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Tim Geltz Is Hero Who Saved Drowning Man

Issue Date: April 7, 2021

Tim Geltz, owner of Geltz Construction in Porterfield, has been identified as the anonymous hero who saved an out-of-town walleye fisherman from drowning in the icy waters of the Peshtigo River shortly before 9 a.m. on Wednesday, March 31.

Sometimes truth is far stranger than fiction, and it is in this case. The thermometer read 33 degrees, and the waters of the swift-flowing Peshtigo River were probably no warmer. The throngs of fishermen in the river trying to catch their limit of walleye were almost all wearing winter jackets under t...
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Republican Elijah Behnke Wins The 89th District Assembly Seat

Issue Date: April 7, 2021

In the only partisan contest on the ballot for the Spring election on Tuesday, April 6, voters of Wisconsin's 89th Assembly District chose Elijah Behnke, a Republican, to fill the 89th District representative seat in the Wisconsin State Assembly formerly held by John Nygren of Marinette, also a Republican.

The 89th Assembly District covers parts of Brown, Marinette, and Oconto counties.

Behnke, who lives near Pensaukee in rural Oconto County, drew 8,129 votes to defeat Democrat candidate Karl Jaeger of Marinette, who receive...
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Numerous New Faces On Local Governing Boards

Issue Date: April 7, 2021

There will be new faces on city councils and village and town boards in the TIMESLand area as a result of the elections on Tuesday, April 6. While there were relatively few contested local positions, in many cases the challenger defeated the incumbent.

Incumbent Municipal Court Judge Clifford Patz was re-elected unopposed for another four-year term as Judge for the Northeast Wisconsin Joint Municipal Court that serves the Villages of Crivitz and Coleman and the Towns of Beaver and Pound in Marinette County and the town of Brazeau in Oco...
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Referendums Fail In Peshtigo, Pass For Lena School District

Issue Date: April 7, 2021

Referendums questions aimed at providing funds for Peshtigo School District facility improvements and City of Peshtigo street projects were rejected by voters on Tuesday, April 6, while voters in the Lena School District approved a referendum providing funding in excess of the state revenue limits for general operations for the next five years.

By a margin of 410 to 353, City of Peshtigo voters rejected a referendum that would have allowed City Council to set its tax levy for the foreseeable future at $200,000 over what would otherwise ...
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Criminal Interdiction Operation by Oconto Co. Sheriff Department

Issue Date: April 7, 2021

On Friday, March 26, 2021, the Oconto County Sheriff's Office conducted an organized Criminal Interdiction Operation to locate drugs and other criminal violations within Oconto County. The focus area of the interdiction was the City of Oconto Falls, City of Gillett, City of Oconto, Town of Stiles, Town of Oconto Falls, Town of Morgan, Town of Gillett, and Town of Underhill. This operation was done with the assistance of the Northeast Tri-County Drug Enforcement Group (NETCDEG). As a result of this operation, there were 172 traffic stops con...
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04-07-2021Front Page
Tim Geltz Is Hero Who Saved Drowning Man

04-07-2021Front Page
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04-07-2021Front Page
Numerous New Faces On Local Governing Boards

04-07-2021Front Page
Referendums Fail In Peshtigo, Pass For Lena School District

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