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THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
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HISTORICAL WALK—Over 140 people attended the Peshtigo Historical Society’s Walk in the Past Saturday, Aug. 22 at the Peshtigo Fire Cemetery. Those in attendance enjoyed hearing stories of what the survivors of the Peshtigo Fire went through. Photo: Matt Johnson (trapper) welcomes spectators to the Walk in the Past.

Large Crowd at “Walk in the Past” at Fire Cemetery

The Peshtigo Historical Society’s “Walk in the Past” was held on Saturday, Aug. 22 in the Fire Museum Cemetery. A guided walk through the cemetery included stories told of those who experienced the Great Peshtigo Fire on Oct. 8, 1871 as presented by performers in period costume.

Tours started at approximately half hour intervals from 4 to 7 p.m. Over 140 people attended the walk.

Presenters for the walk included Alexandra Gordon, Tim Lange, Alex Lange, Sierra Prahl, Joshua Druckery, Nate Plym, Jeremy Wafe, Jasmine Clement, Jessl...
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County Hires Firm for Capital Improvement Loans

At a regular monthly meeting Tuesday, Aug. 25 that set a new record for brevity, Marinette County Board agreed to hire the financial consulting firm of Hutchinson Shockey Erley & Co. to issue $5,965,000 in general obligation bonds to finance the county’s 2016 Capital Improvement Program.

Only two of the 28 supervisors present, Russ Bauer and Shirley Kaufman, voted against accepting the Scope of Engagement letter. Supervisors Al Sauld and Clancy Whiting were absent.

Supervisor Russ Bousley said after the meeting that he is not ...
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Saputo Cheese Gives $25,000 for New Coleman School Playground

Saputo Cheese USA, Inc. of Lincolnshire, Ill. which has a major plant in Lena, told the Coleman School District that it will contribute $25,000 toward the $40,000 needed for a new playground by the elementary school. The grant from Saputo comes as a part of the firm’s Legacy Program and requires that a sign be erected by the playground acknowledging the firm’s gift. 

Elementary Principal Yvette Marshall announced the news at the School Board meeting on Aug. 24, and hopes that construction on the new playground will begin in the spring....
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Crivitz High School Debt Will Be Paid Off In 2017

The handful of electors at the Crivitz School District Annual Meeting and Budget Hearing on Tuesday, Aug. 25 received the welcome news that bonds issued to finance construction of the new high school in 1999 will be paid off in 2017. The special levy approved by the financing referendum 15 years ago will drop off the tax bill after 2016-2017.

In addition to board members there were about half a dozen electors present, most of them district employees or relatives of board members or staff. There were no dissenting votes on any of the res...
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Famed Researcher Offers Advice, Information on Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s Disease, a frequently disabling but seldom fatal disease that appears to be somehow related to the Industrial Age, strikes a higher percentage of the population in the Great Lakes area than anywhere else in the United States, according to nationally renowned physician and researcher, Dr. Paul Nausieda of Milwaukee.

Over 240 area residents turned out Thursday afternoon, Aug. 20 to gain information on causes of Parkinson’s Disease and care and treatment of people who have it.

Dr. Nausieda spent four hours at the “Livin...
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Issue Date Department Headline
08-27-2015Front Page
Large Crowd at “Walk in the Past” at Fire Cemetery

08-27-2015Front Page
County Hires Firm for Capital Improvement Loans

08-27-2015Front Page
Saputo Cheese Gives $25,000 for New Coleman School Playground

08-27-2015Front Page
Crivitz High School Debt Will Be Paid Off In 2017

08-27-2015Front Page
Famed Researcher Offers Advice, Information on Parkinson’s Disease

08-19-2015Front Page
Curbs and Gutters Aid Drainage, Control Traffic, Cut Maintenance

08-19-2015Front Page
Peshtigo Board Sets Vote Nov. 3 For New School

08-19-2015Front Page
Come To The Fair! Fun Starts Aug. 27

08-19-2015Front Page
Forest, Parks Income Up; Sales Tax Down $200,000

08-19-2015Front Page
Peshtigo Rejects Mower Tractor, Buys Fire Truck

08-12-2015Front Page
Gendron’s In Coleman Will Celebrate 100 Years Aug. 15

08-12-2015Front Page
Speaker Blasts Conditions At Marinette County Parks

08-12-2015Front Page
Still Seeking Cause Of 100-Acre Wildland Fire

08-12-2015Front Page
County Accepts Donation To Raze Fairground Cattle Barn

08-12-2015Front Page
Tyco Returns Boat Launch to City

08-05-2015Front Page
Breaking Ground For New Peshtigo Industry

08-05-2015Front Page
Path Is Clear For Church On VanderVest Property

08-05-2015Front Page
Michigan Congressman Says Regulations Stifle Area Industry

08-05-2015Front Page
Wildfire Burns 100 Acres Near Crivitz

08-05-2015Front Page
Storm Hits Peshtigo, Marinette Sunday

07-29-2015Front Page
Korean War Memorial Dedication at Cemetery

07-29-2015Front Page
$30 Million Is Estimated Cost of New Peshtigo High School

07-29-2015Front Page
Oconto Jail Project On Schedule, Over Budget

07-29-2015Front Page
Peshtigo Historical Cemetery Walk Into the Past Aug. 22

07-29-2015Front Page
Architect, Contractor, Probable Site Chosen For New Marinette Hospital

07-22-2015Front Page
Wausaukee School District Receives New Outdoor Sign

07-22-2015Front Page
Dedicate Korean War Memorial At Peshtigo Cemetery July 27

07-22-2015Front Page
Marinette School Board to Negotiate Land with City

07-22-2015Front Page
Peshtigo Board Okays Referendum for New School

07-22-2015Front Page
Hundreds Watch Launch Of LCS Little Rock At Marinette

07-15-2015Front Page
Navy Secretary To Attend Launch Of USS Little Rock

07-15-2015Front Page
Armstrong Creek Polish Heritage Days July 24-26

07-15-2015Front Page
Peshtigo Polar Plunge in Park July 25th

07-15-2015Front Page
Marinette Logging Fest Huge Success

07-15-2015Front Page
Peshtigo School Okays Tentative 2015-16 Budget

07-08-2015Front Page
Honor America

07-08-2015Front Page
Peshtigo New School Group To Meet July 15

07-08-2015Front Page
Peshtigo Getting Returns On Investments In Badger Park

07-08-2015Front Page
Marinette Logging Heritage Fest on Stephenson Island

07-08-2015Front Page
County Choice: Repair Or Eliminate River Cities Pool?

07-01-2015Front Page
Witt Family Marks 100 Years Of Grocery Business In Crivitz

07-01-2015Front Page
Peshtigo School District Buys Zak/Gard Property

07-01-2015Front Page
Supervisors Oppose Tiffany NR115 Budget Amendment

07-01-2015Front Page
Peshtigo Plans Permits For Metal Detecting In City Parks

07-01-2015Front Page
Large Crowd at Anderson’s Marinette County Breakfast on the Farm June 28

06-24-2015Front Page


06-24-2015Front Page
Marinette County Breakfast on Mark Anderson Farm

06-24-2015Front Page
Town of Wagner Marks 100th Anniversary Sat.

06-24-2015Front Page
Marinette Accepts $500,000 From DNR For Dredging Costs

06-24-2015Front Page
Plan Commission Discuss Church in TIF District

06-24-2015Front Page
7 Gardens Featured in NLMGA Walk

06-17-2015Front Page
Peshtigo On Verge Of School Site Purchase

06-17-2015Front Page
Despite Resident Objections Peshtigo Okays Dog Park Site

06-17-2015Front Page
Mark Andersons To Host Breakfast on Farm June 28

06-17-2015Front Page
Middle Inlet Offers $1,000 For Boat Landing Vandal Arrest

06-17-2015Front Page
Advertising for Peshtigo Community Rummage Sale Due June 19th

06-10-2015Front Page
Fire Destroys Outback Tavern, One Fireman Hurt

06-10-2015Front Page
Ski Cats Keep Saturdays At Lake Noquebay Park

06-10-2015Front Page
Smith Pleads Guilty In 2008 Death, Disappearance Case

06-10-2015Front Page
1 Killed, 2 Injured In 2nd County Fatality

06-10-2015Front Page
Walters Bids Farewell As Coleman Superintendent

06-03-2015Front Page
HONOR CLUB

06-03-2015Front Page
City Approves 5-Year Parks and Rec Plan

06-03-2015Front Page
Marinette Logging, Heritage Fest in 5th Year July 11-12

06-03-2015Front Page
County Okays $110,000 Loan For Group Home

06-03-2015Front Page
County Q Through Pound Village Now Off Work List

06-03-2015Front Page
Oconto Supervisor Says $1 Million Wasted On Plans

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


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