Interim Door County Administrator Named

The position of county administrator was reaffirmed and an interim administrator was appointed during the meeting of the Door County Board Tuesday. County Corporation Grant Thomas will fill the role of interim administrator until a replacement can be found. The position opened up when Maureen Murphy, who had held the job for two years, tendered her resignation. Murphy is now Executive Director of the Volunteer … Continue reading

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Director of Veterans Affairs to Hold Listening Session in Sister Bay

John Scocos, Director of the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs will be in Sister Bay Thursday to take part in a town hall listening session. Scocos will be joined by American Legion Department of Wisconsin Commander Bob Shappell at the Sister Bay Village Hall. The listening session, which is open to the public, is scheduled to begin at 6PM. Veterans and other interested parties are … Continue reading

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Child Pornography Case Continues

The case of a Sturgeon Bay man charged with multiple counts of possession of child pornography and invasion of privacy continued with an arraignment in Door County circuit court Monday. However, it’s likely that 37-year old Steven Link will eventually face the charges in federal court. That’s the assessment of Door County District Attorney Ray Pelrine who indicated that, if that was the case, he … Continue reading

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Sturgeon Bay Man Arrested for Car Theft

Sturgeon Bay Police arrested a city man early Saturday morning on a car theft citation. Officers were dispatched to the report of a disturbance on Sycamore Street. They learned that the 23-year old city man had fled the home and was seen running into a nearby field. More officers responded and found the Sturgeon Bay man driving a vehicle near a home adjacent to the … Continue reading

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Sheriff’s Department Investigating Storage Thefts

After receiving numerous reports of thefts following break-ins to storage sheds, the Door County Sheriff’s Department is asking residents to check their rental units and their property in Sturgeon Bay and throughout the county. The department is sifting through information on the burglaries and possible suspects. Warrants were executed in Green Bay and many items believed to have been stolen were recovered. Investigators say the … Continue reading

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Sturgeon Bay Trying to Solve Goose Problem

Sturgeon Bay’s goose problem is like a relative who came to visit, but just won’t leave. The birds are becoming a nuisance that will only get worse if something isn’t done. A meeting at city hall Wednesday evening featuring city officials, residents and representatives of the US Department of Agriculture focused on the problems caused by the large birds in city parks and other areas … Continue reading

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Family With Local Ties on Family Feud

Patsy Reed, the former Patsy Klimek, a native of Sturgeon Bay, and four other family members made it through five episodes of the t-v game show, Family Feud. Three of the episodes have already been aired at 9:30AM on the CW network. The remaining two programs will be shown on Monday and Tuesday. Judy Klimek, who works in the human resources department at the Door … Continue reading

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Thrills on Third Saturday in Sturgeon Bay

Thrills on Third returns to Sturgeon Bay Saturday. Youngsters and families can enjoy pumpkin painting, a parade and trick or treating along the downtown retail area. From 9 to 11AM, up to 200 kids accompanied by a parent can grab a pumpkin and paint at the Artists Guild. Their creations will line 3rd Avenue until after trick or treating when they can be taken home. … Continue reading

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Pertussis Case Confirmed at Southern Door

Parents of children in the Southern Door School District have been informed that a child in the district is being treated for pertussis. Commonly referred to as whooping cough, the ailment is highly contagious and affects the respiratory tract. In a letter issued on Monday, school nurse April Soto cautioned parents to watch their child for mild, cold like symptoms. Soto says, if it appears … Continue reading

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Informational Meeting on BUG Upgrade Plans

The final informational meeting on plans to upgrade facilities for the Brussels-Union-Gardner Fire Department will be held tonight (Wednesday) at 7PM at the Brussels Community Center. The fire department and ambulance station project will be the subject of a referendum vote as part of the November 4th election and proponents of the building and expansion plans have been meeting residents of the three towns, one-on-one, … Continue reading

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