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Town Pound Residents Approve Tax Hike for Bridge Project

Residents of the Town of Pound voted to approve a tax levy increase to fund upcoming bridge projects during a special meeting held on Thursday, Aug. 18.

The resolution, which was passed by a 24-7 vote, would allow the town to increase its tax levy by $40,000 to "offset the town's share of the cost of replacing the bridges on N 5th Road and N 1st Road during the next several years and to increase the town road construction budget in forthcoming years due to increased costs."

Prior to the voting, Town Chairman Jerry Heroux...
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PRESENT BENCH"Senior Advisor for Ameriprise Financial Leigh Howell, left, and Jordan Beck, owner of Ameriprise Financial Menominee, right, presented the "Buddy Bench" to Peshtigo Elementary School and Associate Principal Nathan Smithson, middle, on Tuesday, Aug. 23.

Buddy Bench Fosters Friendship at Schools

The buddy bench is a simple idea to eliminate loneliness and foster friendship on a school playground. It came from an idea by Christian Bucks, a 2nd grader at Roundtown High School, who witnessed lonely classmates at his school playground, and wanted to make sure everyone had a friend. He came up with the buddy bench.

The buddy bench allows for kids who are new to school, want to make new friends, have no friends at school that day, or want to play something different than friends. The thinking is, if a child is sitting on the bench, h...
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Peshtigo Joins Call For More State Road Aids

In response to a request from the Wisconsin League of Municipalities, the City of Peshtigo's Judiciary Committee on Monday, Aug. 22 approved a resolution calling on Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and the state legislature to "Just Fix It," in regard to transportation funding. In effect, without saying so, the resolution urges the Legislature to consider increasing registration fees, gas tax, or both, or finding some other way to raise money for transportation needs.

Alderman Mary Lock, who chairs the Judiciary Committee, noted the ...
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New $12 Million Marinette Rec Center Gets Approval

The City of Marinette and the School District of Marinette held an informational session for the public on the new recreation center on Tuesday, Aug. 23 at the school district office.

City and school district officials and representatives from Robert E. Lee & Associates Inc., Tyco Fire Products, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR), the Wisconsin Department of Health Services and Stephenson National Bank & Trust were in attendance at Tuesday's meeting to provide updates and answer any questions from the public.

Th...
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A tribute to Fay Bintz will be held at the Marinette County Fair Saturday, Aug. 27 at noon with a sign dedication naming the horse arena in her memory.

Name Marinette County Fair Horse Arena for Late Fay Bintz

When you think of 4-H, the names of Fay and Harry Bintz come to mind. In their lifetimes, they were deeply involved with Marinette County 4-H, and the County Fair. The Bintz family included four generations of 4-H members from Marinette, Oconto, and Brown counties. Fay was recognized for her 40 years of leadership in 2007 at the 4-H Leaders Banquet.

In the 1960's, Fay joined Dorothy Drewery in the Old Hickory 4-H Club and later she founded the New Horizons 4-H Club where she was a leader for many years. She was active in the 4-H Lea...
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Town Pound Residents Approve Tax Hike for Bridge Project

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08-24-2016Front Page
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LEPC Seeks Local Training For Compliance Enforcement

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Deer Kill May End Up at DNR Door

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

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Honest Crivitz Boys Return Purse, $3,000

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Parkinson Support Meeting May 19th

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Marinette County Hires New Facilities Director

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Peshtigo Vet Clinic Moves To New Site

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Three Coleman Teachers Get Non Renewal Notices

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Three New Supervisors On Oconto County Board

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New County Rule Strips Highway Committee Duties

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Peshtigo School Open House for Referendum on March 30

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New Town of Peshtigo Fire Tender To Arrive Thursday

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Homeless Vets St. Pat Benefit

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Fire Destroys Home In Town Of Porterfield

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Dismiss 2012 Peshtigo River Dredging Case

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Request For Handicapped ATV Use May Go To State

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

02-24-2016Front Page
Marinette County Drug Court Celebrates Its First Graduate

02-24-2016Front Page
Clarify Snowmobile, ATV Citation Report

02-24-2016Front Page
Extend Peshtigo Middle/High School Class Time 15 Minutes

02-24-2016Front Page
Highway Committee Procedures Don’t Comply With State Statute

02-24-2016Front Page
$25,000 Cash Bond Set For Human Trafficking

02-17-2016Front Page
Helicopter Pilot Safe After Menominee Crash

02-17-2016Front Page
County Board To Consider Pay For Elected Officials

02-17-2016Front Page
Former Employee Questions Recycling Center Comments

02-17-2016Front Page
Contractor Chosen For Highway 180

02-17-2016Front Page
County’s Transition to Family Care Successful

02-17-2016Front Page
Peshtigo Group Plans Efforts To Pass School Referendum

02-10-2016Front Page
RESPOND TO FIRE

02-10-2016Front Page
Set March 1 Hearing On Peshtigo Sewer Rate Hike

02-10-2016Front Page
Land Committee Acts On Road, Seek DNR Grant

02-10-2016Front Page
Chances Good For City Fish Viewing Platform Grant

02-10-2016Front Page
Horses, Fire Towers, Deer On County Forest Agenda

02-03-2016Front Page
Drug Court Exceeds Hopes, Now Looking At Mental Court

02-03-2016Front Page
Crivitz School Considers Background Check Options


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