Author: Warren Bluhm

11 L-C Spartans named to NEC all-conference wrestling team

Eleven members of the Luxemburg-Casco wrestling team were named to the North Eastern Conference 2016-17 All-Conference Wrestling Team. The Spartans came one point shy of the state team title and had two individual state champions in Bryce Bosman and Phil Rasmussen. L-C placed five wrestlers on the NEC first team, five on the second team, and one honorable mention. The team with individual records in conference dual meets: First Team: Sam Peters*, sophomore, Freedom (9-0 conference dual record); Evan Vosters*, junior, Freedom (9-0); Matt Verhasselt*, junior, Freedom (9-0); Logan Bernhardt*, senior, Waupaca (9-0); Lucas Joniaux*, freshman, Luxemburg-Casco (9-0); Bryce...

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Request for biogas proposals deadline extended to July

The state of Wisconsin has extended the deadline for entities interested in submitting proposals to build manure-to-energy digesters with up to $20 million in state seed money. The request for proposals released in January had a deadline of May 1; that deadline has now been extended to July 3. The PSC has authorized Focus on Energy to spend “up to $20 million for Integrated Anaerobic Digester projects that meet Focus on Energy eligibility requirements,” the RFP indicates. It’s expected that the full cost of the project could be as much as 10 times that amount. In an email to...

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Kewaunee County Board has a full slate Tuesday

The Kewaunee County Board is scheduled to meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the County Administration Center, 810 Lincoln St., Kewaunee. Among other matters on the agenda, supervisors are scheduled to vote on nine resolutions: + Confirmation of tax deed sales for two parcels in the city of Algoma; + A schedule of the fines for violations of county ordinance; + Authorizing the sale of Sheriff’s Department surplus property including abandoned and unclaimed evidence, with other county departments given an opportunity to acquire items before the rest is sold; + Ordering an assessor’s plat for about a dozen parcels...

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Clean Sweep event set for Earth Day

Kewaunee County Emergency Management is inviting residents to get rid of unwanted agricultural and household hazardous waste, as well as expired and unused medication for free during their “2017 Clean Sweep” collection. The event has been scheduled for 8 a.m. to noon on Earth Day, Saturday, April 22, at the Kewaunee County Hillside Highway Shop, E2180 Wisconsin 54, Casco. Volunteers will be on site unloading the items being brought to the highway shop for safe disposal by Kewaunee County with the help of Veolia Environmental Services, as part of grants received from the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and...

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Sentence scheduled April 18 in heroin overdose homicide case

Sentencing has been scheduled for April 18 in the case of a Green Bay man convicted of homicide for supplying the heroin that killed a Kewaunee County man. Charles E. Carthage, 44, was found guilty being party to the crime of first-degree reckless homicide by delivering drugs, in connection with the January 2013 death of Andrew LeFevre, 34, of rural Casco. Testimony began Feb. 27 before Brown County Circuit Judge Donald Zuidmulder and the trial was completed in three days over two weeks, including sessions on March 7 and March 9. LeFevre died of a heroin overdose and investigators...

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