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Thursday, November 19, 2015 12:00 AM
  • 7/23/2016 MENOMINEE — The M&M Area Community Foundation Tailgate Fundraiser, now in its 18th year, will be held Sept. 15. This premier community event will take place at the Pullman House.

  • 7/23/2016 MARINETTE — Back-to-school name tags for students in Marinette and Menominee counties are now available for “adoption” from the school van parked inside of the Pine Tree Mall. Residents are encouraged to “adopt” a child by purchasing school supplies and their first day’s clothing (shoes, shirt and pants). The name tags have the sizes for clothing needs listed.

  • 7/22/2016 CRIVITZ — Crivitz Rescue Squad will again be working with their sponsors to host the annual Ride for Rescue, July 30, at Dan & Tim’s Riverside Tavern. This is a benefit motorcycle ride to raise funds for the rescue squad. This year the squad will offer outdoor activities in addition to cruising the roadways of Marinette and Oconto counties.


  • 7/22/2016 Northland Lutheran Retirement Community Tours is sponsoring a motor coach trip to the Colorado Rockies and New Mexico Sept. 24-Oct. 6. This 13-day trip out west will feature Colorado Springs and the US Air Force Academy. Highlights include three train rides; Pikes Peak Cog Railway that climbs to the top of Pikes Peak, the Royal Gorge Route Railroad for a vintage train ride along the legendary Arkansas River deep within the gorge and the third is the Durango Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad for a trip through the Colorado Rockies.

  • 7/21/2016 MARINETTE — The grand re-opening of JC Penney Store at Pine Tree Mall is Friday. Everyone is invited to attend and adopt a back-to-school student from Marinette or Menominee County.


  • Camp Bird continues to be a success
    7/19/2016 MARINETTE — The 11th annual Sand Lake Conservation Camp was held at Camp Bird near Crivitz, with 72 campers representing 25 Wisconsin and two Upper Michigan counties, and 24 dedicated camp staff. This event is for youth entering 6-8th grade in the fall and is organized by the Marinette County Land & Water Conservation Division (LWCD). Conservation Camp provides educational outdoor experiences, fosters an appreciation for nature, and introduces a variety of natural resources and conservation career opportunities to youth.

  • 7/13/2016 BAMC Volunteer Services recently awarded $9,000 to nine area students at the general meeting at Little River Country Club.
    Every year BAMC Volunteer Services awards scholarships to graduating seniors pursuing careers in healthcare fields of study. The scholarship committee reads the applications, chooses students for interview and selects the winners.

  • 7/13/2016 Integra First Federal Credit Union recently announced winners of three $500 scholarships. Recipients are Justin Kaster, Menominee; Brett Baird, Powers; and Michael Baumler, Carney. The scholarships recognize the achievements of high school graduates and provide financial assistance as they pursue their educational goals.

  • 7/13/2016 The Wagner Fire Department will hold its 36th annual Fundraiser Picnic July 30, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., at the Menominee River Park, County Trunk X and 180. Music will be provided by Neon Detour from 2 to 7. Kids games and horseshoe tournament start at 1, as will the meat raffle.
    There will be a K-9 demonstration by the Marinette County Sheriff’s Department. The Historical Society will sell raffle tickets and draw for prizes at 6. Attendance prizes will be given throughout the day, and there will be special raffles, a silent auction and a paddle wheel.

  • 7/12/2016 MARINETTE — UW-Marinette’s Theatre on the Bay (TOB) turns 50 this year and will open Season 50 with “Little Women: The Musical.” Louisa May Alcott’s captivating novel is brought to life in this musical filled with personal discovery, heartache, hope and love. “Little Women” follows the adventures of Jo March, her sisters, family and friends, and their experiences growing up in Civil War America.

  • 7/11/2016 Caitlyn Tracy of UW-Madison has received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Tracy will teach English at Pacific National University in Khabarovsk, Russia.

  • 7/11/2016 COUNTY LINE — The area’s Mid & Early Career Dairy Producer & Professionals’ Group serves dairy producers by giving them an informal manner to learn different skills to properly manage their farms in on-farm or local settings.
    The group is facilitated by UW-Extension of Shawano, Marinette and Oconto Counties’ agriculture agents, with topics and discussion driven by members and attendees. The next get-together of this group is taking place Wednesday, at Finger Family Farms, 8831 Old 41 Road, just east of U.S. 41. The group will convene at 7 p.m.

  • Car show a success
    7/9/2016 The Village Of Pound Car Show was held June 26 on Business 141 and featured 147 cars. The judged show had 25 classes and places of first, second and third in each class. There were three special awards — Sponsors Choice Award by Olsen Transport Inc.; Kids Choice Award by Patz Pallet Service Inc.; and Spectators Choice Award by Dan Risner & Son Excavating. Music and a little trivia to broke up the day. Food and beverage specials were also available.



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