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Crash hurts two in Oneida

Alcohol was reportedly involved in an early Thursday, March 18, morning crash on WIS 54 and VanBoxtel Road in Oneida. Kent Cornell, 19, De Pere, ran the stop sign at the intersection according to Outagamie County Sheriff’s Department reports. A…

Major WE Energies project underway in Seymour

WE Energies crews are using the lot at Gustman’s on Mainline and WIS 54 as the staging area for a significant electric service upgrade in the Seymour area. - Photo by Rick Cohler

Seymour residents in much of the city should see more reliable electric power when a nearly year-long upgrade by WE Energies is finished late in 2010. The utiliSeymour residents in much of the city should see more reliable electric power…

Schools, police cooperate in drug sweeps, no drugs found in schools

During the month of August, 2009 and prior to the Seymour School District’s first semester opening, the Seymour Police Department, in cooperation with the Seymour School Administration, conducted a comprehensive canine drug search of the Seymour High School. This search…

Council sets hearing on TIF

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The public will have a chance to speak out on a proposed revision in the Tax Increment Funded District No. 3 at a hearing on Monday, March 22. Three possible projects are proposed in the district which encompasses the city’s…

Local ties to art opening

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Laurene Brugger Ferge, Nichols and Lynn Koenigs, Black Creek, were among the guests at the reception “Photography Speaks” Feb. 27, at the Wild Apple Gallery, Menasha. Laurene and Lynn were delighted to see three images that featured their neighbors from…

YMCA lends a hand at Shiocton after-school program

Children enjoy the playground at the YMCA After School Program in Shiocton. - Photo by Rick Cohler

By: Rick Cohler About a half-dozen kids from 5 years told to fifth grade scamper up and down the playground equipment at Shiocton School, burning off some of the energy they have built up during a day of classwork. It…

Thunder battles into sectional

Troy Rottier gets inside Little Chute defenders for a shot. - Photo by Rick Cohler

Last year, when a young Seymour squad made it to the WIAA Division 2 boys sectional basketball final, there was optimism the Thunder would return the following year. They have, with a 23-2 record, but had to struggle against Little…