Sturgeon Bay Pickleball Courts Celebrated with Ribbon-Cutting

The pickleball courts in Sturgeon Bay’s Sunset Park received a long anticipated upgrading recently with a new court surface, wind screens, and court nets. Tuesday morning there was a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate this facility improvement for the area’s fastest growing sport. Local ambassodor for the USA Pickleball Association Jay Renstrom opened the ceremony describing the court’s importance….. He then went on to offer many … Continue reading

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Baileys Harbor Teen Missing

*UPDATE* Sofiya has been located and is safe. The Door County Sheriff’s office would like to thank everyone for all the help.——(10/5/21) The Door County Sheriff’s Office is seeking help from the public in locating a female teenager from the Baileys Harbor area. Sofiya J. Ackerman was last seen at home Sunday evening. Indications are that she left on her own accord as she tried … Continue reading

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Sturgeon Bay Schools “Child Find” Session

Two times a year, the Sturgeon Bay School District conducts what they call a “Child Find” session to better acquaint themselves with the toddlers who will soon be pre-K or kindergarteners. The upcoming fall session will be Friday October 22nd, and Director of Special Education & Pupil Services Lindsay Ferry explains what all happens during this “Child Find”………. Those concerns might include the child not … Continue reading

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WI DHS Recommends Booster Shot for Some

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services recently recommended that certain populations with increased risks for COVID-19 receive a booster shot of the Pfizer vaccine at least 6 months after having received their 2nd dose of the Pfizer vaccine. Those populations that should receive a booster shot in order to strengthen their immunity include those aged 65 and older, all residents in long-term care, and those … Continue reading

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DDC Online Survey for Strategic Planning

Destination Door County is requesting community input to assist in creating their strategic plan for 2022. They are taking an online survey which can be filled out now through Friday October 1st where you can share your thoughts and feedback on various local topics. They are seeking this input from DDC members, business owners, innkeepers, community business associations, non-profit organizations, government officials, residents, and anyone … Continue reading

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Sen. Andre Jacque Discharged from Hospital

In a recent letter from state Senator Andre Jacque’s Communications Director Matt Tompach, he states that Senator Jacque was discharged from the hospital today. Senator Jacque was hospitalized Tuesday August 17th after learning the prior week that he had tested positive for COVID-19. The senator’s office confirmed that on the evening of Monday August 23rd Senator Jacque had been intubated and put on a ventilator. … Continue reading

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New Masking Policies at DC School Districts

Today marked the beginning of some new mask policies at various local school districts. As reported last week, Sturgeon Bay schools have returned to universal masking for all students and staff. A major difference from last school year, however, is that everyone who has been in close contact with a positive case may continue to remain in school unless they have symptoms. The goal with … Continue reading

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Cheese Truck Rollover Near Brussels

There was a delivery truck rollover in the town of Brussels Tuesday morning. At 11:45 am, an enclosed-box cheese delivery truck was northbound on State Highway 57, almost a mile south of County Road “H” when strong winds began to affect the Freightliner Corp utility truck. The driver, a 49 year-old Sturgeon Bay man, overcorrected for the swaying of the truck as it began to … Continue reading

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Sevastopol School Construction Update

Classes at Sevastopol School began last week Tuesday, but they are still finishing up some of this summer’s construction work in the school. Superintendent Kyle Luedtke details some of that work yet to be done, both in the school and outdoors….. Until that north parking lot is completed, they are still working with a temporary traffic pattern around the school. At this time the buses, … Continue reading

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School Bus Accident in Union

Monday afternoon there was a collision in the Town of Union involving a school bus and an SUV. It was at 4:00 pm when a Southern Door School bus driven by a 67 year-old Brussels man was northbound on Pit Road and stopped at the stop sign for County Road “DK”. He says he did not see any traffic coming on County “DK”and proceeded into … Continue reading

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