Bradley Honored by Destination Marketing Industry

Laura Bradley, Marketing and Sales Manager for the Door County Visitor Bureau, has been named one of 30 future leaders of the destination marketing industry by Destination Marketing Association International. Bradley says the “30 Under 30” program focuses on identifying talented professionals, 30 years of age and younger, through increased access and exposure to industry networking and leadership… Bradley talks about the application process for … Continue reading

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Boys & Girls Club Receives Sustainability Grant

The Boys and Girls Club of Door County has been awarded a sustainability grant from the Children and Youth Fund and the John and Nell Herlache Community Impact Fund administered by the Door County Community Foundation. The grant will support a partnership between the local chapter of the Boys and Girls Club and My Brother’s Keeper, Incorporated, providing a male mentoring program for middle and … Continue reading

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Report on Fatal Accident Released

The Door County Sheriff’s Department has released the accident report of a fatal crash that took the life of an 82-year old Sturgeon Bay man and injured a local woman Friday morning. The collision occurred on Highway 42/57, near County BB (Gordon Road), in the Town of Sevastopol. Raymond Hogan was pronounced dead at the scene. Twenty six year old Krystyn Beilfus of Sturgeon Bay … Continue reading

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YMCA Assembles Peterson Park Playground

A community effort to build a playground near the Sturgeon Bay YMCA program center went off like clockwork Saturday as close to 200 people came together to get the job done. The project at Peterson Park, spear-headed by the Y and its partners, came together much quicker than had been anticipated, according to YMCA Chief Executive Officer Tom Beerntsen… Led by a large donation by … Continue reading

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Sidepork Fest a Huge Success

Judging from the number of happy faces at the 5th annual Sidepork Fest in Sturgeon Bay Saturday, the event at Martin Park was a huge success. The brainchild of police officers Carl Waterstreet and Jim Valley, the day-long event raises funds for local non-profits. Waterstreet says people took advantage of the beautiful weather and joined the fun at Martin Park… Waterstreet was asked if the … Continue reading

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Go Bo Foundation Paying it Forward

A check for $25,000 was presented to the MACC Fund in Milwaukee earlier this week by Annika Johnson and her brother, Rolf, on behalf of the Go Bo Foundation. The donation is the first installment of a $75,000 commitment by the Door County Organization toward cancer research supported by the Midwest Athletes Against Childhood Cancer. The Go Bo Foundation contribution will help fund a research … Continue reading

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Well Testing Program in Door County

Door County’s unique geography makes its underground water system vulnerable. A new fund, “Healthy Water Door County”, has awarded a grant to the Environmental Research and Innovation Center at the University of Wisconsin/Oshkosh to conduct a county-wide well-monitoring program during this weekend and next. The grant should provide free test kits to virtually any Door County property owner or resident who would like one. Coggin … Continue reading

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Fatal Accident Friday Morning in Sturgeon Bay

The Door County Sheriff’s Department has confirmed that one person died and another sustained injuries in a two vehicle collision that occurred shortly before 9AM Friday morning near the intersection of Highway 42/57 and Gordon Road (County BB), on the northern edge of Sturgeon Bay. The male victim, Raymond F. Hogan, was pronounced dead at the scene. The other driver, a Door County woman, was … Continue reading

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Washington Island Has New Superintendent

For all intents and purposes, the Washington Island School District has a new Superintendent. He is Mati Palm Leis, a retired Director of Special Education for the River Valley School District in Spring Green. Island School Board President Amy Jorgenson says 13 people applied for the job and six were interviewed. Jorgenson says Palm Leis was the district’s top candidate. She says he was low-key, … Continue reading

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5th Annual Side Pork Fest Saturday

The fifth annual Side Pork Fest is Saturday at Martin Park in Sturgeon Bay. The event offers great food, a number of fun activities for the whole family and musical entertainment, all in an effort to raise funds for local charities. Sturgeon Bay Police Sergeant Carl Waterstreet says Side Pork Fest was the outgrowth of a brain-storming session he had with his friend, Jim Valley, … Continue reading

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