Sturgeon Bay Utilities Installing LED Street Lights

Beginning Monday, April 7th, Sturgeon Bay Utilities will be blocking off parking areas at Kentucky & Louisiana Streets, between 1st & 4th Avenue, to replace the old decorative light poles with new poles & LED fixtures. SBU will concentrate on one block at a time to minimize the parking inconvenience. The roads will remain open at times & the work should be completed in about … Continue reading

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Judge Ehlers Denies Attempt to Delay Murder Trial

An attempt on the part of Brian Cooper to delay his upcoming murder trial in Door County Circuit Court was short-circuited by Judge D. Todd Ehlers Wednesday afternoon. The 37-year old Illinois man is charged with two counts of first degree intentional homicide in connection with the deaths of 21-year old Alisha Bromfield of Plainfield, Illinois & her unborn child at a southern Door County … Continue reading

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Sturgeon Bay Council Seeking Grants for Two Projects

As planning continues for a makeover of Egg Harbor Road in Sturgeon Bay, the city council has given the go-ahead to seek grant funding from the Department of Natural Resources. Community Development Director Marty Olejniczak told the city council Tuesday that the non-point source storm water pollution grant funding, if approved, would cover the final designs & bidding, as well as construction of the project…[Audio … Continue reading

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Sturgeon Bay is a Coast Guard City

There are only 16 Coast Guard City locations in existence & Sturgeon Bay is one of them. In honor of its new designation, the city council Tuesday evening agreed to advance $7,500 to a committee working on a celebration recognizing the solidarity between the city & the Coast Guard. The celebration will be held on May 9th, 10th & 11th at several locations in Sturgeon … Continue reading

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Timetable for Sturgeon Bay Superintendent Search

A timetable for selecting a new superintendent for the Sturgeon Bay School District was discussed as part of a session Wednesday evening involving the board of education & consultants hired to conduct a superintendent search. The goal is for the board to settle on a top candidate by the Memorial Day weekend & have that individual on the job by July 1st. Representatives of School … Continue reading

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Johnsrud Drops Out of Assembly Race

A candidate for state assembly in the first district has decided to drop out of the race. Arnie Johnsrud, who would have been on the ballot for the fall election as a Democrat, says he now supports former Sevastopol school administrator Joe Majeski for the position currently held by Garey Bies, who is retiring after 14 years in the state legislature. Johnsrud, a Kewaunee County … Continue reading

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Bayview Bridge Inspection Thursday & Friday

Crews working for the Wisconsin Department of Transportation will be conducting routine bridge inspections this week. The schedule includes the Bayview Bridge in Sturgeon Bay Thursday & Friday. The inspections are expected to occur between 9AM & 2PM each day. One lane will be open with flaggers controlling traffic. Motorists should anticipate traffic backups, use caution & remain alert through this an any other work … Continue reading

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Sister Bay Utility Work to Resume Soon

Sister Bay Village Administrator Zeke Jackson says work on the Bayshore Drive utilities project is expected to resume in the village the first week in April. Jackson says three crews from Dorner Construction of Luxemburg will be working 12 hours per day, five days a week in order to complete the project in time for Memorial Day. Based on the work schedule, two-way traffic is … Continue reading

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The Ridges Will Break Ground on Earth Day

Earth Day will be even more memorable in 2014 as the Ridges Sanctuary has chosen the annual observance as the day for its groundbreaking ceremony for a new interpretive center in Baileys Harbor. The board of directors & staff at the Ridges took the initial steps to secure the future of Wisconsin’s first land trust six years ago. The Cook-Albert Fuller Center is the outgrowth … Continue reading

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DCEDC Meeting Sold Out

The annual investors meeting of the Door County Economic Development Corporation is a sellout. No more ticket requests will be accepted for the event at the Stone Harbor Resort & Conference Center in Sturgeon Bay on Monday, April 14th. Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker will be the keynote speaker & is expected to focus remarks on the elements of his “Blueprint for Prosperity.” The annual meeting … Continue reading

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