Deadline Approaching for Miss Door County Entry


An invitation is being extended for qualified women to participate in the Miss Door County program. Those hoping to become Miss Door county must be 17 to 24 years old. They will be judged in the areas of interview, talent, evening wear, & swimsuit. The winner will compete for the title of Miss Wisconsin 2015. Shirley Ehlers, who has been part of the program since … Continue reading

High School Home Construction Project to Break Ground Monday


A groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the launch of the eighth annual high school home construction project, Sponsored by the Door Kewaunee Business and Education Partnership, is set for Monday at 4PM. Tara LeClair, business and education manager, says the ceremony, which is open to the public, will be held at the job site at what was once the old Wiretech property on north 6th Avenue … Continue reading

Harvest Fest is Saturday in Sturgeon Bay


The recent cool period has been a strong reminder that autumn is just around the corner. What better time to celebrate the fall season than with a harvest festival. You can do just that, from 9AM to 5PM, Saturday in downtown Sturgeon Bay, according to Visitor Bureau Executive Director Todd Trimberger… Trimberger says the annual street art auction plays an important role in the day-to-day … Continue reading

Schlicht Says City Should be Compensated for Detour Routes


Sturgeon Bay Alderman Bob Schlicht had more on his mind than roundabouts during the Department of Transportation’s informational meeting Tuesday evening. Schlicht wanted to make sure that if the project on Highway 42/57 moves forward that the city is compensated for the wear and tear on streets used as a detour route. The chairman of the city council’s parking and traffic committee acknowledged that the … Continue reading

Small Turnout for Roundabout Meeting


The turnout was sparse for a public informational meeting on a proposed road project on Highway 42/57 in the Sturgeon Bay area, featuringing roundabouts at the intersections of Michigan Street and Egg Harbor Road. Only a couple dozen people showed up at Sturgeon Bay High School Tuesday evening to listen to the Department of Transportation presentation, ask questions and consider DOT displays. As reported before, … Continue reading

Large Manure Spill in Brussels


An estimated 640,000 gallons of manure leaked out of a above ground storage tank at the Kurt DeGrave farm, west of County Trunk C, on County D in the Town of Brussels, early Tuesday morning. The problem was discovered at about 4AM and is one of the largest spills of its kind in Wisconsin in recent years. Since the spill’s discovery, the focus has been … Continue reading

Emergency Services Investigating Disaster Assistance for Storm Damage


The Door County Emergency Services Department is investigating the scope and damages related to the storm that hit the peninsula September 4th, from within the Door County business community to determine if the county is eligible for disaster assistance. Department Director Dan Williams is asking individuals to fill out a disaster assessment form. To insure that everyone gets a chance to do so, the deadline … Continue reading