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THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
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City of Peshtigo Fire Chief Steve Anderson had a busy Fire Prevention Week as he instructed over 750 students the importance of fire safety. Kindergarten students from the Peshtigo School District visited the fire station on Monday. Chief Anderson showed them equipment firefighters use at a fire and to not be afraid of a firefighter in full turnout gear. Firefighter Nicole Kempka, assisted Anderson at the station. Top Photo: Chief Anderson talks to a kindergarten class on the importance of fire safety. Bottom Photo: Students listen attentively as Chief Anderson shows them equipment that is on one of the departments engines.

Fire Prevention Week Celebrated Oct. 6-12

Issue Date: October 10, 2019

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has announced "Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice Your Escape!" as the theme for Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 6-12. This year's campaign recognizes the everyday people who motivate their households to develop and practice a home fire escape plan; these seemingly basic behaviors can have life-saving impact.

"This year's campaign works to celebrate people of all ages who learn about home fire escape planning and practice, bring that information home, and spur their fa...
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Bay Lakes To Re-Do County's Economic Development Plan

Issue Date: October 10, 2019

At the Marinette County Board meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 17, Kristen Fish Peterson, CEO of Redevelopment Resources consulting firm, and Cindy Wojtczak, Executive Director ofBay Lakes Regional Planning commission, presented their assessment of economic development organizational structures the county could use to promote overall economic growth, including tourism. It now appears that recommendations in that 37-page report could be reversed.

Marinette County had hired Bay Lakes Regional Planning Commission nearly seven months earlier to do...
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Remembering The Peshtigo Fire, 1871

Issue Date: October 10, 2019

Children in school are taught American history including the immense tragedies that struck its people. One moment in history that is sorely amiss in history books is the Peshtigo Fire of October 8, 1871. This is because the fire in Northern Wisconsin has been overshadowed by the Great Chicago Fire, which occurred on the same day in a much larger city, both then and now. While the Chicago Fire is an important moment in history, it was not nearly the most devastating fire our country has seen. People get caught up with the theory of a cow kicking...
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Lena School District Voters Approve Budget

Issue Date: October 10, 2019

The Lena School District Annual Meeting and Budget Hearing was held on Monday, Oct. 7, in which Tina Rouer was elected chair. After the agenda was adopted and minutes from the previous year were approved, the day for next year's Annual Meeting was decided for Monday, October 5, 2020.

District Administrator Ben Pytleski presented the 2019-2020 school year Budget, which shows continual growth to the general fund balance of $2,502,914, up from last year by nearly

$400,000. Pytleski noted that there are anticipated expenses on...
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Woman Arrested for Drugs in Oconto Falls

Issue Date: October 10, 2019

On Thursday, Oct. 3rd, the Oconto County Sheriff's Office and the Oconto Falls Police Department received a tip about drug trafficking in the City of Oconto Falls. Upon further investigation, a traffic stop was conducted on a vehicle and a subsequent search warrant was conducted at a residence in Oconto Falls. The combination of the traffic-stop and search warrant, resulted in locating 156.28 grams of methamphetamine, 23.72 grams of MDMA, 63.90 grams of hashish oil, 26.69 grams of marijuana, 3.54 grams of cocaine, illegally obtained prescri...
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Recent stories, opinions and photos

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10-10-2019Front Page
Fire Prevention Week Celebrated Oct. 6-12

10-10-2019Front Page
Bay Lakes To Re-Do County's Economic Development Plan

10-10-2019Front Page
Remembering The Peshtigo Fire, 1871

10-10-2019Front Page
Lena School District Voters Approve Budget

10-10-2019Front Page
Woman Arrested for Drugs in Oconto Falls

10-10-2019Sports
Menominee/Marinette Both Drop Games in Tough Week of Play

10-10-2019Sports
Menominee Defeats Gladstone for First Win of Season

10-10-2019Sports
Coleman Sweeps Lena C.C. Invitational

10-10-2019Sports
Peshtigo Routs Stockbridge to Hold Second Place Spot

10-10-2019Community - Crivitz
Crivitz Wolverines Boosters Report Treasurer Stole $20,000

10-10-2019Community - Wausaukee
Harvest Supper in Wausaukee Oct. 19

10-10-2019Community - Wausaukee
Piano Dedication at Wausaukee Church

10-10-2019Community - Wausaukee
Bond Center Family Night

10-10-2019Community - Crivitz
Crivitz School Collecting Can Tabs For McDonald House

10-10-2019Community - Crivitz
Coast to Coast Rosary Oct. 13

10-10-2019Community - Crivitz
18 at Even Monday Cards

10-10-2019Community - Crivitz
CAWC To Meet at Bobbi J's Oct. 17

10-10-2019Community - Coleman
Rolling Stones Tribute at Equity Hall, Pound

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