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Sturgeon sculpture to welcome visitors to Shiocton

Sculptor Kimberly Richards puts the finishing touches on the tail fin of the 15-foot foam form for the sturgeon.

Tim Conradt, well known for his carvings of fish and taxidermy work is almost done with his biggest project to date. He plans to put a huge fiberglass sculpture of a sturgeon at Bamboo Bend. The Bend is recognized as…

Legion baseball makes Shiocton debut this summer

Shiocton’s first American Legion baseball team will take the field this summer. The team, for ages 15-19, will play in the Central Wisconsin Legion League and host games at the high school field. The first home game is June 21.…

Five run for three seats on Shiocton Village Board

Five people will run for three seats on the Shiocton Village Board in the April 6 election. Incumbents Eugene Bunnell, Ruth Klitzke and Nancy Brownson will be joined on the ballot by Glenn Bunnell and Tom Dawes Sr. Each of…

‘Chief’ face, name may leave gymnasium floor

Members of the Shiocton High School wrestling team were honored for their CWC championship and state tournament appearances at the March 15 Shiocton School Board meeting. Shown are, from left, Coach Eric Clausen, Jose Gonzalez, Tyler Bradwell, Austin Hooyman, Jacob Dahlke, Zech Riehl, Thomas Dahlke, Josh Knorr and Charlie VanStraten. - Photo by Ray Barrington

By Ray Barrington ReporterThe threat of proposed legislation controlling school mascots may have a physical effect on Shiocton High School this summer. The high school gymnasium floor is due for resurfacing this summer, and concerns over whether the legislation will…

State qualifiers in solo-ensemble listed

Several band and choral students from Shiocton High School have qualified for state solo-ensemble competition. They include: Band: Megan DeWall, Julia Fuchs, Jon Jandourek, Alex Patza (two events), Terren Spencer, Nicole Tarlton. Ensemble singers: Vanessa Watson, Nicole Tonn, Jessica Johnson,…

YMCA lends a hand at Shiocton after-school program

Children enjoy the playground at the YMCA After School Program in Shiocton. - Photo by Rick Cohler

By: Rick Cohler About a half-dozen kids from 5 years told to fifth grade scamper up and down the playground equipment at Shiocton School, burning off some of the energy they have built up during a day of classwork. It…