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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Door & Kewaunee County Election Results

*Unofficial Election Results for Door & Kewaunee Counties* President Door County Trump/Pence – 8,584 Clinton/Kaine – 8,026 Johnson/Weld – 558 Stein/Baraka – 145 *Others Receiving Votes – 85 Write Ins – 210 Kewaunee County Trump/Pence – 6,616 Clinton/Kaine – 3,593 Johnson/Weld – 348 Stein/Baraka – 79 Others Receiving Votes – 92 US Senator Door County Ron Johnson – 9,295 Russ Feingold – 7,671 Phillip Anderson … Continue reading

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Kewaunee Voters Approve Levy Increase

Voters in the City of Kewaunee approved a levy limit override by a 49 vote margin in referendum voting Tuesday. The totals were 690 Yes to 641 No votes. The increase to the levy will be 16.76%($175,000), and will be applied on an ongoing basis and included in the base used to calculate the limit in the future. The city intends to use the funding … Continue reading

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Body of Missing Fisherman Found in Kewaunee

Divers in the Kewaunee Harbor recovered the body of 43 year old Robert Umentum III just after 10:30 Monday morning after a search that lasted just over 7 hours. It is believed that Umentum was fishing and fell into the water in the early morning hours. A yell for help was first reported to Kewaunee County Dispatch at 3:08AM. The immediate area was searched and … Continue reading

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Algoma to Get Hometown Huddle Treatment

The Green Bay Packers have selected the City of Algoma as the recipient of the Hometown Huddle project. The effort is part of the NFL’s league wide Play 60 program encouraging and helping kids get active for 60 minutes a day. Packers players and employees, as well as volunteers from the United Way of Door & Brown Counties will join representatives of the City of … Continue reading

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