Kewaunee County Snowmobile Trails to Close

Snowmobile trails in Kewaunee County will be closing due to deteriorating conditions and warmer temperatures. Trails in the Denamrk area closed as of noon on Thursday and all trails will be closed as of noon on Friday. The trails were opened on Tuesday evening. Riders are encouraged to call the 24 hour information line operated by the Kewaunee County Promotion & Recreation Department by calling … Continue reading

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Kewaunee County Snowmobile Trails Open

The Kewaunee County Promotions & Recreation Department has announced that all four sections of the Kewaunee County snowmobile trail system are open, effective 6PM Tuesday. The trails are groomed, but are reported to be in poor condition. Riders are asked to use caution and to stay on the marked trails. A 24 hour hotline is updated when the trail status changes, that number is (920)-388-7199.

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Haen Named State’s Fairest

Kewaunee County’s Fairest of the Fair, Isabella Haen, has been crowned as the 2018 Wisconsin Fairest of the Fair. Haen was selected Wednesday, from a field of 36 contestants at the annual Wisconsin Association of Fairs Convention in Wisconsin Dells. She will now serve for one year as an ambassador for the Wisconsin Association of Fairs, traveling throughout the state promoting the educational, agricultural, social, … Continue reading

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Primary Needed for Two Seats on Kewaunee County Board

A primary election will be held on February 20th to narrow down the candidates for two seats on the Kewaunee County Board. There are three people running for the seat in District 2 in the Town of Lincoln, Cory Cochart, Joseph Musial, & Mark Kusniesz. In District 10 in the Town of Carlton, the candidates are Duane Duecat, John Wochos, & Thomas Cretney. The seat … Continue reading

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Kewaunee Man Dies in High Speed Accident

A 21 year old Kewaunee man is dead, after a high speed chase through the city of Kewaunee Sunday night. Just after 11PM an officer of the City of Kewaunee Police Department observed a vehicle entering the city on Highway 29 in excess of 100 miles per hour. The officer attempted to pursue the vehicle as it headed down First Street to Hospital Road, but … Continue reading

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Algoma Wins $25,000 Culture of Health Prize

Algoma has been recognized as one of eight winners of the 2017 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Culture of Health Prize. The national recognition comes with a $25,000 cash prize and recognizes the community for pursuing innovative ideas and bringing partners together to rally around a shared vision of health. The Algoma School District was recognized for inspiring youth to be a driving force behind a … Continue reading

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Credit Card Skimmers Found at Kewaunee County Gas Station

The Kewaunee County Sheriff’s Department has notified the public that credit card skimmers were found at a gas station within Kewaunee County. The devices were found Thursday afternoon at multiple pumps at the unnamed location. It is believed the devices were installed at some point in the early morning hours Thursday. The Sheriff’s Department has notified all of the gas stations throughout the county to … Continue reading

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Two More 30 Pounders Registered in KD Salmon Tournament

Algoma native Mike Bathke has jumped to the top of the leaderboard of the 35th annual KD Salmon Tournament. Bathke hauled in a 30.35 pounder Thursday morning in Algoma. Another fish just over 30 pounds was weighed in by the Propsoms in Sturgeon Bay and currently puts them in 3rd place at 30.05 pounds. 13 year old Carter Bieri, of Sturgeon Bay, is in 2nd … Continue reading

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Fatal Accident Saturday Morning in Kewaunee County

The Kewaunee County Sheriff’s Department responded to a one vehicle accident Saturday morning in the Town of Lincoln near the intersection of County C & County K. Luxemburg Fire & Rescue & Casco/Lincoln First Responders reported to the scene as well. Upon arrival it was determined that the vehicle left the road & entered a field, traveling south until striking a ditch. The passenger in … Continue reading

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The Book Corner Opens in Algoma

A ribbon cutting ceremony & grand opening was held in Algoma Friday morning at the Algoma Library Friends new used book store, The Book Corner. The store is located at the corner of 3rd & State Streets in downtown Algoma. It will be open Fridays & Saturdays from 11AM to 3PM, & Sundays from 10AM to 2PM. The store is completely volunteer run and all … Continue reading

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