Coast Guard City Celebration Information


More information on the US Coast Guard City celebration in Sturgeon Bay has been announced. The city was officially designated as a “Coast Guard City” on January 23rd, one of only 16 cities nationwide to be so honored & the first city in Wisconsin to receive the distinction. Not only did the Coast Guard have to sign onto the recommendation, but it took an Act … Continue reading

Little Lake Restoration Project Moving Forward


The effort to find funding to restore Little Lake at Sunset Park in Sturgeon Bay has been showing positive signs in recent months. Last week, WDOR News reported on grant funding that will be sought by City Municipal Services Superintendent Bob Bordeau, one of several he is working on so that the construction of an engineered wetland can begin this year. The Sturgeon Bay Rotary … Continue reading

DCVB On The Go


The Door County Visitor Bureau will hold offices hours for business people & others Thursday as part of its “Bureau on the Go” program. Jon Jarosh, Director of Communications & PR, says the outreach program is an attempt to bring key elements of the tourism organization to the people its serves…[Audio clip: view full post to listen] Jarosh says tables representing several departments will be … Continue reading

Ask Thrivent Financial/ Savings Match

Grace Rossman, CFP® ChFC, CLU 160 South Madison, Sturgeon Bay 743-9143

The Door County Team for Thrivent Financial & Financial Consultant Grace Rossman present Ask Thrivent Financial on Tuesdays & Thursdays at 9:55AM & 4:55PM on WDOR.  The topic of this program- Your boss won’t match your savings….now what?  Click the play button to listen. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Thrivent Financial for Lutherans and its respective associates and employees cannot provide legal, accounting, or tax advice … Continue reading

Ridges Finds Benefit To Extra Snow


While Steve Leonard has joined the chorus of Door County residents who are fed up with the protracted winter, he can find a benefit from all of the moisture. The executive director of the Ridges Sanctuary near Baileys Harbor says the additional snow we are seeing will come in handy during the “dog days of summer”… [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Leonard says … Continue reading

Parcel To Be Turned Into YMCA Park


The Sturgeon Bay City Council Tuesday inserted plans put together by the Door County YMCA to develop 10 acres of land recently purchased into the city’s five year outdoor recreational plan. The action will help the “Y” obtain grant funding to develop the property adjacent to its Sturgeon Bay Program Center. The parcel, once part of a projected neighborhood housing development, is expected to be … Continue reading

Sturgeon Bay Utilities Installing LED Street Lights


Beginning Monday, April 7th, Sturgeon Bay Utilities will be blocking off parking areas at Kentucky & Louisiana Streets, between 1st & 4th Avenue, to replace the old decorative light poles with new poles & LED fixtures. SBU will concentrate on one block at a time to minimize the parking inconvenience. The roads will remain open at times & the work should be completed in about … Continue reading