Door County Daily News News http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news 20 Latest News Articles 2014-10-21T06:59:37Z Southern Door Reports Case Of Whooping Cough <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=148851" 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; Southern Door Schools are reporting a case of whooping cough. Whooping cough &ndash; or pertussis &ndash; is a highly contagious illness that affects the respiratory tract. The disease starts out with mild, cold like symptoms and then prog... DoorCountyDailyNews.com 2014-10-21T10:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=148851 Washington Island Police Seek Vandals Who Damaged Park T-P Dispensers <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=148785" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/shared/inc/client/28/articles/thumbs/t_10201421614-WIPDbadge.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; Washington Island Police are trying to find out who broke toilet paper dispensers in several park buildings last Thursday night. Officer Gary Schultz says the dispensers were damaged while the vandals were trying to steal toilet paper that ... Rick Jensen 2014-10-20T19:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=148785 Wulf Waiting For Insurance Settlement On Harbor Place Shoppes <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=148765" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/shared/inc/client/28/articles/thumbs/t_102014120753-HarborShoppes.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; Almost four months have passed since fire destroyed the Harbor Place Shoppes in Sturgeon Bay. The blackened shell of the building remains standing, greeting visitors who cross the Michigan Street Bridge. Property owner Cap Wulf says the ins... Rick Jensen 2014-10-20T17:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=148765 Senator Schultz Says He Will Not Fade From Politics At Term End <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=148784" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/shared/inc/client/28/articles/thumbs/t_10151481723-schultz.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; After 32 years in the state legislature Republican Senator Dale Schultz of Richland Center is not seeking another term. Schultz was in Algoma last week along with State Representative Wendy Wright, a Wausau Democrat, to discuss the funding ... Rick Jensen 2014-10-20T19:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=148784 Open House This Afternoon At Door County Highway Department <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=148850" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/shared/inc/client/28/articles/thumbs/t_2191312206-snowplow2.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; An Open House at the Door County Highway Department is set for this afternoon at the facility on County S in Sturgeon Bay. &nbsp; The event marks the 10th anniversary for that facility. Visitors will be able to ride in department trucks ... DoorCountyDailyNews.com 2014-10-21T11:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=148850 More Information Expected Today On Fatal Crash <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=148693" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/shared/inc/client/28/articles/thumbs/t_12513100959-DoorCountySheriffsOfficebadge400x320.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; More details may be released today about a one-vehicle crash early yesterday morning that claimed the life of a Town of Clay Banks woman. The Door County Sheriff&rsquo;s Department says 23-year-old Katie Kruger was westbound on Maplewood R... DoorCountyDailyNews.com 2014-10-20T10:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=148693 One Door County Road Project Finished, Two Others Done By End Of The Week <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=148692" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/shared/inc/client/28/articles/thumbs/t_4261262534-RoadConstruction3.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; Work on Highway 42/57 from the Bayview Bridge where the two roads spilt south of Sturgeon Bay wrapped up last week. The biggest change drivers will notice is at the intersection of the two roads, where traffic on 42 now has a stop sign inst... DoorCountyDailyNews.com 2014-10-20T10:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=148692 Fire Chief Reminds Sturgeon Bay Residents That Leaves Can Not Be Burned <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=148558" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/shared/inc/client/28/articles/thumbs/t_4031422514-SBFDlogo.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; This past week&rsquo;s weather has leaves falling at a rapid pace. Fire Chief Tim Herlache says if you live in the City of Sturgeon Bay, you can&rsquo;t burn those leaves. Even in a campfire. [audio:100914TimHerlacheLeaves.mp3] [/audio]... Rick Jensen 2014-10-19T17:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=148558 Door County Highway Department Preparing For Winter <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=148556" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/shared/inc/client/28/articles/thumbs/t_2191312206-snowplow2.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Door County Highway Department is already prepared just in case the roads are exposed to another bout of winter weather like last year. Highway Department Director John Kolodziej says it just depends on what mother nature brings this year. [au... Tim Kowols 2014-10-19T20:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=148556 Referendum Still Needed for Southern Door School District <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=148510" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/shared/inc/client/28/articles/thumbs/t_8241231719-SouthernDoor400x320.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Southern Door and Algoma School District were the only schools in Door and Kewaunee County to receive an increase in state school aid. While Algoma&rsquo;s bump in aid was due to an increased enrollment, the same is not true for Southern Door School ... Tim Kowols 2014-10-18T20:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=148510 Protect Your Investments By Winterizing <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=148509" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/shared/inc/client/28/articles/thumbs/t_7211212954-boatingonlakemichigan1.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Many that live, work, and play in Door and Kewaunee County are tourists and part-time residents. With winter approaching, many will leave their boats and homes sit until a more desirable season returns. For boat and RV owners, Steve Lamming of Harbor... Tim Kowols 2014-10-18T21:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=148509 Higher Water Levels, Weather To Blame For Boat And Dock Damage Higher than average water levels for this time of year coupled with recent rains are wreaking havoc on boats and docks. Gary Nault of Gary&rsquo;s Guide Service says for this time of year, it&rsquo;s not a normal thing to see. [audio:101614GaryNault... Tim Kowols 2014-10-18T20:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=148511 Fall Festival Ping Pong Ball Drop Set For 2:00 This Afternoon The 69th Annual Sister Bay Fall Festival continues today. At 2:00 this afternoon a helicopter will drop thousands of prize-bearing ping pong balls. There is a special area set aside for families with children to collect the balls. Other activitie... DoorCountyDailyNews.com 2014-10-19T10:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=148560 Harbor And Boat Ramp At Chaudoir's Dock Closes Monday For Dredging A reminder to boaters that the boat ramp and harbor at Chaudoir&rsquo;s Dock on County N will be closed starting at 5:00 tomorrow (Monday) morning for dredging. Boats will not be able to enter or exit the area. The dredging is expected to take at l... DoorCountyDailyNews.com 2014-10-19T10:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=148559 Jim Olson Motors Acquires Witt Ford Lincoln <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=148503" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/shared/inc/client/28/articles/thumbs/t_4031380052-JimOlsonFront425x340.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Jim Olson has purchased and is now operating the former Witt Ford Lincoln dealership in Sturgeon Bay. When Olson acquired the car dealership earlier this week, it was more than just expanding his portfolio. For Olson, it&rsquo;s a return to Ford, a c... Tim Kowols 2014-10-17T20:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=148503 Crossroads at Big Creek Sees Opportunity In Possible Land Purchase <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=148508" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/shared/inc/client/28/articles/thumbs/t_6191265054-CrossroadsRun1.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for Crossroads at Big Creek in Sturgeon Bay to acquire nine acres that would connect the current preserve to the Bay was announced this morning. Director Coggin Heeringa is excited about the possibility. [audio:10171... Rick Jensen 2014-10-18T11:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=148508 New Building Will Keep Ambulance In BUG District For 50 Years <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=148462" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/shared/inc/client/28/articles/thumbs/t_101514112200-BUGPenny2.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; As the Brussels-union-Gardner Emergency Medical Responders met earlier this week to celebrate a life saved, there is concern about keeping an ambulance and crew in the community. Crew Chief Bev Wautier says the November 4th referendum nee... Rick Jensen 2014-10-17T17:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=148462 Door County Habitat For Humanity Turns Over Keys For 37th Home <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=148461" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/shared/inc/client/28/articles/thumbs/t_11141235913-HabitatforHumanitylogo2405x350.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; Door County Habitat for Humanity turned over the keys for home number 37 to the new partner family this week. New Executive Director David Van Dyke is on board. He started Monday. [audio:101714DavidVanDyke1.MP3] [/audio] The total asses... Rick Jensen 2014-10-17T17:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=148461 Spectrum Day Today At Crossroads At Big Creek <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=148512" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/shared/inc/client/28/articles/thumbs/t_101913100807-Crossroadssized.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; Crossroads at Big Creek in Sturgeon Bay is hosting Spectrum Day today starting at 2 p.m. Attendees will get the opportunity to learn about all things related to spectrums. &nbsp;The free event includes demonstrations in the Collins Learning... Tim Kowols 2014-10-18T10:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=148512 Algoma, Southern Door Districts See Increases In State School Aid <a href="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&amp;id=148320" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/shared/inc/client/28/articles/thumbs/t_10091265904-AlgomaWolvesHome.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; All but two of the school districts in Door and Kewaunee counties will see less money from the state this year. General Aid to the Algoma School District will increase by about 11 percent or $364,000 this year. Superintendent Nick Cochart ... Rick Jensen 2014-10-16T20:00:00Z http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=28&id=148320