Author: Warren Bluhm

Christman, Kleiman advance in Kewaunee mayor’s race

Kewaunee Mayor Sandi Christman will face James Kleiman III in the April 3 election. The results of Tuesday’s primary election: Christman 204, Kleiman 143, Joe Mills 57. The mayoral race was one of three local primaries, the other two involving seats on the Kewaunee County Board. In District 2, serving the town of Lincoln. Town Chairman Cory Cochart and Mark Kusniesz advances to the general election. The vote tally was Cochart 116, Kusniesz 71 and Joe Musial 17. Supervisor Larry Kirchman is stepping down from the board. Ron Paider is not running for re-election representing the town of Franklin...

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Bank of Luxemburg adds board member, relationship bankers

Bank of Luxemburg has announced a new board member and four new relationship bankers. Lynie Vincent has been added to the Luxemburg Bancshares Inc. board of directors, effective Jan. 23. Vincent is an owner and vice president of sales and marketing at N.E.W. Plastics Corp., co-owner and managing partner at Fulcrum Container Inc., and a co-owner of other varied area businesses. A graduate of St. Norbert College, Vincent is following in the footsteps of his father, who was previously chairman of Bank of Luxemburg’s board of directors. “I’m excited to join the Bank of Luxemburg Board, where I’ll have...

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Winter storm watch issued for possible freezing rain, snow

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for Kewaunee and other Northeast Wisconsin counties in effect from 3 p.m. Monday through 6 p.m. Tuesday. A winter weather advisory is also in effect from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday as the weather front moves into the area. A mix of freezing rain, sleet and snow is expected to develop over much of central, northeast and east central Wisconsin on Monday, then continue at times through Tuesday. Ice accumulations of a quarter to a half inch are possible. Significant travel impacts will be felt across the western...

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Voters head to polls Tuesday for spring primary

Primary elections will be held Tuesday in the city of Kewaunee, two Kewaunee County Board districts where the incumbent decided not to run for re-election. Mayor Sandi Christman faces a three-way primary in her bid for a second term, with Joe Mills and James Kleiman III on the ballot. Larry Kirchman is stepping down in District 2, serving the town of Lincoln. Town Chairman Cory Cochart, Joseph Musial and Mark Kusniesz are on the ballot. Ron Paider has represented the town of Franklin in District 10. Duane Ducat, John P. Wochos and Thomas Cretney filed papers. The top two...

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Kewaunee waterfront plan funding awarded

The City of Kewaunee has received approval for its funding request to continue its waterfront planning efforts. The grants from the Wisconsin Department of Administration, the Wisconsin Coastal Management Program and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration total $31,500. The City’s Waterfront Steering Committee’s first round of activity culminated in a Design Charrette Presentation at Kewaunee High School on Jan. 11 (pictured). Those designs, which focused on six areas of the Kewaunee waterfront, were created by input from community members and managed by the University of Wisconsin Extension’s Community Vitality & Placemaking Team. The City of Kewaunee’s grant request...

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