Loading
Search
NEWS STORIES

One family celebrated Father's Day by shooting sporting clays in HarshawSubmitted: 06/18/2017
Katie Leszcynski
Katie Leszcynski
Sports Reporter/Anchor
kleszcynski@wjfw.com

One family celebrated Father's Day by shooting sporting clays in Harshaw
HARSHAW - Sporting clays isn't as easy as it looks.

"They're crossing in front of you, they start out lower and go higher, they go straight up," said Bernie Dart, President of Harshaw Sports Club.

But when you do it as a family, it's a lot more fun.

"We'll do anything from watching football games in the fall to this kind of thing, shooting," said Bernie's son-in-law, Curt Krouze.


No matter what they do, they just enjoy being together.

"Especially when you get to be an old guy like me, you enjoy having a daughter, son-in-law, his son, it's great," said Dart.

The club was open on Sunday for people to celebrate Father's Day and hopefully make it a tradition.

"It's really fun to spend time with your son," said Krouze.

"You get some bonding time out in the woods and the added satisfaction of watching things blow up," said Curt's son, Derek Krouze.

Bernie's daughter, Julie also joined in on the fun.

"She has a saying, 'it's just fun breaking stuff'," said Dart.

She started shooting about 10 years ago.

"I decided it'd be kind of fun to learn to shoot a gun, I never really knew how and he taught me," said his daughter, Julie Jrouze.

Julie's the only girl in the family, which created a special bond with her and her dad.

"Fathers and sons have a special relationship but it's kind of cool to be doing something that he likes to do," said Julie.

And add in plenty of family friends and a few rain drops and you have the perfect day.

"Even with bad weather, spending time with good people always makes it worth it," said Derek.

If you would like more information about the Harshaw Sports Club, visit the link below.

Related Weblinks:
Harshaw Sports Club

Text Size: + Increase | Decrease -
| Print Story | Email Story
Sponsored in part by HodagSports.com





 IN OTHER NEWS

Play Video

WAUSAU - You'd never guess it seeing the rows of stocked shelves and fresh paint, but Kevin Korpela's Downtown Grocery store in Wausau once stood as four fire-damaged walls with no roof.

"We had a home to go to, it just wasn't ready yet," Korpela said.

Tuesday morning, Korpela and his wife, Megan Curtes Korpela, showed Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch around their new digs in its old location nearly two years after fire destroyed the grocery on North Third Street.  A teenager tossed a lit cigarette in a dumpster behind the building in September 2015, severely damaging the building, which also housed Evolve Fitness and Sweets on Third.

+ Read More

Play Video

CONOVER - Three years ago, Vilas County decided to turn land near Torch Lake into a campground.

Tuesday those plans became reality.

"It's great in Conover. What more could you ask for?" said Vilas County Supervisor Art Kunde. 

After nearly three years of planning and building, Kunde was finally able to officially open Torch Lake Campground Tuesday. 

+ Read More

Play Video

WAUSAU - Nowadays, Marge and Wally Engel spend their nights playing Scrabble inside their home in Wausau's Primrose Retirement Community. But that wasn't always the case.

"I've been with him for 77 years," said Marge. "It's been quite a long time and I must say enjoyable, and I'm very thankful that we are still together."

+ Read More

Play Video

CRANDON - Every school in Wisconsin teaches its students the basic academic subjects--math, science, and reading. Few schools set aside forgiveness as a special area of study.

High schoolers in Crandon will get a weekly class on forgiveness this year.

This summer, Superintendent Dr. Doug Kryder spoke at an international conference on forgiveness in Jerusalem.

+ Read More

Play Video

THREE LAKES - Wisconsin grows nearly two thirds of the nation's cranberries. This year alone, the USDA predicts that the state will produce 5.6 million barrels. James Lake Farms in Three Lakes will produce 25 thousand of those barrels. They're getting ready for the harvest season now. 

President of James Lake Farms Inc. John Stauner loves going to work because his office is 124 acres of cranberry marsh.

He can walk through the windy fields. Or take in the stellar view of the water. 

The marsh sits next to Thunder Lake in Oneida County. When harvest season comes around, that water is used to flood the fields. 

+ Read More

MADISON - Gov. Scott Walker says he and Republicans who control the Legislature have reached a deal "in principle" over transportation funding and other issues to end an impasse that's held up passage of the state budget.

Walker said Tuesday that the deal does not include any gas tax or vehicle registration fee increases.

He also says there will be a reduction in the personal property tax favored by the state's business community, but not a full repeal.

+ Read More

GREEN BAY - A Green Bay police captain and a secretary needed to be checked at a hospital when they got sick after after opening an envelope.

Police Chief Andrew Smith says the police station was evacuated Monday afternoon.

The heating and air conditioning system was shut down while the fire department investigated.

+ Read More
+ More General News
Search: 





Click Here