Luedtke to Resign as Sevastopol Superintendent

Wednesday evening, at the Sevastopol School Board’s regular monthly meeting, the board will consider accepting the resignation of current Superintendent Kyle Luedtke. Superintendent Luedtke turned in his resignation letter to the board this Monday, with a resignation date effective June 30th. He will be accepting a new position as Superintendent of the Frederic School District in northwestern Wisconsin, and the reasoning for this move is … Continue reading

Posted in News, News Ticker | Tagged , , |

No New Home Construction for Door County Habitat for Humanity This Year

Door County Habitat for Humanity has announced that the organization will not be undertaking a new home construction this year. In a recent press release, Executive Director Lori Allen says this decision was not made lightly, but rather as a result of careful consideration and future strategic planning. Two main factors contributing to this decision include financial constraints, and not being able to finalize an … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged |

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

Posted in News | Tagged , , |

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

Posted in News | Tagged |

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

Posted in News | Tagged |

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

Posted in News | Tagged , , |

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.

Posted in News | Tagged , , , |

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

Posted in News | Tagged , , , |

Highway 42 Project Delayed Due to Weather

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation had scheduled major road construction to begin Wednesday on Highway 42 from just north of the highway split in Sevastopol to Rainbow Ridge Court in the Town of Egg Harbor. Now, due to inclement weather, the start of that project is being delayed until this coming Monday, April 8th. That section of Highway 42, along with the local roadwork happening … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , |

DCMM Expects Tug John Purves to be Ready for Season

The tug John Purves, a floating exhibit of the Door County Maritime Museum, has been in dry dock at Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding since December 11th for repairs and general maintenance. Some of those repairs include a port side leak which was identified and sealed up, a bilge cleaning, and the hull needed to be scraped and pressure washed. Deputy Director Sam Perlman has more… Some … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , |