BLACK CREEK/NICHOLS

The News from Black Creek & Nichols

Preparations underway for WIS 47 project

The Village of Black Creek recently held a public meeting on plans to reconstruct sewer and water main service along Maple, Forest and Main streets.The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is preparing for major highway projects beginning in June on WIS…

Four part-time police officers named

Black Creek Police Chief Lowell James has named four part-time police officers for the village. Three had been part-time village police officers in the past before the village laid off police in 2009 because of budget cuts, going with two…

Focus on Black Creek Business

March has been an exciting month for local residents Ryan Minlschmidt and Brian Boelter as they introduce Timber Creek Tree Service. The main goal behind this venture is to give local and neighboring residents a local option for tree removal…

Meeting looks at construction plan

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By Ray Barrington Reporter Black Creek residents who will be affected by sewer and water main work along Maple, Forest and Main streets learned March 22 about the project. Project officials emphasized that, with occasional interruptions, traffic on the streets…

Nominees sought for Black Creek Citizen of the Year

Special to ACN Do you know someone who has made an impact on life in Black Creek in a positive, community-minded way? If so, here’s your chance to recognize his or her contributions. The Black Creek Advancement Association is sponsoring…

Firefighter honored for 40 years of service to Nichols

Stan Heinemeyer has seen many changes in 40 years fighting fires in the Nichols area. - Submitted photo

Special to ACN On Feb 17, during a Nichols Rural Fire Department meeting, Stan Heinemeyer received an award for 40 years of dedicated service to the department.C hief Terry Scheller spoke of how Stan began his volunteerism as a firefighter…

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…

School playground installation help sought

New playground equipment will be installed at Black Creek School April 23-24. The school is looking for volunteers to help in the installation. To volunteer, call the school office at 984-3396, ext. 100.