Most Motorists Having No Problems Adjusting to Roundabouts

Local law enforcement says only three “fender-bender” accidents have been recorded at roundabouts in Sturgeon Bay since they opened at the beginning of July. All of the collisions have been attributed to “operator error.” Captain Dan Brinkman of the Sturgeon Bay Police Department says the accidents recorded by his officers included one driver who became confused and stopped and then was struck from behind, a … Continue reading

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Nordin Overwhelmed by Support in Race for DA Position

Soon-to-be Door County District Attorney Colleen Nordin says she is overwhelmed by the support she received from Door County voters during Tuesday’s primary election. An attorney who has spent the past six years operating a private practice in Green Bay, she recently relocated to Sturgeon Bay where she was raised, and has family. Nordin says the election has been a humbling experience… Nordin won’t have … Continue reading

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Southern Door Community Clinic Expands Hours

Ministry Door County Medical Center says it is expanding the hours of operation for its Southern Door Community Clinic due to increased demand for primary and family health services. The clinic will now be open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from, 8AM to 5PM, closed from noon to 1PM. Wednesday hours are 8AM to noon. Nicole Welter, is the new provider for the clinic. She … Continue reading

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Primary Winner Gallagher Carries Door County

Door County Republicans favored Green Bay businessman Mike Gallagher as their standard bearer in the November election for Congress in the eighth district.  Gallagher, a former Marine captain, led the field of three in the Republican primary with 2354 votes.  State Senator Frank La See was a distant second in the balloting with 770 votes.  Terry McNulty, President of the Forestville Village Board, finished with … Continue reading

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Nordin Earns Primary Victory

Barring a write-in candidacy, Door County will have a new district attorney in 2017.  She is 34-year old attorney Colleen Nordin of Sturgeon Bay.  Nordin, daughter of the late Michael Nordin, former Sturgeon Bay Police Chief, picked up 2138 votes or 59 percent of the ballots cast.  Incumbent D-A Ray Pelrine, who has held the position for a dozen years, finished with 1484 votes.  By … Continue reading

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Community Foundation Seeking Volunteers for Community Wide Assembly

This summer, nearly 500 people attended more than three dozen neighborhood conversations about aging in Door County. Now, the Door County Community Foundation is seeking 40 volunteers to gather at a community-wide assembly to review all of the input taken and help shape the common aspirations and shared vision for growing older in Door County. The goal is for the volunteers to reflect the people … Continue reading

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El Galeon Returns to Sturgeon Bay

“El Galeon Andalucia” returns to Sturgeon Bay for a visit Tuesday and Wednesday featuring tours. The replica of a Spanish galleon that traveled the world during the 16th and 17th centuries was part of last week’s tall ships festival in Green Bay, spending a night in Sturgeon Bay. The vessel features a traveling museum with replicas of documents and objects of the age. Tours on … Continue reading

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Alley Work in Sturgeon Bay Begins Monday

Prep work on the alley between Pennsylvania and Quincy Streets, from 5th to 9th Avenue, in Sturgeon Bay, is expected to begin Monday. The city street department says the work is being done in anticipation of future paving. Residents will not be able to use the alley while work is underway, so they will need to find alternate on-street parking. Updates will be provided as … Continue reading

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Out of Control Vehicle Collides With Multiple Vehicles & Building

A runaway car collided with two vehicles, a sign and a building off Highway 42, near Orchard Road, in the Town of Gibraltar, Wednesday afternoon. Luckily, no one was injured. According to the accident report, a Nissan Pathfinder driven by a 19 year old of Cedar Grove, woman was heading north on 42 when her flip-flops got caught on the gas pedal and she lost … Continue reading

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Council Votes Against Garage Requirement for New Homes

As a result of action taken by the Sturgeon Bay City Council Tuesday, people building new homes in the city will not be required to construct a garage as well. Council-members were told requiring a garage as part of the new construction process would be a hardship for people trying to come up with affordable housing. During discussion, it was learned that Habitat for Humanity, … Continue reading

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