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Open Seat on Door County Board


With the resignation of Holly Runquist as Door County Board District 18 Supervisor, residents of the district interested in serving on the board are being encouraged to submit a letter of interest. District 18 encompasses the Town of Gibraltar and the Village of Ephraim. Persons wishing to be considered for appointment to the position are asked to send a letter to County Board Chairman Dan … Continue reading

Illinois Man Reported Missing Returns Home


An Illinois man, reported missing in the Ephraim area by his family on Tuesday, has returned home. The Door County Sheriff’s Department had issued a statement that 62-year old Timothy Mills of Grand Prairie, Illinois was last seen Tuesday evening after leaving a motel in Ephraim. Family had expressed concern about his well-being for medical reasons. However, at about 1:30PM Thursday afternoon, the sheriff’s department … Continue reading

Family Centers of Door County to Close


The board of directors of the Family Centers of Door County, which has been serving residents throughout the county since 1998, has decided to dissolve the organization over the next couple of months. The board voted to shut down the agency on Monday, citing the advent of many new organizations seeking to fulfill the programming provided by the Family Centers for the past 16 years. … Continue reading

Maritime on Madison in Sturgeon Bay


Sturgeon Bay’s greater west side and the city’s maritime heritage will be celebrated with a new event on Saturday. Amanda Thuss of the Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center says the annual event in Sturgeon Bay’s west side business district has changed its focus and is now, “Maritime on Madison”… Amanda says the new event fits in well with the other Saturday activities in Sturgeon Bay… “Maritime … Continue reading

Special Dedication Held for Coast Guard Boat Exhibit


It was a picture-perfect Door County day Tuesday as elements of the US Coast Guard joined forces with representatives of the City of Sturgeon Bay, family, friends and visitors at the dedication of a 41-foot utility boat that had been a work horse for the service agency for four decades. Now the CG 41410 has a new mission as an exhibit on the grounds of … Continue reading

Road Work on County D to Begin Wednesday

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A road construction project on County Trunk D, near County XC, in southern Door County is scheduled to get underway Wednesday. Door County Highway Commissioner John Kolodziej says the work will consist of pulverizing the existing roadway surface, re-grading and compacting the gravel base, and, resurfacing with a new hot mix asphalt surface. The project will be completed under traffic with occasional lane closures as … Continue reading

WPS Ahead of Schedule on Power Restoration After Sunday Storm


Anticipating that storms could impact its customers in northeast Wisconsin, WPS mobilized its crews in order to respond to anticipated power outages. Lisa Prunty, the utilities’ manager of public relations, says crews are sent to areas of perceived need. Once there, Prunty says they evaluate how they will attack the problem… Prunty says it appears that the power outages affecting public service customers will be … Continue reading