Author: Warren Bluhm

City of Kewaunee selling surplus equipment

The City of Kewaunee is selling surplus equipment. You may view this equipment at the Street Shop at 207 First St. between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday. If interested, bring a sealed offer and description of item to City Hall, 401 Fifth St., by 4:30 p.m. Friday, May 5. For more information, call the Public Works Director at 920-388-5000. The city has the right to reject and accept any...

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Jacob Czech earns a first place, Brian Vogeltanz honored by FBLA

Brian Vogeltanz of Kewaunee was named Business Person of the Year, and Kewaunee High School student Jacob Czech earned a trip to the Future Business Leaders of America’s National Leadership Conference in Anaheim, California, by winning first place in a Job Interview competition, during the FBLA’s State Leadership Conference in Appleton. Czech has been active in the organization and serves as the state FBLA board’s secretary/treasurer. Vogeltanz is president of the Kewaunee School Board and has actively supported the local chapter. The conference was held Monday and Tuesday at the Radisson Paper Valley Hotel and Appleton Performing Arts Center....

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Spring election results in Kewaunee County

Shawn Siebold outpolled two other candidates to win a term on the West Kewaunee Board on Tuesday, succeeding the late Arnold J. Van Goethem, who died Feb. 17. Siebold received 83 write-in votes Tuesday to 52 for Milt Swagel and 50 for Sue Weisser. In other spring election news: Steve Doell was elected Montpelier town treasurer, 178-37 over Lisa M. Webster. Jason Carviou, incumbent Jack Seidl, and Lori L. Hurley were elected to the Luxemburg Village Board; Michael Bonk placed fourth. The tally showed Seidl with 150 to Carviou 121, Hurley 115 and Bonk 72. Kewaunee Alderman Jeff Dworak, who...

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Door-Kewaunee Legislative Days delegates ready to go to work

Door-Kewaunee Legislative Days 2017 have arrived. More than 125 delegates from Door and Kewaunee counties plan to be in Madison Wednesday and Thursday to make sure lawmakers know about the top issues facing the Door-Kewaunee Peninsula as they develop the 2017-19 state budget. The agenda topics reached in a series of meetings around the two counties this winter: + Support for additional funding for improving rural broadband; + Protecting the public’s drinking water in the at-risk karst geo-region underlying the peninsula; + Protecting water quality of Door/Kewaunee rivers; + Opposition to the repeal of the statewide Sept. 1 school...

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Kewaunee County committee to state: Restore land & water conservation funding levels

Members of the Kewaunee County Land and Water Conservation Committee on Tuesday unanimously recommended that the County Board endorse a resolution calling for more funding of county Land and Water Conservation Departments across the state. The resolution, passed at the Wisconsin Land and Water Conservation Association’s annual conference last month, states that Wisconsin routinely allocated $9.3 million a year to support the county departments in biennial budgets from 2001 to 2011, but that has been cut to $8 million the last two budget cycles. Gov. Scott Walker’s recently introduced 2017-19 budget again allocates $8 million annually. The resolution urges...

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