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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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A fire of unknown origin broke out Wednesday morning at Oconto High School, causing students to be evacuated to the middle school before being sent home. All students and staff members appeared to have evacuated safely. Smoke could be seen coming from the roof of the building at the north end... + 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.

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

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A fire of unknown origin broke out Wednesday morning at Oconto High School, causing students to be evacuated to the middle school before being sent home. All students and staff members appeared to have evacuated safely. Smoke could be seen coming from the roof of the building at the north end... + continue reading
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The Oconto Falls School Board will consider presenting a referendum at the Aug. 12 primary election. Financial projections presented on Monday show a $1.16 million shortfall over the next two years. “We have more wants than the bank account allows for,” School Board member Bec Kurzynske said... + continue reading
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Sunday will mark 15 years since the shootings at Columbine, Colo., High School resulted in the deaths of 13 students and one teacher. Rachel Joy Scott, 17, was the first student killed at Columbine. She chose to remain at school that day to eat lunch with a friend in need rather than accept an... + continue reading
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A snowmobile and ATV club in Gillett will build a storage facility on property donated by the city of Gillett. The Gillett Sno-Riders club plans to construct a 48- by 60-foot facility to store its ATV and snowmobile trail equipment on a 70- by 200-foot parcel just off Railroad Street at Zippel... + continue reading
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The Oconto Falls Lions last week were granted permission to develop their plan to record and broadcast online a view of the Oconto River. The Oconto Falls City Council on April 8 requested the Lions return when plans to install a webcam at a location near the East Side Beach are finalized.... + 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