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Kwik Trip Coming to Cadott

Kwik Trip Coming to Cadott

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The Cadott Village Board approved a Certified Survey Map for a Kwik Trip Store, during its September 6 meeting. The proj – ect is slated to be built along Highway 27, north of the Highway 29 interchange, on the Ed and Cynthia Irish and Jim Mickelson properties. Kwik Trip has planned it as a 2024 project, however it could be moved to 2023 depending on how quickly the properties it is to be built on are vacated. +++ The old Cobban Bridge is down and is being removed from the water in order to make way for a new structure across the Chippewa River. The $4.7 million project is to be completed in late October 2023. +++ Compre – hensive Planning is underway in the Town of Lake Holcombe. Six community members have been appointed to work with the West Central Regional Planning Commission, who will be paid $25,000 to develop the plan. The appointed members were re – ported to have viewpoints from all aspects of Holcombe. +++ The Cadott School Board has approved the retirement of Deb Zais, Food Service Supervisor, at the end of the school year. Deb has been in her position the last four years. The Thorp Courier

Four community library boxes have been placed throughout Thorp thanks to the folks at Traditions Assisted Living who want – ed to give back to the community. "Take a book, leave a book," is an opportunity to share among neighbors and friends. The boxes include books, puzzles and magazines and are located at Keating Park, Garrison Park, and the park on E. Rusch Street. Lance Haas Construction donated their time and materials to make the library boxes. +++ At the Monday, September 12, Thorp City Council Meeting, the council approved use of American Rescue Plan Act funds to purchase new computers for the City Hall and Police Department. The council also approved a proposal by PSI and Geotechnical Exploration to assist with a new water main be – ing placed under the Church Street railroad crossing and a threeyear labor agreement between the City of Thorp and the Thorp Professional Police Officers Association and WPPA.+++ From Memory Lane -100 Years Ago (1922) L.A. Qualheim has several teams conveying his large cabbage crop to Stanley. Bloomer Advance

Mike and Rhonda Ruff, who live east of Bloomer on a gen – erational farm, have been creating corn mazes since 2020 when they outlined a tractor maze. In 2021, they got even more creative and designed a 40 commemorating their 40th wedding anniver – sary. This year they have gone all out and outlined the continental United States. The maze took 40 hours to design and transfer to their John Deere corn planter monitor, which uses RTK GPS to turn the corn planter on and off as needed. +++ Leonard Seibel of Bloomer threw out the opening pitch at the Chicago Cubs versus the Milwaukee Brewers game in Chicago on August 20. Seibel's daughter won the opportunity as a prize from a raffle. Seibel has been a Cubs fan since he was a young age. O-W Enterprise A new clothing store is coming to downtown Owen. Tami Fuentes and Theresa Fankewicz are opening The Crooked Closet at 137 N. Central Street, in what was the O-W Laundromat. The new store will have a variety of new fashions for women in sizes small to 3 X. Open hours will be Wednesday-Friday from10 am to 6 pm and Saturday 10 am to 4 pm. +++ The Owen-Withee Curtiss Fire District held a special meeting with the Village of Curtiss to discuss the rent that is paid to the Village of Curtiss each month. The rent being paid reportedly does not cover the cost of the annual payments that the Village needs to pay on the new fire hall. Curtiss was asking for rent to go from $16,000 to $22,650 per year. The discussion ended with the Fire District Board voting in raise their payment from $16,000 to $18,000 per year. +++ O-W Area Chamber of Commerce is again planning to hold a Murder Mystery Dinner Theater in early 2023. +++ The O-W FFA Alumni held their annual Breakfast at the Orchard on Saturday, September 10. The breakfast was a success despite rainy weather. Funds raised at this event go towards supporting O-W FFA students and programs. The Tribune-Phonograph People in need have a new resource in Abbotsford. Second Chance Gift and Thrift and the Abby Food Pantry are both open at East Town Mall, Suite #4 (the former Ben Franklin Store). The Christian based store has anything from second-hand jew – elry, to furniture, games, clothes, books, crafts, electronics and much more. The Sentinel & Rural News

The Clark County Hospital, now known as the Clark Coun – ty Rehabilitation and Living Center, was established 100 years ago. At its inception, it was structured after state wide guideline of "providing humane care and kind treatment" to the mentally challenged and those with chronic mental illness. +++ A recap of the 2022 Main Street Car Show revealed that there was a profit of $2,621. +++ Owen's Autumnfest will be October 15 and will include a chili cook-off, pie eating contest, live music, train rides, scarecrow contest, kids activities and a FFA Corn Maze at Wells Farm The Clark County Press

On Saturday, September 3, Jordan Love visited Gross Mo –

tors of Neillsville. As part of the event, members of the Neills – ville-Granton football program sold $1,800 in raffle tickets to raise funds for the Marshfield Clinic Pediatric Oncology Fund, which supports families in Central Wisconsin dealing with child –

hood cancer. +++ The Greenwood City Council is moving for – ward with a major infrastructure/street reconstruction project on Miller Street, at a cost estimated to be $2.5 million. A Commu – nity Block-Public Facilities Grant is expected to provide up to $1 million. +++ The End of Summer celebration at Greenwood and the Granton Fall Festival both were well attended and signaled the end of summer in these communities. +++ Tasha and Pete Dettmann recently refurbished the sign at the Clark County Fair –

grounds in Neillsville.

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