June 26 – July 3

Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle signed the state’s $62 billion budget. Provisions in the budget that would have redefined the statutory bidding requirements for municipal governments to require that all improvement work greater than $25,000 be put out to bid were taken out before it was sent to the Governor.

The Village of Sister Bay board of trustees voted to increase sewer rates effective June 15. The average residential customer using 10,000 gallons of water per quarter will see their bills raised by about 29 percent, or $12 monthly, according to the village’s Web site.

Door County’s U17 club soccer team, DC United, has been selected to play in the College Search Kickoff in Muscatine, Iowa Aug. 8 – 9. The tournament is “an invitational showcase for youth soccer players who want to play on the college level.” DC United is one of 48 boys soccer teams from around the country invited to the tournament. The team is made up of players from each of the five high schools in Door County.

Egg Harbor and Kolberg each won games June 28 to move into a first place tie atop the Door County League Baseball standings. In other games, Washington Island lost to West Jacksonport, and Sister Bay continued to show a little promise with a victory over Institute, it’s third win of the season. The Bays finished dead last in 2008 with a 1 – 13 record.