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Last chance for museum matching funds

The museum building fund campaign that will be matched by anonymous donors up to $100,000 has been extended to July 1. At this printing, the total is at $64,000. Members of the steering committee and museum board are grateful for…

Seymour students learn Ukwehuwehnéha

Students in the SCHS Oneida language class demonstrate their progress for friends and parents on Friday, May 27. Pictured are, left to right: Twylite Laster, Emily Laroque, Rachel Thompson, and Briana Summers - Photo by Rick Cohler

Instructor Charlie Doxtator says the name of a vegetable; the students in his class respond with the Oneida word for that particular item. Then he reviews the words and splits the class into small groups to practice answering basic questions.…

Seymour schools, teachers agree to one-year contract extension

A one-year contract extension for Seymour Community School District teachers and other employees incorporates most of the items contained in public worker legislation passed in Madison, but not yet in force due to a court challenge. The extension was passed…

Keenan Bone, Joshua Rynish receive Advertiser Community News & Times-Press scholarships

Advertiser Community News & Times-Press Publisher Ken Hodgden awards Keenan Bone (left) and Joshua Rynish their scholarships at the SCHS Academic Awards Banquet on Wednesday, May 25. - Photo by Rick Cohler

Keenan Bone and Joshua Rynish, both of Seymour, received the 2011 Advertiser Community News & Times-Press scholarships at the Seymour Community High School Academic Awards Banquet on Wednesday, May 25. Keenan has been active in school theater, choir, band and…

Good grades, one F on sewer compliance report

The Seymour Sewer Utility received passing grades with one exception in its 2010 state compliance maintenance report. The Seymour City Council voted to accept the report at its May 23 meeting. The report gave the utility a grade point average…

Black Creek graduate has learned to overcome dyslexia

SCHS graduating senior Casey Kozak

By Rick Cohler, editor When I was in middle school I didn’t notice any problems, but after I was a freshman, I thought there’s something wrong here but I didn’t know what it was,” Seymour Community High School senior Casey…

Radium plant costs jump to $2.4 million

By Rick Cohler Editor The cost of constructing a radium treatment facility in Behrendt Park for the City of Seymour’s water supply has jumped more than 40 percent from original estimates. The Seymour City Council approved a financing plan for…

Seymour Memorial Day Celebration is Monday

The 91st Veteran’s Memorial Day Parade and Program will be held on Monday, May 30, at 9 a.m. The parade will begin in front of the American Legion Clubhouse on West Pearl Street onto Main Street, turn left onto Muehl…

NB Trail sign may be dedicated in June

The Friends of the Newton Blackmour Trail may dedicate a trail head sign in Black Creek in June. Discussion at the group’s May meeting focused on possibly holding the dedication as part of the Family Daze event June 4 in…