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Area food pantries say thanks

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Many thanks to the generous donations of food for the recent Post Office Food Drive. The food drive was a success due to the volunteers that helped pick up the food, the generous giving and the hard work of the…

Shiocton library budget lowest in area, village board told

The Shiocton Village Library gets the lowest amount from its municipality of any library in its area, the Shiocton Village Board learned Monday. The allottment of $56,500 includes funds from the Outagamie-Waupaca Library System. The next lowest in the area,…

Former Shiocton AD gets district honor

Former Shiocton High School athletic director, Sue Neumann, who died in January, will be honored posthumously by the Wisconsin Athletic Directors Association. She will be honored as athletic director of the year in District 2 of the state. Neumann, athletic…

Heinemeyer co-athlete of the year at Lakeland College

Shiocton’s Jacob Heinemeyer was one of two athletes named Athletes of the Year at Lakeland College in Sheboygan during the program’s annual banquet. Heinemeyer, a member of the Lakeland football and baseball teams, was named Lakeland’s Male Athlete of the…

Bedor going to UW-Stevens Point

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Shiocton’s Jacob Bedor will play football and attend the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point this fall, coach John Miech has announced. Bedor, a 6-foot, 250-pound defensive lineman, was first team all-CWC-8 as an offensive and defensive lineman for the Chiefs. He…

Town hall meeting will be May 20

A town hall meeting with officials of the Shiocton School District will be held at 6:30 p.m. May 20 at the school cafeteria. The meeting is scheduled to cover next year’s school budget and the issue of a possible change…

Shiocton’s Ernst Kohl scholarship winner

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The Herb Kohl Educational Foundation 2010 Initiative Scholarship was presented to Brianna Ernst, a student at Shiocton High School, at a recognition luncheon hosted by U.S. Sen. Herb Kohl on March 27. The Herb Kohl Initiative Scholarship recognizes students who…

Shiocton/Bovina Fire Department puts out help wanted sign

Shiocton/Bovina Fire Chief Butch Bunnell says the department is in need of more volunteers. “Right now we are short on EMTs who can answer calls during the day,” Bunnell said. “We have also lost quite a few firemen in the…

Shiocton High School inaugurates National Honor Society members

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Members of the Shiocton National Honor Society were innaugurated on Wednesday, April 21. Pictured are, row 1, left to right: Samantha Zurfluh, Megan Wright, Harley Krause, Samantha Neumann, Alexa Pahlow, Michelle Ritchie; row 2: Jason Vander Wielen, Adam Zahradka, Kyle…

Town hall meeting topics may include look at possible Chiefs renaming

By: Ray Barrington, reporters With state government coming closer to a move that would threaten Native American mascots, Shiocton schools are getting ready to discuss the situation with the public. At the Shiocton School Board meeting April 19, the board…