Door County Daily News News 20 Latest News Articles 2014-10-21T10:11:30Z Gas Prices Predicted To Fall Below $3.00 Per Gallon Before Weekend <a href=";id=148964" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; Regular unleaded gasoline may be under three-dollars a gallon in Door and Kewaunee counties before the weekend. That&rsquo;s the prediction of Penny Starr of Q-Mart in Sturgeon Bay. [audio:102114PennyStarr1.MP3] [/audio] Starr says lower ... Rick Jensen 2014-10-21T21:00:00Z Free Pertussis Booster Shots Available From County Health Departments <a href=";id=148963" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; Pertussis &ndash; or whooping cough &ndash; is one of those childhood diseases that just never seems to completely go away in a community. It starts like a cold, and is even spread like a cold, then the coughing and wheezing sets in. Nancy ... Rick Jensen 2014-10-21T20:00:00Z Van Hollen Backs Off Photo I-D For November 4 Election <a href=";id=148961" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; As of right now, it appears that Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen has given up on trying to get a voter photo procedure I-D up and running for the November 4th election. Even after the U.S. Supreme Court put the photo I-D law on hold earlie... 2014-10-21T18:00:00Z Southern Door Reports Case Of Whooping Cough <a href=";id=148851" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; Southern Door Schools are reporting a case of whooping cough. Whooping cough &ndash; or pertussis &ndash; is a highly contagious illness that affects the respiratory tract. The disease starts out with mild, cold like symptoms and then prog... 2014-10-21T10:00:00Z Washington Island Police Seek Vandals Who Damaged Park T-P Dispensers <a href=";id=148785" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; Washington Island Police are trying to find out who broke toilet paper dispensers in several park buildings last Thursday night. Officer Gary Schultz says the dispensers were damaged while the vandals were trying to steal toilet paper that ... Rick Jensen 2014-10-20T19:00:00Z Wulf Waiting For Insurance Settlement On Harbor Place Shoppes <a href=";id=148765" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; Almost four months have passed since fire destroyed the Harbor Place Shoppes in Sturgeon Bay. The blackened shell of the building remains standing, greeting visitors who cross the Michigan Street Bridge. Property owner Cap Wulf says the ins... Rick Jensen 2014-10-20T17:00:00Z Senator Schultz Says He Will Not Fade From Politics At Term End <a href=";id=148784" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; After 32 years in the state legislature Republican Senator Dale Schultz of Richland Center is not seeking another term. Schultz was in Algoma last week along with State Representative Wendy Wright, a Wausau Democrat, to discuss the funding ... Rick Jensen 2014-10-20T19:00:00Z Open House This Afternoon At Door County Highway Department <a href=";id=148850" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; An Open House at the Door County Highway Department is set for this afternoon at the facility on County S in Sturgeon Bay. &nbsp; The event marks the 10th anniversary for that facility. Visitors will be able to ride in department trucks ... 2014-10-21T11:00:00Z More Information Expected Today On Fatal Crash <a href=";id=148693" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; More details may be released today about a one-vehicle crash early yesterday morning that claimed the life of a Town of Clay Banks woman. The Door County Sheriff&rsquo;s Department says 23-year-old Katie Kruger was westbound on Maplewood R... 2014-10-20T10:00:00Z One Door County Road Project Finished, Two Others Done By End Of The Week <a href=";id=148692" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; Work on Highway 42/57 from the Bayview Bridge where the two roads spilt south of Sturgeon Bay wrapped up last week. The biggest change drivers will notice is at the intersection of the two roads, where traffic on 42 now has a stop sign inst... 2014-10-20T10:00:00Z Fire Chief Reminds Sturgeon Bay Residents That Leaves Can Not Be Burned <a href=";id=148558" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; This past week&rsquo;s weather has leaves falling at a rapid pace. Fire Chief Tim Herlache says if you live in the City of Sturgeon Bay, you can&rsquo;t burn those leaves. Even in a campfire. [audio:100914TimHerlacheLeaves.mp3] [/audio]... Rick Jensen 2014-10-19T17:00:00Z Door County Highway Department Preparing For Winter <a href=";id=148556" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Door County Highway Department is already prepared just in case the roads are exposed to another bout of winter weather like last year. Highway Department Director John Kolodziej says it just depends on what mother nature brings this year. [au... Tim Kowols 2014-10-19T20:00:00Z Referendum Still Needed for Southern Door School District <a href=";id=148510" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Southern Door and Algoma School District were the only schools in Door and Kewaunee County to receive an increase in state school aid. While Algoma&rsquo;s bump in aid was due to an increased enrollment, the same is not true for Southern Door School ... Tim Kowols 2014-10-18T20:00:00Z Protect Your Investments By Winterizing <a href=";id=148509" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Many that live, work, and play in Door and Kewaunee County are tourists and part-time residents. With winter approaching, many will leave their boats and homes sit until a more desirable season returns. For boat and RV owners, Steve Lamming of Harbor... Tim Kowols 2014-10-18T21:00:00Z Higher Water Levels, Weather To Blame For Boat And Dock Damage Higher than average water levels for this time of year coupled with recent rains are wreaking havoc on boats and docks. Gary Nault of Gary&rsquo;s Guide Service says for this time of year, it&rsquo;s not a normal thing to see. [audio:101614GaryNault... Tim Kowols 2014-10-18T20:00:00Z Fall Festival Ping Pong Ball Drop Set For 2:00 This Afternoon The 69th Annual Sister Bay Fall Festival continues today. At 2:00 this afternoon a helicopter will drop thousands of prize-bearing ping pong balls. There is a special area set aside for families with children to collect the balls. Other activitie... 2014-10-19T10:00:00Z Harbor And Boat Ramp At Chaudoir's Dock Closes Monday For Dredging A reminder to boaters that the boat ramp and harbor at Chaudoir&rsquo;s Dock on County N will be closed starting at 5:00 tomorrow (Monday) morning for dredging. Boats will not be able to enter or exit the area. The dredging is expected to take at l... 2014-10-19T10:00:00Z Jim Olson Motors Acquires Witt Ford Lincoln <a href=";id=148503" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Jim Olson has purchased and is now operating the former Witt Ford Lincoln dealership in Sturgeon Bay. When Olson acquired the car dealership earlier this week, it was more than just expanding his portfolio. For Olson, it&rsquo;s a return to Ford, a c... Tim Kowols 2014-10-17T20:00:00Z Crossroads at Big Creek Sees Opportunity In Possible Land Purchase <a href=";id=148508" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for Crossroads at Big Creek in Sturgeon Bay to acquire nine acres that would connect the current preserve to the Bay was announced this morning. Director Coggin Heeringa is excited about the possibility. [audio:10171... Rick Jensen 2014-10-18T11:00:00Z New Building Will Keep Ambulance In BUG District For 50 Years <a href=";id=148462" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; As the Brussels-union-Gardner Emergency Medical Responders met earlier this week to celebrate a life saved, there is concern about keeping an ambulance and crew in the community. Crew Chief Bev Wautier says the November 4th referendum nee... Rick Jensen 2014-10-17T17:00:00Z