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Kewaunee County Sheriff’s Department Investigating Burglary
The Kewaunee County Sheriff’s Department is looking for help from the community after a recent burglary. Officers were called to a home on Highway 29 on Thursday, April 14th, where they observed signs of forced entry and were told that an undisclosed amount of cash was taken. The Owners were not home at the time of the burglary, but, a witness saw what was described … Continue reading
Kewaunee County Election Results
Algoma Mayor Wayne Schmidt – 736* Virginia Haske – 423 Algoma Common Council – District 4 Janice Dart – 230* Terry Hannah – 98 Algoma Schools Referendum($4.86 million upgrade project) Yes – 1,542* No – 385 Kewaunee Mayor Sandi Christman – 650* John Blaha – 453 John Griffith – 69 Kewaunee Common Council – District 1 Jason Jelinek – 154* Kathy Brown – 106 Kewaunee … Continue reading
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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.