DNR Grants Request of Reconsideration on Kinnard Farm’s Expansion

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has issued a final order regarding an administrative challenge to Kinnard Farm’s permit to expand from 4,000 cows to 6,200. The final order does not uphold conditions set in a ruling by an administrative judge in 2014, that would have forced Kinnard Farms to conduct ground water monitoring, including the installation of wells away from the farm, and put … Continue reading

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Bassmaster Angler of the Year Championship in Sturgeon Bay

The top 50 Elite Series anglers are in Sturgeon Bay this week for the Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year Championship.  We have talked plenty about the fishing portion of the tournament, but how about from the business perspective.  We talked with Michael Mulone, Director of Events and Tourism Partnerships for B.A.S.S, and we asked him what will make this tournament a success… On Saturday, … Continue reading

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Parks Department Hosting Tours of Horseshoe Bay Cave

The Door County Parks Department will host tours of the Horseshoe Bay Cave on Saturday. The first tour will be held at 9AM, and there will be hourly visits to the cave until 3PM. Reservations are recommended to ensure that you have a spot on the tour. Make the reservation by visiting, calling, or e-mailing the Door County Parks Department. Office hours are Monday-Friday 7:30AM-3PM, … Continue reading

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Van Lieshout Familiarizing Himself With City Administrator Role

Sturgeon Bay’s new City Administrator, Josh Van Lieshout has a little more than a week under his belt, working to familiarize himself with the workings of the city. Having served as Village Administrator in Egg Harbor and as head of the Door County Tourism Zone, Van Lieshout is familiar with life in Door County and Sturgeon Bay. He says his welcome to city government has … Continue reading

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Water Quality Meeting in Jacksonport

A public information session on water quality and manure handling in Jacksonport is set for Monday at the Jacksonport Town Hall. The list of speakers includes Doctor Gregory Kleinheinz, Professor of Environmental Engineering Technology at the University of Wisconsin/Oshkosh, Bill Schuster and Dale Konkol of the Door County Soil and Water Conservation Department, and, Sue Powers of the Door County Public Health Department. The information … Continue reading

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Portion of Jefferson Street Will be Closed Friday

The Sturgeon Bay Street Department says a portion of Jefferson Street will be closed to traffic Friday. A private contractor will be doing water main work on the busy street between 1st and 3rd Avenues. The closure will allow the work crew to complete the project. Any questions should be directed to the Sturgeon Bay Street Department at 746-2912 during regular business hours.

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Child in Car Seat Burned After Being Placed on Stove

The Sturgeon Bay Police Department referred its report on an incident in which a child was severely burned Wednesday to the Door County Department of Human Services for evaluation. The two and a half month old child was in a car seat and was placed on the stove while the parents went outside for a smoke. As they headed outside, they did not realize that … Continue reading

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911 Memorial Fun Run is Sunday

Sturgeon Bay firefighters and the police honor guard will remember the men and women who died during attacks on the World Trade Center in New York on September 11th of 2001 on Sunday during the 911 Memorial Fun Run, Family Walk and Kids Run. During a recent visit to WDOR, Assistant Fire Chief Tim Dietman talked about the event… Dietman explains where the runners will … Continue reading

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Power Outage in Sturgeon Bay Wednesday Afternoon

About 2,000 customers of Sturgeon Bay Utilties on the west side of the city were without electrical service for a brief period Wednesday afternoon after a static line being worked on by a crew from American Transmission Company came down at Hudson and Redwood Street and struck a three phase line, causing two circuits to shut down. The work being done by ATC is part … Continue reading

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J-Turn to Be Installed at County C Intersection Near Brussels

A $1.04 million road project at the intersection of Highway 57 and County C, in southern Door County, is scheduled to get underway on Monday. The installation of a J-turn, is intended to provide for safer turns along the busy highway. Peters Construction Company of Green Bay is the prime contractor. The J-turn does not allow left turns and through movements from County C. In … Continue reading

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