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Train Provides Early Crivitz Year-Round Transportation

The discovery of iron ore in the Menominee and Gogebic Iron Ranges and copper in the Keweenaw area of Upper Michigan, as well as the sawmills and lumbering in northern Wisconsin, drove the need for year round transportation, something the shipping on the Great Lakes could not provide.

To serve this need the railroad began its northward trek in 1873 with the construction of the line north from Green Bay. This was begun in the early 1880s by the Wisconsin and Michigan Railroad. This railroad arrived in the newly formed logging and farmi...
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Peshtigo Town Fire Dept. Had 10 Calls In Month

At a rapid meeting Tuesday, Jan. 20, Peshtigo Town Board agreed the town should participate in the state Length of Service Award Program (LOSA) for firefighters, set pay for both Recycling Center attendants at $12 per hour, and agreed to hold off on changes to Recycling Center days and hours of operation until a special meeting at which the entire operation will be discussed. A plan to notify the current refuse hauler that the town is going to be seeking ideas and proposals to operate the center was also postponed for discussion at the special ...
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Contributions Help Bring Many Improvements For Fairgrounds

Marinette County Fair Association spent $64,849.45 on upgrades and regular care and maintenance for the buildings and grounds on the fairgrounds in Wausaukee in 2014. Over $6,000 was spent repairing damage caused by electrical storms and vandalism.

Fair Association President Dave Gross reported to the County Board’s Buildings and Property Committee on Tuesday, Jan. 13, that the work accomplished was worth far more than the dollars spent. Most was done by volunteers at no charge. Even paid contractors charged less than their going rate, ...
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Peshtigo School Board Sells Town of Grover Land

The Peshtigo Board of Education voted to sell a piece of property it purchased in the Town of Grover in 2008. The unanimous vote came during the Wednesday, Jan. 14 School Board meeting. The proceeds from rental of the land, about $26,000 annually, had been used for scholarships for graduates. The 100 acres was purchased for $270,000, and about 6 acres of the land, including an older house and other outbuildings were later sold for $50,200. The Board received only one bid of $220,000 for the land when it placed a newspaper ad for it in December....
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Net Tax Rate in County Differs from Municipality to Municipality

Residents have received their annual tax bill including the tax rate for their community. The following chart allows residents to compare their tax rate with those of other communities in Marinette County.

The net tax rate differs from municipality to municipality and includes tax collected for operation of the state, municipalities, county, school districts and Northeast Wisconsin Technical College. Rates will vary if municipalities provide police and fire department operations.

The net tax rate in Marinette County ranged from ...
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Issue Date Department Headline
01-21-2015Front Page
Train Provides Early Crivitz Year-Round Transportation

01-21-2015Front Page
Peshtigo Town Fire Dept. Had 10 Calls In Month

01-21-2015Front Page
Contributions Help Bring Many Improvements For Fairgrounds

01-21-2015Front Page
Peshtigo School Board Sells Town of Grover Land

01-21-2015Front Page
Net Tax Rate in County Differs from Municipality to Municipality

01-14-2015Front Page
Dunbar Girl, 8, Dies In Trailer House Fire

01-14-2015Front Page
Oconto Committee Recommends No Raise For County Supervisors, Chair

01-14-2015Front Page
“Spring Cleaning” Of Jail Could Be Costly

01-14-2015Front Page
Sentence Hearing Set In Marinette Shooting

01-14-2015Front Page
Co. Personnel Recommends 40 Hour Dispatcher Post

01-07-2015Front Page
COUNTY OFFICIALS TAKE OATH

01-07-2015Front Page
Candidates File Papers for April 7 Elections

01-07-2015Front Page
Peshtigo Sends Snowmobile Routes Back to Committee

01-07-2015Front Page
Urge Observance Of L.E.A.D. On Jan. 9

01-07-2015Front Page
Peshtigo Chamber Takes Person of Year Nominations

12-30-2014Front Page
MABAS For Fire Departments In County Going Live Jan. 1

12-30-2014Front Page
OCEDC Gets $10,000 Grant For Incubator Study

12-30-2014Front Page
Teen Court Has Seen Resounding Success

12-30-2014Front Page
Marinette County Forests Bring Jobs, Record Income

12-30-2014Front Page
Nomination Papers Due 5 p.m. Jan. 6

12-23-2014Front Page
Holy Family Parish Holds Children’s Christmas Play

12-23-2014Front Page
County High Speed Chase, Shots Fired At Deputies

12-23-2014Front Page
Woller Gives $39,750 CNC Machine to Coleman School

12-23-2014Front Page
Former Mayor Concerned On Delay In Fish View Walk

12-23-2014Front Page
Second Year Grant Approved For County’s TAD, Drug Court

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

12-10-2014Front 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

12-03-2014Front Page
Area Tour of Homes December 5 & 6

12-03-2014Front Page
Peshtigo Council Approves 2015 Budget Without Dissent

12-03-2014Front Page
Concrete Panel Buckled Near U.S.141 & 64, Semi Damaged

12-03-2014Front Page
Urgent Care Clinic Opens in Marinette

12-03-2014Front Page
Wausaukee Board Addresses DNR WWTP Lab Non Compliance Notice

11-25-2014Front Page
Rev. Johnson Queen Anne Style Home in Holiday Tour

11-25-2014Front Page
Grants, Gifts Help Coleman With Activities

11-25-2014Front Page
Donors Give New Uniforms To Crivitz Boys Basketball

11-25-2014Front Page
Marinette Christmas Celebration, Open House, Parade, on Dec. 6

11-25-2014Front Page
3 Children Die In Menominee Crash

11-20-2014Front Page
Town of Peshtigo Tax Is Again 78 Cents Per $1,000

11-20-2014Front Page
Voters To Decide Offices For State, Local, Schools

11-20-2014Front Page
Suit Filed Against District, Damas, Over Cell Phone Use

11-20-2014Front Page
Marinette School Board Approves Salary System

11-20-2014Front Page
EMTs, Staff Trained for Ebola

11-12-2014Front Page
Benefit Holiday Tour Of Homes Dec. 5, 6

11-12-2014Front Page
Council Says “No” To School In Industrial Park

11-12-2014Front Page
Grover Approves $15 Per $100,000 Tax Hike

11-12-2014Front Page
Anderson Resigns, Pazynski Chairs Twin County Airport

11-12-2014Front Page
DHHS Joins United Way Prescription Drug Summit

11-06-2014Front Page
Village of Lena Lights Up for Holidays Nov. 30

11-06-2014Front Page
Bye Bye Birdie at Oconto Falls School

11-06-2014Front Page
Marinette County Budget Hearing Set for Nov. 12

11-06-2014Front Page
Walker, Ribble Win Re-Election Bids

11-06-2014Front Page
Airport Manager Krysiak Resigns Effective Nov. 28

11-06-2014Front Page
Law Enforcement Recommends Increased Hours for DA Staff

11-06-2014Front Page
$5,000 Bond Set For Marquardt

10-29-2014Front Page
Coleman Elementary World Series Reading Night Scores “Home Run”

10-29-2014Front Page
Judiciary Denies Request for School in Industrial Park

10-29-2014Front Page
Voters To Decide Nov. 4 State, Local Referendums

10-29-2014Front Page
Town of Peshtigo To Buy Tractor/Mower, Not Truck

10-29-2014Front Page
Seven Apply For Cemetery Board

10-23-2014Front Page
LCS Detroit Launch Makes Big Splash

10-23-2014Front Page
Bill Reynolds Gets Tentative Nod As County Administrator

10-23-2014Front Page
Hwy. 141 Expressway To Give DOT Access Control

10-23-2014Front Page
Town of Peshtigo Works Out “No Increase” Budget

10-23-2014Front Page
Anderson, Pazynski Chair, Vice Chair At Twin County

10-15-2014Front Page
Over 600 Attend Diggers Meet, Greet

10-15-2014Front Page
Marinette Marine Launches USS Detroit on Saturday

10-15-2014Front Page
Water Utility Shows Positive Return Rate

10-15-2014Front Page
Goodman/Armstrong School Tax Levy Drops Due To Revenue Caps

10-15-2014Front Page
Grover May Seek Permission To Exceed State Levy Limits

10-08-2014Front Page
4th Grade Runner Saves Life Of Peshtigo Woman

10-08-2014Front Page
Council Cool To School In City’s Industrial Park

10-08-2014Front Page
Administrative Coordinators Head 38 Counties In State, Administrators 23

10-08-2014Front Page
“The Diggers” Are Seeking Lost Peshtigo Fire Artifacts

10-08-2014Front Page
Village of Pound Unique Water Tower Is Complete

10-01-2014Front Page
Peshtigo Historical Day Deemed as Huge Success

10-01-2014Front Page
Marinette/Menominee County Disputes Over Airport Continue

10-01-2014Front Page
Three Trustees Resign From Riverside Cemetery Board

10-01-2014Front Page
Invite One Candidate For Second County Administrator Interview

10-01-2014Front Page
County to Get New Topographical Maps

09-24-2014Front Page
Grover-Porterfield FD Open House a Success

09-24-2014Front Page
Peshtigo Historical Day Parade, Events Saturday

09-24-2014Front Page
To Hold Special Airport Meeting On Thursday

09-24-2014Front Page
Peshtigo Town Constable To Issue Citations For Dumping

09-24-2014Front Page
Lena School District Adopts $4.8 Million Budget

09-17-2014Front Page
New Platform for Old Depot, List Oct. Events

09-17-2014Front Page
Peshtigo School To Buy Industrial Park Land

09-17-2014Front Page
Peshtigo Fire, Crime Stoppers In Challenge

09-17-2014Front Page
County Health and Human Services Still Needs $443,000 From Reserves

09-17-2014Front Page
Vote 3 to 2 To Rescind Airport Security Policy

09-10-2014Front Page
Famous Shaffer Park Supper Club Destroyed By Fire

09-10-2014Front Page
“Diggers” Film Artifacts of Early Peshtigo Oct. 5 Week

09-10-2014Front Page
Equity Co-Op To Mark 100th Anniversary Sept. 13

09-10-2014Front Page
Marinette Courthouse Sustains Extensive Water Damage from Rain

09-10-2014Front Page
Law Enforcement Committee To Air DA Request For Help

09-03-2014Front Page
Donation

09-03-2014Front Page
“Diggers” Show To Film In Peshtigo Week Of Oct. 5

09-03-2014Front Page
Wausaukee Presbyterian Church Marks 125 Years

09-03-2014Front Page
Morois Named Deputy City Clerk/Treasurer

09-03-2014Front Page
Airport Commission Tries Again to Meet

08-27-2014Front Page
Epic Journey Ends For Old Diplomas

08-27-2014Front Page
Wastewater Treatment Plant Electric Bills Show Savings

08-27-2014Front Page
Crivitz School Gets $170,000 Sparsity Aid, Gives 2% Raise

08-27-2014Front Page
County Removes Squad Cars, BearCat From Borrowing List

08-27-2014Front Page
25,000 Attend Marinette County Fair Aug. 21-25

08-20-2014Front Page
St. Augustine Church Will Mark 125 Years on Sunday

08-20-2014Front Page
Grants Help Middle Inlet Redo 11 Roads

08-20-2014Front Page
Finance Committee Recommends $37,335,000 Borrowing Resolution

08-20-2014Front Page
Sheriff Again Warns of Scams

08-20-2014Front Page
Fun, Entertainment, Rides At County Fair Aug. 21-25

08-13-2014Front Page
Law Enforcement Committee Requests Two More Deputies

08-13-2014Front Page
2 Area Men Were Also Candidates

08-13-2014Front Page
Burke vs Walker In Governor Race

08-13-2014Front Page
Lakari, Johns Resign Twin County Airport Positions, Judge Rules Anderson On

08-13-2014Front Page
Break Ground For Koehne New Dealership

08-06-2014Front Page
Marinette Again Has National Night Out

08-06-2014Front Page
Appoint Vicki Koronkiewicz Peshtigo City Clerk-Treasurer

08-06-2014Front Page
To Air Family Dollar Plans at Aug. 6 Meet

08-06-2014Front Page
BAMC To Decide In Six Months: Build New Hospital Or Remodel?

08-06-2014Front Page
Design Work Starts on New Oconto County Jail

07-31-2014Front Page
80 Year Old Bikes 80 Miles

07-31-2014Front Page
County Board Plans To Add $6,269,090 To Debt In 2015

07-31-2014Front Page
TAD, Drug Court Programs Start Aug. 1

07-31-2014Front Page
Recommend Keep Interim City Clerk/Treasurer Position

07-31-2014Front Page
County Welcomes Kevin Solway As Information Services Director

07-24-2014Front Page
3 Injured When Car, Two Semis Crash

07-24-2014Front Page
Menominee May Go To Court Over Airport Commission Appointment

07-24-2014Front Page
DNR: Wausaukee Water Supply “Precarious”; New Well Needed

07-24-2014Front Page
Peshtigo Utility Changes Water Disconnection Policies

07-24-2014Front Page
Christmas At Badger Park, Peshtigo July 25-27

07-17-2014Front Page
Plan Guitars For Vets Chapter in Marinette Area

07-17-2014Front Page
Menominee Commissioners Walk Out of Airport Meeting

07-17-2014Front Page
Peshtigo Hires Principal, School Secretary To Retire

07-17-2014Front Page
Bob Schwartz Benefit At Equity On Aug. 2

07-17-2014Front Page
2014 Logging, Heritage Fest A Huge Success

07-10-2014Front Page
Two Injured In Car, Motorcycle Crash

07-10-2014Front Page
Committee Shaves $40,000 From $1.08 Million Projects

07-10-2014Front Page
Drug Units Arrest 2 In Meth Investigations

07-10-2014Front Page
Marinette Plan To Consider Waterfront, Historic Zoning

07-10-2014Front Page
Coleman Board Okays Property Cleanup Study

07-03-2014Front Page
Popular Seymour Meats Ends 86 Years Of Family Business

07-03-2014Front Page
Peshtigo Council Okays Naming Right Documents

07-03-2014Front Page
Co. IT Director Schultz Resigns


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