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Trial set in fraud case

A Seymour woman, accused of one felony count of identity theft to obtain money or credit and misdemeanor charges of forgery and obstructing a police officer has pleaded not guilty and is scheduled to face a jury trial on Jan.…

WIS 47 to open Friday

WIS 47 between Black Creek and Bonduel, which has been closed for most of the summer and fall, will be open to through traffic Friday by noon, a release from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation said. The highway’s closing has…

Seymour Council reconsiders Tahoe sale

On a 4-2 vote, the Seymour City Council voted to reconsider its Oct. 25 decision to remove a 2003 Tahoe from the police department’s fleet. While the issue of the Tahoe is the focal point, the underlying issue is a…

Survey shows support for lake, little for dog park

A survey of recreational opportunities says respondents would like to see the Seymour swimming lake rejuvenated and little support for the creation of a dog park in the city. The survey was conducted for the city by the East Regional…

Blankets for soldiers brings a big response

Emmanuel Lutheran Church of Seymour recently sponsored a hand-tied fleece blanket drive for soldiers in Afghanistan, and the local response was huge, according to one of the coordinators, Julie Busch. What started as an appeal to adopt the platoons of…

Seymour FFA attends National Convention

Special to the ACN – Shaylyn Kuehn Nearly 55,000 members and guests attended the 83rd FFA National Convention in Indianapolis, Ind., Oct. 20-23 including 16 of our very own Seymour FFA Chapter members. The members who attended are; Vice President…

GOP sweeps state

Republicans in Wisconsin took control of the governor’s mansion, state legislature and sent Republicans to the U.S. Senate and the 8th District of the House of Representatives. With 100 percent of the vote counted, Scott Walker received 52 percent of…

SPD staffing remains undecided

The budget document in front of the Seymour City Council on Monday, Oct. 25 carried a hefty 7.78 percent increase in the tax levy. As it was initially presented, the levy totalled $1,714,372, compared to a 2010 levy of $1,590,698,…

School board trims tax rate

Seymour Community School District taxpayers will see a smaller tax increase than was indicated at the district’s annual meeting in July. The Seymour School Board finalized the levy at its meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 26. The Board approved a general…

Wind downs trees, fences, and more

If March comes in (or goes out) like a lion, last week’s windstorm across the area came in like a pride of hungry lions seeing a limping wildebeest. Wind gusts of more than 60 miles an hour brought down trees…