Door County Business Incubator Has Space Available

The Door County Business Development Center continues to be a victim of its own success. The facility in Sturgeon Bay, commonly known as a business incubator, is in the business of providing a home for new and young companies until they can get off their feet. The center helps reduce business start-up overhead costs by offering affordable rent and free or low cost access to … Continue reading

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Sturgeon Bay Woman Receives Free Furnace

A Door County woman learned first hand how the program, “Heat Up Wisconsin”, works last week when a crew from Synergy Geothermal Heating and Cooling installed a new Lennox heating unit in her home at no cost. Synergy’s Tom Feld says there were plenty of reasons why workers were happy to engage in this labor of love… Feld says says the program is another example … Continue reading

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SBPD Releases Results from Click it or Ticket Campaign

The Sturgeon Bay Police Department has released the results of its recent participation in the statewide “Click it or Ticket” mobilization. The department coordinated its efforts with the Door County Sheriff’s Department with the agency providing two officers dedicated to traffic enforcement for each four hour deployment. The results indicate that officers made 277 traffic stops during the 158 hours of deployment. A traffic stop … Continue reading

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Online Scholarship Network to be Unveiled

A network to help students connect with scholarships will be unveiled on Tuesday at the offices of the Door County Community Foundation in Sturgeon Bay. Sue Todey, Chairperson of the Door County Scholarship Network Advisory Board, will provide background on the new program and its online scholarship search engine. The network is expected to be the most comprehensive source for local scholarship information for students … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Patch This Weekend in Egg Harbor

The 2014 Pumpkin Patch in Egg Harbor offers a fun-filled weekend featuring everything from arts and crafts and carnival rides to story-telling and music. Saturday’s activities include a silent auction, carnival rides and inflatables, a roaming magician and children’s music. There’s also music provided by “The Modern Day Drifters” and “The Mango Brothers.” On Sunday, it’s more of the same, including two performances by the … Continue reading

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Two Injured After High Speed Chase Monday

Two teenagers were injured in a rollover accident in Brown County after being involved in a high speed chase that began with the report of a stolen vehicle in Sturgeon Bay. The incident began at about 7:30PM Monday evening and culminated when the Jeep rolled several times at a ramp in the area of Highways 54 and 57 in the Town of Scott. The occupants … Continue reading

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New BUG Insurance Rating Could Mean Savings for Homeowners

Improvement to the ISO rating in the Brussels-Union-Gardner Fire Department coverage area could mean insurance savings for homeowners who live there. The insurance services office rating was upgraded from level nine to level six in November of last year. The rating plays an important role in the underwriting process at insurance companies. Some insurance providers will consider the distance from the fire station to the … Continue reading

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Road Projects Continue on Highway 42/57 & 42

Weather permitting, the last elements of the Highway 42/57 project, from southern Door County to the Bayview Bridge in Sturgeon Bay, will be wrapped up this week. We’re told the contractor will finish landscaping along the intersection where Highways 42 and 57 converge, cross pipes will be cleaned out, and final pavement markings will be placed throughout the 7.4 miles of the construction zone. Meanwhile, … Continue reading

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Murphy to Resign as County Administrator

Maureen Murphy, who has been Door County Administrator since October of 2012, has tendered her resignation, effective November 3rd. In a letter to Door County Board Chairman Dan Austad, Murphy said she had accepted the position of Executive Director of the Volunteer Center of Door County, calling it an opportunity to lead one of the finest organizations in Door County. Murphy said she was inspired … Continue reading

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Authorities Find Distraught Man After Overnight Search

A 67-year old northern Door County man, the subject of a search Thursday evening, was taken into custody Friday morning near his home. The Door County Sheriff’s Department Special Weapons and Tactics team was called out to search for the county man said to be distraught and carrying a handgun. At 5:41PM, a 911 call to the county communications center indicated that he was intoxicated … Continue reading

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