BLACK CREEK/NICHOLS

The News from Black Creek & Nichols

BC Fire picnic this weekend

The Black Creek Fire and Rescue Department will host its annual picnic Friday and Saturday at South Park, Hickory and Birch streets. The annual event features softball and volleyball tournaments, junior and department water fights, an auction, raffles, and a…

Work to begin on WIS 47

Construction work on 17.4 miles of WIS 47 between Burdick Street in Black Creek and WIS 29 at Bonduel in Outagamie and Shawano counties is scheduled to begin Tuesday, June 1. The project will detour motorists via WIS 54, WIS…

Memorial Day activities at three cemeteries

The Black Creek American Legion post 332 will take part at three graveside ceremonies on Memorial Day, May 31. They will be at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, CTH B, at 9:30 a.m.; Immanuel Lutheran (Old St. Peter’s Cemetery), LaFond and…

Dumpster ordinance goes back to committee

An ordinance requiring dumpsters in Black Creek to be fenced in will go back to committee, the Black Creek Village Board decided May 10. The board heard from several businesses who said they were being punished for litter from dumpsters…

Area food pantries say thanks

Many thanks to the generous donations of food for the recent Post Office Food Drive. The food drive was a success due to the volunteers that helped pick up the food, the generous giving and the hard work of the…

Hikers, hunters asked to watch for illegal marijuana plots

Drug cartels have found it is easier to grow large quantities of marijuana in Wisconsin and the Midwest than to grow it in the West, then transport it to the markets in the Fox Valley, Green Bay or Milwaukee. Last…

Wisconsin Lions Week is May 9-15

By Tammie Ward Special to ACN Recently a coworker asked me, “Why Lions? What would make you want to join the Lions club?” The question caught me off guard. I responded by listing some of the good things the Lions…

Area residents gather for prayer at annual breakfast

Eight area clergy led the closing hymn of “I Love to Tell the Story,” at the Fifth Annual Prayer Breakfast held on Thursday, May 6 at St. John’s United Church of Christ in Black Creek. The annual event is hosted…

Black Creek students compete at Destination Imagination

The Black Creek third and fourth grade team solved the DIrect Deposit Challenge at the elementary level at the State Destination Imagination competiton April 17 at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. They won second place at regionals. Pictured are (front,…

Board sets lock times for park restrooms

Lockup times for the restrooms at Black Creek parks were approved during the reorganizational meeting of the Black Creek Village Board on April 20. Automatic locks have been added at Lake Park and Sebald Park to help fight vandalism. The…