BLACK CREEK/NICHOLS

The News from Black Creek & Nichols

Education News

Iowa Lakes Community College held its Spring Commencement ceremony on Friday, May 12, 2017, on the Estherville campus. Participating in the ceremony was Mitchell Ebben, Associate in Arts, Shiocton. ****************** The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse held it’s Spring Commencement on…

DNR to hire 20 full-time conservation wardens; new and experienced urged to apply

MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Bureau of Law Enforcement has announced it will hire 20 full-time conservation wardens to fill vacancies statewide in a process officials say will recognize experience in compensation packages and welcome all levels…

Brother and sister educate community about learning disabilities

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The Telly Awards named Cooperative Educational Service Agency 7 (CESA 7) as a bronze winner in the 38th Annual Telly Awards for the organization’s feature story on the Seymour Community School District in Seymour, Wis., entitled, “This is Why I…

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The Black Creek Veterans Memorial structure is complete. There is still some work left, like electrical, sod and seeding and curb and gutter. Come and visit this beautiful tribute to our veterans. The Memorial is located on highway 47 and…

Fairview 4H Club and Essity (formerly SCA Hygiene) dedicated park bench created from 500 pounds of recycled plastic caps

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Fairview 4H and Essity dedicated a park bench along the Newton Blackmour State Trail in Black Creek. Left to right: Danielle Theisen, Kaiya Wheaton, Sofie Wheaton, Abby Holewinski, Aiden Court, Alivia Baehman, Conner Baehman and Bryce Court. – Photo by…

Road project to close County VV

The Outagamie County Highway Department will be replacing a culvert pipe on County VV over the Black Creek in the Town of Seymour, in preparation for a future paving project. The roadway will be closed to traffic. The detour will…

1st Annual Black Creek Sportman’s benefit a success

The Black Creek Sportsman’s Club hosted its first Annual Benefit Shoot on Sunday, June 25, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. and it was a complete success. Tom Brauer said that attendance was more than they anticipated (170 Shooters) and…

Community Events

Tuesday, July 11 ●Nichols Village Board, 6:30 p.m., Community Center ●Town of Lessor Board, 8 p.m., Town Hall ●Town of Navarino Board, 6:30 p.m., Town Hall ●Shiocton Senior Citizens, noon, St. Denis Hall ●Seymour Lions, 7:30 p.m. meal, meeting to…