Roundabout Open House Monday

An open house, on-site at the Michigan Street roundabout off Highway 42/57 in Sturgeon Bay, will be held Monday, from 11AM to 1PM. The event provides an opportunity for residents and others to view the roundabout and walk the pedestrian areas prior to the roundabouts opening to traffic. All ages are welcome to walk the roundabout. Engineers will be on hand to answer any questions. … Continue reading

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Roundabout at Egg Harbor Road Unofficially Opens

It may not “officially” be open, but a portion of one of Sturgeon Bay’s roundabouts on Highway 42/57 is being utilized. Mark Kantola, Regional Communications Manager for the Department of Transportation, explains why motorists heading north are already encountering a roundabout as part of their trip through Sturgeon Bay… The DOT isn’t saying when Highway 42/57 and the Bayview Bridge will be open to traffic, … Continue reading

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SBFD to Fill the Boot for MDA

Members of the Sturgeon Bay Professional Firefighters Local 2682 will be in downtown Sturgeon Bay Saturday, raising money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. The Saturday “Fill the Boot” event is the first of three fundraising efforts that are planned for Saturdays during the next three months. Murphy Maes, MDA Fundraising Coordinator, says the nationwide campaign supports the organization’s mission to find treatments and cures for … Continue reading

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Five Express Interest In 3rd District Seat on SB City Council

Five people have expressed interest for the 3rd District Aldermanic seat on the Sturgeon Bay Common Council, most recently was held by Ed Ireland. Health issues are forcing Ireland to retire ten months before the end of his term. There’s still time for district residents to drop off a letter of interest at City Clerk Stephanie Reinhardt’s office at city hall, but the deadline is … Continue reading

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School Board Interviews Sevastopol Elementary Principal Candidates

The Sevastopol Board of Education has allotted two days for interviews with candidates for the elementary principal and director of special education position. The closed door session will be held at the district office Thursday, beginning at 11:30AM. The second round of interviews will begin on Friday morning at 8:30AM. Again, the executive session will be held in the district office. The position has been … Continue reading

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New Air Packs Bring Uniformity & Cost Savings to SBFD

Sturgeon Bay Fire Chief Tim Dietman is very happy the city council approved his request for a large expenditure to purchase 40 replacement air packs for department members. Not only will the investment of $191,596 save the city about $90,000 in replacement costs between now and 2022, but it will provide uniformity in the self contained breathing apparatus used. Dietman explains why having different “air … Continue reading

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Sunshine House Sledgehammering Toward Sunshine Cottage

The Sunshine House in Sturgeon Bay set in motion its life enrichment service called, “The Sunflower Cottage,” with a special program Tuesday morning. Rather than having a traditional kickoff to the multi-phase remodeling effort, the organization opted to have a “sledgehammer ceremony” where volunteers took turns knocking down a wall. You can hear them working while Sunshine House Executive Director Cindy Weber talked about the … Continue reading

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SBFD Purchasing New Air Packs

Sturgeon Bay firefighters will be receiving new state of the art air packs as a result of city council action Tuesday. The council agreed to accept the quote from Paul Conway Shields in the amount of $202,394, less a grant of $10,798, for 40 self-contained breathing apparatus units and associated equipment. When the grant is deducted, the city’s cost is $191,596. Fire Chief Tim Dietman … Continue reading

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Roundabout Presentation Thursday

Another short program on roundabouts will be presented again in Door County, this time on Thursday, June 23rd in Sturgeon Bay. For some people, the thought of having to drive through a multi-lane roundabout is intimidating and Door County will have two of the circular intersections to navigate on Highway 42/57 in Sturgeon Bay beginning on July 1st. The interactive powerpoint presentation with a DOT … Continue reading

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Highway & Bridge to Open July 1st in Sturgeon Bay

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation believes it will be able to open up the segment of Highway 42/57 in Sturgeon Bay that has been under construction since March, on July 1st in anticipation of the 4th of July holiday. The opening will provide the first test of two roundabouts at Michigan Street and Egg Harbor Road. In addition, motorists will be able to cross the … Continue reading

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