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Door County YMCA Partnering With Local Businesses for Giving Tuesday

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The Door County YMCA is partnering with area businesses on Tuesday, December 2nd, as part of a nationwide campaign to promote philanthropy during the holiday season. The movement is called “Giving Tuesday”, and is designed to create awareness about the needs of many in the community. All funds raised as part of the initiative will support the YMCA annual campaign which provides financial assistance with … Continue reading

Door County to Participate in Big Bundle Up

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The Door County Visitor Bureau is inviting residents and visitors to drop off new or gently used coats, sweaters, mittens and other warm clothing as part of the Wisconsin Department of Tourism’s “The Big Bundle Up” campaign. The statewide collection program runs through January 2nd. All locally donated items will be distributed back to Door County residents in need. This is the fourth year of … Continue reading

DOT To Move Forward With Sturgeon Bay Roundabouts

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As anticipated, the Department of Transportation in Green Bay has decided to move ahead with the construction of roundabouts in the Sturgeon Bay area on Highway 42/57 at the intersections of Michigan Street and Egg Harbor Road. Plans also call for full reconstruction of the existing two-lane roadway between the two intersections and a “right in/right out” only access to the highway at the Alabama … Continue reading

Highway Crews Ready for First Storm of the Season

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The first major snow storm of the season dumped about four inches of heavy snow on parts of the Door Peninsula Monday and early Tuesday. John Kolodziej, Door County Highway Commissioner, says the highway department was ready to meet the challenge… Kolodziej says snowplow operators got started on the cleanup early… Winter weather predictions are calling for more snow than cold this season, meaning snowplow … Continue reading

Numbers Down for Gun Deer Opening Weekend

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The Department of Natural Resources has released the tally of deer harvested in Door and Kewaunee County during the opening weekend of the nine day gun deer season, and the numbers are virtually the same as in 2013. The DNR says 654 bucks were taken, along with 426 antlerless deer, for a total of 1080 deer in Door County. Last year, a total of 1088 … Continue reading

Jacksonport Thanksgiving Parade Thursday

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The Jacksonport Thanksgiving parade will step off at 10:30AM Thursday from the Jacksonport fire station, marking the 18th consecutive year that the event has been held. The fun-loving parade, organized by northern Door County residents, celebrates neighbors helping neighbors. Case in point, Maggie DeMeuse. Maggie had been cancer-free for a decade, when the ailment returned last autumn. After a long series of tests, she began … Continue reading

Northern Door Aquatics Center To Open December 8

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It’s going to take a little longer before the pool at the Northern Door YMCA program center in Fish Creek reopens to the public. The “Y’s” Molly Schroeder says the new date for the pool’s reopening is Monday, December 8th. The original completion date was expected to be on Monday, November 24th. Schroeder says the YMCA apologizes for the delayed start up date, but the … Continue reading