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DEDICATE SIGN—The new outdoor sign for the Wausaukee School District was formally dedicated Monday, July 20. Officials from the American Legion, along with Wausaukee School District Administration and community leaders were in attendance. The sign has been a work in progress for several years and with a generous donation from the Wausaukee American Legion, the project became a reality, according to Mike Gavigan, Commander of Wausaukee Legion Post 160. Pictured from left bottom row are Dr. Ann Kox, Superintendent Wausaukee School Disrict, Brenda Gruszynski of Stephenson National Bank, Lisa Wainwright Loan Specialist Stephenson National Bank, Ann Phillips of NWTC, Cora Gavigan, President Wausaukee American Legion Aux., Marie Primakow Treasurer Wausaukee American Legion Auxiliary; top row- Jared Deschane K12 Principal Wausaukee School District, Honorable Circuit Court Judge James Morrison, Dale Oatmen, State Commander Wisconsin American Legion, Mike Gavigan Commander Post #150, Vern Schroeder, Vice-Commander Post #150, Jeff Townsend, President Decor Products, and Glen Putz Post #150 Wausaukee. 

Wausaukee School District Receives New Outdoor Sign

Thanks to the efforts of the Wausaukee American Legion Post 150 and numerous community contributors, a new outdoor sign was purchased for the Wausaukee School District.

A ceremony took place on Monday, July 20 at 9 a.m. to formally dedicate the sign. Mike Gavigan, Commander of the Wausaukee Post 150 acted as master of ceremonies for the dedication. He introduced guest speaker, Marinette County Circuit Court Judge James Morrison, and State Legion Commander Dale Oatmen.

Dr. Ann Kox, superintendent of Wausaukee School District and ...
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Dedicate Korean War Memorial At Peshtigo Cemetery July 27

The Peshtigo American Legion Post 312 and the Peshtigo VFW Post 8813 will dedicate a Korean War Memorial statue at the Peshtigo Riverside Cemetery on Monday, July 27, at 11 a.m. It is on the Veterans Walkway located by existing statues. All citizens and veterans are invited to attend the unveiling ceremony. The Marinette 20 Year Club will have a rifle and bugle salute and veterans are encouraged to wear military hats and uniforms.

The statue is a thank you to all those who donated time and money honoring the sacrifices made by the veter...
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Marinette School Board to Negotiate Land with City

 The Marinette Board of Education voted unanimously to enter into negotiations with the City of Marinette about some vacant land owned by the Board just south of Marinette High School.  The action came at the Board’s meeting on Tuesday, July 21.  Superintendent Timothy Baneck described the move as a preliminary first step to the city’s request to consider the site for a Community Recreation Center.  At this point, no determination has been made about how much land would be conveyed to the city for the new facility and how the school district mi...
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Peshtigo Board Okays Referendum for New School

The Peshtigo School Board passed a motion to move forward with a referendum to build a new middle/high school at a special meeting Tuesday night, July 21. If all goes as planned, voters will be asked to approve the needed financing at a referendum on Nov. 4.

In addition to that resolution, the board declared its intent to deconstruct the current middle/high school if a referendum is eventually passed and a new school is built, but also left itself with leeway to consider any offers for the building before it is vacated.

Senior l...
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Hundreds Watch Launch Of LCS Little Rock At Marinette

Saturday, July 18, Christening Day for the LCS 9 Little Rock at the Marinette Marine shipyard in Marinette dawned chill and rainy, but before the crowd started gathering for the ceremonies it had turned into a perfect Wisconsin day. Hundreds watched from the shipyard, the Interstate Bridge and locations across the river in Menominee as sponsor Janee Bonner cracked a bottle of champagne smartly over the bow just before the ship began its flawless sideways launch into the Menominee River.

“May God always watch over the crew of the USS Lit...
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Issue Date Department Headline
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

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


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