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A son, Eli Timothy, was born Oct. 22, 2019, to Nicole and Joseph Gajewski, Edgar, at the Aspirus Wausau Hospital.

The infant weighed five pounds, 10 ounces and measured 19 inches at birth.


Two youth church members were recently confirmed at St. Stephen ELCA, Edgar, in a ceremony conducted by the Rev. Gail Sowell. There are Sondra Elaine Pilgrim, daughter of Doug and Denice Pilgrim, and Carly Jo Feltz, daughter of Jesse and Jessica Feltz.

Socks and mittens

St. Stephen ELCA, Edgar, will again donate socks and mittens to the needy in the community. Donations of socks and mittens for all genders/ sizes/colors should be placed in the tubs in back of the church until Sunday, Dec. 15. These will be given to the Edgar/Marathon Circle of Joy on Wednesday, Dec. 18, at the Edgar Village Hall.

Community worship

A Thanksgiving Eve community worship will be held Wednesday, Nov. 27, 7 p.m. at St. John’s ELCA, town of Wien, on CTH N. Worship will be followed by a pie social in the church’s lower level.

Home School Huddle

Families can hear stories and participate in various activities related to the areas of science, technology, engineering, arts, and math during Home School Huddle on November 19 from 1-2 p.m. at the Marathon County Public Library’s Edgar Branch, 224 S. Third Ave., Edgar. Sessions held every Tuesday through December 17. Call 715-352-3155 for more info.

Deer disposal

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 from Thursday, Nov. 21, through Monday, Dec. 2.

“This program is being done as a community service to help to keep our environment cleaner from improperly disposed waste in our rural ditches,” said club spokesman Jerry Karlen. “We ask that people respect our intentions and only use the dumpster for the waste that it is intended for so that this project can continue and grow in the future.”

Family Fun

Edgar Elementary School will have a “Polar Express” literacy night on Monday, Nov. 25. This is the school’s monthly family fun night.

Book Club

The Edgar Book Club will discuss “My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry” by Fredrik Backman on Thursday, Nov. 14, at 11:30 a.m.

Jar art

Adults are invited Monday, Nov. 18, 6-7 p.m. to the Edgar Edgar Branch Public Library for a monthly night of crafting.

Attendees can make jar art by painting glass jars so that they resemble different autumn creatures. All supplies will be provided.

This event is free and open to adults only. For more information, call 715352-3155.

Whitetail night

Edgar Public School will host the 33rd annual Whitetail Night on Monday, Nov. 18, 7 p.m. in the school auditorium.

Featured speaker will be Brent Lerch, owner of Hunts Remembered Taxidermy, Wausau. The event will include a presentation by a DNR warden on hunting laws, a raffle, door prizes, refreshments, cheese and sausage.

Everyone is invited to bring in deer mounts, unusual antlers, pictures and equipment (but not guns).

There will be a book signing and tshirt sale after the event.