Door County Daily News News 20 Latest News Articles 2015-04-27T10:46:54Z Bay Shipbuilding Union Workers Approve Contact By 3-1 Margin <a href=";id=172887" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>By a three-to-one margin the union workers at Bay Shipbuilding in Sturgeon Bay ratified a five year labor contract extension Monday afternoon.&nbsp; 449 members of the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, Iron Shipbuilders, Blacksmiths, Forgers... Paul Schmitt 2015-04-27T22:30:00Z L-C Hosting Community Meetings To Help Further Education Next Week <a href=";id=172862" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Luxemburg-Casco School District community meetings to discuss ways to best support students and provide high quality schools are coming up next week.&nbsp; The meetings will be held at St. John Lutheran School in Luxemburg.&nbsp; L-C School super... Paul Schmitt 2015-04-27T20:00:00Z Safe Plant Food Created In Door County <a href=";id=172853" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A locally-made product might be the solution for farmers and gardeners to safely feed their plants. Developed in Egg Harbor during the 1950s, Stephen Follett developed FOL-ADE, a liquid mixture that can be applied to plants to help promote growth. Ph... Tim Kowols 2015-04-27T19:00:00Z Sturgeon Bay Dojo Tops In The Country <a href=";id=172852" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The United States National Grandmasters Federation has voted the Living Hope Dojo the best in the country for sanctioned schools. The national organization honors 10 schools every year, but the Sturgeon Bay karate school was voted tops among grand ma... Tim Kowols 2015-04-27T20:00:00Z Handgun Waiting Period Bill Awaits Assembly And Governor Approval <a href=";id=172850" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A bill eliminating the 48-hour waiting period for handgun purchases in Wisconsin awaits Assembly approval and Gov. Scott Walker&rsquo;s signature. The State Senate passed the bill last week which would repeal a 1976 law requiring handgun buyers to wa... Tim Kowols 2015-04-27T17:00:00Z Check Before You Buy For Broadband Access <a href=";id=172792" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>For many communities, good broadband Internet access is a given. It is why some home buyers and builders in Door County become frustrated when they realize they have either unreliable or no broadband access on their property. Door County Broadband CE... Tim Kowols 2015-04-27T11:30:00Z Crop Damage Possible After Lack Of Snow, Ice <a href=";id=172785" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Farmers may find some crop damage when they head out to the fields to prepare for planting this year. A lack of snow and ice last winter left crops like alfalfa without proper insulation or cover. Kewaunee County Agriculture Agent Aerica Bjurstrom sa... Tim Kowols 2015-04-27T10:30:00Z Bay Shipbuilding Union Workers Will Vote On A Five Year Labor Contract <a href=";id=172766" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Union workers at Bay Shipbuilding in Sturgeon Bay will vote on a five year labor contract today. Approximately 400 members of The International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, Iron Shipbuilders, Blacksmiths, Forgers and Helpers, AFL-CIO, CLC, Local 449... Tyler Otto 2015-04-26T20:30:00Z GrandStay Hotel In Algoma Being Met With Excitement <a href=";id=172765" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Only 17 miles separate Sturgeon Bay and Algoma, but support for their local hotel projects is light years apart. While Sturgeon Bay&rsquo;s Lindgren Hotel has been met with backlash and protests, Algoma&rsquo;s GrandStay Hotel has been met with great... Tim Kowols 2015-04-26T20:00:00Z Boys & Girls Club of Door County Ms. Manners Tea Party <a href=";id=172764" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Great futures start here, at the Boys &amp; Girls Club of Door County! This May the Boys &amp; Girls Club will be hosting their second annual Ms. Manners Tea Party with the help of the Women&rsquo;s Fund of Door County. This event is aimed at inspir... Mark Knapp 2015-04-26T20:00:00Z Center Line Community Forum Hopes To Educate Community <a href=";id=172763" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>This past Friday members of the Center Line Community Forum and the public traveled to Eau Claire&rsquo;s Phoenix Park and learned that the collaboration between the city staff and the community was vital to the success of their waterfront developmen... Tyler Otto 2015-04-26T20:00:00Z Washington Island Ferry Is A Highlight of Door County <a href=";id=172757" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>One of the main attractions of Door County is getting out to the islands and for first timers, Washington Island Ferry Vice President Rich Ellefson says the boat ride may be one of the highlights of the trip. [audio:4261582542-02262015RichEllefson1.... Tyler Otto 2015-04-26T17:00:00Z Distracted Driving More Serious Than Driving Impaired---Part 3 of Distracted Driving Awareness Series <a href=";id=172740" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>According to, distracted driving has eclipsed drunk driving as the number one safety concern of the driving public and is now the number one killer of American teens.April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month and Kewaunee County... Tyler Otto 2015-04-26T13:00:00Z Cana Island Lighthouse Will Open By May 15 <a href=";id=172712" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Door County Maritime Museum is hopeful the Cana Island Lighthouse will be open to the public by May 15. The opening is delayed because weather has made it difficult for restoration workers to remove lead paint from the lighthouse&rsquo;s tower. E... Tim Kowols 2015-04-25T21:00:00Z FDA Does Not Require Labels For GMOs <a href=";id=172698" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Earlier this year, the Food and Drug Administration approved safety on varieties of apples and potatoes that contain Genetically Modified Organisms or GMOs.&nbsp;&nbsp;&ldquo;Arctic Apples&rdquo; and &ldquo;Innate Potatoes&rdquo; are genetically mo... Jody Anderson 2015-04-25T20:00:00Z Live Algoma Coalition Will Receive Grant From Institute For Healthcare Improvement <a href=";id=172685" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Live Algoma Coalition has been named an Institute for Healthcare Improvement awardee and will receive a grant to further their Live Healthy, Live Well, Live Algoma campaign. Nick Cochart, district administrator for the Algoma school district, exp... Tyler Otto 2015-04-25T17:00:00Z History Of Ahnapee-Western Railway Presented Monday <a href=";id=172645" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Walking, biking or snowmobiling the Ahnapee Trail in Kewaunee and Door County has a significant historical backdrop.&nbsp; The Door County Historical Society is presenting a speaker on the Ahnapee-Western Railway Monday night at Prince of Peach Churc... Paul Schmitt 2015-04-25T17:00:00Z Gay Pustaver Says A Child's Allowance Can Be Used As A Teaching Tool <a href=";id=172689" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A recent T. Rowe Price survey says about 85% of kids nationwide are required to earn their allowance, which some financial experts are saying is not a good thing. Gay Pustaver of Money Management Counselors says parents should not tie a child&rsquo;s... Tim Kowols 2015-04-25T17:00:00Z Area Runners Are Getting In The Competetive Mood For The Run The Door Circuit <a href=";id=172669" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Area runners are getting in the competitive mood while they travel across the county for different races. Run The Door is a race circuit presented by the Door County Silent Sports Alliance. Runners receive points based on how many races they particip... Tim Kowols 2015-04-25T12:00:00Z Local School Districts Want Heads Up On Badger Exam <a href=";id=172602" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>After its troubled roll out earlier this year, the future of the Badger Exam is in doubt. Members of the Wisconsin Legislature are supporting bills ensuring the exam will not be used to measure performance this year. Governor Scott Walker has even pr... Tim Kowols 2015-04-24T16:00:00Z