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Wednesday, May 25, 2016 Vol. 127, No. 41 • Shell Lake, Wis.
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• United Women Veterans-Northwestern Chapter garage sale @ Spooner • Free community breakfast @ Spooner • St. Joseph’s Council of Catholic women bake sale @ Shell Lake See calendar on page 6 for details
Splash of color
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Abby Fankhauser is all purple after the color run held Saturday, May 21 in Shell Lake. She was not very good at ducking the color splash stations on the course. The stations were manned by volunteers who splashed color dust on the runners as they came by. More photos of event on page 2. - Photo by Larry Samson
Spooner Health is open and has first inpatients
SPOONER - Spooner Health opened its doors to patients on Thursday, May 19. The new facility is located on the north side of Spooner at 1280 Chandler Drive, just off CTH H between Hwys. 63 and 53. All hospital services including outpatient and emergency care are now at this new location. The first of nine inpatients to be moved to the new facility on Thursday morning was Steve Ciarico. He was happy to be part of a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to move to a new hospital. “I’ve been to my share of hospitals,” said Ciarico, “and my stay at Spooner Health was truly a great experience.” When asked what he thought about the new hospital, he brought up the building’s beauty and great view along with his appreciation for the shower and excellent food. He was most impressed with the staff, especially their sincere and genuine concern for him as a patient.
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“If there’s a five-star rating, there needs to be a special category for Spooner Health,” said Ciarico. “They deserve above and beyond a five-star. A lot of good things are going to happen in this new facility.” Mike Schafer, Spooner Health CEO, was able to greet all nine inpatients as they made their way off the ambulance and into the new facility. “It was fun to see the patients excitement and appreciation for the new hospital.” “I want to extend a sincere thank-you to all of our staff and the many other people and organizations who worked together to ensure a safe and successful patient move,” says Schafer. “It is a large undertaking to move a hospital to a new location and we couldn’t have done it without great teamwork.” — from Spooner Health For more photos see Spooner Health, Page 3
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The first helicopter lands at the new helipad adjacent to the ambulance garage and emergency services. — Photos submitted
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Funds raised through color run The community came out to support the Wolf Ridge program with a color splash at the end of the color run. The first-annual Shell Lake PTA Color-A-Thon was a huge success with over 300 runners paying a fee to run and get splattered with colored dust. They also got a cool T-shirt.
LEFT: Ethan Lyga and Elliott Scott duck through the last splash station near the finish line.
Photos by Larry Samson
Kaitlyn Schultz and Sydney Atkinson are seventh-graders who came out to support the Wolf Ridge program that they enjoyed this year.
Constance Johnson, Aiden Jensen, and Nolan Miller are getting the dust blown off by a leaf blower after the race. Other runners opted to jump in the cold lake to get cleaned up.
Shell Lake Schools Superintendent David Bridenhagen leads the pack of runners. He had a tough time to get out ahead of the runners when the horn went off.
LEFT: Taking first, second, and third were Brittany Clark, Frances Kevan and Isaac Hopke.
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Shell Lake School Board approves staffing changes Danielle Danford | Staff writer SHELL LAKE - The Shell Lake School Board approved several staffing changes and elected board officers during their regular monthly meeting on Monday, May 16. In staffing changes, the resignations of two district staff members were accepted. The board accepted the resignation of Krissa Ward as school psychologist. In
Ward’s letter of resignation, she explained she wanted to explore employment closer to her home to be more available to her young children. The board also accepted the resignation of David Bouchard as varsity boys basketball coach. Bouchard coached for the district for 16 years. In accepting their resignations, the board thanked both Ward and Bouchard for their years of service to the district. The board then approved the hiring of
Joan Gard as business education teacher. Gard fills the one-year position vacated by Christina Cassano. Superintendent David Bridenhagen told the board that after interviews the administration was very impressed with Gard. She has over 25 years of teaching experience, holds multiple certifications and has taught Web design, keyboarding and business education. The board also held officer elections, with Stuart Olson elected as board presi-
dent on a unanimous vote. Pat Pesko and Joel Anderson were nominated for the position of board vice president. After votes were cast by ballot, Pat Pesko was elected to the position by the majority. Linda Nielsen was elected as clerk on a unanimous vote and Nicole Tims was elected to the treasurer position on a unanimous vote.
Annual food drive serves as reminder of food donation rules Danielle Danford | Staff writer SPOONER - “Ordinarily we do not look anything like this, come back in a couple of months and we will look normal,” said Sue Adams, director of the Washburn County Food Pantry. Since Saturday, May 14, food pantry volunteers have been sorting through thousands of pounds of nonperishable food donated through the Stamp Out Hunger food drive done by mail carriers. This year the drive collected 8,612 pounds of food for the Washburn County Food Pantry, surpassing last year’s donation. The food from the Stamp Out Hunger food drive is hoped to last through the end of July or beginning of August, but the drive often results in a portion of expired or damaged goods the pantry can’t do anything with, except throw out. “We always keep the oddest thing; this is what we got, squid. Last year we got octopus, and the oldest thing, ‘97 was the oldest thing we got. Last year I think was ‘94. We have to throw that away,” said Adams. Of the food donated through the Stamp Out Hunger food drive, the pantry’s biggest food drive, about 180 to 200 pounds had to be thrown out because it didn’t meet standards the pantry has to follow. “In terms of what we get it’s a very small quantity,” she said. The pantry does keep nonperishable food that’s expired by two years, but it’s located on a separate shelf and is left to the discretion of pantry visitors to take. Adams explained the pantry has rules they have to follow in order to help people in food emergencies. “We are not permitted … we have all these rules and regulations we have to follow, when you’re a nonprofit, and we do have nonprofit status,” she said. The pantry is required to keep data on every aspect of their operation, from the people that they serve to the daily temperature of the freezer where frozen foods are kept. “The stuff on the shelf is all 2016, ‘17 and ’18, like you are at a grocery store,” she said. The pantry can only hand out food items that are in-date, or those that are not past the manufacturers’ expiration date. The pantry also cannot give out goods that are damaged or look poor. One of their food distributors, Feed My
Volunteers are busy sorting and shelving thousands of pounds of donated food the Washburn County Food Pantry received through the annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive. Shown is pantry volunteer Frank Gray of Spooner Lake. – Photo by Danielle Danford People, will not allow the organization to purchase food from them if they don’t follow their rules. “Everything has to be up off the floor, you can’t put laundry soap with food, there’s just a lot of that stuff,” she said. The pantry has an inspection once a year to make sure they are in compliance; without it the pantry wouldn’t be able to help the 350 families they serve a month. “The pantry was designed for people that had lost their job or are in between things and are having a little difficult time,” she said. Now the food pantry is providing service on a monthly basis to people. These are usually senior citizens, large families or multiple-family homes. “We have homeless people living at the Inn Town Motel because they can no longer afford rent. I had a lady that lived in an ice shack all winter, they are having difficulty trying to pay the rent and they fall through the cracks for low-income housing and those are the people we serve,” she said. People are permitted to come to the pantry once a month, but if they are in need they won’t be turned away. Adams says their statistics show that the majority of people they help come four or less
Washburn County Food Pantry starts with filling out an application for emergency help. This covers basic information including a name, contact information, number of people in the household, and if they receive other types of assistance like SSI, food stamps or WIC. People aren’t asked about their income. “Lots of times if you lost your job you really don’t know your income,” said Adams. The pantry distributes food in a box. The box filled with food is based on how many people need to eat and their ages, a pound of meat comes with every food box. “It basically is two days’ worth of help,” she said. Adams said she spends about $7,000 a month on food, which includes purchasing milk and meat. Food is purchased through the Feed My People food bank or local grocery stores, but only when they have sales on goods that the pantry needs, and they’re within a certain price range.
Community support vital “We appreciate the support of the community. We couldn’t exist since 1984 if it wasn’t for the community behind, helpGuidelines for giving “You want to make sure you give food ing,” said Adams. The food pantry relies you would buy at the grocery store and on volunteers that operate it, from haulyou would want to eat,” said Adams. ing food, sorting food, shelving food and Besides making sure the food being do- helping people get the food they need. nated is not expired, damaged or already The pantry also relies on those that donate opened, the pantry can only accept meat money to support the pantry’s efforts. The pantry does not do fundraisers or that is processed by a certified meat processor. That means if someone donates get funding through the government or venison or a farm-raised animal, unless it grants. Adams said the holiday season is has been processed by a certified meat around Thanksgiving and Christmas is processor, the pantry cannot give the meat when the pantry gets a majority of the out. Adams says there are no certified money that sustains it through the rest meat processors in Washburn County, but of the year, but there are several comthere is one in Hayward and one in Rice munity organizations, groups, towns and individuals that make regular donations. Lake. Even the food pantry building on Cottonwood Avenue in Spooner was built by Helping a community The Washburn County Food Pantry is volunteers. The nonprofit organization has a fivenot just about helping those that come through their own doors. The organiza- member board which provides oversight. tion works closely with other local food The board meets four times a year. Board pantries by sharing food. These organiza- members are Jeri Bitney, Dale Cardwell, tions include Ruby’s Pantry, Indianhead Ron Gormong, Jan Jenkins and Kerri RusCommunity Action Agency, and Comfort sell. Food Shelf in Minong. The process to get help through the times in a year.
Spooner Health, continued from page 1
Patricia Renslow is the first rehab patient in the new facility. She is shown with therapists Barb The first inpatient to arrive at the new Spooner Health facility, Steve Ciarico, is taken to his room Zurn and Betsy Salquist. by employees Sue and Karen. The new facility opened its doors to patients Thursday, May 19.
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Is Ruby’s Pantry Spooner going away? Ruby’s Pantry has been running for five years now. The food is brought to us from our parent organization, Ruby’s Pantry of North Branch, Minn. All of the food is donated to Lyn Sahr’s organization and we get a share of whatever is brought to his warehouse each month. It’s a bit like finding a can without a label! I call it canned surprise. You never know what is coming until you swing the back door of the semitrailer open. Sometimes it is great, sometimes it’s a bit unusual. The good news is that for a $20 donation you will always get four, five, maybe even six times the value in food. I’ve had people tell me that they appreciate the food because it extends their limited income. That doesn’t mean that income regulates who can come and get food. My favorite
saying is “the only qualification for coming is you must get hungry.” Our core team of volunteers not only sets up and passes out the food, but we have been helping people experiencing a financial bump in the road. We keep 10 percent of the donations to be used for that purpose. On our own we have been spending approximately $4,000 each year to help with gas, rent, utilities, etc. Recently we have joined forces with Washburn Christian Outreach who, through their volunteers, administers funds from Ruby’s, The Salvation Army and WCO funds donated by churches of Washburn County. Last year the combined effort aided 160 families with around $17,000 of assistance. In recent months, Ruby’s has experi-
enced decreasing numbers of people coming to get food. That is a concern because it has a direct impact on dollars available to help people of Washburn County. That directly impacts our ability to contribute to WCO and what the churches of the county are doing. Of even greater concern is the fact that our volunteer numbers have diminished. We receive around 19 pallets of food and need to count what is available as well as put it out on tables for the people to see and select what they would like. Traditionally we would have 40 to 50 volunteers to help. Lately our numbers have been much lower. Many hands make the load light. Unfortunately, the reverse is true as well. Are we going to go on? That is up to the community. We need two things to suc-
ceed. Of most importance we need volunteers who are willing to serve three hours one Saturday each month. Secondly, the more people that come each month to receive food, the more funds are available for our hands-up approach to assisting people. Do you have time to come the second Saturday morning of each month? Consider helping us reach out to those in need in our community. Are you a church or community organization? We would love to talk to your group to explain more details. Give us a call. Bill Holden, 715-468-4017 Shell Lake Chuck Adams, 715-635-9309 Spooner
Namekagon River Visitor Center opens TREGO - Beginning Friday, May 27, the Namekagon River Visitor Center of the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily through Labor Day. The visitor center features exhibits on the river’s natural environment, the
18-minute film “The St. Croix: A Northwoods Journey,” and a bookstore. Staff is available to assist visitors in planning a river trip, provide maps and educational materials and answer questions. The visitor center is located on Hwy. 63, one mile east of Hwy. 53
in Trego. Admission is always free. The Namekagon River is part of the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway, a unit of the National Park System that was established by the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act in 1968. It is one of a group of eight rivers in the country which first received
this recognition. For over 200 miles, the St. Croix and Namekagon flow through some of the most scenic and least developed country in the Upper Midwest. For additional information, please visit nps.gov/sacn or call 715-635-8346, ext. 429. — from NPS
Taking the confusion out of the new crosswalks Larry Samson | Staff writer SHELL LAKE - With the new crosswalk and safety island on Hwy. 63 in Shell Lake, pedestrian crossing should be safer, according to Shell Lake Police Chief Dave Wilson. Ultimately it is the responsibility of the pedestrian for their own safety. The Wisconsin statute states: (1) At an intersection or crosswalk where traffic is not controlled by traffic control signals or by a traffic officer, the operator of a vehicle shall yield the right of way to a pedestrian, or to a person riding a bicycle or electric personal assistive mobility device in a manner which is consistent with the safe use of the crosswalk by pedestrians, who is crossing the highway within a marked or unmarked crosswalk. (2) No pedestrian, bicyclist or rider of an electric personal assistive mobility device shall suddenly leave a curb or other place of safety and walk, run or ride into the path of a vehicle which is so close that it is difficult for the operator of the vehicle
to yield. (3) Whenever any vehicle is stopped at an intersection or crosswalk to permit a pedestrian, bicyclist or rider of an electric personal assistive mobility device to cross the roadway, the operator of any other vehicle approaching from the rear shall not overtake and pass the stopped vehicle. The crosswalks going from Shell Lake’s Main Street to the park are well marked and are considered uncontrolled. Although there is an advisory signal, one should not rely on it to stop traffic. While there is a safety island, a pedestrian on the island is considered in the crosswalk and traffic must stop and remain stopped until the pedestrian is on the sidewalk on the opposite side of the road. Many drivers break the law when they proceed through the crosswalk with the pedestrian clear but still in the crosswalk. The crosswalk crossing Main Street traffic on Hwy. 63 must yield to pedestrians when turning onto Main Street. A pedestrian crossing the crosswalk should never assume that the vehicle will stop. Police Chief Dave Wilson is showing the newly installed warning lights. After the button is pushed the warning lights will flash. The warning or advisory signal only lets the drivers know your intention to cross; the pedestrian is still responsible for his or her own safety and should cross with care.
Spooner-Trego Lions donate wheelchair
Shell Lake Police Chief Dave Wilson is standing on the safety island in the Hwy. 63 crosswalk. Cars must stop and remain stopped if a pedestrian is anywhere in the crosswalk, including the safety island. — Photos by Larry Samson
The Spooner-Trego Lions Club recently donated a wheelchair to Hilltop Manor in Spooner. Shown (L to R): Lion Kathy Scalzo, Pat Visger, Pat Lafke and Lion Mary Kutchera. Front: Vivian Wilcox. — Photo by Mary Kutchera
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Spooner Area Community Education offers more than classes SPOONER - Spooner Area Community Education engages exploration, connection and enrichment. Community education connects resources and strengthens a community through partnerships and citizen involvement, enhancing our community experience through networking and connecting members in a learning center for all ages. ComEd programming depends on active school-community partnerships to enrich the lives of all members while improving schools. Successful programming depends on all of us. The concept of community education has been around since before 1916. John Dewey championed the contemporary principle that the school must become a unifying force in communities in his book “Democracy and Education.” Today, more than ever, public schools are rediscovering the importance of Dewey’s and also Elise Clapp’s writings regarding how schools and communities best work hand in hand to provide maximum learning.
Clapp stated in her 1939 work, “A community school is a used place, a place used freely and informally for all the needs of living and learning. It is, in effect, the place where learning and living converge.” Lifelong learning positively impacts growth for our students and community members. The community education philosophy allows our school district to chart a course toward helping all citizens meet their educational needs instead of simply focusing on K-12 youth in isolation from the total community’s resources. ComEd programming is meant to be offered at a low cost to community members so few barriers stand in the way of learning. Revenue generated from program participants normally covers the costs of instructor payment and materials at as near a break-even point as possible for community programming to continue. There are many ways to pursue personal growth in the Spooner area, as a participant or as a leader - after-school
youth programs, summer school, adult education classes, field trips, business partnerships and other planning opportunities. Nowhere else are the words “to teach is to learn twice” more evident than in Community ed programming. One does not have to have mastered a subject in order to share it with others and gain deeper understanding. A variety of strengths and interests can be utilized in SACE, helping to form smaller communities within the larger community. Spooner Area Community Education leaders have been sharing their passions for finance, technology, arts, crafts, science, performing arts, Spanish, physical activities, food foraging and cooking since 2005. Some leaders prefer teaching children, others prefer teaching adults, while still others are open to teaching all ages! Whatever the age group, community ed is an opportunity to share knowledge of a specific interest to help others grow in a variety of aspects in their lives. The community is strengthened when
others share their talents, interests and skills with others. Fulfill community involvement desires by connecting in an assortment of ways through community ed classes. SACE welcomes new leaders with a variety of interests to share while bringing back favorites to continue the tradition of “keeping the lights on” in schools. Leaders and class ideas are currently being sought for fall classes. If you or someone you know is interested in leading or joining community ed class opportunities contact Karen Collins, community education coordinator, at 715-635-0243, or email email@example.com. For more information on summer school, fall classes or other Spooner Area Community Education ventures or to share ideas or names of individuals who might lead contact Collins. All are welcome to explore, connect and enrich. — from SACE
Ventures named business ethics winner MILWAUKEE - The Better Business Bureau of Wisconsin Foundation Inc. recently announced that Ventures Unlimited Inc., Shell Lake, has received honorable mention in the nonprofit sector category of its prestigious Torch Awards for Business Ethics and Integrity. Ventures was selected by an indepen-
dent, distinguished panel of nine business ethics experts. The announcement was made at a ceremony in The Garage at the Harley-Davidson Museum® in Milwaukee on Tuesday, May 17. The winners were chosen based on submissions that demonstrated excellence in ethical practices, customer service,
reputation, honest advertising, peer recognition, management practices and employee training in ethical behavior within their industry and community. “It is an honor to shine the spotlight on all these companies and nonprofits, who exemplify ethics in the marketplace,” said Ran Hoth, CEO and president of the Bet-
ter Business Bureau Serving Wisconsin, regarding all the businesses that received recognition. “They join a long list of impressive Wisconsin companies and charities who have achieved this honor in the past 14 years.” — from BBB
54, Amery, was southbound on Hwy. 53 in the Town of Trego driving a 2015 Kia Sorento when he hit a deer just north of Mackey Road. No injuries were reported. The vehicle had moderate damage to the front driver side, front, middle driver side, front passenger side and was towed. On Sunday, May 15, at approximately 7:46 p.m., Kent Vandehaar, 61, Chippewa Falls, was westbound on Hwy. 70 driving a 2007 Lexus RX 350 when he hit a deer. No injuries were reported. The vehicle had moderate damage to the front driver side, middle driver side and front. On Tuesday, May 17, at approximately 5:53 p.m., Patty Becker, 64, Cochrane, was northbound on Hwy. 53 in the Town of Beaver Brook driving a 2005
Buick LeSabre when she swerved to avoid hitting something in the road. The vehicle then hit the median shoulder and Becker over corrected causing the vehicle to slide across the highway and down the ditch, hitting a rock and flipping into a tree. Becker was transported by ambulance to the Spooner emergency room for possible injuries. The vehicle had very severe damage, was considered totaled, and was towed from the scene. — Danielle Danford with information from Washburn County Sheriff’s Office
ACCIDENT REPORT On Thursday, May 12, at approximately 8:04 a.m., Barbara McNitt, 38, Springbrook, was southbound on Hwy. 53 in the Town of Trego when she hit a deer just south of CTH E. No injuries were reported. The 2014 Chevy Silverado she was driving had severe damage to the front, front passenger side and was towed from the scene. On Thursday, May 12, at approximately 5:10 p.m., Ryan Magana, 41, Webster, was westbound on Hwy. 70 in the Town of Evergreen driving a 1996 Ford F150 when he was sideswiped by an on-
Shell Lake Lions Calendar Winners May 16 - $35 Doris Taubman, West Allis May 17 - $35 Bob Dahlstrom, Minneapolis, Minn. May 18 - $35 Lisa Crotty, Lino Lakes, Minn. May 19 - $35 Helen Skinner, Cumberland May 20 - $35 Tara Burns, Shell Lake
Bitney Law Firm Ltd. Winners also announced on WJMC FM Radio
Temperatures recorded at Spooner Ag Research Station
2015 High Low Precip. May 16 59 46 May 17 76 56 1.10” rain May 18 73 41 .42” rain May 19 48 32 .05” rain/ trace snow May 20 58 30 May 21 61 40 May 22 71 35 2016 May 16 May 17 May 18 May 19 May 20 May 21 May 22
High Low Precip. 62 32 .02” rain 63 30 66 31 71 36 72 50 75 42 83 45
Lake Level Monday, May 23, 2016: 1,219.42’ MSL Tuesday, May 26, 2015: 1,218.41’ MSL
coming vehicle. The driver of that vehicle did not stop and remains unidentified. Magana had minor scrapes and the truck had moderate damage to the front driver side and middle driver side. The vehicle that hit Magana is thought to be a mid2000s dark blue or green Dodge van with Minnesota plates. On Thursday, May 12, at approximately 8:40 p.m., Gregory Stoll, 53, Bloomer, was southbound on Hwy. 53 in the Town of Sarona driving a 2012 Chevy Traverse when he hit a deer. No injuries were reported. The vehicle had moderate damage to the front and front passenger side. On Sunday, May 15, at approximately 3:10 p.m., Richard Friedrichs,
Register memories 1956 – 60 Years Ago
• A daughter was born May 22 to Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Krantz at the Shell Lake Hospital. • West Sarona School had its annual picnic with dinner served at noon and a baseball game played in the afternoon. A large crowd attended. Those graduating from West Sarona School were Carol Semm and Guy Twinning. • Lloyd Bixby returned home after spending several days in the Shell Lake Hospital where he had been confined with a severe ear infection. • Clam River School District held its annual school picnic. Warren Holman was the only graduate.
1966 – 50 Years Ago
• Mrs. William Toftness, Shell Lake, was interviewed on radio station WEAQ, Eau Claire. The Red Barn, Lakeview campsite on Shell Lake, owned and operated by Mr. and Mrs. Toftness, was featured on “Q’s Going Camping,” a regular program heard each Saturday morning. • Kelly Verlyn was born May 21 to Mr. and Mrs. Frank Pokorny Jr., Sarona. • Kimberly Kaye, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Rummel, was baptized. • Mrs. Leslie M. (Alberta) Loverude, Barronett, received a Bachelor of Science degree in elementary education with minors in social science and history.
1976 – 40 Years Ago
• Reinie and Mable Schrankel, Shell Lake, observed their 40th wedding anniversary. They were honored by their children at a gathering held at the Red Fox. • Twenty-one honor students of Shell Lake’s graduating class were invited out for dinner at the Bauer House by Mr. and
compiled by Suzanne Johnson Mrs. Chuck Lewis. • A bridal shower for Jerri Swanson was held at the home of JoAnn Allen on Donovan’s Cove. Mrs. Allen was assisted by Nan Rounce, of Burg’s Park. Miss Swanson planned to marry Bradley Pederson in June. Her grandmother, Linda Rydberg, Spooner; and his grandmother, Margaret Pederson, were in attendance. • Swan Wennerberg thanked those that helped put out the fire in his truck and also to those that helped rewire it.
1986 – 30 Years Ago
• Shell Lake baseball players Frank Taylor, Pat Quenan and Rick Thomas were named to the West Lakeland AllConference first team. Named to the second team were Troy Zaloudek and Reggie Levy. Jeff Smith, Rick Livingston and Rob Hlevyack were given honorable mention. • Graduating from Shell Lake High School were 43 seniors. Speeches were given by Mary Roubick, valedictorian; and Cheryl Johnson and Pat Quenan, cosalutatorians. • The Shell Lake Lioness Club held a blueberry pancake breakfast in conjunction with the Lions fishing contest. • Becky Wickman, daughter of Bradley Wickman, and Jeff Ladd, son of Mr. and Mrs. Duane Ladd, were confirmed at Timberland Lutheran Church.
1996 – 20 Years Ago
• Participating in graduation ceremonies at Salem Preschool in Shell Lake were Matthew Hagen, Kenna Organ, Weston Fischer, Anna Leckel, Paige Haight, Brittney Mellor, Morgan Van Cleave, Courtney Fulton-Schultz, Devin Rank, Dillion Melton, Annie Dunham, Brady Marschall, Stephannie Regenauer, Jorie Strunk, Ashley Anderson and Gentri Du-
lyea. Teachers were Carol Waltz and Andrea Muraski. • Miss Shell Lake Sarah Petterson and her court, First Princess Lauralei Glessing and Second Princess Sonya Swearingen, rode in the Memorial Day parade. Bill Taubman gave the keynote address at the program at Memorial Park. • Jackson Smith was the winner of the $100 top prize at the alumni baseball raffle. Winners of $27 a piece were John Bradshaw, Alayne Root, Marvin Mortensen, Brian Schilling, Donna Ness, Robert Schilling, JoAnn Allen and Larry Parker. • Jacob Lawson, son of Leigh Waggoner, Shell Lake, was named to the dean’s list at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn.
2006 – 10 Years Ago
• A project to put up a new Welcome to Shell Lake sign, compliments of the Shell Lake Chamber of Commerce, was being worked on by Glenn Leischer, Pete Jaastad and Dennis Schraufnagel. Other workers involved with the new sign were Doug Steele, Steve Degner and Shane Williams. The Shell Lake city crew helped with the removal of the old sign. • Retiring from Shell Lake Schools were Patty Damon, fifth-grade teacher; Glenn Hile, transportation supervisor; Bill Holman, biology/chemistry teacher; Bonnie Meier, administration secretary; and Judy Ricci, first-grade teacher. • Mark Bruce was named the honorary chair for the Washburn County Relay For Life. • Shell Lake City Parks and Recreation Chairperson Sally Peterson and Shell Lake Lions President Doug Downs raised the nets on the newly resurfaced tennis courts in Shell Lake’s athletic park.
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Shell Lake Police Department to mobilize for Click It or Ticket safety belt enforcement SHELL LAKE - Shell Lake Police Department has joined hundreds of law enforcement agencies throughout Wisconsin for the annual Click It or Ticket safety belt enforcement mobilization, which will run through June 5. “Our officers are on the lookout day and night for unbuckled motorists. If you’re not wearing a safety belt, we will stop your vehicle and you will get a ticket,” said Shell Lake Chief of Police Dave Wilson. “During the
Click It or Ticket mobilization and throughout the year, we stringently enforce Wisconsin’s mandatory safety belt law to motivate motorists to buckle up every time they drive or ride in a vehicle. Tragically, too many people are needlessly injured or killed because they believed a crash would never happen to them so they did not buckle up.” In Wisconsin, approximately one out of five motorists does not buckle up, according to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation.
“Consistent safety belt use is the most effective protection against being ejected from a vehicle during a crash, or thrown around violently inside it and possibly hitting another person in the vehicle with massive force,” Wilson says. “Our officers take safety belt enforcement seriously in an effort to reach the ultimate goal of zero preventable traffic deaths in Wisconsin.” — from Shell Lake Police Department
Women veterans camping and paddle on Namekagon River planned SPOONER - Are you a female veteran of the U.S. military? Enjoy a weekend of natural beauty, friendship, camping, bonfires and paddling. An event planned for Saturday, June 11, is a partnership between the United Women Veterans - Northwest Chapter, the National Park
Service and Vets on the River. Meet at 10 a.m. at the Howell Landing on the Namekagon River. Canoes, kayaks, paddles, PFDs, dry bags, food and beverages will be provided. Bring you own tent, sleeping bag, pillow and other necessities you may
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Wednesday, May 25 • Free community supper, 4-6 p.m., St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, 220 Elm St., Spooner. Thursday, May 26 • Travis Halverson, local cartoonist with the pen name Francisco Gruel, will be leading a cartooning series on how to make zines (aka mini comic), 6-9 p.m. at the Spooner Memorial Library. RSVP by contacting the library at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 715635-2792. This series is free to all ages, but best suited for those who are old enough to write and draw. Supplies are provided. • Poetry and short story open mic at Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary, Sarona, 7-9 p.m., in the rustic library. Friday, May 27 & Saturday, May 28 • United Women Veterans-Northwestern Chapter garage sale, Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Saturday, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Spooner Veterans Hall, on Hwy. 70 at the tank. Fundraising event to raise money for the women veterans to participate in a BWCA canoe trip in July 2017. For more information, contract Washburn CVSO Lisa Powers at 715-635-4470. Friday, May 27 • Washburn County Genealogical Society meeting, 1:30 p.m., city hall meeting room, library building, 501st St., Shell Lake. There will be a genealogy program at the end of the meeting. Public is welcome to attend. • Dining at 5, Birchwood Senior Center. Call 715-3543001 for reservations 24 hours in advance. Saturday, May 28 • Free community breakfast, 7-10 a.m., First United Pentecostal Church, 337 Greenwood Ave., Spooner. All welcome. Donations accepted. • St. Joseph’s Council of Catholic Women bake sale, 8:30-11 a.m. in front of Gordy’s Market, Shell Lake.
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Wednesday, June 1 • Washburn County HCE meeting 9:30 a.m. at UWExtension meeting room, Spooner. Thursday, June 2 • Travis Halverson, local cartoonist with the pen name Francisco Gruel, will be leading a cartooning series on how to make a zine (aka mini comic), 6-9 p.m. at the Spooner Memorial Library. RSVP by contacting the library at email@example.com or by calling 715635-2792. This series is free to all ages, but best suited for those who are old enough to write and draw. Supplies are provided. • Aphasia Group, 10-11:30 a.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, Spooner. Call 715-520-7999. • Northwest Wisconsin Parkinson’s Disease Support Group, 1 p.m., lower level at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Shell Lake. • Free community meal, St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, 409 Summit, Spooner, 4-6 p.m. All welcome. Donations accepted. Saturday, June 4 • Spooner Garden Club plant and bake sale, 8:30 a.m., Centennial Park, downtown Spooner. Monday, June 6 • Shell Lake/Spooner Masonic Lodge 221 meeting, 7 p.m. at the lodge.
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“Alice” will be at Cumberland ETC during June CUMBERLAND - ETC, Cumberland’s arts organization, will kick off the summer theater season with a play for the entire family. “Alice in Wonderland,” the Lewis Carroll story of a young woman who plunges down a rabbit hole into a series of madcap adventures, will be performed seven times by a cast of local youth and a few adults. The performances are at 7 p.m. on June 9, 10 and 11,
with a matinee at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 12, and again at 7 p.m. on June 16, 17 and 18. Tickets are available at Peter & Annie’s World Market, 1387 2nd Ave., in downtown Cumberland. They can be ordered for pickup at will call the day of the performance by calling ETC at 715-822-2787 and leaving an order on voice mail. ETC is offering special pricing for this play. Adult tickets are $10, and those under 18 can get in for the special
youth price of $5. This play, directed by Phil Warner, is partially underwritten by a grant for children’s theater from 3M-Cumberland. Dan Hoffman is artistic director and Paula Clay is doing costumes. The ETC Arts Center is located at 1595 2nd Ave. in Cumberland. For more information, contact Larry Werner at 612743-5117 or email@example.com. — from ETC
It’s spring and time for the Spooner Garden Club’s annual plant and bake sale SPOONER - With summer right around the corner it is time to spruce up your gardens and the Spooner Garden Club is happy to help out. A broad variety of perennials for sunny and shady spots, dug from the club’s own gardens, will be waiting to grace homes and businesses during the Spooner Garden Club’s annual spring plant sale at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 4, at Centennial Park in downtown Spooner. The club members will all be there to answer any gardening questions you may have. Special additions this spring will be the baked treats all made by the garden club members, and the garden art section featuring members’ own designs. The hundreds of plants will be from the members’ gardens. This year the special plants will include herbs,
purple-flowered delphiniums, and lovely astilbes. The twice-annual sale - one is held the first Saturday in June and the other the last Saturday in August - is renowned for having plants that are hardy and thrive in this local area. The club proceeds help the club fund annual scholarships for Spooner and Shell Lake students and the gardens they have created and maintain at Spooner’s Centennial Park, Triangle Park and city hall. The club also maintains a special garden at the Northern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery on Hwy. 53, and cohosts the annual New Ventures Garden Seminar, on the third Saturday in March, at Northwood School north of Minong.
Lakers at the Lake event planned SHELL LAKE - The first-annual Lakers at the Lake Summer Celebration, sponsored by the Shell Lake Education Foundation, is being planned. This will be a family-centered event to celebrate the end of the school year and kick off the summer, while raising funds for educational opportunities for students in Shell Lake. The event will be held Saturday, June 11, beginning around 5 p.m., at the Shell Lake pavilion or community center, depending upon weather. There will be food and root beer floats, yard games for kids, raffle items featur-
ing a fishing gear package donated by Shell Lake Marine, and free music to enjoy. There will be several students and student musical groups performing for the first few hours, then the Twin Cities group Morpheus will be performing two sets to end the evening. Morpheus plays mainly 1970s classic rock, featuring an 11-piece band with a horn section partially consisting of some Shell Lake alumni. They have a large following in the Twin Cities area. “We hope you come down to the beach and spend the evening with us to celebrate and raise money for education at the same time,” said Dan Brereton, SLEF member. Please visit both the Shell Lake Education Foundation and MorThe Washburn County Relay For Life pheus on their Facebook pages. — from SLEF fundraiser for the American Cancer So-
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Walking off the war Larry Samson | Staff writer SHELL LAKE - Many of the servicemen and women returning from Iraq and Afghanistan bring with them the horrific memories of war. Warrior Expedition is a national organization of veterans helping veterans, as they know how to help. Sean Gobin founded Warrior Expedition after walking the full length of the Appalachian Trail. In the 2,185-mile hike he was able to process and come to terms with his war experiences. Miles Vining from Bloomington, Ind., and Michael Maziarka, La Crosse, are walking off their war experiences by way of the Ice Age Trail. The trail starts in St Croix Falls and ends in Door County. The two hikers did not know each other before starting the hike. Vining is a Marine veteran and Maziarka is an Army veteran. By the end of the 1,200-mile hike they might be the best of friends as they face the challenges of the trail. Last year Natalie Koffarnus and Jenni Heisz walked the full length and returned this year to support Maziarka and Vining. Heisz is living in North Dakota and walked the first three days. Koffarnus is a volunteer coordinator in Wisconsin for Warrior Expedition and joined up with them on Friday, May 20, to walk that last
A group of veterans welcomed two Iraqi War veterans to Shell Lake on Saturday, May 21. The two veterans finished their first week on the Ice Age Hiking Trail, traveling 72 miles. The Shell Lake Post of the American Legion rolled out the red carpet with a dinner and fellowship at Lakeview Bar and Grill. It was a time to exchange war stories and to build new friendships. — Photos by Larry Samson day of the first week. The Shell Lake Post of the American Legion hosted a dinner for the two hikers at the Lakeview Bar and Grill on Saturday, May 21. The
dinner was attended by local veterans to show their support of their service and
the challenges they will face on trail as the walk away the war.
Michael Maziarka and Miles Vining pose with the Warrior Expedition volunteer coordinator, Natalie Koffarnus. Koffarnus joined up to walk with them on Friday, May 21.
When Jackie Brown at the Scoop ‘N Brew heard that the two veterans were in the area, she sent the word out to stop by for an ice-cream cone. This will be a special treat for the 1,200-mile hikers. Shown (L to R): Miles Vining, Michael Maziarka and Jackie Brown.
Spooner musicians selected as exemplary soloists WAUNAKEE - Wisconsin School Music Association has announced middle school and high school musicians identified by adjudicators as exemplary soloists in their state solo and ensemble performance. Spooner High School students receiving exemplary soloist recognition after performing at UW-Eau Claire are Ally Jacoby, timpani; and Gracia Gomong, music theater solo. Tiffany Romportl, Spooner
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Middle School, was recognized for her alto solo. Students selected for the award receive a certificate from WSMA in recognition of their outstanding performance at the state festival. For more information on WSMA State Festivals and the Exemplary Solo Recognition Project, including all who were nominated and selected, go to wsmamusic.org. — from WSMA
Small savings add up to big dreams when it comes to college SPOONER - A doctor or singer or maybe an astronaut? Young children have plenty of dreams when it comes to what they want to be when they grow up. Parents know those career dreams keep changing as their children get older and learn more about the world around them. Parents can also play a big role in those childhood dreams through both conversations and setting aside a little bit of savings. New research on college savings accounts for young children suggests that children with a college savings account are four times more likely to enroll in college and about five times more likely to graduate from college than a child with no savings account. These enrollment and graduation rates were found even in families with less than $500 saved for their child’s future education. “It’s not just about the money,” says Peggy Olive, financial capability specialist with the University of WisconsinExtension and UW-Madison’s Center for Financial Security. “When children see their parents setting aside money for their college education, it sends a powerful message to kids about the importance of investing in their future. “Having a little bit of money set aside for college expenses helps create what we call a college-bound identity,” adds Olive. “Children grow up knowing they are ex-
pected to study some type of trade or career after high school.” Children with a college-bound identity are found to do better in high school, are more engaged in school, and even get higher grades. Having a designated college savings account is also linked to more interaction between parents and children about finances and the future. Parents also benefit and report higher levels of self-esteem and self-confidence when they are able to set money aside. One way that parents can begin to save for their child’s college is to invest in a state 529 plan. To raise awareness about the ease and importance of using 529 plans to save for college, Sunday, May 29, is designated National 529 College Savings Day. In Wisconsin, an Edvest 529 plan can be opened with a $25 contribution. Earnings in a 529 account grow both federal and state tax free when used for qualified higher education expenses. You can find out more about Wisconsin’s college savings plans on their website, 529.wi.gov, or by calling toll-free 888-338-3789. For more information on 529 plans or for more information about family financial management, contact Jeanne Walsh, UWEX Washburn County family living educator, at 715-635-4444. — from UWEX
A group of ladies have been busy working on a Tea Time quilt that will be raffled, with the proceeds to benefit the Washburn County museums. Tickets are available, with the drawing to be held Saturday, Oct. 8, at a tea party held at Friendship Commons in Shell Lake. Quilters shown starting left front and going back are: Marian Brincken, Mary Olsen and Carol Hubin. In the front on the floor are June Willis, Connee Brabac and Linda Rogers. Right front and going back are: Doris Stevens, Marie Shipman and Myrna Atkinson. — Photo by Suzanne Johnson
Poetry and short story open mic at Hunt Hill SARONA - The public is invited to Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary in Sarona for a poetry and short story open mic night on Thursday, May 26. The event will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. in the rustic library. Participants of Hunt Hill’s Introduction to Creative Writing class will present some of their poetry, short stories and other works. The public is welcome and
those interested are invited to share their own creative writing during this open mic performance. Admission is free and donations are accepted. For more information, call Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary at 715-635-6543, email email@example.com, or visit their website at hunthill.org. — from Hunt Hill
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St. Francis holds spring concert
The song is “Funny,” and Faith Leckel, Marianne Golat and Colin LaPorte are acting the part.
The trumpet section in the St. Francis Middle School band includes (L to R): Zachary Glessing, Roman Paffel, Henry Schmitz and Wyatt Garrett.
Playing little angels in the St. Francis de Sales School spring concert on Wednesday, May 18, are Mrs. Heckel’s second-grade students. Shown (L to R): Devin Danielsen, Claire Cleveland, Clare Paulson and Emma Snider.
Jordan Cahill peers through her oversized blue-tinted sunglasses.
Severin Undem is just too cool as he acts the part in a rap song.
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s we approach the last Monday in May, we are A preparing for the federal holiday set aside to remember the men and women who died while serv-
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Abraham Lincoln visiting the hospital. An assassination attempt was in place and diverted because the person involved saw his loved one standing next to the president as the fuse to a black-powder keg was lit. The only actor I recognized in the series is Josh Radnor who portrays Dr. Jed Foster. Radnor is best known for his role as Ted in the CBS series “How I Met Your Mother.” “Mercy Street” will return for season two on PBS in January 2017. American soldiers have been called to active duty many times in our country’s history. Let us not forget the sacrifices that have been made to ensure our freedom. Even just the fact that I can sit in my comfortable home and watch a television series at my leisure without the fear of attack is a blessing.
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fttimes in moments of idleness my thoughts will wander to favorite places, to my personal champions of categorical stardom. This particular day would be one of military wonderment. Leading the U.S. Navy in WWII would be one Chester W. Nimitz, the man who ran the show for the Navy in the Pacific. Nimitz was a low-key, soft-spoken individual not prone to criticism of his subordinates. Ever thoughtful of the ranks, he interested himself in every aspect of naval warfare from the highest command to the task of the lowest seaman. Nimitz possessed enviable qualities. He was a four-star admiral. There were many fine people in the other services, too many to write about in this story. I will finish with a well-known story about a lesser-known man. H.W.O. Kinnard was the G-3 (operations) of the 101st Airborne Division. On the 22nd of December in 1944, during the heat of the Battle of the Bulge, Col. Kinnard, along with other staff members, found themselves in a cellar hopefully away from German artillery. The 101st Airborne Division was then hopelessly surrounded by the German Army and at that point the German commander extended to the division commander of the 101st Airborne Division an ultimatum, “Surrender or we’ll blow the town of Bastogne to bits,” or something similar. Acting division commander Brig. Gen. Anthony C. McAuliffe muttered the word “nuts” as he found a piece of paper to write on. McAuliffe wondered aloud as to what he should say. Kinnard came back with, “That last crack you made, Sir, was a good one.” The answer would simply be “nuts.” As they say, the rest is history. However, our story isn’t quite over. Lt. Col. Kinnard went on to become Maj. Gen. Kinnard. He was the com-
Mary B. Olsen honor the dead. Our family always included remembering all of our family members who passed away and were buried in a local cemetery. By the end of May, the peonies would be blooming, and I would help our family carry bouquets of them, and other flowers, to decorate graves. We might have clumps of violets to set in the ground, as you were allowed to put them on the graves in the cemetery at that time. Fresh flowers would not last long, but they added their color, pink and red and white blooms, and their scent to the air, speaking volumes in their solemn beauty. Some people stayed home or went to community events. We usually had a family picnic at a grassy place near the river where the farmers allowed people to spend their holiday near the woods in nature’s quiet environment. There would be a few folks with their families. No crowds, just a lot of space for us kids to run and enjoy being free outdoors.
Community voices Bud Hoekstra manding general of the 1st Cavalry Division. Myself, Bud Hoekstra, arriving at Fort Benning, Ga., from Korea, was one day on my way from Harmony Church to Main Post, nine miles. I was hitchhiking and that was against regulations. Suddenly in the distance rounding the curve, I spied a sedan displaying two big stars. Two stars meant major general and instead of the usual buttchewing, this would be a royal buttchewing. I hoped he wouldn’t stop, but he did. The big sedan cruised to a stop and the driver, a sergeant E-5, motioned for me to get in. I jumped into the passenger side of the front seat and the general asked me where I was going. “I’m heading for the gym on Main Post, Sir!” The general thought that was a good idea, declining to mention the breach of regulations. I had read about his suggestion of the word “nuts” some 20 years earlier, but thought better of asking him about it. The general was now home and as he got out, he told his driver, to “Drop this gentleman off at the gym.” I now alluded to the sergeant that I thought that I would be in for the butt-chewing of my life, two stars and all. The sergeant had a subtle smirk on his face and simply offered, “That’s what the general has colonels for.” Gen. Kinnard took the 1st Cavalry Division to Vietnam and retired a lieutenant general rating three stars. I was too short* for Vietnam, and watched the cav go. Soon after that I was discharged. *Short means released from active duty, not enough time left for Vietnam. I salute the men and women that sacrificed their lives to ensure that freedom would always be the American way.
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in town who gather after a parade to honor the people who served in the military. I hope I will see and hear the strident music of the school band. It is always a pleasure. It’s good to see and hear the marching band, and the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts. I know it is a time to visit cemeteries. That may be my goal, but I may choose to remain at home and celebrate quietly with family members. I look for sunshine on this day that is really the best holiday I recall from my younger days as it was the kickoff to the summer vacation for schoolchildren. As a child, the national holiday was celebrated in every small town and always there were parades and band music and veterans marching, as well as political speeches and other civic ceremonies. These were well attended. The cemetery would be a sea of floral tributes and flags were flown from every front porch and business place. People even decorated cars with little flags. You would be with your family and you could visit with people you hadn’t seen for a while. You would see the new babies and how much some kids had grown. There were always friendly greetings, joking and laughing going on, and kids in their summer clothes. It was usually very hot weather. In my childhood hometown they had a church service in the cemetery. It was almost like the Fourth of July but no fireworks. The reason for this day is to decorate graves and
One part of the holiday I remember is something we don’t hear much about anymore. We would not pass the day without hearing the reports on the radio news of the number of traffic fatalities that were mounting hourly. While we tuned in to listen to the auto race at the Indianapolis Speedway, we could hear about the racers in the lead and, in between, the news would come on giving the accident reports. This was tragedy happening when ordinary people drove out to celebrate their holiday and became victims of traffic accidents. There would be hundreds of people who were killed. It was like the states were competing to see if they could have more fatalities than other states. It would be broadcast in such a normal way, as news was given, that as a child I would wonder if we would get home safely from our picnic. It is heroic to give one’s life for their country, but to give it up to traffic on a holiday, that was more tragic. My memories of family history in the military go back to World War I, when two of my uncles fought in Europe, helping the French be free. Then came WWII, when I was a child, and many men from our town died in that war. The people who were in the service are remembered for their bravery in the service of their country. We honor their sacrifice so that we remain free. We can be thankful that seat belts and the latest automobiles designed with safety of the drivers and passengers in mind have led to far fewer fatalities on our highways.
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Memorial Day events schedule for Washburn County WASHBURN COUNTY — Several events are planned for the upcoming Memorial Day celebration. Northern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery: The 16th-annual Memorial Day ceremony is set for Saturday, May 28, at the Northern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial at 1 p.m. The cemetery is located at N4063 Veterans Way just off Hwy. 53, three miles south of Spooner. Shell Lake: Monday, May 30, sponsored by American Legion Post 225 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9867. Veterans, Honor Guard, and Scouts will start the march at 10 a.m. from the Shell Lake Dug Out on the west end of Main Street down to the Shell Lake Memorial Park by the beach. At 10:15 a.m. a ceremony will be held at Shell Lake Memorial Park with Don Tobias as emcee. The Shell Lake High School band will provide music. There will be the placing of the wreath by Ernest Cathers, rifle salute and the playing of the taps. Jim Lewis will read the names of the deceased veterans. Pastor Steve Miller of the Shell Lake United Methodist Church will give the invocation and benediction. Guest speaker is Brig. Gen. John M. Schuster, retired. Born and raised on a farm near Shell Lake, Schuster is a 1964 graduate of Shell Lake High School. He began his military career in 1965 when he enlisted in the Wisconsin Army National Guard. Following the program, the honor guard will go to the Shell Lake Cemetery to place a wreath, raise the flag, have a 21gun salute and play the taps. Spooner: American Legion Post 12, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1028, AMVETS Post 190 and Spooner Area Honor Guard will be at the following places on Monday, May 30, 9:30 a.m., Lampson Cemetery on Hwy. 53, placing of the wreath, rifle salute and taps; 10:30 a.m. at Spooner Veterans Memorial Park across from Tony’s, posting of the colors, music by the Spooner High School band, national anthem, Pledge of Allegiance, invocation, guest speaker, reading
Memorial Day services are planned throughout Washburn County. — Photo by Larry Samson
of deceased veterans, placing of two wreaths, rifle salute, taps and benediction. Right after they will go to Spooner Veterans Memorial Cemetery on Hwy. 70 for the placing of the wreath, rifle salute and taps. Afterward they will proceed to
Sandhill cranes and baby spotted in lawn
Thompson is Megawatt winner
The parents of this baby sandhill crane brought it out onto a lawn by a wetland area near Sarona. — Photo by Gene Romsos
the Spooner Annex next to the Spooner Veterans Memorial Cemetery on Hwy. 70 for the placing of the wreath, rifle salute and taps. At 1 p.m. they will be at the Stone Lake Cemetery to place a wreath, have a rifle salute and the playing of taps.
Birchwood: American Legion Post 379 on Monday, May 30, will be at the Long Lake Cemetery at 9 a.m. for the reading of deceased veterans, 21-volley rifle salute and taps; 10 a.m., at Little Birch Lake North End, dropping of the wreath, 21-volley rifle salute and taps; 10:15 a.m. march on Main Street Birchwood to the veterans memorial by the village hall, short speech and salute to deceased veterans; 11 a.m. at Woodlawn Cemetery, rifle salute, and benediction tribute to fallen comrades; 12:30 p.m. luncheon at the American Legion Post 379 in Birchwood provided by the auxiliary. Minong: American Legion Post 465 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10625 on Monday, May 30, 10 a.m. at Chicog Cemetery, guest speaker, prayer, reading of deceased veterans, placing of the wreath, rifle salute and taps; 11 a.m. at Greenwood Cemetery, guest speaker, music provided by the Northwood High School band, reading of deceased veterans, placing of the wreath, rifle salute and taps. Springbrook: Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10568 and American Legion Post 328 schedule for Monday, May 30, 8 a.m. church service ceremony at St. Luke’s Church; 9 a.m. at VFW Post 10568 Springbrook, reading of deceased veterans, placing of the wreath, rifle salute, and taps; 9:15 a.m. at St. Mary Magdelene Cemetery, prayer, placing of the wreath, and rifle salute; 9:30 a.m. St. Luke’s Cemetery, prayer, placing of the wreath and rifle salute; 10 a.m. Spring Lake Naval Cemetery, ringing of the bell, prayer, placing of the wreath and rifle salute; 10:30 a.m. at Anah Cemetery on CTH A in the Town of Crystal for placing of the wreath and rifle salute; 11 a.m. Earl Cemetery, prayer, music, placing of the wreath and rifle salute; 11:30 a.m. post feed for honor guard and post members. — from WCVSO
Jerry Thompson, Spooner, is a Barron Electric Megawatt Community Service Award winner. Thompson was instrumental in developing the youth football program in the early 1990s, where he helped raise money to buy football equipment. He was also a member of the Spooner City Council. He was a volunteer fireman for 18 years, as well as a member of the Lions Club. Thompson continues to be involved in the local community. Thompson remarked, “We like to do our part for the community.” Shown (L to R): Barron Electric lineman Jason Kircher and Thompson.
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Bonnie Ann Seever Bonnie Ann Seever, 75, of Felch, Mich., died on Dec. 24, 2015, at her home in Camden, Ariz. She was the daughter of the late Paul and Pearl Pfeifer. She was born Aug. 28, 1940, in Argenta, Ill. Bonnie married the love of her life, Lyle Seever, on Feb. 20, 1959. She was preceded in death by her parents, a grandson; sisters and brothers.
She is survived by her husband of over 56 years, Lyle Seever; daughters, Theresa (Lars) Johansson and Diana (David) Lee; sons, Lyle (Kathy) Seever Jr., Christopher (Amy) Seever and Jo-
seph (Missy) Seever; 22 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren. Bonnie is no longer in pain. Rest in love and peace, our beautiful Christmas angel. Proctor Funeral Home of Camden is in charge of arrangements. To sign the online guest register, visit proctorfuneralhome.com. Services will be held 1 p.m., Sunday, May 29, at Northern Wisconsin
Veterans Memorial Cemetery, N. 4063 Hwy. 53, Spooner, WI 54801. Lunch will be served at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, Spooner.
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Shell Lake High School Commencement • Friday, May 27, 7 p.m. • Shell Lake High School auditorium “Our lives are before us, our past is behind us, but our memories are forever with us.” - class motto
Parents: Joel and Renee Blazer Plans: Attend the UW-Madison to major in engineering.
Parents: Bill and Barb Otterson Plans: Attend Milwaukee School of Engineering to major in mechanical engineering.
Parents: David and Sharlene Parish Plans: Attend the UM-Duluth to major in physics.
SHELL LAKE HIGH SCHOOL
Shell Lake High School Commencement May 27, 2016, 7 p.m. “Pomp and Circumstance” by Edward Elgar Concert Band Welcome David Bridenhagen, District Administrator Honored Guest Mr. John Ashley Executive Director of the Wisconsin Association of School Boards
Parents: Forrest and Angela Anderson Plans: Attend UW-Barron County to double major in social sciences and agriculture and minor in education.
Parents: Dan and Deb Brereton Plans: Attend Chippewa Valley Technical College in Eau Claire for dental assisting and dental hygienist.
“Bridge Over Troubled Water” by Paul Simon, arr. by Mark Hayes High School Choir Salutatorian Address Daniel Parish Valedictorian Address Keagan Blazer and Isaac Otterson “Les Miserables” by Claude-Michel Shonberg, arr. by Warren Barker Concert Band Keynote Speaker Jan Everson Slide Show Senior Class “September,” by Daughtry Senior Class Presentation of the Class Heather Cox, Principal Introduction of 2016 Class Keagan Blazer, Class Vice President Presentation of Diplomas Stuart Olson, School Board President “Coronation March” by G. Meyerbeer, arr. by Geo H. Sanders Concert Band
Class flower: White rose Class song: “September,” by Daughtry Class colors: Black, silver and gold
Parents: Dan and Deb Brereton Plans: Attend Carroll University in Waukesha for diagnostic medical sonography, specializing in cardiac and vascular.
Parent: Rachel Keenan Plans: Attend Northwestern in St. Paul to major in biology – premed and minor in ministry.
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Shell Lake High School Commencement • Friday, May 27, 7 p.m. • Shell Lake High School auditorium
Parents: Anthony and Maronda Klassa Plans: Attend Haskell in Lawrence, Kan., to major in social work and minor in art therapy, Native American studies.
Parents: John Green Sr. and Amy Stoner Plans: Work on the pipeline.
Parents: Andrew and Judy Johnson Plans: Attend UW-Barron County.
Parents: Kent and Karen Peterson Plans: Attend WITC for early childhood development.
Parents: Kevin Green and Anita Mixon Plans: Undecided.
Parents: Anthony and Maronda Klassa Plans: Work at Shell Lake Marine.
From the following area businesses: • Glenview • Gordy’s Market • Indianhead Medical Center
Parents: Anthony Fiorito and Luane Fiorito Plans: Attend Minneapolis Business College.
Parents: Walt and Lori Hungerbuhler Plans: Attend UW-Barron County.
Parents: Travis and Janie LaFave Plans: Attend UW-Platteville for civil engineering.
• Jean’s Antiques • Lake Insurance • Organized Chaos
Parents: Ernest and Amy Grandadam Plans: Attend WITC to become a paramedic.
Parents: Tony and the late Rachelle Johnson Plans: Attend WITC for welding.
Parents: Jon and Laurel Lawrence Plans: Attend UW-Barron County to major in psychology.
• Peggy’s Place • Shell Lake Arts Center • Shell Lake Marine
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Shell Lake High School Commencement • Friday, May 27, 7 p.m. • Shell Lake High School auditorium
Parents: Fred and Maria Lord Plans: Attend UW-La Crosse to major in psychology.
Parents: Lisa Powers and Steve McNeally Plans: Attend Fox Valley Technical College.
Parents: Charley Soholt and Kate Soholt Plans: Attend WITC-Rice Lake for welding.
Parents: Peter and Kimberly Martin Plans: Attend Viterbo in La Crosse for nursing.
Parents: Scott Melton and Michelle Bussiere Plans: Attend UW-Stevens Point to major in social work.
Parents: Steve and Carri Rohow Plans: Attend WITC to become a dental assistant.
Parents: Sara Reimann and Elliott McCarthy Plans: Attend UW-Platteville for forensic investigation.
Parents: Mark and Nancy Melton Plans: Attend UW-Stevens Point to major in social studies education.
Parents: The late Todd Skindzelewski and Lisa Engen Plans: Attend Carroll University in Waukesha to major in diagnostic medical sonography.
From the following area businesses: • Shell Lake Pharmacy • Shell Lake Woodcrafters • Shell Lake Public Library • Silver Shears Salon • Shell Lake State Bank • The Potter’s Shed Gallery
Parents: Daniel and Melissa McClaine Plans: Join the National Guard or Army.
Parents: Lesa and Paul Osborn Plans: Attend Lake Superior College to major in dental hygiene.
Parents: Scott and Tamara Smith Plans: Undecided on the college of study; planning to major in interior architecture and design.
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Shell Lake High School Commencement â€˘ Friday, May 27, 7 p.m. â€˘ Shell Lake High School auditorium
Parents: Dave Spaulding and Amanda Anderson Plans: Attend UW-Barron County for one year then UW-La Crosse to major in biology and minor in Spanish.
Parents: Rick and Kristin Thomas Plans: Attend Chippewa Valley Technical College in Eau Claire for dental hygiene.
Shell Lake High School Class of 2016 Class officers:
President - Natalie Smith Vice President - Keagan Blazer Secretary - Amber Anderson Treasurer - Daniel Parish
Parents: Randy and Marta Wingler Plans: Attend UW-River Falls to major in broad field social studies.
Honor students Amber Anderson Keagan Blazer Amanda Brereton Caitlin Brereton Ashley Lord
Lindsey Martin Courtney Melton Isaac Otterson Daniel Parish Natalie Smith Nathaniel Wingler
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Shell Lake sweeps St. Croix Falls, Frederic and Unity
Shell Lake top seed in playoff
First baseman Logan Zebro watches the ball land into his mitt as the throw is made on the pickoff. It is important for the pitcher to make that throw to keep the runner close to the base.
Cassidy Schroeder takes a few practice swings before stepping up to bat. The Lakers have been hot as they wind up their regular season finishing second in the Lakeland West Conference, three games behind Grantsburg. In the last three games the Lakers outscored their opponents 41-5. Shell Lake swept St. Croix Falls in a doubleheader, 8-7 and 10-5, on Monday, May 16.
The Unity base runner tries to jump over James Crawford on this tag but he is unsuccessful. Unity is the No. 1 team in the Lakeland West Conference, taking Shell Lake 7-0 in their first game on Thursday, May 19, and 4-3 in their second game on Saturday, May 21. Shell Lake is the top-seeded team in their Division 4 regional because they play in a Division 3 conference.
Grace Anderson arrives at second base just as the throw is caught. Through smart baserunning, Shell Lake swept Unity in a doubleheader, 7-3 and 17-5, on Thursday, May 19.
Photos by Larry Samson
Photos by Larry Samson
Zach Melton on the mound is watching his high school baseball career coming to an end. As the team enters into the playoffs they have to win to keep playing.
Savannah Soltis puts the tag on the St. Croix Falls runner for the out as she is backed up by Grace Anderson.
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Spooner 4-1 over Barron
Shell Lake High School track team competes in conference meet
CAMERON – “It was a beautiful day for our high school Laker track team to shine at the 2016 conference meet held in Cameron on May 17,” stated Katrina Granzin, head coach. “Each person worked so hard and gave their very best efforts for the night.” The following is a list of Shell Lake athletes’ events and results: Sprints 100-meter dash: First place, Nicole Mikula, 13.31; third place, Sydney Schunck, 13.64; and eighth place, Sarah Greife, 14.96. Also sprinting for Shell Lake was Daniel Nielsen, 14.75. 200-meter dash: Second place, Lindsey Martin, 29.25; and eighth place, Sarah Greife, 31.70. Also competing was Tyler Rognholt, 26.98. 400-meter dash: Fourth place, Lauren Osborn, 1:07.86; Fifth place, Alyssa Hodgett, 1:08.98. Also competing was Daniel Parish, 1:03.86. 100-meter hurdles: Fourth place, Nicole Mikula, 20.67. 300-meter hurdles: First place, Julia Mark Nauertz and Scott Lindenberger walk off the field after their 4-1 win over Barron on Thurs- Pokorny, 52.54; third place, Savannah day, May 19, at home. Mark came into the game to close the win for his younger brother, John Steines, 54.38; and fifth place, Sheri Clark, 54.90. Nauertz. John got the win that his older brother was to happy to save for him. Distance 800-meter run: Fifth place, Daniel Parish, 2:27.97. Also competing were Marty Anderson, 2:44.07; and Dakota LaSarge, 2:53.19. 1,600-meter run: Fifth place, Katie Cox, 7:05.12; sixth place, Kaitlyn Harraghy, 7:31.97; eighth place, Marty Anderson, 5:40.84. Also competing was Nathaniel Swan, 6:15.50. 3,200-meter run: Ali DeLadi, third, 13:22.70; and Ashlea Meister, fifth, 14:36.33. Relays 4x100-meter relay: The team of Amber Anderson, Sydney Schunck, Lindsey Martin and Emma Thomas placed first with a time of 53.75. Receiving fourth place was the team of Luke Fogelberg,
Luke Pokorny, Tyler Rognholt and Linden Nelson with a time of 49.80. 4x200-meter relay: First place went to the team of Amber Anderson, Sydney Schunck, Lindsey Martin and Nicole Mikula with a time of 1:50.95. 4x400-meter relay: First place went to the team of Amber Anderson, Julia Pokorny, Alyssa Hodget and Cassie Skattebo with a best season time of 4:26.68. 4x800 meter relay: First place was won by Ali Deladi, Lauren Osborn, Savannah Steines and Julia Pokorny with a time of 11:13.39; and fourth place went to the team of Marty Anderson, Daniel Parish, Joshua Wistrom and Erick Haynes with a time of 10:29.65. Field events High jump: Fifth place, Cassie Skattebo, jumping 4’. Pole vault: First place, Julia Pokorny, 8’9”; third place, Linden Nelson, 10’6”; fifth place, Nick Udovich, 10’; and eighth place, Daniel Nielsen, 8’6”. Long jump: First place, Lindsey Martin, 16’10.5”. Also jumping were Sydney Schunck, 14’.5’; and Tyler Rognholt, 15’3”. Triple jump: Second place, Nicole Mikula, 34’; seventh place, Sarah Greife, 28’3.75”; eighth place, Linden Nelson, 36’2”. Also competing were Alyssa Hodgett, 27’1.75”; and Erick Haynes, 25’8”. Shot put: Second place, Ashlea Meister, 30’3.5”; sixth place, Madison LaFave, 27’4.75”; eighth place, Luke Pokorny, 33’2.75”. Also competing were Sheri Clark, 23’10.75”; Dominic Hopke, 30’2”; and Erick Haynes, 20’4.5”. Discus throw: First place, Kaelin Laub, 95’10”; fourth place, Ashlea Meister, 90’10”; fifth place, Madison LaFave, 84’3”; sixth place, Luke Pokorny, 97’6”; and eighth place, Dominic Hopke, 89’3”. Also throwing was Erick Haynes, 46’6”. — with information submitted by coach Julie Schunck
Spooner Golf Club results Ladies League, Tuesday, May 17 Opening-day scramble First place: Mary Jo Link, Nancy Erickson and Colleen Dreger, 36 Second place: Peggy Holman, Vicki Martin, Ann Ring and Myra Traubenik, 37
Third place: Mary Ann Solie, Karen Pate, Janet Pierson and Kathy Bagley, 38 Fourth place: Connie Pillar, Linda Nichols, Shirley Johnson and Merrelyn Dawson, 39
Middle school conference meet held in Flambeau Scott Lindenberger watches the ball as it comes across just outside the plate.
Photos by Larry Samson
Trevor Brimblecom is all smiles as he and coach Josh Villella talk over the situation. Brimblecom got to third base and into scoring position through smart baserunning.
FLAMBEAU - The Shell Lake Middle School track team competed in their last competition of the season at the East Lakeland Conference track meet in Flambeau on Friday, May 13. Although the weather was cold with strong winds, sleet and rain, the athletes kept their spirits high and competed very well. The girls placed third out of eight teams, with 85 points, and the boys placed fourth with 53 points. The following is a list of middle school Laker track and field athletes and their event results: 100-meter dash: Third place, Grace Thomas, 15.11; fifth place Levi Meister, 14.23; sixth place, Matthew Allar, 14.27. Also competing were Kora Folstad, 15.91; and Tyler Schunck, 17.46. 200-meter dash: First place, Emmery Nielsen, 29.4; seventh place, Christopher Lord, 31.40; and eighth place, Jordan Hutchinson, 31.90. 400-meter dash: First place, Emmery Nielsen, 1:08.38; and eighth place, Mikayla Cox, 1:24.51. 800-meter run: First place, Makenna Anderson, 2:47.70. 100-meter hurdles: First place, Makenna Anderson, 17.08; third place, Matthew
Allar, 16.40. Also competing were Adessa Jenkins, 23.75; and Jordan Hutchinson, 18.84. 1,600-meter run: Heidi Dougard, 7:18.67. 4x100-meter relay: The team of Grace Thomas, Makenna Anderson, Brittany Clark and Emmery Nielsen took first place with a time of 56.77. 4x200-meter relay: The team of Kora Folstad, Adessa Jenkins, Heidi Dougard and Mikayla Cox took first place with a time of 2:17.51. Pole vault: Sixth place, Tyler Schunck with jump of 6’. High jump: Third place, Brittany Clark, 4’6”. Long jump: First place, Grace Thomas, 13’7.5”. Also competing was Mikayla Cox, 9’5”; Jordan Hutchinson, 12’4”; and Tyler Schunck, 11’1”. Shot put: First place, Christopher Lord with a throw of 38’; third place, Levi Meister, 32’03”. Also competing was Heidi Dougard, 19’11”. Discus throw: First place, Levi Meister with a season best of 102’; third place, Christopher Lord, 82’08”; and seventh place, Matthew Allar, 68’07”. — with information submitted by coach Julie Schunck
Thursday, May 26: Sectional at Boyceville, 3 p.m. Friday, Jun 3: State at UW-La Crosse, 9 a.m.
Softball Friday May 27: Regionals at Shell Lake, 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 31: Sectionals at Shell Lake, 5 p.m.
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Rails track team achieves 17 personal season bests in events
CHETEK/WEYERHAEUSER - There was a lot for the Rails boys and girls track and field team to be proud of this past week at the Heart O’North Conference meet hosted by Chetek/Weyerhaeuser. Of the 24 Rail participants, there were 17 personal season bests in their respective events. The Rail boys placed fourth while the girls placed sixth. The boys captured three first-place medals, all by senior Dan Pederson ,ch of his respective events: the 800-meter run, 1,600-meter run and 3,200meter run. The girls also captured three first-place medals. The 4x800-meter relay team consisting of freshman Lily Arf, junior Anna Emerson, sophomore Natalie Meister and freshman Cierra Kirkwood are all HON champions. Senior Alex Grubbs won the 300-meter hurdles and the discuss. It should also be noted that she tied the
school record with a toss of 110’ 4”, a record that has stood since 1986. Other Spooner results are as follows: Girls 4x800, first 11:06.37; boys 4x800 team of Tyler Revak, Ramon Nunez, Abhinab KC and Ryan Anderson, second, 9:07.45; prelims girls 100-meter, Brittney Bauer, 14:09 and Topanga Peterson, 15:09; finals 100-meter, Alex Grubbs, second, 13:04; Prelims boys 100-meter, Austin Bauer, 12:93 and finals 100-meter, Desi Fielding, fifth, 11:73; finals 110-meter high hurdles, Devan Miller, second, 16:17; prelims 200-meter, Peterson, 31:85 and Brittney Bauer, 29:18; finals 200-meter, Grubbs, fourth, 28:00; girls 1,600-meter run, Kirkwood, ninth, 6:21.82; boys 1,600meter run, Pederson, first, 4:41.62 and Myron Holley, 17th, 6:05.8; girls 4x200meter relay of Arf, Bauer, Meister, Peterson, sixth, 2:01.9; boys 400-meter dash, Revak, sixth, 53:54; Nunez, ninth, 56:96;
Abhinab KC, 12th, 58:55; girls 300-meter hurdles, Grubbs, 50:58; boys 300-meter hurdles, Miller, third, 43:19; girls 800meter run, Arf, ninth, 2:55.62 and Meister, 10th, 2:55.71; boys 800-meter run, Pederson, first, 2:02.64, Revak, fifth, 2:14.3 and Anderson, 15th, 2:25.23; girls 3,200-meter, Kirkwood, ninth, 14:51.52; boys 3,200meter, Pederson, first, 9:50.5 and Holley, 13th, 13:24.48; girls high jump, Kelsie Gerovac, second, 4-10; boys long jump, Fielding, third, 19-10.5, Miller, seventh, 18-11.5 and Nunez, 13th, 16-10; girls long jump, Brittney Bauer, eighth, 13-08, Emerson, 10th, 12-11.5 and Peterson, 17th,
10-07.75; girls discus, Grubbs, first, 11004, Natasha Ferguson, 10th, 78-05 and Kate Rosenbush, 11th, 78-01; boys discus, Chase Davies, second, 139-01; girls shot put, Rosenbusch, sixth, 30-02 and Ferguson, 16th, 22-05.5; boys shot put, Chase Davies, second, 47-02, Fielding, fourth, 43-10 and Allan Dahl, 18th, 22-11.25. Next stops for the Rails was the regional meet at Frederic on Monday, May 23, and the sectional meet in Medford on Thursday, May 26. — with information from Charles Turpin
Strike out cancer
Rails boys golf team hits the green at Heart O’North Conference golf meet The Spooner baseball team is winning battles on the diamond and fighting cancer off field. They are raising money for the Washburn County Relay for Life by Striking Out Cancer. The game on Thursday, May 19, focused on the relay. Shown back row (L to R) are coaches Whitey Gilbertson and Tom Romportl. Middle: Relay for Life Chairman Steve Clay, Tanner Schafer, Josh Gilberg, Mark Nauertz, Brady Schumacher, Jacob Sacco, Sam Dettle, Jon Johnson and coach Josh Villella. Front: Scott Lindenberger, AJ Buckman, Gavin Hochstetler, Reilly Hotchkiss, John Nauertz, Trevor Brimblecom and Chase Melton. — Photo by Larry Samson
Lenser receives bowling scholarships The Spooner Rails boys golf team participated in the conference meet on Thursday, May 19, in Ladysmith. Shown (L to R): Levi Neubich, Nick Posso, Colin Gardner, Dawson Patrick and Blake Larson. — Photo submitted LADYSMITH – The Spooner Rails boys golf team traveled to Ladysmith on Thursday, May 16, for their conference meet. The meet was held on the Tee-AWay Golf Course. Sharing the conference championship title are Bloomer and Hayward. The top 10 individuals at the conference meet were Simon Terry, Hayward,
75; Noah Price, Bloomer, 76; Michael McDonald, Hayward, 77; Max Disher, Hayward 77; Matt Hanson, Ladysmith, 78; Andrew Zillmer, Bloomer, 78; Eli Robbins, Hayward, 82; Blake Larson, Spooner 82; Masen Miller, Bloomer, 84; and Dawson Patrick, Spooner, 84. Named all-conference from Spooner were Larson and Patrick. — with submitted information
Final conference standings:
School Dual points Tourney points Total points HON meet scores Bloomer 14 32 26 323 Hayward 12 14 26 311 Northwestern 10 10 20 349 Spooner 7 8 15 357 Ladysmith 4 6 12 384 Chetek-Weyerhaeuser 3 4 7 385 Barron 3 2 5 399 Cumberland 3 0 3 ---
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SPOONER - Chad Lenser nament account, $485, for a has taken the sport of bowltotal of $5,385. ing seriously from the age of Bowling has played a major 6 when he joined the Spooner role in Lenser’s life. Through Youth Bowling program. At bowling, he says, “I have acthe age of 9, he started parquired strong determination. I ticipating in the Wisconsin always try to do my best and State Youth Bowling Tournaget better. By setting goals, I alment. The tournament is held ways have something to strive in a different city each year. for and overcome. Whether it Spooner Youth Bowling also be my average, a high game, a traveled to tournaments in Duhigh series, or a first-place troChad Lenser, Spooner, phy, my goals have forced me luth, Minn. The prizes won are in the form of funds put into a has received several to work harder towards what I Smart Program, to be used for bowling scholarships. – want to achieve. I love the feelPhoto submitted future education only. ing of euphoria that I get from Lenser is a youth member success. Teamwork is another of good standing with the United States quality that I have learned from bowlBowling Congress and is a local member ing.” Lenser said he received encourageof the USBC Youth. Bowling scholarships ment and support when he was younger. have to be applied for and Lenser got busy Coaches, family and friends in the Spooner and applied, writing essays to all the state area really went a long way toward his awards. To be eligible a student needs to success as a bowler also. He also stated, be a youth bowler and a member in good “Through teamwork the toughest obstastanding. Lenser did all he needed to do, cles can be conquered.” on time, and sent the essays away. The last few years of high school Lenser It was not long before the Spooner USBC was also a member of the Rice Lake Youth Women’s Bowling Association was noti- Bowling program. On Feb. 4, Lenser rolled fied that Lenser had won the top scholar- his career high with a 714 series, games of ship in each of the following: Wisconsin 191, 267 and 256. The middle game of 267 USBC Women’s Bowling Association Jea- is his highest game ever. He carried a 195 nette Knepprath founder, $1,500; Wis- average this season. consin USBC Men’s Association, $1,000; The Spooner USBC Bowling Association Wisconsin USBC Youth Bowling Asso- is very proud of Lenser as he has made ciation, $2,000; Spooner USBC Bowling a little town become known all over the Association, $400; and USBC Youth Tour- state. – submitted by Claudia Place
Butternut Hills Ladies Golf weekly winners Trayden Wilson shot this 10-inch beard tom while hunting with his grandfather, Gary Zaloudek, on Monday, May 16, in Washburn County. The tom was shot with a .410. — Photo submitted
Thursday, May 19 9-hole First flight Low gross: Christa Byrnes, 43 Low net: Bev Grocke, 34 Low putts: Bev Grocke, 13 Second flight Low gross: Mary McCarthy, 56 Low net: Pat Gibbs, 34 Low putts: Arlys Santiago, 16 Third flight Low gross: Diane Loyas 63 Low net: Sue Bigelow, 37 Low putts: Sue Bigelow, 14 Chip-in and birdie: Maurien Bergh, No. 17 Birdie: Christa Byrnes, No. 13
18-hole Weekly event: Sandies & Splashes: Pam Miller, 3 First flight Low gross: Mary Ann Solie, 99 Low net: Mary Harrington, 76 Low putts: Mary Ann Solie, 34 Second flight Low gross: Janet Jenkins, 103 Low net: Vicki Sigmund, 72 Low putts: Janet Jenkins, 33 Third flight Low gross: Lil Bartholomew, 113 Low net: Judy Nelson, 83 Low putts: Lil Bartholomew, 33 Chip-in: Mary Ann Solie, No. 7
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AREA CHURCHES 53 3rd St., Shell Lake 715-468-2734 Rev. John Sahlstrom, Rev. John Hendry Sunday Worship Service 10 a.m., Nursery Provided; Youth Group, 7th - 12th grades, Wednesdays 6 - 8 p.m.
W6268 Cranberry Dr., Shell Lake; 1 mile north of CTH B on U.S. 253 Pastor Adam Dunshee 715-468-2177 Sunday School: 10 a.m. Sunday Worship: 11 a.m. Sunday service: 6 p.m. Wednesday service: 7 p.m.
W7135 Green Valley Rd. (Green Valley Rd. and Hwy. 63) Pastor Darrel Flaming 715-635-2277 spoonerbaptist.com Sunday School: 9:45 a.m. Sunday Worship: 11 a.m. Sunday evening service 6 p.m. Wed. evening service 6:30 p.m.
St. Joseph’s Catholic
100 N. Second St., Shell Lake Father Bala Showry Saturday Mass: 4:30 p.m. Books and Coffee: Tues. 9 a.m.
St. Catherine’s Catholic
CTH D, Sarona Father Bala Showry 715-468-7850 Sunday Mass: 8:30 a.m.
St. Francis de Sales
409 N. Summit St., Spooner Father Bala Showry 715-635-3105 Saturday Mass: 6 p.m. Sunday Mass: 10 a.m.
Episcopal St. Alban’s
Corner of Elm and Summit St., Spooner, 715-635-8475 Sunday at 10:30 a.m.
Full Gospel 293 S. Hwy. 63, Shell Lake Pastor Virgil Amundson 715-468-2895 Sunday School & Adult Education Classes: 9 a.m. Celebration worship 9 & 10:30 a.m.; KFC (Kids For Christ) during Service; UTurn Student Ministries 6 p.m.; Tuesdays: Compassion Connection (Men only) 7 p.m.; Wednesdays: Compassion Connection (Women only) 7 p.m.; Thursdays: Compassion Connection (Coed meetings) 7 p.m.;
Barronett Lutheran 776 Prospect Ave., Barronett Pastor Todd Ahneman 715-671-3197 (cell) Sunday Worship: 9 a.m. The Spirit Connection Youth Group will meet the first Wednesday of the month at 6 p.m.
20805 CTH H, Barronett 715-468-4403 Pastor Al Bedard Sunday School 8:30 a.m. Family Worship 9:30 a.m. Fellowship follows worship Holy Communion first Sunday of the month Midweek Studies Mondays 2 p.m.
1790 Scribner St., Spooner Pastor Russ Leeper 715-635-3603 Sunday Worship: 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., 9:15 Sunday School. Office hours: Monday - Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.; Friday, 8:30 - noon. trinityspooner.org
Hwy. 70 W, Spooner spoonerwesleyan.org 715-635-2768 Senior Pastor Ron Gormong; Pastor Brian Scramlin, Assistant Pastor; Pastor Patrick Cooper, Student Ministries; Pastor LeRoy Drake, Pastoral Care; Pastor Kara Vincent, Worship Arts; 9 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday Worship and 9 a.m. Sunday School and ABF; 10 a.m. Third Place Cafe; 10:30 a.m. Worship; Wednesday - 6:30 p.m. Family night, kids, youth and adult programming, nursery provided.
Pastor Tom Kelby 106 Balsam St., Spooner 715-635-9222 cornerstonechurch spooner.com Sunday Worship: 10 a.m. Wednesday: Bible study and prayer, 6:30 p.m.
135 Reinhart Dr., Shell Lake, 715-468-2405 Pastor Steve Miller Sunday Worship 10:30 a.m. Sunday School during worship time; webcast livestream.com/ slumc
(WELS) Hwy. 70 at Hwy. 53, Spooner Pastor Gene E. Jahnke 715-635-7672, Home: 715-354-7787 Sunday Worship: 9:30 a.m. Sunday School and Bible class: 10:45 a.m.
Sarona Methodist Pastor Steve Miller Sunday Worship 9 a.m.
312 Elm St., Spooner 715-635-3227 Rev. Jack Starr Sunday Worship: 10:45 a.m.
Lakeview United Methodist
(Missouri Synod) South of Spooner off Hwy. 63 W7148 Luther Rd. Pastor Brent Berkesch 715-635-8167 Sunday worship 8 a.m. Sunday School/Bible class 9:15 a.m. Praise Worship 10:30 a.m.
Williams Road, Hertel 715-635-3227 Rev. Jack Starr Sunday Worship: 9 a.m.
Church of the Nazarene
W3114 Church Rd., Sarona Pastor Mary Strom 9 a.m. worship service, 9 a.m. Sunday school. Holy Communion: First and third Sundays and Festival Sundays.
Salem Lutheran, ELCA
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Timberland Ringebu Free Lutheran
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First United Pentecostal
337 Greenwood Ave., Spooner Pastor Dustin Owens 715-635-8386 Sunday school: 10 a.m.; Sunday worship: 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Wednesday Bible study: 7 p.m.
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Hwy. 253 S, Spooner Pastor David Frazer Associate Pastor David Cash 715-635-3496 Sunday Worship: 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Sunday School: 9:45 a.m.; Wednesday adult, youth and children ministries: 6:30 p.m.
803 Second St., Shell Lake 715-468-7718 Pastor Sue Odegard shelllakesalemlutheran.org Worship 9 a.m. Sunday School 10:15 a.m..
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Bishop Patrick F. Roper 715-719-0124 644 S. 6th Street, Barron 715-537-3679 Sunday: Sacrament 10 a.m., Sunday School/Primary 11:20 a.m., Priesthood/Relief Society 12:10 p.m.
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e stood before my desk with a set of orders and said, “FTC Nichols reporting for duty, Sir.” Not hearing his designator very clearly I asked, “What do you do for the Navy?” “Sir,” he said crisply, “I recently completed a tour of duty on a guided missile frigate. I was the one who was responsible for making certain that the azimuth on each weapon system was operational and accurate, Sir.” He certainly had my attention and spoke in a convincing manner. There was no doubt in my mind that he was competent to do his job and that all weapon systems under his control would deliver their missiles to the intended target at the precise moment. God wants to place his azimuth in our hearts. David wrote, “My heart is steadfast O God; My heart is steadfast.” So committed was he to the Lord that he emphasized the word steadfast by stating it twice. But there is something more. The word steadfast can also be interpreted, even more correctly in this verse, as confident! Here we find David, after trying many different paths to find satisfaction, finally found it in God. It was his firm faith that was the result of an inner transformation that was now going to be visible by the way he worshiped and served God. When we completely commit our lives to God, he will give us his guidance system to control the destiny of our lives. His word will become our azimuth.
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to North Myrtle Beach, S.C., with Cru, Campus Crusade for Christ. Allison is a student at Lake Superior College in Duluth, and has been working full time at a hospital. She applied for the trip to South Carolina, went through the screening process and was accepted for the summer mission. She will be gone for 10 weeks. To say that her mom, Carol Johnson, is proud of her would be an understatement. Actually, we all are. We all wish her good luck on her trip and hope she will be able to take some time to relax while she’s in South Carolina. Caitlyn Weaver, granddaughter of Rick and Joan Stetler, will be graduating from Cumberland High School this year. Caitlyn plans to take a year off from school. She will be working for a family carnival in Wisconsin and Minnesota this summer, and then plans to move to Santa Barbara, Calif., in the fall. Caitlyn plans to get a job in Santa Barbara, decide on what she wants to do, and then go to a college in California next year. Sounds like a fun way to spend the year after graduation. Congratulations and good luck Caitlyn. Don Lehmann celebrated a birthday this past week with a party at the hunting shack hosted by Anitia. There were lots of family and friends there to help him celebrate, and, of course, Anitia had plenty of delicious food for everyone and a German chocolate cake. It wouldn’t have been a party for Don without that. I won’t tell you how old Don is, but it’s about time he retires. He won’t do that, of course. No one can keep him out of the tractors, not that they try. But you could slow down a little, Don. Happy birthday. Most of you probably know that the chief cook and owner of the Red Brick, Deb Lehmann, has been off work due to illness for the past week or so. Sharai Hefty said she would like everyone to keep their fingers crossed and hope for Deb’s speedy recovery because, until she comes back to work, customers are going to have to put up with Sharai’s cooking. Sharai’s too hard on herself. She’s doing a great job. But we all hope that Deb’s feeling better soon. Our family had a great trip to Massachusetts. Jerry and Savanna Marsh and Lynn, Garett, Kandice and Kane Thon flew out, but Duane and I drove. We are all so proud of Sanara. She graduated from Worcester Polytechnic Institute with a degree in management engineering with operations management. WPI is a very small campus, so it didn’t take long for Sanara to show us around. The buildings and grounds are absolutely beautiful. Most of the buildings were built in the middle 1800s. And, in about the middle of the campus is a fantastic beech tree that is about 150 years old. I plan to plant a beech tree as soon as possible, but I’m afraid Duane and I will never see it get as big as that one is. It was awe inspiring. And, of course, Sanara took us for a walking tour of the freedom trail in Boston and showed us the office building she will be working in. We didn’t walk the entire freedom trail, but we covered over six miles of it. It was so interesting that we didn’t even notice until the next day that we had walked so far. On the way home, Duane and I stopped for a day at Niagara Falls. Awesome! And then stopped in Madison for lunch with Jim Copus, Ed and Charlene Hefty, and Sue Meier and a trip through the arboretum. Duane and I had gone to the arboretum last fall and he wanted to see how it looks in the spring. We had a wonderful trip, but it’s always great to get home again.
Hank and Karen Mangelsen went to Siren on Monday evening, May 16, and attended the Siren High School Pops Concert. Granddaughters Hannah Mangelsen, and Mandy and Patty Close were among the singers and musicians. Bob and Pam Bentz visited Karen and Hank Mangelsen Wednesday evening, May 18. Karen and Hank Mangelsen called on Marlene and Bruce Swearingen on Friday afternoon. Visitors of Nina and Lawrence Hines on Saturday were Donna and Gerry Hines, and Hank and Karen Man-
gelsen. They all wished Lawrence and Nina a happy anniversary for their 62 years together. A potluck salad social was held during fellowship time after the service at Lakeview UM Church on Sunday morning. Lawrence and Nina Hines, and Lida Nordquist went to Lakeville, Minn., Sunday. They attended several games to watch Ashley Harrison play softball. Ashley is one of Nina and Lawrence’s great-granddaughters. Larry Mangelsen visited Karen and Hank Mangelsen on Sunday afternoon.
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Lynn Thon and I had a big day on Saturday. We started out in Rice Lake where Wrigley Marsh was playing Tball. Those little guys are really out there trying like the big kids. They only play one inning, and everyone one gets to bat and run the bases. When it was Wrigley’s turn to bat, we were all ready to cheer him on but, after telling the coach something, he ran away from home plate and she called another little batter up. Well, the reason he ran out was that he had picked up a rock and some flowers (weeds) for his mom and he came out to the bleachers and asked me to hold them for him so he could bat. T-ball is pretty informal. Anyway, when he did get up to bat he hit the ball pretty good and made it to first base. Then, when all the runners started up again, he ran to second, then third and then passed the little guy who was running from third and got home before him. It was fun. Oh, one other thing about T-ball. Oliver Barta’s mom was trying to explain to him what he would be doing at the game, and she said that he would bat the ball, run to first, then run to second, then to third and finally run home. Oliver was a little upset about that, looked up at her, and asked, “Can’t I just run to Aunt (someone’s) house? That’s closer.” OK, from Rice Lake we drove down to White Bear Lake to watch Tru Lehmann at her very first gymnastics meet. Tru’s group had about 60 kids participating, and they did the balance beam and bars and did somersaults and other gymnastic-type moves. Tru really did a great job at the meet and looked lovely in her new leotard. I hope she stays interested in gymnastics because it was so much fun going to the meet and watching her perform. She is adorable. I guess that’s about all I know from Barronett this week. It’s great to be home! See you next time.
Helen V. Pederson
On Monday morning we had beautiful weather. They predict showers for the end of the week. Our sympathy to the family of Dorothy Anderson who passed away at Terraceview Living Center over the weekend. She had been a resident of Glenview before transferring to TLC. She was a jolly person who loved to dance. Alvin Olson and his wife, Judy, of Florida, are here visiting relatives and friends for a month or so. He is the brother of Arlys Santiago and the father of Heidi Hile. He grew up in Heart Lake, the son of Harry and Olivia Olson. Harry was one of 15 children growing up in Timberland. Marion Shattuck returned back to Glenview after spending a couple of weeks with her son in Middleton. Marion’s son, Jim, lives in Trego and Jim’s wife, Kathy, is in Milwaukee helping her daughter, Lexie, who just had a baby. Kathy is the daughter of Dorothy Anderson, who just passed away. Nick Pederson was here from the Twin Cities visiting his dad, Jeff, and also Brent and Nicole. He got in a little turkey hunting, too. On Saturday, Cheri Minot and Michelle and Tanya went to Chanhassen Dinner Theatre to see “Beauty and the Beast.” On Sunday, Cheri Minot had a birthday dinner for Lori Sumner, along with her dad, Peder, and Mark Minot. Birthday greetings, Lori! Last Thursday, Curt Pederson came up to do some work for his dad, Peder, and he treated Curt and Cheri to lunch. A group from Glenview went to the Lakeview Bar and Grill for lunch on Thursday. Last Saturday we had a recital with Shania playing the piano. On Saturday, May 21, Sue and Larry came to take me to a birthday party for 1-year-old Colton, grandson of Tim and Sue Pederson. It was held at Chippewa Falls. Happy birthday, Colton! Birthday greeting also to Zino Tully, Bunn Weathers and Nate Collins, who all turned another year older. The cardiologist’s diet: If it tastes good, spit it out.
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I have to thank Sharai Hefty for doing the news for me last week. Poor Sharai, I dropped it on her at the last minute. I thought Lynn Thon was taking her laptop with her on vacation, but she didn’t, so I didn’t have any way to do it out there. Actually, I could have gone to a library, I guess, but it was a good excuse to be lazy. Anyway, I really appreciate the way Sharai always steps up to the plate for me when I ask. Oh, and speaking of Sharai, she and I are going to host a Hefty/Kittleson family reunion in August. We are going to send out invitations to as many relatives as we can think of, but if you happen to be a descendent of Bill and Ellen Hefty or Gifford and Alvina Kittleson, and we miss sending you an invitation, please feel free to join us. It will be held on Aug. 20 at the shelter by the basketball court in Cumberland. Tonja Metnik called with some very good news for those of you who missed the plant sale at Wiesner Chapel a couple of weeks ago. The Cumberland ECU is holding their annual plant sale as we speak. It started Monday, May 23, and will run until Monday, May 30. The sale is open daily from 6:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. If there is anything you need in the way of perennials or vegetables, stop in there first. The only way you could possibly get a better deal for anything you need for your garden would be if one of your friends happened to be cleaning out their perennials and decided to give them away. Trust me on this, you really don’t want to miss this sale. Kaylee Peer is the proud winner of the Fire Poster Contest of the second grade at Cumberland Elementary School. Her winning picture was a picture of Sparky the fire dog wearing a fire helmet and in big red bubble letters the words “Go Sparky.” She was superexcited about getting a ride home from school in the fire truck. She said that it was very difficult to buckle up in the back of the truck and that it feels as though the truck was going backward. There were four children who won the contest, and so four little passengers in the truck. The child who would be getting dropped off at home was the one who sat in front, and the rest were in back. Well, Kaylee was the last to be dropped off so she had a chance to sit in back for most of the ride. She said that the sirens are in front of the truck, so when the sirens were going and she was sitting in front, it was almost impossible to hear what anyone was saying. Oh, before the trip home, though, the kids were treated to a Dilly Bar at the Cumberland Dairy Queen. And, Kaylee said that one of the firemen on the truck was the brother of a teacher at school and one of them was her mom’s boss at 3-M, so she said that she had a great time talking with them. Kaylee told her mom, Ali, that the ride home in the fire truck was a better gift than anything. Trystin Neitzel, who plays baseball for both the JV and varsity teams in Cumberland, had a fantastic game for JV last week. He hit his first home run of the season. Actually, that wouldn’t have been such a big deal if the bases hadn’t been loaded, so the home run just happened to be a grand slam. Yea Trystin! The coach offered to give him the ball to keep for a memento, but Trystin didn’t take it. Actually, they only had three game balls and Trystin didn’t want them to have to play with only two. Cumberland won that game, by the way, with a score of 16 to 8. The members of Barronett Lutheran are extremely proud of Allison Socha, one of our young members, who will be leaving this Wednesday on a mission trip
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What beautiful days we’ve been having. Yes, Mr. Sunshine was shining and the temperatures were warm. We certainly need rain though. Yes, things are drying up, including my yard. A very happy birthday to Helena Benjamin on her special day, May 26. Have a wonderful day. May 27, a very happy anniversary to Dean and Nancy Bergquist as they celebrate their special day. A very happy birthday to Buzz LaPorte on his special day, May 28, with lots more to come. May 28, a very happy birthday to Judy Cornelison as she enjoys her special day. Many more, Judy. A very happy birthday to Austin Stellrecht on his special day, May 30. Enjoy your day, Austin. A very happy anniversary to Janie and Rick Lauterbach as they celebrate seven years together with many more to come. May 31, a very happy birthday to Debbie LaVeau and also to Spencer Redding. Many more to both of you. A very happy anniversary to Jeff and Nancy Stellrecht as they enjoy their special day with lots more to come. Big trucks with pulp have been going by my house. They are loaded heavy and the two trucks go together. They hauled most of the week and have lots more to haul. Talking with Sandy Atkinson, she tells us their son, Jim, was home for the weekend. A person can see in the woods now. The leaves haven’t taken over yet and you see all the different colors of green. Talking with Myrna Atkinson, she tells us she has part
of her garden in and plans to put the rest in this coming week. She says they bought a new furnace for their house and are having it installed. Spooner seniors graduate on Friday, May 27, as will Shell Lake. We wish the grads a great future. Doug and Karen Vanderhoof joined the Cash Vanderhoofs for Mother’s Day and had supper out together. It’s too bad the Vanderhoofs have to come home and milk those bossies. They certainly tie you down, don’t they? Congratulations to Tim Pederson who was named the Wisconsin Association Career and Technical Education Outstanding Instructor at the 80th awards banquet held April 15 in Oshkosh. After teaching 29 years, you certainly deserve it. Talking with Diane Hulleman, she tells me she got her garden planted now and is working on all the flowers she’s putting in this year. Diane visited with a number of other ladies and they visited with Mary Jane Dunn. On Saturday morning, the Chad Jensens came to stay overnight with Diane. They left Sunday forenoon. While here they went to Butternut Hills for a graduation. I certainly wish someone would take a bunch of coyotes out. For the past 1-1/2 weeks they’ve been in Richy’s pasture a-howling every night. His cows beller and run as I hear them getting further and further away from my home. I’ve called a number of times to Richy’s to get him up and he just keeps snoring. Saturday night they were on the west side of my house and also on the east side. It’s getting scary. Diane Hulleman says there was a coyote out across the road from her house. Sunday at Evelyn Melton’s were Vicki and Don Trott
Summer is fast approaching with Memorial Day already here. The much warmer weather is right around the corner, so get your summer clothes out and be ready. The trilliums are blooming! The warm week and pleasant sunshine have brought the trillium to life in the wetland park. If you get a chance, take a walk and enjoy the peace and tranquility of the trails and the beauty of the blooming trillium and opening ferns. If you are concerned about mosquitoes or ticks, there is a can of Cutter Repellent placed at each entrance to the park for everyone to use. The article in the Sawyer County Record this week stated that “research is showing that removing buckthorn has resulted in fewer ticks.” That sounds like great news for all of us. Buckhorn cutting is beginning again at the wetland park, and the DNR is encouraging people to remove buckthorn that is growing in their own backyard. If you would like to know more about how to eradicate it at your home, call 715-865-5091 and the wetland park committee will give you some helpful information. Five new bricks have been placed in the Memory Walk as you read this, so come and remember the families memorialized there. Most recent count on engraved memorial bricks is 246. The Stone Lake Area Historical Society Museum opens for the season at noon on Friday, May 27. Come and enjoy the many new displays and enjoy a visit with one of your neighbors who may be the museum greeter that day. We can always use folks who are willing to give four hours per month, or even once a season, to act as the greeter for the museum. Without these wonderful volunteers, the museum could not be open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday each week. Remember, the museum opens at noon and closes at 4 p.m. on those days. If you have a special event, perhaps a family reunion, and would like to visit the museum on a day it is not open, we will do our best to accommodate you. Just call 715-865-5091 or 715-865-4940 to make arrangements. There will be Memorial Day services at the Evergreen Cemetery on Monday, May 30, at 1 p.m. Please come out and honor our veterans. The Stone Lake Area Chamber of Commerce is putting every effort into making Stone Lake a community in which to live and prosper and they are committed to seeing our area thrive and grow. It is in the town’s best interest to encourage new businesses and visitors to the area, and that endeavor is enhanced by the overall welcoming appearance expressed when visitors come to town.
They are asking local businesses and homeowners to put their best foot forward to present a town that is proud of its heritage and welcoming to local residents and visitors. Please take the time to look around your properties and consider a cleanup and repair effort where it may be needed. There is currently a housing shortage in our area which means presenting a clean, well-maintained property enhances values for you, your neighborhood and the community. The annual Stone Lake Area Garage Sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 4. Sign-up forms may be picked up at local Stone Lake businesses in downtown Stone Lake or online at stonelakewi.com. Registrations are due no later than Saturday, May 28. There will also be a multifamily garage sale from 7 a.m. till 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 4, at the Stone Lake Town Hall. The Stone Lake Lions Fish Fry will also be going on from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Lions Hall on June 4. Come on out for some delicious fish. The Stone Lake Lions Hall is available for rent for graduation parties, weddings, family reunions, etc. Please call John at 715-865-3041 to reserve. A calendar and information are posted at the hall. The Stone Lake Farmers Market will begin Thursday, May 26, from 2 to 6 p.m. and will continue every Thursday through Sept. 15. The new location is at Northwest Wisconsin Realty at the corner of Hwy. 70 and Main Street in downtown Stone Lake. Vendors are wanted. Mark July 9 on your calendars. The Stone Lake Senior Center will again have a pig roast at Red Schoolhouse Wines. Also in July, Bingo will begin on the patio of Red Schoolhouse Wines on Wednesdays. Be a greeter at the Stone Lake History Museum. A fun, interesting afternoon with a visiting grandchild, niece, nephew or friend. A mere four hours meeting nice people and enjoying the history of our Stone Lake community. How does it work? Meet at the museum at 11:30 a.m. Put up the flag, open the caboose, and turn on the lights, then greet visitors. At 4 p.m., bring the flag in, lock up the caboose, and turn off the lights. Volunteer for any Friday, Saturday or Sunday, June through September. Call Christine Maestri at 715- 865-4131 or email Chris at firstname.lastname@example.org. Have a wonderful Memorial weekend and be safe. Mary Nilssen can be reached at 715-865-4008 or email@example.com.
Senior lunch menu Monday, May 30: No meals served. Memorial Day. Tuesday, May 31: Sliced ham, mashed potatoes, steamed broccoli, cherry pie. Wednesday, June 1: Seasoned baked chicken, steamed rice, California veggies, homemade cookie. Thursday, June 2: Fish sandwich, chips, pickle, cottage
cheese, gelatin dessert. Friday, June 3: Salisbury steak, whipped sweet potatoes, steamed corn, peach pie. Meal reservations must be made at least 24 hours in advance, call your senior center to confirm. Menu is subject to change. All meals served with milk and bread.
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and Peggy Vesta and Don Lane. They were having a gab fest around Evelyn’s table. Too bad the table can’t talk as we’d hear some great stories. I see Richy’s corn is up along with others in the area. Myself, I’d like to turn the corn plants upside down and plant them with the ears down. Some farmers are already chopping their alfalfa. I see their trucks go by pulling the self-unloading wagons. I also hear one farmer is done with the chopping. Great job, guys. Butch and Loretta Vanselus have been working all week to get Harold Stone’s trailer emptied. Well, they got it about half cleaned out Butch says and next weekend they are planning on having a garage sale. Their daughter, Marjean Fisher, came up to work on it Saturday. Loretta says she can’t help much as she is in a wheelchair. Scatter sunshine. Have a great week!
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ADOPTABLE PETS OF THE WEEK The tale I’m going to tell you, you may not see the mystique, But in the world of male cats, it truly is unique. Our male cats all came in as toms, once rivals they had been, Now get along like brothers, vowed to never quarrel again. They share their food; they share their beds, and share their litter box, Piney These boys no longer act like a wild pack of sneaky fox. All but one is all fixed up but this will happen soon, Then not a single head will turn to her seductive tune. Thomas is the leader; Piney is his right-hand man, Burton doesn’t have a care and Amos...he loves Ann. You have to meet our boy band we think they are number one, We also want them to go home and now my tale is done. Cats for adoption: 1-1/2-year-old neutered gray/ white longhair; 4-year-old spayed/declawed black/ brown shorthair tiger; 5-1/2-month-old female black shorthair; 3-year-old neutered tan shorthair; 2-1/2-year-old female gray/white shorthair; 1-year-old neutered orange/white shorthair; 1-year-old spayed orange/white tiger and a 2-year-old neutered black/ white shorthair. Dogs for adoption: 1-1/2-year-old neut e re d brindle/white Staffordshire terrier and a 3-year-old neutered Mastiff mix.
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Academic news LA CROSSE - Amy Bouchard, Shell Lake, nursing associate degree student, was named to the Western Technical College president’s list of high distinction for the spring semester 2016. To be included on the president’s list, students must achieve a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher and carry 12 or more credits in an associate degree or technical diploma program. — from ReadMedia ••• MILWAUKEE - Shawny Kleven, Sarona, graduated with a Master of Social Work degree from the Helen Vader School at the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee. Commencement exercises were held Sunday, May 22. — from TheLink
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This past week, we’ve had just fantastic weather, picture-perfect summer days and a beautiful, full moon on the weekend to enjoy. It’s time to make hay, but is sounds like some unsettled weather for this week ahead and we need rain badly, it’s getting pretty dry. Folks have reported lots of orioles this year, enjoying jelly and syrup feeders, along with the hummers competing. Grandson Ryan said they had a blue bunting. I saw my first fawn of the year on May 19 by the walking bridge down by the pond. It was so little. I have three families of goslings of different sizes. Only one in one, three in one, and eight little ones in the biggest bunch. So neat to watch them, single file with an adult on both ends. I have always wondered if it’s Mom or Dad taking the lead. The woodlands are full to trilliums and the fronds of the fiddlehead ferns are forming. Some folks say mosquitoes are starting. I haven’t seen one yet, but that’s OK. Daughter Mary sent me a phone picture of a tent of caterpillars that she saw while out walking. Said there were seven or eight webs of those creepy things. Hope we don’t get them again. I remember years ago when there were so many they brought in some big black friendly flies to get rid of them. Our May days are numbered now and the busy Memorial weekend is coming up. The warm days should bring fish closer to the shores for folks. The Zimmermans, Janet, Marilyn and Renee, have been working faithfully getting the Sarona Cemetery shaped up as they always do. Our thanks to them. Talked to Gloria Frey. She reports son Jim is about the same. His siblings, also Pete’s son, Ben, all went down to the Twin Cities to see him on Sunday. Do keep Jim and the family in your prayers. They’re taking one day at a time. Renee Zimmerman, Ben and Brianna LaVeau and Michelle Magnes went together and took in a Brewers game recently. Janet and Marilyn Zimmerman had attended the new Spooner hospital open house and report it’s beautiful. Charlotte Ross visited Elfreda West one day and Joe
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and Deb Elbe visited and brought her some goodies after church on Sunday. Al and Jolene Loew attended a graduation party in Menomonie for grandson Andrew who graduated from WITC in Rice Lake. He has already gotten a job with a contractor. Jolene is feeling some better. She got a shot in her shoulder for her arthritis. Ryan and Jessie Furchtenicht threw a little party for his help on Friday night. They are starting another season in the concrete business. Russ Furchtenicht attended a meeting in Eau Claire one day for town chairmen and others from this northwest area on our rural roads that are in need of repair and where the money is coming from. Our town isn’t in too bad of shape because we had revenue from the landfill for several years, a few years ago. Son Russ, Nancy and Arianne stopped down one evening and Roger came and mowed the yard. It’s so nice to have kids. I’m so lucky. Visitors at my house this past week were Ryan, Jessie Furchtenicht and kids one night; Ben Helmer on Wednesday; Al and Jolene Loew stopped, bringing a beautiful solar gazing ball for on the deck; brother-in-law Merle Wilber had lunch with me, he came down after visiting Sharon at the swing bed in the new Spooner hospital; Libbie DeTrent came out after church Sunday with some goodies; Norm and Donna Ness visited Sunday evening bringing her famous luscious peach Bundt cake and pink petunias for me. Glad to report Norm is feeling some better after getting a shot for back problems. So keep on the mend Norm. It’s time to garden! Friday, daughter Mary took me to Mayo in Eau Claire for a pacemaker follow-up. Sara Mathison and little Grant went with us. So we had a good day together. Birthday wishes this week to these folks: Pat LICENSE Hellzen, Pat Hubin and APPLICATION Linda Austin, May 26; OF WISCONSIN Sam West, Gary Zaloudek, STATE COUNTY OF WASHBURN Austin Gagner and CITY OF SHELL LAKE LouAnne Vonderheid, To the Common Council of the May 27; Tyler LaVeau, City of Shell Lake:
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I, Roman Molls, President, trade name United Ag Cooperative, d/b/a Shell Lake Convenience Store, herewith apply for Class “A liquor and fermented malt beverage licenses under Chapter 125.04 of the Wis. Statutes for the year ending June 30, 2017, on the following described premises to wit: Onestory building located at 331 Highway 63, in the City of Shell Lake, Wis. Roman Molls Application filed this 20th day of May, 2016. 647495 41r WNAXLP
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STATE OF WISCONSIN COUNTY OF WASHBURN CITY OF SHELL LAKE To the Common Council of the City of Shell Lake: I, Peggy Crawford, President, Whalen & Crawford, Inc., trade name Peggy’s Place, herewith apply for a Class “B” liquor and fermented malt beverage license under Chapter 125.04 of the Wis. Statutes for the year ending June 30, 2017, on the following described premises to wit: Twostory building, located at 36 Fifth Avenue (first floor, basement and exterior walk-in cooler), in the City of Shell Lake, WI. Peggy Crawford Application filed this 23rd day of May, 2016. 647567 41r WNAXLP
LICENSE APPLICATION STATE OF WISCONSIN COUNTY OF WASHBURN CITY OF SHELL LAKE To the Common Council of the City of Shell Lake: I, Steven M. Thaler, President, J & S Sales, d/b/a Express Mart, herewith apply for a Class “A” fermented malt beverage license under Chapter 125.04 of the Wis. Statutes for the year ending June 30, 2017, on the following described premises to wit: One-story building located at 433 Highway 63, in the City of Shell Lake, Wis. 647490 41r WNAXLP Steven M. Thaler Application filed this 20th day of May, 2016.
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING CITY OF SHELL LAKE WASTEWATER FACILITY PLAN Public Notice is hereby given that the City of Shell Lake will hold a public hearing at the Shell Lake City Hall, 501 First Street, Shell Lake, Wisconsin 54871, on Wednesday, June 8, 2016, at 5:00 p.m. to consider a Wastewater Facility Plan. The Wastewater Facility Plan addresses the wastewater conveyance needs at the City of Shell Lake Wastewater Treatment Facility. The public hearing will include a discussion of the planning process, the recommended improvements, and the funding for the project. At this hearing, questions regarding the Wastewater Facility Plan will be addressed and public comments will be accepted for consideration and submission to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. A copy of the Wastewater Facility Plan report will be available for public review at the Shell Lake City Hall, 501 First Street, Shell Lake, Wisconsin weekdays (Monday through Friday) between 8:00 a.m. and noon and 1 to 4:30 p.m. Copies of the report may be obtained from MSA Professional Services, Inc., 15 W. Marshall Street, Suite B, Rice Lake, Wisconsin 54868, for a fee of $20.00 each. Written comments regarding the Wastewater Facilities Plan will be accepted by MSA Professional Services, Inc., 15 W. Marshall Street, Suite B, Rice Lake, Wisconsin 54868, until June 7, 2016. Dated this 23 day of May, 2016. 64755541-42r WNAXLP Andrew Eiche, City Administrator/Clerk
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of Review for the Town of Barronett, of Washburn County, shall hold its first meeting on Wednesday, May 25, 2016, from 6 to 8 p.m. at N1608 South Heart Lake Road, Shell Lake, WI. Please be advised of the following requirements to appear before the Board of Review and procedural requirements if appearing before the Board: No person shall be allowed to appear before the Board of Review, to testify to the Board by telephone or to contest the amount of any assessment of real or personal property if the person has refused a reasonable written request by certified mail of the Assessor to view such property. After the first meeting of the Board of Review and before the Board’s final adjournment, no person who is scheduled to appear before the Board of Review may contact, or provide information to a member of the Board about the person’s objection except at a session of the Board. No person may appear before the Board of Review, testify to the Board by telephone or contest the amount of assessment unless, at least 48 hours before the first meeting of the Board or at least 48 hours before the objection is heard if the objection is allowed because the person has been granted a waiver of the 48-hour notice of an intent to file a written objection by appearing before the Board during the first two hours of the meeting and showing good cause for failure to meet the 48-hour notice requirement and files a written objection, that the person provides to the Clerk of the Board of Review notice as to whether the person will ask for removal of any Board members and, if so, which member will be removed and the person’s reasonable estimate of the length of time that the hearing will take. When appearing before the Board, the person shall specify, in writing, the person’s estimate of the value of the land and of the improvements that are the subject of the person’s objection and specify the information that the person used to arrive at that estimate. No person may appear before the Board of Review, testify to the Board or by telephone or object to a valuation; if that valuation was made by the Assessor or the Objector using the income method; unless the person supplies the Assessor all of the information about income and expenses, as specified in the manual under Sec. 73.03(2a), of the Wis. Statutes, that the Assessor requests. The Town of Barronett has an ordinance for the confidentiality of information about income and expenses that is provided to the Assessor under this paragraph which provides exemptions for persons using information in the discharge of duties imposed by law or of the duties of their office or by order of a court. The information that is provided under this paragraph, unless a court determined that it is inaccurate, is not subject to the right of inspection and copying under Section 19.35(1) of Wis. Statutes. The Board shall hear upon oath, by telephone, all ill or disabled persons who present to the Board a letter from a physician, surgeon or osteopath that confirms their illness or disability. No other persons may testify by telephone. Respectfully submitted, Town of Barronett Patricia A. Parker 646601 40-41r WNAXLP
Karen Holzem, Linda Christianson, Mikayla Smith, Glen and Connie Idland, May 28; Andrew Doanes, Judy Rummel and Pierce Hastrieter, May 29; Debbie West, Lori Gohde and Angie Anderson, May 30; Janice Cummins, Luke Gohde, Debbie Henderson and Rowan Donetell, May 31; and LeRoy Sandridge, June 1. Have a fun one! Anniversary wishes to Forrest and Angie Anderson, David and Sue Haiana and Steve and Sherri Schmidt, May 27; Nathan and Heidi Odden, and Bill and Val Smith, May 29; Art and (May 18, 25, June 1) Vicki Lyons, and Ryan and STATE OF WISCONSIN Sara Schmidt, May 30.
LICENSE APPLICATION STATE OF WISCONSIN COUNTY OF WASHBURN CITY OF SHELL LAKE To the Common Council of the City of Shell Lake: I, Christi Alt, Agent, Becky’s Food & Spirits, herewith apply for a Class “B” liquor and fermented malt beverage license under Chapter 125.04 of the Wis. Statutes for the year ending June 30, 2017, on the following described premises to wit: One-story building and beer garden area to include horseshoe pits (approximately 15 ft. x 47 ft.), volleyball court (approximately 74 ft. x 67 ft.), 20 ft. x 30-ft. area north side of premises and smoke shack, located at 294 Industrial Boulevard, in the City of Shell Lake, WI. Christi Alt Application filed this 23rd day of May, 2016. 647566 41r WNAXLP
CIRCUIT COURT WASHBURN COUNTY IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF ROGER C. LADENDORF DOD: 4/24/2016 Notice to Creditors (Informal Administration) Case No. 16PR22 PLEASE TAKE NOTICE 1. An application for informal administration was filed. 2. The decedent, with date of birth July 14, 1927, and date of death April 24, 2016, was domiciled in Washburn County, State of Wisconsin, with a mailing address of W 6017 Pair O’ Lakes Road, Trego, WI 54888. 3. All interested persons waived notice. 4. The deadline for filing a claim against the decedent’s estate is August 3, 2016. 5. A claim may be filed at the Washburn County Courthouse, Shell Lake, Wisconsin, Room 2C. Shannon Anderson Probate Registrar May 5 2016 Katherine M. Stewart P.O. Box 364 Spooner, WI 54801 715-635-9081 646719 WNAXLP Bar No.: 1005716
NOTICE BOARD OF REVIEW - OPEN BOOK SESSION CITY OF SHELL LAKE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of Review for the City of Shell Lake, Washburn County, will meet Monday, June 6, 2016, from 10 a.m. to noon in the Council Chambers, City Hall, 501 1st St., Shell Lake, WI 54871. Please be advised of the following requirements to appear before the Board of Review and procedural requirements if appearing before the Board: No person shall be allowed to appear before the Board of Review, to testify to the Board by telephone or to contest the amount of assessment of real or personal property if the person has refused a reasonable written request by certified mail of the Assessor to view such property. After the first meeting of the Board of Review and before the Board’s final adjournment, no person who is scheduled to appear before the Board of Review may contact, or provide information to a member of the Board about the person’s objection except at a session of the Board. No person may appear before the Board of Review, testify to the Board by telephone or contest the amount of the assessment unless at least 48 hours before the meeting of the Board or at least 48 hours before the objection is heard if the objection is allowed because the person has been granted a waiver of the 48-hour notice of an intent to file a written objection by appearing before the Board during the first two hours of the meeting and showing good cause for failure to meet the 48-hour notice requirement and files a written objection, that the person provides to the clerk of the Board of Review notice as to whether the person will ask for removal of any Board members and if so, which member will be removed and the person’s reasonable estimate of the length of time the hearing will take. When appearing before the Board of Review, the person shall specify, in writing, the person’s estimate of the value of the land and of the improvements that are the subject of the person’s objection and specify the information that the person used to arrive at that estimate. No person may appear before the Board of Review, testify to the Board by telephone or object to a valuation; if that valuation was made by the Assessor or the Objector using the income method of valuation; unless the person supplies the Assessor all the information about income and expenses, as specified in the Assessor’s manual under Sec. 73.03(2a) of Wis. Statutes, that the Assessor requests. The City of Shell Lake shall provide an ordinance for the confidentiality of information about income and expenses that is provided to the Assessor under this paragraph and shall provide exemptions for persons using the information in the discharge of duties imposed by law or the duties of their office or by order of a court. The information that is provided under this paragraph, unless a court determined that it is inaccurate, is not subject to the right of inspection and copying under Sec. 19.35(1) of Wis. Statutes. The Board shall hear upon oath, by telephone, all ill or disabled persons who present to the Board a letter from a physician, surgeon or osteopath that confirms their illness or disability. No other person may testify by telephone. Anyone who desires to object to the valuation placed on his or her property must file a written objection form with the City Administrator. Objection forms can be obtained at the City Administrator’s office. The Open Book session will be held Saturday, June 4, 2016, from 10 a.m. to noon in the Council Chambers, City Hall. This session gives the taxpayer an opportunity to informally discuss the valuation placed on their property with the Assessor. The Assessment Roll for the City of Shell Lake is available for public inspection at the City Administrator’s office during regular office hours. 646746 40-41r WNAXLP Andrew Eiche, City Administrator/Clerk-Treasurer
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Notices WISCONSIN INDIANHEAD TECHNICAL COLLEGE
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
Fiscal Year July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017
A public hearing on the proposed 2016-2017 budget for the Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College District will be held on June 20, 2016, at 8:30 a.m., at the WITC’s Shell Lake Administrative Building, 505 Pine Ridge Drive, Shell Lake, WI 54871. The detailed budget is available for public inspection at the WITC Administrative Office, Shell Lake, Wisconsin, or by contacting Steve Decker at 715-468-2815.
PROPERTY TAX AND EXPENDITURE HISTORY Fiscal Year 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 (2)
Equalized Valuation (1) $ 30,073,355,967 $ 30,160,194,532 $ 30,847,020,106 $ 31,605,894,273 $ 31,921,953,216
Fiscal Year 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 (2)
Total Expenditures (4) $ 76,840,243 $ 78,995,942 $ 78,519,046 $ 82,206,491 $ 79,268,718
Mill Rates Operational (3) 1.04005 1.04682 0.15750 0.16299 0.17145 Percent Inc./(Dec.) -3.30% 2.80% -0.60% 4.70% -3.60%
Debt Serv. 0.20174 0.20619 0.20462 0.21066 0.21275
Total Mill Rate 1.24179 1.25301 0.36212 0.37365 0.38420
Percent Inc./(Dec.) 5.23% 0.90% -71.10% 3.18% 2.82%
Property Tax Levy $37,344,989 $37,791,079 $11,170,554 $11,809,677 $12,264,381
Percent Inc./(Dec.) 0.40% 1.20% -70.44% 5.72% 3.85%
Tax on a $100,000 House 124.18 125.30 36.21 37.37 38.42
BUDGET/FUND BALANCE SUMMARY - ALL FUNDS
Tax Levy Other Budgeted Revenues
General Fund $ 4,885,460 39,725,066
Special Special Revenue/ Revenue/ Operational Nonaidable Fund Fund $ 587,477 $ - $ 2,881,875 11,859,097
Capital Debt Projects Service Proprietary Fund Fund Funds Total - $ 6,791,444 $ - $ 12,264,381 740,453 156,000 3,260,000 58,622,491
Total Revenues Budgeted Expenditures Excess Revenues Over Expenditures Operating Transfers Proceeds From Debt Est. Fund Balance 7/1/16
60,000 (60,000) 15,342,629
62,400 (62,400) 717,753
(8,315,220) 62,400 8,345,000 422,652
(8,000) 60,000 320,693
(8,381,846) 8,345,000 24,311,860
Est. Fund Balance 6/30/17
$ 15,342,629 $
514,832 $ 6,635,339 $
372,693 $ 24,275,014
(1) Tid out, computers out. (2) Equalized valuation is projected to remain flat in fiscal year 2016 with an additional $316,058,943 in net new construction. (3) The operational mill rate may not exceed 1.50000 per S.38.16 of the Wisconsin Statutes. (4) Fiscal years 2014-2015 represent actual amounts, 2016 is estimated and 2017 is the proposed budget.
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Budget Summary - General Fund Fiscal Year July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017
REVENUES Local Government State Funds Program Fees Material Fees Other Student Fees Institutional Federal Funds
2014-2015 Actual (1) $ 4,319,417 29,092,668 7,516,606 551,263 872,451 396,877 22,991
2015-2016 Budget $ 4,563,922 29,545,869 8,171,996 495,844 782,798 350,000 20,000
2015-2016 Estimate (2) $ 4,575,686 29,515,950 7,452,683 563,457 776,361 376,129 23,849
EXPENDITURES Instruction Instructional Resources Student Services General Institutional Physical Plant Auxiliary Services
$ 24,796,958 1,347,938 4,637,124 8,515,082 3,302,583 -
$ 25,566,274 1,446,601 4,864,143 8,578,997 3,394,414 -
25,494,823 1,435,969 4,752,965 8,177,621 3,269,107 -
26,213,056 1,614,092 4,782,206 8,518,141 3,423,031 -
TOTAL EXPENDITURES Net Revenue/(Expenditures)
$ 42,599,685 $ 172,588
$ 43,850,429 $ 80,000
OTHER SOURCES/(USES) Operating Transfer In/(Out)
TRANSFERS TO/(FROM) FUND BALANCE Reserve for Operations $ Reserve for Post-Retirement Benefits Designated for State Aid Fluctuations Designated for Subsequent Years Designated for Subsequent Year TOTAL TRANSFERS TO/ (FROM) FUND BALANCE $
2016-2017 Budget 4,885,460 29,761,432 8,162,100 548,377 833,157 400,000 20,000
22,640 (19,950) (29,930) 138,101
423,958 24,886 37,329 (486,173)
252,509 (8,080) (11,941) (158,858)
170,025 21,556 32,334 (223,916)
Beginning Fund Balance Ending Fund Balance
$ 15,158,138 $ 15,268,999
$ 14,586,794 $ 14,586,794
EXPENDITURES BY FUND General fund Special Revenue/Operational Fund Special Revenue/Nonaidable Fund Capital Projects Fund Debt Service Fund Internal Service Fund Enterprise Fund
$ 42,599,685 3,460,043 11,456,820 9,665,017 6,441,133 346,532 2,310,697
$ 43,850,429 3,302,587 13,081,394 16,989,625 6,582,189 350,000 2,850,000
43,130,485 3,182,489 11,786,205 17,291,825 6,577,189 347,530 2,540,015
44,550,526 3,406,952 11,859,097 9,055,673 7,128,470 358,000 2,910,000
% Change 1.60% 3.16% -9.34% -46.70% 8.30% 2.29% 2.11%
TOTAL EXPENDITURES BY FUND
REVENUES BY FUND General Fund Special Revenue/Operational Fund Special Revenue/Nonaidable Fund Capital Projects Fund Debt Service Fund Internal Service Fund Enterprise Fund
$ 42,772,273 3,591,895 11,428,172 396,251 6,583,799 396,603 2,200,594
$ 43,930,429 3,302,587 13,081,394 1,144,635 6,954,278 410,000 2,770,000
43,284,115 3,282,855 11,874,257 1,031,885 6,953,278 391,170 2,460,015
44,610,526 3,469,352 11,859,097 740,453 6,947,444 410,000 2,850,000
1.55% 5.05% -9.34% -35.31% -0.10% 0.00% 2.89%
TOTAL REVENUES BY FUND
(1) Actual is presented on a budgetary basis. (2) Estimate is based upon nine months of actual and three months of estimate.
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STATE OF WISCONSIN COUNTY OF WASHBURN CITY OF SHELL LAKE To the Common Council of the City of Shell Lake: I, Michael Macone, President, Spooner Creek Designs, Inc., trade name The Potter’s Shed, herewith apply for a Class “B” fermented malt beverage license and a Class “C” wine license under Chapter 125.04 of the Wisconsin Statutes for the year ending June 30, 2017, on the following described premises to wit: One-story building and 20’ x 80’ beer garden/patio area located at 250 Industrial Blvd., in the City of Shell Lake, Wis. Michael J. Macone Application filed this 20th day of May, 2016. 647494 41r WNAXLP
STATE OF WISCONSIN COUNTY OF WASHBURN CITY OF SHELL LAKE To the Common Council of the City of Shell Lake: I, Shannon L. Klopp, President, SL Klopp, Inc., trade name Klopp’s 5th Avenue Bar, herewith apply for a Class “B” liquor and fermented malt beverage license under Chapter 125.04 of the Wis. Statutes for the year ending June 30, 2017, on the following described premises to wit: One-story building and beer garden area owned by the licensee along the west side of the licensed premises and extending the full width of the licensed parcel to a point fifty feet north of the licensed premises, located at 27 5th Avenue, in the City of Shell Lake, Wis. Shannon L. Klopp Application filed this 20th day of May, 2016. 647492 41r WNAXLP
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS WWTF Effluent Lift Station Replacement City of Shell Lake Washburn County, Wisconsin The City of Shell Lake will ONLY receive and accept bids through QuestCDN.com via the online electronic bid service (QuestvBid) for the construction of WWTF Effluent Lift Station Replacement until 2:00 p.m., June 2, 2016. All bids will be downloaded and publicly read aloud at MSA Professional Services, Inc., 15 W. Marshall Street, Suite B, Rice Lake, Wisconsin 54868, at that time. The work for which bids are asked includes the following: • New wastewater influent lift station (piping, electrical, controls, submersible pump) • Control manhole with telescopic valve • Metering manhole • Underground gravity and force main pipe (Pressure class PVC) • New electric service • Removal of existing lift station • Site grading and restoration The BIDDING DOCUMENTS may be examined at the offices of MSA Professional Services, Inc., Rice Lake, Wisconsin; the City of Shell Lake; Planholders list will be updated interactively on our Web address at http://www.msa-ps.com under Bidding. Copies of the BIDDING DOCUMENTS are available at www.questcdn.com. You may download the digital plan documents for $30 by inputting Quest eBidDoc #4499962 on the website’s Project Search page. Please contact QuestCDN.com at 952-233-1632 or firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance in free membership registration, downloading and working with the digital project information. No proposal will be accepted unless accompanied by a bid bond equal to at least 5% of the amount bid, payable to the OWNER as a guarantee that, if the bid is accepted, the bidder will execute and file the proper contract and bond within 15 days after the award of the contract. BIDDER is required to deliver the original bid bond within the 72 hours of bid opening to MSA Professional Services, Inc., Attn.: Erik Evenson, P.E., 15 W. Marshall Street, Suite B, Rice Lake, Wisconsin 54868. The bid bond will be returned to the bidder as soon as the contract is signed, and if after 15 days the bidder shall fail to do so, the bid bond shall be forfeited to the OWNER as liquidated damages. No bidder may withdraw his bid within 60 days after the actual date of the opening thereof. WAGE RATES Wisconsin State Wage Rates: Pursuant to Section 66.0903, Wisconsin Statutes, the minimum wages to be paid on the project shall be in accordance with the wage rate scale established by State wage rates. Federal Davis Bacon Wage Rates: Federal wage rates can be found at http://www.wdol.gov/dba.aspx#0. Be aware that project Administrators, Bidders, and Contractors are required to use the latest federal wage rate available at the time of bid opening. The minimum wages to be paid on the project shall be the higher of the wage scale established by either the Federal or State wage rates. This project anticipates use of Wisconsin DNR Clean Water Fund Program funding. We encourage Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs), including Minority-owned Business Enterprises (MBEs), Women’s Business Enterprises (WBEs), and Small Businesses in Rural Areas (SBRAs) to submit bid proposals. A municipality, in awarding prime contracts, and the primary engineer and primary contractor, in awarding subcontractors, are required to make a good faith effort to achieve a combined minimum goal of 15% participation for MBE/ WBE utilization in accordance with s.NR 162.09(3), s.NR 166.12(4) and s.NR 167.18(4) Wis. Admin. Code. If a subcontractor awards subcontracts, these requirements shall apply to the subcontractor. The Contractor shall conform to the “Use of American Iron and Steel” provision of H.R. 3547 Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2014, section 436, including all iron and steel products used in the project. Bid Proposals may be denied if the requirements of this section are not met and waivers are required. EPA guidance for the use of American Iron and Steel (AIS) can be found at http://water.epa.gov/grants_funding/aisrequirement.cfm. OWNER reserves the right to waive any informalities or to reject any or all bids. Published by the authority of the City of Shell Lake. CONSULTING ENGINEER: MSA Professional Services, Inc. 15 W. Marshall Street, Suite B Rice Lake, Wisconsin 54868 Erik Evenson, P.E., 715-304-0309 646994 40-41r WNAXLP
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Register (May 25, June 1, 8) STATE OF WISCONSIN CIRCUIT COURT WASHBURN COUNTY Federal National Mortgage Association (“Fannie Mae”) Plaintiff vs. RANDALL W. NELSON, et al. Defendant(s) Case No: 15 CV 27 NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that by virtue of a judgment of foreclosure entered on October 23, 2015, in the amount of $66,853.67, the Sheriff will sell the described premises at public auction as follows: TIME: June 22, 2016, at 10:00 a.m. TERMS: By bidding at the sheriff sale, prospective buyer is consenting to be bound by the following terms: 1.) 10% down in cash or money order at the time of sale; balance due within 10 days of confirmation of sale; failure to pay balance due will result in forfeit of deposit to plaintiff. 2.) Sold “as is” and subject to all legal liens and encumbrances. 3.) Plaintiff opens bidding on the property, either in person or via fax and as recited by the sheriff department in the event that no opening bid is offered, plaintiff retains the right to request the sale be declared as invalid as the sale is fatally defective. PLACE: At the North entrance of Washburn County Courthouse located at 10 4th Avenue, Shell Lake, Wisconsin. DESCRIPTION: Lot 3, Block 6, City of Spooner, Washburn County, Wisconsin. PROPERTY ADDRESS: 214 Elm St., Spooner, WI 54801. TAX KEY NO.: 65-281-2-39-1231-5 15-527-543000. Dated this 29th day of April, 2016. /s/Sheriff Terry Dryden Washburn County Sheriff Jordan C. Staleos J Peterman Legal Group Ltd. State Bar No. 1085629 165 Bishops Way, Suite 100 Brookfield, WI 53005 262-790-5719 Please go to www.jpeterman legalgroup.com to obtain the bid for this sale. J. Peterman Legal Group Ltd. is the creditor’s attorney and is attempting to collect a debt on its behalf. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. 647048 WNAXLP
(May 25, June 1, 8) STATE OF WISCONSIN CIRCUIT COURT WASHBURN COUNTY U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff, vs. KIM NIPE, et al., Defendants. CASE NO.: 15-CV-90 FORECLOSURE CASE CODE-30404 NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE By virtue of a Judgment of Foreclosure made in the above entitled action on December 22, 2015, in the amount of $123,965.36, I will sell at public auction at the North Entrance (a.k.a. North Steps) of the Washburn County Courthouse, 10 4th Avenue, Shell Lake, WI 54871, City of Shell Lake, County of Washburn, State of Wisconsin, on June 29, 2016, at 10:00 a.m., all of the following described mortgaged premises, to wit: Lot One (1) of Certified Survey Map No. 3244 recorded in Volume 15 of Certified Survey Maps, Page 72 as Document No. 308523, within the Northwest One-quarter (1/4) of the Northwest Onequarter (1/4) and within Government Lot Three (3), Section Seven (7), Township Thirtyseven (37) North, Range Ten (10) East, in the Town of Birchwood, Washburn County, Wisconsin. The above property is located at: N1961 Long Lake Road, Birchwood, WI 54817 TAX KEY NO.: 65 010 2 37 10 07 5 05 003 002000. TERMS OF SALE: Cash, Cashier’s Check or Certified Check. DOWN PAYMENT: 10% of amount bid by Cash, Cashier’s Check or Certified Check due at time of sale. Balance of purchase price must be paid within ten (10) business days after confirmation of the sale. Failure to pay balance due will result in forfeit of deposit to plaintiff. This property is sold “as is” subject to all legal encumbrances and any outstanding and accruing real estate taxes, special assessments, and penalties and interest, if any. Upon confirmation of the sale by the Court, purchaser will be required to pay all recording fees and, if desired, the cost of title evidence. Dated this 18th day of May, 2016, at Shell Lake, Wisconsin. /s/Terry Dryden SHERIFF OF WASHBURN COUNTY, WI KOHNER, MANN & KAILAS, S.C. Attorneys for Plaintiff 4650 N. Port Washington Road Milwaukee, WI 53212 PH: 414-962-5110 Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (15 U.S.C. Section 1692), we are required to state that we are attempting to collect a debt on our client’s behalf and any information we obtain will be used for that purpose. 647404 WNAXLP
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT REQUEST CITY OF SHELL LAKE Terry Leckel, Owner, Transport Services Unlimited, 280 Industrial Blvd., Shell Lake, WI 54871, requests a conditional use permit for SL South Side Industrial Park Lot 6 V 258 P 632 (270 Industrial Blvd.) to install a diesel fuel tank for the purpose of refueling vehicles. Zoning District: Industrial (I-1). Zoning Ordinance Section 13-1-80 through 13-1-99 Conditional Uses. A public hearing will be held on this matter Monday, June 6, 2016, at 5 p.m., in the Council Chambers, City Hall, 501 First Street, Shell Lake, WI. Clinton R. Stariha, Zoning Administrator 647465 41-42r WNAXLP
LICENSE APPLICATION STATE OF WISCONSIN COUNTY OF WASHBURN CITY OF SHELL LAKE To the Common Council of the City of Shell Lake: I, John T. Olson, trade name Lakeview Bar & Grill, herewith apply for a Class “B” liquor and fermented malt beverage license under Chapter 125.04 of the Wis. Statutes for the year ending June 30, 2017, on the following described premises to wit: Twostory building and beer garden upper balcony and southeast area from east dining room door to south corner, located at 5 5th Avenue, in the City of Shell Lake, Wis. John T. Olson Application filed this 20th day of May, 2016. 647493 41r WNAXLP (May 25, June 1, 8) STATE OF WISCONSIN CIRCUIT COURT WASHBURN COUNTY CitiMortgage, Inc. Plaintiff vs. ARLENE B. SEIFERT, et al. Defendant(s) Case No: 15 CV 29 NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that by virtue of a judgment of foreclosure entered on September 16, 2015, in the amount of $159,840.79, the Sheriff will sell the described premises at public auction as follows: TIME: June 22, 2016, at 10:00 a.m. TERMS: By bidding at the sheriff sale, prospective buyer is consenting to be bound by the following terms: 1.) 10% down in cash or money order at the time of sale; balance due within 10 days of confirmation of sale; failure to pay balance due will result in forfeit of deposit to plaintiff. 2.) Sold “as is” and subject to all legal liens and encumbrances. 3.) Plaintiff opens bidding on the property, either in person or via fax and as recited by the sheriff department in the event that no opening bid is offered, plaintiff retains the right to request the sale be declared as invalid as the sale is fatally defective. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee or the Mortgagee’s attorney. PLACE: at the North entrance of Washburn County Courthouse located at 10 4th Avenue, Shell Lake, Wis. DESCRIPTION: Lot 6, Eastland Addition to the City of Spooner, Washburn County, Wis. PROPERTY ADDRESS: 1101 Badger St., Spooner, WI 54801. TAX KEY NO.: 65-281-2-39-1229-5 -15-262-502500. Dated this 2nd day of May, 2016. /s/Sheriff Terry Dryden Washburn County Sheriff Jordan C. Staleos J. Peterman Legal Group Ltd. State Bar No. 1085629 165 Bishops Way, Suite 100 Brookfield, WI 53005 262-790-5719 Please go to www.jpeterman legalgroup.com to obtain the bid for this sale. J. Peterman Legal Group Ltd. is the creditor’s attorney and is attempting to collect a debt on its behalf. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. 647047 WNAXLP
(May 25, June 1, 8) STATE OF WISCONSIN CIRCUIT COURT WASHBURN COUNTY IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF RALPH JAMES LENER Order Setting Deadline for Filing a Claim (Formal Administration) Case No. 16PR27 A petition for formal administration was filed. THE COURT FINDS: 1. The decedent, with date of birth March 25, 1925, and date of death April 4, 2015, was domiciled in Washburn County, State of Wisconsin, with a mailing address of W4784 Rainbow Drive, Spooner, WI 54801. 2. All interested persons waived notice. THE COURT ORDERS: 1. The deadline for filing a claim against the decedent’s estate is August 19, 2016. 5. A claim may be filed at the Washburn County Courthouse, 10 4th Avenue, Shell Lake, Wisconsin. BY THE COURT: Eugene Harrington Circuit Court Judge May 19, 2016 Kathryn zumBrunnen Attorney At Law P.O. Box 96 Spooner, WI 54801 715-635-3174 647540 Bar No.: 1016913 WNAXLP (May 25) STATE OF WISCONSIN CIRCUIT COURT WASHBURN COUNTY COMMUNITY BANK OF NORTHERN WISCONSIN Plaintiff, vs. MICHAEL J. CHRISTENSEN, APRIL D. CHRISTENSEN, MANFRED GALAN, KIM GALAN Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE Case No. 15 CV 96 PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that by virtue of a judgment of foreclosure entered in the above action by the Circuit Court of Washburn County, the Sheriff of Washburn County, Wisconsin, will sell at public auction on the front steps of the Washburn County Courthouse, in the City of Shell Lake, Wisconsin, on June 1, 2016, at 10:00 a.m., the following described property: Units 1 through 6, inclusive, being all of the units in Maple Grove Beach condominium, together with the common areas and elements of Maple Grove Beach Condominium, a condominium declared and existing under and by virtue of the Condominium Ownership Act of the State of Wisconsin and recorded by a Declaration of such condominium in the office of the Register of Deeds for Washburn County, Wisconsin, on January 12, 2000, in Volume 414 of Records, Pages 556-579 as Document No. 268824 and amended by the First Amendment to the Declaration of Condominium of Maple Grove Beach Condominium recorded July 10, 2013, as Document No. 359129. PROPERTY ADDRESS: N1936 County Highway M, Sarona WI. TERMS: Cash. DOWN PAYMENT: 10% of amount bid by certified check. BALANCE DUE: At time of confirmation of sale. 647403 WNAXLP
NOTICE - CITY OF SHELL LAKE TIRE, ELECTRONICS & APPLIANCE COLLECTION City of Shell Lake property owners can drop off tires (without rims), appliances, computers and televisions free of charge at the City Shop, 55 Richie Road, on Saturday, June 4, 2016, between the hours of 9 a.m. to noon. This is a residential collection only. The City reserves the right to limit quantities. For further information, contact: Mitch Brown at 715-468-7873 647049 41-42r WNAXLP
STATE OF WISCONSIN COUNTY OF WASHBURN CITY OF SHELL LAKE To the Common Council of the City of Shell Lake: I, Neeraj Rai, President, Vishav Hotels, Inc., d/b/a Amerivu Inn & Suites, herewith apply for a Class “B” liquor and fermented malt beverage license under Chapter 125.04 of the Wis. Statutes for the year ending June 30, 2017, on the following described premises to wit: twostory building located at 315 Highway 63 in the City of Shell Lake, WI. 647489 41r WNAXLP Neeraj Rai Application filed this 20th day of May, 2016.
STATE OF WISCONSIN COUNTY OF WASHBURN CITY OF SHELL LAKE To the Common Council of the City of Shell Lake: I, David Schafer, Vice president/Treasurer, Gordy’s Shell Lake Foods, Inc., d/b/a Gordy’s Market, herewith apply for a Class “A” liquor and fermented malt beverage license under Chapter 125.04 of the Wis. Statutes for the year ending June 30, 2017, on the following described premises to wit: Onestory building located at 37 5th Ave., in the City of Shell Lake, Wis. 647491 41r David Schafer WNAXLP Application filed this 20th day of May, 2016.
SHELL LAKE CITY COUNCIL ORGANIZATIONAL AND SPECIAL MEETING April 26, 2016 Call to Order - 5:08 p.m. - Sally Peterson Present - Sally Peterson, Tucker McCumber, Chad Shelton, Brent Edlin, Ken Schultz, Terry Leckel and Bill Jenderny. Dan Harrington and Michael Andrews were absent. Also present was Andy Eiche. Oath of Office Mayor Sally Peterson elected 4/05/2016. Oath of Office Alderpersons elected 4/05/2016 - Chad Shelton, Brent Edlin, Ken Schultz and Terry Leckel. Council Committee Appointments General Administration: Chairperson Tucker McCumber, Chad Shelton, Mike Andrews, Terry Leckel. Edlin moved to approve, Schultz seconded. Motion carried. Financial Administration: Chairperson Brent Edlin, Tucker McCumber, Mike Andrews, Terry Leckel. Leckel moved to approve, Shelton seconded. Motion carried. Park and Recreation: Chairperson Dan Harrington, Ken Schultz, Brent Edlin, Bill Jenderny. Schultz moved to approve, Edlin seconded. Motion carried. Public Works: Chairperson Ken Schultz, Dan Harrington, Bill Jenderny, Chad Shelton. Edlin moved to approve, Leckel seconded. Motion carried. Executive/Human Resources: Sally Peterson, Council President, Tucker McCumber, Brent Edlin, Dan Harrington, Ken Schultz. Leckel moved to approve, Jenderny seconded. Motion carried. AIRPORT MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: Chairperson Gerry Winch (Airport Manager), David Haroldson (SL EDC), Tom Elliott (Hangar Owner), Shane Williams (Local Bank CEO), Joe Rounce (Aero Club), Ken Schultz (City Council Rep), County Board Rep. Shelton moved to approve, Leckel seconded. Motion carried. ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS: Chairperson William Smith, William Holmson, Steve Smith, Gerald Winch, Roger Thompson, Doug Downs (1st Alt.). LIBRARY BOARD: Bill Jenderny (Council Rep), Melissa Haines (City Rep), Stefanie Naessen (Township Rep), Sue Krantz (Township Rep), David Bridenhagen (School Rep), Jim Herman (County Rep), Judy Rasmussen (City Rep), Sally Bartz (City Rep). Schultz moved to approve, McCumber seconded. Motion carried. FIRE ASSOCIATION: Tucker McCumber, Terry Leckel. Schultz moved to approve, Jenderny seconded. Motion carried. Council representative to the Lake Protection Advisory Committee: Dan Harrington. Shelton moved to approve, Schultz seconded. Motion carried. Council representative to the Shell Lake EDC: Ken Schultz. McCumber moved to approve, Leckel seconded. Motion carried. Council representative to the Shell Lake Chamber of Commerce: Stefanie Naessen. Leckel moved to approve Stefanie Naessen as the City Representative to the Shell Lake Chamber of Commerce, seconded by Schultz. Motion carried. Monday Night Events Committee: Peterson informed Council that she was unable to find anyone interested in leading this committee. It was decided that the committee would need to be disbanded by the Parks & Rec. committee if it was decided no one was going to show interest. City Forrester: Mitch Brown. Shelton moved to approve, seconded by McCumber. Motion carried. Weed Commissioner: Clint Stariha. Jenderny moved to approve, seconded by Schultz. Motion carried. LAKEFRONT EVENTS COMMITTEE: Ken Schultz. Leckel moved to approve, seconded by Jenderny. Motion carried. BOARD OF REVIEW: Andrew Eiche, Sally Peterson, Brent Edlin, Chad Shelton, Bill Jenderny. Edlin moved to approve, seconded by Schultz. Motion carried. COUNCIL ELECTION/DESIGNATION OF THE FOLLOWING: Council member on the Plan Commission: McCumber moved to approve Dan Harrington, seconded by Schultz. Motion carried. City Assessor: Don Herschleb. Jenderny moved to approve, seconded by Shelton. Motion carried. Health Officer: Dr. Eugene Rigstad. McCumber moved to approve, seconded by Shelton. Motion carried. Official Newspaper: Washburn County Register. Leckel moved to approve, seconded by Shelton. Motion carried. Official Depository: Shell Lake State Bank. Jenderny moved to approve, seconded by Schultz. Motion carried. City Attorney: Kathy zumBrunnen. McCumber moved to approve, seconded by Edlin. Motion carried. Council President: Edlin nominated Terry Leckel. Jenderny nominated Ken Schultz. McCumber moved to close nominations, seconded by Edlin. Motion carried. City Council voted via ballots; three in favor of Leckel, three in favor of Schultz. Leckel conceded. Ken Schultz was elected as City Council President. Approval of Resolution 2-2016 – ATV Trailhead and Campground. Leckel moved, seconded by McCumber, to approve Resolution 2-2016. Motion carried unanimously. Eiche reminded the council of the League of Municipalities’ regional meetings and workshops for new officials. Leckel moved to adjourn at 6:09 p.m., seconded by McCumber. Motion carried. Andrew Eiche, City Administrator 647405 41r WNAXLP
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Household; furniture; garage stuff; tools/boxes; books; ice auger; lots of stuff. 647563 41rp
LTE RECEPTIONIST/ TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM COORDINATOR
Washburn County�is accepting applications for the LTE Receptionist/Transportation Program Coordinator position with the Unit on Aging/ADRC. Duties and responsibilities of this position include: basic administrative tasks including typing computer data entry and record-keeping tasks, as well as coordinating the specialized transportation and chore programs for elderly and handicapped clients. Qualifications - High school diploma or equivalent with two years’ postsecondary formal preparation/ training/education in secretarial, administrative or related field and experience which shall have involved record keeping and compiling reports in scheduling of manpower and/or vehicles; or a combination of experience and training to provide essential knowledge skills and abilities. Starting salary range is $13.48 $14.98/hr. D.O.Q. For an application, contact the Washburn County Personnel Department at P.O. Box 337, Shell Lake, WI 54871, Ph.: 715-468-4624, Fax: 715-468-4628, email: email@example.com, or download an application from our County website at�www.co.washburn.wi.us.�Resumes will be accepted but will not take the place of a completed application.�Applications must be received by 4:30 p.m., Friday June 3, 2016. EOE. 646928 40-41r
Thurs., June 2, 5-8 p.m. Fri., June 3, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat., June 4, 8 a.m.-noon Furniture; exercise machines; old desk; lamps; bedding; books; kids and ladies clothes; shoes; purses; beauty-shop stuff - dryer; kids stuff; lots of misc.
1211 Elm St., Spooner
SHOWING May 27 - June 2
Fri., May 27, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat., May 28, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. 311 Pederson Dr. Shell Lake
Household items; Snowpeople; stoneware; bedding; antique cradle; magazine racks; maple chairs; books; flowerpots; portable grill; hunting knives; tools; and more.
FOR UPCOMING FEATURES CALL 715-635-2936 Check us out on the Web! www.spoonermovies.com
Furniture; bedding; dishes. Also grill; toys; games; books; holiday; gardening & plants. 220 Ellwood Beach Shell Lake North Lake Drive. Turn right on Ellwood Beach Road, end 647568 of road on left. 41rp
Jolene M. Bildeau, Webster, bail jumping, $443.00, probation, sent. withheld; resisting or obstructing an officer, $243.00, probation, sent. withheld. Tenisha E. Irvine, Trego, substantial battery, intend bodily harm, $518.00, state prison, restitution, costs, extended supervision. Derek L. Lindemann, Webster, failure to support child, $268.00, probation, sent. withheld. Kimberly J. Moravec, Spooner, fraudulent claims, $443.00, probation, sent. withheld. Kaydee L. Mortensen, Spooner, operating without valid license, $150.10. Tessa S. Sanz, Duluth, Minn., disorderly conduct, $500.00.
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PG Daily: 7:00 p.m. Matinees: Sat. & Sun. 1:00 p.m.
operating motor vehicle without insurance, $200.50. Dustin L. Petz, Shell Lake, allow cattle to run at large, $237.90. Shaun A. Schlunegar, Menomonie, inattentive driving, $187.90. Randy L. Scott, Duluth, Minn., failure to yield to emergency vehicle, $50.00. Deborah A. Slayton, Shell Lake, operating motor vehicle without proof of insurance, $10.00. Krysta L. Swanson, Warrens, operating motor vehicle without insurance, $200.50. Aaron L. Tyler, Hayward, speeding, $276.10. Evan M. Walpole, Superior, speeding, $225.70.
Admission: Adults $7 - Kids 4-12 & Seniors $5 - Matinees $5 All Seats
GARAGE/ ESTATE SALE Saturday, May 28 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
1233 Cty. E, Spooner Big McKenzie Lake
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Jenna L. Hartz, Stone Lake, speeding, $225.70. Jeremiah M. Kroll, Maple, speeding, $183.30. Mary Lynn E. Manka, Birchwood, OWI, $1,000.50, license revoked 9 months, alcohol assessment. David R. Martinson, Hayward, interstate/intrastate driving requirements, $200.50. Brittany J. B. Mason, Webster, seat belt violation, $10.00. Kimberly H. Maxfield, Spooner, burning without a permit, intensive area, $175.30. Geri B. Moen, Minong, operating motor vehicle without proof of insurance, $10.00. Gregory W. Nelson, Siren, display unauthorized vehicle registration plate, $238.30;
PROGRAM ASSISTANT POSITION Wisconsin DNR - Spooner
This limited-term position is funded for 6 months to one year at a half-time basis.
Application deadline is Tues., May 31. For more detals, contact Kathy Bartilson at 715-635-4053 or check the DNR website: http://dnr.wi.gov/x87201/employment/lte/ q207lted.asp?y_request_id_seq_no=10503.
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home every week and great benefits package. Call 844-339-5444. Apply online at www.DriveForRed.com (CNOW)
Jasmine A. Beebe, Spooner, speeding, $200.50. Nancy L. Berlin, Red Wing, Minn., speeding, $175.30. Gage C. Boerum, Cameron, deposit or discharge solid waste on public or private property, $200.50. Sarah M. Bontekoe, Shell Lake, speeding, $175.30. Gregory C. Cross, St. Cloud, Minn., speeding, $175.30. Jonathan E. Danger, Spooner, adult contribute to underage alcohol, $552.50, costs. David E. Day, Port Matilda, Pa., speeding, $200.50. Jason S. Edinger, Spooner, seat belt violation, $10.00. Matthew R. Gougar, Hayward, operating motor vehicle without adequate muffler, $175.30.
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LTE RISE ‘N’ DINE COORDINATOR POSITION
Washburn County is accepting applications for the LTE Rise ‘n’ Dine Coordinator position with the Unit on Aging. Responsibilities include greeting and registering participants, maintaining accurate data records of participation to ensure compliance with the requirements of the Senior Nutrition Program, stocking food and supplies, and the ability to communicate effectively and demonstrate professional and courteous customer service. Experience and training required: High School diploma or equivalent; training and experience in quantity food handling and preparation; completion of a course in food service sanitation; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. This is a temporary position, not to exceed 395 hours per year. Starting salary is $12.46/ hour. For an application contact the Washburn County Personnel Department at P.O. Box 337, Shell Lake, WI 54871, Ph.: 715-468-4624, Fax: 715-468-4628, email: firstname.lastname@example.org, or download an application from our County website at www.co.washburn.wi.us. Resumes will be accepted but will not take the place of a completed application. Applications must be received by 4:30 p.m., Friday June 646929 40-41r 3, 2016.
Washburn County�is�accepting applications for the Nutrition and Prevention Program Supervisor position with the Unit on Aging/ ADRC.�This position is responsible for supervising, planning, coordinating and monitoring the nutrition program for the Washburn County Senior Centers Sites in Minong, Spooner, Shell Lake and Birchwood. Minimum Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions: A qualified candidate will have knowledge of services available and programs provided in an active senior center; a basic knowledge of quantity food handling and sanitation; knowledge of problems, needs, and concerns of the elderly and persons with disabilities; the ability to keep records and prepare reports; and the ability to plan, coordinate and monitor the work of others.� This position requires a Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Care, Dietetics, Nutrition Science OR Bachelor’s Degree in related field plus three years’ experience in job-related field.�Experience or training in quantity food handling; completion of a course in food service sanitation desirable; or an equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.�Experience supervising staff and volunteers preferred. Starting pay range is $18.35 $20.40/hr.�D.O.Q., with excellent benefits. For an application, contact the Washburn County Personnel Department at P.O. Box 337, Shell Lake, WI 54871, Ph.: 715-468-4624, Fax: 715-468-4628, email: email@example.com, or download an application from our County website at www.co.washburn.wi.us.�Resumes will be accepted but will not take the place of a completed application.�Applications must be received by 4:30 p.m., Friday June 3, 646927 40-41r 2016. EOE.
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Civics class re-enacts accident
In this re-enacted scene of a car crash, Ashley Clark is taken from the scene of the accident. She survived because she was wearing a seat belt. Her father was not so lucky as he died at the scene while her mother was airlifted out with extensive injuries. In this scenario an alcohol-impaired driver struck her family car. At the scene of a horrific accident, the EMTs from North Memorial and the Shell Lake Fire Department work feverishly to care for the victims. While this is a re-enactment, events like this one are real and happen far too frequently in Wisconsin.
One “victim” was airlifted out by a North Memorial helicopter. Amy Skattebo was loaded onto the helicopter and flown out to a level-one trauma center.
Washburn County coroner Sarah McCumber was on the scene to deal with the deaths, much like she would be if it were a real accident. It felt too real for many of those participating in the re-enactment. Many of the responders said they have been to worse accidents.
Photos by Larry Samson
You could have heard a pin drop as the seventh- to 12th-grade students at the Shell Lake School watched a traffic accident re-enactment on Friday, May 20. The re-enactment was hosted by the high school civics class as a final project for the school year. They worked with Washburn County Sheriff’s Deputy William Schafer to coordinate North Memorial Ambulance, Wisconsin State Patrol, the Shell Lake Fire Department and local law enforcement officers for the event.
In the midst of all the chaos, State Patrol Officer Evan Fox gives the “drunk driver” a field sobriety test. It is determined that he is impaired. He is cuffed and loaded into the state patrol car and driven away. Fox is a graduate of Shell Lake and has chosen to serve and to protect.
Shell Lake school menu Breakfast Monday, May 30: No school. Memorial Day. Tuesday, May 31: Grades K-12: PopTart with cheese stick. Grades 3-12: Mini cinni roll. Wednesday, June 1: Grades K-2: Cereal and toast. Grades K-12: Chicken breakfast sandwich. Grades 3-12: Ultimate breakfast round. Thursday, June 2: Grades K-12: Muffin. Grades 3-12: Oatmeal with fixings.
Friday, June 3: Grades K-12: Apple or cherry Frudel. Grades 3-12: Ham, egg and cheese bar, toast. Monday, June 6: Grades K-12: Mini cinni roll. Grades 3-12: Bagel and cream cheese. Tuesday, June 7: Grades K-12: Pancakes, sausage. Grades 3-12: Chocolate-chip oat bar.
Lunch Monday, May 30: No school. Memorial Day. Tuesday, May 31: Grades K-12: Orange chicken and rice bowl. Grades 7-12: Burrito and rice bowl. Wednesday, June 1: Grades K-12: Mini ravioli. Grades 7-12: Italian dunker. Thursday, June 2: Grades K-12: Crispy chicken sandwich. Friday, June 3: Grades K-12: Cook’s choice.
Monday, June 6: Grades K-12: Cook’s choice. Tuesday, June 7: Grades K-12: Hot dogs. Menus subject to change. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
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Top 10 Spooner seniors recognized The top 10 percent of the Spooner High School seniors met for an award ceremony at the Spooner Golf Course on Sunday, May 22. Not all were able to attend. Shown (L to R): Mitchell Shellito, Cheyenne Nowaczyk, McKayla Mathiesen, Chad Lenser, Tanner Schafer, Daniel Pederson, Desi Fielding and Madison Mitchell. Not able to attend were Aftyn Tellefson, Benjamin Caithamer and Mackenzie Paffel.
Photos by Larry Samson
Desi Fielding chose Mr. Flynn as one of his most influential teachers. Flynn is a chemistry teacher. Fielding will be attending the University of Minnesota this fall in the premed program.
Daniel Pederson is shown with his influential teacher, Larry Flynn. Pederson will be attending Marquette University in Milwaukee this fall to major in biomedical engineering.
Madison Mitchell’s most influential teacher is Larry Flynn. Mitchell will be attending the College of St. Scholastica where she will be majoring in premed.
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McKayla Mathiesen’s most influential teacher is Jody Eichhorst. Mathiesen will be attending the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire, studying to be an elementary teacher. She wants to teach first- and second-graders.
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