Door County Daily News News 20 Latest News Articles 2015-09-04T12:51:04Z Sister Bay Chapel Provides Religious Solitude <a href=";id=187845" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Religious icons from around the world call a relatively hidden chapel in Sister Bay home. Built by architect George Mangan 40 years ago, hundreds have visited the chapel despite the building having no publicity or signage near it. Photographer and au... Tim Kowols 2015-09-03T21:00:00Z Rep. Kitchens Making A Difference Early In Assembly Career <a href=";id=187843" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Serving the First District in the Wisconsin Assembly has been a rewarding experience early in the career of Rep. Joel Kitchens. The freshman representative from Sturgeon Bay was sworn into office in January and has played a major role in education an... Tim Kowols 2015-09-03T20:00:00Z DNR Adds Electronic Registration For Deer and Bear Hunts <a href=";id=187842" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Registering your big game will be easier this fall. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has fully implemented electronic registration for deer and bear hunting season. This means hunters can register their harvest in-person, by phone, or on... Tim Kowols 2015-09-03T19:00:00Z New Waterfront Means Changes To Expanded Marina Fest <a href=";id=187840" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A Labor Day tradition returns to the Sister Bay waterfront when Marina Fest kicks off on Saturday. The newly expanded event will feature old standbys like fireworks, music, and decorated boats. It also marks the debut of the Timberworks lumberjack co... Tim Kowols 2015-09-03T18:00:00Z Bids Being Sent Out For Upcoming Kewaunee Harbor Project <a href=";id=187839" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Shovels are getting closer to breaking ground on the Kewaunee Harbor project. The city received $4.5 million in funds from the state during this year&rsquo;s biennial budget process. Mayor John Blaha says it is a very exciting time for Kewaunee after... Tim Kowols 2015-09-03T16:00:00Z Palmer Johnson To Close Sturgeon Bay Facility <a href=";id=187800" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Palmer Johnson Yachts will cease its operations in Sturgeon Bay later this year. Owners of the luxury yacht maker notified its 80 employees of the decision earlier today (Wednesday). Bay Area Workforce Development Board Executive Director Jim Golembe... Tim Kowols 2015-09-02T21:00:00Z Edible Plant Hike Offered During Newport's Wilderness Day <a href=";id=187812" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Visitors to Newport State Park can bite into more than they can chew during this weekend&rsquo;s Wilderness Day. Park naturalists will lead hikers through the woods at the state park searching for wild edible plants, fruits, and nuts. Naturalist Beth... Tim Kowols 2015-09-02T11:00:00Z Sturgeon Bay Citizen Claims Hotel Site Is On Publc Land <a href=";id=187762" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The site of a proposed Sturgeon Bay westside waterfront hotel is on land that is filled-in lake bed, according to a citizen speaking at Tuesday's meeting of the city council.&nbsp; Russ Cockburn told council members that he has read the engineering r... Roger Utnehmer 2015-09-02T20:00:00Z Local Adopt-A-Soldier Gets A Big Boost From Church Drive <a href=";id=187781" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Adopt-a-Soldier program for Door and Kewaunee Counties is starting the push to send care packages for the upcoming holidays.&nbsp; Director Nancy Hutchison says a local church has come through to help in a big way. [audio:9021510638-090215NancyH... Paul Schmitt 2015-09-02T21:00:00Z First Day On The Job For New Sturgeon Bay Administrator Goes Well <a href=";id=187655" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The first day on the job yesterday for new Sturgeon Bay City Administrator Josh Van Lieshout went off without a hitch.&nbsp; Van Lieshout says he was impressed with his new surroundings and staff. [audio:9011551924-090215JoshVanLieshoutSBAdministrat... Paul Schmitt 2015-09-02T11:00:00Z Grant Helps Denmark Fire Department Get Equipment To Detect Explosive Gases <a href=";id=187782" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Denmark Volunteer Fire Department was recently awarded a grant that will help detect explosive gases.&nbsp;&nbsp; The Wisconsin Public Service Foundation grant was for $901.00 and funds were used to purchase a new MSA Altair 4X multi-gas detector... Paul Schmitt 2015-09-02T21:00:00Z Back To School 2015 Photo Album <a href=";id=187702" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Door and Kewaunee County children are back to school and moms and dads love showing off photos of their cute kids. Email those back to school photos to and see your children featured in our &lsquo;Back To School 201... Nick Freimuth 2015-09-02T11:30:00Z Apple Crop Looking Good For The Picking Despite Earlier Hail Damage <a href=";id=187647" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Severe weather earlier this summer did not take a toll on the apple orchards as first feared.&nbsp; Although some orchards experienced hail damage last month, the apple crop has rebounded well according to Steve Wood from Wood Orchard in Egg Harbor.... Paul Schmitt 2015-09-02T10:00:00Z Free Art 21 Film Documentaries On Contemporary Artists Coming To Miller Art Museum <a href=";id=187640" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Two celebrated contemporary artists will be featured on short documentaries presented at the Miller art Museum next Thursday, September 10 at 10:30am.&nbsp; The free screening is part of the museum&rsquo;s monthly volunteer meeting.&nbsp; Executive d... Paul Schmitt 2015-09-02T16:00:00Z New City Administrator Coasts Through Quiet First Meeting <a href=";id=187634" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Sturgeon Bay's new city administrator, Josh Van Lieshout, sailed through a peaceful and short council meeting.&nbsp; Van Lieshout's first day on the job was Tuesday.&nbsp; He replaces Steven McNeill who retired. The council meeting lasted less than ... Roger Utnehmer 2015-09-01T20:00:00Z Dozen Instruments Featured On New Hans Christian Album <a href=";id=187609" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Recording artist Hans Christian plans to show off his instrument acumen during a CD release concert this week. A dozen different instruments are featured on Christian&rsquo;s new album, &ldquo;Nanda Devi,&rdquo; ranging from the cello to other string... Tim Kowols 2015-09-01T19:00:00Z Sister Bay/Liberty Grove Fire Department Puts Others Above Own Efforts <a href=";id=187608" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>County Secret Santa to support families in need of heating assistance. The Sister Bay/Liberty Grove Fire Department has teamed up with many local businesses and individuals to make these events possible, often providing the manpower.&nbsp; Fire Chief... Tim Kowols 2015-09-01T18:00:00Z Altrusa Helps Hundreds Get Back To School <a href=";id=187607" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Over 500 children in Door County will walk into their schools with full backpacks and new shoes thanks to a local organization. Altrusa International of Door County hosted its 17th annual Back to School Fair last month at the Sturgeon Bay YMCA with n... Tim Kowols 2015-09-01T16:00:00Z Environment Is Number One Concern Shared By Public To Kitchens <a href=";id=187481" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Environmental concerns were the major topics addressed at the first listening sessions held last week by 1st District Representative Joel Kitchens in Fish Creek and Sturgeon Bay.&nbsp; Kitchens, who visited the radio stations of doorcountydailynews.c... Paul Schmitt 2015-09-01T11:00:00Z Budgeting And Recycling Are Two Good Tips For Getting Future School Supplies <a href=";id=187477" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The additional cost of school supplies after the school year begins can be a financial challenge for some families.&nbsp; Gay Pustaver of Money Management Counselors in Sturgeon Bay says setting money aside during the year and recycling some leftover... Paul Schmitt 2015-09-01T10:00:00Z