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.
Cries of “Gasoline! Gasoline! Gasoline!” echoed from the Marathon dugout on Friday after Myles Williamson’s pitching struck out another batter. To read the entire story, please call 715-223-2342 to subscribe to The Record-Review newspaper.
HURLING THUNDERBOLTS - Dylan Geiger winds up and delivers a strike during Abby/Colby’s season opener with the Marathon Red Raiders. The co-op played their first games of the season on Friday and Monday, dropping a decision to Marathon but splitting their double header with Medford.                   					                     STAFF PHOTO/ROSS PATTERMANN
The newly formed Abbotsford/Colby baseball co-op was able to sneak in several games on between Friday and Monday, dropping a 8-6 decision on the road to the Marathon Red Raiders. Abby/Colby bounced back on Monday to go 1-1 in their double header with Medford and are now 1-2 on the year.
The Edgar varsity boy’s and girl’s track and field teams put forth a Superman and Superwoman-like effort in winning the Bluejay Invite in Merrill last week. To read the full story, please call 715-223-2342 to subscribe to The Record-Review newspaper.
CHANGES COMING - Remodeling work began recently at Abby County Market to make room for a new HealthMart Pharmacy. Behind the walled-off area shown above will be the new customer service desk, and the existing service desk will be replaced by a 700 square-foot pharmacy area.
Starting in June, area residents yearning for a local place to pick up prescription medications will once again have an option in Abbotsford. Work has begun on remodeling the east end of Abby County Market in order to accommodate a HealthMart Pharmacy, which is set to open on June 10.
Angelo Hutman, left, and Joe Aguilera will play in this year's WFCA All-Star game at UW-Oshkosh's Titan Stadium. They are raising money for the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin.
Angelo Hutman, left, and Joseph Aguilera, speak to students at Abbotsford Elementary last week Friday about being selected to play in the Wisconsin Football Coach’s Association All-Star game in July at UW-Oshkosh’s Titan Stadium.
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.
HURLING THUNDERBOLTS - Dylan Geiger winds up and delivers a strike during Abby/Colby’s season opener with the Marathon Red Raiders. The co-op played their first games of the season on Friday and Monday, dropping a decision to Marathon but splitting their double header with Medford.                   					                     STAFF PHOTO/ROSS PATTERMANN
CHANGES COMING - Remodeling work began recently at Abby County Market to make room for a new HealthMart Pharmacy. Behind the walled-off area shown above will be the new customer service desk, and the existing service desk will be replaced by a 700 square-foot pharmacy area.
Angelo Hutman, left, and Joe Aguilera will play in this year's WFCA All-Star game at UW-Oshkosh's Titan Stadium. They are raising money for the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin.

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Medford Raider Morgan Brandner clears 5 feet and places second in the girls high jump competition during Tuesday's Medford Invitational. Photo by Matt Frey/The Star News
It came nearly two weeks later than initially scheduled, but the Medford Raiders made their debut in their renovated facilities at Raider Field a complete success Tuesday with a sweep of the girls

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