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Suring School Principal Pam Berg leads members of the Advisory Council on Rural Schools, Libraries and Communities outdoors to see the Food for America program run by FFA members. Students visited various outdoor stations that included live animals and other displays relating to agriculture.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016
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Twenty people met in the Suring School library last week to hash out problems relating to rural school districts. The daylong meeting of State Superintendent Tony Evers’ Advisory Council on Rural Schools, Libraries and Communities was divided into three sessions: rural school and library... + continue reading

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Diane Wilke and her daughter, Dena Wilke, work on a mural at the Gillett Public Library. The library recently complete a renovation project in which shelving and seating areas were added to the area previously used as a meeting space.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016
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Renovations are complete at the Gillett Public Library, providing more space for library materials and additional seating for patrons. In December, the library began Phase 2 of its Community Center/Community Square project — renovating the existing library building. The library’s former meeting... + continue reading

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Gail Schroeder gestures as she speaks to U.S. Senate candidate Russ Feingold during his visit to the Northeast Wisconsin Technical College Regional Learning Center in Oconto Falls. Schroeder, who teaches business courses at the college, was joined by NWTC farm course instructor Mark Alden and and leadership instructor Todd Perrault for a short visit with the former senator who is running to regain his Senate seat held by Republican Ron Johnson.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016
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Access to reliable high speed broadband should be guaranteed for everyone, much like the rural electrification movement brought electricity to the masses decades ago, Russ Feingold said during a visit to Oconto Falls last week. The Democratic challenger for U.S. Senate met with Northeast... + continue reading

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Gillett Secondary School teacher Ray Johnson testifies at a motion hearing Friday in Oconto County Circuit Court, describing the effects of drinking soda allegedly spiked with a cleaning solution by two Gillett students and telling of a discipline report he filed against one of the students the day before the soda incident occurred. At right is Judge Jay Conley.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016
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A judge last week refused to dismiss the case against two Gillett teenagers accused of squirting whiteboard cleaner in their teacher’s soda, despite the police chief’s decision to dump out the soda and recycle the bottle, thus eliminating the opportunity for lab testing. In issuing his ruling... + continue reading

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Bob and Brittany Lusardi with their son, Levi, wear shirts emblazoned with the word “Hope,” an emotion they cling to after their unborn son was diagnosed with congenital diaphragmatic hernia. Babies with the birth defect have a 50 percent chance of survival and the possibility of lifelong health complications.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016
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“Hope” is the word emblazoned on the matching black T-shirts worn by Brittany and Bob Lusardi, an emotion they cling to as they await the birth of their son, Karter, in June. Below the word “Hope” are three words that put their world into a tailspin — congenital diaphragmatic hernia, a birth defect... + continue reading

Times Herald Photo by Joan Koehne

Suring School Principal Pam Berg leads members of the Advisory Council on Rural Schools, Libraries and Communities outdoors to see the Food for America program run by FFA members. Students visited various outdoor stations that included live animals and other displays relating to agriculture.


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Diane Wilke and her daughter, Dena Wilke, work on a mural at the Gillett Public Library. The library recently complete a renovation project in which shelving and seating areas were added to the area previously used as a meeting space.


Times Herald Photo by Joan Koehne

Gail Schroeder gestures as she speaks to U.S. Senate candidate Russ Feingold during his visit to the Northeast Wisconsin Technical College Regional Learning Center in Oconto Falls. Schroeder, who teaches business courses at the college, was joined by NWTC farm course instructor Mark Alden and and leadership instructor Todd Perrault for a short visit with the former senator who is running to regain his Senate seat held by Republican Ron Johnson.


Times Herald photo by Joan Koehne

Gillett Secondary School teacher Ray Johnson testifies at a motion hearing Friday in Oconto County Circuit Court, describing the effects of drinking soda allegedly spiked with a cleaning solution by two Gillett students and telling of a discipline report he filed against one of the students the day before the soda incident occurred. At right is Judge Jay Conley.


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Bob and Brittany Lusardi with their son, Levi, wear shirts emblazoned with the word “Hope,” an emotion they cling to after their unborn son was diagnosed with congenital diaphragmatic hernia. Babies with the birth defect have a 50 percent chance of survival and the possibility of lifelong health complications.

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Lee Rymer held off challenger Gary Frank and was re-elected to his 19th year as Oconto County Board chairman. Supervisors on April 19 elected Rymer, of Oconto Falls, to a two-year term using a secret, unidentifiable ballot. Rymer won 24-7. Supervisor Vernon Zoeller nominated Rymer, who said... + continue reading
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The annual Memorial Day celebration in Oconto Falls has a new purpose this year — to raise money for the renovation of Memorial Field in Oconto Falls. All proceeds from the weekend event will be used as a “kick start” to revamp Memorial Field, said organizer Chad Trudell, of Panther Pride, which... + continue reading

Times Herald Photo by Joan Koehne

Suring School Principal Pam Berg leads members of the Advisory Council on Rural Schools, Libraries and Communities outdoors to see the Food for America program run by FFA members. Students visited various outdoor stations that included live animals and other displays relating to agriculture.

Wednesday, 04/05/16
Twenty people met in the Suring School library last week to hash out problems relating to rural school districts. The daylong meeting of State Superintendent Tony Evers’ Advisory Council on Rural Schools, Libraries and Communities was divided into three sessions: rural school and library... + continue reading
Wednesday, 04/05/16
Thanks to rebates and donations, the auditorium at Gillett Secondary School will sport new curtains, acoustical shells and staging decks. The School Board on April 21 agreed to use rebates from a Focus on Energy project and a donation from the music department to pay for improvements at the... + continue reading

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Diane Wilke and her daughter, Dena Wilke, work on a mural at the Gillett Public Library. The library recently complete a renovation project in which shelving and seating areas were added to the area previously used as a meeting space.

Wednesday, 04/05/16
Renovations are complete at the Gillett Public Library, providing more space for library materials and additional seating for patrons. In December, the library began Phase 2 of its Community Center/Community Square project — renovating the existing library building. The library’s former meeting... + continue reading

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The sports marketing class and the FBLA chapter at Oconto Falls High School recently announced the opening of a nine-hole disc golf course in Oconto Falls. After a long process of planning and... + continue reading