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MAKE DONATION—Members of the Marine Corps Detachment 1130 of Sturgeon Bay gathered for a photo during the Logging Festival in Marinette Saturday to present a check to Erin Mendoza, Chapter Coordinator to help Marines that suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome (PTSD). It is all part of a program “Guitars for Vets” that provide guitars for Marines with PTSD. Pictured from left are Roger Strege of Green Bay, Past Commander of Detachment 1130, Joe Vanidestine, Green Bay, Erin Mendoza, Chapter Coordinator, and Jim Vanidestine of Marinette. The $1000 check will assist veterans from the Green Bay Chapter. Plans call for a chapter to be formed in Marinette.

Plan Guitars For Vets Chapter in Marinette Area

Plans are currently being developed to have a chapter in the Marinette area of Guitars for Vets (G4V). The not-for-profit organization was founded in 2007 with headquarters in Milwaukee. They currently operate 32 chapters in 15 states and are dedicated to sharing the healing power of music with veterans suffering from significant combat related mental and emotional distress, particularly post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

G4V pursues its mission by providing free private guitar instruction and a new acoustic guitar in a structured ...
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Menominee Commissioners Walk Out of Airport Meeting

A brief but explosive meeting of Twin County Airport of Commissioners adjourned abruptly Tuesday, July 15, when the two Menominee County representatives walked out with almost none of the Commission’s monthly business taken care of.

With a quorum no longer present, Chair Nick Lakari, a Marinette County Supervisor, declared the meeting adjourned. However, he, Marinette County Supervisor Ted Sauve, Marinette County At-large Commissioner Mary Johns, and Airport Manager Tony Krysiak did not immediately leave the table.

Mary Marinegr...
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Peshtigo Hires Principal, School Secretary To Retire

Peshtigo School District has hired Kelly Baudhuin as the new elementary principal. Her contract is effective July 1 of this year through June 30, 2015. Baudhuin’s contract was pro-rated to July 1, 2014, but she was not officially hired until after a closed session at the conclusion of the regular business at the monthly school board meeting on Wednesday, July 9. Vote was unanimous, with board members Vernon Rhode and Ken Jones absent.

She replaces Tammy Kielbasa, who resigned in June to accept a position as administrator for Washington ...
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Bob Schwartz Benefit At Equity On Aug. 2

A benefit for Bob Schwartz will be held Saturday, Aug. 2 from 3 p.m. to midnight at Equity Hall, Hwy. 64, Pound.

Earlier this year Schwartz was diagnosed with stage IV metastatic Melanoma. Since that time he has had surgeries to remove tumors from his brain and melanoma from his skin, as well as other procedures, with continuing surveillance and treatments necessary.

Schwartz spent many years as a milk truck driver, worked on area farms and most recently drove truck locally. Since his diagnosis, it has been determined he will n...
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2014 Logging, Heritage Fest A Huge Success

The 4th annual Marinette Logging and Heritage Festival on Saturday, July 12 and Sunday, July 13 was a huge success, according to Judy Alwin, Fest chairman.

Attendance almost was double from the past two years. Some of the highlights were the awesome fireworks, Timberwork Lumberjacks from Hayward who were excellent at family entertaining. The kids were mesmerized and the Lumberjacks stayed to sign autographs, Alwin commented.

Otis and Mike, former Ringling Brothers clowns put on three shows a day, and the Car Show had 118 entra...
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07-17-2014News
Menekaunee Sets Old Timers Picnic July 26

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Marinette Co. Fair Raffle Tickets Available for Sale

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Crivitz Blood Drive Aug. 4

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VBS at Wausaukee Church July 21-25

07-17-2014Community - Wausaukee
SC Fire Auxiliary Finalize Picnic Plans

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Silver Cliff Fire/Rescue Auxiliary Picnic Aug. 9th

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WHS Athletes Physicals July 29

07-17-2014Community - Crivitz
Motorcycle Ride for Crivitz Rescue Squad

07-17-2014Community - Crivitz
MI Fire Dept. Picnic, Open House Aug. 9

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Loomis Legion, Unit Fun Day is July 26

07-17-2014Community - Crivitz
Country Gospel Jam July 16

07-17-2014Community - Coleman
Brazeau Emergency Services Picnic, Wrestling July 26

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Coleman Church VBS July 21-25

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Coleman School Board July 21

07-17-2014Community - Coleman
Coleman Fire Dept. 19th Annual Parade, Picnic


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