Firefighters from Hancock and Plainfield stop for a quick break while battling a fire in Plainfield on May 18. Pictured are Hancock firefighter Liz Fink, Plainfield Assistant Chief Dan Miller, Hancock firefighter Jordan Miller, and Hancock firefighter Shane Smiley.

    At approximately 2:15 pm on May 18, the Plainfield and Hancock fire departments were called out to a fire on 7th Avenue in Plainfield. A pole building/garage had caught fire and farm employees stated flames could be seen coming through the roof.

Firefighters from Hancock and Plainfield stop for a quick break while battling a fire in Plainfield on May 18. Pictured are Hancock firefighter Liz Fink, Plainfield Assistant Chief Dan Miller, Hancock firefighter Jordan Miller, and Hancock firefighter Shane Smiley.

Sherm Hamilton introduces area students to Diesel a four-year-old Black Lab and discusses animal safety during the annual Rural Youth Safety Days event at the Hancock Research Station on May 18.

Student: Amber Baehman Amber Baehman is a senior at Tri-County High School.  You see her name often in the paper because of her excellence in sports.  Amber is in her first year of high school art.  She is in 3D Art with Jen Montgomery.  Photographed is her wood burning project.

Deputy Wally Zuehlke and Waushara County citizen Jim Wendtland were presented a “Life Saving” Award by Sheriff Jeff Nett for their life saving actions during an incident which took place on March 1, 2018.

On May 15, 2018 during the Waushara County Board meeting held in the Waushara County Courthouse, Deputy Wally Zuehlke and Waushara County citizen Jim Wendtland were presented a “Life Saving” Award by Sheriff Jeff Nett for their life saving actions during an incident which took place on March 1, 2

Deputy Wally Zuehlke and Waushara County citizen Jim Wendtland were presented a “Life Saving” Award by Sheriff Jeff Nett for their life saving actions during an incident which took place on March 1, 2018.

Student:  Amanda Zhang Title:  Seeing Double Amanda is a senior enrolled in an Independent Study photography class.  During a trip to Chicago, Zhang took a photo from the top of the John Hancock Center where she captured part of the city’s skyline.

Firefighters from Hancock and Plainfield stop for a quick break while battling a fire in Plainfield on May 18. Pictured are Hancock firefighter Liz Fink, Plainfield Assistant Chief Dan Miller, Hancock firefighter Jordan Miller, and Hancock firefighter Shane Smiley.
Deputy Wally Zuehlke and Waushara County citizen Jim Wendtland were presented a “Life Saving” Award by Sheriff Jeff Nett for their life saving actions during an incident which took place on March 1, 2018.

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Sports

Almond-Bancroft freshman pitcher Daniel Baumgartner fields a ground ball and makes the tag on Wild Rose junior Dyllan Rivers along the first base line in the Eagles’ 11-7 loss to the Wild Rose Wild

Community

According to the calendar, it’s Spring, so come to the Wautoma Public Library to get your free seeds and your garden started.