Development Proposed for Former Harbor Place Shoppes Site

Two committees of the Sturgeon Bay City Council heard presentations on a proposed development for the former Harbor Place Shoppes site on Sturgeon Bay’s west side Wednesday. The Waterfront Redevelopment Authority was briefed on the project by Chris Laurant and Jeff Gillis during the afternoon. That presentation was followed up by a visit to the city plan commission during the evening. City Community Development Director … Continue reading

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Boys & Girls Club Relies on Donations

Anyone connected with a non-profit organization will tell you that fundraising is a constant requirement. Inge Bacon, President of the Board of Directors of the Boys and Girls Club of Door County, says the cost of doing business continues to rise. For instance, just a few years ago the club based in Sturgeon Bay was serving about 200 members with a budget of $500,000. Today, … Continue reading

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Door County 4-H Children’s Christmas Stores

The first of three children’s Christmas stores, sponsored by the Door County 4-H program, will be held Saturday at Bay View Lutheran Church in Sturgeon Bay. Children will have the opportunity to purchase presents for family members from 10:30AM to 2PM. Parents choose a budget and a volunteer elf helps each child with shopping and wrapping. In the process, children learn about giving, budgeting and … Continue reading

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Door-Tran Awarded Grants to Enhance Transportation Options

An agency based in Sturgeon Bay has been awarded grants totaling a little less than $117,000 as part of the more than $3.8 million in state and federal funds provided to enhance and support local transportation options for seniors and individuals with disabilities. Door-Tran, Door County’s transportation consortium, was awarded $84,913 for mobility management and $32,004 to cover operational costs. The federal and state program, … Continue reading

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Ministry to Acquire Lake Side Surgical

Ministry Door County Medical Center and Lake Side Surgical Associates have announced that the hospital based in Sturgeon Bay will acquire the surgical center, effective January 1st. The surgical practice, its location at 1843 Michigan Street in Sturgeon Bay and its services, surgeons and staff will remain unchanged, providing a seamless transition for patients. Lake Side Surgical Associates has provided surgical care to the community … Continue reading

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Sevastopol Schools Seeking Public Input

The Sevastopol Board of Education is calling on residents in the school district to provide input about the district’s infrastructure and space challenges by participating in a community-wide survey. To assist in its data-gathering efforts, the school board is working with School Perceptions, LLC, an independent Wisconsin firm with expertise in conducting school district surveys. All survey data will remain anonymous. Current parents and guardians … Continue reading

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Groundbreaking for Project at Northern Door YMCA Friday

The Door County YMCA has announced that work on a new lifestyle center at its Northern Door Program Center is slated to begin at the end of the month. The public is invited to attend a formal ground-breaking ceremony which will be held at 11:30AM on Friday in Fish Creek. The “Y” has been planning the addition and renovation project for more than three years. … Continue reading

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Contractor for Sister Bay Road Work Preparing for Winter

It looks like the Highway 42 road project in Sister Bay is coming to an end, at least for this year. The Department of Transportation says the contractor plans to pour the last section of Highway 42 concrete pavement in the northbound driving lane at the south end of the project and install roadway signs. Crews will continue the installation of the sidewalks throughout the … Continue reading

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We Are Hope Receives Generous Donation

The annual fund drive of We Are Hope, Incorporated recently received a generous gift from a member of its board of directors. Jan Wellborn donated $10,000 to the fundraising effort for the agency located at the Cherry Point Mall in Sturgeon Bay. The gift was made in honor of her late husband and son, Andrew and Matthew Wellborn. We Are Hope, Incorporated provides vital services … Continue reading

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WPS Warns Customers of Scam Artists

Wisconsin Public Service Corporation is reporting that a scam has again surfaced involving customers scattered throughout its coverage area. The attempts take various directions, from disconnection for non-payment to paying charges to repair or replace meters. Small businesses have been contacted as well. Scammers have gotten more sophisticated and often are using technology that will show Wisconsin Public Service on caller id. All of the … Continue reading

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