July 25, 2014

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Little sprouts
Thursday, July 17, 2014 3:43 AM

By Katie Schaefer,

News Editor

When Little Sprouts Discovery Center Non-profit, Inc. was established in 2001, Executive Director, Grant and Fundraising Coordinator Krista Sobieski made it a point to offer a quality childcare program for parents living in a rural area.

Around the 10-year mark, Sobieski began thinking of ways to help improve the daycare program in Redgranite. Understanding that she was unable to physically and financially provide everything the Little Sprouts program needed, Sobieski began looking into making the childcare center a nonprofit organization.

Sheriff Nett speaks at Wautoma Rotary Meeting
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 9:09 AM

Waushara County Sheriff Jeff Nett spoke to Rotary members about the sheriff’s department after Governor Scott Walker appointed him earlier this year.

Grace Lutheran Church celebrates Welcome Sunday
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 7:18 AM

Welcome Sunday will be held at Grace Lutheran Church on July 20, beginning with a worship service at 10:15 a.m.

A cookout will follow the service under the tent in front of the church. The public is invited to attend.

Grace Church is located at W10805 County Road C, between Hancock and Wautoma, and is served by the Rev. Dale Bahls.

Local artists needed for Senior Center “CHAIR-ity”
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 6:31 AM

The Waushara-Wautoma Senior Center is currently looking for artists throughout the area to help with a “Chair-ity” fundraiser that will be held on Nov. 1 from 5 to 9 p.m.

The 1950s “retro” chairs are available at the senior center, W8220 Cottonville Avenue and Highway 22, Wautoma, for any artist or creative individual that would like to participate in the event. Only 24 chairs remain out of the 30 available, so artists are encouraged to act fast.

Wautoma School Board approves area businesses for honor roll
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 6:29 AM

By Katie Schaefer,

News Editor

The Wautoma Area School Board approved five local businesses to their honor roll at their regular meeting held at the District Office on July 14.

The Wautoma area businesses selected for the Wautoma Area School District’s Honor Roll for the 2013-14 school year included: Martz Insurance, Reilly Motors, Dollar General, Shopko Hometown, and WAUH The Bug.

Senior center in need of Packer fabric scraps
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 6:15 AM

The Waushara-Wautoma Senior Center is in need of help for their fundraising project.

Anyone with Packer fabric scraps (any size), including green, gold, a “G” letter, or Packer football themes may either drop scraps off at the Senior Center or call 920-787-2055 to have someone pick them up.

Berlin Public Library to host programs in August
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 5:01 AM

On Aug. 7, the Berlin Public Library will be hosting a Healthy Summer Smoothies program at 6:30 p.m. Participants are encouraged to get in shape with healthy smoothies made from whole-foods ingredients. All recipes are gluten free, dairy free with no processed sugars, ice or weird powders.

Aspirus Wausau Hospital birth announcement
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 4:44 AM

A girl, Aubrey Rose, was born on July 5 at 2:16 p.m. to Nina Kelley, Plainfield. Aubrey was 8 pounds, 14 ounces, and 19.5 inches. Grandparents are Arika Skelton, Plainfield, and Cory Caves, Plainfield.

Marshfield Library to host local author signing
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 4:37 AM

Sara Witter Connor is the author of “Wisconsin’s Flying Trees in the World War II: A Victory for American Forest Products and Allied Aviation.”

Community invited to T-C Boys and Girls Club Groundbreaking Ceremony
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 4:01 AM

The Boys & Girls Club of the Tri-County Area is excited to announce the groundbreaking at a noon ceremony on July 28 at the new site, 344 Broadway Street, Berlin.