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Ribble’s goal: Cut growth in government for future

Reid Ribble has no experience in elective office, but hopes that will work in his favor in his run for the 8th District Congressional seat. Ribble, the retired owner of a Kaukauna roofing firm, is one of four Republican candidates.…

Summers declares for 5th Assembly District

Mert Summers, a longtime Kaukauna-area resident and business representative for the union carpenters, announced his candidacy last week for the 5th Assembly District in the Democratic Party. “For 37 years, I have lived, worked, and raised my family in Green…

Outagamie County 4-H Project Learning Day

Area 4-H members prepare for the annual fair for months before the fair. In order to get ready, Outagamie County 4-H Project Learning Day was held at Fox Valley Technical College on Saturday, February 20, 2010. This year 168 4-H…

Black Creek plans less work on Main Street

Instead of replacing both water mains on Main Street this summer, the Black Creek Village Board voted in a special meeting June 29 to construct just one main and extend laterals, replace hydrants and replace valves between WIS 54 and…

Grudge match slated for July 31

Special to ACN The annual Black Creek North/South Grudge Match, rekindling rivalries between village and country, north and south, will play out this year on Saturday, July 31. Held at Black Creek’s South Park and co-hosted by the Black Creek…

BC Auto Body owners branch into car sales

The owners of BC Auto Body, 105 E. Burdick St., have opened a used car lot across Burdick Street. Black Creek Auto Sales, which opened earlier this year, ties in well with the auto body business, said Bill Schmidt. “We…

Black Creek students help Special Olympics

For the 20th year, Black Creek students volunteered for the spring track and field Special Olympics at Appleton North High School. Volunteers included the seventh-grade class, along with some eighth-grade and high school students. Students also raised and collected donations…

Board won’t sell slide in Lake Park

The Black Creek Village Board voted June 15 not to sell the slide in the lake at Lake Park. The park will not be used for swimming this year because of budget cutbacks. Because of this, the village got a…

Black Creek teacher retires

K-2 students and staff at Black Creek Elementary School celebrated Sheryl De Hart’s 36 years of teaching with a surprise gathering Friday, June 4. In honor of her hard work the staff raised $250 to donate to Community 2000. Mrs.…

Theobald Black Creek citizen of year

By Ray Barrington Reporter Ask Carol Theobald how she got involved with all the charities and groups she helps out and she really doesn’t know. “I just do it. I don’t think about it,” she said. And for her work,…