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Door-Tran Wins Organizational Excellence Award

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Door-Tran, Door County’s transportation consortium, received the “Organizational Excellence Award” from the Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging during the Wisconsin Aging Network conference Friday in Wisconsin Dells. Pam Busch, Door Tran’s Mobility Manager, says the recognition by the state agency on aging is gratifying… Busch says the award is truly an honor because it recognizes past and present efforts, but more can be done and … Continue reading

Public Invited to Archeological Dig at Crossroads

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A section of Crossroads at Big Creek will again be turned into an archaeological dig this week as the young and old are invited to try to find evidence of the past residents who walked the land. Coggin Heeringa, director at the Sturgeon Bay environmental preserve, says the amateur archaeologists will be sifting sand at Big Creek Cove Preserve. Heeringa says students will be at … Continue reading

Crews Quickly Extinguish Fire at Summer Home

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Five units and 13 Sturgeon Bay firefighters were sent to a summer home on South Cave Point Road, in the Town of Sevastopol, early Tuesday morning after fire was reported on the exterior of the structure. Fire Chief Tim Dietman was first on the scene shortly after midnight and was told the flames were seen near the outside chimney. The occupants used fire extinguishers to … Continue reading

Presentation on Peninsula Pride Farms Wednesday

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The environmental work of a group of farmers called “Peninsula Pride Farms,” will be showcased Wednesday evening during a special program in the Collins Learning Center at Crossroads at Big Creek. The presentation at 7PM features farmer and veterinarian Don Niles. Peninsula Pride Farms is a farmer-led environmental stewardship initiative. The group includes 41 farms in Kewaunee and southern Door Counties, including large dairies, traditional … Continue reading

Turnout for Transportation Thursday

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City, county and town officials from across Wisconsin will gather at individual meetings on Thursday, September 29th to discuss the ramifications of the state transportation challenge. Door County Highway Commissioner John Kolodziej says the county meeting will be held at the government center in Sturgeon Bay on that day. He explains why the meeting has been called for all of the state’s 72 counties… Kolodziej … Continue reading

Town of Jacksonport Man Arrested on Numerous Drug Charges

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Door County Sheriff Steve Delawwelle is crediting the combined work of several agencies for developing a case against a 51-year old Town of Jacksonport man on numerous drug charges. Delarwelle says the Door/Kewaunee Drug Task force was initially alerted by federal authorities in California that a US Postal package containing a quantity of heroin had been intercepted and was destined for an address in the … Continue reading

SBPD Investigating Fatal Accident

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The Sturgeon Bay Police Department is investigating a fatal motor vehicle accident that happened shortly before noon Thursday on West Spruce Street, just west of Madison Avenue. First responders found the driver, who was the lone occupant of the vehicle, without a pulse or breathing. Attempts at resuscitating the driver proved unsuccessful. Preliminary findings indicate the driver likely suffered a medical condition while behind the … Continue reading