Author: Warren Bluhm

Door/Kewaunee Legislative Days agenda is filling out

Some of the agenda topics for the eight bienniel Door/Kewaunee Legislative Days event have been released. The purpose of Legislative Days is to educate state officials about Door and Kewaunee Counties, and to lobby for state action to help address local issues and concerns. Legislative Days 2017 will take place in Madison on Wednesday and Thursday, April 5-6. Among of the major Door/Kewaunee Legislative Days 2017 agenda topics will be: + Support for additional funding for improving rural broadband; + Support funding for river restoration based on the existing Total Maximun Daily Load process; + Support for legislative bills...

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State wrestling tournament, day 2 – Bosman, Smerchek, Rasmussen advance to finals

FRIDAY NIGHT Three Luxemburg-Casco wrestlers have made it to the championship match of the WIAA Division 2 state tournament at the Kohl Center in Madison. 106 – Charlie Stuhl (Ellsworth) defeated Lucas Joniaux (L-C, 35-13), fall 1:20. Joniaux will wrestle Quintin Gerhmann (35-6) of Jefferson in the consolation bracket Saturday morning. 113 – Bryce Bosman (L-C, 45-3) won a 7-5 decision over Isaac Wiegl of Belmont/Platteville and will vie for the state championship Saturday evening against Joey Bianchi (40-5) of Two Rivers. 152 – Devan Vandenbush (L-C, 33-11) was defeated by Devin Bahr (37-0) of West Salem/Bangor and will wrestle Jake McClintock (Lakeland,...

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State wrestling tournament underway in Madison

The WIAA Division 2 and 3 individual state wrestling tournament got underway Thursday evening at the Kohl Center in Madison. Here’s how Kewaunee County wrestlers fared. Luxemburg-Casco sent nine wrestlers to the Division 2 tournament: 106 – Lucas Joniaux earned a 7-0 decision over Ripon’s Bradley Gabrielski. The Spartans freshman (34-12) is slated to take on Jansen McClelland (40-10) in the second round Friday morning. 113 – Sophomore Bryce Bosman (43-3) drew a first-round bye and will wrestle Friday beginning with Jack Marley of Melrose-Mindoro/Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau (40-7), a junior who pinned his first-round opponent in 4:57. 120 – Reece Worachek’s...

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Kewaunee County drug arrests up to nine

A total of nine men were charged in Kewaunee County this week following an eight-month investigation by the Door/Kewaunee Drug Task Force. The criminal complaints filed in Kewaunee County Circuit Court indicate the arrests followed a series of arranged drug purchases from July through December involving heroin, cocaine, marijuana, prescription drugs and LSD. Sheriff Matt Joski has said the investigation is still ongoing with additional arrests expected. At least 21 arrests were made in Door County. The defendants and the charges against them: Martin L. Hilsabeck, 30, Sevastopol, three counts of delivering heroin, two counts of delivering cocaine, with...

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Winter ready to return to Kewaunee County

A familiar old saying: If you don’t like the weather in Wisconsin, wait 10 minutes. Less than 48 hours since the warmest February day in recorded Northeast Wisconsin history, a winter weather advisory has been issued for the first half of Friday, Feb. 24, from midnight to noon. The text of the advisory: …Winter returns late tonight through Friday night… .After a stretch of very mild temperatures this week, winter with all its impacts will return starting late tonight. A developing winter storm is expected to track over southern Wisconsin Friday before departing to the east late Friday night....

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