BLACK CREEK/NICHOLS

The News from Black Creek & Nichols

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…

DOT clarifies WIS 47 project

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation has issued the complete designation of where passing lanes will be added during reconstruction of WIS 47 in Outagamie and Shawano counties. They are: Outagamie County • Southbound between 1,100 feet north of Brusewitz Road…

Musical ‘Willy Wonka Jr.’ at Black Creek Middle School

Megan VanSwol Special to ACN The Black Creek Middle School has been working very hard for the past few weeks on the musical, “Willy Wonka Jr.” The musical consists of two of our favorite things, singing and chocolate! Everyone in…

Preparations underway for WIS 47 project

The Village of Black Creek recently held a public meeting on plans to reconstruct sewer and water main service along Maple, Forest and Main streets.The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is preparing for major highway projects beginning in June on WIS…

Four part-time police officers named

Black Creek Police Chief Lowell James has named four part-time police officers for the village. Three had been part-time village police officers in the past before the village laid off police in 2009 because of budget cuts, going with two…

Focus on Black Creek Business

March has been an exciting month for local residents Ryan Minlschmidt and Brian Boelter as they introduce Timber Creek Tree Service. The main goal behind this venture is to give local and neighboring residents a local option for tree removal…

Meeting looks at construction plan

Black Creek meeting

By Ray Barrington Reporter Black Creek residents who will be affected by sewer and water main work along Maple, Forest and Main streets learned March 22 about the project. Project officials emphasized that, with occasional interruptions, traffic on the streets…

Nominees sought for Black Creek Citizen of the Year

Special to ACN Do you know someone who has made an impact on life in Black Creek in a positive, community-minded way? If so, here’s your chance to recognize his or her contributions. The Black Creek Advancement Association is sponsoring…

Firefighter honored for 40 years of service to Nichols

Special to ACN On Feb 17, during a Nichols Rural Fire Department meeting, Stan Heinemeyer received an award for 40 years of dedicated service to the department.C hief Terry Scheller spoke of how Stan began his volunteerism as a firefighter…