Cause, effect. I have hometown papers to keep myself occupied while I don't use the power drill on my forehead to relieve the pressure. (Anyway, I already have three stitches there from over the holiday. C'est la guerre.) Some headlines!
- Fond du Lac: Ex-car wash worker takes 70 pounds of quarters. Best part: he's 40.
- Hortonville students enjoy taxidermy class. "Elective allows students to use their imagination." Uh-huh.
- Combined Locks: Theft. A plastic pink elephant valued at $10 was stolen from a lawn at [location redacted; they have troubles enough].
- Merrill man sells rifles to buy turkeys for the needy. This one is serious. Excerpt below.
A Merrill man in failing health has sold his hunting rifles to buy 100 turkeys for needy families this Thanksgiving.
Pat Callahan said he can no longer hunt deer because his kidneys are failing, so he decided to sell his guns to help others. "It will help at least 1,000 people to have a better Thanksgiving and a good Christmas," said Callahan, who's in his mid-50s.
Callahan also has raised money for local causes by selling tools from his former business, Doc's Auto Repair. He gave $10,000 to the Lincoln County Humane Society last spring to establish a fund to pay for spaying and neutering animals at the shelter.
Callahan said he and his wife don't have a large income, but they enjoy making a difference. "A donation is a big thing for us," he said.
It's not just the Packers, you know.