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Outagamie County Fair a success despite challenges

By Rick Cohler, editor The 2012 edition of the Outagamie County Fair posed some “interesting challenges,” as Fair Manager Rick Pruski put it. But, in the next breath, Pruski said it was those challenges which showed the dedication and team…

Outagamie County Fair Seymour FFA Catch-A-Pig Contest results

2012 Seymour FFA Catch A Pig Coantest winners – Outagamie County Fair, July 24. Male Teams 1. The Great Hambinos, Seymour, 5.91 seconds; Steve Skiba, Riley Skiba, David Skiba. 2. Pig War, Freedom, 6.93 seconds; Aaron Melchert, Ryan Rohm, Wayne…

Shiocton/Bovina Firemen’s picnic set for August 18

Mark your calendars as the 2012 Shiocton/Bovina Firemen’s Picnic will be held on Saturday, August 18, at the Lake Park. A parade down Main Street will kickoff the event beginning at noon. Other events include a bucket brigade, kids water…

Outagamie County Fair underway until Sunday

Big name acts, exhibits, the Top Top Shows Midway and all the usual trimmings return to the Outagamie County Fairgrounds in Seymour Tuesday-Sunday, July 24-29. Fair Manager Rick Pruski said the 2012 edition will feature two nights of country music…

One hurt in gyrocopter crash at Shiocton Fly In

William Bertram, 58, Appleton was injured when his small experimental gyrocopter crashed Saturday, July 21, on Wisconsin 54 just east of the Shiocton Airport during the 27th Annual Shiocton Fly-In at the airport. Bertram had recently returned to the ground…

Farm Technology Days showcase the Dairy State

By Rick Cohler, editor Technology is changing agriculture in ways almost unimaginable a couple decades ago and much of those advancements were on display at Wisconsin Farm Technology Days on Sugar Creek Farm LLC, owned by Mike Bruette and Jeff…

Outagamie County has huge moving job ahead – County offices to be housed at City Center East for a year

Rick Cohler, editor Almost everyone knows what a big job it is to move. There is the seemingly endless packing and organizing, the loading of box after box on the truck, the unloading and then, perhaps, the biggest job of…

Shiocton holds Ruff Fish Tournament

Grand prize winners in the annual Ruff Fish Tournament in Shiocton were adults Mike Figlingski who won $100. Pete Omholt, Shaine Werth, Justin Knorr and Derek Krull who each won $50. In the kids’ division, Landon Kern and Heidi Kimball…