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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Kewaunee County Snowmobile Trails to Close

Snowmobile trails in Kewaunee County will be closing due to deteriorating conditions and warmer temperatures. Trails in the Denamrk area closed as of noon on Thursday and all trails will be closed as of noon on Friday. The trails were opened on Tuesday evening. Riders are encouraged to call the 24 hour information line operated by the Kewaunee County Promotion & Recreation Department by calling … Continue reading

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Kewaunee County Snowmobile Trails Open

The Kewaunee County Promotions & Recreation Department has announced that all four sections of the Kewaunee County snowmobile trail system are open, effective 6PM Tuesday. The trails are groomed, but are reported to be in poor condition. Riders are asked to use caution and to stay on the marked trails. A 24 hour hotline is updated when the trail status changes, that number is (920)-388-7199.

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Haen Named State’s Fairest

Kewaunee County’s Fairest of the Fair, Isabella Haen, has been crowned as the 2018 Wisconsin Fairest of the Fair. Haen was selected Wednesday, from a field of 36 contestants at the annual Wisconsin Association of Fairs Convention in Wisconsin Dells. She will now serve for one year as an ambassador for the Wisconsin Association of Fairs, traveling throughout the state promoting the educational, agricultural, social, … Continue reading

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