Hit and Run Destroys Ornamental Boat in Algoma

The Algoma Police Department is investigating a hit and run that destroyed the ornamental row boat planter in the median divider at the intersection of Lake Street and 4th Street in Algoma. The initial investigation shows that on Thursday night at approximately 9:45PM, a vehicle traveling south on Lake Street/County S failed to negotiate the stop sign at the intersection, driving over the median and … Continue reading

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Kewaunee Robbery Suspect Pleads Guilty to Federal Gun Charge

Justin King Nalls, the man facing charges for the robbery of the Bucket Bar and Grill in Kewaunee in October of 2014, pleaded guilty to a charge of being a felon in possession of a firearm in federal court proceedings in Green Bay on Wednesday. Nalls faces a minimum of 15 years in prison for the gun charge based on two previous armed robbery convictions, … Continue reading

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Relay for Life Friday in Sturgeon Bay

The American Cancer Society is reminding folks that teams from businesses, schools, families, places of worship and more will participate in the Door County Relay for Life event on Friday at John Miles County Park in Sturgeon Bay. The Relay for Life program is a community-based event where teams and individuals set up campsites at a school, park or fairgrounds and take turns walking or … Continue reading

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Laconia Defeats Gibraltar in Sectional Semi-Final

The season came to an end for the Gibraltar baseball team Tuesday morning as the Vikings fell to Laconia 6 – 5 in a division 3 sectional semi-final. Laconia scored 5 runs in the top of the second, Gibraltar plated 3 runs in the 5th inning to narrow the gap. Laconia was able to scratch an insurance run across in the top of the 7th … Continue reading

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Manitowoc Man Dies After Kewaunee County Crash

A 61 year old Manitowoc man has been pronounced dead after an accident Friday morning. The Kewaunee County Sheriff’s Department responded to the call of a one vehicle crash at 7:56AM on Highway 42, north of County J, in the Town of Carlton. Investigators determined that the man, driving a black Jeep Grand Cherokee had been northbound on 42 when he crossed the centerline, left … Continue reading

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Bulls Corralled in Kewaunee County

The Kewaunee County Sheriff’s Department responded to the report of 3 to 4 loose bulls on Highway 29 between Pilsen and County Highway AB in the Town of Montpelier Monday night. Deputies were able to get the animals off of the roadway, but were unable to corral the animals, which were described as dangerous and aggressive. It was determined that two bulls and one cow … Continue reading

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Baylake Bank Announces Merger With Union State Bank

Baylake Corporation, the holding company for Baylake Bank, has announced a merger with N.E.W. Bancshares, the parent company for the Union State Bank in Kewaunee. Under the terms of the agreement, Baylake will pay approximately $9.7 million in total consideration, approximately 60% in cash and 40% in Baylake common stock. The transaction is subject to regulatory and N.E.W. shareholder approval, as well as certain closing … Continue reading

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Sturgeon Bay City Administrator Announces Retirement

Sturgeon Bay City Administrator Steve McNeil has announced that he will retire from the position as of August 1st. McNeil has held the position since 2008. His tenure has seen a focus on economic development, the expansion of the industrial park, and securing a commitment from a developer for the west side waterfront redevelopment. McNeil was also instrumental in Sturgeon Bay being designated as one … Continue reading

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Two Men Killed in Wednesday Night Accident

The Door County Sheriff’s Department has released information on a one vehicle accident Wednesday night in which both occupants were ejected and pronounced dead at the scene. 32-year old Navjit Singh and 27-year old Robin Bhardwaj died in the rollolver accident off County Trunk DK, south of County H, shortly before 10PM. The accident report indicates that the vehicle was traveling at a high rate of … Continue reading

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Burn Ban in Effect in Kewaunee County

The Kewaunee County Fire Chief’s Association has put a burn ban in place in Kewaunee County, effective immediately until conditions improve. The DNR recently elevated the fire danger status in Kewaunee County to Very High. The emergency burning restrictions include: -No campfires except where municipalities allow by ordinance -No burning of combustible materials in the outdoors(fireworks, tiki torches…) -No smoking in the outdoors(smoking is allowed … Continue reading

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