Friends of September Deneys build a memorial at the site of the crash that claimed the 14-year-old Abrams girl’s life Friday night. (Photo by C.J. Townsend)

Wednesday, December 19, 2018
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A 14-year-old girl from Abrams and a 57-year-old man from the Oconto Falls area were killed in separate crashes that occurred within 24 hours of each other Friday and Saturday nights in Oconto County. Authorities say the girl, identified as September Deneys, was a passenger in a vehicle driven by... + continue reading

Oconto Falls School Board President Ron Leja, left, presents the Friend of Education Award to Josh Long, center, and Chad Trudell during the board’s Dec. 10 meeting. (Times Herald photo by Warren Bluhm)

Wednesday, December 19, 2018
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The organizers of the Memorial Day Weekend Celebration in Oconto Falls have been recognized with the 2018 Friend of Education Award from the Oconto Falls School District. Josh Long and Chad Trudell have been running the Memorial Day festivities for well over a decade, Athletic Director Jerry... + continue reading

Oconto Falls School Board President Ron Leja, left, presents the Friend of Education Award to Josh Long, center, and Chad Trudell during the board’s Dec. 10 meeting. (Times Herald photo by Warren Bluhm)

Wednesday, December 19, 2018
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The organizers of the Memorial Day Weekend Celebration in Oconto Falls have been recognized with the 2018 Friend of Education Award from the Oconto Falls School District. Josh Long and Chad Trudell have been running the Memorial Day festivities for well over a decade, Athletic Director Jerry... + continue reading

Dan and Brenda (Yatso) Lowrence were vacationing at the Grand Canyon this summer when she helped save a young man who had been struck by lightning. (Contributed photo)

Wednesday, December 19, 2018
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A nurse with Oconto Falls roots was in the right place at the right time this summer to save a man who had been struck by lightning. Brenda Lowrance, Phoenix, is an RN senior manager and was celebrating her birthday Aug. 17 by taking a trip to the North Rim of the Grand Canyon with her husband,... + continue reading

Healthy snowfall last winter made the tubing hill at River Island a popular spot. (File photo)

Wednesday, December 19, 2018
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The tubing hill at River Island Golf Course in Oconto Falls is ready when the snow is. “The ski tow is ready to roll,” Street Superintendent Terry Magnin told the City Council at its Dec. 11 meeting. “We checked the tires inside the building yesterday where the rope goes around them; they’re ready... + continue reading

Friends of September Deneys build a memorial at the site of the crash that claimed the 14-year-old Abrams girl’s life Friday night. (Photo by C.J. Townsend)


Oconto Falls School Board President Ron Leja, left, presents the Friend of Education Award to Josh Long, center, and Chad Trudell during the board’s Dec. 10 meeting. (Times Herald photo by Warren Bluhm)


Oconto Falls School Board President Ron Leja, left, presents the Friend of Education Award to Josh Long, center, and Chad Trudell during the board’s Dec. 10 meeting. (Times Herald photo by Warren Bluhm)


Dan and Brenda (Yatso) Lowrence were vacationing at the Grand Canyon this summer when she helped save a young man who had been struck by lightning. (Contributed photo)


Healthy snowfall last winter made the tubing hill at River Island a popular spot. (File photo)

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An Oconto Falls Girl Scout’s effort to raise $25,000 to establish a dog park in the city has reached the $10,000 mark. “She has a lot of aspirations for Christmas presents and trees for the pups,” City Administrator Vicki Roberts told the City Council during its Dec. 11 meeting. “So things are... + continue reading
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“Pirates” Autumn Pate, Ethen Britzke and Mashya Webster check out the seven seas during a Gillett Elementary School kindergarten class.

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