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Raft spots at Bamboo Bend cut to two

The number of raft spots at Bamboo Bend was cut from three to two by the Shiocton Village Board on Jan. 10. The board cited safety concerns after being told by Police Chief Eugene Bunnell that stakes holding one of…

School board raises student meal prices

Minor increases in breakfast and lunch prices for the 2011-2012 school year were approved by the Shiocton School Board at its Jan. 10 meeting. The increases are the only ones in the fee schedule for the next school year. Prices…

Chiefs girls get road victory at Pacelli

Shiocton got back into the win column in last week’s CWC-8 basketball action. Weyauwega-Fremont 48, Shiocton 33 At Shiocton on Jan. 7, Shiocton ended a three-week break with a loss as Weyauwega-Fremont gradually pulled away behind 13 points each from…

Chiefs take two of three in CWC-8 play

Shiocton won two games in CWC-8 boys basketball, but fell short of a three-game streak despite an early lead against Bonduel. Shiocton 54, Wega-Fremont 47 In a Jan. 7 game at Weyauwega, Riley Van Asten made four 3-pointers on his…

Shiocton wins at Rocket Scramble

On Saturday, Jan. 8, Shiocton traveled to Cedar Grove to wrestle in the Rocket Scramble. Shiocton managed to hang onto the top spot for the entire day and eventually won the 17-team tournament by edging Brookfield East by one point.…

New congressman happy with assignments, mood

By Ray Barrington, Reporter Reid Ribble, just days into his term as the new U.S. Representative for the 8th District, has already found one surprising thing about his job: he’s getting more exercise than he thought. “One thing that’s surprised…

No primary, but races for trustee, village board

There will not be a primary, but there will be competition for both the president’s office and trustee offices in the April village elections in Shiocton. Eugene R. Bunnell and Nancy Brownson will run for the office. Incumbent Judy Shafel…

Chief Bunnell leads EMT unit in Shiocton

Special to ACN-Times Press Pam Witt Hillen, ThedaStar which appeard in the ThedaStar Dispatch newsletter Eugene “Butch” Bunnell became police chief of Shiocton in 1971. He always lived in Shiocton but had commuted to Minnesota for work. He was grateful…

Trail friends anxious for spring

Friends of the Newton Blackmour Nature Trail heard about plans for spring activities on the trail when spring arrives at their meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 5. One event being considered is a spring walk for Good Shepherd Services. Plans are…