space
space
Peshtigo Times
space
space
space
Perspectives
* Country Cousin
space
space
Sports Shorts
* WIAA Announces Fall Sportsmanship Recipients
* DNR Puts Aside Proposal to Stock Big Green Lake with Atlantic Salmon
* Crivitz Players Top Scorers in Hoops Club
* Coleman Wrestlers Take Care Of Esky; Wolverines Also Notch Win
* Lake Michigan Yellow Perch Comments Chart Next Steps

space
Peshtigo Fire
space
e-Edition
Now Available
For more information
click here
dot
THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
space
dot
space

Town Peshtigo Accepts Northeast Asphalt Bids

At a brief monthly meeting Tuesday, June 17, Peshtigo Town Board voted without dissent to have all the roads on their proposed list done this summer by Northeast Asphalt, which submitted the low bid for each. The total bid price of $242,981 is within budget.

The Northeast Asphalt sales representative present for the meeting said work on the overlay projects that do not require culverts could begin this week.

Bid price was $16,588.80 for Peterson Road, $56,963.20 for River Bend Drive, $24,939.20 for Seward Heights Drive, $54,700 for Krause Road, $80,930.80 for Kozuzek Road and $8,8560 for Bryiewicz Road.

Peshtigo Asphalt offered to do shouldering on any roads at $17 per ton. The only other bids were from Biehl Construction. Prices were $24,479 for Peterson Road, $77,940 for River Bend,$34,825 for Seward heights, and $12,527 for Bryiewicz.

Supervisor Denise Wiedemeier reported the Spring Cleanup Day was very successful, and so busy that cars were lined up out to Old Peshtigo Road with people waiting to get in. They ordered a second 30 yard dumpster and both were filled.

Cozzy’s Polaris has been bringing in all the pallets they need at the recycling center, and a whole pallet of TVs is now packed up, wrapped and ready to go, Wiedemeier said.

The board thanked Cozzy’s for their generosity, and Wiedemeier said it is nice to have a supply on hand so they can be loaded right away instead of needing to handle the items twice.

She suggested the town should do something about identifying town residents when they come to the Recycling Center and the Cleanup Day service. She asked supervisors to think about it and bring it up again next month. Pat Pottratz, from the audience, suggested having town stickers printed with a spot left where the fire number could be entered when the sticker is issued.

Town Chair Herman Pottratz commented the three workers for Cleanup Day handled the rush of business very well.

Supervisor Mark Monnette reported Christian Petit was hired as a member of the town crew and was doing very well, but due to an off the job injury will be off for about two weeks.

In May the board authorized Supervisors Dan Staudenmaier and Dan Van Beek to purchase a riding lawn mower from Cozzy’s and Van Beek said at $5,600 Cozzy gave them a good deal. Staudenmaier said the grass has been cut and things are working out well.

Town Treasurer Vilas Schroeder reported adjustments were needed for the town’s financial statement to reflect an $81,043 reduction in the fund balance of which $81,000 will be repaid next year when an issue with taxes for Marinette School District is straightened out. The $43 comes from property removed from forest lands. Also the Fire Department received a $500 grant from M&M Community Foundation of Peshtigo. A surplus of $21,383.44 from the 2013 budget year was put into the capital outlay account last month, and money was taken from it this month to pay for the lawn mower and adjust for the school tax payment. Schroeder explained next year they will have the $81,000 from the Marinette School District to enter as a surplus from this year.

The board approved payment of bills totaling $71,762.30.

Pottratz reported he wrote to the DNR regarding the twice a year well testing that is still being required at the town’s former landfill sites on Heath Lane and Kozuzek Road at a cost of about $5,000 a year. He said the sites were burn sites when they were operating and no contaminants have ever been found there except some iron in one of the test wells. They were closed in 1990 at a cost of $770,000 with the help of a $300,000 grant from the DNR. Pottratz noted the town had borrowed to do the closing, and then found the DNR grant was to be paid over a 10-year period.

In any case, he has been advised that if they can find someone interested in digging out whatever contaminated soil still exists and hauling it to a landfill they could sell the land and save the money they spend each year for the well tests, as well as having usable properties again at the two sites. No action was taken.

Fire Chief Mike Folgert reminded everyone of the Fire Department’s 50th anniversary celebration on Saturday, June 21 from noon to 6 p.m. There is to be a pig roast and anyone who attends should bring a dish to pass.

Pottratz noted the Century Bike Run will be on Sunday, June 29, and the Fire Station will be open. Schroeder noted the June Dairy Month Breakfast on the Farm is also on that date, at the Hartwig Farm. The board agreed to purchase a defibrillator for the town hall at a price of about $900. Coble explained the fire department owns one defibrillator and wants to buy another one with a grant they received. Folgert explained the one they have now is very nice, and cost $1,800. He wants to buy two for $900 to $1,000 each, and have one of the matching units in the town’s two fire trucks. The one they own now would then stay at the town hall. He said he wants the new units because they are the same as those used by the City of Peshtigo and City of Marinette fire departments and law enforcement.

All bartender, beer and liquor license applications were approved. Clerk Clarence Coble reported all had passed their background checks. There was no renewal application for Schussler’s Supper Club. Our Place is keeping his license active with his home address.

Schroeder advised the board that County Board at its meeting on Tuesday, June 24 is expected to approve bids for the long awaited resurfacing of County BB. Pottratz complimented Schroeder, who is County Board chair, for doing a good job in getting the BB issues settled.

Pottratz suggested for next year they need to consider putting aside money to re-roof the town hall building, and others on the board agreed, and they all agreed it will be a large expense. Coble suggested they should get a professional to look at it and advise how many years of useful life to expect before it starts leaking. No action was taken.


Recent stories, opinions and photos

Issue Date Department Headline
12-17-2014Sports
WIAA Announces Fall Sportsmanship Recipients

12-17-2014Sports
DNR Puts Aside Proposal to Stock Big Green Lake with Atlantic Salmon

12-17-2014Sports
Crivitz Players Top Scorers in Hoops Club

12-17-2014Sports
Coleman Wrestlers Take Care Of Esky; Wolverines Also Notch Win

12-17-2014Perspectives
Country Cousin

12-17-2014Perspectives
From our readers

12-17-2014Perspectives
Tales from the old-timer

12-17-2014Obituaries
Josephine V. Truel

12-17-2014Obituaries
Lois G. Sielaff

12-17-2014Obituaries
William J. Shelton

12-17-2014Obituaries
John D. Maye

12-17-2014Obituaries
Arbutus A. Lowry Lutri

12-17-2014Obituaries
Cecil E. Kuhnle

12-17-2014Obituaries
Judith Francour

12-17-2014Obituaries
Charles B. Drewry Jr.

12-17-2014Obituaries
Milton E. Dettman

12-17-2014Obituaries
Paul B. Sutek

12-17-2014Obituaries
Jodine S. Stone

12-17-2014Obituaries
Dr. Yulia Seledsova-Mamonov

12-17-2014Obituaries
Chase M. Polfus

12-17-2014Obituaries
Irene T. Miller

12-17-2014Obituaries
Ethel H. Brouette

12-17-2014Obituaries
Bernice F. Gronnert

12-17-2014Obituaries
Bonnie L. Gorshe

12-17-2014Obituaries
Mary Bradley

12-17-2014Obituaries
Clarence Bird

12-17-2014Obituaries
James E. Betzinger

12-17-2014Obituaries
Allan J. Belair

12-17-2014Community - Wausaukee
Wagner Okays Ordinances, Tire Recycling Costs

12-17-2014Community - Wausaukee
T/Wausaukee Buys Voting Machine, Increase Wages

12-17-2014Community - Wausaukee
Athelstane Updated On Rescue Squad Contract

12-17-2014Community - Crivitz
Podiatrist at Assisted Living

12-17-2014Community - Crivitz
Crivitz VFW Auxiliary Unit Given Certificates of Awards

12-17-2014Community - Crivitz
200 Enjoy Village Sleigh Ride, Santa

12-17-2014Community - Crivitz
Christmas Gospel Jam is Dec. 19

12-17-2014Community - Coleman
Coleman Lists Students of Month

12-17-2014Community - Coleman
CHS Financial Aid Meet Jan. 6

12-17-2014Community - Coleman
Coleman Library January Events

12-17-2014Community - Coleman
Markiewicz Bank Branch Manager

12-17-2014News
Christmas Gospel Jam is Dec. 19

12-17-2014News
Area Graduates UW-M Dec. 14

12-17-2014News
Wausaukee Legion Party Dec. 21

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

12-10-2014Sports
Lake Michigan Yellow Perch Comments Chart Next Steps

12-10-2014Sports
Bulldogs Fall To Blue Devils; Cougars On Top In Pulaski

12-10-2014Sports
Majewski, Klaver Power Bulldogs To Blowout Victory Over Suring

12-10-2014Sports
Crivitz Prevails Over Oconto

12-10-2014Perspectives
Country Cousin

12-10-2014Perspectives
Tales from the old-timer

12-10-2014Obituaries
Harold Lawrence Wolff

12-10-2014Obituaries
Robert J. Vandenberg

12-10-2014Obituaries
Ralph J. Tiegs

12-10-2014Obituaries
Vivian R. Sturman

12-10-2014Obituaries
Ralph A. Schneider

12-10-2014Obituaries
Fay L. Schmidt

12-10-2014Obituaries
Allan Schmidt

12-10-2014Obituaries
Sybil I. Schaut

12-10-2014Obituaries
Mike H. Opolka

12-10-2014Obituaries
Scott L. Colson

12-10-2014Obituaries
Bruce L. Borgen

12-10-2014Obituaries
Robert J. Becker Sr.

12-10-2014Obituaries
Donald R. Anderson, M.D.

12-10-2014Obituaries
Dolores H. Schroeder

12-10-2014Obituaries
Carol M. Rickaby

12-10-2014Obituaries
Ronald Reinert

12-10-2014Obituaries
William R. Presl

12-10-2014Obituaries
Dorothy G. Palmer

12-10-2014Obituaries
Harold J. LaCosse

12-10-2014Obituaries
Gladys I. Krei

12-10-2014Obituaries
Donna R. Johnson

12-10-2014Obituaries
Dorothea Jaeger

12-10-2014Obituaries
Kazmiera Gromoske

12-10-2014Obituaries
Judith A. Fuchs

12-10-2014Community - Wausaukee
Legion Post/Unit 66 2014 Christmas Party

12-10-2014Community - Wausaukee
SC Fire Auxiliary Christmas Party

12-10-2014Community - Wausaukee
29 Children at Silver Cliff Christmas Party

12-10-2014Community - Wausaukee
Wagner Fire Department Sportsmen Raffle Winners

12-10-2014Community - Crivitz
Crivitz Students Earn Students of Month Honors

12-10-2014Community - Crivitz
Christmas Gospel Jam is Dec. 1

12-10-2014Community - Crivitz
CAWC Auction Realizes $4500

12-10-2014Community - Crivitz
17 At Active Seniors Dinner

12-10-2014Community - Coleman
Coleman School Board Dec. 15

12-10-2014Community - Coleman
7th Village of Pound Christmas Parade Dec. 13

12-10-2014Community - Coleman
Coleman School to Host Senior Citizens

12-10-2014Community - Coleman
Coleman Names Students of Month

12-10-2014News
Wausaukee Legion Party Dec. 21

12-10-2014News
Santa Letters Due Dec. 14

12-10-2014News
Suring Church Cookie Walk on Dec. 13

12-10-2014News
Lena Cookie Walk Dec. 15

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

12-03-2014Sports
Preliminary Deer Harvest is 191,550, Down 8 Percent

12-03-2014Sports
Cougars Claim Two Victories In Bonduel

12-03-2014Sports
Wolosyn Goes Wild, Scores 19 As Badgers Beat Up On Wolverines

12-03-2014Sports
Bulldogs Kick Off Season With Solid Win Over Marines

12-03-2014Perspectives
From our readers

12-03-2014Perspectives
Tales from the old-timer

12-03-2014Perspectives
Country Cousin

12-03-2014Obituaries
Robert C White

12-03-2014Obituaries
Dale M. Vanderfin

12-03-2014Obituaries
Jerry A. Uecke

12-03-2014Obituaries
Lennice M. Swearingen

12-03-2014Obituaries
John Stiglitz

12-03-2014Obituaries
Mary E. Sodergren

12-03-2014Obituaries
Russell R. Schroeder

12-03-2014Obituaries
Edythe E. Sager

12-03-2014Obituaries
Joann M. Richardson

12-03-2014Obituaries
Arthur Plutchak

12-03-2014Obituaries
Margaret M. Patz

12-03-2014Obituaries
Raymond R. Olson

12-03-2014Obituaries
Thomas R. Mueller

12-03-2014Obituaries
Karl H. Missbach

12-03-2014Obituaries
Mary L. Miller

12-03-2014Obituaries
Francis J. McDougal

12-03-2014Obituaries
Nancy J. Makuen

12-03-2014Obituaries
Shirley A. Lisowe-Beaumia

12-03-2014Obituaries
Lew J. Jopek, Sr.

12-03-2014Obituaries
Myron D. Janik

12-03-2014Obituaries
Elizabeth Brown

12-03-2014Obituaries
Luella Swiatnicki

12-03-2014Obituaries
Lennice M. Swearingen

12-03-2014Obituaries
John Stiglitz

12-03-2014Obituaries
Mary E. Sodergren

12-03-2014Obituaries
Russell R. Schroeder

12-03-2014Obituaries
Alice C. Redfearn

12-03-2014Obituaries
Arthur Plutchak

12-03-2014Obituaries
Lawrence P. Ozechowski

12-03-2014Obituaries
Patsy L. Nuttall

12-03-2014Obituaries
Ronald E. Meyer

12-03-2014Obituaries
McCue Children

12-03-2014Obituaries
Arnold F. Marble

12-03-2014Obituaries
John C. Kobylarczyk

12-03-2014Obituaries
Nancy A. Kartheiser

12-03-2014Obituaries
Keith L. Kamps

12-03-2014Obituaries
Eunice M. Hollingsworth

12-03-2014Obituaries
Richard G. Hofer

12-03-2014Obituaries
Patricia L. Harper

12-03-2014Obituaries
Fannie M. Fillinger

12-03-2014Obituaries
Everett M. Edminster

12-03-2014Obituaries
Elizabeth J. Bahl

12-03-2014Obituaries
Glen W. Anderla

12-03-2014Community - Wausaukee
Wausaukee Grade 5-8 Basketball Tournaments

12-03-2014Community - Wausaukee
Wausaukee Blood Drive Dec. 8th


space
Peshtigo Times
WEB Poll!
Is Christmas too commercialized?
space Yes
No
Undecided
space
TO VOTE CLICK
YES, NO or UNDECIDED

Suggest a Question
space .
space
FRONT
space
.
space
CLASSIFIEDS
space
.
space
COMMUNITY
space
.
space
GUEST BOOK
space
.
space
NEWS
space
.
space
OBITS
space
.
space
PERSPECTIVES
space
.
space
SPORTS
space
.
space
SUBSCRIBE
space
.
space
.
space
PESHTIGO FIRE
space
.
space
CUSTOM PRINTING
space
.
space
TIMES' SAVER
space
.
space
Click for Peshtigo, Wisconsin Forecast
FORECAST
space
Quick...
News or Ad Search
Enter News key words.
Enter Ad key words.



Peshtigo Times
841 Maple St
PO Box 187
Peshtigo, WI 54157
Phone: 715-582-4541
Email:
News@
PeshtigoTimes.com

space
Fax: 715-582-4662
© 2000-2014
All right reserved
space
Powered by
WEB Media
Interactive
COMMUNITY
WEB sites