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Milk Council meets in BC, Seymour

The 2010 Quality Milk Council Farm Barn meetings will be held Oct. 28 in Black Creek and Nov. 4 in Seymour. The Oct. 28 meeting will be held at the Jed and Kristie Court farm, N3793 Hample Road. Topics and…

Thunder out in regional opener

Rachael Behnke reaches for a return during Tuesday’s Division 2 volleyball regional at Seymour. - Photo by Ray Barrington

Fox Valley Lutheran, seeded fifth, surprised fourth-seed Seymour with a victory in the first round of the WIAA Division 2 volleyball regional Oct. 19 at Seymour. The Foxes battled back-and-forth to win 25-22, 17-25, 25-23 and 25-21. Ali Engelbrecht had…

Seymour area builder finds silver lining

Jay Vanden Heuvel (left) and Phil Ullmer of Fox Cities Builders are shown in a new barn addition recently completed for Synergy Dairy Farm in rural Pulaski. - Photo by Rick Cohler

It’s no secret that the building trades have been hit hard by the mortgage crisis and the overall economic slump of the past two years. Yet at least one area firm has found a way to not only survive, but…

UMC, Muehl Public Library team up for Halloween

On Oct. 31, following trick or treating in Seymour, the United Methodist Church will be partnering with the Muehl Public Library to serve free lunch to members of the community, followed by a short movie. The United Methodist church located…

Thunder, Chiefs home Saturday

Seymour lost at West De Pere in its season opener in August, but gets a chance for revenge at home in the WIAA playoffs Saturday. - Photo by Ray Barrington

Seymour and Shiocton won their first-round WIAA football playoff games Tuesday night, and will host playoff games Saturday against familair conference foes. The Thunder will play in the afternoon, hosting West De Pere at 1 p.m. Shiocton plays at 7…

Sports Update – Fameree to state, FB playoffs, volleyball

Cross Country Tiffany Fameree of Seymour qualified for the WIAA Division 2 state cross country meet with a sixth place finish in the sectional meet Saturday at Freedom. The top two teams and top five individuals from nonqualifying teams advance.…

Plans for Shopko Hometown store in Seymour

By Ray Barrington Reporter The northeast corner of HWY 54 and Mainline Drive may see the nation’s third Shopko Hometown store as early as next summer. The Seymour City Council, in a special meeting Tuesday, voted to let city attorneys…

EGI Mechanical helps bring in the cabbage

Workers install cabbage coring and peeling equipment on semi-trailers. The portable processor was constructed by EGI Mechanical in Seymour.  - Photo by Rick Cohler.  More photos in ACN galleries at www.advertisercommunitynews.com.

By Rick Cohler Editor This summer’s torrential rains decimated the cabbage crop in Outagamie County. Many of the farmers who contracted with Great Lakes Kraut of Bear Creek will get only about 20 percent of the contract price, due to…

Sale of SPD Tahoe faces Council debate

Mary Greuel has been named new Seymour City Council president.

By Rick Cohler Editor On a 2-1 vote, The Seymour City Council’s Courts and Public Safety Committee will recommend the Council dispose of the 2003 Tahoe from the Seymour Police Department. The committee on Wednesday, Oct. 13, voted following further…

Isaar farrier has busy life, shares skills with others

Joe Nygren heats metal to make a horseshoe.  - Photo by Rick Cohler. More photos in ACN Galleries

By Rick Cohler Editor Joe Nygren pounds a deep groove into a red-hot horseshoe that he has just taken out of the small coal-fired forge in his barn. “This is a traction shoe,” he explains. Most shoes like that come…