_ Merisa J. Aguilera, 24, Abbotsford, was fined $88.80 for operating an off-road vehicle on private/public property. _ Allen J. Anderson, 27, Abbotsford, was fined $124 for operating after suspension. _ Carmen D. Andino Diaz, 42, was fined $98.80 for operating after revocation/suspension of registration. _ Megan K. Arias, 31, Colby, was fined $124 for operating without insurance.
30 June 2020
As you drive along Hwy. 13 it’s hard not to notice the banners that have sprung up in Colby and Abbotsford. They began to make their first appearance at the end of May, and they will remain hanging through July. You’ll no doubt recognize many of the faces as you drive through both cities as each banner bears the image of a senior from Abbotsford or Colby High. With the COVID-19 pandemic
Abbotsford’s school board held a special meeting on June 23 to discuss financing and floor plan options for a multi-purpose storm shelter that will be partially paid for with a recently awarded FEMA grant. The district is hoping to use much of the dome-shaped structure’s interior space for additional classrooms to handle Abbotsford’s growing student population. Under the original
The CUP Food Pantry located at Zion Lutheran Church in Colby celebrates 35 years of service to the area this year. In recognition of this milestone, a few changes have been made in the CUP management structure. At its June 17 meeting, the Zion Board of Directors officially named long-time volunteers Larry and Diane Decker as co-directors of CUP, assisting Ivadeane Abegglen, who has ably served
The Highground Veterans Memorial Park is inviting people to visit the three current exhibits at The Highground Museum and donate items for homeless veterans with canine companions. “Vietnam Experience”, an exhibit consisting of hundreds of items from the Vietnam War plus information about the war, is on display until July 5. “Remembering Our Fallen from Wisconsin” a memorial dedicated
On its face, the game of cornhole is simple. A weighted cloth bag is tossed onto a wooden receptacle called a cornhole platform some 30 feet away. A bag in the hole is worth three points, and a bag that falls on the platform scores one point. Reach 21 points before your opponent can and you win. Simple, right? As with any game of skill, it’s a lot harderthanitlooks.ButwatchingWayne Rau
The 14U Abbotsford Heat baseball team took part in the Small Town State Championships over the weekend at Jack Hackman Field in Marshfield. Ixonia, 3-1 Abby opened up the tournament on Friday, June 26, by taking on Ixonia team from southern Wisconsin. Payton Schreiber led Abby with two hits. Blake Bargender had the lone RBI. JV Castillo turned in a terrific performance on the mound, striking out
As many of you have heard, the DNR has announced that in-person hunters ed classes can resume starting July 13. A lot of you want to hear that the volunteer instructors at Abbotsford Sportsmen’s Club have some great information to disseminate as to when this year’s course will be. The instructors received just a bit more information about this than the press release you or someone you
23 June 2020
By Kevin O’Brien A proposal for a new Pierce Pumper fire engine is not ready for prime time. That was the decision made last Thursday by the Central Fire and EMS board, which voted down a motion to advance the $582,125 proposal to the district’s seven municipalities for possible approval. The 2-4 vote came after a motion was made by city of Colby representative Nancy O’Brien and
Members of the Colby FFA Alumni are not about to let the month of June come to an end without at least one dairy breakfast in the area. This Sunday, from 7:30 a.m. to noon, area residents will be able to drive through the parking of the Colby Lions Shelter and pick up a traditional dairy breakfast, complete with pancakes and sausage, applesauce, cheese curds and, of course, cartons of milk.