Devil’s Knights Motorcycle Club Donates for Honor Flights

The Devil’s Knights Motorcycle Club is doing its part to see to it that Door County veterans and their guardians can travel to Washington, DC on the Old Glory Honor Flight. The club recently presented a check for $4,000 to the Door County Veterans Service Council. The money was raised by way of a poker run it organized. The council’s Chairman, Joe Heilman, was also … Continue reading

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Sturgeon Bay Sidewalk Sales Thursday

Sturgeon Bay’s retail areas will become open-air markets Thursday as the annual sidewalk sales are observed. Paige Funkhouser, Marketing and Promotions Director for the Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center, told says the event runs from 9AM until 5PM… Funkhouser says DJ Michael Raye will provide live entertainment and there will be a variety of food items to sample. And, artists will be able to decorate their … Continue reading

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Bicyclist Killed Saturday in Traffic Collission

A 74-year old bicyclist died as a result of injuries sustained in a collision with a van on County A, near Juddville Road, in the Town of Gibraltar, at about 4:30PM Saturday. Luella Branham of New Brighton, Minnesota was airlifted to Door County Medical Center by the Eagle III helicopter. She was pronounced dead at 6:13PM. According to the accident report, Branham was eastbound on … Continue reading

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County Board to Consider Payment for Cana Island Lighthouse Work

The Door County Board of Supervisors Tuesday will be asked to appropriate $70,000 to help pay for phase two restoration work at the Cana Island Lighthouse complex near Baileys Harbor. The cost of restoration work was pegged at $382,000 with up to $200,000 coming from the Cana Island Restoration Fund and up to $214,000 provided by the Door County Maritime Museum. The additional dollars are … Continue reading

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Door County Native Serving at Navy Missile Site in Romania

A Sevastopol High School graduate and Sturgeon Bay native is part of a new and unique Navy command providing critical missile defense to a large part of Europe. Seaman Caleb Hietpas as a master-at-arms serving at a naval support facility in Romania. The site is one of the navy’s newest commands defending against the threat of ballistic missiles. As Master-at-Arms, Hietpas is responsible for protecting … Continue reading

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Wisconsin DARE Officers Conference in Sturgeon Bay Next Week

Dozens of law enforcement officers who also act as instructors for the DARE program in Wisconsin will be in Door County next week to attend a three day conference in Sturgeon Bay. The Drug Abuse Resistance Education program once focused solely on the dangers associated with drugs and alcohol, but now has expanded its message to include the development of life skills. Chris Neuville, Door … Continue reading

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Ad Hoc Committee Urges City to Accept Settlement on Waterfront Case

The two-person ad hoc settlement committee, working to end the impasse over the future of a piece of property on Sturgeon Bay’s west side waterfront, has issued a statement calling on the city and its Waterfront Redevelopment Authority to accept a negotiated settlement on the matter. The statement, provided by Alderpersons Laurel Hauser and David Ward, indicates that consensus was built by the eight participants … Continue reading

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Kitchens Says Proposed New Manure Management Rules a Good Start

State Representative Joel Kitchens says proposed new manure management rules for the 15 counties in the karst-geo region are a good beginning in the effort to protect groundwater. The region includes Kewaunee, Door and Brown counties. Kitchens says the new rules are something he’s been pushing for ever since he ran for office the first time. He says, in talking to first district residents, he … Continue reading

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Sturgeon Bay Waterfront Settlement Talks Tabled

Action taken by the Sturgeon Bay Waterfront Redevelopment Authority Monday will impact the timeline for a proposed settlement agreement between the city, the committee and the waterfront friends group. City Administrator Josh VanLieshout says the action came following an extended discussion period… VanLieshout says the vote to table was four to three. He says the action included a directive to staff… The WRA added another … Continue reading

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Ship Returns to Sturgeon Bay for Repairs After Accident in Green Bay

The large cargo ship that slammed into a dock, crushed a 16-foot pleasure craft and damaged the Ray Nitschke Bridge in Green Bay Sunday afternoon has visited Sturgeon Bay in the past for repairs. The 767-foot Kaye E. Barker was heading north in the bay of Green Bay when the accident happened. The Green Bay draw bridge reopened Sunday evening after being shut down for … Continue reading

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