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Door County “Safer at Home” Order is Lifted

In a recent statement from Door County Public Health Manager Susan Powers, she releases a list of guidelines and recommendations that are in full force and effective immediately, but at this point in time the “Safer at Home” extension for Door County put in place last week is now lifted. Powers starts by stressing it is important to remember that the COVID-19 pandemic continues. It … Continue reading

New Staff Structure at Crossroads at Big Creek

The Crossroads at Big Creek Learning Center and Nature Preserve in Sturgeon Bay has made some recent changes to their staff structure. Coggin Heeringa has been the Crossroads’ Director since 2001, and until 2017 she was the only full-time staff member. Under her leadership the organization grew from 60 acres on one preserve to just under 200 acres covering three preserves – Big Creek, the … Continue reading

Forestville American Legion Post #372 Memorial Services

We have an update from Arnie Johnsrud of the George W. Goetz American Legion Post #372 of Forestville. The American Legion will be conducting their Memorial Day services at many Southern Door church cemeteries on Sunday May 31st. Johnsrud informs us that if you would like to include the information in your church bulletin and announce it in church that day, then those wishing to … Continue reading

Destination Door County Survey

Destination Door County is gathering information and helping the county prepare for visitors to return. They are now conducting a short 5-minute survey, which you can take online. This survey will assist them in understanding the travel sentiments of those wishing to visit Door County in the near future. Once completing the survey you can enter for a chance to win $250 in Door County … Continue reading

Rotary Club of Sturgeon Bay Announces 2020 Scholarships

The Rotary Club of Sturgeon Bay has recently awarded over $20,000 in scholarships to the 2020 graduates of Door County high schools. This year, 17 students were awarded across three different scholarships for their volunteer, academic, and/or personal achievements. The Rotary Rising to the Challenge Award is presented to students who have faced significant challenges and have risen above adversity in their personal lives. This … Continue reading

Wisconsin Safety Council Releases Safety Guide for Employers

The Wisconsin Safety Council is the state’s leading provider of safety training and products. Now, as Wisconsin prepares to return to work, this council has released a guide for employers to help keep their employees safe. It’s called “Returning to Work: 8 Steps to Keep Employees Safe” and is available online. As businesses re-open, public confidence that individuals can safely return to work will be … Continue reading

Shanty Days Cancelled in Algoma

The Algoma Area chamber of Commerce has announced that summer festivities, including the City Wide Garage Sale, Concerts in the Park, and Shanty Days have been cancelled for 2020. The chamber’s Board of Directors made the decision due to the uncertainties of COVID-19 and pending contractual obligations. The Algoma Area Chamber is now looking ahead to plans for these events to be bigger & better … Continue reading