By Tim KowolsThe Door County Board will submit a letter of concern to the Wisconsin Department of Resources Thursday when the government body holds a public hearing for a permit for a farm expansion. According to the DNR website, S&S Ag Enterprises, owned by the Schmidt family in Sturgeon Bay, applied last fall for the reissuance of its state pollutant discharge permit which could affect ground and surface water in the Ahnapee River Watershed. During a joint committee meeting hosted b...Read More
By Tim KowolsDeveloping a spending plan could help you keep more of your money in your pocket. According to the Pacer Center, the average family loses 30 percent of their money due to careless spending. Developing a spending plan can show you where your money is coming from and where it ends up in the long run. Gay Pustaver from Money Management Counselors says after awhile, people get frustrated with not having money when they truly need it. [/audio] Read More
By Tim KowolsThe Door-Kewaunee Drug Task Force has been able to take more than 30 people off the street because of their recent investigations. Raids began last Monday when the task force made 19 arrests through three search warrants and one probation search in Door County. One day later, the Kewaunee County Sheriff’s Department announced it had made six arrests of its own. As both counties continued to add names throughout the week, Door County Chief Deputy Pat McCarty says this is one...Read More
By Tim KowolsTax Increment Districts (TIDs) have been a mixed bag for some communities, but it has been almost all good news for one northern Door County community. TIDs act as a financing tool to help fund redevelopment or infrastructure improvements by borrowing against the growth of a tax base. The village of Sister Bay has used TIDs to create public spaces like its beach. Village administrator Zeke Jackson says residents and businesses bought into what Sister Bay officials were trying...Read More
By Brady HauptWhile most of us may not have been happy to see winter weather back in the area after last week’s warm temperatures, the snow is giving farmers a helping hand. DoorCountyDailyNews.com Ag Advisory Board member 520Rich Olson of Olson Family Farms in southern Door County explains how the snow coverage can be of benefit to farmers. [/audio] Temperatures are expected to vary this week but farmers can look forward to more snow in the forecast.Read More
By Brady HauptAs more and more people file their taxes this tax season, more and more people are getting phone calls from scammers trying to cash in. Tax scams are being reported throughout the area, with scammers often claiming to be members of the IRS. Kewaunee County Sheriff Matt Joski says that not releasing information over the phone is vital. [/audio] Anyone who receives a phone call that they feel is suspicious or has already done and fears that they may ...Read More
By Nick Freimuth - Photos By Natalie TownsendSurgeon Bay graduate and now senior at Iowa State University, Savanna Townsend swam her final Big 12 Conference event Saturday. The Cyclone was apart of a record breaking 400 yard freestyle relay that dropped nearly three seconds off their seed time to take second place. Townsend swam a great time in the second position of the four-person event. Townsend stood out individually in the 100 yard freestyle. She got on the...Read More
By Nick FreimuthThe Wisconsin Badgers Men's Basketball Team continued its slide Sunday with an 84-74 loss to un-ranked Michigan State. Trailing by one point at halftime, Wisconsin struggled in all phases in the second half and lost by ten. Nigel Hayes led the Badgers with 22 points. Bronson Koenig added 17 points in a loss that may drop UW out of the top-25. Wisconsin also lost by ten to Ohio State earlier in the week. The Badgers finish the regular season schedule by hosting Iowa and ...Read More
By Tim AshSouthern Door senior Tory Jandrin (41-4) took on junior Garrett Joles from Boyceville (43-1) in the 195 pound weight class in Division 3. Tory just could not get anything going against a very good wrestler in Joles. Tory lost in the championship match 18-6 to finish second and finish the year with a 41-5 record. (Picture forthcoming) Southern Door senior Michael Bertrand finished 3rd in the 160 pound weight class in Division 3 and finished the season with a record of 45-4....Read More
By Brady HauptBaseball is back as the Milwaukee Brewers take on the Los Angeles Angels this afternoon in Cactus League Action in Tempe Arizona. The Brew Crew took the field yesterday in an exhibition game against UW-Milwaukee, collecting 11 runs in a shutout victory. Top prospect Lewis Brinson was responsible for 4 of those runs, swatting two home runs. Brent Suter will make the start on the mound. First pitch is expected at 2:10 PM. (CST)Read More
By Brady HauptThe Wisconsin Badgers need a win against a tough opponent on the road to keep the pressure on the Purdue Boilermakers in the Big Ten title picture. The Badgers (22-6, 11-4) are just a game back of the Boilermakers (23-6, 12-4) but have slumped lately losing three of their last four. Michigan State (17-11, 9-6) would love nothing more than to play spoiler to the Badgers hopes. Tip-off is scheduled for 3:00 PM.Read More
By Tim KowolsBeing the captain of 1,600-ton power and sail boats had nothing on the 500 miles Mike Peters got to experience as a crew member of the tall ship Pride of Baltimore II last summer. His journey will be the focus of the final presentation of the Door County Maritime Museum’s Speakers Series next week in Sturgeon Bay. Peters finally got to live a dream of working on a tall ship after filling out a crew position application when the Pride of Baltimore II pulled into port in Stur...Read More
By Tim KowolsForty different cheese varieties and six different wineries will be featured when the Southern Door Future Farmers of America Alumni hosts their annual Door County Wine and Cheese Gala on March 10. The annual event has raised thousands of dollars for scholarships for FFA students and helps defray the costs to attend leadership conferences and different competitions. Rich Olson from the Southern Door FFA Alumni says its members have gotten to take part in some different opport...Read More
By Tim KowolsYou can add author to the resume of commercial angler and Gills Rock business owner Matt Velguth. His book, “The Gills Rock Petragraphs: Archives of Stone” tells the true story of a 1600s-era battle between the Anishinabe and Iroquois Federation tribes. Told now only through the Pottatomie oral tradition and by faded rock paintings found near the water, Velguth says the preservation of these stories of Indian warfare is important for future generations. [/aud...Read More
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By Forbes Funeral HomeReuben Harold Miller, 91, of Sturgeon Bay, passed away on February 26, 2017, at Anna’s Health Care. He was born on August 23, 1925, in Milwaukee to George and Marie (Vertz) Miller. On October 29, 1949, he married Lucille S. Wilke at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Sturgeon Bay. Reuben’s passion was his love of tractors, especially Ford 9N’s. He was one of the founding members of the Northeast Wisconsin Antique Power Association (Thresheree) and also a ...
By Huehns Funeral HomeKenneth E. Bauldry, 83, of Sturgeon Bay, passed away Friday afternoon, February 24, 2017 at Bornemann Nursing Home in Green Bay after suffering a stroke two weeks ago. He was born July 13, 1933 in Sturgeon Bay, the son of the late Harry Sr. and Avila (Trepanier) Bauldry. Ken graduated from Sevastopol High School with the Pioneer class of 1951. Ken sailed on the Great Lakes before serving his country with the United States Army in Austria and Germany from 1954 unti...
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Arthur Guy Randall, 91, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, died on February 17, 2017. He was born to the late Ann (Netick) Randall and late Arthur Knutson on September 12, 1925. The late Wilbur (Bill) Randall was his adoptive father.Art attended Lewiston High School and graduated with the class of 1943. At the age of 17, he joined the U.S. Naval Reserve in Portland, Oregon and served in the Navy until May 1946. After graduating from the University of Idaho with assistance from t...