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Send Marathon news to: phone: 715-223-2342 fax: 715-223-3505 P.O. Box 677 103 West Spruce Street Abbotsford, WI 54405 Free USDA meals

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has extended the program allowing schools to prepare free breakfast and lunch meals for any child 18 years old and younger through December 31, 2020. Since the School District of Marathon participates in the National School Lunch program, the district is able to offer these meals. Meals will be available for pickup in the morning between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Wednesday meals will be included with the Tuesday meal pickup.

If you would like to have meals for your children prepared by the district for pick-up and have not already responded to the survey previously sent out, contact Beth Lane, Marathon Public School food service director, at 715-443-2226 ext. 4188.

Fall clean-up

The Village of Marathon City will hold a fall clean-up on Saturday, Sept. 26, from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Veteran’s Park, Marathon. Large dumpsters will be placed at the site for the event.

The clean-up event is for Marathon City residents only. Identification will be required.

The clean-up will accept car, truck and tractor tires, washing machines, dryers, stoves, dishwashers, microwaves, furnaces, water heaters, humidifi ers, freezers, refrigerators, window air conditioners and dehumidifiers for a fee.

Electronics, including computers and printers, as well as building materials and yard waste will not be accepted.

Pack 458

Local boys and girls are invited to join Marathon Cubscout Pack 458 Thursday, Sept. 17, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Veterans Park, Marathon City. COVID-19 precautions will be in place.

For more information, contact Cubmaster Jon Kindlar- ski at or at 715-321-2646.

Raffle winners

St. Mary’s School, Marathon, has announced winners of thus year’s Packer tailgate raffle drawing. The winners are: $1000, St. Mary’s School; $750, Joan Plant; $500, Travis Martin; $250, Bob and Linda Scheiderer; $100, Fidelis Ceranski, Sis Hack, Al Skrzypchak, Grace Brickner, Ruffi n Wilichowski; $50, Robert Plant, Fidelis Ceranski, Candy Krautkramer, Quinnlynn Borchardt, Thomas Knauf, Sasha Hornung, Joanne Von Loh, Jim Rathsack, Amanda Kage (Madison), Gary Starzinski, Eli Winkler; $25, Linda Kulas, Roger Klinger, Mark and Cheryl Kolbe, Rose Knauf, Trista Vannieuwenhoven, Ryan Polzin, Mel Mader, Joe Koch, Francis and Vickie Martin, Chet and Irene Hoffman, Therese Sauter, Mike Hartnady, Tracy Rasmussen, Jeremy Stoehr, St. Mary’s School, Bohn Family, Walter Jansen, Margie Jensen, Jim Hornung, Charles Wilichowski, Mya Buchberger, Edee Zuleger, Darrell Cook, Joe Buchberger, Bob Gage, Carol Jansen, Jerome Brickner, Jean Grzesiak, Kaldunski Family and Kelsey Haelfrisch.

St. Anthony’s

St. Anthony’s Spirituality Center, Marathon, will offer a five-week virtual workshop with Elizabeth Lewis, “Embracing the Now in the Midst of a Pandemic,” Thursdays, 7:15 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. Sept. 17 to Oct. 15.The focus of this hour-long, five week workshop series is to help foster a sense inner security and peace in the midst of the ongoing challenges of living life in a pandemic. The workshop will explore activities that honor grief and loss, identify symptoms of stress depletion, and teach resilience-building strategies and tools that provide a sense of strength for dealing with whatever the future holds.

To register, call 715-443-2236 or email