Sevastopol Offering Community Survey for Superintendent Search

The Sevastopol Board of Education is working in cooperation with Cesa 7 as part of the school district’s effort to hire a new superintendent to lead the district beginning this summer. The school board is seeking feedback from community members regarding the next superintendent. District members are invited to take a few minutes to fill out an e-survey on this link If you do … Continue reading

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Michigan Street Bridge Closure Extended a Week

The closure of the Michigan Street Bridge in Sturgeon Bay has been extended for another week. Originally the job was expected to be completed by the end of this week, but weather conditions have not been favorable to getting the job done. The job involves replacing 9 bridge beams that were damaged last year by a back hoe being towed across the structure. The work … Continue reading

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Wautier Named DK Firefighter of the Year

The Door-Kewaunee County Fire Association has named Jim Wautier, long-time Assistant Fire Chief of the Brussels-Union-Gardner Fire Department, as its “Firefighter of the Year.” Assistant Chief Wautier has been an active member of the “BUG” Fire Department for 32 years and has served as Assistant Chief for the past 27 years. He was also a first responder for the south county rescue during the 1980’s … Continue reading

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We Are Hope Nearing Fundraising Goal

The annual fund drive of We Are Hope, Incorporated recently was given a shot in the arm with the receipt of a generous gift. Mrs. Jan Welborn has donated $10,000 to the local agency in honor of her late husband and son, Andrew and Matthew Welborn. We Are Hope, provides programming to help people find employment, career support programs, and home energy services. Sandy Duckett, … Continue reading

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New Library & Community Center Approved in Egg Harbor

A construction project intended to build a five million dollar library community center has been approved by the Egg Harbor Village Board. The Boldt Company of Appleton was selected as contractor. The building will house a historical center, business center, children’s space, makers’ space, a great hall, and a second story wrap around porch with views of Green Bay. The design also allows for the … Continue reading

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Family Searching for Home After Fire

Julie Nordvall is faced with a difficult dilemma. The southern Door County woman lost everything in a fire in the Town of Union December 18th. Since the day, she has been allowed to use a seasonal rental home, but that opportunity ends on Monday. Julie has been unable to find a replacement home that will meet the needs of her family in southern Door County. … Continue reading

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Athletic Scheduling an Intricate Puzzle for Area High Schools

Inclement weather can throw a “monkey wrench” into the most intricate scheduling. That’s certainly the case when it comes to sports programming at area schools. Peggy Tanck is Athletic Director for the Gibraltar School District and she says putting together a series of schedules for school sports is not easy to begin with and postponements make the process all the more difficult… Tanck says planning … Continue reading

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Ice Carvers Being Sought for Fire & Ice

If you are creative, can see art in a block of ice and don’t mind the cold, the Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center wants to talk to you. The local tourism agency is looking for a few ice carvers to join the competition during the 2017 “Fire and Ice” event on Saturday, February 18th. Ice carvers compete for cash prizes and begin carving at 9AM at … Continue reading

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Multiple Contractors Expected to Bid on Former Highway Shop Renovation

Bids on a proposed renovation project for the former Door County Highway Shop off 14th Avenue in Sturgeon Bay are expected to be available Thursday. The Door County Board is considering using the large building as the new home for the Door County ambulance garage and its crew quarters, the Senior Resource Center, and the offices of the Aging and Disability Resource Center. Early indications … Continue reading

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Loud Blast Shakes Sub Shop in Sturgeon Bay

A loud blast shook the walls at the Fatzo’s sub shop at 46 Green Bay Road, on Sturgeon Bay’s west side, Wednesday afternoon. The Sturgeon Bay Fire Department was alerted at 1:28PM and three units and five firefighters responded. As a precautionary measure, the occupants of the building were evacuated and natural gas and electrical services shut down. The incident was reported as an explosion … Continue reading

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