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Turnout for Transportation Thursday


City, county and town officials from across Wisconsin will gather at individual meetings on Thursday, September 29th to discuss the ramifications of the state transportation challenge. Door County Highway Commissioner John Kolodziej says the county meeting will be held at the government center in Sturgeon Bay on that day. He explains why the meeting has been called for all of the state’s 72 counties… Kolodziej … Continue reading

Town of Jacksonport Man Arrested on Numerous Drug Charges

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Door County Sheriff Steve Delawwelle is crediting the combined work of several agencies for developing a case against a 51-year old Town of Jacksonport man on numerous drug charges. Delarwelle says the Door/Kewaunee Drug Task force was initially alerted by federal authorities in California that a US Postal package containing a quantity of heroin had been intercepted and was destined for an address in the … Continue reading

SBPD Investigating Fatal Accident

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The Sturgeon Bay Police Department is investigating a fatal motor vehicle accident that happened shortly before noon Thursday on West Spruce Street, just west of Madison Avenue. First responders found the driver, who was the lone occupant of the vehicle, without a pulse or breathing. Attempts at resuscitating the driver proved unsuccessful. Preliminary findings indicate the driver likely suffered a medical condition while behind the … Continue reading

Effort to Raise $750,000 for Eagle Tower Rebuild Under Way


The Eagle Tower at Peninsula State Park is down and now the effort to raise the funds needed to replace the 80-foot observation deck begins to pick up the pace. The Eagle Tower Fund Committee, working on behalf of the “Friends of Peninsula State Park,” has embarked on an ambitious campaign to raise $750,000 to bring the tower back to the way it was before … Continue reading

Two Dead After Plane Crash in Northern Door County


Two people are dead after a small aircraft crashed on Sunday night in northern Door County. The Door County Sheriff’s Department says 69-year old Ralph Keller of Sister Bay and Lagrange Park, Illinois and 16-year old Olivia Dahl of Sister Bay died when the aircraft went down in an area of Peninsula State Park near Highland Road. The plane was on its way to the … Continue reading

Initiative to Expand Door County Workforce Underway


A new initiative intended to foster the expansion of Door County’s workforce was unveiled at a business and education summit this week. The event, sponsored by the Door County Economic Development Corporation, was held at the Hatco Corporation in Sturgeon Bay’s industrial park. Bill Chaudoir, who heads up the local economic development effort, says the summit brought together experts on the state, regional and local … Continue reading

Vickman Named Executive Director of Help of Door County


Help of Door County has announced that Steve Vickman has accepted the position of Executive Director. Vickman will oversee the organization’s day-to-day operations while working cooperatively with area non-profits and governmental units, as well as setting the strategic vision for “Help” in cooperation with its board of directors. He brings a variety of employment and community volunteer experiences to the position. Vickman most recently was … Continue reading