Council Approves Landscaping and Seawall Improvements on Memorial Drive

A majority of the Sturgeon Bay City Council voted to approve proposed landscaping and seawall plans provided by the Austad family trust for 942 Memorial Drive, at the council’s regular meeting Tuesday afternoon. The city plan commission recommended approval, subject to the removal of three proposed trees. However, Alderperson Kelly Catarozoli asked the council to hold off acting on the request while the relationship between … Continue reading

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WPT Presents Wisconsin Hometown Stories: Door County

Wisconsin Public Television presents the premiere broadcast of “Wisconsin Hometown Stories: Door County” at 8PM on Monday, June 27th. Door County residents will have a chance to see the full documentary ahead of the statewide broadcast at two free community premiere screenings, 7PM Saturday, June 11th, at the Baileys Harbor Town Hall, and 7PM, Thursday, June 16th, at the Door Community Auditorium in Fish Creek. … Continue reading

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Door County Relay for Life June 10th

In just about a week, teams will be coming together at John Miles County Park in Sturgeon Bay to take part in the annual fundraising event for the American Cancer Society, the Relay For Life. The theme for the 2016 event is “Paint Your World Purple.” At 6PM on June 10th, the opening ceremony and survivors lap commences. Master of ceremonies duties will be shared … Continue reading

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Harmony By the Bay Concert Series Begins June 15th

The City of Sturgeon Bay has announced that for the 4th consecutive year Pine Crest Village Assisted Living is the “platinum” sponsor for the annual summer concert series at the city’s Martin Park. Recently, owners Bob and Amber Papke joined Brody May and Mayor Thad Birmingham for the presentation of a $5,000 check. The Harmony by the Bay series kicks off on Wednesday, June 15th … Continue reading

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Meeting on Eagle Tower Update on June 9th

Information on the latest efforts to raise funds to rebuild the Eagle Tower at Peninsula State Park near Fish Creek will be presented during a meeting on Thursday, June 9th. The 7PM session will be held at the old town hall in Fish Creek. Topics include a summary of the project to date, the tower wood assessment process, and, fundraising efforts for a new structure. … Continue reading

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Emergency Vehicle Fun Day Sunday

The 7th annual Emergency Vehicle Fun Day was supposed to happen on Saturday, May 14th, but the event was rescheduled for Sunday, June 5th, at the Cherryland Airport near Sturgeon Bay. Door County Sheriff’s Department Juvenile Investigator Chris Neuville explains why the decision was made to postpone the fun day… Neuville says there is no admission cost for the event which runs from 11AM to … Continue reading

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Sevastopol DI Teams Earn Global Championships

Two teams from Sevastopol School returned as world champions after participating in last week’s global finals of the Destination Imagination competition in Knoxville, Tennessee. The Sevastopol middle and secondary level teams finished first in the world in the “Musical Mashup” category. The elementary level “Musical Mashup” competitors had a 5th place finish and the secondary level “Pace of Change” squad finished tied for 30th place … Continue reading

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House Fire in Forestville Tuesday Morning

A home was destroyed and one person injured in a house fire early Tuesday morning at 6451 East Carnot Road, in the Town of Forestville. The page came in shortly after 3AM Tuesday and the first Southern Door Firefighters on the scene found the Anthony Jandrin home fully engulfed in flames. Mutual aid was provided by the Algoma and Brussels-Union-Gardner Fire Departments. A relative alerted … Continue reading

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Door County’s Dirty 5K is Saturday

If you don’t mind getting down and dirty while doing what you can for Help of Door County, the Door County Dirty 5K on Saturday, June 4th, is for you. Annie Lampert of Help of Door County says interest in the event has been growing every year… Lampert says the course will be set up at the Door County Adventure Center, in the Town of … Continue reading

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Feirer Named Crusader Against Invasive Species

Debra Feirer, a summer resident of Chambers Island, has received statewide recognition, the Crusader Award, for her leadership in fighting invasive specifies there. The Wisconsin Invasive Species Council will present awards to the winners during a special ceremony at 1PM on Thursday, June 9th at the Horicon Marsh Education and Visitors Center. Feirer, who lives in Green Leaf, Wisconsin, has led the island’s effort to … Continue reading

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