BLACK CREEK/NICHOLS

The News from Black Creek & Nichols

Board OKs buying railroad land for $1

The Black Creek Village board voted Nov. 8 to go ahead with the purchase of land owned by the Canadian National Railway along West Forest Street. CN is offering the land for $1. The area is about 9 acres. l…

WIS 47 to open Friday

WIS 47 between Black Creek and Bonduel, which has been closed for most of the summer and fall, will be open to through traffic Friday by noon, a release from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation said. The highway’s closing has…

Seymour FFA attends National Convention

Special to the ACN – Shaylyn Kuehn Nearly 55,000 members and guests attended the 83rd FFA National Convention in Indianapolis, Ind., Oct. 20-23 including 16 of our very own Seymour FFA Chapter members. The members who attended are; Vice President…

GOP sweeps state

Republicans in Wisconsin took control of the governor’s mansion, state legislature and sent Republicans to the U.S. Senate and the 8th District of the House of Representatives. With 100 percent of the vote counted, Scott Walker received 52 percent of…

School board trims tax rate

Seymour Community School District taxpayers will see a smaller tax increase than was indicated at the district’s annual meeting in July. The Seymour School Board finalized the levy at its meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 26. The Board approved a general…

Wind downs trees, fences, and more

If March comes in (or goes out) like a lion, last week’s windstorm across the area came in like a pride of hungry lions seeing a limping wildebeest. Wind gusts of more than 60 miles an hour brought down trees…

Black Creek School hosts Seymour board

The Seymour Community School Board paid a visit to Black Creek for its Oct. 26 meeting, starting a series of meetings in all of the district’s schools. While it was a quiet meeting, the noisy weather outside was on the…

BC Salvation Army seeks holiday help, benefits from events

The season for increased need is coming fast at The Salvation Army Extension Service Unit located in Black Creek. We are starting to take applications for the upcoming holidays of Thanksgiving and Christmas. Applications are being accepted at 227 E.…

Black Creek School holds fund-raiser dinner

A fund-raising spaghetti dinner sponsored by Black Creek Teachers and Families For Education will be held from 5-8 p.m. Nov. 5 at the school. The dinner will raise money for instructional materials and technologies for students. Children’s entertainer Randy Peterson…

Milk Council meets in BC, Seymour

The 2010 Quality Milk Council Farm Barn meetings will be held Oct. 28 in Black Creek and Nov. 4 in Seymour. The Oct. 28 meeting will be held at the Jed and Kristie Court farm, N3793 Hample Road. Topics and…