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Fair time coming soon

The Outagamie County Fair is just over two weeks away, and final preparations are underway for the annual event. “We are working to make the fair experience a great family time,” Fair Director Rick Pruski said. There will be several…

Warrant issued, more charges against Seymour woman

A felony arrest warrant has been issued for Linda J. Priebe, 41, 438 Robbins St. for two counts of identity theft and single counts of forgery and obstructing police. According to a criminal complaint filed on Tuesday, June 29, Priebe…

Shiocton man gets 18 months for asbestos handling

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources announced that Michael Phillips, 54, of Shiocton was sentenced recently in federal court by U.S. Federal Judge William C. Griesbach to serve 18 months in prison, pay $12,765 in restitution, pay $100 in special…

Outagamie County 4-H Project Learning Day

4-h members work on projects at the 4-H Project Learning Day

Area 4-H members prepare for the annual fair for months before the fair. In order to get ready, Outagamie County 4-H Project Learning Day was held at Fox Valley Technical College on Saturday, February 20, 2010. This year 168 4-H…

Seymour Rescue holds training exercise

Seymour Rescue EMTs strap down a “victim” during a training exercise on July 6. - Submitted photo

Seymour Rescue members along with Towns of Seymour and Osborn First Responders participated in rescue training on the Newton-Blackmour Trail in Seymour on Tuesday evening July 6. Training officers Larry VanDenElzen and Traci Fox planned three different scenarios. Two of…

Krause-Kraft Unit 106 July minutes

American Legion Auxiliary Krause-Kraft Unit 106 Meeting date July 5, 2010 The meeting was called to order by 1st Vice President LuAnn James. Prayer was offered by JoAnn Vanden Langenberg. Followed by the Pledge, National Anthem and the reciting of…

FEMA redraws Seymour flood plain map

About two dozen Seymour property owners are finding they are now in a floodplain. The Federal Emergency Management Agency has redrawn the Little Henry floodplain map to take a 100-year-event flood into account, greatly expanding the floodplain designation along North…

Relay for Life “Celebrates more birthdays”

Forty one people walked in The Survivors’ Lap at the Seymour Relay for Life event on Friday-Saturday, June 25-26. Story and more photos on page 3. - Photo by Rick Cohler

Hundreds of walkers turned out Friday, June 25 to raise awareness, funds for the fight against cancer and to offer support and hope for those battling the disease and their families and friends who care for and support them. The…

Black Creek plans less work on Main Street

Instead of replacing both water mains on Main Street this summer, the Black Creek Village Board voted in a special meeting June 29 to construct just one main and extend laterals, replace hydrants and replace valves between WIS 54 and…

Ruff Fish tourney July 10

The 28th annual Ruff Fish fishing tournament takes place Saturday in Shiocton at the boat landing on the west end of the Wolf River bridge. The event runs from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. with more than $1,100 in cash and prizes,…