Rio Creek Feed Mill Awarded Rural Energy Grant

The Rio Creek Feed Mill was announced as one of the recipients of grant funding from the US Department of Agriculture for energy efficiency projects at 25 rural small businesses and agricultural producers in Wisconsin. The feed mill received $93,648 and is using it as part of the expansion of their Luxemburg facility where they have installed a high efficiency corn dryer. Andy Barta, Assistant … Continue reading

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Referendum for School Improvements at Algoma to be on Spring Ballot

The Algoma School Board approved the 2015/2016 budget Monday night that included a 4.58% reduction in the tax levy. The budget also included a resolution for a referendum for permission to issue general obligation bonds not to exceed $4.86 million for a proposed renovation of the Algoma Elementary School, high school restroom renovations, parking lot improvements at each school building, and equipment acquisition related to … Continue reading

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DNR Grants Request of Reconsideration on Kinnard Farm’s Expansion

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has issued a final order regarding an administrative challenge to Kinnard Farm’s permit to expand from 4,000 cows to 6,200. The final order does not uphold conditions set in a ruling by an administrative judge in 2014, that would have forced Kinnard Farms to conduct ground water monitoring, including the installation of wells away from the farm, and put … Continue reading

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Soar on the Shore Kite Event Saturday in Algoma

The Soar on the Shore will be held in Algoma Saturday at Crescent Beach from 11AM to 4PM. The Soar on the Shore is a special kite event put on by the Friends of Crescent Beach and the Algoma Area Chamber of Commerce. Joy Kreiger, Executive Director of the Algoma Area Chamber of Commerce says kite experts will be on hand… The event is free … Continue reading

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Planned Power Outage Tuesday in Kewaunee

A planned power outage will be held in the city of Kewaunee as Wisconsin Public Service upgrades the system line voltage at the Beardsley Street Substation on Tuesday, from 1-3PM. Electrical service will be interrupted for about 250 customers on the west side of the city, on Kilbourn, Ellis, Miller, Center, Vliet, 2nd, and 3rd Streets. WPS has pledged to keep the outage as short … Continue reading

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The 98th Kewaunee County Fair is Thursday Through Sunday

The 98th Kewaunee County Fair is this week, Thursday through Sunday at the fairgrounds in Luxemburg. Grand stand events include the modified garden tractor pull Thursday, farm tractor pull Friday, and the enduro stock car race Saturday. On the free Van’s Lumber midway stage you can catch the Del Rays Thursday, Sawyer Brown Friday, Sam Llanas from the Bodeans, and Oil Can Harry Saturday, and … Continue reading

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Two Algoma Men Arrested in Connection With Area Burglaries

Two Algoma men, ages 18 and 19 have been taken into custody for their alleged involvement in multiple burglaries, including the Subway restaurant in Algoma, a Marathon gas station in Sturgeon Bay, and the Wave Pointe Resort in southern Door County. Authorities executed a search warrant Tuesday morning at a residence in Algoma where the suspects were taken into custody. Cash, clothing and other items … Continue reading

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Joint Finance Committe Approves Kewaunee Harbor Funding

State Representative Joel Kitchens has announced that the Wisconsin Joint Finance Committee has approved funding for the Kewaunee Harbor project. Harbor revitalization has been listed as a major component of Kewaunee County’s economic recovery plan after the loss of over 600 jobs when the Kewaunee Nuclear Power Plant closed. The Kewaunee Harbor has 6,500 feet of breakwater and pier structures, and 5,500 feet of maintained … Continue reading

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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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