Door County Daily News News 20 Latest News Articles 2015-04-01T11:35:52Z Voters To Decide Future Improvements For Kewaunee School District Buildings <a href=";id=169386" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Kewaunee School District will ask voters next Tuesday to approve a $16.2 million referendum to improve facilities. The referendum would provide support for modernizing the grade and high schools and demolishing Hillcrest School. Kewaunee School D... Tim Kowols 2015-03-31T17:00:00Z Nationally Renowned Author and Activist Temple Grandin Coming To Southern Door <a href=";id=169438" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Temple Grandin will be speaking at the Southern Door Community Auditorium April 29.&nbsp; The event is sponsored by P.A.T.H., Promoting Access to Help For Families with Special Needs.&nbsp; Grandin is a university professor, a best-selling author, an... Paul Schmitt 2015-04-01T12:00:00Z Door County Historical Society Hires Trudy Herbst As New Executive Director <a href=";id=169423" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Trudy Herbst has been named the Executive Director of the Door County Historical Society.&nbsp; Herbst assumed her new position on March 1 and says her new job is a perfect fit. [audio:3311525801-033115TrudyHerbst1.mp3] [/audio] Herbst had been the... Paul Schmitt 2015-04-01T11:00:00Z Door County History To Be Featured On WPT Series <a href=";id=169388" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Wisconsin Public Television is planning to pack their equipment and come to Door County to film an episode of its &ldquo;Wisconsin Hometown Stories&rdquo; series. Door County would join places like Wausau, Oshkosh, and Green Bay in a program dedicate... Tim Kowols 2015-03-31T19:00:00Z Scholarships Available To Door County High School Seniors <a href=";id=169389" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Students nationally have borrowed over $1 trillion dollars to help fund their education, which is why one local group wants to make it easier without causing possible debt. Scholarships, Inc. in Green Bay was founded to help Brown and Door County hig... Tim Kowols 2015-03-31T21:00:00Z USDA Extends ARC and PLC Deadlines Again <a href=";id=169280" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Farmers in Door and Kewaunee County, as well as throughout the state, will now have until April 7 to update yield history or reallocate base acres.&nbsp; The additional seven day extension was given by the United States Department of Agriculture.&nbs... Paul Schmitt 2015-03-31T12:00:00Z Bayside Home Medical Awarded Three-Year Accreditation By ABC <a href=";id=169279" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Bayside Home Medical in Sturgeon Bay has received a Three-Year Accreditation Award in durable medical Equipment, prosthetics, orthotics and supplies by The American Board for Certification. Tom Voegele, Owner and General Manger of Bayside Home Medic... Paul Schmitt 2015-03-31T11:10:00Z NWTC Referendum Important To Meeting Needs In 5 Key Trades <a href=";id=169271" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Northeast Wisconsin Technical College has a referendum for their proposed expansion on the ballot for next Tuesday&rsquo;s election.&nbsp; NWTC is requesting $66.5 million for improving its three campuses (Green Bay, Sturgeon Bay, Marinette). The inc... Paul Schmitt 2015-03-31T11:00:00Z Door County Law Enforcement Represented At Funeral For Slain State Trooper <a href=";id=169259" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Thousands, including law enforcement representatives from all over the United States, paid tribute to the slain state trooper who was killed last Tuesday.&nbsp; Door County Sheriff Steve Delarwelle was one of those in attendance and was awed by the t... Paul Schmitt 2015-03-30T21:00:00Z Washington Island Ferry Expands Service For Spring <a href=";id=169250" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Aside from temporary stoppage of service on Sunday, the spring schedule for the Washington Island Ferry is up to full steam. The schedule had been expanded on Friday to accommodate six daily trips to and from the island. Ferry president Hoyt Purinton... Tim Kowols 2015-03-30T21:00:00Z Referendums Expected To Impact Turnout In Kewaunee County <a href=";id=169248" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Kewaunee County Clerk Office is predicting a higher-than-average voter turnout for next week&rsquo;s general election. School board and aldermanic races will be present on ballots across the county, but clerk Jaimie Annoye believes the referendum... Tim Kowols 2015-03-30T17:00:00Z Door County Maritime Museum Pushes Forward With Tower Project <a href=";id=169251" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Door County Maritime Museum is pushing ahead with efforts to build an 11-story tower at its Sturgeon Bay campus. The proposed building has been in the works for over 10 years as the Door County Maritime Museum has looked for ways to expand. Execu... Tim Kowols 2015-03-31T20:00:00Z Watch Out For "Final Four" Ticket Scams <a href=";id=169132" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>&nbsp; MADISON&nbsp;&ndash;&nbsp;Final Four, baby! The Wisconsin Badgers are back in the national semifinals of the&nbsp;NCAA Division I Men&rsquo;s Basketball Championship, and tickets are going to be a hot commodity.&nbsp;The Wisconsin Department ... Jared Albracht-DATCP 2015-03-29T21:00:00Z Crossroads At Big Creek Holding "EGG-stravaganza" Saturday <a href=";id=169136" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>If it's spring,&nbsp; even if it&nbsp;doesn't seem like spring, &nbsp;we are&nbsp;"doing that EGG thing" again.&nbsp;Every year, Crossroads at Big Creek holds&nbsp;its traditional&nbsp;&nbsp;EGG-stravaganza...and every year, it becomes a little more&... Coggin Herringa 2015-03-30T11:00:00Z Open Door Bird Sanctuary Working On Historic Trails For Summer Opening <a href=";id=169095" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>&nbsp; The Open Door Bird Sanctuary in Jacksonport is focusing on their trail system this spring in order to get ready for the summer opening in July.&nbsp; Executive Director Rob Hults says memorial monies donated by his late mother is providing en... Paul Schmitt 2015-03-29T20:00:00Z Palm Sunday Observed By Millions Of Christians Today <a href=";id=169124" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Millions of Christians celebrated Palm Sunday this morning throughout the world.&nbsp; Palm Sunday&nbsp;is a Christian moveable feast day that falls on the Sunday prior to Easter. Father Carl Schmitt, Pastor of Corpus Christi Church in Sturgeon Bay, ... Paul Schmitt 2015-03-29T17:00:00Z KaBoom! Playground At YMCA Will Become a Reality In June <a href=";id=169086" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A new community playground for children will start construction in June at the Sturgeon Bay YMCA.&nbsp; The project will take a couple hundred volunteers to complete and the YMCA is working with the nonprofit organization called KaBOOM!&nbsp; Tom Bee... Paul Schmitt 2015-03-29T11:45:00Z DNR Hosting "Keep Wildlife Wild" Live On-line Chat Tuesday <a href=";id=169085" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>You will have the opportunity to join DNR wildlife experts Tuesday for a live, online chat at noon, to hear about the DNR's Keep Wildlife Wild campaign. You can talk to the experts about why it&rsquo;s important to leave wild animals in the wild and ... Paul Schmitt 2015-03-29T11:00:00Z Tug Tours Starting Up April 4 At Door County Maritime Museum <a href=";id=169035" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>While its popular Free Sundays program ends this weekend for Door County residents, the first signs of summer are showing up at the Door County Maritime Museum. Starting April 4, the tug boat John Purves will reopen to visitors for guided tours.&nbsp... Tim Kowols 2015-03-28T17:00:00Z NEW Industries Helping Fill Positions With NEW University Programs <a href=";id=169032" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>With a back log of work and customer demand continuing to rise, local manufacturing businesses are doing what they can to help recruit new employees to meet it. N.E.W Industries in Sturgeon Bay has added new machines and reached out to local high sch... Tim Kowols 2015-03-28T17:00:00Z