Algoma Seeking Public Input for Updated Comprehensive Plan

The City of Algoma is in the process of updating it’s comprehensive plan for the city. The comprehensive plan lays out the long term planning needs and sets goals for community development. The last time Algoma’s comprehensive plan was updated was in 2003, which was a 20 year plan. The city has contracted with Vierbicher Associates, a planning consulting firm from the Madison area. The … Continue reading

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Peninsula Pride Farms Offers Clean Water for Those With Contaminated Wells

Peninsula Pride Farms, a group of 43 farmers in Kewaunee and southern Door Counties has announced that it has developed a program called Water Well, to provide free clean water, private well assistance, and help cover costs of a water treatment system to those in the area whose wells have tested positive for e-coli contamination. The water well program will work in conjunction with existing … Continue reading

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City of Kewaunee to Ask Voters for Increased Tax Levy

At a special meeting of the Kewaunee Common Council Monday night, the council passed a resolution to ask voters for permission to exceed the state imposed levy limit by $175,000. The question will appear on the ballot for the November 8th election. The impact on property owners in the City of Kewaunee would be an increase of $100 on each $100,000 of assessed value to … Continue reading

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Sister Bay and Egg Harbor to Meet in DCL PLayoff Championship

Sister Bay and Egg Harbor will meet in the Door County Baseball League’s playoff championship game next Sunday after narrow victories Sunday afternoon. At Egg Harbor, the Indians escaped with a 1-0 victory over Kolberg on an unearned run in the 5th inning. Dave Jilot earned the complete game victory, allowing only 3 hits and striking out 6. Riley Cordier was the tough luck loser, … Continue reading

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Grants to Help Algoma With Crescent Beach Projects

The City of Algoma has announced that it will receive a $175,000 grant from the United States Environmental Protection Agency, for improvements at the city’s Crescent Beach. The grant is part of the EPA’s Great Lakes Restoration Initiative which is providing more than $2 million to 13 cities throughout the Great Lakes region. Algoma City Administrator Jeff Wiswell says the grant money will be used … Continue reading

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Sister Bay Stays Alive in DCL Title Chase

Sister Bay kept its title hopes alive with a 2-1 win over Maplewood in the Door County Baseball League Sunday afternoon. The game was scoreless through six innings, Sister Bay pushed a run across in the bottom of the 7th inning and added their second run in the 8th. Maplewood scored its lone run in the top of the 9th but the rally died there. … Continue reading

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Egg Harbor Inches Toward DCL Title

Egg Harbor clinched at least a share of the Door County Baseball League regular season title with a 9-3 win over Institute Friday night. The Indians jumped on the Cubs early with a 6 run 2nd inning and never looked back. Dave Jilot pitched the first 6 innings for the win striking out 5. Nick Kita, Cody Giesseman, Casey Giesseman, Nick Posh, and Joe Sawyer … Continue reading

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Negotiations End Incident With Possibly Armed Individual in Algoma

An incident that began in Brown County, ended in the City of Algoma Tuesday morning. The Kewaunee County Sheriff’s Department SWAT Team, Door county Sheriff’s Department, the Algoma, & Kewaunee Police Departments, and Algoma Rescue were all involved in the incident involving a possible armed subject. Law enforcement was able to set up a perimeter around the Algoma residence, and with the help of an … Continue reading

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Farm Market Kitchen Closing August 31st

The Farm Market Kitchen in Algoma will be closing, effective August 31st. The decision to close the shared-use food processing business incubator was announced Thursday as the Living Lakes Heritage board of directors recently voted to dissolve the organization. The Farm Market Kitchen was the main project of the organization, economic factors were cited for the dissolution of Living Lakes Heritage. The Farm Market Kitchen … Continue reading

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Firefighters Battle Shed Fire in Luxemburg

The Luxemburg Fire Department was called to a shed fire Tuesday afternoon on Hillview Road in the Town of Luxemburg. Upon arrival crews found the metal pole building heavily involved in fire. The building was used to store hay, equipment, and a workshop, no animals were being housed in the structure. Firefighters were able to knock down the bulk of the fire and used a … Continue reading

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