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Top Photo:Marinette County American Legion Vice Commander Rodger Cudnohufsky presents the "Legionnaire of the Year” award for 2016 to Dennis Alexander, a Viet Nam veteran and a very active member of Kalbes-Seewald American Legion Post 280 of Coleman. Alexander was nominated for the award by fellow members of his post. Bottom right photo: Commander Ed White of Pembine’s American Legion Post 461 proudly displays the plaques his post won for having the highest membership ratio in the District of Wisconsin for this year, with 113.4 percent, and from the Marinette County Council for being the first to go "over the top” with memberships for 2016. With him is Marinette County American Legion Council Vice Commander Rodger Cudnohufsky. Amberg and Loomis American Legion posts also went over the top on membership this year, but not before the Pembine post earned the honor. Bottom right photo: State Commander, Gene Oatman.

State Commander, Historian Guests At Legionnaire Dinner

Among special guests at the Marinette County American Legion’s Annual Commander’s Dinner on Saturday, April 23 were state Commander Dale Oatman and state historian Gerald (Jerry or Buck) Brown, both of Antigo.

For Brown, it was something of a homecoming. He was a popular and successful coach at Marinette High School for 28 years before moving to Antigo, and also was well known as a player on the Peshtigo Indians team.

Among the approximately 60 Legionnaires and spouses who attended the noon event at Newingham’s Supper Clu...
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Peshtigo OKs Kutz Road Pay, Pottratz Admits Error

Following heated discussion at its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, April 19, Peshtigo Town Board voted 3 to 2 to withhold payment on a $25,070 invoice from Road King Excavating of Peshtigo for its portion of the $33,000 total cost of work on Kutz Road. The work was ordered by Town Chair Herman Pottratz without board approval, and without following the processes of getting bids for jobs exceeding $25,000 or quotes for jobs totaling more than $5,000 as required by state law.

Pottratz said the condition of Kutz Road was so bad that res...
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Janke To Replace Longsine As Oconto County Chief Deputy

At the urging of Sheriff Michael Jansen, Oconto County Board on Thursday, April 21 approved hiring Ed Janke for the position of Chief Deputy with the Sheriff’s Department. He will replace Chief Deputy Clark Longsine, who is retiring on July 10 after almost 30 years of service with Oconto County.

In a surprise announcement, Chair Lee Rymer informed the board that Parks and Forestry Supervisor Robert Skalitzky is leaving after 20 years of very active employment with Oconto County to accept a position in Florida.

"The board app...
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Investigation Complete in Death of 2 City Residents

Investigation into the deaths of two Peshtigo people is now over, according to Marinette County Coroner George Smith and Peshtigo Police Chief Kent Kline.

Renee Furst and her son, Michael, were found dead in their trailer located at 1100 French Street, Lot 44 on Sunday, March 6. At the time of death 24 year old Michael, who had cerebral palsy, weighed only 36 pounds.

Mark Weteck, a forensic pathologist in his determination said that Michael was starved to death at the hands of his mother, Renee. The cause of death of Renee wa...
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Coleman School Board To Meet On Non-Renewals

Coleman School Board will meet in special session at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 28. Agenda includes a possible closed session to consider contract renewals, non-renewals and resignations of teachers due to the elimination of positions, including conduct of private conferences. There is provision for return to open session from time to time during the closed session, "for purposes of conducting an evidentiary hearing, if appropriate...” and then reconvening in closed session to deliberate and confer with legal counsel regarding potential litiga...
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