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Outdoor Report

Week of September 14, 2020


Ronald J. Klinke

Ronald J. Klinke, age 59, of Willard, WI, passed away on Thursday, September 10, 2020.


Birth Announcement

Caleb Gene Zoellick

Stroke Prevention

fFocusing on preventing stroke is important to talk about.


Don Wyeth

Touch and Wellbeing

Touch deprivation impacts on stress, depression, and anxiety.

The New Testament in Its Historical Setting

Part 3 - Judaism in the Time of Jesus

How many times do I have to forgive?

Whenever there is forgiveness, there is life.


Forgiveness is hard, really hard.


Trump Lied

Trump knew the virus was dangerous


In Support of Dr. Jaffke

"She showed how simple it is to expose the truth of the BLM movement"

A Response to Dr. Jaffke

Jaffke's letter on Black Lives Matter got it wrong

Reflections on technological tools for pandemic control

Decades ago, they appeared only in science fiction movies

Josh Gibson

Not only a fearsome home run hitter but the best catcher that ever played the game

The Bajorans of DS9

Wisdom & inspiration can even be found on a fictional space station named Deep Space Nine

Crop Forecasts Point to Record Year

Farmers in the Badger State are expected to harvest about 528 million bushels of corn


Short Cut to Mushrooms

Chris must have been Tolkien’s inspiration for mushroom-loving Hobbits.


State Tournament Plans in Madison Altered

A challenging situation with COVID-19 restrictions in Dane County.


Thorp SuperValu Bargains

September 14-20, 2020

Coronavirus Update

for September 14

Thorp Car Show Survives Rain

Cancellations, Weather & More Couldn’t Dampen Event


Marvin C. Schutte

Marvin C. Schutte, age 84, of Withee, WI, passed away at his home on Tuesday, September 1.


Marie C. Walter

Marie C. Walter, 92, of Loyal, died on Wednesday, September 2, 2020.


Jerome F. “Pogo” Pogodzinski

On Monday, August 24, 2020 at 9:20 p.m.

Local Students Named to CVTC President’s List

The President’s List for the Summer 2020 semester.


Jaffke Against Black Lives Matter

So, what does BLM actually promote?

Some Surprising Help

Some of these are no-brainers, but some may surprise you!

A man’s gotta know his limitations

I’ve always felt there was nothing I couldn’t accomplish


Don Wyeth


Inner peace is necessary for us to be able to make an impact in the world.

The Trouble With Tribbles

“Oh, look a Tribble!”


Writers and Writing

40 Thieves on Saipan by Joseph Tachovsky with Cynthia Kraack

The New Testament in Its Historical Setting

Part 2 - The First Triumvirate to Augustus

Building a Bigger Table

Who are the people missing from your churches today? 

Confronting Sin with Love

Sermon for September 6, 2020


Harvest Moon Fall Tour Underway

Clark County’s true colors are found in the breathtaking vistas of Fall.


Taylor County Sheriff’s Office on Shooting in Rib Lake

Further investigation into what led Trinity Keiser to open fire.


Ambulance Providers Denied State Assistance

Paramedics and EMTs on the front lines against COVID-19 were denied access to $100 M


Thorp SuperValu

September 7 through September 13

The O-W School Referendum

A 3-Part Interview with District Administrator Bob Houts This Week: Part 1

Yellowstone Computing Expands into Downtown Thorp

Grand Opening, Ribbon Cutting Last Thursday


I am going to focus this article on "mums".

CVTC Grant to Support At-Risk Students

College receives first grant from core Trio group

CVTC Honors Top Educators

Awards presented for excellence, new faculty recognitions

Bears and Doves and More

For September 1, 2020


Labor Day

The first celebration was actually September 5, 1882.


Don Wyeth

Consequences of a Thawing Tundra

The term is used to describe a living biome (biological system).

I Will Be With You

Sermon for August 30, 2020


Delores A. Brehm

Delores A. Brehm, age 95, of Colby, passed away on Thursday, August 27, 2020.


Duane L. Syth

Duane L. Syth, age 92, of Greenwood, WI, passed away on Wednesday, August 26, 2020.


Keith A. Seaman

Keith A. Seaman, age 60, of Thorp, WI, passed away on Saturday, August 29, 2020.


Patricia J. Graham

Patricia J. Graham, age 82, passed away on Tuesday, August 4, 2020.

Rural News

Riley Hebert

Big Year for WI Crop Producers

Farmers in the Badger State are expected to harvest about 525 million bushels of corn.

How comfortable are you with another vaccine?

The question of safety is a huge one.


September is National Preparedness Month

Be ready if disaster strikes.

School This Fall

Online learning is far simpler now than it ever was before


Repair Trust in Pursuit of Racial Equality

Just last week, Jacob Blake, a Black man, was shot 7 times in the back by police.

The Adventure Begins

Voyagers National Park Canoe Adventure


Thorp SuperValu

Thorp SuperValu Specials for Labor Day, August 31-September 7


Thorp Car Show

Saturday, September 12


Shooting in Taylor County

Multiple gunshots on Broadway Street in the Village of Rib Lake, Taylor County.

Thorp Delays School Start

Owen Outbreak is Cause


Travis Rogers, Jr.

Frank Kohl – The Crossing

Frank has now released The Crossing, his fifth album.


Travis Rogers, Jr.

Jenny Davis – Rearranged

Smoking hot vocals and what a band!


Troy Roberts – Stuff I Heard

Troy has released his 12th album as a leader entitled Stuff I Heard .


Travis Rogers, Jr.

Anson Wright – Only Love

Guitarist, composer, poet, teacher, author Anson Wright leads the group


Travis Rogers, Jr.

Alan Rosenthal – Elbow Grease

Alan Rosenthal returns in style and in force after his previous release Just Sayin’.


Travis Rogers, Jr.

Andreas Vollenweider – Quiet Places

Quiet Places is so worth the wait.


Travis Rogers, Jr.

Jesse Fischer – Resilience

It has been an excellent couple of months for Jesse Fisher

Rural News

Riley Hebert

WI Farmers Produce More Milk in July

2.61 billion pounds during the month, up 0.6 percent from last July.

Rural News

Riley Hebert

UW-Madison, WI Cheese Makers to Help Dairy Farmers

$6.13 million to help dairy farmers amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Letter against Christian Nationalism

Christian nationalism, a persistent threat to both our religious communities and Democracy

A Man Named Job

Many of us have learned that there is a way forward in the face of despair.

When We are at Our Best

Sermon for August 23, 2020

Essential Oils and their Emotional Benefits

The physical benefits are quite amazing, but the emotional benefits are wonderful as well.


Local Artist at Country Floral

JC Bryan's art is for sale at Country Floral in Thorp.

Oh, Those Polls...

I don't have near as much time to spin through the news headlines as I did before.

Protecting Shared Computers for Work from Home

Many families today have a shared home computer.


Don Wyeth

The Frog Syndrome

If you drop a frog in a pot of boiling water...

Threshing Time

It's the time of year, the time for threshing.


Patricia L. Mccullough

Patricia L. Mccullough, age 72, of Greenwood, WI, passed away on Sunday, August 16, 2020.


Emily Fijalkiewicz

Emily Fijalkiewicz, age 91, of Greenwood, WI, died on August 17, 2020.


Atwood Softball League 2020 Comes to An End

Badger Brothers Trucking out of Spencer won their last game 26-25.

COVID-19 Update

Update for August 24, 2020


There is a Difference

The difference between President Trump and Joe Biden is stark.


Thorp SuperValu

August 24-30, 2020

CVTC Takes Combined Approach to Fall Semester

Students started in-person, online classes Monday

Lyme, More than Just a Fruit

There are greater than 300,000 cases diagnosed each year in the United States.

Back to School Like Never Before

The routine is new for everyone involved.

Cloverbelt Votes on Fall Sports

On playing football and girls volleyball this fall or moving to the spring.

DHS Issues Guidelines for School Health Measures

The COVID-19 pandemic brings a unique set of challenges to Wisconsin school districts


Nicole Rogers

6th Annual Thorp Summer Fest Car Show

The Thorp Car Show is planned for September 12, 2020.