Two dead after Oconto County car crash

TOWN OF MOUNTAIN — Two individuals are dead after a head-on collision between a mini-van and a semi-tractor trailer in Oconto County on Friday.

Oconto County 911 received a call Friday morning with reports of a two-vehicle crash on Wisconsin State Highway 64, less than a mile west of State Highway 32 in the Town of Mountain. Law enforcement and rescue personnel arrived on scene and found a semi-tractor trailer had been westbound on State Highway 64 and a mini-van had been traveling east. The mini-van apparently traveled left of center causing a head-on collision of the two vehicles. It appears that road conditions were a factor.

Despite rescue efforts the two occupants of the mini-van were pronounced dead at the scene. The operator of the semi was transported to a local hospital for non-life threatening injuries.


Marinette City Hall hours set to change

MARINETTE — The Marinette City Hall and Marinette Police Department, effective Monday, will have new office hours.

The hours for all offices will now be from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. The Building Inspector Office hours will be 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.

The information number for City Hall is 715-732-5120.


Man sentenced for fifth drunk driving charge

MARINETTE — A 33-year-old Kingsford, Mich., man was sentenced to a six-year prison term for his fifth drunk driving charge.

Robert W. Montey was given the sentence of three years initial confinement and three years extended supervision by Marinette County Circuit Court Judge David Miron for driving while intoxicated, fifth offense.

Additional conditions imposed for Montey are maintain full time employment, no consumption of alcohol or illegal drugs and not to enter establishments that sell alcohol.

Court assessments total $2,823. Dismissed charges included driving while revoked due to alcohol/controlled substance refusal, operating with PAC, fifth or sixth and possess a firearm — convicted of a felony.

According to court records, Montey drove while under the influence of alcohol on June 21, 2016 in the City of Niagara.