Governor Walker Visits Sevastopol School

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker visited Sevastopol School in Institute Tuesday, responding to a letter from the district’s Destination Imagination program requesting the visit. During his time at the school, the governor saw two DI skits and a puppet show and took part in a discussion featuring a peer leader group and Sevastopol’s valedictorians. Walker also presented the district with a certificate recognizing its track record … Continue reading

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Sheriff’s Quarterly Conference Held in Door County

The law enforcement presence in Door County last week grew by several dozen and those responsible for the increase are proud of the state of affairs. Sheriffs from across the State of Wisconsin attended one of their quarterly conferences, Tuesday through Thursday, at the Landmark Resort near Egg Harbor. Door County Sheriff Steve Delarwelle, who hosted the event, says it was an unqualified success… Delarwelle … Continue reading

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Sturgeon Bay Police Bike Auction Tuesday

The Sturgeon Bay Police Department will hold its annual bike auction on Tuesday, May 30th at 5PM in the police department parking lot. More than two dozen bicycles will be sold. The bikes were found or turned in to the department in recent months and at least 90 days must have passed before they can be put on the auction block. In addition, individuals who … Continue reading

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Fundraising for Door County Sheriff K9 Unit Continues

Donations earmarked for a new Door County Sheriff’s Department K9 unit continue to come in. Recently, the Henry S. Baird Masonic Lodge in Sturgeon Bay provided a check for $800 to the fundraising effort. The masons have also pledged to hold a brat fry for the K9 unit in July. The local lodge worked with Blackwood Pet Foods of Ohio to obtain the dollars donated. … Continue reading

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Sturgeon Bay Fine Art Fair This Weekend

Sunset Park in Sturgeon Bay will be home for the 2017 Fine Art Fair this weekend. The popular recreational area is expected to be abuzz with activity Saturday and Sunday as more than 100 fine artists display and sell their original pieces of art in forms ranging from paintings to sculpture to jewelry to photography. Paige Funkhauser of the Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center says you … Continue reading

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Memorial Car Show This Weekend in Sister Bay

The “Memorial Car and Motorcycle Show” brings multiple examples of the best the American automotive industry has to offer to the Country Walk Shops in Sister Bay Sunday. Categories include antiques, classics, muscle cars, rat-rods, bikes and trucks. The show runs from 10AM until 4PM. Those entering cars or cycles pay $5, spectators are admitted at no cost and awards will be handed out at … Continue reading

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Maifest in Jacksonport Saturday & Sunday

The 45th annual Maifest in Jacksonport kicks off its two-day run Saturday at Lakeside Park. The celebration of Door County on the lake side of the peninsula offers a variety of activities for people of all ages. The big parade steps off at 10:30 Saturday morning. If you can’t make it Danny & Eddy Allen will be broadcasting the event live. Other activities include the … Continue reading

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Woman Struck and Killed by Vehicle on Highway 42 Near Algoma

An 80 year old woman from the Town of Pierce was struck by a vehicle Thursday morning as she was crossing highway 42, near 8th Road in the Town of Pierce. The driver of the vehicle, a 46 year old Algoma man, reported the incident at 10:06AM. The woman was crossing the road to retrieve her mail. Algoma Fire & Rescue along with the Eagle … Continue reading

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Maritime Museum in Gills Rock Will be Open This Weekend

The Door County Maritime Museum’s Gills Rock facility opens Friday for the Memorial Day weekend under the guidance of new Site Manager Kirsten Linder. The museum traces the area’s commercial fishing industry and features a shipwreck and a scuba diving exhibit including artifacts brought up from the bottom of Lake Michigan. It boasts the wooden fishing tug Hope, built in 1930 and a replica net … Continue reading

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Renovation of Old Door County Highway Shop Ahead of Schedule

There was a cool breeze and a hint of rain in the air, but 16 members of the Door County Board participated in a traditional ground-breaking ceremony at the former highway department garage on north 14th Avenue in Sturgeon Bay. The multi-million dollar makeover is expected to transform the facility into the new home for the Emergency Services, the Aging and Disability Resource Center and … Continue reading

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