BLACK CREEK/NICHOLS

The News from Black Creek & Nichols

Center Valley’s one-room schoolhouse on national, state lists

By Ray Barrington, reporter It’s obvious at first glance that the restored Center Valley School is historic. Now, it’s official. The one-room school, remodeled to its original look as a living museum, has been listed on the state and national…

Independent candidates have tough time

“When I decided to run for governor as an independent, people warned me it would be an uphill battle – it’s more like running into a brick wall,” James James, of Spring Green, one of two independent candidates for governor,…

Seymour candidate forum provides views

With the fall primary just over a week away, the Seymour Chamber of Commerce brought a smorgasbord of politics to the city Thursday afternoon for a wide-ranging discussion of state and federal politics. One of the front-runners for the Republican…

Charges filed in Black Creek assault

Paul T. Schmidt, 19, N6783 Ballard Road, will face a preliminary hearing on Oct. 8 on one felony count of third degree sexual assault Schmidt was charged on July 19 in connection with an incident on July 17 in Black…

911 service affected by excavation accident

An apparent excavation accident near Mackville Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 1, pinched a fiber optic line and knocked out 911 service to much of northern Outagamie County. A spokesperson for CenturyLink said the accident crimped a line in the ATT distribution…

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

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

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.…

Trio seeks GOP nomination in 8th District

Three Republicans are battling for the party’s nomination for the 8th Congressional District, with the incumbent waiting to face the winner. On the GOP ballot for the Sept. 14 election are Terri McCormick, Reid Ribble and Roger Roth. There is…