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

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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

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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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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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