Newspaper Archives Go Digital

Decades of Door County history could be at your fingertips and you don’t have to leave home to access it. Laura Kayacan, adult services librarian at the Sturgeon Bay Library, has been instrumental in seeing to it that decades of newspapers have been digitized. Kayacan also has been presenting programs on the newspaper project. She talks about the years racked up for online use so … Continue reading

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Roy & Charlotte Lukes to Be Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award

Roy and Charotte Lukes of Egg Harbor will be honored with the 2014 Harold “BUD” Jordahl Lifetime achievement Award on Thursday in Madison. The couple will be recognized by Gathering Waters: Wisconsin’s Alliance for Land Trusts, at the Land Conservation Leadership awards celebration, Wisconsin’s premier conservation event. Treasured Door and Kewaunee County naturalists and conservation icons, Roy and Charlotte Lukes have worked as a team … Continue reading

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Southern Door Board Outlines Cuts if Referendum Fails

The Southern Door Board of Education, on a five to one vote Monday evening, approved a resolution outlining the cuts that will be made if the referendum fails in November. The resolution indicates that the cuts will be needed to meet the projected deficit for the 2015/2016 school year. The board is asking voters to approve a plan to exceed the state imposed revenue cap … Continue reading

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Wind Blown Signs Damage Vehicles on Highway 42/57

It’s difficult enough traveling on Door County Roads, what with the high level of traffic at times. But, when you have to dodge flying signs, driving safely is even harder. Two drivers found that out along a stretch of Highway 42/57, in the Town of Nasewaupee Saturday afternoon. Luckily, the occupants escaped injury. At about 4:10PM, a 55 year old Green Bay woman was heading … Continue reading

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Road Work Continues in Door County

With weather conditions expected to be stable this week, road crews could get a lot of work done before the weekend. The Department of Transportation says the project on Highway 42/57 from the spot where the two highways converge in southern Door County and the Bayview Bridge in Sturgeon Bay will focus on concrete work on the right turn lane at the intersection. Workers are … Continue reading

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Deadline Approaching for Miss Door County Entry

An invitation is being extended for qualified women to participate in the Miss Door County program. Those hoping to become Miss Door county must be 17 to 24 years old. They will be judged in the areas of interview, talent, evening wear, & swimsuit. The winner will compete for the title of Miss Wisconsin 2015. Shirley Ehlers, who has been part of the program since … Continue reading

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High School Home Construction Project to Break Ground Monday

A groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the launch of the eighth annual high school home construction project, Sponsored by the Door Kewaunee Business and Education Partnership, is set for Monday at 4PM. Tara LeClair, business and education manager, says the ceremony, which is open to the public, will be held at the job site at what was once the old Wiretech property on north 6th Avenue … Continue reading

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Harvest Fest is Saturday in Sturgeon Bay

The recent cool period has been a strong reminder that autumn is just around the corner. What better time to celebrate the fall season than with a harvest festival. You can do just that, from 9AM to 5PM, Saturday in downtown Sturgeon Bay, according to Visitor Bureau Executive Director Todd Trimberger… Trimberger says the annual street art auction plays an important role in the day-to-day … Continue reading

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Schlicht Says City Should be Compensated for Detour Routes

Sturgeon Bay Alderman Bob Schlicht had more on his mind than roundabouts during the Department of Transportation’s informational meeting Tuesday evening. Schlicht wanted to make sure that if the project on Highway 42/57 moves forward that the city is compensated for the wear and tear on streets used as a detour route. The chairman of the city council’s parking and traffic committee acknowledged that the … Continue reading

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Small Turnout for Roundabout Meeting

The turnout was sparse for a public informational meeting on a proposed road project on Highway 42/57 in the Sturgeon Bay area, featuringing roundabouts at the intersections of Michigan Street and Egg Harbor Road. Only a couple dozen people showed up at Sturgeon Bay High School Tuesday evening to listen to the Department of Transportation presentation, ask questions and consider DOT displays. As reported before, … Continue reading

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