Door County Daily News News http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news 20 Latest News Articles 2014-10-31T01:14:04Z Southern Door Superintendent Says Tuesday's Vote Will Be A Turning Point <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=150197" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/shared/inc/client/28/articles/thumbs/t_8281410445-newSouthernDoor.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; On Tuesday, voters in the Southern Door School District will have their say on a $390,000 proposal to allow a one-time increase in property taxes to cover operating expenses in the 2015-2016 school year. Spread across the District, that amo... Rick Jensen 2014-10-30T20:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=150197 Winter Utility Disconnect Moratorium Starts Saturday <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=150180" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/shared/inc/client/28/articles/thumbs/t_81012114952-electricity378x250.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; Tomorrow is the last day utilities can shut off your power or heat for the winter if you are behind on your payments. Wisconsin&rsquo;s annual moratorium on utility shutoffs for the winter season starts Saturday. Kerry Spees of Wisconsin... Rick Jensen 2014-10-30T17:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=150180 Reports Show Both Candidates For Door County Sheriff Close In Contributions <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=150059" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/shared/inc/client/28/articles/thumbs/t_10021224416-DoorCountySheriffsOfficebadge400x320.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; Democrat Tammy Sternard has listed about $1500 more than Republican Steve Delarwelle in campaign contributions in the race for Door County Sheriff. Reports filed with the county clerk show Sternard&rsquo;s campaign with receipts of about $... Rick Jensen 2014-10-29T20:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=150059 State Veterans Affairs Secretary Hosting Listening Session Thursday Evening In Sister Bay <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=150058" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/shared/inc/client/28/articles/thumbs/t_6141254400-VeteransFlag2370x297.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; Area veterans will have the ear of Wisconsin&rsquo;s Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary John Scocos at a listening session tomorrow (Thursday) night in Sister Bay. Scocos says the sessions are valuable for the exchange of information... Rick Jensen 2014-10-29T19:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=150058 Hints To Keep Your Stuff Safe In A Storage Unit <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=150045" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/shared/inc/client/28/articles/thumbs/t_5071215033-MattJoski400x320.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; A number of storage units in Kewaunee and Door counties have been burglarized recently. Kewaunee County Sheriff Matt Joski has some hints to keep you from becoming the next victim. [audio:102914JoskiStorage1.mp3] [/audio] Joski also says ... Rick Jensen 2014-10-29T17:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=150045 Majeski Joins Common Cause List Supporting Non-Partisan Redistricting <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=150113" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/shared/inc/client/28/articles/thumbs/t_12051354657-commoncauseWIMapSmallGreen.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; Democratic First District Assembly candidate Joe Majeski has joined a list of office-seekers who have pledged to support non-partisan re-drawing of legislative boundaries in the state. Jay Heck of Common Cause Wisconsin says the issue has ... Rick Jensen 2014-10-30T11:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=150113 New Poll Gives Walker Seven-Percent Lead Over Burke <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=150111" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/shared/inc/client/28/articles/thumbs/t_8111455642-votecounts.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; A new poll gives Incumbent Republican Scott Walker a seven percent lead over Democrat Mary Burke in the race for Governor. The latest Marquette University Law School poll shows 50 percent of likely voters favor Walker while 43 percent prefe... DoorCountyDailyNews.com 2014-10-30T11:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=150111 Kitchens Nearly Doubles Majeski In Campaign Contributions Received <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=149884" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/shared/inc/client/28/articles/thumbs/t_6061243344-Votebutton400x320.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; Republican Joel Kitchens has taken in nearly twice as much money for his campaign for the First District seat in the State Assembly than Democrat Joe Majeski. According to campaign finance reports filed with the Government Accountability B... Rick Jensen 2014-10-28T20:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=149884 Emergency Services Director Explains Need For New BUG Ambulance Facility <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=149962" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/shared/inc/client/28/articles/thumbs/t_102814120951-DanWilliams.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; If the building upgrade referendum for Brussels-Union-Gardner emergency service passes Tuesday, Door County has agreed to keep an ambulance in that district for the next 50 years. County Emergency Services Director Dan Williams was a gues... Rick Jensen 2014-10-29T10:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=149962 Curt Vandertie: BUG Emergency Personnel Need Space For Training <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=149877" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/shared/inc/client/28/articles/thumbs/t_102814120948-CurtVandertie.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; Voters in the Brussels-Union-Gardner Fire District have the opportunity to help the Department move into the 21st century by approving a building upgrade program next Tuesday. Fire Chief Curt Vandertie was a guest on the morning shows of ... Rick Jensen 2014-10-28T17:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=149877 Gas Prices Still Hovering Above $3.00 Per Gallon <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=149961" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/shared/inc/client/28/articles/thumbs/t_6061350639-gaspump2425x340.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; The fall in gas prices in the area seems to have slowed. AAA of Wisconsin says the average price of a gallon of unleaded regular in the Green Bay metro is $3.09 a gallon. That&rsquo;s down a penny from a week ago. The good news is that ... DoorCountyDailyNews.com 2014-10-29T10:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=149961 State Picks Four Hospitals To Treat Possible Wisconsin Ebola Patients <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=149959" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/shared/inc/client/28/articles/thumbs/t_8011345849-HealthSymbol425x340.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; State health officials have decided that if anyone in Wisconsin needs treatment for the Ebola virus, they will be treated at one of four hospitals. Adult patients would be treated at UW Hospital in Madison or Froedtert Hospital near Milwa... DoorCountyDailyNews.com 2014-10-29T10:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=149959 Link Pleads Not Guilty To Possession Of Child Pornography Charges <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=149806" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/shared/inc/client/28/articles/thumbs/t_10021455758-StevenLink.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; A 37-year-old Sturgeon Bay man has pled not guilty to five felony possession of child pornography charges in Door County Court. Steven Link was arrested in September after a two-month investigation. Police claim they found images of child ... DoorCountyDailyNews.com 2014-10-28T10:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=149806 Alleged Car Thief Released On Signature Bond <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=149805" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/shared/inc/client/28/articles/thumbs/t_10281455010-BolcerKristopher.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; A 23-year-old Sturgeon Bay man accused of stealing a car early Saturday morning has been released from the Door County Jail on a $1500 signature bond after appearing yesterday in Door County Court. Sturgeon Bay Police say Kristopher Bolcer... DoorCountyDailyNews.com 2014-10-28T10:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=149805 Algoma Police Investigating Storage Unit Break-Ins <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=149729" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/shared/inc/client/28/articles/thumbs/t_5111263237-CrimeSceneTape.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; Algoma Police are investigating break-ins to ten units at Lakeshore Mini-Storage that most likely occurred between October 15th and 20th. Based on tracks on the ground, police say a dolly was probably used to move the items from the storage... Rick Jensen 2014-10-27T19:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=149729 Sturgeon Bay Man Accused Of Trying To Meet A Young Girl At A Motel Makes Court Appearance <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=149728" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/shared/inc/client/28/articles/thumbs/t_102314101336-HomeyerMichael.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; A 39-year-old Sturgeon Bay man who allegedly contacted a 15-year-old girl and arranged to meet her at a local motel for sex made his initial court appearance in Door County Court Monday morning. Michael R. Homeyer is charged with two felon... Rick Jensen 2014-10-27T19:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=149728 Kewaunee County Food Pantry Still Serving 160 - 170 Families Monthly <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=149712" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/shared/inc/client/28/articles/thumbs/t_102714112345-nonperishable.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; While there are signs the economy is improving, area food pantries are still seeing more people in need. Ken Marquardt with the Kewaunee County Food Pantry in Algoma says they are still serving between 160 and 170 families per month. [au... Rick Jensen 2014-10-27T17:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=149712 Kitchens, Majeski Support Drug Tests For Those Receiving Public Assistance, But Have Concerns <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=149629" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/shared/inc/client/28/articles/thumbs/t_10241454904-IMG0180.PNG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Republican leaders in the state Assembly have proposed mandatory drug testing for those receiving public assistance. Democrat Joe Majeski and Republican Joel Kitchens were asked about the issue during the DoorCountyDailyNews.com candidate forum. B... Rick Jensen 2014-10-27T10:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=149629 Ghost Ship Headed For Sturgeon Bay Thursday <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=149599" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/shared/inc/client/28/articles/thumbs/t_5051463641-MobileBayExecutiveOfficer.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; 364 days a year, it&rsquo;s the US Coast Guard Mobile Bay. But one night a year&hellip; it&rsquo;s the Ghost Ship. This year, the Ghost Ship opens her passages to the brave on Thursday. Executive Officer Jason Stanko says the crew is f... Rick Jensen 2014-10-26T20:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=149599 Last State Highway Project In Door County For Season Expected To Wrap Friday <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=149598" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/shared/inc/client/28/articles/thumbs/t_9181240311-Detoursign425x272.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; The last piece of state highway work for the season in Door County should wrap up by the end of the week. According to the Department of Transportation, pavement marking, sign replacement and shoulder work on a stretch of Highway 42 from Gi... DoorCountyDailyNews.com 2014-10-26T20:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=149598