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Giving the Elderly a Lift -- In Their Home - news-shield.com
(NewsUSA) - Although home may be where the heart is, for older people, it may not be where they are able to stay. This need (and recognition) to downsize, yet not wanting to because of the memories associated with the home (after all, it's where they have ...
Golden Bears tame first place Tigers - news-shield.com
The Barron boys basketball team celebrated Senior Night in grand fashion Thursday, Feb. 19, knocking off first place Northwestern, 53-46. “Our last home game is traditionally our Senior Night,” coach Ky Baumgard said. “We recognized our four seniors ...
Heinsohn, Gerber win sectional titles! - news-shield.com
Cameron seniors Kal Gerber and Kyle Heinsohn both qualified for the WIAA State Wrestling Tournament by winning Div. 3 sectional championships at Osseo on Saturday, Feb. 21. By virtue of their sectional titles, both wrestlers will receive first round byes ...
Senior Night flight - news-shield.com
Barron senior Dayne Cutsforth put the Golden Bears up 18-9 with the first basket of the second quarter during a 53-46 win over first place Northwestern on Thursday, Feb. 19. Cutsforth scored nine points in the Senior Night victory.
Fly by - news-shield.com
Kristen Doriott waited for a Chetek-Weyerhaeuser defender to clear before scoring two points in a 55-29 win on Friday, Feb. 20. The sophomore scored all of her 15 points in an impressive second quarter.
Slagel fourth at Amery - news-shield.com
Prairie Farm junior Michael Slagel rolled over Nathan Dornquast of Melrose-Mindoro/Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau on the way to a second period pin in the first round of the Div. 2 Amery Sectional. Slagel, who finished 22-12 on the year, just missed a trip to ...
Last dance - news-shield.com
Bucky Nelson controlled Derek Nielsen of Stanley-Boyd/Owen-Withee/Thorp on the way to a 12-5 decision in the opening round of the Div. 2 Amery Sectional on Saturday, Feb. 21. Nelson had his high school career end in heartbreaking fashion, losing his next ...
Stephens advances to Madison! - news-shield.com
Barron junior Quincy Stephens advanced to the WIAA State Wrestling Tournament with a third place finish Saturday in the 106-pound bracket at the Div. 2 Amery Sectional. Barron’s other sectional representative, Noah Massie, had a fine sophomore season ...
Three Bulldogs qualify for state tourney - news-shield.com
Three Chetek-Weyerhaeuser/Prairie Farm seniors—Jonny Chamberlain, Mitch Wozniak and Cole LaLiberty—punched their tickets to the 72nd annual WIAA State Wrestling Championships at the Kohl Center this weekend after finishing in the top three at the ...
Stately effort - news-shield.com
Barron junior Quincy Stephens pinned Tanner Booth of Neillsville/Greenwood/Loyal in just 18 seconds at the Div. 2 Amery Sectional on Saturday, Feb. 21. The 106-pound semifinal win secured a trip to the WIAA State Tournament. Stephens went on finish third ...
Sectional bout - news-shield.com
Barron’s Noah Massie (right) attempted to control Bloomer’s Brady Simonson in a 126-pound bout at the Amery Sectional on Saturday, Feb. 21. Massie had a tough draw, falling to Simonson and Hunter Marko of Amery, two eventual state qualifiers.
The big squeeze - news-shield.com
Cameron 126-pounder Kal Gerber moved to 42-0 on the year with a sectional championship pin of Cadott’s Austin Najbrt on Saturday, Feb. 21, at Osseo. The senior will attempt to capture a third straight state title at Madison this week.
Wisconsin Superintendent visits Ladysmith schools - news-shield.com
Wisconsin State Superintendent Tony Evers (at right) watches as students in the School District of Ladysmith Health Care Academy show some of the skills they have learned in the academy’s EMT training classes.
Ladysmith school programs attract state’s attention - news-shield.com
Growing medical and technical instruction initiatives offered by the Ladysmith School District are catching the attention of state education leaders. Wisconsin State Superintendent Tony Evers visited Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs in ...
Not guilty plea entered on Fink charges - news-shield.com
A Bruce man charged with battery to a law enforcement officer had his arraignment hearing on Tuesday, Feb. 24. The court entered a not guilty plea. Christopher M Fink, 43, allegedly resisted arrest and caused bodily harm to Law Enforcement Officer Riley ...