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Theobald Black Creek citizen of year

By Ray Barrington Reporter Ask Carol Theobald how she got involved with all the charities and groups she helps out and she really doesn’t know. “I just do it. I don’t think about it,” she said. And for her work,…

For retiring math teacher, nothing comes after 44

By Ray Barrington Reporter It wasn’t until the second time he applied to become a teacher at Shiocton High School that Don Hanson got the job. Once he got it, he held on to it – until this year, when…

St. Patrick’s celebrates 150 years of faith

In 1860, a mass held at the Pat Pew Hotel in Stephensville began a parish which is now celebrating 150 years of the Catholic faith in the small community. The church was built seven years later and is the oldest…

Girl hurt in car-bike accident

A 9-year-old girl was airlifted to a hospital but had only minor injuries after her bicycle was hit by a minivan Thursday morning on Main Street in Black Creek. The Outagamie County Sheriff’s Department said the unnamed girl was riding…

Nichols park movies begin

The Nichols Neighborhood Watch Movies in the Park seriesbegins Thursday and runs every other Thursday (except for July 29) through Aug. 26. The movies begin at dusk. This week’s movie is “Tooth Fairy.”

Farmers’ Market, Craft Sale season begins June 15

The second annual Seymour Farmers’ Market begins on Tuesday, June 15, from 2-6 p.m. at Nagel Park in downtown Seymour, under the auspices of the Seymour Chamber of Commerce. The market will run every Tuesday through Oct. 12, with the…

Black Creek holds Fun DAZE

There was plenty of family fun to be had in Black Creek on Sunday, June 6. The parade was full of families, followed by games and refreshments at Lake Park.

Shiocton math league team finishes third of 16

The Shiocton High School Math League ended the academic year in third place among the 16 schools that compete in the Small School Division of the Central Wisconsin Math League. To do this, Shiocton had five contestants place in the…

Not your average reunion

Seeing someone you haven’t seen in years is pretty much normal at a high school reunion. For Gertrud Ableiter and Bill LaCroix, it was a bit different. LaCroix wasn’t part of the class – he was 13 at the time…