Door County Daily News News 20 Latest News Articles 2015-02-28T06:35:17Z School District of Sturgeon Bay Board of Education School Board Vacancy Filled <a href=";id=165328" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Sturgeon Bay Board of Education conducted interviews with three candidates on the evening of February 26, 2015. Mr. Chad Hougaard was selected by the Board of Education to fill the seat previously held by Dr. Joel Kitchens. Current plans are to h... Dan Tjernagel, Sturgeon Bay School District Superintendent 2015-02-28T17:00:00Z Ag Day At The Capitol Set For March 11 <a href=";id=165329" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Ag Day at the Capitol will be held&nbsp;March 11&nbsp;at the Monona Terrace in Madison. Ag Day at the Capitol is the largest gathering of farmers from across the state representing a variety of farm groups to learn more about state issues and meet wi... Casey Langan,Executive Director of Public Relations 2015-02-28T18:00:00Z Property-Rich Washington Island School District Fights For Referendum <a href=";id=165279" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>With 91% of aid already coming from property taxes, Washington Island School District has to work a little harder than most school districts to educate the public about their April referendum. The referendum will ask Island residents for about $1.13 ... Tim Kowols 2015-02-27T20:00:00Z Local Deer Population Goals Set <a href=";id=165278" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Local three-year deer population goals have been set based on suggestions made by county deer advisory councils.&nbsp; Door County voted to decrease the deer population, while Kewaunee County voted to maintain it. This is the first year of dividing h... Tim Kowols 2015-02-27T16:00:00Z Hans Feld Unique Journey To FFA Barbershop Quartet State Championship in 1952--VIDEO <a href=";id=165320" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>It&rsquo;s Future Farmers of America week and local book author and &ldquo;Oak Street boys&rdquo; member Hans Feld shares a unique story about how he was able to join the FFA his senior year at Algoma high school in 1952. [audio:2271535202-022515han... Paul Schmitt 2015-02-27T21:00:00Z Kiszonas Named Southern Door High School Teacher Of The Year <a href=";id=165327" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>On Thursday, February 26, during a pep assembly at Southern Door High School, the FFA chapter announced that Tony Kiszonas was selected as the 2015 Southern Door High School Teacher of the Year. Kiszonas received a basket of agricultural goodies and ... Tim Kowols 2015-02-28T10:00:00Z The Eyes Have It! Visual Tips To Help You Lose Weight <a href=";id=165317" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Eyes Have It!&nbsp;&nbsp;Visual Tips to help you Lose Weight You&rsquo;ve heard the saying &ldquo;your eyes are bigger than your stomach&rdquo;.&nbsp;&nbsp;This idiom often describes when a person over estimates one&rsquo;s stomach capacity or h... Jody Anderson 2015-02-27T21:00:00Z Algoma Will Shine Bright As Pierhead Light Is Secured <a href=";id=165169" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The city of Algoma has received word that that they have secured the Algoma Pier Light after officially sending in its required application in late January.&nbsp; Algoma Mayor Wayne Schmidt details how the city found out. [audio:2261535549-022615Way... Paul Schmitt 2015-02-26T21:00:00Z Possible Property Insurance Cuts Affect Local Governments <a href=";id=165157" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Local government agencies in Door and Kewaunee County could be looking for new property insurance options if a measure in the proposed state budget passes. Citing a strong market of affordable property insurance products, the budget would eliminate a... Tim Kowols 2015-02-26T17:00:00Z Support For Kewaunee Harbor Project Building <a href=";id=165158" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Members of the City of Kewaunee and the Kewaunee County Economic Development Corporation traveled to Madison recently to discuss the Kewaunee Harbor Project with local elected officials. The estimated $4.2 million project plans to address repairs to ... Tim Kowols 2015-02-26T19:00:00Z Maritime Museum To Offer Free Sunday Admission To Residents <a href=";id=165220" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Permanent Door County residents will get an extra perk this March when the Door County Maritime Museum opens its doors on Sundays. Starting March 1, admission to its Sturgeon Bay museum will be free for two adults and up to two children. Group Tours ... Tim Kowols 2015-02-27T11:00:00Z Russ Warren Joins Midsummers Music Festival <a href=";id=165146" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Russ Warren is the newest member of Midsummers Music Festival, kicking off their 25th year with a celebration July 12 at Birch Creek. [audio:22615112516-Russ1.mp3][/audio] Jim and Jean Berkenstock, both musicans at the Lyric Opera in Chicago, start... Sally Sattery 2015-02-26T19:00:00Z Scott Weborg Of Sister Bay Bowling Up A Perfect Game Of Fundraising For NDCC <a href=";id=165182" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>When it comes to fundraising, Scott Weborg from Sister Bay does not take a back seat to anyone.Weborg, more affectionately known as &ldquo;Scotty&rdquo; in and around northern Door County, has done it again this year by collecting over $800 dollars f... Paul Schmitt 2015-02-27T11:00:00Z Group Of Wisconsin Contractors Uniting Against Right To Work Bill <a href=";id=165083" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Contractors and other businesses from around the state are standing together against the right to work bill that passed in the Wisconsin State Senate last night.&nbsp; Organized by former Wisconsin State Assembly Speaker John Gard, the group represen... Tim Kowols 2015-02-26T11:00:00Z Family Care Transition Affected By State Budget Proposal <a href=";id=165029" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Plans for Family Care in Northeast Wisconsin might have to be adjusted after more details from the state budget were released. &nbsp;Under Governor Scott Walker&rsquo;s proposal, the long-term care program IRIS would be eliminated and would allow any... Tim Kowols 2015-02-25T20:00:00Z Sawyer Hotel Project Still Has Hurdles Before Construction Starts <a href=";id=165028" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Rezoning the land slated for the Sawyer Hotel Project was just the first step before the controversial plan can even break ground. The Sturgeon Bay City Council voted earlier this month to rezone the west waterfront property from business to a planne... Tim Kowols 2015-02-25T19:00:00Z Cold Snap Puts Extra Stress On Heating Systems <a href=";id=165085" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The recent cold snap in Door and Kewaunee County is making heating systems in homes work a little harder. The average furnace in the Green Bay area runs for over 1800 hours during the winter. Jeff Blemke of Ultimate Air in Luxemburg says keeping your... Tim Kowols 2015-02-26T11:00:00Z Habitat for Humanity Hosts 3rd Annual Bowl-A-Thon <a href=";id=165012" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Apple ValleyLanes in Strugeon Bay will host Habitat for Humanity's 3rd Annual Bowl-A-Thon on Saturday, Feb. 28 at noon. Executive Director of Habitiat for Humanity, David Van Dyke, talks more about the event: [audio:22515105037-DavidHFH1.mp3][/audio... By Sally Sattery 2015-02-25T23:00:00Z Sturgeon Bay Teacher Honored As AP Exam Reader <a href=";id=165031" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A love for United States history at a young age has led to a Sturgeon Bay High School teacher grading a national test. Barry Mellin has been chosen by the College Board to participate in the annual reading and scoring of its Advanced Placement U.S. H... Tim Kowols 2015-02-25T21:00:00Z Raven Brenneke Named Valedictorian At Southern Door <a href=";id=164902" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Southern Door High School has announced the 2015 class valedictorian and salutatorian. &nbsp;Raven Brenneke, daughter of Aaron and Julie Brenneke is the valedictorian. &nbsp;Lacey Englebert, daughter of Dennis and Kim Engelbert, is the salutatorian. ... Paul Schmitt 2015-02-25T12:10:00Z