Shining a light on the darkest days

  As Amalia Henschel’s smiling, angelic senior picture shined like a light over the audience in the River Arts Center from a large screen overhead, her mother, Brigette Henschel, stood at a podium telling the story of her darkest day. “I want to tell you about my daughter Amalia,” the Wautoma woman said. “I brought her here with me tonight.” …

Rising together against heroin

Weyauwega police make a drug arrest just about every night. “It just doesn’t stop. It’s constant. We’re doing what we need to do on the street,” said Police Chief Gerald Poltrock. He said his department can enforce laws and do drug investigations in the community of about 2,000 people. What is needed is for the community to be educated about …