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Area: Gardner

  • Complete Spring Election Results: Ephraim Dry No More

    Wisconsin’s last dry community voted overwhelmingly to allow sales of beer and wine in the April 5 election. There were two questions related to the sale of alcohol on the ballot. The first asked voters to approve sales of beer for on or off-premise consumption, while the second asked voters to approve the sale of wine […]

  • Fire Station Referendum Passes in Brussels, Union, and Gardner

    The Towns of Brussels, Union, and Gardner approved an advisory referendum which requests authorization to construct a new fire/EMS station in south Brussels and to build an addition to the north Brussels-Union-Gardner Fire Station at a sum not to exceed $2.8 million. Brussels:  320-153 Gardner:  288-258 Union:  284-257

  • April 5 List of Candidates

    Door County Board of Supervisors All seats are up for election, however, only three seats are contested. District 3 (Ward 2, Town of Forestville; Town of Clay Banks; Village of Forestville) Roy Englebert (i) Patrick Olson District 8 (Sturgeon Bay Wards 3 and 4) Dan Austad (i) David Dixon-Hayes District 11 (Sturgeon Bay Wards, 9, […]

  • $2.8 Million BUG Fire Dept. Referendum Meeting March 16

    A public discussion of the $2.8 million Brussels-Union-Gardner (BUG) Fire Dept. referendum will be held for residents of all three communities at 7 pm on March 16 at the Southern Door High School Auditorium. The April 5 advisory referendum requests authorization to borrow funds to build a new south Brussels, Union Gardner fire station on County C […]

  • Municipal News: March 4 – 10

    City of Sturgeon Bay: The Police & Fire Commission meets at 2 pm on March 7. The Zoning Board of Appeals has a public hearing for a zoning variance for property at 34 Bluebird Drive scheduled for noon on March 8. The Finance/Purchasing & Building Committee meets at 4 pm on March 8. The Community […]

  • Municipal News: Feb. 5 – 12

    City of Sturgeon Bay: The Finance/Purchasing & Building Committees meet at 4 pm on Feb. 9, The Community and Protection Services Committee meets at 4:30 pm on Feb. 11. County of Door: The Human Services Board meets at 8:30 am on Feb. 8. The Board of Adjustment meets at 6:30 pm on Feb. 9. The […]

  • Obituary: Ruby Dufek

    Ruby Catherine Elizabeth (Schulties) Dufek, formerly of Gardner, passed away on January 2, 2016.  She was born November 14, 1915, to the late John and Adeline Schulties.  Ruby just celebrated her 100th birthday.  In 1936, Ruby was united in marriage to Matt Dufek with whom she celebrated almost 60 years of marriage.  They farmed in […]

  • Municipal Budget Notes

    Town of Baileys Harbor The town held its budget hearing on Nov. 10. Town of Brussels “We’ve got that question of the fire department’s new building,” said Town Chair Joe Wautier. “That would be the only thing, if it’s approved in April or not. It should help like heck, but I have no idea how […]

  • News Bulletin: Nov. 6 – Nov. 12

    WHAT HAPPENED The towns of Brussels, Union and Gardner have approved a $2.8 million referendum for the April 2016 election to upgrade the Brussels-Union-Gardner Fire Department. A Nov. 2014 referendum to approve $4.2 million for the fire station failed. COMING UP More than 20 local, state and national groups are gathering for a “Stink-In” on […]