September 22, 2014

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Waushara County Fair Demo Derby

Judge rules DNR must consider cumulative impacts in issuing high-capacity well permits
Tuesday, September 09, 2014 5:52 AM

An administrative law judge issued a decision this week finding that the DNR must consider the cumulative impacts of groundwater pumping when considering new high-capacity well permits.

The ruling came in a case brought by Friends of the Central Sands (FOCS) and others challenging a well permit for the proposed Richfield Dairy concentrated animal feeding operation (CAFO) in Adams County. The DNR had said it lacked authority to take the impacts of existing and future wells into account when issuing new high-capacity well permits.

Jaden Walker takes first in lightweight division
Tuesday, September 09, 2014 5:48 AM

Nine year-old Jaden Walker poses for a photo with his family after competing in the lightweight division at the Neshkoro Lions Horse pull on Aug. 30.

Redgranite Correctional hosts Suicide Memory and Awareness Walk Sept. 10
Tuesday, September 09, 2014 5:48 AM

The Redgranite Correc-tional Institute will be hosting the World Suicide Prevention Day Memory and Awareness Walk on Sept. 10 at Veteran’s Memorial Park, Redgranite.

Waushara County property deed transfers
Tuesday, September 09, 2014 5:48 AM

The Waushara County property deed transfers as recorded from the Waushara County Courthouse are as follows:

Bohn family honored for Century Farm ownership
Tuesday, September 09, 2014 5:47 AM

Ruth, Albert, Edwin, and Tim Bohn, Hancock, were recognized as Century Farm owners during the 2014 Wisconsin State Fair Century Farm and Home Award Program on Aug. 5.

Senator Julie Lassa visits Waushara County
Tuesday, September 09, 2014 5:46 AM

Wisconsin State Senator for District 24 Julie Lassa joined members of the Waushara Prevention Council, Inc. during their Sept. 2 meeting in Wautoma. Senator Lassa talked with the group about legislative interests and initiatives including early childhood development, expanding home visiting programs, trauma informed care, and the CAP Services, Inc. Skills Enhancement Program.

Urban family receives Century Farm Award
Tuesday, September 09, 2014 5:46 AM

Marc, Michael, and Sandra Urban, Almond, were honored on Aug. 5 as Century Farm owners during the 2014 Wisconsin State Fair.

Shuman named CEO of Wild Rose Hospital
Tuesday, September 09, 2014 5:44 AM

Dawn Shuman has been promoted to chief executive officer of Wild Rose Community Memorial Hospital following the retirement of Don Caves, who has worked at the hospital for more than four decades.

Public Safety Committee meets to discuss position
Tuesday, September 09, 2014 5:43 AM

On Sept. 3, the Waushara County Public Safety Committee met in closed session to discuss the open EMS Director position as the time frame for applications had closed.

Ag in the Classroom announces essay topic and Book of the Year
Tuesday, September 09, 2014 5:42 AM

“Why are bees important to Wisconsin Agriculture?” is the topic of the essay contest from the Wisconsin Farm Bureau’s Ag in the Classroom program.

“Our 2015 Book of the Year is ‘The Beeman’ by Laurie Krebs. The book and essay topic will allow us to educate students about bees and the important role they play in agriculture,” said Ag in the Classroom Coordinator Wendy Kannel. “We will again link the book, the accompanying lessons, various Wisconsin educational resources, and other Ag in the Classroom lessons into resources for teachers, students and volunteers to use in promoting and preparing essays.”