NDCC Executive Director Wins Outstanding Service Award

The Executive Director of the Northern Door Children’s Center in Sister Bay was recently honored with an “Above and Beyond: Outstanding Service Award” for 2016 by the Wisconsin Division of Early Childhood and the Wisconsin Early Childhood Association. Cindy Trinkner-Peot was recognized for making a lasting impact on early childhood education in the region and for her extremely high level of professionalism, care and compassion. … Continue reading

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Ghost Ship One Way the Coast Guard Gives Back

For close to 20 years, crews of the US Coast Guard Cutter Mobile Bay have engaged in a community service project around Halloween by creating a ghost ship for community members. The scary vessel, moored on Sturgeon Bay’s west side waterfront, returns Saturday evening. Lieutenant Andrew Dahm says the ghost ship reflects the unique relationship the Coast Guard has with the Sturgeon Bay community… Lieutenant … Continue reading

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Vickman Happy that Help Brought Him Back to Door County

Steve Vickman was named Executive Director of Help of Door County in September and found that the organization was busier than ever. Normally, that would be a good thing, but when your work is in the area of domestic abuse the busier you are, the greater the problem locally. Vickman says working in Door County and working for Help is what brought him back to … Continue reading

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Volunteers Needed for Work Day at Crossroads

Volunteers are needed at Crossroads at Big Creek in Sturgeon Bay Saturday to engage in a variety of tasks from 9 to 11AM. Help is needed to replant seedlings and flowers and sow wildflower seeds. Inside volunteers are also needed to organize the library, kitchen areas and supplies. Participants are asked to wear sturdy shoes and dress for the weather. The work at Crossroads will … Continue reading

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Final Planting for Phase One of Little Lake Restoration

The Bradley Lake restoration group is hoping to finish the planting for phase one of the project on Saturday, November 5th. The small body of water, commonly known as “Little Lake” in Sturgeon Bay has been the subject of a project spearheaded by the City of Sturgeon Bay, the noon Rotary Club and others, to bring it back to the way it was before it … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning Fire Damages Home, Garage & RV

A fire Sunday morning on the west side of Sturgeon Bay severely damaged a garage, its contents, a home, and a recreational vehicle. The Sturgeon Bay Fire Department was paged out at 6:41AM and seven units and twenty two firefighters responded. The first units on the scene found the garage fully engulfed in flames, a nearby camper burning and flames coming through the roof of … Continue reading

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Ghost Ship to Visit Sturgeon Bay October 29th

The annual appearance of a ghost ship”on Sturgeon Bay’s waterfront is anticipated to happen on Saturday, October 29th. For just one day, the US Coast Guard Cutter Mobile Bay will be transformed into a creepy maze of scary sights and sounds, all in good fun. Younger visitors will find the lights will be up from 5:30 to 6:30PM. The more stout of heart will be … Continue reading

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Road Work to Close Portion of Highway 57 in Sister Bay

Mike Schell, Utilities Director for the Village of Sister Bay, has announced that utilities work crossing Highway 57 for the Stony Ridge Project is scheduled to start Tuesday morning at 7AM. Schell says work crews have determined that they will need full closure of the road to make the connection. With that in mind, the detour for northbound traffic will be Country Lane to Highway … Continue reading

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Ghost Tours a Popular Ride for Door county Trolley

This year Americans are expected to spend more than $84 billion on Halloween, an all time high. As the “witching hour” approaches, many folks are already preparing for the event. AJ Frank of Door County Trolley has found a way to tap into the desire of some people to have ghostly adventures in Door County and he does it practically year-round. Over the last 16 … Continue reading

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Friends of Gibraltar Gathering Stories of Former Students

In the not too distant future, the Gibraltar School District will celebrate a century of education northern Door County students. As part of the effort to chronicle historical perspective on the school in Fish Creek, the Friends of Gibraltar is sponsoring a project to compile the oral histories of former students. Vinni Chomeau is “FOG’s” project coordinator… Those who’d like to add their recollections of … Continue reading

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