July 28, 2014

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Same-Sex marriage licenses on hold
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 6:01 AM

Waushara County to wait on license issuance until State gives direction

The Waushara County Clerk’s Office will not be accepting applications for same-sex marriage licenses until the Wisconsin Attorney General and Vital Records offices give the okay.

City of Wautoma receives outstanding 2013 audit report
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 6:01 AM

By Sherry Kelley, Contributing News Correspondent

During the June 9 regular Wautoma Common Council meeting, Kathleen Ciantar, Senior Accountant with KerberRose Accounting Firm, told council members that the city scored very well on their 2013 financial audit.

Redgranite officers complete CPR and AED training
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 5:58 AM

The Redgranite Police Department recently received a new Automated External Defibrillator (AED), thanks to a generous donation by the Redgranite Lions Club.

Lake management plan to be created
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 5:54 AM

Following a two year study of Fish and Pine Lakes, Hancock, initiated by the Waushara County Lakes Project, it’s time to begin drafting a lake management plan (LMP).

Hornbeck speaks to Wild Rose Village Board about new substation
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 5:50 AM

The Wild Rose Village Board granted a bigger easement to the American Transmission Company during a June 4 meeting.

Freedom Fest Update:
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 5:48 AM

The Freedom Fest Committee met on June 5 at the WWII Memorial Building, Wautoma, to discuss the annual Fourth of July festivities in Waushara County.

White River Flowage harvester delivered
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 5:44 AM

White River Flowage Management District Chairman Mike Geier was on hand to welcome Aquarious Systems deliver the new harvester to the White River Flowage on June 6.

Taste of Wautoma fundraiser scheduled to take place July 16
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 5:39 AM

The Wautoma Public Library Fundraising Committee is in the midst of planning the 6th Annual Taste of Wautoma. Mark your calen-dars, as the date will be here in no time. The event will be held at the World War II Memorial Building on July 16 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Waushara County candidates have filed for fall elections
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 5:38 AM

The deadline to file the paperwork to be a candidate in the 2014 fall election was Monday, June 2. The Waushara County offices that will be on the August 12 Partisan Primary and November 4 General Election ballot will include: sheriff, coroner, and clerk of circuit court.

The following people have qualified as candidates for the election:

•Sherriff: Jeffrey L. Nett (incumbent), Republican; and Russell Monacelli, Republican

•Clerk of Circuit Court: Melissa M. Zamzow (incumbent), Republican

•Coroner: No candidate. Incumbent Republican Roland Handel was short on signatures at the filing deadline. When an incumbent does not submit notification of noncandidacy, but does not qualify for the ballot on time, Wiscosnin State Statutes dictate that the filing deadline for that position must be extended three days for any other interested persons wishing to seek this office. That deadline was Thursday, June 5 at 5 p.m. Handel still intends to run as a write-in on the August and/or November ballot.

For more information on the election, contact Waushara County Clerk Melanie Stake at 920-787-0442 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Quilt Donation at CHN
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 5:35 AM

Jean Fehl and her husband Chuck recently moved to the area and needed to downsize. They kind-heartedly donated a beautiful quilt to the Oncology Clinic at CHN for everyone to enjoy.