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Tom Nelson seeks Outagamie Co. Exec post

Tom Nelson resides in Kaukauna and grew up in Little Chute where he graduated from Little Chute High School. First elected to the state Assembly in 2004, Nelson worked on all major issue areas and served as Assembly majority leader.…

Jack Voight seeks Outagamie Co. Executive post

Jack Voight, Appleton, grew up on an Outagamie County Dairy farm, has owned Voight Insurance Agency in Appleton since 1974, served as an Appleton City Council member and held the post of Wisconsin state treasurer for 12 years is now…

Shiocton holds Winter Carnival

Shiocton High School held its annual winter carnival day Thursday. The event includes on- and off-campus recreational activities ranging from movies and swimming to Ukranian egg making and a video scavenger hunt. The day ended with a rally including a…

Second charter school being considered

Shiocton, which will open its first charter school this fall, may have a second one in its future. A school focusing on students in construction trades is being proposed. At the Shiocton School Board’s March 7 meeting, Anne Louis, who…

Shiocton girls win opener

Shiocton made a first-quarter lead stand up and advanced with a first-round win in the WIAA Division 4 girls basketball tournament. The 42-33 win over Manawa at home advanced the Chiefs to a game last Friday at top-seeded Oshkosh Lourdes.…

Shiocton downed by Lourdes in semifinal

Oshkosh Lourdes apparently paid attention when Sean Klemp opened the WIAA Division 4 boys basketball tournament with a 31-point night. The Knights shut down Klemp, holding him to just one field goal and six total points as they beat the…

Sports update

Tuesday, March 9 Girls basketball: WIAA Division 4 regional – Shiocton 42, Manawa 33. Shiocton will play at top seed Oshkosh Lourdes Friday at 7 p.m.  

Charter school has enrollment of 44 students

The charter school opening in Shiocton this fall has enrolled 44 students, the Shiocton School Board heard Feb. 28. The Shiocton International Leadership Academy had been limited to an enrollment of up to 60 for its first year of operation.…

Little Big Town to headline 2011 Outagamie County Fair

The Outagamie County Fair has announced national country recording stars Little Big Town will perform in front of the grandstand on Friday, July 29 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for Little Big Town will go on sale Saturday, March 12, at…

Schramm, Van Straten take second at state

Seymour’s Alex Schramm and Shiocton’s Charlie Van Straten posted second-place finishes, Shiocton’s Thomas Dahlke placed third and Seymour’s Mark Dessart took fifth in an excellent final day for local wrestlers at the WIAA state meet in Madison. Schramm (135 pounds)…