Absentee Voting Being Encouraged for Spring Election

The City of Sturgeon Bay Clerk’s office is strongly encouraging voters to act now to vote absentee for the April 7th Spring Election & Presidential Preference Primary. Polls will be open for those who need them on election day, but with current public health concerns it would be best if most voters voted absentee, & these ballots should be requested as soon as possible. For … Continue reading

Algoma Man Charged With Possession of Child Pornography

A 61 year old Algoma man has been arrested on charges of possession of child pornography. The man’s apartment was searched Wednesday in reference to a tip from the Internet Crimes Against Children Taskforce. David Lehnert, who lives in the Seagull Apartments on 6th Street in Algoma, is incarcerated at the Kewaunee County Jail pending further court orders. The Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force … Continue reading

Fatal Accident Tuesday in Luxemburg

A 24 year old man is dead, after an accident Tuesday morning in Luxemburg. The Kewaunee County Sheriff’s Deparment responded to an accident at 6:11AM Tuesday on County Highway AB at Luxemburg Road. Units from Luxemburg Fire, Luxemburg Rescue, and Lincoln/Casco First Responders assisted at the scene. A car driven by 24 year old Derrick Hallam is believed to have been traveling west on Luxemburg … Continue reading

Maritime Tower Construction Underway

If you have gone past the Door County Maritime Museum in Sturgeon Bay you have likely noticed the beginnings of what will become the Maritime Lighthouse Tower. The hope is that tower construction will be done byOoctober. The museum’s Deputy Director and Development Manager Sam Perlman says there is much more work to do after construction is complete… The tower is an addition to the … Continue reading

71 Year Old Man Found Dead After House Fire

The Kewaunee County Sheriff’s Department has identified the body of a 71 year old man discovered after a structure fire Friday in the Town of Franklin. The body of Stephen Voelker was discovered after crews battled a house fire early Friday morning. Deparments from Tisch Mills, Carlton, & Denmark all responded to the scene, and fire investigators from the State of Wisconsin Department of Justice … Continue reading

Dealing With High Water in Sturgeon Bay

With water levels at or near record highs over the last year, flooding and other issues have impacted numerous communities in the area. Sturgeon Bay City Engineer Chad Shefchik says while Sturgeon Bay has had issues in some areas of the city, for the most part there have not been major problems. While that may be the case for now, Shefchik says preparations are being … Continue reading

Sturgeon Bay to Hold Referendum Info Night

The Sturgeon Bay School District will hold a community referendum information night Wednesday, March 4th at 6PM at the Sturgeon Bay High School. Superintendent Dan Tjernagel says it will be an interactive presentation… Tours of the stations will be offered or people can explore on their own. Tjernagel explains more about the different stations… The Sturgeon Bay School District is asking voters to approve a … Continue reading