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1 hr ago | Green Bay Press-Gazette

Brakes fail, car goes through barricade

Brake failure apparently caused a car to crash through a barricade in Sister Bay at 1 p.m. Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Sister Bay, WI, Ephraim, WI, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Wisconsin Travel

5 hrs ago | Green Bay Press-Gazette

Traveling Back through the Door County Advocate archives: April 19

Music critic Dan E. Vernboldt, Madison, will select a group to compete in the state festival in August.

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Related Topix: Sturgeon Bay, WI, Fish Creek, WI, Washington Island, WI, World News, Mexico,

5 hrs ago | Green Bay Press-Gazette

The gift of reading

World Book Night is Wednesday, and Door County will be joining in on the fun. Eighteen volunteer "givers" plan to hand out books throughout the county at a variety of locations to people who are not typically avid readers.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Sturgeon Bay, WI, Fish Creek, WI

5 hrs ago | Green Bay Press-Gazette

Filling the void

Friday was the last day on the job for Dr. Anne Miller, Door County's only psychiatrist, who worked since 2005 with Door County's Department of Health and Human Services.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Psychiatry, Egg Harbor, WI, Sturgeon Bay, WI, Nursing

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Green Bay Press-Gazette

Open house spotlights new draft land-use plan

Under Wisconsin's comprehensive and farmland preservation planning law, Door County is required to have an updated plan adopted by the end of 2014.

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Related Topix: Sturgeon Bay, WI

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Green Bay Press-Gazette

Emergency Vehicle Fun Day is May 4

The free event for children and adults gives the public an opportunity to inspect how several emergency vehicles look and work, meet experts and inquire about a potential career.

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Green Bay Press-Gazette

Sturgeon Bay man rescued from ice Saturday

A Sturgeon Bay man was rescued from the water on the bay Saturday in the town of Nasewaupee.

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Related Topix: Sturgeon Bay, WI

Green Bay Press-Gazette

Ambulance has fender bender with rescued fisherman

A Door County ambulance was struck while responding at the scene of an ice rescue last week in the town of Gardner.

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Related Topix: Forestville, WI, Sturgeon Bay, WI

Green Bay Press-Gazette

Walk and 'Bark for Life'

Furry four-legged canines are teaming up with their caretakers and taking to the streets for the American Cancer Society's Bark for Life, a noncompetitive walk event organized by the Animal Clinic of Sturgeon Bay's Relay for Life team.

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Related Topix: Sturgeon Bay, WI, Recreational Vehicle, Security

Green Bay Press-Gazette

Door County Circuit Court

* Robert J. Kluth, 20, Sturgeon Bay, had his sentence withheld and was given 60 days in jail, stayed, with two years probation April 11 by Door County Judge D. Todd Ehlers, after being convicted of receiving or concealing stolen property, party to a crime, and obstructing an officer.

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Related Topix: Sturgeon Bay, WI

Green Bay Press-Gazette

Door County farm shows off its robot milker

Cows at Olson Farms north of Algoma get milked whenever they want, thanks to a newly installed robotic milker.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Algoma, WI

Green Bay Press-Gazette

No shortage of spring projects for volunteers in Door County

Despite the short setback earlier this week, spring is officially here, and that means the beginning of all of those projects that have been put "on hold" since last fall.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Earth Day, Sturgeon Bay, WI

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Green Bay Press-Gazette

At the Galleries

Creations by Door County artist Audrey Off, who also has 30 years of experience in picture framing and design.

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Related Topix: Sturgeon Bay, WI, Ephraim, WI, Wisconsin, Ellison Bay, WI, Winter, WI

Green Bay Press-Gazette

The yolk's on you, if you think it's where the chick comes from

This is not a religious event, nor is it an egg hunt. It is an educational activity to help learners of all ages do what our parents told us not to do -- play with perfectly good food.

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Related Topix: Madison, WI

Green Bay Press-Gazette

Back to bass-ics for April 20 Bjorklunden concert

One of the more popular concerts annually presented by students from the Lawrence Conservatory of Music takes place Sunday at Bjorklunden, a Door County campus for Appleton liberal arts school Lawrence University.

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Related Topix: Appleton, WI, Lawrence University

Mon Apr 14, 2014

WNFL-AM Green Bay

Heavy Snow stuck to trees, bringing down some branches and causing some power outages.

Parts of north central Wisconsin got almost five inches of snow -- and to the south, folks are trudging through five inches of rain from the weekend.

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Related Topix: Weather, Menominee County, WI

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Green Bay Press-Gazette

Animal swap April 26: Come early for best selection

The Door County 4-H's 12th annual Small Animal Sale and Swap begins at 7 a.m. April 26 at the Door County Co-op Country Store, 317 Green Bay Road in Sturgeon Bay.

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Related Topix: Sturgeon Bay, WI, Brussels, WI

Green Bay Press-Gazette

State releases standardized test results

The Wisconsin Knowledge and Concepts Examination , taken last fall, tests third- through eighth-grade students and 10th-grade students in reading and mathematics.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Education Etc., Sturgeon Bay, WI, Washington Island, WI

Green Bay Press-Gazette

Kevin Naze column: Deer forum on the agenda at Sturgeon Bay High School

Monday night's annual DNR spring fish and game hearings and county Conservation Congress meeting begins at 7 p.m. in the Sturgeon Bay High School Commons.

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Related Topix: Sturgeon Bay, WI, Algoma, WI, Green Bay, WI

Green Bay Press-Gazette

Door County Circuit Court

* Eric J. Boron, 42, Brussels, had his sentence withheld and was given nine months in jail and three years probation by Judge D. Todd Ehlers March 27 for a fifth conviction operating a motor vehicle while under the influence .

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Related Topix: Brussels, WI, Sturgeon Bay, WI, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

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