Door-Tran Wins Organizational Excellence Award

Door-Tran, Door County’s transportation consortium, received the “Organizational Excellence Award” from the Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging during the Wisconsin Aging Network conference Friday in Wisconsin Dells. Pam Busch, Door Tran’s Mobility Manager, says the recognition by the state agency on aging is gratifying… Busch says the award is truly an honor because it recognizes past and present efforts, but more can be done and … Continue reading

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Public Invited to Archeological Dig at Crossroads

A section of Crossroads at Big Creek will again be turned into an archaeological dig this week as the young and old are invited to try to find evidence of the past residents who walked the land. Coggin Heeringa, director at the Sturgeon Bay environmental preserve, says the amateur archaeologists will be sifting sand at Big Creek Cove Preserve. Heeringa says students will be at … Continue reading

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Crews Quickly Extinguish Fire at Summer Home

Five units and 13 Sturgeon Bay firefighters were sent to a summer home on South Cave Point Road, in the Town of Sevastopol, early Tuesday morning after fire was reported on the exterior of the structure. Fire Chief Tim Dietman was first on the scene shortly after midnight and was told the flames were seen near the outside chimney. The occupants used fire extinguishers to … 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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