Investigation Continues After Car is Driven into Sister Bay Marina

An Oconto County woman died in an apparent drowning Saturday evening in Sister Bay. The 24-year old Sobieski woman was one of two occupants in a car that drove into the water at the Sister Bay Marina. The Door County Sheriff’s Department was notified at 9:58PM that a vehicle was in the water. Deputies arrived at the scene a minute later and found that a … Continue reading

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Sturgeon Bay City Council Continues 2018 Budget Work

A 4PM meeting has been scheduled for Monday by the Sturgeon Bay City Council to continue the process of developing a budget for next year. Council-members will meet in special session as a “committee of the whole” at city hall and consider a recommendation approving the 2018 budget and tax levy as presented. The operating budget of just over $11 million features a tax levy … Continue reading

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SD Business Association Annual Meeting is Monday

The Southern Door Business Association’s annual meeting will be held Monday, at Wave Pointe Marina and Resort in Little Sturgeon Bay. Association President Gina Guth says the theme for the get-together is “Come Ride With Us,” and a presentation on southern door all-terrain vehicle trails by Jeff May of May’s Sports Center and Roger Cherney of the Stevenson Pier Mini-Mart will be featured. Guth says … Continue reading

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Report on Sturgeon Bay Street & Sidewalk Program Coming Soon

An ad hoc committee looking at ways to fund an accelerated street and sidewalk program in Sturgeon Bay is getting close to issuing its report. Committee Chairman, Alderman David Ward, says the ad hoc committee on funding for local street and infrastructure has reached a consensus on five recommendations for the city council… Ward says the committee has also weighed in on sidewalk installation in … Continue reading

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Northern Sky Trying to Meet Matching Donation

As reported last week, Northern Sky Theater’s “Constellation Campaign” to raise funds for its new creative campus in Fish Creek is closing in on the last 20% of its $6.7 million goal. Holly Feldman, Director of Development and Public Relations, says an individual has stepped forward with what could be a significant donation… Feldman says the theatrical company is hoping others will step forward to … Continue reading

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Kitchens Announces in District Listening Sessions

State Representative Joel Kitchens has announced that a series of listening sessions have been scheduled throughout the first district in October. The sessions will be held on Monday, October 16th at Algoma City Hall, from 3 to 4:30PM, Saturday, October 21st, at the Door County Library, from 10 to 11:30AM, in the library’s Jane Greene Room in Sturgeon Bay, at Nelson’s Hall on Washington Island, … Continue reading

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Ground Breaking for Sturgeon Bay Apartment Complex Friday

A ground breaking ceremony for a luxury apartment complex on Sturgeon Bay’s far west side is planned for Friday morning at 11AM. The 56-unit housing complex, developed by SC Swiderski, LLC, will be located on a five acre parcel near Sycamore Street and Grant Avenue, just west of the Target store and on the north side of Highway 42/57. The Mosinee construction and real estate … Continue reading

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Forum on Invasive Plants & Animals Thursday at Crossroads

Members of the Door County Invasive Species team and local landowners will share information about initiatives in the county to combat invasive plants and animals at a forum on Thursday, October 12th, from 9AM to 12:30PM, at Crossroads at Big Creek in Sturgeon Bay. These initiatives include local ordinances, 50/50 grant and cost-share programs, volunteer resources and equipment loan program, invasive control in right-of-ways and … Continue reading

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Fire Prevention Week

Fire Prevention Week will be observed across the nation from now through Saturday and fire departments across the area are getting the word out on how we can protect ourselves, our families and our communities from the dangers of fire. Sturgeon Bay Fire Chief Tim Dietman explains that Fire Prevention Week is observed at this time of the year to remember two major fires that … Continue reading

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Highway 57 Project Will Pause for Fall Fest

With Fall Fest in Sister Bay scheduled for this weekend, crews working on the Highway 57 road project, between Baileys Harbor and Sister Bay, will be hoping to get as much done as they can by mid-week. Last week, the contractor removed falsework and installed protective surface treatment and railing on the structure between Ahrens and Meadow Road. Asphalt was laid by concrete curb and … Continue reading

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