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Center Valley’s one-room schoolhouse on national, state lists

By Ray Barrington, reporter It’s obvious at first glance that the restored Center Valley School is historic. Now, it’s official. The one-room school, remodeled to its original look as a living museum, has been listed on the state and national…

Independent candidates have tough time

“When I decided to run for governor as an independent, people warned me it would be an uphill battle – it’s more like running into a brick wall,” James James, of Spring Green, one of two independent candidates for governor,…

Seymour candidate forum provides views

With the fall primary just over a week away, the Seymour Chamber of Commerce brought a smorgasbord of politics to the city Thursday afternoon for a wide-ranging discussion of state and federal politics. One of the front-runners for the Republican…

Music in the Park concludes 2010 summer program

It was another successful summer concert series for the Wednesday evening performances at the gazebo in Nagel Park. The popular program organized by the Seymour Community Historical Society and sponsored by area businesses, averaged over 300 people in attendance for…

Charges filed in Black Creek assault

Paul T. Schmidt, 19, N6783 Ballard Road, will face a preliminary hearing on Oct. 8 on one felony count of third degree sexual assault Schmidt was charged on July 19 in connection with an incident on July 17 in Black…

Shiocton welcomes new teachers

Two new district staff members were introduced at a recent Shiocton School Board meeting. They are Linda Pierron, director of special education, and Chuck Brehm, middle school-high school physical education and health.

911 service affected by excavation accident

An apparent excavation accident near Mackville Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 1, pinched a fiber optic line and knocked out 911 service to much of northern Outagamie County. A spokesperson for CenturyLink said the accident crimped a line in the ATT distribution…

Three-way primary in 5th District

Fifth Assembly District candidate Craig Fletcher is seeking the Republican nomination with three key issues: jobs, spending and government accountability. The three, he said, go together in restoring the economy and cutting government size and spending. He cited the last…

Seymour man dies in farm grain bin

Terry A. Hintz, 42, Seymour, died Wednesday after falling into a grain bin at a Town of Oneida farm. Hintz was working at a farm at W2350 CTH EE, just west of the intersection with CTH E, Wednesday afternoon when…