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  • 5/24/2016 Hobbyists and car lovers of all ages are invited to attend the Marinette Logging & Heritage Festival Car Show July 10, a featured event capping off the three-day festival celebrating Marinette’s role in Northeast Wisconsin’s early lumbering history. Last year, more than 160 vehicles gathered on picturesque Stephenson Island, adjacent to downtown.

  • 5/23/2016 MARINETTE — A Musical Afternoon Tea was the theme for the May 4 meeting of the Marinette Woman’s Club. Music for the event was provided by Judy Gignac. Many members brought tea cups with them and shared their history and special meaning. Several members dressed in afternoon tea attire reminiscent of earlier times. The menu served by Little River Country Club staff was in keeping with this theme.

  • Eagle Scout status reached
    5/21/2016 Daniel Hengel has achieved the rank of Eagle Scout and had his Eagle Scout Court of Honor Ceremony May 13. Hengel is a member of Boy Scout Troop 1054, Peshtigo. Scoutmasters are Keith Schroeder and Hank Johnston. Hengel started while in first grade as a Cub Scout in Peshtigo Pack 4054 and crossed over to Boy Scouts in February 2011. He is currently a sophomore at Marinette High School.

  • Stalheim receives award
    5/21/2016 PESHTIGO — Andrew Stalheim, son of David and Julie Stalheim, Peshtigo, was the recipient of his Eagle Scout Award May 10, at a Troop 1054 Court of Honor held at Little River Country Club.

  • Students chosen for  Badger Girls, Boys State
    5/20/2016 MARINETTE — Marinette High School students have been selected to participate in the 2016 Badger Girls and Boys State Government and Leadership Conference.

  • 5/20/2016 MENOMINEE — St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, has been selected as a delegate to attend the 76th session Girls State to be held at Michigan State University, East Lansing, Mich., June 19-25, according to Gerrie Tupper, Girls State program chairman for American Legion Auxiliary Unit 146, Sarah Porras. With assistance from community donations, ALA Unit 146 will sponsor Porras. Alison Blake, Menominee, will also attend Girls State, and Casting Service Group of Menominee will sponsor her as a delegate.

  • 5/20/2016 There is still room in two conservation summer camp opportunities available for middle and high school students this summer in northern Wisconsin. Upper Peninsula youth are also welcome. Deadlines are approaching.

  • 5/18/2016 MARINETTE — The sixth annual “Logging & Heritage Festival,” celebrating Marinette’s rich history will be held July 9 and 10, on Stephenson Island.

  • 5/18/2016  MARINETTE — The UW-Marinette will hold its annual commencement ceremony Thursday, at 7 p.m. in the Herbert L. Williams Theatre. More than 90 students earned two-year degrees from UW-Marinette during the 2015-16 academic year. Fifty-nine students will participate in the ceremony, including four international students who will be receiving completion certificates from Youth For Understanding, a nonprofit educational organization serving more than 50 countries.

  • 5/18/2016 Individuals interested in birds, seeing them up close or through binoculars, are invited to Birdfest to learn about the birds that come through the area every year. Chappee Rapids Audubon Society will hold its third annual Birdfest Saturday at the observation deck on Pond Road. The event is held in conjunction with Marinette’s Bird City Wisconsin accreditation. The day also celebrates International Migratory Bird Day which is observed across both North and South American continents.

  • 5/17/2016 The May 4 General Federation of Women’s Clubs (GFWC) Menominee Woman’s Club gathering at Riverside Golf Club featured a celebration of the club’s success at the recent statewide convention. The Menominee Woman’s Club is considered a Category IV club and received numerous awards at the convention.

  • 5/16/2016 UW-Extension, in cooperation with local businesses, hosted Teen Entrepreneur Workshop and Tours 2016 April 23. The new workshop was especially developed for high school students to learn about what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur and to meet local business owners. Four students met John LaPlant of Blue Bike Burrito, Jenny Knox of Goose and Gander Finery, and Dan Welty of GCR Tire.

  • 5/14/2016 Area students were able to learn more information about local career opportunities thanks to Tri-City Area United Way’s Educational Success — Cradle to Career — Career Exploration initiative. The Educational Opportunities High School to Post Secondary Task Force coordinates this program. Three career days were scheduled for the 2015-2016 school year.

  • 5/14/2016 MENOMINEE — Menominee County Intermediate School will conduct Early Childhood Developmental Screenings for children from birth through 5 (if not attending school) Friday and June 3.

  • 5/13/2016 MENOMINEE — Local Poppy Days are May 19-21. Members of the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 146 will distribute red poppies, in exchange for a free-will donation, at Jack’s Fresh Market and Kmart from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


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