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Four part-time police officers named

Black Creek Police Chief Lowell James has named four part-time police officers for the village. Three had been part-time village police officers in the past before the village laid off police in 2009 because of budget cuts, going with two…

Shiocton’s Schmidt to coach All Stars

The Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association has selected Shiocton Boys Head Basketball Coach Chad Schmidt to be the head coach for the High School Division III (North Team) All-Star Game in June. The game will be held on June 19 at…

Schuette new mayor; two council incumbents fall

Judy Schuette will take the front chair at the Municipal Building this year, as she won easily over incumbent Ken Rottier in the Seymour mayoral race. Schuette won with 532 votes to Rottier’s 349. “We’ve got a lot of wonderful…

Two incumbents, newcomer on Shiocton Village Board

Newcomer Thomas Dawes Sr. was the leading vote getter but two incumbents kept their job in a five-person race for three spots on the Shiocton Village Board. Dawes led with 118 votes, with incumbents Ruth Klitzke getting 94 and Nancy…

Sturgeon sculpture to welcome visitors to Shiocton

Tim Conradt, well known for his carvings of fish and taxidermy work is almost done with his biggest project to date. He plans to put a huge fiberglass sculpture of a sturgeon at Bamboo Bend. The Bend is recognized as…

Academic letter winners get a free lunch

The 105 SCHS students who achieved a 3.75 or higher for the 1st semester were treated out to lunch on Tuesday March 23. It was a “mystery trip” as the students were not told where they were going. They ended…

Focus on Black Creek Business

March has been an exciting month for local residents Ryan Minlschmidt and Brian Boelter as they introduce Timber Creek Tree Service. The main goal behind this venture is to give local and neighboring residents a local option for tree removal…

Rock Ledge has new Number Scroll Champ

First graders at Rock Ledge Primary Center are expected to show they can write their numbers consecutively from 1 to 130, and sometimes children surpass that number, and challenge themselves to go further. Caden Van Handel has been working on…

Legion baseball makes Shiocton debut this summer

Shiocton’s first American Legion baseball team will take the field this summer. The team, for ages 15-19, will play in the Central Wisconsin Legion League and host games at the high school field. The first home game is June 21.…

Rock Ledge PTO to hold Mexican Fiesta

Rock Ledge Elementary PTO will sponsor a Mexican Fiesta on Friday, April 16 at the Seymour Community High School fieldhouse lobby from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Entrance for students in kindergarten-grade 5 will be $1. Parents and siblings pre-kindergarten are free. The…