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NWTC Planning Sister Bay Learning Center


As Northeast Wisconsin Technical College works to implement a proposal to open a facility in Sister Bay, the technical school with satellite campuses in Sturgeon Bay and Marinette wants to include the thoughts of the local residents who might take advantage of its resources as part of the process. A couple of public listening sessions are planned for the village using the former Baylake Bank … Continue reading

Local Boys Recognized for Honesty


It’s the kind of story that restores your faith in young people. It happened at Joe’s Hair Trimming Center in downtown Sturgeon Bay last week. The Reetz brothers, Haydon and Hatcher, went to Joe’s to get haircuts. Older brother Haydon picks up the story… Door County Sheriff Steve Delarwelle said he heard from a customer who was so impressed with the boys actions that he … Continue reading

Savor Door County Video Series Shows Flavor of Door County


Videos are playing an important role in telling the story of Door County. Jon Jarosh, Director of Communications and PR for the Door County Visitor Bureau, talks about a new addition to the video presentations provided by the local tourism agency… Jarosh says the “Savor Door County” series is meant to expose would-be visitors and others to the flavor of local culinary standbys… A special … Continue reading

Algoma Seeking Public Input for Updated Comprehensive Plan


The City of Algoma is in the process of updating it’s comprehensive plan for the city. The comprehensive plan lays out the long term planning needs and sets goals for community development. The last time Algoma’s comprehensive plan was updated was in 2003, which was a 20 year plan. The city has contracted with Vierbicher Associates, a planning consulting firm from the Madison area. The … Continue reading

Peninsula Pride Farms Offers Clean Water for Those With Contaminated Wells


Peninsula Pride Farms, a group of 43 farmers in Kewaunee and southern Door Counties has announced that it has developed a program called Water Well, to provide free clean water, private well assistance, and help cover costs of a water treatment system to those in the area whose wells have tested positive for e-coli contamination. The water well program will work in conjunction with existing … Continue reading

Missing Nursing Home Patient Found Quickly


A 67-year old woman who walked away from a nursing home in Sturgeon Bay Monday evening was located a little more than two hours after she was reported missing. Local authorities were alerted shortly before 8:30PM that the woman, an alzheimer’s patient, was missing. A search was mobilized including additional Sturgeon Bay police officers, fire department and ambulance personnel, Door County sheriff’s deputies, and a … Continue reading

Southern Door Schools Increases Internet Speed


The Southern Door School District significantly increased the speed of its internet capability by way way of a cooperative agreement with Door County. The project, at least three years in the making, was finalized with a board of education commitment last year and has resulted in the district now being connected to the county government’s dark fiber broadband. This alone has made Southern Door’s internet … Continue reading