Author: Warren Bluhm

Algoma sets Spring Tree Care program

The city of Algoma plans to celebrate its status as a Tree City USA with a Spring Tree Care Program at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 22, at Algoma City Hall, 416 Fremont St. The scheduled speaker is Dan Traas, certified arborist, degreed forester and college instructor with over 30 years of experience. He plans to talk about tree selection, placement, planting and care. The event is free and open to the public. Residents of other communities are welcome to attend. For more information, call...

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Luxemburg races postponed a week

Luxemburg Speedway organizers have postponed the practice night that had been scheduled for this Friday. “The track is just too wet,” the Speedway posted on Facebook Wednesday night. The opening event of the stock car racing season will now be a practice night from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, April 21. The evening will include all dirt cars and free grandstand admission. Practice Night pit fees are $20 for drivers and $10 for crew. The raceway at the Kewaunee County Fairground launches its 2017 season April 28, featuring a special Bumper to Bumper IRA Sprints and Battle at the...

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Small crowd at Kewaunee Conservation Congress meeting

Forty-two residents who gathered at Kewaunee High School were among more than 5,000 people who came out to participate in the 2017 Spring Fish and Wildlife Hearings and Wisconsin Conservation Congress county meetings that were held in every county statewide on Monday. Results from the annual public hearings were released Tuesday afternoon. The state Department of Natural Resources say the county meetings “provide citizens with an opportunity to comment and indicate preference on a wide range of proposed fish and wildlife management issues, Conservation Congress advisory questions, and to submit resolutions for rule changes they would like to see...

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Culture of Health Prize judges visit Algoma

Judges from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation “Culture of Health Prize” will be in Algoma Wednesday and Thursday to review the Live Algoma community health initiative. After five rounds of competition, Live Algoma is one of 11 finalist for this national award, which can be given to up to 10 communities that are making great strides in their journey to better health. The Culture of Health Prize competition started with 210 communities competing for this prestigious award. The winners of the competition receive a $25,000 award. Each winner will also have their success story celebrated broadly to inspire change...

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Tim and Karen Treml are Kewaunee Rotary’s Persons of the Year

The Kewaunee Rotary Club has selected Tim and Karen Treml to be this year’s “Persons of the Year.” The couple will be recognized and honored on April 30 at the annual banquet held at Beverly Gardens in Denmark. Tickets are $30 each and available from any Rotary member, Novak Agency, and the Kewaunee offices of Nicolet Bank and Bank of Luxemburg. The Tremls have been residents of Kewaunee County for the past 20 years. Tim has been with Bank of Luxemburg for 22 years, starting his career there as an agricultural lender, then becoming the chief lending officer. In...

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