Freshman Jordan Bunkelman is making an immediate impact on the Edgar varsity baseball team this season. To read the full story, please call 715-223-2342 to subscribe to The Record-Review newspaper.
Jeannie Deml reacts after being told she is the recipient of the 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award. Deml is the president/CEO of Enerquip. She was selected for the recognition based on her years of business and community leadership. The selection committee received more than a dozen letters of support for her nomination.
Community service and leadership are at the heart of the Medford Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual recognition awards and this year’s recipients demonstrate those attributes in their actions every day.
A celebration of Tucker Westfall’s life took place on Friday as his family, friends and Athens varsity baseball teammates gathered to dedicate the renovated baseball field in honor of him. To see the full story, please call 715-223-2342 to subscribe to The Record-Review newspaper.
FINISHING FIRST - Franny Gamillo took first place in the long jump at both the Oriole Invite and Doc Schultz Invite.
The Falcons posted several season bests, and the boys team had their best meet of the season on Friday, capturing the team title with a top score of 174.5 to second place Stanley-Boyd’s 166.
If anyone wants to see how quiet and attentive school-aged children can be, they need to visit the Eau Pleine Outdoors Club (EPOC) indoor archery shooting range in Stratford. To read the full story, please call 715-223-2342 to subscribe to The Record-Review newspaper.
In order to protect the new trail surface, horses will not be allowed on the Pine Line Rail Trail during the spring thaw. Horses will be allowed between May 15 and November 15.
Horseback riding on the Pine Line Rail Trail will not be allowed before May 15 and after November 15 each year. Members of the Pine Line Rail Trail Commission put the restriction into effect at Tuesday night’s meeting after numerous complaints about horses damaging the trail surface when it is soft.
The hits came fast and hard, and the arms were live like electric currents as the Athens Bluejays won both games in their double header with the Abbotsford-Colby co-op on Thursday. To see the full story, please call 715-223-2342 to subscribe to The Record-Review newspaper.
THE PLAN - The graphic above, developed by MSA Professional Services, shows the proposed layout of a new rail crossing off STH 13, just north of McDonald’s. The state agency in charge of railroads is currently considering the city’s request for establishing a new crossing.
Abbotsford expects to find out in the next couple weeks whether or not it will be allowed to install a railroad crossing off Highway 13 as part of a plan to establish a new south-side industrial park.
2019 COLBY HORNETS TRAP TEAM - Front, left to right, is  Mateo Lopez,  Grady Steinman, Braxton Smith, Tyler Timmers and Alana Brill. Back row, left to right is Mason Voss, Chase Oemichen, Brekyn Lieders, Andrew Jeske and Garrett Weber. Not pictured is Kylie Smazal, Conner Jeske and Gavino Lopez.
Now in its second year, the Colby Hornets Trap League has expanded its numbers, and with that comes expanded aspirations. “Expectations have changed to a certain extent,” returning head coach Jon Burnett said. “In a way the expectations have changed because the team is younger.”
Brian Wilson/The Star News Firefighters from Stetsonville and Medford fire departments responded to a two vehicle crash on Hwy 13 near the Gravel Road intersection Wednesday before 7:45 a.m. At least one person was transported by ambulance following the crash between a passenger vehicle and a semi-trailer. According to Taylor County Sheriff Larry Woebbeking,  a south bound vehicle crossed over the center line and into the north bound lane of traffic and into oncoming traffic. It remains under investigation.
Firefighters from Stetsonville and Medford fire departments responded to a two vehicle crash on Hwy 13 near the Gravel Road intersection Wednesday before 7:45 a.m. At least one person was transported by ambulance following the crash between a passenger vehicle and a semi-trailer.
Seniors Carter Hanke of Marathon and Kenadi Diedrich of Athens’ high school basketball careers resembled each other, because both of them tried to meet high expectations set by their older siblings.. To see the full story, please call 715-223-2342 to subscribe to The Record-Review newspaper.
BIG STAGE PERFORMERS - Tanner Halopka, center, stands atop the podium after winning the 110 weight class in the Wisconsin Wrestling Federation Kids Folkstyle State Championships in Madison last month.
Tanner Halopka might only be 13 years old, but he’s already been wrestling for nearly a decade, ever since he was four years old. A member of the Team Wisconsin wrestling team, Tanner is already a junior All-American. On March 23, he added state champion to his resume.
Jeannie Deml reacts after being told she is the recipient of the 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award. Deml is the president/CEO of Enerquip. She was selected for the recognition based on her years of business and community leadership. The selection committee received more than a dozen letters of support for her nomination.
FINISHING FIRST - Franny Gamillo took first place in the long jump at both the Oriole Invite and Doc Schultz Invite.
In order to protect the new trail surface, horses will not be allowed on the Pine Line Rail Trail during the spring thaw. Horses will be allowed between May 15 and November 15.
THE PLAN - The graphic above, developed by MSA Professional Services, shows the proposed layout of a new rail crossing off STH 13, just north of McDonald’s. The state agency in charge of railroads is currently considering the city’s request for establishing a new crossing.
2019 COLBY HORNETS TRAP TEAM - Front, left to right, is  Mateo Lopez,  Grady Steinman, Braxton Smith, Tyler Timmers and Alana Brill. Back row, left to right is Mason Voss, Chase Oemichen, Brekyn Lieders, Andrew Jeske and Garrett Weber. Not pictured is Kylie Smazal, Conner Jeske and Gavino Lopez.
Brian Wilson/The Star News Firefighters from Stetsonville and Medford fire departments responded to a two vehicle crash on Hwy 13 near the Gravel Road intersection Wednesday before 7:45 a.m. At least one person was transported by ambulance following the crash between a passenger vehicle and a semi-trailer. According to Taylor County Sheriff Larry Woebbeking,  a south bound vehicle crossed over the center line and into the north bound lane of traffic and into oncoming traffic. It remains under investigation.
BIG STAGE PERFORMERS - Tanner Halopka, center, stands atop the podium after winning the 110 weight class in the Wisconsin Wrestling Federation Kids Folkstyle State Championships in Madison last month.

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Medford senior Josh Fredrikson holds on to the fourth position and seals the Raiders' state berth in the boys 3,200-meter relay during Thursday's WIAA Div. 2 Mosinee sectional meet. Derek Rudolph, Carson Church, Joey Sullivan and Fredrikson finished in 8:31.06. Photo by Matt Frey/The Star News
WIAA DIV. 2 MOSINEE TRACK & FIELD SECTIONAL Girls top 5 1. Osceola, 64 2. Medford, 55 3. Prescott, 53 4. Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau, 51 5. Lakeland, 50

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