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Firefighters work at Oconto High School, where a fire forced students to be evacuated Wednesday morning.

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Oconto High School Principal Bill Slough runs toward the parking lot at the high school, where a fire forced students to be evacuated Wednesday morning.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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Oconto High School students will attend classes at Oconto Middle School temporarily, after a fire that started in the boys bathroom Wednesday morning caused extensive smoke damage at the high school. The cause of the fire is under investigation and is suspicious in nature, according to... + continue reading

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Oconto Falls High School senior Elizabeth Manns throws during practice Monday at OFHS. Manns and the softball team got outside on the practice fields for the first time Monday.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014
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It’s hard to imagine having to deal with more change than the Oconto Falls High School softball team is this season. The team has a new coach, a new home field and its ace pitcher, McKenna Larsen, is on the disabled list for the foreseeable future. Longtime coach Dawn Larsen stepped down in... + continue reading

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Gillett Secondary School junior Akeem Bates does an agility drill during track and field practice Monday at the school.

Wednesday, April 2, 2014
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With a returning two-time state qualifier and a host of experienced athletes looking to make that leap, the Gillett Secondary School track and field teams are preparing for a big year. Junior Taylor Kohls looks to make it three-for-three this season after making it to state in the discus the... + continue reading

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Oconto Falls sophomore Liza Leja competes in the 400-meter relay during an Oconto Falls Indoor meet March 25 at OFHS.

Wednesday, April 2, 2014
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For the returning athletes on the Oconto Falls High School girls track and field team, there’s a bad taste that was left in their mouths last season. Finishing second to Hortonville in the Bay Conference meet by one point could fuel the Panthers’ fire this season. “That was tough to swallow... + continue reading

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Craig Schuh, an engineer with Ayres Associates, points to a blueprint of a proposed water treatment facility to be constructed south of St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Lena. Construction will begin this summer. The treatment process is required to bring the water supplied by well No. 1 into compliance with Department of Natural Resources radium regulations.

Wednesday, April 2, 2014
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Just over a year after Lena closed one of its two wells, the course is set to rectify the problem. In February 2013, Well No. 1, at the Village Hall, was above 5 picocurie per liter of water (pCi/l) and out of compliance with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency standards. It was immediately... + continue reading

Photo by Suzan Bourassa

Firefighters work at Oconto High School, where a fire forced students to be evacuated Wednesday morning.

,

Photo by Suzan Bourassa

Oconto High School Principal Bill Slough runs toward the parking lot at the high school, where a fire forced students to be evacuated Wednesday morning.


Times Herald Photo by Gerrard Diaz

Oconto Falls High School senior Elizabeth Manns throws during practice Monday at OFHS. Manns and the softball team got outside on the practice fields for the first time Monday.


Times Herald Photo by Gerrard Diaz

Gillett Secondary School junior Akeem Bates does an agility drill during track and field practice Monday at the school.


Photo by Josh Thompson

Oconto Falls sophomore Liza Leja competes in the 400-meter relay during an Oconto Falls Indoor meet March 25 at OFHS.


Times Herald Photo by Joan Koehne

Craig Schuh, an engineer with Ayres Associates, points to a blueprint of a proposed water treatment facility to be constructed south of St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Lena. Construction will begin this summer. The treatment process is required to bring the water supplied by well No. 1 into compliance with Department of Natural Resources radium regulations.

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An Oconto man has been charged with starting the Christmas Eve fire at Log Jam Saloon in Oconto. Donald L. Tappa, 39, was charged Thursday in Oconto Circuit Court with one count of arson for setting fire at the bar at 900 Main St., which resulted in $100,000 in damage. Tappa also faces... + continue reading
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The Gillett School District will replace the roof at its elementary school, a roof laid when the school was built in 1977. “It’s time to do something,” Superintendent Todd Carlson said. The cost of the project was estimated at $277,000. The district accepted a $246,770 bid from Customform... + continue reading
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Paul Mogged was re-elected to a five-year term on the Oconto Falls Water and Light Commission, by a 3-1 vote of the City Council on April 15. Mogged, commissioner since 2006, was nominated by Alderman Marty Coopman, the City Council representative on the commission. City Council members Don... + continue reading
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The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service in Wisconsin will soon begin conducting status reviews of farms participating in USDA programs. The conservation compliance section of the 2014 Farm Bill requires farmers who are participating in USDA programs to control erosion on highly erodible... + continue reading

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Firefighters work at Oconto High School, where a fire forced students to be evacuated Wednesday morning.

Wednesday, 16/04/14 - 0 comment(s)
Oconto High School students will attend classes at Oconto Middle School temporarily, after a fire that started in the boys bathroom Wednesday morning caused extensive smoke damage at the high school. The cause of the fire is under investigation and is suspicious in nature, according to... + continue reading
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With a solid group of seniors and the team’s starting pitcher back, Gillett High School softball coach Jill Weyers is optimistic her girls will have a strong season. The Tigers lost just two... + continue reading

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Global warming advocates living near the path around the Falls took another hit on the chin when Mother Nature surprised residents by magically transforming Sunday night’s rain into Monday morning’s... + continue reading

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Sixteen members of the Oconto Falls High School FBLA Chapter competed at the FBLA State Leadership Conference on April 6 in Appleton. Three qualified for the National Leadership Conference: Liz... + continue reading