Goose Causes Power Outage in Sturgeon Bay

If you live or work on the west side of Sturgeon Bay and you lost electrical service at about 8:30 Wednesday evening, you can blame the power outage on a wayward goose. The large electrical disruption affected close to 800 customers of Sturgeon Bay Utilities including many businesses along Highway 42/57 and Madison Avenue. Utilities Electric Supervisor Jason Bieri says the goose flew into powerlines … Continue reading

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City of Kewaunee to Ask Voters for Increased Tax Levy

At a special meeting of the Kewaunee Common Council Monday night, the council passed a resolution to ask voters for permission to exceed the state imposed levy limit by $175,000. The question will appear on the ballot for the November 8th election. The impact on property owners in the City of Kewaunee would be an increase of $100 on each $100,000 of assessed value to … Continue reading

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Coastal Management Grants to Assist Area Projects

Four Door County entities were awarded grant funding as part of the $2.3 million provided by the Wisconsin Coastal Management Program. A total of 37 grants will be used by local and state governments, regional planning commissions, universities, and, non-profit organizations to assist with projects across the state. In Door County, the Department of Natural Resources will invest $38,501 on Dunes Lake as part of … Continue reading

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Presentation on Highway Shop Conversion to EMS & ADRC Wednesday

An update on the process intended to transform the former Door County Highway Shop in Sturgeon Bay into the new home for the Emergency Services Department and the Aging and Disabilities Resource Center will be presented at 3:30PM on Wednesday August 31st at the Senior Center at 832 North 14th Avenue, Sturgeon Bay. Door County staff and representatives of the county’s consultant, Venture Architects, will … Continue reading

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Northern Door Teen Seriously Injured in Tubing Accident

A 15-year old northern Door County youth sustained a serious head injury in a tubing accident Sunday afternoon, about a mile out on the bay of Green Bay, near Fish Creek. The teen was part of a group of four county juveniles tubing near the number six buoy around 5PM. According to a report filed at the Door County Sheriff’s Department, the tube apparently started … Continue reading

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County P Road Work Begins Monday

Work to replace a drainage structure in Lily Bay Creek will get underway Monday on a section of County P, about a quarter mile east of Mathey Road. Door County Highway Commissioner John Kolodziej says County P will be closed to through traffic between Mathey Road and North Country View Road during the installation of the new drainage structure which is expected to be completed … Continue reading

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Kalamazoo Man Identified as Driver of Car That Plunged into Bay

The Sturgeon Bay Police Department has released the name of the 65-year old man who died Thursday afternoon after the car he was driving plunged into the water near the Centerpointe Marina in Sturgeon Bay. Michael William Little of Kalamazoo, Michigan was pronounced dead at Ministry Door County Medical Center. He had been in the submerged vehicle for about an hour before divers were able … Continue reading

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Drowning Death In Sturgeon Bay Thursday

The investigation is continuing into the apparent drowning death of a 65-year old Kalamazoo, Michigan man after his vehicle plunged into the water near the Centerpointe Marina in Sturgeon Bay. A 55-year old woman, also from Kalamazoo, and a dog were able to scramble out of the car and make it to the dock located between Sturgeon Bay’s two downtown bridges. She was treated and … Continue reading

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Motorcycle Club Raises Money for Honor Flight

The Door County Veterans Service Office has announced that a check for $3,100 was recently presented to the county veterans service council by members of the Devils Knights Motorcycle Club. The donation, proceeds from a poker run, is intended to help veterans and their guardians travel to Washington, DC on the old glory honor flight. Joe Heilman, President of the Door County Veterans Service Council, … Continue reading

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Enhance Egg Harbor Project Proposes Village Enhancements

More than 125 people attended two separate public hearings at the village hall in Egg Harbor Tuesday to discuss the proposed “Enhance Egg Harbor” project. The meetings were held to educate the public and gain input on the project. The groups heard from Ed Freer, Egg Harbor’s urban planner from the firm of Short Elliott Henrickson, Incorporated. Freer said the proposed improvements will create a … Continue reading

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