David Buhrow captured this photo of his parents, Jerry and Christine Loehrke of Weyauwega, as they watched firefighters work to extinguish the Dec. 4 fire that destroyed two barns, nearly a dozen tractors, other machinery and tools. The Poy Sippi Fire Department responded to the fire and requested assistance from 10 other departments due to high winds, the need for water and manpower.

The Poy Sippi Fire Department requested assistance from 10 other departments for a large barn fire at N7079 North County Road A, Weyauwega, Town of Saxeville, at about 4:30 p.m. on Dec. 4.

David Buhrow captured this photo of his parents, Jerry and Christine Loehrke of Weyauwega, as they watched firefighters work to extinguish the Dec. 4 fire that destroyed two barns, nearly a dozen tractors, other machinery and tools. The Poy Sippi Fire Department responded to the fire and requested assistance from 10 other departments due to high winds, the need for water and manpower.

Waushara County Community Christmas volunteer Dan Nordhaus unloaded the gifts donated by First Lutheran Church of Poy Sippi at Waushara Industries on Dec. 11.

Waushara County Christmas Project Co-chairmen Bob Holzman, Rick King and Gary Christensen posed for a picture with Budda’s Bar and Restaurant owner, Kent Jannisch, during Budda’s annual Toyland Workshop on Dec. 10 in Plainfield.

Kaston Peterson, 3, Poy Sippi, and big brother Karter, 7, visited with Santa at the Redgranite Lions Club on Dec. 9.

Phil Zick, Mike Dietz, Linda Krell, Linda Zick, Dennis Lackey, and Deb Peterson sang Christmas Carols during the Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony in Hancock on Dec. 9. The Best Pea Picking Festival Committee was responsible for the tree and the refreshments at the celebration.

On Dec. 9, volunteers created an assembly line for packaging and delivering Christmas bags at the Poy Sippi Food Pantry. Pictured are: Chris Willis, Kate Teske, Harold Nigbor, Joel Sonnenberg, Diane Sonnenberg, Lloyd Everson, Lee Chase, John Cardelli, Donna Rew, Sharon Schmidt, Mark Henn, Connie Henn, Chris Waldhart, Germaine Schwebs, Carol Nelson, Kay Jeske, Gen Everson, Patti Langkau, Donna Booth, Jan Strehlow and Adell Jewel.

The Poy Sippi Food Pantry as well as many community organizations, churches and volunteers created Christmas bags for 49 families. With help from Mark Henn’s Thrivent Financial Team, the food pantry was able to distribute Christmas hams as well as the turkeys for Thanksgiving.

On Dec. 9, volunteers created an assembly line for packaging and delivering Christmas bags at the Poy Sippi Food Pantry. Pictured are: Chris Willis, Kate Teske, Harold Nigbor, Joel Sonnenberg, Diane Sonnenberg, Lloyd Everson, Lee Chase, John Cardelli, Donna Rew, Sharon Schmidt, Mark Henn, Connie Henn, Chris Waldhart, Germaine Schwebs, Carol Nelson, Kay Jeske, Gen Everson, Patti Langkau, Donna Booth, Jan Strehlow and Adell Jewel.
David Buhrow captured this photo of his parents, Jerry and Christine Loehrke of Weyauwega, as they watched firefighters work to extinguish the Dec. 4 fire that destroyed two barns, nearly a dozen tractors, other machinery and tools. The Poy Sippi Fire Department responded to the fire and requested assistance from 10 other departments due to high winds, the need for water and manpower.
On Dec. 9, volunteers created an assembly line for packaging and delivering Christmas bags at the Poy Sippi Food Pantry. Pictured are: Chris Willis, Kate Teske, Harold Nigbor, Joel Sonnenberg, Diane Sonnenberg, Lloyd Everson, Lee Chase, John Cardelli, Donna Rew, Sharon Schmidt, Mark Henn, Connie Henn, Chris Waldhart, Germaine Schwebs, Carol Nelson, Kay Jeske, Gen Everson, Patti Langkau, Donna Booth, Jan Strehlow and Adell Jewel.

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Sports

The Wild Rose High School boys and girls basketball teams will be participating in Challenge of the Bells, a matching funds event for the Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign in Waushara County. 

Community

The Wautoma Area School board unanimously approved Jennifer Johnson as Wautoma High School’s new principal during their regular meeting on Dec. 11.