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Final payments approved for BC sewer project

The Black Creek Village Board approved the final payment for the sewer construction that went through the village during the summer at its Dec. 13 meeting. The final cost of construction was $919,347.34. This was over the contract price of…

Bamboo Bend lot cleared for sturgeon viewers

Land has been cleared for the new parking lot next to Bamboo Bend in Shiocton. The lot will be available next spring for the visitors who come for the annual sturgeon spawning at the Wolf River site. The lot has…

Shafel won’t seek another term

After eight years as president and 16 on the Shiocton Village Board, Judy Shafel is stepping down, she said last week. “It’s been 16 years overall, and it’s time for someone else,” she said. Shafel was up for reelection in…

Newton Blackmour State Trail has logo, plans being made for 2011

At the beginning of the year, the Friends Group of the Newton Blackmour State Trail held an open logo contest. Participation was encouraged to all members of the community. We were pleased to announce the winner at our October meeting…

Nelson holds final listening sessions

After serving the 5th Wisconsin Assembly District for six years, Democrat Tom Nelson of Kaukauna held his last series of listening sessions last week. Nelson did not seek a fourth term, instead making an unsuccesful bid for lieutenant governor on…

Thunder softball has new head coach

Kevin Van Vonderen has been named head coach of the Seymour Thunder girls softball team. Van Vonderen replaces Brad Brogley who resigned his teaching position at Black Creek for an administrative position in southwestern Wisconsin. Van Vonderen is in his…

Dessart 1st at ‘Battle’

By Dylan Drephal Student reporter Seymour’s Mark Dessart was the only area individual to take first place in the 18-team Battle on the Bay wrestling tournament Dec. 11 at Bay Port High School. Dessart defeated Zach Skarda of Luxemburg-Casco 15-7…

Romback hits 1,000, Thunder wins twice

Phil Romback joined Seymour basketball’s 1,000-point club Dec. 10 as the Thunder defeated Luxemburg-Casco 82-52. The Thunder also downed Marinette last week to stay perfect at 5-0, 4-0 in the Bay Conference. Seymour 82, Luxemburg-Casco 52 Romback went into the…

Spartans hand Thunder girls their first defeat

Seymour lost to unbeaten Luxemburg-Casco but edged Marinette in Bay Conference girls basketball last week. Luxemburg-Casco 43, Seymour 23 In a Dec. 10 game at Seymour, Janelle VandenPlas had 24 to lead Luxemburg-Casco. The Spartans posted a 15-2 third quarter…

Chiefs struggle, then beat Manawa

Shiocton lost two games, then came back with an easy win over Manawa in boys basketball last week as it ran its record to 3-2. Amherst 57, Shiocton 40 A one-point second quarter, caused by several turnovers and missed layups,…