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Dogs Not Allowed in Sturgeon Bay Parks

Residents and visitors in Sturgeon Bay are being put on notice that dogs are not allowed in city parks. A sign to that affect recently went up in the city’s popular Martin Park. The Sturgeon Bay Police Department indicates that some people may have been confused about the presence of “man’s best friend” in the city’s park system, but the ordinance covering the matter has … Continue reading

Devil’s Knights Motorcycle Club Donates for Honor Flights

The Devil’s Knights Motorcycle Club is doing its part to see to it that Door County veterans and their guardians can travel to Washington, DC on the Old Glory Honor Flight. The club recently presented a check for $4,000 to the Door County Veterans Service Council. The money was raised by way of a poker run it organized. The council’s Chairman, Joe Heilman, was also … Continue reading

Sturgeon Bay Sidewalk Sales Thursday

Sturgeon Bay’s retail areas will become open-air markets Thursday as the annual sidewalk sales are observed. Paige Funkhouser, Marketing and Promotions Director for the Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center, told says the event runs from 9AM until 5PM… Funkhouser says DJ Michael Raye will provide live entertainment and there will be a variety of food items to sample. And, artists will be able to decorate their … Continue reading

Bicyclist Killed Saturday in Traffic Collission

A 74-year old bicyclist died as a result of injuries sustained in a collision with a van on County A, near Juddville Road, in the Town of Gibraltar, at about 4:30PM Saturday. Luella Branham of New Brighton, Minnesota was airlifted to Door County Medical Center by the Eagle III helicopter. She was pronounced dead at 6:13PM. According to the accident report, Branham was eastbound on … Continue reading

County Board to Consider Payment for Cana Island Lighthouse Work

The Door County Board of Supervisors Tuesday will be asked to appropriate $70,000 to help pay for phase two restoration work at the Cana Island Lighthouse complex near Baileys Harbor. The cost of restoration work was pegged at $382,000 with up to $200,000 coming from the Cana Island Restoration Fund and up to $214,000 provided by the Door County Maritime Museum. The additional dollars are … Continue reading

Door County Native Serving at Navy Missile Site in Romania

A Sevastopol High School graduate and Sturgeon Bay native is part of a new and unique Navy command providing critical missile defense to a large part of Europe. Seaman Caleb Hietpas as a master-at-arms serving at a naval support facility in Romania. The site is one of the navy’s newest commands defending against the threat of ballistic missiles. As Master-at-Arms, Hietpas is responsible for protecting … Continue reading

Wisconsin DARE Officers Conference in Sturgeon Bay Next Week

Dozens of law enforcement officers who also act as instructors for the DARE program in Wisconsin will be in Door County next week to attend a three day conference in Sturgeon Bay. The Drug Abuse Resistance Education program once focused solely on the dangers associated with drugs and alcohol, but now has expanded its message to include the development of life skills. Chris Neuville, Door … Continue reading