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Port of Green Bay opens annual ‘First Ship Contest’
GREEN BAY – Over the last 15 to 20 years, the Port of Green Bay has established an annual custom, maintaining its “First Ship Contest” — a nautical guessing game. “The whole point of the competition is to guess when the first cargo ship will arrive as it travels under the locally known Tower Drive Bridge (Leo Frigo Bridge),” Brown County Port and Resource Recovery Department Director Dean Haen stated.
Eleven anglers rescued from ice near Gardner
The Brussels-Union-Gardner Fire Department is urging you to stay off the ice after they joined other emergency personnel in rescuing 11 anglers Saturday afternoon. The BUG Fire Department was called at 4:15 p.m. to reports of 11 people who were stranded between the shore and open water. There was an area of approximately 200 yards of open water between the shore and the stranded anglers when firefighters arrived. Nasewaupee Fire Rescue and the U.S. Coast Guard could provide quick support as they were dealing with a separate ice emergency at the end of Wood Lane near Riley’s Bay Road. The department requested assistance for airboats from Nasewaupee Fire Rescue, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, and the United States Coast Guard. A helicopter from the Coast Guard was also used to check for other potentially stranded anglers. All eleven anglers were safely rescued and transported to the shore near Wood Lane. The scene was cleared just after 6 p.m. Nasewaupee Fire Rescue, Door County EMS, Gardner Emergency Medical Responders, Door County Sheriff’s Office, United States Coast Guard, the DNR, Door County Emergency Management and Door County 911 Communications Center assisted with the incident.
Brown County prepares for potential flooding, encourages residents to plan ahead
GREEN BAY (WLUK) -- Brown County officials are asking residents to prepare for flood season. The goal is to have community members know how to make their properties more resilient to flood and what they can do in case of a flood. "Flooding is the most common natural disaster that...
Dry Or Sweet – Paired With Eats
Von Stiehl Winery is offering two seated pairings of dry and sweet wines. Each pairing consists of five wines and eight complementary foods. Pairings are generally held daily at noon and 2 pm, with the exception of special-event days. Call 920.487.5208 for reservations. Von Stiehl Winery is located at 115...
Propane Truck Collision Closes Hwy. 42, Draws Large Emergency Response
A collision of a cargo van and propane delivery truck – with spillage of oil, gasoline and a small amount of propane – at 11:46 am Tuesday south of Carlsville caused the closure of state Highway 42 until 4:15 pm. Emergency responders – including Egg Harbor and Sturgeon...
L-C's Delebreau wins state wrestling title, 10 others medal
The Luxemburg-Casco wrestling brought nine and will finish with nine podium finishers, including 138-pound state champion Caleb Delebreau. Delebreau won his title with a 3-2 decision over Cole Bozile (Oconto Falls). Max Ronsman narrowly missed out on his second state championship, losing a 6-1 decision to Danny Heiser (Evansville). The Spartans also had Carson Neubert take 3rd place, Carson Blohowiak finished in fourth place, Blakelee Bastien came in fifth place, and Jake Jandrin, Michael Bostwick, Isaac Jerabek, and Trace Schoenebeck snagged sixth place.
Wolves trounce Jets in opening round
ALGOMA – In WIAA Regional opening round action, the Algoma Wolves, behind a big night from senior Ryley Zimmerman, defeated Roncali 59-39 to set up a round two showdown with Manitowoc Lutheran on Friday. The Wolves rushed out to a 9-2 lead after a steal turned into an easy...
Bellin Health Luxemburg clinic reroutes patients to Algoma, set to resume Tuesday
LUXEMBURG (WLUK) -- Patients at a Kewaunee County Bellin Health clinic will be directed to another clinic for a few days. The Bellin Health Luxemburg clinic is closed Friday and Monday, Feb. 26. Patients will go to Bellin Health Algoma for their healthcare needs during this time. Bellin Health Luxemburg...
Roncalli Girls’ Season Ends at the Hands of Algoma
The Roncalli girls basketball team saw their season come to an end last night at the hands of Algoma. The Jets were on the road for the Regional Quarterfinal matchup, where the Wolves won 59-39. It was a close matchup most of the way through the first half, but with...
Local wrestlers enter second day of state wrestling tournament
Most of the area's state wrestling qualifiers will return to action on Friday for a second day at the Kohl Center. The Luxemburg-Casco wrestling team will have its full stable of wrestlers for the second day of the WIAA Individual State Wrestling Tournament on Friday. On the girls' side, Kiley Georgel split her first two matches at 235 pounds to set up her appearance in the consolation rounds on Friday morning. On the boys' side, Jake Jandrin, Carson Blohowiak, and Caleb Delebreau earned bonus points in their wins, while Michael Bostwick advanced by decision. They will return to action Friday morning when Carson Neubert, Blakelee Bastien, Max Ronsman, Isaac Jerabek, and Trace Schoenebeck will wrestle for the first time in this tournament.
Parent Corner: ‘There’s No Such Thing as Bad Weather’
I can come up with a litany of excuses to remain indoors this time of year: it’s too cold, it’s too wet, it’s too foggy, it’s too dreary. I can keep my daughter busy with toys and crafts, the occasional dance party, a couple YMCA classes and library outings every other day.
Today the gas price is close to $2.99 in Algoma as of 2024-02-23. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Friday is $3.267, a week ago the price is $3.284 , according to AAA.
Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding Wants to Move Train Depot
Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding is looking to move the former Ahnapee & Western train depot building offsite as the company plans to further develop its property along North 3rd Avenue, said Bay Shipbuilding facilities manager Troy Walter. He said the building doesn’t have any value for Bay Shipbuilding to make use...
Celebrating 25 years of the Polar Plunge for Special Olympics Wisconsin
DE PERE (WLIK) -- Ready. Set. Plunge! Special Olympics Wisconsin is celebrating 25 years of the Polar Plunge. The 2024 Green Bay event takes place today, Saturday, February 24 at the Perkofski Boat Launch on the Brown County Fairgrounds. The event, which has a statewide fundraising goal of $1 million, will go toward supporting Wisconsin's Special Olympic athletes.
Storm, Pioneers fall in regional title games
The girls' basketball season in Door and Kewaunee counties officially ended Saturday with a pair of losses by the Packerland Conference's co-champions. On 96.7 WBDK, the Sevastopol girls' basketball team could not shake the sticky defense of Wabeno-Laona in the WIAA Tournament for the second year in a row, falling this time in the regional final 60-31.
The incumbent is out and now two new people are running for Algoma mayor
The votes are in and now we know the two winners who will be on the ballot in April for Algoma’s next mayor.
Kewaunee County Celebrates Youth Art Month
The National Art Education Association designates March as Youth Art Month, and Algoma is joining in to celebrate young creators in the community. The month of programming will start with a First Friday event in downtown Algoma. Held on March 1, 5-8 pm, the event will include a juried exhibit highlighting student talent from all three county high schools.
At 15, called "the largest drug dealer of fentanyl in schools"
Maylia Sotelo told law enforcement she started smoking marijuana and then became addicted to Percocet. She said she did not want to sell but had to pay off a $500 debt to a person who gave her Percocet pills to sell.
Manitowoc, February 23 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The Algoma High School basketball team will have a game with Manitowoc Lutheran High School on February 23, 2024, 19:00:00 CST.
Man Convicted of Trying to Hire Fellow Brown County Jail Inmate to Kill Girlfriend
GREEN BAY, WI (WTAQ-WLUK) — Oudy Weber was convicted Thursday of trying to hire another jail inmate to kill his girlfriend. Weber, 29, pleaded no contest to solicitation of first-degree intentional homicide, stalking and violating a restraining order. Sentencing is scheduled for May 31. Prosecutors say Weber offered $25,000...