Drug Take Back Day Saturday in Door County

The Door County Sheriff’s Office will join more than 277 local law enforcement agencies across Wisconsin participating in Drug Take Back Day, from 1PM to 3PM, Saturday. Drug Take Back Day provides a safe, convenient and responsible means of disposal, while also educating the community about the potential abuse and consequences of improper storage and disposal of these medications. Unused or expired medicine should never … Continue reading

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Bridge Closures This Week in Sturgeon Bay

The Green Bay Office of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation has announced that it will conduct spring maintenance and inspections Tuesday and Wednesday in Door County. The schedule indicates that the Bay View and Maple/Oregon Street Bridges in Sturgeon Bay will be checked over during the closures. Tuesday, April 16th There will be full closure of the Bay View Bridge from 7AM to 3PM. Traffic … Continue reading

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Recount Does Not Change Outcome for Sturgeon Bay City Council

A recount of votes cast for Sturgeon Bay City Council in the 7th District on Tuesday, April 2nd did not change the outcome of the election. The recount revealed that Kirsten McFarlin-Reeths defeated incumbent Laurel Hauser by one less vote than what was originally registered, 247 to 245. The original margin was three votes. However, due to an error caused on the state level, a … Continue reading

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Bay Ship to Build New Great Lakes Bulk Carrier

For the first time in more than 35 years, a US flagged Great Lakes bulk carrier will be built thanks to an agreement recently signed between the Interlake Steamship Company and Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding. The new “river-class,” self-unloading bulk carrier is believed to be the first ship for US Great Lakes service built on the Great Lakes since 1983. When completed, the vessel will transport … Continue reading

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SB City Council Recount Will Be Thursday

Sturgeon Bay City Clerk Stephanie Reinhardt has announced that a recount of the votes cast in the spring election for the city’s 7th Aldermanic District will be held on Thursday, April 11th in the Community Room at City Hall. The recount will begin at 9AM. The vote as reported on April 2nd indicated that challenger Kirsten McFarlin-Reeths had defeated incumbent Laurel Hauser by three votes … Continue reading

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Internship Opportunity at Door County community Foundation

The Door County Community Foundation is offering an opportunity for a motivated college student or a high school student that will be a senior this fall to learn more about the philanthropic world by working as a summer. The position is ideal for anyone interested in pursuing a career in non-profit organizations, human services, or government. The internship is designed to provide an invaluable educational … Continue reading

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DNR & Conservation Congress Spring Meeting Monday

Door County residents interested in natural resources management will have the opportunity to provide their input and testimony on proposed rule changes and advisory questions during the annual Conservation Congress and DNR spring meetings Monday evening at 7PM. The hearing input process allows the public the opportunity to comment and register support or opposition to the DNR proposed rule changes as well as congress proposals … Continue reading

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Voting Error Leads to Recount for SB City Council Seat

A recount to tabulate voting in the spring election in the 7th Aldermanic District in Sturgeon Bay has been requested by the two candidates in light of an error in voting Tuesday. The final tally recorded after balloting was completed indicated that challenger Kirsten McFarlin-Reeths had defeated incumbent Laurel Hauser by three votes 248 to 245. However, one voter, after casting his vote in the … Continue reading

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Door/Kewaunee Legislative Days Begins Wednesday

A contingent from Door and Kewaunee Counties will be making the trek to the state capitol Wednesday as part of the biennial Door-Kewaunee Legislative Days. The two day event, April 3rd and 4th, is intended to educate state officials about Door and Kewaunee Counties and to lobby for state action to address local issues and concerns. This year’s events are building directly on the success … Continue reading

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Sunshine House to Hold Roundtables

As the Sunshine House in Sturgeon Bay continues to expand its services, it also wants to gauge public opinion on the perceived needs in the community. To do that, Marsha Lau says some roundtables are planned for the end of April… Lau says the hope is to gather input from all segments of the community… The roundtable initiative at the Sunshine House in Sturgeon Bay … Continue reading

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