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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Bay Pharmacy Home Medical to Continue Under New Name

While the pharmacy division of Bay Pharmacy has been sold off to CVS Pharmacy, the Home Medical Department will continue to operate, but under a new name. Bay Pharmacy will officially close on Friday, September 12th at 5pm & the Bay Pharmacy Home Medical Equipment Department will close on Saturday, September 13th. On Monday, September 15th, the Home Medical Department opens under a new name, … Continue reading

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County S Road Work Begins in Kewaunee County

The Kewaunee County Highway Department has begun a pavement resurfacing project on County S, from Arlington Avenue on the north side of Algoma, to the Kewaunee/Door County line. The work includes pulverizing the existing pavement, resurfacing & shouldering. Traffic will be detoured onto Highway 42 & onto Door County Highway J. The project is expected to last two to three weeks.

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March of Dimes Radio-Thon is Thursday

WDOR is teaming with the March of Dimes to raise funds to help provide programming intended to raise the health of mothers & babies by putting on a day long “Radio-Thon” Thursday. By donating, you can play a role in the non-profit organization’s effort to provide public & professional health materials, local programs & fund research efforts. Listeners will hear from professionals who are working … Continue reading

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Bays Lose Opener at State

River Falls scored 3 runs in the bottom of the 1st inning and went on to beat Sturgeon Bay 9-2 at the Class AA Legion State Tournament at Mary Rountree Evans Field in Baraboo on Friday.¬† Down 3-0 in the top of the 3rd inning, the Bays threatened by loading the bases with nobody out but River Falls escaped and went on to the win.¬† … Continue reading

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Manure Tanker Rolls Over Near Algoma

A tanker truck hauling agricultural waste rolled over Thursday morning at the intersection of County Highway D & Highway 54 in the Town of Ahnapee. The Kewaunee County Sheriff’s Department reported to the scene just after 8AM & found the tanker leaking its contents¬† into the east ditch of Highway D. It is estimated that approximately 5,000 gallons were in the tanker. The Department of … Continue reading

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