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The EagleHerald will post all of the Community Articles printed in the newspaper each day in the Community section of People can submit information for publication on the Community Page to or 1809 Dunlap Ave., Marinette, WI 54143. Questions about submissions can be directed to our news clerk at 715-735-7500, ext. 150.

  • 7/21/2017 MARINETTE — UW-Marinette Continuing Education Department will offer classes beginning Aug. 9 for those interested in learning basic to intermediate Google Drive and Google Docs skills. In Google Drive, students will learn how to organize and create folders within Drive. They will also learn how to share their Docs in order to collaborate with others. In the Google Docs portion, students will learn the skills necessary to, not only create, but also enhance their documents.

  • 7/18/2017 MENOMINEE — The M&M Area Community Foundation Tailgate Fundraiser, now in its 19th year, will be held Sept. 14. This community event will take place at the Pullman House.
    The Tailgate Fundraiser doors open at 5 p.m. The event includes live and silent auctions, raffles and dinner. “We are excited to announce our featured speaker will be Green Bay Packer football legend, George Koonce,” said Paula Gruszynski, MMACF executive director.

  • 7/18/2017 The classic western seems alive and well, thanks to writers like Peter Brandvold, author of “To hell on a fast horse: A western duo.”
    A North Dakota native now living in western Minnesota, Brandvold has actually penned two novels: “The Devil’s Ambush” and “Bring me the head of Chaz Savidge,” both featuring legendary bounty hunters Lou Prophet and Louisa Bonaventure.

  • 7/15/2017 HARMONY — The public is invited to learn more about proper care of landscape perennials at a free workshop held at the Harmony Arboretum Demonstration Gardens Thursday, from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

  • 7/15/2017 MARINETTE — UW-Marinette Continuing Education Department will offer evening classes beginning Aug. 2 for those interested in learning effective parenting skills. This parenting course offers targeted teaching by age groups with lessons about how to raise responsible kids and enjoy parenting. Participants will learn how to end power struggles with their children, teach responsibility and prevent arguments.

  • 7/14/2017 Summer is a busy time on campus at UW-Marinette.
    For example, while June was a busy month with regard to Continuing Education program offerings, there is a lot more yet to come in our very full summer schedule. Courses include Magic Tricks and Performance, Computer Technology for Beginners, yoga, and sports camps.
    Theatre on the Bay is busy as well. July 14-23 there will be performances of “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street,” by Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler, produced by Rebecca Stone Thornberry and directed by her husband, John Thornberry.

  • Klumb attended FBLA conference, recognized July 2
    7/13/2017 Kyle Klumb represented Marinette High School at the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) National Leadership Conference, in Anaheim, California, June 29-July 2. More than 9,600 participants from across the United States and abroad attended the conference to enhance their business skills, expand their networks, and participate in more than 70 business and business-related competitive events. Participants competed for the opportunity to win more than $170,000 in cash awards.

  • 7/13/2017 MARINETTE — The UW-Marinette Foundation has elected Wendy Dzurick, superintendent of Marinette School District, to its board of directors. Dzurick began her higher education at UW-Marinette, earning an associate of arts degree in 1979. She has also earned a B.A. in elementary education from UW-Eau Claire, a M.A. in educational administration from UW-Oshkosh and an Ed. D. Degree in educational leadership from Edgewood College. She has had teaching and leadership roles in the Marinette, Menominee, Franklin and Greendale school districts.

  • 7/12/2017 The annual Garden Walk will take place Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. This event is sponsored by Northern Lights Master Gardeners (NLMGA) and the UW Extension.
    Harmony Arboretum along with the private gardens of six homeowners are featured. These gardens are located in Wausaukee, Crivitz, Peshtigo, Marinette and Menominee. The walk is a self-guided tour and the gardens may be visited in any order. The garden tour ticket includes a map to help visitors plan their itinerary.

  • 7/12/2017 CRIVITZ — Community members in Crivitz and the surrounding area have a new opportunity to give back.
    Local community leaders have formed a Crivitz Area Council, in partnership with the M&M Area Community Foundation. The council has established the Crivitz Area Fund as a way to provide grants to schools, churches, nonprofits and local governmental agencies throughout the Crivitz area.

  • 7/12/2017 The Healthy Youth Coalition of Marinette and Menominee Counties was recently awarded three grants from the M&M Area Community Foundation.
    A grant in the amount of $7,108 was received for the “Lock it, Drop it, Stop it” program. Funds will be used to purchase personal prescription lock boxes, medication dissolving bags and drop site magnets, which promote the five prescription drug drop box sites at local law enforcement agencies.
    According to Karianne Lesperance, HYC community health educator, “This grant helps tremendously in educating our community members about the importance of securing their medications and the need for proper disposal of expired and unused medications. This is one step in the prevention of prescription drug abuse.”

  • Conservation camp covers outdoors
    7/11/2017 CRIVITZ — The 12th annual Sand Lake Conservation Camp held at Camp Bird had 78 campers, representing 24 Wisconsin and one Upper Michigan County, and 21 dedicated overnight camp staff. This event is for youth going into sixth through eighth grades 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.

  • 7/10/2017 MARINETTE — UW-Marinette Assistant Professor of Communications-Theatre Arts Rebecca Stone Thornberry has been promoted to associate professor with tenure. Stone Thornberry and 33 UW Colleges and UW-Extension faculty members were recently awarded promotions or tenure.

  • 7/8/2017 MARINETTE — Anne Bartels of the Marinette County Land & Water Conservation Division will share general astronomy information and give a stargazing tour of the night sky from 9 to 10:15 p.m. Wednesday. This event is at the Harmony Arboretum, 7 miles west of Marinette, ½-mile south of State Highway 64 on County E.

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