Millage proposal narrowly passes

MENOMINEE — Further results are in from Tuesday’s elections regarding the Stephenson Area Public Schools’ sinking fund millage proposal. The proposal narrowly passed, with 281 votes in favor to 275 against.

Menominee announces snow ban

MENOMINEE — The City of Menominee Snow Ban ordinance takes effect Dec. 1 at 2:30 a.m. and will remain in effect until April 1.

Vehicles parked on the street overnight on Nov. 30 will be ticketed.

The Menominee Police Department will require permits for all vehicles parked overnight in municipal lots located at 2nd Street and 5th Avenue, 2nd Street and 6th Avenue, 2nd Street and 9th Avenue, 1st Street and 6th Avenue and 405 6th Avenue.

Permits will be issued upon application to the police department and will be restricted to one-third of the total number of parking spaces available in each lot, as determined by the city’s code enforcer. Applications for permits will require the registered owner of the vehicle, type of vehicle, vehicle registration, address and telephone number of the owner. Applications for permits may be denied by the police department. Anyone denied application may appeal to the city manager by corresponding in writing to the city clerk requesting a meeting with the city manager.

Parking permits in city lots are required during plow periods from Dec. 1 through April 1 of each year during the hours of 2:30 a.m. to 6 a.m.

Work on County Trunk G delayed

PESHTIGO — The Marinette County Highway Department announced that construction work that was to be done on County Trunk G in 2019 is delayed to 2020. 

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation and the Marinette County Highway Department have been working with the project contractor, Northeast Asphalt, to get all contracted construction work completed on County Trunk G during the 2019 construction season. As recently as Oct. 25, there was a plan in place to meet this goal; however, due to weather and an unforeseen event at the asphalt plant, work was delayed.

The long-range weather forecasts don’t look favorable for finishing the paving and the remaining work this construction season. Due to this, the departments are likely looking at completing the project in 2020, pending a good week of warmer weather yet in 2019.

Northeast Asphalt will be working to complete a paved driving surface on County Trunk G and creating transitions to connecting roads and driveways for winter snow removal. Temporary pavement markings will be applied until construction is completed.

Snowy roads factor in fatal crash

TOWN OF SAUKVILLE, Wis. (AP) — Authorities say snowy roads played a factor in a fatal crash during morning drive time in suburban Milwaukee.

According to the Ozaukee County Sheriff’s Office, a disabled semi-truck and trailer were parked on the shoulder of Interstate 43 in the Town of Saukville when the truck was struck by a Pontiac Vibe around 8 a.m. Wednesday.

The driver of the Vibe died at the scene. The driver of the semi was not hurt.

The National Weather Service says between 2 and 3.5 inches (5 and 8.9 centimeters) of snow fell in Ozaukee County through 2 p.m. Wednesday.