Wisconsin Cherry Board Election

The Wisconsin Cherry Board is composed of five grower members who are responsible for administering Wisconsin’s Cherry Marketing Order. They secure and distribute funding for research, education, and promotion of Wisconsin grown cherries. There will be two new vacancies on the board and Wisconsin tart cherry growers have until June 15th to vote for those board seats. Only one producer, Barry Peterson of Green Bay, … Continue reading

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Dry Spring Brings Lower Lake Levels

The US Army Corps of Engineers released a recent report on the water levels of the Great Lakes, and those levels are below last year’s record levels but do continue their seasonal rise into the summer months. Drier conditions so far this spring have limited the seasonal rise of Lake Michigan, but there are still a few months of expected rise from increased precipitation and … Continue reading

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DDC CEO Jack Moneypenny Leaving the Organization

Monday morning Destination Door County Board Chairman Todd Trimberger announced the forthcoming departure of the organization’s President and CEO Jack Moneypenny. He will remain in his position through July 14th, but stated that he believes it is time to part ways with Destination Door County due to the organization’s structure and direction change. Moneypenny was hired as President and CEO in 2007 just as the … Continue reading

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Alpine Resort Sold

True North Real Estate recently announced the sale of Egg Harbor’s Alpine Resort and Golf Course. Back in 1922, John and Paul Bertschinger opened the popular resort and for almost a full century they hosted many family vacations, weddings, conferences, golf outings, and more. Included in the sale are 165 acres of open green space, nearly half a mile of Green Bay shorefront, picturesque bluffs, … Continue reading

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DC Board Reworks Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Resolution

At Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting they revisited the “Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion” resolution which was passed last month, a resolution which declared racism as a public health crisis in Door County. There were many hours of discussion on the topic with public comments and supervisors’ responses. First, the board voted 11 to 9 to reconsider the resolution. Supervisor Gunnlaugsson of District 21 voiced his … Continue reading

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Sturgeon Bay Additional Cardboard Recycling Dumpster

Due to the drastic increase in online shopping during the pandemic, there has been an abundance of cardboard taking up much needed space in Sturgeon Bay’s recycling receptacles. Many residents have phoned in to Municipal Services about their accelerated volume of cardboard being recycled lately. Some have even began discarding their cardboard in the trash, which actually negates the reason for the recycling program. Since … Continue reading

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State Parks Update and Rock Island Re-Open Date

The Wisconsin DNR has informed us that starting April 30th, there will be some changes to the state park system. Playgrounds will be open. Volunteer group sizes will be increased to 50 people. The capacity for open-air shelters, amphitheaters, and outdoor group campgrounds will be increased to 100 people. Non-department led special event capacity will increase from 50 to 100 people, and special event permit … Continue reading

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