Sturgeon Bay Trying to Solve Goose Problem

Sturgeon Bay’s goose problem is like a relative who came to visit, but just won’t leave. The birds are becoming a nuisance that will only get worse if something isn’t done. A meeting at city hall Wednesday evening featuring city officials, residents and representatives of the US Department of Agriculture focused on the problems caused by the large birds in city parks and other areas … Continue reading

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Family With Local Ties on Family Fued

Patsy Reed, the former Patsy Klimek, a native of Sturgeon Bay, and four other family members made it through five episodes of the t-v game show, Family Feud. Three of the episodes have already been aired at 9:30AM on the CW network. The remaining two programs will be shown on Monday and Tuesday. Judy Klimek, who works in the human resources department at the Door … Continue reading

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Thrills on Third Saturday in Sturgeon Bay

Thrills on Third returns to Sturgeon Bay Saturday. Youngsters and families can enjoy pumpkin painting, a parade and trick or treating along the downtown retail area. From 9 to 11AM, up to 200 kids accompanied by a parent can grab a pumpkin and paint at the Artists Guild. Their creations will line 3rd Avenue until after trick or treating when they can be taken home. … Continue reading

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Pertussis Case Confirmed at Southern Door

Parents of children in the Southern Door School District have been informed that a child in the district is being treated for pertussis. Commonly referred to as whooping cough, the ailment is highly contagious and affects the respiratory tract. In a letter issued on Monday, school nurse April Soto cautioned parents to watch their child for mild, cold like symptoms. Soto says, if it appears … Continue reading

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Informational Meeting on BUG Upgrade Plans

The final informational meeting on plans to upgrade facilities for the Brussels-Union-Gardner Fire Department will be held tonight (Wednesday) at 7PM at the Brussels Community Center. The fire department and ambulance station project will be the subject of a referendum vote as part of the November 4th election and proponents of the building and expansion plans have been meeting residents of the three towns, one-on-one, … Continue reading

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Chaudoir’s Dock Dredging Begins Wednesday

Effective Wednesday, Chaudoir’s Dock boat ramp and harbor, located at 1552 County N, in the Town of Union, will be closed for dredging of the harbor and channel. Dredging is expected to take a minimum of 30 days and maybe longer, depending on the weather. The boat launch ramp will be closed during the entire time of the operation. The harbor will be closed and … Continue reading

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Man Eating Brat Cited for Inattentive Driving

When you hear about accidents caused by distracted driving, you often think of people who lose focus while using a cell phone or fiddling with a radio. In the case of a Palatine, Illinois man Sunday, it was a bratwurst. The man said he was passing a car driven by a West Allis woman, eating a brat, when his vehicle crossed the centerline and sideswiped … Continue reading

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Helicopter is Back for Ping Pong Ball Drop at Fall Fest

The Sister Bay Advancement Association is enhancing an event at this weekend’s Fall Festival by resurrecting a delivery method that hasn’t been seen in recent years. Paige Funkhauser says, on Sunday at 2PM, people in Sister Bay will be looking to the sky as a helicopter is used for the ping pong ball drop … Funkhauser says, as in the past, participants will have multiple … Continue reading

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Jim Olson Motors Buys Sturgeon Bay Ford Dealership

WDOR News has learned that the Ford dealership in Sturgeon Bay has been acquired by Jim Olson Motors. The deal was closed on Tuesday. Jim Olson, who already owns the GM and Chrysler dealerships in the city, says he was contacted by Joe Witt and the deal intrigued him… Olson says a two year lease has been signed to use the current Witt Ford location, … Continue reading

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139 Dead or Dying Trees to be Removed from Peninsula Park Golf Course

One hundred thirty nine dead or dying conifer trees will be removed from the Peninsula State Park Golf Course in the near future. The work is expected to take about four weeks. The golf course will remain open through Sunday, November 2nd. It may be necessary at times for certain holes or fairways to be temporarily closed. The trees were impacted by the application of … Continue reading

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