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

  • 10/19/2017 What happens when you take hard, Midwestern subjects and carry them into the realm of poetry?
    You have “Tough Luck,” a poetry collection by Todd Boss. The central poem, “Fragments for the 35W Bridge,” is an homage to the 13 people killed when the I-35W bridge collapsed in downtown Minneapolis Aug. 1, 2007.
    Boss had crossed that same bridge just 20 minutes before.

  • 10/19/2017 BARABOO, Wis. — The University of Wisconsin-Baraboo/Sauk County and Friends of the Campus invite the public to attend the naming cermony of its new science building. It will be named the “Thomas C. Pleger Science Building, honoring former dean, Thomas C. Pleger, a native of Marinette. Pleger died in May after undergoing emergency brain surgery.

  • 10/18/2017 PESHTIGO — The Peshtigo Woman’s Club had its opening meeting Oct. 9. Darlene Grandaw read thank you notes from the recipients of scholarships for 2017 and Badger Girls State and the letter from the Chamber of Commerce requesting the Peshtigo Woman’s Club take over the Triangle Park, on the east side, for Christmas Holiday trees.

  • 10/18/2017 MENOMINEE — The Menominee County Library Bookmobile received a grant of $2,000 from the Lois Lenski Covey Foundation.
    Lois Lenski is an author and illustrator of over 100 children’s books and the 1946 Newbery medalist for “Strawberry Girl.” She established the Foundation as a charitable institute 50 years ago. Since then the Foundation has assisted over 400 organizations in their efforts to nurture reading skills, gain access to books, and instill a love of reading. It specifically supports Bookmobile programs as a way to advance literacy and foster a love of reading among children and youth.

  • 10/17/2017 A local politician’s daughter was arrested last week and charged with homicide because she and her fiancé allegedly supplied heroin laced with often deadly Fentanyl to a pregnant woman who died earlier this summer.
    Cassandra “Cassie” Nygren, a 28-year-old with a history of drug problems, now faces the potential of a long prison sentence. Her father is State Rep. John Nygren, a Republican who grew up and still lives in Marinette.

  • 10/14/2017 MENOMINEE — On Oct. 4 GFWC Menominee Woman’s Club honored its past presidents, Pat Krah, Jane Stripling, Alice VanEyck, Carol Mick, Carol Lynn Higley, Mary K. Froehlich, Donna Bueltman, Germaine Vincent, Janet Callow and Laura Pat Huffman.

  • 10/13/2017 The following is a list of events events at the Stephenson Public Library in October:
    ¦ Oct. 16: Teresa Irish, author of “A Thousand Letters Home,” will present the inspirational and life-affirming story of “The Journey of the Letters,” at Mid-County Public Library, Wausaukee, 3 p.m.; and the Stephenson Public Library, 7 p.m.

  • 10/13/2017 WAUSAUKEE — The winners of the Department of Wisconsin 2017 Poppy Poster Contest, sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary (ALA), are Courtney Peterson, Matthew Schleis, Brielle Stapleford and Alam Zamora. The posters of Courtney Peterson and Alam Zamora were selected to advance to the National Competition where they won 1st place in their class.

  • 10/13/2017 The Salvation Army is accepting new and gently used winter coats, snow pants, boots, sweaters, sweatshirts, jeans and warm blankets to be given to families in need in Marinette and Menominee counties, as part of the Coats for Kids event. The collection will go through Nov. 3, with distribution Nov. 11.
    Drop off locations are in: Athlestane: Cornerstone Assembly of God; Marinette: Abundant Joy Gifts and Gathering, Bank Mutual, Bellin Health Clinic, Calvary Church, Jack’s Fresh Markets, Marinette County Board of Realtors (any office), Marinette County Department of Health and Human Services, Papa Murphy’s, PCM Credit Union, Pied Piper Day Care, Shopko, Stephenson National Bank & Trust, The Salvation Army, Tri-County Credit Union and Waupaca Foundry; Menominee: Anchor Coupling, Cycle Path, Emmanuel Lutheran Church, First National Bank & Trust, First Presbyterian Church, Kmart, Menominee County Courthouse, Nicolet National Bank, Peninsula Credit Union, Stephenson National Bank & Trust, Tri County Credit Union and YMCA 

  • 10/13/2017 MENOMINEE — On Oct. 4 GFWC Menominee Woman’s Club honored its past presidents, Pat Krah, Jane Stripling, Alice VanEyck, Carol Mick, Carol Lynn Higley, Mary K. Froehlich, Donna Bueltman, Germaine Vincent, Janet Callow and Laura Pat Huffman.
    The club is actively planning its annual Holiday Wreath Fundraiser to benefit the new Veteran’s Memorial at Riverside Cemetery. To honor the final resting place of veterans, GFWC is excited to participate in the construction of the new veteran section. The club donated two flag poles last year and this year the funds will be used to purchase a memorial bench.

  • 10/13/2017 MENOMINEE — The Menominee American Legion Auxiliary Unit 146 and Girls State program chairpersons report that the 78th Session of American Legion Girls State, will be held from June 17 to 23, 2018, at the Michigan State University campus, East Lansing, Mich.
    Since presented in 1941, approximately 30,000 young women of Michigan have participated in this democratic government simulation program held at Girls State. The program is based on Michigan State government at the city, county and state levels. It emphasizes the impact of government in today’s world. It is the American Legion Auxiliary’s (ALA) mission to provide an outstanding, unique, and coveted educational opportunity to the young women of our nation that instill basic ideals, and principals of American government through our Girls State, and Girls Nation citizenship training programs.

  • 10/11/2017 MARINETTE — Ruth Hryshkanych, former head of the mission for women and girls and a 40-year resident of Lake Lundgren Bible Camp, received the Queen Marinette Award for her work on behalf of girls and young women at an award ceremony Sept. 28 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Social Hall. The honor is bestowed by the Women’s Giving Circle of Marinette & Menominee Counties, a committee of the M&M Area Community Foundation.

  • 10/11/2017 MENOMINEE — The Menominee River Chorus, under the direction of Ed Boehm, presents its 17th annual show, “Terminal Jet Lag.” The show theme revolves around a group of travelers who are stranded at an airport trying to get home for Thanksgiving. The show is at Blesch Auditorium in Menominee, Oct. 21 at 7 p.m.

  • 10/10/2017 MARINETTE — The 25th Season of the Northeastern Wisconsin (N.E.W.) Concert Band will be commemorated at its fall concert Oct. 29 at 3:30 p.m. in the W.J. Jones Auditorium at Marinette High School, 2135 Pierce Ave.

  • 10/9/2017 MENOMINEE — River Cities Concert Association presents its first concert of the 2017-2018 season, Anderson and Roe four hands, one grand piano. The concert will be held Oct. 19, 7 p.m., at Blesch Auditorium, and is sponsored by Stephenson National Bank and Trust.


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