WI Assembly District 1 Online Candidate Forum

The November 3rd election includes a fight for the Wisconsin Assembly District 1 where incumbent Joel Kitchens is up against Kim Delorit Jensen. The Door County League of Women Voters is hosting an online candidate forum for this race on Saturday September 19th. It will be recorded and made available to the public. Assembly District 1 includes Door and Kewaunee Counties and parts of Brown … Continue reading

Posted in News, News Ticker | Tagged , , |

City of Sturgeon Bay Property Revaluation

The City of Sturgeon Bay has recently been undertaking a revaluation of the assessed property values within the city. The city’s contracted assessor is doing the required analysis to set the values for tax purposes. These periodic revaluations to keep assessment levels near actual market values is required by Wisconsin law. Since the last revaluation, values have been affected by alterations in supply and demand, … Continue reading

Posted in News, News Ticker | Tagged |

Town of Gibraltar Food Truck Ordinance Unconstitutional

Thursday afternoon, Door County Judge D. Todd Ehlers ruled that the Town of Gibraltar’s vending ordinances were unconstitutional. In 2017, the owners of the White Cottage Red Door opened a food truck in the parking lot of their Fish Creek store. This resulted in the town board banning food trucks within the municipality. Judge Ehlers stated that different additional food truck ordinances from 2018 and … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged |

Sturgeon Bay 1st Grade All Virtual After Positive COVID Test

Sturgeon Bay’s Sawyer Elementary School has had to temporarily close all four of their 1st grade classrooms, effective immediately and until further notice. It began when a school staff member tested positive for COVID-19, although not feeling ill, that person is now quarantined. Because of that positive case, parents were notified and just one classroom was closed. Door County Public Health worked with the school … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , , |

Sturgeon Bay Woman Faces Murder Charge After Stabbing

The Sturgeon Bay Police Department has recently announced that there was a homicide on Florida Street Tuesday morning. Shortly after 12:30AM, officers arrived to the 1800 block of Florida Street and noticed a woman in a front yard who said to the officers twice, “I stabbed her.” She said the injured woman was in the hallway to their upstairs apartment. The suspect, 52 year-old Susan … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , |

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

Posted in News | Tagged |

Meal Program Offered for Kewaunee County Senior Citizens

A new food program, offering senior citizens in Kewaunee County a bagged lunch, has been announced by the Aging & Disability Recource Center of the Lakeshore. ADRC Outreach Coordinator Olivia Delikowski describes the program… The meals will be available for pickup Monday through Friday, between 11AM and Noon at the Kewaunee Human Service Building, Saint John’s Lutheran Church in Luxemburg, and, at the Algoma United … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged |

Vandalism Leads to Early Closure at Algoma’s Perry Field

The Algoma Parks & Recreation Department has announced that the Perry Field Park will be closed from 3:30PM until 8AM until further notice. The closure was prompted by vandalism, graffiti, and littering. Algoma Park and Recreation Directer Sara Robertson says the hope is that this closure can lead to better behavior in the park moving forward.. The cleanup effort does have costs, which could otherwise … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged |

Shanty Days Cancelled in Algoma

The Algoma Area chamber of Commerce has announced that summer festivities, including the City Wide Garage Sale, Concerts in the Park, and Shanty Days have been cancelled for 2020. The chamber’s Board of Directors made the decision due to the uncertainties of COVID-19 and pending contractual obligations. The Algoma Area Chamber is now looking ahead to plans for these events to be bigger & better … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , |

46 Year Old Kewaunee Man Dies in Industrial Accident

A Kewaunee man has died after being trapped in a skidsteer Monday morning. 46 year old Justin Keuhl was found unresponsive after being trapped by the skidsteer he was working on. Kewaunee County Sheriff’s Deputies were able to free him, but he had already succumbed to injuries sustained in the incident, which remains under investigation.

Posted in News | Tagged , |