Door County Referendum Results

The Towns of Brussels, Union, & Gardner all approved an advisory referendum for the BUG Fire Department facilities upgrade in the amount of $2.8 million. The approval now triggers a second vote to be held at the annual town meetings. Brussels Yes – 320* No – 153 Union Yes – 284* No – 257 Gardner Yes – 288* No – 258 Voters in the Village … Continue reading

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Elementary School Upgrades the Focus of Algoma Referendum

Voters in the Algoma School District will be asked to approve a $4.86 million referendum in the spring election on April 5th. Algoma Superintendent Nick Cochart says the elementary school is the focus of the proposed project… Plans call for a mechanical conversion, as well as renovations, additions and other improvements at the elementary school… The Algoma School District has seen increased enrollment over the … Continue reading

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Cancellations & Postponements

These are the cancellations and postponements for Thursday, March 24th: Schools -Sevastopol Schools are closed -Sturgeon Bay Schools are closed -Algoma Schools are closed -Kewaunee Schools are closed -All NWTC Campuses & Regional Learning Centers are Closed Other -Northern Door Children’s Center in Sister Bay is closed -Door County Job Center is closed -ABR Emploment Services is closed -Sturgeon Bay YMCA Program Center is OPEN … Continue reading

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Grant Funding Obtained for Crescent Beach

The Fund for Lake Michigan has announced the approval of 26 grant projects totaling over $1.3 million, including $75,000 for a project at Algoma’s Crescent Beach. The Friend’s of Crescent Beach say the grant is the first step in addressing the stormwater drainage issues that impact the beach. The funding will be used to improve water quality in the hopes of reducing the number of … Continue reading

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Environmental Groups Ask for Immediate Action on Groundwater Contamination

Six environmental groups, including Kewaunee Cares and the Clean Water Action Council, are petitioning the Environmental Protection Agency for immediate action regarding ground water contamination in Kewaunee County. Several groups initially filed a petition 18 months ago in hopes of EPA action, but the petitioners say that little has been accomplished since then. The letter filed Wednesday asks for immediate access to clean drinking water … Continue reading

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Kewaunee County Snowmobile Trails to Close Friday Morning

The Kewaunee County Promotions & Recreation Department has announced that all snowmobile trails in Kewaunee County will be closed at 6AM Friday, February 19th. Snowmobilers are reminded that they can be cited for riding on closed trails, and are urged to call the 24-hour information line before heading out by calling (920)-388-7199.

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Mehn & Wisnicky Move on In Kewaunee County Judge Primary

Keith Mehn received 1,564 votes, and Jeffrey Wisnicky received 1,093 votes in the race to replace retiring Judge Dennis Mleziva in the race for Kewaunee County Circuit Court Judge. Andrew Naze finished in third place with 817 votes in Tuesday’s primary balloting. Mehn & Wisnicky will face off for the position in the April election.

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Fett & Benzschawel Move on in SB Council Primary

Stewart Fett, incumbent Alderman for District 6 on the Sturgeon Bay Common Council was the top vote getter in Tuesday night’s primary balloting for the contested seat, with 82 votes. Challenger Tom Benzschawel received 37 votes to move on to the April election, while Nissa Norton totaled 34 votes.

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LC Basketball Team Honors Fan of the Year

82 year old Myra Tlachac was honored as the Luxemburg-Casco Varsity Basketball Club’s “Fan of the Year,” prior to Monday night’s game against Southern Door. Tlachac’s loyalty dates back to her teens when she was an avid supporter of the Luxemburg Blue Jays. When Luxemburg and Casco merged in 1968, she supported the newly formed Luxemburg-Casco Spartans. Through the years Tlachac has watched her siblings, … Continue reading

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Live Algoma Improving the Community Through Collaboration

The Live Well Algoma Coalition, a partnership of community, the Algoma School District, Bellin Health, local business, and government, is approaching the one year mark. Teal VanLanen, District Wellness Coordinator & Community Activator, says the organization was put together after construction of the community wellness center… Collaboration has been key for Live Algoma’s effort to focus on making large, community wide improvements. VanLanen says connecting … Continue reading

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