Neillsville Recreation Department bids farewell to Lindner

July 1, Jessica Brown (left) took over for her mother, Judy Lindner (right), as the Neillsville Recreation Department’s director.

For 43 years, Judy Lindner has headed the Neillsville Recreation Department. However, nothing can last forever. April 11, the Personnel Committee discussed Judy Lindner’s letter of resignation, intending to retire from the position, and recommended its acceptance to the Neillsville City Council,...
It is not done, yet
The new Miss Neillsville Court for 2023, crowned July 6, rode through Neillsville for all to see during the Neillsville Heritages Days Parade June 9. Leala Scott (Miss Neillsville), Ellie Walter (First Princess), Olivia Koprek (Second Princess), Kennadi Evans (Third Princess), and the Little Miss...
Cinnamon rules June Recipe Contest

The winners of the June Recipe Contest were (front, l-r) Laura Kaiser in first, Sierra Koski in second, Bunny Dux in third, Diana Schuette in fourth, Jean Koski in fifth, (back) Nathan in sixth, Mildred Grap in seventh, Irma Johnson in eighth, Betty Loos in ninth and Rhonda Witte in tenth.

Loyal’s city hall smelled on cinnamon the evening of June 21, the front part of the council room filled with tables laid out with the June Recipe Contest’s entries, following the theme of “coffee cake.” The event was organized by the Clark County Dairy Promotion Committee (the committee), whose...
John Gerold sat beside a tent selling t-shirts as it was broken down during the Rock Dam Days at the Clark County Rock Dam Campground in Willard, July 8, recalling his memories of Foster. Gerold has been in the area for many years, and remarked he has seen the same forests cut down twice. Foster...
Beautiful weekend for Neillsville Heritage Days

One of the former court members draws from a box filled with Little Miss Neillsville contestants’ names in one of the opening events of Neillsville’s Heritage Days, June 6, overseen by the master of ceremonies, Larry Hoeser.

Neillsville Heritage Days started July 6. The event started off with kayaking lessons at Snyder Lake Park for learners of all ages. Jeff Polzine provided kayaks, paddleboards and free lessons. The Cultural Arts and Crafts Center (CART) and Friends of the Black River sponsored the event. The...
Still growing strong
June 13, Ellie Robia and Jillian Rueth (neither pictured) of the Loyal Lads and Lassies 4-H Club planted new flowers around the bottom of the Loyal “Welcome” sign. The club does this each spring, getting the flowers from the Things That Grow Greenhouse. Nature was kind enough to water these budding...
Pantries give to those in need

Rich Sorenson puts selected items in a bag to hand off to a family in need at the Owen Food Pantry distribution June 20.

In the same week, two pantries in Clark County gave thousands of pounds of food to the less fortunate of the county in Owen and Greenwood. The Owen Pantry’s June 20 distribution of groceries to those in need started at Nazareth Lutheran Church last year. The Community Alliance previously...
Kids learn the magic of reading

Isaiah Foster (far right), magician, visited the Neillsville Public Library June 14 to put on his “The Magic of Isaiah” magic/comedy show for children of many ages (left). The show was a part of the library’s summer reading program, and was to impart on children the importance of reading.

Almost 100 children witnessed the magic/comedy show the Magic of Isaiah at the Neillsville Public Library, an interactive show made to pique children’s interest in reading through sleight of hand. Isaiah Foster’s June 14 show, called “Magic Unites Us,” was watched by children from pre-K to pre-...
Greenwood Dairy Breakfast serves community

Despite the waves of rain, a crowd poured in to enjoy Greenwood’s Dairy Breakfast. One young gentleman shared his umbrella with his grandmother.

The Greenwood Dairy Breakfast drew in a large crowd from 7-1 p.m., despite the pouring rain. Hosted by Ed Krultz, the breakfast entertained all ages with delicious food, a petting zoo, face painting, a miniature train dubbed the “Locowmotive,” basket raffle and live polka music. “The food’s good,...
A play seeks to ease children’s fears concerning dementia

The cast of ‘Grandpa and Lucy,’ (l-r) Edie Weinstein as Edie, Bruce Rowan as Grandpa and Maxine Ford as Lucy, came to the Loyal Elementary School to put on the show for children June 21, the play meant to help kids understand aspects of a loved one having dementia.

The Loyal Elementary School opened its gym to littles ones to watch the play “Grandpa and Lucy” June 21. The cast consisted of Bruce Rowan as Grandpa, Edie Weinstein as Edie and Maxine Ford as Lucy. The creative team consisted of Anton Johns as the playwright, Buffy Sedlachek as director and Samson...


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