BLACK CREEK/NICHOLS

The News from Black Creek & Nichols

Three-way primary in 5th District

Fifth Assembly District candidate Craig Fletcher is seeking the Republican nomination with three key issues: jobs, spending and government accountability. The three, he said, go together in restoring the economy and cutting government size and spending. He cited the last…

Another storm, another flood

Main Street in Black Creek was a river after a downpour on Aug. 20

For the second time this summer, heavy rains led to flooding in Black Creek. About six inches of rain fell Friday, Aug. 20, in two waves during the afternoon. All routes into the village were blocked and several houses had…

Ride for the Timbers has established a tradition

Fallen Timbers started the first Ride for the Timbers in October, 2007. Its original and continuing intent is to raise funds for the Center, allowing improved educational facilities, up-to-date environmental science field equipment, and expanding field opportunities for our 20,000+…

New doctor named at ThedaCare-Black Creek

Dr. Erin Kimball

Erin Kimball, MD, has joined ThedaCare Physicians-Black Creek as a family practitioner. Dr. Kimball received her bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Wisconsin and her medical degree from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.…

New law requires electronic devices to be recycled

If you’re planning on getting a new back-to-school computer, upgrading your TV set, or changing cell phones, remember this: After Sept. 1, you can’t just throw the old ones away. A new state law takes effect requiring the recycling of…

Middle school activities meeting for BC, Seymour

An activities orientation meeting is scheduled for any seventh- or eighth-grade Seymour Community School District student and their parents planning on participating in extracurricular activities in the 2010-2011 school year. The meeting will take place at 5:45 p.m. Monday, Aug.…

Two Democrats, three from GOP seek governorship

Although there are races for both the Democratic and Republican nomination, the bulk of the attention leading up to the Sept. 14 primary for governor has been on the GOP side. That’s where Mark Neumann and Scott Walker have provided…

Black Creek board makes changes in muni court

The municipal judge in Black Creek will serve a four-year term in the future instead of a two-year term. The change was approved by the Black Creek Village Board Monday, Aug. 9. Under a legislative act, the village also approved…

Seymour School District receives commemorative display from new commander of Wisconsin National Guard 32nd Infantry Brigade

Col. Martin Seifer (right) presents plaque to Seymour Community School District Administrator Peter Ross at the school board’s July 26 meeting. - Photo courtesy Seymour Schools

Col. Martin Seifer of Seymour said when he returned from his second tour of duty in Iraq, he and his wife, Denise, sat down and made a list of people they wanted to thank for supporting him and his family…