SHIOCTON

The News from Shiocton

Shiocton welcomes new teachers

Two new district staff members were introduced at a recent Shiocton School Board meeting. They are Linda Pierron, director of special education, and Chuck Brehm, middle school-high school physical education and health.

911 service affected by excavation accident

An apparent excavation accident near Mackville Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 1, pinched a fiber optic line and knocked out 911 service to much of northern Outagamie County. A spokesperson for CenturyLink said the accident crimped a line in the ATT distribution…

Ride for the Timbers has established a tradition

Fallen Timbers started the first Ride for the Timbers in October, 2007. Its original and continuing intent is to raise funds for the Center, allowing improved educational facilities, up-to-date environmental science field equipment, and expanding field opportunities for our 20,000+…

Feds’ money could lead to return of staff

A recent vote to send money to school districts nationwide to boost hiring could mean Shiocton’s schools will be able to rehire – at least for a year – some of the staff it let go because of budget cuts…

WIS 187 work in 2013 will replace two curves

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The replacement of two curves near the Maine Town Hall and resurfacing of WIS 187 was discussed Aug. 17 at the hall. Representatives from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation described the project, which is scheduled to take place in the…

New law requires electronic devices to be recycled

If you’re planning on getting a new back-to-school computer, upgrading your TV set, or changing cell phones, remember this: After Sept. 1, you can’t just throw the old ones away. A new state law takes effect requiring the recycling of…

Shiocton youth play at Cooperstown

Special to ACN by Julie Gomm Baseball is America’s game. Its birthplace: Cooperstown, New York. Lou and Linda Presutti had a dream that all young players would be able to play like major leaguers in baseball’s home town. Their dream…

Two Democrats, three from GOP seek governorship

Although there are races for both the Democratic and Republican nomination, the bulk of the attention leading up to the Sept. 14 primary for governor has been on the GOP side. That’s where Mark Neumann and Scott Walker have provided…

District budget approved for Shiocton schools

The 2010-2011 budget and tax levy for the Shiocton School District was approved at the district’s annual meeting Monday, Aug. 9. The tentative tax levy is lower than last year because of budget cuts tied to the February referendum that…