Coast Guard Cutter Mobile Bay Preparing for Winter

Like many other US Coast Guard vessels, the cutter, Mobile Bay is tasked with completing multiple programs on an annual basis. For instance, the vessel homeported in Sturgeon Bay just wrapped up an operation related to aids to navigation. Lieutenant Andy Dahm says the operation is called “The Fall Haul”… Lieutenant Dahm says the Mobile Bay will soon be engaged in ice-breaking operations. However, there … Continue reading

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Recount Over in Door County

The presidential recount in Door County is over and, after four days of hand counting ballots, a total of 16 votes were tossed, four for the Trump/Pence ticket and 12 for Clinton/Kaine, resulting in substantially the same final number as originally reported. Those numbers were 8,580 votes for the Trump ticket and 8,014 for Clinton. County Clerk Jill Lau says the votes that were eliminated … Continue reading

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Supervisor’s Death Leaves Vacant Seat on Door County Board

With the passing of Door County Board Supervisor Richard Haines on November 30th, the District 9 position, representing a portion of the City of Sturgeon Bay, is vacant. District 9 encompasses Sturgeon Bay wards 5, 6, 22 and 24. Those wishing to be considered for appointment to the county board position must submit a letter of interest to Door County Board Chairman David Lienau in … Continue reading

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New Contract Awarded To Bay Shipbuilding

Fincantieri/Bay Shipbuilding has announced that it has been awarded a contract to build an articulated tug barge or A.T.B. for delivery in late 2017. The contract, recently signed by the Fincantieri Marine Group, includes an option for a second A.T.B. unit to potentially be delivered in 2018. Todd Thayse, vice-president and general manager of the shipyard in Sturgeon Bay, says the new contract is good … Continue reading

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