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 The Coleman-Crivitz Journal

(from the archives)

Becca Nelson Vertz , Green Bay area fitness trainer (Photo by Green Bay Press Gazette)
Get Fit Fast for the New Year
November 6, 2016

Reported by the Green Bay Press Gazette Meghan Diemel, freelance writer

No matter how overscheduled our lives have become, the importance of daily exercise never wanes – no matter how often we might wish it away.

Thirty minutes or longer is ideal for a workout, says Becca Vertz, a fitness, health and lifestyle specialist in Green Bay, but if 20 minutes is the time available, it is better than sitting idle.

"It's just a matter of working something into your schedule where you can. I'm a firm believer that you can incorporate functional exercise into your lifestyle," she says. FULL STORY

Red Cross Blood Drive on Dec. 30 in Silver Cliff
December 21, 2015

The American Red Cross will again hold a blood drive in Silver Cliff on Wednesday, Dec. 30, from noon to 5 p.m. The blood drive to honor the Silver Cliff Rescue Squad and Fire Department will be held in the Rescue Squad and Fire Department building, W13600 County C. For an appointment, call Chuck... FULL STORY

Village of Coleman in 1940s: What was it Like?
December 4, 2014

One sunny day in the 1940s a cameraman sets out to film everyone he finds out-and-about in this little town: Men loading a truck, people walking by, children pouring out of school and playing baseball, and people out shopping. It looks like a good place to be for the parents and grandparents of toda... FULL STORY

Wausaukee EMTs Family Needs Help
November 21, 2011

According to Wausaukee area resident through her Facebook account wrote that Kevin Kwasny (EMT, instructor and president of the Wausaukee Rescue Squad) was severely injured in a cabin explosion last week. His uncle Edward Kwasny, 76, died in the explosion. Kevin and his uncle Edward were staying ... FULL STORY

The Secret to Overcoming Health Issues
November 14, 2016

Contributed by Circularity Healthcare Poor circulation is often a cause of chronic pain. Poor circulation is usually caused by tobacco use, diabetes, or various autoimmune diseases (diseases where the body makes antibodies that fight against itself) such as lupus or rheumatoid arthritis. * P... FULL STORY

Bellin Health to Participate in ACO Health Model
February 26, 2016

Contributed by Bellin Health Bellin Health Partners will participate in the Next Generation Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Model, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) newest ACO model. For the last three years, Bellin Health has participated in CMS’ Pioneer ACO Model throug... FULL STORY

4th Annual Greenhouse Sale in Wausaukee
May 12, 2015

Reported by the Peshtigo Times The Wausaukee High School Applied Natural Science class will have their 4th annual plant sale at the School Greenhouse on two separate weekends. The sale will start on Mother's Day weekend beginning with Friday, May 8th from 4 - 7 p.m. and Saturday, May 9th from 8 a... FULL STORY

Unused Medicine is Collected in Marinette County
May 3, 2014

Reported by the Peshtigo Times A total of 733 pounds of unused medication was collected on Saturday, April 26, from citizens of the counties of Marinette and Menominee, Mich. The annual collection was held in conjunction with the National Prescription Drug Take Back Days. Participating were Ma... FULL STORY

Bubba Now in Wisconsin Doing Some Shrimping
April 30, 2014

Reported by the Associated Press WESTBY — America’s Dairyland might seem an unlikely place for growing some of the country’s favorite seafood. Wisconsin’s first indoor shrimp farm is in the heart of the Kickapoo Valley, where the organic food industry is booming. The family-owned Dairyland Shr... FULL STORY

Rural Life Day in Crivitz on March 27
March 3, 2014

St. Mary Church of Crivitz will host the 2014 Rural Life Day on Thursday, March 27. Rural Life Day is a celebration of rural living and the blessings that come with that way of life. Bishop David Ricken, Bishop of the Green Bay Catholic Diocese, will celebrate the 10:30 a.m. Mass. Those attending... FULL STORY

Auto Enthusiasts Focus For New eBay Channel
January 10, 2014

by Karl Greenberg, Marketing Daily eBay Motors is reaching out to the enthusiast crowd with a new Web site devoted to aftermarket customizers and car lovers looking for muscle cars, classics, and automotive odds and ends. The online community and personalization platform is called eBay Garage. Th... FULL STORY

Womens Self Defense Course in Marinette
May 10, 2013

Reported by Bay Cities Radio in Marinette Local women are invited to learn about self-defense this week. The RAD—Rape Aggression Defense—program is being brought to Marinette, teaching women to always be prepared, strong, alert and assertive in every way possible. Marjorie Giese is one of the ... FULL STORY

Turn Your Obsolete Laptop or Smartphone into Cash
March 17, 2013

Hands-Free Bluetooth Headsets - Wholesale Prices And Incredible Savings! With landfills and junkyards across the U.S. not allowing the dis... FULL STORY

Tress Benefit to be held Oct. 13 in Coleman
October 4, 2012

Former Coleman High School graduate, Chad Tress of Madison, has been diagnosed with Spinocerebellar Ataxia, a neurological condition which causes the cells in the cerebellum to degenerate. To help cover the cost of future treatments and other expenses, a benefit will be held on Oct. 13th, from 1 ... FULL STORY

Benefit to be Held in Coleman for 5-year-old Girl
September 20, 2012

A benefit fundraiser for little five-year-old Savannah Kremsreiter will be held Sept. 29 at the Coleman Park from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be activities, a brat cookout, silent auction and bucket raffle, bake sale, and carnival games for children. Savannah, daughter of Walker and Gretchen Kre... FULL STORY

Blood Drive at Coleman Lutheran Church
September 20, 2012

A blood drive will be held Sept. 24 from 1 to 6 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 201 Louis St., Coleman. Call 920-897-3733 to make a reservation. FULL STORY

Commercial/Industrial Properties for Sale/Lease
July 25, 2012

Coleman welcomes anyone looking or inquiring about starting a business. The Village of Coleman houses available land and existing buildings which may fit your business needs. Here is a short list: Commercial / Industrial Properties for Sale or Lease 1. Remodeled service station with... FULL STORY

Workshop at Coleman Church on July 22
By David Keup
June 26, 2012

A two-day workshop for Christian dialogue, education and prevention at Trinity Lutheran Church in Coleman conducted by Chaplain Ken Wenzel of Wisconsin Lutheran Institutional Ministries and UW Hospital of Madison. He will speak July 22 from 6:30-8 p.m. on Bible study and dialogue and on July 23, 6:3... FULL STORY

Blood Drive in Wausaukee June 11
By David Keup
May 31, 2012

A Red Cross Blood Drive will be held at the Wausaukee School on Monday, June 11 from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Wausaukee Lions and Leo’s Club, funds will go for college scholarships. For donors to make an appointment call Barb at 715-759-5747 or 715-927-5213. However, walk-ins are welco... FULL STORY

Faith Christian School to Hold Annual Auction
April 25, 2012

Faith Christian School of Coleman will hold its fourth annual auction fundraiser on Saturday, April 28 in the school gymnasium. The event which features both an oral and silent auction will run from 11:30 am until 4:00 pm. Some of the items up for auction include two Green Bay Packer sky box tick... FULL STORY

Antique Expert & Appraiser Will be in Coleman
February 22, 2012

An antique style road-show will be held in Coleman April 17 from 2 to 5 p.m. The Coleman Area Public Library will host author and antique expert, Mark F. Moran, of Iola. Moran, the former senior editor of Antiques and Collectibles Books for Krause Publications, Iola, has made guest appearances as... FULL STORY

Area Host Family Need for Exchange Student
By David Keup
January 27, 2012

According to UW-Marinette International Program Director Tina Oman, the university is still in immediate need of a host family for one of the new students from South Korea who is part of the Youth for Understanding International Exchange (YFU). Two students from South Korea have joined returning ... FULL STORY

Pound Woman Died on Dec. 1
December 16, 2011

Adeline E. Broderick, 86, of Pound died Thursday, Dec. 1 at her home. Born to the late Charles and Gustie (Ermis) Werteleski on Sept. 13, 1925 in the Town of Pound, she married Ernest Broderick on April 20, 1946 at Section Eight Baptist Church. The couple farmed in the Town of Pound until retirem... FULL STORY

Coleman Area Woman Died on Dec. 7
December 16, 2011

Blanche J. Hansen, a former Coleman resident, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 7 at The Harbor Club in Port Washington. Friends may call at St. Anne Catholic Church, Coleman on Saturday, Jan. 7 from 9 a.m. until the time of the Memorial Mass at 11 a.m. Fr. Celestine Byekwaso will officiate. Born to ... FULL STORY

Kelly Lake Woman Died on Dec. 1
December 8, 2011

Helen (Mrs. Eugene) Hoffman, 84, of Kelly Lake died suddenly Dec. 1 at a Green Bay hospital, following a 12 day illness with cancer. Born Sept. 14, 1927 in Pound to Fred and Catherine (Milan) Gusick, she grew up on a family farm in the White Potato Lake area and following the sudden death of her ... FULL STORY

Coleman Woman Died on Dec.5
December 8, 2011

Funeral services were held on Dec. 5 for Jean Boehm, 83, of Coleman. She passed away on Dec. 1. Born on Nov. 2, 1928 at home in Dickinson County, Iowa, she grew up in Minnesota and Iowa. On Jan. 25, 1946 she married Fred Boehm in Mason City, Iowa. She worked for years in Iowa in a meat locker ... FULL STORY

Christmas Tree Lights in Coleman
By David Keup
December 1, 2011

With Christmas Day only a few weeks away, the Village of Coleman already has a head start on the holiday as several area businesses and indivduals have put up Christmas trees and decorated them with colorful lights. The trees are lined up in a row next to the side of the roadway on Business Highw... FULL STORY

Funeral for Former U.S. Veteran Held on Nov. 26
November 23, 2011

Randy L. Wendland, 58, Athelstane resident, died Wednesday, Nov. 16 at Bay Area Medical Center in Marinette. Born Aug. 22, 1953 in Milwaukee, he served in the United States Army from 1972 to 1978. He resided in Athelstane where he was employed at Gateway Bar and Grill. He enjoyed hunting and fis... FULL STORY

Safe Sitter Babysitting Class at Area Hospital
November 18, 2011

Registration is open for the Safe Sitter babysitting class being held Saturday, December 10, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Community Memorial Hospital. The nationally recognized babysitting preparation program is designed for girls and boys ages 11 and older. The one-day course is $40 which also includes a... FULL STORY

World Series Game Program Snags $241,500
November 14, 2011

According to the Associated Press, a program from the first World Series game has sold at auction for $241,500. Hunt Auctions says the program was sold Saturday at the Louisville Slugger Museum. Company President David Hunt said there was enormous demand for the rare 1903 program from the seri... FULL STORY