Bob Maloney, of the Eick-Sankey American Legion post, stands to address school officials including, from left, school board members Jan Stranz and Ron Leja, Superintendent Dean Hess, administrative assistant Deb Woods and board member Clint Gardebrecht. (Times Herald photo by Warren Bluhm)

Wednesday, September 19, 2018
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The question of whether a veterans monument should be considered next to the Oconto Falls School District offices was tabled for another month after nearly an hour of discussion at the school board’s Sept. 10 meeting. Legal concerns sidetracked an effort to place a privately funded memorial just... + continue reading

Airman 1st Class Andrea Rhode sits with her sister, Megan Liechti, along the Riverwalk in San Antonio, Texas, on July 24, 2010. The two posed for this photo following the basic training graduation ceremony at Lackland Air Force Base. (Contributed photo)

Wednesday, September 19, 2018
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On Sept. 16, 2017, my life was turned upside down. My little sister, my best friend in the entire world, committed suicide. If you have ever been in the same position that I’m in, you may not want to read this – and for that, I don’t blame you. If you’ve never had to face the horrible truth of... + continue reading

Wylee Van Bellinger (10) was a second team all-conference selection in the Marinette & Oconto Conference last season. (Contributed photo)

Wednesday, September 19, 2018
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Athlete: Wylee Van Bellinger Sport: Volleyball School: Suring High School Year: Senior Growing up in a family that has achieved plenty of athletic success can be a tough standard to live up to for some of the younger members of the family. That isn’t the case for Suring senior... + continue reading

Oconto Falls will look to hand Wrightstown its first loss of the season Friday night, which also serves as the Panthers’ homecoming game. (Times Herald file photo)

Wednesday, September 19, 2018
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Slowing down the opposing offense was an issue for the three local football teams that hit the gridiron Friday. Oconto Falls and Suring were each shutout in lopsided losses, while Gillett was unable to keep pace with Gibraltar. Cleaning up play on the defensive side of the ball could go a long... + continue reading

Gillett is hoping to bounce back this week against Gibraltar after suffering its first loss last week to Newman Catholic. (Times Herald file photo)

Wednesday, September 12, 2018
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After suffering its first loss of the year, the Gillett High School football team has another stiff test to overcome this week if it hopes to get back to its winning ways. The Tigers will travel to take on an undefeated and ranked Gibraltar team coming off a 50-14 win over Lena/St. Thomas... + continue reading

Bob Maloney, of the Eick-Sankey American Legion post, stands to address school officials including, from left, school board members Jan Stranz and Ron Leja, Superintendent Dean Hess, administrative assistant Deb Woods and board member Clint Gardebrecht. (Times Herald photo by Warren Bluhm)


Airman 1st Class Andrea Rhode sits with her sister, Megan Liechti, along the Riverwalk in San Antonio, Texas, on July 24, 2010. The two posed for this photo following the basic training graduation ceremony at Lackland Air Force Base. (Contributed photo)


Wylee Van Bellinger (10) was a second team all-conference selection in the Marinette & Oconto Conference last season. (Contributed photo)


Oconto Falls will look to hand Wrightstown its first loss of the season Friday night, which also serves as the Panthers’ homecoming game. (Times Herald file photo)


Gillett is hoping to bounce back this week against Gibraltar after suffering its first loss last week to Newman Catholic. (Times Herald file photo)

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Wylee Van Bellinger (10) was a second team all-conference selection in the Marinette & Oconto Conference last season. (Contributed photo)

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Athlete: Wylee Van Bellinger Sport: Volleyball School: Suring High School Year: Senior Growing up in a family that has achieved plenty of athletic success can be a tough standard to live... + continue reading

Oconto Falls will look to hand Wrightstown its first loss of the season Friday night, which also serves as the Panthers’ homecoming game. (Times Herald file photo)

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When I was kid growing up in the 1940s and 1950s on Konitzer Road south of Oconto Falls, hardly anything was more thrilling for us farm kids than the chance to go “uptown.” Perhaps you think Oconto... + continue reading

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