Area: Gardner

  • Municipal Meetings: May 25 – 31

    DOOR COUNTY City of Sturgeon Bay:  The Finance/Purchasing & Building Committee meets at 4 pm May 29. Town of Gardner:  Board of Review will be held 6 pm May 31. Town of Nasewaupee:  Board of Review will be held at 6 pm May 29. Village of Sister Bay:  The Plan Commission meets at 5:30 pm […]

  • Gardener Gab: Recycling Event June 7

    by Michele Ploor Hello, Town of Gardner residents. Know of someone I should talk to or have anything to share? Email me at [email protected] The Gardner Plan Commission will hold a recycling event on Thursday, June 7, 2018 at the Gardner Town Hall located at 2344 County C in Brussels. This event is open to […]

  • Gardner Gab: Future Farmers of America

    by Michele Ploor Hello, Town of Gardner residents. Know someone I should talk to or have anything to share? Email me at [email protected] Have you ever heard of FFA CDEs?   No? Me either until last year when both of my children participated. However, until I was asked to coach a team this year I […]

  • Victim Identified in Fatal Gardner Car Crash

    Gary K. Gustafson, 56, of the Town of Brussels, has been identified by the Door County Sheriff’s Dept. as the victim in the fatal single-vehicle accident in the Town of Gardner on Feb. 13. Gustafson was killed at about 4:28 pm when his car, westbound on Lime Kiln Road, left the road and stuck a power pole. […]

  • Gardner Gab: Meet Town Plow Truck Driver Kevin Stauber

    by Michele Ploor Hello, Town of Gardner residents. Know of someone I should talk to or have anything to share? Email me at [email protected] Recently I had the privilege to spend some time speaking to Kevin Stauber, our town plow truck driver. Kevin has worked for the Highway Department for four years. He has also […]

  • 2018 Spring Local Election Candidates

    Millions of women marched in cities and towns around the world Jan. 20 and 21, in part to bring more women into the political process. The results of that effort are visible in Door County, where this spring a woman will be on the ballot in nine of the 10 contested elections at the municipal […]

  • Obituary: Pearl E. Sixel

    Pearl E. Sixel, 89, of Sturgeon Bay, died peacefully at her home surrounded by her family on Jan. 2, 2018.  She was born Oct. 2, 1928, in Gardner to Emil and Martha (Keller) Ahlswede.  On May 26, 1948, she married Donald R. Sixel Sr. who preceded her in death on October 8, 2014. Before she […]

  • Gardner Gab: Dec. 22 – 29

    Hello, Town of Gardner residents. No interview this month. Where did the time go? Know of someone I should talk to or have anything to share? Email me at [email protected] So, the holiday season is upon us. There’s so much to do no matter what you celebrate in December. For me it’s, decorate the house, […]

  • The Gardner Gab: Nov. 17 – 24

    by Michele Ploor Hello, Town of Gardner residents. I have decided I would do random interviews of town residents and those who do work for the town in some way, shape or form. I’m excited to get to know the people. I have lived in Gardner for 18 years and feel like I don’t really […]

  • Sister Bay Lodging Up Nearly 19 Percent Through June

    Sister Bay has collected 18.54 percent more room tax revenue through June of 2017 than in the same period last year. Returns were up 19.11 percent in June, year over year. Jacksonport, Baileys Harbor and Washington Island also saw significant increases, while the Village of Egg Harbor experienced a slow month in June, with returns […]

  • Gardner Gab: Introducing New Column From Town of Gardner

    By Michele Ploor Hello Town of Gardner residents and welcome to your column. This column has been created for you. It’s about you, about what you need to know, want to know, and possibly some things you could have lived without ever knowing. It’s my goal to give you, the residents, a little touch of […]

  • Southern Door Leads, Ephraim Loses in 2016 Property Value Growth

    Preliminary data from the Department of Revenue shows towns in Southern Door lead the county in the percentage of added real estate value from 2016. The county as a whole has seen negligible growth, while Ephraim saw the greatest loss of property value in the county. Data is collected as of Jan. 1, marking new […]

  • Obituary: Douglas (Doug) Mark Anschutz

    Douglas (Doug) Mark Anschutz, 55, of the Town of Gardner, formerly of Egg Harbor, died peacefully Sunday, July 16, 2017 at Bellin Hospital in Green Bay, surrounded by family and his soulmate, Julie Behnke, after suffering cardiac arrest on Monday evening, July 10. He was born on December 10, 1961 to Byron (Jr.) and Elizabeth […]

  • Obituary: Ronald Albert Coppersmith

    Ronald Albert Coppersmith, 68, of Hartford and the town of Gardner passed away on July 8, 2017.  He was born December 24, 1948 in Milwaukee to Francis and Mary (Gagliano) Coppersmith.  Ronald graduated from Washington High School in Milwaukee.   He had distinguished service in the U. S. Army during the Vietnam Era.  Ronald was member […]

  • How Gardner Got Its Name

    If you were to page through the 1896 edition of the Commemorative Biographical Records of the West Shore of Green Bay, you would find that many of those listed as natives of the region worked at one time for lumber baron Freeland B. Gardner at the lumber yard he opened in Pensaukee in 1850, or […]

  • Door County April 4 Election Results

    DOOR COUNTY   State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Evers (I): 5,174 (75.17%) Lowell E. Holtz: 1,696 (24.64%)   Justice of the Supreme Court Annette Ziegler: 5,078 (98.97%) Write-in: 53   Door County Circuit Court Judge Branch 2 David L. Weber: 5,426 (99.12%) Write-in: 48     CITY OF STURGEON BAY Common Council District 1 […]

  • Obituary: Marion Pauline Kluth

    Marion Pauline Kluth, 93, of Sturgeon Bay died at the Gathering on October 13, 2016.  She was born on April 29, 1923, in Sturgeon Bay to Robert and Kathryn (Kutzra) Simon.  On December 31, 1949, she married Norman Kluth at St. Joseph Church; he preceded her in death on February 8, 2006.  They lived and farmed […]

  • Sugar Creek County Park Open House

    The Friends of Door County Parks is pleased to announce an Open House for Sugar Creek County Park, located at 2349 County N, Town of Gardner, on Saturday, Sept. 17, from 1 to 4 pm. All are invited to celebrate the new facilities. Improvements to the park include new restrooms, a footbridge spanning Sugar Creek […]

  • Obituary: Linda Jean Geisel

    Linda Jean Geisel, 65, of Brussels, passed away on August 14, 2016 at her home.  She was born May 11, 1951, in Berwyn, Illinois to Ralph and Dorothy (Frank) Luckhard. Linda graduated from Argo High School in 1969.  In 1970, her family moved to the Town of Gardner and Linda worked for Virginia’s Lunch in […]

  • Municipal Meetings: August 5 – 12

    City of Sturgeon Bay: Finance/Purchasing & Building Committee meets at 4 pm on Aug. 9. The Community Protection & Services Committee meets at 4:30 pm on Aug. 11. County of Door: The Highway Committee meets at 8:30 am on Aug. 8. The EMS Committee meets at noon on Aug. 8. The Property committee meets at […]