Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center Getting Makeover

During its lifetime, which began in 1936, the building has been a garage and city hall in Sturgeon Bay. Now, it’s getting a bit of a makeover by its current occupant, the Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center. The organization’s Executive Director, Pam Seiler, says the project is part of the effort to make the visitor center more welcoming… Seiler says, for many people, their first human … Continue reading

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Open Seat on Algoma City Council

There is an open seat on the Algoma City Council, due to the resignation of Alderman James Barlow. The seat is in the 3rd aldermanic district, a map of the district can be found below. The city is accepting letters of interest from those interested in filling the seat. The appointed term will run until the April, 2018 election. Interested parties who live in the … Continue reading

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Live Algoma a Finalist for Culture of Health Prize

The Live Algoma Coalition has been named as one of eleven finalists for the 5th annual Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Culture of Health Prize. The communities named as finalists were chosen from a list of more than 200 throughout the United States that demonstrated how they excelled in six different criteria. The prize honors communities that understand health is a shared value and everyone has … Continue reading

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Passenger Killed in Snowmobile Accident Saturday in Casco

According to information from the Kewaunee County Sheriff’s Department, an accident involving a snowmobile Saturday night has taken the life of the passenger of the snowmobile. The accident took place on private property off of Pheasant Road in the Town of Casco. The report says the snowmobile struck a fence post, resulting in both the driver & passenger being thrown from the snowmobile & the … Continue reading

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Treml Appointed President & CEO of Bank of Luxemburg

The Bank of Luxemburg has announced that Tim Treml has been appointed President and CEO of the financial institution. Treml has been working closely with John Slatky on the transition. Slatky served as the bank’s Executive Vice President and CEO for five years and as President and CEO for the past 23 years. Slatky will remain on staff until his planned retirement in June. Treml … Continue reading

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Michigan Street Bridge Reopens Thursday

The Michigan Street Bridge in Sturgeon Bay is set to reopen Thursday afternoon. The department of Transportation says repairing the nine damaged beams from an incident last April cost $200,000. The driver of the semi towing the backhoe that struck and damaged the bridge is responsible for all of the costs of the repair. The beams were cut out from the bridge structure and new … Continue reading

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Kewaunee County Snowmobile Trails Closed

As of 6AM Friday, December 23rd all four sections of the Kewaunee County snowmobile trail system are closed. Snowmobilers can be cited for riding on closed trails. For the latest updates on status of the Kewaunee County snowmobile trail system call the 24 hour information line at 1(920)-388-7199.

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Kewaunee County Snowmobile Trails Open

The Kewaunee County Promotions and Recreation Department announced that as of 5PM Sunday, all four sections of the county snowmobile trail system are open. Trails are reported to be in poor-fair condition. Riders are urged to use caution near the Black Ash Swamp north of Algoma. Riders are also warned that groomers may be on the trails, and there is thin ice on waterways and … Continue reading

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Fire Fighters Battle Apartment Fire and Cold in Southern Door County

The Brussels-Union-Gardner Fire Department responded to a fire in southern Door County just after 8:30 Sunday night. The fire in the Town of Union in Southern Door County near the county line, is believed to have started in the furnace of a building with four apartment units on Rocky Road. Fire Chief Curt Vandertie said the cold weather was a factor in the fire fighting … Continue reading

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Algoma Ranks as Safest Place to Live in Wisconsin

Algoma has been named as the safest place to live in Wisconsin, on a list put together by Alarm System Reviews. Information from the FBI’s annual uniform crime report was used to create the list. Algoma’s ranking is based on a violent crime rate of 0.3 per 1,000 residents and a 0.0 property crime rate per thousand. The Village of Luxemburg came in at number … Continue reading

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