The playground at Holtwood Sporting Complex and Park in Oconto sits on a temporary island Thursday. County officials issued an emergency declaration through Monday, April 22, for the possibility of flooding. (Times Herald photo by Warren Bluhm)

Friday, April 19, 2019
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Oconto County has issued an emergency declaration until 11:59 p.m. Monday (April 22) due to the potential for flooding in the area. County officials are continuing to monitor waterways and assess the conditions created by the rising water levels. Emergency Management Director Tim Magnin has... + continue reading

Suring High School senior Mitchell Stegeman with his first-place trophy after being named Wisconsin’s Future Business Leader. (Contributed photo)

Tuesday, April 16, 2019
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A Suring High School senior qualified for national competition during the 65th annual Wisconsin State Leadership Conference on April 8-9 in Green Bay. Mitchell Stegeman placed first in the Future Business Leader state event, qualifying him for national competition in San Antonio in June. There... + continue reading

Ron Leja, left, and Sharon Stodola-Eslien, elected to three-year terms April 2, are sworn in by Oconto Falls School Board clerk Clint Gardebrecht during the board’s April 8 meeting. (Times Herald photo by Warren Bluhm)

Tuesday, April 16, 2019
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An 18-year veteran of the Oconto Falls School Board said he was honored to have served, while his successor was sworn in, during the board’s monthly meeting April 8. Tracey Krumrei has been on the board for 18 years but finished third in the April 2 election for two open seats. Superintendent... + continue reading

Point of Beginning consulting firm drafted this concept plan for redevelopment of Memorial Park, using the existing softball fields, left, and adding new baseball diamonds and a green space large enough for a football and soccer field. The street along the right side of the park is Chestnut Avenue (State Highway 22). The Oconto Falls City Council gave its blessing to the proposal and fundraising effort April 9. (Contributed image)

Tuesday, April 16, 2019
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Memorial Park in Oconto Falls would be reconfigured to accommodate four ball diamonds and a football-field-sized green space in a concept plan approved by the City Council at its April 9 meeting. Scott Groholski with consulting firm Point of Beginning presented the plan, which utilizes two... + continue reading

Gary Regal, center, was recently hired as the Oconto Falls varsity boys basketball coach. Regal brings plenty of coaching experience with him, having coached at Suring for 27 years, including 14 as the varsity coach. Regal will replace Kirk Hirst, who resigned after the end of the most recent season. (Contributed photo)

Tuesday, April 16, 2019
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The Oconto Falls High School boys basketball team will be under the direction of a new head coach starting in the 2019-20 season after the recent hire of Gary Regal. Regal will replace Kirk Hirst, who coached the Panthers for seven seasons. When Hirst resigned following the end of the most... + continue reading

The playground at Holtwood Sporting Complex and Park in Oconto sits on a temporary island Thursday. County officials issued an emergency declaration through Monday, April 22, for the possibility of flooding. (Times Herald photo by Warren Bluhm)


Suring High School senior Mitchell Stegeman with his first-place trophy after being named Wisconsin’s Future Business Leader. (Contributed photo)


Ron Leja, left, and Sharon Stodola-Eslien, elected to three-year terms April 2, are sworn in by Oconto Falls School Board clerk Clint Gardebrecht during the board’s April 8 meeting. (Times Herald photo by Warren Bluhm)


Point of Beginning consulting firm drafted this concept plan for redevelopment of Memorial Park, using the existing softball fields, left, and adding new baseball diamonds and a green space large enough for a football and soccer field. The street along the right side of the park is Chestnut Avenue (State Highway 22). The Oconto Falls City Council gave its blessing to the proposal and fundraising effort April 9. (Contributed image)


Gary Regal, center, was recently hired as the Oconto Falls varsity boys basketball coach. Regal brings plenty of coaching experience with him, having coached at Suring for 27 years, including 14 as the varsity coach. Regal will replace Kirk Hirst, who resigned after the end of the most recent season. (Contributed photo)

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Gary Regal, center, was recently hired as the Oconto Falls varsity boys basketball coach. Regal brings plenty of coaching experience with him, having coached at Suring for 27 years, including 14 as the varsity coach. Regal will replace Kirk Hirst, who resigned after the end of the most recent season. (Contributed photo)

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The Oconto Falls High School boys basketball team will be under the direction of a new head coach starting in the 2019-20 season after the recent hire of Gary Regal. Regal will replace Kirk Hirst... + continue reading

Suring senior Angel Griffin has been a productive bat at the top of the Gillett/Suring lineup through the team’s first two games. (Contributed photo)

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Suring High School senior Mitchell Stegeman with his first-place trophy after being named Wisconsin’s Future Business Leader. (Contributed photo)

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