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Brad Olsen, left, reaches for the hand of Alderman Don Osborne after being hired Sept. 23 as police chief for the city of Oconto Falls. Olsen circled the room, shaking hands with aldermen after his employment was confirmed. At center is Alderman Mat McDermid.

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An Oconto County sheriff’s deputy with 16 years of law enforcement experience has been named police chief in Oconto Falls. The City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved the hire of Brad Olsen, of Bonduel, subject to a satisfactory psychological evaluation. He replaces Mike Roberts, who... + continue reading

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Junior Alyssa Nelson prepares to attack the ball during the Oconto Falls High School volleyball home opener Thursday. The Panthers lost to West De Pere in three sets.

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If the first set ends differently, the Oconto Falls High School volleyball team might have left its home opener with a victory. However, trailing 24-22, West De Pere scored the last four points of the first set to steal the win. The Panthers were rattled the rest of the match and fell in three... + continue reading

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Oconto Falls High School quarterback Connor Scray looks for a receiver during a Bay Conference game Friday at Shawano. Oconto Falls lost, 43-14.

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Everything was going right. And then it wasn’t. The Oconto Falls High School football team had all the momentum early in a Bay Conference game against Shawano on the road Friday. Up 6-3 in the second quarter, Oconto Falls merely had to watch Shawano implode as it committed four straight... + continue reading

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Jeremey Berry cleans the face of a clock at the the Oconto County Courthouse on Sept. 15. The photo was taken from inside the bell tower at the courthouse. A restoration project provided new clock hands, clock gears and a bell striker system for chiming.

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Jeremey Berry cleans the face of a clock high above the ground at the the Oconto County Courthouse on Sept. 15. A restoration project provided new clock hands, clock gears and system for chiming.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014
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A piece of history over 6 feet round and positioned 90 feet above the ground was restored last week in Oconto. Although the Oconto County Courthouse clock still might look like an antique, with its cast-iron grid work and Roman numerals, the four-faced clock has been updated with state-of-the-... + continue reading

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Oconto Falls High School junior Bailey Wolf runs the final stretch of the cross-country course Saturday during the Shawano Invitational at Shawano Community High School.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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The Oconto Falls High School boys cross-country team took fifth, despite missing its top runner, and junior Bailey Wolf finished in 12th place to lead the girls Saturday at the Shawano Invitational cross-country meet. Many teams at the meet were competing without runners who opted to take the... + continue reading

Times Herald Photo by Joan Koehne

Brad Olsen, left, reaches for the hand of Alderman Don Osborne after being hired Sept. 23 as police chief for the city of Oconto Falls. Olsen circled the room, shaking hands with aldermen after his employment was confirmed. At center is Alderman Mat McDermid.


Photo by Josh Thompson

Junior Alyssa Nelson prepares to attack the ball during the Oconto Falls High School volleyball home opener Thursday. The Panthers lost to West De Pere in three sets.


Times Herald Photo by Gerrard Diaz

Oconto Falls High School quarterback Connor Scray looks for a receiver during a Bay Conference game Friday at Shawano. Oconto Falls lost, 43-14.


Contributed Photo

Jeremey Berry cleans the face of a clock at the the Oconto County Courthouse on Sept. 15. The photo was taken from inside the bell tower at the courthouse. A restoration project provided new clock hands, clock gears and a bell striker system for chiming.

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Contributed Photo

Jeremey Berry cleans the face of a clock high above the ground at the the Oconto County Courthouse on Sept. 15. A restoration project provided new clock hands, clock gears and system for chiming.


Times Herald Photo by Gerrard Diaz

Oconto Falls High School junior Bailey Wolf runs the final stretch of the cross-country course Saturday during the Shawano Invitational at Shawano Community High School.

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Times Herald Photo by Joan Koehne

Brad Olsen, left, reaches for the hand of Alderman Don Osborne after being hired Sept. 23 as police chief for the city of Oconto Falls. Olsen circled the room, shaking hands with aldermen after his employment was confirmed. At center is Alderman Mat McDermid.

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An Oconto County sheriff’s deputy with 16 years of law enforcement experience has been named police chief in Oconto Falls. The City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved the hire of Brad Olsen, of Bonduel, subject to a satisfactory psychological evaluation. He replaces Mike Roberts, who... + continue reading
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Gillett School District residents will get some relief on their December tax bills, based on the levy approved at the annual meeting Wednesday. About 30 people voted unanimously to approve the $2.919 million tax levy, a decrease of 6.7 percent from last year. The decrease means taxpayers owning... + continue reading
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A new logo adopted by the village of Suring features an easily recognizable landmark, the old state Highway 32 bridge, located in Riverside Memorial Park as part of a wetland nature walk. The Village Board on Sept. 9 approved a community revitalization plan, which included the new logo. The... + continue reading

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Jeremey Berry cleans the face of a clock at the the Oconto County Courthouse on Sept. 15. The photo was taken from inside the bell tower at the courthouse. A restoration project provided new clock hands, clock gears and a bell striker system for chiming.

Wednesday, 24/09/14 - 0 comment(s)
A piece of history over 6 feet round and positioned 90 feet above the ground was restored last week in Oconto. Although the Oconto County Courthouse clock still might look like an antique, with its cast-iron grid work and Roman numerals, the four-faced clock has been updated with state-of-the-... + continue reading
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Earth work was scheduled to begin this week at Oconto Falls High School for an athletic field and nine-lane track, built with referendum funding approved by voters in August. The Oconto Falls School Board on Sept. 15 selected a $315,000 stadium seating proposal from JW Industries, of Green Bay.... + continue reading
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Junior Alyssa Nelson prepares to attack the ball during the Oconto Falls High School volleyball home opener Thursday. The Panthers lost to West De Pere in three sets.

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If the first set ends differently, the Oconto Falls High School volleyball team might have left its home opener with a victory. However, trailing 24-22, West De Pere scored the last four points of... + continue reading

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Marilyn and I spend the bulk of our entertainment budget on live theater. We see some movies and go to some concerts also, but theater is our passion. We have season tickets at the Milwaukee Rep and... + continue reading

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The staff at Oconto Falls High School used a Hawaiian theme to welcome students on the first day of classes. Six new teachers joined the staff. There was 100 percent turnover in the OFHS... + continue reading