Area: Kewaunee

  • Kewaunee Hosts Waste Collection for Residents

    Kewaunee County Emergency Management has opened Clean Sweep registration for county residents, farmers and ag businesses seeking to properly dispose of unwanted chemicals, pesticides, household waste, dry medications, opioids, sharps and more. The Clean Sweep event will be held Oct. 22, 8 am – 12 pm, at the Kewaunee County Hillside Highway Shop, E2180 Hwy 54 […]

  • Dementia Program in Kewaunee

    The Aging and Disability Resource Center of the Lakeshore will hold a virtual dementia tour (VDT) Sept. 28, 1-3 pm, with a maximum capacity of 10 people.  The VDT is an in-person simulation training tool that allows caregivers to experience what it might be like to have dementia, and the event includes a debriefing session. […]

  • New Office for ADRC of the Lakeshore

    The Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) of the Lakeshore’s Kewaunee office is moving into the Kewaunee County Administrative Building, 810 Lincoln St. in Kewaunee, on the upper level, next to the county board room. The office will be closed to walk-in visitors Sept. 28, but the staff will be available by phone and will […]

  • Learn How to Prevent Falls

    The ADRC of the Lakeshore is offering the Stepping On program, which has been proven to reduce falls in older adults by 31%.  Through seven weekly, two-hour sessions, the program – designed for people who are 60 or older – provides strategies to avoid falls, exercises for balance and strength, and visits by guest experts.  The […]

  • Senior Resource Fair

    The ADRC of the Lakeshore will present the 17th Kewaunee County Senior Resource Fair on Oct. 6, 9 am – 12 pm, at the Kewaunee County Fairgrounds Exhibition Hall, 625 3rd Street in Luxemburg.  Forty-plus vendors will be on hand at this free event to make screenings and resources available to all area seniors. Kewaunee […]

  • Training Tool for Dementia Caregivers

    The Aging and Disability Resource Center of the Lakeshore will host virtual dementia tours (VDTs) Sept. 28, 1-3 pm, with a maximum of 10 participants.  These tours combine a simulation of what it might feel like to have dementia with a debriefing session to assist caregivers in their caregiving journey. “Virtual” in this context does […]

  • Powerful Tools for Caregivers Workshop

    The Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC) of the Lakeshore will offer a Powerful Tools for Caregivers workshop on Tuesdays, Sept. 27 – Nov. 1, 6-8:30 pm, at the Kewaunee County Public Health and Human Services building, 810 Lincoln St. in Kewaunee.   Learn techniques to reduce stress; communicate effectively with family, friends and medical professionals; […]

  • Kewaunee County Receives $1.3 Million Broadband Grant

    The Public Service Commission of Wisconsin has awarded Kewaunee County a $1.3 million broadband-expansion grant to continue its efforts to deliver high-speed internet to its businesses and residents. Since starting its initiative to enhance broadband access, the county has received a total of $3.7 million in grant funds.  This latest grant will lay fiber in […]

  • Women’s March in Kewaunee July 31

    A peaceful protest and march will be held July 31, 1 pm, at Kewaunee’s Harbor Park, 223 Harrison St., to support women’s rights. Dr. Gillian Battino, who is running for state treasurer, will be the guest speaker. The march will begin at 1:30 pm and travel along Milwaukee Street. Those who prefer not to walk […]

  • Registration Underway for Kewaunee Back-to-School Program

    The Kewaunee County Public Health Department is accepting completed registration forms for its annual Back-to-School Program, which helps to provide some of the required school supplies for approximately 300 children each year.  The families that qualify for the program are those on WIC, Food Share or BadgerCare, as well as those that participate in the […]

  • Memory-Screening Clinics at ADRC of the Lakeshore

    The Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) of the Lakeshore will be hosting free memory-screening clinics in Manitowoc and Kewaunee counties.  A memory screen is a wellness tool used to help identify possible changes in memory and cognition, whether they are reversible or irreversible dementia symptoms. The screen is not diagnostic, but it can help […]

  • Kewaunee Residents, Get Your Well Tested

    The Kewaunee County Land and Water Conservation Department is again offering free well testing for private well owners as it continues its comprehensive study on groundwater quality in Kewaunee County.  The program is accepting up to 300 participants for testing on July 5. Participants will receive a copy of the results after testing. All results […]

  • ADRC of the Lakeshore Offers Farmers Market Vouchers

    The Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC) of the Lakeshore’s farmers market vouchers are back for 2022. Starting June 20, eligible individuals may visit one of the outreach sites or office locations to pick up the vouchers. Senior vouchers – provided through a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture – allow seniors to purchase fresh, locally […]

  • Getting Creative with Costumes

    Times of Future Past celebrates fan culture Calling all history buffs, anime fans and superhero lovers. Times of Future Past – a “festival for any era” – will return to Winter Park, ​​N3787 Ransom Moore Lane in Kewaunee, for year two June 11-12.  The activity lineup will include aerial-dance performances, fitness fun with Harley Quinn, special-effects demonstrations, […]

  • Letter to the Editor: More Work Required to Prevent Water Contamination by CAFOs

    As I write this, the royal flush continues in Kewaunee County, where more than 700 million gallons of cow manure are produced annually.  Kewaunee County currently has 16 CAFOs (concentrated animal feeding operations). The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) had one specialist overseeing these operations, plus two each in Door and Brown counties. The […]

  • Virtual Dementia Tours June 22

    The Aging and Disability Resource Center of the Lakeshore will host virtual dementia tours June 22, 1-3 pm, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 700 Heritage Road in Luxemburg. The maximum capacity is 10 participants.  These tours – a combination of a simulation and a debriefing session – help caregivers to understand what it might be like to […]

  • Dairy Promotion Committee Celebrates Dairy Month

    Community members are invited to join the Kewaunee County Dairy Promotion Committee for its annual kickoff breakfast at Rendezvous of Luxemburg on June 2, when the 2022 Honorary Volunteer Award recipient will be announced. Enjoy a breakfast buffet of scrambled eggs and cheese, sausage, bacon, fruit and more, served 6:30-8 am.  The program will begin at […]

  • Step Up Your Nutrition with ADRC of the Lakeshore

    Join the ADRC of the Lakeshore on June 8, 9:30-11:30 am, to learn how nutrition affects falls, why muscle matters, how to get enough protein and fluids, and how to eat better to improve your health. The class will be held on the lower level of the Kewaunee County Public Health & Human Services Building, […]


    Step back in time, spring forward to the future, or venture into your favorite universe at Times of Future Past: a festival for any era that’s returning June 11-12, 10 am – 5 pm, to the grounds of Winter Park, N3787 Ransom Moore Lane in Kewaunee. Meet historic figures such as Benjamin Franklin, Teddy Roosevelt […]

  • ADRC of the Lakeshore Offers Nutrition Class

    The Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) of the Lakeshore is presenting a new class, Stepping Up Your Nutrition.  Join the class June 8, 9:30-11:30 am, to learn how malnutrition can cause muscle loss and dizziness, increasing the risk of falls; why muscle matters; how to get enough protein and fluids; and how to eat […]