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Ruff Fish tourney July 10

The 28th annual Ruff Fish fishing tournament takes place Saturday in Shiocton at the boat landing on the west end of the Wolf River bridge. The event runs from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. with more than $1,100 in cash and prizes,…

VanderHeyden brings experience to Legion team

Shiocton’s Legion baseball team may be in its first year, but it has a coach with plenty of experience. Shiocton School District Administrator Chris VanderHeyden posted a solid record in coaching at several levels. The highlight was at Flambeau High…

High school will recognize more than top 10 grads

The honors list at next year’s Shiocton High School graduation won’t be a top-ten list. The Shiocton School Board voted June 14 to switch from listing the top 10 graduates to listing all those over a 3.5 grade point average.…

Porter’s Patch part of strawberry research project

There’s nothing like a sweet, juicy, bright red strawberry on a June day. This summer’s picking season is well underway and at Porter’s Patch in Navarino, owner Troy Porter is keeping a close eye on several varieties which are being…

For retiring math teacher, nothing comes after 44

By Ray Barrington Reporter It wasn’t until the second time he applied to become a teacher at Shiocton High School that Don Hanson got the job. Once he got it, he held on to it – until this year, when…

St. Patrick’s celebrates 150 years of faith

In 1860, a mass held at the Pat Pew Hotel in Stephensville began a parish which is now celebrating 150 years of the Catholic faith in the small community. The church was built seven years later and is the oldest…

Shiocton math league team finishes third of 16

The Shiocton High School Math League ended the academic year in third place among the 16 schools that compete in the Small School Division of the Central Wisconsin Math League. To do this, Shiocton had five contestants place in the…

Not your average reunion

Seeing someone you haven’t seen in years is pretty much normal at a high school reunion. For Gertrud Ableiter and Bill LaCroix, it was a bit different. LaCroix wasn’t part of the class – he was 13 at the time…

Bonduel halts Shiocton tourney run

Shiocton won its first two games in the WIAA Division 3 baseball tournament opener, but fell to conference rival Bonduel in the regional final. Shiocton 14, Gillett 1 At Shiocton on May 28, the Chiefs scored six runs in the…

Top 10 list may be on way out at high school

By Ray Barrington, reporter Next year’s Shiocton High School graduation may see a change in the way honors are invented. The Shiocton School Board discussed May 24 whether to stop designating the top 10 academically in the graduating class and…