BLACK CREEK/NICHOLS

The News from Black Creek & Nichols

Steltz has a lot to say about high school sports and life

A love of writing, reflection on experiences and a deep respect for the young people he has taught and coached helped lead John Steltz to write “Beyond the Scoreboard, Examining Teamwork, Tensions and Triumphs in High School Athletics.” “I kept…

No objections to BC budget

Black Creek’s village budget for 2011 was approved Nov. 30 without opposition or comment. No one showed up for the public hearing on the spending plan. The budget for 2011 shows an increase in spending of $9,952 in a $998,671…

School district to offer Seymour Online Academy

The Seymour Community School District will offer an on-line curriculum for the 2011-12 academic year. The district’s school board approved the venture at its meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 23. The Board approved participation in the Northeast Wisconsin Online Network which…

Students exceed food drive goal

Students at Black Creek School collected 3,335 cans of food, exceeding their goal by 835 cans in a fall food drive. Students in both the elementary and middle school grades teamed up with Community 2000 for the “Share-Your-Change/Silver Wars and…

Black Creek Middle School Honor Roll

Black Creek Middle School Honor Roll, 1st Quarter 2010-2011: Eighth Grade High Honors: Jenna Gardner, Kristina Herman, Kristy Stucki. A Honor Roll: Brett Banker, Hannah Ebert, Brandon Kelly, Scott Malueg, Brittany Marcks, Kaylee Olson, Brittany Rettler, Anna Ruedinger, Megan Standke,…

Accidents claim one life, hurt seven

Traffic crashes have killed one person, critically injured two more, and sent the remaining five victims to area hospitals. Four people were hurt about 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 17, when a 19-year-old Town of Black Creek woman apparently failed…

New store cites local ownership, unique items

Black Creek has a new store named Country Dollar Plus, and it’s the “plus” that owners Clint and Maureen Glaser like to talk about. “We’re more than just dollar items,” Maureen said. “We have clothing, tools, jewelry, gifts….” That they…

Spending up $9,952 in Black Creek

The Black Creek village budget proposed for 2011 shows an increase in spending of $9,952 in a $998,671 budget. That’s up from $998,719 in 2010. The proposed tax levy is up $13,702, to $477,760 for 2011 after a $464,058 levy…

WIS 47 open, but caution urged

The sign at Ron’s Service said it all: “Welcome back! We missed you.” The sign is aimed at the traffic returning to the village on WIS 47 after it was opened Friday, ending a summer-long closing between Black Creek and…

Simpson returns to PP&K state competition

Rebecca Simpson will be participating at the state level NFL Punt, Pass and Kick competition for the third straight year at the Don Hutson Center/Lambeau Field on Dec. 5. Simpson won the local competition at Black Creek and advanced to…