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Tax waiver denial will fund study

The Shiocton Village Board voted April 12 not to waive utility property taxes, a move that had been considered. The decision adds another $15,000 to the village treasury. The board voted to use the money to fund the early years…

Open-air market coming to Shiocton

Moogies and More, along with the Shiocton Business League will sponsor “Market Days” from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., beginning Sunday, May 9 and continuing on each second Sunday through the summer. “This will be an upscale craft and flea market,” Moogies’…

Shiocton’s Schmidt to coach All Stars

The Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association has selected Shiocton Boys Head Basketball Coach Chad Schmidt to be the head coach for the High School Division III (North Team) All-Star Game in June. The game will be held on June 19 at…

Two incumbents, newcomer on Shiocton Village Board

Newcomer Thomas Dawes Sr. was the leading vote getter but two incumbents kept their job in a five-person race for three spots on the Shiocton Village Board. Dawes led with 118 votes, with incumbents Ruth Klitzke getting 94 and Nancy…

Sturgeon sculpture to welcome visitors to Shiocton

Tim Conradt, well known for his carvings of fish and taxidermy work is almost done with his biggest project to date. He plans to put a huge fiberglass sculpture of a sturgeon at Bamboo Bend. The Bend is recognized as…

Legion baseball makes Shiocton debut this summer

Shiocton’s first American Legion baseball team will take the field this summer. The team, for ages 15-19, will play in the Central Wisconsin Legion League and host games at the high school field. The first home game is June 21.…

Five run for three seats on Shiocton Village Board

Five people will run for three seats on the Shiocton Village Board in the April 6 election. Incumbents Eugene Bunnell, Ruth Klitzke and Nancy Brownson will be joined on the ballot by Glenn Bunnell and Tom Dawes Sr. Each of…

‘Chief’ face, name may leave gymnasium floor

By Ray Barrington ReporterThe threat of proposed legislation controlling school mascots may have a physical effect on Shiocton High School this summer. The high school gymnasium floor is due for resurfacing this summer, and concerns over whether the legislation will…

State qualifiers in solo-ensemble listed

Several band and choral students from Shiocton High School have qualified for state solo-ensemble competition. They include: Band: Megan DeWall, Julia Fuchs, Jon Jandourek, Alex Patza (two events), Terren Spencer, Nicole Tarlton. Ensemble singers: Vanessa Watson, Nicole Tonn, Jessica Johnson,…

YMCA lends a hand at Shiocton after-school program

By: Rick Cohler About a half-dozen kids from 5 years told to fifth grade scamper up and down the playground equipment at Shiocton School, burning off some of the energy they have built up during a day of classwork. It…