Algoma Chamber Announces Beacon Award Winners

The Algoma Area Chamber of Commerce has announced the winners of its Beacon Awards. Chamber Executive Director Sara Krouse says the awards used to be known as the BIE awards… The Business Award went to the Scenic Shore Inn, recognizing their expansion, doubling the amount of rooms, and adding a pool, sauna, and large deck.Emily Rankin, a Paraprofessional at Algoma Schools was named as the … Continue reading

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Kewaunee County Snowmobile Trails Closing

All sections of the Kewaunee County snowmobile trails system will close as of 6AM, Wednesday, March 13th. The Kewaunee County Promotions & Recreation Department reminds snowmobilers that they can be cited for riding on closed trails, and encourages people to call their 24 hour information line at (920)-388-7199.

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Informational Meeting on Grain Elevator Restoration Project March 9th

A public informational meeting and celebration in honor of the grain elevator, formerly on Sturgeon Bay’s west side waterfront has been set for Saturday, March 9th at the Union Supper Pub. Attendees will hear a brief history of the more than 100-year old structure and have the opportunity to meet with representatives of the firms that expect to collaborate on the restoration project for the … Continue reading

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Kewaunee County Snowmobile Trails Closing Sunday Morning

All four sections of the Kewaunee County snowmobile trail system will be closed as of 6AM Sunday. The county Promotions & Recreation Department announced the closure due to predicted warm temperatures and the possibility of rain. Snowmobilers will be cited for riding on closed trails. Riders are asked to check the 24-hour information line before heading out by calling 1(920)-388-7199 to check trail conditions and … Continue reading

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Government Center Remodel in the Works

A remodeling project at the Door County Government Center in Sturgeon Bay moved a step closer to reality during the meeting of the County Board Tuesday. Supervisors gave the go-ahead for the renovation work on two floors of the building that once housed the Door County Courthouse. County Administrator Ken Pabich talked about some of the renovation work to be done… Pabich says changes will … Continue reading

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Kewaunee County Highway Robbery Under Investigation

The Kewaunee County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the report of a highway robbery in the Town of Casco Monday night. Authorities received a call shortly after 8PM from a woman reporting that her purse was taken at knifepoint after she had stopped to assist what she believed was a person needing roadside assistance. The victim told Sheriff’s Deputies that she was southbound on County C, … Continue reading

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Kewaunee County Budget Includes $1.7 Million in Savings

Kewaunee County taxpayers will see a drop in the county portion of their tax rates for 2019 after the adoption of a $22,783,968 budget by the County Board. The drop in the tax rate amounts to a reduction from $7.30 to $7.25 per $1,000 of equalized value. The reduction is credited to a decrease in expenditures of $1.7 million from year to year. Notable spending … Continue reading

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Manufacturing Days Offers Tours & Job Fair

A dozen Door County manufacturers, based in Sturgeon Bay, will open their doors to free tours Saturday during the second of two Manufacturing Days, this time from 8AM to noon. An important component of the event will be the opportunity for workers to attend a job fair at each location. Jim Schuessler, Executive Director of the sponsoring Door County Economic Development Corporation, says interested visitors … Continue reading

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KCEDC Hires Chaudoir as Consultant, Names Larson Interim Director

As the Kewaunee County Economic Development Corporation continues its search for a new Executive Director, the board of directors has chosen an Interim Director. Kim Larson, a member of the organization’s executive committee has been tabbed to fill the position. Larson has experience ranging from branding & marketing campaigns, launching new initiatives, as well as working with startups in several sectors. She and her husband … Continue reading

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Red Cross Seeking Volunteers for Smoke Alarm Event

The Red Cross is looking for volunteers in Door County to help with their Smoke Alarm Installation Event on June 2nd. The goal of the nationwide event is to reduce the number of fire deaths and injuries in the US by 25% within five years. Teams of volunteers will go door to door on the day of the event installing free smoke alarms, testing alarms, … Continue reading

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