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The Edgar Legion Post 383 of Edgar conducted an annual raffle drawing on Nov. 14 at BS’s Bar and Grill, Edgar.

The winners were Paul Leimer, $1,000; John Literski, $500; Florence Berens, $100; Stephanie Blaski, $100; Dale Dahlke, $100; Joe Knetter, $50; Mike Mauer, $50; Ashley Dahlke, $50; Mark and Kelly Fennell, $50.

Proceeds of the raffle go towards college scholarships for high school seniors, scouts, the Edgar Holiday parade, veterans assistance and other purposes.

COVID dashboard

Edgar Public Schools announced as of Nov. 23 there was one student/staff with an active case of COVID-19. The cumulative number of cases since school started on Sept. 1 is 58.

COVID response

The COVID-19 Community Response Fund of the Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin will provide families of Edgar School District families with “essentials” needed during the coronavirus pandemic. These could include paper, laundry, hygiene, cleaning and feminine hygiene products.

A request form to get assistance is available at Edgar Elementary School.

Santa for Seniors

Edgar Elementary School hopes to present residents in local assisted living housing with a wrapped gift for Christmas as part of a Santas for Seniors program. This gift is in lieu of an in-person visit during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Elementary school classrooms will be collecting gifts for the seniors. Possible gift ideas include large print books, crossword puzzle books, puzzles, body soap, shampoo, playing cards, board games, dish towels, blankets, socks, picture frames, writing and art supplies, magazines.


Due to the uncertainty regarding COVID-19 and in the interest of protecting supporters, volunteers and the local community, the PCCW of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Edgar, has canceled the annual PCCW Christmas bazaar, fish fry and raffle. This event was usually held the Friday before Thanksgiving. The PCCW hopes to hold the holiday event in November 2021.

Christmas Mass

St. Johns the Baptist Catholic Church, Edgar, has announced it will hold extra Christmas Masses at the church and at a sister parish Holy Family Catholic Church, Poniatowski. The Christmas Eve Masses will be held at 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. at St. Johns and at 8 p.m. at Holy Family. Christmas Day Masses will be held at 9 a.m. at St. Johns and 10:30 a.m. at Holy Family.

The extra Masses are to accommodate social distancing at the two churches due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Deer dumpster

The Central Wisconsin Conservation Club Inc. will sponsor a dumpster for the disposal of deer carcass waste (rib cages, heads, legs and fat scrap) during the upcoming deer firearm season. The dumpster will be placed in the Edgar waste site located at the junction of Weinkauf and Willow Rd. There will also be a separate container placed there for unwanted deer hides which will be donated to the Lions Camp for the Blind. The dumpster will be placed there on Friday, Nov. 20, through Tuesday, Dec. 1. This program is being done as a surrounding community service to help to keep the environment cleaner from improperly disposed waste in rural ditches. The club asks people use the dumpster only for deer carcass waste.

ATV safety

The Village of Edgar has reminded residents of safety rules for ATV operators travelling on village streets.

_ No person under 12 years of age may operate an ATV for any reason.

_ All ATV safety certified operators age 12-15 must also be accompanied by an adult except for operation for agricultural purposes with adult supervision.

_ All ATV operators and passengers under the age of 18 are required to wear a minimum DOT standard ATV or motorcycle helmet with the chin strap properly fastened. Bicycle helmets do not meet this requirement.