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Council won’t change TIF projects

The Seymour City Council voted 3-2 to keep the Mainline Drive extension proposal in the revised project plan for Tax Increment Fund District No. 3, at its Monday night, April 26, meeting, but it appears clear that radium remediation of…

ACN wins top state award

The Advertiser Community News received the General Excellence Award at the Wisconsin Community Papers convention in Elkhart Lake on Saturday, April 17. The ACN won for papers with more than 10 percent news content and circulation under 20,000. The ACN…

New mayor, council begin term

Judith Schuette was sworn in as Seymour mayor at the Seymour City Council’s reorganization meeting Tuesday afternoon, April 20. During the campaign, Schuette said she had issues with the Seymour Police Department’s enforcement policies and its budget. Saying there were…

Seymour grad serves in Haiti

Eleven days in February was a life-changing time for Seymour Community High School graduate Joe Wilson. Wilson’s no stranger to humanitarian efforts, working with his mother, Judy, on a mission trip to Kibera, Kenya over the past couple years. Wilson…

Seymour man was member of “Ghost Army”

By: Rick Cohler, editor For 50 years, Michael Demerath of Seymour couldn’t tell anyone about his WW II military service. A member of the “Ghost Army,” officially the 23rd Headquarters Special Troops, Demerath was one of the 1,100 men who…

Municipalities speak out against new water standards

A state hearing April 20 on proposed new water standards drew several municipal leaders who spoke out against the proposal. The proposal by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources would lower the allowed amount of phosphorus in treated wastewater when…

Board sets lock times for park restrooms

Lockup times for the restrooms at Black Creek parks were approved during the reorganizational meeting of the Black Creek Village Board on April 20. Automatic locks have been added at Lake Park and Sebald Park to help fight vandalism. The…

Town hall meeting topics may include look at possible Chiefs renaming

By: Ray Barrington, reporters With state government coming closer to a move that would threaten Native American mascots, Shiocton schools are getting ready to discuss the situation with the public. At the Shiocton School Board meeting April 19, the board…

Seymour students excel at National History Day

Fifteen Seymour Community High School Students recently advanced to the state level of competition for National History Day. This year, over 9,000 students across the state and 700,000 across the nation are doing original research for National History Day. National…

Josh Rynish named Eagle Scout

Seymour Troop 117 Boy Scout Josh Rynish was honored as an Eagle Scout in ceremonies held at Fallen Timbers on Sunday, April 18. Rynish, son of Lee and Chris Rynish, completed all the requirements to obtain Scouting’s highest rank, Eagle…