Sturgeon Bay Man Dies From Injuries Suffered in Traffic Accident Last Week

A 47-year old Door County man who was seriously injured in a rollover accident Friday morning on Highway 57, near County D, in the Town of Union has died. The Door County Sheriff’s Department says Manuel Roman of Sturgeon Bay was pronounced dead at a Green Bay hospital Tuesday. The cause of death was a head injury sustained when he was ejected from the vehicle … Continue reading

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ATC Plans Transmission Line Upgrade for Brown, Door, & Kewaunee Counties

If permission is granted by the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin, the American Transmission Company is proposing to rebuild a 65-year old transmission line that covers 55 miles in Brown, Kewaunee and Door counties and serves seven distribution substations in the area. Jackie Olson of ATC’s De Pere office explains why the line is scheduled for replacement… Olson says the rehabilitation project will bring about … Continue reading

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Registration for Door County Half Marathon & Nicolet Bay 5K to Begin

Registration for the 10th annual Door County Half Marathon opens Saturday. Named one of the mid-west’s best races by Competitor Magazine and, runners will enjoy the closed road course at Peninsula State Park as they pass historic landmarks, peaceful forests, and take in dramatic views of Lake Michigan from atop the Niagara Escarpment. Registration fees are $60 through the end of October, but increase … Continue reading

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Candidate Forum for 1st Assembly October 12th

As we inch closer to election day on Tuesday, November 8th, office-holders, challengers and their surrogates are doing their best to get voters to listen to their message. Candidates for assembly in the first district will have a ready made opportunity to do so on Wednesday, October 12th during a forum conducted by the League of Women Voters of Door County. Doctor Joel Kitchens, a … Continue reading

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Door-Tran Wins Organizational Excellence Award

Door-Tran, Door County’s transportation consortium, received the “Organizational Excellence Award” from the Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging during the Wisconsin Aging Network conference Friday in Wisconsin Dells. Pam Busch, Door Tran’s Mobility Manager, says the recognition by the state agency on aging is gratifying… Busch says the award is truly an honor because it recognizes past and present efforts, but more can be done and … Continue reading

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Public Invited to Archeological Dig at Crossroads

A section of Crossroads at Big Creek will again be turned into an archaeological dig this week as the young and old are invited to try to find evidence of the past residents who walked the land. Coggin Heeringa, director at the Sturgeon Bay environmental preserve, says the amateur archaeologists will be sifting sand at Big Creek Cove Preserve. Heeringa says students will be at … Continue reading

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Crews Quickly Extinguish Fire at Summer Home

Five units and 13 Sturgeon Bay firefighters were sent to a summer home on South Cave Point Road, in the Town of Sevastopol, early Tuesday morning after fire was reported on the exterior of the structure. Fire Chief Tim Dietman was first on the scene shortly after midnight and was told the flames were seen near the outside chimney. The occupants used fire extinguishers to … Continue reading

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Presentation on Peninsula Pride Farms Wednesday

The environmental work of a group of farmers called “Peninsula Pride Farms,” will be showcased Wednesday evening during a special program in the Collins Learning Center at Crossroads at Big Creek. The presentation at 7PM features farmer and veterinarian Don Niles. Peninsula Pride Farms is a farmer-led environmental stewardship initiative. The group includes 41 farms in Kewaunee and southern Door Counties, including large dairies, traditional … Continue reading

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Turnout for Transportation Thursday

City, county and town officials from across Wisconsin will gather at individual meetings on Thursday, September 29th to discuss the ramifications of the state transportation challenge. Door County Highway Commissioner John Kolodziej says the county meeting will be held at the government center in Sturgeon Bay on that day. He explains why the meeting has been called for all of the state’s 72 counties… Kolodziej … Continue reading

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Town of Jacksonport Man Arrested on Numerous Drug Charges

Door County Sheriff Steve Delawwelle is crediting the combined work of several agencies for developing a case against a 51-year old Town of Jacksonport man on numerous drug charges. Delarwelle says the Door/Kewaunee Drug Task force was initially alerted by federal authorities in California that a US Postal package containing a quantity of heroin had been intercepted and was destined for an address in the … Continue reading

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