Kewaunee County

Kewaunee County, Wisconsin

613 Dodge St
Kewaunee, WI 54216
Phone: (920) 388-7144
Fax: (920) 388-3199
www.kewauneeco.org

On the peninsula in eastern WI, bordered on west by Green Bay and on east by Lake Michigan; organized Apr 16, 1852 from Manitowoc County. Name Origin: A Potawatomi word whose meaning is unclear; possibly 'to cross a point,' referring to the river between Green Bay and Lake Michigan or 'prairie hen' or 'wild duck.'

Area (sq mi):: 1084.52 (land 342.64; water 741.89) Population per square mile: 60.80
Population 2005: 20,840 State rank: 50 Population change: 2000-20005 3.20%; 1990-2000 6.90% Population 2000: 20,187 (White 98.20%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 37.50
Income 2000: per capita $18,456; median household $43,824; Population below poverty level: 5.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,044-$25,536
Unemployment (2004): 4.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.20% Median travel time to work: 22.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 44.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The recommendation stems from a complaint filed in March charging Paul Boltz of the Green Bay-based firm Boltz Law Offices with 10 counts of misconduct stemming from his dealings with a client he represented in a divorce proceeding in Kewaunee County and a client who hired him to represent her in a small-claims case out of Brown County.
In this case, the Board has considered that a significant number of Kewaunee County and City of Kewaunee residents commute to Brown County, the central county of the Green Bay Metropolitan Statistical Area ("Green Bay MSA").
The Kewaunee County Highway/Solid Waste Committee voted not to proceed with Phase III of the county landfill expansion.
Last year, residents and officials in the Kewaunee County Town of Carlton criticized Dominion after the company said it would take the full 60 years allowed by the federal government to decommission the power plant.
At Gannett's Door County Advocate in Sturgeon Bay, Kewaunee County Star-News and Oconto Reporter -- all in Wisconsin -- Scott Schmeltzer has been named general manager and ad director; previously, he was publisher of Boone's Albert Lea Tribune and Austin Daily Herald in Minnesota, a job he'd held for a 8-3/4 years.
And Kewaunee County, in northeast Wisconsin, has 18 quilts mounted.
"When I was a kid growing up on a farm in Kewaunee County, I collected farm toys, but I never paid that much attention to where a lot of them were coming from," Dale says.
The Office of Lawyer Regulation filed a complaint on March 28 charging Paul Boltz of Green Bay-based Boltz Law Offices with counts of misconduct stemming from his dealings with a client he represented in a divorce proceeding in Kewaunee County and a client who hired him to represent her in a small-claims case out of Brown County.
Nuclear Regulatory Commission has renewed the operating license for the Kewaunee Power Station in Kewaunee County, Wis., for an additional 20 years.