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PREVIEW: Chiefs hope for more scoring to improve from rough season

Coming off a 1-22 year, Shiocton is hoping scorers will step up for the Chiefs to improve their boys basketball fortunes. “We need scorers to step up,” said 13-year coach Chad Schmidt. “Rebounding is a concern. We should play solid…

PREVIEW: Defending champs have experience

With five seniors – all with at least a Central Wisconsin Conference runner-up finish on their record and a combined seven CWC championships and three state place-winner finishes – the Shiocton wrestling team will try for a second straight conference…

PREVIEW: Shiocton girls return six starters

Shiocton hopes that six returning starters from last year’s 2-21 girls basketball team can give the Chiefs a lift on the court. “We will have some experience in our leaders, but we will also have high expectations for the younger…

Superintendent pelted with potatoes

Flying Taters. Shiocton School Administrator Chris VanderHeyden took the spuds on the nose, on the chin and all over as students earned the right to toss the taters by collecting canned goods for the high school’s food drive. – Photo…

Shiocton softball coach Fischer retires

Varsity girls softball coach Tom Fischer’s resignation was accepted Nov. 15 by the Shiocton School Board. Fischer has been the softball coach at Shiocton for 15 years. “He just said it was time to let someone else do it,” District…

Tax levy higher in Shiocton budget

An increase of $11,389.76 in the tax levy is listed in the proposed Shiocton village budget for 2011. The proposed budget shows an increase in spending of $17,148.97 in a $753,458.69 budget. That’s up from $736,609.72 in 2010. The proposed…

Shiocton honors veterans

Essay winners Austin Van Den Bosch and Nikki Harvath read their winning essays during Veterans Day ceremonies at Shiocton High School. Elementary school principal Kim Griesbach looks on. – Photo by Ray Barrington

Village Board says no to Lake Park flea market

The Shiocton Village Board turned down an offer by a resident to organize a monthly summer flea market at Lake Park. Diane Seidler, who has sold items at area flea markets, told the board she is starting to organize markets…

Shiocton launches charter school

By Ray Barrington, reporter The charter school that will open next fall and the continuing logo issue drew the most questions during a Shiocton School District town meeting Nov. 3. The Shiocton International Leadership Academy is designed to provide an…