Northshore Medical Clinic Addition to Open Monday

Ministry Door County Medical Center in Sturgeon Bay has announced that it will soon begin serving patients in its new addition at Northshore Medical Clinic. Jerry Worrick, hospital Chief Executive Officer, says the new clinic space meets the increasing demand for the services of its trusted team of providers, keeping local families and visitors close to home while getting the best medical care. The expanded … Continue reading

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Bridge & Highway Projects on Schedule, Despite Rumors

Despite rumors to the contrary, progress on the Bayview Bridge and Highway 42/57 rehabilitation projects continues to be made and the work is pretty much on schedule. Not too long ago, a story surfaced that work on the Bayview Bridge was being hampered by the discovery of an eagles nest. That’s news to the crews working on the span. As a matter of fact, the … Continue reading

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Ridges Sanctuary Announces Hiring of Development Director

The Ridges Sanctuary in Baileys Harbor has announced the hiring of Drew Richmond as Development Director. Richmond replaces Judy Drew who is retiring at the end of May after leading the organization’s fundraising efforts for the past five years. He comes to the Ridges with fundraising experience for the YMCA. For the past four years, Richmond has been director of the Y’s Northern Door Program … Continue reading

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Sturgeon Bay Receives Trust Fund Loans for Vehicles & Equipment

The City of Sturgeon Bay has received confirmation from the Wisconsin Board of Commissioners of Public Lands that two state trust fund loans totaling $323,000 have been approved. Of that figure, $260,000 will cover the purchase of vehicles and $63,000 will pay for the acquisition of police equipment and garage doors. The Board of Commissioners of Public Lands approved loans totaling $12.3 million during its … Continue reading

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Southern Door Receives Fab Lab Grant

The Southern Door School District has been awarded $25,000 by the State of Wisconsin to build a “fab labs” program. Superintendent Patti Vickman says the “fab lab” will provide students with a hands-on environment for project-based learning and real-life experiences. She says the grant funding is an important step in acquiring the resources needed for the development of science, technology, engineering and math educational experiences … Continue reading

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Sevastopol Recall Effort May Not Reach Goal

As the deadline to submit signatures to force a recall of two members of the Sevastopol Board of Education approaches, it appears that the effort will not reach its goal. A group upset with the school board’s handling of an administrator indicated on March 11th that they intended to obtain the signatures needed to set up a recall election for board-members Jay Zahn and Jane … Continue reading

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Northern Door Communications Honored as Agent of the Year

Northern Door Communications in Sister Bay received Cellcom’s 2015 “Agent-of-the-Year” award during the firm’s annual agent meeting held last Wednesday in Green Bay. The recognition marks the 14th time in the past 23 years that Cellcom’s only five star agent serving Door County has been honored with this distinction. Located in Sister Bay for over 30 years, Northern Door Communications has been a Cellcom agent … Continue reading

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Bridge Inspection Involves More Than Just Damaged Section

Engineers evaluating the Michigan Street Bridge Thursday examined more than just the cross pieces damaged by a backhoe last Friday. Mark Kantola, the Department of Transportation’s Regional Communications Manager, talks about the areas evaluated on the downtown bridge… Kantola was asked how long it will take before a repair plan is developed… Over the years, the cross beams on the Michigan Street Bridge have been … Continue reading

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Sevastopol Elementary Principal Resigns

The Sevastopol Board of Education accepted the resignation of Elementary School Principal and Director of Special Education Mary Donaldson during a meeting at the school in Institute Thursday evening. The board action was announced shortly before midnight following a marathon executive session that began shortly after the meeting was called to order at 6:30PM. We’re told much of the time spent behind closed doors was … Continue reading

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Weight Limit Lifted on Michigan Street Bridge

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation has announced that weight restrictions on the Michigan Street Bridge in Sturgeon Bay have been lifted following an inspection Thursday morning of damage to the 85-year old structure from an incident last week. A 20-ton limit was imposed on the bridge following a vehicle strike to multiple overhead beams. After conducting a thorough inspection, bridge engineers Thursday deemed the span … Continue reading

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