Wiederanders running for District 6 City Council in Sturgeon Bay
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Algoma Community Band celebrates holidays before milestone anniversary
6 hours ago
By Tim KowolsAn Algoma tradition returns to the city’s Performing Arts Center Wednesday evening when the Algoma Community Band and the Lakeshore Singers take the stage for their annual holiday concert. A fixture in the city for the last 39 years, several of its members have been with the Algoma Community Band since it was founded in March 1978. Member Sue Hepp says the group now features several high school members, which she says keeps a steady stream of talent coming from communities acros...Read More
Search continues for Sister Bay Administrator as Jackson enters final week
7 hours ago
By Tim KowolsAfter four years at the helm, Village Administrator Zeke Jackson is calling it a career in Sister Bay this week. Jackson took the job in 2013 and since then as overseen the reconstruction of State Highway 42, the redevelopment of its downtown and its waterfront, and a boom in affordable housing projects. He departs for the Village of Waterford, which is expected to get a boost from the nearby Foxconn campus in the coming years. Jackson’s comic advice for his successor comes from...Read More
Meeting called on short notice to once again have City Council vote on bids to take down granary
8 hours ago
By Kent Berkley The Sturgeon Bay Common Council is set to meet at noon on Wednesday to review bids and decide whether to award a contract to take down the historic waterfront granary. The agenda for the Wednesday meeting is essentially a repeat of the meeting that was scheduled for Monday. The vote did not occur as scheduled on Monday due to insufficient numbers in attendance. Mayor Thad Birmingham postponed the proceedings when it was apparent he lacked...Read More
Lawton not seeking office but backing Evers for Governor
9 hours ago
By Paul SchmittFormer Lieutenant Governor and Door County resident Barbara Lawton, who has endorsed Tony Evers for Governor, will be actively supporting him through the campaign process. Lawton came out two months ago with her endorsement for Evers, the current State Superintendent of Public Schools. Lawton says she will not be seeking public office in the foreseeable future, but still feels it is important to stay politically active. She explains why she is supporting Evers for the...Read More
Liberty Grove concerned with tree removal in right-of-ways
11 hours ago
By Tim KowolsLiberty Grove residents will have to wait until spring to find out the effects tree cutting could have on its town’s roadways. Some of the trees are located in right-of-ways, but similar to the rock walls that dot the town, they have special meaning to those who live in and enjoy Liberty Grove. Town chairperson John Lowry says he understands the residents’ concerns. Lowry says like many of their decisions, the town board is always trying to master th...Read More
Green Bay Cruises to Victory at Loyola, Improves to 8-1 on Season
Dec 11, 2017
By GreenBayPhoenix.comThe Green Bay women's basketball team displayed a total team effort as the squad locked down Loyola, 76-39, on the road to improve to 8-1 on the season. Although the Ramblers were the first on the board on Sunday afternoon at Gentile Arena, the game was all Green Bay from the moment it tipped off. After allowing the first basket of the game, the Phoenix defense got locked in and finished off the opening period with a 23-2 run. The Ramblers were held scoreless over t...Read More
Tauscher & Longwell To Be Inducted Into Packers Hall Of Fame
11 hours ago
The Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame announced today that it will induct former Packers players Ryan Longwell and Mark Tauscher at the 48th Hall of Fame Induction Banquet, to be held Saturday, July 21, 2018, in the Lambeau Field Atrium. Placekicker Ryan Longwell entered the NFL in 1997 as a free agent, first signing with the San Francisco 49ers and coming to Green Bay off waivers later that year. Longwell’s 1,054 career points during his nine seasons (1997-2005) with the Pa...Read More
Packers Adams & Vogel Warm Up With Strivers Gymnastics On Red Zone
13 hours ago
By Nick Freimuth The Jim Olson Motors Red Zone Monday night on 104.1 FM WRLU featured the Strivers Gymnastics Team and Green Bay Packers Montravius Adams and Justin Vogel. The WRLU Team of the Week showed the Packers a few stretches before the splits, jumps and even a back walk over. Coaches Amy Gamble and Mikki Rankin started off the show with the history of gymnastics in Door County. Each gymnast was also given the opportunity to be on the radio in the 90 minutes Pack...Read More
High School Hoops Monday Night
14 hours ago
By Nick Freimuth The Sevastopol varsity girls basketball team earned a 61-28 win over Northeast Wisconsin Christian Home School Athletic Association. Courtney Tebo scored 17 points, Lexie LeClair added 14 and Zoe Kuehn chipped in with nine points in the win. Ryan Carmichael scored 18 points and Michael Halada poured in 13 points for Kewaunee in a 43-42 win over Algoma. The one-point victory was a close game throughout. Aiden Wallace scored a game-high 19 points in the l...Read More
Clay Matthews Named Packers Man of the Year Nominee
Dec 11, 2017
By Green Bay PackersGreen Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews has been named the Packers’ team nominee for the NFL’s Walter Payton Man of the Year Award, which recognizes a player for his excellence on and off the field and is among the league’s most prestigious awards. Three of the nominees will be selected as finalists for the award, named for Hall of Fame Chicago Bears running back, Walter Payton. Finalists will be announced in January. The winner will be announce...Read More
Area high schools prepare for winter concerts
Dec 08, 2017
By Tim KowolsHigh school musicians in Door and Kewaunee County are preparing to display their talents at their winter concerts. While some schools are doing musicals or mixing in pieces from the likes of John Phillip Sousa and Aaron Copland, most will feature traditional Christmas tunes. Sturgeon Bay Band Director Heidi Hintz says these winter concerts are a great way for the students to show off the hard work they have been putting in over the last several weeks. [/audio] ...Read More
Local "Cold War" veteran publishes new book about his experiences
Dec 02, 2017
By Paul SchmittA Sturgeon Bay man recently published his own book on his experiences in Europe during the Cold War era. Jerry Grassel’s book is about his time in the military while being stationed in Germany in the late 1950’s. Grassel, 79, says it took over two years to complete the book that is called “Cold War Stories Unclassified: Revealing, Amusing, and Educational.” Drafted in the Army in 1957, Grassel served in the Army Security Agency that dealt with radio frequenc...Read More
"2018 Kewaunee County Fairest of the Fair" to be be crowned this weekend at gala
Nov 22, 2017
By Paul SchmittThe Kewaunee County Fairest of the Fair Gala will be held this Saturday in Luxemburg. The event will have the crowning of the 2018 Kewaunee County Fairest of the Fair. Last year’s representative Isabellla Haen shares her busy schedule leading up to the big 100th County Fair last July. [/audio] Attendees will also witness the crowning of the new Kewaunee County Junior Fairest of the Fair. The Kewaunee County Fairest of the Fair Gala, which i...Read More
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By Wiesner & Massart Funeral HomeShirley Mae Vandermause, 90, Casco. Loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother passed away peacefully on December 9, 2017. Shirley was born October 3, 1927 to the late Edward and Blanche (Gilson) Joniaux in Thiry Daems, Wisconsin. Shirley married Ervin Vandermause on July 10, 1946 at St. Odile's Catholic Church in Thiry Daems. Together they farmed in Casco and raised 7 children. Shirley enjoyed farming, sewing, gardening and bird watchin...
Mark R. Bernsdorf
Dec 10, 2017
By Buchanan Funeral HomeMark Bernsdorf, age 55 of Kewaunee passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 7, 2017 at his home. He was born on September 11, 1962 in Wausau, WI to Paul and Maxine (Mueller) Bernsdorf. Mark attended Kewaunee High School. The majority of his work career he worked at Green Bay Packaging Co. He loved hunting, fishing and collecting cars. Survivors include one daughter: Alexa Bernsdorf (Michael LeFevre), Kewaunee; one son: (S) Sgt. Austin Bernsdorf, USAF, Abi...
Robert E Mleziva
Dec 09, 2017
Robert E. Mleziva, 83, of Pilsen died peacefully at home on Thursday, December 07, 2017. He was born on August 27, 1934 in the Town of Montpelier to the late Wenzel “Jim” and Pauline “Stella” (Kucera) Mleziva. On April 14, 1956 he married Marion J. Kubetz at St. John Church in Krok. He served his country in the United States Army in the Reserves from February of 1956 to August of 1957. A graduate of Luxemburg High School he continued his educa...
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Dec 08, 2017
By Huehns Funeral HomeEleanor Ann (Meuser) Olesen, 91, passed away December 4, 2017, at Anna’s Healthcare in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. She was born June 26, 1926 in Elgin, Illinois, to Charles and Wilhemina (Sturm) Meuser. Eleanor married Robert J. Olesen, Sr. on June 1, 1946, at Epworth Methodist Church in Elgin, Illinois. Robert preceded her in death on August 17, 2003. Eleanor graduated from Elgin High School in 1944. After their marriage, Eleanor and Bob lived in Elgin, ...
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 ...