The Oconto Falls High School marching band steps lively down Maple Avenue during the 2017 Memorial Day parade. (Times Herald file photo)

Wednesday, May 23, 2018
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The owner of Peterson Ford and his wife have been selected as grand marshals of the Oconto Falls Memorial Day parade. Donald “Toby” and Shirley Peterson will be riding in style near the head of the parade, which launches at 12:30 p.m. Monday from the staging area on Sherman Street. Oconto... + continue reading

Katie Needles, one of REGI’s raptor educators, holds up Fonzie, a horned owl, to show students at Gillett Elementary School on May 7. (Photo by Willow Pecha)

Wednesday, May 23, 2018
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Children at Gillett Elementary School might have previously seen hawks and other birds of prey from afar, but they got the chance to see the birds close up May 7. Raptor Education Group Inc. visited students in the third through sixth grades to educate them about the birds — emphasizing why it’s... + continue reading

Bob Brown completes repairs on the logging sled at Holt and Balcom Logging Camp Museum in Lakewood. (Contributed photo)

Wednesday, May 23, 2018
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After a deep clean of the Holt and Balcom Logging Camp Museum in Lakewood in early May, the site is ready for what looks to be another excellent year. “Our staff volunteers Dave Zulegar and George Richards helped us spruce up the camp in anticipation of a very busy school tour schedule with six... + continue reading

McKenna Larsen was a standout on the mound for Winona State. (Photo courtesy Winona State Athletics)

Wednesday, May 23, 2018
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Over his 17 years as head coach of the Winona State University softball program, Greg Jones has worked with some great players. When he thinks of the legacy McKenna Larsen leaves after a phenomenal four-year run, Jones has high praise. “If there’s a Mount Rushmore of Winona State softball,... + continue reading

Alice Emerick, foreground, prepares to return a volley Sunday in a game of pickleball at Pleasantview Park in Oconto Falls. Looking on are her playing partner, Dennis O’Neill, and opponents Kristy Knutson and her husband, Mark Emerick. (Times Herald photo by Warren Bluhm)

Wednesday, May 16, 2018
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Mark and Alice Emerick arrived at Pleasantview Park in Oconto Falls at 3:45 p.m. Sunday; it was their turn to set up the pickleball nets for the 4 o’clock crowd. Asked whether anyone would come out to play on Mother’s Day, Mark Emerick chuckled. “Some of the people you’re about to meet would... + continue reading

The Oconto Falls High School marching band steps lively down Maple Avenue during the 2017 Memorial Day parade. (Times Herald file photo)


Katie Needles, one of REGI’s raptor educators, holds up Fonzie, a horned owl, to show students at Gillett Elementary School on May 7. (Photo by Willow Pecha)


Bob Brown completes repairs on the logging sled at Holt and Balcom Logging Camp Museum in Lakewood. (Contributed photo)


McKenna Larsen was a standout on the mound for Winona State. (Photo courtesy Winona State Athletics)


Alice Emerick, foreground, prepares to return a volley Sunday in a game of pickleball at Pleasantview Park in Oconto Falls. Looking on are her playing partner, Dennis O’Neill, and opponents Kristy Knutson and her husband, Mark Emerick. (Times Herald photo by Warren Bluhm)

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McKenna Larsen was a standout on the mound for Winona State. (Photo courtesy Winona State Athletics)

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Oconto Falls High School students who attended a STEM workshop at the Milwaukee School of Medicine are, top row from left, Shelby Salamonski, Amber Proctor, Jordan Rennie, Lyndsey Luebke, Ashley Britton and Lauryn Slade; second row, Mercedes Risso, Erin Effenberger, Lydia Murphy-Hendricks, Samantha Coron, Natalie Brauer and teacher Constance Rauterkus; third row, Katie Kurth, Emily Greenwood, Morgan Blazek, Wendy Avila and Kayley VanDenEng; bottom row, Jaquelyn Gerlach, Brett Norling, Kya Pecha, Addison Hatch, Gwen Williams, Abigail Schmeisser and Sierra Seizyk. (Contributed photo)

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A group of 23 girls from Oconto Falls High School attended a workshop April 28 at the Milwaukee School of Medicine titled “Preparing the Next Generation of STEM Professional Women.” Constance... + continue reading

Members of the Gillett High School Forensics Team visited the state Capitol while at UW-Madison for the Wisconsin High School Forensics Associate State Event. (Contributed photo)

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