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LOCALAREA 2 A The Daily Tribune, Wisconsin Rapids, Wis., Monday, June 13, 1988 Weather digest- Th Accu-Weatfwv" forecast lor 8 A.U, Wisconsin forecast . Tonight... Fair and mild. Lows 60 to 65. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Tuesday... Partly cloudy, windy and hot. Highs in the upper 80s to low 90s. Wednesday through Friday: scattered thunderstorms possible Wednesday, mainly south portion. Partly cloudy Thursday and Friday. Highs upper 70s to upper 80s. Lows in the 50s to low 60s. Wis. Rapids almanac Friday, June It High: tO. Low: 18 Precip: 0; Month: 014 Healing degree days: 6; Month: 13 5 Cooling degree days: 0; Month: J5 June 10. m High: 68; Low: 43; Precip: Trace Heating degree days: 9 5; Month: 21 Cooling degree days: 0; Month: 2 Records for June 10 High: 96 1M6); Low: 34 (19J7I Saturday, June 11 High: 84; Low: 45 Precip: 0; Month: 0.14 Heating degree days: .5; Month: 34 Cooling degree days: 0, Month: 35 June 11, 1987 High: 77; Low: SS; Precip: 0 09 Heating degree days: 0; Month: J9 Cooling degree days: 1; Month: 30 Records for June II High: 98 (19491; Low: 34 (1936) Sunday, June 11 High: 90; Low: 55 Precip: 0, Month: 0.14 Heating degree days: 0, Month: 34 70 80X1- CJaacrrV PROMTS: ( Warm CoW Stationary 80 iDaily record- Marriage licenses WOOD COUNTY John Kettelson and Marilyn Linden, both of Wisconsin Rapids, July 2 in Wisconsin Papids. Earle "Garber, Blaisdell, N.Y., and Margaret Steinberg, July 1 in Wisconsin Rapids. Richard Hansen and Jane Tlachac, both of Marshfield, June 25 in Sturgeon Bay. Fire calls REMINGTON . At 6:40 p.m. Sunday, Remington firefighters were dispatched to a small grass fire along the railroad tracks near Highway 173. WISCONSIN RAPIDS At 11:23 p.m. Friday, three trucks and seven firefighters were dispatched to a vehicle fire in the 1100 block of 17th St. N. Cause of the fire is' unknown. The vehicle, belonging to Floyd Perkins, was a total loss. At 1:59 p.m. Saturday, one truck and three firefighters were dispatched to an alarm at Kiverview Hospital, 410 Dewey St. The false alarm was caused by dust from construction. Firefighters answered another false alarm caused by dust at 9:58 a.m. Sunday, and a false alarm caused by a man smoking a pipe under the smoke detector at 8:02 p.m. Sunday. Police reports SARATOGA At 3:32 p.m. Sunday, David Lobner, 983 S. Hollywood Road, reported a burglary to his residence. WISCONSIN RAPIDSGRAND RAPIDS At 12:18 a.m. Sunday, a car belonging to Donald Wellnitz, 4610 8th St. S., was reported stolen from Maples Mobile Park and then involved in reckless driving incidents in the Grand Rapids area. No arrest was made. WISCONSIN RAPIDS At 3:39 p.m. Sunday, Dennis Bruley, 2741 3rd Ave. S., reported a stereo stolen from his unlocked garage. At 3:12 p.m. Sunday, two 14-year-old city , boys were issued shoplifting citations at Shopko, 1100 E. Riverview Expressway. Setting it straight PHYSICIAN'S ASSISTANT - Robert Aldrich, who spoke to the Wisconsin Coroners and Medical Examiners Association in Wisconsin Rapids Thursday, is a physician's assistant. His title was reported incorrectly in Friday's Daily Tribune. WEDNESDAY MEETING - The Wisconsin Rapids Board of Education will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday in its 510 Peach St. of Tuesday. Jun 14 70 70- SHQWEWS) mi Accu-Weather 'forecast tor Tuesday Daytime Conditions and High Temperatures Cooling degree days: J.J; Month: 42.S June 12, 1987 High: 82; Low: t; Precip: 0 Heating degree days: 0; Month: 28 Cooling degree days: 6.5, Month: 36.S Records for June 12 High: 94 (1949); Low: 36 (1947) Sunset today: 1:44; Sunrise Tues.: J.-li Sources Forecast Information and national temperatures come from the National Weather Service via the Associated Press. Local temperature and precipitation data from the Wisconsin Rapids Water Works and Lighting Commission. Sunrise and sunset times are specially computed for Wisconsin Rapids' location by the Nautical Almanac Office, U S Naval Observatory, Washington, D C. At 7:25 a.m. Saturday, Bill Christianson, 2530 3rd St. S., reported a Schwinn bicycle stolen from his garage. Traffic accidents WISCONSIN RAPIDS At. 6:53 p.m. Friday, a motorcycle versus semi-trailer accident occurred at 4th and Bonow avenues. Motorcycle driver Michael Mancl, 18, 3160 North Ave., was transported to Riverview Hospital. The reported semitrailer driver was Rolland Kle-ment, 39, Fort Atkinson. At 4:38 p.m. Saturday, a two-vehicle accident occurred on Airport Avenue near 16th Street. Reported driver Mary Koch, 75, 4130 58th St. S., was treated and released at Riverview Hospital. The other reported driver was Timothy Kuchynka, 20, 7935 Highway 186, Arpin. At 10:06 a.m. Sunday, a two-vehicle collision occurred on Crove Avenue near Sampson Street. Reported driver Stewart Or-cutt, 24, 4991 Reddin Road, was treated and released at Riverview Hospital. The other reported driver was Dorothy Ketchum, 68, 2031 Lincoln St. Births SONS James and Sheree Brockman, La Mesa, Calif., Saturday, June 11, 1988. Local grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Wilbert Brockman, Wisconsin Rapids. , Leonard and Pamela Nelson, Eau Claire, Friday, June 10, 1988. Local grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Mathews, 940 10th St S., and Mr. and Mrs. Gene Ferkey, Nekoosa. Hospital notes RIVERVIEW HOSPITAL Dismissed: William James, Port Edwards; Elizabeth Dachel, Kyle Casey, Ann Young, Gloria Papineau, Lynn Lensmire and baby girl, all of Wisconsin Rapids; Marvin Oleson, Vesper; Lisa West and baby boy, Bancroft; Leonard Anderson, Friendship; and Susan Bakovka and baby boy, Nekoosa. fices. An incorrect date was printed in Saturday's Daily Tribune. SATURDAY CLINIC Castle Rock Bassmasters will conduct a free fishing clinic Saturday as part of an open house at Buckhorn State Park in Juneau County, near Necedah. A story in Saturday's Daily Tribune incorrectly said the clinic also would be offered Sunday. i s ' People in J L Mike Tyson Tyson anxious for child to arrive NEW YORK (AP) Heavyweight boxing champ Mike Tyson, whose wife, actress Robin Givens, is pregnant, says he hopes his children never have to take the punches he's had to. "I can't wait to have a little baby so I can strap her into one of Obituaries David Konopacky STEVENS POINT - David F. Konopacky, 57, 3024 Jefferson St., died Friday afternoon, June 10, 1988, in Clark County as a result of a motor vehicle accident, a semitruck and a motor home. Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St, Joseph's Catholic Church, Stevens Point. The Rev. Lyle Schulte will officiate. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Konopacky was born June 28, 1930, in Stevens Point to Peter and Margaret Konopacky. He married Delphine Skalski June 7, 1952, in Stevens Point He was employed at Consolidated Papers Inc. in the main office as a purchasing agent for 31 years. He served in the U.S. Navy from Feb. 28, 1951, until Feb. 25, 1955, aboard the USS Picking. He received the Navy Occupation Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, and the Korean Service Medal with one star. Survivors include his wife; two sons, Jeffrey, Stevens Point, and Kris, Plover; two daughters, Susan Koelemay, Stevens Point, and Karen Laidlaw, Madison; five grandchildren; a sister, Audrey Skibba, Stevens Point; and five brothers, Jerome, Robert and James, all of Stevens Point, John, Green Bay, and Peter, San Diego, Calif. He was predeceased by his parents and a brother. , Friends may call at the DzikoskiPisarski Funeral Home, Stevens Point, after 4 p.m. today. A Bible vigil service will be at 7:30 p.m. today. A memorial to St Joseph's Church in his name has been established. Pat A. Rajski STEVENS POINT - Pat A. Rajski, 59, 1206 Coventry Drive, died Friday, June 10, 1988, in a motor vehicle accident in Clark County. Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, at St Stanislaus Catholic Church, Stevens Point The Rev. Mark Pierce will officiate. Burial will be in Guardian Angel Cemetery. Rajski was born Dec. 11, 1928, Stevens Point, to the late Adam and Mary Rajski.. He married Patricia Simon, Aug. 21, 1948, Stevens Point He served in the U.S. Navy from 1945-47. He was in Admirial Byrd's Antartic expedition, Operation Hi-jump and discharged in 1947, then returned to Stevens Point. He attended the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point until 1949. He then worked for Consolidated Papers Inc. Wisconsin River Division and was currently machine superintendent No. 64. - " Survivors include his wife; five sons, Peter, Amherst, Paul, Littleton, Colo., Patrick, Phoenix, Ariz., Christopher, Rantoul, 111., Scott, Plover; five daughters, Peggy Mostel, New York City, Patricia Delano, Maynard, Mass., Pamela Rajski, Minneapolis, Minn., Mary Gorski, Webster, Texas, Laurie Rajski, Stevens Point; eight grandchildren; four sisters, Laures -Rajski, Milwaukee, Danila Jindrick, Racine, Lenore Joslin and Jeanne Groskopf, both of Wisconsin Rapids. He was predeceased by two brothers. Friends may call at the church from 10:30-11 a.m. Tuesday. Memorials may be given to the Wisconsin Conservation League. Shuda Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Senator calls for nursing-home audit MADISON, Wis. (AP) - An audit of the state's formula for reimbursing nursing homes for care of Medicaid recipients was called for today by state Rep. Margaret Krusick, D-Milwaukee. Krusick said the state's average daily reimbursement of $50 for skilled care of Medicaid patients could be falling short of providing sufficient funds to ensure adequate care. The state will spend about $500 million this year for nursing home care, she said. About 70 percent of Wisconsin's nursing home residents receive Medicaid benefits, she said. Robin Givens the news- those pouches and walk her around," the 22-year-old Tyson , said in July's Li"fe magazine. "It will be good to see my kids have some things I never had and see how they respond to it, " he said. "That s why I take the punches, so they'll never have to." , "He's the only man I know who can articulate what he truly needs," said Givens, 23, star of ABC-TV's "Head of the Class:" Band's June Jam attracts 35,000 FORT PAYNE; Ala. ( AP) -The country-music band Alabama drew 35,000 people to its seventh annual charity concert, and lead singer Randy Owen says past problems won't stand in the way of future June Jams. Saturday's crowd was far r-In brief Nekoosa School Board will meet NEKOOSA -School board members have a brief agenda for the 6: 30 p.m. Tuesday meeting at the administrative offices, 600 & Section St Increasing the Humke Elementary School guidance counselor time ; setting a June budget meeting date ; hiring a new high school volleyball coach; hiring a middle school art teacher; ana middle school and high school Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association affiliation will be discussed. The school board will meet in closed session following the open meeting to discuss personnel matters, the 198889 budget, and upcoming negotiations. Hospital parking construction starts STEVENS POINT - Construction began today on a $1 million, 325-space parking ramp at St Michael's Hospital, said Jim Sadlemyer, vice president of Continued from Page 1A he was very, careful and really cared a lot about quality." The task was to convince an employer in Wisconsin Rapids of Aaron s abilities. He needed a job coach to act as a go-between and job trainer for Aaron and an employer. "I guess I told Lynn, 'You'll have to sell yourself first because Aaron's not able to,'" remembers Ms. Ulrich. Aaron's job coach, former teacher Lynn Jarman, and Aaron are working side by side, weighing and bagging produce at Sentry Foods, 3221 8th St. S. "I think it's wonderful the Sentry people gave Aaron a chance," Bids on council agenda WIS. RAPIDS - At a Common Council meeting 7 p.m. Tuesday in the council chambers at city hall, aldermen will consider bids for. $2.3 million of general obligation promissory notes. Of this amount, $1.5 million will be used by the Water Works & Lighting Commission to pay for well-construction purposes and water main extension installed in past years. Also, $800,000 will be used by the city of Wisconsin Rapids for sewer extension purposes. "Of this, $400,000 will be used for the 1988 construction year and $400,000 will be used for the 1989 construction year," City Treasurer Donald Continued from Page 1A virus, Brunet said. On Sunday, the director of the World Health Organization's AIDS program told the conference's opening session that as many as several hundred million people around the world may be at risk of getting AIDS, which is now present in virtually every country in the world. "No country is immune," Dr. Jonathan Mann said. "We do not we Cannot have precise numbers, but it is likely that several hundred million peo- Ele around the world may have ehaviors which make them potentially vulnerable to infection with HIV," said Mann, one of 7.000 scientists and doctors attending the largest AIDS conference ever held. ... He estimated that 150,000 people will develop AIDS in 1988, doubling in one vear the estimated number of cases in the history of the epidemic. . In other develonments re- searchers at the National Canror Institute reported that a widely used AIDS drug appears to dramatically reverse the devastating effects of the disease on the brains of children. Dr. Philip Pizzo said children who have lost their speech as the result of AIDS infection in the AIDS below the 61.000 who attended in 1986, when Alabama was at the peak of its popularity. But last year's June Jam was hit with heavy rain and paid attendance fell to 20,000, leaving no money for charity. . The first five June Jams raised $1.5 million. Because of last year's problems, Owen and other band members fought rumors that this year's concert would not occur. Once plans became final, band members had to dispel rumors that this would be the last Comedians tell of contrasting styles NEW YORK (AP) - Lily Tomlin, whose humor is as sly as Bette Midler's is raucous, says she and Midler, her co-. star in the newly released com- fiscal services. The ramp will be built on the : parking lot south of the bosptial and will consist of two levels, one below the ground. The project will take about two months to complete. It should be ready for patial occupancy Sept 16 and full completion is targeted for Oct 1. McMillan trustees schedule meeting WIS. RAPIDS - The McMillan Memorial Library Board of Trustees will meet 4 p.m. Wednesday in the conference room to review chapter 6 of the state standards regarding collection. Other agenda items are reports on circulation and building use, the Friends' board meeting, summer Saturday hours, initial 1989 budget and a request from an area writers club. Schultz: Fire rating for city is adjusted WIS. RAPIDS - According to Fire Chief William Schultz, the said Ms. Jarman, who spends from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. working with Aaron, either at the ODC workshop or Sentry Foods. . Aaron's mother said when he was a small boy, he could say 'mom.' However, no ODC employees have heard him speak. Ms. Jarman concentrates on teaching Aaron sign language. . Aaron "will mimic any sign she makes, but will initiate less than 10, she said. She is almost as proud as any mom when she describes the day he signed "bathroom" and went running out of the room. Another major breakthrough, Zager said today, Also, aldermen will consider resolution of a race discrimination complaint against the city. Other city meetings scheduled Tuesday include: Public Works Committee 6:30 p.m. in the first-floor conference room at city hall to discuss a fee due to the state Department of Natural Resources, as well as annual license renewal and environmental fees. Finance Committee 11:30 a.m. in the third-floor conference room at city hall to consider bids received by the city for $2.3 million of general obligation promissory notes, , .- brain subsequently recovered their ability to talk and other functions of the brain. Pizzo's study of 21 AIDS-infected children aged 14 months to 21 years showed that their IQ scores rose about 15 points after they took AZT, the only drug that has been shown to help delay the onset and severity of AIDS symptoms. Also, another researcher re-. ported a study showing that a newly discovered herpes virus can activate dormant AIDS virus and increase its ability to damage the body's immune defenses. The virus appears to be harmless or to produce only very mild disease in otherwise normal, healthy people, said Dr. Robert Gallo of the National Cancer Institute. The new herpes virus was discovered by researchers in Gallo's laboratory in 1986. It was initially called HBLV (for human B-cell lymphotropic virus) and is now referred to as HHV-6 (human herpes virus, type six). Mann painted a grim picture of the AIDS epidemic but noted that the world has never seen a mobilization of the kind that has been mounted to fight the deadly disease. edy"Big Business," have a "similar heart" despite their differences. ' The two comedians pointed out their con- trasting acting styles in this week's "I immerse I v -OS- Lily Tomlin People magazine myself totally in the character and prepare everything before hand," said Tomlin. 47... . .. "I don't like to think too much," said the 42-yearold Midler. In "Big Business." the ac-, tresses play two sets of identical twins who were mixed up at birth by a shortsighted . nurse. lire rating here has been adjusted from class five to class four. "This means that insurance premiums paid by commercial properties will decrease an average of 1.5 to 6 percent depending on the type of construction," Schultz said. 'There is no change in residential rates." . The reclassification resulted from additional equipment purchases and changes, an improved water-distribution system, and better record keeping, be added. City Band concert set Tuesday night WIS. RAPIDS - The City Band concert at the Robinson Park bandshell at 8 p.m. Tuesday will feature the low-brass section and basses playing "Them Basses," with Jean Hellner as guest conductor. Other program selections will include "Finlandia, " "Ban-dology," "Broadway Show Stoppers," "The Man with the Horn." "Golden Jubilee," and "America the Beautiful." , she said, was when Aaron first smiled at her. "I do feel a bond between us that I didn't feel before. I think he trusts me now," she said. , Much of the time he remains the steady, stone-faced worker who never complains, or gets bored or tired of his task, but just works. - "I just don't know why some days he's just expressionless and some days he's not. I wish 1 knew that," she said, admitting he probably doesn't know her name, although he can print his own and can copy any other word she writes, She is always trying to reach out and touch a place in Aaron's mind that will reach out to her. And, occasionally, Aaron will reach out He will smile, or sign, or learn something new, or get excited and. run to do something For a time, Ms. Jarman said, she had everyone from store clerk to store manager stop and wave "hello" to Aaron, trying to evoke a response. It worked. . So say hello to Aaron Fellenz, a new member of the Wisconsin Rapids community. When you wave "hello" to him now, he waves back. Maybe some day, he will say more. 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