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Big Bundle Up Under Way in Door County

The Big Bundle Up is back for another holiday season in Door County. The statewide campaign, spearheaded locally by close to a dozen tourism agencies, is now in its eighth year. Jen Rogers, Communications and PR Manager for the Door County Visitor Bureau, is working on the project with Marketing Manager Cambria Mueller. She says Door County residents have been very generous when it comes … Continue reading

DARE Program Graduations Will Be Held Soon

The Drug Abuse Resistance Education program is coming to an end for this year, at three Door County school districts. Commonly referred to as DARE, the program is taught by Door County Sheriff’s Department Juvenile Investigator Chris Neuville. Neuville, who is also President of the Wisconsin Dare Officers Association, says the classes are as interesting for him as they are for the students… Neuville says … Continue reading

DCEDC Looking to Upgrade Web Site

The web site that serves the Door County Economic Development Corporation is in line for an upgrade and the local organization is seeking firm that can do just that. Jim Schuessler, Executive Director of the public/private agency based in Sturgeon Bay, says the web siteĀ www.doorcountybusiness.com has been the face of Door County outreach to entrepreneurs and prospective new businesses since 2011. Schuessler says, since that … Continue reading

Economic Development Professionals to Meet With Waterfront Planning Committee

Two economic development professionals will meet with the City of Sturgeon Bay’s Ad Hoc West Side Waterfront Planning Committee Thursday evening at city hall. Gary Becker and Naletta Burr will join the committee for the 6:30PM meeting in the city council chambers at city hall. Becker recently started his own consultant practice after 28 years as owner/partner in a planning and engineering consulting firm. He … Continue reading

Firefighters Battle Weather & Barn Fire Friday Night

Firefighters battled a barn fire & wintry weather Friday night in the Town of Red River. The Luxemburg Community Fire Department was paged out to the site at E2470 LeCaptain Road and upon arrival encountered a large barn engulfed in flames. The call was quickly upgraded to a multiple alarm fire and assistance from departments in Casco, Brussels-Union-Gardner, New Franken, Kewaunee, Algoma, Southern Door, Denmark, … Continue reading

Appeals Court Upholds Decision on Theft From Humane Society

The effort of a Door County woman to have her conviction on multiple charges for theft from a business setting and identity theft overturned was thwarted by a state appeals court Tuesday. The court upheld the December 2016 sentence handed down by Door County Judge David Weber in the case of 42-year old Carrie Counihan. Counihan had been accused of taking in excess of $22,000 … Continue reading

Kewaunee County Budget Includes $1.7 Million in Savings

Kewaunee County taxpayers will see a drop in the county portion of their tax rates for 2019 after the adoption of a $22,783,968 budget by the County Board. The drop in the tax rate amounts to a reduction from $7.30 to $7.25 per $1,000 of equalized value. The reduction is credited to a decrease in expenditures of $1.7 million from year to year. Notable spending … Continue reading