Kwik Trip coming to Thorp around February 2022

Posted 5/26/21

The Thorp Courier The City of Thorp has approved a developers agreement for the Kwik Trip, that is to be built on the former Ford garage site. The project is expected to be completed around February …

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Kwik Trip coming to Thorp around February 2022


The Thorp Courier

The City of Thorp has approved a developers agreement for the Kwik Trip, that is to be built on the former Ford garage site. The project is expected to be completed around February 2022. +++ On May 8, five members of the Thorp High School National Honor Society volunteered at Special Olympics, Indianhead Area, Region 3, Track and Field Meet, that was held at Chippewa

Falls High School. +++ The Thorp City Council voted to

purchase body cameras for their Public Works Department. They also approved the purchase of safety chevrons for the back of the department’s vehicles.

Courier Sentinel

Lake Holcombe School received a $1,000 donation from

River Country Co-op, that will be used in updating their weight

room. River Country applied for a Community Needs Grant

through Land O’Lakes, which allows the co-op to provide funds

that benefit those in the communities they serve. +++ Face masks

continue to be highly recommended until the end of the academic

year. Lake Holcombe District Administrator, Kurt Lindau is

recommending that for summer school it will be up to the family to decide. The district will collect data during the summer that may be useful in determining what will need to be done when school begins in the fall. +++ On Friday, June 11, the Cadott

Lions will be sponsoring an event to collect eyeglasses. From

10 a. m. to 6 p. m each person bringing in a pair of prescription

glasses will be provided a free hamburger. The event is a means of making the community more aware that the Lions collect prescription glasses for use by people who can’t afford them outside the United States.

Bloomer Advance

The Bloomer City Council has given a green light to the

Bloomer Lions Club and the Bloomer Sportsman Club to

move forward with the planning process to install a dock at

the North Park. +++ Bloomer Mayor Jim Koehler used a city

council meeting to honor and thank Roberta Poirer for her years

of faithful and dedicated service to the Bloomer/New Auburn Food Pantry. She has overseen much of the growth that the

organization has experienced since it came into existence. +++

Bloomer and New Auburn honored their Ambulance and EMS First Responders during National EMS Week, May 16-22. +++ Bloomer's Our Savior's Lutheran Church parish council voted to show support for the Bloomer Community during Lent, and

thus donated $845 from offerings to the Bloomer/New Auburn Food Pantry. +++ Bloomer High School will be holding their Graduation Commencement Ceremony at the Bloomer Athletic Complex on Friday, May 28 at 6 pm. 91 graduates will be receiving their diplomas.

O-W Enterprise At a meeting held on May 14, a Clark County Rehabilitation & Living Center Subcommittee and the administrator expressed

reservations, concerns and opposition to a proposal to sell land across from the Center to Jim Bohl, for the development of a used tire processing plant. During the discussion with CDC Tim Swiggum, representing the City of Owen, there were negatives reported on a similar plant operating in Auburndale. Noise and aesthetics were two of the concerns noted. +++ The Owen-

Withee School Board voted to make masks optional for the rest

of the school year and during summer school. They also voted to eliminate the in-home virtual option for the next school year.

Tribune-Phonograph Colby is looking at bringing all of its food vendors for Cheese Days under one roof. A proposal is also on the table for all groups selling food to work shifts and then split the profits.+++ The Colby School Board has been criticized for abdicating its responsibility on mask wearing requirements and giving it to

the superintendent. A few parents are also demanding that in the future only parents decide what is best for their children.

+++ The Abbotsford School District currently has three major

projects on the drawing board and donations continue to “pour

in" according to Superintendent Sherry Baker. The most recent donation of $300,000 has $100,000 going towards pool repairs, $100,00 towards the FEMA dome grant match requirement and $100,000 towards the tech ed addition. The Sentinel & Rural News

Chuck Reuth, the Farm Technology Days 2022 Chairman, has provided county residents with an outline of the work that has been done to host this event and what remains to be done. He is inviting anyone willing to be involved to let him know at [email protected] +++ On Saturday, May 15, the City of Owen held a spring cleanup day that was called a success based on the number of tires, old TV’s, electronics, metal and junk collected from the over 50 groups that brought items to the City Shop.