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Farm tours set for Jan. 18

University of Wisconsin-Extension will hold Farm Tours/Dairy Nutrition Panel on Tuesday, Jan. 18. The first tour will be held at the Cliff and Jim Flanagan Farm, N7464 Beech Rd, Bear Creek. The second tour will be at the Neil Christianson…

Nelson joins ballot for Outagamie County Executive

Tom Nelson, outgoing representive for the 5th Wisconsin Assembly District has joined the list of candidates for Outagamie County executive. Nelson filed his intentions on Monday, Dec. 20, but is waiting until after Jan. 1 to launch his campaign for…

Bamboo Bend lot cleared for sturgeon viewers

Land has been cleared for the new parking lot next to Bamboo Bend in Shiocton. The lot will be available next spring for the visitors who come for the annual sturgeon spawning at the Wolf River site. The lot has…

Shafel won’t seek another term

After eight years as president and 16 on the Shiocton Village Board, Judy Shafel is stepping down, she said last week. “It’s been 16 years overall, and it’s time for someone else,” she said. Shafel was up for reelection in…

Newton Blackmour State Trail has logo, plans being made for 2011

At the beginning of the year, the Friends Group of the Newton Blackmour State Trail held an open logo contest. Participation was encouraged to all members of the community. We were pleased to announce the winner at our October meeting…

Nelson holds final listening sessions

After serving the 5th Wisconsin Assembly District for six years, Democrat Tom Nelson of Kaukauna held his last series of listening sessions last week. Nelson did not seek a fourth term, instead making an unsuccesful bid for lieutenant governor on…

Chiefs struggle, then beat Manawa

Shiocton lost two games, then came back with an easy win over Manawa in boys basketball last week as it ran its record to 3-2. Amherst 57, Shiocton 40 A one-point second quarter, caused by several turnovers and missed layups,…

Chiefs girls get second victory

Shiocton posted its second girls basketball win of the year but still has not posted a CWC-8 victory. Amherst 53, Shiocton 25 In CWC-8 play at Amherst on Dec. 10, the Chiefs girls were victimized by turnovers in a 20-8…

Shiocton routs Kewaunee-Algoma

Shiocton had little trouble with visiting Kewaunee-Algoma Dec. 14 in nonconference wrestling, posting a 63-3 victory at home. K-A’s only victory came at 215 pounds as Aaron Jacobs decisioned the Chiefs’ John Jandourek. Posting wins by pin were Freddy Fielding…

Fair makes profit in 2010

The Outagamie County Fair posted a $14,456.50 net income in 2010. The year’s figures were presented at the Fair Association’s annual banquet on Thursday, Dec. 9. The number is down $3,374.85 from 2009. The fair had revenues of $474,771.91, compared…