Marathon’s softball team and the Stratford track and field teams competed outdoors last Thursday, which was a decent weather day, before the major weekend storm began affecting the state on Friday morning. To see the full story, call 715-223-2342 to subscribe to The Record-Review newspaper.
SEWING FOR SMILES - Jane Cypher Swenson, center, stands with her mother, Jo Cypher, left, and Carol Sackmann, right, owner of Creative Hideaway in Dorchester. With help from their friends, all three ladies are making pillow cases for charity.
It’s been said that a stitch in time saves nine, and for Jane Cypher Swenson, that old adage certainly rings true. Cypher Swenson, a 2006 graduate of Medford High and an active member of the United States Air Force, is using her passion for sewing for an even greater purpose - helping children.
PHOTO FINISH - From left to right, Ashley Streveler, Carley Elmhorst and Jenna Steen sprint towards the finish line in the 45-meter dash. All three finished in the top ten.
Frost and snow still cover the tracks in Abbotsford and Colby, but the Falcons and Hornets continue to find ways to train and compete. Both teams traveled to Neillsville on Monday, taking part in the North Pole Neillsville Indoor Meet.
Spectators inside the Wausau West gym last Thursday closely watched the 800-meter race, in which Edgar sophomore Marissa Ellenbecker and West junior Brooke Jaworski competed against each other. To read the full story, please call 715-223-2342 to subscribe to The Record-Review newspaper.
HIGH-FLYIN’ HORNET - Sophomore Hailey Voelker soars through the air in Thursday’s indoor meet at Wausau West high school. Voelker captured her third straight triple jump title with a leap of 34 feet, 5.75 inches. Voelker also finished fourth in the long jump.
The Colby girls competed in the Wausau West Warrior Girls Invitational on Thursday, April 5, taking on several Division One schools and placing sixth out of 14 teams with 44 points. “The girls looked amazing and continue to show us they are ready to compete against the best in the state,” head coach Chrisie Wright said.
By looking at all the snow outside, it’s hard to believe one local varsity baseball team, Marathon, actually played its season-opening game last Thursday. To read the entire story, please call 715-223-2342 to subscribe to The Record-Review newspaper.
After nearly a decade of putting on successful truck and tractor pulls, members of the Colby Pullers Club started to wonder what more they could do to bring people into the area while also giving back to the community that has supported them.
Casey T. Brazell, 47, Custer, S.D., was involved in an accident on March 23 at 6:15 p.m. on Hwy 64/73 in the town of Ford. According to the accident report, a flatbed semi tractor-trailer unit operated by Brazell was westbound on Hwy 64 carrying a load of round bales. The vehicle turned and was proceeding north on Hwy 64/73 when the driver noticed smoke coming from the area of the left side of the trailer just above the front axle/tire. The driver stopped and noticed several of the bales in that area were o
Casey T. Brazell, 47, Custer, S.D., was involved in an accident on March 23 at 6:15 p.m. on Hwy 64/73 in the town of Ford. According to the accident report, a flatbed semi tractor-trailer unit operated by Brazell was westbound on Hwy 64 carrying a load of round bales.
Fire Chief Mike Filas points out the projected cost increase over time on the proposed rescue pumper vehicle the fire department is seeking to purchase.
Members of the Medford Area Fire Commission are at a crossroads when it comes to planning for the department’s next fire truck purchase.
FOCUS- Abby’s Bobbie Lee preps for the shot put in Thursday’s meet in Marshfield. Lee was 30th out of 64 throwers.
The Abbotsford Falcons girls’ track and field team kicked off their 2018 season last week with a pair of indoor meets in Marshfield and Menomonie. The Falcons enjoyed success in their first meet of the season at the Marshfield Girls Invitational on Thursday, March 22.
UP AND OVER- Ezra Kremsreiter leaps over a hurdle in Tuesday’s meet in Marshfield. Kremsreiter took first in the high jump and sixth in the 60 yard hurdles	.
Members of the Abbotsford Falcons and Colby Hornets boys track team kicked off their season on Tuesday, March 20, at Marshfield High School. Snow is still piled high outside, but inside it was nice and cozy, with multiple athletes turning in strong performances.
SEWING FOR SMILES - Jane Cypher Swenson, center, stands with her mother, Jo Cypher, left, and Carol Sackmann, right, owner of Creative Hideaway in Dorchester. With help from their friends, all three ladies are making pillow cases for charity.
PHOTO FINISH - From left to right, Ashley Streveler, Carley Elmhorst and Jenna Steen sprint towards the finish line in the 45-meter dash. All three finished in the top ten.
HIGH-FLYIN’ HORNET - Sophomore Hailey Voelker soars through the air in Thursday’s indoor meet at Wausau West high school. Voelker captured her third straight triple jump title with a leap of 34 feet, 5.75 inches. Voelker also finished fourth in the long jump.
Casey T. Brazell, 47, Custer, S.D., was involved in an accident on March 23 at 6:15 p.m. on Hwy 64/73 in the town of Ford. According to the accident report, a flatbed semi tractor-trailer unit operated by Brazell was westbound on Hwy 64 carrying a load of round bales. The vehicle turned and was proceeding north on Hwy 64/73 when the driver noticed smoke coming from the area of the left side of the trailer just above the front axle/tire. The driver stopped and noticed several of the bales in that area were o
Fire Chief Mike Filas points out the projected cost increase over time on the proposed rescue pumper vehicle the fire department is seeking to purchase.
A couple of girls, dressed in winter coats and hats, peer inside their eggs following Saturday’s annual Easter egg hunt put on by the Abbotsford Lions Club at Red Arrow Park in Abbotsford. The snow and ice didn’t scare away families from the perennial event.
FOCUS- Abby’s Bobbie Lee preps for the shot put in Thursday’s meet in Marshfield. Lee was 30th out of 64 throwers.
UP AND OVER- Ezra Kremsreiter leaps over a hurdle in Tuesday’s meet in Marshfield. Kremsreiter took first in the high jump and sixth in the 60 yard hurdles	.

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