Repairs Needed for Sturgeon Bay Parking Building

The investment of $101,000 is being recommended for the repair of the Sturgeon Bay parking structure off North 2nd Avenue. The repairs are needed to stop water from leaking from the top deck onto vehicles on the lower deck. The parking structure was built in 1996. The recommendation calls for the removal and replacement of concrete as well as all backer membrane and caulking. Lift … Continue reading

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Council Seats Could All be Contested in April Election

There’s a possibility that all four seats on the Sturgeon Bay City Council could be contested during the April 7th election. In the first aldermanic district, Kelli Catarozoli is challenging incumbent Dan Wiegand. Catarozoli led all vote-getters in a February primary election. In district three, where Ed Ireland is the incumbent, Martha Beller has taken out papers. Jerry Stults represents the fifth aldermanic district. There … Continue reading

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Demolition of Harbor Place Shoppes Underway

By the end of next week, the building that once housed the Harbor Place Shoppes and other businesses over the years, could be completely removed from Sturgeon Bay’s west side business district. The structure at 49 North Madison Avenue was severely damaged in a fire during the early morning hours of June 30th. Action on demolishing the building was initially delayed while the owner, Thomas … Continue reading

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Sturgeon Bay to Save Money on Annual Salt Purchase

The City of Sturgeon Bay is altering the way it acquires salt for winter road work. Normally, the city seeks bids in the fall, hoping to get a good price for the commodity. Bob Bordeau, Municipal Services Superintendent, says the changeover allows the city to align itself with the state’s bidding process. Bordeau says initial estimates indicate the cost for salt under the state’s auspices … Continue reading

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Spring Means Grass Fire Season

It didn’t take too many days of warm weather and the snow cover in many areas is all but gone. While that is good news for most people, the change in weather conditions also signals the possibility of grass fires in the area. Tim Dietman, Assistant Chief of the Sturgeon Bay Fire Department, says the ground may seem wet, but the lack of snow cover … Continue reading

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Saint Patrick’s Day Parade Saturday in Sturgeon Bay

The Saint Patrick’s Day parade will be held in Sturgeon Bay on Saturday and participants are being sought to take part in the 17th annual event. The parade will kick off at Sawyer Park around 11AM, proceed up Oak Street to Madison Avenue, cross the Maple/Oregon Street Bridge, then take a left on 3rd Avenue and proceed to Jefferson Street where it will end at … Continue reading

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Deadline for Those Wishing to Take Part in D/K Legislative Days

As planning continues for the upcoming Door/Kewaunee Legislative Days in Madison, residents of the two counties are being reminded that the final deadline for delegates to register is Friday, March 13th. The purpose of 7th biennial trip to the state capitol is to educate state officials about Door and Kewaunee counties and to lobby for state action to help address issues and concerns. Legislative days … Continue reading

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Warm Weather Should Mean Caution for Ice Fishermen

With the recent warm spell comes concerns about ice conditions in the area. Reports have surfaced recently of vehicles and people that have gone through the ice. Couple that with ice-breaking operations and the people who know are suggesting folks consider wrapping up their ice fishing season. Door County Warden Chris Kratcha says many segments of the ice are very solid, others are dangerous… Wareden … Continue reading

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SD 5th Graders to Perform at CP Telethon

Fifth graders from Southern Door school will present excerpts from their annual musical during the 61st annual Cerebral Palsy Telethon on WBAY TV, channel 2 in Green Bay Sunday. In February, the youngsters presented their 40th annual musical entitled, “We Go Together.” Following tradition, the group will be back at the telethon to strut their stuff and present a check to the Cerebral Palsy Organization. … Continue reading

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Former Bookstore Owner Pleads Guilty to Child Pornography Charges

A Sturgeon Bay man accused of several sex-related crimes entered a guilty plea to one count of possession of child pornography in federal court Friday. Steven Link, a former bookstore owner in downtown Sturgeon Bay, appeared before Judge William Griesbach in U.S. District Court in Green Bay. The 37-year old city man had been accused of receiving and distributing child pornography and possessing child pornography … Continue reading

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