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Committee says keep police-school liaison program

The Seymour City Council’s Courts and Public Safety Committee will not recommend any changes in the police-school liaison program for 2011. At a meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 11, committee Chairman Ryan Kraft said the liaison, overall police department hours and…

Seymour area arrests part of major marijuana bust

This house on WIS 54 in the Town of Oneida was reportedly the main processing center for a large marijuana operation.

A total of 12 men have now been charged in federal court, including the eight men charged after the raid of a Town of Oneida home Tuesday night. Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen told reporters at a news conference…

Two Democrats, three from GOP seek governorship

Although there are races for both the Democratic and Republican nomination, the bulk of the attention leading up to the Sept. 14 primary for governor has been on the GOP side. That’s where Mark Neumann and Scott Walker have provided…

Black Creek board makes changes in muni court

The municipal judge in Black Creek will serve a four-year term in the future instead of a two-year term. The change was approved by the Black Creek Village Board Monday, Aug. 9. Under a legislative act, the village also approved…

District budget approved for Shiocton schools

The 2010-2011 budget and tax levy for the Shiocton School District was approved at the district’s annual meeting Monday, Aug. 9. The tentative tax levy is lower than last year because of budget cuts tied to the February referendum that…

Seymour Fire Chief Steve Krabbe retires

Seymour Fire Chief Steve Krabbe has retired, effective Aug. 11. Krabbe has been Seymour fire chief since 2000. He served a decade each as a firefighter, assistant chief and finally, as chief. Krabbe points to several accomplishments during his tenure.…

Community piers to be posted as no-diving areas

The Shiocton Village Board will post the community piers between the village hall and the Rustic Wolf Inn as no-diving areas. Children have been jumping and diving off the piers into the Wolf River which is not a safe area…

Burger’s Big Bash fills Seymour with balloons and people

Burgermaster Jim Campbell, center, gets help from Seymour Police Chief Rick Buntrock, Elston Taylor and Jeff Reed as the "Big" Burger is ready to serve.

There was no shortage of burgers and the people to eat them this weekend at Seymour’s 22nd annual Burger Fest. The festivities got underway Friday evening as balloons lifted off from the Rock Ledge School campus into a calm, partly…

Seymour School District receives commemorative display from new commander of Wisconsin National Guard 32nd Infantry Brigade

Col. Martin Seifer (right) presents plaque to Seymour Community School District Administrator Peter Ross at the school board’s July 26 meeting. - Photo courtesy Seymour Schools

Col. Martin Seifer of Seymour said when he returned from his second tour of duty in Iraq, he and his wife, Denise, sat down and made a list of people they wanted to thank for supporting him and his family…

Stuff the Bus to return Aug. 13-14

The fall school term begins in several weeks and the Lee Nimmer Agency Fourth Annual Stuff the Bus event will be held on Friday, Aug. 13, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Saturday, Aug. 14, from 9 a.m.-noon to help all…