Waterfront Hotel to Receive Liquor License if Conditions Are Met

The Sturgeon Bay City Council, on a majority vote, agreed to indicate the city’s intent to issue a class b liquor license to the proposed Hotel Lindgren provided the proper documents related to a restaurant/bar have been submitted and reviewed by the city attorney. The hotel planned for the city’s west side waterfront is the subject of a court hearing this week pushed by a … Continue reading

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Council Action Will Help Little Lake Restoration

It will be easier for grant applications to be submitted for some of the dollars needed to enhance Bradley Lake at Sunset Park in Sturgeon Bay as a result of action taken by the city council at its regular meeting Tuesday. Bob Bordeau, Municipal Services Director, says the council action will help him make the grant applications without going back to the committee level each … Continue reading

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Candidate Forum for Sturgeon Bay City Council Announced

The League of Women Voters of Door County has announced that it will sponsor a candidate forum for individuals running for seats on the Sturgeon Bay City Council on Monday, February 27th at 7PM. The forum will be held in the council chambers at city hall. The forum allows the public to meet these candidates… District One Incumbent Kelly Catarozoli and challenger former Alderman Dan … Continue reading

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Council to Consider Police Vehicle Purchase

If the Sturgeon Bay City Council agrees, two more Ford Explorer Police Interceptors will be added to the department fleet at a cost of $63,206. The action also means that a 2011 Ford Crown Victoria will be declared as surplus and sold at auction. In addition, a 2013 Ford Explorer patrol vehicle will be assigned new duties. The department is currently using five Ford Explorers … Continue reading

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Sister Bay Considering Lawsuit Over Wastewater Plant Ownership

A dispute over the ownership of the Sister Bay wastewater plant could find its way into the court system. The Sister Bay Village Board has begun the process to file a lawsuit against the Town of Liberty Grove in regard to the ownership issue. According to information supplied by the Village of Sister Bay, the village, town and the DNR worked cooperatively to pursue grant … Continue reading

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Habitat for Humanity Does More Than Build Homes

The Door County chapter of Habitat for Humanity has had a nearly 25-year track record of successfully building homes for low-income families in Door County. In fact, the organization based in Sturgeon Bay will soon embark on the construction of home number 40 in Sturgeon Bay. Another program provided locally by Habitat, “A Brush of Kindness,” has been around for a half a dozen years. … Continue reading

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Sturgeon Bay Utilities Investing in Solar Energy Supply

Sturgeon Bay Utilities has entered into a agreement with Wisconsin Public Power, Incorporated, the local utility’s not-for-profit power supplier, and Next-Era Energy Resources to meet its customers’ electricity needs with sun power. WPPI Energy and Next-Era Energy Resources have announced plans to build a 100-megawatt solar energy center, Wisconsin’s largest, with a capacity to serve more than 23,000 people with affordable, clean energy. Jim Stawicki, … Continue reading

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Fundraising for Upper Range Light Renovation Continues

While the Ridges Sanctuary near Baileys Harbor is known for the unique plant life that can be found within its boundaries, the environmental preserve is also the repository of a significant piece of Door County history, the upper range light. The light functioned as a safety beacon for mariners for many decades. During a visit to WDOR last week, Steve Leonard, the Ridges’ Executive Director, … Continue reading

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Special Session of Sevastopol Board to Discuss Superintendent Search

Another step in the process intended to lead to the selection of a new superintendent for the Sevastopol School District is expected to be taken on Thursday, February 2nd, when the board of education meets in special session. The open segment of the meeting will begin at 6:30PM in the multi-purpose room with a discussion on superintendent search survey results. Board-members will eventually move to … Continue reading

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Bidding for BUG Department Upgrades Underway

The Door County Board has agreed to bond for close to ten million dollars to cover the cost of the renovation of the former highway shop in Sturgeon Bay and the county’s involvement in a construction project related to the Brussels-Union-Gardner Fire Department. Bid opening was conducted Thursday for some of the work planned. In this case, the bidding has to do with upgrades to … Continue reading

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