10 Years Ago
June 17-19-21, 2003
? Fyl Bal was an unqualified success with beautiful weather and a good crowd to watch Fyr Bal Chieftain Karsten Topelmann arrive with his wife, Ellen, on the official chieftain boat. The Topelmann family moved to Ephraim 33 years ago.
? HELP of Door County marks its 24th anniversary as an agency that offers immediate safety and strong programs for families.
? Miss Door County Penny Paye prepares to compete in Oshkosh for the title of Miss Wisconsin. The Forestville woman who became involved in the Miss Door County pageant in pursuit of a scholarship now has a loftier goal in mind.
? At the movies: "Hulk" with Eric Bana, Jennifer Connelly and Sam Elliott and "Dumb and Dumberer" with Timothy Stack and Mimi Rogers.
? Deaths: Lars S. Sele, 74, Sturgeon Bay; Millitta Neinas, 95, Sturgeon Bay; Anna Marie Goodlet, 91, formerly of Forestville, at Algoma; Rita E. Hubbartt, 76, Baileys Harbor; Elizabeth "Betty" Gauger, 88, Baileys Harbor; Allen Carlson, 78, Fridley, Minn., Alixandra "Sandy" Lawrence, 66, Ephraim and former long-term resident of Oak Park, Ill.; Jack Ginsberg, no age listed, longtime resident of Sturgeon Bay; Dorothy Dean Bingham, no age listed, Sturgeon Bay; Joseph E. Phillipson, 77, Sturgeon Bay;
? Licensed to wed: Keith Wickert and Bjorg Steinhorst, April 26; Jeremie Pascascio and Linda Steiner, April 12; Marty Beilke and Amy Barr, April 12; Michael Ostrand and Marnie Meyer, April 26; Scott Reinhardt and Jolynn Pluff, April 26; Robert Carstens and Sarah Peil, April 26; Shane Baker and Melanie Hoffman, April 26; Gordon Reeves and Judith Vice, May 10; Michael Delveaux and Nicole Eveard, April 26; Bert Sawyer and Sara Kimmes, May 3; Martin Lash and Diana Wallace, Illinois, May 3; Alasdair Thompson and Carrie Kleinwachter, Illinois, April 26; Nicholas Wenbam and Sherry Savola, May 17; Matthew Oxford, Alaska, and Lisa Minnesota, April 26; Kenneth Schultz and Joann Zivlich, May 17. Samuel Blucher and Brenda Bordeau, April 29; Marshall Hill and Elizabeth Powell, Illinois, May 24; Matthew Van Boesschoten and Sharon Mohr, May 31; Nathan Struck and Gloria Santiago, May 20; Joseph Maccaux and Miranda Haines, June 7; Michael Pfannenstiel and Michelle Cuculi, May 17; Dustan Fett and Stacy Neuville, May 17; Gary Moss and Kimberly Long, both of Illinois, June 17; Jams Akers, Outagamie County and Melissa Arnold, May 31; Ryan Euclide and Tonya Garceau, May 31; Mark Stewart and Alison Graham, both of New York, May 31; Matthew Schopf and Alicia Anderson, May 31; Lynn Teschendorf and Brenda Lacrosse, June 7; Glen Nelson and Rachael LeRoy, May 19; Jeremy Staver and Leslie Weborg, June 14; Jeffery Mauella and Melissa Matczak, both of Nebraska, May 29; James Mallien and Tanya Hogan, May 24; Michael Jauquet and Tammy Price, June 14; David Baden and Amy Stack, both of Georgia, May 25; Brandon Schmidt and Julie Peterson, June 14; Nathaniel Volkman and Allison Walter, both of Illinois, May 25; Howard Asch, Michigan, and Jill Heuiser, June 14; Michael Murphy, Outagamie, and Susan Croissant, June 21; Frank Sterling and Ann Biese, June 14; Michael Krueger and Carol Dillon, June 7; Paul Walentowski and Melissa Philipps, May 31.
25 Years Ago
June 15-17, 1988
? An agreement with the Door County Auditorium Funding Corp. was signed by the Gibraltar School Board. Terms of the agreement allow the corporation to raise funds for construction of a 750-seat auditorium to be attached to the school in Fish Creek. The agreement also states that the facility will become the property of the Gibraltar School District.
? In the wake of the high Lake Michigan water levels of 1986 and 1987, which led to serious flooding danger and shoreline erosion, the city of Sturgeon Bay is preparing a Coastal Hazard Management Plan for its waterfront.
? Harvey Niehoff, Ephraim village treasurer, was selected as the 1988 Fyr Bal chieftain.
? Door County had its seventh 90-degree reading Monday when the 92 degrees tied the previous June 13 record set in 1956. It was the sixth record temperature since June 1. With no rain during this time period of high temperatures, the fruit trees and evergreens are beginning to show the effects of the dry weather.
? Sheriff LeRoy Klein, 45, will seek the Republican nomination for re-election to a fourth term. He is a 13-year veteran of the sheriff's department and a 22-year law enforcement veteran.
? Mead Hansen will retire as Southern Door School District superintendent.
? At the movies: "The Great Outdoors" with Dan Aykoyd and John Candy and "Crocodile Dundee II" with Paul Hogan.
? Deaths: Kathyrn Kenyon, 78, Ellison Bay; Elmer Risseeuw, 78, Ellison Bay; Wilford Albert, 81, Green Bay; Sylverius Baum, 81, Kewaunee; Orville Vertz, 50, Kenosha; Agnes Braunsdorf, 73, Sturgeon Bay; Charles Temby, 79, Kewaunee; Raymond Jorns, 78, Sturgeon Bay; Anna Squire, 95, Sturgeon Bay; Leo DeVall, 72, Sturgeon Bay.
? Births: a son to Jeff and Joyce Norland, Sturgeon Bay, June 11; daughters to Richard and Sandra Brauer, Sturgeon Bay, June 13; Allen and Gayla Motquin, Sturgeon Bay, June 16; Dale and Cathleen Robertson, Evanston, Ill., June 15.
? Licensed to wed: Joseph M. Minten, Allouez, and Mae M. Weise, Baileys Harbor, June 18; Gary Robinson and Helen Caputo, both of Sturgeon Bay, June 18; David C. Natwick and Mary K. Hauser, both of Sturgeon Bay, June 18; Michael G. Rankin and Michele R. Strom, both of Sevastopol, June 25; David L. Schlise, Forestville, and Karen L. Casteel, Clay Banks, July 2; Ronald P. Koziara and Colleen P. Weber, both of Chicago, 18; John M. Picha, Rockford, Ill., and Kimberly K. Maltby, Sister Bay; Kenneth H. Sheoka and Julia A. Byrne, both of Libertyville, Ill., June 8; Gary L. Edelburg and Trudy J. Wallaker, both of Gibraltar, June 25; Dean J. Tebon, Sturgeon Bay, and Linda M. Nelson, Nasewaupee, June 25; Roger B. Kraatz Jr., and Karen L. Cheslow, both of Barrington, Ill., June 26.
50 Years Ago
June 18-20, 1963
? The city council killed the Little Lake proposal Tuesday night. George "Butch" Baudhuin had sought to lease and purchase the land around Little Lake to construct cooperative apparent and marina, but the council responded to a storm of protest from a "Save Little Lake Club" that claimed more than 500 members.
? A $23,900 ariel cable project, to bring new and improved telephone service to the Bay Shore and Egg Harbor area, was started last week by the Wisconsin Telephone Co.
? This summer heralds the 29th year of Peninsula Players at the theater in a garden.
? Thirteen people were injured in traffic accidents over the weekend, more than doubling the record for last year. This year 51 people have been injured in traffic accidents; last year at this time the personal injury toll was 24.
? At the movies: "The Ugly American" with Marlon Brando and "Hud" starring Paul Newman.
? At the Skyway Drive-in: "Kid Galahad" starring Elvis Presley.
? Deaths: Margaret Miles, 66, Sturgeon Bay; Daniel Lindal, 62, Sturgeon Bay; Georgia Gates, 73, Lincoln, Ill., visiting Ephraim; Joseph Peters, 78, Milwaukee, born in Sister Bay; Emil Enneper, 73, Gibsonton, Fla.; Emma Pruess, 75, Gary, Ind., a native of Sturgeon Bay.
? Births: sons to Dr. and Mrs. Nicholas Wagener, Sturgeon Bay, June 19; M/M Wilmer Schmelzer, Sturgeon Bay, June 20; daughters to Mr. and Mrs. Orin Gunnlaugsson, Sturgeon Bay, June 14; M/M Robert Schmidt, Sturgeon Bay, June 20.
? Licensed to wed: Allan Delwiche and Judith May Haen, both of Sturgeon Bay, June 22; Robert Schmidt and Karen Peterson, both of Sturgeon Bay, June 22; John Manson, Sister Bay, and Sue Jarman, Fish Creek, June 22; John Whitford, Sturgeon Bay, and Diane Honold, Baileys Harbor, June 29; Robert Peterson, Sturgeon Bay, and Karen Kozlowski, Two River, June 22.
? Licensed to wed: Allan J. Delwiche and Judith May Haen, both of Sturgeon Bay, June 22; Robert Arthur Schmidt and Karen Kristine Peterson, both of Sturgeon Bay, June 22; John David Manson, Sister Bay, and Elaine Jarman, Fish Creek, June 22; John R. Whitford, Sturgeon Bay, and Carol Honold, Baileys Harbor, June 29; Robert Allan Peterson, Sturgeon Bay, and Karen Ann Kozlowski, Two Rivers, June 22; David Baldauf Hamilton, Waukesha, and Margaret Ann Barnard, rural Sturgeon Bay, June 22.