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Fire Scene - City of Marinette firefighters prepare to enter the burning apartment building to search for possible trapped victims Thursday, May 28 at a fire at The Woods apartments at 3415 Cleveland Ave. in Marinette. Thanks to a quick knockdown of the flames most of the building was saved no injuries were reported. Top Photo:Lt. Doug VanWinkle, and firefighter Jordan Bourdelais get ready to search the building, while Assistant Chief Shawn Timblin radios orders to other firefighters.Bottom Left Photo: Menominee firefighter Scott Kotecki quickly knocks down flames from spreading further in the building. Bottom Right Photo: Marinette Fire Chief Jay Heckel uses an accountability board to keep track of equipment and manpower during the fire.

5 Area Departments Battle Marinette Apartment Fire

Issue Date: June 3, 2020

Approximately 40 firefighters from five departments battled an apartment fire at Woods Apartments, 3415 Cleveland Avenue in Marinette, Thursday May 28. Marinette Fire Department received the alarm at 6:45 p.m., and were on scene within five minutes. The City of Menominee Fire Department arrived shortly after.

Marinette Fire Chief Jay Heckel, immediately called for a MABAS box alarm which brought in engine companies from the Town of Peshtigo, Grover-Porterfield and the City of Peshtigo. Chief Heckel reported that firefighters observed ...
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Peshtigo Okays Car Show Street Permit For July 25

Issue Date: June 3, 2020

Request for a street use permit that will allow Zion Lutheran Church to hold its annual Car Show on Saturday, July 25 was approved by Peshtigo City Council at its monthly meeting on Tuesday, June 2. Council also approved a one-year only reduction in the cost of Class B beer and liquor licenses to help six of the city's businesses that were among the hardest hit by the mandated coronavirus closings, waived rental fee for Webelos Peshtigo Pack 4054 to use the Badger Park large pavilion for a picnic on Aug. 12, and approved purchase of of a ne...
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Council Names Debbie Klegin New Marinette Alderperson

Issue Date: June 3, 2020

Prior to the City of Marinette Common Council meeting on Tuesday, June 2, a special Board of Public Works committee meeting was held to discuss bid results for the Golden Court and City Court reconstruction project.

Three bids were received for the project: Barley Trucking and Excavating of Menominee, $189,914.42, DeGroot Inc. of Green Bay, $210,628.83 and Advance Construction of Green Bay, $229,718.00. The bid was awarded to the lowest bidder, Barley Trucking and Excavating.

After approval of May Committees, Citizen Boards, C...
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City Board of Review Adjourned to July 23

Issue Date: June 3, 2020

The City of Peshtigo Board of Review met on Tuesday, June 2 to elect officers and hear a report from Assessor Jerry Pillath. They then adjourned until Thursday, July 23, when they will meet at the Municipal Building from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. An "Open Book" session for property owners to check assessments and discuss assessment issues with Pillath prior to the official Board of Review meeting is scheduled from 9 to 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 16, at the Municipal Building.

Board of Review members present for Tuesday's brief session we...
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Helen F. Peterson Bowan

Issue Date: June 3, 2020

Helen Frances (Litts) Peterson Bowan, age 92, passed away peacefully May 29, 2020. She was the 7th of 13 children born to George and Meta (DeBuhr) Litts on January 23, 1928 in Marinette, Wisconsin.

Helen was born in a stable in Menekaunee. As a child, she loved to roller skate and make up silly apple tree songs with her best friend. She grew up poor and experienced many hardships throughout her life, but always kept going and making the best of things.

Helen was an exceptional student, earned her high school diploma as an adul...
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Middle Inlet Holds Special Meet To Increase Tax Levy

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11-27-2019Front Page
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