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  • Candidates: Door County Board, District 16

    Randy Halstead Halstead, 65, has two adult children. The Sevastopol High School graduate has taken a ship-fitting course at the technical school in Sturgeon Bay in addition to his work as a farmer and local board representative.  Relevant Experience/Civic Engagement I’m a former member of the Sevastopol School Board. I’ve also been on the Jacksonport […]

  • Candidates: Door County Board, District 7

    Erin Tauscher Tauscher earned her bachelor of arts in Spanish studies from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, and her master’s in occupational therapy at UW-Madison. Relevant Experience/ Civic Engagement Community-level committee work requiring teamwork, leadership, negotiation and decision-making skills: Health and Wellness Support Group for people with Parkinson’s Disease at the Northern Door YMCA; Patient […]

  • Candidates: Door County Board, District 4

    Kara Counard Counard, 38, has one teenage son and deep Southern Door roots. She is a UW-Green Bay graduate with a degree in English/creative writing and a minor in art and communications.  Relevant Experience/Civic Engagement I have been a registered voter since I was 18 years old. I take local and national politics seriously, researching […]

  • Candidates: Door County Board, District 3

    Lora Jorgensen Jorgensen, 43, has one adult daughter and has spent five years as a Village of Forestville trustee and is the administrator of the Door County Environmental Council. She earned her BA in business administration and sustainable business, at  UW-Green Bay, and sits on the board of directors of the Clean Water Action Council, […]

  • Candidates: Liberty Grove Town Supervisor

    Three candidates for two positions Janet Johnson Janet Johnson, 67, spent 20 years working as the Town of Liberty Grove treasurer and clerk until retiring in 2019. She attended one year at North Central College in Naperville, Illinois, plus continuing-education classes; and she raised her children in Door County.  Matt Stone Matt Stone, 28, has […]

  • Voters Encouraged to Vote Absentee for April 7 Election

    Because of COVID-19, voters in Door County are strongly urged to act now to vote absentee for the April 7 spring primary election.  Polls will be open in Door County for those who need them on Election Day, but most voters should vote absentee for this election. To do that, voters should request an absentee […]

  • Feb. 18 Door County Primary Election Results

    Incumbent Daniel Kelly will face Dane County Circuit Court Judge Jill Karofsky in the April 7 election for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Kelly and Karofsky easily outdistanced Ed Fallone in Tuesday’s primary election. Kelly was appointed to the court by Governor Scott Walker in 2016. While Kelly led state-wide, Karofsky led voting in Door County with […]

  • Door County Candidate List Spring, 2020

    Two years ago Sturgeon Bay elected its first majority woman common council. After election day, all four will be gone, as Kelly Avenson decided not to seek re-election. Laurel Hauser narrowly lost her re-election bid last year, and Barbara Allmann and Kelly Catarozoli both did not seek re-election.  Elsewhere incumbents can rest easy in most […]

  • Candidate Filing Deadline Is Jan. 7

    The deadline for filing papers to get your name on the ballot for the April 7, 2020, election is Jan. 7 at 5 pm. That deadline applies to all local offices, including the Door County Board of Supervisors, local village and town boards, school boards and the Sturgeon Bay Common Council. For more information about […]