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School district prepares for annual meeting on Monday, July 26

A 2010-11 Seymour Community School District preliminary budget is ready for the district’s annual meeting on Monday, July 26. District enrollment totals and state aid figures will not be available until fall and the final budget passage is scheduled for…

VanderHeyden brings experience to Legion team

Shiocton’s Legion baseball team may be in its first year, but it has a coach with plenty of experience. Shiocton School District Administrator Chris VanderHeyden posted a solid record in coaching at several levels. The highlight was at Flambeau High…

Black Creek students help Special Olympics

For the 20th year, Black Creek students volunteered for the spring track and field Special Olympics at Appleton North High School. Volunteers included the seventh-grade class, along with some eighth-grade and high school students. Students also raised and collected donations…

Breakfast on the Farm held

Zoey Thayer, 3, of Appleton makes friends with a calf during the June 20 Outagamie County Breakfast on the Farm held at the Muenster Homestead Farms, Seymour. – Photo by Ray Barrington

Shiocton Legion team downs New London for first win

While it lost in its home opener, Shiocton’s first-year Legion baseball team managed to post its first victory. Bonduel 15, Shiocton 2 On Monday night, June 21st, the Shiocton Post 512 American Legion baseball team held its home opener for…

Seymour Legion starts year 1-2

After three rainouts to begin the summer season, the Seymour Legion baseball team finally played its first game on June 17 at Kimberly, the reigning AA State Legion champs. Seymour pitching had a rough first outing, giving up 15 hits…

Council rejects Municipal Building police department plan

The Seymour City Council voted 4-2 to not proceed with a proposed renovation to the Municipal Building which would have moved the city’s police department into the former fire department bays. The proposal, with an estimated cost of $416,000 was…

Project will ease traffic patterns at SMS

Work underway at Seymour Middle School will ease traffic flow and provide more parking. The circle in front of the school has been removed. It is being replaced with walkways to the main entrance and an additional 41 parking spaces,…

State Patrol holds training exercise at Outagamie County Fairgrounds

Wisconsin State Patrol troopers and vehicle inspectors are being trained in weapon use and traffic stop procedures at the Outagamie County Fairgrounds in Seymour. “It is a high-risk procedure,” Sgt. Tim McGrath said. “We don’t take anything for granted so…

Honors come after 65 years

Long overdue honors have been given to Verge Surman, 87, who grew up in Seymour, for his service during World War II. Surman was a U.S. Army sergeant who fought in New Guinea and the Philipines. “We all grew up…