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Plea agreement reached in Internet sting case

Diane Baumgart Correspondent Daniel W. Wilcox, 47, Appleton, pled no contest during a hearing in Outagamie County Circuit Court Branch 1 on Oct. 19. Wilcox had been charged with one count of child enticement – sexual contact, a class D…

Milk Council meets in BC, Seymour

The 2010 Quality Milk Council Farm Barn meetings will be held Oct. 28 in Black Creek and Nov. 4 in Seymour. The Oct. 28 meeting will be held at the Jed and Kristie Court farm, N3793 Hample Road. Topics and…

Seymour area builder finds silver lining

It’s no secret that the building trades have been hit hard by the mortgage crisis and the overall economic slump of the past two years. Yet at least one area firm has found a way to not only survive, but…

UMC, Muehl Public Library team up for Halloween

On Oct. 31, following trick or treating in Seymour, the United Methodist Church will be partnering with the Muehl Public Library to serve free lunch to members of the community, followed by a short movie. The United Methodist church located…

Plans for Shopko Hometown store in Seymour

By Ray Barrington Reporter The northeast corner of HWY 54 and Mainline Drive may see the nation’s third Shopko Hometown store as early as next summer. The Seymour City Council, in a special meeting Tuesday, voted to let city attorneys…

EGI Mechanical helps bring in the cabbage

By Rick Cohler Editor This summer’s torrential rains decimated the cabbage crop in Outagamie County. Many of the farmers who contracted with Great Lakes Kraut of Bear Creek will get only about 20 percent of the contract price, due to…

Sale of SPD Tahoe faces Council debate

By Rick Cohler Editor On a 2-1 vote, The Seymour City Council’s Courts and Public Safety Committee will recommend the Council dispose of the 2003 Tahoe from the Seymour Police Department. The committee on Wednesday, Oct. 13, voted following further…

Isaar farrier has busy life, shares skills with others

By Rick Cohler Editor Joe Nygren pounds a deep groove into a red-hot horseshoe that he has just taken out of the small coal-fired forge in his barn. “This is a traction shoe,” he explains. Most shoes like that come…

More time needed for museum project

Special to ACN-Times Press The steering committee for the new museum/learning center has decided to delay construction to at least the spring of 2011, or until the entire $1.2 million building cost is raised. Seymour Community Historical Society president Bill…

Zimbal to stand trial for stalking

Edward J. Zimbal, 50, 421 W. Pearl St., Seymour, is scheduled to face a jury trial on Dec. 1 in Brown County on one felony count of stalking. According to the criminal complaint, a woman Zimbal met while he was…