Government Program Looks to Transfer Algoma Lighthouse

The United States General Services Administration announced Wednesday that the Algoma pierhead light house is being made available at no cost to eligible state or local governments, non-profits, historic preservation groups, or community development organizations. The GSA disposes of excess federal real estate in an effort to save tax dollars. The pierhead light in Algoma is no longer considered mission critical for the US Coast … Continue reading

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Armed Home Invasion Reported in Algoma

The Algoma Police Department & the Kewaunee County Sheriff’s Department are investigating the report of an armed home invasion that took place in the 1200 block of Jefferson street in the City of Algoma early Thursday morning. Officers responded to the call where they found the male homeowner with a cut to his arm & scratches on his head. He was treated by the Algoma … Continue reading

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Kewaunee County Administrator Announces Retirement

Ed Dorner has been the Kewaunee County Administrator for the last 37 years, but at Tuesday night’s Kewaunee County Board meeting, Dorner announced that this will be his final year on the job. Dorner said it has been a wonderful experience & that he particularly enjoyed all of the people he has worked with over the years…[Audio clip: view full post to listen] Dorner says … Continue reading

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Electric Vehicle Charging Station Opens at Door County Welcome Center

The Door County Visitor Bureau unveiled two electric vehicle charging stations Wednesday morning at the Door County Welcome Center on Green Bay Road in Sturgeon Bay. The visitor bureau has set a goal of creating a network of charging stations throughout Door County & already has three partners, the High Point Inn & the Bay Breeze Resort, both in Ephraim & the Village of Egg … Continue reading

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Sheriff Joski Announces Intention to Seek Re-Election

Kewaunee County Sheriff Matt Joski has announced his intention to run for re-election in the fall election for what would be a third four year term. Before becoming Sheriff, Joski was with the Kewaunee City Police Department for over 14 years. He has a degree in police science from NWTC.  The fall election will be on Tuesday, November 4th. Joski’s full statement is below: To: … Continue reading

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Kewaunee County to Host 2017 WI Farm Technology Days

Kewaunee County will host the 2017 Wisconsin Farm Technology Days, the largest agricultural show in the state. The three day outdoor event has been traveling from county to county & host family farms since 1954, showcasing the latest improvements in agriculture, with hundreds of exhibitors. Aerica Bjurstrom, Kewaunee County UW Extension Agriculture Agent says the process of finding a host farm is just begining…[Audio clip: … Continue reading

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Kewaunee County 2014 Spring Election Results

Kewaunee County Spring Election Results Kewaunee School Board – Unincorporated Seat John Pagel(I) – 411 April Dahl – 252 Luxemburg-Casco School Board – Top 3 Receive Seats Timothy Kinnard(I) – 790 Chris Worachek(I) – 787 Jodi Falk(I) – 705 Aaron Maternowski – 411 Kewaunee City Council – District 2 Diane Jirtle – 60 Brenda LuMaye(I) – 12 Luxemburg Village Board – Top 3 Receive Seats* … Continue reading

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Kewaunee & Door Counties Among Wisconsin’s Healthiest

Kewaunee & Door County rank among the healthiest counties in the state, according to the annual County Health Rankings released by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute & the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The County Health Rankings use 29 factors to rank the overall health of nearly every county in all 50 states. According to the report, the five healthiest counties in Wisconsin, starting … Continue reading

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Wolves Beat Ledgers in OT, Cuba City Next

Algoma needed overtime to beat Saint Mary’s Springs, 42-37, in a WIAA Division 4 State Semi-Final at the Resch Center in Green Bay on Thursday Night.  The Wolves used a quick start to open an 11-2 lead that was down to 23-21 at halftime.  Springs took their biggest lead, 31-27, in the third quarter but Algoma answered with a pair of Baleigh Delorit 3-pointer’s and tied the game at … Continue reading

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Badgers Beat American in NCAA Opener

Wisconsin turned an early deficit into a rout Thursday in their NCAA tournament opener against American University. Wisconsin rolled to a 75 to 35 win & will play in the round of 32 Saturday against Oregon.  The Badgers went on a 22-5 run to end the first half to take a 10 point lead heading into the break & dominated in the second half. Traevon … Continue reading

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