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

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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

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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

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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.

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Apparent Murder-Suicide in Kewaunee County

Authorities in Kewaunee County are investigating what has been described as a murder-suicide, discovered Friday, May 1st. The Kewaunee County Sheriff’s Department was asked to conduct a wellness check at a home in the Town of Ahnapee, after failing to make contact at the residence, deputies observed two bodies on the floor through the window of the home. Once inside the home, officers were able … Continue reading

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Door County Half-Marathon Postponed

We’ve learned recently that the 2020 Door County Half Marathon and Nicolet Bay 5k will be postponed. Originally scheduled for May 2nd, the event will now be held on October 31st in Peninsula State Park. If you previously signed up for the May 2nd run, your registration will automatically transfer to the event’s new fall date. Since announcing the date change, organizers have heard from … Continue reading

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Fish Creek Construction Update

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation has updated us on the current construction in the Fish Creek area. Construction of Highway 42 is continuing from Bluff Lane up to Gibraltar Road. There will also be construction from this Monday April 20th through Friday April 24th. Crews will continue to place new sidewalk, driveways, and curb and gutters from Spruce Street to County Road “F”. Highway 42 … Continue reading

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Survey for D.C. Businesses Wanting Face Masks

An initiative directed by the Door County Health Department has the Door County Fire Chiefs and community coordinators working together to help supply free washable cloth face masks to Door County businesses and their employees. The community coordinators will distribute the masks to local businesses, but they are requesting help from these businesses to determine how many masks will be needed. They are asking these … Continue reading

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CARES Act Helps Local Airports

Representative Mike Gallagher recently announced grants of more than $23 million to support various airports throughout northeast Wisconsin. These grants were made available through the CARES act and can be used to help offset operating costs and employee wages during the current health crisis. The CARES act made $10 billion available to the Federal Aviation Administration so they could distribute this assistance to airports of … Continue reading

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Door County Campgrounds Temporarily Closed

In a release yesterday from Door County Public Health manager Susan Powers, she announces the temporary closure of all campgrounds within Door County. Although the governor’s “Safer at Home” order lists campgrounds as essential, there are additional factors specific to Door County which led to the decision to close. Door County has such a large percentage of a more aged population and these people are … Continue reading

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