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Police chief Schade finds the “missing” audio

By Linda Wyeth I was able to watch the video of the incident with Phil Goerl, known in Owen as “Lawnmower Phil” or “Ponch,” on Friday, August 1, 2014. However, the video appeared to have been “sanitized,” and it had … Continue reading

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Curtiss quilt show: Cabins, critters, and a diary

By Linda Wyeth Thirty-plus woman, mostly from Curtiss and surrounding towns, gathered for the 27th annual Curtiss Corners Quilt Show last weekend to show off their “stuffs” and attend workshops and share patterns and ideas for future projects. The event, … Continue reading

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Alderman Pfeffer again targets CDA Director Swiggum (July 22, 2014)

By Linda Wyeth Owen Police Chief Andrew Schade’s request to purchase four new video surveillance cameras for the police department office raised a few eyebrows at the regular common council meeting on Tuesday, July 20, 2014, at City Hall. Schade … Continue reading

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Police chief challenges authority of mayor

By Linda Wyeth Friday before last, on August 1, 2014, what this reporter thought was a simple procedure — getting copies of the Owen Police Department’s video and audio recordings of the June 17, 2014, run-in between two police officers … Continue reading

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“Lawnmower Phil”: An eyewitness account

By Linda Wyeth Eric Petersen of Withee had just walked outside during his lunch break at Badger Precision on CTH X in Owen in the early afternoon of Tuesday, June 17, 2014, when he saw a police squad car arrive … Continue reading

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What I saw on Chief Schade’s silent movie

By Linda Wyeth I arrived promptly at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, August 1, 2014, at the Police Department in Owen, with my husband Don accompanying me. Police Chief Andrew Schade and Officer Ryan Boie engaged in pleasant small talk about … Continue reading

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No progress report in arson investigation

No progress report in arson investigation By Linda Wyeth Calls made to the Clark County sheriff’s office and to the Arson Department of the State of Wisconsin Fire Marshal’s office resulted in referrals to Owen Police Chief Andrew Schade for … Continue reading

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Alderman Pfeffer and Police Chief Schade again raise issues at council meeting (July 8, 2014)

By Linda Wyeth *** Note from Linda: Due to lack of space to run this entire story in The Sentinel & Rural News this week, some of the story was not printed. This is the story in its entirety as I … Continue reading

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Early Sunday morning explosion and fire at O-W Enterprise; arson suspected

Early Sunday morning explosion and fire at O-W Enterprise; arson suspected By Linda Wyeth “We haven’t been inside. It’s a crime scene. We won’t be able to get in until they clear the scene,” said Cindy Cardinal, associate editor of … Continue reading

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Alderman questions police chief at Council meeting (June 24, 2014)

By Linda Wyeth In yet another long, drawn-out regular Owen Common Council meeting on Tuesday, June 24, at City Hall, First Ward alderman Dennis Lulloff raised questions with Police Chief Andrew Schade about several issues. Lulloff is usually quiet during … Continue reading

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2 Responses to News

  1. Local Band’s Star Rose At An Early Age
    (50 Year Anniversary 4-4-1964 Attila and the HUNS – Filet of Soul)

    Ben, Wally, Barry, Denny, Doug and me are still waiting for second part printed a couple weeks ago. Do you have a copy or photo to send me this e-mail so I can see it.

    • Linda Wyeth says:

      Michael, Thanks for submitting your comment. I apologize for my late reply. I have been recuperating from a broken shoulder and arm and so haven’t been paying close attention to the web site. However, I have now passed it on to Travis, the editor of The Sentinel & Rural News, and I am sure he will respond to you soon. Thanks, Linda Wyeth

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