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THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
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DIGGERS CELEBRATION—Over 600 people attended the “Meet and Greet” party held in honor of National Geographic’s Diggers TV Show personalities, Tim “The Ringmaster” Saylor and George “King George” Wyant on Saturday, Oct. 11 at Badger Park in Peshtigo. The TV show filmed various locations around Peshtigo to find artifacts of the Peshtigo Fire of Oct. 8, 1871. Pictured is Joe Terry of Peshtigo holding a strong box lock from the 1800s found near his home, complete with a bullet hole.

Over 600 Attend Diggers Meet, Greet

“The Diggers” hobbyist metal detectors, Tim “The Ringmaster” Saylor and George “King George” Wyant, along with a 9-man crew, and an archaeologist, were in Peshtigo last week doing what they do best, digging for lost artifacts, and filming for the television show that airs regularly on the National Georgraphic Channel. Their quest in Peshtigo mainly was for items that may have survived the fire that devastated Peshtigo and thousands of acres around it on Oct. 8, 1871.

On Monday, Oct. 6 “The Diggers” were met at Austin Straubel Airport i...
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Marinette Marine Launches USS Detroit on Saturday

The U.S. Navy and the Lockheed Martin-led industry team will launch the seventh Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) Detroit at Marinette Marine Corporation (MMC) on Saturday, Oct. 18.

Before launching the ship into the Menominee River, sponsor Mrs. Barbara Levin will christen the ship with the tradition of smashing a champagne bottle across the ship’s bow at 10 a.m. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus and U.S. Senator Carl Levin (D-Mich.) will deliver remarks at the ceremony.

LCS 7, the future USS Detroit, is the fourth ship of the Freedom-class L...
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Water Utility Shows Positive Return Rate

Peshtigo Public Works Director George Cowell reported to the city’s Water and Sewer Committee Tuesday, Oct. 14 that he has been working on budgets for the two utilities. The good news for Peshtigo residents is that apparently there will be no need for a rate increase this year.

Committee member Fred Meintz commented the water utility shows a positive rate of return for the past year.

Cowell agreed, and said that happened despite the hits they took with the bitter winter last year, and the expense of cross connection inspections....
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Goodman/Armstrong School Tax Levy Drops Due To Revenue Caps

Electors of the Goodman-Armstrong Creek School district present for the annual meeting Wednesday, Oct. 8 unanimously approved the tax levy needed to implement the 2014-2015 school year budget as presented by school administrators. The levy is down $85,643 from last year. The tax rate is expected to drop to $11.19 per $1,000 of equalized value from last year’s $11.93, provided the state computed equalized value of property in the district remains at $114,666,100 as it was last year. Projections are that it will go up slightly, but not enough to ...
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Grover May Seek Permission To Exceed State Levy Limits

Agenda for the Grover Town Board monthly meeting on Monday, Oct. 13 had called for discussion and action on the 2015 budget and a possible resolution that would allow them to exceed the levy limit if approved by the public at the annual budget meeting, but both items were postponed until a special meeting which is set for 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24.

Clerk/Treasurer Lisa Witak was absent due to illness, and Sally Witak filled in for her. She said Clerk Witak had told her she would talk about the proposed resolution to exceed levy limits at t...
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Issue Date Department Headline
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

07-03-2014Front Page
Chris Metras Hired As Pembine Administrator

07-03-2014Front Page
“Miracle for Mike” Benefit is July 12

06-27-2014Front Page
RAISE $100,000

06-27-2014Front Page
County Board Sends Debt Hike Back To Committee

06-27-2014Front Page
Oconto County Hires Lawson For Law Enforcement Design

06-27-2014Front Page
Marinette Co. Breakfast on the Hartwig Farm

06-27-2014Front Page
911 Call by Boy, 7, Saves Dad’s Life

06-19-2014Front Page
Marie Tomaszewski Was “Peshtigo Times” in Crivitz

06-19-2014Front Page
Nygren Says Brey Holding Drug Court, TAD Hostage

06-19-2014Front Page
Borrowing Plan Sent To County Board Unapproved

06-19-2014Front Page
City Marinette Committee Declares Dog Dangerous

06-19-2014Front Page
Town Peshtigo Accepts Northeast Asphalt Bids

06-12-2014Front Page
Pembine Centennial August 2 Weekend

06-12-2014Front Page
DA: No Added Help, No Drug Court Work

06-12-2014Front Page
Van Hollen Appeals Decision On Wisconsin Gay Marriage

06-12-2014Front Page
New Treatment Plant Lab Achieves State Certification

06-12-2014Front Page
Grover Town Board Awards Road Bids, Grants Licenses

06-06-2014Front Page
IN SERVICE

06-06-2014Front Page
Auditor Advises City To Watch Fund Balance

06-06-2014Front Page
Mursau Brings First National Forest Harvest Check To Goodman School

06-06-2014Front Page
No Contested Races For County, Assembly Posts

06-06-2014Front Page
Coleman Village Trustees To Review Cedar Contract

05-28-2014Front Page
REMEMBER

05-28-2014Front Page
Mattison, Holtger, Kass Share “Interim Administrator” Duties

05-28-2014Front Page
Charges Are Filed In Marinette Shooting

05-28-2014Front Page
Drowning Saturday Near Caldron Falls

05-28-2014Front Page
Oconto Board Okays Airport Improvements

05-22-2014Front Page
LaCourt Again Heads Marinette School Board

05-22-2014Front Page
Noack Takes Over As Grover Road Supervisor

05-22-2014Front Page
Larsen Chosen Peshtigo School Board President

05-22-2014Front Page
Amber Lynwood Seated On Riverside Cemetery Board

05-22-2014Front Page
Riverside Helps Raise $1,050

05-14-2014Front Page
Over 100 Pay Tribute To Law Enforcement Officers

05-14-2014Front Page
Sorensen Resigns As County Administrator

05-14-2014Front Page
Middle Inlet To Vote On Appointed Clerk Position

05-14-2014Front Page
Marinette Council Split Between City Hall or Civic Center Upgrades

05-14-2014Front Page
City Utility Acts On Sewer Bills, Fire Fee

05-07-2014Front Page
Town of Peshtigo Fire Dept. Serves for 50 Years

05-07-2014Front Page
“Diggers” TV Show Is Coming To Peshtigo

05-07-2014Front Page
Pound Gets Coveted “5” ISO Fire Rating

05-07-2014Front Page
Claryce Finger Has 106th Birthday

05-07-2014Front Page
Set Prices For June 6 Tax Deed Land Sale

04-30-2014Front Page
Captain Nikolas Folgert Is Bravo Co. Commander

04-30-2014Front Page
Wausaukee Board Meets New Superintendent, Okays Roof

04-30-2014Front Page
Committee Okays Autistic Child Signs

04-30-2014Front Page
733 Pounds Of Unused Medicine Is Collected

04-30-2014Front Page
Several Park/Rec Projects Put On Hold For Financing

04-24-2014Front Page
Coleman School Board OKs New Sound System For Gym

04-24-2014Front Page
Town of Lake Not to Erect New Building

04-24-2014Front Page
Grant For Menekaunee Harbor Clean Up Project

04-24-2014Front Page
TAD, Drug Court May Be Realities By Aug. 1

04-24-2014Front Page
2 Injured In Crash Near Middle Inlet

04-17-2014Front Page
Marinette’s Main Street to Get More Beautification

04-17-2014Front Page
Malke is Peshtigo’s First Woman Mayor

04-17-2014Front Page
Schroeder, Just Again To Lead County Board

04-17-2014Front Page
BB Residents Keep Yards, Get 2-Foot Bike/Hike Paths

04-17-2014Front Page
SAVE 10

04-09-2014Front Page
Gov. Walker Signs Drug HOPE Bills In Marinette

04-09-2014Front Page
County Board to Reconsider County BB Project April 15

04-09-2014Front Page
Flood Alert For Porterfield Area

04-09-2014Front Page
Peshtigo Persons of Year Banquet April 13

04-09-2014Front Page
Marinette County Dispatch Gets 6,232 Calls in March

04-02-2014Front Page
Dog Rescued, Advises Residents Avoid Thin Ice

04-02-2014Front Page
Tuesday Vote Nets Light Turnout, Few Changes

04-02-2014Front Page
City Peshtigo Elects First Woman Mayor

04-02-2014Front Page
Wausaukee Board Seeks To Reward Performance

04-02-2014Front Page
Mining, Load Limit Laws Major Topics For WTA

03-27-2014Front Page
Co. Board Bids Farewell To Departing Supervisors

03-27-2014Front Page
City To Push Collection Of Personal Property Taxes

03-27-2014Front Page
Voters To Decide Races In Towns, Cities, Schools

03-27-2014Front Page
County Board Okays $20,000 Raise For HHS Psychiatrist

03-27-2014Front Page
Sentinel Structures Sends Huge Arches For Columbus Church


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