Clippers Math Team Wins State Title

Congratulations to the Sturgeon Bay math team for its recent class “B” state championship victory. The team, consisting of seniors Taylor Becker, Andie Renfrew, Sean Sannito & O’Shea Schroedl, juniors Creston Davison & Izzy Hitzman & sophomores Paige Frystak & Matthew Stawicki led their division with 109 points, 14 more than second place finishers Rice Lake & Chilton. First team all-state honors went to Stawicki … Continue reading

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Peninsula Park Will Get a New Pier

A new fishing pier will be constructed at Peninsula State Park near Fish Creek thanks to a $25,000 donation accepted by the State Natural Resources Board Wednesday in Madison. The Alan Rheinschmidt Foundation donated the funding which will pay for an accessible pier at the Nicolet Bay boat launch area. Rheinschmidt of Mosinee passed away in December. He was an avid outdoorsman whose passions were … Continue reading

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SBPD Has a New App

The latest tool being offered by the Sturgeon Bay Police Department to keep the public informed about what’s going on in the community is now available for Android or I-Phone users. The app has 24 possible features & options. Some of the features include department contacts, push notifications, feedback & tip forms, as well as options to retrieve information from FEMA, the National Weather Service … Continue reading

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Branch Causes Power Outage in Jacksonport Tuesday

Perhaps you were one of 1185 customers of Wisconsin Public Service Corporation in the Jacksonport area & South who experienced a power outage & wondered what happened Tuesday morning. WPS Public Relations Manager Lisa Prunty says it appears that a tree branch caused the electrical disruption. Prunty says power was off for about an hour in most cases.

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Sheriff Joski Announces Intention to Seek Re-Election

Kewaunee County Sheriff Matt Joski has announced his intention to run for re-election in the fall election for what would be a third four year term. Before becoming Sheriff, Joski was with the Kewaunee City Police Department for over 14 years. He has a degree in police science from NWTC.  The fall election will be on Tuesday, November 4th. Joski’s full statement is below: To: … Continue reading

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Fire Tuesday in Baileys Harbor

A unattached garage & a boat nearby were destroyed in a fire Tuesday afternoon at the Brett Reetz home at 9,000 West Meadow Road, in Baileys Harbor. Baileys Harbor Fire Chief Brian Zak discovered the blaze at about 1:30PM. Zak said the garage was fully engulfed & the boat was just starting to burn as he walked up the driveway. Mutual aide was automatically called … Continue reading

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Door County Fair Jingle Winners Announced

A jingle created by two young ladies from Sturgeon Bay was selected to be used on on-air advertising for the Door County Fair as part of its second annual jingle contest. Students from Door County schools were invited to participate in the competition which which was held Saturday at the Birch Creek Music Performance Center near Egg Harbor. Jingles were judged on clarity, creativity, musical … Continue reading

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Coast Guard City Celebration Information

More information on the US Coast Guard City celebration in Sturgeon Bay has been announced. The city was officially designated as a “Coast Guard City” on January 23rd, one of only 16 cities nationwide to be so honored & the first city in Wisconsin to receive the distinction. Not only did the Coast Guard have to sign onto the recommendation, but it took an Act … Continue reading

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Little Lake Restoration Project Moving Forward

The effort to find funding to restore Little Lake at Sunset Park in Sturgeon Bay has been showing positive signs in recent months. Last week, WDOR News reported on grant funding that will be sought by City Municipal Services Superintendent Bob Bordeau, one of several he is working on so that the construction of an engineered wetland can begin this year. The Sturgeon Bay Rotary … Continue reading

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DCVB On The Go

The Door County Visitor Bureau will hold offices hours for business people & others Thursday as part of its “Bureau on the Go” program. Jon Jarosh, Director of Communications & PR, says the outreach program is an attempt to bring key elements of the tourism organization to the people its serves…[Audio clip: view full post to listen] Jarosh says tables representing several departments will be … Continue reading

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