The 98th Kewaunee County Fair is Thursday Through Sunday

The 98th Kewaunee County Fair is this week, Thursday through Sunday at the fairgrounds in Luxemburg. Grand stand events include the modified garden tractor pull Thursday, farm tractor pull Friday, and the enduro stock car race Saturday. On the free Van’s Lumber midway stage you can catch the Del Rays Thursday, Sawyer Brown Friday, Sam Llanas from the Bodeans, and Oil Can Harry Saturday, and … Continue reading

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Two Algoma Men Arrested in Connection With Area Burglaries

Two Algoma men, ages 18 and 19 have been taken into custody for their alleged involvement in multiple burglaries, including the Subway restaurant in Algoma, a Marathon gas station in Sturgeon Bay, and the Wave Pointe Resort in southern Door County. Authorities executed a search warrant Tuesday morning at a residence in Algoma where the suspects were taken into custody. Cash, clothing and other items … Continue reading

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Joint Finance Committe Approves Kewaunee Harbor Funding

State Representative Joel Kitchens has announced that the Wisconsin Joint Finance Committee has approved funding for the Kewaunee Harbor project. Harbor revitalization has been listed as a major component of Kewaunee County’s economic recovery plan after the loss of over 600 jobs when the Kewaunee Nuclear Power Plant closed. The Kewaunee Harbor has 6,500 feet of breakwater and pier structures, and 5,500 feet of maintained … Continue reading

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Hit and Run Destroys Ornamental Boat in Algoma

The Algoma Police Department is investigating a hit and run that destroyed the ornamental row boat planter in the median divider at the intersection of Lake Street and 4th Street in Algoma. The initial investigation shows that on Thursday night at approximately 9:45PM, a vehicle traveling south on Lake Street/County S failed to negotiate the stop sign at the intersection, driving over the median and … Continue reading

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Kewaunee Robbery Suspect Pleads Guilty to Federal Gun Charge

Justin King Nalls, the man facing charges for the robbery of the Bucket Bar and Grill in Kewaunee in October of 2014, pleaded guilty to a charge of being a felon in possession of a firearm in federal court proceedings in Green Bay on Wednesday. Nalls faces a minimum of 15 years in prison for the gun charge based on two previous armed robbery convictions, … Continue reading

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Relay for Life Friday in Sturgeon Bay

The American Cancer Society is reminding folks that teams from businesses, schools, families, places of worship and more will participate in the Door County Relay for Life event on Friday at John Miles County Park in Sturgeon Bay. The Relay for Life program is a community-based event where teams and individuals set up campsites at a school, park or fairgrounds and take turns walking or … Continue reading

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Laconia Defeats Gibraltar in Sectional Semi-Final

The season came to an end for the Gibraltar baseball team Tuesday morning as the Vikings fell to Laconia 6 – 5 in a division 3 sectional semi-final. Laconia scored 5 runs in the top of the second, Gibraltar plated 3 runs in the 5th inning to narrow the gap. Laconia was able to scratch an insurance run across in the top of the 7th … Continue reading

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Manitowoc Man Dies After Kewaunee County Crash

A 61 year old Manitowoc man has been pronounced dead after an accident Friday morning. The Kewaunee County Sheriff’s Department responded to the call of a one vehicle crash at 7:56AM on Highway 42, north of County J, in the Town of Carlton. Investigators determined that the man, driving a black Jeep Grand Cherokee had been northbound on 42 when he crossed the centerline, left … Continue reading

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Bulls Corralled in Kewaunee County

The Kewaunee County Sheriff’s Department responded to the report of 3 to 4 loose bulls on Highway 29 between Pilsen and County Highway AB in the Town of Montpelier Monday night. Deputies were able to get the animals off of the roadway, but were unable to corral the animals, which were described as dangerous and aggressive. It was determined that two bulls and one cow … Continue reading

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Baylake Bank Announces Merger With Union State Bank

Baylake Corporation, the holding company for Baylake Bank, has announced a merger with N.E.W. Bancshares, the parent company for the Union State Bank in Kewaunee. Under the terms of the agreement, Baylake will pay approximately $9.7 million in total consideration, approximately 60% in cash and 40% in Baylake common stock. The transaction is subject to regulatory and N.E.W. shareholder approval, as well as certain closing … Continue reading

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