space
space
Peshtigo Times
space
space
space
Perspectives
* Country Cousin
space
space
Sports Shorts
* WIAA Announces Fall Sportsmanship Recipients
* DNR Puts Aside Proposal to Stock Big Green Lake with Atlantic Salmon
* Crivitz Players Top Scorers in Hoops Club
* Coleman Wrestlers Take Care Of Esky; Wolverines Also Notch Win
* Lake Michigan Yellow Perch Comments Chart Next Steps

space
Peshtigo Fire
space
e-Edition
Now Available
For more information
click here
dot
THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
space
dot
space

From our readers

Letter to Editor:

My husband and I went shopping to Marinette for the after Christmas sales. I wanted to buy Christmas cards and went to a popular store. Looking for quite a while, I discovered the religious Christmas cards were shoved way in a corner. The secular cards were all gone.

Perhaps this shows where all the violence is coming from, when religion is shoved in a corner.

Lonnie Pillath



Dear Editor:

Recently, we read in the paper of Dale Berman’s resignation from several city committees, reportedly for health reasons. In 1997, we visited then-Mayor Dale Berman. As owners of Murphy Development, Inc., we were considering developing a 104-unit apartment project in Peshtigo. The enthusiasm and support of Mayor Berman was contagious. We proceeded with the development of the Peshtigo Estates project; and continue to own and manage it to this day.

Because Mayor Krizenesky and everyone associated with City Hall have followed Mayor Berman’s example, we’ve continued to invest in Peshtigo with the 80-unit development of Oak Estates.

We are proud to be associated with a City where leadership has been so supportive of quality and affordable rental housing. And we are particularly grateful for the initial welcome we received from Mayor Berman. Best Wishes and our lasting respect to him.

Patrick and Ann Murphy, Owners,

Murphy Development, Inc.,

Green Bay



To the Editor:

About a year ago I set up a meeting with the principal and staff of Peshtigo Middle/High School, which my child attends, with a curriculum and educational video set on The Constitution by the National Center for Constitutional Studies (NCCS). Do you know what they told me at the second meeting, after they reviewed the material, with the principal and four teachers?

They told me that the history of America is too religious (Christian) and therefore they cannot teach the principles or foundation of The Declaration of Independence or its dovetail document of our laws, beyond what the have. They said they would likely be sued. They told me that they are under the regulations of The State of Wisconsin so I contacted John Nygren (State Assemblyman for the 89th) and he assured me this was not so. He stated that it is, and should be, a local matter.

Having researched American history and our founding documents and their supporting documents, such as the Federalist Papers, etc..., over the last seven years, I have asked our High School Students questions about the meaning and purpose of the 18 enumerated powers clauses (Article I Section 8) pursuant to the 9th and 10th Amendments, as well as the money clauses of Article I Sections 8 (clause 5) and 10 (clause 1), pursuant to the supremacy clause or even asking them what the primary purpose of the Second Amendment is for; and as we all know, according to the documents and letters of our founding fathers, it isn't hunting or even personal protection, as these are only minimal side benefits, they have no idea. And, what really scares me, for the sake of our Republic and their futures, they don't really care. ??? What kind of education are they getting?

Our High School students don't even know that the Federal Government has over $16 Trillion in "public debt." They don't even know, perspectively, what a Trillion Dollars is. Add to that "public debt" $121,000,000,000,000 in UNFUNDED Liabilities which are increasing at the rate of over ONE TRILLION DOLLARS per month. And, this is the kicker, they have NO IDEA that our elected and non-elected Federal public servants are going to expect them pay for it. They don't even know that just to pay for the UNFUNDED liabilities alone, the Federal government will have to increase withholding taxes to over 80% of their Middle Class Taxpayer gross wages. They don't know or understand that this and the concern for hyperinflation was the very reason for the eighteen enumerated powers, size, scope and spending and the money clauses that WE THE PEOPLE placed in our laws on our elected representatives. They really need and have the Right to see this following link so they know why these things are the most important thing they can learn for their future: http://youtu.be/WFP-2_iDYMU

They don't know that we have a "Republican form" of government, to ensure against the "Mob Rule" of a Democracy, as guaranteed to our free and sovereign States under Article IV, Section 4. They think we have a Democracy and they don't see anything wrong with that? They don't know that Democracies, which is the purest form of Socialism and/or Communism, is where 50% plus one, votes to steal the individual Rights, Liberty and property of and manipulate and control the balance, for themselves, through government. And, they don't thus know that Democracies throughout World history have murdered over one hundred million innocent men, women and children, whole families, in cold blood.

They don't know that wages are not "income." They don't realize that wages and salaries are the equal exchange of personally owned property between two or more parties; I exchange my personal time, education that I paid for, knowledge, abilities and skills for an equal exchange of personal property from the business owner. Do they know that education is not one of the powers, size, scope or spending that WE THE PEOPLE granted the Federal Government, in accord with the 10th Amendment? And, do they know why? Well that answer can be readily witnessed in massively expensive "public education" across the country today, in comparison from when America "used to be" number one in the World before the Federal Government commenced in utter contempt for OUR constitutional laws on them.

They don't even know that according to the Preamble of The Constitution "WE THE PEOPLE... ordain and establish" our laws on our elected Republican and Democrat public servants to "secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity" and to protect ourselves and our families, our individual Rights and our property (wages), from our Government and from becoming a Democracy.

I'm planning on taking it to the school board at a public meeting on January 9th at 7:00 p.m. at the Elementary School Cafeteria. Would anybody like to join me?

Karl P. Koenigs

Editor:

I wrote this poem after receiving help with a flat tire:



********

'Twas two days before Christmas, on our way home from

church,

When a nail left our tire flat and us in a lurch.

The wrench was brought out to loosen the nuts,

The only thing to do, no ifs, ands or buts.

A jack was brought out to boost up the car,

Working to get things back up to par;

When what to our wondering eyes should appear,

A Good Samaritan showed up to volunteer.

Lending a hand on the snow covered road,

The stranger so willing to help lighten our load.

To give aid to another now seems a lost art,

But we watched, as he helped, with a thankful heart

Wouldn't take a dime for the help that he gave,

And leaving he raised his hand in a wave.

With a handshake and a word so kind and true,

We both exchanged greetings of Merry Christmas to you!

These days help from a stranger is rare;

People too afraid to show that they care.

Surprisingly, this man named Dan -

Is son of good friend - Bob Bastian!

By Cheryl Wruk


Recent stories, opinions and photos

Issue Date Department Headline
12-17-2014Sports
WIAA Announces Fall Sportsmanship Recipients

12-17-2014Sports
DNR Puts Aside Proposal to Stock Big Green Lake with Atlantic Salmon

12-17-2014Sports
Crivitz Players Top Scorers in Hoops Club

12-17-2014Sports
Coleman Wrestlers Take Care Of Esky; Wolverines Also Notch Win

12-17-2014Perspectives
Country Cousin

12-17-2014Perspectives
From our readers

12-17-2014Perspectives
Tales from the old-timer

12-17-2014Obituaries
Josephine V. Truel

12-17-2014Obituaries
Lois G. Sielaff

12-17-2014Obituaries
William J. Shelton

12-17-2014Obituaries
John D. Maye

12-17-2014Obituaries
Arbutus A. Lowry Lutri

12-17-2014Obituaries
Cecil E. Kuhnle

12-17-2014Obituaries
Judith Francour

12-17-2014Obituaries
Charles B. Drewry Jr.

12-17-2014Obituaries
Milton E. Dettman

12-17-2014Obituaries
Paul B. Sutek

12-17-2014Obituaries
Jodine S. Stone

12-17-2014Obituaries
Dr. Yulia Seledsova-Mamonov

12-17-2014Obituaries
Chase M. Polfus

12-17-2014Obituaries
Irene T. Miller

12-17-2014Obituaries
Ethel H. Brouette

12-17-2014Obituaries
Bernice F. Gronnert

12-17-2014Obituaries
Bonnie L. Gorshe

12-17-2014Obituaries
Mary Bradley

12-17-2014Obituaries
Clarence Bird

12-17-2014Obituaries
James E. Betzinger

12-17-2014Obituaries
Allan J. Belair

12-17-2014Community - Wausaukee
Wagner Okays Ordinances, Tire Recycling Costs

12-17-2014Community - Wausaukee
T/Wausaukee Buys Voting Machine, Increase Wages

12-17-2014Community - Wausaukee
Athelstane Updated On Rescue Squad Contract

12-17-2014Community - Crivitz
Podiatrist at Assisted Living

12-17-2014Community - Crivitz
Crivitz VFW Auxiliary Unit Given Certificates of Awards

12-17-2014Community - Crivitz
200 Enjoy Village Sleigh Ride, Santa

12-17-2014Community - Crivitz
Christmas Gospel Jam is Dec. 19

12-17-2014Community - Coleman
Coleman Lists Students of Month

12-17-2014Community - Coleman
CHS Financial Aid Meet Jan. 6

12-17-2014Community - Coleman
Coleman Library January Events

12-17-2014Community - Coleman
Markiewicz Bank Branch Manager

12-17-2014News
Christmas Gospel Jam is Dec. 19

12-17-2014News
Area Graduates UW-M Dec. 14

12-17-2014News
Wausaukee Legion Party Dec. 21

12-17-2014Front Page
Over 100 Attend Chamber Christmas Tree Lighting Event

12-17-2014Front Page
Board Chair Sends 40-Week Petition Back To Committee

12-17-2014Front Page
Town Peshtigo OKs $1,000 A Year Raise For Fire Chief

12-17-2014Front Page
Propose New Type Of Littoral Combat Ship

12-17-2014Front Page
Riverside Cemetery To Choose Trustees, Set Rules In February

12-10-2014Sports
Lake Michigan Yellow Perch Comments Chart Next Steps

12-10-2014Sports
Bulldogs Fall To Blue Devils; Cougars On Top In Pulaski

12-10-2014Sports
Majewski, Klaver Power Bulldogs To Blowout Victory Over Suring

12-10-2014Sports
Crivitz Prevails Over Oconto

12-10-2014Perspectives
Country Cousin

12-10-2014Perspectives
Tales from the old-timer

12-10-2014Obituaries
Harold Lawrence Wolff

12-10-2014Obituaries
Robert J. Vandenberg

12-10-2014Obituaries
Ralph J. Tiegs

12-10-2014Obituaries
Vivian R. Sturman

12-10-2014Obituaries
Ralph A. Schneider

12-10-2014Obituaries
Fay L. Schmidt

12-10-2014Obituaries
Allan Schmidt

12-10-2014Obituaries
Sybil I. Schaut

12-10-2014Obituaries
Mike H. Opolka

12-10-2014Obituaries
Scott L. Colson

12-10-2014Obituaries
Bruce L. Borgen

12-10-2014Obituaries
Robert J. Becker Sr.

12-10-2014Obituaries
Donald R. Anderson, M.D.

12-10-2014Obituaries
Dolores H. Schroeder

12-10-2014Obituaries
Carol M. Rickaby

12-10-2014Obituaries
Ronald Reinert

12-10-2014Obituaries
William R. Presl

12-10-2014Obituaries
Dorothy G. Palmer

12-10-2014Obituaries
Harold J. LaCosse

12-10-2014Obituaries
Gladys I. Krei

12-10-2014Obituaries
Donna R. Johnson

12-10-2014Obituaries
Dorothea Jaeger

12-10-2014Obituaries
Kazmiera Gromoske

12-10-2014Obituaries
Judith A. Fuchs

12-10-2014Community - Wausaukee
Legion Post/Unit 66 2014 Christmas Party

12-10-2014Community - Wausaukee
SC Fire Auxiliary Christmas Party

12-10-2014Community - Wausaukee
29 Children at Silver Cliff Christmas Party

12-10-2014Community - Wausaukee
Wagner Fire Department Sportsmen Raffle Winners

12-10-2014Community - Crivitz
Crivitz Students Earn Students of Month Honors

12-10-2014Community - Crivitz
Christmas Gospel Jam is Dec. 1

12-10-2014Community - Crivitz
CAWC Auction Realizes $4500

12-10-2014Community - Crivitz
17 At Active Seniors Dinner

12-10-2014Community - Coleman
Coleman School Board Dec. 15

12-10-2014Community - Coleman
7th Village of Pound Christmas Parade Dec. 13

12-10-2014Community - Coleman
Coleman School to Host Senior Citizens

12-10-2014Community - Coleman
Coleman Names Students of Month

12-10-2014News
Wausaukee Legion Party Dec. 21

12-10-2014News
Santa Letters Due Dec. 14

12-10-2014News
Suring Church Cookie Walk on Dec. 13

12-10-2014News
Lena Cookie Walk Dec. 15

12-10-2014Front Page
Marinette Musician in Concertina Hall of Fame

12-10-2014Front Page
County To Reap Savings In Health/Dental Insurance Costs

12-10-2014Front Page
State Aid Payment Puts Grover Back In Black

12-10-2014Front Page
County Forest Income Keeps Setting Records

12-10-2014Front Page
Disposing of Drugs Is Becoming A Problem

12-03-2014Sports
Preliminary Deer Harvest is 191,550, Down 8 Percent

12-03-2014Sports
Cougars Claim Two Victories In Bonduel

12-03-2014Sports
Wolosyn Goes Wild, Scores 19 As Badgers Beat Up On Wolverines

12-03-2014Sports
Bulldogs Kick Off Season With Solid Win Over Marines

12-03-2014Perspectives
From our readers

12-03-2014Perspectives
Tales from the old-timer

12-03-2014Perspectives
Country Cousin

12-03-2014Obituaries
Robert C White

12-03-2014Obituaries
Dale M. Vanderfin

12-03-2014Obituaries
Jerry A. Uecke

12-03-2014Obituaries
Lennice M. Swearingen

12-03-2014Obituaries
John Stiglitz

12-03-2014Obituaries
Mary E. Sodergren

12-03-2014Obituaries
Russell R. Schroeder

12-03-2014Obituaries
Edythe E. Sager

12-03-2014Obituaries
Joann M. Richardson

12-03-2014Obituaries
Arthur Plutchak

12-03-2014Obituaries
Margaret M. Patz

12-03-2014Obituaries
Raymond R. Olson

12-03-2014Obituaries
Thomas R. Mueller

12-03-2014Obituaries
Karl H. Missbach

12-03-2014Obituaries
Mary L. Miller

12-03-2014Obituaries
Francis J. McDougal

12-03-2014Obituaries
Nancy J. Makuen

12-03-2014Obituaries
Shirley A. Lisowe-Beaumia

12-03-2014Obituaries
Lew J. Jopek, Sr.

12-03-2014Obituaries
Myron D. Janik

12-03-2014Obituaries
Elizabeth Brown

12-03-2014Obituaries
Luella Swiatnicki

12-03-2014Obituaries
Lennice M. Swearingen

12-03-2014Obituaries
John Stiglitz

12-03-2014Obituaries
Mary E. Sodergren

12-03-2014Obituaries
Russell R. Schroeder

12-03-2014Obituaries
Alice C. Redfearn

12-03-2014Obituaries
Arthur Plutchak

12-03-2014Obituaries
Lawrence P. Ozechowski

12-03-2014Obituaries
Patsy L. Nuttall

12-03-2014Obituaries
Ronald E. Meyer

12-03-2014Obituaries
McCue Children

12-03-2014Obituaries
Arnold F. Marble

12-03-2014Obituaries
John C. Kobylarczyk

12-03-2014Obituaries
Nancy A. Kartheiser

12-03-2014Obituaries
Keith L. Kamps

12-03-2014Obituaries
Eunice M. Hollingsworth

12-03-2014Obituaries
Richard G. Hofer

12-03-2014Obituaries
Patricia L. Harper

12-03-2014Obituaries
Fannie M. Fillinger

12-03-2014Obituaries
Everett M. Edminster

12-03-2014Obituaries
Elizabeth J. Bahl

12-03-2014Obituaries
Glen W. Anderla

12-03-2014Community - Wausaukee
Wausaukee Grade 5-8 Basketball Tournaments

12-03-2014Community - Wausaukee
Wausaukee Blood Drive Dec. 8th


space
Peshtigo Times
WEB Poll!
Is Christmas too commercialized?
space Yes
No
Undecided
space
TO VOTE CLICK
YES, NO or UNDECIDED

Suggest a Question
space .
space
FRONT
space
.
space
CLASSIFIEDS
space
.
space
COMMUNITY
space
.
space
GUEST BOOK
space
.
space
NEWS
space
.
space
OBITS
space
.
space
PERSPECTIVES
space
.
space
SPORTS
space
.
space
SUBSCRIBE
space
.
space
.
space
PESHTIGO FIRE
space
.
space
CUSTOM PRINTING
space
.
space
TIMES' SAVER
space
.
space
Click for Peshtigo, Wisconsin Forecast
FORECAST
space
Quick...
News or Ad Search
Enter News key words.
Enter Ad key words.



Peshtigo Times
841 Maple St
PO Box 187
Peshtigo, WI 54157
Phone: 715-582-4541
Email:
News@
PeshtigoTimes.com

space
Fax: 715-582-4662
© 2000-2014
All right reserved
space
Powered by
WEB Media
Interactive
COMMUNITY
WEB sites