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90th ANNUAL VETERAN’S 2010 MEMORIAL DAY PROGRAM

The 90th Veteran’s Memorial Day Parade and Program will be held on Monday, May 31, at 9 a.m. In commemoration of the 65th year after the end of World War II, all World War II veterans have been made honorary…

Council looks for ways to boost citizen input

The Seymour City Council is examining Council rules in an effort to make the Council more responsive to citizen input during Council meetings. During the public comment period at the Monday, May 10, meeting, Robert Tregoning, 614 W. Pearl St.,…

Rynish family is home to four Eagle Scouts

Nick, Matt, Jon and Josh Rynish have all attained the Eagle Scout rank in the Boy Scouts.- Photo by Rick Cohler

Once Nick Rynish achieved the Eagle Scout rank in the Boy Scouts in 2001, it just seemed natural that brother Matt, one-year younger would follow suit. Then Jon and Josh just had to do what their big brothers had done.…

American Legion Auxiliary

The meeting was called to order by President Delores Bartelme. Prayer was offered by JoAnn Vanden Langenberg. Followed by the Pledge, National Anthem and the reciting of the Preamble. Roll call was taken with 38 members present by Bonnie Hanson.…

Area food pantries say thanks

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Many thanks to the generous donations of food for the recent Post Office Food Drive. The food drive was a success due to the volunteers that helped pick up the food, the generous giving and the hard work of the…

Seymour Woman’s Club awards scholarships

2010 Seymour Woman’s Club scholarship winners front row: Andrea Grignon, Stephanie Ambrosius; back: Tanner Davis and Alex Court. - Submitted photo

The Seymour Woman’s Club announced the 2010 winners of four $500 scholarships for Seymour High School seniors at the club’s Spring Banquet on Monday, May 10, at the Seymour Hotel. The winners are: Stephanie Ambrosius, daughter of Sarah and Kevin…

Hikers, hunters asked to watch for illegal marijuana plots

At the Navarino Wildlife Area marijuana site discovered last fall, the above photo shows how drug cartel growers saw the trees off with handsaws about waist high to let the sun in to grow their crop. - Photo by Rick Cohler

Drug cartels have found it is easier to grow large quantities of marijuana in Wisconsin and the Midwest than to grow it in the West, then transport it to the markets in the Fox Valley, Green Bay or Milwaukee. Last…

Seymour grad host of BATHtastic on DIY network

Matt Muenster loves his career on the home improvement cable TV show BATHtastic.- Photo courtesty DIY Network

Wayne and Virginia Muenster love to see their son, Matt, come home for the weekend. Not only to they enjoy seeing him, chances are they will get some tips, and maybe even a little help with projects around the house.…

Rock Ledge runners prepare for Bellin

Rock Ledge School students circle the Seymour Community High School track in preparation for the Bellin Run. - Photo by Rick Cohler

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 receives the Seymour Outstanding Citizen award from Advertiser Community News Publisher Ken Hodgden and Kevin Kaufman of the Seymour Chamber of Commerce. Marnocha was honored at a banquet on Tuesday, May 4 for his record of community volunteerism.

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…