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County Board Keeps Sales Tax, Cuts Sunset Clause

After some long hard discussion at its meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 20, and at several committee and board meetings in the past three months, Marinette County Board voted 17 to 11 to remove the sunset clause included when the half a percent sales tax ordinance was adopted in 2001. The sales tax has been generating about $3.5 million a year in recent years.

Voting in favor of the motion that removes the sunset clause and in effect keeps the sales tax in place indefinitely as recommended by the Finance Committee were supervisors Joe Banaszak...
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USS Wichita Christened, USS Marinette Announced

The crowd attending launching ceremonies for Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) 13, the future USS Wichita, at the Fincantieri Marinette Marine shipyard on Saturday, Sept. 17, was treated to a preview public announcement by Sen. Tammy Baldwin that LCS 25, currently in the initial material procurement phase, will become the first ship in the United States Navy to be named after Marinette, the city in which it will be built.

The Witchita is the 7th LCS to be christened at the Marinette shipyard, largest ship building facility in the midwest. The ...
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Cemetery Board Delays Action on Burial Rates

The Riverside Cemetery Association Board of Trustees at a meeting on Monday, Sept. 19 took no action on a potentially controversial item of Unfinished Business regarding burial fees, namely changing the longstanding practice of charging a higher fee for grave opening and closing for non City of Peshtigo residents than for city residents.

At present, the Cemetery charges city residents $650 for a grave opening and closing. The rate for non residents is set at $750, one hundred dollars more.

The discussion item was presented at th...
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Peshtigo Town Board Changes Plans Where to Gate Road

The Town of Peshtigo has decided not to gate off Pond Road at the bird watching station as originally planned, but they do intend to put a gate at the end of the road to prevent vehicles from driving into the Bay, and restore a turnaround there.

The gate issue, as well as setting up a system for installment payments for a special assessment for cleanup of an arsenic spill on a privately owned property in the town were discussed in closed session for over an hour at a special meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 23, and both were on the agenda for a...
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Westlund Bus Lines Receives Award

Westlund Bus Lines of Marinette received a Safety Award from Lancer Insurance of Long Beach, NY for accident free performance on an annual basis for 2015. The award was presented on Tuesday, Sept. 13. Lancer Insurance specializes in motor coach and school bus insurance. Tom Westlund, owner of Westlund Bus, accepted the award and thanked all his drivers for the care they put in daily. This is the 7th time Westlund Bus received the coveted award. Pictured from left are Dan Anderson, Safety Manager for Westlund Bus, Jeff Westrick, Regional Manager...
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Issue Date Department Headline
09-21-2016Front Page
County Board Keeps Sales Tax, Cuts Sunset Clause

09-21-2016Front Page
USS Wichita Christened, USS Marinette Announced

09-21-2016Front Page
Cemetery Board Delays Action on Burial Rates

09-21-2016Front Page
Peshtigo Town Board Changes Plans Where to Gate Road

09-14-2016Front Page
Westlund Bus Lines Receives Award

09-14-2016Front Page
County Board Chair Criticized for Budget Information Request

09-14-2016Front Page
Grover Hears Request for Fire Department Levy Hike

09-14-2016Front Page
County Board Faces Sales Tax, Zoning Decisions On Sept. 20

09-14-2016Front Page
Meeting Sept. 21 On Peshtigo High School Facilities Needs

09-07-2016Front Page
Approve Snowmobile Trail, Send Fish Platform Back To Committee

09-07-2016Front Page
Peshtigo Family Losses All Belongings in Fire

09-07-2016Front Page
Tom Behnke Named Coleman Fire Chief

09-07-2016Front Page
Archaeologist Speaker on Name "Peshtigo" Sept. 12

08-31-2016Front Page
County Taking Another Look At Borrowing, Budget Policy

08-31-2016Front Page


08-31-2016Front Page
Peshtigo School Board Sets District Goals

08-31-2016Front Page
Snowmobile Trail Through Peshtigo Goes To Council

08-31-2016Front Page
Marinette County Fair A Success, List Event Winners

08-24-2016Front Page
Town Pound Residents Approve Tax Hike for Bridge Project

08-24-2016Front Page
Buddy Bench Fosters Friendship at Schools

08-24-2016Front Page
Peshtigo Joins Call For More State Road Aids

08-24-2016Front Page
New $12 Million Marinette Rec Center Gets Approval

08-17-2016Front Page
Name Marinette County Fair Horse Arena for Late Fay Bintz

08-17-2016Front Page
Town To Decide Pond Road Gate, Mercury Issues Aug. 23

08-17-2016Front Page
Brief Filed In Crivitz School Cell Phone Suit

08-17-2016Front Page
Marinette Committees Discuss Wage Study

08-17-2016Front Page
Dettmering Does Not Get Public Defender

08-10-2016Front Page
NEW CHIEF

08-10-2016Front Page
$1 Million Cash Bond Set In Murder-For-Hire Case

08-10-2016Front Page
Body Cameras for Officers Not a Priority, Says Sheriff

08-10-2016Front Page
Parks Administrator Hopes to Eliminate Day-Use Fees in ൚

08-10-2016Front Page
New Shoreland Zoning Rules Heading For County Approval

08-03-2016Front Page
Night Out

08-03-2016Front Page
Pound Okays Plans For First Building In Its Business Park

08-03-2016Front Page
Peshtigo Mayor Yet to Accept Walkway Grant

08-03-2016Front Page
Inmates Earn GEDs, High School Diplomas

08-03-2016Front Page
No Objections At County Shoreland Zoning Hearings

07-27-2016Front Page
Propose Peshtigo Fish Viewing Walkway

07-27-2016Front Page
County Board Approves River Cities Pool Repairs

07-27-2016Front Page
LEPC Seeks Local Training For Compliance Enforcement

07-27-2016Front Page
Marinette Co. Seeks Drug Grant For TAD Program

07-27-2016Front Page
3 Marinette County Officers Cleared in Pembine Shooting

07-27-2016Front Page
Oconto County Board Adds Human Resources Coordinator

07-20-2016Front Page
Lay Keel For Next LCS Built At Marinette Marine

07-20-2016Front Page
Marinette Pharmacist Angry Over New HHS Contract

07-20-2016Front Page
Peshtigo School Board Okays New Wage Hike for Staff

07-20-2016Front Page
Pharmacist To Address Board Against Genoa

07-20-2016Front Page
Town of Peshtigo Sets Aug. 4 Zoning Meeting

07-13-2016Front Page
PARADE FUN

07-13-2016Front Page
Expect County Board Pool Decision July 26

07-13-2016Front Page
DOT Installs Flashing Signs On 41 Near George Webb

07-13-2016Front Page
Kimberly-Clark: 125 Years of Papermaking In Marinette

07-13-2016Front Page
Marinette Plan Approves Carry-Out Restaurant

07-13-2016Front Page
Two State Patrol Officers Assigned to Marinette Co.

07-06-2016Front Page
Peshtigo Hires Police Chief From Michigan

07-06-2016Front Page
4th of July Parade

07-06-2016Front Page
Group to Investigate OF Killing of Geese

07-06-2016Front Page
Deer Kill May End Up at DNR Door

07-06-2016Front Page
Village of Pound Approves Street Repair Assessments

07-06-2016Front Page
Marinette Council Approves Hattie Street Bridge Project

06-29-2016Front Page
County Board Calls For Plan To Cut Borrowing

06-29-2016Front Page
Young and Old Alike Enjoy Breakfast on Farm

06-29-2016Front Page
Crivitz School Partners With Wausaukee for OT

06-29-2016Front Page
Mary Robertson's "Wayfarer" Book Signing at Marinette

06-29-2016Front Page
Oconto County Holds Hour-Long Closed Meet

06-22-2016Front Page
Honest Crivitz Boys Return Purse, $3,000

06-22-2016Front Page
Executive Committee OKs Tour, Argues County Borrowing Policy

06-22-2016Front Page
Dairy Breakfast June 26 On Fendryk Brothers Farm

06-22-2016Front Page
County, Town Agree on Payment for Mercury Spill

06-22-2016Front Page
Deputies Shoot Fitchburg Man After Making Threats

06-22-2016Front Page
New Marinette Kohl's Store Set To Open This October

06-15-2016Front Page
ACCIDENT SCENE

06-15-2016Front Page
Smoke Testing Planned For Peshtigo Sewers

06-15-2016Front Page
Judge Kent Hoffmann Takes Oath of Office

06-15-2016Front Page
Judge Morrison Appointed 8th District Chief Judge

06-15-2016Front Page
No Chickens For City Residents

06-15-2016Front Page
Peshtigo May Get After School YMCA Program

06-08-2016Front Page
CRASH SCENE

06-08-2016Front Page
Jim Hodge Memorial Run, at Menominee YMCA June 18

06-08-2016Front Page
Crivitz Utilities Receives Long Range Plan Update

06-08-2016Front Page
Marinette Council Gets Final Design for Menekaunee Harbor

06-08-2016Front Page
Marinette Plan Commission Suggests City Improvements

06-01-2016Front Page
Executive Committee To Consider Proposals From New Board Chair

06-01-2016Front Page
School Committee Inspects 14 Areas for Summer Projects

06-01-2016Front Page
Zahn Chosen Chair of Tourism Alliance

06-01-2016Front Page
Oconto County Approves Seven Rezone Requests

05-25-2016Front Page
New Constable

05-25-2016Front Page
Community Contributes $39,912 For Coleman School Playground

05-25-2016Front Page
Oconto County Board Hears Celebration Plans

05-25-2016Front Page
Co. Land Info Committee To Discuss Zoning Changes

05-25-2016Front Page
County Board to Hear Shoreland Zoning Plans

05-18-2016Front Page
Officers Remembered at Law Enforcement Memorial Service

05-18-2016Front Page
Jail Only Current Option For Marinette County Mentally Ill

05-18-2016Front Page
Rededicate Town Brazeau Memorial Field May 28

05-18-2016Front Page
Miron Will Have Two Separate Jury Trials

05-18-2016Front Page
Jail Crews Help Clean Up County Roadsides

05-11-2016Front Page
BAMC Breaks Ground For New $135 Million Hospital

05-11-2016Front Page
Closing Fieldhouse Pool More Expensive Than Other Options

05-11-2016Front Page
Parkinson Support Meeting May 19th

05-11-2016Front Page
Creative Flea Market Town of Peshtigo Style

05-04-2016Front Page
Crivitz Fire Department Chosen For CBA/CRA Annual Awards

05-04-2016Front Page
Council Approves Design, Survey for Civic Center

05-04-2016Front Page
Lena School Considers Europe Educational Trip for High Schoolers

05-04-2016Front Page
Peshtigo School Ad Hoc Looks To Next Referendum Attempt

05-04-2016Front Page
Coleman Considers ATV Trails in Village

04-28-2016Front Page
State Commander, Historian Guests At Legionnaire Dinner

04-28-2016Front Page
Peshtigo OKs Kutz Road Pay, Pottratz Admits Error

04-28-2016Front Page
Janke To Replace Longsine As Oconto County Chief Deputy

04-28-2016Front Page
Investigation Complete in Death of 2 City Residents

04-28-2016Front Page
Coleman School Board To Meet On Non-Renewals

04-20-2016Front Page
Emergency Rescue Squad Gets Chest Compressor

04-20-2016Front Page
County Board Elects Mark Anderson Chair, 17 to 12

04-20-2016Front Page
Bauer Gains Two Votes In Recount, Van Beek Still Wins

04-20-2016Front Page
Marinette County Hires New Facilities Director

04-20-2016Front Page
Peshtigo Chamber Announces 2016 Persons of the Year Award Winners

04-13-2016Front Page
Peshtigo Vet Clinic Moves To New Site

04-13-2016Front Page
Three Coleman Teachers Get Non Renewal Notices

04-13-2016Front Page
Three New Supervisors On Oconto County Board

04-13-2016Front Page
Auditor: City of Peshtigo Is In Good Financial Condition

04-13-2016Front Page
More Elections On Horizon In August and November

04-06-2016Front Page
Peshtigo Students Honor Late Classmate, Runner

04-06-2016Front Page
Marinette Marine Constructs LCS-25

04-06-2016Front Page
Town of Peshtigo Keeps Both Board Members

04-06-2016Front Page
8 New Members On Marinette Co. Board

03-30-2016Front Page
Chaplain Dennis Alexander Named Legionnaire of Year

03-30-2016Front Page
Heated Dispute Erupts On Wausaukee Village Board

03-30-2016Front Page
County Board Strips Highway Committee Oversight Authority

03-30-2016Front Page
4 School Districts Have Referendums

03-30-2016Front Page
Coleman Band Director Retires, Funds Adequate for Playground

03-23-2016Front Page
Walker Signs Nygren HOPE Bills In Marinette

03-23-2016Front Page
New County Rule Strips Highway Committee Duties

03-23-2016Front Page
Peshtigo School Open House for Referendum on March 30

03-23-2016Front Page
Cemetery Board Told Finances Good So Far

03-23-2016Front Page
Hometown Hero Banner Program Proving Popular

03-16-2016Front Page
Fire Damages O’Neil House

03-16-2016Front Page
Crivitz School Board Hears Update on Lawsuit

03-16-2016Front Page
New Town of Peshtigo Fire Tender To Arrive Thursday

03-16-2016Front Page
Peshtigo Board Approves Longer School Days in 2017

03-16-2016Front Page
Group Says Per Student Cost Is $3,222 Over Open Enrollment Aid

03-09-2016Front Page
Homeless Vets St. Pat Benefit

03-09-2016Front Page
Fire Destroys Home In Town Of Porterfield

03-09-2016Front Page
Dismiss 2012 Peshtigo River Dredging Case

03-09-2016Front Page
Request For Handicapped ATV Use May Go To State

03-09-2016Front Page
Marinette Commission Okays Site Plans For New Hospital

03-09-2016Front Page
Concern, Support For New School Referendum Spark Ad Hoc Debate

03-02-2016Front Page
Public Opposes DOT Plan Harmful To Eagle Express

03-02-2016Front Page
Peshtigo Council Approves Hefty Hike In Sewer Rates

03-02-2016Front Page
Oconto County Cuts Tax Deed Redemption Time To 90 Days

03-02-2016Front Page
Marinette To Borrow $6 Million Mostly For New Civic Center

03-02-2016Front Page
Lintereur Chosen Posthumously for Conservation Hall of Fame


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