KHS third at FBLA regionals

khs-fblaKewaunee High School finished third out of 25 schools and qualified 15 students for state competition during the Future Business Leaders of America regional tournament in Suring on Saturday.

The 15 qualifiers will compete at the state FBLA conference in Appleton on April 3-4.

Here is a link to 40 photos the KHS chapter posted on Facebook from the event.

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Literacy Partners seeks tutors

An orientation session is scheduled for 9-10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, for volunteer tutors willing to help Kewaunee County adults improve their reading, writing and speaking skills.

Literacy Partners hosts the session at United Methodist Church, 804 Parker Ave., Algoma. Three follow-up training sessions are planned.

For more information, call Bob at 920-676-2061.

Kewaunee Art Walk seeks participants

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The Kewaunee Area Chamber of Commerce is inviting local artists to share their talents in creating an outdoor art gallery in the second annual Kewaunee Art Walk.

Up to 30 hand-painted, two-sided banners will be on display from late June until mid-October.
The banners will be judged July 3 and awards given to first, second, and third places, as well as a people’s choice award. The public is invited to stroll the gallery, viewing and voting for their favorite paintings.

For more information, email KewauneeArtWalk@gmail.com or call 920-388-4822.

Kewaunee Art Walk Call to Artists

Algoma Clinic welcomes Dr. Terry Reisner

Dr Terry Reisner.jpgDr. Terry Ray Reisner is scheduled to begin seeing patients Tuesday, Feb. 7, at the Door County Medical Center Algoma Clinic, 1510 Fremont St., Algoma.

Reisner, a full-time family practitioner, has 30 years of experience treating patients of all ages and has special interest and advanced training in geriatrics and sports medicine, according to the DCMC announcement. Continue reading

Tim Treml named Bank of Luxemburg president

bank-of-luxemburgTim Treml will succeed John Slatky as president and chief executive officer of the Bank of Luxemburg, the bank announced Wednesday.

Treml has been with the Bank of Luxemburg for nearly 22 years. He is also a dedicated volunteer serving as President of the Luxemburg Chamber of Commerce, Treasurer to the Kewaunee County Economic Development Corporation, Co-Chair of the East Shore Industries annual golf outing, Treasurer for Ducks Unlimited and is a former rescue squad member.

Slatky has spent nearly three decades with the bank, the past 23 as president and CEO. He plans to stay on until his retirement in June.

via Treml Appointed President & CEO of Bank of Luxemburg | WDOR

Budget proposal aims to help rural schools

Gov. Scott Walker on Wednesday announced a series of budget decisions aimed at increasing fiscal aid to small school districts in rural communities.

“Rural schools often face challenges that other schools don’t,” said state Rep. Joel Kitchens, R-Sturgeon Bay. “While serving as president of the Sturgeon Bay School Board, I became very familiar with the challenges rural schools face. Rural or suburban, all students deserve the same outstanding education that Wisconsin educators provide.” Continue reading