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Highway 57 Roadwork Tuesday

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The Department of Transportation has announced that there will be full closure on a segment of Highway 57 in Door County next week. Maintenance crews will be chip sealing on northbound Highway 57 between Highway 42 and County P, from 7AM to 5PM, on Tuesday, July 19th. Here are the detours… -Northbound Highway 57 to Highway 42, north to County P, east to Highway 57. … Continue reading

New 3rd District Alderman to be Selected Tuesday

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On Tuesday, the Sturgeon Bay City Council will determine who will replace Ed Ireland as 3rd District Alderman. Ireland recently resigned the position citing health reasons. Initially, five residents of the district expressed interest in the job. However, two of the candidates, Martha Beller and Dick Stuewer, have since dropped out of the running. That leaves Laurel Hauser, Barry Mellin, and David Ward. Prior to … Continue reading

Drivers Need to Watch for Triathlon Participants This Weekend

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The Director of Door County Emergency Services is asking motorists to be vigilant when driving in the county this weekend. Dan Williams says the Door County Triathlon is expected to flood the countryside with hundreds of participants in an event that features competition on land and water… Williams says volunteers will be manning intersections in order to protect people taking part in the event. He … Continue reading

Sevastopol Superintendent Agrees to Early Retirement

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An early retirement agreement between the Sevastopol School District and Superintendent Linda Underwood was ratified by the board of education following a closed session Thursday evening at the school in Institute. Underwood, who has been superintendent for four years, will stay on until an interim administrator can be brought in to run the district’s day to day affairs. After the decision was made Thursday, an … Continue reading

Triathlon Will Bring Heavy Bike Traffic to Sturgeon Bay Sunday

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A large number of bicyclists are expected to be traveling through Sturgeon Bay Sunday as part of the Door County Triathlon headquartered near Egg Harbor. Motorists will see a high concentration of bike-riders between 9 and 11AM on 3rd Avenue downtown and along Memorial Drive as they head to Cove Road, Canal Road and Buffalo Ridge. After traveling into the Institute area, the bicyclists will … Continue reading

Eagle Tower Replacement Project Delayed

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It looks as though it’s going to take a little longer to take down Eagle Tower at Peninsula State Park near Fish Creek. The Department of Natural Resources had said the deconstruction project for the 75-foot observation tower would begin in mid-July, but now says that won’t happen until mid-September. The state agency said difficulty in obtaining an experienced contractor with the proper equipment has … Continue reading

Rescue Crews Called for Kayakers on Lake Michigan

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Door County emergency rescue crews were called to Lake Michigan, off Whitefish Dunes State Park Wednesday afternoon at 12:17PM, after a call that 6 kayaks carrying 11 people were in trouble due to fog and high waves on the lake. Sturgeon Bay Assistant Fire Chief Kaylin Montevideo told WDOR News that all of the people made it safely to shore and the rescue teams cleared … Continue reading