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Gibraltar Schools Receives Transportation Aid

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The Gibraltar School System is one of 128 school districts in Wisconsin that will share in $7.5 million intended to aid districts with above average student transportation costs. Districts were eligible for the aid if their transportation costs exceeded 150% of the statewide average per member, which was $418.87 per student. In addition, student memberships within the district must have been 50 students or fewer … Continue reading

Seal Coating Work on Highways 42 & 57 Next Week

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Door County Highway Commissioner John Kolodziej has announced that the Highway Department will begin two seal coating projects for the Department of Transportation next week. The work, which is scheduled to commence on Tuesday, will be done on… Highway 42 (Town of Gibraltar) From Rainbow Ridge Court to Gibraltar Bluff Road Highway 57 (Town of Sevastopol) From Mid Junction to County P A liquid asphalt … Continue reading

Accident Backs Up Traffic in Sturgeon Bay


A two-vehicle accident on Highway 42/57, at Gordon Road, the so called “Culvers intersection” tied up traffic on the busy highway Tuesday afternoon. For a period of time, both lanes of highway were blocked and traffic was backed up for some distance in either direction. The initial details indicated that both vehicles sustained significant damage and there were unknown injuries. Two ambulance crews and a … Continue reading

Man Arrested for Felony Stalking

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The Sturgeon Bay Police Department, with help from law enforcement in Brown County, took a 31-year old man with addresses in Sturgeon Bay and Illinois into custody on felony charges of stalking and criminal damage to property and misdemeanor counts of battery and disorderly conduct. Police say the man was involved in several incidents this month in Sturgeon Bay. He and the victim had been … Continue reading

Power Outage in Northern Door County Tuesday Morning


It appears that a tree on a wire was responsible for a disruption in electrical service to residents in an area that included Sister Bay and Baileys Harbor Tuesday morning. Wisconsin Public Service says the power went out for about 930 northern Door County customers shortly after 5AM. Power was restored to most of the affected customers about an hour later.

High Water Levels Slowing Little Lake Restoration


High lake levels are hampering the effort to complete a wetland as part of the Little Lake restoration project at Sunset Park in Sturgeon Bay. According to an update provided by Roger Anderson, the water level in the small body of water officially called Bradley Lake is making it more difficult to finish the wetland. Progress has been made in other areas. The report notes … Continue reading

Council Approves Right of Way Encroachment for Shipyard Fence


A request from Bay Shipbuilding for an encroachment into the street right-of-way of Jefferson Street for the security fence surrounding the former Palmer Johnson property was approved as presented during the special meeting of the Sturgeon Bay City Council Monday. Marty Olejniczak, Sturgeon Bay Community Development Director, says the minor change would allow the shipyard to include a storage site as part of its fenced-in … Continue reading