BLACK CREEK/NICHOLS

The News from Black Creek & Nichols

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…

Seymour man critically hurt in crash

Troy R. Bodart, 29, 744 N. Main St., Seymour, remains in critical condition at University of Wisconsin Hospital in Madison following a one-vehicle crash about 3 a.m., Sunday, Nov. 14. Bodart’s was eastbound on CTH G near Grunwald Road in…

TAFFE holds fundraiser

Children’s entertainer Randy Peterson performs during the TAFFE spaghetti dinner fund-raiser Nov. 5 at Black Creek School. – Submitted photo

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…