in 20 minutes, 17.0 seconds.
The WIAA Division 3 regional volleyball brackets have been released. The Marathon High School volleyball team earned the number one seed in the area regional and will host Thorp, an eight seed, on Tuesday, Oct. 21, at 7 p.m.
Leave them be
The city of Medford public works department is asking residents to not put leaves into the street until the week of Oct. 26. The city will conduct the annual fall leaf pickup that week. Having them in the roadway prior to that day can lead to storm drains becoming clogged and road flooding.
Growth in the city is good news for city taxpayers. According to state equalized value numbers, there was more than $14 million in increased value in the city of Medford last year. While a portion of this is inflationary increases in the values of existing properties, the majority is due to new construction.
BACK AT YA-Athens’ Briana Lavicka hits the volleyball back to the Edgar side of the court after Edgar’s Melissa Urmanski attempted to send it to the Athens’s side during Tuesday’s WIAA Division 3 regional quarterfinal. Athens defeated Edgar in three games with scores of 25-11, 25-13 and 25-7.
CONFERENCE CHAMPS- Above, members of the Colby/Abbotsford boys cross country team pose with the first place conference trophy. They are, from left to right, starting in the top row: Logan Flink, Preston Mertins, Coach Bryon Graun, Sam Bach and Zachary Underwood. Bottom row: Issiah Meddaugh, Trevor Flick, Ricky Ortega, Alex Kampmeyer, Dillon Novak and Kolby Jensen
COKER CATCH-Athens’ Shane Coker leaps up in the endzone to catch the football over Abbotsford’s Garrett Rau during last week Friday’s final CloverWood Conference matchup of 2014. The Jays defeated the Falcons, 54-8.
Scott Haines
Greg Herrick
Phil Swanhorst
Terry Moulton
Leave them be
The city of Medford public works department is asking residents to not put leaves into the street until the week of Oct. 26. The city will conduct the annual fall leaf pickup that week. Having them in the roadway prior to that day can lead to storm drains becoming clogged and road flooding.

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Medford senior Jakob Laub uses a perfect slide tackle to punch the ball away from Clintonville’s Blake Hauser near midfield during the second half of Tuesday’s 5-1 WIAA Division 3 regional semifinal win.
Tuesday’s WIAA Division 3 regional semifinal soccer game was 90 minutes long, but all it took was a split-second play to turn the tide in Medford’s favor.

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William Marschke
1936-2014

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