Car Shears Off Utility Pole in Egg Harbor Wednesday

Highway 42 had a detour in the Village of Egg Harbor for over 4 hours Wednesday after a vehicle struck a utility pole. Just before 12:00 noon, an 80 year-old Sister Bay man was northbound on Highway 42 in his Subaru Forester having just gone down the hill into the downtown area. A short ways south of Harbor School Road his vehicle crossed the center … Continue reading

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Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding Announces New LNG Barge

Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding recently announced a partnership with Crowley Maritime Corporation to construct the largest liquified natural gas bunkering barge ever built in the United States. The current transformative design for this 416-ft. vessel will allow for 12,000 cubic meters (over 3 million gallons) of liquified natural gas. When completed, it will be the largest “Jones Act-compliant” vessel of its kind, and it will expand … Continue reading

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Sen. Tammy Baldwin Visits Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding

Senator Tammy Baldwin was in northeast Wisconsin Tuesday meeting with local Coast Guard members, conducting a listening session with maritime industry representatives, and she also took a tour of Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding. During her tour she was able to view recent infrastructure improvements and spoke with the men and women of the shipyard as well. Senator Baldwin commented, “Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding is an industry leader … Continue reading

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Forestville Millpond “Refill” Phase Begins Today

Today is September 1st, which is the start of the “refill” phase of the Forestville millpond. The millpond drawdown project began in November of 2019 with a goal of drying out and compacting the sediment of the millpond. Terry McNulty of the Friends of the Forestville Dam comments on the past history of this 19-month project….. Instead of that millpond bottom sediment drying out and … Continue reading

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Senator Jacque’s Wife & Brother Urge Vaccination

In a recent statement to Green Bay’s WBAY Channel 2, Renee Jacque, wife of our District 1 Senator Andre Jacque, says that while COVID vaccination is a personal choice, she asks that individuals who are eligible and able to receive the vaccination to trust the medical professionals who recommend it. Senator Jacque was hospitalized Tuesday August 17th after learning the prior week that he had … Continue reading

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Private Well Testing Through UW Oshkosh

Door County residents with private wells are again invited to participate in a groundwater study as part of a cooperative effort with the UW Oshkosh Environmental Research and Innovation Center. This is a continuation of previous studies done in the fall seasons of 2019 and 2020. There are 2 main goals of this ongoing study. One is to provide education on the importance of testing … Continue reading

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Wooly Mammoth Statue Crosses Steel Bridge

Tuesday morning there was an eye-catching scene as a large wooly mammoth statue was transported from the Edgewood Orchard Gallery near Juddville down to its new home in Sturgeon Bay’s Bay View Park. JR Jarosh from the gallery drove the truck which pulled the mammoth by trailer and he describes the unique delivery here…… Just before arriving at its new home, the mammoth crossed the … Continue reading

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Algoma Man Rescued from Lake Michigan Rocky Shoreline Near Cave Point

There was a shoreline rescue call at Lake Michigan a short ways north of Cave Point Sunday evening. Shortly after 8:00 pm, a call came in regarding a man who had fallen off a cliff into the rocks and lake below. Sturgeon Bay Fire Chief Tim Dietman reports that they called for mutual aid from the Jacksonport Fire Department who responded with their rescue boat. … Continue reading

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Lightning Strikes Huge Red Oak in Sturgeon Bay

If you were anywhere near Sturgeon Bay early Saturday morning, you might’ve been woken up by a huge thunderclap and bright lightning at almost exactly 2:00 am. As it turned out, lightning had struck a very large old red oak tree next to the house at 234 Nautical Drive near the Sturgeon Bay Yacht Club. Sharon Kroes lives in the house and shares her story….. … Continue reading

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DC Board Approves Land Acknowledgement Statement

Tuesday morning was the monthly meeting of the Door County Board of Supervisors. At this meeting, Public Health Manager Susan Powers gave an update on the evolving COVID-19 situation in Door County which detailed the current numbers and increasing infection rate. The board unanimously passed a resolution petitioning the Secretary of Transportation for airport improvement aid by the Cherryland Airport. They also passed the application … Continue reading

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