Door County Medical Center Dental Clinic earns statewide recognition
26 minutes ago
By Paul SchmittThe Door County Medical Center Dental Clinic has received the Wisconsin Hospital Association (WHA) Foundation’s 2017 Global Vision Community Partnership Award. The annual competitive grant award is presented to a community health initiative that successfully addresses a documented community health need, according to the WHA Foundation. Door County Medical Center Dental Clinic Manager Tanya Fischer says the clinic has recently added a fourth treatment room to m...Read More
Raze order throws off fine arts center plans
14 hours ago
By Tim KowolsThe exploratory committee for a planned Sturgeon Bay Center for the Arts hopes structural engineers are called to the former granary building for one last look before its demolition is scheduled. A restored granary was to be used as a three season multipurpose space for exhibits, speakers, and events under the plans discussed with city officials Thursday afternoon. CFTA member Hans Christian says the raze order is sudden and also a little problematic. [/audio] ...Read More
Peak colors hit Door and Kewaunee County
15 hours ago
By Tim KowolsThe fall colors are hitting their peak locally, giving more good news to area businesses. Even with some green on the trees in some areas, TravelWisconsin’s Fall Color Report says Door and Kewaunee County are at 100 percent peak color. A wet summer followed by a cool start to September started the process a little bit earlier than usual, but mild temperatures halted the progress until now. Washington Island Ferry Captain and Townliner Motel owner Joel Gunnlaugsson says it m...Read More
Sturgeon Bay School District explores Montessori concept
16 hours ago
By Tim KowolsSturgeon Bay School District is exploring the addition of the Montessori concept of learning at Sunset School. According to the American Montessori Society, teachers guide their students through activities designed to meet each individual’s interests, needs, and developmental level. Since last May, a committee has been working on studying the concept along with visiting Montessori programs to see if it would fit in with district’s 4K program. Superintendent Dan Tjernagel ...Read More
Sheriff's Corner: Drivers need to be more vigilant with deer on the move
19 hours ago
By Tim Kowols and Kewaunee County Sheriff Matt JoskiWisconsin is moving up the list of the states with the most car versus deer accidents. At a rate of one out of every 72 drivers, Wisconsin ranks fifth when it comes to the likelihood a vehicle will hit a deer or another large animal while on the road according to a national insurance company deer claim study. Counties have tried to combat the problem by keeping ditch lines clear of tall plants to improve the visibility of deer fo...Read More
Kewaunee County sends manure spreading ordinance back to committee
23 hours ago
By Paul SchmittAn agricultural ordinance that would regulate the way farmers spread liquid manure on their fields was delayed by the Kewaunee County Board Tuesday. The Waste irrigation Ordinance will now go back to the Land and Water Conservation Committee. The ordinance, which was drafted back in May has provisions that require farmers to use only low-pressure methods of manure spraying underneath the canopy formed by the crops. Don Niles of Peninsula Pride Farms says he appreciate...Read More
Sturgeon Bay Vs. Kewaunee Regional Final Soccer Saturday Night On 104.1 FM WRLU
6 hours ago
By Nick FreimuthSturgeon Bay will host Kewaunee in a WIAA Division 4 regional final soccer match at Dick Clark Field tonight at 7:00 PM. The broadcast of the game on 104.1 FM WRLU will start at 6:30 PM with Coach Todd Maas in the pre-match show. Sturgeon Bay has already beat the Strom twice this season and has a great chance to head back to sectionals tomorrow evening. Eric Fairchild will join me Nick Freimuth for the call of the game. Read More
Spartans fall to Notre Dame in Playoffs 33-13 on WBDK
6 hours ago
By Paul SchmittThe #6 seeded Luxemburg-Casco Spartans fell to #3 Notre Dame 33-13 Friday night in a W.I.A.A. Division 3 Level 1 playoff game on 96.7FM WBDK. The Spartans dominated the time of possession in the first half with over 17 minutes compared to Notre Dame’s six minutes but could only muster 7 points after missing on two scoring opportunities in the Triton red zone. Nathan Coisman’s opened the scoring on with a 21-yard run late in the first quarter. The Tritons then sc...Read More
Eagles eliminated by Laconia 26-14
6 hours ago
By Nate Alberts
The Southern Door Eagles had their 2017 season come to an end with a 26-14 loss to Laconia Friday.
What looked promising after a 14-6 lead at the half, the Eagles would be shutout in the second half.
On 4th and 10 with 1:58 remaining in the first quarter, Derik LeCaptain and Sam Gerend connected on a 32-yard touchdown for the games first score.
Laconia would get a 75-yard kick return from Zachary Foth on the following kickoff and score three p...Read More
Spartans battle Notre Dame in Division 3 football playoff rematch on WBDK
22 hours ago
By Paul SchmittThe #6 seeded Luxemburg-Casco Spartans will face the #3 Tritons of Notre Dame Academy in Green Bay Friday night a W.I.A.A. Division 3 Level 1 playoff game on 96.7FM WBDK. The Spartans (6-3) are coming off a 69-0 thumping of Oconto Falls last week while Notre Dame (7-2) shut out De Pere 24-0. The two teams faced off in the Division 3 Level 3 playoffs last year with the Tritons prevailing over the Spartans 21-10 in Green Bay. Paul Schmitt and Tom F...Read More
Kewaunee Football Tonight On 104.1 FM WRLU
22 hours ago
By Nick FreimuthNew Holstein will travel to Kewaunee tonight for a Level 1 playoff football game on 104.1 FM WRLU. Casey Christian will serve as color commentator for the broadcast also streamed worldwide at DoorCountyDailyNews.com under the “listen on demand” link. Pre-game starts at 6:30 PM with kickoff at 7:00 PM.Read More
Ukulele Society of Door County keeps strumming along
Oct 19, 2017
By Tim KowolsWhat started as a decoration to commemorate his trip to Hawaii has turned into a passion for Bruce Hake. The Door County resident picked up the ukulele as his latest piece of art from Hawaii to hang on his wall. Under the encouragement of his wife, Hake took ukulele lessons and eventually joined the Ukulele Society of Door County, which meets twice a month on Sundays at the Door County YMCA’s Fish Creek facility. Hake says most people joining the club have never played an i...Read More
Plum Island moving along on huge maritime restoration project
Oct 17, 2017
By Paul SchmittPlum Island in Door County is undergoing a preservation and restoration of old and historic maritime structures. The maritime structure sets being restored are from the 1896 era and have been out of commission since the 1960’s and 1990’s, according to Dustan Hoffman, a Park Ranger with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. Hoffman says the nearly $7 million project includes the Plum Island keepers quarters next to the range light and a life-saving station that has...Read More
Northern Sky Theater's planned facility getting closer to being funded
Oct 13, 2017
By Tim KowolsA new performing arts campus in Fish Creek for Northern Sky Theater is nearly 80 percent funded. The $6.7 million facility would move all of the theater’s operations under one roof and provide a 244-seat venue for its fall and winter season and rehearsals. With an October 31st deadline to reach a potential $100,000 matching gift and commitment to being 90 percent funded before shovels go into the ground, artistic director Jeffrey Herbst says Northern Sky Theater hopes to ge...Read More
Should Sturgeon Bay Fire Chief have the sole authority to order the west-side granary to be removed?
Voting ends: Oct. 31, 2017 @ 12:00 AM
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Donald A. Blahnik
Oct 19, 2017
By Schinderle Funeral HomeDonald A. Blahnik, 72, Algoma, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017 at Atrium Post Acute Care in Kewaunee. He was born Aug. 19, 1945 in Algoma to Jacob and Henrietta (Krueger) Blahnik. Donald attended the Algoma High School. He started his working career at Badger Northland in Algoma where he worked for a number of years. Then he was employed at Bayship Builders for a few years then ended up retiring from Kewaunee Fabrication in 2003. While w...
Scott J. De Jardin
Oct 19, 2017
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William G. Ciha
Oct 18, 2017
By McMahon Funeral HomeWilliam “Bill” G. Ciha, 63 of Luxemburg died late Saturday evening, October 14, 2017 at Bellin Hospital. He was born in Green Bay on February 10, 1954 to the late Frank and Gladys (Haen) Ciha. Bill grew up on a dairy farm in Luxemburg the oldest of five children, Tom, Dick, Jim, Barb and Gerri. He married Karen M. Patton on August 19, 1978 at Our Nativity of Our Lord Church, Green Bay. She preceded him in death on August 04, 1992. He was employed with Fort Howar...
Oct 17, 2017
By Forbes Funeral HomeJames E. Cordier, 99, of Sturgeon Bay, WI, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Monday, October 16, 2017. He was born on May 31, 1918, in Sturgeon Bay, to the late Edward and Net (Gerondale) Cordier. He graduated from Sturgeon Bay High School in 1936. On June 16, 1943, after a whirlwind courtship, he married Laura Mallien at St. Mary of the Snow Church in Namur. Jim was a husband, a father, a grandfather, a police officer, a fishe...
John “Ed” Tomjanovich
Oct 17, 2017
By Forbes Funeral HomeJohn Edward Tomjanovich of Sturgeon Bay was granted peace by our Lord and Savior on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at the Whispering Heights Nursing Home. He was born on November 23, 1926 to the late John and Antonia Tomjanovich. He married Kathryn Farrand on May 12, 1951 in Sturgeon Bay. Together they tenderly raised three children and two grandchildren. Ed was a brilliant mechanic for the Ahnapee and Western Railroad, traits he left mechanically to h...
Above and Beyond
Sep 28, 2016
The DoorCountyDailyNews.com ABOVE AND BEYOND AWARD is an opportunity to recognize people in Door and Kewaunee Counties who have gone above and beyond providing exceptional customer service and community service. If you know of someone who has gone above and beyond in community service or in customer service at a place you do business let us know by emailing, Roger Utnehmer at utnehmer@DoorCountyDailyNews.com. Above and Beyond SBPD Above and Beyond Dave Lienau ...