Larry J. Jeske

Larry J. Jeske, age 74, of Colby passed away on Saturday, January 23, 2021.


John P. Gualandri, Jr.

John P. Gualandri, Jr., age 85, of Withee, passed away on Saturday, January 23, 2021.


Edward A. Abramowicz

Edward A. Abramowicz, age 63, of Thorp, WI, passed away on Thursday, January 21, 2021


Claude R. Benzschawel

Claude R. Benzschawel, age 87, died on January 2, 2021

Them Nasty Gators

The real dangers of gators...but not really.


Practicing EDITH

The more you practice EDITH, the better prepared you will be in the event of an emergency

On Freedom

We have more and better access to Freedom and Liberty than anywhere else in the world.


Don Wyeth

The People’s Best Interests

“Why is it that people seem to vote against their own best interest?"

Monday Morning at Cozy

Monday morning felt like a let’s get breakfast at Cozy kind of morning.

Why You Need to Uninstall Adobe Flash Player

All good things must come to an end

Old School Education

Our young people are experiencing the difficulties of separation. 


Arian Knops

Cities vs Rural

There seems to be a big difference between city environments and those of rural America.

About Fish and Fishers

Sermon for Sunday, January 24, 2020

Life in Community

Third Sunday of Epiphany

The Author of the Letter to the Hebrews – Part 11

A remarkable discovery in the Priscilla Cemetery

Outdoor Report for January 25

Miller Dam contest is this Saturday, January 30. Mead Lake is Feb 6, Rock Dam is Feb 27

Rural News

Riley Hebert

WI Ag Dept Captures 83,000+ Gypsy Moths

Weather conditions were relatively mild across Wisconsin compared to previous two years.

Gettin’ Cozy at Cozy

25 Years and Still Going Gravy… I Mean Groovy

Coronavirus Update

Update as of Sunday, January 24


Thorp SuperValu Ads

Thorp SuperValu ads for January 25-January 31

CVTC Adjusts Start of Spring Semester

Working to Prepare Systems for New and Continuing Students

Farewell to the Hammer

Last Friday, January 22, 2021, some of the saddest news for any baseball fan was announced


Don Wyeth

The Paris Agreement

And what impact does it have on the mitigation of global warming?


COVID-19 Vaccine Myths Debunked

The truth may not be what you think it is.

Library News

Travis Rogers, Jr.

Marathon County Library Votes to Abandon MVLS

Vote Goes to Marathon County Board in March

Rural News

Central Star Hosts Virtual Awards Program

Winners from Owen, Thorp, and Medford Announced


Arian Knops

The World through Blinders

With a Nod and a Wink to Calvin and Hobbes


Margaret Mary Rasmussen

Margaret Mary Rasmussen, age 93, of Owen, passed away on Tuesday, January 12, 2021.


Genevieve “Gen” Petranovich

Genevieve “Gen” Petranovich, age 86, of Thorp, WI, died on Monday, January 11, 2021.


Florence J. Waszak

Florence J. Waszak, age 79, of Withee, WI, passed away on Wednesday, January 6, 2021


Charles R. "Charlie" Northup

Charles R. "Charlie" Northup, age 78, of Greenwood, WI, passed away on Friday, January 8.


Bruno Pawlowicz

Bruno Pawlowicz, age 95 of Dorchester, passed away on Friday, January 15, 2021


Allen E. Stroinski

Allen E. Stroinski, age 63, of Thorp, WI, passed away on January 8, 2021.

To a Better 2021

It has been a really crazy year.

Are Your Passwords Compromised?

News of a big brand suffering a data breach is all too common today.


Have you been wondering why your amaryllis hasn’t bloomed?


Don Wyeth


Biofuels as a part of the carbon footprint reduction solution


Don Wyeth

The Flood

The story of Noah and the Flood was one of my favorites.

Come and See

Sermon for January 17, 2021


Travis Rogers, Jr.

Farewell, Tim Bogert

Last Wednesday, January 13, 2021, phenomenal bassist Tim Bogert passed away.


Should You Form an LLC in Wisconsin?

Wisconsin is fast becoming a dynamic state that's great for new companies.

Reading and Jazz

I have been tag-teaming between authors Thich Nhat Hahn and Dietrich Bonhoeffer.

The Author of the Letter to the Hebrews – Part 10

This week, we continue our look at Priscilla and the evidence that suggests her.


Checks to Catch Voter Fraud

Wisconsin’s Strategy


Police, Fire Dept. Receive COVID Vaccines through Aspirus

The state will begin expanding COVID-19 vaccine eligibility into Phase 1B on Monday, 1/18


COVID-19 Clark County Drive-Through Vaccination Clinic

Scheduled for This Thursday in Curtiss

Library News

Travis Rogers, Jr.

Marathon County Public Library Looks to Leave WVLS

Wisconsin Valley Library Service Would Lose Largest Library in System

New Coronavirus Variant Discovered in Wisconsin

Originally found widely circulating in England has reached Wisconsin

Gov. Evers Issues New Mask Mandate

Records Deaths Set in Wisconsin

Rural News

Riley Hebert

Clark County Continues Highest Dairy Herds Count

There were 6,932 herds milking during the first week of January.


Jerome “Jerry” C. Rankl

Jerome “Jerry” C. Rankl, age 88, of Dorchester, passed away on Wednesday, January 6, 2021.


James “Jim” J. Miller

James “Jim” J. Miller, age 81, of Dorchester passed away on Monday, January 4, 2021.


Gloria Jean Petke

Gloria Jean Petke, age 69, of Owen, passed away on Monday, January 4, 2021.


Anton “Tony” F. Jacks

Anton (Tony) F. Jacks, age 100, passed away on January 7th


The Debacle at the Capitol

These men and women were not patriots.


Defending the President and Attacking the Left

Fake news and everyone else are pointing the finger at the President.


Don Wyeth

The Great Spirit

America has made a grave error in not understanding Native American spiritual beliefs

Why Managed Services Make Your Life Easier

That smile of relief when we fix someone’s technology is a gift of doing IT service.


Don Wyeth


People have two basic needs: the need for freedom and the need for belonging.

The Calendar

In 753 BC, the Roman king Romulus was believed to have been the first inventor of the cale


Don Wyeth

Acid Rain

So, what is acid rain and what causes it?

Finding Peace on the Popple River Trail

The peaceful walk in the snow-covered forest was just what we both needed.

The Mob of January 6, 2021

There is no way that I can let the events of Wednesday, January 6, 2021, go unremarked.

Jesus and the Holy Spirit – Foreshadowing Pentecost

It was the outpouring of the Holy Spirit that allowed God to truly coexist with us.


On Wednesday, the world witnessed armed, white extremists converge on our nation’s capital

The Author of the Letter to the Hebrews – Part 9

Apollos, who did not write Hebrews, may be the one to lead us to the author

On Civil Discourse

John Adams and Thomas Jefferson were known to have rather excited arguments

SBA, Treasury Dept. to Revive PPP

In the latest round, businesses that received loans last year will be able to borrow up to

Rural News

Riley Hebert

WI Commodity Prices for November

The November average price received by farmers for corn in Wisconsin was $3.57 per bushel.

Rural News

Riley Hebert

WI All-Milk Price for November

The Wisconsin all milk price for November was $22.70 per hundredweight

Rural News

Riley Hebert

USDA December Class III Milk Prices

The December Federal Order Class III milk price fell to $15.72 per hundredweight.

Outdoor Report

For the Week of January 5, 2020


Arian Knops


I like driving a truck rather than a car in the backwoods of northern Wisconsin where I li

COVID-19 Update

Coronavirus numbers for January 4, 2020

Oh, That Stimulus

Chances are slim, but here goes my idea for the next ‘stimulus’ check.


Wayne A. Hoover

Wayne A. Hoover, 76, of Stetsonville passed away on Friday, January 1, 2021


Tyson James Nolt

Tyler James Nolt was born asleep in the arms of Jesus on December 28, 2020


Stefania "Stephanie" Duda

Stefania "Stephanie" Duda, age 96, of Greenwood, WI, passed away on Saturday, December 26.


Jody Ella High

Jody Ella High, age 4 weeks, of Neillsville, WI, died on Sunday, January 3, 2021


Gloria Mae Slobodnik

Gloria Mae Slobodnik, age 61, of Pewaukee, passed away on Sunday, December 27, 2020


Donald Roger Zukowski

Donald Roger Zukowski passed away on December 29, 2020


Donald M. Kirn

Donald M. Kirn, age 89, of Willard, WI, passed away on Sunday, December 27, 2020


Deloris Johanna Dearth

Deloris Johanna Dearth, age 81, passed away Wednesday, December 30, 2020


Arlen L. Utke

Arlen L. Utke, 84, of Curtiss, passed away on January 1, 2021.


Michael C. Rinehart

Michael C. Rinehart, age 66, of Curtiss, passed away on Thursday December 31, 2020


Mary L. Jennejohn

Mary L. Jennejohn, age 85, of Lublin, WI, passed away on Friday, December 25, 2020

The Long-Awaited Gift Is Here

Sermon for January 3, 2020


Out of the Long Shadow of 2020

Let’s carry over only the good into 2021

Tech Help for New Year’s Resolutions

In our digital world, technology can help make resolutions more attainable.

New Year's Traditions

I have always felt that the New Year traditions were bunk.


Don Wyeth

Inner Peace

The human mind is like the engine in your car.

The Passing of TaB

After nearly 60 years, Coca-Cola is discontinuing its first-ever diet soda, TaB.

CVTC President Announces Retirement

College’s leader reflects on two decades of commitment to community impact


Don Wyeth

The Electoral College

So, what would it take to eliminate the Electoral College?