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Grudge match slated for July 31

Special to ACN The annual Black Creek North/South Grudge Match, rekindling rivalries between village and country, north and south, will play out this year on Saturday, July 31. Held at Black Creek’s South Park and co-hosted by the Black Creek…

BC Auto Body owners branch into car sales

The owners of BC Auto Body, 105 E. Burdick St., have opened a used car lot across Burdick Street. Black Creek Auto Sales, which opened earlier this year, ties in well with the auto body business, said Bill Schmidt. “We…

SCHS entry takes 10th place in National History Day in Washington D.C.

Rachel Carson: Mother of Modern Environmentalism, a website created by Seymour High School students Laura Harris and Courtney Banker recently placed 10th in the National History Day Competition in Washington DC. The website is the result of months of research…

Museum fund drive enters final stage

Efforts to raise money for a new museum in Seymour are in the home stretch. “We plan on breaking ground this fall,” Tom Duffey, a member of the Seymour Historical Society Steering Committee, said. The building fund currently has about…

School district prepares for annual meeting on Monday, July 26

A 2010-11 Seymour Community School District preliminary budget is ready for the district’s annual meeting on Monday, July 26. District enrollment totals and state aid figures will not be available until fall and the final budget passage is scheduled for…

VanderHeyden brings experience to Legion team

Shiocton’s Legion baseball team may be in its first year, but it has a coach with plenty of experience. Shiocton School District Administrator Chris VanderHeyden posted a solid record in coaching at several levels. The highlight was at Flambeau High…

Black Creek students help Special Olympics

For the 20th year, Black Creek students volunteered for the spring track and field Special Olympics at Appleton North High School. Volunteers included the seventh-grade class, along with some eighth-grade and high school students. Students also raised and collected donations…

Breakfast on the Farm held

Zoey Thayer, 3, of Appleton makes friends with a calf during the June 20 Outagamie County Breakfast on the Farm held at the Muenster Homestead Farms, Seymour. – Photo by Ray Barrington

Council rejects Municipal Building police department plan

The Seymour City Council voted 4-2 to not proceed with a proposed renovation to the Municipal Building which would have moved the city’s police department into the former fire department bays. The proposal, with an estimated cost of $416,000 was…

Project will ease traffic patterns at SMS

Work underway at Seymour Middle School will ease traffic flow and provide more parking. The circle in front of the school has been removed. It is being replaced with walkways to the main entrance and an additional 41 parking spaces,…