Langenberg Retiring After 30 Years at Southern Door

While the Sevastopol School District is going through the process of selecting a new superintendent, Southern Door is also seeking candidates for an administrative position. Principal Gary Langenberg has announced his retirement, effective at the end of the current school year, after 30 years on the job. According to the school district, the position of full time middle school principal/curriculum and instruction director has been … Continue reading

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Fire & Ice in Sturgeon Bay

The annual Sturgeon Bay Fire and Ice weekend is just about upon us. Pam Seiler and Paige Funkhouser of the Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center talked about the 12th annual event with Eddy Allen Monday morning. Ice carving is one of the highlights of the event… Given the anticipated warmer weather, the ice blocks won’t be brought out until Saturday… By the way, the annual Fire … Continue reading

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First Round of Interviews for Sevastopol Superintendent Job Saturday

The first round of interviews for candidates interested in becoming the next superintendent of the Sevastopol School District is set for Saturday at 9:30AM in the multi-purpose room at the school in Institute. Five individuals have been invited to the closed door meeting involving a 19-person committee representing the school board, community members, parents, teachers, and support staff. The school district has been working with … Continue reading

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All Snowmobile Trails in Door County are Closed

The only snowmobile trail that had been open in Door County is now closed. The county snowmobile trails coordinator shut down the Southeast Section as of 11AM Monday. The recent warming trend, and the prospect of more warm weather on the way, prompted the closure. For the most up-to-date information on trail conditions, check

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Pickup Truck Breaks Through Ice in Sawyer Harbor

The Door County Sheriff’s Department is warning residents to be careful when traveling on the ice. A pickup truck was partially submerged after it went through the ice in an area of Sawyer Harbor, off Potawatomi State Park. The driver, 18-year old Matthew Wiegand and his passenger, 18-year old Collin Mirkes, both of Sturgeon Bay, were able to get out of the vehicle without injury. … Continue reading

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Sturgeon Bay City Administrator Reacts to Waterfront Ruling

Sturgeon Bay City Administrator Josh VanLieshout says the judge’s ruling in the waterfront case is not the outcome he had hoped for, but it is not a deal breaker, either. VanLieshout says, in a sense, Judge Raymond Huber did not totally rule for or against either side… VanLieshout says there’s going to be time to take a step back and re-evaluate the situation… The city … Continue reading

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Earlier School Start Date could Harm Tourism Industry

The tourism industry in Door County is perfectly happy with a state statute that requires public schools to start after September 1st. However, proposed legislation in Madison could change the school start status. Jon Jarosh, Director of Communications and PR at the Door County Visitor Bureau, says many believe that repealing the current school start date legislation will harm the local tourism economy. Jarosh says … Continue reading

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Judge Rules Against Sale of Property for Waterfront Hotel

The City of Sturgeon Bay’s effort to develop property on its west side waterfront was hit with another delay Friday when a judge ruled against the plan to sell a waterfront property to a developer seeking to build a hotel. It had been speculated that a decision might not be available from Waupaca County Circuit Judge Raymond Huber for weeks, if not months, but the … Continue reading

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Fish Creek & Ephraim Episode of Around the Corner Screening

A free community screening of the Fish Creek and Ephraim episode of the hit Wisconsin Public Television program, “Around The Corner With John McGivern,” has been scheduled for 7PM on Wednesday, March 8th at the Door Community Auditorium in Fish Creek. Now in its sixth season, “Around The Corner With John McGivern” explores living, working and playing in Wisconsin’s unique communities. No registration is needed … Continue reading

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DCEDC to Seek Funding to Support Grow Door County Initiative

The Door County Economic Development Corporation has announced that it will submit a grant application to the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation at the end of February in support of implementation of the “Grow Door County” initiative. If successful, the grant would provide funding for the creation and implementation of a marketing campaign targeting visitors, seasonal and vacation homeowners, and young Wisconsin families, making them aware … Continue reading

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