Ask Thrivent Financial/ Savings Match

The Door County Team for Thrivent Financial & Financial Consultant Grace Rossman present Ask Thrivent Financial on Tuesdays & Thursdays at 9:55AM & 4:55PM on WDOR.  The topic of this program- Your boss won’t match your savings….now what?  Click the play button to listen. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Thrivent Financial for Lutherans and its respective associates and employees cannot provide legal, accounting, or tax advice … Continue reading

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Ridges Finds Benefit To Extra Snow

While Steve Leonard has joined the chorus of Door County residents who are fed up with the protracted winter, he can find a benefit from all of the moisture. The executive director of the Ridges Sanctuary near Baileys Harbor says the additional snow we are seeing will come in handy during the “dog days of summer”… [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Leonard says … Continue reading

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Parcel To Be Turned Into YMCA Park

The Sturgeon Bay City Council Tuesday inserted plans put together by the Door County YMCA to develop 10 acres of land recently purchased into the city’s five year outdoor recreational plan. The action will help the “Y” obtain grant funding to develop the property adjacent to its Sturgeon Bay Program Center. The parcel, once part of a projected neighborhood housing development, is expected to be … Continue reading

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Sturgeon Bay Utilities Installing LED Street Lights

Beginning Monday, April 7th, Sturgeon Bay Utilities will be blocking off parking areas at Kentucky & Louisiana Streets, between 1st & 4th Avenue, to replace the old decorative light poles with new poles & LED fixtures. SBU will concentrate on one block at a time to minimize the parking inconvenience. The roads will remain open at times & the work should be completed in about … Continue reading

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Kewaunee County to Host 2017 WI Farm Technology Days

Kewaunee County will host the 2017 Wisconsin Farm Technology Days, the largest agricultural show in the state. The three day outdoor event has been traveling from county to county & host family farms since 1954, showcasing the latest improvements in agriculture, with hundreds of exhibitors. Aerica Bjurstrom, Kewaunee County UW Extension Agriculture Agent says the process of finding a host farm is just begining…[Audio clip: … Continue reading

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Judge Ehlers Denies Attempt to Delay Murder Trial

An attempt on the part of Brian Cooper to delay his upcoming murder trial in Door County Circuit Court was short-circuited by Judge D. Todd Ehlers Wednesday afternoon. The 37-year old Illinois man is charged with two counts of first degree intentional homicide in connection with the deaths of 21-year old Alisha Bromfield of Plainfield, Illinois & her unborn child at a southern Door County … Continue reading

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Sturgeon Bay Council Seeking Grants for Two Projects

As planning continues for a makeover of Egg Harbor Road in Sturgeon Bay, the city council has given the go-ahead to seek grant funding from the Department of Natural Resources. Community Development Director Marty Olejniczak told the city council Tuesday that the non-point source storm water pollution grant funding, if approved, would cover the final designs & bidding, as well as construction of the project…[Audio … Continue reading

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Sturgeon Bay is a Coast Guard City

There are only 16 Coast Guard City locations in existence & Sturgeon Bay is one of them. In honor of its new designation, the city council Tuesday evening agreed to advance $7,500 to a committee working on a celebration recognizing the solidarity between the city & the Coast Guard. The celebration will be held on May 9th, 10th & 11th at several locations in Sturgeon … Continue reading

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Door County Spring Election results

As you might expect, the turnout was small for the spring election in Door County Tuesday as residents in several areas were confronted with uncontested races on several levels. Door County Board As we reported before, 19 of the 21 seats on the Door County Board featured uncontested races. Of the two districts that did, new supervisors were elected. In district one, encompassing the Town … Continue reading

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Kewaunee County 2014 Spring Election Results

Kewaunee County Spring Election Results Kewaunee School Board – Unincorporated Seat John Pagel(I) – 411 April Dahl – 252 Luxemburg-Casco School Board – Top 3 Receive Seats Timothy Kinnard(I) – 790 Chris Worachek(I) – 787 Jodi Falk(I) – 705 Aaron Maternowski – 411 Kewaunee City Council – District 2 Diane Jirtle – 60 Brenda LuMaye(I) – 12 Luxemburg Village Board – Top 3 Receive Seats* … Continue reading

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