Gov. Tony Evers on March 24 issued a shelter-in-place order that he dubbed a “Safer at Home Order,” effective 8 a.m. Wednesday (March 25) through 8 a.m. April 24 “or until a superceding order is issued.”

HERE IS A LINK TO THE GOVERNOR’S ORDER

The Algoma Area Chamber of Commerce is compiling a list of of Algoma’s eateries starting with its members offering take-out and delivery options, and it plans to add non-members as soon as possible. HERE IS A LINK TO THAT LIST.

March 24: The Yardstick Books storefront is closed until further notice per CDC guidelines. “However, y’all, we’re offering free delivery of book purchases to your doorstep, porch or business: This applies to the Algoma area only, natch. Feel free to call (920-487-8174), message, or email (heidi@yardstickalgoma.com) the store with orders or questions. Our website is always open for orders as well: yardstickalgoma.com

Algoma Public Library started its weekly Storytime Live event on Facebook with “Where is the Green Sheep” and “The Pigeon Takes a Bath” on Monday. Watch for the next Storytime Live at 11 a.m. Monday (March 30).

Kewaunee and Algoma Public Libraries ask that you keep your materials until they reopen. Due dates have been extended. Transit services have been suspended, so please don’t return materials to library drop-off points.

Earlier announcements

Legion Post 329 has cancelled its Gunless Poultry shoot at Jim’s Bar in Casco  for Sunday (March 22) due to the COVID-19 (Corona Virus). They may reschedule in the future.  

The city of Kewaunee has declared a public health emergency. City Hall and all city facilities are not open to the public. Business will be conducted online, by phone, mail or City Hall’s outside drop box.

Among the events affected by the effort to curb the coronavirus COVID-19, the Diocese of Green Bay canceled the 2020 Rural Life Day that had been scheduled for Saturday (March 21) at St. Louis Catholic Church in Dyckesville.

The annual Roar Off the Shore Brewfest was postponed from its original March 28 date. At last word the Kewaunee and Dyckesville Lions Clubs were discussing whether to reschedule the event, probably for May 9, or call it off for this year.

(Developing … watch for updates)