Door County Daily News News 20 Latest News Articles 2015-07-04T11:28:25Z Skailwag's Loses Food Truck To Fire <a href=";id=181044" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Chef Chris Wiltfang lost an important part of his Algoma restaurant yesterday due to fire. The Skaliwagon, the food truck that serves Skaliwag&rsquo;s cuisine at local events, burned overnight Friday destroying the vehicle. The truck had electrical i... Tim Kowols 2015-07-04T16:00:00Z New Ephraim Fire Chief Faces Challenge In Finding Young Recruits For Department <a href=";id=180903" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Justin MacDonald has taken over as the Ephraim Fire Chief this week.&nbsp; MacDonald succeeds Niles Weborg and says that getting younger recruits into the fire department will be his biggest challenge on the job. [audio:7021544055-070115JustinMacDon... Paul Schmitt 2015-07-04T21:00:00Z Top 5 Things People Can Do to "Feel Better and Live Longer!" <a href=";id=180992" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Health is not merely the absence of disease, nor is wellness the absence of illness.&nbsp; Health and wellness can have a unique definition based upon and individual's personal experiences and preferences.&nbsp; But, most would agree that the whole i... Jody Anderson 2015-07-04T20:00:00Z Catarozoli Learning The Ropes As Alderperson <a href=";id=180991" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Sturgeon Bay First District Alderperson Kelly Catarozoli is getting used to life on the other side of the Common Council chambers after being elected in April. Catarozoli ran on platform of transparency and has been surprised on how little informatio... Tim Kowols 2015-07-04T20:00:00Z Door County Sheriff's Department Search For Missing Grand Chute Man <a href=";id=180970" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> The Door County Sheriff&rsquo;s Department&rsquo;s search continues for a missing Grand Chute man. Dr. Jeffrey R. Whiteside, a physician in the Fox Valley, was last seen in Ephraim on Monday. Dr. Whiteside was with his family when he walked away fr... 2015-07-03T14:00:00Z More Road Construction Planned For Sister Bay <a href=";id=180990" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Village of Sister Bay will experience more road construction starting Monday. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation announced Thursday a $5.8 million project to improve one mile of area roads as a part of a complete reconstruction of Wiscons... Tim Kowols 2015-07-04T11:00:00Z Kewaunee Harbor Project Funding Approved <a href=";id=180971" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Funding for the Kewaunee Harbor Project will be included in a proposed state budget approved by the Joint Finance Committee Thursday.&nbsp; The estimated $4.2 million project would address issues to the harbor&rsquo;s infrastructure and be the first ... Tim Kowols 2015-07-03T17:00:00Z Solution To Treat Scale Found For Trees <a href=";id=180989" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>An answer may have been found to address a recent surge in scale tree disease in the area. Scale are tiny bugs that suck nutrients from the tree and leave a sticky substance on homes and vehicles when it excretes waste products. Todd Burke from Dave&... Tim Kowols 2015-07-04T10:00:00Z Five Area School Districts Receive Cuts In General Aid <a href=";id=180974" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Fifty-five percent of Wisconsin&rsquo;s school districts, including five in Door and Kewaunee County, will find their general state aid checks a little lighter come this fall. Washington Island, Gibraltar, Sevastopol Southern Door saw some of the ste... Tim Kowols 2015-07-03T20:00:00Z You Have Options When It Comes To Bankruptcy <a href=";id=180935" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Bankruptcy is not a word that people like to hear or think about. Sometimes I see people in my office who have been struggling for a long time to pay debts on their own, falling behind, dealing with multiple creditor phone calls every day and losing ... Gay Pustaver 2015-07-03T20:00:00Z 4th Of July Is Second Most Dangerous Holiday For Drivers <a href=";id=180880" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>&nbsp; July 4th is the second-most-deadly holiday period of the year &ndash; just behind New Year&rsquo;s &ndash; due to impaired driving. &nbsp;Door County Sheriff Steve Delarwelle offers drivers a word of caution this busy holiday weekend. [audio... Paul Schmitt 2015-07-03T17:00:00Z Visitors And Residents Have Their Choice Of Independence Day Events <a href=";id=180925" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>People celebrating Independence Day will not have to travel very far as several communities in Door and Kewaunee County are hosting events this weekend. In Kewaunee, A Fabulous Fourth of July kicks off with a 5K run and continues throughout the day ... Tim Kowols 2015-07-03T11:00:00Z Van Lieshout Named Next City Of Sturgeon Bay Administrator <a href=";id=180897" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The city of Sturgeon Bay has announced that Josh Van Lieshout will be the new city administrator, replacing the retiring Steve McNeil. &nbsp;Van Lieshout is currently the village of Egg Harbor administrator and will start his new responsibilities on ... Paul Schmitt 2015-07-02T20:00:00Z Fuel Spill On Northbound Highway 42-57 In Sturgeon Bay Thursday Morning <a href=";id=180898" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The northbound lane of Highway 42/57 entering Sturgeon Bay was down to one lane of traffic Thursday morning due to fuel spill. Sturgeon Bay Assistant Fire Chief Tim Dietman describes what happened. [audio:7021534303-070215TimDietmanAccidentHighway1.... Paul Schmitt 2015-07-02T20:00:00Z Birch Creek Co-Founder Gives Insight On Center's Origins <a href=";id=180869" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Birch Creek Music Performance Center has had an impact on artists young and old over its 40 year history. During a search to find land to park a motorhome on for the summer, Birch Creek founders Jim and Fran Dutton stumbled onto a farm in Egg Harbor ... Tim Kowols 2015-07-03T10:00:00Z Ron's Wisconsin Cheese Get Patriotic Treatment <a href=";id=180867" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A Luxemburg cheesemaker is once again celebrating a holiday one curd at a time. Capitalizing off the success of its Sweetheart and Lucky varieties, Ron&rsquo;s Wisconsin Cheese has introduced Freedom Curds for Independence Day. General Manager Michae... Tim Kowols 2015-07-02T19:00:00Z Progress Being Made On Future Door County Senior Center <a href=";id=180866" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Momentum is building for a new senior center to be built in Door County. The Door County Board of Supervisors last week approved a measure allowing more detailed drawings to be submitted for contractors to bid on. Venture Architects of Milwaukee drew... Tim Kowols 2015-07-02T16:00:00Z UPDATE: Logger Injured On Chambers Island Wednesday <a href=";id=180725" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Door County Sheriff&rsquo;s Department has released new information about a Wednesday morning accident that sent a man to a Green Bay hospital.&nbsp; First responders from six different organizations conducted the rescue at 6:36 a.m. after receiv... Paul Schmitt 2015-07-01T14:30:00Z Kewaunee Adds To Independence Day Celebration <a href=";id=180788" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Kewaunee Area Chamber of Commerce is adding to its Fabulous Fourth of July Celebration this year. A new 5K run/walk will start the day&rsquo;s activities with cardboard boat races making the switch from the Kewaunee Trout Festival. After hosting ... Tim Kowols 2015-07-02T10:00:00Z Rogue Theater Debuts Show At New Venue Tonight <a href=";id=180789" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Sturgeon Bay&rsquo;s Rogue Theater returns from the road and breaks in its new space when &ldquo;Ma&rsquo;s Case: All the World&rsquo;s A Stage&rdquo; opens this evening at the Jaycee Clubhouse in Sturgeon Bay. &ldquo;Ma&rsquo;s Case&rdquo; is the se... Tim Kowols 2015-07-01T11:00:00Z