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A local yard takes on a “not-too-lively” look as skeletons take over for Halloween on Wednesday in Marinette.
EagleHerald/Rick Gebhard
Rusty Wolfe installs a vintage 1800's terra-cotta tile on a building he is restoring on Hall Ave. in Marinette. It is one of the dozens of buildings Wolfe is refurbishing in the area.
EagleHerald/Rick Gebhard
Rusty Wolfe installs a vintage 1800's terra-cotta tile on a building he is restoring on Hall Ave. in Marinette. It is one of the dozens of buildings Wolfe is refurbishing in the area. #mymarinettemenominee
Thursday, November 29, 2018 11:21 AM
  • 1/21/2020 

    MARINETTE — The Marinette School District Board of Education was updated on the feedback given by the community on the rightsizing project Monday.


  • 1/21/2020 MARINETTE— As the one year mark approaches — arriving Saturday — celebrating the day the doors officially opened at the City of Marinette Community REC Center, Executive Director of Recreation & Events Gavin Scray presented Marinette City Council members with an overview of the facility’s usage and revenue reports during the first council meeting of the New Year. His presentation highlighted areas for improvement as well as successes upon which to build as the facilities enters is second year in operation.  

  • 1/20/2020 MARINETTE — The City of Marinette Public Safety and Code Enforcement Committee followed through on a proposed agreement with Marinette County that promises to afford local city and county law enforcement officials and tactical response teams an add level of safety and effectiveness when it comes to a wide array potential emergencies. The agreement comes in the form of the joint operation of a Lenco Armored Rescue Vehicle (ARV). The vehicle serves as an armored personnel carrier for situations that might involve armed hostages or other high-risk scenarios.

  • 1/20/2020 

    MADISON, Wis. — A crossing guard from Peshtigo has received a prestigious award from Wisconsin lawmakers.

  • 1/20/2020 

    MARINETTE — The debate between members of the Marinette County Board of Supervisors over how the county should promote tourism and market the county continued Tuesday.

  • Boosting police officer recruitment

    MARINETTE — The increasing demands, evolving job requirements, stressful situations and the constant loom of the unknown, makes enforcing the law, maintaining safety and patrolling the community a perpetual struggle for police departments across the country. That struggle becomes especially poignant when paired with the growing issues and difficulties of recruitment of new officers and the retention those already on the force. For department heads, especially in small towns and cities with limited resources, finding qualified candidates grows continually more demanding.

  • JCI addresses Ditch A GAC concerns
    1/18/2020 MARINETTE — The science and the discussions of (PFAS Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl substances) in the community involve highly complex and highly technical explanations and processes. PFAS represent a group of over 4,000 compounds shown to possess probable links to various health-related issues like certain cancers. The chemicals are present in various industrial and consumer goods and processes. The City of Marinette and Town of Peshtigo first became aware of widespread PFAS contamination in 2017 when Johnson Controls Inc. (JCI) and its subsidiary, Tyco Fire Products LP, first informed the residents in both municipalities of detected levels of PFAS in the environment surrounding the Tyco Fire Technology Center (FTC).   

  • 1/18/2020 MARINETTE — The Marinette County Board of Supervisors has been debating for several months on what should be done to spur community and economic development in the county. On Tuesday it finally reached a consensus, voting 24-5 to direct Administrator John Lefebvre and the Development Committee to create an internal Community Development position. 

  • 1/18/2020 

    MENOMINEE — The Menominee Schools Facilities Task Force presented their final project recommendations to the Board of Education Thursday. After several months of collecting data, their final recommendation is to tear down and rebuild Central Elementary as a K-5 or K-6 school, allow for Blesch Intermediate to be repurposed and no longer used as a regular school building and complete as many deferred maintenance projects as feasible at Menominee Jr. High/High School. No formal decision was made by the school board..

  • JCI program helps to feed children

    MARINETTE — Johnson Controls, Inc.’s Backpack program is entering its fourth year this year.

    Adam Menor of JCI said the project began with a group of Tyco emp...

  • Marinette tourism; doing more with less

    MARINETTE — After a marketing and tourism contract that partnered the City of Marinette and Marinette County expired at the end of 2019 without renewal, slashing the city&...

  • A promise is a promise

    MARINETTE — The M&M Area Community Foundation kicked off the Future Fund program this week, visiting schools in both Marinette and Menominee counties to announce the p...

  • 1/16/2020 

    MARINETTE — The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources reported new information into the investigations still progressing in the Town of Peshtigo, Marinette and at other locations, regarding the PFAS plume of contamination that originated at the Tyco Fire Technology Center (FTC).

  • PFAS listening session prompts frustration

    MARINETTE— “Every question leads to another question,” said one unidentified area resident who stood to address a room of concerned people, local and state officials and other interested parties packed into a standing-room only Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources PFAS Information Session.

  • 1/16/2020 

    Following are the school board races in Marinette County for the April 7 spring election:

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