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Break Ground"Ground was broken Monday, May 22 for the New Community REC center in Marinette. A crowd of over 100 people watched as shovels of dirt were thrown marking the start of construction for the history making event. TOP PHOTO"local dignitaries prepare to throw the first shovels of dirt. BOTTOM PHOTO"Marinette Mayor Steve Genisot, and students from Garfield School in Marinette take center stage for the money the students raised to help with the cost of the building. Garfield students held a penny drive and raised over $320. SIDE PHOTOS"Paula Gruszynski, Executive Director of the M&M Community Foundation and Chuck Severson address the crowd.

Ground Breaking for New Community Rec Center

A ground breaking for the new Community REC Center adjacent to Marinette High School was held Monday morning, May 22 at 10:15 a.m.  The facility had been in the works for more than a decade and will be the focal point of activity and wellness in the city and for surrounding communities.

The Community REC Center will feature approximately 114,000 square feet of space. Designed by Somerville Architects it will be managed by Scherrer Construction.  It is being built to accommodate ice sports such as hockey, broom ball and curling, and tu...
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Grant Hearing On County Board May 30 Agenda

The Marinette County Board meeting on Tuesday, May 30 will start with a public hearing on possible acceptance of a $1 million Community Development Block Grant for rural economic development, followed by action on a resolution that would put the county in a lead role for administering the Rural Area Development Initiative funds for a three county area that also includes Oconto and Florence counties. The Finance Committee has recommended approving the resolution.

Other action items on the agenda include approval of County Conservationist...
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Oconto County Rejects Variance For B & D Dairy

A variance sought by B & D Dairy to construct a 12 million-gallon manure storage facility closer than 250 feet to the nearest property line off Hillcrest Road in the Town of Little River was denied by Oconto County Board at the conclusion of an hour-long formal appeal hearing on Thursday, May 18.

B & D Dairy is owned by Brian Lepianka and his wife, Danette Ossmann. Its main dairy cow operation is located in the Town of Grover in Marinette County. Manure from that farm would be hauled to property they own in the Town of Little River in w...
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To Present School Needs Study Proposals May 24

Peshtigo Middle School/ High School Citizens Advisory Committee continues to look at the benefits of remodeling and adding on to the existing middle/high school building or constructing an entirely new facility. Consensus is that some facility improvements are needed, but how extensive the work should be, what the improvements will cost, and how they will be paid for are the main questions that need to be answered.

Three firms, Unesco, Nexus Design Group and Zeise/Architects Group Ltd. - are being considered to do the studies that shoul...
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Oconto County To Take LEC Ownership May 26

Construction of the new Oconto County Law Enforcement Center is nearly complete. Plans are in place for the county to officially take ownership from the Samuels Group on Friday, May 26, when Sheriff Department personnel will begin moving in. Plans are in place for County Board dedication on Thursday, June 22. A public Open House, including public tours, will be held on Saturday, June 24. Samuels Group, which headed the construction project and project architects Potter Lawson, Inc. will donate lunch, according to Samuels Group spokesman Tim Har...
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