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Send Edgar news to: phone: 715-223-2342 fax: 715-223-3505 P.O. Box 677 103 West Spruce Street Abbotsford, WI 54405 Fall clean-up

Geiger Scrap and Salvage, LLC will run a fall-clean up in Edgar on Saturday, Sept. 26, from 8 a.m. until noon. Items can be dropped off or big items, if requested, can be picked up by appointment.

The company will accept vacuums, tires, refrigerators, freezers, lawn mowers, washer/dryers, stoves, treadmills, gas grills, push mowers, dehumidifiers, charcoal grills and microwaves for a fee. Other items that will be accepted without a fee include hood ranges, bicycles, exercise equipment, metal bath tubs, hot water heaters, propane tanks, furnaces, copiers, printers, automotive batteries, radiators, wires, computer cords, Christmas lights, fans, light fixtures and small heaters.

Televisions and computer monitors will not be accepted without charge this year. Information published last week was incorrect.

For more information or to set up an appointment, call 715-218-3371.

Edgar library

Stop by the Edgar Branch Public Library every week through Oct. 30 to pick up a bundle of crafts, books and other activities that will allow people to conduct their own Story Time at home. Each week the Edgar library will offer a different theme of books and crafts for families to pick up. Make an appointment for a visit or for curbside pick-up to participate. One bundle per family is allowed. For more information, call 715-352-3155.

Book festival

The Marathon County Public Library will host a Central Book Festival with Zoom online presentations this coming weekend.

On Thursday, writers Tiffany Midge and Steve Hannah will discuss writing with humor Thursday, Sept. 24, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. On Friday, Sept. 24, New York Times bestselling author Timothy Egan will discuss his newest book, “A Pilgrimage to Eternity,” 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

The line-up on Sunday, Sept. 27, is as follows. Charles Hagner, a Wisconsin avian expert, will give a multimedia presentation on spotting birds in Wisconsin and why the Badger States is great for birds from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Poet Kathie Giorgio will read from her newest collection, “No Matter Where You Look, There is More To See,” from 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Author Jerry Apps will discuss his new book about Wisconsin’s logging heyday from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Author and poet Tiffany Midge will read from her work from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m

Football spectators

Due to COVID health concerns, admission to Marawood Conference football games in Edgar this year will have limited spectators. These admissions will be limited to player’s family members and members of the family unit. Player’s family members must sit with their unit and must be at least six feet physically distanced from other units. The football stadium will have an attendance limit of 200 spectators per school. Fans will need to be on a list for admittance. Face masks must be worn by all in attendance.

The varsity games will be live streamed on Wildcat TV. A link to the live stream can be found on the Edgar School District website.