Door County Daily News News 20 Latest News Articles 2015-05-24T10:25:43Z Sturgeon Bay Fine Art Fair Brings MIdwest's Best To Sunset Park <a href=";id=176297" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Ninety-four artists and hundreds of enthusiasts gathered Saturday and Sunday at Sunset Park for the annual Sturgeon Bay Fine Art Fair. Artists from across the Midwest&nbsp; displayed their creations in areas such as painting, fiber, ceramic, wood, ... Tim Kowols 2015-05-24T22:00:00Z Segway The Door Tours Aims For More Visibility With New Location <a href=";id=176293" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>With retirement came an opportunity to expand for one Door County business owner. Segway the Door Tours moved into the former Fish Creek Kite Company buildings earlier this month after the past owner retired.&nbsp; Located by the Door County YMCA Nor... Tim Kowols 2015-05-24T20:00:00Z Summer Cookouts Mean Issues With Grill Safety <a href=";id=176292" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Memorial Day is often synonymous with cookouts, but manning the barbeque grill comes with responsibility. According to the National Fire Protection Association, there are 8,800 fires every year nationwide caused by grilling. Sister Bay/Liberty Grove ... Tim Kowols 2015-05-24T19:00:00Z Public Schools Want Level Playing Field With Voucher Schools <a href=";id=176291" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Private schools may see more money and more students come their way if the Wisconsin Legislature&rsquo;s education budget proposals are approved. Under the proposals, the 1,000-student cap on the program would be lifted and students with disabilities... Tim Kowols 2015-05-24T17:00:00Z Name Of Kewaunee County Crash Victim Released <a href=";id=176265" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The name of the 61-year-old man that died in a car crash on Friday in Kewaunee County has been released. Todd R. Hacker of Manitowoc was driving north on State Highway 42 Friday morning when his car left the roadway and rolled over after striking a ... Tim Kowols 2015-05-24T10:00:00Z Washington Island Ferry Goes Full Steam Ahead For The Season <a href=";id=176199" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Washington Island Ferry is celebrating its 75th anniversary season. Owner Hoyt Purinton says the ferry services are up to full speed for the Memorial Day weekend [audio:5221564743-052215HoytPurintonWashingtonIslandFerry1.mp3] [/audio] To see th... Paul Schmitt 2015-05-24T11:00:00Z Proposal For Changing The Way Teachers Are Granted Licenses Moving Forward <a href=";id=176198" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Wisconsin Legislature is moving forward with a proposal that could alter the way teacher licenses are granted. Under the proposal, the state could grant a license to a technical education teacher candidate without a Bachelor&rsquo;s degree if the... Tim Kowols 2015-05-23T17:00:00Z "Click It Or Ticket" Campaign A Reminder That Safety Belts Save Lives <a href=";id=176191" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>When you&rsquo;re not wearing your seat belt, you&rsquo;re risking serious injury or death. From May 18 through May 31 law enforcement officers will be stepping up enforcement to crack down on motorists not wearing their seat belts as part of the nat... Paul Schmitt 2015-05-23T20:00:00Z Northern Door County Honoring Memorial Day All Weekend Long <a href=";id=176190" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Northern Door County will be having a weekend full of events and ceremonies culminating in Memorial Day services on Monday.&nbsp; Bill Becker, Commander of American Legion Post 527 in Sister Bay, says it&rsquo;s important to remember what Memorial Da... Paul Schmitt 2015-05-23T21:00:00Z U.S. Coast Guard Reminds Boaters To Designate A Lookout <a href=";id=176192" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>As National Safe Boating Week continues, the Coast Guard 9th&nbsp;District is reminding boaters Friday to post a designated lookout, in addition to the operator, every time they get underway. According to&nbsp;2014 Recreational Boating Statistics, o... United States Coast Guard 2015-05-24T11:00:00Z Birch Creek Offering On-Line Ticket Sales <a href=";id=176197" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Birch Creek Music Performance Center in Egg Harbor is making it easier than ever to get their tickets to those interested in night music. The ticketing department has streamlined their Web site to meet the demands of their consumers to allow them to ... Tim Kowols 2015-05-23T12:05:00Z Sturgeon Bay High School Recognized As One Of The Best In State <a href=";id=176194" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Sturgeon Bay was named the 23rd best high school in Wisconsin and a silver level school nationally by a national publication this week. The U.S. News and World Report annually identifies the country&rsquo;s top performing high schools by looking at i... Paul Schmitt 2015-05-23T11:10:00Z 5 Reasons To Veg-Out This Summer <a href=";id=176193" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>5 Reasons to Veg-Out This Summer One of the healthiest eating habits you can promote in your family is to eat more vegetables.&nbsp;&nbsp;Think back to all of the times when your mother told you to &ldquo;eat your vegetables&rdquo;.&nbsp;&nbsp;This ... Jody Anderson 2015-05-24T21:00:00Z Fund Restoration Still May Not Cover All School District's Expenses <a href=";id=176150" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Local school districts are breathing only a little bit easier after the Wisconsin Legislature&rsquo;s budget committee proposal for education eliminated cuts Gov. Scott Walker had wanted. The proposal even includes a $70 million increase in the secon... Tim Kowols 2015-05-22T19:00:00Z Manitowoc Man Killed In One-Vehicle Crash <a href=";id=176164" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A 61-year-old Manitowoc man has died after a one vehicle crash on State Highway 42 this (Friday) morning. According to a press release from the Kewaunee County Sheriff&rsquo;s Department, the crash a half-mile north of County J in the Town of Carlto... Tim Kowols 2015-05-22T16:00:00Z Southern Door Veterans Groups Organize Memorial Day Activities--VIDEO <a href=";id=176147" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Local military organizations in Southern Door County are planning a full slate of activities to commemorate Memorial Day this weekend. On Sunday, American Legion Post 372 in Forestville will stop at 22 various cemeteries in the Southern Door area al... Tim Kowols 2015-05-22T20:00:00Z Cadence, Inc. Breaks Ground On Major Expansion <a href=";id=176143" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Cadence, Inc. broke ground Thursday on a new, 62,000 square-foot facility located inside the Sturgeon Bay Industrial Park. The facility is three times bigger than their current space on Columbia Drive in Sturgeon Bay. Cadence, Inc. entered the market... Tim Kowols 2015-05-22T20:00:00Z State Assembly Members Pondering A Bicycle Tax In The Future <a href=";id=176042" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>If bicyclists want better bike paths in the state, they might have to pay for it in the future. &nbsp;According to Assembly Republican Finance co-chair John Nygren of Marinette, he and his colleagues are looking at a possible tax on the sale of new b... Paul Schmitt 2015-05-22T11:00:00Z High Traffic Expected For Holiday Weekend Travel In Door County <a href=";id=176033" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Increased traffic will be on the state&rsquo;s highways this holiday weekend.&nbsp; Memorial Day is one of the ten worst traffic days of the year, according to AAA.&nbsp; Door County Sheriff Steve Delarwelle says most highway accidents are caused by ... Paul Schmitt 2015-05-22T11:00:00Z Eagle Tower Closed Until Further Notice <a href=";id=175977" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A popular attraction at Peninsula State Park in Fish Creek has been closed due to safety concerns. The Department of Natural Resources says the Eagle Tower, a 75-foot-tall observation deck, failed its inspection done earlier this spring. The report p... Tim Kowols 2015-05-21T14:00:00Z