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SCHS art teacher wins honors in art show

SCHS art teacher Jay Olson with his works, “Splatter-O-Glorious” and “Bipolar Pumpkin.” - Photo by Rick Cohler

Jay Olson, a 31-year veteran art teacher at Seymour Community High School, received honorable mention for his high fire stoneware box “Bipolar Pumpkin” at the 2010 WEA Art Showcase this fall. The WEA sponsors the show every other year and…

Three churches, three sites help the needy

A raffle of this Christmas Village and other items will benefit the Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry. - Photo by Ray Barrington

It’s always been a dream, said Dan Coenen, to start something to help people for free. Now, he’s part of a group overseeing three places to help the needy in Outagamie and Shawano counties. Coenen is parish coordinator at St.…

Shiocton board gets emergency reminder

The Shiocton School District is reminding staff of emergency policies in the wake of an incident recently in Marinette. In that situation, a Marinette High School student, armed, took over one of his classes, holding students and a teacher hostage…

Evelyn Rose Romensko

On December 14, 2010 Evelyn Rose Romenesko has left us to join her beloved son Gary. The world has lost a beautiful lady. The firstborn of John and Agnes Schumacher, Evelyn arrived into this world on November 4th, 1937. She…

Alvin J. Goffard

GOFFARD, ALVIN J. Seymour Alvin J. Goffard, age 92, passed away Tuesday, December 14, 2010 at St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay. He was born August 3, 1918 on the family farm in West DePere. The fourth of nine children…

Council passes 2011 city budget

With the long, and sometimes sharp, debate over, the Seymour City Council unanimously passed a 2011 city budget Monday night of $2,792,029 with a property tax levy of $1,572,521 without further discussion. That figure is down from the 2010 levy…

Steltz has a lot to say about high school sports and life

John Steltz in his office at Seymour Community High School. - Photo by Rick Cohler

A love of writing, reflection on experiences and a deep respect for the young people he has taught and coached helped lead John Steltz to write “Beyond the Scoreboard, Examining Teamwork, Tensions and Triumphs in High School Athletics.” “I kept…

Sports Update

Saturday, Dec. 11 Wrestling – Battle on the Bay Invitational, Howard: Mark Dessart (130 pounds) of Seymour wins weight class. Friday, Dec. 10 Girls basketball – Luxemburg-Casco 43, Seymour 23 Boys basketball – Seymour 82, Luxemburg-Casco 52 Girls basketball –…

No objections to BC budget

Black Creek’s village budget for 2011 was approved Nov. 30 without opposition or comment. No one showed up for the public hearing on the spending plan. The budget for 2011 shows an increase in spending of $9,952 in a $998,671…

Shiocton passes 2011 budget

The Shiocton Village Board approved a 2011 budget with a 3 percent increase in the tax levy. There were no public comments during the annual budget hearing. An increase of $11,389.76 in the tax levy is listed in the budget.…