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REMEMBER WHEN—A new platform was donated to Amberg Historical Society for the old Amberg Depot. Also shown is a cart used in the olden days to haul freight from trains.

New Platform for Old Depot, List Oct. Events

Amberg—Because of a generous donation by a former Amberg resident, now living in Oregon the Amberg Historical Society was able to replace the deteriorating wood platform in front of the Old Amberg Depot in the Museum Complex. The new platform is of poured concrete stamped to make it look somewhat like we believe the original platform looked. The Depot probably dates back to the late 1800’s.

The cart setting on the platform was used to take freight from the train and wheel it to the depot storage area. That warehouse has been removed b...
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Peshtigo School To Buy Industrial Park Land

Superintendent Kim Eparvier formally announced at the Peshtigo School Board meeting Wednesday, Sept. 10 that the district does have a signed offer to purchase a 22-acres in the Pine View Industrial park on the city’s east side for a new needed high school. The price was reported at $250,000 and owned by Gerald Orts, Sr. The land is part of Aacer Flooring.

The district also has a right of first refusal for additional acreage at that location. He distributed maps showing a parcel bordered by Jopek Road, Old Peshtigo Road, Elm Street and H...
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Peshtigo Fire, Crime Stoppers In Challenge

The City of Peshtigo Fire Department and Marinette County Crime Stoppers are among 17 non-profit organization now challenged to meet assigned tasks in energy efficiency and weatherization during Oct. and Nov. in the 2104 Energy Challenge, according to Wisconsin Public Service (WPS).  

The Energy Challenge consists of four energy-related tasks:

Install ten home weatherization kits provided by WPS in ten residences within their community.

Ten of the organization’s members pledge to reduce their home electric consumptio...
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County Health and Human Services Still Needs $443,000 From Reserves

Despite an administration-approved tax levy increase totaling $160,891, the Marinette County Health and Human Services Department will still need to take $443,000 from reserves to make ends meet in 2015, Administrator Robin Elsner told his governing committee Wednesday, Sept. 10.

“If we have to apply the $443,000 for this year and then $400,000 for next year we’ll be in the red,” Elsner declared.

Community Services Supervisor Rob Valentine said until last year they had not needed to draw from reserves. He was concerned that $443...
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Vote 3 to 2 To Rescind Airport Security Policy

Access to Twin County Airport remains an issue divided clearly along the boundaries that separate Marinette and Menominee Counties. Marinette County commissioners expressed more concern about security for the industrial and military giants who use the airport to serve local industries, including Marinette Marine Corp., while their Menominee county counterparts were calling for policies more friendly to itinerant recreational pilots. Marinette County currently has only two members on the Commission, while Menominee has three.

That divisi...
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