By Tim KowolsKewaunee County 4-H members showed much more than just their animals Thursday as much of the judging schedule got underway. Whether it was Daria Ahrens showing in her third Kewaunee County Fair or Will Hewett showing his animals for a final time, 4-H members display their knowledge of their animals in the barns and their confidence in the ring. Becky Schleis has noticed the changes in her daughter, Morgan, since she joined 4-H and began participatin...Read More
By Tim KowolsFor the first time in 10 years, Door-Tran is reassessing the transportation needs of the community. Door-Tran received a grant from the Easter Seals to conduct the survey, which was a major driving force in the creation of its current shared driving programs, van pools, and other services when UW-Green Bay helped with the study in 2007. Transportation coordinator Pam Busch says there has been a lot changes in ten years and hopes the survey can help even more people get to whe...Read More
By Tim KowolsSome services people take for granted in other parts of Door County would not be possible on Washington Island without its Lions Club. Through fundraising efforts like last weekend’s Fly-In Fish Boil, the Washington Island Lions Club is able to fund an optometrist and dental office so local residents and visitors do not need to hop on the ferry every time they need an appointment. Lions Club member and Town of Washington chairperson John Rader says their efforts plug an imp...Read More
By Tim KowolsUnlike a growing list of municipalities across the country, the Door County Tourism Zone will not enter into an agreement with social lodging site Airbnb to collect room taxes. The Door County Tourism Zone collects a 5.5 percent room tax from over 1,000 permit holders with the funds going towards member municipalities and tourism efforts with the Door County Visitor Bureau. Tourism Zone chairperson Josh VanLieshout says while an agreement with Airbnb would make it easier to g...Read More
By Paul SchmittCherry picking season is in full mode throughout the Door Peninsula. The cherry crop harvesting in orchards began in earnest this past week, according to Steve Wood from Wood Orchards in Sturgeon Bay and Egg Harbor. Wood says the crop looks to be pretty solid despite the recent storms and heavy rains. [/audio] According to the Wisconsin Cherry Growers Association, Door County cherry orchards that offer pick-your-own option have opened this week...Read More
By Marissa HatlenLaw enforcement officials are warning the public that an old scam is resurfacing, in which individuals receive a call from someone claiming to be a law enforcement or government official. The scammers direct the recipient to send payment immediately, and threaten legal action, IRS audits, or even arrests if the individual does not pay the fake fine. Kewaunee County Sheriff Matt Joski says that an immediate request for money over the phone is the first clue that you’re d...Read More
By St. Norbert CollegeThe Green Bay Packers will be settling in to their home away from home next Tuesday, July 25. It will mark the 60th year the Packers have held their summer training camp at St. Norbert College. It is the longest such relationship between a pro football team and a college in the NFL. Then-president of the Packers, Russ Bogda, and then-head coach Lyle Blackburn first approached St. Norbert College in the spring of 1957. At the time, the Packers were headqu...Read More
By Brett KinnardThe Brewers lost to the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-2 on Thursday afternoon. Jimmy Nelson started on the bump for Milwaukee. He went five innings giving up four earned runs on the day. The bullpen held them scoreless the rest of the game. Hitting wise the Brewers had a hard time getting it going. Brett Phillips doubled in a run as his call-up to the big leagues has been impressive thus far. Milwaukee now stands one game ahead of the Cubs in the division. ...Read More
By Mark KanzThe Kewaunee County Lakers took advantage of four Pulaski errors Thursday night to move into the winner’s bracket of the Region 4 American Legion AA baseball tournament being played in Luxemburg. The Lakers scored in each of the first four innings to jump out to a 5-0 lead against Pulaski. Pulaski got back in the game scoring four in the 5th. They loaded the bases in the 6th before winning pitcher Bryce TeKulve shut the door. Noah Lindsley got the save pitching a sc...Read More
By Nick FreimuthThe Southern Door Co-Ed Volleyball League will be back on the sand courts tonight with three teams still separated by just one game atop the standings. Tippy Canoe 3, Tippy Canoe 4 and Richards 1 are this years front runners with Tippy Canoe 2 only three games back of third place. You will see the league standings below:
|2017 Thursday Night Co-Ed Volleyball League|
|1||Tippy Canoe 3||21||0|
By Green Bay PackersWith the beginning of Packers Training Camp right around the corner, fans planning to visit Lambeau Field and attend practice this year are invited to register for a new prize program: the Packers Pass. Through the Packers Pass, fans can earn virtual badges for checking in at various locations in and around Lambeau Field during Training Camp. Each badge earned will enter the “Pass holder” to win prizes including home game tickets, all-inclusive home ga...Read More
By Tim KowolsRogue Theater will turn its stage in Sturgeon Bay over to children this weekend for a special performance. The performing arts company is wrapping up its four-week children’s theater camp where kids ages 9-15 get to do a little bit of everything from set design and costuming to performing in a play. Director Lola DeVillers says it is great to see the children develop their skills over the course of the camp and gives her an artistic boost as well. [/audio] T...Read More
By Connor Sannito
Eric Frank, Connor Sannito, Ellie Johnson, and Grace Hubbard return from attending art camp at the prestigious Savannah College of Art and Design. (SCAD)
The four Sturgeon Bay High School students came home July second at two in the morning from Savannah, Georgia. They experienced the historic city and the courses at the college. Each day they had two three hour long classes taught by accomplished professors from their specific industry. From 3D animation to interi...Read More
By Paul SchmittThe Miller Art Museum is looking for some local talent to display work at their 42nd Juried Annual Exhibition. Local artists are encouraged to submit entries by July 22. Curator at the Miller Art Museum Deborah Rosenthal describes what type of original works are being sought and the awards to be given out besides three special merit awards. [/audio] Last year over 100 entries were submitted with 53 being chosen. The 42nd Juried Annual exhibit...Read More
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