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Black Creek/SMS students compete in Punt, Pass & Kick

Approximately 25 Seymour and Black Creek Middle School students competed in the local Punt Pass and Kick Competition on Wednesday, Sept. 28, at Black Creek School. The top finisher from each age group advances to the sectional competition in Marinette…

Black Creek students simulate ecosystems

Black Creek fifth grade students have constructed “eco-columns,” which simulate the ecosystems found in nature, to help them study the interactions of living things with each other and the non-living things in their environment. Their columns include a terrarium portion…

Black Creek girl gets her first deer

Kylie Gritt and her first deer. – Submitted photo Kylie Gritt, 12, Black Creek, harvested her first deer while hunting with her father, Pat, on Sept. 22 on her first hunt. Father and daughter were bow hunting on the Ed…

Seymour schools enrollment up slightly for 2011-12

  It appears the Seymour Community School district will have about 16 more students this year, compared to the 2010-11 figures.   While the third Friday count has not been tabulated and reported, figures given to the Seymour School Board…

Nelson unveils 2012 County Budget

County Executive Thomas Nelson unveiled the 2012 Outagamie County budget on Monday. The budget features the lowest levy adjustment in more than 20 years (1.8 percent increase) and a levy restraint  ($1.7 million under the allowed levy limit). Without the state’s unfunded liability…

Black Creek gardening group looks to fall planting with bulb drive

  If you enjoyed the colorful annuals and perennials perking up the landscape around the Black Creek Community Center/Library the past few years, thank the Black Creek Gardeners. This group, formed as part of the adult programming offered by Black…

Kettners honored as Citizens of the Year

Village of Black Creek Board President Steve Rettler presents the Black Creek Citizen of the Year award to Merlin ‘Tobe’ and Doris Kettner, Sunday, Sept. 25 at a banquet at the River Rail in Shiocton. – Photo by Jason Galleske…

Seymour grad named to Campbellsport Schools post

  Lance Beyer, a graduate of Seymour Community High School, has been named associate principal and athletic director for the Campbellsport School District.   Beyer has served as a special education teacher at Campbellsport Junior High School for the past…

9-11 remembered

Area fire, police and EMT services combined to offer a 9-11 commemoration program in Black Creek on Sunday, Sept. 11. – Photo by Rick Cohler By Rick Cohler, editor A solemn procession of fire trucks and rescue squads rounded the…