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Break Ground"Ground was broken Monday, May 22 for the New Community REC center in Marinette. A crowd of over 100 people watched as shovels of dirt were thrown marking the start of construction for the history making event. TOP PHOTO"local dignitaries prepare to throw the first shovels of dirt. BOTTOM PHOTO"Marinette Mayor Steve Genisot, and students from Garfield School in Marinette take center stage for the money the students raised to help with the cost of the building. Garfield students held a penny drive and raised over $320. SIDE PHOTOS"Paula Gruszynski, Executive Director of the M&M Community Foundation and Chuck Severson address the crowd.

Ground Breaking for New Community Rec Center

A ground breaking for the new Community REC Center adjacent to Marinette High School was held Monday morning, May 22 at 10:15 a.m.  The facility had been in the works for more than a decade and will be the focal point of activity and wellness in the city and for surrounding communities.

The Community REC Center will feature approximately 114,000 square feet of space. Designed by Somerville Architects it will be managed by Scherrer Construction.  It is being built to accommodate ice sports such as hockey, broom ball and curling, and tu...
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Grant Hearing On County Board May 30 Agenda

The Marinette County Board meeting on Tuesday, May 30 will start with a public hearing on possible acceptance of a $1 million Community Development Block Grant for rural economic development, followed by action on a resolution that would put the county in a lead role for administering the Rural Area Development Initiative funds for a three county area that also includes Oconto and Florence counties. The Finance Committee has recommended approving the resolution.

Other action items on the agenda include approval of County Conservationist...
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Oconto County Rejects Variance For B & D Dairy

A variance sought by B & D Dairy to construct a 12 million-gallon manure storage facility closer than 250 feet to the nearest property line off Hillcrest Road in the Town of Little River was denied by Oconto County Board at the conclusion of an hour-long formal appeal hearing on Thursday, May 18.

B & D Dairy is owned by Brian Lepianka and his wife, Danette Ossmann. Its main dairy cow operation is located in the Town of Grover in Marinette County. Manure from that farm would be hauled to property they own in the Town of Little River in w...
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To Present School Needs Study Proposals May 24

Peshtigo Middle School/ High School Citizens Advisory Committee continues to look at the benefits of remodeling and adding on to the existing middle/high school building or constructing an entirely new facility. Consensus is that some facility improvements are needed, but how extensive the work should be, what the improvements will cost, and how they will be paid for are the main questions that need to be answered.

Three firms, Unesco, Nexus Design Group and Zeise/Architects Group Ltd. - are being considered to do the studies that shoul...
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Oconto County To Take LEC Ownership May 26

Construction of the new Oconto County Law Enforcement Center is nearly complete. Plans are in place for the county to officially take ownership from the Samuels Group on Friday, May 26, when Sheriff Department personnel will begin moving in. Plans are in place for County Board dedication on Thursday, June 22. A public Open House, including public tours, will be held on Saturday, June 24. Samuels Group, which headed the construction project and project architects Potter Lawson, Inc. will donate lunch, according to Samuels Group spokesman Tim Har...
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Issue Date Department Headline
05-24-2017Front Page
Ground Breaking for New Community Rec Center

05-24-2017Front Page
Grant Hearing On County Board May 30 Agenda

05-24-2017Front Page
Oconto County Rejects Variance For B & D Dairy

05-24-2017Front Page
To Present School Needs Study Proposals May 24

05-24-2017Front Page
Oconto County To Take LEC Ownership May 26

05-17-2017Front Page
Law Enforcement Memorial at Marinette May 16th

05-17-2017Front Page
Wausaukee Is Looking At Possible New Well

05-17-2017Front Page
Wage Study Unveiled For Personnel Committee

05-17-2017Front Page
Peshtigo Finance Considers Rate Review of Fees

05-17-2017Front Page
Middle Inlet Considers Sex Offender Ordinance

05-10-2017Front Page
LEGION HONORS TIMM

05-10-2017Front Page
Name Cleereman To Head County Land Information

05-10-2017Front Page
County Plans To End Park Day Use Fees

05-10-2017Front Page
All Officers Re-Elected For Peshtigo School Board

05-10-2017Front Page
Coleman School Approves Energy Efficiencies Contract

05-05-2017Front Page
Brazeau Breaks Ground For New Building

05-05-2017Front Page
Legal Battles Continue Over Sex Offender Home In Pound

05-05-2017Front Page
DA Brey Cites Backlog As Reason He Resigned

05-05-2017Front Page
Gerald Timm Named County Legionnaire Of The Year

05-05-2017Front Page
Marinette Okays Borrowing 17.5 Million For Sports Center

04-26-2017Front Page
Joint Finance Hears State Budget Concerns At Hearing In Marinette

04-26-2017Front Page
State Selects Pound As Home For Sex Offenders

04-26-2017Front Page
Town Of Peshtigo Appoints Holterman New Supervisor

04-26-2017Front Page
Towns Association Urges Broadband Connections

04-26-2017Front Page
State New Owner Of Popular Peshtigo River Access Site

04-19-2017Front Page
Puncer Open Raised $3400 for Charities

04-19-2017Front Page
Tricia Grebin Seated On Marinette County Board

04-19-2017Front Page
Proposed State Budget Good For Peshtigo School Finances

04-19-2017Front Page
Peshtigo Chamber Announces 2017 Persons of the Year

04-19-2017Front Page
Denise Wiedemeier Assumes Role as New Town of Peshtigo Chair

04-12-2017Front Page
Convenience Store Burglars Caught After 2-Day Chase

04-12-2017Front Page
Citizens School Building Committee Meets April 17

04-12-2017Front Page
Peshtigo Council To Reorganize April 18

04-12-2017Front Page
Auditor: 2016 Was Good Year For City of Peshtigo Budget

04-12-2017Front Page
CBA/CRA Salute Nick Witt as 2017 "Person of the Year"

04-06-2017Front Page
Town of Peshtigo Fights Blaze

04-06-2017Front Page
Tri-Town Meeting Sparks Move To Change Sex Offender Law

04-06-2017Front Page
Coleman Board Adopts State Campground Rule

04-06-2017Front Page
Wiedemeier Defeats Pottratz For Peshtigo Town Chair Post

04-06-2017Front Page
Rescue Squads Agree To Seek County Organization

03-29-2017Front Page
Check for New Dog

03-29-2017Front Page
County To Loan $7.5 Million For Marinette Civic Center

03-29-2017Front Page
City Council Meeting Changed to Wednesday

03-29-2017Front Page
Allen Brey Resigns As District Attorney

03-29-2017Front Page
County Board Hires LeFebvre As Marinette County Administrator

03-29-2017Front Page
Voters to Fill School, Town, City, Village Offices April 4

03-22-2017Front Page
Town of Goodman Awarded M&M Grant

03-22-2017Front Page
County Considers Loan For Marinette Project

03-22-2017Front Page
Peshtigo Okays Raises, Awards Town Audit Bid

03-22-2017Front Page
Only One Water Main Freeze-Up This Winter

03-22-2017Front Page
County Board To Air Options For Civic Center Financing

03-15-2017Front Page
Extensive Damage to Porterfield Home

03-15-2017Front Page
Pound Has Slight Hope Sex Offenders Won't Move In

03-15-2017Front Page
Citizens Committee Addresses Peshtigo School Board Meeting

03-15-2017Front Page
Parks and Forestry Discusses Possible New ATV Campground

03-15-2017Front Page
Riverside Cemetery Board To Propose Changes In By-Laws

03-08-2017Front Page
Winds Cause Widespread Power Outages In Area

03-08-2017Front Page
Sheriff: Drug Deaths Down, Jail Overcrowding Is Issue

03-08-2017Front Page
School Study Group Has Much Homework To Do

03-08-2017Front Page
T/Pound Residents Petition Board Against Sex Offender

03-08-2017Front Page
Council Adds $11,240 For Fish Platform Project Plans

03-01-2017Front Page


03-01-2017Front Page
County Board Seats Chaikowski; Debates Civic Center Financing

03-01-2017Front Page
Town of Pound Concerned Over Sex Offender Placement

03-01-2017Front Page
Peshtigo School Board To Consider Policy Changes

03-01-2017Front Page
School Citizens Building Committee Meets March 2

03-01-2017Front Page
Customers Gas Faces State Unfair Billing, Fraud Charges

02-22-2017Front Page
PLACE SECOND

02-22-2017Front Page
County May Donate $1.5 Million For Marinette Community Center

02-22-2017Front Page
Lt. Ducane Is New Traffic Safety Commission Chair

02-22-2017Front Page
Pottratz, Wiedemeier, Staudenmaier, Buechler Win In Town of Peshtigo

02-22-2017Front Page
County Jail Population Nears Excess Capacity

02-15-2017Front Page
Organize Citizens Building Committee for School Options

02-15-2017Front Page
Town of Peshtigo Has Feb. 21 Primaries for Chair, Supervisor

02-15-2017Front Page
Two Week Trial For Menominee Murder Suspect Is Underway

02-15-2017Front Page
Wausaukee Rescue Squad Has Annual Meeting Feb. 12

02-15-2017Front Page
Primaries Feb. 21 For State School Superintendent, Peshtigo Town Offices

02-08-2017Front Page
RECEIVE DEFIBRILLATOR

02-08-2017Front Page
Council Takes No Action On Property Detachment

02-08-2017Front Page
Hope Menekaunee Harbor Can Be Done For Walleye Tournament

02-08-2017Front Page
Coleman Board Declines Reduced Speed Petition

02-08-2017Front Page
Rep. Gallagher Feels Urgency During First Month In Office

02-01-2017Front Page
Fire Destroys Home In Town of Peshtigo

02-01-2017Front Page
Vilas Schroeder Elected County Board Vice Chair

02-01-2017Front Page
Oconto County LEC Still On Budget, Nearly On Schedule

02-01-2017Front Page
Sign Dog Park Lease With Possible Construction In Spring

02-01-2017Front Page
Marinette Forms City Tourism Commission

01-25-2017Front Page
Dettmering Pleads No Contest On Two Intentional Homicide Counts

01-25-2017Front Page
City Committee Rejects Petition for Detachment

01-25-2017Front Page
County Board To Hear Report On Administrator/Coordinator

01-25-2017Front Page
Snow Removal Problems Plague Wausaukee Village

01-25-2017Front Page
Peshtigo Will Establish A Capital Improvement Fund

01-18-2017Front Page
HEAVY DAMAGE

01-18-2017Front Page
Citizen's Building Committee Forming for Peshtigo Schools

01-18-2017Front Page
County HHS Committee Remembers Kathy Just

01-18-2017Front Page
CBA Is Working On Event Plans

01-18-2017Front Page
Riverside Cemetery Hires Garon as Sexton

01-18-2017Front Page
Town of Peshtigo Okays Committee Appointments

01-11-2017Front Page
WINTER CONDITIONS

01-11-2017Front Page
Miron Sentenced To One Year In Jail, $55,000 Fines

01-11-2017Front Page
Lefebvre Expects Few Changes To Land Information Duties

01-11-2017Front Page
Opera for the Young Performs in Marinette

01-11-2017Front Page
County Jail Faces More Hiring Issues

01-04-2017Front Page
Gallagher Sworn in as Representative of Wisconsin's 8th District

01-04-2017Front Page
Few Challenges in April 4 Election, Primary in Town of Peshtigo Feb. 21

01-04-2017Front Page
Deputies Cannot Accept Woller Gift

01-04-2017Front Page
Peshtigo City Council Approves Raises, Hires Building Inspector

01-04-2017Front Page
Marinette Council Approves Search for New City Hall Site

01-04-2017Front Page
Aquila Gets Two Permits For Back 40 Mine, Need Two More

12-28-2016Front Page
CHRISTMAS FIRE

12-28-2016Front Page
County Board Names LeFebvre To Interim Administrator Position

12-28-2016Front Page
Sauve Urges Supervisors To Relay Info On NEWCAP Aid

12-28-2016Front Page
Peshtigo Council To Meet Tuesday, Jan. 3

12-28-2016Front Page
Listening Session Jan. 4 on School Facility Needs

12-21-2016Front Page
SANTA VISIT

12-21-2016Front Page
Henessee Resigns; LeFebvre To Be Interim Administrator

12-21-2016Front Page
Consider Changes In Spring Load Limits On County Roads

12-21-2016Front Page
Menominee Commission Withholds Mine Road Action

12-21-2016Front Page
City of Peshtigo Dumpster Site To Open Once A Month

12-14-2016Front Page
Krygoski Lights Now at the Harbors

12-14-2016Front Page
County Board to Consider "No Debt" Capital Improvement Plan

12-14-2016Front Page
Flame Road RR Crossing To Get Gates, Signal Lights

12-14-2016Front Page
Coleman School Scores Best In State Report Cards

12-14-2016Front Page
Jail Program Director Resigns For Higher Paying County Job

12-07-2016Front Page
SWEARING IN CEREMONY

12-07-2016Front Page
Name Jillian Schutte To Peshtigo City Council

12-07-2016Front Page
Bousley, Kaufman, Deschane Re-Elected to MCABI Offices

12-07-2016Front Page
Area Groups Recipients of Packer Annual Grants

12-07-2016Front Page
Price Decrease for Bellin Hospitals

12-07-2016Front Page
Village Pound President Will Not Seek Re-Election

11-30-2016Front Page
21 Volunteers Become Advocates for Children

11-30-2016Front Page
Judge Halts Dec. 1 Start Of Overtime/Salary Rule

11-30-2016Front Page
Wisconsin Presidential Recount Is Underway

11-30-2016Front Page
Lectures, Tours Offered On Proposed Back Forty Mine

11-30-2016Front Page
Gala Parade, Many Events for Christmas in Marinette Dec. 3

11-22-2016Front Page
Sentinel Structures Trucks Oversized Load of Arches

11-22-2016Front Page
Peshtigo School Board Views Tentative New Building Plans

11-22-2016Front Page
Grover Voters Okay Levy Hike For New Fire Truck

11-22-2016Front Page
Coleman Earns Highest DPI Report Card Rating

11-22-2016Front Page
Wausaukee Residents Urged To Attend Nov. 30 Hearing

11-16-2016Front Page
Town of Peshtigo Settles Mercury Asssessment

11-16-2016Front Page
BELLIN OPEN HOUSE

11-16-2016Front Page
Ask City To Consider Vacating Green Street

11-16-2016Front Page
Peshtigo Police Chief FitzGerald Is Settling In

11-16-2016Front Page
Coleman School Board Discusses Building Upgrade Referendum

11-09-2016Front Page
Trump Is Chosen 45th United States President

11-09-2016Front Page
BAMC Receives New Paramedic Intercept Vehicle

11-09-2016Front Page
County Conservationist, Ag Agent Report On Activities

11-09-2016Front Page
Bellin Health Marinette Open House Saturday

11-02-2016Front Page
Alderman Resigns, Parks/ Rec Director Gets Pay Cut


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