Times Herald Photo by Joan Koehne

Canada geese stand in the shade of the playground area at the East Side Beach on Friday morning. The city and River Island Golf Course both report the goose population has reached an all-time high, and their droppings create a smelly mess that’s a nuisance and a health hazard. A goose roundup is scheduled June 30, and the captured geese will be euthanized.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016
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Multiply 200 Canada geese by 1 pound of bird droppings per day and the result is a smelling, messy urban goose problem in Oconto Falls. River Island Golf Course on the city’s southeast side and the East Side and West Side beaches are teeming with Canada geese and their feces, according to the... + continue reading

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Oconto Falls High School senior Sam Shroyer will be one of seven seniors leaving the Panthers after bringing Oconto Falls to its first sectional final game in 11 years.

Wednesday, June 15, 2016
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Only eight baseball teams were left standing in Division 2. Oconto Falls was one of them. Never ranked at any point in the season, the Panthers flew under the radar. They were picked to finish in last place in the North Eastern Conference. That didn’t happen. Lack of respect helped fuel... + continue reading

Times Herald Photo by Joan Koehne

Rayce Kissinger, 6, of Krakow, shows his delight as he pets a Holstein at Riewe Farms on Sunday morning. The Riewe family hosted this year’s Breakfast on the Farm, welcoming over 4,000 guests to their family farm near Oconto. Royce was visiting with his sister, RaeAnnah, 11, and his grandfather, Bill Kissinger, of Sobieski.

Wednesday, June 15, 2016
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Breakfast was an afterthought for Diane Riewe on Sunday morning. The food tent on her family’s farm had been open since 7:30 a.m., yet Riewe had yet to get her plate of scrambled eggs and pancakes as 1 p.m. approached. As a host of Breakfast on the Farm, she spent her time talking to visitors... + continue reading

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David Honish, Lena School superintendent, jokes with Clayton Scholtz as Scholtz works on a computerized language arts enrichment program at Lena School in May. Honish will leave the Lena School District after 17 years as a teacher and administrator to begin work as an administrator for the Cooperative Educational Services Agency.

Wednesday, June 15, 2016
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David Honish, hired as administrator of Cooperative Educational Services Agency 8, has resigned as superintendent of the Lena School District. Honish will end a 17-year career in Lena as a teacher and administrator this month and will start work with CESA on July 1. He replaces Don Viegut, who... + continue reading

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Nurse Amanda Leaveck helps Violet Putnam to her feet after the completion of an ankle brachia index Thursday afternoon. The screenings were offered as part of an open house at the HSHS St. Clare Regional Surgery Center.

Wednesday, June 15, 2016
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Violet Putnam was 87 when she underwent vascular surgery performed by Dr. Richard McNutt. “I had such pain in my legs,” recalled Putnam, of Oconto Falls. Putnam, now 95, took special interest in the open house at HSHS St. Clare Regional Surgery Center on Thursday. McNutt, a general and... + continue reading

Times Herald Photo by Joan Koehne

Canada geese stand in the shade of the playground area at the East Side Beach on Friday morning. The city and River Island Golf Course both report the goose population has reached an all-time high, and their droppings create a smelly mess that’s a nuisance and a health hazard. A goose roundup is scheduled June 30, and the captured geese will be euthanized.


Times Herald File Photo

Oconto Falls High School senior Sam Shroyer will be one of seven seniors leaving the Panthers after bringing Oconto Falls to its first sectional final game in 11 years.


Times Herald Photo by Joan Koehne

Rayce Kissinger, 6, of Krakow, shows his delight as he pets a Holstein at Riewe Farms on Sunday morning. The Riewe family hosted this year’s Breakfast on the Farm, welcoming over 4,000 guests to their family farm near Oconto. Royce was visiting with his sister, RaeAnnah, 11, and his grandfather, Bill Kissinger, of Sobieski.


Times Herald Photo by Joan Koehne

David Honish, Lena School superintendent, jokes with Clayton Scholtz as Scholtz works on a computerized language arts enrichment program at Lena School in May. Honish will leave the Lena School District after 17 years as a teacher and administrator to begin work as an administrator for the Cooperative Educational Services Agency.


Times Herald Photo by Joan Koehne

Nurse Amanda Leaveck helps Violet Putnam to her feet after the completion of an ankle brachia index Thursday afternoon. The screenings were offered as part of an open house at the HSHS St. Clare Regional Surgery Center.

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Parents of bullies will be penalized for their children’s actions, under an ordinance adopted last week by the Oconto Falls City Council. The bullies themselves, plus parents and guardians of children under 18 who engage in bullying or harassment, can be cited and penalized, under terms of the... + continue reading

Times Herald Photo by Joan Koehne

Canada geese stand in the shade of the playground area at the East Side Beach on Friday morning. The city and River Island Golf Course both report the goose population has reached an all-time high, and their droppings create a smelly mess that’s a nuisance and a health hazard. A goose roundup is scheduled June 30, and the captured geese will be euthanized.

Wednesday, 22/06/16
Multiply 200 Canada geese by 1 pound of bird droppings per day and the result is a smelling, messy urban goose problem in Oconto Falls. River Island Golf Course on the city’s southeast side and the East Side and West Side beaches are teeming with Canada geese and their feces, according to the... + continue reading
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A Gillett woman who led officers on a 21-mile chase through Gillett and Oconto Falls pleaded guilty to eluding officers at a plea hearing June 14 in Oconto County Circuit Court. Idolina Torres-Sanchez, 46, also pleaded guilty to operating a vehicle while intoxicated with a minor, her 12-year-old... + continue reading
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Wednesday, 22/06/16
Featuring an experienced pitching staff, the Oconto Falls American Legion baseball team has high expectations this summer. The pitchers include the two starters from the Oconto Falls High School... + continue reading

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To the editor: In an article in the Times Herald and also a letter to all customers, the Oconto Falls Municipal Utility said it has filed an application to increase electric rates by doubling the... + continue reading

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The Oconto Falls Friends of the Arts recently announced the recipients of the 2016 scholarships recognizing accomplishments in choir, band, drama and art at Oconto Falls High School. The students... + continue reading