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Catch A Pig winners listed

“Fruit of the Loom” was the winner of the costume contest during the FFA Alumni Catch A Pig contest Wednesday at the Outagamie County Fair.  - Photo by Ray Barrington

On an evening so warm even a mud bath felt cool, intrepid wrasslers took on swine that flew in the second FFA Alumni Catch A Pig contest in front of the grandstand at the Outagamie County Fair. Teams competed in…

Shiocton holds annual Fly-in

A parasail craft flies over the Shiocton Airport

Still, a few ultralight craft did a flyover Sunday morning (top photo) and the annual pancake and porkie breakfast (lower) drew a crowd.

Tax rate decrease in Shiocton school budget

The Shiocton School District tax levy would drop under the proposed 2010-2011 district budget to be voted on Aug. 9. District residents can vote on the budget at the district’s annual meeting at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 9 in the school…

Savard exits congressional race

News Release from Reid Ribble Campaign Marc Savard announced today he is withdrawing from the Republican primary race to challenge Steve Kagen in the fall election and is endorsing Reid Ribble. “Out of all the remaining candidates in the Republican…

Seymour loses regional final after wild win

Seymour players celebrate their win Monday over Menasha after scoring five runs in the seventh to pull the game out. - Photo by Ray Barrington

A last-inning rally forced a second game but it wasn’t enough for Seymour as it lost to Menasha 7-4 in the final of the Legion baseball Class AA regional tournament Monday at Sturgeon Bay. Seymour, down 4-0 in the bottom…

Shiocton to host CWC Youth regional championships

Shiocton will be hosting the Central Wisconsin Conference Youth Baseball American League Grand Championship Tuesday morning, July 27 at the Lake Park diamonds with 2 games at 9 and the Championship at 11. The National League Grand Championship will be…

Shock and Ow!

By Ray Barrington ReporterThe use of electric shock to gather walleye for tagging drew angry comments from fishermen during a Department of Natural Resources meeting July 13 in Shiocton. Electrofishing has been used in recent years to gather the fish…

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.…