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Council Sets Another Special Meeting for Grain Elevator Dismantling

The Sturgeon Bay City Council will make another attempt at resolving the issue of the old grain elevator on the city’s West Side Waterfront with a special meeting Monday at 7PM. The purpose of the meeting is to award a contract to dismantle, salvage and store the 116-year old granary, action the council had agreed to by way of a four to three vote. Since … Continue reading

Sevastopol’s Academic Success a Credit to Community

Students at Sevastopol School in Institute compiled the second highest district score out of 424 school districts in Wisconsin as part of the 2016/17 state report cards recently released by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. Sevastopol’s score of 94.5 falls into the “significantly exceeds expectations” category. As such, it was the highest district score of all 4K-12 districts and the only score in the … Continue reading

Voters Will Decide on Premier Resort Tax in Spring Election

The Sturgeon Bay City Council approved the idea of establishing the city as a premier resort area. Having the designation would allow the city to add a half a cent to the state sales tax locally to generate revenue earmarked for accelerating the program to upgrade streets and sidewalks. However, before that happens, the process calls for a referendum to determine public opinion. That matter … Continue reading

Primary Needed for Two Seats on Kewaunee County Board

A primary election will be held on February 20th to narrow down the candidates for two seats on the Kewaunee County Board. There are three people running for the seat in District 2 in the Town of Lincoln, Cory Cochart, Joseph Musial, & Mark Kusniesz. In District 10 in the Town of Carlton, the candidates are Duane Duecat, John Wochos, & Thomas Cretney. The seat … Continue reading

Primary in February for SB City Council

A primary election in February will be needed to set the ballot for the spring election for positions on the Sturgeon Bay City Council. Three candidates have filed nomination papers for two of the three seats up for election on April 3rd. In district two, where Ron Vandertie is the incumbent, former aldermen Bob Starr and John Lodl will be joined on the primary ballot … Continue reading

North and Central Sections of Door County Snowmobile Trails Open

Door County snowmobile trails in the North and Central section are open as of 10AM on Saturday, December 30. Conditions are listed as fair. Trails in the North Section are from Maple Tree Road/Kangaroo Beach Road (Egg Harbor to Baileys Harbor) north to the Gills Rock area. Trails in the Central Section are from County Road EE (Egg Harbor to Baileys Harbor) south to Culver’s … Continue reading

Mobile Home a Total Loss in Fire Thursday Morning

A mobile home on County Road O is considered a total loss after a fire Thursday morning. The Southern Door Fire Department was paged out at 8:24AM and spent most of the morning at the scene. The cause is not known, but the entire home was involved when the firefighters arrived. The home is owned by Phil Weidner. He left for work at 6:30 and … Continue reading