September 23, 2014

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Waushara County Fair Demo Derby

Dennis Krueger named parade grand marshal for Pumpkins on the Petunias
Tuesday, September 09, 2014 5:02 AM

The Pumpkins on the Petunias Board of Directors is proud to announce Dennis Krueger as the 2014 parade grand marshal. Krueger will lead the way with his fully restored John Deere.

United Way's Learn for Life seeks reading tutors
Tuesday, September 09, 2014 4:59 AM

Going into its fifth year, United Way of Portage County’s Learn for Life Reading Program will expand into additional schools in Portage County this fall and, as a result, will be in need of volunteer tutors.

58th annual Westfield Fire Department Chicken BBQ
Tuesday, September 09, 2014 4:46 AM

Westfield Fire Department held their 58th annual Chicken BBQ on Aug. 30 at Westfield Pioneer Park.

Legislative representatives tour Porters Lake
Tuesday, September 09, 2014 4:14 AM

Legislative representatives, government agency officials, county representatives, and local organization delegates convened on Aug. 29 at Porters Lake in Waushara County for a VIP tour of Porters Lake and a look at what collaborative efforts between volunteers, Department of Natural Resources, and nonprofit partner organizations have accomplished in the fight against aquatic invasive species (AIS).

7th annual Wild Rose Classic Car Show to be held Sept. 20
Tuesday, September 09, 2014 4:13 AM

The Wild Rose Classic Car show organizing committee under the leadership of Al Jenks from A.J.’s Auto Body, Wild Rose, is busy putting the finishing touches on the annual event.

The show will be held at the Roseville Shop, Highway 22, south of the Village of Wild Rose, on Sept. 20 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Wisconsin records 69 traffic fatalities in August
Tuesday, September 09, 2014 4:10 AM

With 69 traffic fatalities, August was the deadliest month on Wisconsin roads so far this year. The second highest traffic fatalities month in 2014 was June with 50 traffic deaths.

Traffic fatalities last month also were four more than August 2013 and seven more than the five-year average for the month of August, according to preliminary statistics from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT).

Help the Red Cross prepare for emergencies by donating blood
Tuesday, September 09, 2014 4:09 AM

Disasters can strike at any time, and the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to help their communities prepare for emergencies by giving blood during National Preparedness Month.

Waushara County will be hosting a blood donation in Coloma at the Anna Follett Community Center, 155 Front Street, on Sept. 27 from 8 a.m. to Noon.

Waushara County accident report
Tuesday, September 09, 2014 4:05 AM

The Waushara County accident report as recorded from the Waushara County Sheriff's Department are as follows:

Plainfield Board approves police liaison contract for Tri-County schools
Tuesday, September 09, 2014 4:00 AM

The Plainfield Village Board held their regular meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 2 in the Municipal Building.

Members of the board approved the Police Liaison contract with Tri-County Area School District for the 2014-15 school year in the amount of $10,636 as well as the minutes from the Aug. 5 regular monthly meeting.

Wautoma's John Manz celebrates 90th birthday
Tuesday, September 09, 2014 3:56 AM

John Manz, Wautoma, was 90 years old on Aug. 29 and he celebrated his birthday with family and friends on Aug. 31.