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Bank focuses on local, friendly, familiar Banking does not get any more “local, friendly, and familiar” than it does at National Exchange Bank & Trust. With offices throughout southeastern Wisconsin including Howards Grove, Chilton, Sheboygan Falls, Elkhart Lake, and Marytown, National Exchange Bank has been serving generations of families. “With National Exchange Bank & Trust, you don’t have to sacrifice service for innovative banking,” said Deb Geiger, Howards Grove operations manager. “We are local, friendly, and familiar.” In Howards Grove there are a number of bank employees who help to provide the full line of financial services that National Exchange Bank has to offer, including Geiger, Cheryl Klauck, Carol Knoener, Sierra Birr, Tracy Kracht, Diane Sabrowsky, Bob Maloney, and Sharleen Meinnert. “We invite our neighbors and friends to discover a community bank with all the products of a big bank and none of the hassle—24-hour ATMs, free online and mobile banking with mobile deposits, a personal financial management tool online and in the mobile app, locally serviced home loans, online loan applications, private banking, customized business loans and business banking solutions, trust and wealth management services, and full-service deposit products” Klauck said. Klauck added, “We look forward to more new convenience products being released later this year as well.” Based in Fond du Lac, National Exchange Bank & Trust has offices in multiple communities, yet all its customers continue to get the best in products and services. National Exchange Bank’s

The staff at National Exchange Bank in Howards Grove includes (from left) Carol Knoener, Diane Sabrowsky, Deb Geiger, Tracy Kracht, Sierra Birr, Adan Nenne, and Bob Maloney. Not pictured are Cheryl Klauck and Sharleen Meinnert.

website summarizes its approach by saying it is an “independent bank with big bank abilities.” National Exchange Bank has been a pillar of stability in the Fond du Lac community since it first opened its doors on Dec. 20, 1933 at 104 S. Main St. Because of expansion and development, the corporate offices of National

Exchange Bank are now centered around 130 S. Main St. and known as National Exchange Bank & Trust. The Trust Department opened in 1975 to better serve the expanded financial needs of the area. Howards Grove joined National Exchange in 2005. National Exchange Bank & Trust’s mission is to:

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Tails wagging happily at HG business By Mark Sherry After years of tweaking, growing, and improving their facility just south of Howards Grove, Randy and Diana Schmidt seem to have their Happy Tails Pet Grooming & Boarding business just where they want it. “We’re just where we want to be,” Randy said as he provided a tour of the significant changes and improvements made in the past year. Happy Tails is just where its customers want it, too, as the trail of four-legged friends is brisk going in and out of the business at N7894 STH 42. As a matter of fact, customer demand has really guided the Schmidts in the changes they have made to the business over the past couple years. Happy Tails now has separate entrances for the boarding and grooming aspects of the business. Both sides of the business continue to do very well, but the grooming side has grown significantly over the past year-plus with the closing of some other area groomers and the wordof-mouth high marks which Happy Tails gets from its customers. Inside the grooming entrance to the business, the Schmidts have created a small waiting and reception area for grooming customers. The rest of that room which once housed a separate dog training business is now filled with grooming tables and equipment, another sign of how that side of the business has grown. Powering that additional equipment and keeping their regular furry guests comfortable in all kinds of weather was driving the electric bill pretty high at Happy Tails, so the Schmidts decided to do something about that as well. They had solar panels added to a portion of their roof, a project which was completed last December and which now provides about 75 percent of the power used by the business. Randy said he expects an eight-year payback on the solar panel investment. The investment is well worth it to keep their dog and cat guests comfortable at Happy Tails. Providing good homes for animals—short term or long term—has been a passion of the Schmidts for many years. The couple has established a special relationship with an organization known as Illinois Birddog Rescue. Do not be fooled by the name—many of this group’s dogs end up in Wisconsin, including a handful over the years in the Schmidt household. “I will forever be grateful for the day Randy and Diana Schmidt submitted an

application to adopt an older English setter from Illinois Birddog Rescue,” said Lisa Spakowski, Illinois Birddog Rescue founder and president. “Abby was about 7 years old and had lived a life of neglect and came into our program with Lyme disease and with a suspicious mass on her leg. Post-surgery, the biopsy revealed the tumor to be mast cell cancer—but for Randy it was love at first sight when he met her. Abby had a good long life at Happy Tails. She helped raise his new setter puppy Nigel and also helped make many new foster dogs feel safe in their home. Randy would often send me pictures of Abby snoozing on a dog bed in his office. “Some of the setters I sent his way for foster care had behavior issues, many had serious health issues, some needed hospice care,” Spakowski added. “I never had to worry when I sent Randy and Diana a special needs dog to foster knowing they would have the best care and TLC. When they decided to add one of these dogs to their family, it was the best feeling in the world.” Spakowski said, “With dog rescue, sometimes dogs only have days to find a place to move to before they are at risk for euthanasia. Over the years, Randy has made room for emergency dogs that just needed a safe place to stay until I could line up foster care. The IBR donation jar Randy set up in boarding and the donations he and Diana have sent from their grooming business for nail trims and butt squeezes has also helped the rescue enormously. We are very blessed to know such wonderful caring folks, and I could not have saved so many dogs without their amazing support.” Spakowski was referring to an ongoing program at Happy Tails in which customers can walk in without an appointment and for $12 have an “ala carte” item done on their pet, such as nails, a quick face trim, or expressing anal glands. That revenue is in turn donated to the Illinois Birddog Rescue. The Schmidts have helped another cause by employing a person from RCS Empowers, Inc. of Sheboygan, a nonprofit agency which helps youths and adults with disabilities. Andrew, the current RCS employee, helps with cleaning and other duties around the facility. Happy Tails Pet Grooming & Boarding has been at its current location since 2010 and employs about 10 people. Lindsay Wipperman is the most recent addition to the staff as kennel assistant, having started working at Happy Tails upon graduation from Kiel High School. With

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“After working many years for larger companies, I had the opportunity to open Harvest Home Assisted Living which has been in existence since 2005,” Pahmeier said. “The need for quality care for people suffering with dementia has really come to the forefront. With that in mind, I am now a certified dementia practitioner and certified Alzheimer’s disease and dementia practitioner trainer through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. “As a health care provider, I believe it is my duty to remain current in the latest information in my field of long-term care, with an emphasis on dementia and nutrition. “Our goal at Harvest Home is to provide quality care for the people who live here as well as provide a positive work

place for all who work at Harvest Home,” Pahmeier added. “I am blessed to have a super administrative team as well as caregivers who hold to Harvest Home’s high standards of practice. Our goal at Harvest Home is that all of our residents have the opportunity to live with purpose and grace.

“Personally, I am blessed with a supportive husband and business partner (Fred), our five grown children with wonderful spouses, and many grandchildren,” she added. “Without the support of family and awesome staff—and truly God’s blessings—Harvest Home would not be what it is today.”

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Rehab efforts help cancer patients By Mike Mathes Cancer patients often face an uphill struggle in fighting their illness. An innovative approach to healing and health seeks to give them a fighting chance at maintaining their quality of life through the process. Ascension Calumet Hospital, in cooperation with Green Bay Oncology has turned its focus to a broad spectrum of services grouped under the heading of oncology rehabilitation. “We are fortunate to be able to take advantage of this partnership arrangement to be intentional about providing these rehabilitation services for oncology patients,” Patrick McGinnis, Manager of Rehabilitation Services for Ascension Calumet Hospital said. The attention to oncology rehabilitation is relatively new, with members of the Ascension Calumet rehabilitation staff undergoing training in the past few years. “We are excited to be in the forefront of this effort,” McGinnis said. “We are trying to help our patients maintain their quality of life through this. It’s a relatively new direction for rehabilitation services.” Tailored to individual needs Oncology rehabilitation efforts for each individual patient are tailored to their specific needs, and carried out in partnership with doctors that specialize in oncology and hematology. Green Bay Oncology, brings cancer fighting expertise to the partnership, as the region’s largest group of cancer specialists—bringing the world’s best new treatments to our patients in connection with Ascension Calumet Hospital. Dr. Anthony Jaslowski and Dr. Brad Heraly are both Green Bay Oncology providers who see patients through Ascension Calumet Hospital. Dr. Jaslowski, a fan of the new approach to oncology rehabilitation, said that great strides have been made in the past five years toward understanding the need for specific rehabilitation programs for cancer patients. “We are very fortunate that Ascension Calumet Hospital has gotten on board and made a significant investment in this kind of care earlier than most regional hospitals.” Dr. Jaslowski said that cancer often causes weakness, fatigue, weight loss and muscle wasting even before diagnosis. “This can make cancer treatment, which is often difficult, even harder for patients,” he said. “We have learned the hard way over the years that once people weaken beyond a certain point, cancer treatments can be more harmful than helpful. That’s why it’s critical that patients begin therapy to preserve and improve their strength sooner rather than later.” At Ascension Calumet Hospital rehabilitation specialists work with cancer patients through all stages of treatment helping them improve their quality of life and overall health. McGinnis said the focus of oncology rehabilitation is function. In addition to the challenges for cancer patients noted above, McGinnis also cited challenges of balance, gait, bed mobility, eating/swallowing and activities of daily living such as dressing, bathing and self-care. Each of these issues are identified as needs to be addressed through rehabilitation programs. “The effort is more of a marathon

A member of the Ascension Calumet Hospital rehabilitation staff works with an oncology patient to aid body function and strength through weight training.

than a sprint. Patients can expect a lot of education, motivation and coaching. They are active participants in the whole process,” McGinnis said. Patients can enter into oncology rehabilitation efforts in many ways, either via referral, or their own choice. In either case, oncology rehabilitation starts with an evaluation process. “We try to set appropriate goals to limit or eliminate acquired challenges. Most often this involves education for energy conservation, strengthening, dynamic and static balance activities, decreasing pain, increasing tolerance for activity and improving the quality of life,” McGinnis said. Sometimes the evaluations begin with a standard questionnaire. Nurses are able to refer patients through this method or casual observation. In some cases, the patient’s doctor will recognize the patient’s challenges, prompting a referral to rehabilitation efforts. Rehabilitation services for oncology patients can cross into many types of treatments. Among the most common are occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech and language pathology, lymphedema treatments, swallow studies, BIG and LOUD training, dry needling and cognitive assessments. Staff members at Ascension Calumet Hospital include those trained in many disciplines of therapy—four physical therapists, one occupational therapist an occupational assistant and a physical therapy assistant. “Everyone except our newest physical therapist has been through the oncology classes. We have a great staff and they are committed to these services for our patients,” McGinnis said. Ascension Calumet Hospital and its rehabilitation department work with patients from a large geographical area. “People live here and work/doctor outside the area, so we get referrals from a wide range of providers from outside our area,” McGinnis said. Rehabilitation services both conveniently located and readily available. The rehabilitation hours are Mondays through Fridays beginning at 6:30 a.m. through 8 p.m. Evening times are flexible depending on patient needs.

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Quality furnishings offered at Meiselwitz By Faye Burg In business since 1898, family owned Meiselwitz Furniture continues to offer new and exciting quality fine home furnishings to their customers. Operated for the last 40 years by Mike and Bill Curry, great-grandsons of Carl Meiselwitz, Meiselwitz Furniture is located at 328 Fremont St. in Kiel, the same location the business began in when founded by C.J. Meiselwitz in 1898. This year the brothers plan to remodel the original European-style apartment on the upper floor of the building to display new Flexsteel living room and dining room introductions. “My brother and I are proud to be a part of the Kiel community,” Bill said. “It’s a great retail town and always has a lot of new and exciting things happening. We are excited about the Kiel Mill restoration project headed by Markus Ladd of Kiel.” Fourth generation owners Bill and Mike are also excited to be celebrating their 121st year offering fine products to their customers. “We feature Restonic mattresses, the best two-sided mattress construction in the U.S.A. and one of the top bedding manufacturers. They have won many awards recently including the Women’s Choice Award and Consumer Digest Best Buy Award.” Restonic was founded in 1938 when a group of independent mattress manu-

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“The benefits of Flexsteel is how it is constructed. The Flexsteel spring makes the difference. They offer a lifetime warranty on the seat, frame, and seat cushion core.” The staff at Meiselwitz Furniture enjoys spending time with their customers, treating them like family. “We look forward to assisting you with all your home furnishing needs. From bedding to dining room to living room selections, Meiselwitz proudly offers the finest

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Familiar name, face joins Vogel team By Mark Sherry Familiar names and faces staff the sales offices adjacent to the showroom at Vogel Chevrolet in Kiel—which means Kevin Gutschow should fit in well. The 1997 graduate of Kiel High School began working at Lulloff Hardware in Kiel while he was still a high schooler and continued on there until seven years ago when he went to work for Sargento in Kiel as a line operator. Living and working in Kiel his entire life, Gutschow now brings that familiarity with the community and its people to Vogel Chevrolet as its newest salesperson. Kelly Johnson has been a fixture in sales at Vogel for several decades, and Ed Hartmann is a veteran of the sales team as well. Gutschow is currently occupying Johnson’s office while Johnson is on leave. “We’re eager to have him,” Tara Vogel said of the addition of Gutschow to the staff. “I’m glad he knows people.” Gutschow agreed that his familiarity with Kiel area residents is a great starting point for his new career in automotive sales. “A lot of people know me,” he said, referring back to his years of helping customers at Lulloff Hardware. He said he also enjoyed his years of working at Sargento, but when he saw the help wanted ad published by Vogel Chevrolet he decided to have a talk with Mike Kevin Gutschow stands next to a new Chevrolet Silverado in the showroom of Vogel Chevrolet in Kiel. Gutschow has Vogel—and that led to his new career. joined the sales team at Vogel Chevrolet. 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Honoring Howards Grove’s GUARDIANS Pictured at left are members of the Howards Grove Fire Department: (front, from left) Ryan Duening, Tyler Wuestenhagen, and Scott Weber; (middle) Dan Sohn, Andrew Thieleke, Brian Nienhaus, Dave Klinzing, Derric Wilkinson, Tom Weber, Cody Fuller, Glenn Grunwald, Ethan Schelk, Jeff Everett, Logan Nonnemacher, Eric Kuhfuss, Mark Eichhorst, Jamie Noel, Kyle Meyer, Kyle Wilkinson, Jeff Meyer, and Chris Kueker; and (back) Matt Osladil, Jacob Clappes, Brett Nikisch, Nick Moths, Jimmy Justinger, Darin Christians, Caleb Kaeppler, Chuck Windus, Trevor Wehrmann, Ed Pahl, and Ryan Busse.

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Members of the Howards Grove First Responders are (front, from left) Jessica Wuestenhagen and Rachel Richter; (middle) Amanda Rabe, Jeff Meyer, Bruce McFarlane, Chris Kueker, Mike Wynveen, and Trista Nienhaus; and (back) Tyler Wuestenhagen, Matt Osladil, Jimmy Justinger, Darin Christians, Chuck Windus, Michael Christian, and Scott Weber.

Members of the Fire Corps in Howards Grove are (from left) Scott Weber, Bri Stange, Trista Nienhaus, Amanda Rabe, Debbie Weber, Rachel Richter, Jody Stange, Maryanne Justinger, Lavern Weber, Ashley Reinertson, Marry Ann Korpi, Kristin Kuether, Linda Lefeber, Roy Gadicke, Miranda Boll, and Tyler Wuestenhagen.

The businesses listed below join in thanking the Howards Grove Fire Department, First Responders, and Fire Corps for keeping the community safe.

EdgEwood Pools & Spas

Celebrating 40 Years!

1003 North Wisconsin Drive, Howards Grove 920-565-2606 •

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KLEMME’S WAGON WHEEL A Family Owned & Operated Restaurant Since 1972

Howards Grove • 920-565-2325

Happy Tails

Leave your pets Pet Grooming & Boarding with someone you N7894 Hwy. 42 • Sheboygan • Near Howards Grove can trust All Breeds Welcome

920-912-6066 •

633 Madison • Howards Grove 920-565-2712

Steve and Tammy Gerber • N7940 Hwy. 42 • Howards Grove

Lots of Vintage & RetRo items! • O: 920-550-3018 • F: 920-550-3022

Breakfast Served Fri.-Sun. 7-11am Sunday Brunch Buffet 9am-1pm

Serving the area for over 50 years.

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2003 Appletree Rd • Howards Grove

• Specialized in Dementia Care • Calm & Peaceful Setting • Christian Environment • Recently Built Facilities


S&T Motors Inc.

Open March-December W4024 State Hwy. 32 1st & 3rd Weekends in the Village of Ada Between Howards Grove & Kiel Visit us on Vintage of Ada 920-207-2319


Sheboygan 920.565.2095 Plymouth 920.893.8900

1014 S. Wisconsin Drive Howards Grove • (920) 565-3939

Residential, Commercial, Industrial & Remodeling 1114 Millersville Ave. Howards Grove • 565-3345

Ada Orchard

W4048 Primrose Lane, Elkhart Lake • (920) 565-2336

Feldmann Sales & Service, Inc.

Howards Grove Chiropractic Dr. Wendy Varish, DC, FACO, Dr. David Portmann, DC, and Dr. Erik Butzen, DC 516 S. Wisconsin Drive, Howards Grove

Cherries, Blueberries Peaches, Apples & More

903 Madison Ave. • Howards Grove • 920-565-3674


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WALLO’S AUTO A SERVICE 804 S. Wisconsin Drive Howards Grove 920-565-3123


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One Smooth Ride! 2016 Buick Enclave

2016 Chev Equinox

2016 Chrysler Town & Country




2018 Ford Escape

2016 Chev Silverado LT



Premium AWD, 37,502 mi.


LT, FWD, 57,641 mi.

Touring L, 38,192 mi.


Industrial ■ Commercial ■ Residential Design/Build ■ Pre-Engineered Metal Buildings Concrete ■ Remodel ■ Pole Buildings

Titanium, AWD

2017 Ford F-150 XLT

1500, Double Cab, Z71, 17K mi.

Crew Cab, Sport, FX4, 31,863 mi.

2018 Ford Edge Sport

2018 Chev Silverado LTZ

2019 Jeep Cherokee




AWD, 10,108 mi.

Crew Cab, 4WD, 15,784 mi.


TrailHawk, 4WD, 1753 mi.

All cars are 1 owner cars. Perfect vehicle history reports. Proudly Serving Howards Grove & the surrounding community for over 20 years!

S & T Motors Inc. Higher Standards


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Quality Used Vehicles at Great Prices!

Steve and Tammy Gerber • N7940 Hwy. 42 • Howards Grove Remember…You can buy a used car anywhere. It’s the people you work with that make the difference.

Rehabilitation Services Physical • Speech Occupational

To schedule an appointment, call 920-849-7508


Tempo • Howards Grove Progress • Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Live with Purpose & Grace Specialized in Dementia Care

Calm & Peaceful Setting

Christian Environment

Recently Built Facilities

At Harvest Home, we recognize that we may not be able to cure diseases or fix all of the problems that come with “old age.” However, we strongly believe we can help people manage them. We are committed to making “old age” better and helping our residents and staff to Live with Purpose & Grace.

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2003 Appletree Rd. Howards Grove, WI 53083


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