Threatening Call Leads to Lockdown at Kewaunee Schools

A threatening call to the Kewaunee School District Thursday morning, mentioning a firearm, led to a lockdown, and an eventual early release from school in Kewaunee. Students who ride the bus or drive, were released beginning at 12:45PM. Students not on busses were released to family members or emergency contacts as of 1:15PM through a security checkpoint. The Algoma & Luxemburg-Casco School Districts also entered … Continue reading

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DOT Says Highway 42 Closure Near Algoma Will be Short

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation recently closed a portion of Highway 42, just south of Algoma, and the closure is expected to continue through the end of this week. The stretch of roadway includes the bridge over Three Mile Creek, between 9th & 10th Roads, which was part of major construction over the summer. You may have heard rumors concerning that bridge and its status. … Continue reading

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Schley To Be Next DC Treasurer

The race for the Door County Treasurer’s office was close, with Ryan Schley coming out on top with an unofficial total of 10,003 votes to Jan Arbter Anderson’s 9,632 on Tuesday. Current Door County Treasurer Jay Zahn is retiring after serving in the position for three decades. Schley has served as Zahn’s Chief Deputy Treasurer for the past three years.

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Sevastopol & Southern Door Referendums Approved

Voters in both the Southern Door & Sevastopol school districts approved referendums on Tuesday. In Sevastopol, the school district was authorized to exceed the state imposed revenue limit by $2,000,000 per year for each of the next four years. The unofficial totals were 1,928 Yes votes, to 1,519 No votes. For Southern Door, an operating referendum for an additional $975,000 for each of the next … Continue reading

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Town of Gardner Meeting on Proposed Quarry Postponed

The special meeting for the Town of Gardner concerning the proposed quarry has been postponed because the attorney who was involved is unable to attend. It was originally scheduled for Wednesday night. The meeting has been re-scheduled for November 4 at 6:30pm at the Brussels-Union-Gardner fire station #2. The site of the proposed quarry is just off Stevenson Pier Road.Town Chairman Mark Stevenson said the … Continue reading

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Neenah Avenue Project Begins in Sturgeon Bay

South Neenah Avenue in Sturgeon Bay will be closed between East Maple Street and Highway 42/57 until early December. During this time, American Transmission Company will be blocking off the center of the roadway to create room to construct the conduits needed to complete their transmission line beneath the ship channel. During this time it will turn portions of Neenah Avenue into one-way alleys intended … Continue reading

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Next Sturgeon Bay Police Chief Chosen

The Sturgeon Bay Police Department announced Friday evening that a next police chief has been chosen to fill the position after current Chief Arliegh Porter’s retirement date of October 2nd. The Sturgeon Bay Police and Fire Commission had a long day of interviews and the decision process. By day’s end, they chose Lieutenant Clint Henry to be the next police chief. Lieutenant Henry, a Sturgeon … Continue reading

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Ports Win Door County Baseball Tournament

West Jacksonport scored 4 runs in the bottom of the 9th inning to beat Kolberg 7-6 Sunday, in the championship game of the Door County Baseball Tournament. Jaeger Brusky drove in the winning run. Drew Tanck had three hits and was the winning pitcher for the Ports, Derek Niedzwiecki, Riley Cordier, & Sawyer Johnson each had two hits. Austin Dart had three hits to lead … Continue reading

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Algoma Named an All American City

The National Civic League has named Algoma an All American City. The Live Algoma initiative powered by the Algoma School District highlighted Wolf Tech, offering youth opportunities to explore skilled manufacturing opportunities with local industry, the Algoma Community Wellness Center, and, the Wolf Den after school mentoring program in it’s virtual presentation Wednesday morning before a national jury. Algoma was one of 18 finalist cities, … Continue reading

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Playoff Teams Set In Nor-Door Athletics Baseball Tournament

The teams are set for the championship in the Nor-Door Athletic Baseball Tournament after the games this weekend. In the game at Egg Harbor, Sister Bay took a 2-1 lead in the second inning but Egg Harbor got 3 runs in the 4th inning and never trailed again. Al Byrne went the first 6 innings for the win with Nick Kita earning the save. Chase … Continue reading

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