Photo by Josh Thompson Oconto Falls sophomore halfback Mac Winkler receives the handoff from sophomore quarterback Conner Scray during the 49-0 shutout loss at West De Pere Thursday.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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It wasn’t the start the Oconto Falls High School football team had hoped for, falling 49-0 at West De Pere on Thursday. Before the Panthers’ offense got its sixth snap of the game, it was already down three touchdowns. Oconto Falls got down 28-0 in the first 8 minutes, 32 seconds and had an... + continue reading

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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.

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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.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014
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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

Photo by Josh Thompson Oconto Falls sophomore halfback Mac Winkler receives the handoff from sophomore quarterback Conner Scray during the 49-0 shutout loss at West De Pere Thursday.


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.

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The village of Lena has reached an agreement with Saputo Cheese, its largest water customer, to fund 90 percent of the estimated $3.2 million cost of a radium reduction plant now under construction, according to village officials. “Saputo has historically used about 90 percent of the water... + continue reading

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This image designed by Colortech Signs and Graphics, of Green Bay, was adopted as the logo for Oconto County.

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Oconto County will transition to a new government logo, preferring an image of the courthouse to the nature scene the county adopted 17 years ago. The county’s Finance and Insurance Committee recommended the county adopt the new logo as an image that better reflects traditional government.... + continue reading
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Curt Angeli, a Gillett Elementary teacher for 24 years, has been named principal of Gillett Elementary School. “It’s a wonderful community,” said Angeli, who has taught fourth and fifth grades. “I’m more than content here. We have great kids, and we have a very special staff.” Angeli takes... + continue reading
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The Oconto County Board granted raises for 82 county employees Thursday. Employees who successfully passed an evaluation and were eligible for a step increase on the wage schedule will earn an average of 2.7 percent more in pay and benefits, effective Dec. 28. The estimated cost to the county is... + continue reading
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The Oconto Falls School District’s effort to clear its name from a 130-year-old deed took a surprising twist Aug. 4 when an attorney informed the district it no longer owns the property. The School Board in recent months has discussed the future of the land on the city’s west side where... + continue reading
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The Gillett Secondary School football team made an immediate statement Friday with a 62-0 season-opening nonconference victory at White Lake/Elcho. The Tigers were propelled by 42 first-quarter... + continue reading

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No one keeps the statistics, but we are certain that each week there are a few people who are new to the area and take their first steps on a portion of the path around the Falls. Some may be just... + continue reading

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Ashley Baeten, a member of the Oconto Falls FFA chapter, has been selected as one of 80 choir students from throughout the United States to perform in the National FFA Choir. She will perform at... + continue reading

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Oconto Falls High School musicians joined other music students to serve as Ambassadors of Music in Europe. Students and chaperons at the Matterhorn in Zermatt, Switzerland, are, from left, front row, Stephanie Gortarez, Hannah Knutson, Hannah Cunningham, Leah Wons, Ashley Baeten, Jennifer Deau, Brittany Russell; and back row, Elizabeth Muzquiz, Robert Muzquiz, Diana Radtke, Amy Thiel, Angela Baeten, Kelly Deau and Evelyn O’Harrow.

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