• WRIGHTSTOWN'S BURMEISTER, BEINING PARTICIPATE IN WFCA ALL-STAR GAME Wrightstown's Stetson Burmeister and Nathan Beining competed in their last high school football game, the Wisconsin Football Coaches Association small school All-Star game, on Saturday afternoon at Titan Stadium in Oshkosh. Led by a strong showing from a quartet of Amherst stars, the North team jumped out […]

  • WILL TIGER STADIUM BE READY IN TIME FOR FOOTBALL? By John Grones Editor| Wrightstown football players will report for training camp in just a couple of weeks. With the season fast approaching, many in Tiger Nation doubt the field at Tiger Stadium will be ready in time for the season opener, Friday, Aug. 19, when […]

  • TRI BORAD HEARS STATE OF FOX VALLEY METRO POLICE PRESENTATION By Tom Collins Reporter| On a night when the national and regional microscope was focused on some community’s jarring police practices, a cable TV news network held a town hall on race and policing practices and many newscasts focused on the funerals of slain Dallas […]

  • TOURISTS REMEMBER TRIP TO THE NETHERLAND By Brian Roebke Editor| Many, many families in the Fox River Valley are proud of their Dutch heritage. Some of them so much they want to learn more about where they came from. Among those people that hosted them were Beppie and Peter Coolen-Strick, who made a return trip […]

  • SHERWOOD REVIEWS STANCE ON 37.5-ACRE LAND SALE PROPOSAL By Tom Collins Reporter| Plans by a private property owner in Sherwood to possibly divide, sell or auction portions of his land are headed back for reconsideration at Sherwood committee levels at this point. What was once envisioned as a development centered on people who enjoy horses […]

  • PENTERMANS SHARE LOVE OF 4-H AND COUNTY FAIR By Brian Roebke Editor| The name Penterman is synonymous with 4-H and the entire bunch is looking forward to the upcoming Outagamie County Fair, held July 26-31 in Seymour. The family that lives in rural Kaukauna close to the Brown and Calumet county lines probably has the […]

  • LIBRARY'S MISS PENNY IS MOVING ON By John Grones Editor| The Wrightstown Branch Library might as well be called Miss Penny’s Place. Librarian Penny Barta, a fixture at the library for 15 years, finishes up her last days at the library this week. She will still be in contact with much of the local youth […]

  • KAUKAUNA CELEBRATES NEW MUNICIPAL SERVICES BUILDING By Brian Roebke Editor| Sixteen years after the idea was first floated, the City of Kaukauna celebrated the opening of its new $8 million municipal services building Wednesday with public tours following a short program inside the council chambers. Mayor Gene Rosin has gushed about the building that should […]

  • DAN VALENTYN CLOSES OUT EDUCATION CAREER By Judy Dixon Hebbe For the Times-Villager| Teaching a religion class to third-grade students cooled Dan Valentyn’s passion for teaching, but when one’s career goal was to coach basketball, the only way to do it was through the classroom. “Back then, school districts did not hire full-time coaches,” said […]

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