Author: Warren Bluhm

Expedia: Algoma is Wisconsin’s most beautiful town

The popular website’s travel blog Viewfinder has named Algoma the most beautiful town in Wisconsin. The designation is included in a new blog post that lists what Expedia concludes are the most beautiful towns in all 50 states. “Because beauty is impossible to define, we took into account all kinds of aesthetically pleasing characteristics, from historical attractions to natural landscapes,” the post says. “We all know major places like New York City and San Francisco exude beauty, so we scoured through villages, towns, and cities to find lesser-known destinations that will make you sigh with wonder.” Of Algoma,...

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Farm Technology Days selection has transformed Eberts

Calling Wisconsin Farm Technology Days the state’s largest farm trade show is accurate but may sell the event a little short, this year’s host told a gathering last week. “When you look at the partnership between Farm Technology Days and the University of Wisconsin-Extension, it becomes an educational process,” Randy Ebert said. “And this is where I don’t think you need to be in the market to buy something, I don’t think you need to be a farmer (to enjoy and appreciate the show) … You could easily spend a day in (any) one of those tents just understanding...

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Candidates sought for Algoma City Council vacancy

Algoma Alderman James Barlow has resigned from the Algoma City Council, and the city is accepting letters of interest from residents interested in finishing his unexpired term. The council is expected to appoint a candidate next month from applications submitted by qualified individuals living within Aldermanic District 3. The appointment term will cover a period from the date of appointment until the regular election in April 2018. Interested people should submit a letter of interest to Algoma City Hall, Attn: Mayor Wayne R. Schmidt, 416 Fremont St., Algoma, WI 54201 by noon Monday, April 3. The District 3 boundaries...

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4 to 7 inches of snow projected for Kewaunee County

Winter doesn’t even come to end an officially until the middle of next week, so it should not be a big surprise that the National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Kewaunee County and points south from 10 p.m. Sunday through 7 a.m. Tuesday. Low pressure tracking from the Northern Plains to the Ohio Valley is expected to bring 2 to 4 inches of snow to the most of the region tonight through Monday night. East to northeast winds will support lake enhancement along the Lake Michigan shoreline, which should increase accumulations to 4 to 7...

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Two injured in Luxemburg rollover

Two women are hospitalized after their car rolled over Friday afternoon on Wisconsin 54 at Rockledge Road in Luxemburg. The Kewaunee County Sheriff’s Department said the driver and passenger were transported to a Green Bay medical facility with what were described as “substantial injuries.” The driver, a 52-year-old Luxemburg woman, was eastbound on the state highway when her Buick left the road and overturned. Her passenger is a 66-year-old Casco woman. The news release says alcohol is believed to be a factor and the crash remains under investigation.   Support The Kewaunee County Comet with a voluntary monthly subscription...

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