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Shiocton passes 2011 budget

The Shiocton Village Board approved a 2011 budget with a 3 percent increase in the tax levy. There were no public comments during the annual budget hearing. An increase of $11,389.76 in the tax levy is listed in the budget.…

Chiefs post win to open wrestling season

Shiocton’s wrestling team started its Central Wisconsin Conference championship defense with a 54-18 win over Tri-County/Almond-Bancroft at home Thursday. The Chiefs got all the points they needed with three wins, two by forfeit, in the first five matches for a…

Shiocton boys start off 2-0

After a one-win season last year, Shiocton’s boys basketball team got off to a 2-0 start last week. Shiocton 64, Markesan 62A shot by Mitch Meisenhelder tied the game with 24 seconds remaining, then Chase Braun gave the Chiefs the…

Chiefs girls lose opener to Oneida

Shiocton, on the road for its girls basketball opener, lost to Oneida Nation 51-43 at Oneida in nonconference play Nov. 29. Alyssa Polanco had 16 points and Nicole Ritchie 14 to lead the Chiefs. Jessica House scored 12 points to…

PREVIEW: Chiefs hope for more scoring to improve from rough season

Coming off a 1-22 year, Shiocton is hoping scorers will step up for the Chiefs to improve their boys basketball fortunes. “We need scorers to step up,” said 13-year coach Chad Schmidt. “Rebounding is a concern. We should play solid…

PREVIEW: Defending champs have experience

With five seniors – all with at least a Central Wisconsin Conference runner-up finish on their record and a combined seven CWC championships and three state place-winner finishes – the Shiocton wrestling team will try for a second straight conference…

PREVIEW: Shiocton girls return six starters

Shiocton hopes that six returning starters from last year’s 2-21 girls basketball team can give the Chiefs a lift on the court. “We will have some experience in our leaders, but we will also have high expectations for the younger…

‘Mother’ 3-on-3 tournament scheduled for April 8-10

Plans are already under way for the fifth annual Mother Of All 3 On 3 Basketball tournament. The dates will be April 8-9-10. The tournament, held in the fieldhouse and gym, has grown into the largest indoor 3 on 3…

Shopko project moves forward

Two significant developments occurred Monday in the plan to develop property for a Shopko Hometown store at the intersection of Mainline Drive and WIS 54/55. The Council gave final passage to an ordinance annexing the Carl and Jon Schaumberg property…

School district to offer Seymour Online Academy

The Seymour Community School District will offer an on-line curriculum for the 2011-12 academic year. The district’s school board approved the venture at its meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 23. The Board approved participation in the Northeast Wisconsin Online Network which…