Edgar’s 16U baseball team responded to the adversity it faced to begin last weekend’s American Junior Legion 16 and under tournament, by rebounding from an awful loss to Medford to win the regional championship. To see the full story, please call 715-223-2342 to subscribe to The Record-Review.
GRIDIRON GLORY-   Ean Rau will don the red and black of Abbotsford one last time as he competes in the Wisconsin Football Coaches Association All-Star game on July 21. Rau will continue his football career with the Knox Prairie Fire this fall.
Ean Rau knows a thing or two about carrying a football. Over the past two seasons, Abbotsford High’s former starting quarterback has rushed for nearly 2,500 yards. But on July 21, Rau will be doing more than just carrying a ball — he’ll be carrying a great cause.
FOSSILS FIRE -  David Daniels, executive director of Colossal Fossils in Wausau, holds up a reproduction of a Tyrannosaurus Rex jawbone during one of two presentations on dinosaurs and Ice Mammals and their fossils at the Colby Community Library last Thursday.
A man stands in front of a large crowd, cradling the leg bone of a woolly mammoth. The bone is nearly as tall as he is and he tells the fascinated crowd that once whole herds of mammoths roamed the earth. For David Daniels, communicating to children the joy of fossil hunting and of exploring the natural world is all part of the job.
ORDINANCE GURU - Attorney Alan Harvey speaks to members of Abbotsford’s license and building committee last week Wednesday.
Until recently, whenever someone would apply for a conditional-use permit in Wisconsin — let’s say they wanted to start a bed and breakfast in a single-family residential area — the opinions of the neighbors may have been enough to sway a local city council to say yes or no. Not any longer.
COOL HAND CLEMENT - Chance Clement prepares to throw a  ball to first base for an easy out during Sunday afternoon’s Dairyland League clash with Westboro as Ross Elmhorst watches in the background.
The Abbotsford Merchants are still searching for that second win this season after falling 3-9 on the road to the Westboro Trojans in Dairyland League play on Sunday.
Firefighters enter the home at 405 Second St. in Colby Thursday morning.
Firefighters from the Central Fire and EMS District responded to a house fire at 405 Second St. in Colby on Thursday morning. There was no one inside the house at the time of the fire, and no injuries were reported.
COMING SOON - A traffic barrier directs vehicles to the east and west on Pine Street. Beyond the sign is an extension of Fourth Avenue that will be used to access new apartment buildings.		                STAFF PHOTO/KEVIN O’BRIEN
Homeowners in Abbotsford’s Sportsmen’s Addition will likely have to wait until next year for curb and gutter and pavement on their streets.
NEED FOR SPEED - Two drivers race neck and neck down the dirt track during the Winged Sprints at Spring Lake Speedway on June 22.  SUBMITTED PHOTO/TOM LOOS
The Midwest Sprint Car Association returned to Spring Lake Speedway for a second consecutive season Friday night and Justin Miller seized the win as the series made its sixth appearance of the season on its schedule.
An Athens youth baseball team is chanting “Tuck” when it breaks out from its huddle after practices and games, so it can gain inspiration from Athens High School varsity baseball player Tucker Westfall, who recently died in a UTV accident.To see the full story, please call 715-223-2342 to subscribe to The Record-Review newspaper.
INTO THE FUTURE - Abbotsford DPW Craig Stuttgen points to the location where Fourth Avenue will be extended in order to accommodate the new North Side Apartments north of Pine Street. Stuttgen was speaking to a group of city council members and others at a May 7 meeting.         STAFF PHOTO/KEVIN O’BRIEN
Work will get started soon on Abbotsford’s new housing development after the city council approved a revised developer’s agreement last week that guarantees tax revenue for the city once new apartments go up north of Pine Street.
GRIDIRON GLORY-   Ean Rau will don the red and black of Abbotsford one last time as he competes in the Wisconsin Football Coaches Association All-Star game on July 21. Rau will continue his football career with the Knox Prairie Fire this fall.
AND THEY’RE OFF! - Dozens of runners surge forward at the start of Saturday morning’s 5K race. Runners, young and old, braved the scorching heat as they ran through scenic downtown Colby.
FOSSILS FIRE -  David Daniels, executive director of Colossal Fossils in Wausau, holds up a reproduction of a Tyrannosaurus Rex jawbone during one of two presentations on dinosaurs and Ice Mammals and their fossils at the Colby Community Library last Thursday.
Caught between the bases Aaron Morrow attempts to evade Garrett Rau during the Colby vs Abby baseball game held at Red Arrow Park on the Fourth of July. The game ended in a 5-5 tie.        	    STAFF PHOTO/KEVIN O’BRIEN
ORDINANCE GURU - Attorney Alan Harvey speaks to members of Abbotsford’s license and building committee last week Wednesday.
COOL HAND CLEMENT - Chance Clement prepares to throw a  ball to first base for an easy out during Sunday afternoon’s Dairyland League clash with Westboro as Ross Elmhorst watches in the background.
Firefighters enter the home at 405 Second St. in Colby Thursday morning.
COMING SOON - A traffic barrier directs vehicles to the east and west on Pine Street. Beyond the sign is an extension of Fourth Avenue that will be used to access new apartment buildings.		                STAFF PHOTO/KEVIN O’BRIEN
NEED FOR SPEED - Two drivers race neck and neck down the dirt track during the Winged Sprints at Spring Lake Speedway on June 22.  SUBMITTED PHOTO/TOM LOOS
INTO THE FUTURE - Abbotsford DPW Craig Stuttgen points to the location where Fourth Avenue will be extended in order to accommodate the new North Side Apartments north of Pine Street. Stuttgen was speaking to a group of city council members and others at a May 7 meeting.         STAFF PHOTO/KEVIN O’BRIEN

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Medford cross country runner Austin Shaw shared some photos from his recent trip to Australia’s Gold Coast with Down Under Sports. This photo includes Shaw (second from right end in front row) with his Kookaburras teammates.
Not being one to shy away from a little adventure, Austin Shaw may have represented the perfect choice to take part in a trip with fellow American cross country runners to the Land Down Under.

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