Pilots Encountering Interference Near Cherryland Airport

Pilots flying over the City of Sturgeon Bay have reported radio interference in the form of a morse code type signal that is being transmitted on the unicom frequency of 122.7 mega-hertz. The signal is being picked up just east of the Cherryland Airport and is lost about a mile north of the Sturgeon Bay city limits. Keith Kasbohm, airport manager, says the signal is … Continue reading

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Seven Sturgeon Bay Businesses Cited for Selling to Minors

Seven businesses in Sturgeon Bay were recently cited for selling alcohol to underage persons in connection with a compliance check conducted by city police on Friday, September 19th. Captain Dan Brinkman says an officer, working with a 20-year old who held a valid drivers license, conducted the alcohol compliance checks at local businesses that hold a liquor license. The seven cited either sold alcohol to … Continue reading

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Highway 42/57 Project Wraps up Soon

It looks like the contractor working on the Highway 42/57 road project, from southern Door County to the Bayview Bridge in Sturgeon Bay, is getting close to wrapping up the $1.3 million highway upgrade begun in August. According to the Department of Transportation, the concrete work and landscaping are on the punch list for this week. By the time all of the orange barrels have … Continue reading

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$40,000 Powerball Ticket Sold in Sturgeon Bay

While an individual in California may have won more than $228 million in the Powerball drawing Wednesday evening, there were others picking up cash prizes, including a $40,000 winner in Sturgeon Bay. The Powerball ticket was sold at the Pick n’ Save store on Egg Harbor Road. Four of five numbers and the Powerball number were matched by the lucky winner. Normally, that’s a $10,000 … Continue reading

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Roadwork in Northern Door County Delayed One Week

Work on a 2.2 mile section of Highway 42, from Gills Rock to the Northport ferry landing, will not start on Monday as was originally announced. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation now says the resurfacing project will start one week later on Monday, October 6th. The roadwork comes with a price tag of $615,000. Once the project begins, the highway will remain open with lane … Continue reading

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Newspaper Archives Go Digital

Decades of Door County history could be at your fingertips and you don’t have to leave home to access it. Laura Kayacan, adult services librarian at the Sturgeon Bay Library, has been instrumental in seeing to it that decades of newspapers have been digitized. Kayacan also has been presenting programs on the newspaper project. She talks about the years racked up for online use so … Continue reading

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Roy & Charlotte Lukes to Be Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award

Roy and Charotte Lukes of Egg Harbor will be honored with the 2014 Harold “BUD” Jordahl Lifetime achievement Award on Thursday in Madison. The couple will be recognized by Gathering Waters: Wisconsin’s Alliance for Land Trusts, at the Land Conservation Leadership awards celebration, Wisconsin’s premier conservation event. Treasured Door and Kewaunee County naturalists and conservation icons, Roy and Charlotte Lukes have worked as a team … Continue reading

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Southern Door Board Outlines Cuts if Referendum Fails

The Southern Door Board of Education, on a five to one vote Monday evening, approved a resolution outlining the cuts that will be made if the referendum fails in November. The resolution indicates that the cuts will be needed to meet the projected deficit for the 2015/2016 school year. The board is asking voters to approve a plan to exceed the state imposed revenue cap … Continue reading

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Wind Blown Signs Damage Vehicles on Highway 42/57

It’s difficult enough traveling on Door County Roads, what with the high level of traffic at times. But, when you have to dodge flying signs, driving safely is even harder. Two drivers found that out along a stretch of Highway 42/57, in the Town of Nasewaupee Saturday afternoon. Luckily, the occupants escaped injury. At about 4:10PM, a 55 year old Green Bay woman was heading … Continue reading

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Road Work Continues in Door County

With weather conditions expected to be stable this week, road crews could get a lot of work done before the weekend. The Department of Transportation says the project on Highway 42/57 from the spot where the two highways converge in southern Door County and the Bayview Bridge in Sturgeon Bay will focus on concrete work on the right turn lane at the intersection. Workers are … Continue reading

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