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Train Provides Early Crivitz Year-Round Transportation

The discovery of iron ore in the Menominee and Gogebic Iron Ranges and copper in the Keweenaw area of Upper Michigan, as well as the sawmills and lumbering in northern Wisconsin, drove the need for year round transportation, something the shipping on the Great Lakes could not provide.

To serve this need the railroad began its northward trek in 1873 with the construction of the line north from Green Bay. This was begun in the early 1880s by the Wisconsin and Michigan Railroad. This railroad arrived in the newly formed logging and farmi...
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Peshtigo Town Fire Dept. Had 10 Calls In Month

At a rapid meeting Tuesday, Jan. 20, Peshtigo Town Board agreed the town should participate in the state Length of Service Award Program (LOSA) for firefighters, set pay for both Recycling Center attendants at $12 per hour, and agreed to hold off on changes to Recycling Center days and hours of operation until a special meeting at which the entire operation will be discussed. A plan to notify the current refuse hauler that the town is going to be seeking ideas and proposals to operate the center was also postponed for discussion at the special ...
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Contributions Help Bring Many Improvements For Fairgrounds

Marinette County Fair Association spent $64,849.45 on upgrades and regular care and maintenance for the buildings and grounds on the fairgrounds in Wausaukee in 2014. Over $6,000 was spent repairing damage caused by electrical storms and vandalism.

Fair Association President Dave Gross reported to the County Board’s Buildings and Property Committee on Tuesday, Jan. 13, that the work accomplished was worth far more than the dollars spent. Most was done by volunteers at no charge. Even paid contractors charged less than their going rate, ...
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Peshtigo School Board Sells Town of Grover Land

The Peshtigo Board of Education voted to sell a piece of property it purchased in the Town of Grover in 2008. The unanimous vote came during the Wednesday, Jan. 14 School Board meeting. The proceeds from rental of the land, about $26,000 annually, had been used for scholarships for graduates. The 100 acres was purchased for $270,000, and about 6 acres of the land, including an older house and other outbuildings were later sold for $50,200. The Board received only one bid of $220,000 for the land when it placed a newspaper ad for it in December....
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Net Tax Rate in County Differs from Municipality to Municipality

Residents have received their annual tax bill including the tax rate for their community. The following chart allows residents to compare their tax rate with those of other communities in Marinette County.

The net tax rate differs from municipality to municipality and includes tax collected for operation of the state, municipalities, county, school districts and Northeast Wisconsin Technical College. Rates will vary if municipalities provide police and fire department operations.

The net tax rate in Marinette County ranged from ...
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