BLACK CREEK/NICHOLS

The News from Black Creek & Nichols

BC residents reminded to clear sidewalks, hydrants

By Lowell James Black Creek Police Chief Special to ACN-Times-Press Now that winter has shown that it is intent on staying around, the Village of Black Creek would like to remind residents that a village ordinance requires that all sidewalks…

MS benefit Jan. 7 at Romy’s Nitingale

The sixth annual “Help Find a Cure” for Multiple Sclerosis Benefit Dance will take place Jan. 7 at Romy’s Nitingale south of Black Creek. Boogie and the Yo Yo’z will perform. Doors open at 6 p.m. with music from 8…

Newton Blackmour Trail group to meet

The Friends Group of the Newton Blackmour State Trail will meet on Wednesday, Jan. 5 at 6:30 p.m. at the Black Creek Community Center, 507 S. Maple St. During the group’s first meeting of 2011, new ideas and plans for…

Students to get dose of reality

What teenager doesn’t fantasize about moving out of home and living on their own, free of parental rules. That is, until they found out just what it costs for rent, utilities, taxes and more. SCHS business teachers Kate Grassel and…

Students deck the doors

By Ben Wears Special to the ACN-Times Press The doors at Black Creek Middle School became more festive. From Dec. 13 through Dec. 16, sixth hour classes had the opportunity to decorate their door. The doors were holiday themed with…

Winners listed in Nichols holiday events

Special to the ACN-Times Press The Nichols Holiday Parade was another success. The Nichols Advancement Association would like to extend a grand thank you to all those who helped in supporting the “Light Up Nichols” decorating contest, the Holiday Parade,…

Nelson joins ballot for Outagamie County Executive

Tom Nelson, outgoing representive for the 5th Wisconsin Assembly District has joined the list of candidates for Outagamie County executive. Nelson filed his intentions on Monday, Dec. 20, but is waiting until after Jan. 1 to launch his campaign for…

Treasurer won’t seek another term

Black Creek village treasurer Martin Johnson will not seek another term and has filed a declaration of noncandidacy with the village clerk’s office. No one has filed to run for the treasurer’s office. Steve Rettler has taken out nomination papers…

Final payments approved for BC sewer project

The Black Creek Village Board approved the final payment for the sewer construction that went through the village during the summer at its Dec. 13 meeting. The final cost of construction was $919,347.34. This was over the contract price of…