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Bridge & Highway Projects Remain on Schedule

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With about two weeks left in the month of June, some may be wondering where the Bayview Bridge and Highway 42/57 road projects stand with regard to the upcoming 4th of July holiday period. Mark Kantola of the Department of Transportation office in Green Bay says everything remains on schedule… Kantola says the DOT has been providing informational programs on roundabouts and will provide materials … Continue reading

DCVB Video Series Showcase History & Life in Door County

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As Door County tourism heads into its busy season, there are people at the Door County Visitor Bureau who are more interested in the future than the present. Michelle Rasmussen is the tourism agency’s Director of Marketing & Sales. Rasmussen says in some respects, the emphasis has to be on the future… Rasmussen says marketing takes many forms as the visitor bureau attempts to reach … Continue reading

Ephraim Historical Foundation Exhibit Features Summer Camps

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A new exhibit sponsored by the Ephraim Historical Foundation focuses on two special camps that were located at Peninsula State Park near Fish Creek. 2016 marks the 100th anniversary of the founding of “Camp Meenahga,” a girls summer camp that flourished from 1916 to 1948. Young women went to the camp to enjoy activities like swimming, horseback riding, sailing and performance arts. Just a couple … Continue reading

Door County Team for Thrivent Financial Builds in Dominican Republic

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Those of us who live in Door County often take the waters of the lake and bay and inland waters for granted. Thrivent Financial Representative Grace Rossman says she has a new perspective on the value of clean, abundant water after returning from the Dominican Republic and a house-building mission for Habitat for Humanity. Grace says she was honored to have been one of a … Continue reading

Heroic Actions Prevent Drowning at Marina

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The Sturgeon Bay Police Department is crediting the unselfish actions of four men for saving the life of a local resident who fell from a wheelchair into the water and nearly drowned Wednesday evening. Captain Dan Brinkman says the 40-year old Sturgeon Bay man was on the dock at the Madelyn Marina off Memoral Drive when the accident happened around 7PM. He was throwing a … Continue reading

Roundabout Education Classes Next Week

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The Wisconsin Department of Transportation has scheduled two roundabout education classes in Door County Wednesday. Mark Kantola, the DOT’s Regional Communications Manager, says the programs in Sturgeon Bay and Sister Bay are intended to help motorists safely navigate a multi-lane roundabout… Kantola says a traffic safety engineer will present the brief presentations… The roundabout education classes will be held on Wednesday, June 15th at 10AM … Continue reading

Goat Fest in Sister Bay

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It’s all about goats in Sister Bay Saturday as Goat Fest and the Goat Parade hold sway. Chris Milligan of the Sister Bay Advancement Association says the parade features some of the top goats in Door County… Milligan told WDOR’s Eddy Allen that the goats parade begins at 10:30AM… Goat Fest will also feature live music, kid’s games, various beverages, a meatballs and mashed potatoes … Continue reading