Clintonville Chronicle

Clintonville Chronicle A weekly newspaper, founded in August 2009, serving the communities of Clintonville, Embarrass, Bear Creek, & Belle Plaine, Wisconsin.

Weekly Newspaper Published in Clintonville, Wisconsin

Waupaca County Fair Still On
06/19/2020

Waupaca County Fair Still On

Waupaca County Public Health Services
06/18/2020

Waupaca County Public Health Services

We want to know how COVID-19 has impacted your daily life. Please fill out this short 2-question survey so we are able to better understand our community’s needs. Your input is greatly appreciated and will remain confidential. https://communityconcerns-covid19.questionpro.com

Waupaca County Reports Fifth COVID Death
06/17/2020

Waupaca County Reports Fifth COVID Death

Here are the COVID-19 numbers for Waupaca County for June 17, 2020.

Clintonville Police Department
06/16/2020

Clintonville Police Department

***OWNER HAS BEEN LOCATED***

Help me get back home. Call 715-823-3117 regarding complaint 20-1478 if you are the owner of this cat, which has no collar or microchip.

Shawano County Fair Still On
06/16/2020

Shawano County Fair Still On

2020 Shawano County Fair update:
In a Board meeting last night, it was decided, as of 6/15/20, the we will be going forward with the Shawano County fair as planned, September 2nd through the 7th!!!! We are working with the IAFE, our Carnival, and Local officials on what we can and can't do amid COVID-19 and will put procedures in place to run it as safely and effectively as possible. The 2020 Fair will have a different look, as We know we will not be allowed to do Bingo for sure, and we will be highlighting our local bands on both stages at this point ... We will be calling our vendors and meeting with our non profits organizations in the upcoming weeks to get their feelings toward opening their stands for the fair. Safety is our prime concern, and we want to talk with all parties involved in this process. We feel after getting all the input for various officials and organizations, we can put a plan together to open effectively, and safely... While things obviously are changing daily, we are always monitoring the situation and will make changes accordingly if something would arise.. It will be a process to get it all done, but we feel we owe it to Shawano County, the Non-Profits who's bigger fundraiser every year is the Fair, and the kids showing animals and exhibits to at least try to give you all the fair you deserve, and continue the tradition of being the World's Fair!!!! See you at the 2020 Shawano County Fair, September 2nd through the 7th!!!

CHS Rec Center to Reopen July 1
06/16/2020
CHS Rec Center Reopening

CHS Rec Center to Reopen July 1

Dear CHS Rec Center Members, We are excited to let you know that with approval from the Clintonville Public School District Administration and School Board we will be able to safely reopen on July 1st with restrictions following the recommendations and guidelines from the CDC and Waupaca County ...

One Killed in Motorcycle CrashBEAR CREEK - The local community is mourning the loss of a Bear Creek woman who was tragic...
06/16/2020
Obituary for Dora L. (Buelow) Stilen | Eberhardt-Stevenson Funeral Home & Crematory

One Killed in Motorcycle Crash

BEAR CREEK - The local community is mourning the loss of a Bear Creek woman who was tragically killed in a motorcycle accident over the weekend.

Dora Stilen, 50, of Bear Creek, was a passenger on the motorcycle and was fatally injured when the vehicle struck a deer.

According to the Price County Sheriff’s Department, the accident occurred on Highway 182 on Camp 9 Road in the Township of Eisenstein at 4:13 p.m. on Saturday afternoon. The motorcycle was headed eastbound when it struck the deer.

The 50-year-old male Bear Creek driver was transported to Flambeau Hospital in Park Falls for his injuries.

Stilen grew up in New London and moved to Bear Creek with her husband Jody in the late 80s and have lived there ever since. She was a longtime hairdresser and a beloved secretary at Clintonville Middle School. Friends and family are remembering her generous heart, kind spirit, and contagious smile.

A visitation has been scheduled this Thursday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church in Bear Creek.

Our deepest condolences to the Stilen family.

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Waupaca County Reports Fourth COVID Death
06/15/2020

Waupaca County Reports Fourth COVID Death

Here are the COVID-19 numbers for Waupaca County for June 15, 2020. Waupaca County Public Health is reporting the 4th death related to COVID-19 that occurred over the weeend.

Third COVID Death Reported In Waupaca County
06/11/2020

Third COVID Death Reported In Waupaca County

Here are the COVID-19 numbers for Waupaca County for June 11, 2020. Waupaca County is reporting the third death associated with COVID-19 today.

An update to the Waupaca County Reopening and Mass Gatherings Health Order is posted here: https://bit.ly/2zo1S1e.

Oconto County Fair Canceled
06/11/2020
Oconto County Fair Canceled

Oconto County Fair Canceled

GILLETT, WI- Oconto County joins the list of fairs that have canceled for 2020 due to COVID-19 concerns. The f...

Waupaca County Reports Second COVID Death
06/10/2020

Waupaca County Reports Second COVID Death

Here are the COVID-19 numbers for Waupaca County for June 10, 2020. We are reporting the second death related to COVID-19 in Waupaca County.

Clintonville High School
06/10/2020

Clintonville High School

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06/10/2020
Waupaca County Public Health Services
06/09/2020

Waupaca County Public Health Services

COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Waupaca County and in the state of Wisconsin. Help prevent the spread of COVID-19 by covering your coughs and sneezes.

Waupaca County Public Health Services
06/08/2020

Waupaca County Public Health Services

Here are the COVID-19 numbers for Waupaca County for June 8, 2020.

Popular Wisconsin Dells Destination Limiting Group Sizes, Requiring Reservations and Masks
06/08/2020
Noah's Ark Waterpark - Family Fun Is Back!

Popular Wisconsin Dells Destination Limiting Group Sizes, Requiring Reservations and Masks

Noah's Ark is the largest water park in America and the most exciting destination in Wisconsin Dells!

Glendale Farms, Inc.
06/07/2020

Glendale Farms, Inc.

Strawberries forming!!!! Watch for updates as the growing season progresses!

06/06/2020
Marion Police

Marion Police

Pond Update: this morning the Waupaca County Health Department and members of the city were out on the pond. No blue green algae was located and there was not a direct link as to what may have created this situation last night involving the dog. Information is being forwarded to the state with pictures and samples and we hope to get a direction from the state early next week as to when the pond may reopen. At this time we are going to continue leave the pond closed to the public and err on the side of caution. If you have any questions please contact our non-emergency number 715-754-5060. As updates come in we will continue to notify you via our page.

06/06/2020
Marion Police

Marion Pond Closed After Canine Death Friday

***An update to this is on the Marion PD page as of Saturday at 12:30pm***
COMMUNITY ALERT: The Marion Police responded to an incident tonight at the Marion Pond. A dog after being in the pond for some time became very ill and a short time later passed away. After consulting with the Wisconsin DNR, Waupaca County Health Department and the Marion Municipal Operations Director, the Marion Pond will be closed to the public until further notice. In the coming days testing will be completed to ensure the public's safety in using the pond. Signs will be posted advising the community the pond is closed as well. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to call our non-emergency number 715-754-5060.

WIAA gives okay to restart sports
06/06/2020
WIAA gives okay to restart sports

WIAA gives okay to restart sports

We will have high school football this fall. The WIAA announced yesterday that they are planning on playing games and will do their best to keep players and coaches safe. So with that in mind, mark these dates on your calender. Monday, August 3rd equipment will be passed out. Tuesday, August 4th wil...

Clintonville Firemen’s Festival Canceled
06/05/2020

Clintonville Firemen’s Festival Canceled

CFA is saddened to announce the need to cancel our annual festival for 2020 due to uncertainty with COVID-19. Organizing and preparing an event to this scale requires financial decisions we simply aren’t prepared to make at this time and asking our burdened local business to contribute to the event doesn’t seem appropriate as they struggle to get back in operation. We have always enjoyed the opportunity to bring the community together and we must act in that spirit by considering the health and well being by the reduction of large social gatherings. We will continue to meet as an organization and look to see if we can still provide a safe alternative such as the Friday Fish Fry in an altered method such as our spring alternative “drive thru” which was a great success due to those that came out to support the event.

We are ever thank you for all the past and current support we receive as our organization continues to focus effort to assist CFD and ultimately to you our community in return.

Stay safe and healthy, and let’s all do our part to continue to support business and non profits of Clintonville! #strongertogether

Here’s something to make you smile...Customers and employees of a Clintonville gas station were amused by a tree frog on...
06/04/2020

Here’s something to make you smile...

Customers and employees of a Clintonville gas station were amused by a tree frog on Wednesday, as it made itself comfortable on the outside door handle. We’re told that it went for a ride several times as customers pushed the exit door open. It finally gave up on the handle and scaled the window instead.

Waupaca County Public Health Services
06/04/2020

Waupaca County Public Health Services

Here are the COVID-19 numbers for Waupaca County for June 4, 2020.

COVID-19 cases continue to rise every day in both Wisconsin and in Waupaca County, so it is important to stay diligent. Wash your hands frequently, keep your physical distance from others, wear a face covering in busy public places, and cover your coughs/sneezes.

06/04/2020
News 8 Now / News 8000

Interesting piece of world news to share...

WATCH: A landslide in Kråknes, in northern Norway, swept several houses into the sea Wednesday. Jan Egil Bakkeby said he heard a noise, ran to a hill, and filmed what was happening. He told the Associated Press that he owned one of the homes washed away.

State-owned campgrounds opening next Wednesday
06/04/2020
State-owned campgrounds opening next Wednesday

State-owned campgrounds opening next Wednesday

MADISON (WLUK) -- State-owned campgrounds are set to begin reopening next week with changes in place to slow the spread of the coronavirus. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources says the campgrounds will open on Wednesday. Changes include automatic touchless check-in and signs explaining how...

Parent Parade Route
06/04/2020
Parent Parade Route

Parent Parade Route

Clintonville School District “Wave Parade” Route Thursday, June 4th 5:00 pm - ? Begin at 5:00 pm from St. Mary’s School in Bear Creek Leave the parking lot Right onto Tielky Right onto Prospect Right onto W Rollo Left onto Welcome Ave Left onto Flanagan Ave Left onto Railroad Ave Right o...

Summerfest canceled for 2020
06/04/2020
Summerfest canceled for 2020

Summerfest canceled for 2020

Wisconsin's signature music festival is being canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Country USA and Rock USA canceled
06/03/2020
Country USA and Rock USA canceled

Country USA and Rock USA canceled

OSHKOSH (WLUK) -- Two Oshkosh area concerts have now been canceled. Both Country USA and Rock USA will no longer take place this year. Organizers announced the decision Wednesdaybecause COVID-19 is still circulating in the area and health officials strongly recommend against hosting large gatherings...

Clintonville Public School District
06/03/2020

Clintonville Public School District

Thank You for your Year of Support, Service, and Educating our Future Citizens! Enjoy your Retirement!

Bonnie Parry - Admin Assistant - 28 Years
Peggy Stueck - IMC Paraprofessional - 31 Years
Ken Jagiello - SPED Teacher - 26 Years
Cindy Ellickson - Paraprofessional - 24 Years
Bob Peterman - PE Teacher / Coach - 34 Years
Cindy Frazier - Bookkeeper - 33 Years
Debbie Krueger - Food Service - 26 Years
Cheri Suttner - Food Service / Custodian -11 Years
Steve Emslander - German Teaher - 20 Years

06/03/2020
City Administrator Sharon Eveland

Clintonville Fireworks Canceled

From the Mayor:
4th of July Fireworks Show is Cancelled

Friends and neighbors, today I have the sad responsibility of informing you that Clintonville’s 4th of July fireworks show will be cancelled this year. Yesterday, I met with the committee chairman of the Clintonville A’s which organizes the event and it was our shared consensus that the celebration was simply not feasible this July.

This probably does not come as a great surprise to many of you, but it is a disappointment none-the-less. The past months have been trying and we all are beyond ready to get back to normal life. Each month seems to bring a new crisis and a mid-summer night of food, laughter, and fireworks under the stars seems like the perfect relief. Unfortunately, we are just not there yet.

I do want the community to know that this decision was not made simply because our blankets and lawn chairs might not be quite six feet apart. The annual fireworks show requires a great deal of preparation and coordination that could not happen because of COVID-19. Additionally, some of the necessary arrangements for the event itself, like food sales and public restrooms, pose too great a risk to the public health for us to allow. Lastly, the fireworks show is funded entirely by donations, and as much as we value our community events, the event organizers did not want to ask our local businesses for funds when they have already had to sacrifice so much.

As much as it hurts, neither the City nor the Clintonville A’s could envision a scenario in which we could hold this event. I ask, as your mayor and your neighbor, that you do your best to keep your collective chin up, as I will. This will eventually pass and when it does, we will make up for lost time. In the meantime, take a long, slow, breath, take a walk downtown, visit our local businesses responsibly, and enjoy the Summer sun.

Richard K. Beggs
Mayor

Waupaca County Emergency Management
06/02/2020

Waupaca County Emergency Management

The Slow No Wake Emergency Order will go in effect at 8:00 am, Monday, June 1st.

Scandinavia Corn Roast
06/02/2020

Scandinavia Corn Roast

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Originally opened in August 2009, the Clintonville Chronicle serves the communities of Clintonville, Embarrass, and Bear Creek, Wisconsin. It is sold through mailed subscriptions and at local newsstands. A new issue is published every Tuesday.

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