Mayor Mike Wellner and hospital president/ CEO Gregg Olson hold the banner announcing the honor.
Great things don’t happen by accident.
Colby High School's 2016 valedictorian is Nick Weiler, left, and the salutatorian is Sawyer Bach.
A total of 62 graduating seniors will receive their diplomas from Colby High School this Friday, May 27, at an 8 p.m. commencement ceremony in the Dick Gunderson Memorial Gymnasium.
Images from Abbotsford High School's graduation ceremony on May 21.
“Intruder” Nick Schuld, Taylor County Sheriff’s Department SWAT team, opens fire at the Gilman School office May 4, during an ALICE training drill. Schuld first circled the building looking for an open door. When he couldn’t get in, he buzzed in at the main entrance, which refused to let him in when he didn’t have a valid excuse, which was a “good thing.” Finally, Schuld broke cover and told them he was with the SWAT team. Once he was in the school, the “intruder” fired his shots and continued down a ramp l
At 12:55 p.m. on May 4, it was sixth hour at the Gilman School, but it wasn’t what one would call a normal school day. Students, teachers and staff were waiting for an intruder to enter the building during an ALICE training drill.
Shanna Miller reads a statement to Unity’s village board Monday about local water contamination.
A Unity resident urged local board members Monday to look for ways of providing water to all village residents, even those whose wells have not yet been contaminated by hazardous chemicals infecting the local water table.
Abbotsford EMT Al Nixdorf distributes blank slips of paper for corporation trustees to vote on the dissolution of the Abbotsford Fire and EMS, Inc. Monday night. The dissolution was approved, 8-4.
By an 8-4 vote Monday, the board of trustees for the Abbotsford Fire and Ambulance, Inc. accepted a plan of dissolution and complete liquidation as set forth by the city. Trustees also approved a side agreement asking for certain guarantees regarding their fundraiser money and other issues.
The Parish Council of Catholic Women (PCCW) representing St. Mary in Colby, St. Bernard's in Abbotsford and St. Louis in Dorchester held their annual "Spring Bling" event May 4 in the basement of St. Bernard's.
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.
Mayor Mike Wellner and hospital president/ CEO Gregg Olson hold the banner announcing the honor.
Colby High School's 2016 valedictorian is Nick Weiler, left, and the salutatorian is Sawyer Bach.
“Intruder” Nick Schuld, Taylor County Sheriff’s Department SWAT team, opens fire at the Gilman School office May 4, during an ALICE training drill. Schuld first circled the building looking for an open door. When he couldn’t get in, he buzzed in at the main entrance, which refused to let him in when he didn’t have a valid excuse, which was a “good thing.” Finally, Schuld broke cover and told them he was with the SWAT team. Once he was in the school, the “intruder” fired his shots and continued down a ramp l
Shanna Miller reads a statement to Unity’s village board Monday about local water contamination.
Abbotsford EMT Al Nixdorf distributes blank slips of paper for corporation trustees to vote on the dissolution of the Abbotsford Fire and EMS, Inc. Monday night. The dissolution was approved, 8-4.
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.

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Rhinelander's Stephanie Kuester slides home as Medford catcher Tori Lammar tries to apply the tag during Wednesday's WIAA Division 2 softball regional game. Photo by Matt Frey.
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