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Fire Danger Remains High in Northeast Wisconsin

The Wisconsin DNR Currently has most of the state under high alert for fire danger. Currently, there are 11 counties in north central Wisconsin at a moderate fire danger level, while the entire rest of the state, including Door, Kewaunee, Brown, Oconto, and Marinette Counties are all listed at a high fire danger level due to dry conditions. Sturgeon Bay Fire Chief Kalin Montevideo says … Continue reading

Sister Bay Historical Society & DC Seed Library Awarded Grants

The Door County Community Foundation recently awarded a Community Investment Fund Grant to the Sister Bay Historical Society. This grant will help support the re-purposing of the of the 104 year-old Little Sister Barn, which was moved to the Corner of the Past Museum site where it will become the Sister Bay History Center. The barn will be the main location for the historical society’s … Continue reading

Navy Rocket Leads to Explosive Scare Thursday

There was a short scare involving a possible explosive on Sturgeon Bay’s west side Thursday evening. Shortly before 6PM, Sturgeon Bay Police responded to a call from 54 North Cumberland Avenue, with the caller reportedly finding a “1970s Navy rocket.” Maritime Museum Executive Director Kevin Osgood had been checking inventory in the museum’s storage unit when he located the rocket, removed it from the building, … Continue reading

Fundraising for Accessible Playground at Southern Door

In recent months, the 4-K team at Southern Door Schools has been working towards the creation of a new adaptive and accessible playground for the kindergarten and elementary students. There have been some fundraising efforts in the community along with grant writing, and they’ve already had some donations from local businesses. Director of Pupil Services Dave Desmond shares more about the project and some of … Continue reading

Door County Spring Election Results

We have the results from Door County ballots in Tuesday’s spring elections. History was made as Door County elected it’s first female judge in the race for judge of Door County Circuit Court Branch 1. Jennifer Moeller won that race with 6,309 votes while Brett Reetz ended up with 3,684 votes. For County Supervisor seats, in District 3 incumbent Roy Englebert had more votes. In … Continue reading

Vollenwider Re-Elected, Lautenbach New Algoma Mayor

Steve Lautenbach will be the new Mayor in the City of Algoma, defeating Casey Buhr, 516 to 443 in balloting during Tuesday’s spring election. Buhr did retain his seat on the Algoma Common Council, defeating challenger Bill Bush 172 to 143. In Kewaunee, incumbent Mayor Jeffrey Vollenwider defeated challenger & former Mayor Jason Jelinek 343 to 326.

LC & Algoma School Referendums Pass

The Luxemburg-Casco & Algoma School districts both had referendums on the ballot during Tuesday’s Spring election.In Algoma, the district was asking voters for $10.05 million for capital improvements at the elementary & middle & high school facilities. Voters in Algoma approved the measure with nearly 68% of the voters saying yes, 999 Yes to 475 no. Luxemburg-Casco had an operational referendum on the ballot, seeking … Continue reading