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REMEMBER WHEN—A new platform was donated to Amberg Historical Society for the old Amberg Depot. Also shown is a cart used in the olden days to haul freight from trains.

New Platform for Old Depot, List Oct. Events

Amberg—Because of a generous donation by a former Amberg resident, now living in Oregon the Amberg Historical Society was able to replace the deteriorating wood platform in front of the Old Amberg Depot in the Museum Complex. The new platform is of poured concrete stamped to make it look somewhat like we believe the original platform looked. The Depot probably dates back to the late 1800’s.

The cart setting on the platform was used to take freight from the train and wheel it to the depot storage area. That warehouse has been removed b...
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Peshtigo School To Buy Industrial Park Land

Superintendent Kim Eparvier formally announced at the Peshtigo School Board meeting Wednesday, Sept. 10 that the district does have a signed offer to purchase a 22-acres in the Pine View Industrial park on the city’s east side for a new needed high school. The price was reported at $250,000 and owned by Gerald Orts, Sr. The land is part of Aacer Flooring.

The district also has a right of first refusal for additional acreage at that location. He distributed maps showing a parcel bordered by Jopek Road, Old Peshtigo Road, Elm Street and H...
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Peshtigo Fire, Crime Stoppers In Challenge

The City of Peshtigo Fire Department and Marinette County Crime Stoppers are among 17 non-profit organization now challenged to meet assigned tasks in energy efficiency and weatherization during Oct. and Nov. in the 2104 Energy Challenge, according to Wisconsin Public Service (WPS).  

The Energy Challenge consists of four energy-related tasks:

Install ten home weatherization kits provided by WPS in ten residences within their community.

Ten of the organization’s members pledge to reduce their home electric consumptio...
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County Health and Human Services Still Needs $443,000 From Reserves

Despite an administration-approved tax levy increase totaling $160,891, the Marinette County Health and Human Services Department will still need to take $443,000 from reserves to make ends meet in 2015, Administrator Robin Elsner told his governing committee Wednesday, Sept. 10.

“If we have to apply the $443,000 for this year and then $400,000 for next year we’ll be in the red,” Elsner declared.

Community Services Supervisor Rob Valentine said until last year they had not needed to draw from reserves. He was concerned that $443...
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Vote 3 to 2 To Rescind Airport Security Policy

Access to Twin County Airport remains an issue divided clearly along the boundaries that separate Marinette and Menominee Counties. Marinette County commissioners expressed more concern about security for the industrial and military giants who use the airport to serve local industries, including Marinette Marine Corp., while their Menominee county counterparts were calling for policies more friendly to itinerant recreational pilots. Marinette County currently has only two members on the Commission, while Menominee has three.

That divisi...
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Issue Date Department Headline
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

03-19-2014Front Page
Bernard Fatla Of Goodman Is Legionnaire Of Year

03-19-2014Front Page
County Faces $350,000 Unexpected Repair Bill

03-19-2014Front Page
To Seek Half Time Help For City Office

03-19-2014Front Page
DNR E-Cycle, Recycle Demands Cause Big Headache For Town

03-19-2014Front Page
Bellin Hospital Files Suit Against BAMC

03-12-2014Front Page
Sgt. Louise Nowak of Pound Wins Marines Highest Award

03-12-2014Front Page
Peshtigo Fish View Pier Reaches Another Step

03-12-2014Front Page
Marinette County Will Repave Hwy. E, Not D

03-12-2014Front Page
Talks Continue On Vending In Parks

03-05-2014Front Page
Two Seek Peshtigo Mayor Post April 1

03-05-2014Front Page
Committee Puts Co. BB Project On Hold For Now

03-05-2014Front Page
City Assessed Values Still in Legal Range

03-05-2014Front Page
2014 Chamber Persons of Year

03-05-2014Front Page
Lena School To Offer German, College Courses

02-26-2014Front Page
Keel Laying for USS Sioux City

02-26-2014Front Page
To Seek Legal Opinion On Riverside Cemetery Election

02-26-2014Front Page
Navy Budget Threatens LCS In Obama Budget

02-26-2014Front Page
County To Appeal Verdict To State Supreme Court

02-26-2014Front Page
Crivitz Village Residents Report Many Frozen Lines

02-19-2014Front Page
Pembine to Mark Centennial Aug. 1-3


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