The Thorp Courier Petty Officer 2nd Class Emmanuel LaCanne, a 2018 Thorp High School grad, serves the U. S. Navy aboard the guided missile destroyer operating out of Everett, Washington. La – …
The Thorp Courier
Petty Officer 2nd Class Emmanuel LaCanne, a 2018 Thorp High School grad, serves the U. S. Navy aboard the guided missile destroyer operating out of Everett, Washington. La – Canne joined the Navy three years ago and today serves as a gunner's mate aboard the USS Sampson. +++ For the 18th year the Reseburg Ramblers 4-H Club is sponsoring a hat, mitten and sock collection. They have placed Collection Boxes at eight Thorp businesses and at Courtesy Ford in Stanley. All donated items will be delivered to the Thorp Food Pantry, to be given to local community members in need. +++ Veter – ans Day will be celebrated in Thorp, on November 11, with a 9:30 am program at Thorp High School. +++ The Thorp High School Drama Club is presenting, “The Great Nursing Home Escape," on November 12 and 13 at 7 pm. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for students.
The Lake Holcombe School District set this year’s mill rate at $8.11 per $1,000 of assessed property value. This is the lowest the tax rate has been in the last four years. +++ The Cadott Booya Days Committee is making plans for installing a speakers system in downtown Cadott. In discussions with the Village Board, it was suggested the company developing a proposal meet with the Public Works Department to discuss possible options considering Cadott’s setup.
Trick-or Treaters turned out in droves on Saturday, October 30, to visit Main Street in Bloomer. One business said they gave out 700 pre-made bags of candy and had to go buy more. +++ "Lighting Up The Park 2021" has begun at the Ninth Av enue Park in Bloomer. The huge project takes a tremendous amount of manpower and supplies. The Bloomer Chamber is accepting donations of lights, cords, holiday decorations, dis- plays and cash donations to help expand the project. The Ninth Avenue park lighting will take place Friday, November 26 at 6 pm. +++ The Bloomer High School Equestrian Club competed at the Madison Alliant Energy Center, in the Wisconsin Interscholastic Horse Association State Championship Meet Octo- ber 29 31. The students took eighth place overall, worked hard, and were able to bring home a few ribbons.
A new ordinance in Abbotsford will allow residents to keep five to eight chickens. Five chickens will be allowed on lots of 20,000 sq. ft or less. One additional chicken will be allowed for every extra 3,000 sq. ft., up to a maximum of eight chick – ens. Under the old ordinance, residents were allowed just two chickens. +++ The property tax mill rate for residents of the Colby School District was dropped over a dollar at the October 21 school board meeting. Based on the board’s action, the mill rate will drop from $9.11 per thousand dollars of property val –
ue down to $8.06 per thousand for next year
The Owen City Council has approved a Developers Agree ment with Land Group LLC/Metal Wholesale for the sale of approximately 10 acres of land for Phase 1 of a development. Phase 2 will be 9.8 acres. If all permits, DNR, license and regulations go through there could be a plant up and running in Owen within three years after the agreement is signed. (there was no mention of what the plant will produce or manufacture). +++ The Owen-Withee Lions Club has completed a fence re – pair project at the Withee Park. The fence fixed was on the south side of the park, between the park and the railroad tracks.
The Clark County Press
Neillsville barber Carl Nemitz has reached the end of his career after 52 years of cutting hair, with 44 of those in Neills- ville. +++ The Neillsville School Board has approved a $4.1 million tax levy for the school's General Fund and $75,000 for Fund 80-Community Service Fund. The levy rate will be $7.46 per thousand of assessed value, which is up from the 2020 -21 mill rate of $7.15.