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Preparations underway for WIS 47 project

The Village of Black Creek recently held a public meeting on plans to reconstruct sewer and water main service along Maple, Forest and Main streets.The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is preparing for major highway projects beginning in June on WIS…

Open-air market coming to Shiocton

Moogies and More, along with the Shiocton Business League will sponsor “Market Days” from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., beginning Sunday, May 9 and continuing on each second Sunday through the summer. “This will be an upscale craft and flea market,” Moogies’…

Library Week shows community’s support

By Elizabeth Timmins Muehl Public Library Happy National Library Week, April 12-April 17, 2010! This year’s theme, chosen by the American Library Association, is “Communities Thrive @ Your Library”. Communities thrive at the library because PEOPLE thrive at the library.…

SCHS forensics team has successful season

This year’s forensics season is nearly wrapped up with one competition yet to go. Several students took advantage of the experience forensics offers, with the team consisting of several students in UW-Green Bay’s Fundamentals of Public Address course. Laura Harris,…

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…