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Storms cause damage, plenty of high water

Two nights of heavy thunderstorms caused widespread property damage throughout the Fox Valley, filled many area fields. and rivers are nearly bank-full. And with rain again in the forecast over the weekend. Shiocton residents were keeping an eye on the…

Shiocton High band, choir to perform in St. Louis fest

Band and choir members from Shiocton High School will perform in St. Louis May 5-8 as part of the Music in the Parks festival. “We’re very fortunate to take our music on the road and visit other parts of our…

High water prompts “No Wake” order in Shiocton

Shiocton Police Chief Butch Bunnell has issued a no-wake order on the Wolf and Shioc rivers within the village limits due to high water levels. The Wolf is at flood stage and is expected to crest today. Sandbags will be…

ACN & Times-Press wins 36 awards

For the second consecutive year, the Advertiser Community News & Times-Press received the General Excellence Award from the Wisconsin Community Papers Association. The trophy was presented at the association’s annual convention April 1 in Wisconsin Dells. The ACN & Times-Press…

Test results show mixed changes at Shiocton

By Ray Barrington Reporter The School District of Shiocton’s results on the 2010 Wisconsin Knowledge and Concepts Exams (WKCE) were mixed compared to last year’s results. Reading results were above the state average at all levels and math results were…

‘Vanilla Twilight’ theme of prom

Shiocton High School’s junior prom, “Vanilla Twilight,” will take place from 8 p.m.-midnight April 16 at the Grand Meridian, Appleton. Music will be provided by GeoMike DJ. The king and queen will be crowned at 10 p.m. The annual post-prom…

Gomms friends to school, youth

By Ray Barrington David and Julie Gomm have put in so much time at Shiocton’s schools, they probably have earned several diplomas right now. One thing they have earned: Citizen of the Year honors from the Shiocton Area Business League.…

Shiocton initiates National Honor Society members

The National Honor Society at Shiocton High School inducted several new members March 28. They include: (back row, from left) Ashley VanDenBosch, Dan Erickson, Nick Van Dyke, Jake Redmann, Haley Ehrle; (front row) Mackenzie Conradt, Veronica Brick, Nicole Clement, Kali…

Town hall meeting on state budget scheduled

State Rep. Jim Steineke, R-Vandenbroek, has scheduled a town hall meeting for 6 p.m., Monday, April 18 at the Municipal Building in Seymour to discuss Governor Scott Walker’s proposed biennial budget. Meetings are also planned for Hobart and Freedom are…

Five seek three spots on Shiocton Village Board

There are five candidates running for three spots on the Shiocton Village Board. Incumbents Chad Colwitz, Terri James and Frank Verhagen are being challenged by Harold Meisenhelder and Ken Van Camp. Also on the ballot will be two spots for…