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Ribble’s goal: Cut growth in government for future

Reid Ribble has no experience in elective office, but hopes that will work in his favor in his run for the 8th District Congressional seat. Ribble, the retired owner of a Kaukauna roofing firm, is one of four Republican candidates.…

Shiocton man gets 18 months for asbestos handling

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources announced that Michael Phillips, 54, of Shiocton was sentenced recently in federal court by U.S. Federal Judge William C. Griesbach to serve 18 months in prison, pay $12,765 in restitution, pay $100 in special…

Outagamie County 4-H Project Learning Day

4-h members work on projects at the 4-H Project Learning Day

Area 4-H members prepare for the annual fair for months before the fair. In order to get ready, Outagamie County 4-H Project Learning Day was held at Fox Valley Technical College on Saturday, February 20, 2010. This year 168 4-H…

Ruff Fish tourney July 10

The 28th annual Ruff Fish fishing tournament takes place Saturday in Shiocton at the boat landing on the west end of the Wolf River bridge. The event runs from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. with more than $1,100 in cash and prizes,…

VanderHeyden brings experience to Legion team

When not coaching, VanderHeyden played for such town teams as the Augusta Athletics, shown here, and the Tony Hayshakers. - Submitted photo

Shiocton’s Legion baseball team may be in its first year, but it has a coach with plenty of experience. Shiocton School District Administrator Chris VanderHeyden posted a solid record in coaching at several levels. The highlight was at Flambeau High…

High school will recognize more than top 10 grads

The honors list at next year’s Shiocton High School graduation won’t be a top-ten list. The Shiocton School Board voted June 14 to switch from listing the top 10 graduates to listing all those over a 3.5 grade point average.…

Porter’s Patch part of strawberry research project

Porter’s Patch in Navarino is part of a test evaluating six strains of strawberries. - Photo by Rick Cohler

There’s nothing like a sweet, juicy, bright red strawberry on a June day. This summer’s picking season is well underway and at Porter’s Patch in Navarino, owner Troy Porter is keeping a close eye on several varieties which are being…

For retiring math teacher, nothing comes after 44

Don Hanson has seen many changes in both teaching equipment and style in 40 years at Shiocton High School. - Photo by Ray Barrington

By Ray Barrington Reporter It wasn’t until the second time he applied to become a teacher at Shiocton High School that Don Hanson got the job. Once he got it, he held on to it – until this year, when…

St. Patrick’s celebrates 150 years of faith

St. Patrick watches over the altar at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Stephensville, which is celebrating its 150th anniversary. - Photo by Rick Cohler

In 1860, a mass held at the Pat Pew Hotel in Stephensville began a parish which is now celebrating 150 years of the Catholic faith in the small community. The church was built seven years later and is the oldest…

Shiocton math league team finishes third of 16

The Shiocton High School Math League ended the academic year in third place among the 16 schools that compete in the Small School Division of the Central Wisconsin Math League. To do this, Shiocton had five contestants place in the…