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Kenneth Harold Hardtke

Kenneth Harold Hardtke, 76, of Roberts, WI, died of bladder cancer on June 16th, surrounded by loved ones. Ken was born January 10th, 1945, to Harold and Grace Hardtke. He was raised on the family’s dairy farm in Oconto Falls, WI, and graduated from Oconto Falls High School in 1963. He worked as a carpenter and millwright for many decades. He also earned a Bachelor’s degree from UWGB with an emphasis in Environmental Science.
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Bulldogs headed to State after claiming Sectional crown

OCONTO FALLS, Wis.—The Peshtigo girls softball team hit, then hit again, and then hit some more as the Bulldogs’ offense exploded in the sixth inning while Bethany Ahrens tossed a shutout in Peshtigo’s 12-0 victory over Wittenberg-Birnamwood in the WIAA Division 3 Sectional Championship game Wednesday. Peshtigo’s win sends the...
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Suring man indicted on federal child-sex crime charges

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) - A 36-year-old man from Oconto County is accused of crossing state lines with the intent of a committing sex crime with a child. The U.S. Attorneys’ Office says John Fredenburgh, of Suring, was indicted Tuesday on two counts of traveling interstate with intent to engage in a sexual act with a minor and one count of using a computer to attempt to persuade, induce, or entice a minor to engage in unlawful sexual activity.
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Menominee's Swanson wins Micro Sprint feature

ESCANABA—The third week of racing at the Upper Peninsula International Raceway brought fans excitement in multiple forms—hard, clean racing and dust-ups in the dirt—Saturday night in Escanaba. A week after going for a sidewinder tumble in turn four and missing last week’s feature, Charles Peterson (Rapid River) out-dueled Allan Yelle...

Former Suring official indicted on child sex charges

(WLUK) -- A former Suring village official who already faces child sex assault charges in state court has now been indicted in federal court. A grand jury has indicted John Fredenburgh, 36, on two counts of traveling interstate with the intent to engage in a sexual act with a minor and one count of using a computer to attempt to persuade, induce, or entice a minor to engage in unlawful sexual activity.

Vets 4 Vets looking to upgrade Flag Memorial in Suring

SURING (WLUK) -- A small veterans group based in Oconto County is reaching out to the public to help with improvements to its memorial in Suring. Vets 4 Vets of Northeast Wisconsin wants to install a granite marker there, to honor all who served. At Riverside Park in Suring, the...

Jury selection begins in 1976 double murder trial

MARINETTE (WLUK) – Attorneys have started the process of picking a jury to hear the case of Raymand Vannieuwenhoven, who allegedly killed a couple at a Marinette County park in 1976. Vannieuwenhoven, 84, is charged with two counts of first-degree murder for the deaths of David Schuldes, 25, and Ellen...
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Daily Weather Forecast For Pound

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Pound: Friday, June 25: Areas of fog then mostly cloudy during the day; while mostly cloudy then patchy fog overnight; Saturday, June 26: Rain showers likely during the day; while showers and thunderstorms likely overnight; Sunday, June 27: Chance of
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On-street parking a concern near shipyard

MARINETTE—Most people, we suspect, would agree that the positive aspects of Fincantieri Marinette Marinette far outweigh anything negative. Bring up the subject of on-street parking near the shipyard and you will likely strike a nerve with some residents and business owners in that area. Alderwoman Debbie Klegin broached the subject of parking in the 1400 block of Newberry Avenue Monday at the Marinette Civic Affairs, Cemetery, Traffic & Lights Committee meeting.
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Marinette County Sheriff

 Mitchell Tietz reported a disturbance in the Town of Porterfield.  Alyssa Wandke reported a restraining order violation in the Town of Peshtigo.  Mark Mommaerts reported a theft in the Village of Wausaukee.  Ronald Gadda reported damage to property in the Town of Peshtigo.  Nicholas Wontor...
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Newspapers in Education

The Newspapers in Education (NIE) program has been around only a fraction of the time the EagleHerald and its previous newspapers have been here, but it has made a huge impact in the community. The NIE program isn’t it’s own entity or owned by one organization, so each newspaper incorporates...
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Penny Mullins

“My love affair with news began when I was in seventh grade, but my job as a journalist began 35 years ago … when I walked through the doors of the Marinette Eagle-Star as a new employee. “While I was hired to be in charge of the lifestyle section of...

Great egrets nesting in Marinette

MARINETTE (WLUK) -- Some big white birds have been spotted in the Marinette and Menominee, Michigan area. The great egrets are nesting on the Menominee River, and conservationists say years of clean-up work in the region are paying off. The place is called Strawberry Island. "For the last 20 years,...
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City gets cost estimate for Higley Park redesign

MARINETTE—Last month, the Marinette Parks and Recreation Committee received conceptual designs for reconfiguring Higley Park, which sits on 8.7 acres on Carney Avenue, between Alice Lane and City Park. On Monday, the landscape design and architecture firm hired to come up with those designs told the committee how much such a project may cost.

Former Suring Village Trustee Now Facing Federal Child Sex Crime Charges

GREEN BAY, WI (WTAQ) — A former Suring official is now facing federal child sex abuse charges. Former Suring village trustee John Fredenburgh, 36, was indicted by a federal grand jury on Tuesday on two counts of traveling across state lines with the intent to have sex with a minor, and a third count of using a computert in an attempt to entice a minor.