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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…

Election forum held

Moderator Elizabeth Timmins and candidates for mayor and alderman at a candidate forum on Monday, March 15, sponsored by the SCHS Student Senate.  - Photo by Rick Cohler

By Rick Cohler Editor With the Seymour Community High School auditorium stage draped in red-white-and-blue bunting, the candidates for city offices laid out their positions and answered a series of questions in a candidate forum on Monday, March 15. The…

Firefighter honored for 40 years of service to Nichols

Stan Heinemeyer has seen many changes in 40 years fighting fires in the Nichols area. - Submitted photo

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…

‘Chief’ face, name may leave gymnasium floor

Members of the Shiocton High School wrestling team were honored for their CWC championship and state tournament appearances at the March 15 Shiocton School Board meeting. Shown are, from left, Coach Eric Clausen, Jose Gonzalez, Tyler Bradwell, Austin Hooyman, Jacob Dahlke, Zech Riehl, Thomas Dahlke, Josh Knorr and Charlie VanStraten. - Photo by Ray Barrington

By Ray Barrington ReporterThe threat of proposed legislation controlling school mascots may have a physical effect on Shiocton High School this summer. The high school gymnasium floor is due for resurfacing this summer, and concerns over whether the legislation will…

State qualifiers in solo-ensemble listed

Several band and choral students from Shiocton High School have qualified for state solo-ensemble competition. They include: Band: Megan DeWall, Julia Fuchs, Jon Jandourek, Alex Patza (two events), Terren Spencer, Nicole Tarlton. Ensemble singers: Vanessa Watson, Nicole Tonn, Jessica Johnson,…

Book award benefits Community 2000

Rock Ledge Intermediate Center teacher Jodi Roskowski gets help hauling more than 300 books to Community 2000 from (left to right): Morgan Wolter, Mike Keuhne, Troy Wisniewski and Megan Eick. - Photo by Rick Cohler

Community 2000 received a surprise on Thursday, March 11, when Rock Ledge Intermediate fifth grade teacher Jodi Roskowski and four helpers showed up with more than 300 books. Community 2000 received a surprise on Thursday, March 11, when Rock Ledge…

Outagamie County Court

One of two men charged with a theft from an apartment at 633 W. Factory St. in Seymour will serve two years on probation. Jonathan C. Tubby, 18, W1775 Pearl St., was sentenced on theft and criminal trespass charges. Co-defendant…

Crash hurts two in Oneida

Alcohol was reportedly involved in an early Thursday, March 18, morning crash on WIS 54 and VanBoxtel Road in Oneida. Kent Cornell, 19, De Pere, ran the stop sign at the intersection according to Outagamie County Sheriff’s Department reports. A…

Major WE Energies project underway in Seymour

WE Energies crews are using the lot at Gustman’s on Mainline and WIS 54 as the staging area for a significant electric service upgrade in the Seymour area. - Photo by Rick Cohler

Seymour residents in much of the city should see more reliable electric power when a nearly year-long upgrade by WE Energies is finished late in 2010. The utiliSeymour residents in much of the city should see more reliable electric power…

Schools, police cooperate in drug sweeps, no drugs found in schools

During the month of August, 2009 and prior to the Seymour School District’s first semester opening, the Seymour Police Department, in cooperation with the Seymour School Administration, conducted a comprehensive canine drug search of the Seymour High School. This search…