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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Traffic Alert as Farm Technology Days Site Prep is Underway

The Kewaunee County Sheriff’s Department is asking drivers to avoid a section of County Road K in the area of Ebert Enterprises, as site preparation is underway for Farm Technology Days. The area of roadway is between County D & Highway 54 near Algoma. Volunteers and vendors will be going to & from the site frequently as Ebert Enterprises is gearing up to host the … Continue reading

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Ports, Bays, Indians, & Mets all Winners in DCL Week 4

West Jacksonport and Sister Bay remain at the top of the Door County Baseball League standings after four weeks of play, and will battle for the top spot next week. The Ports, Bays, Egg Harbor Indians, & Maplewood Mets were all winners in week 4. In Institute Friday night West Jacksonport(4-0) pounded Institute(0-4) 14 to 0. The Ports had 15 hits, 3 each from Griffin … Continue reading

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Krohn’s Lake Park Vandalised

Recent vandalism at Krohn’s Lake Park in the Town of Pierce has led the Kewaunee County Sheriff’s Department to issue a warning that anyone caught purposely destroying property will be ticketed and could face arrest. The Kewaunee County Promotion and Recreation Department was contacted Thursday morning and told that numerous picnic tables were put into the lake, and garbage, including broken glass bottles was thrown … Continue reading

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Woman Struck and Killed by Vehicle on Highway 42 Near Algoma

An 80 year old woman from the Town of Pierce was struck by a vehicle Thursday morning as she was crossing highway 42, near 8th Road in the Town of Pierce. The driver of the vehicle, a 46 year old Algoma man, reported the incident at 10:06AM. The woman was crossing the road to retrieve her mail. Algoma Fire & Rescue along with the Eagle … Continue reading

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