A makeshift cage is lowered for an hour over volunteer Oconto Falls High School teacher Derek Erickson, to demonstrate the ordeal of prisoners of war. Erickson said he couldn’t feel his legs within 15 minutes: “I can’t even begin to fathom what it would be like to go through that all day, every day.” (Times Herald photo by Warren Bluhm)

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
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A small table set for dinner, with a white tablecloth and a place setting for one, greeted students coming into the Oconto Falls High School auditorium for a Veterans Day assembly Friday. As the morning went on, they learned the significance of the empty table from Rolling Thunder, an... + continue reading

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College president Jeffrey Rafn makes his annual report to the Oconto County Board.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
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Northeast Wisconsin Technical College has received several national awards, including one from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, for its efforts to improve its students’ financial literacy and help them graduate. “We aren’t in this business to win awards, but the awards certainly bring... + continue reading

Oconto Falls High School’s Sami Shallow looks to pass during a scrimmage against Laona/Wabeno on Monday at Oconto Falls. (Times Herald photo by Jacy Zollar)

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
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It may have been a rough 2016-17 season for the Oconto Falls girls basketball team, but there is light at the end of the tunnel. The Panthers return 10 players from last year, many of them earning significant playing time. Those 10 girls will be relied on to log quite a bit of minutes this... + continue reading
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
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A couple of years ago, there was a very interesting commercial on TV that made use of some amazing computer-generated art. The commercial was for toilet paper (or do you prefer “bathroom tissue”?), except the ad didn’t do anything to extol the virtues of the product. Instead, it was about the fact... + continue reading

A wide variety of family friendly activities happens inside the Expo Hall at Zippel Park during Gillett’s annual Christmas in the Park celebration. (Contributed photo)

Wednesday, November 8, 2017
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The Gillett City Council on Thursday approved a fireworks permit for the Christmas in the Park celebration at Zippel Park, which is scheduled for Dec. 2. The annual event, sponsored by the Gillett Business Association, expands across the street this year, with a craft and vendor fair planned... + continue reading

A makeshift cage is lowered for an hour over volunteer Oconto Falls High School teacher Derek Erickson, to demonstrate the ordeal of prisoners of war. Erickson said he couldn’t feel his legs within 15 minutes: “I can’t even begin to fathom what it would be like to go through that all day, every day.” (Times Herald photo by Warren Bluhm)


Northeast Wisconsin Technical College president Jeffrey Rafn makes his annual report to the Oconto County Board.


Oconto Falls High School’s Sami Shallow looks to pass during a scrimmage against Laona/Wabeno on Monday at Oconto Falls. (Times Herald photo by Jacy Zollar)


A wide variety of family friendly activities happens inside the Expo Hall at Zippel Park during Gillett’s annual Christmas in the Park celebration. (Contributed photo)

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From left, Phillip Heroux, Laney DeBauch, Ava Woodke and Blake Goodreau of the Gillett FFA chapter took part in a state “Foundations in Reaching Excellence” conference Sept. 30 in Appleton. (Contributed photo)

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