Door County Daily News News 20 Latest News Articles 2015-05-23T08:24:59Z Birch Creek Offering On-Line Ticket Sales <a href=";id=176197" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Birch Creek Music Performance Center in Egg Harbor is making it easier than ever to get their tickets to those interested in night music. The ticketing department has streamlined their Web site to meet the demands of their consumers to allow them to ... Tim Kowols 2015-05-23T12:05:00Z Sturgeon Bay High School Recognized As One Of The Best In State <a href=";id=176194" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Sturgeon Bay was named the 23rd best high school in Wisconsin and a silver level school nationally by a national publication this week. The U.S. News and World Report annually identifies the country&rsquo;s top performing high schools by looking at i... Paul Schmitt 2015-05-23T11:10:00Z Fund Restoration Still May Not Cover All School District's Expenses <a href=";id=176150" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Local school districts are breathing only a little bit easier after the Wisconsin Legislature&rsquo;s budget committee proposal for education eliminated cuts Gov. Scott Walker had wanted. The proposal even includes a $70 million increase in the secon... Tim Kowols 2015-05-22T19:00:00Z Manitowoc Man Killed In One-Vehicle Crash <a href=";id=176164" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A 61-year-old Manitowoc man has died after a one vehicle crash on State Highway 42 this (Friday) morning. According to a press release from the Kewaunee County Sheriff&rsquo;s Department, the crash a half-mile north of County J in the Town of Carlto... Tim Kowols 2015-05-22T16:00:00Z Southern Door Veterans Groups Organize Memorial Day Activities <a href=";id=176147" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Local military organizations in Southern Door County are planning a full slate of activities to commemorate Memorial Day this weekend. On Sunday, American Legion Post 372 in Forestville will stop at 22 various cemeteries in the Southern Door area al... Tim Kowols 2015-05-22T20:00:00Z Cadence, Inc. Breaks Ground On Major Expansion <a href=";id=176143" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Cadence, Inc. broke ground Thursday on a new, 62,000 square-foot facility located inside the Sturgeon Bay Industrial Park. The facility is three times bigger than their current space on Columbia Drive in Sturgeon Bay. Cadence, Inc. entered the market... Tim Kowols 2015-05-22T20:00:00Z State Assembly Members Pondering A Bicycle Tax In The Future <a href=";id=176042" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>If bicyclists want better bike paths in the state, they might have to pay for it in the future. &nbsp;According to Assembly Republican Finance co-chair John Nygren of Marinette, he and his colleagues are looking at a possible tax on the sale of new b... Paul Schmitt 2015-05-22T11:00:00Z Drier Than Normal Spring Good News For Planting Of Crops <a href=";id=176040" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Farmers in the area are experiencing earlier than normal planting season, a much different story than it was last year.&nbsp; Jim Wautier of Church-Site Farms in Brussels credits a drier than normal spring to getting his crops planted this year.&nbsp... Paul Schmitt 2015-05-22T17:00:00Z High Traffic Expected For Holiday Weekend Travel In Door County <a href=";id=176033" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Increased traffic will be on the state&rsquo;s highways this holiday weekend.&nbsp; Memorial Day is one of the ten worst traffic days of the year, according to AAA.&nbsp; Door County Sheriff Steve Delarwelle says most highway accidents are caused by ... Paul Schmitt 2015-05-22T11:00:00Z Eagle Tower Closed Until Further Notice <a href=";id=175977" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A popular attraction at Peninsula State Park in Fish Creek has been closed due to safety concerns. The Department of Natural Resources says the Eagle Tower, a 75-foot-tall observation deck, failed its inspection done earlier this spring. The report p... Tim Kowols 2015-05-21T14:00:00Z Local Conservation Groups To Host Door County Festival Of Nature <a href=";id=175964" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Door County&rsquo;s conservation organizations have teamed up once again to present a series of field trips during the Door County Festival of Nature.&nbsp; The Ridges Sanctuary, Crossroads at Big Creek, The Door County Land Trust, the Nature Conserv... Tim Kowols 2015-05-21T16:00:00Z Dairy Ambassadors Promote Industry In Kewaunee County <a href=";id=175855" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Hi, I am one of the Dairy Ambassadors for Kewaunee County&rsquo;s Dairy Promotion Committee. We have three dairy ambassadors, one for each city in the county: Algoma school district (Renee Ebert), Luxemburg school district (Stacy Jauquet), Kewaunee s... Renee Ebert 2015-05-21T20:00:00Z Kewaunee County Law Enforcement In Search Of Robbery Suspects <a href=";id=175875" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The City of Algoma Police Department is asking for the community&rsquo;s help in finding two people that robbed a business early Sunday morning. On May 17 at 1:00 a.m., surveillance cameras showed two people burglarizing the Subway of Algoma for near... Tim Kowols 2015-05-20T22:00:00Z Dedication Ceremony Celebrates 8th High School Home Construction Project--VIDEO <a href=";id=175885" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> A home built by a team of eight students from four area schools held an open house and dedication yesterday.&nbsp; The project was part of The Door Kewaunee Business Education Partnership&rsquo;s 8th High School Home Construction Program.&nbsp; Sev... Paul Schmitt 2015-05-21T00:30:00Z Lt. Gov. Kleefisch Visits Algoma School District <a href=";id=175878" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Algoma School District had another opportunity to show off the good things it is doing in the community when Wisconsin&rsquo;s Lieutenant Governor Rebecca Kleefisch visited its buildings Wednesday. Lt. Gov. Kleefisch had the opportunity to tour Algom... Tim Kowols 2015-05-21T11:00:00Z Deaths Door Exhibit At Maritime Museum Has New Interactive Technology <a href=";id=175819" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Maritime Museum in Gills Rock opens Saturday with a brand new Death&rsquo;s Door exhibit.&nbsp; Rick O&rsquo;Farrell, Executive Director of the Door County Maritime Museum, says the new exhibit is introducing a new interactive technology that wil... Paul Schmitt 2015-05-20T21:00:00Z 1st Ever Car Show To Debut At 43rd Annual Maifest In Jacksonport <a href=";id=175807" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>There will be something new at Maifest this weekend in Jacksonport.&nbsp; Ann Sheridan, planning committee member with the Jacksonport Advancement Corporation, says a car show will make its debut this year. [audio:52015100338-052015AnnSheridanJackso... Paul Schmitt 2015-05-20T21:00:00Z Gas Prices Continue To Increase As Busy Holiday Travel Approaches <a href=";id=175769" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Gas prices at the pump are creeping up as we approach Memorial Day weekend. &nbsp;Penny Starr, Manager of the Q-Mart stations in Sturgeon Bay says it&rsquo;s related to the time of year. &nbsp;[audio:5201572359-052015PennyStarrGASPrices1.mp3] [/audi... Paul Schmitt 2015-05-20T16:00:00Z Go Bo Foundation Benefiting From 2nd Annual Treatment Trail--VIDEO <a href=";id=175675" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Running 200-plus miles in a week is definitely a challenge, but the Go Bo Foundation and Children&rsquo;s Hospital of Wisconsin is sponsoring the Treatment Trail in June to help families with youngsters who have been stricken with serious illness.&nb... Paul Schmitt 2015-05-20T11:00:00Z UPDATE--Loose Bulls Corraled In Kewaunee County <a href=";id=175597" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>&nbsp; Three rodeo bulls that that got loose late Monday and roamed around Highway 29 between Pilsen and County Road AB in Kewaunee County were rounded up Tuesday afternoon. &nbsp;Sheriff Matt Joski said a warning was issued to protect the public. ... Tim Kowols 2015-05-19T20:30:00Z