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‘Leave Your Mark’ brick samples available

Are you considering purchasing an engraved paving brick for the walkway from the school cafeteria to Olive Avenue? Bricks may feature your name, class of, business, etc. and are not limited to alumni. If you would like to see four samples of bricks for size and wording, they can be viewed at the high school…

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Police department receives equipment grant

Niagara Chief of Police Angie Moreau with the new police vehicle purchased with Rural Development Grant funds. The City of Niagara was recently awarded a Rural Development Grant for upgrades to police equipment. The grant funds of $50,000 plus $20,829 matching funds from the City of Niagara were used to purchase a new 2018 Ford…

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Walsh named Wabeno District Administrator

Dorothy Kegley Jeffrey Walsh was named the Wabeno Area School District Administrator during the regular monthly meeting of the Board on May 6. Walsh has been serving as interim administrator since December of this year. Prior to that he was the Wabeno High School principal. Walsh comes to the school district with 34 years’ experience…

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Forest County barn burns

Dennis and Dorothy Kegley lost their horse barn for the second time this year, during a fire on Saturday, April 27. The main structure had collapsed during this winter’s heavy snow and ice load. Kegley was in the process of rebuilding his horse barn when it caught on fire. He was cutting sheet metal when…

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