BLACK CREEK/NICHOLS

The News from Black Creek & Nichols

Black Creek third graders build robots

Black Creek third graders experimented with color coding ozobots. The ozobot is a little toy robot that blends the physical and digital worlds — and teaches kids programming. The ozobot can identify lines, colors and codes on both digital surfaces,…

Nichols House Fire

By Linda Titel Assistant Editor The Nichols, Bear Creek, Shiocton, Seymour Fire departments, and Black Creek Rescue and the Outagamie Cert team responded to a house fire on Saturday Jan 26 at 10 p.m. The resident, Kevin Sheperd was sleeping…

Black Creek village board approves rural fire water tank

By Linda Titel Assistant Editor The Black Creek Village board met on Jan. 14 at 6:30 p.m. The rural fire Committee gave an update and asked the board to approve the purchase of a steel water tank that can be…

Accident claims life of Shiocton student

By Linda Titel Assistant Editor An accident took the life of a Shiocton student on Tuesday morning, Jan. 15. Haley Apple, 17 of Black Creek was heading south on Thede Road when she lost control of her vehicle due to…

Crossing Guard Recognition Week Jan. 14 – 18

By Sara Tischauser and Linda Titel Editor and Assistant Editor Residents in our area are making sure to keep students safe as they come to and leave school. Since Jan. 14 – 18 is Wisconsin Adult School Crossing Guard Recognition…

Children can receive help with speech and language problems

By Sara Tischauser Editor Students in the Seymour Community School District can benefit from services provided by the district’s speech and language pathologists. The SCSD has five speech language pathologists. These pathologists Jenni Weyer, Alexa Woodward, Julie Ritter, Kristen Diermeier…

Structure and hay fire on Wick Road

By Linda Titel Assistant Editor A machine shed on Wick Road, Black Creek was engulfed in flames when the fire call came at 6:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 27. Black Creek fire department responded with help from Shiocton, Nichols and Seymour…