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The 12th Annual Ride of Silence is taking place tonight.

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The ride begins at the Band Shell at Marina Park in Menominee at 7pm. The purpose of the ride is to honor those who have been injured or killed in car – bicycle accidents and to raise awareness that bicyclists share the roads with motorists.

Representative Bill St. Martin says anyone who would like join the ride is welcome and can join the group at the Marina Park Bandshell tonight at 7pm. If you have questions you can call 906-863-93-61 for more information.

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River Park Campground could be getting an upgrade.

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At Monday night’s Menominee City Council meeting the council reviewed a motion that would amend a resolution allowing grant funding for the River Park Campground. Mayor Jean Stegeman describes the proposed improvements to the campground.

The resolution also says the City of Menominee allocate up to 15-thousand dollars for the River Park Campground improvements. Council unanimously approved of the amended resolution.

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Marinette Law Enforcement Honor those who have served in the Line of Duty.

Marinette Law Enforcment Day


Yesterday afternoon, in observance of Law Enforcement Memorial Week and Peace Officers Memorial Day, the Marinette Police Department and the Marinette Sheriff’s Department held a ceremony to honor those officers who have been killed or disabled in the line of duty. Retired Marinette Police Chief, Jeff Skorik says on May 19th three names will be added to the Wisconsin Law Enforcement Memorial in Madison, Wisconsin.

Yesterday the community recognized each law enforcement officer that has passed and recognizes the officers who continue to do the tough work.

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Have you seen this man?

Benjamin Martinez
The Iron Mountain Police Department is seeking information for a man wanted on a felony warrant for domestic violence.

Police are looking for Benjamin Martinez, 34. He’s wanted on charges of aggravated domestic violence, domestic violence – second offense, and habitual offender – fourth notice.

According to the police department, the crimes Martinez is wanted on occurred in September of 2016. He is still believed to be in the Iron Mountain area.

If you know where Benjamin Martinez is, you’re asked to send a private Facebook message to the police department or call them at (906) 774-1234.

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You can HELP Stamp Out Hunger in OUR Communities!

stamp out hungerIf you’ve you checked your mailbox this week there’s a good chance that you’ve received a blue bag from your letter carrier and that means it’s the 25th annual National Letter Carrier Food Drive that is being held tomorrow, Saturday, May 13thIn 20-16, Marinette and Menominee had over 13-thousand visits made to local food pantries.

The Stamp Out Hunger campaign is one of the largest fundraisers in our community that supplies local food pantries with close to 15-thousand pounds of non-perishable food items.

If you would like to participate you simply need to leave your blue bag or any other bag with non-perishable food items by your mailbox for your letter carrier to pick-up.

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