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Bob Chaltry, new chief of the Grover-Porterfield Fire Department was officially sworn in as chief at the Grover Town Board meeting Monday, Jan. 13. Town Clerk Lisa Witak, gave Chaltry the oath of office. Pictured from left are: Lisa Witak, Town Clerk and Chief Bob Chaltry. Chief Chaltry was also sworn in as chief during the Porterfield Town Board meeting on Jan. 8. He assumed the office as of Jan. 1.

Robert Chaltry Named New Grover-Porterfield Fire Chief

Issue Date: January 17, 2020

Robert Allen (Bob) Chaltry is the new fire chief for the Grover- Porterfield Fire Department. He was voted in by the Grover-Porterfield Fire Commission in December and officially took over on Jan. 1. Wade Larsen, who was fire chief for 17 years decided to step down as chief and remain a firefighter.

Chaltry has been with the Grover Porterfield Fire Dept. since November of 2014 and has been assistant chief for the past three years. He is a 1996 graduate of Menominee High School and served in the U.S. Army from 1996 to 2005. Currently he ...
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County Board Approves $180,000 Armed Rescue Vehicle Purchase

Issue Date: January 17, 2020

Thanks to action at a long, hard Marinette County Board meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 14, Sheriff Jerry Sauve and his officers on the Sheriff's Department as well as the City of Marinette Police Department will be getting the armored vehicle they have wanted for over a decade, the City of Niagara and Village of Wausaukee will each be getting approximately $480,000 of Community Development Bloc Grant-CLOSE funds to help finance major community improvements; contract for remodeling the old jail building on Ella Court Street behind the courthouse w...
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Pound Terminates Public Works Director Kevin Schutte As Village Employee

Issue Date: January 17, 2020

After meeting in closed session near the end of its regular monthly board meeting on Monday, Jan. 13 Pound Village Board returned to open session and by unanimous roll call vote with all members present approved a motion made by Village President Terry Earley and seconded by Trustee David Navis that stated:

"The employment of Kevin Schutte with the village of Pound is terminated effective immediately on this day, Jan.13, 2020 at 2040 p.m. (8:40) p.m. In the Employee handbook heading employment termination, discipline and disciplinary ...
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LaVigne Sentenced To 5-Year Prison Term For Sex Assault

Issue Date: January 17, 2020

Jason R. LaVigne, 47, of Appleton, a former high school teacher in Fox Valley area, will be spending the next 10 years in prison followed by 16 years on extended supervision after being convicted of sexual assaults on two teenage girls following jury trials in Marinette and Outagamie County Circuit courts.

His sentence by Judge James Morrison in Marinette County Circuit Court was for five years in prison followed by 5 years of extended supervision, consecutive to the sentence for the Outagamie County conviction.

That conviction ...
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Peshtigo's Gail Bantes is Assembly Hometown Hero

Issue Date: January 17, 2020

The Wisconsin State Assembly will recognize Gail Bantes of Peshtigo as a "Hometown Hero at the upcoming Assembly session on Jan. 15th.

Bantes, who was nominated by her State Representative, John Nygren (R-Marinette), pushed two girls to safety before being hit herself by an SUV while acting as a crossing guard in Peshtigo School District last February. Because of her quick and selfless thinking, Bantes was also nominated for the national America's Favorite Crossing Guard Contest.

"Gail's willingness to put her own ...
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Issue Date Department Headline
01-17-2020Front Page
Robert Chaltry Named New Grover-Porterfield Fire Chief

01-17-2020Front Page
County Board Approves $180,000 Armed Rescue Vehicle Purchase

01-17-2020Front Page
Pound Terminates Public Works Director Kevin Schutte As Village Employee

01-17-2020Front Page
LaVigne Sentenced To 5-Year Prison Term For Sex Assault

01-17-2020Front Page
Peshtigo's Gail Bantes is Assembly Hometown Hero

01-09-2020Front Page
Sentinel Structures Timber In Award Winning Building

01-09-2020Front Page
Little Competition for Offices To Be Filled In Spring Elections

01-09-2020Front Page
Peshtigo Will Look Again At BPM Inc. Sewer Rates

01-09-2020Front Page
Second Suspect Charged February 2019 Drug Death

01-09-2020Front Page
Marinette Council Votes To Keep Ella Court Open

01-02-2020Front Page


01-02-2020Front Page
Storms, Murders, Heroism, Fires Make 2019 Headlines

01-02-2020Front Page
Nieminski Sentenced To 9 Years, 9 Months In Prison

01-02-2020Front Page
Peshtigo Discusses ATV/UTV Routes Near School and Park

01-02-2020Front Page
Porterfield Board To Swear In Chaltry As New Fire Chief

01-02-2020Front Page
School Board Candidates Must File Papers By Jan. 7

12-24-2019Front Page
Assemble Carts

12-24-2019Front Page
Mark Anderson Will Not Return To County Board

12-24-2019Front Page
Marinette Marine To Build Ships for Saudi Arabia

12-24-2019Front Page
Chief Steve Anderson Honored at Retirement Party Dec. 18th

12-24-2019Front Page
Winter Events Coming Up In Marinette County

12-19-2019Front Page
Approximately 30 Children and Families Enjoy Christmas Party At Beecher Hall

12-19-2019Front Page
Firearms Resolution Removed From County Board Agenda

12-19-2019Front Page
Crivitz/Town Of Stephenson Reach Tentative Zoning Accord

12-19-2019Front Page
Request For County To Plow Forest Road 1630 Is Denied

12-19-2019Front Page
Middle Inlet Electors Okay $50,000 Over Levy Limits

12-12-2019Front Page
Menor Retiring After 40 Years As Marinette County Court Reporter

12-12-2019Front Page
County Board May Consider Weapons Protection Resolution

12-12-2019Front Page
DNR Holds Fourth Meeting In PFAS Listening Series

12-12-2019Front Page
Pound Fire Department To Help Decorate Village

12-12-2019Front Page
Middle Inlet Has Special, Regular Meets Dec. 12

12-05-2019Front Page
Occupants of Burning Home In Peshtigo Escape Safely

12-05-2019Front Page
Peshtigo Council Names Gardon New Fire Chief

12-05-2019Front Page
Middle Inlet Holds Special Meet To Increase Tax Levy

12-05-2019Front Page
Pound Village Tax Rate Drops $1 Per $1,000

12-05-2019Front Page
Menominee Co. Deputy Is Under Investigation for Sexual Conduct

11-27-2019Front Page
Vice President Promises More Ships For Marinette Marine

11-27-2019Front Page
Levy Limits Force Pound To Cut Budget By $15,868

11-27-2019Front Page
Gail Bantes Nominated for Favorite Crossing Guard

11-27-2019Front Page
Peshtigo Council To Name New Fire Chief On Dec. 3

11-27-2019Front Page
Positions Open For April 2020 Elections

11-21-2019Front Page


11-21-2019Front Page
City, School Seek Grant For West Park Drive Safety Project

11-21-2019Front Page
Tempers Flare At Town Of Peshtigo Board Meeting

11-21-2019Front Page
Morrison Salutes Passing Of Bill To Add Court Branches

11-21-2019Front Page
Peshtigo Christmas Preparations Underway, Expect Grinch To Visit

11-14-2019Front Page
Peshtigo High School Honored Vets Nov. 11

11-14-2019Front Page
Marinette County Board Backs PFAS Legislation

11-14-2019Front Page
BPM Has Concerns On City Discharge Permit

11-14-2019Front Page
Porterfield Opens Roads For ATV/UTV Vehicles

11-14-2019Front Page
PFAS Sessions Wed., Nov. 20

11-07-2019Front Page


11-07-2019Front Page
Nov. 12 County Board Meet Will Include PFAS, Economic Issues

11-07-2019Front Page
Coleman Okays Sale Of Manske Property

11-07-2019Front Page
Peshtigo Utility Is Part Of PFAS Research Group

11-07-2019Front Page
Fire Chief Urges Motorists To Slow Down At Crash Scenes

10-31-2019Front Page
County Board Adopts 2020 Budget Without Dissent

10-31-2019Front Page
Wausaukee Names Pullen As Administrator-Clerk-Treasurer

10-31-2019Front Page
Proposed Peshtigo City Budget Comes With Minimal Tax Increase

10-31-2019Front Page
Middle Inlet Budget Meeting Is Tuesday, Nov. 19, Not Nov. 15

10-31-2019Front Page
Peshtigo School Budget Down, Tax Rate Up 5 Cents Per $1,000

10-24-2019Front Page
Wausaukee Fire Department Gets Keys to 1930 Fire Truck

10-24-2019Front Page
County Budget Allows For 3.8 Cent Cut in Tax Rate

10-24-2019Front Page
Former Alderman Asks City To Cooperate With BPM, Inc.

10-24-2019Front Page
Back 40 Mine Case Resumes In Lansing

10-24-2019Front Page
Three Jailed For Beating Man In Town of Peshtigo

10-17-2019Front Page
Badgley, Schrank, Receive Hometown Hero Awards

10-17-2019Front Page
Rogge Sentenced To 40 Years In Prison For Shooting Death Of Wife

10-17-2019Front Page
Hearings On Aquila Mine Resume Oct. 23

10-17-2019Front Page
Antique Fire Truck To Return Home to Village of Wausaukee

10-17-2019Front Page
Nieminski Pleads No Contest On Multiple Child Sex Charges

10-10-2019Front Page
Fire Prevention Week Celebrated Oct. 6-12

10-10-2019Front Page
Bay Lakes To Re-Do County's Economic Development Plan

10-10-2019Front Page
Remembering The Peshtigo Fire, 1871

10-10-2019Front Page
Lena School District Voters Approve Budget

10-10-2019Front Page
Woman Arrested for Drugs in Oconto Falls

10-03-2019Front Page
Marinette Fire Destroys Storage Building, Contents

10-03-2019Front Page
Peshtigo Council Hires New Parks And Recreation Director

10-03-2019Front Page
Police Chief Richard Badgley To Be Honored In Madison

10-03-2019Front Page
ETZ Zoning Restrictions Aired Again By Stephenson, Crivitz

10-03-2019Front Page
Dick McFarlane Retires After 37 Years as Rural Mail Carrier

10-03-2019Front Page
31st Annual Historical Day is Amazing Success

09-26-2019Front Page
Marinette County Drug Court Celebrates Five Year Mark

09-26-2019Front Page
Co. Zoning Denies Fence Variance, DNR & DOT Ok.

09-26-2019Front Page
Former Teacher Found Guilty Of Sexual Assault

09-26-2019Front Page
Paula Bergold Charged With Concealing Mothers Death

09-26-2019Front Page
Lena Lions Honored As "Friends of Education"

09-19-2019Front Page
Ellen LaMarche, Cuts Ribbon At New Coleman Tower Park

09-19-2019Front Page
Speakers Assured No Cuts Pending for Library Funds

09-19-2019Front Page
Cedar Corp To Give Breakdown On Water

09-19-2019Front Page
Wagner Considers Letter to Michigan Town of Lake On Back 40 Mine Issues

09-19-2019Front Page
PFOS Again Issue At Water Sewer Meeting

09-12-2019Front Page
Good Shepherd Church and Volunteers Help Cleanup Peshtigo Riverfront Park

09-12-2019Front Page
Pound Board Refers Sikich Audit Results To Authorities

09-12-2019Front Page
County Board To Hear Economic Study Results At Sept. 17 Meeting

09-12-2019Front Page
Marinette Parks Continue To Have Dog, Goose Issues

09-12-2019Front Page
Sheriff Sauve: Deputies Will Work At The Milwaukee DNC Convention

09-12-2019Front Page
$176,750 Donation to M&M Area Foundation Future Fund

09-05-2019Front Page
Town of Peshtigo Home Is Destroyed By Fire Tuesday

09-05-2019Front Page
State Task Force Gathers PFAS Info In Marinette

09-05-2019Front Page
Change Reservation Rules for Historical Days Park Campsites

09-05-2019Front Page
Town Of Peshtigo And DOT Discuss Country Meadows Rd.

09-05-2019Front Page
Armed Robberies Have Been Solved

08-30-2019Front Page
Good Weather Helps Marinette County Fair Draw Big Crowds

08-30-2019Front Page
Hundreds Visit Remember The Fallen Memorial in Menominee

08-30-2019Front Page
County Board Assigns Parks Duties To Facilities Maintenance Department

08-30-2019Front Page
Major Renovations Planned For Courthouse Complex

08-30-2019Front Page
Wausaukee Okays 2019 Christmas In The Park

08-30-2019Front Page
Audit Finds County Is In Good Financial Condition

08-27-2019Front Page


08-22-2019Front Page
Martin J. Pesmark Family Receives Purple Heart

08-22-2019Front Page
Village of Wausaukee Poised For Some Major Developments

08-22-2019Front Page
Marinette County Fair Starts Thursday, Aug. 22

08-22-2019Front Page
Fair Coronation To Take Place Aug. 22

08-22-2019Front Page
Peshtigo Is Formally Seeking Parks And Recreation Director

08-15-2019Front Page
BPM, Inc. Advances Plans For Water Resource Recovery Facility

08-15-2019Front Page
Pelkin's Piggly Wiggly Is Robbed Saturday

08-15-2019Front Page
Michigan Judge Hears Evidence On Back 40 Mine Permit Appeals

08-15-2019Front Page
Town Seeks Legislator Help On Camp Five Culvert Issues

08-15-2019Front Page
Couple is Lena Dairy Fest Parade Grand Marshals

08-08-2019Front Page
Peshtigo Okays Dismissal Of Parks And Rec Director

08-08-2019Front Page
Strong Thunder Storm Rips Through Peshtigo

08-08-2019Front Page
Speakers Scold Mayor For Personnel Handling

08-08-2019Front Page
Peshtigo Sets 5-Year Plan For Street Improvements

08-08-2019Front Page
Ryan Philipps Charged With Attempted Murder

07-31-2019Front Page


07-31-2019Front Page
County Agrees to Keep ATV/UTV Routes Open

07-31-2019Front Page
County Board Takes No Action On Twin Bridge Beach

07-31-2019Front Page
Plea Agreement In Pembine Homicide

07-31-2019Front Page
Jane Kopish Sequin Candidate for Judge

07-25-2019Front Page


07-25-2019Front Page
Weekend Storms Wreak Havoc In Area

07-25-2019Front Page
Huge Lena Off Road Race Weekend Starts On Friday

07-25-2019Front Page
TAD Drug Court To Celebrate 5th Anniversary In September

07-25-2019Front Page
FAA Honors Fetterly For 50-Year Safe Flying Record

07-18-2019Front Page
BPM Inc. Going Forward With Plans For Wastewater Plant

07-18-2019Front Page
Peshtigo School Board Accepts Resignations and Donations

07-18-2019Front Page
Gun Range Safety Topic Town of Peshtigo Board

07-18-2019Front Page
Man Killed in ATV Crash Near Walsh

07-11-2019Front Page
Crivitz Food Pantry Golf Outing Raises $10,000

07-11-2019Front Page
County May Ask Legislators For Help With DNR Permits

07-11-2019Front Page
No Grass Clippings In Peshtigo Streets

07-11-2019Front Page
Marinette Council Refers Dog Issue Back To Parks

07-11-2019Front Page
Green Bay Man Drowns After Falling From Raft

07-03-2019Front Page
Peshtigo Gets Results Of PFAS/PFOS Sludge Tests

07-03-2019Front Page
City Committee Discusses Drones, Vaping Concerns

07-03-2019Front Page
Marinette County Breakfast On The Farm Serves Over 4,300

07-03-2019Front Page
Chief Judge James Morrison to Chair Committee of Chief Judges

06-27-2019Front Page


06-27-2019Front Page
Marinette County Breakfast on the Farm is June 30th


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