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Library News

Withee Library News

For the week of September 14, 2020


CCCF 2020 Grant Allocation Cycle

Begins October 1, 2020

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.

Rural News

Owen Farmers Market News

The Week of September 12, 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 O-W School Referendum

Part Two of a Three-Part Conversation with Bob Houts

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

New Information in Alleged Child Abduction

Case in Greenwood Points to Misunderstanding

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.


Cozy Corner is 2020 Champion

Meadowview Monday Men’s League

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?


Owen Farmers Market News

For the Week of September 5, 2020

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

Owen DRC September Meeting Recap

The Owen Downtown Revitalization Committee met at 5 p.m. on Thursday, September 3.

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.


Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act

Efforts to make the public aware of the potential hazards

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.

Retirement Celebration for Owen’s DPW Dennis Looker

Department of Public Works employee of 27-years

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.

A New Place to Gather in Withee

IGYS Bar & Grill to Open on Friday

Owen Becomes a COVID-19 Hot Spot

Thirsty Squirrel Bar Named in Two Outbreaks


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


New Teachers Join O-W Faculty

Owen-Withee School District welcomed seven new teachers for the 2020-21 school year.

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.