Port Edwards village historian, Marshall Buehler, was born in 1927, in Wisconsin Rapids.
The Beuhler family history has deep roots in the village. His father, August Beuhler, was the owner and proprietor of the White City Store, a general mercantile run from the 1920s through the 1930s.
After Marshall graduated from John Edwards High School in Port Edwards in 1945, he would go on to work 39 years at the Port Edwards paper mill. When he retired in 1999, it was as the manager of customer relations.
The Nekoosa Story: A Commemorative History of Nekoosa Papers, Inc., was published in 1987 to commemorate 150 years of history from the early lumber mills, to the formation of the Nekoosa Papers Inc. fine “watermark” paper.