The 21st annual Shipyard Tour, sponsored by the Sturgeon Bay Rotary Club, offers a first-hand view of the world of ship repair & new construction at three yards in Sturgeon Bay on Saturday. From 9AM to 2PM, participants can take a guided tour of Bay Shipbuilding & great Lakes Yacht Services or try a self-guided walking tour of Palmer Johnson Yachts. Tickets will be available … Continue reading
Three Sturgeon Bay teenagers were arrested Monday in connection with a shooting incident involving an air soft gun capable of firing plastic b-b’s. A seventh grade student at TJ Walker Middle School was hit in the hand at about 4:15PM when the trio, ages 16 & 17, drove by in a pickup truck & fired at him. The victim & other students provided a description … Continue reading
A new six-hole short course at Peninsula State Park near Fish Creek could become a reality if a proposed variance to the park’s master plan is approved. The mini-course, as envisioned, would provide a realistic golf learning experience for individuals, regardless of age, skill or ability, to learn the game of golf. Kelli Bruns, superintendent at the state park, says the proposed development would compliment … Continue reading
State Representative Garey Bies announced Wednesday that the joint finance committee approved a motion that includes $5.2 million for dredging the channel between Northport, on the tip of the door peninsula, & Detroit Harbor on Washington Island. The money earmarked for Washington Island was part of a larger transportation package. Bies said the committee’s action is great news for the island, its residents, businesses & … Continue reading
Industry Award Goes to Renard’s Cheese This year marks the 40th consecutive year that the “industry of the year” award has been handed out & the 2013 recipient has had a presence in Door County for a decade more than that. Renard’s Cheese store & deli was presented the award by the Door County Economic Development Corporation at its annual investors meeting in Sturgeon Bay … Continue reading
A Sturgeon Bay Police officer was sent to the historical village at Crossroads at Big Creek on Sunday after a burglary was discovered at one of the historical buildings there. The police department would like to hear from anyone who may have seen suspicious activity in the area late Friday or early Saturday morning. You can reach the Sturgeon Bay Police Department at 746-2450.
An 18 year old Algoma man was taken into custody Monday afternoon after he was spotted with an airsoft gun on the grounds of the Algoma Elementary School. A 911 call came in to the Algoma Police Department at 3:08PM & police had the man in custody by 3:10. The man did not attempt to enter the school & no one was injured in the … Continue reading