space
space
Peshtigo Times
space
space
space
Perspectives
* Country Cousin - Is It Spring?...
space
space
Sports Shorts
* Peshtigo's Lepkowski Heads To State; OFalls Sends Six Led By Trepanier/Ash
* Coleman Sends Six Wrestlers To State; Florence/Niagara, Oconto Send 1 Each
* Six M&O Teams to Play in Regional Semis
* Lena Stops Suring in OT; Peshtigo Clinches M&O Title
* Peshtigo and Suring Remain in Contention for M&O Title

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

Noack Takes Over As Grover Road Supervisor

Bids for Town of Grover road work for the 2014 construction season will be opened at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 4, just prior to the the regular monthly board meeting at 6 p.m.

The meeting on Monday, May 12, was the last for Brian Stujenske as road supervisor. He is moving to Missouri. His replacement, Ben Noack, was also present for the board meeting.

Discussion centered on road work, culverts, and a request from Randy and Heather Burtts for permission to put a directional sign to her business site on their property at the corner of County B and Forest View Road.

The couple put their request to the board during time for public comment at the start of the meeting. The town’s zoning ordinance allows signs only on the premise of a business.

Burtts said he has a business at their home, but they want a sign pointing to his wife’s business location.

Supervisor Kim Kittredge, who also serves as zoning administrator, told them only one sign is permitted per premise, and the size is limited.

The couple mentioned other signs that seem to conflict with the ordinance, including some that simply say welcome to my house.

Clerk/Treasurer Lisa Witak said some of them might have been there before the sign ordinance was passed in 2004. She said the ordinance regulates new signs, but ones that already existed can stay where they are.

Kittredge, reading from the ordinance book, said signs not more than two square feet can be put up for home businesses, but for larger signs you need a permit. She said there is some reference to directional signs, and there appears to be a conflict in the ordinance. I need to find out from the Plan Commission how they interpret the directional sign rules, she said, and offered to look into it for them.

Mrs. Burtts said they want a sign with the name of the shop, the address, and how many miles ahead.

Kittredge said she saw nothing in zoning book definitions that covered their request, and suggested, Maybe there’s a little loop hole for your sign. I will definitely be happy to look into this for you.

I certainly understand both sides, said Town Chair Wayne Staidl. We don’t want signs cluttering the roadsides, but we need to help people find businesses.

We’re on a county road and it’s our property! Mrs. Burtts declared.

There was no action, but Kittredge will look into it and get back to them. Staidl had received a thank you letter from the state for his service as a member this year on the Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s TRIP committee.

Witak reported she trained the previous week on the town’s new web site, which is now up and running. She will post more pictures as soon as summer comes.

Supervisor Wayne Hoffman reported the culvert on Carlson Road will cost $580, if they go with a 24 plastic culvert. In steel the cost would be higher. If they could get by with 18 rather than 24, the cost would drop $200.

Staidl felt by going with 18 they could put more protective fill over it without turning the dip into a hump. He felt there are no big hills involved that would cause a big rush of water.

With the 18 culvert on Carlson they will need $6,295 for that project. There is a possibility for more bridge aid but that might involve waiting until next year.

Culverts needed for this year are four on Seefeldt Road, two for Boat Landing Lane, and one each for Loucks road and Carlson Lane. Bridge aid will be used, but they had applied for aid for only one culvert on Loucks and now find they need two. They considered either waiting until next year for that project, or putting in just one of the two culverts needed this year, depending on installation costs and if a project done this year could be eligible for bridge aid this year. Feeling was it would be cheaper to do both at once. However, total cost for just the culvert purchase is $9,145, without installation cost. They have only available $9,860 available, of which $7,500 is budgeted and $2,360 is from county bridge aid.

Witak pointed out $700 will not pay for installation of eight culverts, and predicted cost in the neighborhood of $2,000.

As a matter of safety, I think we should go ahead with the project, Staidl commented. He suggested putting off Boat Landing Road until next year and forfeiting the bridge aid if necessary.

Our application says it’s in emergency need of repair, Witak reminded the board. She felt it would be a hazard not to replace the culverts. Kittredge suggested asking about the possibility of putting all the culverts in this year and possibly getting the 50 percent aid for the second culvert next year. Eventually the board unanimously approved a motion to purchase all the culverts listed by Hoffman, but see what the options are regarding bridge aid when it comes to installing them.

There was a problem with flooding on Richter Road where the county downsized to a 3’ culvert instead of 4’ or 5’. A culvert of 5’ and more requires DNR approval. They have put in breaker rock for now so people can get in and out, but Staidl feels they will almost certainly need to increase the size of the culvert.

A dip between the two culverts on Town Hall Road will be filled in with blacktop for now. Hoffman believes the fill under it washed away.

Staidl said he had talked with Marinette County Highway Commissioner Ray Palonen about a few things including road bans. We came to an understanding that they couldn’t keep road bans on until June 1, ...because that would be war, Staidl said. The bans (weight restrictions) are off now, but the roads are still soft, Staidl said.

He had asked Palonen about the effectiveness of grinding up the old blacktop surface on dead end roads and then adding chip seal. He was told that will not last as long as blacktop, but is better than gravel. Staidl said the roads with heavy agricultural traffic are really bad right now.

Kittredge reported she issued one driveway permit, one fireworks permit and five building permits in the past month, and received one barking dog complaint.

Stujenske reported the safety signs are up, but they only have six weight limit signs and need three more for the additional roads that need signs.

The board opened proposals for port-a-potty service at the Little River Town Park from Memorial Day to Labor Day, one from Hardings for $100 per month with weekly cleaning, and one from K&M for $80 a month with weekly cleaning and $75 a month with monthly cleaning. Vote to go with the low bid was unanimous. The outdoor privies are to be treated with lime and soil over the top, and then boarded up.


Recent stories, opinions and photos

Issue Date Department Headline
02-22-2017Front Page
PLACE SECOND

02-22-2017Front Page
County May Donate $1.5 Million For Marinette Community Center

02-22-2017Front Page
Lt. Ducane Is New Traffic Safety Commission Chair

02-22-2017Front Page
Pottratz, Wiedemeier, Staudenmaier, Buechler Win In Town of Peshtigo

02-22-2017Front Page
County Jail Population Nears Excess Capacity

02-22-2017Sports
Peshtigo's Lepkowski Heads To State; OFalls Sends Six Led By Trepanier/Ash

02-22-2017Sports
Coleman Sends Six Wrestlers To State; Florence/Niagara, Oconto Send 1 Each

02-22-2017Sports
Six M&O Teams to Play in Regional Semis

02-22-2017Sports
Lena Stops Suring in OT; Peshtigo Clinches M&O Title

02-22-2017Perspectives
Country Cousin - Is It Spring?...

02-22-2017Perspectives
From My Window - Part II - Going, Going, Gone

02-22-2017Perspectives
From Our Readers

02-22-2017Perspectives
From Our Readers

02-22-2017Obituaries
Florence A. Zielinski

02-22-2017Obituaries
Illma E. Young

02-22-2017Obituaries
Harvey Wellnitz

02-22-2017Obituaries
Jon Wangerin

02-22-2017Obituaries
Rev. Donald F. Wandersee

02-22-2017Obituaries
Dorothy M. Van

02-22-2017Obituaries
Eugene J. Turner

02-22-2017Obituaries
Gary R. Steinwehr

02-22-2017Obituaries
Beatrice V. Olson

02-22-2017Obituaries
Patricia L. Milbach

02-22-2017Obituaries
Roxanne L. Huff

02-22-2017Obituaries
Glendon A. Harvey

02-22-2017Obituaries
James A. Briley

02-22-2017Obituaries
Kenneth G. Becker

02-22-2017Obituaries
Pat Waselchuk

02-22-2017Obituaries
Bruce F. Schulz

02-22-2017Obituaries
William J. Pytleski

02-22-2017Obituaries
Arlene E. Peterson

02-22-2017Obituaries
Michael E. Linley

02-22-2017Obituaries
Roy E. Johnson

02-22-2017Obituaries
Donald B. Geurts

02-22-2017Obituaries
Barry Danford

02-22-2017Obituaries
Coreena L. Chaltry

02-22-2017Community - Wausaukee
Lions Bowling Tourney Mar. 11, 18

02-22-2017Community - Wausaukee
Town Board of Audit Finds Books in Order

02-22-2017Community - Wausaukee
Youth Rally at Wausaukee Feb. 28

02-22-2017Community - Wausaukee
Town Board of Audit Finds Books in Order

02-22-2017Community - Wausaukee
Athelstane Board Okays Ordinance Amendments

02-22-2017Community - Crivitz
Crivitz Area Woman's Club Girls Night Out Apr. 17

02-22-2017Community - Crivitz
11 at Monday Card Group

02-22-2017Community - Coleman
Register for Trinity School 3K, 4K

02-22-2017Community - Coleman
Equity Park Annual Craft Fair, Flea Market

02-22-2017Community - Coleman
Coleman/Pound Has Busy Court Action

02-22-2017Community - Coleman
Coleman Child Development Days, RegisterJr. Kindergarten

02-22-2017Community - Coleman
Coleman School Board Feb. 27

02-15-2017Front Page
Organize Citizens Building Committee for School Options

02-15-2017Front Page
Town of Peshtigo Has Feb. 21 Primaries for Chair, Supervisor

02-15-2017Front Page
Two Week Trial For Menominee Murder Suspect Is Underway

02-15-2017Front Page
Wausaukee Rescue Squad Has Annual Meeting Feb. 12

02-15-2017Front Page
Primaries Feb. 21 For State School Superintendent, Peshtigo Town Offices

02-15-2017Community - Coleman
CCBA To Meet at Barnstormers

02-15-2017Community - Coleman
Coleman Accepts Open Enrollment

02-15-2017Community - Coleman
Coleman K.C. Plans March 3rd Fish Fry

02-15-2017Community - Coleman
Youth Baseball Signup Dates

02-15-2017Community - Crivitz
Country Gospel Jam Feb. 17

02-15-2017Community - Crivitz
Middle Inlet Eligible For T.R.I.D, T.R.I.P In 2018

02-15-2017Community - Crivitz
Stephenson Board Approves Rescue Squad Contracts

02-15-2017Community - Crivitz
Clip-Clop Trail Riders Receive $4100 Donation

02-15-2017Community - Wausaukee
Lions Bowling Tourney Mar. 11, 18

02-15-2017Community - Wausaukee
Winners in Silver Cliff Card Party

02-15-2017Community - Wausaukee
Youth Rally at Wausaukee Feb. 28

02-15-2017Community - Wausaukee
Guest Speakers at Presbyterian Churches

02-15-2017Obituaries
Raymond Younger

02-15-2017Obituaries
William J. Wazniak 

02-15-2017Obituaries
Gordon VanLaanen

02-15-2017Obituaries
Willard S. Paugh, Jr.

02-15-2017Obituaries
Dennis L. Nicklaus

02-15-2017Obituaries
Shelby J. Mcbride

02-15-2017Obituaries
Eleanor LaLiberte 

02-15-2017Obituaries
Lon M. LeFebre

02-15-2017Obituaries
Ella Just

02-15-2017Obituaries
May A. (Bates) Jandt

02-15-2017Obituaries
Richard Gibbs 

02-15-2017Obituaries
Warren J. Faust 

02-15-2017Obituaries
Betty Lou Erdman

02-15-2017Obituaries
Robert J. Dyer

02-15-2017Obituaries
H. Bielinski Sr.

02-15-2017Obituaries
Lodavine I. Thorne

02-15-2017Obituaries
Thomas A. Rost

02-15-2017Obituaries
Marcia J. Ottmar

02-15-2017Obituaries
Robert E. Mays

02-15-2017Obituaries
James Mastejko

02-15-2017Obituaries
Lorraine V. Marrs

02-15-2017Obituaries
Lavina M. Hofer

02-15-2017Obituaries
Gregory F. Gritt

02-15-2017Obituaries
Jeffrey M. Forgette

02-15-2017Obituaries
Guy Jordan Erb, Jr.

02-15-2017Obituaries
Clarence E. Engel

02-15-2017Obituaries
Scott A. Baumler

02-15-2017Perspectives
Country Cousin

02-15-2017Perspectives
From our readers

02-15-2017Perspectives
From My Window

02-15-2017Sports
Peshtigo and Suring Remain in Contention for M&O Title

02-15-2017Sports
Peshtigo Experience Shines Against Wausaukee

02-15-2017Sports
Area Wrestlers Advance to Sectional Competition

02-15-2017Sports
Lady Bucs Finish Undefeated; Win Third Straight WCC Title

02-08-2017Obituaries
Peter R. Zimmer

02-08-2017Obituaries
Clutch Zeske 

02-08-2017Obituaries
David W. Wickstrom

02-08-2017Obituaries
Marilyn S. VanBeek

02-08-2017Obituaries
Virgil C. Thomson

02-08-2017Obituaries
Mary L. Olson

02-08-2017Obituaries
Joseph M. Massie

02-08-2017Obituaries
Terry J. Nelson

02-08-2017Obituaries
Carmelita S. Lloyd

02-08-2017Obituaries
Alfred C. Lindstrom, Jr.

02-08-2017Obituaries
Robert Leafe

02-08-2017Obituaries
Shirley A. Konop

02-08-2017Obituaries
Marie J. Konell

02-08-2017Obituaries
Leslie L. Kehl

02-08-2017Obituaries
Bernard L. Jashinsky

02-08-2017Obituaries
Father Norman A. Clisch

02-08-2017Obituaries
Andre M. Christenson

02-08-2017Obituaries
Sister Jacqueline Capelle, OSF

02-08-2017Obituaries
Beatrice Bushey

02-08-2017Obituaries
Helen Stec

02-08-2017Obituaries
Gustav J. Schenkoske

02-08-2017Obituaries
Ivan W. Lusardi, Sr

02-08-2017Obituaries
Ronald J. Laundree

02-08-2017Obituaries
Rudolph J. Kristoff

02-08-2017Obituaries
Gaylord H. King

02-08-2017Obituaries
Tracy J. Heinz

02-08-2017Obituaries
George W. Felch

02-08-2017Obituaries
Joseph DeGroot

02-08-2017Obituaries
Duane Braham

02-08-2017Obituaries
Blanche B. Bolen

02-08-2017Obituaries
Leona Berg

02-08-2017Perspectives
Country Cousin

02-08-2017Obituaries
Lillian M. Belongia

02-08-2017Community - Wausaukee
Sweet Sale for Wausaukee Church

02-08-2017Perspectives
From our readers

02-08-2017Perspectives
From My Window

02-08-2017Community - Wausaukee
Wausaukee Wine, Beer Tasting Event

02-08-2017Community - Wausaukee
Wausaukee Lions Bowl Tourney

02-08-2017Community - Wausaukee
Collect 56 Units in Blood Drive

02-08-2017Sports
M&O Boys Basketball - Suring/Lena Keep Title Hopes Alive

02-08-2017Community - Crivitz
Crivitz Area Woman's Club Offers Scholarships

02-08-2017Community - Crivitz
Parkinson Meeting at Menominee on Feb. 16

02-08-2017Community - Crivitz
State Park Plans Candlelight Hike

02-08-2017Community - Crivitz
High Falls Fish-O-Rama, Radar Run, and Winterfest

02-08-2017Sports
M&O Girls Basketball - Peshtigo Maintains Lead Going Into Final Stretch

02-08-2017Community - Coleman
Local Winners in Free Throw Contest

02-08-2017Community - Coleman
Coleman KC Free Throw Contest

02-08-2017Sports
Area Grapplers Start Post-Season Tournaments

02-08-2017Community - Coleman
Living Waters Church Holds Annual Meeting

02-08-2017Community - Coleman
CCBA Meet February 16

02-08-2017Front Page
RECEIVE DEFIBRILLATOR


space
Peshtigo Times
WEB Poll!
Do You Support President Trumps Executive Order on Immigration?
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
© 2000-2017
All right reserved
space
Powered by
WEB Media
Interactive
COMMUNITY
WEB sites