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Hortonville High Kicks Off Football Season With New Field, Stadium Updates

Hortonville High School kicked off the varsity football season Friday and for them a new season means a new field.

Renovations on Hortonville High School's Wolf River Community Bank Stadium set to begin  Appleton Post Crescent

HORTONVILLE - A groundbreaking ceremony for the renovation of Hortonville High School's Wolf River Community Bank Stadium is set for 1:30 p.m. Friday ...

Hortonville Area School District to Receive Project ADAM Honor

The Hortonville Area School District (HASD) will receive the Heart Safe School Designation from Project ADAM.

Commencement in Hortonville  Waupaca County News

More than 260 students with the Class of 2018 at Hortonville High School observed commencement on Wednesday, May 30 at HHS. Class valedictorians were ...

Near-death experience on Hortonville band trip stresses importance of CPR training

HORTONVILLE, Wis. (WLUK) -- A Greenville man's CPR training is being applauded after he saved a woman's life.It happened during a Hortonville High School ...

Hortonville showcases stadium  Waupaca County News

By Scott Bellile. Hortonville High School Principal Thomas Ellenbecker described the vision as a “dream” and a “fantasy,” but after three years of planning, it is a ...

Hortonville students ask Sen. Johnson about current events  WBAY

Hortonville AP History students talked about current affairs in America with a US Senator Friday.

Celebration planned for stadium  Waupaca County News

By Scott Bellile. Hortonville High School invites the public to a day of events to celebrate the completion of its athletic complex renovation Friday, Aug. 17.

Hortonville retail center to open in 2019  Waupaca County News

Hortonville's East Village at Steinert Plaza strip mall will contain seven businesses, including a national retailer and a financial services company.

New London, Hortonville musicals this weekend  Waupaca County News

By Scott Bellile. Area residents looking to get their Broadway musical fix this weekend can catch two high school productions in New London and Hortonville.

Sister takes brother with special needs to prom  WBAY

Saturday night, Daed Mann will be escorted to the Hortonville High School prom by sister Thalia.

Former Hortonville teacher accused of embezzling from PTO, Girl Scout troops  Appleton Post Crescent

APPLETON - A former Hortonville Area School District teacher is accused of embezzling more than $12,600 from a parent-teacher organization and her ...

Kaukauna, Moore place first at FVA conference golf tournament  Appleton Post Crescent

GREENVILLE - The Kaukauna Ghosts won the Fox Valley Association girls golf tournament championship with a team score of 343 after 18 holes at Chaska Golf ...

Hortonville schools superintendent to retire  Appleton Post Crescent

HORTONVILLE - Superintendent Heidi Schmidt will retire at the end of the school year, and Hortonville High School Principal Todd Timm will succeed her.

Akin Field bids approved  Waupaca County News

By Scott Bellile. Noffke Lumber Big Box. The Hortonville School Board approved a 20-year naming rights agreement for Akin Field and project bids for a partial ...

The Buzz: New small shops opening, expanding  Appleton Post Crescent

Newcomers are in Neenah, Menasha, Appleton, Grand Chute and Hortonville.

Tuesday's girls prep sports results  The Oshkosh Northwestern

OSHKOSH WEST 4, HORTONVILLE 0. HORTONVILLE - Dri Andreini found the back of the net twice while the goalie combo of Taylor Reichow and McKenna ...

Hortonville schools respond to teen suicides  Appleton Post Crescent

District has implemented a process to help identify teens struggling with mental illness.

Dose of reality  Waupaca County News

By Scott Bellile. In a class experience that many participants described as “eye-opening,” Hortonville students learned that budgeting is no easy task. Reality ...

New leaders for Hortonville schools  Waupaca County News

By Scott Bellile. 12 Days of Christmas Specials. The Hortonville Area School District hired two new principals for its elementary, middle and high schools for the ...

New London High School embraces suicide prevention  Waupaca County News

New London High School implemented the national Sources of Strength program in an effort to prevent suicide and improve mental wellness among teen ...

Wish granted: Greenville teen, Jimmy Butler shoot hoops together for ESPN's 'My Wish'  Appleton Post Crescent

"The best part of the day was probably playing two-on-two ... because I did a behind-the-back pass and he dunked it."

Cold-shooting sinks Hortonville at state  Appleton Post Crescent

Polar Bears can't overcome cold shooting, strong Cudahy team in state semifinal loss.

School board OKs work  Waupaca County News

By Scott Bellile. Caroline Implement Big Box. Phase one of Hortonville High School's athletic complex renovation is moving forward. The Hortonville School ...

Memorial Day 2018: Events in the Fox Cities  Appleton Post Crescent

Memorial Day arrives May 28. Numerous events around the Fox Valley are planned in honor of fallen veterans.

Search Wisconsin teacher, school salaries — and 5 things we learned from the database  Fond du Lac Reporter

Our searchable database includes public salary information for all Wisconsin districts in the 2017-18 school year.

New contract for baseball field  Waupaca County News

By Scott Bellile. Ad Not supported by browser! The Hortonville School Board approved a facilities rental agreement with Hortonville Commercial Club that will ...

Four stars for Hortonville  Waupaca County News

By Scott Bellile. Help Wanted. Hortonville Area School District achieved high marks on its Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction District Report Card during ...

Former teacher accused of stealing from PTO, Girl Scouts  WBAY

A former Hortonville school teacher has been charged with three counts of theft, accused of stealing thousands from a Parent Teacher Organization and the Girl ...

Hortonville basketball led by NCAA prospects  Waupaca County News

By Erik Buchinger. HORTONVILLE – Celeste Ratka will begin her first season as the Hortonville High School girls' basketball coach with the luxury of having two ...

Most dangerous matchup, best Big Ten traditions, best Wisconsin player you may not know and more as we prep for Badgers kickoff  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The state player we're most excited to watch, best fight song, top opposing players; check out our superlatives before Friday's Badgers kickoff.

Hortonville community mourns loss of student killed in crash

Students and staff of Hortonville High School are mourning the loss of one of their students after she died in a vehicle crash on Friday night.Officials from the ...

Two high school musicals  Waupaca County News

By Scott Bellile. Adaptations of popular animated films will take center stage for New London's and Hortonville's fall musicals next week. Both shows will run for ...

More drug busts than OWIs  Waupaca County News

By John Faucher. Waupaca Mobil Travel Big Box Wau. Police Chief Michael Sullivan precented his annual report to the Hortonville Village Board during a recent ...

Hortonville wrestling continues family success  Waupaca County News

By Erik Buchinger. Senior Jacob Barnett and sophomore Eric Barnett are the latest siblings to lead the Hortonville High School wrestling program. The Polar ...

Hortonville dances to first state title  Waupaca County News

By Erik Buchinger. The Hortonville High School dance team won its first ever state championship in Division II Pom at the WACPC State Dance Competition in ...

Tuesday's boys prep sports results  The Oshkosh Northwestern

OSHKOSH WEST 1, APPLETON EAST 0. OSHKOSH - Michael McBriar threw a complete-game shutout as the Wildcats defeated the Patriots. Ben Kohl recorded ...

Color Run  Waupaca County News

Hortonville High School Sources of Strength held its Color Run at Lions Park in Greenville Saturday, May 12. Kevin McElrath, adviser for Sources of Strength, ...

Hortonville High seeks donors  Waupaca County News

Turf, new bleachers planned at Akin Field. Christmas Services 2018. By Scott Bellile. This design plan lays out a vision for Akin Field. Image courtesy of Blue ...

Hortonville's new library director  Waupaca County News

By John Faucher. 2019. Village Board Trustee and Library Board member Julie Vanden Heuvel announced that the library board selected a new library director.

Coaching carousel: Big changes at Fox Valley high schools  Appleton Post Crescent

Tom Belling, Pat Schwanke, Brent Engen and Matt Koepsell move on from coaching positions.

Polar Bear alum returns to coach  Waupaca County News

By Scott Bellile. 2019. A former Hortonville basketball star will head the powerhouse girls' team this winter. Class of 2006 alumna Celeste (Hoewisch) Ratka, ...

Hortonville football season preview  Waupaca County News

By Erik Buchinger. With several returning starters, the Hortonville High School football team will look to take the program to new heights in 2017. The Polar Bears ...

Hortonville pipe company rides energy boom  Appleton Post Crescent

A multi-year contract from an East Coast energy company means a $5.5 million expansion.

Drug drop-off site  Waupaca County News

Village of Hortonville citizens will no longer have to wait for a specific drug take-back day to clean out their medicine cabinets. 3 Squares Banner turned BB.

Hortonville all-conference awards  Waupaca County News

By Erik Buchinger. Twenty-one Hortonville High School athletes secured All-Conference awards in the Fox Valley Association's spring sports season. Polar Bear ...

Donors may fund stadium upgrade  Waupaca County News

By Scott Bellile. Big Box Hortonville High School could secure the funding needed to renovate Akin Field this month. That's if all goes as planned ...

District eliminates activity bus routes  Waupaca County News

By Scott Bellile. $10.00 Off 8/1. In a move to cut costs, the Hortonville School Board voted to eliminate after-school activity bus routes designed for students in ...

Press Star named a top newspaper  Waupaca County News

The Wisconsin Newspaper Association Foundation named the New London/Hortonville Press Star the state's best weekly newspaper with a circulation up to ...

Press Star reviews 2016  Waupaca County News

By Scott Bellile. Toborg&sngQs General Ad. Business expansions, state-qualifying high school athletes and high-profile criminal convictions and sentencings ...

Wilz runs for sheriff  Waupaca County News

By Robert Cloud. $10.00 Off 8/1. Wilz. A patrol sergeant has filed to run for Waupaca County sheriff. Sgt. Tim Wilz will challenge Sheriff Brad Hardel in the Aug.

Polar Bears may surprise fans  Waupaca County News

By Scott Bellile. Hortonville High School's football team is opening its first season in seven years without the leadership of Andy Kolosso. However, Tom Kolosso ...

Hortonville Makes Significant School Safety Changes  WSAW

The Hortonville Area School District has overhauled security at its buildings.

Monday's prep track results  Appleton Post Crescent


Polar Bears dance at state  Waupaca County News

Hortonville team places third, sixth. Wheelchair. The Hortonville High School dance team competed at the Wisconsin Association of Cheer/Pom Coaches State ...

Area students earn AP Scholar honors  Appleton Post Crescent

Hundreds of Fox Cities high school students were named AP Scholars by the College Board.

Ukulele jam in Hortonville  Waupaca County News

By Scott Bellile. The ukulele conjures up thoughts of sandy beaches and rippling ocean tides. But it turns out an aspiring musician needn't venture far for some ...

Hortonville earns 11 All-Conference awards  Waupaca County News

By Erik Buchinger. Eleven Hortonville High School Athletes were named to All-Conference teams in the Fox Valley Association and Eastern Shores for girls' ...

Polar Bears help goalie battling cancer  Waupaca County News

By Scott Bellile. 3 Squares Banner turned BB. The Polar Bears played a tie game on Thursday, May 19, but their visit to Fond du Lac provided a bigger purpose ...

Photography at Union Cemetery  Waupaca County News

Hortonville High School students in Lisa Breaker's digital photography class walked to Union Cemetery on a warm Thursday morning with cameras in hand to ...

The Buzz: Kayak company sets up in Fox Cities  Appleton Post Crescent

Fox River Kayaking Co. wants you to see river up close and personal.

Activity buses costly, underused  Waupaca County News

Hortonville reviews free after-school routes. Mechanics & Warehouse 2018. By Scott Bellile. A Hortonville Area School District committee opted to not yet pull the ...

What We Learned: Defense shouldering the load for top-ranked Fond du Lac  Fond du Lac Reporter

APPLETON – One of the oldest and most familiar sports adages is that playing great defense usually results in winning the ultimate prize. Fond du Lac's ...

Boushley shares MLB Draft experience  Waupaca County News

By Erik Buchinger. Caleb Boushley became the third Hortonville baseball player ever to be selected in the MLB Draft on Wednesday, June 14. Boushley ...

Football helmets monitor impacts  Waupaca County News

Hortonville's $20,000 system tackles parents' concussion fears. Liquidators Plus Big Box. By Scott Bellile. Hortonville athletic trainer Megan Lee demonstrates ...

Badgers football: Hortonville's Ben Viaene earns a chance at Tennessee Tech

Viaene, whose father played for the Packers, is the Golden Eagles' long snapper.

New owners for Anytime Fitness  Waupaca County News

By Scott Bellile. Two familiar locals are the new owners of Anytime Fitness in New London. Bob and Geri Guyette, owners of the Black Otter Supper Club in ...

Hortonville's Krueger signs with South Dakota State  Waupaca County News

By Erik Buchinger. Hortonville High School senior Ryan Krueger signed his national letter of intent to play for South Dakota State University on Tuesday, Nov.

Undefeated Eric Barnett wins state title  Waupaca County News

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Hortonville wrestling preview  Waupaca County News

By Erik Buchinger. The Hortonville High School wrestling team loses a few key pieces from last year's state team, but the Polar Bears will return a few individual ...

Gardening for homeless  Waupaca County News

By Scott Bellile. Homeless individuals often have little to take ownership of in their lives. But at the future Mission of Hope House shelter, Boy Scout Adam ...

Man pulled gun in Fond du Lac High School parking lot over dunk in basketball game, police say  Fond du Lac Reporter

FOND DU LAC - An 18-year-old faces prison time after authorities say he pulled a gun on another man in the Fond du Lac High School parking lot after a heated ...

Fond du Lac gears for another showdown with powerhouse Kimberly  Fond du Lac Reporter

High School Football: Fond du Lac gears for another showdown with Kimberly in season opener on Friday.

Meet the 2017 Post-Crescent Academic All-Star nominees  Appleton Post Crescent

Meet the nominees for The Post-Crescent's 30th class of Academic All-Stars.

School clothes closets help Fox Cities students in need  Appleton Post Crescent

Nearly every Fox Cities high school has a closet where students can find warm clothes, toiletries and food.

WIAA football: Fond du Lac remembers Trent Schueffner, supports St. Mary's Springs  Fond du Lac Reporter

FOND DU LAC – A week after St. Mary's Springs football player Trent Schueffner died as a result of a duck hunting accident, the Fond du Lac Cardinals showed ...

Principals, lunch prices, start times: 4 takeaways from Fond du Lac School Board meeting  Fond du Lac Reporter

Readying for the upcoming school year, the Fond du Lac School Board sets lunch prices, school start dates and chooses principals. to fill empty spots.

Spats chef competes on 'Cutthroat Kitchen'  Appleton Post Crescent

Spats executive chef Ryan Sherman will be featured Wednesday on the national TV show.

Wisconsin Primary: Ramthun wins 59th State Assembly District Republican race  Fond du Lac Reporter

Timothy Ramthun defeated three candidates to win the Republican primary in the 59th Assembly District.

2017 Memorial Day events in the Fox Valley  Appleton Post Crescent

Numerous events around the Fox Valley are planned May 29 in honor of fallen veterans.

Headed to the NFL  Waupaca County News

By Erik Buchinger. Big Box No Bob. SP-HO-Sommers-160512. Sommers. Hortonville native Joe Sommers' dream of becoming a professional football player ...

Week at home ends in win, loss  Waupaca County News

Hortonville soccer team now has 3-3 record. The Hortonville boys' soccer team picked up a win and a loss at Hortonville High School's Akin Field last week to ...

Stars win two more games  Waupaca County News

Area girls' hockey team remains undefeated. The Fox Cities Stars girls' hockey team remains undefeated with a 6-0 record following two victories at home last ...

Road work: Rosendale to Fond du Lac resurfacing begins July 9  Fond du Lac Reporter

FOND DU LAC - According to a Wisconsin Department of Transportation, Gov. Scott Walker recently approved $5 million to improve 8.25 miles of Highway 23 ...

North Fond du Lac schools to jump into the future with $29.5M in upgrades  Fond du Lac Reporter

North Fond du Lac Schools rise to the challenge of meeting the needs of all students with a specialty charter school and $29.5 million in upgrades.

Your guide to Memorial Day remembrances  Appleton Post Crescent

How is your city marking Memorial Day? Check here for local events.

64th Annual Eden Fire Department Picnic and Parade announces event schedule  Fond du Lac Reporter

EDEN - The 64th Eden Fire Department Annual Picnic and Parade will take place Friday through Sunday, Aug. 3 to 5, at Eden Firemen's Park, 213 Fond du Lac ...

16 tornadoes confirmed by National Weather Service after Tuesday storms  Fond du Lac Reporter

16 tornadoes have now been confirmed by the National Weather *Service* after a severe line of thunderstorms pushed through Wisconsin Tuesday.

An illegal affair. A home near families. Sheriff says sex offender oversight is failing.  Fond du Lac Reporter

Communities protest the placement of those once convicted of violent sex crimes. Fond du Lac County Sheriff Mick Fink says state's system is broken.

PAC awards show makes theater dreams a reality  Appleton Post Crescent

For Fox Valley high school theater performers, Saturday was a time to shine.

Sister act: Local siblings to open nostalgia-inspired shop and eatery |Streetwise  Fond du Lac Reporter

FOND DU LAC – Fond du Lac sisters will serve up nostalgia and delectable dishes when Fanna's Market & Eatery, 1211 Rickmeyer Drive, opens next month.

County Board gives final 'no vote' to pot advisory referendum  Fond du Lac Reporter

FDL County Board of Supervisors voted down, for the second time on Tuesday, placing an advisory referendum on the use of marijuana on a county ballot.

Former student charged in threats to shoot up Fond du Lac High School  Fond du Lac Reporter

Austin Hill pled no contest to the charge of making terrorist threats relating to a January 2017 incident where he threatened to "shoot the school up."

North Fond du Lac School District breaks ground for $29.5 million in construction projects  Fond du Lac Reporter

NORTH FOND DU LAC - With the return of spring weather, a rash of groundbreakings have kicked off school building projects throughout the area. Fond du Lac ...

Fond du Lac, Dodge counties awarded over $600,000 grant to combat opioids  Fond du Lac Reporter

Through a $666,000 grant provided by the state, Dodge and Fond du Lac counties are partnering to increase availability and immediacy of treatment for those ...

North Fond du Lac woman wins $1 million in lottery  Fond du Lac Reporter

Although the ticket did not match the Mega Ball, 18, she matched all five numbers: 20, 22, 39, 54 and 60.

Memorial Day events in the Fox Valley  Appleton Post Crescent

Local Memorial Day events are planned to honor fallen soldiers.

Back to School FDL: Volunteers, supplies needed for 2018 registration  Fond du Lac Reporter

FOND DU LAC - It may seem odd hearing about back to school events when there's still half of the summer left. Yet this is the time when the Back to School FDL ...

'Halloween Killer' Gerald Turner's sexual predator case to be heard in Dane County  Fond du Lac Reporter

Civil commitment proceedings for Gerald Turner, known as the "Halloween Killer," will be heard in Dane County.

Herb Kohl Foundation names award recipients  The Oshkosh Northwestern

More than 300 teachers, principals and students across Wisconsin will get Herb Kohl Foundation awards this year.

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