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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…

New law requires electronic devices to be recycled

If you’re planning on getting a new back-to-school computer, upgrading your TV set, or changing cell phones, remember this: After Sept. 1, you can’t just throw the old ones away. A new state law takes effect requiring the recycling of…

Middle school activities meeting for BC, Seymour

An activities orientation meeting is scheduled for any seventh- or eighth-grade Seymour Community School District student and their parents planning on participating in extracurricular activities in the 2010-2011 school year. The meeting will take place at 5:45 p.m. Monday, Aug.…

Two Democrats, three from GOP seek governorship

Although there are races for both the Democratic and Republican nomination, the bulk of the attention leading up to the Sept. 14 primary for governor has been on the GOP side. That’s where Mark Neumann and Scott Walker have provided…

Black Creek board makes changes in muni court

The municipal judge in Black Creek will serve a four-year term in the future instead of a two-year term. The change was approved by the Black Creek Village Board Monday, Aug. 9. Under a legislative act, the village also approved…

Seymour School District receives commemorative display from new commander of Wisconsin National Guard 32nd Infantry Brigade

Col. Martin Seifer of Seymour said when he returned from his second tour of duty in Iraq, he and his wife, Denise, sat down and made a list of people they wanted to thank for supporting him and his family…

Stuff the Bus to return Aug. 13-14

The fall school term begins in several weeks and the Lee Nimmer Agency Fourth Annual Stuff the Bus event will be held on Friday, Aug. 13, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Saturday, Aug. 14, from 9 a.m.-noon to help all…

Two hurt in crash at 47 and A south of Black Creek

Two Shawano-area women were evacuated by the Theda Star rescue helicopter after a truck made a left turn into their lane. The crash happened just before 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 4. According to reports filed with the Outagamie County…

Fourth Annual Ride for the Timbers to be held on Saturday, September 11

Fallen Timbers Environmental Center is hosting its fourth annual non-competitive bicycle event for individuals and families of all ages, Saturday, Sept. 11. Dedicated to the memory of an outstanding teacher, Joel Cartier, this Outagamie/Shawano/Waupaca county ride has attracted over 350…

Catch A Pig winners listed

On an evening so warm even a mud bath felt cool, intrepid wrasslers took on swine that flew in the second FFA Alumni Catch A Pig contest in front of the grandstand at the Outagamie County Fair. Teams competed in…