Longtime Edgar varsity football coach Jerry Sinz expects his team’s final regular season game against Stratford will once again determine who wins the Marawood Conference championship, like it does nearly every season.
Greg Herrick
For Scott Haines, the third time was a charm Tuesday night. By a margin of just 63 votes, the former Clark County drug investigator defeated incumbent Greg Herrick in the Republican primary for sheriff. His two previous efforts to beat Herrick — in 2010 and 2014 — fell short.
MAKING THEIR CASE TO THE COUNCIL - Town of Holton board member Pat Tischendorf listens to town chairman Richard Gumz, at right, speak during Monday’s Abbotsford city council meeting. 	              STAFF PHOTO/KEVIN O’BRIEN
Concerned about the safety of the city’s water supply, Abbotsford’s city council voted Monday to look for an attorney who could help appeal a permit recently issued to a non-metallic mining operation near the city’s well field.
ABBOTSFORD MAYOR LORI VOSS
A member of Abbotsford’s city council has started circulating a petition to recall Mayor Lori Voss, citing his disagreement with the direction the city is headed.
The following candidate profiles ran in The Star News in April, May and June. The primary election will be held on August 14.
Sixteen-year-old Derek Kraus of Stratford, a developmental NASCAR stock car racer, is striving to win the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West points championship this season, after placing third last year. To see the full story, please call 715-223-2342 to subscribe to The Record-Review newspaper.
MINING SITE - The map above shows the location of a proposed non-metallic mining operation near the intersection of STH 29 and Gierl Avenue. The Big Eau Pleine River runs through a portion of the property before heading south of the highway, where Abbotsford’s well field is located.
Despite opposition from the town of Holton and questions about Abbotsford’s water supply, the Marathon County Board of Adjustment approved a permit last Thursday for a non-metallic mining operation north of STH 29.
HISTORIC FIRST - Brad Seavers made history when he won the UTV race last Friday. Seavers’ victory marks the first time UTVs have made an appearance at the SLS Speedway in Unity. 	                         SUBMITTED PHOTO/TOM LOOS
Steve Lavasseur recorded his second A-Mod feature victory Friday night at Spring Lake Speedway near Unity as he routed the field. Lavasseur, the pole sitter, grabbed an early lead and dominated throughout the race as the next closest driver, Jake Smith, stayed about three car lengths behind Lavasseur for the majority of the feature.
Edgar’s 16U American Legion Post 393 baseball team needed to beat Waupun twice on Tuesday to win the state championship. Edgar dismantled Waupun, 14-2 in five innings, but then was edged, 5-3, by Waupun in the state title game. To see the full story, please call 715-223-2342 to subscribe to The Record-Review newspaper.
BUDGET REVIEW - Local firefighters and EMTs review copies of the Central Fire and EMS District’s proposed 2019 budget at a meeting last Thursday in Colby.  STAFF PHOTO/KEVIN O’BRIEN
Based on the first draft of its proposed 2019 budget, the Central Fire and EMS District plans to spend $67,500 more next year — an 11 percent hike in operational expenditures over its current budget.
Greg Herrick
METAL IN MOTION - Mark Schulz of Merrill barrels down the blacktop in his 1942 John Deere B during the virgin stock 3,500 competition Friday evening. Schulz finished second in the event.
WHEELIE - Alishia Kingsbury of Colby digs deep for a few extra feet during Saturday’s Boomtown Power Truck and Tractor Pulls in Curtiss. Many of this year’s pulling events were cancelled due to rain Saturday evening.                  STAFF PHOTO/KEVIN O’BRIEN
MAKING THEIR CASE TO THE COUNCIL - Town of Holton board member Pat Tischendorf listens to town chairman Richard Gumz, at right, speak during Monday’s Abbotsford city council meeting. 	              STAFF PHOTO/KEVIN O’BRIEN
ABBOTSFORD MAYOR LORI VOSS
MINING SITE - The map above shows the location of a proposed non-metallic mining operation near the intersection of STH 29 and Gierl Avenue. The Big Eau Pleine River runs through a portion of the property before heading south of the highway, where Abbotsford’s well field is located.
HISTORIC FIRST - Brad Seavers made history when he won the UTV race last Friday. Seavers’ victory marks the first time UTVs have made an appearance at the SLS Speedway in Unity. 	                         SUBMITTED PHOTO/TOM LOOS
BUDGET REVIEW - Local firefighters and EMTs review copies of the Central Fire and EMS District’s proposed 2019 budget at a meeting last Thursday in Colby.  STAFF PHOTO/KEVIN O’BRIEN

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Rib Lake-Prentice's Chase Swan weaves his way through the Athens defense for a 6-yard gain during Friday's first quarter. Rib Lake-Prentice never trailed in a 28-6 win. Photo by Matt Frey/The Star News
GIRLS TENNIS Medford won the D.C. Everest Invitational championship with 28 points. Next: Rhinelander at Medford, Tuesday at 4:30 p.m.

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