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Public Voices Opinion On Village Administrator Position

 By Andrea Hansen Abler

On an icy winter night, about 25 village residents and business owners came out to voice their opinions on the need for a village administrator in Campbellsport. A public hearing was held on Monday, Jan. 16, to discuss whether to add another referendum question to the April ballot.
The question would have authorized the village to raise the tax levy in order to hire a village administrator. Village board members, on a 6-0 vote, decided not to put a referendum question on the April ballot.
In November, voters approved referendum question authorizing the village to create the position of an administrator. This did not mean that the village had to hire an administrator or raise the tax levy to fund the position. It only allowed the village to approve an ordinance creating the position.
Some at the meeting were in favor of hiring an administrator for the Village of Campbellsport and others were against it. ....

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Two Students Spearhead Quest For New CHS Ice Fishing Team

By Andrea Hansen Abler

Two Campbellsport High School students found a way to turn something they love into a school activity. Seniors Jordan Muche and Bryce Retzer were the force behind the new CHS Ice Fishing Club.
Muche and Retzer were talking to some friends from St. Mary's Springs Academy and found out that the school had an ice fishing team. Knowing how much they and their friends loved ice fishing, Muche and Retzer thought this would be a great thing to bring to CHS.
"They did all their homework," said Danielle Dreher, co-advisor for the CHS ice fishing team. "They pretty much came to us and we said we would do it. It was completely student-driven."
The students went to Dreher and Kevin Hein last year to see if they would be the advisors and help get an ice fishing team started at CHS. The two thought it was a good idea but they didn't have enough time last year to get a team together before the season ended. ......

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In This Week's Edition...

 Students at Kids' Clubhouse Childcare Center in Campbellsport were in the football spirit on Friday, Jan. 13. Everyone wore their Green Bay Packer clothes and were ready to cheer on "The Pack" for their playoff game on Sunday, Jan. 15. The Packers won the game with a field goal as time ran out to move on to the NFC Championship game this Sunday, Jan. 22, against the Atlanta Falcons. The kids will probably be wearing their green and gold again this week to try to help their favorite football team again this weekend.
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Campbellsport High School ice fishing team advisor Danielle Dreher and Jordan Muche check out the size of a fish at the team's first-ever ice fishing tournament in Waupun on Saturday, Jan. 7. The new team has about 37 members in its first year at the school.
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