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Lace Luedke, of Menasha, won the female portion of the 2014 Kelly Lake Triathlon in 1 hour, 30 minutes. The 2015 event will be held Saturday, July 4.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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A record number of triathletes are expected Saturday at the Kelly Lake Triathlon, with proceeds to benefit the Shriners Hospital for Children in Chicago. “We are close to hitting our cap of 150 and should meet it by the weekend,” triathlon coordinator Roger Bloom said. “It will be the most we... + continue reading

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A car drives over the railroad crossing on Chestnut Avenue amid a cloud of dust Friday afternoon. The railroad crossing north of Mercier’s Fast Stop was closed Monday and will remain closed until the last week of July.

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Street construction in the city of Oconto Falls is taking a toll on businesses on Chestnut Avenue, according to Andy Mercier, owner of Mercier’s Fast Stop, who spoke at a public informational meeting Friday. In his bimonthly update, Duke Peters, project manager for Peters Concrete Company, said... + continue reading

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Greg Kuhn is the new manager of Oconto Falls Municipal Utilities. Kuhn worked as a journeyman lineman in Hartford for 12 years and has experience with the water department and water treatment facility in Hartford.

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Although he misses climbing poles and doing field work, Greg Kuhn said he’s adjusting to his new role as manager of Oconto Falls Municipal Utilities. OFMU is a locally owned and operated electric, water and waste water utility that serves more than 1,600 customers in Oconto Falls. Kuhn, who... + continue reading

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Oconto Falls pitcher Evan Sigmund pitched seven solid innings, allowing one run, en route to a 7-1 win against Marinette Friday.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
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Evan Sigmund pitched a near-flawless game for the Oconto Falls American Legion team Friday against visiting Marinette. Three runs in the first inning, courtesy of a bases-clearing single by Dalton Curl, made it easier for Sigmund as Oconto Falls won 7-1 in the Fox River Valley-North match-up at... + continue reading

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Kevin Anderson, left, and Diana Hogard, of the design firm Potter Lawson, show images of the law enforcement center to County Board supervisors Thursday morning. The board approved the final design for the facility, which will include a jail, 911 call center and sheriff’s offices.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
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The Oconto County Board on Thursday finalized the design of a law enforcement center and let it for bids on Friday. The new facility will dramatically improve overall operations, safety and security, said Nancy Thelen, detention facilities specialist with the Wisconsin Department of Corrections... + continue reading

Photo by Josh Thompson

Lace Luedke, of Menasha, won the female portion of the 2014 Kelly Lake Triathlon in 1 hour, 30 minutes. The 2015 event will be held Saturday, July 4.


Times Herald Photo by Joan Koehne

A car drives over the railroad crossing on Chestnut Avenue amid a cloud of dust Friday afternoon. The railroad crossing north of Mercier’s Fast Stop was closed Monday and will remain closed until the last week of July.


Photo by RJ Reinhold

Greg Kuhn is the new manager of Oconto Falls Municipal Utilities. Kuhn worked as a journeyman lineman in Hartford for 12 years and has experience with the water department and water treatment facility in Hartford.


Times Herald photo by Jason Arndt

Oconto Falls pitcher Evan Sigmund pitched seven solid innings, allowing one run, en route to a 7-1 win against Marinette Friday.


Times Herald Photo by Joan Koehne

Kevin Anderson, left, and Diana Hogard, of the design firm Potter Lawson, show images of the law enforcement center to County Board supervisors Thursday morning. The board approved the final design for the facility, which will include a jail, 911 call center and sheriff’s offices.

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Times Herald Photo by Joan Koehne

A car drives over the railroad crossing on Chestnut Avenue amid a cloud of dust Friday afternoon. The railroad crossing north of Mercier’s Fast Stop was closed Monday and will remain closed until the last week of July.

Wednesday, 01/07/15
Street construction in the city of Oconto Falls is taking a toll on businesses on Chestnut Avenue, according to Andy Mercier, owner of Mercier’s Fast Stop, who spoke at a public informational meeting Friday. In his bimonthly update, Duke Peters, project manager for Peters Concrete Company, said... + continue reading
Wednesday, 01/07/15
The Oconto Falls School Board reordered its priorities for funding when it met in special session June 22 at Abrams Elementary School. According to a press release issued by the school district, the School Board, with a 4-2 vote, reversed a decision to split the Abrams fifth-grade class into... + continue reading
Wednesday, 01/07/15
A Minnesota man was arrested Monday, June 22, after traveling to Oconto Falls with the intention of meeting a 14-year-old girl for sex, Oconto Falls Police Chief Brad Olsen said in a press release. Mohmednoor Sahane Abdullahi, 21, was taken into custody by the Oconto Falls Police Department,... + continue reading

Photo by RJ Reinhold

Greg Kuhn is the new manager of Oconto Falls Municipal Utilities. Kuhn worked as a journeyman lineman in Hartford for 12 years and has experience with the water department and water treatment facility in Hartford.

Wednesday, 01/07/15
Although he misses climbing poles and doing field work, Greg Kuhn said he’s adjusting to his new role as manager of Oconto Falls Municipal Utilities. OFMU is a locally owned and operated electric, water and waste water utility that serves more than 1,600 customers in Oconto Falls. Kuhn, who... + continue reading
Wednesday, 01/07/15
The Gillett School District will rely on $444,000 in reserve funds to cover expenses for the 2015-16 school year, based on a preliminary budget approved Thursday by the School Board. A new fiscal year began Wednesday for the district. The district anticipates a $450,000 decrease in state revenue... + continue reading
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Photo by Josh Thompson

Lace Luedke, of Menasha, won the female portion of the 2014 Kelly Lake Triathlon in 1 hour, 30 minutes. The 2015 event will be held Saturday, July 4.

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A record number of triathletes are expected Saturday at the Kelly Lake Triathlon, with proceeds to benefit the Shriners Hospital for Children in Chicago. “We are close to hitting our cap of 150... + continue reading

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As this issue of the Oconto County Times Herald hits the newsstands along the path around the Falls, the date will be July 1, the start of a new fiscal year and a new era for the school district. Dr... + continue reading

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Ashley Belongia, a dairy science major at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, is participating in the Growmark summer intern program. She is the daughter of Steve and Laurie Belongia, of Suring... + continue reading