The Memorial Day weekend will provide ample opportunity for residents and visitors to exercise their artistic sensibilities during the annual Fine Art Fair in Sturgeon Bay. Pam Seiler, Executive Director of the Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center, says the 17th annual event brings dozens of exhibitors together to showcase their artwork in one setting at Sunset Park… The Sturgeon Bay Fire Art Fair runs from 10AM … Continue reading
The City of Sturgeon Bay has moved a step closer to receiving more than $3.1 million in funding to pay for costs related to the development of the former Door County Cooperative property on the west side waterfront. The city council Tuesday okayed the issuance of general obligation promissory notes and the issuance and sale of taxable note anticipation notes, based on a recommendation from … Continue reading
The Kewaunee County Sheriff’s Department responded to the report of 3 to 4 loose bulls on Highway 29 between Pilsen and County Highway AB in the Town of Montpelier Monday night. Deputies were able to get the animals off of the roadway, but were unable to corral the animals, which were described as dangerous and aggressive. It was determined that two bulls and one cow … Continue reading
A new Death’s Door exhibit will be unveiled when the Gills Rock facility of the the Door County Maritime Museum opens on Saturday. As part of the opening, the debut of a new interactive technology called “augmented reality” is planned. Using a tablet provided by the museum or your own personal smart phone, visitors will experience maritime history in a new way. The new exhibit … Continue reading
The City of Sturgeon Bay has received two Wisconsin Coastal Management grants of $50,000 each, for proposed projects within the city. One grant is earmarked for the Bradley Lake stormwater swale and biofiltration system. The project includes work on a storm sewer and the creation of a series of swales and biofiltration cells to capture and treat overland flow. The stormwater system will be designed … Continue reading
The 2nd Avenue parking ramp in Sturgeon Bay will be closed starting Monday morning, May 18th. The city will be making necessary repairs. The entire lower level will be closed and most of the top level will also be closed. The work is expected to take about 2 weeks. anyone with questions should contact the Sturgeon Bay Municipal Services Department at 746-2912.
The recent food drive conducted by the local mail carriers was a big success according to Darrell LeCloux, the local food drive coordinator… The drive is officially called Stamp Out Hunger, and was held across the entire nation. The Door County total of 24,000 pounds is 2,000 more than last year. The food collected will help to stock the shelves at Door County Feed My … Continue reading