Pedestrian Killed in Kewaunee County

An 84 year old woman from Kewaunee was killed early Tuesday morning when she was struck by a truck traveling south on Highway 42, about a quarter mile south of County Highway J, in the Town of Carlton. She has been identified as Audrey Repitz. The investigation is ongoing, but according to the release from the Kewaunee County Sheriff’s Department, it appears the woman walked … Continue reading

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Early Morning Fatal Crash in Town of Franklin

A crash Thursday morning in the Town of Franklin has taken the life of a 62 year old woman who was a passenger in one of the vehicles. The Kewaunee County Sheriff’s Department responded to the scene at 6:36AM. According to the report, a 58 year old Two Rivers man, was traveling north on County Highway Q in a Toyota truck, stopped at the stop … Continue reading

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McCarty Named Head Coach at SNC

Dan McCarty, who just finished his first season as defensive coordinator at Saint Norbert College in De Pere has been announced as the new head football coach at SNC after the resignation of Steve Opgenorth Thursday. Opgenorth went 6-4 this season, his first season as head coach of the Green Knights. McCarty was head coach for Southern Door High School in 2013, served as an … Continue reading

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Man Arrested for Burglary in Algoma

A 29 year old man was arrested Tuesday night in Algoma after police responded to the report of a burglary in progress at the building that houses Stick to it Fitness at 417 Steele Street at 10:09PM. The suspect, Jeremy D. Patza was detained by an occupant of the building who was alerted to the burglary when the suspect broke a window with a rock … Continue reading

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Kewaunee Police Release Sketch of Robbery Suspect

The Kewaunee Police Department is continuing the investigation into an armed robbery that took place in the early morning hours of Friday, October 24th at the Bucket Bar and Grill, in Kewaunee. Police are following up on leads from neighboring law enforcement and have released a facial sketch of one of the suspects . The sketch, which can be viewed below, is of the woman … Continue reading

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Groups Petition EPA to Clean Up Kewaunee County Groundwater

A half dozen groups are asking the federal EPA to investigate longstanding groundwater contamination issues in Kewaunee County. The groups, Kewaunee Cares, Clean Wisconsin, Environmental Integrity Project, Midwest Environmental Advocates, Midwest Environmental Defense Center, & the Clean Water Action Council of Northeast Wisconsin have jointly filed a petition for emergency action by the Environmental Protection Agency under the Safe Drinking Water Act. The law allows … Continue reading

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Ebert Enterprises to Host Farm Technology Days 2017

Ebert Enterprises has been announced as the host farm for Wisconsin Farm Technology Days, which will be held in Kewaunee County in July of 2017. The family owned farm near Algoma is a 2,900 cow dairy farm, cropping nearly 6,000 acres, & raising 3,100 young stock. The farm has 40 full time & 15 part time employees. Kewaunee County was announced as the host of … Continue reading

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Algoma School Expansion Update

The expansion project at the Algoma Middle & High School is well underway. The project which broke ground in July will add a new community center & gymnasium, & a new tech center to the school. Superintendent, & Middle & High School Principal Nick Cochart says there has been a lot of progress made and work is actually a little ahead of schedule. Fundraising was … Continue reading

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Road Projects Continue on Highway 42/57 & 42

Weather permitting, the last elements of the Highway 42/57 project, from southern Door County to the Bayview Bridge in Sturgeon Bay, will be wrapped up this week. We’re told the contractor will finish landscaping along the intersection where Highways 42 and 57 converge, cross pipes will be cleaned out, and final pavement markings will be placed throughout the 7.4 miles of the construction zone. Meanwhile, … Continue reading

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Southern Door to Hold Information Meetings on Referendum

Information sessions for the upcoming Southern Door School District referendum have been scheduled for multiple locations in the days leading up to the November election. The school board is asking voters for permission to exceed the state imposed revenue cap by $390,000 on a one-time basis. The impact on a property taxpayer in the Southern Door District has been pegged at $37 on a $100,000 … Continue reading

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