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Meeting on Deconstruction of Grain Elevator Rescheduled

“If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again.” That sums up the effort to deal with the future of the old grain elevator on Sturgeon Bay’s west side. A determination of what to do with the old grain elevator was supposed to happen on Monday, but not enough council-members showed up and the session was called off. Now comes word from city hall that … Continue reading

Airport & Parks Department Being Restructured

The decision by Door County Airport and Parks Director Erik Aleson to tender his resignation, effective at the beginning of this month, has set in motion a process intended to restructure the department in the days and weeks ahead. A committee consisting of County Administrator Ken Pabich, Highway Commissioner John Kolodziej, HR Director Kelly Hendee, Finance Director Mark Janiak has been looking into the most … Continue reading

Fate of Grain Elevator Delayed Due to Lack of Quorum

A determination of what to do with the old grain elevator on Sturgeon Bay’s west side will have to wait for another day. The meeting the city council scheduled for Monday at noon was set up to determine if a bid should be accepted for dismantling the 116 year old structure was called off due to the lack of a quorum, or the minimum number … Continue reading

NWS Issues Wind Advisory

The National Weather Service in Green Bay has issued a WIND ADVISORY, which will be in effect from 8PM Monday until 10AM Tuesday, for Door County. Northwest winds of 25 – 30 mph, with gusts to 45 – 50 mph are possible. Strong winds will result in hazardous travel for high profile vehicles, and cause minor tree damage and sporadic power outages. Unsecured small objects … Continue reading

Northern Sky Theater Offers Bench & Seat Naming Campaign

In an effort to continue the strong momentum of Northern Sky Theater’s Constellation Campaign, the theatrical company is offering donors the opportunity to name a theater bench or chair with a $1,000 or $2,000 gift to the campaign. Donors at the $2,000 level will be able to name a bench at the outdoor amphitheater at Peninsula State Park and donors at the $1000 level will … Continue reading

Special Meeting Monday for Granary Deconstruction Contract

A special meeting of the Sturgeon Bay City Council to consider a contract to dismantle, salvage and store the old grain elevator on the city’s west side waterfront has been scheduled for Monday at noon in the council chambers at city hall. The city has solicited bids to disassemble the 116-year old granary and several were received this week. Meanwhile, the Sturgeon Bay Historical Society … Continue reading

Humane Society Changes Will Provide Financial Stability

Last Friday, we reported on the decision by the Door County Humane Society’s Board of Directors to support becoming part of the Wisconsin Humane Society based in Milwaukee. Board President Bob Starr says the action was based on the desire to provide financial stability for the local organization and its animal shelter… Starr says there will be some changes that result from the new affiliation, … Continue reading