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SCHS students get first-hand look at French life

It’s one thing to sit in a classroom at Seymour Community High School, learn French grammar and practice with each other. It’s something else altogether to spend a week living in a French home and seeing what it’s like in…

Seymour City Council organizes for new term

Ryan Kraft was elected Seymour City Council president for the current term by his aldermanic peers as the Council re-organized April 19 following the April 5 municipal elections. Darlene Werner, Wards 1 and 2; Cal Pashouwer, Wards 3 and 4;…

Steineke defends budget, deals with criticism

State Representative Jim Steineke (R-Kaukauna) told a small audience at a town hall meeting Monday night, April 18, that the raging debate over public employee bargaining rights is not about the value of public workers. “We’re broke and until we…

“The Phantom of This Location” on stage at SCHS

It’s that time of year for a brand new “Phantom of the Opera,” but with a twist on location. Meet the Virelli family, a famous group of actors who can’t stand one another. At the head of the family is…

First Baptist Church welcomes new pastor

Northeastern Wisconsin is a new experience for Pastor Brian Birner, but he says he knows God called him to serve the congregation at First Baptist Church of Seymour, N6971 French Road. From his community of Dundalk, Md., he could look…

Accident claims life of former Seymour man

A former Seymour man was electrocuted while taking photos with a surveying crew in Jacksonville, Fla. on Thursday, April 14. According to a report in the Florida Times Union, Matthew Rynish, 27, Eau Claire was working with a survey crew…

Council affirms staff reduction in DPW

The Seymour City Council Monday night, April 11, approved Personnel and Streets and Sanitation committees’ joint recommendation that a vacancy in the Department of Public Works remain open due to budget uncertainties. Employee Dan Stroess has been on medical leave…

Suspects in marijuana grow operation set for July 18 trial

Suspects charged with producing more than 10,000 marijuana plants in national forests in Northeastern Wisconsin in 2010 will face trial in federal court in Green Bay on July 18. Eight of the dozen suspects were arrested in a raid on…

Good Shepherd has $10.5 million impact in Seymour economy

A recent report states that Good Shepherd Services in Seymour has a $10,533,882 impact on the local economy. Wisconsin Association for Homes & Services for the Aging (WAHSA) and Wisconsin Health Care Association (WHCA) engaged the Madison-based economic consulting firm…