Newspaper Archives Go Digital


Decades of Door County history could be at your fingertips and you don’t have to leave home to access it. Laura Kayacan, adult services librarian at the Sturgeon Bay Library, has been instrumental in seeing to it that decades of newspapers have been digitized. Kayacan also has been presenting programs on the newspaper project. She talks about the years racked up for online use so … Continue reading

DC Child Tests Positive For EVD-68


The Door County Public Health Department has been notified by the Wisconsin Department of Health that a child in the county tested positive for the respiratory virus “enterovirus d68 or EVD-68.” Rhonda Kolberg, Door County public health director and health officer, says enterovirus infections are common, mostly occurring in the summer and fall. Kolberg says most people infected by the virus have little if any … Continue reading

Roy & Charlotte Lukes to Be Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award


Roy and Charotte Lukes of Egg Harbor will be honored with the 2014 Harold “BUD” Jordahl Lifetime achievement Award on Thursday in Madison. The couple will be recognized by Gathering Waters: Wisconsin’s Alliance for Land Trusts, at the Land Conservation Leadership awards celebration, Wisconsin’s premier conservation event. Treasured Door and Kewaunee County naturalists and conservation icons, Roy and Charlotte Lukes have worked as a team … Continue reading

Southern Door Board Outlines Cuts if Referendum Fails


The Southern Door Board of Education, on a five to one vote Monday evening, approved a resolution outlining the cuts that will be made if the referendum fails in November. The resolution indicates that the cuts will be needed to meet the projected deficit for the 2015/2016 school year. The board is asking voters to approve a plan to exceed the state imposed revenue cap … Continue reading

Wind Blown Signs Damage Vehicles on Highway 42/57


It’s difficult enough traveling on Door County Roads, what with the high level of traffic at times. But, when you have to dodge flying signs, driving safely is even harder. Two drivers found that out along a stretch of Highway 42/57, in the Town of Nasewaupee Saturday afternoon. Luckily, the occupants escaped injury. At about 4:10PM, a 55 year old Green Bay woman was heading … Continue reading

Road Work Continues in Door County


With weather conditions expected to be stable this week, road crews could get a lot of work done before the weekend. The Department of Transportation says the project on Highway 42/57 from the spot where the two highways converge in southern Door County and the Bayview Bridge in Sturgeon Bay will focus on concrete work on the right turn lane at the intersection. Workers are … Continue reading

Special Southern Door Homecoming This Year


The Southern Door School District will welcome back the Eagles 1989 state championship team as part of this week’s Homecoming festivities. In addition to being introduced at the game Friday night, the 1989 team members will be fundraising for new uniforms. A silent auction features signed items from former NFL stars Jim Flanigan and Al and Ben Johnson from Southern Door and Casey Rabach, Chris … Continue reading