Sturgeon Bay Parking Ramp to Close for Repairs

The 2nd Avenue parking ramp in Sturgeon Bay will be closed starting Monday morning, May 18th. The city will be making necessary repairs. The entire lower level will be closed and most of the top level will also be closed. The work is expected to take about 2 weeks. anyone with questions should contact the Sturgeon Bay Municipal Services Department at 746-2912.

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Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive a Big Success Locally

The recent food drive conducted by the local mail carriers was a big success according to Darrell LeCloux, the local food drive coordinator… The drive is officially called Stamp Out Hunger, and was held across the entire nation. The Door County total of 24,000 pounds is 2,000 more than last year. The food collected will help to stock the shelves at Door County Feed My … Continue reading

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BUG Fire Department Awarded Grant

The Door County Community Foundation recently awarded the Brussels, Union, Gardner Fire Department a sustainability grant from the health and human needs fund. The grant will support the necessary land acquisition to make some much needed facility updates to allow the department to better address the growing needs of the area. The fire department facility project is a collaborative effort to bring all components of … Continue reading

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Baylake Bank Announces Merger With Union State Bank

Baylake Corporation, the holding company for Baylake Bank, has announced a merger with N.E.W. Bancshares, the parent company for the Union State Bank in Kewaunee. Under the terms of the agreement, Baylake will pay approximately $9.7 million in total consideration, approximately 60% in cash and 40% in Baylake common stock. The transaction is subject to regulatory and N.E.W. shareholder approval, as well as certain closing … Continue reading

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Sturgeon Bay City Administrator Announces Retirement

Sturgeon Bay City Administrator Steve McNeil has announced that he will retire from the position as of August 1st. McNeil has held the position since 2008. His tenure has seen a focus on economic development, the expansion of the industrial park, and securing a commitment from a developer for the west side waterfront redevelopment. McNeil was also instrumental in Sturgeon Bay being designated as one … Continue reading

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Emergency Vehicle Fun Day is Sunday

Young people and their families will have a chance to get close to a variety of emergency vehicles Sunday, May 17th at the Cherryland Airport near Sturgeon Bay. The sixth annual Emergency Vehicle Fun Day, sponsored by the Door County Sheriff’s Department, is geared toward grade school age children, according to Juvenile Investigator Chris Neuville… Neuville, who has been the driving force behind the event since its inception, … Continue reading

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Scammers Preying on WPS Customers

Wisconsin Public Service Corporation says it has received eight reports of customers being contacted by individuals purporting to represent the utility based in Green Bay. The calls surfaced in the Oshkosh area. Customers have been told their account is delinquent and they face disconnection if they don’t immediately pay their bill by way of a pre-paid debit card. Of course, the customers who follow the … Continue reading

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Two Men Killed in Wednesday Night Accident

The Door County Sheriff’s Department has released information on a one vehicle accident Wednesday night in which both occupants were ejected and pronounced dead at the scene. 32-year old Navjit Singh and 27-year old Robin Bhardwaj died in the rollolver accident off County Trunk DK, south of County H, shortly before 10PM. The accident report indicates that the vehicle was traveling at a high rate of … Continue reading

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Barn Fire in Town of Nasewaupee

Several Door County Fire Departments were involved in a fire fighting operation Tuesday afternoon, at a barn located at 3037 County MM, in the Town of Nasewaupee. WDOR’s Eddy Allen reported from the scene that the structure and its contents were considered a total loss. The barn had been used for storage purposes. He noted that the Southern Door Fire Department was the lead department, … Continue reading

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Sturgeon Bay City Council Approves Two Recommendations on West Side Waterfront

Two recommendations related to the Sturgeon Bay west side waterfront were approved on majority votes during the council’s regular meeting Tuesday at city hall. On a five to two vote, the council gave the go-ahead for staff to apply for a DNR Knowles-Nelson Stewardship local assistance grant that could lead to the construction of bathroom facilities on the former Door County Cooperative property. City Community … Continue reading

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