On January 3, Brittany Riggins and Noah Wall of Phillips, welcomed Karson, the first baby born at Aspirus Medford in 2019. The family was presented with a gift basket by Aspirus Medford’s CEO Dale Hustedt (far right). Also at the gift presentation were (from left) registered nurses Juli Johnson and Denise Carstensen, birthing center director, and Dr. Suja Roberts, MD.
Aspirus Birthing Center in Medford welcomed its first baby of the year at 1:05 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019. Karson was born to parents Brittany Riggins and Noah Wall of Phillips. At birth, Karson weighed seven pounds, seven ounces and was 20 inches in length.
DEMO - John Gasper of Workhorse Software, along with deputy clerk-treasurer Louella Luedtke, left, show Abbotsford city council members how the Workhorse accounting program works.   		        STAFF PHOTO/KEVIN O’BRIEN
With Abbotsford looking at possibly switching accounting software, representatives of the city’s current vendor were eager to show off their product during Monday’s monthly council meeting.
HERE IT COMES - Matthew Stewart looks to pass during Colby’s non-conference game against Stratford on Monday. The Hornets fell behind early, but flashed their potential with a strong second half effort as they nearly tripled their first half output. Stewart finished with six points, and is Colby’s leading scorer with 12 points a game.
The Colby Hornets faced one of their sternest tests of the season on Monday. Colby hosted the 10-0 Stratford Tigers in a non-conference meeting of Marawood and Cloverbelt teams.
Don’t let the age of Allison Wokatsch fool you. The 5’8” Marathon guard might only be a freshman, but she plays with all the skill and tenacity of a seasoned vet. To read the full story, please call 715-223-2342 to subscribe to The Record-Review newspaper.
Brayden Baumgartner might play for the Edgar Wildcats, but he always relishes the opportunity to play in Colby. To read the full story, please call 715-223-2342 to subscribe to The Record-Review newspaper.
TOGETHER AT LAST - Adam and Jamie Schnabel snap a family photo with their daughter Sofia. The Schnabels endured years of emotional turmoil as they fought to adopt. Their patience was rewarded when they brought home their daughter Sofia from Bulgaria in March of last year.             SUBMITTED PHOTO
In November of 2016, Adam and Jamie Schnabel were preparing to journey from their home in Stetsonville to the country of Poland.
I’LL TAKE THAT- Lexi Underwood fights for a rebound during Colby’s 53-37 victory over the Edgar Wildcats. Underwood scored six points and had two rebounds in the Hornets non-conference clash with Edgar. The Hornets are now 10-0 on the season and are currently ranked fifth in the state in D-4.
It’s been said that a rolling stone gathers no moss. Well, the Colby girls basketball team is certainly on a roll, moving to 10-0 on the season with a 53-37 dismantling of the visiting Edgar Wildcats. The Wildcats had no answers to Colby’s suffocating defense and versatile offense on Friday night.
Stratford’s varsity boys basketball withstood a fierce Marathon comeback to beat the Red Raiders, 52-50, last Thursday in front of a large crowd in the Marathon High School gym. To see the full story, please call 715-223-2342 to subscribe to The Record-Review newspaper.
Stratford’s varsity girls basketball team suffered its first Marawood Conference loss this season, 72-50, against Prentice in last Friday’s road game.
Stratford’s varsity girls basketball team suffered its first Marawood Conference loss this season, 72-50, against Prentice in last Friday’s road game.
A LEAGUE OF HIS OWN - Logan Ruesch wrestles his opponent to the mat during his 145 match on Thursday. Ruesch helped guide his team to a first place finish in Auburndale by dominating his competition to take first in his 145 weight class. The Abby/Colby grapplers are off to their best start in years and have their sights set on the conference title.
The Abbotsford/Colby wrestling co-op proved they are the real deal and backed it up with a home dual victory over Spencer/Columbus on Thursday by capturing their first invitational of the season in Auburundale on Saturday.
Athens wrestler Chase Ellenbecker’s match win against Auburndale’s Hunter Godard last Thursday is likened to iconic boxer “Rocky” Balboa’s rematch victory against Apollo Creed in the Rocky II movie. To see the full story, please call The Record-Review at 715-223-2342 to subscribe to the newspaper.
On January 3, Brittany Riggins and Noah Wall of Phillips, welcomed Karson, the first baby born at Aspirus Medford in 2019. The family was presented with a gift basket by Aspirus Medford’s CEO Dale Hustedt (far right). Also at the gift presentation were (from left) registered nurses Juli Johnson and Denise Carstensen, birthing center director, and Dr. Suja Roberts, MD.
DEMO - John Gasper of Workhorse Software, along with deputy clerk-treasurer Louella Luedtke, left, show Abbotsford city council members how the Workhorse accounting program works.   		        STAFF PHOTO/KEVIN O’BRIEN
HERE IT COMES - Matthew Stewart looks to pass during Colby’s non-conference game against Stratford on Monday. The Hornets fell behind early, but flashed their potential with a strong second half effort as they nearly tripled their first half output. Stewart finished with six points, and is Colby’s leading scorer with 12 points a game.
TOGETHER AT LAST - Adam and Jamie Schnabel snap a family photo with their daughter Sofia. The Schnabels endured years of emotional turmoil as they fought to adopt. Their patience was rewarded when they brought home their daughter Sofia from Bulgaria in March of last year.             SUBMITTED PHOTO
I’LL TAKE THAT- Lexi Underwood fights for a rebound during Colby’s 53-37 victory over the Edgar Wildcats. Underwood scored six points and had two rebounds in the Hornets non-conference clash with Edgar. The Hornets are now 10-0 on the season and are currently ranked fifth in the state in D-4.
A LEAGUE OF HIS OWN - Logan Ruesch wrestles his opponent to the mat during his 145 match on Thursday. Ruesch helped guide his team to a first place finish in Auburndale by dominating his competition to take first in his 145 weight class. The Abby/Colby grapplers are off to their best start in years and have their sights set on the conference title.

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Medford's Austin Waldhart carries the puck past Lakeland's Kyle Schaub and gets a shot on net during the first period of Monday's 6-1 home loss to the Thunderbirds. Photo by Matt Frey/The Star News
BOYS HOCKEY Lakeland 6, Medford 1 Next: Medford vs. Rhinelander at Merrill, Friday at 6 p.m.

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