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YMCA Swim Team Receives Character Development Grant

The swim team at the Door County YMCA recently received a $23,000 grant to be used in the area of “character development.” During a visit to the WDOR studios last week, Coach Mike McHugh talked about the grant funding… McHugh says, in the near future, the local program will be showcased for representatives of the YMCA… McHugh also says the grant funding is responsible for … Continue reading

Kewaunee Man Dies in High Speed Accident

A 21 year old Kewaunee man is dead, after a high speed chase through the city of Kewaunee Sunday night. Just after 11PM an officer of the City of Kewaunee Police Department observed a vehicle entering the city on Highway 29 in excess of 100 miles per hour. The officer attempted to pursue the vehicle as it headed down First Street to Hospital Road, but … Continue reading

Nominations for SD Athletic Hall of Fame Due Next Week

The Southern Door Athletic Booster Club is looking for nominations to its athletic hall of fame. The induction class of 2018 will be made up of former athletes and coaches who are eligible when nominated by friends, family or community members. The hall of fame was established by the Southern Door Booster Club in 2003. It was created to establish pride, preserve tradition and honor … Continue reading

Live Propane Fire Training for Gibraltar Fire Department

An emergency response, live propane fire training event is planned for 6PM on Tuesday, November 14th on County F near Fish Creek. The training activity, hosted by the Gibraltar Fire Department in partnership with the Wisconsin Propane Education and Research Council, is expected to include about 50 firefighters from the Gibraltar Fire Department and surrounding areas. Gibraltar Captain Adrian Murre says, at times during the … Continue reading

Break In Reported at Old Grain Elevator in Sturgeon Bay

The Sturgeon Bay Police Department is investigating the report of a break-in at the old grain elevator in Sturgeon Bay. At about 7:30 Wednesday morning, Fire Chief Tim Dietman went to the granary at 92 East Maple Street to replace a lock and secure the entrance to the building. Upon arriving, Dietman noticed that someone had torn the the lock off that secured the structure … Continue reading

Council Tables Action on Grain Elevator After Marathon Session

The old grain elevator on Sturgeon Bay’s west side waterfront may be on death row, but a reprieve Tuesday has given its supporters hope for the future. During a marathon meeting that ran about four hours, the city council voted to table action on bids for the granary’s demolition and allow the old structure to be analyzed. The building at 92 East Maple Street has … Continue reading

SB Historical Society Offers to Pay for Structural Analysis of Granary

The Sturgeon Bay Historical Society is offering an incentive to the city council for saving the old grain elevator from the wrecking ball. The group says it will pay for an analysis of the building by an outside firm to determine how structurally sound it is. The group says, if it is shown that the granary is not worth saving, it will cover the cost … Continue reading