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Wisconsin Lions Week is May 9-15

By Tammie Ward Special to ACN Recently a coworker asked me, “Why Lions? What would make you want to join the Lions club?” The question caught me off guard. I responded by listing some of the good things the Lions…

Area residents gather for prayer at annual breakfast

Eight area clergy led the closing hymn of “I Love to Tell the Story,” at the Fifth Annual Prayer Breakfast held on Thursday, May 6 at St. John’s United Church of Christ in Black Creek. The annual event is hosted…

History Day competition in Washington D.C.

Laura Harris and Courtney Banker of Seymour Community High School were named national finalists at the state competition of National History Day at The University of Wisconsin-Madison on Saturday May 1. Their website entitled “Rachel Carson: Mother of Modern Environmentalism,”…

Woman faces charges in document forgery

A Seymour woman faces forgery and obstruction charges after she allegedly provided a false attorney’s letter to Marine Credit Union in Fond du Lac in an effort to obtain a mortgage, then lied about her identity. Seymour Police Department reports…

Wind blows down phone line

A telephone pole along Pearl Street in Seymour was blown down by high winds Wednesday, May 5. Firefighters called to the scene removed the pole. High winds also loosened other wires in the area including one on Robbins Street. The…

4K marks its first year

The first year of a 4-year-old kindergarten program in the Seymour Community School District is almost history and by all accounts, the program has been very successful. “We had some transportation growing pains at first, but overall it has been…

Seymour holds prom

Seymour 2010 Prom Court: Front row, left to right: Rachael Behnke, Anna Dietzen, Haley Palubicki, Allison Opgenorth, Gwen Blohm, Autumn Gray; back: Adam VandenLangenberg, Calahan Skogman, Troy Rottier, Gary Christensen, Quin Mory-Pagel and Josh Rynish. Photo courtesy of Countryside Photographers

Shiocton/Bovina Fire Department puts out help wanted sign

Shiocton/Bovina Fire Chief Butch Bunnell says the department is in need of more volunteers. “Right now we are short on EMTs who can answer calls during the day,” Bunnell said. “We have also lost quite a few firemen in the…

Shiocton High School inaugurates National Honor Society members

Members of the Shiocton National Honor Society were innaugurated on Wednesday, April 21. Pictured are, row 1, left to right: Samantha Zurfluh, Megan Wright, Harley Krause, Samantha Neumann, Alexa Pahlow, Michelle Ritchie; row 2: Jason Vander Wielen, Adam Zahradka, Kyle…

French students like what they see in Seymour

Although their arrival was delayed by the ash cloud from the Iceland volcano, a group of 10 high school students from France has been making the most of their stay in Seymour. One of the students had a chance to…