By Tim KowolsWashington Island School District is experimenting with different ways to keep children in the classroom. Errands like doctors appointments that take only an hour or two for students on the mainland are full day endeavors for families on Washington Island. By encouraging parents to bundle their appointments on a single day and strategically placing half and full days off, superintendent Mati Palm-Leis says they have taken great strides this school year addressing the issue. ...Read More
By Tim KowolsContractors and do-it-yourself home remodelers are being reminded that not all of their excess materials need to go to the landfill. While some materials may not be salvaged, the Door County Habitat for Humanity accepts most construction materials if in good shape and plentiful in supply like tile, lumber, sub-floors, and drywall. Door County Habitat for Humanity ReStore Manager Megan Dietz says construction materials for resale have grown into a big part of their operation. ...Read More
By Tim KowolsFive confined animal feeding operations will have their day in front of the Department of Natural Resources and the communities they live in to discuss their pollutant discharge permits. Dairy Dreams, Seidl’s Mountain View Dairy, Kinnard Farms, Sandway Farms, Wakker Dairy Farm will all have their permits reviewed by the DNR, with the latter three including plans of herd expansion. Kewaunee County Board member Lee Luft says many different factors go into the attendance and t...Read More
By Tim KowolsA 17-year-old Gibraltar student is in Door County Sheriff’s custody after making a violent threat against the school Thursday. The unidentified student posted the threat on Snapchat Wednesday evening when a student forwarded the image to a teacher. The Door County Sheriff’s Department was notified of the threat Thursday morning, forcing Gibraltar School buses away from the building and locking down students already present. Chief Deputy Pat McCarty says in this day of age...Read More
By Kent BerkleyThe High School Home Construction Program provides students with hands-on training and marketable construction skills. The program, funded by the Door County Economic Development Corporation, was resurrected this school year after a three-year hiatus. Eleven Door County students representing all four of the mainland high schools are building a 2,700 square foot ranch home in the City of Sturgeon Bay. The students receive task-specific technical assi...Read More
By Paul SchmittDr. Joe Binard of Brussels is doing his part to help promote the ecological benefits of bees. Dr. Binard, who took up the challenging hobby of beekeeping earlier this year, found success in his new adventure by collecting over 60 pounds of honey. He explains the process to keep the bees healthy during the winter time. [/audio] Dr. Binard says he utilizes the new Australian flow method of Beekeeping, in which the bees are not disturbed while...Read More
By Paul SchmittComing off a fantastic fall sports season, the Luxemburg-Casco Spartans were previewed for the upcoming winter sports at the Rendezvous Thursday Night with a live broadcast on 96.7FM WBDK. Coaches and student-athletes from the boys and girls basketball as well as the wrestling programs. The L-C boys basketball led by first year head coach Tyler Thune looks to defend its North Eastern Conference championship and opens the season next Monday against Southern ...Read More
By Nick FreimuthThe Green Bay Packers enter yet another match up as the team posting more injuries than their opponent. This week Green Bay listed 11 players compared to the seven posted by Sunday's foe the Ravens. One surprise is that Green Bay still has not placed starting right tackle Bryan Bulaga on season ending injure reserve. He reportedly tore his ACL two weeks ago. If and when they move him to IR it would open a spot on the active roster. That is a position now that would likely ...Read More
By Mike LeRoyCongratulations to the following Sturgeon Bay seniors who earned 2017 Wisconsin Football Coaches Association All State Individual Academic Awards:
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By Nick FreimuthThe 13th annual Deer Hunter's Round-Up brought to you by Busch Beers begins Saturday night at the Valmy Happy Hour at 6:30 PM. The one-hour deer hunting talk show on 104.1 FM WRLU will begin its nine-day journey throughout Door and Kewaunee Counties with more great prizes to give away than ever this year. Dennis "The Buck Baggin' Barber" Anschutz is back as co-host along with Dave Rady from Smokey ridge Taxidermy and Nick Freimuth. Every night hunters are asked to bring...Read More
By GreenBayPhoenix.comThe Green Bay defense was once again on full display as the Phoenix women's basketball team took the court for its second matchup of the year, facing off against Wisconsin at the Kohl Center and downing the Big Ten program, 67-34, to improve to 2-0 on the season. There were numerous bright spots in Green Bay's second-consecutive 30-plus point victory, with sophomore Caitlyn Hibner being one of the brightest as the guard poured in a career-high 19 point...Read More
By Tim KowolsOnce a month, Door County Visitor Bureau Director of Communications Jon Jarosh visits the radio stations of DoorCountyDailyNews.com to discuss the good news coming from the tourism perspective of the area. This month, Jarosh congratulates this year's Certified Tourism Ambassador Employer of the Year award winner, recent regional and national media coverage for Door County, and winter tourism. You can hear the interview with Frostman the second Tuesday of every mo...Read More
By Tim KowolsThirty-eight uniquely decorated trees will line the exhibit halls of the Door County Maritime Museum beginning this weekend when the Merry-Time Festival of Trees officially begins. The annual rite of the winter in Sturgeon Bay began five years ago to showcase the museum during the Christmas season and the generosity of local businesses and individuals, many of which decorated trees to be raffled off to support the museum’s mission. Executive Director Amy Paul is happy to se...Read More
By Cameron Friehe, Southern Door Student Correspondent
Southern Door’s very own music program will submerge musical goers “Into the Woods.” This Tony award-winning musical is about a baker (Cameron Friehe) and his wife (Megan Neubauer) who cannot have a child because of the curse that the witch (Anna Lebrun) has placed on the baker’s family. Therefore, the baker and his wife must go into the woods in search of four objects. On this journey, they will encounter characters s...Read More
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