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Thursday Aug 28 | WBAY-TV Green Bay

Green Bay man charged with heroin overdose death

A Green Bay man is charged with first-degree reckless homicide for a heroin overdose death in Marinette County last June.

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Related Topix: Green Bay, WI, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Peshtigo Times Wisconsin Community Ne...

Close Coleman Library for 2 Weeks for Repairs

The Coleman-Pound Branch of the Marinette County Public Library Service will be closed from Sept.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Coleman, WI, Weather, Marinette, WI

Peshtigo Times Wisconsin Community Ne...

County Removes Squad Cars, BearCat From Borrowing List

Marinette County Board appears to have made an about face on its intentions to go forward with the 5-year capital improvement plan and the $37,335,000 they had planned to borrow to finance it.

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Peshtigo Times Wisconsin Community Ne...

25,000 Attend Marinette County Fair Aug. 21-25

Attendance at the Marinette County Fair Aug. 21-25 was down about 5,000 from last year, according to Fair Board Secretary Lisa Witak.

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Related Topix: Wausaukee, WI

Tue Aug 26, 2014

WisDOT

Construction on most major highways will be halted for Labor Day weekend

To minimize disruptions for Labor Day holiday travelers in Wisconsin, most major highway construction projects will be suspended during the three-day weekend.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Labor Day, Kenosha County, WI, Racine County, WI

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

More people in northeastern Wisconsin seeing giant spiders

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin, Door County, WI, Oconto County, WI

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Examiner.com

Paranormal Wisconsin: Marinette County

Marinette County, located in Northern Wisconsin is a place of rich history from the history of past lumberjacks, commercial fishermen to the tragic Peshtigo Fire.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin, Supernatural, Peshtigo, WI, Marinette, WI, Crivitz, WI

WisDOT

Governor Walker approves US 141 improvements in Marinette County

As part of his efforts to create jobs and make sure Wisconsin is open for business, Governor Scott Walker approved approximately $4.8 million to improve a 5.3 mile stretch of US 141 from Middle Inlet to Wausaukee in Marinette County.

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Related Topix: Scott Walker, US Governors, Wausaukee, WI

Peshtigo Times Wisconsin Community Ne...

Sheriff Again Warns of Scams

Marinette County Sheriff Jerry Sauve warns citizens that there are a number of fraud schemes targeting people in the county.

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Peshtigo Times Wisconsin Community Ne...

Finance Committee Recommends $37,335,000 Borrowing Resolution

After some agonized discussion at its meeting on Monday, Aug. 18, Marinette County Board's Finance Committee agreed to ask the full County Board to approve an initial resolution authorizing borrowing up to $37,335,000 over the next few years to finance projects in the county's 5-year capital improvements plan.

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Peshtigo Times Wisconsin Community Ne...

Athelstane Awards County Bid For Perch Lake Road

Road bid award, borrowing $100,000, gravel purchase, and parking ticket cost were among items of business when the Athelstane Town Board met Wednesday, Aug. 13, with 26 persons in attendance.

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Related Topix: Athelstane, WI

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Peshtigo Times Wisconsin Community Ne...

Country Cousin

Behavior... Hi Folks! Summer is all but over. Marinette County Fair starts Thursday, Aug. 21 and runs through Sunday, Aug. 24. The Oconto County Fair is over.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Life, Food, Vegetables, Potatoes

Peshtigo Times Wisconsin Community Ne...

Fun, Entertainment, Rides At County Fair Aug. 21-25

If you are looking for a fun filled weekend with lots of entertainment, rides, displays, tractor pull, judging, truck and tractor pull, horse pull, lawnmowers pull, donkey races and good things to eat, the place to be is the Marinette County Fair at the Wausaukee Fairgrounds from Thursday through Sunday, Aug. 21-25.

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Related Topix: Wausaukee, WI

Mon Aug 18, 2014

WLUC-TV Negaunee

Man dies from crash injuries

A Green Bay, WI man has died as the result of injuries sustained in a two vehicle crash from July 30. The Marinette County Sheriff's Office reports that 75-year-old Brian M. Connolly passed away in a Green bay hospital early Monday morning.

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Related Topix: Green Bay, WI, Wausaukee, WI, Amberg, WI, Entertainment

Thu Aug 14, 2014

WLUK-TV Green Bay

The entrance to the Wisconsin Supreme Court is seen, Feb. 25, 2014.

After losing a decision in the court of appeals - where the judges admonished Marinette County and its attorneys for "attempting to mislead" the judges - Marinette County will not get the chance to argue the case before the Wisconsin Supreme Court.

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Peshtigo Times Wisconsin Community Ne...

Burke vs Walker In Governor Race

Mary Burke won the Democratic party nomination and will face Gov. Scott Walker in the Nov. 4 election.

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Related Topix: Scott Walker, US Governors, Jefferson County, WI, Waukesha County, WI

Peshtigo Times Wisconsin Community Ne...

Country Cousin

Wisconsinisms... Hi Folks! Summer seems to be gone again, but if last weekend was the Swan Song for Summer of 2014, it made a beautiful exit.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetables, Home Gardening, Home

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Peshtigo Times Wisconsin Community Ne...

Law Enforcement Committee Requests Two More Deputies

The Marinette County Law Enforcement Committee repeated its recommendation to the County's Finance and Insurance Committee, Personnel and Veteran's Service Committee, and Board of Supervisors that two additional positions for Sherriff's deputies be created and funded as of Jan. 1, 2015.

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Related Topix: Marinette, WI

Peshtigo Times Wisconsin Community Ne...

Town Asks County To Allow ATV Trail on Bit of County X

At a fast paced series of meetings Wednesday evening, Aug. 6, Town of Stephenson Committees gave tentative blessings plans for a Military Memorial at Boat Landing Three Town Park, okayed a Certified Survey Map for division of a property south of County A at Orlando Road, agreed the entire board should consider approving a call-in virtual time clock ... (more)

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Related Topix: Florence, WI

Peshtigo Times Wisconsin Community Ne...

Lakari, Johns Resign Twin County Airport Positions, Judge Rules Anderson On

The balance of power on Twin County Airport Commission switched abruptly Friday, Aug. 8, when two of the three Marinette County Commissioners resigned and Menominee Circuit Court Judge Richard Celello issued a ruling that seats Garry Anderson as Menominee County's third member of the airport's governing body.

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