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IMPROVING CONNECTIVITY - Bringing high speed Broadband Internet service to everyone, regardless of where they live or work, is a goal of government at all levels in Wisconsin and all across the nation. At a meeting in Marinette County Courthouse on Thursday, Nov. 16, State Broadband Director Angie Dickison, center, presented the award held by Kevin Solway, recognizing the Town of Stephenson's achievement in becoming one of the first 16 Wisconsin municipalities certified as a "Broadband Forward Community." Solway, a supervisor on Stephenson Town Board and head of the Marinette County Information Services Department, had set up the meeting, but the award was a happy surprise. Shown left to right are Marinette County Board Chair Mark Anderson; Peter Johnson, Sr., CenturyLink; State Rep. Jeff Mursau of Crivitz; Jessica Kuhn, Sales and Marketing Director for Packerland Broadband; Dickison; Solway; Century Link Area Operations Manager Wally Purdun and Michael Repinski, Supervisor of Regional Operations for Century Link. Not shown are Marinette County Administrator John LeFebvre, County Librarian Jennifer Thiele, and UWEX Community Resource Development Agent Ellen Geisler, all of whom serve with Solway on the county's informal Broadband Expansion Committee and were meeting participants.

County, Town, State Working To Improve Internet Service

Angie Dickison, director of the Wisconsin Public Service Commission's State Broadband Office, came to Marinette County Courthouse on Thursday, Nov. 16 to meet with Marinette County and Town of Stephenson officials on their mutual goal of expanding high speed Internet service to all areas of the town and county.

The meeting was arranged by Kevin Solway, who serves as both a supervisor on the Stephenson Town Board and as director of Marinette County's Information Services Department.

Solway said he initially set the meetin...
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Wausaukee Faces Problems With False WWTP Testing Reports

Just prior to the start of the Wausaukee Village Board meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 15 there was a disturbance involving Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Lonnie Bamberg that led the village board to discharge him immediately as a village employee rather than waiting for December 31, as they had decided at a special meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 7.

Village President Hilbert Radtke gave instructions that Bamberg would not be allowed on Wastewater Treatment Plant property unless accompanied by a village official. He said after the meeting that...
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Former Hammes Garage Site Is Now A Vacant Lot

"The old Hammes building is now a city-owned empty lot," Chair Tom Gryzwa commented at the start of the monthly City of Peshtigo Finance committee meeting on Thursday, Nov. 16.

The city gained ownership of the building in a foreclosure action after former owner Tim Oestreich failed to make payments on a UDAG loan he had taken for the property at 311 French Street, which originally was the site of the Hammes' Garage building.

City Council in October had approved hiring Dan Risner & Sons Excavating of Pound for their low b...
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Nogalski Reports On State Of Cemetery

Stanley Nogalski, in his Presidents report at the November 13 meeting of the Peshtigo Riverside Cemetery Association, recognized Lois Walters and four other volunteers, Rich Michalski, Ruth Stiemke, Anthony Matecki and Kathy Crabtree for their time in helping to remove summer grave decorations on Oct. 9.

Nogalski also thanked Jim Felker for his assistance in working with Sexton, John Garon after the departure of the former assistant groundskeeper. Nogalski noted, Felker did a fine job in stepping in and keeping things going seamlessly....
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Peshtigo Tree Lighting Ceremony at Triangle Park

The annual Peshtigo Tree Lighting ceremony sponsored by the Peshtigo Woman's Club is Saturday, Dec. 2 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Triangle Park, corner of Maple and East Front Streets.

Trees will be lit at 6 p.m. and carolers and music will be provided by Peshtigo High School. Santa will be present from 5 to 6 p.m.

Hot chocolate and other refreshments will be provided by the Woman's Club.


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