At 8:45 yesterday morning, Marinette City Hall and Marinette County Courthouse and Annex were among the hundreds of customers who were without power due to a piece of faulty equipment. WPS spokesperson, Matt Cullen said it was a piece of equipment that holds a fuse in place. The power outage only lasted a little of an hour with power being restored to WPS customers by ten am.
It might’ve taken three rounds of votes, hours of discussion between the 31-member board of supervisors, the Mayor of Marinette, and the county administrator but an agreement is made by Marinette County Board of Supervisors at yesterday’s Marinette County Board Meeting.
County Administrator, Jon Lafabvre says the county wants to be a partner to the towns, villages, and cities throughout Marinette County and if this project does not move forward, it will only put a road block between the county and the city.
Jon LaFabvre The Marinette County Board voted in favor of loaning seven point five million dollars to the City of Marinette for the sports and event center.
Jeff Zeratsky Recreation Center Committee Member The City of Marinette is currently in the beginning stages of the bidding process for the project. More about the project will be announced at next month’s City Council Meeting.
In February, Wisconsin’s unemployment rate went down to 3.7%and according to estimates Wisconsin added over 7,000 jobs. Wisconsin Governor, Scott Walker says without a doubt, we are working and winning for Wisconsin. Listen to Gov. Scott Walker Here:
Walker says job creation is strong and wages are up. Listen to Gov. Walker Here:
Walker goes on to say this is all great news for working families across the State of Wisconsin but he won’t be satisfied until everyone who wants a job, has a job.
This program protects private forest land from conversion to non-forest uses. The legacy program provides an opportunity for private forest land owners to ensure that their forestland continues to provide critical wildlife habitat and recreational opportunities. Applications to nominate forest land for enrollment in Michigan’s Legacy program must be received by June 16th. Apply online at www.michigan.gov/privateforestland