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911 service affected by excavation accident

An apparent excavation accident near Mackville Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 1, pinched a fiber optic line and knocked out 911 service to much of northern Outagamie County. A spokesperson for CenturyLink said the accident crimped a line in the ATT distribution…

Three-way primary in 5th District

Fifth Assembly District candidate Craig Fletcher is seeking the Republican nomination with three key issues: jobs, spending and government accountability. The three, he said, go together in restoring the economy and cutting government size and spending. He cited the last…

Seymour man dies in farm grain bin

Terry A. Hintz, 42, Seymour, died Wednesday after falling into a grain bin at a Town of Oneida farm. Hintz was working at a farm at W2350 CTH EE, just west of the intersection with CTH E, Wednesday afternoon when…

City checks options for E-Cycle

By Diane Baumgart Correspondent E-cycle becomes law on Sept. 1. The statewide electronics recycling bill requires all electronic devices be collected and recycled, no longer placed in dumpsters. At the Aug. 23 Seymour City Council meeting, Phillip Stecker, Director of…

Seymour schools to get $325,000 from jobs bill

By Diane Baumgart Correspondent The Seymour School District will receive $325,656 from the newly passed Federal Educations Jobs Fund bill. Wisconsin will distribute $179 million among the state’s school districts to be used for salaries and benefits for teachers and…

Ride for the Timbers has established a tradition

Fallen Timbers started the first Ride for the Timbers in October, 2007. Its original and continuing intent is to raise funds for the Center, allowing improved educational facilities, up-to-date environmental science field equipment, and expanding field opportunities for our 20,000+…

Schlimm sentenced in 2009 fatal crash

Thomas R. Schlimm, 24, N5491 WIS 55, Seymour, will spend two years in jail and do 500 hours of community service after he was sentenced Monday in a fatal accident Aug. 1, 2009. Schlimm had entered no contest pleas in…

Seymour Chamber to sponsor candidate forum Sept. 2

The Seymour Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a candidate forum on Thursday, Sept. 2, at the Municipal Building. To date, the following candidates have committed to attending: the three Republican candidates for the 5th Assembly District: Craig Fletcher, David Landwehr…

Charges filed in sexual assault of a child

A 44-year-old convicted sex offender has been charged with one count of first degree sexual assault of a child as a repeat offender while at the Outagamie County Fair. Ricky D. Loret, 1225 Doctors Dr. Apt. 106, Neenah is accused…