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Breakfast on the Farm held

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Zoey Thayer, 3, of Appleton makes friends with a calf during the June 20 Outagamie County Breakfast on the Farm held at the Muenster Homestead Farms, Seymour. – Photo by Ray Barrington

Council rejects Municipal Building police department plan

The Seymour City Council voted 4-2 to not proceed with a proposed renovation to the Municipal Building which would have moved the city’s police department into the former fire department bays. The proposal, with an estimated cost of $416,000 was…

Project will ease traffic patterns at SMS

Work underway at Seymour Middle School will ease traffic flow and provide more parking. The circle in front of the school has been removed. It is being replaced with walkways to the main entrance and an additional 41 parking spaces,…

State Patrol holds training exercise at Outagamie County Fairgrounds

A Wisconsin State Patrol trooper draws his gun during a simulated traffic stop during a training exercise at the Outagamie County Fairgrounds on Thursday, June 17. - Photo by Rick Cohler

Wisconsin State Patrol troopers and vehicle inspectors are being trained in weapon use and traffic stop procedures at the Outagamie County Fairgrounds in Seymour. “It is a high-risk procedure,” Sgt. Tim McGrath said. “We don’t take anything for granted so…

Honors come after 65 years

Sgt. Verge Surman in uniform. - Submitted photo

Long overdue honors have been given to Verge Surman, 87, who grew up in Seymour, for his service during World War II. Surman was a U.S. Army sergeant who fought in New Guinea and the Philipines. “We all grew up…

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…

High school will recognize more than top 10 grads

The honors list at next year’s Shiocton High School graduation won’t be a top-ten list. The Shiocton School Board voted June 14 to switch from listing the top 10 graduates to listing all those over a 3.5 grade point average.…

Porter’s Patch part of strawberry research project

Porter’s Patch in Navarino is part of a test evaluating six strains of strawberries. - Photo by Rick Cohler

There’s nothing like a sweet, juicy, bright red strawberry on a June day. This summer’s picking season is well underway and at Porter’s Patch in Navarino, owner Troy Porter is keeping a close eye on several varieties which are being…

American Legion Auxiliary Krause Kraft Unit 106 minutes

American Legion Auxiliary Krause-Kraft Unit 106 Meeting date June 7, 2010 The meeting was called to order by President Delores Bartelme. Prayer was offered by Grace Palubicki. Followed by the Pledge, National Anthem and the reciting of the Preamble. We…

Steineke to open Seymour campaign office Sunday

Jim Steineke, candidate for the 5th Assembly District seat being vacated by Representative Tom Nelson, announced today that he will be opening a campaign office in downtown Seymour this week. When asked why he was opening a campaign office here,…