Fish Creek & Ephraim Episode of Around the Corner Screening

A free community screening of the Fish Creek and Ephraim episode of the hit Wisconsin Public Television program, “Around The Corner With John McGivern,” has been scheduled for 7PM on Wednesday, March 8th at the Door Community Auditorium in Fish Creek. Now in its sixth season, “Around The Corner With John McGivern” explores living, working and playing in Wisconsin’s unique communities. No registration is needed … Continue reading

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DCEDC to Seek Funding to Support Grow Door County Initiative

The Door County Economic Development Corporation has announced that it will submit a grant application to the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation at the end of February in support of implementation of the “Grow Door County” initiative. If successful, the grant would provide funding for the creation and implementation of a marketing campaign targeting visitors, seasonal and vacation homeowners, and young Wisconsin families, making them aware … Continue reading

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Day 1 of Hotel Trial Focuses on Maps and High Water Mark

Testimony taken during the first day of a two-day trial in Door County Circuit Court focused on maps and the high water mark relative to waterfront land in Sturgeon Bay intended for a new hotel. A group calling itself “The Friends of the Sturgeon Bay Public Waterfront” brought the legal action against the City of Sturgeon Bay to stop the city from selling the parcel … Continue reading

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Lawsuit Over Waterfront Hotel Begins

Two days have been set aside for trial in Door County Circuit Court on a suit challenging the City of Sturgeon Bay’s decision to sell land on the west side waterfront to a developer proposing to build a hotel on the parcel. A group calling itself “The Friends of the Sturgeon Bay Public Waterfront” is contending that a portion of the land intended for the … Continue reading

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More Fish Sticks Coming to Kangaroo Lake

Kangaroo Lake, in the Baileys Harbor area, will get a steady diet of fish sticks Saturday. “Fish sticks” are mid-sized trees that have been harvested elsewhere, transported to a lake and placed in the near shore, shallow water where they are anchored to the shoreline. Research has shown that when logs and trees are absent in the water at the shoreline, the number and size … Continue reading

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Trust Fund Loan to Help Pay for Egg Harbor Library/Community Center

A state trust fund loan of just over $1.5 million was approved Tuesday for the Village of Egg Harbor to help pay for the construction of a new library/community center. The Boldt Company of Appleton has been selected as contractor for the multi-million dollar facility which will house a historical center, business center, children’s space, makers’ space, a great hall, and a second story wrap-around … Continue reading

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Sturgeon Bay Studying Fire Department Coverage Expansion

The City of Sturgeon Bay will be contracting with Public Administration Associates, LLC to provide a needs assessment related to the fire department expanding its coverage area. The city council approved the assessment and strategic plan during its meeting Tuesday. Fire Chief Tim Dietman explains why the study is needed… Dietman says the evaluation will cover several areas… The city will pay Public Administration Associates … Continue reading

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Waterfront Hotel to Receive Liquor License if Conditions Are Met

The Sturgeon Bay City Council, on a majority vote, agreed to indicate the city’s intent to issue a class b liquor license to the proposed Hotel Lindgren provided the proper documents related to a restaurant/bar have been submitted and reviewed by the city attorney. The hotel planned for the city’s west side waterfront is the subject of a court hearing this week pushed by a … Continue reading

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Council Action Will Help Little Lake Restoration

It will be easier for grant applications to be submitted for some of the dollars needed to enhance Bradley Lake at Sunset Park in Sturgeon Bay as a result of action taken by the city council at its regular meeting Tuesday. Bob Bordeau, Municipal Services Director, says the council action will help him make the grant applications without going back to the committee level each … Continue reading

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Candidate Forum for Sturgeon Bay City Council Announced

The League of Women Voters of Door County has announced that it will sponsor a candidate forum for individuals running for seats on the Sturgeon Bay City Council on Monday, February 27th at 7PM. The forum will be held in the council chambers at city hall. The forum allows the public to meet these candidates… District One Incumbent Kelly Catarozoli and challenger former Alderman Dan … Continue reading

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