10 August 2022

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Seeing the Future, Residents Partake in Visioning Meeting for Kewaskum

Seeing the Future, Residents Partake in Visioning Meeting for Kewaskum


Seeing the Future, Residents Partake in Visioning Meeting for Kewaskum Roughly two-dozen residents and village officials joined together on Wednesday, Aug. 3, at Kewaskum’s Annex building for an hour-and-ahalf long visioning session led by UW-Madison Division of Extension, Washington County Educator Paul Roback, as the assemblage largely agreed on the municipality’s pros and cons while brainstorming

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FOUNDRY 45

FOUNDRY 45


FOUNDRY 45 from page 6 small by design, for now, but Tucker said they would slowly expand over time. Since even before their soft opening earlier this summer, the ownership group realized it might not be easy keeping people at bay for too long: without even an open sign on the door, curious locals had been stopping by and peering through windows for weeks. “We realized real quickly

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Following Conference Co-championship Season,   Cougars Looking for More

Following Conference Co-championship Season, Cougars Looking for More


Following Conference Co-championship Season, Cougars Looking for More CLARICE CASE JOURNALIST This season, the Campbellsport Cougars football team is focused on growth. After losing nine of 11 boys on defense, several sophomores have had to step up to fill spots on the line, as the team looks to replicate last season’s immense success, which included a Flyway Conference Co-championship

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Loretta C. Gergen

Loretta C. Gergen


Loretta C. Gergen, 93, of the Town of Osceola went to her heavenly home on Tuesday, August 2, 2022, at St. Agnes Hospital in Fond du Lac. She was born on June 6, 1929, in Beaver Dam, the daughter William G. and Katherine (Kumba) Gergen. Loretta worked in sales most of her life and, along with her sister, Mary, ran the MerriLore Market in Armstrong for many years. She was very involved with Camp Vista and Shepherd of the Hills Parish. Loretta loved music, her flowers and her dog.Survivors include her sister, Mary Gergen; brothers, Paul (Barbara) Gergen and David (Judy) Gergen; many nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends.Loretta was preceded in death by her parents, William and Katherine; and siblings, Scott, Jim, and Sr. Dolores O.S.F.Visitation was held on Monday, August 8, from 10 a.m. until time of Mass at Shepherd of the Hills Catholic Church, W1562 County Road B, Eden.Mass of Christian Burial was held on Monday, August 8, at 11 a.m. at Shepherd of the Hills Catholic Church. Rev. Mark Jones officiated and burial was private at St. Peter’s Cemetery, Beaver Dam.The family extends a special thank you to the staff of St. Agnes Hospital 5th Floor South and Andrew and Anna Fidziukiewicz.If desired, memorials are appreciated to Camp Vista.Twohig Funeral Home is assisting the family and online guestbook and condolences is at www.twohigfunerals.com.

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Mathias Alois Schill

Mathias Alois Schill


Mathias “Buddy” Alois Schill, 86, of Campbellsport passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 7, 2022, at Serenity Villa in Campbellsport. He was born in Ashford on January 23, 1936, the son of Alois and Viola (nee Simon) Schill. Buddy went to school at St. Martin’s Grade School in Ashford from first to eighth grade and served at Mass many times. He graduated from Campbellsport High School in 1954 and enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1955. Buddy was part of the 3rd Armored Division for two years, stationed in Fort Knox, Kentucky, France and Germany.On July 12, 1958, Buddy married Beatrice “Beaty” Ries at St. Mary’s Church in Lomira. He was employed at Stella Cheese and then at Fairmont Foods. Later he was a fieldman for Cedarburg Dairy. In his spare time, he worked as a field rep for McKay Nursery. He taught his sons to hunt and fish and has left many wonderful memories. Buddy was a wonderful husband and a great dad and grandpa. He was proud to be a member of the Knights of Columbus.Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Beaty; sons, Dennis (Mary), Steve (Kathy), Rick (Jennifer) and Nicholas (Stephanie); grandchildren, Robert (Chrissi) Beltezore, Mac and Abby Schill, Luke and Kristin Schill, Matty Schill and Wynn and Lucille Schill; nine great-grandchildren; brother, Bill (Bonnie) Schill; sisters, Jane (Gary) Willis and Jude Griffith; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.Buddy was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Sally (Norman) Serwe; in-laws, Frank and Margaret Ries; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Bernice and Bill Cook and Pat and Eileen Ries; and nephew, Dave Cook.Visitation will be Thursday, August 11, from 10 to 11 a.m. at St. Matthew’s Catholic Church, 406 E. Main St., Campbellsport.Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday, August 11, at 11 a.m. at St. Matthew’s Catholic Church. Rev. Mark Jones and Rev. Neil Zinthefer will concelebrate and burial will follow in St. Matthew’s Cemetery with military honors.The family extends a special thank you to the staff of Serenity Villa for their care and concern shown Buddy.In lieu of flowers memorials are appreciated to St. Matthew’s Catholic Church.Twohig Funeral Home, Campbellsport, is serving the family with online guestbook and condolences at wwww.twohigfunerals.com.

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The Lure of the Bear

The Lure of the Bear


The Lure of the Bear MARK WALTERS COLUMNIST This week’s column is dedicated to Michelle Chiaro. Michelle was my bear hunting, winter camping, bow hunting, all forms of fishing, gardening and “Date Night” partner. Michelle was 50 and on June 15, she passed away unexpectedly from sepsis. APRIL THROUGH AUG. 3 This was going to be the biggest outdoor adventures year of my life.

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Kewaskum Football Focusing on  Endurance for a Successful Season

Kewaskum Football Focusing on Endurance for a Successful Season


Kewaskum Football Focusing on Endurance for a Successful Season BREANNA RICE JOURNALIST Following a whirlwind of unexpected events last season, the Kewaskum High School football team is ready for another competitive year. Last season, the Indians battled to an 8-4 overall record, 4-3 in the East Central Conference, which was good enough for a spot in the playoffs. Kewaskum upset Lodi
03 August 2022

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West Bend Veteran  Plans to Bike to D.C.

West Bend Veteran Plans to Bike to D.C.


West Bend Veteran Plans to Bike to D.C. The journey will culminate with a special trek from Milwaukee’s War Memorial to the 9/11 Memorial in Kewaskum As the anniversary of one of our nation’s most horrific days draws near, United States Marine Corps Veteran Tarra Gundrum of West Bend is planning a bike ride of 1,000 miles to Washington, D.C. to raise money for the Wisconsin 9/11 Memorial

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