Drew Spaeth of Stratford is realizing his dream of playing for the Wisconsin Woodchucks collegiate summer baseball team. To see the fully story, call 715-223-2342 to subscribe to The Record-Review.
Downtown festivities planned for this year’s Abbotsford Fall Festival have been moved one block to the north from their previous location.
A classic Corvette makes its way through Sunday’s car show at last year’s First City Days.
It’s officially August and that means it’s time for Abbotsford’s annual First City Days. Get ready for a jam-packed weekend of fun, which begins Friday, Aug. 11, and goes until Sunday, Aug. 13.
Trinity Wesle of Stetsonville gives her lamb a hug before the beginning of the sheep judging. (Brian Wilson/The Star News)
Kids in the Fair . . . Everywhere is the theme of the 2017 Taylor County Fair. The fair opened on Thursday, Aug. 3 and runs through Sunday, Aug. 6. The fairgrounds are located at the corner of Hwy 13 and 64 in Medford.
Marathon senior tight end Nathan Stoffel has given a verbal commitment to play football at the University of South Dakota, which is a Division 1 Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) college. To see the full story, call 715-223-2342 to subscribe to The Record-Review newspaper.
Students from Sand Box Child Care and Preschool recently toured The Star News office where they learned about how newspapers are made. The tour was one of many educational trips Sand Box students take throughout the community each year.
Sand Box Child Care & Preschool is once again raising the bar on child care services in Taylor County. The center recently received national accreditation for its child care services. The process evaluates the center’s facilities, staff, programming and leadership to determine if they meet high standards.
Marathon’s 9U baseball team won its home tournament in impressive fashion on Saturday by outscoring its three opponents by a dominating 43-0 margin. Call The Record-Review at 715-223-2342 to subscribe and see the rest of the story.
Jeff Miller of Miron Construction, wearing the green vest, leads Colby School Board members on a tour of the ongoing renovations at Colby Elementary School, which included a new heating and air conditioning system recently installed in the space above the ceiling.
Complaints about the busing route in Dorchester may once again become an issue for the Colby School Board, superintendent Steve Kolden said Monday.
Phyllis Hasbrouck, WiSE Alliance member, talks Enbridge’s plans for existing Line 61 and additional Line 61 on Tuesday night at Gilman Village Park and introduces Honor the Earth members from around the country. More than 40 riders from around the country are taking part in the ride. About 20 area residents joined them for a potluck dinner at the Gilman park on Tuesday evening. The group camped overnight in Gilman before continuing to ride along the pipeline corridor in the state.
Honoring the earth really is what the Native-led organization, Honor the Earth, has set out to do for over 24 years. On July 10, Honor the Earth, led by founder Winona LaDuke, started their 5th annual Love Water, Not Oil Spiritual Horseback Ride in Nekoosa and stopped for the night in Gilman.
While Randy and Donna Butalla of Marathon strolled onto the Halder tractor pull and little league tournament grounds on Saturday, they stopped to say how much they appreciate all the volunteer work the Baur and Martin families do in Halder. Subscribe to The Record-Review newspaper by calling 715-223-2342 to see the full story.
This 1924, originally owned by Harvey Meacham, was recently restored at Wiese’s Repair Shop in Abbotsford. Mechanic Ken Burghaus did a majority of the work to fix it up.
This year’s Colby Cheese Days parade will feature a piece of local history that recently made its way out of the museum and into a repair shop. A 1924 Wards Hawthorne moped — originally built by Harvey Meacham — will be part of the Rural Art Museum’s entry into Sunday’s parade, which starts at noon in Colby.
A classic Corvette makes its way through Sunday’s car show at last year’s First City Days.
Trinity Wesle of Stetsonville gives her lamb a hug before the beginning of the sheep judging. (Brian Wilson/The Star News)
Students from Sand Box Child Care and Preschool recently toured The Star News office where they learned about how newspapers are made. The tour was one of many educational trips Sand Box students take throughout the community each year.
Jeff Miller of Miron Construction, wearing the green vest, leads Colby School Board members on a tour of the ongoing renovations at Colby Elementary School, which included a new heating and air conditioning system recently installed in the space above the ceiling.
Phyllis Hasbrouck, WiSE Alliance member, talks Enbridge’s plans for existing Line 61 and additional Line 61 on Tuesday night at Gilman Village Park and introduces Honor the Earth members from around the country. More than 40 riders from around the country are taking part in the ride. About 20 area residents joined them for a potluck dinner at the Gilman park on Tuesday evening. The group camped overnight in Gilman before continuing to ride along the pipeline corridor in the state.
This 1924, originally owned by Harvey Meacham, was recently restored at Wiese’s Repair Shop in Abbotsford. Mechanic Ken Burghaus did a majority of the work to fix it up.
This little girl gave her best shot during the pedal pull, which will be held on Saturday at 12:30 p.m. in front of Nicolet Bank.

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Medford punt returner Austin Mientke gets the corner on Rice Lake's Braeden Verbsky during a nice fourth-quarter return in the Raiders' 36-0 loss to the Warriors Friday in the season opener at Raider Field. Photo by Matt Frey/The Star News
Great Northern Conference (All non-conference games) Rice Lake 36, Medford 0 Lakeland 28, Hayward 27 Antigo 20, Berlin 14 Superior 20, Merrill 10

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