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THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
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The vacant barn was totally destroyed. Firefighters remained on scene approximately two hours. Coleman Rescue Squad also responded. There were no injuries.

BARN FIRE

Over 30 firefighters from the Coleman and Pound Fire Departments battled a barn fire Tuesday afternoon, March 24. The vacated barn is owned by Perry Noffke and was being rented at the time. The address is N3435 N. 17th Rd., Pound. The Coleman Fire Department was notified of the fire at approximately 4:03 p.m. Cause of the fire is still under investigation but is believed to have been started by a fire from a burning barrel which spread to dry grass and then to the barn.
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3 Killed In Bank Robbery Spree

A bank robber, a rural Wausaukee man and a state trooper were killed Tuesday, March 24, in a crime spree that apparently started when a lone gunman entered the State Bank of Florence in the Village of Wausaukee about 1:43 p.m. fired a shot and reportedly ended in a shoot out in Fond du Lac about 5:30 p.m.

Authorities continue to investigate if the suspect was involved in both bank robberies.

Killed while investigating a vehicle on his property about 2:30 p.m. was Thomas C. Christ, 59, N11181 Jermac Road, Wausaukee, who was shot...
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Coleman School Tables High School Remodeling

After learning the proposed remodeling of the High School office and entry area as proposed would cost in excess of $225,000, without electrical work, Coleman School Board decided not to do it this year.

At its February meeting the board had asked Buildings and Grounds Supervisor Wayne Gross to work with Superintendent Brian Walters, High School/Middle School Principal Doug Polomis and an architectural designer to prepare tentative plans and price estimates for the proposed project for their March meeting.

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Peshtigo Persons of Year Banquet March 29

Six persons - one couple and four individuals - are being recognized by Peshtigo Chamber of Commerce this year for their contributions to the community. They are Joe and Lindsay Callow of Forgotten Fire Winery in the Business category, Alexandra Gordon in the Youth category, Gail Verbockel in the Adult category, Scott Nelson as Teacher of the Year, and the late Michael Gardon in a Memorial category for his service to community youth.

The awards will be presented at the Chamber’s annual Richard Roland Persons of the Year Awards Banquet o...
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CJCC Seeks Grant For Local Drug Treatment

Since the beginning, Marinette County Circuit Court Judge James A. Morrison and other members of the Marinette County Criminal Justice Coordinating Committee (CJCC) have been staunch supporters of the Treatment and Diversions (TAD) program and the Treatment Drug Court that goes with it.

These programs, aimed at breaking the jail/prison cycle by getting nonviolent heroin/opiate drug offenders off the drugs and converting them into productive members of society, were made possible by a legislative package called HOPE that was introduced b...
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