Colby-Abbotsford police chief Jason Bauer and Captain Greg Bean of the Marathon County Sheriff's Department take questions from reporters Saturday.
Police are not releasing the names of a male and female victim who were fatally shot early Saturday morning in Abbotsford, nor are they identifying the name of the shooter at this point.
Firefighters from the Medford Area Fire Department blocked access to a East Allman Street and area homes and businesses were on lockdown Wednesday night as part of an active shooter incident.
Firefighters from the Medford Area Fire Department blocked access to a East Allman Street and area homes and businesses were on lockdown Wednesday night as part of an active shooter incident. According to chief deputy Larry Woebbeking, shots were fired as part of the incident, but, there were no injuries reported.
The Edgar boys’ basketball team’s talented freshman class of players wasn’t born yet when the University of Michigan’s Fab Five burst on the college basketball scene during the 1991-92 season. To read the full story, please call 715-223-2342 to subscribe to The Record-Review newspaper.
DRIVE BY - Matt Stewart slips past two defenders in Monday night’s game against Spencer. Stewart scored 10 points.
The Colby boys rebounded from tough losses against Thorp and Spencer to record their first victory of the season against the Granton Bulldogs, abusing the Bulldogs on the road en route to a 79-25 performance.
Former Athens wrestler Shawn Ange is known for his unstoppable headlock, which helped him achieve a state wrestling record of 133 pins that still stands today. To see the full story, call 715-223-2342 to subscribe to The Record-Review newspaper.
PASS FIRST - Kallie Falteisek looks for a teammate. Falteisek had 16 points against Newman Catholic.
The Falcons opened up 2018 against the Wittenberg-Birnamwood Chargers from the East Central Conference. Both teams went at it claw, tooth and nail, but the Chargers prevailed, 63-59. The Falcons narrowly missed out on another victory, losing to the Newman Catholic Fighting Cardinals Friday night 54-65 and fell to 5-6 (3-5 NMC).
REVVED UP - The Colby Coalition show choir will pay tribute to Wisconsin-made motorcycles during this year’s Show Choir Spectacular performance on Saturday.
Talent galore will be on display this Saturday, Jan. 6, as show choirs combine glitter and “Glee” at the 14th Annual Central Wisconsin Show Choir Spectacular at Colby High School.
GOING UP- Heather Lynn goes strong to the basket against Edgar Thursday night. Lynn had a team high nine rebounds.
The Colby Hornets split their last two games. The Hornets were never troubled as they bumped Edgar 60-36, pushing their win streak to eight games but saw it snapped with a 49-71 road loss to Marathon Tuesday night. The loss drops Colby to 8-2 (6-1 ECC).
Marathon’s boys basketball team escaped Stratford High School with a 64-61 win, despite it surrendering a 24-point lead in the second half of its game on Dec. 21. It’s the Tigers’ first loss this season. To see the full story, call The Record-Review at 715-223-2342 to subscribe.
FUTURE PLANS - The map above shows the city’s preliminary plans for developing a new road (in yellow) running west off of STH 13, north of McDonald’s/BP, across the railroad tracks and into an area that would serve as a possible industrial park. The pink-shaded areas are parcels the city is looking to purchase. The others are color-coordinated to show the current owners.
Abbotsford is looking to establish a new industrial park on what is now empty land west of STH 13 near the McDonald’s/BP gas station — a plan that involves the purchase of property from at least two landowners in that area.
TO THE NET - Aaron Schmeiser takes the ball to the hoop during last Thursday’s game against the Prentice Buccaneers.
Any coach will tell you a game is won not just by skill, but by heart. The Abbotsford boys basketball team showed theirs Thursday night, defeating the Prentice Buccaneers in an exciting 76-64 comeback. The win moves Abby over .500 to 4-3 (3-3 NMC).
HARD CHOICES - Curtiss board president Randy Busse, right, and Green Groove chairman Mark Klein discuss details on the purchase of new fire equipment.
The Owen-Withee-Curtiss Fire District officially backed away from a plan to purchase two tankers Wednesday, Dec. 12, and approved a motion for the purchase of a single tanker.
Colby-Abbotsford police chief Jason Bauer and Captain Greg Bean of the Marathon County Sheriff's Department take questions from reporters Saturday.
Firefighters from the Medford Area Fire Department blocked access to a East Allman Street and area homes and businesses were on lockdown Wednesday night as part of an active shooter incident.
DRIVE BY - Matt Stewart slips past two defenders in Monday night’s game against Spencer. Stewart scored 10 points.
PASS FIRST - Kallie Falteisek looks for a teammate. Falteisek had 16 points against Newman Catholic.
REVVED UP - The Colby Coalition show choir will pay tribute to Wisconsin-made motorcycles during this year’s Show Choir Spectacular performance on Saturday.
GOING UP- Heather Lynn goes strong to the basket against Edgar Thursday night. Lynn had a team high nine rebounds.
FUTURE PLANS - The map above shows the city’s preliminary plans for developing a new road (in yellow) running west off of STH 13, north of McDonald’s/BP, across the railroad tracks and into an area that would serve as a possible industrial park. The pink-shaded areas are parcels the city is looking to purchase. The others are color-coordinated to show the current owners.
TO THE NET - Aaron Schmeiser takes the ball to the hoop during last Thursday’s game against the Prentice Buccaneers.
HARD CHOICES - Curtiss board president Randy Busse, right, and Green Groove chairman Mark Klein discuss details on the purchase of new fire equipment.

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Medford seniors Jacie Gajewski (25) and Hailey Leu try to block a shot by Tomahawk's Courtney Theiler during the first half of Thursday's 50-23 Senior Night win over the Hatchets. Photo by Matt Frey/The Star News
WRESTLING Medford 42, Tomahawk 30 Medford improves to 4-0 in GNC and hosts 4-0 Rhinelander Jan. 25. Next: Medford at Arcadia Challenge, Saturday at 9:15 a.m.

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