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Gillett Secondary School senior Monte Noffke eludes Wild Rose defenders en route to the first of his four touchdowns in the Tigers; 39-13 Level 1 victory Friday.

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Gillett’s defense produced four key turnovers and senior Monte Noffke rushed for four touchdowns Friday as the Tigers advanced to Level 2 of the WIAA Division 7 football playoffs with a 39-13 win over Wild Rose. The Tigers will play at Almond-Bancroft (9-1, 4-1 Central Wisconsin Conference-10)... + continue reading

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Lori Ratzburg reaches for a spoon in a drawer in the Oconto Middle School kitchen Monday morning before serving lunch to students. The middle school kitchen is one of many areas of the district in need of renovation, and school leaders are asking for $7.6 million to undertake the projects and another $1.5 million for a fire sprinkler system.

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Voters in the Oconto Unified School District will decide Nov. 4 whether to OK funding for fire sprinklers, educational needs, and building maintenance and renovations at the district’s three schools. Two referendum questions with costs totaling $9 million will be on the ballot. Oconto... + continue reading

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Members of the Spruce Town Board, from left, Sally Witt, treasurer, and Fred Witt and Dennis Race, supervisors, count the votes at a town meeting Oct. 21, while James Webster watches their progress. The board asked residents to approve a $30,000 tax increase for 2015, but the request was denied when the voted ended in a 16-16 tie.

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Residents of Spruce deadlocked on a Town Board request to raise property taxes $30,000 to cover substantial increases in legal and ambulance fees and other expenses in 2015. The hourlong special meeting Oct. 21 ended with a 16-16 vote. Without a majority in favor of the proposal, the board’s... + continue reading

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The Oconto County Sheriff’s Department is looking for information regarding this person who robbed the Abrams BP about 4 a.m. Sunday.

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A masked man armed with a semi-automatic handgun robbed an Abrams gas station just before 4 a.m. Sunday, taking an undetermined amount of money and cigarettes, according to the Oconto County Sheriff’s Department. Abrams BP, 2513 E. Frontage Road, reported the robbery at 3:43 a.m. The suspect is... + continue reading

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The Bay Conference boys varsity race starts Thursday at the conference meet at Mid Vallee Golf Course in De Pere. The Oconto Falls boys team won its fourth consecutive Bay title.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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The Oconto Falls High School boys cross-country team will go out on top. The Panthers earned their fourth consecutive Bay Conference title Thursday at Mid Vallee Golf Course in De Pere, edging Shawano by 13 points. Next year OFHS will move to the Eastern Valley Conference. For the second... + continue reading

Photo by Josh Thompson

Gillett Secondary School senior Monte Noffke eludes Wild Rose defenders en route to the first of his four touchdowns in the Tigers; 39-13 Level 1 victory Friday.


Times Herald Photo by Joan Koehne

Lori Ratzburg reaches for a spoon in a drawer in the Oconto Middle School kitchen Monday morning before serving lunch to students. The middle school kitchen is one of many areas of the district in need of renovation, and school leaders are asking for $7.6 million to undertake the projects and another $1.5 million for a fire sprinkler system.


Times Herald Photo by Joan Koehne

Members of the Spruce Town Board, from left, Sally Witt, treasurer, and Fred Witt and Dennis Race, supervisors, count the votes at a town meeting Oct. 21, while James Webster watches their progress. The board asked residents to approve a $30,000 tax increase for 2015, but the request was denied when the voted ended in a 16-16 tie.


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The Oconto County Sheriff’s Department is looking for information regarding this person who robbed the Abrams BP about 4 a.m. Sunday.


Times Herald Photo by Gerrard Diaz

The Bay Conference boys varsity race starts Thursday at the conference meet at Mid Vallee Golf Course in De Pere. The Oconto Falls boys team won its fourth consecutive Bay title.

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Wednesday, 29/10/14
The city of Oconto Falls has dropped an investigation into an undisclosed personnel issue that prompted the Oconto Falls Municipal Utilities Commission to place the utility manager on paid administrative leave. Chuck Grady was placed on paid leave following an emergency meeting of the commission... + continue reading

Times Herald Photo by Joan Koehne

Lori Ratzburg reaches for a spoon in a drawer in the Oconto Middle School kitchen Monday morning before serving lunch to students. The middle school kitchen is one of many areas of the district in need of renovation, and school leaders are asking for $7.6 million to undertake the projects and another $1.5 million for a fire sprinkler system.

Wednesday, 29/10/14
Voters in the Oconto Unified School District will decide Nov. 4 whether to OK funding for fire sprinklers, educational needs, and building maintenance and renovations at the district’s three schools. Two referendum questions with costs totaling $9 million will be on the ballot. Oconto... + continue reading

Times Herald Photo by Joan Koehne

Members of the Spruce Town Board, from left, Sally Witt, treasurer, and Fred Witt and Dennis Race, supervisors, count the votes at a town meeting Oct. 21, while James Webster watches their progress. The board asked residents to approve a $30,000 tax increase for 2015, but the request was denied when the voted ended in a 16-16 tie.

Wednesday, 29/10/14
Residents of Spruce deadlocked on a Town Board request to raise property taxes $30,000 to cover substantial increases in legal and ambulance fees and other expenses in 2015. The hourlong special meeting Oct. 21 ended with a 16-16 vote. Without a majority in favor of the proposal, the board’s... + continue reading
Wednesday, 29/10/14
A land-locked manufacturing firm in Oconto is slated to double in size and add 50 employees once a land swap and sale is finalized and an addition built. In an agreement approved Thursday by the Oconto County Board, the county would acquire a 1/2-acre lot across the street from the Materials... + continue reading
Wednesday, 29/10/14
A resolution to raise the mileage rate for county employees 2 cents per mile was postponed by the County Board on Thursday. Employees are reimbursed at 54 cents per mile, 2 cents less than the IRS rate. The county Finance and Insurance Committee recommended matching the IRS rate, which would... + continue reading
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Three members of the Oconto Falls High School volleyball team were named to the All-Bay Conference squad announced Friday. Junior Emily Kilmer was named to the all-conference first team. She... + continue reading

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It’s hard to know how many people living along the path around the Falls overslept on Monday morning, but there had to be a fair number, given at least three factors. First, Packer fans were up... + continue reading

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A Veterans Day program will take place at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11, in the Suring High School gym, and all veterans and their spouses are invited to attend. Each veteran will be recognized.... + continue reading