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Volume 20, Issue 32 – Section 1

In this issue

  • Kita at Miller Park

    Nick Kita from the Northern Door Chiefs Legion team was selected to play in the Wisconsin American Legion All-Star game on Aug 10. It was a North versus South game that was played at Miller Park after the Milwaukee Brewers game.

  • DC Wave Adds New Team

    The Door County Wave will be adding a U-12 Boys soccer team for the 2015 spring season. Tryouts for this select soccer team will be Aug. 24 and Sept. 7 from 4:30 – 6 pm at the Fairgrounds in Sturgeon Bay.

  • Crossbows Approved

    The Natural Resources Board recently approved the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources’ recommendations to establish a deer hunting season in which the use of a crossbow is allowed.

  • Improving the Range

    Private shooting range operators in Wisconsin will again be eligible for cost share funds to help finance range improvement and development projects in exchange for the ranges offering shooting opportunities to the public.

  • Regatta Results

    Rich Hall Junior Regatta July 19 – 20 Club 420 class: First – Roger and Derek Waleffe; Second – Delaney Dykman and Margaret Gheorghita; Third – Sam Moegenburg and Jake Brooke. Laser Radial class: First – Will Gheorghita; Second – Eric Hoyerman; Third – Tommy Papenthien; Fourth – Steven Richter; Fifth – Sydney Richter. Fyr […]

  • Door County League Baseball

    With the Aug. 10 win over Kolberg, the Sister Bay Bays clinched their spot as regular season champs. It’s the first time the team has won the regular season since 1994.

  • Northern Door Volleyball League

    Final standings and results.

  • Door County Destroyers 2014 Schedule

    Aug. 16 vs. Slinger Slayers, Slinger High School, 2 pm Aug. 23 vs. Dodge County Braves, Baileys Harbor Rec Park, 4 pm Sept. 6 vs. Jackson County Wildcats, Black River Falls High School, 6 pm Sept.

  • 2014 Women’s Double Header League Softball

    Standings, results and schedule.

  • The Primitive Shoreline – White Cliff Road

    White Cliff Road. Today it’s a name synonymous with wealth and prestige, but last summer a simple garage sale sign reminded me of a time when this road beneath the tall cliffs of Egg Harbor’s Niagara Escarpment was home to the most primitive of Door County living.

  • Constructive Criticism

    I don’t know about you, but I have always had trouble dishing it out as well as taking it. The words “constructive” and “criticism” constitute an oxymoron to me, a contradiction in terms.

  • Sundry Thoughts From Days Gone By

    [Note: This week an assortment of items from columns past – specifically, thoughts from the mid-1990s.]

  • Mobile Technology

    29 - Percentage of cellphone owners who describe their cellphone as “something they can’t imagine living without.”

  • Weekend Recap

    1. My parents, Mary & Timm Johnson, were in town for a long weekend, so my husband Chris and I decided to play tourist with them on Saturday. Dad’s idea was a great one: we headed up to Washington Island where we rented mopeds from Annie’s Island Moped shop.

  • Article posted Thursday, August 14, 2014 11:54am

    Last Week’s Question: In what year did Palmer Johnson build its first sailing yacht? Answer: 1926 This week’s Question: Look closely….where is this located? Answer: Hmm….

  • Congratulations to Sue Leroy

    There’s a quaint, little shop tucked away along the Beach of Nicolet Bay. Step inside and you’ll be pleased to find a woman that’s helpful and always kind.

  • Overheard and Shout Outs

    Are there tid-bits of conversations you’ve heard while standing in line at the grocery store, serving a table, or walking down the sidewalk that make you smile, cringe or laugh out loud?

  • Article posted Thursday, August 14, 2014 11:43am

    Hi Mary Pat, I don’t really have an etiquette question for you, but I'm hoping you can help me answer a question. My friend says that swimming in Lake Michigan is way safer than swimming in the ocean, but I've heard locals talking about rip currents.

  • Framed

    Six-year-old Isaac Nelson of Liberty Grove proudly shows off the seven salmon he, his father, Dale Nelson, and his uncle, Kevin Strege, caught recently.

  • The Cheese Insider

    In Wisconsin, many of our cheesemakers have roots that run deep. Sid Cook, of Carr Valley Cheese, is a fourth generation Master cheesemaker, and has won more national and international awards than any other cheesemaker in North America.

  • Black Gold

    Back in the very early ’90s I was toiling in the inky fields for a daily newspaper in Oshkosh, b’gosh. The craft beer industry was just starting to arrive in northeastern Wisconsin.

  • Our Representatives

    Representative Garey Bies Bies (R-Sister Bay) has been named “Legislator of the Year” by the Wisconsin Professional Police Association.

  • Municipal News

    Town of Egg Harbor:  The Town Board meets at 7 pm at the town hall, 5242 County I. Town of Gardner:  Residents of Gardner are invited to submit a sample of their well water for confidential testing by the water laboratory of the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point.

  • Bulletin

    WHAT HAPPENED • On Aug. 12, Governor Scott Walker approved a project that will release $100,000 in state funding to revitalize a variety of runway markings at Kenosha Regional, Manitowoc County, Necedah, Prentice and Door County Cherryland airports as part of the 2014 airport pavement marking program.

  • No Surprises in Well Testing

    The 152 households in the towns of Jacksonport, Sevastopol and Sturgeon Bay who took part in the Center for Watershed Science and Education’s well water testing program earlier this summer should have received their results in the mail this week, but they can learn more about those results with members of the center at 6 pm Tuesday, Aug.

  • Kitchens, Majeski in General Election

    “It’s a great night for me; now I’m really pumped to move onto the general election,” Joel Kitchens said on Tuesday, Aug. 12, after the results of the Republican primary election for the 1st District Assembly race were announced.

  • Habitat’s E Waste Program Ends

    After keeping an estimated 750,000 pounds of electronics out of landfills, Door County Habitat for Humanity’s three-year-old E Waste Recycling Program has come to what everyone hopes is a temporary end.

  • Jens Jensen The Clearing

    Jens Jensen, Beyond the Clearing

    So you think you know Jens Jensen. You know the name, because if you pick up a paper or brochure in Door County enough times, you’re bound to come across it.

  • Garden Flower Memories

    One look at our pink Hollyhocks in full bloom in our front yard now brings back sweet memories of my parents and their fondness for garden flowers. Both spent a great deal of time with the flowers at home, knew them well and how to get the best out of them.

  • Climate Corner

    No one is more susceptible to severe storm damage than our farmers. This is as true for Door County’s cherry and apple growers, as it is for Wisconsin farmers who grow corn, soybeans and other crops.

  • Day for the Birds

    On Aug. 9, Culver’s of Sturgeon Bay donated 10 percent of all sales to the Open Door Bird Sanctuary in Jacksonport. On that day Executive Director Rob Hults was also at Culver’s with Aisling, the four-month-old Eurasian Eagle Owl Hults has been raising as the sanctuary’s educational raptor.

  • Article posted Wednesday, August 13, 2014 1:22pm

    Door County residents complain about the cold and snow of the winter of 2013-2014. But at least most of us had warm homes in which to isolate ourselves from the elements.

  • Cleanup Concludes

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced on Aug. 5 the completion of all cleanup work required to remove Waukegan Harbor from the bi-national list of Great Lakes Areas of Concern.

  • Grand Gathering

    The Door County Land Trust will hold its 16th Annual Gathering on Aug. 24, 3:30 – 6:30 pm, at the Grand View Scenic Overlook and Park in Ellison Bay. Land Trust members, friends and the community are invited to attend and enjoy lively music, great food, beautiful art, and a celebration of recent land protection successes.

  • Conservation Licenses Up

    So far in 2014, conservation-minded individuals have continued to show a deep commitment to protecting Wisconsin’s natural resources. Through Aug. 1, approximately 44,611 Conservation Patron licenses had been sold (compared to 43,930 through Aug.

  • Article posted Wednesday, August 13, 2014 1:11pm

    “Bustopher Jones is not skin and bones — 
In fact, he’s remarkably fat.” ~ T. S. Eliot

  • Beneficial Breakfast

    (Left to right) Chairman Joseph Heilman of the Door County Veterans Service Council received a check from Ken Wendt, AMVETS Post 51 of Sturgeon Bay, for $2,713.

  • Life Notes

    Passings.

  • Playing Cards to Help Boys and Girls

    On Sept. 11 at 6:30 pm, Stone Harbor Resort will host a Casino Night. Tickets are $65 per person and include the first round of chips. The proceeds of this event will go toward renovating the Boys and Girls Club’s new home in downtown Sturgeon Bay.

  • GHS Raffles Gift Basket

    The Gibraltar Historical Association (GHA) will raffle off a cherry-themed basket as a fundraiser for the 2014 season. A few of the items included are a $200 lodging at Holiday Harbor waterfront cottages, handmade lap quilt, Peninsula Players tickets and much more.

  • Lions Club Paints the Playground

    The Brussels Lions Club will serve the community by painting a 27’ x 35’ United States map on the playground at Southern Door Elementary School. This volunteer activity will occur on Aug.

  • Preventing Diminished Mobility

    Northern Door Health & Wellness Ministry continues its Community Health Information Programs with an upcoming presentation on "Slips, Trips and Stumbles: Preventing Falls As We Age.

  • DCHS Barks by the Bay

    On Aug 23, the Door County Humane Society (DCHS) will hold its annual Bark by the Bay Pet Walk. Registration begins at 9 am and the cost is $25 per person or $50 per family.

  • Moravian Church Serves Perky Pancakes

    On Aug. 16 from 8:30 to 10:30 am, the Sister Bay Moravian Church, located at 10924 Old Stage Road, will host its annual Perky Pancake Breakfast. Pancakes, applesauce, sausage, juice, coffee, milk and cereal will be available.

  • Property Owners Hold Annual Meeting

    On Aug. 16 the Door Property Owners will hold its 2014 Annual Meeting. Coffee and rolls will be available at 9:30 am, with the general meeting starting at 10.

  • Colonel Recognized for Contribution

    Colonel Tim Lawrie, owner of Simon Creek Winery, was recently presented with a letter of recognition for his contribution of $1,000 to the Wounded Warriors in Action Foundation.

  • St. Olaf Professor Presents at Luncheon

    Old and new friends of St. Olaf College throughout the Door County area are cordially invited to gather together for fellowship and a casual luncheon.

  • Lego Robotics Program Comes to YMCA

    This fall the Door County YMCA will join with First Wisconsin Lego League to provide a Lego Robotics Program for 4th through 8th grade students. This collaborative effort involving all Door County school districts and several area businesses is an exciting and fun global robotics program that ignites an enthusiasm for discovery, science and technology in kids ages 9 – 14.

  • MDCMC Establishes Brighter Day Fund

    Last month, Sturgeon Bay residents Pat and Bob Scieszinski discovered that Bob’s colleagues at Ministry Door County Medical Center honored them through the establishment of the Brighter Day Fund.

  • St. Norbert College Added to CollegesofDistinction

    St. Norbert College in De Pere is featured on CollegesofDistinction.com, an online guide that takes a fresh look at colleges and universities appealing to students’ unique and varied interests.

  • Travel Professional Honored

    Sue Wehrli, a seasoned travel professional of 45 years, was recently honored for achieving $1,000,000 in travel sales in the past year by the MAST Travel Network, an Illinois-based consortium of Midwest travel agencies.

  • Real Estate Group Welcomes New Intern

    Kaytlin Shumway, Gibraltar graduate and St. Norbert senior majoring in business, recently passed her Wisconsin real estate salespersons exam and will be serving as an intern at Coldwell Banker The Real Estate Group in Fish Creek.

  • DCDC’s Mouthguard Day Success

    Door County Dental Care hosted its sixth annual Free Athletic Mouthguard Day on July 24. All area student athletes were invited to receive a custom-fit, professionally made, team color-coordinated mouthguard free of charge.

  • Polster and Carson Win Cash Award

    The Door County Economic Development Corporation, in association with the UW-Green Bay Small Business Development Center, recently announced Tami Polster Walls, owner of Wisconsin Family Visitation Center (WFVC), and Dorothea Carson, owner of CW Family Solutions LLC (CWFMS), are the joint winners of the $1,000 cash award for the best business plan originating from the 13th annual Door County Entrepreneurial Training Program course conducted earlier this year.

  • Cadence, Inc. Joins Business Community

    The Door County Economic Development Corporation (DCEDC) welcomes Cadence, Inc. to the Door County business community. Cadence Inc., a leading contract manufacturer and maker of complex components and sub-assemblies for medical device and life sciences companies worldwide, recently announced that it has acquired three operating business units of Plainfield Precision Holdings, including Plainfield Precision of Sturgeon Bay.

  • Renard’s Opens Factory for Tours

    Renard’s Rosewood Dairy, located at 248 County S, Algoma, is offering cheese factory tours. Visit the factory and learn about the family tradition of cheesemaking, why cheese curds squeak and why cheese is yellow.

  • Joyce Morehouse, Creating Community Through Theater

    Island Players was formed on Washington Island in 1984, but predecessors had existed on the island long before that. An island before the era of satellite TV was fertile ground for community drama of all sorts.

  • Deconstructing the Satire of “Irma Vep”

    Like dissecting a laboratory specimen in a science lab, analyzing humor can be an insightful experience, but at the same time can have a devastating effect on the subject under analysis: soaking humor in formaldehyde and putting it under the knife tends to extinguish its life.

  • Benefit Concert

    On Aug. 24 at 3 pm, Maryellen Pung, a pianist from Oshkosh, and Beth Chafey-Hon, a violinist, will be performing a fun, heartfelt classical benefit concert at St Luke's Episcopol Church in Sister Bay.

  • Perry and Berkenstock Perform

    Following their intense Midsummer’s Music Festival schedule that concluded July 15, violinist David Perry and artistic director/bassoonist Jim Berkenstock were looking forward to a bit of free time before the Labor Day Concert Series begins.

  • Golden Comedy

    Rogue Theater will bring to life classic comedy sketches by comedy greats like Sid Caesar, Imogene Coca, Lucille Ball, Tim Conway, Harvey Korman, Carol Burnett, Pat Paulsen, Archie Campbell and many others on the stage at The Depot Performing Arts Center.

  • Summer Intern Showcase

    The Third Avenue Playhouse is having a showcase on Aug. 19 at 7:30 pm to show off the talents of their 2014 summer interns.

  • Perfectly Arranged

    The students from Etc. Music School in Evanston, Ill. will be putting on a free concert in the Waterfront Park Performance Pavilion from 12:30 – 2:30 pm on August 15.

  • Anything But Dreadful

    Charles Ludlam’s frighteningly funny farce, The Mystery of Irma Vep – A Penny Dreadful is onstage at Peninsula Players Theatre through Aug. 17. The Drama Desk and Obie Award-winning comedy features actors Sean Grennan and Sean Fortunato who play all eight characters, including the female parts.

  • Antiques in Action

    Head to the Valmy Thresheree this weekend, Aug. 15 – 17, to see and take part in all kinds of activities that celebrate our past and present farming community.

  • Lake Lessons and Workshops

    The Ridges Sanctuary concludes its summer speaker series with a Lake Lessons program by Nick Legler, fisheries biologist with the Wisconsin DNR. Legler will present “Chinook Salmon in the Great Lakes” on Aug.

  • Marina Fest Returns

    Sister Bay Marina will once again host the annual Marina Fest event on Aug. 30 during Labor Day weekend. The morning will kick off with a pancake breakfast hosted by the Sister Bay – Liberty Grove Fire Department.

  • Family Programming at Big Creek

    Crossroads at Big Creek is a donor supported preserve welcoming learners of all ages to programs in science, history and the environment. The Collins Learning Center and Heritage Village, located at 2041 Michigan Street in Sturgeon Bay, are open 1:30 – 3:30 pm during the summer season.

  • A History of Egg Harbor

    As a prelude to the Village of Egg Harbor’s EGGstravaganza activities on Aug. 23, the Egg Harbor Historical Society will have a free program celebrating the Village’s 50th anniversary at Harbor View Park.

  • Classic Car Show

    Egg Harbor Business Association announces their 3rd annual Door County Sports & Classic Car Show will return Aug. 16, 10 am – 3 pm, in Egg Harbor. Come wander the streets of Egg Harbor while taking in sleek sports cars and stunning classic cars.

  • Blues in His Soul

    When Billy Flynn was a teen growing up in Green Bay and his friends were listening to Cream and Hendrix and the Allman Brothers, he was digging Bessie Smith and Elmore James and, especially, the Chicago bluesmen.

  • Last Man Standing

    If you’re my age or older you look back on an emerging era of music. The big bands were declining in popularity or only important to our parents or grandparents.

  • Ziggy Marley at the DCA

    Reggae legend Ziggy Marley played before a sold out room at Fish Creek’s Door Community Auditorium this past Sunday, Aug.

  • A Family Band

    Performing “country gospel” music that was popular more than a century ago, Daniel Phillips and his daughter Pamela Parks will appear in concert at The Chapel in the Heritage Village at Big Creek on Aug.

  • Defying Genre

    Taj Weekes & Adowa will take the stage at the Peg Egan Performing Art Center’s Sunset Concert Series on Aug. 17 at 7 pm. Taj Weekes & Adowa unite a true social consciousness with an unforgettable reggae groove.

  • Harmonious Vocals

    Small Forest, comprised of Jeanne Kuhns, Marybeth Mattson and Patrick Palmer, will play their original music with luscious vocal harmonies, guitars, Djembe and strong bass rhythm at J.

  • Dynamite Duo

    On Aug. 15 at 7 pm, Tommy Burroughs and Eddie Smith will perform at the Woodwalk Concert Series. Burroughs is known for his lightening speed mandolin, guitar and fiddle playing and fabulous original bluegrass/country tunes.

  • To Bead, or Not To Bead

    I had no idea there are so many choices, so many ways of artistic expression using beads. Tara Rossman, owner of Bead Bucket in Ephraim, had that same thought in 1997 when she opened her shop thinking she’d just try out the idea for the summer.

  • Showcasing Shared Food

    The final 2014 Heritage Dinner Series at the Farm Market Kitchen is Rustic Italian & Wine Country Favorites on Sept. 18. The series is a showcase event of the Farm Market Kitchen Incubator, a shared-used food-processing center in Algoma.

  • Wild Mushrooms, the 40’s, and Oedipus

    From Sept. 14 – 19, Lawrence University’s Bjِrklunden offers three seminars. “The Wild Mushrooms of Door County,” presented by Charlotte Lukes, will explore a variety of habitats in Door County’s parks and preserves to see where and how the wild mushrooms grow.

  • Touring Bjork

    The Baileys Harbor Historical Society will host a program on Aug. 21 titled “The History of Bjِrklunden.” Learn about Bjِrklunden’s beginning as a private summer home, its handcrafted Norwegian stavkirke, becoming a place of serenity, contemplation, and ongoing education as a part of Lawrence University.

  • Identifying Mushrooms

    The Clearing Folk School is pleased to offer a one-day class “Identifying Wild Mushrooms” by Door County environmental educator Charlotte Lukes. Lukes, who photographed her first mushroom in 1971, has explored most of Door County in search of new species ever since.

  • Cheesemakers and Paella

    On Aug. 20 at 6 pm, Savory Spoon Cooking School will host a Paella Party. Spaniards have a long tradition of making Paella for festivals and celebrations.

  • Taxidermists Ends the Season

    Master taxidermist Mike Orthober will be at the Door County Historical Museum on Aug. 16 for the last time this season. He will be there most of the day mounting a specimen for the museum’s “Seasons of Life” display.

  • Norsk Fest

    The 38th Annual Norsk Fest is scheduled for Aug. 16 from 10 am – 1 pm at Bay View Lutheran Church, 340 W Maple, Sturgeon Bay. Traditional Norwegian food will be available in the Kaffe Stue as well as bakery, music, a gift table, craft demonstrations and raffle.

  • Made from Water

    On Aug. 18 Gibraltar Talks will present “Tales of Harbor Waters.” Learn how the waters of Fish Creek played a key role in the development of Fish Creek today.

  • My Week in Louisville

    There was a lot of beautiful golf played last week at the PGA Championship in Louisville. Rory McIlroy won the event at 16 under par, outpacing some of golf’s thoroughbreds in the process.

  • Aced It

    Hannah Braun got a hole-in-one on Hole 4 at Bay Ridge Golf Course in Sister Bay on Aug. 8. She is from Kimberly and plays golf for Kimberly High School; she will be a junior.

  • Golf Event

    • Aug. 24: Peninsula Park Golf Classic, Peninsula State Park Golf Course, 18-holes, four-person scramble, 920.854.5791

  • The Cherry Pit

    You stood there waiting, smiling as per usual tapping out your signature tattoo as you shifted weight from paw to paw the joy of anticipation dancing in your eyes.

  • A Review: An August to Remember

    Will Morrissey is the protagonist of this coming of age story set in an unidentified northern Wisconsin resort area. He is 14, city born and naïve to the ways of the wooded rural, lake community he finds himself vacationing in with his family.

  • American Life in Poetry: Column 423

    If you had to divide your favorite things between yourself and somebody else, what would you keep? Patricia Clark, a Michigan poet, has it figured out.

  • Put Pen to Paper

    Back to school doesn’t have to be just for kids. Grab that notebook and pen and join Write On, Door County for these great learning opportunities. On Aug.

  • Could You Be Next?

    The Wisconsin Poet Laureate Commission, in partnership with the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters, is seeking applications for the new 2015–2016 Wisconsin Poet Laureate.

  • Anthologize

    The Door County Poetry Collective is seeking poets to submit up to three poems about the people or places, the topography, the social, cultural, historical or political milieu, and/or the “spirit” of Door County for an anthology.

  • Young Crowd

    Award-winning author Jim Mihaley, who grew up in Sturgeon Bay, will teach a class this fall at Bjِrklunden called “How To Write A Children’s Book.” If you’ve ever aspired to write for children then here’s a chance to put that dream into motion.

  • Living the Potter’s Life

    Time has a way of shaping a person, much like clay in a potter’s hands. And as trends change, often the potter and his work will change. So it goes with potter John Dietrich, owner of Ellison Bay Pottery, who has been working with clay, glazes and paints for close to a half a century.

  • Final Call

    The Miller Art Museum announces a final call for entries for the 39th Juried Annual Exhibit from September 20 – November 4. Artists may submit up to two pieces in all 2-dimensional media using a CD or flashdrive.

  • Unique Leathers

    Ilze Heider and her leather handbags and accessories will be featured at the Door County Wearable Art Show inside the Sister Bay Village Hall Aug. 23 & 24.

  • Dressmakers Wanted

    Viva & Co. and We Are HOPE, Inc. announced a call for artists to be a part of a fun event and help the community in the process. Creative volunteers are needed to make a paper dress that will be auctioned off at a special event on Sept.

  • Out of the Woods

    The ancient process of woodblock printing reveals its modern day, artful applications in the exhibition Out of the Woods: Contemporary Woodblock Prints, Aug.

  • Lighting Up the Store

    The Jacksonport Craft Cottage, now in its 30th year, is happy to feature the work of Ginger and Richard Michel. The Michels do carving work on their own green-ware pieces to create a very unique line of Door County Lighthouse ceramics.

  • The Highest Bidder

    The Hardy Gallery’s 2014 Collector’s Choice Benefit has just launched its month-long silent auction featuring an outstanding collection of artwork by a selection of established local artists.

  • Return to Door County

    The public is invited to an open house on Aug. 18, 4 – 7 pm, for pastel artist Elyse Shea at Great Northern by Design. Shea lived in Fish Creek and Sturgeon Bay many years and will be visiting from her home in Rhode Island.

  • An Accidental Journey

    The Door County Art League (DCAL) Gallery at the Top of the Hill Shops in Fish Creek is featuring the photography of Erl Sandstrom and paintings by Anita Evers during Aug.

  • Moving Colors

    Mary Johnson will be the featured artist of the week at Cottage Row Gallery, August 17 – 23. There will be a “meet the artist” reception on Aug. 20 from 1 – 3 pm.

  • Two Plein Painters

    Bay Art Gallery is proud to announce two of their exhibiting artists were recognized during the 2014 Door County Plein Air Festival. Jason Sacran of Arkansas was awarded Best of Show, and Jason Prigge of Wisconsin was featured as the People’s Choice Award winner.

  • Committee Votes to Harvest Threatened Ash

    The Door County Airport & Parks Committee members voted at the regular monthly meeting on Aug. 6 to harvest ash trees at the 155-acre Bluff Headland Park in Ellison Bay due to the appearance of the Emerald Ash Borer in Door County.

  • Two Vie for Clerk of Court

    Two Republican candidates are vying for the office of Door County Clerk of Courts in the Tuesday, Aug. 12, election. Connie Defere Connie DeFere, 46, Sturgeon Bay, has served for the past 10 years as the clerk at the Door County Jail.

  • Article posted Friday, August 8, 2014 11:48am

    Four Republicans face off in the Tuesday, Aug. 12, primary, and the winner will face Democrat Tammy Sternard in the Nov. 4 general election. Steven Delarwelle Age:  55 Education:  Southern Door High School Associate Degree – Criminal Justice – NWTC   1)    I have 23 years of experience on the Sheriff’s Department.

  • Post Office Changes Coming

      You have to think level-headed old Ben Franklin, first Postmaster General of these United States, would approve of a bill introduced on July 23, 2014, by Rep.

  • 1st Assembly District Primary Candidate Questionnaire

    Paul Feit Age:  38 Education:  Bachelor’s Degree in Molecular Biology, University of Wyoming, College of Agriculture, Laramie, Wyoming; Doctorate of Dental Surgery Degree, Creighton University Medical Center’s School of Dentistry, Omaha, Nebraska Relevant experience or civic involvement:  I am a small business owner and job creator.