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Elizabeth Ciancio shows the patriotic-themed quilt she created for the veterans raffle at the Oconto County Fair. Ciancio exhibited two quilts at the fair in her second year as an exhibitor. In 2013, a quilt she exhibited was stolen from the display at the fair.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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A Gillett girl turned a heart-breaking incident at the 2013 Oconto County Fair into a heart-warming tale of generosity in 2014. Elizabeth Ciancio, 11, whose black and hot pink quilt was stolen at the 2013 fair, exhibited a black, pink and dark blue quilt to place on her bed and also sewed a... + continue reading

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A construction worker pulls barricades into place Monday afternoon on Union Avenue in Oconto Falls, as utility work begins on Highway 22. Construction will continue until November, then restart in the spring.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014
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An $8 million street reconstruction project has started in Oconto Falls and will continue until November. Jossart Brothers Inc. last week brought large equipment to the construction area. On Monday, the De Pere company placed detour barricades on Union Avenue. Traffic will be detoured to West... + continue reading

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Gillett community members gather around the Eagle III rescue helicopter that landed in Zippel Park on Aug. 5 for National Night Out. The event also included a potluck dinner and a K-9 unit demonstration.

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In a tradition that has spanned 30 years, safety and crime prevention came together Aug. 5 at National Night Out in Gillett. Families, friends and neighbors learned about neighborhood safety programs and connected with local police officers and firefighters. “I think it’s a good event because... + continue reading

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Charles Mlados enters an Oconto County courtroom Monday for his plea and sentencing hearing. Mlados was sentenced to 42 months imprisonment for first degree recklessly endangering safety relating to the death of Chad McLean in 1998. He was also sentenced to one year in the county jail for perjury.

Wednesday, August 6, 2014
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A man charged in the homicide of a Green Bay teenager in 1998 and cover-up that followed was sentenced to 3 1/2 years in prison Monday on reduced charges. Charles J. Mlados, 55, was charged with first degree reckless endangering safety and one count of perjury, in an amended criminal complaint... + continue reading

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Volunteers install a slide July 29 as part of a new playground at St. Anthony School. The colorful equipment updates the school’s outdated equipment and provides a place for climbing, swinging, sliding and imagining. The playground will be used by students of St. Anthony and children in the community.

Wednesday, August 6, 2014
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A mother’s goal to update the playground at her daughter’s school was accomplished last week with the installation of $50,000 worth of equipment. Stephanie Kurek spearheaded the St. Anthony School fundraising project that spanned four years and resulted in a playground full of colorful and... + continue reading

Times Herald Photo by Joan Koehne

Elizabeth Ciancio shows the patriotic-themed quilt she created for the veterans raffle at the Oconto County Fair. Ciancio exhibited two quilts at the fair in her second year as an exhibitor. In 2013, a quilt she exhibited was stolen from the display at the fair.


Times Herald photo by Joan Koehne

A construction worker pulls barricades into place Monday afternoon on Union Avenue in Oconto Falls, as utility work begins on Highway 22. Construction will continue until November, then restart in the spring.


Times Herald Photo by Tom Beschta

Gillett community members gather around the Eagle III rescue helicopter that landed in Zippel Park on Aug. 5 for National Night Out. The event also included a potluck dinner and a K-9 unit demonstration.


Times Herald Photo by Joan Koehne

Charles Mlados enters an Oconto County courtroom Monday for his plea and sentencing hearing. Mlados was sentenced to 42 months imprisonment for first degree recklessly endangering safety relating to the death of Chad McLean in 1998. He was also sentenced to one year in the county jail for perjury.


Times Herald Photo by Joan Koehne

Volunteers install a slide July 29 as part of a new playground at St. Anthony School. The colorful equipment updates the school’s outdated equipment and provides a place for climbing, swinging, sliding and imagining. The playground will be used by students of St. Anthony and children in the community.

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Voters in the Oconto Falls School District on Aug. 12 approved two referendum questions, finally giving school officials the funding they sought to develop outdoor athletic facilities, complete maintenance projects, expand one-to-one technology for students and spend more money on personnel.... + continue reading
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A dozen residents on Monday approved an $8.9 million tax levy for the Oconto Falls School District, an increase of 4.6 percent over last year’s levy of $8.5 million. The levy includes referendum funding approved by voters earlier this month, estimated at $24 per $100,000 of equalized value.... + continue reading
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The Oconto Falls School District will act as its own construction manager for $2.2 million in outdoor projects, including a football stadium and track at Oconto Falls High School and renovations at the entrance to Abrams Elementary School. The School Board also chose its point person for the... + continue reading
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Suring Elementary School will provide after-school enrichment activities for youth, thanks to a 21st Century Community Learning Center grant of $80,000. According to Suring School officials, the school will offer after-school enrichment activities and homework help for students in preschool to... + continue reading
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A taxi service that provides low-cost rides has been proposed for two Oconto County communities. The Oconto NEWCAP office contacted city leaders in Oconto and Oconto Falls to determine if they would support a shared-ride taxi service. “We are in the very beginning stages of determining if... + continue reading
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There hasn’t been this much excitement for Gillett High School football in quite some time. After graduating just six seniors from last year’s team, which finished 4-5, expectations are pretty... + continue reading

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Health and wellness is always important, but from a number of perspectives, it took on an even higher profile on the path around the Falls this week. Statewide the news had to do with Wisconsin’s... + continue reading

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Egan Family Foundation has awarded Charles N. Egan Scholarships to Thomas Carlson and Lisa Schmidt, of Gillett. Little Rapids Corporation established the Egan Foundation in 1986 in memory of... + continue reading