Last updated December 2, 2013
The Village of Reeseville Board Meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month beginning at 7:00pm. The first 15 minutes are for public in-put. If you have something you would like on the agenda, please contact the Village Clerk @ 927-5785. All Village residents are encouraged to attend. The Village Board minutes for the month are included in each Newsletter. All Board minutes are not official until approved at the following months meeting.
NOTICE OF SPRING ELECTION
APRIL 1, 2014
STATE OF WISCONSIN
VILLAGE OF REESEVILLE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that at an election to be held in the Village of Reeseville, on the first Tuesday of April, 2014, being the First day of said month, the following officers are to be elected:
THREE TRUSTEES, for the term of two years, to succeed the present incumbents listed whose terms of office will expire on April 15, 2014.
Glenn Hoover Kenneth Leistico Brian Miller
NOTICE IF FURTHER GIVEN, that the first day to circulate nomination papers is December l, 2013, and the final day for filing nomination papers in the office of the Village Clerk is 5:00 p.m., on Tuesday January 7, 2014.
NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN, that if a primary is necessary, the primary will be held on Tuesday, February 18, 2014.
Donald Gibson, Village Clerk
EMERGENCY SCHOOL CLOSINGS
School Closings will be announced on all local
Radio and Television Stations.
WBEV AM 1430 WXRO FM WMDC FM WTMJ AM WISC TV-3 WITI TV-6
WISN TV-12 WTMJ TV-4
NO PARKING REGULATIONS
Winter Parking Regulations are in effect
and continue until April 1, 2014. Fines of $25.00 per violation will be levied.
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS
Sidewalks must be shoveled within 24 hours of a snowfall. At times it becomes necessary to remove snow from the downtown area. An attempt will be made to notify the residents to keep the vehicles off the street until the snow removal is complete.
Large trash such as furniture, mattresses etc. may be put out to the curb for regular pickup ONLY on the 1st Friday of each month.
DO NOT TAKE IT TO THE BURN PILE!!!!
Each household is entitled to ONE recycling bin. Not two or three.
Residents do not own the recycling bin.
They are owned by the recycling company.
If you move, whether you rent or own your home, the recycling bin stays with the property.
Dean Ziegel, Director of Public Works
CHAMBER CHRISTMAS DECORATING CONTEST
Chamber Christmas Decorating Contest for the Villages of Reeseville & Lowell Set
We have a new twist this year……F.Y. I.
All individuals who wish to be judged must register at the Village Pharmacy or Sam’s BP in Reeseville, or the Post Office in Lowell. Those who do not register will not be judged. Sign-up sheets out by afternoon November 15th!
All are encouraged to participate. Date of judging December 20th...Snow Date December 21st.
Santa will be at the Reeseville Village Hall on Sat. Dec 14th From 1:00pm to 3:00pm.
Bring your wish list and your smiles. There will be treats for the kids.
REESEVILLE FIRST UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST
INVITES YOU TO ATTEND
THE 7TH ANNUAL
“REPEAT THE SOUNDING JOY”
An evening of beautiful Christmas music and joyful holiday fellowship dedicated to the memory of Barbara Ludtke
Saturday, December 7 at 7:00 p.m.
105 Washington St. Reeseville
We will sing many of the beloved Christmas hymns as led by Larry Ludtke on our magnificent pipe organ.
There will also be musical performances by other special guests.
A freewill offering will be received. The money collected will be used to purchase Christmas gifts for needy children in the Reeseville area. The distribution of those special
Christmas gifts will be handled by The Gathering Source.
Following the program a reception will be held in Fellowship Hall.
Everyone is welcome for an evening of beautiful Christmas music. May our voices unite to repeat the sounding joy!
REESEVILLE FIRE DEPARTMENT
For all emergencies call 911
For non-emergencies call 927-5272
November Fire Calls;
11/17 Tornado Warning
11/17 Motor Vehicle Accident
11/17 Motor Vehicle Accident
11/24 Truck Fire
November Raffle Winners; Ken Kulke, Grace Straseske, Rodney Firari and Kerry Horton
ALL YOU CAN EAT
FISH & CHICKEN BUFFET
REESEVILLE COMMUNITY CENTER
(406 North Main Street)
DECEMBER 13, 2013
5:00 TO 8:00 P.M.
(Bar Open – 4:30)
CO-PARTNER: LAKESIDE 4-H CLUB
Bake Sale & Raffles
Kids: 7-12 $7.00
Ages 6 & Under....FREE
Caterer: Leroy Meats/Horicon
*carry outs available*
Radio winner from November was
Free fish fry drawing winner for December Darrell Ritter/Reeseville
And the lucky 50/50 winner was Brian Miller
Looking for a gift for that special person?
How about a Gift Certificate for the
Fish & Chicken Buffet
You can pick them up at the Community Center or call Ruth Snow 927-3612
Give for the Holidays, Birthdays, Anniversaries or a special Thank You.
ANNUAL CHRISTMAS COOKIE SALE
Immanuel Lutheran Church, 210 Lincoln Avenue in Reeseville, will be having their 16th Annual Christmas Cookie Sale on Saturday, December 7th in the church’s Fellowship Hall from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. The sale will close earlier if all cookies are sold out. All cookies are homemade and will be pre-boxed – a variety of three dozen assorted cookies in each box for $10.00 per box. Advance orders are encouraged, as the cookie boxes sell very quickly.
To reserve your cookie order, please call the Church Office at 927-5734
DODGE COUNTY CHAPTER
NATIONAL WILD TURKEY FEDERATION NEWS
TURKEY HUNTERS CARE PROGRAM
On November 2, 2013 we presented a check to the Gathering Source Food Pantry in Reeseville. This money is to be used to purchase Turkeys for needy families. All monies for this and many other community projects are raised from our Banquets held the second Saturday in February.
L/R Chapter President Dean Ziegel, Gathering Source Co-Coordinator Sharon Snow, Chapter Sec/Tres Noreane Ziegel, Vice Pres. Darrell Ritter and Committee member Randy Soldner. Missing from this picture is Brenda Soldner.
Our next NWTF Banquet will be held at the Reeseville Community Center on February 8, 2013. If you are not on our mailing list and would be interested in attending or would just like more information, please contact Dean or Noreane Ziegel at 920-927-5477 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
We have a Live Auction, Silent Auction and many, many Raffles with at least 20 Guns. You do not need to be a hunter as we have something for everyone.
A ticket to the Banquet would make a great Christmas gift for that hard to buy for person in your life. Gift Certificates are available.
THE GATHERING SOURCE
FOOD PANTRY & RESOURCE CENTER
Join us for All Things Christmas Saturday, December 7th, from 3-6:30 pm. There will be food, tree decorating, cookie decorating, carols and more. Bring an ornament for our tree or make one to represent your family.
Thank you to all who donated and volunteered for our Community Thanksgiving. We served 93 hungry people!
Bill Nye the Science Guy youth night was a big success! We hung out, ate and played Minute to Win It. It was a great time for all.
We hosted a Healthy & Homemade hands on cooking class for our food pantry clients on November 11th. This class was conducted by the Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program and UW Extension and focused on making more with less for a healthy family meal. Our families cooked a meal together and then enjoyed a healthy and homemade meal. We hope to expand our classes in 2014.
Our CA$H (clip and save for your household) class has helped save money at the register. People who have taken this class have been amazed at the amount of money that can be saved through clipping coupons and understanding the fine print in grocery store ads. You can stop in on Wednesday mornings to learn more.
Please continue to clip Box Tops and Labels for Education. You can drop them off by us or at the pharmacy. During September and October, we collected over 750 Box Tops and Labels for $75.00 cash for our Dodgeland Schools!
Don’t throw away those used printer ink cartridges. We are able to use them for discounts for our office and printer supplies.
Food Pantry Hours continue on Tuesdays at 10-noon and Thursdays from 5-7 pm. New food pantry clients should bring along identification and proof of residency. Returning food pantry clients should bring along identification.
Please stop in on Wednesdays anytime from 9:30 to noon or Saturdays from 10-noon for a cup of coffee and a snack. You can use this time to learn about CA$H, volunteer, donate, give us your ideas or visit.
The Gathering Source is proud to be a food pantry that is supported by our local communities. During October, we received close to 3000 pounds in donated food from local businesses, churches, organizations and individuals! We served 101 people during the month of October. Our numbers continue to grow each month and we can’t do what we do without the continued support of our communities.
We wish to extend warm wishes to all during the Christmas and Holiday season. We will be closed on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve as well as Christmas and New Years Day.
The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train will be coming through Reeseville on December 4th. The Holiday Train will arrive at the Amtrak Depot in Columbus at 10:30pm so it should come through here about 10:15pm. You don’t want to miss this magically lit train.
The Senior Dining Program is operated as a service from the Dodge County Human Services and Health Department programs.
Persons age 60 or older, or the spouse of a dining center participant who is age 60 or a person with a disability living in housing facilities where a dining center is located are considered eligible for the program.
Anyone requesting home delivered meals must meet the eligibility as listed but must also be homebound as determined through an assessment prior to having the meal brought to their home.
The Senior Dining Program operates Monday through Friday with the exception of holidays. The Senior Dinning Program meals are cancelled when weather conditions make traveling hazardous.
Meal reservations must be made the day before you wish to attend. They may be made by signing up at the center or by phoning the Human Services and Health Department at 920-386-3580 or 1-800-924-6407.
Eligible participants’ are encouraged to make a voluntary donation towards the cost of the meal. The suggested donation is $3.70.
The local Meal Center is located in the VFW Hall in Lowell.
Reeseville Public Library
216 South Main – 920-927-7390
Check It Out…..At Your Library
December 2013A Season of Thankfulness:
During this holiday season we would again like to take the time to thank the many wonderful folks in the community who make it possible for us to continue to serve you.
Talented Library Staff – Laurie, Jessica, Josh & Teresa
Helpful Volunteer Shelvers – Gabe, Dale, Solomon & Laurel
Animated Kid’s Volunteers – Annie, Debbie & Mandy
Notable Newslady – Noreane
Knowledgeable Board Members – Pam, Mary, Jean, Brian, Annette, Dennis & Cheryl
Faithful Gardener – Amy
Unfailing Community Guests – Josh, Mandy, Darrel & Mary, Sara and Jim
Loyal Donors – State Bank of Reeseville, Caine Warehousing, Village Pharmacy, Lauersdorf Excavating, Sam’s BP, Checkered Flag Diner II, Pizza Hut, Karl’s Carpentry, Reeseville Chamber of Commerce, A-OK Industries, Milwaukee Stockyards, Paul Scharfman & Specialty Cheese, Dennis & Karen Bednarski and MidWisconsin Federated Library System
And so many family and friends – too numerous to mention by name – who step in when needed to make our programs possible.
AT THE LIBRARY
Food for Fines:
Thank you to all who shared in this year’s Food for Fines. Thanks to you we were able to donate two bags of food to The Gathering Source.
Christmas Cookie Decorating:
Miss Kim has again invited us to get in the holiday spirit by decorating cookies on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 7PM at the Checkered Flag Diner II. Santa Clause will also put in an appearance again this year so be sure to come with your wish list and get for a chance to have your photo taken with him.
Book Breakfast at the Checkered Flag II: Saturday, Dec. 14 at 8:30AM. Come and enjoy a tasty breakfast (buy your own) and share about the books you are reading.
Reeseville Rockin’ Readers:
Monday, Dec. 16, at 4PM the Readers in 3rd-6th grade will be discussing The Janitor’s Boy – get a copy at the Library. You must sign up ahead. We strongly encourage you to read the entire book before the group meets.
Crafting with Miss Jess:
Tuesday, Dec. 17, 4PM at the Library. All Jr & Sr. High age kids are invited to join Miss Jess to make a fun craft. This will be something that you can display for Christmas and all winter.
Christmas Gifts FROM the Library!
The Library wants to give back to you, our faithful patrons, for helping make this a great year for the Library. We will again have weekly drawings for gift cards to area businesses during December. Additionally we will have other prize drawings at the end of the month. To participate, Reeseville patrons need to check out one or more books (audio books qualify), fill out a ticket and drop it in the bowl at the Library – one entry per patron per day. Funds for these gifts are made possible by a generous grant from the Mid-Wisconsin Federated Library System.
The Library will be closed for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays on Monday, Dec. 23 - Wednesday, Dec. 25 and Monday, Dec. 30 - Wednesday, Jan. 1.
MARK YOUR CALENDAR NOW!
Mrs Kozi & Kidz:
Starting in January Mrs Kozi’s group will have a new format. All 1st & 2nd graders are encouraged to join this new book group just for you. The group will enjoy an after school snack, read a book together and share in some wonderful discussion and activities based on the book. The first meeting is Tuesday, January 21, 4PM at the Library.
POST OFFICE NEWS
The Holiday season has started. The weather is starting to feel and look like Christmas. We have a nice selection of Christmas stamps this year. They include a Poinsettia, Gingerbread houses, the Virgin and child by Jan Gossaert and the Holy Family. We also have a few of previous year’s selections. They come in books of 20 for $9.20.
Christmas is on a Wednesday this year. Packages can be sent to selected locations as late as Christmas Eve via Express Mail with Holiday delivery premium. Express mail to most addresses can be shipped as late as December 23. Priority Mail to most addresses is 2-3 days, but is not guaranteed, comes with tracking and $50.00 insurance included. I would suggest First Class and Standard packages be shipped by the 16th in order to get to their destination by Christmas.
Window hours are:
Monday thru Friday
We are happy to answer all your shipping and mailing questions.
The Harry Potter Stamp is available on the USPS website. We are hoping to get it in, but it is not available for us to order at this time and is only at a few select offices nationwide.
Have a very Merry Christmas and a Happy and prosperous New Year.
Terri Wolff Postmaster
Youth Embracing Success
United Methodist Church
225 Cross Street
A Local Program by Community Volunteers
Starting November 5, 2013
(when school is in session for full day)
Grades K to 8
3:15 – 5:30 p.m.
The afterschool program started November 5th and continues every Tuesday when school is in session from 3:30pm to 5:30pm. Students from all schools and home schools are welcome. The program includes homework help, snacks, learning new skills, crafts, and mentoring. This program is for all ages, kindergarten through 8th grade and for high school students to volunteer leadership. This faith-based program needs volunteers and snack items. The program is held at the United Methodist Church in Lowell on Cross Street supported by community groups. Call Ruth Lindegarde at 927-3868, 920-344-8733 or email email@example.com for more information.
SHARED COVENANT MINISTRIES
CHRISTMAS CAROLS AND MUSIC
A Christmas Cantata will be performed by the choir and friends with a sing along of Christmas hymns and video at the Shared Covenant Ministries in the Lowell United Methodist Church. It will start at 7:00pm on December 22nd. Refreshments will be served after the music.
WOULD YOU USE A $15 COUPON
FoodShare gives you monthly deposits to put toward food purchases, freeing up money for bills, medications and other necessities. You or someone you care about may be eligible.
$15.00 off or more
Groceries each month!
- Eligibility is based on income and certain expenses (not assets), so you can own a home and car and even have a savings account.
- Most people receiving Social Security are eligible—even if they have a small pension.
- Claiming FoodShare helps your community. The USDA estimates that for every $5 spent in FoodShare benefits, about $9 circulates through local businesses and to our farmers.
- You receiving benefits does not take away from others. Everyone who is eligible and applies will get benefits.
FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL THE
Toll-Free (855) 366-363
The FoodShare Helpline is a service of
Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin
Pastor Donald Steinberg
210 Lincoln Ave
E-mail address firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunday Morning at 9:00am
Sunday School 10:20am
Adult Bible Class at 10:20 a.m.
We will be having three special worship celebrations of Jesus' birthday. On Sunday, December 22, beginning at 3:00 p.m., our Sunday School students will be presenting a Christmas celebration, "From Everlasting To Everlasting -- The Story Of The Christmas Wreath."
On Christmas Eve, Tuesday, December 24, beginning at 5:30 p.m., we will be having our traditional Christmas Eve Candlelight Service.
While we will not be having a worship celebration on Christmas Day this year, we will be having "An Instant Replay Of Christmas" on Sunday, December 29, beginning at 9:00 a.m.
UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST
Pastor Lois Rosko 920-344-7845
E-mail address email@example.com
Sunday Service at 10:00am
Sunday School a 9:00am
Communion held on the 1st Sunday
Christmas Eve Worship Service
will be held on Dec. 24 at 7:00 p.m.
Come celebrate the Savior’s birth!
SALEM EV. LUTHERAN CHURCH
Pastor Vander Galien 920-927-5353
E-mail address firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunday Service at 10:00am
Sunday School at 8:30am
We will have a special children's Christmas Eve service at 7:00 PM on Tuesday, December 24th. All are welcome to join us in celebrating the birth of Jesus.
We will also have a special song service on Christmas Day, December 25th, at 9:30 AM. We will not have a Thursday evening service on December 26th due to the holidays
SHARED COVENANT MINISTRIES:
Lowell, Juneau and Horicon United Methodist Church
Rev. Allie Scott, 920-296-8436
225 Cross St., Lowell
Sunday Worship at 10:30 a.m.
Sunday School for all ages at 9:30 a.m.
CATHOLIC TRI PARISHES OF
SW DODGE COUNTY
Pastor Richard Wendell
Office: 927-3102 Fax: 927-1970
E-mail address email@example.com
Saturday 5 pm - St. John the Baptist Church, Clyman
Sunday 8 am - Holy Family Church, Reeseville
Sunday 10 am - St. Columbkille Church, Elba
Sunday, 5 pm youth mass at St. Columbkille.
Tuesday 6:30 pm - St. John the Baptist Church, Clyman
Wednesday 5:30 pm - Holy Family Church, Reeseville
Thursday 7 pm - St. Columbkille Church, Elba
First Friday 8 am - Holy Family Church, Reeseville
Friday, November 1st, All Saints Day Mass will be
at 8 am @ Holy Family Church in Reeseville.
Saturday, November 2nd, All Souls Day Mass will be
at 8 am @ Holy Family Church in Reeseville.
First Saturday 8 am - Holy Family Church, Reeseville
December 24th 5 pm Holy Family Church
Christmas Eve Mass/Children’s Program
December 25th 12am St. Columbkille Church
December 25th 10am St. John the Baptist Church Christmas Day Mass
Jan. 1st 8 am Holy Family Church Holy Day Mass
Our mass schedule from January 4th through the end of April is as follows:
St. Columbkille, Elba: Saturdays 5 pm, Sundays 5pm (Youth Mass), Thursdays 7pm
St. John the Baptist, Clyman: Sundays 8 am, Tuesdays 6:30 pm
Holy Family Church, Reeseville: Sundays 10 am, Wednesdays 5:30 pm
First Friday and First Saturday masses each month are held at Holy Family Church in Reeseville at 8 am.
Pentecostal Bible Study & Sunday Service
Isa 3:10 Say ye to the righteous, it shall be well.
214 S. Main Street, Reeseville
2nd Kings 10:16 Come and see our zeal for the Lord.
Sunday Service @ 10:30AM
Bible Study @ 6:30PM Tuesday
Chris and Cherie Behymer 927-5065
or Sharon Snow at 210-3329
TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH
Pastor Matthew Martin 920-927-5762
Sunday Services 10:00am
No Wednesday Service until next Summer
Adult Bible Class 8:45am
Sunday School 8:45am
Holy Communion served on the 1st & 3rd Sunday
Cody Lauersdorf shot this buck in the Mud Lake area during Bow Season. 11 points…18 inch spread.. 185 lbs. WOW!!!
Temperatures dipping down to 5 degrees at sunrise and winds gusting to more than 30 miles per hour made for challenging conditions for the opening of the 2013 Wisconsin nine-day gun deer season.
Total gun deer license sales for 2013 as of Nov. 23 were 615,872 up a little less than 1 percent from 2012.
Hunters can donate deer to help feed the hungry through a partnership that over the past 13 years has provided food pantries across the state with 3.7 million pounds of ground venison, state wildlife officials say.
The Wisconsin Venison Donation Program and its affiliates, Hunt for the Hungry and Target Hunger, along with more than 120 participating meat processors, are ready to accept and distribute venison donated by hunters during this deer hunting season, according to Dan Hirchert, the Department of Natural Resources wildlife biologist coordinating the venison program. Contact Dan Hirchert, 608- 267-7974 or Jenni Pelej, 608-264-9248 For Info.
The second Thursday following Thanksgiving - the following Sunday
December 24-January 5
December 24 - the Sunday nearest January 6
FROM THE EDITOR
ALL NEWS MUST REACH ME BY THE 25TH OF THE MONTH.
I can’t promise to get your news or articles in the paper if I don’t get it on time. We print 600 copies each month. This does take time to put together and print so it gets out by the 1st of the month.
To put an ad in the newsletter Contact me at
920-927-5477 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
Minimum of 3 Lines for $5.00. The cost goes up accordingly as you add additional lines.
I include all ads on the website www.reeseville.com
at no additional charge.
As always, Charitable organizations are publicized free. It isn’t necessary to wait until the last minute to get your news to me. I will save it and put it in at the appropriate time.
THE NEWSLETTER DEADLINE FOR THE JANUARY ISSUE WILL BE DECEMBER 26TH DUE TO CHRISTMAS. As always, You may get your news to me earlier.
HAPPY HOLIDAYS TO ALL AND PLEASE REMEMBER THE REASON FOR THE SEASON