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THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
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Firefighter Bob Eggener is pictured hosing down the shed.

RESPOND TO FIRE

The Town of Peshtigo Fire Department responded to N3905 Riverside Dr. for a shed fire at 11:19 p.m. Friday, Feb. 5, according to Fire Chief Mike Folgert. A 8’x12’ wood shed was fully engulfed when firefighters arrived. Two engines, one tender and 10 firefighters responded. There were no injuries, but the shed was completely destroyed. The shed is owned by Aaron Benson.
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Set March 1 Hearing On Peshtigo Sewer Rate Hike

Refinance Loan

at Lower Rate


With obvious misgivings, Peshtigo City Council on Wednesday, Feb. 3 agreed to schedule a public hearing on the proposed 12 percent sewer rate increase for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 1, just prior to that evening’s monthly Council meeting.

That decision came shortly after a statement by BPM, Inc. General Manager Jim Koronkiewicz that the paper mill, the city’s largest employer and largest user of the wastewater treatment plant, “continues to be adamantly against the size of the increase.”...
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Land Committee Acts On Road, Seek DNR Grant

The Marinette County Land Information Committee on Monday, Feb. 8 granted a Conditional Use permit to David Niven to fill a 20 foot by 487 foot wetland area at a property on Three Mile Road in the Town of Dunbar.  The new private road will help Niven manage his forest land for logging, and tree maintenance, and will include an open bottomed culvert over Cole Creek.  The committee added two restrictions to the permit.  Niven will be required to plant vegetation on both of the road’s sloped sides, and install a geotextile fabric above a 6 inch la...
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Chances Good For City Fish Viewing Platform Grant

Chances are excellent that Coastal Management will provide matching funds to help build the proposed fish viewing platform over the Peshtigo River just downstream from the dam, Parks and Recreation Director Dave Zahn reported to Peshtigo City Council at its meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 3.

Zahn said he and Chuck Druckrey, Water Resource Specialist with the Marinette County Land Information Office, went to Madison on Jan. 27 to explain the proposed project to the Coastal Management staff, and it appeared to be very well received. “Before we...
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Horses, Fire Towers, Deer On County Forest Agenda

Fire Towers On County

Lands To Come Down


Fire Towers, first line of protection from forest fires for decades in Marinette County and other forested areas of Wisconsin, will soon become memories. Wisconsin DNR has discontinued fire spotting from the towers and will either dismantle all of them except those with the most historical significance, or turn them over to the owners of land on which they are located.

Plans for removing the fire towers from Marinette County Forests and creating a special DMAP unit for hig...
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