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Jack Voight seeks Outagamie Co. Executive post

Jack Voight, Appleton, grew up on an Outagamie County Dairy farm, has owned Voight Insurance Agency in Appleton since 1974, served as an Appleton City Council member and held the post of Wisconsin state treasurer for 12 years is now…

Police warn of fraud attempts

Seymour police have been receiving reports about attempted Internet fraud and are cautioning residents to be very careful. Chief Richard Buntrock said they have received about 15 complaints in the last several weeks. Three recent reports requested bank routing numbers…

Commendations given for actions, service

Seymour Police Department officers Kyle Kubacki and Ker Yang and Seymour Assistant Fire Chief Jeremy Schroeder were given Meritorious Service Awards for helping two residents evacuate from a burning home. Fire and police departments responded to a fire call at…

The “Reality Store” shows high school students what it is really like out there

“I can’t believe how much everything costs!” was the unanimous reaction from students at Seymour Community High School’s first “Reality Store” held on Tuesday, March 14. On entry, the students chose their career and were assigned an annual salary. They…

A year after benefit, she breathes easier

Every so often, you see an article or a poster about an upcoming benefit to help someone who has run into some major medical situation that they can’t cover. This article is different – it’s about what happened after the…

Shiocton holds Winter Carnival

Shiocton High School held its annual winter carnival day Thursday. The event includes on- and off-campus recreational activities ranging from movies and swimming to Ukranian egg making and a video scavenger hunt. The day ended with a rally including a…

Second charter school being considered

Shiocton, which will open its first charter school this fall, may have a second one in its future. A school focusing on students in construction trades is being proposed. At the Shiocton School Board’s March 7 meeting, Anne Louis, who…

Shiocton girls win opener

Shiocton made a first-quarter lead stand up and advanced with a first-round win in the WIAA Division 4 girls basketball tournament. The 42-33 win over Manawa at home advanced the Chiefs to a game last Friday at top-seeded Oshkosh Lourdes.…

Shiocton downed by Lourdes in semifinal

Oshkosh Lourdes apparently paid attention when Sean Klemp opened the WIAA Division 4 boys basketball tournament with a 31-point night. The Knights shut down Klemp, holding him to just one field goal and six total points as they beat the…

Thunder back at state

Tickets for the state basketball tournament go on sale at 5 p.m. Monday at the Seymour Fieldhouse. Galleries from both sectional games are on the ACN Galleries tab. After two years of tears following sectional final losses at the Brown…