Meeting to Discuss Water Testing Program


Homeowners who participated in the recent water testing program sponsored by the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point have been invited to meet with UW personnel at a meeting set for Tuesday, August 19th, at the Sevastopol town hall. The session for participants from the towns of Sevastopol, Jacksonport & Sturgeon Bay will provide information on test results, a comparison of sample data from the target … Continue reading

Door County Primary Results


Sergeant Steve Delarwelle finished with 48 percent of the votes cast in the Republican primary for Door County Sheriff and will square off with jail lieutenant Tammy Sternard in the general election in November.  Delarwelle, who is a night shift patrol sergeant, finished with 2343 votes to lead the field of four department members seeking to replace the retiring Terry Vogel.  Field services lieutenant Jeff … Continue reading

Cherryland Airport Upgrading Runway Markings


Door County’s Cherryland Airport near Sturgeon Bay will share in $100,000 in state funding earmarked for upgrading runway markings as part of the 2014 airport pavement marking program. The lines fade due to weather & use & needed to be touched up from time to time. In addition, runway identification numbers, which are based on a runway’s orientation to the magnetic north pole, need to … Continue reading

Sturgeon Bay Recycling Change Begins September 1st


The Sturgeon Bay Municipal Services Department is reminding residents that, effective September 1st, the city will begin collecting recyclable materials every other week. After analyzing the frequency & amount of recycling placed out every week, it was determined that a large majority of residents do not place their recyclables out each week. With that in mind, the changeover is being implemented to increase efficiency & … Continue reading

Stolen Pontoon Boat Leads to Rescue Search


Several local agencies spent a good portion of Sunday trying to determine if someone had fallen off a pontoon boat found adrift & abandoned in the Bay of Green Bay, northeast of the Beach Harbor Resort & off North Duluth Avenue near Sturgeon Bay. The search was eventually called off. The initial call came in around 8:30AM & the US Coast Guard decided to treat … Continue reading

Intoxicated Bicyclist Injured in Sister Bay


It appears that the combination of a bicycle & alcohol led to an accident early Friday morning in Sister Bay. Shortly before 4AM, a patrolling officer found a man passed out & his bicycle closeby on the side of the Highway 42, in the vicinity of a North Bayshore Drive bar. He was bleeding from the head. The responding officer was able to rouse the … Continue reading

Sturgeon Bay Fire Chief Urges Caution When Burning


With the relative lack of rain in some parts of Door County, especially around Sturgeon Bay & to the south, there are still concerns about the possibility of grass, brush & forest fires. Sturgeon Bay Fire Chief Tim Herlache says he has confidence that his firefighters can handle the challenge of a large grass fire, but getting to the blaze can be a concern… Herlache … Continue reading