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SEAL OFF—Members of the Marinette Police Department tape off an area at the Marinette Inn, where a suspected meth lab was being run. Three people were arrested in connection with the lab.

Arrest 3 In Marinette Meth Drug Investigation

Two men and one woman were arrested Monday evening, May 25, in Marinette as the result of an ongoing drug investigation by the North East Tri-County Drug Enforcement Group (NETDEG).

A tip at a traffic stop Monday evening in Marinette resulted about the possible operation of methamphetamines being manufactured in a room at the Marinette Inn, 1450 Marinette Ave., Marinette.

A search warrant was obtained and executed early Tuesday morning, May 26, at Room 17 of the Marinette Inn by the unit and area law enforcement officers with ...
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“Soberlink” Program Helps Keep Jail Population Down

Marinette County Jail has been near its reasonable capacity for the last several months, but use of the “Soberlink” program has kept it at a manageable level and provides numerous other benefits as well, according to discussions at the Criminal Justice Coordinating Committee meeting on Friday, May 22.

Jail Administrator Bob Majewski reported the jail housed an average of 125 inmates in May, plus six out on house arrest and six on Soberlink.

To questions from new County Administrator Shawn Henessee Sheriff Jerry Sauve explained t...
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Hammes New Elementary Principal at Wausaukee School

At its annual reorganization meeting Wednesday, May 13, Wausaukee School Board without dissent returned Dave Kipp to office as president, Elmer Busick as vice president, Mary Marquis as treasurer and Sandy Wojcik as clerk. Dennis Taylor was absent.

Administrator Ann Kox had two happy announcements for the board. The district has been awarded a $30,000 grant to replace failing kitchen equipment for the food service program. The money will be used to buy a dishwasher and steamer, with the low bids accepted for each as part of the grant.MORE  |  SUBSCRIBE

Unearth Headstone of Peshtigo Civil War Vet, Services This Memorial Day

Peshtigo’s Riverside Cemetery Preservation group which was preserving the headstones of all veterans in the cemetery and caring for the grave sites, unearthed a homemade tombstone for Joseph Kramer, Civil War veteran.

It was located in the veteran section in the oldest part of the cemetery, and one in which only 5 to 6 Civil War graves are located.

Upon further investigation of the headstone, it was discovered that Joseph Kramer was not buried there, but that he and his eldest son had made the marker and placed it in that secti...
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Crivitz Proposes Random Athletic Drug Testing

Crivitz—The Crivitz School Board has tabled a proposal to randomly test student athletes for use of illegal street drugs, alcohol, steroids and other performance enhancing substances.  Jeff Dorschner, athletic director, recommended the adoption of such a program at the meeting of the board on Wednesday, May 20. Dorschner modeled his plan on a similar program that the DePere School District has used for seven years, in which seven students are chosen at random every week and tested for illegal substances.  A six part test screens for the main ca...
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Recent stories, opinions and photos

Issue Date Department Headline
05-27-2015Front Page
Arrest 3 In Marinette Meth Drug Investigation

05-27-2015Front Page
“Soberlink” Program Helps Keep Jail Population Down

05-27-2015Front Page
Hammes New Elementary Principal at Wausaukee School

05-27-2015Front Page
Unearth Headstone of Peshtigo Civil War Vet, Services This Memorial Day

05-27-2015Front Page
Crivitz Proposes Random Athletic Drug Testing

05-22-2015Front Page
Halvorson On Honors Flight For WWII, Korea Veterans

05-22-2015Front Page
New Marinette County Admin. Now On The Job

05-22-2015Front Page
Middle Inlet Again Offers $1,000 Reward for Street Sign Theft Info

05-22-2015Front Page
Two Residents Object To Kozuzek Road Dog Park

05-22-2015Front Page
Airport Seeks Proposals On Roof Repair, Cameras

05-14-2015Front Page
Mursau Pays Tribute to Law Enforcement Officers

05-14-2015Front Page
Plan Another Look At Ski Cat Use Of Park

05-14-2015Front Page
County Seeks Proposals For Cures to Pool Woes

05-14-2015Front Page
Number of School Lunches Decline at Marinette School

05-14-2015Front Page
Set Three Hearings On Shoreland Zoning Regs

05-07-2015Front Page
Evergreen Tool To Build New Factory In Peshtigo

05-07-2015Front Page
Highway Commitee Hears Problems On Cty. P Bridge

05-07-2015Front Page
Re-Elected Board President Dama Names Committees

05-07-2015Front Page
Marinette Council Votes For City Employees Restain Shed

04-29-2015Front Page
Large Turnout at Pancake Breakfast

04-29-2015Front Page
Coleman School Offers Cleaning Jobs, May Cut 4K Friday Class

04-29-2015Front Page
Oconto Board Eliminates Per Diems, Insurance For Chair

04-29-2015Front Page
USH 141 Construction Detours Now In Effect

04-29-2015Front Page
Peshtigo Looks At Utility Rate Hikes

04-22-2015Front Page
Departments Hold Joint MABAS Training Monday

04-22-2015Front Page
Revive Peshtigo Fish Viewing Platform Project

04-22-2015Front Page
County Board Says Add Deputies, Find Funding

04-22-2015Front Page
Marinette Co. Confirms Wish To End Airport Partnership

04-22-2015Front Page
Schingick Retiring After 32 Years As Crossing Guard

04-15-2015Front Page
Ginger Deschane Named CRA, CBA Person of Year

04-15-2015Front Page
Peshtigo Negotiates Return of 21.96 Acres in Industrial Park

04-15-2015Front Page
Recommend Adding Deputies; Paying For Them Still An Issue

04-15-2015Front Page
Coleman Names Polomis Principal and Administrator

04-15-2015Front Page
Board Adopts 10-Year Plan For Peshtigo School Improvements

04-08-2015Front Page
Norah Derby, 9, On Make-A-Wish Trip

04-08-2015Front Page
DOJ Continues Bank Robbery Investigation

04-08-2015Front Page
Village of Pound Offers TIF Property For Sale

04-08-2015Front Page
Public Meet On U.S. 41 Peshtigo To Marinette

04-08-2015Front Page
BDP School District OKs $2.5 Million Referendum

04-01-2015Front Page
HONORED

04-01-2015Front Page
Voters to Fill City, Town, Village School Board Posts on April 7

04-01-2015Front Page
DOT Continues To Seek Safer Hwy. 41 Crossing

04-01-2015Front Page
Hwy. 141 Detour From Beaver To Wausaukee

04-01-2015Front Page
To Collect DNA Samples at Arrest

03-25-2015Front Page
BARN FIRE

03-25-2015Front Page
3 Killed In Bank Robbery Spree

03-25-2015Front Page
Coleman School Tables High School Remodeling

03-25-2015Front Page
Peshtigo Persons of Year Banquet March 29

03-25-2015Front Page
CJCC Seeks Grant For Local Drug Treatment

03-18-2015Front Page
Enter Not Guilty Pleas In Child Neglect Case

03-18-2015Front Page
Architects, Board Work Again On New Peshtigo High School

03-18-2015Front Page
Town of Peshtigo OKs Land Use For Dog Park

03-18-2015Front Page
Marinette High School Walls Need Repair

03-18-2015Front Page
City of Peshtigo Police Warn of Donation Scam

03-11-2015Front Page
PRESENT CHECK

03-11-2015Front Page
Co. Personnel To Get Some Answers On WIPFLI Issues

03-11-2015Front Page
Economic Development Group OKs Tourist Guide Agreement

03-11-2015Front Page
Grover Garbage Will Not Go If Bags Not Tagged

03-11-2015Front Page
Emergency Services Discusses Mercury Spill

03-04-2015Front Page
Honor Barbara Johnston On Her 100th Birthday By Mary Ann Kulberg Wadsworth

03-04-2015Front Page
Colburn Back On Council, City To Appeal DWD Rule

03-04-2015Front Page
Prisoner Board Cost Oconto County $304,000 In 2014

03-04-2015Front Page
Marinette Council Denies Request to Vacate Alley

03-04-2015Front Page
Pound May Have Buyer For Land In TIF District

02-25-2015Front Page
PRESENT CHECK

02-25-2015Front Page
County Board Favors First Step To Ending Airport Partnership

02-25-2015Front Page
Oconto Co. Board Salutes Retiring Finance Director

02-25-2015Front Page
Sheriff: Prisons Full, State Will Ask Counties to Help

02-25-2015Front Page
City Still Seeks Sponsors For Ball Field Name Rights

02-19-2015Front Page
Preliminary Hearings In Child Neglect Case

02-19-2015Front Page
Twin County Airport Partnership May End

02-19-2015Front Page
County Board To Vote On $5.95 Million Bond Issue

02-19-2015Front Page
Judge Finds For DWD, Advises City To Appeal

02-19-2015Front Page
Primary Vote Election Results

02-11-2015Front Page
Fatal Crash Tuesday On U.S. 41 Near Marinette

02-11-2015Front Page
Oconto County Board Continues Looking At Pay, Benefit Changes

02-11-2015Front Page
TC Commission To Look Again At Airport Security

02-11-2015Front Page
Hearing Feb. 16 On City Dredging Case

02-11-2015Front Page
Jail Population Still Below 2014 Levels

02-05-2015Front Page
Fire At Koehne Auto Results In Minor Damage

02-05-2015Front Page
City Seeks First Ward Alderman Applicants

02-05-2015Front Page
Habitat For Humanities Seeks Volunteers For Oconto Work

02-05-2015Front Page
Wausaukee Left Without Certified WWTP Operator

02-05-2015Front Page
Village of Pound Creating Its First TIF District

01-28-2015Front Page
Marquardt Pleads No Contest Sentencing Set for March 26

01-28-2015Front Page
Full County Board Work Hours Discussion Shot Down, 6 to 6

01-28-2015Front Page
BPM Ready For Salt Water Taffy Season

01-28-2015Front Page
Bow Hunting In City May Become Legal

01-28-2015Front Page
Snowmobile Route On Council Agenda

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


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