Kewaunee Pierhead Lighthouse Getting Work Done
6 hours ago
By Tim KowolsThe Kewaunee Pierhead Lighthouse continues to get its long-needed makeover. Thanks in part to $206,000 in funding from a Harbor Assistance Grant and fundraising from the Friends of the Kewaunee Pierhead Lighthouse, the historic building is currently getting a new metal shingled roof as asbestos is removed from the inside. Kewaunee Lighthouse Committee Chairperson Robin Nelson says there is still plenty of work to be done before the building can be opened for visitors. [/au...Read More
Senior Citizens Continue To Be Target Of Scammers
7 hours ago
By Tim KowolsScammers continue to negatively affect the financial well-being of senior citizens. The National Council of Aging says seniors are being targeted because it is thought they have a significant amount of money in their accounts and it is considered to be a low-risk crime for scammers. Gay Pustaver from Money Management Counselors says senior citizens need to keep in mind that a scam can happen at any time to anyone. [/audio] ange this text.Read More
Impact Expected After Company Announces Gas Pipeline Will Not Be Replaced
8 hours ago
By Tim KowolsThe decision to not repair or replace the gas pipeline running from Milwaukee to Green Bay could cost you more money down the road. West Shore Pipe Line announced last week it would not replace the pipeline after they closed it last year due to fuel leaks. Jandu Petroleum owner Parvinder Jandu says motorists will continue to pay higher prices compared to the Green Bay market because of fuel transportation costs. Gas prices in the Green Bay metro area currentl...Read More
Administrator Believes Shift Of Focus To Childcare Would Be Positive For Community
9 hours ago
By Tim KowolsSister Bay Village administrator Zeke Jackson believes more local attention should be focused on child care. For many families, good childcare is hard to find especially in an area where many residents are owners of their own businesses or work uncommon hours. Jackson says it is as much of a lifestyle and workforce issue as it is just finding someone to care for children. [/audio] Some childcare facilities such as the Northern Door Children’s Cente...Read More
"Best Of Door County" Award Winners Announced
13 hours ago
By DoorCountyDailyNews.comOver the last two months, the radio stations of DoorCountyDailyNews.com has relied on our listeners and readers to tell us which businesses are truly the "Best of Door County." In the first month, the radio stations of DoorCountyDailyNews.com received 6,751 nominations, forming our ballot for the "Best of Door County." Over the last month, 12,552 votes were cast to name the best of the best. Below are the winners in every category. Congratulations to our winners...Read More
New Town Hall Being Discussed In Lincoln, Annual Meeting Tuesday
15 hours ago
By Tim KowolsThe town of Lincoln is looking for a new home to conduct its business. The current town hall is not ADA compliant and does not even have running water. Town supervisors have been looking at alternative sites after a resident brought up the need for a new hall at last year’s annual town meeting. Supervisor Nick Cochart says a new town hall would be a great way to bring the community back together. [/audio] Cochart says the town is not in a big rush,...Read More
Packerland Conference Standings: Baseball, Softball & Soccer
13 hours ago
Brewers Slide Continues
14 hours ago
By Nick FreimuthThe Brewers fell to the Cardinals for the third time in four tries on Sunday 6-4. Jimmy Nelson struggled with control as he scattered six walks throughout his outing. Manny Pina hit his first home run of the season and Ryan Braun doubled in Eric Thames in early scoring. Milwaukee had a chance to steal one from the Cardinals in the bottom of the ninth inning. Eric Thames struck out and Ryan Braun popped out as the tying runs were on base. Matt Garz...Read More
Brewers Fall To Cardinals 4-1
Apr 23, 2017
By Paul SchmittThe St. Louis Cardinals defeated the Milwaukee Brewers 4-1 Saturday night at Miller Park. The Brewers wasted a strong start by Chase Anderson who only gave up one run in six innings of pitching. Carlos Torres gave up a solo home run to pitch-hitter Aledmys Diaz in the seventh inning and the Cardinals added to insurance runs against Oliver Drake in the ninth inning to secure the win. The Brewers lone tally was an RBI double by Travis Shaw in the first inning. The Br...Read More
Bucks Fall To Raptors 87-76
Apr 22, 2017
By Tim KowolsThe Milwaukee Bucks will head back to Toronto knotted up at 2 games a piece after falling to Raptors 87-76 at the Bradley Center Saturday afternoon. After the Bucks kept him under control for game 3, Raptors guard DeMar Rozan roared back onto the scene with a game high 33 points.Both teams struggled from the field with the Bucks only make 37 percent of their shots compared to the Raptors' 41 percent. Tony Snell led the Bucks with 19 points as the Raptors kept star players ...Read More
Gibraltar Viking-Kewaunee Storm Tied Baseball Game Called Due To Darkness
Apr 22, 2017
By Paul SchmittThe Packerland Conference baseball game played Friday afternoon between the Gibraltar Vikings and the Kewaunee Storm was suspended after six innings due to darkness in Kewaunee. The score was tied 8-8 at the time.Read More
"Death Folk" Releasing First Album With A Blend Of Folk Music And More
Apr 22, 2017
By Paul SchmittA local band called “Death Folk” who has been playing music throughout Door County the last six years, are releasing their first album. Jessica Holland and Nick Hoover make up the duet that blends a variety of music genres like folk music, rap, soul, and classic country to produce their own sound. Holland shares what will be on the new album. The new album with original music is being produced right now at Painted Recor...Read More
Luxemburg-Casco High School Displaying Artwork From Top Artists In Schools
Apr 22, 2017
By Paul SchmittThe Luxemburg-Casco School District is celebrating the second annual L-C Fine Arts Showcase. Opening night was held Friday evening with a visual arts awards ceremony. The showcase features works of visual arts, literary arts, technical arts, culinary arts and musical art students of all ages. Intermediate art teacher and coordinator Todd Pociask says the arts are a great learning tool for students. [/audio] The Luxemburg-Casco Fine Arts Sho...Read More
LEAP Looks At "Power Of Community" In New Show
Apr 20, 2017
By Tim KowolsStudents from the county’s four high schools will join once again to address the issue of social change. LEAP---The Human Kindness Project is in its third year of helping youth and adults learn to empower and appreciate all people through the Door County Medical Center-sponsored program. The students collaborate with local artists to identify an issue, which will be on display through four performances of the show’s theme “Power of Community.” LEAP producer Terry Lund...Read More
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Juanita Sullivan, 74, of rural Sturgeon Bay passed away on April 21, 2017, at St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay, WI with family at her side. She was born April 11, 1943 in St. Louis, MO, to Harold and Selma Wilcox, the third of eleven children. Juanita grew up helping raise her siblings and doing farm work, and recalled fondly the life of a child living in rural southeastern Missouri. The family migrated through Illinois to Wisconsin to pick cherries and found work at the Santa Ro...
Leon G. "Lee" Graf
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Jack Kenneth Gray
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Dale J. Orsted
Apr 22, 2017
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Richard K. Malm
Apr 22, 2017
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Above and Beyond
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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 ...