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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Catarozoli Questions Committee Appointments

Sturgeon Bay Mayor Thad Birmingham announced his appointments to an ad hoc committee on funding for local streets and infrastructure at the common council meeting Tuesday afternoon. The committee will be led by Alderman David Ward, along with citizen members Matt Nichols, Dina Boettcher, Mike Gilson, Todd Wilson, Pat Blizel, James Schneider, and Tony Smith. 1st District Council Member Kelly Catarozoli objected to the mostly … Continue reading

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New Welcome Signs Being Installed in Kewaunee county

Drivers will be greeted by new “Welcome to Kewaunee County” signs when they enter on Highways 29, 54, and 42. The signs replace ones that were erected decades ago, and feature a new design featuring blue waves, and the slogan “The Good Life on a Great Lake.” Kewaunee County Tourism Coordinator Jennifer Schneider says it is part of a plan to continue promoting the county. … Continue reading

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Door County Baseball League Starts Sunday

The Door County Baseball League kicks off the 2017 season Sunday. The top two teams from last season meet in week one as Sister Bay begins their campaign for a 4th straight league title, hosting the playoff champions Egg Harbor. The rest of the schedule has Baileys Harbor at West Jacksonport, Institute at Maplewood, and Washington Island at Kolberg. All games begin at 1:30PM. Eddy … Continue reading

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Upgrades Underway at Bruemmer Park Zoo in Kewaunee

Construction is underway at the Breummer Park Zoo near Kewaunee. The old bear pen has been demolished, and a large new exhibit will be built for the zoo’s two bobcats. Other projects include the removal of the old steps that linked the upper & lower portions of the zoo, due to safety concerns, and a new entrance sign will soon be installed. The entrance sign … Continue reading

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Kewaunee Selects New City Administrator

Fred Schnook has been selected as the next Kewaunee City Administrator. Schnook has a Master’s Degree in Public Administration and is working on his PHD in Urban Affairs. Schnook has served as executive director of several organizations and previously served as the Mayor of Ashland, Wisconsin. Schnook will begin his duties as Kewaunee City Administrator May 1st. He will shadow Interim City Administrator Art Osten … Continue reading

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Kewaunee County One of the Healthiest in the State

For the second time in the last three years, Kewaunee County has been ranked as one of the healthiest counties in Wisconsin. Kewaunee County ranked 2nd out of the 72 counties in the state in the Health Outcomes category, which factors length of life and quality of life. Kewaunee County came in 10th for Health Factors, which includes behaviors, clinical care, social & economic factors, … Continue reading

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