Door County DARE Students Going to Brewers Game

When the Brewers take on the Atlanta Braves at Miller Park Saturday, a contingent from Door County will be cheering on the Milwaukee ball club. The group, students in the “DARE” program, will be traveling to the game with their instructor Chris Neuville. Neuville, who is also the Juvenile Investigator for the Door County Sheriff’s Department, says the outing is an opportunity to interact with … Continue reading

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Southern Door School Board Discusses Options After Failed Referendum

During a workshop Monday evening on the recent failed referendum for the Southern Door School District, the board of education discussed options on how to deal with the shortfall anticipated because additional funding was not authorized. At this point, the school board is interested in gathering information from the public via surveys and listening sessions. Board-members are also looking for ways to get information to … Continue reading

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The Johnson Family & Pro Products Win Entrepreneur & Industry Awards

A long-time northern Door County business now holds the distinction of being this year’s “Entrepreneur of the Year,” by way of the Door County Economic Development Corporation. The Johnson family, owners of Al Johnson’s Swedish Restaurant and Butik, was recognized for the entrepreneurial spirit that begin in 1949 with Al Johnson and continues today with his children Lars, Rolf and Annika Johnson. Al’s wife, Ingert, … Continue reading

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New Contract Awarded To Bay Shipbuilding

Fincantieri/Bay Shipbuilding has announced that it has been awarded a contract to build an articulated tug barge or A.T.B. for delivery in late 2017. The contract, recently signed by the Fincantieri Marine Group, includes an option for a second A.T.B. unit to potentially be delivered in 2018. Todd Thayse, vice-president and general manager of the shipyard in Sturgeon Bay, says the new contract is good … Continue reading

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