Kewaunee County Outdoor Recreation Survey

If you enjoy outdoor activity in Kewaunee County, the Promotions & Recreation Department wants to hear from you. A 15 question survey is being conducted by the Bay-Lake Regional Planning Commission, asking Kewaunee County residents and visitors what they enjoy most about the outdoors in the area. The survey includes interactive mapping components, and asks participants questions about their favorite outdoor recreational activities, how often … Continue reading

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DCEDC Has a New Executive Director

Steve Jenkins has been selected as the new Executive Director of the Door County Economic Development Corporation. The board of directors selected Jenkins after an extensive search. Jenkins will replace Jim Schuessler, who resigned in December. Jenkins has a degree in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, he is a Certified Economic Developer, and also served as a Captain of the Transportation … Continue reading

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Southern Door Student Performs at Carnegie Hall

A Southern Door High School sophomore had the experience of a lifetime recently, when she was selected to perform at Carnegie Hall in New York City. Dalena Pakalske performed with the 2020 High School Honors Performance Series on February 2nd. Pakalske auditioned during the summer of 2019 and was selected as one of the highest rated high school performers. Pakalske was joined by performers from … Continue reading

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And Miss Door County 2020 Is…

The Miss Door County title stayed in the family Saturday night at the Southern Door Auditorium… Jay Zahn submitted this report for WDOR News…

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Partial Trails Opening

The North section of the Door County Snowmobile Trails is open with the exception of corridor 1 North of East Meadow Road at intersection B6. Currently- the Central, Southeast and Southwest sections of the Door County Trails system remain closed.

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Partial Opening of Snowmobile Trails

The Southeast section of the Door County snowmobile trail system opened at 10AM this morning (1/20). The Southeast section is from Gordon Road South over the Bayview Bridge and includes Potawatomi State Park and the Ahnapee State Trail to the South Door County line at County Road X. The West edge of this section is defined by County Road M and the South half of … Continue reading

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New Name & Logo for Door County Visitor Bureau

Door County’s long time destination management organization, the Door County Visitor Bureau, is undergoing some changes, first off the name. To reflect the evolving nature of tourism the bureau has changed its name to: Destination Door County. The organization is also adopting a new logo. Both will be incorporated into the operation starting this month. The organization has had many name changes since it began … Continue reading

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2019 Another Big Year for Tourism in Door County

2019 showed growth in the economy of Door County, fueled by the tourism industry. Room tax collections were up over last year and county wide sales tax collections were also up, according to Jon Jarosh, Director of Communications and PR for the Door County Visitor Bureau… Final figures are not in, but Jarosh said with 2 months still to report the final figures will be … Continue reading

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New Logo for DCEDC

The end of one year and the beginning of another is usually a good time to say “out with the old and in with the new.” Such is the case with the Door County Economic Development Corporation, where a logo that has been around for close to three decades has been replaced by a new symbol for the public/private organization. The new logo includes a … Continue reading

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SBFD Responds to Lunch Hour Fire Call at Sonny’s

A malfunctioning exhaust fan apparently caused a fire Friday afternoon at Sonny’s Pizzeria at 43 Madison Avenue in Sturgeon Bay. Shortly after noon, the Sturgeon Bay Fire Department sent four vehicles and seven firefighters to the popular waterfront restaurant after flames were seen coming out of the chimney on the roof’s edge. During a search of the building’s attic, intense heat of about 500 degrees … Continue reading

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