Door County Daily News News 20 Latest News Articles 2015-12-01T02:09:10Z Coalition Presentation Places Emphasis On Environmental Education <a href=";id=198346" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The importance of environmental education in the classroom will be emphasized in a presentation sponsored by the Climate Coalition of Door County Wednesday evening. Energy education specialist Sara Windjue will join Gibraltar High School teacher Dave... Tim Kowols 2015-12-01T19:00:00Z "Big Bundle Up" Begins Statewide Today <a href=";id=198345" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Door County Visitors Bureau will once again do its part to make sure area residents stay warm this winter. Along with the Department of Tourism and other visitor bureaus across the state, the DCVB is participating in The Big Bundle Up, a campaign... Tim Kowols 2015-12-01T16:00:00Z Sturgeon Bay City Council To Hold Meeting At 7PM Again Tonight <a href=";id=198248" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>&nbsp; The City of Sturgeon Bay Common Council will meet in the evening tonight at 7 pm in the council chambers of City Hall for the second consecutive time.&nbsp; Meeting time had been held at noon prior to the November 17 meeting.&nbsp; Council Me... Paul Schmitt 2015-12-01T11:00:00Z Postal Banking Making a Possible Comeback <a href=";id=198245" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Postal Banking might be making a comeback if some prominent politicians have their way.&nbsp; Senator Elizabeth Warren and Senator Bernie Sanders both support the idea.&nbsp; Wayne Kudick, a retired social services administrator from Egg Harbor says ... Paul Schmitt 2015-12-01T11:00:00Z New Food Stamp Law Stresses Food Pantries, Employment Agencies <a href=";id=198224" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Food pantries and employment agencies are feeling the stress of a law that was passed earlier this year affecting food stamp recipients. The Wisconsin State Journal reported that nearly 15,000 people lost access to food stamps in the first three mont... Tim Kowols 2015-11-30T21:00:00Z Mind Games Bust Holiday Budgets <a href=";id=198223" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A projected $630.5 billion is expected to be spent this holiday season, leading financial experts to remind consumers about how tricky it is to stay on budget. Gay Pustaver of Money Management Counselors says one of the main culprits may not be in yo... Tim Kowols 2015-11-30T20:00:00Z Algoma Musicians To Help Open Let Me Be Frank Show December 5 <a href=";id=198222" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Music students at Algoma School District will find themselves serving as the opener for one of Northeast Wisconsin&rsquo;s most popular acts. The Algoma High School Choir and Jazz Band will take the stage before performing arts group Let Me Be Frank ... Tim Kowols 2015-11-30T19:00:00Z Warm Temperatures Help Ferry Traffic Increase <a href=";id=198221" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Washington Island Ferry has experienced an uptick in traffic later into the season than it is used to. A longer fall color season coupled with deer hunting led to more traffic on the ferry, especially on the weekends. Ferry president Hoyt Purinto... Tim Kowols 2015-11-30T17:00:00Z Rural Veterans Provide Unique Issues For Aid Purposes <a href=";id=198118" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>One of the biggest challenges military offices nationwide faces has nothing to do with the recruitment of soldiers from rural backgrounds, but finding them when they come home. According to the Journal of Rural Social Services, 44 percent of recruits... Tim Kowols 2015-11-30T10:00:00Z Federal Interest Rate Hike May Be Coming Soon <a href=";id=198119" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>After seven years of interest rates near record lows, the federal government may soon give them a boost. Federal Reserve chairwoman Janet Yellen told the House Financial Services Committee earlier this month that the economy is performing well enough... Tim Kowols 2015-11-30T11:00:00Z Sister Bay Church Helps Syrian Refugees From Afar <a href=";id=198117" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>As refugees struggle to get their affairs in order in a new country, a Sister Bay church is making sure they are not completely alone. St. Luke&rsquo;s Episcopal Church recently donated $1,865 to the Syrian refugee ministry through the New York City-... Tim Kowols 2015-11-29T21:00:00Z Dock Improvements On The Way For Baileys Harbor Town Marina <a href=";id=198116" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>New docks could be on the horizon for boaters at the Baileys Harbor Town Marina. The town board will meet again December 14 to discuss the improvements after introducing the idea earlier this month. Docks at the north side of the marina are showing t... Tim Kowols 2015-11-29T20:00:00Z 4-H More Than Just A Club To Key Award Recipient Harz <a href=";id=198098" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>4-H has meant more to Carolyn Harz than just creating projects and providing a service to her community. The 2015 Kewaunee County 4-H Key Award recipient from Algoma credits the organization for her transformation to the person she is today. A member... Tim Kowols 2015-11-29T16:00:00Z Boys & Girls Club of Door County Healthy Snack Program <a href=";id=198115" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Great futures start here, at the Boys &amp; Girls Club of Door County! A healthy diet is fundamental to a great future. At the Boys and Girls Club we offer a hot Monday meal, a daily snack, and a Thursday brown bag dinner to all members as part of t... Mark Knapp 2015-11-29T19:00:00Z Canned Foods and Personal Care Products Needed At Area Food Pantries <a href=";id=198049" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>&nbsp; Area food pantries are at a time of the year when the demand is the highest.&nbsp; Kewaunee County Food Pantry President Ken Marquardt says a few items are really needed right now. [audio:112815122734-113815KenMarquardtKewauneeCountyFoodPant... Paul Schmitt 2015-11-28T12:05:00Z Fighting Fires In Area Is A Combined Effort <a href=";id=198045" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>&nbsp; When a fire breaks out in the Door or Kewaunee County, all hands are on deck from nearby fire departments.&nbsp; Brussels-Union-Gardner Fire Chief Curt Vandertie explains how the system works in the area. [audio:112815115208-112515CurtVander... Paul Schmitt 2015-11-29T11:00:00Z Norton To Run For District 6 Seat On Sturgeon Bay City Council <a href=";id=198042" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>&nbsp; Nissa Anderson Norton will be taking out papers to run for the District 6 seat on the Sturgeon Bay common council.&nbsp; According to Norton&rsquo;s facebook account, she picked up a packet from city hall and will be circulating nomination pa... Paul Schmitt 2015-11-28T21:00:00Z YMCA Offers Opportunities To All Families To Stay Active And Involved <a href=";id=198041" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>&nbsp; Much more than just a fitness center, the Door County YMCA focuses on youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. President and CEO Tom Beerntsen says no matter what the financial abilities of one to pay for an individual or... Paul Schmitt 2015-11-28T21:00:00Z Area Deer Harvest Up Over Last Year As E-Registration Is Implemented <a href=";id=198023" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>With the final weekend of the gun hunting season, initial numbers show a big increase in the deer harvest this year.&nbsp; The new electronic registration system showed an increase in both Door and Kewaunee Counties.&nbsp; Over&nbsp;1200&nbsp;deer we... Paul Schmitt 2015-11-28T21:00:00Z Egg Harbor Road Project Completed In Time For Small Business Saturday <a href=";id=198001" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>&nbsp; The major part of the Egg Harbor Road construction project in Sturgeon Bay was completed this past week in time for Small Business Saturday.&nbsp; Decorative street lamps were erected and dirt leveled around the road area and newly poured con... Paul Schmitt 2015-11-28T17:00:00Z