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River Rail in Shiocton reopens under new ownership

SHIOCTON, Wis. (WFRV) – The River Rail was a pillar in the Shiocton community for 40 years so when it closed it surprised the small tight-knit town. Dick Wickesberg, the former River Rail owner, announced he was closing his business in June 2022. He said, “A lot of great experiences. One thing about Shiocton is it’s a small town but it’s got a big heart.”
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Annie’s Campground Manager Files for Restraining Order Against Owner

SHAWANO, WI (WTAQ-WLUK) – The court-appointed manager operating Annie’s Campground has asked a judge to prohibit Ann Retzlaff from going to the Gresham facility or interfering in its operations. Retzlaff, who was recently released on bail, has not formally replied to the motion for a temporary restraining order....
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9 hurt when transit van hits parked truck in New London

NEW LONDON, Wis. (WBAY) - Nine people were hurt when a transit van hit a parked truck in New London. On Aug. 10, at about 10:33 a.m., New London Police were called to a crash on County Highway S near State Highway 54. Police say a transit van carrying nine...

Nine people hurt after van crashes into parked truck

NEW LONDON (WLUK) -- Nine people were taken to the hospital after a transit van crashed into a parked truck in New London. It happened just after 10:30 a.m. Wednesday on County Highway S near State Highway 54. Officials say the transit van, with nine people inside, was traveling north...

Nine injured in crash

Nine people were injured in a crash at approximately 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10, in the city of New London. According to New London Police Chief Jeff Schlueter, a transit van was traveling northbound on County Trunk S when it crossed the center line, entered a ditch, then hit a parked truck in a parking lot.

Bennetts inducted into Hall of Fame

Clintonville High School graduates Dick and Jack Bennett were inducted into The Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Hall of Fame. The ceremony was held July 23 at SentryWorld in Stevens Point. Dick coached basketball at the University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point, UW-Green Bay and UW-Madison. He coached the Badgers to two NCAA...

When did selective law enforcement become ‘constitutional’?

In response to Chris Martinson’s letter that appeared in the paper two weeks ago:. Chris, the way I read your opinion piece regarding Sheriff Wilz being a constitutionalist, you may be bucking for a seat on the non-supreme SCOTUS, with their solid originalist majority. Your constitutional Sheriff Wilz posed...

City to hire payroll intern

New devices considered for New London council members. The New London Finance and Personnel Committee voted to hire a intern to help with payroll and human resources. Treasurer-Finance Director Judy Radke told the committee at its Aug. 3 meeting that city staff were struggling to keep up with all the paperwork associated with the Family and Medical Leave Act and the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Dennis Lardinois Obituary – Green Bay Press-Gazette

Dennis “Den” James Lardinois, 57, of Pulaski, passed away August 7, 2022. Dennis is the son of the late Darrell and Judy Lardinois, born February 6, 1965, in Green Bay. On November 21, 2011, he married Shannon Blazek in St Thomas. Dennis graduated from West De Pere High School and NWTC in Sturgeon Bay. He was a diesel mechanic his entire career and worked at Loomis Armor for 10 years. Dennis enjoyed car races, his 57′ Chevy, cars, spending time with his family, snowmobiling, Shannon’s home cooking, taking care of others, and he had an insatiable sweet tooth. He could fix anything at any time. Dennis will be sadly missed by his wife, Shannon; stepson, Nicholas (Katelynn) Giese and granddaughter, Gianna; his siblings, Lori (Jim) Hendricks, Mary (Jim) Popp, and Julie (Jason) Tlachac; brother-in-law, Bob Kallerud; nieces and nephews, Kristine, Matthew (Frankie), Mary Kay, Hunter, Bailey , Melissa (Joey) and Tyler. He was the proud godfather of Melissa and Tyler. God parents Gary and Joanne Derricks. In addition to Dennis’ parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Cheryl Kallerud; his parents-in-law, Donald and Judy Blazek, and his four beloved pets. A visitation will be held on Thursday, August 11, from 3:30 PM – 6:00 PM at Pfotenhauer Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Howard. A private burial will take place on Friday. Online condolences are welcome at The family would like to thank the Bellin Cancer Team for all of their compassion and care.