October 1, 2014

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Waushara County Fair Demo Derby

Oasis Prairie HCE Club displays at Waushara County Fair
Tuesday, September 09, 2014 5:06 AM

The Oasis Prairie HCE Club presented an educational booth during the annual Waushara County Fair from Aug. 14-17. The Oasis Prairie Club has been displaying an educational booth at the fair for almost 60 years.

Wild Rose Village Board discusses raising sewer rates
Tuesday, September 09, 2014 5:04 AM

The Wild Rose Village Board considered raising sewer rates during a Sept. 3 regular meeting.

The board didn’t want to raise the rates, but some things relating to the sewer system need to be taken care of, and rates have not been raised in six years. A sewer committee meeting will take place to discuss the issue.

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: