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‘Third Friday’ count climbs at Shiocton

The preliminary “third Friday” count of students in the Shiocton School District shows a higher number for the second year in a row. District business manager Denise Guex told the Shiocton School Board at its Sept. 20 meeting the count…

Changed CHAPS hosts annual Fall Frolic

Visitors to the sixth annual CHAPS Academy Fall Frolic and Family Fun Day will see major changes at the counseling center. The center, located at N5367 Mayflower Drive east of Shiocton, is in the midst of a capital project that…

Pacelli downs Chiefs in CWC-8 showdown

For a couple of quarters, it looked like a typical Shiocton-Stevens Point Pacelli football game – tight and packed with defense. The Chiefs got an end-zone interception from Charlie Van Straten to stop an early Pacelli drive and had a…

Chiefs fall to Amherst in volleyball

By Laura Gomm Student reporter Last week Tuesday the Shiocton volleyball team traveled to Amherst for a conference match up. The girls started off well winning the first game 25-18. In the second game the girls started off slow. They…

Primary sets Nov. 2 ballot

Republican Wisconsin Assembly District 5 candidate Jim Steineke, Kaukauna, survived a tough, three-way battle Tuesday to win the GOP primary. Steineke will face Democrat Mert Summers of De Pere in the Nov. 2 general election. Steineke trailed for much of…

Auction marks changes at River Rail

The familiar interior of the River Rail Bar and Banquet Hall is undergoing changes, and its patrons can buy some of that interior to take home. The Shiocton restaurant will hold an auction Tuesday at 5 p.m to sell a…

Elementary numbers still growing at Shiocton

Some late arrivals have made the Shiocton school population a bit larger. First-week numbers show an elementary and middle school student body of 580. That is up 23 from last year at the same time and up 35 from two…

Independent candidates have tough time

“When I decided to run for governor as an independent, people warned me it would be an uphill battle – it’s more like running into a brick wall,” James James, of Spring Green, one of two independent candidates for governor,…

Seymour candidate forum provides views

With the fall primary just over a week away, the Seymour Chamber of Commerce brought a smorgasbord of politics to the city Thursday afternoon for a wide-ranging discussion of state and federal politics. One of the front-runners for the Republican…