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Sturgeon Bay Trying to Solve Goose Problem

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Sturgeon Bay’s goose problem is like a relative who came to visit, but just won’t leave. The birds are becoming a nuisance that will only get worse if something isn’t done. A meeting at city hall Wednesday evening featuring city officials, residents and representatives of the US Department of Agriculture focused on the problems caused by the large birds in city parks and other areas … Continue reading

Family With Local Ties on Family Fued

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Patsy Reed, the former Patsy Klimek, a native of Sturgeon Bay, and four other family members made it through five episodes of the t-v game show, Family Feud. Three of the episodes have already been aired at 9:30AM on the CW network. The remaining two programs will be shown on Monday and Tuesday. Judy Klimek, who works in the human resources department at the Door … Continue reading

Thrills on Third Saturday in Sturgeon Bay

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Thrills on Third returns to Sturgeon Bay Saturday. Youngsters and families can enjoy pumpkin painting, a parade and trick or treating along the downtown retail area. From 9 to 11AM, up to 200 kids accompanied by a parent can grab a pumpkin and paint at the Artists Guild. Their creations will line 3rd Avenue until after trick or treating when they can be taken home. … Continue reading

Groups Petition EPA to Clean Up Kewaunee County Groundwater

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A half dozen groups are asking the federal EPA to investigate longstanding groundwater contamination issues in Kewaunee County. The groups, Kewaunee Cares, Clean Wisconsin, Environmental Integrity Project, Midwest Environmental Advocates, Midwest Environmental Defense Center, & the Clean Water Action Council of Northeast Wisconsin have jointly filed a petition for emergency action by the Environmental Protection Agency under the Safe Drinking Water Act. The law allows … Continue reading

Pertussis Case Confirmed at Southern Door

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Parents of children in the Southern Door School District have been informed that a child in the district is being treated for pertussis. Commonly referred to as whooping cough, the ailment is highly contagious and affects the respiratory tract. In a letter issued on Monday, school nurse April Soto cautioned parents to watch their child for mild, cold like symptoms. Soto says, if it appears … Continue reading

Informational Meeting on BUG Upgrade Plans

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The final informational meeting on plans to upgrade facilities for the Brussels-Union-Gardner Fire Department will be held tonight (Wednesday) at 7PM at the Brussels Community Center. The fire department and ambulance station project will be the subject of a referendum vote as part of the November 4th election and proponents of the building and expansion plans have been meeting residents of the three towns, one-on-one, … Continue reading

Chaudoir’s Dock Dredging Begins Wednesday

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Effective Wednesday, Chaudoir’s Dock boat ramp and harbor, located at 1552 County N, in the Town of Union, will be closed for dredging of the harbor and channel. Dredging is expected to take a minimum of 30 days and maybe longer, depending on the weather. The boat launch ramp will be closed during the entire time of the operation. The harbor will be closed and … Continue reading