Author: Warren Bluhm

Algoma Destination Imagination teams fare well at Globals

The two Destination Imagination teams from Algoma that qualified for the Global Finals in Knoxville, Tennessee, finished in or near the top quarter of teams in their competitions last week. The Flamin’ Hot Cheetos, competing in the Show and Tech secondary level category, scored 283.10 points to finish 14th among 49 teams in the technical competition. Project Super Heroes, entered in the Ready, Willing and Fable elementary level category, scored 321.94 points to finish 12th among 52 teams in the service learning competition. “The teams did a phenomenal job and we should all be very proud of how well they...

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Webinar added as biogas proposal deadline nears

With the deadline for potential bidders to submit proposals a month away, state agencies have scheduled a webinar for 1 p.m. June 5 to to provide an opportunity for potential applicants to ask clarifying questions about integrated anaerobic digester systems. Gov. Scott Walker has directed the Public Service Commission, Department of Natural Resources, and Department of Agricultural Trade and Consumer Protection to work together on an effort to align anaerobic digester/water treatment system technology with all sizes of dairy farms in environmentally sensitive areas of the state with the goal of improving water quality, nutrient management, and renewable energy....

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Woman struck and killed walking to her mailbox

An 80-year-old woman died Thursday after being struck by a vehicle while walking across state Highway 42 to get her mail. The Kewaunee County Sheriff’s Department reported receiving a call from the driver of a vehicle who stated he had just struck a pedestrian at 10:06 a.m. Thursday. The incident occurred about 500 feet south of Eighth Road in the town of Pierce. The driver, James Anderson, 46, Algoma, was driving northbound in a 1994 Chevy Truck northbound the woman, whose name was not being released pending notifications to family. Algoma Fire and Rescue along with County Rescue Air Transport...

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Local Memorial Day observances

Two squads of veterans from American Legion Ralph Kline Post 262 of Luxemburg will visit about two dozen cemeteries in and around Kewaunee County on Monday morning, to offer their respects in a brief ceremony and firing squad salute to the veterans at rest there. The groups will reunite for a wreath-laying ceremony at the Bank of Luxemburg’s Veterans Memorial, followed by a gathering at the Community Center for a short Memorial Day program. Casco Post 319 has similar plans, beginning at 7:30 a.m. and concluding with a 10 a.m. Mass at St. Hubert’s Catholic Church and an 11...

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Luxemburg Speedway salutes veterans this Friday

Current and former military persons get in free Friday at Luxemburg Speedway for the venue’s Salute to Veterans Night presented by Beverly Gardens. Racing starts at 7 p.m., pits open at 4:15 p.m. and the grandstands open at 5 p.m. at the Kewaunee County Fairgrounds, 625 Third St., Luxemburg. Event classes include Jerovetez Motorsports Shock Service Modifieds, Quietwoods RV Stock Cars, Busch Light Sport Modifieds, Showcase Kitchens Street Stocks, JB Landscaping Sport Compacts. More information at: Ticket site:...

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