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Thu
03
Mar

Vehicle pursuit leads to arrest of Montello man

A high-speed vehicle pursuit that began in Green Lake County and ended with a vehicle crash on County Road K, Town of Packwaukee, in Marquette County last Friday evening led to the arrest of, and felony charges filed against Austin E. Manthey, 20, of Montello.

Thu
24
Feb

Montello Fire Department has change of leadership for 2022

Glen Bubolz has served as chief for 30 years, and in total has more than 50 years of service to Montello Fire Department. Glen has tirelessly given his time and talent to the citizens of the Montello Joint Fire Dist. The Department and Joint Fire district would like to thank Chief Glen on his retirement as Chief at the end of 2021.

Thu
24
Feb

Ethel Everhard Memorial Library Puts Time Capsule in During Renovation

The Ethel Everhard Memorial Library renovation is moving along! The library, in partnership with the Westfield High School AP History Students, put a time capsule in the wall to be opened at the 100th anniversary of the library, in the year 2072. The AP History Students worked on this project at the behest of the Library Board of Trustees.

Thu
17
Feb

Neshkoro Fire Department host dinner and recognitions

On Saturday, February 12, 2022 the Neshkoro Fire Department hosted their annual Christmas gathering after an absence of two years due to COVID-19.  This was hosted at Blader's Timberland with a delicious meal of chicken, beef tips in gravy, and all the fixings.  There was a short program following the meal and awards were given.  Firefighter of

Thu
17
Feb

Judicial and Public Safety discusses EMS updates

The Marquette County Judicial and Public Safety committee met on February 1st, where they heard updates from the EMS Department, discussed collecting bills for Humane Officer incidents, and voted on having a county-hired Medical Examiner instead of an elected Coroner.

Thu
10
Feb

Christa Van Treeck receives national recognition

University of Wisconsin-Madison Extension 4-H Youth Development faculty member, Christa Van Treeck, received national recognition at the National Association of Extension 4-H Youth Development Professionals National Conference held in Memphis, Tennessee.

Thu
10
Feb

Property Committee discusses sallyport project updates

The Marquette County Property Committee met on February 1st where they heard about a large number of tax deed properties, discussed the Marquette County Historical Society’s lease, and looked at massive potential savings for the jail sallyport project.

Thu
10
Feb

Coloma Lions to host Fisheree on Saturday

The Coloma Lions welcome everyone to their annual Fisheree on Pleasant Lake this Saturday, February 12th. The action gets underway at 7:00 a.m. and the event runs until 3:30 p.m.

Headquarters is under a heated tent at Coloma Town Park, where you will find plenty of great food and refreshments available all day.

Fri
28
Jan

Ag & Extension Committee looks at ideas for fairgrounds

The Marquette County Ag & Extension Committee met on January 17th, taking a first look at a concept plan that gives an idea of how the county fairgrounds in Westfield could be transformed into a property that would be better used.

Fri
28
Jan

Montello Snowball Dance This Weekend

The Montello High School Snowball dance will be held Saturday, January 29th from 8pm-11pm with the Grand March at 9:00pm.  They are asking students and spectators to bring a non-perishable food item to be donated to the school’s Operation Backpack program.  Representatives pictured left to right are: Freshman Hannah Kopmeyer & Gabriel Gonzal

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