Oconto County Newswire

Oconto County Newswire

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  1. Traveling trails less traveled: When winter was winterRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | Lakeland Times

    ... recent vintage. Dad spent most of the winter of 1939-40 working at a CCC camp (Civilian Conservation Corps) in Oconto County. He kept a daily diary which recorded that specific winter was laced with periods of brutal cold and snow intermixed with ...

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  2. Snow clean up in Oconto CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | WKOW-TV

    ... storm. But for others, it was time to clear out and head back to work. Snowblowers were working hard in Oconto County, where they got more than 6.5 inches of snow. Residents got up early to clear sidewalks, fire hydrants and lend a hand to their ...

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  3. ST Paper steps up to protect Green Bay waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Door Reminder

    ST Paper steps up to protect Green Bay water $140,000 contribution will fund extra land conservation job in Oconto County. Check out this story on greenbaypressgazette.com: http://gbpg.net/1SPaNKj This aerial photo from several years ago shows the chocolate milk-colored soil runoff at the mouth of the Pensaukee River south of Oconto.

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  4. Ohio-based bank will buy FirstMeritRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Door Reminder

    ... 2015 Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. market share data. FirstMerit has five locations in Brown County, four in Oconto County and three in both Outagamie and Winnebago counties. More than half of First Merit's deposits, $519.4 million, are in a ...

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  5. Pottratz Hopes Crowd At Jan. 28 DOT/Hwy. 41 MeetRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 24 | Peshtigo Times Wisconsin Community Newspaper

    ... court do not come often, but the Town of Peshtigo currently has a case pending in connection with persons from Oconto County who were cited for illegally dumping of quantities of refuse alongside a town road. The Peshtigo Town Board had approved ...

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  6. Judge John WiebuschRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 23 | Peshtigo Times Wisconsin Community Newspaper

    ... in 1959 and they raised three children whom he was proud of. In 1962, he was elected District Attorney for Oconto County, serving until 1976 when he became Family Court Commissioner, still maintaining his private law practice in Oconto. In 1981 he ...

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  7. Judge John WiebuschRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 21 | Peshtigo Times Wisconsin Community Newspaper

    ... in 1959 and they raised three children whom he was proud of. In 1962, he was elected District Attorney for Oconto County, serving until 1976 when he became Family Court Commissioner, still maintaining his private law practice in Oconto. In 1981 he ...

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  8. Pottratz Hopes Crowd At Jan. 28 DOT/Hwy. 41 MeetRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 21 | Peshtigo Times Wisconsin Community Newspaper

    ... court do not come often, but the Town of Peshtigo currently has a case pending in connection with persons from Oconto County who were cited for illegally dumping of quantities of refuse alongside a town road. The Peshtigo Town Board had approved ...

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  9. Richard MonahanRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Peshtigo Times Wisconsin Community Newspaper

    ... five years ago. In 2015, the couple formed RDT Enterprises and recently purchased a new semi. While living in Oconto County, they belonged to the Riverview Alliance Church in Oconto Falls. He is survived by his wife, Dawn, Shawano; two sons, Tyler ...

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  10. Thousands without power in Northern Oconto CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | WBAY-TV Green Bay

    The WPS outage website shows about 1,500 of those customers are in Suring. The school district is on a 2 hour delay. Wisconsin Public Service says the outage was caused by an equipment issue in a substation and power should be restored soon.

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  11. Oconto County sheriff's seek info about Christmas Eve hit-and-runRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Oconto County sheriff's officials say that a road rage incident may have led to a hit-and-run on Christmas Eve. According to the sheriff's office, deputies were called to the intersection of Highway D and Sampson Road, near the Highway 41/141 off-ramp, in the Town of Abrams just after 2 p.m. Investigators say the person who was hit had been a passenger in a blue Chrysler Sebring that was driving north on Highway 41/141 before exiting at Highway D. A black Volkswagen was also driving northbound and got off at the same exit.

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  12. Vehicle sought in Oconto County road rage hit-and-run crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | WBAY-TV Green Bay

    The Oconto County Sheriff's Office is asking for help locating a vehicle involved in a Christmas Eve road rage hit-and-run incident. The incident happened Dec. 24, 2015 at 2:10 p.m. on County Highway D at Sampson Road near the Highway 41/141 off ramp in the Township of Abrams.

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  13. Catherine A. KarbanRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2016 | Peshtigo Times Wisconsin Community Newspaper

    ... parish activities, volunteered for over 25 years for the CMH Auxiliary in Oconto Falls and was a member of the Oconto County Homemakers. She was a devoted person who loved and cared for young children and was a dear friend to many. Survivors include ...

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  14. Deadly Crashes Increase in 2015 15 mins agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | NBC26

    ... highways and that didn't occur." But that doesn't mean 2016 won't be better. 16 of those fatalities in Oconto county -- higher than Sheboygan county with 13 and Brown, Outagamie and Fond Du Lac counties each with 12. Mark Jansen is the department ...

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  15. Gillett students will stand trial in teacher's 'prank' poisoningRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | WIGM-AM Medford

    Two students at Gillett High School will stand trial on charges that they spiked a teacher's drink with cleaning solution. In court Monday, 18-year-old Hailey Brock and 17-year-old Gavin Gilbertson were ordered to stand trial by Oconto County Judge Jay Conley.

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  16. Ada N. ProchaskaRead the original story

    Dec 29, 2015 | Peshtigo Times Wisconsin Community Newspaper

    ... day, Dec. 30 at Evergreen Cemetery in Oconto, with Pastor Dave Henke officiating. Memorials can be made to the Oconto County Humane Society, P. O. Box 241, Oconto, WI 54153. Jones Funeral Service of Oconto Falls is assisting the family.

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  17. Pulaski man charged in fatal hit-run crash in Oconto CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Authorities say Anderson struck and killed 51-year-old George Birr of the Sobieski area while he was walking on County Road S on December 21. A few days later, the Oconto County Sheriff's Department received an anonymous tip from a friend which led them to Anderson.

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  18. Man charged in fatal hit-and-runRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | Channel3000

    A Pulaski man is charged in a hit-and-run crash that killed a 51-year-old man in northeastern Wisconsin last week. Thirty-five-year-old Joseph Anderson was charged Monday in Oconto County with hit-and-run involving death, a felony.

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  19. Fatal hit-and-run in Oconto CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | WIGM-AM Medford

    The Oconto County Sheriff's Department is investigating after a man's body was found in a ditch early Tuesday morning. Deputies were called out to County Road S in Sobieski.

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  20. Keith SextonRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2015 | Peshtigo Times Wisconsin Community Newspaper

    ... Falls Public Schools and graduated in 1971. He married Linda Rice and they had a daughter, Amanda. He lived in Oconto County for most of his life and worked in manufacturing in the Green Bay area. He later married Carla Halverson and they had two ...

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