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Flushing of improper items creates problems for BC Village waste water treatment plant

By Keith SkenandoreManaging Editor There are many ways that the coronavirus is causing ill-effects to the country. Here in Wisconsin, schools are closed, non-essential businesses are closed and sports activities are put on hold. In the Village of Black Creek,…

Missouri man bound over for trial in deaths of Diemel brothers

By Keith SkenandoreManaging Editor Garland Nelson, the Missouri man who is charged with the murder of Nick and Justin Diemel, has been bound over for trial. The preliminary hearing, which was delayed numerous times, and four times this year, was…

Bamboo Bend closed for sturgeon viewing

By Linda TitelManaging Editor Sturgeon spawning should be happening soon, but this year, Bamboo Bend, a popular spot to view them in Shiocton, will be closed to the public because of the Corona Virus. The parking lots of Bamboo Bend…

Outagamie County’s Breakfast on the Farm canceled due to COVID-19

This year’s Outagamie County Breakfast on the Farm has been canceled due to the coronavirus. According to the Outagamie County Dairy Promotion Facebook page, the June 14 event to be held at the Van Rossum Dairy Farm in Kaukauna will…

Missouri man bound over for trial in deaths of Diemel brothers

By Keith SkendoreManaging Editor Garland Nelson, the Missouri man who is charged with the murder of Nick and Justin Diemel, has been bound over for trial. The preliminary hearing, which was delayed numerous times, and four times this year, was…

Schools officially closed for remainder of academic year as Gov. Evers extends Safer-At-Home order

Gov. Tony Evers has extended his “Safer at Home” executive order to May 26 thus ending the 2019-20 academic school year for all public and private K-12 schools. This executive order implemented by Evers back on March 25 was originally…

DOT announces State 47 construction plans to Black Creek

Additional project for State 54 in Shiocton to Seymour also announced A major roadway used by the communities of Black Creek, Shiocton, Nichols and Seymour to the Fox Valley will be going under a facelift. According to the Department of…

Election Day goes on as planned despite confusion, COVID-19 warnings

By Keith SkenandoreManaging Editor The confusion of the roller coaster ride of what would be the Wisconsin Primary and Spring Elections amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, believe it or not, went pretty smoothly according to area clerks. Seymour city clerk Lori…

DMV in-person service closes with a few exceptions

Starting April 8, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is further restricting in-person service at all Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Service Centers to protect customers and employees from the spread of COVID-19. In a press release, the WisDOT stated…

Update: April 7 election date to remain as is; Deadline for absentee ballots also the same date

Governor Tony Evers executive order to suspend the Wisconsin primary and spring elections to June 9 took a double-hit as the Wisconsin Supreme Court and the U.S. Supreme Court both made rulings. The Wisconsin Supreme Court, following a Republican filed…