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Town hall meeting will be May 20

A town hall meeting with officials of the Shiocton School District will be held at 6:30 p.m. May 20 at the school cafeteria. The meeting is scheduled to cover next year’s school budget and the issue of a possible change…

Shiocton’s Ernst Kohl scholarship winner

The Herb Kohl Educational Foundation 2010 Initiative Scholarship was presented to Brianna Ernst, a student at Shiocton High School, at a recognition luncheon hosted by U.S. Sen. Herb Kohl on March 27. The Herb Kohl Initiative Scholarship recognizes students who…

Rock Ledge runners prepare for Bellin

For the second year, Rock Ledge School students are participating in the Bellin Run Kids for Running Program. Rock Ledge is one of approximately 50 area schools who are participating. “Our program grew this year, and we have 51 students…

Outstanding Citizen Award

Greg Marnocha was honored as Seymour’s Outstanding Citizen at a banquet on Tuesday, May 4. The award is sponsored by the Advertiser Community News and the Seymour Chamber of Commerce. Speakers at the event included Marnocha’s daughter, Brooke Sumner, who…

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…