Door County Daily News News 20 Latest News Articles 2014-10-01T11:23:38Z Open House To Meet Door County Highway Crew Set For October 21 <a href=";id=146051" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; Door County residents will have a chance to get up close and personal with the crew and the equipment that plows the roads at an open house later this month. Door County Administrator Maureen Murphy was a guest on the morning shows of the... Rick Jensen 2014-10-01T20:00:00Z Buyer Of Sturgeon Bay Lighthouse Still Unknown <a href=";id=146044" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; Bidding closed more than two weeks ago on the Sturgeon Bay Canal North Pierhead Lighthouse, but the winner of the on-line auction has not yet come forward. Bob Desh of the Door County Maritime Museum says like any property deal, there are... Rick Jensen 2014-10-01T17:00:00Z More Men Seeking Out HELP For Domestic Abuse Services <a href=";id=145980" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; More men are seeking services for domestic abuse from HELP of Door County. Director Ursula Bunnell-Timreck says she believes it is because of increased awareness of domestic abuse. [audio:093014UrsulaDV2Men.mp3] [/audio] Domestic violence... Rick Jensen 2014-10-01T11:00:00Z CIVIL DISCOURSE - An Occasional Attempt To Restore Civility to Our Civic Discourse <a href=";id=146004" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; Thanks to Republican Joel Kitchens and Democrat Joe Majeski for accepting our invitation to debate. Both candidates for the First Assembly District seat will face off in a 90-minute debate at 7 PM October 23rd&nbsp;on 96.7FM WBDK.&nbsp; If... Roger Utnehmer, President and CEO 2014-10-01T11:30:00Z Fewer Sturgeon Bay Alcohol Sellers Fail Compliance Check <a href=";id=145890" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; Sturgeon Bay&rsquo;s liquor sellers may be getting the message about underage sales. Capt. Dan Brinkman says seven of 36 properties that were visited by a 20-year-old while police waited outside sold the young man an alcoholic beverage. T... Rick Jensen 2014-09-30T17:00:00Z Common Cause Asking Candidates To Pledge Support For Redistricting <a href=";id=145907" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; As of this morning, 61 candidates running for state or statewide offices in Wisconsin have told Common Cause of Wisconsin that they support the so-called &ldquo;Iowa Plan&rdquo; to redraw district boundaries in a non-partisan way. Jay Heck ... Rick Jensen 2014-09-30T19:00:00Z State Expected To Lead In Cranberry Production, Many Plants Start In Door County <a href=";id=145977" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; Wisconsin is once again expected to produce the most cranberries in the United States. The USDA says 5.3-million barrels of the fruit are expected to come from Wisconsin this year, down about a half-million barrels from last year&rsquo;s ... 2014-10-01T11:00:00Z IRS Says If You Filed For An Extension, Taxes Are Due October 15th A friendly reminder from the Internal Revenue Service. If you filed for an extension on your 2013 income tax, your return is due by October 15th. The IRS says about 137,000 taxpayers in Wisconsin filed for extensions. 2014-10-01T11:00:00Z Schlender Wants Revenue Limits Changed For School Funding <a href=";id=145729" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Area school districts like Luxemburg-Casco School District are looking for ways to keep money in the district so they can continue to offer a high-quality education to students. Superintendent Glenn Schlender visited the Studi... Tim Kowols 2014-09-29T20:00:00Z Two Injured in Single Vehicle Crash in Sturgeon Bay <a href=";id=145746" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Two Sturgeon Bay residents were injured in accident Sunday morning on a busy stretch of Highway 42/57. The Sturgeon Bay officer investigating the accident says 65-year-old Gregory Noldin was headed north on 42/57 just north of Michigan Street about ... Tim Kowols 2014-09-29T18:00:00Z Seasonal Flu Vaccine Clinic Dates Set <a href=";id=145719" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>It&rsquo;s flu season again and the Door County Public Health Department will be hosting seasonal vaccine clinics across the county to help fight the spread of the influenza virus. The county will host six different clinics over the next month. Katie... Tim Kowols 2014-09-29T17:00:00Z Bump, Set, Pink <a href=";id=145720" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Not only are High Schoolers sporting their team spirit, they also were sporting their pink pride for the annual "Pink Out" volleyball game this past&nbsp;Tuesday.On September 23rd, Kewaunee High School hosted their own pink out night to raise awarene... Paige Kassner, Kewaunee High School Student Correspondent 2014-09-29T20:00:00Z Record Timber Sales For Wisconsin Last Year <a href=";id=145736" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The timber industry in Wisconsin received good news when the Wisconsin DNR reported record timber sales during its last fiscal year, which ended June 30.&nbsp;According to the DNR, over $11.75 million worth of timber was sold from state-owned propert... 2014-09-29T21:00:00Z Washington Island Ferry Busier Than Last Year <a href=";id=145577" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Washington Island Ferry Line has rebounded from low water levels and a slow spring to ferrying more cars and people than they did in 2013. Washington Island Ferry Line president Hoyt Purinton has a theory behind it. [audio:092514HoytWashingtonIs... Tim Kowols 2014-09-28T08:00:00Z High Potential For Deer Crashes Expected <a href=";id=145576" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The combination of mating and hunting is causing more movement among the deer population. That movement could lead to a high potential of deer crashes this fall. Deer are the third most commonly struck object, with over 18,000 deer vs. motor vehicle ... Tim Kowols 2014-09-28T20:00:00Z Duplicate Licenses and ID Cards Available Online <a href=";id=145654" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Wisconsin DMV is reminding residents missing their driver&rsquo;s license or state ID card can now go through its online services page to get a duplicate. Wisconsin DMV Driver Information Chief Reggie Paradowski says the Voter ID law triggered th... Tim Kowols 2014-09-29T11:00:00Z Science Teachers And Naturalists Discuss Climate Change <a href=";id=145574" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Science teachers and naturalists came together for a workshop on climate change yesterday (Saturday) at Crossroads at Big Creek. Illinois State University Chemist Frank Shaw says it&rsquo;s good for those two groups to interact. [audio:092814FrankSh... Rick Jensen 2014-09-28T17:00:00Z Hamacher Uses Experience To Help Property Owners <a href=";id=145648" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Using his experience from law enforcement and security work, Kale Hamacher has just started Door County Property Patrol Services. Hamacher explains what he will do for clients. [audio:092614HamacherPropertyPatrol1.mp3] [/audio] Hamacher says the se... Rick Jensen 2014-09-29T10:45:00Z Southern Door FFA Chapter Presents Responsible Driving to Student Body <a href=";id=145543" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Seven members of the Southern Door FFA chapter presented an assembly to the high school student body about responsible driving last week. The presentation, entitled &ldquo;Speak Up to Slow Down,&rdquo; gave statistics about speed-related accidents, i... Tim Kowols 2014-09-28T11:00:00Z October is Cyber Security Awareness Month In Wisconsin <a href=";id=145533" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Governor Scott Walker has declared October "Cyber Security Awareness Month" in the state of Wisconsin. The campaign is being held to help Wisconsin residents become aware of the cybercrimes that stole $6.4 million last year. Todd Pritchard of the Wis... Tim Kowols 2014-09-28T10:00:00Z