Door County Daily News News 20 Latest News Articles 2014-09-01T11:18:09Z Kitchens, Majeski Support Changes In School Funding <a href=";id=141861" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>With schools starting Tuesday in Door and Kewaunee County, the squeeze of school districts and the funding it receives from the state starts to take form. During their visits with staff from the Door County Daily News, First District Assembly candi... Tim Kowols 2014-09-01T22:00:00Z Senator Baldwin Wants Water Quality Issues Addressed <a href=";id=141860" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Water quality in Door and Kewaunee counties has been a hot topic in recent weeks. It&rsquo;s a balance between how to protect the important resource and how farmers deliver important nutrients to their crops. U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin says the focus... Tim Kowols 2014-09-01T20:00:00Z Mourning Dove, Early Teal and Early Goose Hunting Seasons Start Today <a href=";id=141802" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Today (September 1) is the first day of mourning dove, early teal, and early goose hunting season.&nbsp; Mourning dove hunting season will run from today to November 29, which is 20 days longer than last year. Canada geese hunting will run from toda... Tim Kowols 2014-09-01T10:00:00Z IRS Scam Still Affecting Taxpayers <a href=";id=141798" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Internal Revenue Service is issuing another warning to taxpayers receiving unsolicited calls from scammers pretending to be from the IRS.&nbsp; Despite repeated warnings, these scams are continuing at a high level nationwide. IRS spokesperson Chr... Tim Kowols 2014-08-31T19:00:00Z New Sturgeon Bay Superintendent Ready To Start School Year <a href=";id=141799" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Of all the superintendent positions open this summer, former Ripon High School principal Dan Tjernagel was interested in only one. On July 1st, Tjernagel began his role as Sturgeon Bay School District superintendent. The Marinette-native was drawn to... Tim Kowols 2014-08-31T21:00:00Z Southern Door School Forest Gets New Life From Old Items <a href=";id=141800" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Students in the Southern Door School District will notice some new, but historical items in their school forest this fall. One of the items is the Roosevelt School Bell. Donated by the John and Carol Nimlos Family, the bell was the largest known of a... Tim Kowols 2014-08-31T22:00:00Z College Students Move Into New Dorms and New Identity Theft Threats <a href=";id=141788" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>As many college students get settled into their dorm rooms and live apart from their parents for the first time, the chances of their identity being stolen goes up. According to the Federal Trade Commission, one in five victims is in their 20s. Sandy... Tim Kowols 2014-08-31T16:00:00Z Fun With Fungi In Store For Whitefish Dunes Presentation <a href=";id=141775" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Whitefish Dunes State Park in Sturgeon Bay is hosting a presentation about mushrooms in Door County. Fungi naturalist Charlotte Dukes will lead the hike that natural resource educator Carolyn Rock&nbsp; hopes visitors will find interesting. [audio:0... Tim Kowols 2014-08-31T14:00:00Z Marina Fest Fireworks Rescheduled For Tonight <a href=";id=141740" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Due to last night's inclement weather, the Marina Fest Fireworks were postponed last night. The fireworks display at the Sister Bay Marina has been rescheduled for tonight (Sunday evening) at 8:45 p.m. Tim Kowols 2014-08-31T05:00:00Z Pickleball Playoff Provides Funds For Habitat For Humanity <a href=";id=141731" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; Groups like Habitat for Humanity of Door County are always looking for new events to help with the cost of their projects. Saturday Habitat partnered with the Door County Pickleball Club for the first time for a tournament. Habitat Board M... Rick Jensen 2014-08-31T11:00:00Z County S Resurfacing Starts Tuesday <a href=";id=141711" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; Starting Tuesday, County Highway S will be closed for construction from the Kewaunee/Door county line to Algoma. County S traffic will be detoured onto Highway 42 and County J. The Kewaunee County Highway Department says the detour is e... 2014-08-30T14:00:00Z Helping Jurors Deal With Stress <a href=";id=141728" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; A lot of people view jury duty as a bother. Something to avoid if at all possible. Serving on a jury can also be stressful. Red Cross mental health volunteer Shirley Senarighi points out two ways. [audio:082514Senarighi1.mp3] [/audio] Sen... Rick Jensen 2014-08-30T19:00:00Z Paleoindian Sites Relevant in Sturgeon Bay <a href=";id=141747" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A week after a Virginia boy found a 10,000-year-old projectile point at a New Jersey beach, it is a reminder to many that Sturgeon Bay is home to such a site of its own. On a former residential lot, the Cardy Paleoindian Campsite was called home by... Tim Kowols 2014-08-31T11:30:00Z Marina Fest Running In Sister Bay, Some Adjustments May Be Made <a href=";id=141710" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Marina Fest continues in Sister Bay, but there may some last-minute adjustments due to the weather. Fireworks are scheduled for 8:45 tonight. If the weather does not cooperate, the fireworks will be shot off tomorrow night at 8:45. 2014-08-30T14:00:00Z Guest Report - Roy and Charlotte Lukes featured at the Art and Nature Center <a href=";id=141727" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>&nbsp; &nbsp; The Art and Nature Center on Washington Island will be hosting Door County naturalists Roy and Charlotte Lukes on the Island again this year for three programs. On Friday, Sept. 12, we will meet at Trinity Lutheran Church at 7:30 pm... Laura Waldron, Washington Island Observer 2014-08-31T17:00:00Z Guest Report - The Basics Of Home Ownership <a href=";id=141723" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; I am asked lots of&nbsp;questions every month about the ins and outs of home ownership, deeds, mortgages, loan modifications,&nbsp;foreclosure and how death or divorce effects all of these issues. Many people do not understand the&nbsp;di... Gay Pustaver, Money Management Counselors 2014-08-30T20:00:00Z McFeely Sentenced To Seven Months Jail For Heroin Overdose Involvement <a href=";id=141664" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; The second of three people charged with First-Degree Reckless Homicide in the heroin-overdose death of a Town of Sevastopol man will serve seven months in the Door County Jail. Under a plea agreement, 34-year-old Alvin McFeely of the Town ... Rick Jensen 2014-08-30T10:00:00Z Bob Desh Stepping Down From Helm Of Door County Maritime Museum <a href=";id=141618" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; The Door County Maritime Museum is in search of a new Skipper. After six years as the Executive Director, Bob Desh is stepping down at the end of the year. [audio:082914BobDeshRetiring1.mp3] [/audio] Desh says the personnel committee has ... Rick Jensen 2014-08-29T19:00:00Z Dr. Arnold Says Backpacks Should Carry No More Than 10% Of Child's Weight <a href=";id=141617" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; When you send the kids off to school next week, make sure they are not in danger of a backache from an overloaded backpack. Dr. Levi Arnold of Peninsula Chiropractic says there is an easy way to tell how much a child should strap on. [audi... Rick Jensen 2014-08-29T17:00:00Z Pickleball Tournament Raises Money For Habitat For Humanity <a href=";id=141616" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; The fastest growing sport in the US today is Pickleball. And it&rsquo;s catching on in Door County. Pat Donle plays regularly and explains the game. [audio:081914PatDonle1.mp3] [/audio] There are matches regularly at the Door County YMCA ... Rick Jensen 2014-08-29T17:00:00Z