space
space
Peshtigo Times
space
space
space
Perspectives
* Country Cousin
space
space
Sports Shorts
* DNR Awards Grant To Marinette for Boat Facility
* Norway Golfers with 316 Win At Niagara Invitational
* Suring Claims Two Conference Triangulars
* Three M&O Teams Remain Undefeated
* Turkeys Are Spotted, Fish Bitting In M&O Area

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 the Editor:

This is in response to the letter in the Peshtigo Times by Jim and Sandy Ring. My husband and I thought we should also tell our side of the story.

We signed a pre-paid contract with Customers Gas and now the company is holding $1,669.55 of our money, which he refuses to return. We were told to send a letter requesting a refund. Well, we sent two letters requesting a refund and did not receive a reply from either one of them. We too called many, many times and got the run around that “Oh, we will be out next week to fill you.” But guess what? Next week never came. They finally put an answering machine in and of course none of the calls were ever returned. We called the Price home and got the answering machine, only this time the mail box was full and we could never leave a message.

We too had been with Customers for many years and just can’t figure out how he can keep our money and that of many other of his customers. We did not receive service for our pre-pay and not even the courtesy of a return call or response to our requests for a refund. It makes us wonder how this man sleeps at night or how he faces himself in the mirror. This, folks, is out and out theft!

We saved so we would have the money to pre-pay so he could purchase the propane cheaper but obviously the money went south or someone is living very high on the hog. There are his trucks standing empty in the yard along with empty storage tanks and a store full of merchandise. Where is our money??? He should be made to liquify his assets and return our money before the next heating season!

It was in the Peshtigo Times a while back that one of his customers took him to court and was told by the judge that he couldn’t make him pay. Why was never explained. He is holding money that people paid in good faith and most likely hard-earned money. We are on a fixed income and cannot afford to just lose $1,699.55! People are wondering how they will pay for the coming heating season but Mr. Price obviously does not care. He has our money!

We filed a complaint with the Consumer Protection Agency and received a response that they are looking into this matter and to be patient. We were also told that they had many, many complaints against this company and it was the only propane company that they received complaints about. All other companies were able to get propane and service their customers. WHERE IS OUR MONEY?

We think it is high time that we customers out there get on the band wagon and file a class action lawsuit against this man and his company! With the economy such as it is, no one can afford to just look the other way and say, “Oh, well, that’s the way it goes!” Baloney, that’s not the way it goes. It’s our money, folks, and we are entitled to get it back. After all, what are the courts for? Only on the side of the crooks? Not right. Let’s do something about this and soon. Sorry to say, winter is just around the corner and we will all need propane.

Jerry and Judie Reilley,

Crivitz



To the Editor:

I sent a letter to Customers Gas and the Department of Ag. and Consumer Protection in Madison on April 14 and a completed Consumer Complaint form. This was regarding prepaid money sent to Customers Gas in June of 2013 to be used for fuel to April 15 of 2014.

I received a letter dated April 30, 2014 from the Bureau of Consumer Protection stating that the mediation process would take an undetermined length of time, and advised to contact a private attorney if I wanted to. No, I want action by those that are in jobs to protect its citizens.

This past May 16 I sent Gov. Walker and our state representative a letter requesting some kind of action being taken on behalf of the working people who worried, lost money, time and simple comfort needed during a harsh winter. To date I have heard nothing.

Additionally, we found a lack of any protection for being honest and paying for a needed fuel we never received. I cannot even tell you how devastating it was for families and single persons to live in these conditions in the middle of winter. No one seemed to care, except the many of us affected. I am still very upset for all of the victims of this matter. I am also upset that no one seems to have any answers that will help recoup our losses. Thank you, Lord, for the help of neighbors, friends and relatives who showed compassion for the people in trouble.

The big business buyers and who we are supplying is of great concern to the average citizen. We again seem to be at a great disadvantage. Apparently contracts are not written to protect individuals?

Sincerely,

Janis A. Schnabl,

Wausaukee



Editor:

I was deeply disturbed when I attended the last meeting of a service organization that I belong to (will not name). It was suggested that we put up signs (8 1/2 x 11) to remind people to vote in the Aug. 12 Statewide primary at our annual fundraiser.

Someone thought it would be TACKY and might offend some people. This is a SLAP in the face of all our military men and woman who have served to give us this right and freedom in our country. I’m deeply concerned and offended by this attitude. If you do not like anyone on the ballot, vote anyway, do a write in or tell the candidates you do not approve of their work.

B.G. Tobison

Editor:

I came across a high school diploma from 1911 for an Edna lindquist. I am wondering if we could put it in the paper to get it to a family member or maybe the historical society. Any help would be greatly appreciated!

Thank you

Ann Rehberg

annrehberg752@gmail.com



To the Editor:

This thank you note is for ALL our hardworking Marinette County road crews out there in the heat! You guys did a great job on ‘Ole Trail “C” to Wabeno, a most challenging grade built on boulders, that goes up and over “the mountain.” For those of us who dwell in that forgotten corner of the county, this is the first fresh pavement seen on this road in MANY a year!

People in Silver Cliff and Athelstane will no longer have to “go the long way ‘round” to get to Wabeno! I am sure the various business who are forced to run this route everyday (such as that poor fellow from CarQuest in Wausaukee) will share our heartfelt appreciation.

Please take a moment and remember all our automotive components who sadly perished on this treacherous road; the countless tires, ball joints, tie-rod ends, shocks, springs and struts, sway-bar end-links and leaf spring bushings, the one trailer hitch, all the bent rims, the fan shroud and the cracked Ford frame.

So in closing, we thank you so much for your hard work, and your wonderful blacktop!

Keep up the good work, Marinette County!

Sabin Rosenbaum,

Silver Cliff


Recent stories, opinions and photos

Issue Date Department Headline
04-22-2015Sports
DNR Awards Grant To Marinette for Boat Facility

04-22-2015Sports
Norway Golfers with 316 Win At Niagara Invitational

04-22-2015Sports
Suring Claims Two Conference Triangulars

04-22-2015Sports
Three M&O Teams Remain Undefeated

04-22-2015Perspectives
Country Cousin

04-22-2015Perspectives
From our readers

04-22-2015Perspectives
Tales from the old-timer

04-22-2015Obituaries
Betty Kirt

04-22-2015Obituaries
Dennis W. Werner

04-22-2015Obituaries
Roger A. Vaessen

04-22-2015Obituaries
Virginia Sengstock

04-22-2015Obituaries
William G. Schultz

04-22-2015Obituaries
Irene M. Schlag

04-22-2015Obituaries
Clarence L. Ninneman

04-22-2015Obituaries
Beverly Lied

04-22-2015Obituaries
Judith L. Lemieux

04-22-2015Obituaries
Timothy E. Kainz

04-22-2015Obituaries
Lloyd H. Hilsabeck

04-22-2015Obituaries
James R. Gray Sr.

04-22-2015Obituaries
Lawrence Colassacco

04-22-2015Obituaries
Donald L. Block

04-22-2015Obituaries
Violet A. Swanson

04-22-2015Obituaries
Charles W. Smith

04-22-2015Obituaries
Joyce Orlando

04-22-2015Obituaries
Michael G. Nelson

04-22-2015Obituaries
Lorraine A. Kososki

04-22-2015Obituaries
Carol J. Kakuk

04-22-2015Obituaries
Vernice A. Holmes

04-22-2015Obituaries
JoAnn Holmberg

04-22-2015Obituaries
Robert W. Gruszynski

04-22-2015Obituaries
Jewel E. Goldsmith

04-22-2015Obituaries
George J. Goettler III

04-22-2015Obituaries
Betty A. Ferguson

04-22-2015Obituaries
Leonard J. Engeldinger

04-22-2015Community - Wausaukee
Medical Facility Honors Unit 66

04-22-2015Community - Wausaukee
Wausaukee Athletes Have Evening of Fun

04-22-2015Community - Wausaukee
Winners in SC Card Parties

04-22-2015Community - Crivitz
Postal Offices Food Drive For Needy

04-22-2015Community - Crivitz
Market Coop Meeting at Crivitz Lodge Apr. 23

04-22-2015Community - Crivitz
Legion Gun Show May 9

04-22-2015Community - Crivitz
ATV Club Clean Parkway Road

04-22-2015Community - Coleman
Woman’s Club Plans Yard Sales

04-22-2015Community - Coleman
Coleman-Pound Lions Breakfast a Success

04-22-2015Community - Coleman
Coleman High School Holds Every 15 Minutes

04-22-2015Community - Coleman
Lioness Group Meat Raffle Apr. 26

04-22-2015News
Marinette To Open Museum

04-22-2015News
Goodman Class DinnerApril 25

04-22-2015News
Blood Drive Set for April 27

04-22-2015News
Twin Bridge Rescue Rummage Sale

04-22-2015Front Page
Departments Hold Joint MABAS Training Monday

04-22-2015Front Page
Revive Peshtigo Fish Viewing Platform Project

04-22-2015Front Page
County Board Says Add Deputies, Find Funding

04-22-2015Front Page
Marinette Co. Confirms Wish To End Airport Partnership

04-22-2015Front Page
Schingick Retiring After 32 Years As Crossing Guard

04-15-2015Sports
Turkeys Are Spotted, Fish Bitting In M&O Area

04-15-2015Sports
Crivtz In Good Shape After Two Conference Wins

04-15-2015Sports
Peshtigo Cruises Past STAA/Lena In Opener

04-15-2015Sports
Wausaukee Beats Crivitz In Ealry Season Showdown

04-15-2015Perspectives
Country Cousin

04-15-2015Perspectives
From our readers

04-15-2015Perspectives
Tales from the old-timer

04-15-2015Obituaries
Earl R. Vaughn

04-15-2015Obituaries
Betty Stebane

04-15-2015Obituaries
LaVerne K. Smaney

04-15-2015Obituaries
Thomas E. Malato

04-15-2015Obituaries
Elaine D. LaValley

04-15-2015Obituaries
Luella J. LaPointe 

04-15-2015Obituaries
Mildred A. Kozak

04-15-2015Obituaries
Jean E. Koth

04-15-2015Obituaries
Lois C. Galarneau

04-15-2015Obituaries
Marie Cullinan

04-15-2015Obituaries
Nancy J. Cooney

04-15-2015Obituaries
Bette R. Brown

04-15-2015Obituaries
Mildred Berger

04-15-2015Obituaries
Mary A. (Bruso) Weissgerber

04-15-2015Obituaries
George J. Vellella

04-15-2015Obituaries
Mary L. Spakowicz

04-15-2015Obituaries
Lawrence M. Servais

04-15-2015Obituaries
Helen T. Scheuer

04-15-2015Obituaries
Joseph J. Nemetz

04-15-2015Obituaries
Patrick Mickelson

04-15-2015Obituaries
Florence I. Magnuson

04-15-2015Obituaries
Helen E. LeBreck

04-15-2015Obituaries
Virginia Kellow

04-15-2015Obituaries
Anna M. (Hansen) Holl

04-15-2015Obituaries
Arleen H. Gabrielson

04-15-2015Obituaries
Paul H. Christy

04-15-2015Obituaries
Rev. Ralph J. Backman

04-15-2015Community - Wausaukee
Wagner Annual, Regular Meetings

04-15-2015Community - Wausaukee
Legion Unit Elects, Seek Event Volunteers

04-15-2015Community - Wausaukee
Silver Cliff Fire, Rescue Auxiliary Hears Reports

04-15-2015Community - Wausaukee
Lions Highway Cleanup Apr. 25

04-15-2015Community - Crivitz
Country Gospel Jam April 17

04-15-2015Community - Crivitz
Legion Post, Unit Meetings April 15

04-15-2015Community - Crivitz
Crivitz Library Closed April 17

04-15-2015Community - Crivitz
Membership Assistance Program at CYCC

04-15-2015Community - Coleman
Church Name, Service Change

04-15-2015Community - Coleman
Joint Area Court Lists Fines, Charges

04-15-2015Community - Coleman
Lioness Group Set Meat Raffle

04-15-2015Community - Coleman
CCBA Spring Sale May 15-16

04-15-2015News
Country Gospel Jam April 17

04-15-2015News
Floriano-Stecker Breakfast April 26

04-15-2015News
Faith Christian Annual Auction

04-15-2015News
Zion Preschool Open House Apr. 22

04-15-2015Front Page
Ginger Deschane Named CRA, CBA Person of Year

04-15-2015Front Page
Peshtigo Negotiates Return of 21.96 Acres in Industrial Park

04-15-2015Front Page
Recommend Adding Deputies; Paying For Them Still An Issue

04-15-2015Front Page
Coleman Names Polomis Principal and Administrator

04-15-2015Front Page
Board Adopts 10-Year Plan For Peshtigo School Improvements

04-08-2015Sports
Spring Turkey Youth Hunt Opens Statewide April 11-12

04-08-2015Sports
Softball/Baseball

04-08-2015Sports
Area Softball Season Gets Started

04-08-2015Sports
Coleman Crushes Goodman Pembine

04-08-2015Perspectives
Country Cousin

04-08-2015Perspectives
From our readers

04-08-2015Perspectives
Tales from the old-timer

04-08-2015Obituaries
Kenneth N. Zolmierski

04-08-2015Obituaries
Mae E. Wangerin

04-08-2015Obituaries
Dale C. Sjoquist

04-08-2015Obituaries
Anita L. Schroeder

04-08-2015Obituaries
Arlene E. Schick

04-08-2015Obituaries
Roger W. Rye

04-08-2015Obituaries
Greg Martens

04-08-2015Obituaries
Loretta Littlefield

04-08-2015Obituaries
Lorraine A. Kososki

04-08-2015Obituaries
George M. Jossart

04-08-2015Obituaries
Sharon L. Forbes

04-08-2015Obituaries
Robert Fischer

04-08-2015Obituaries
Erma J. Ellingson

04-08-2015Obituaries
Dr. Robert R. Birr

04-08-2015Obituaries
Dr. Roberta "Bobbi" Sulk, PhD

04-08-2015Obituaries
Michael L. Rudolph

04-08-2015Obituaries
Cecelia M. Peterson

04-08-2015Obituaries
John C. Olsen

04-08-2015Obituaries
Rev. Thomas G. Lindblad

04-08-2015Obituaries
John P. Kubichek, Sr.

04-08-2015Obituaries
Jean E. Koth

04-08-2015Obituaries
Renee Lynn Jakups

04-08-2015Obituaries
Alfred J. Bickel

04-08-2015Obituaries
Frank P. Behringer

04-08-2015Community - Wausaukee
Empty Bowls Benefit, Family Math Night

04-08-2015Community - Wausaukee
Lions Highway Cleanup Apr. 25

04-08-2015Community - Wausaukee
Wausaukee Composites Installs New Software

04-08-2015Community - Wausaukee
Silver Cliff F & R Auxiliary to Meet

04-08-2015Community - Crivitz
CBA/CRA Annual Banquet at Rene’s

04-08-2015Community - Crivitz
Crivitz Marks Legion Birthday

04-08-2015Community - Crivitz
Middle Inlet Board April 9

04-08-2015Community - Crivitz
14 at Monday Card Group

04-08-2015Community - Coleman
Village of Coleman T-Ball Sign-Up

04-08-2015Community - Coleman
Coleman Utility Board April 13


space
Peshtigo Times
WEB Poll!
Should Governor Walker be spending more time on Wisconsin issues and less time campaigning for President?
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
© 2000-2015
All right reserved
space
Powered by
WEB Media
Interactive
COMMUNITY
WEB sites