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From Conviction to Examination: Unpacking Power Abuse in Law Enforcement
The recent conviction of former Menominee County Sheriff's Deputy Brian Helfert for second-degree criminal sexual conduct using a weapon underscores a significant breach of trust within the law enforcement community. After a rigorous 10-hour jury deliberation, a unanimous guilty verdict was handed down, drawing attention to the consequences of power abuse by those entrusted to uphold the law. Menominee County Prosecutor Jeffrey Rogg highlighted the influential testimonies from other victims, praising the bravery of the primary victim and two others who testified in previous hearings. With Helfert awaiting sentencing and facing up to 15 years in prison, the case illuminates the darker side of authority in law enforcement and its impact on public trust.
Menominee County cafe hosts holiday fundraiser
POWERS, Mich. (WLUC) - The Wilson Creek Cafe brought its local community together to support those in need. The cafe had gifts, jams, food and Santa Claus for the kids. Donations for food pantries and homeless shelters were accepted and put under the tree of warmth and giving. Owner of the Wilson Creek Cafe Chad Cydor said this is way of providing for his community.
The gas price fluctuate between $3.17 and $3.19 in Stephenson as of 2023-12-04. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Monday is $3.242, a week ago the price is $3.250 , according to AAA.
Marinette council approves tax levy, budget
MARINETTE — The Marinette Common Council Wednesday approved the 2024 tax levy and the operational budget. The tax levy was approved 8-0, while the operational budget was approved 7-1. Alderman Doug Oitzinger voted no. Alderman Jeff Skorik was excused. The tax rate will be $23.60 per $1,000 of assessed valuation. That’s a sight increase from this year’s rate of $23.12 per $1,000. The city’s portion of the tax levy is...
Marine boys unable to overcome FVL's dynamic duo
MARINETTE — The Marinette High School boys basketball team could not keep pace with defending North Eastern Conference Champion Fox Valley Lutheran on Thursday. The Foxes who return two first-team All-Conference players including NEC Player of the Year Adam Loberger steadily pulled away for an 89-52 win. “Their top-end talent is very good,” Marinette coach Connor Nelson said after the game. “(Sam) Ferge and (Adam) Loberger are great athletes, and...
Maroons begin hoops season with clean sweep at Will Lynch Invitational
BENZONIA, Mich. — Any concerns that the Menominee boys basketball team would come out of the gates slowly to begin the season were alleviated over the weekend at the annual Will Lynch Invitational tournament. Despite several key players just days removed from battling for a State championship on the football field, the Maroons kicked off the 2023-24 hoops season by capturing the Will Lynch Tournament title with a clean sweep at Benzie Central. ...
Danielle Angotti-Baum Hired as WFBF District 7 Coordinator
MADISON – Danielle Angotti-Baum has been hired by the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation as the district coordinator in northeastern Wisconsin. Angotti-Baum will be responsible for working with county Farm Bureaus to develop and implement programs to serve Farm Bureau members and to coordinate membership recruitment and retention efforts. “I...
Area high school sporting events (Dec. 4-5)
Schedule subject to change Today’s eventsBoys basketball North Central at Stephenson, 6:30 p.m. Carney-Nadeau at Rapid River, 6:45 p.m. Marinette at Peshtigo, 7:15 p.m. Girls...
Michigan High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Live Streams in Menominee County Today - December 2
If your plans today include watching the local high school basketball games in Menominee County, Michigan, then there is some important info for you to know. Find out how to watch or stream today's high-school action in the article below. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network!...
Packerland girls play non-conference games Monday
Three Packerland Conference teams will kick off their week of action on Monday night. Southern Door will head south to Manitowoc for its matchup against Roncalli at 7:15 p.m. Gibraltar will try to build on its successful Friday night with a game at home against Crivitz at 7:30 p.m. Sturgeon...
DNR reports lower deer count for firearm season
MARQUETTE, Mich. (WZMQ) – Firearm Deer hunting season ended on Thursday, November 30th and officials are reporting a lower deer population than in other years. Menominee was at 2,959 harvests early Friday afternoon, almost one thousand less than the previous year. The DNR explained that the unusual late cold...
First-half flurry propels Marinette girls to victory over Foxes
MARINETTE — The Marinette High School girls basketball team had little trouble in taking a North Eastern Conference win over Fox Valley Lutheran on Thursday. The Marines maintained a double-figure advantage for most of the game and led by as many as 19 before FVL scored the final six points to close the margin to single digits with a 46-38 final score. “We did not finish very well in this...
3 Wisconsin bakeries named among America’s best
Whether you’re looking for the perfect dessert to bring to a holiday party or the perfect cookies to put out for Santa on Christmas Eve, it’s the season of sweets and what better way to celebrate than at one of the state’s best bakeries. Three independently-owned Wisconsin sweet shops made Food & Wine magazine’s “100 Best Bakeries in America” list. Editors focused on newer bakeries that specialize in unique, and regional treats.
Menominee downtown arch project hits a snag
MENOMINEE — The downtown arch project at 10th Avenue and 10th Street in Menominee has suffered a temporary setback as the project does not qualify for a state grant. In an email to the EagleHerald, Zak Aubert of the city’s Downtown Development Authority (DDA) said the DDA learned from the Michigan Economic Development Authority (MEDC) that the project did not qualify for the RAP 2.0 grant. “We are meeting with...
Echoes of the Past: The Haunting Legacy of the Old Daggett Schoolhouse
In the quaint town of Daggett, an unsettling legacy clings to the Old Daggett Schoolhouse, stirring curiosity and fear among those who hear its ghostly tales. This historic edifice, once filled with the sounds of learning and laughter, now resonates with eerie phenomena and spectral sightings. Locals and visitors speak of strange occurrences – phantom voices, chilling presences, and fleeting apparitions that seem to defy the veil of time.
Crivitz Area Museum: A Gateway to Local History and Veterans' Valor
The Crivitz Area Museum, a cherished institution operated by the Crivitz-Stephenson Historical Society, stands as a testament to the Village of Crivitz, its neighboring areas, and the valor of veterans. Located at N104 Oak St., this historic museum offers a captivating journey through time, from the Memorial Day opening to its closure on Labor Day. It is here that visitors can immerse themselves in the local history, examining artifacts and exhibits that echo the once thriving logging and railroad industries, integral to Wisconsin's economy.
Sitte leads Vikings past Rebels in OT
Braden Sitte scored seven points in overtime to help the Gibraltar boys' basketball team get their first victory of the season on Saturday, beating Wabeno-Laona 56-44. The two teams took turns outscoring each other 25-17 in the half with the Vikings having to hold on to force overtime. The Vikings would not be denied the win, outscoring the Rebels 14-2 in the extra period.
Menominee’s Trevor Theuerkauf wins MLive’s Player of the Week poll for football state championships
Often a chant heard inside Detroit’s Ford Field and Michigan State’s Breslin Center whenever a team from the Upper Peninsula makes an appearance, the affectionately called “Yoopers” brought the U.P. Power to MLive’s most recent Football Player of the Week poll. If you purchase a...
Daoust’s 34 Points Power Eagles Past Bulldogs
Three of Door County’s varsity boys basketball teams played their first Packerland Conference games of the season Thursday, when only one of them won. Drew Daoust scored a game-high 34 points, including six three-pointers, to lead Southern Door to a 65-55 Packerland Conference victory at Peshtigo. Lauden Berg added...
Lawsuit settled between Menominee Co., prosecutor, former employees
MENOMINEE COUNTY, Mich. (WJMN) — A lawsuit brought by two former employees of the Menominee County Prosecutor’s Office has been settled out of court. The lawsuit had accused Prosecutor Jeffrey Rogg and the County of violating several laws protecting workers, including the Elliot-Larsen Civil Rights Act and the Family & Medical Leave Act. The lawsuit […]