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THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
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HISTORICAL WALK—Over 140 people attended the Peshtigo Historical Society’s Walk in the Past Saturday, Aug. 22 at the Peshtigo Fire Cemetery. Those in attendance enjoyed hearing stories of what the survivors of the Peshtigo Fire went through. Photo: Matt Johnson (trapper) welcomes spectators to the Walk in the Past.

Large Crowd at “Walk in the Past” at Fire Cemetery

The Peshtigo Historical Society’s “Walk in the Past” was held on Saturday, Aug. 22 in the Fire Museum Cemetery. A guided walk through the cemetery included stories told of those who experienced the Great Peshtigo Fire on Oct. 8, 1871 as presented by performers in period costume.

Tours started at approximately half hour intervals from 4 to 7 p.m. Over 140 people attended the walk.

Presenters for the walk included Alexandra Gordon, Tim Lange, Alex Lange, Sierra Prahl, Joshua Druckery, Nate Plym, Jeremy Wafe, Jasmine Clement, Jessl...
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County Hires Firm for Capital Improvement Loans

At a regular monthly meeting Tuesday, Aug. 25 that set a new record for brevity, Marinette County Board agreed to hire the financial consulting firm of Hutchinson Shockey Erley & Co. to issue $5,965,000 in general obligation bonds to finance the county’s 2016 Capital Improvement Program.

Only two of the 28 supervisors present, Russ Bauer and Shirley Kaufman, voted against accepting the Scope of Engagement letter. Supervisors Al Sauld and Clancy Whiting were absent.

Supervisor Russ Bousley said after the meeting that he is not ...
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Saputo Cheese Gives $25,000 for New Coleman School Playground

Saputo Cheese USA, Inc. of Lincolnshire, Ill. which has a major plant in Lena, told the Coleman School District that it will contribute $25,000 toward the $40,000 needed for a new playground by the elementary school. The grant from Saputo comes as a part of the firm’s Legacy Program and requires that a sign be erected by the playground acknowledging the firm’s gift. 

Elementary Principal Yvette Marshall announced the news at the School Board meeting on Aug. 24, and hopes that construction on the new playground will begin in the spring....
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Crivitz High School Debt Will Be Paid Off In 2017

The handful of electors at the Crivitz School District Annual Meeting and Budget Hearing on Tuesday, Aug. 25 received the welcome news that bonds issued to finance construction of the new high school in 1999 will be paid off in 2017. The special levy approved by the financing referendum 15 years ago will drop off the tax bill after 2016-2017.

In addition to board members there were about half a dozen electors present, most of them district employees or relatives of board members or staff. There were no dissenting votes on any of the res...
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Famed Researcher Offers Advice, Information on Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s Disease, a frequently disabling but seldom fatal disease that appears to be somehow related to the Industrial Age, strikes a higher percentage of the population in the Great Lakes area than anywhere else in the United States, according to nationally renowned physician and researcher, Dr. Paul Nausieda of Milwaukee.

Over 240 area residents turned out Thursday afternoon, Aug. 20 to gain information on causes of Parkinson’s Disease and care and treatment of people who have it.

Dr. Nausieda spent four hours at the “Livin...
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