DCVB Releases Winter Guide

The Door County Visitor Bureau has announced the release of its Winter Guide. A supplement to the tourism agency’s official visitor guide, the publication provides visitors with winter activities, maps, winter hours for area businesses, and events from November through March. The guide is available in hard copy at the Door County Welcome Center in Sturgeon Bay and other visitor centers, as well as at … Continue reading

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Search for New DCEDC Executive Director Generates 200 Resumes

The Door County Economic Development Corporation has provided an update on the search for a new executive director for the public/private agency based in Sturgeon Bay. Bill Chaudoir is retiring from the position he has held for some 25 years. The economic development corporation has engaged Diane Biersteker of Human Resources Consulting, LLC to coordinate the job search and the effort to find a new … Continue reading

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Nature Conservancy Awarded Grant to Control Invasive Species

A grant of $186,200 has been awarded to the Nature Conservancy as part of a two-year initiative to control invasive species and restore and enhance coastal wetlands within the Door Peninsula Coastal Wetlands Ramsar Site. The grant from the “Sustain Our Great Lakes” program will be matched with additional funding from the conservancy and the Ridges Sanctuary, as well as volunteer hours donated to the … Continue reading

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Algoma Man Seriously Injured in Accident Tuesday Night

A 22 year old Algoma man was seriously injured in an accident Tuesday evening in the Town of Lincoln. The Algoma man was the driver of a 1997 Honda Prelude that struck a farm implement pulling a self unloading wagon on County Highway C. Both vehicles were southbound on County C. The accident took place when the farm implement attempted to turn east on Hawk … Continue reading

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Sturgeon Bay Man Dies From Injuries Suffered in Traffic Accident Last Week

A 47-year old Door County man who was seriously injured in a rollover accident Friday morning on Highway 57, near County D, in the Town of Union has died. The Door County Sheriff’s Department says Manuel Roman of Sturgeon Bay was pronounced dead at a Green Bay hospital Tuesday. The cause of death was a head injury sustained when he was ejected from the vehicle … Continue reading

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ATC Plans Transmission Line Upgrade for Brown, Door, & Kewaunee Counties

If permission is granted by the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin, the American Transmission Company is proposing to rebuild a 65-year old transmission line that covers 55 miles in Brown, Kewaunee and Door counties and serves seven distribution substations in the area. Jackie Olson of ATC’s De Pere office explains why the line is scheduled for replacement… Olson says the rehabilitation project will bring about … Continue reading

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Candidate Forum for 1st Assembly October 12th

As we inch closer to election day on Tuesday, November 8th, office-holders, challengers and their surrogates are doing their best to get voters to listen to their message. Candidates for assembly in the first district will have a ready made opportunity to do so on Wednesday, October 12th during a forum conducted by the League of Women Voters of Door County. Doctor Joel Kitchens, a … Continue reading

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Door-Tran Wins Organizational Excellence Award

Door-Tran, Door County’s transportation consortium, received the “Organizational Excellence Award” from the Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging during the Wisconsin Aging Network conference Friday in Wisconsin Dells. Pam Busch, Door Tran’s Mobility Manager, says the recognition by the state agency on aging is gratifying… Busch says the award is truly an honor because it recognizes past and present efforts, but more can be done and … Continue reading

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Public Invited to Archeological Dig at Crossroads

A section of Crossroads at Big Creek will again be turned into an archaeological dig this week as the young and old are invited to try to find evidence of the past residents who walked the land. Coggin Heeringa, director at the Sturgeon Bay environmental preserve, says the amateur archaeologists will be sifting sand at Big Creek Cove Preserve. Heeringa says students will be at … Continue reading

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Crews Quickly Extinguish Fire at Summer Home

Five units and 13 Sturgeon Bay firefighters were sent to a summer home on South Cave Point Road, in the Town of Sevastopol, early Tuesday morning after fire was reported on the exterior of the structure. Fire Chief Tim Dietman was first on the scene shortly after midnight and was told the flames were seen near the outside chimney. The occupants used fire extinguishers to … Continue reading

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