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Witt Family Marks 100 Years Of Grocery Business In Crivitz

It was 100 years ago this year that Patsy Witt and his bride, Lillian Repinski, purchased the Paust/Gould General Store in Crivitz and founded the W. A. Witt and Sons family business that has evolved into what today is Witt’s Piggly Wiggly, Ace Hardware and Crivitz Subway Shop.

Today the business is owned and operated by Patsy’s grandsons, Jack and Nick Witt, with their wives Loretta and Sally. Much like the original business, it offers a full line of groceries and other supplies, including paints, lawn equipment, fishing and hunting ge...
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Peshtigo School District Buys Zak/Gard Property

On Friday, June 26 Peshtigo School District purchased the property on which they plan to build a new high school/middle school, District Administrator Kim Eparvier reported Wednesday, July 1.

Eparvier identified the proposed new school site as “the Zak/Gard property.” The proposed 27-acre site adjoins the Elementary Learning Center campus on the west and lies across Trout Creek north of the present high school/middle school.

Peshtigo School District became owner of the properties when closing documents were signed on Friday, Epa...
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Supervisors Oppose Tiffany NR115 Budget Amendment

After some heated discussion at its meeting on Tuesday, June 29, Marinette County Board voted 24 to 4 in favor of a resolution opposing motion 520 and specifically paragraph 23 of the state budget bill that would affect some highly controversial provisions to the DNR’s highly controversial NR115 Shoreland Zoning regulations. Votes against the resolution were cast by Supervisors Don Pazynski, Russ Bauer, Ken Mattison and C. J. Barrette. Supervisors Gilbert Engel and Al Sauld were absent.

Efforts by Pazynski and Bauer to table actionon t...
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Peshtigo Plans Permits For Metal Detecting In City Parks

Badger Park Campground in Peshtigo appears to be gaining in popularity. Parks and Recreation Director David Zahn reported to the city’s Parks and Recreation Committee on Monday, June 29 that so far this summer, income from paid camping has increased by 25.06 percent, a dollar difference of $3,962. Firewood sales are up 57.23 percent, from $148 through the end of June in 2014 to $346 so far this year.

Zahn said many campers who came to Badger the first time because of the Campground America program have returned even on weekends when th...
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Large Crowd at Anderson’s Marinette County Breakfast on the Farm June 28

The annual Marinette County Breakfast on the Farm was held Sunday, June 28 from 7:30 a.m. to noon at the Mark Anderson farm, Cty. G, Porterfield. The breakfast attracted over 4,000 guests.

Served were 200 gallons of ice cream, 3000 chugs of chocolate milk, 1000 chugs of white milk, 1400 bottles of orange juice, 1000 pounds of sausage, 1500 pounds of eggs, 140 pounds of shredded cheese, 40 pounds of butter, 480 pounds of pancake batter mix, 30 gallons of maple syrup and 400 pounds of cheese curds.

Along with the eating and sampli...
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Recent stories, opinions and photos

Issue Date Department Headline
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

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


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