Time Running Out for Fair Entries

The Door County Fair Association is reminding community residents, both youth and adult, that the deadlines for exhibiting in the many different categories of Junior Fair and Open Class are only a few days away. Anyone interested in exhibiting items at the Door County Fair in Junior Fair and Open Class are asked to visit the fair’s website www.doorcountyfair.com and click on the Exhibits tab. … Continue reading

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Committee Approves Monday Granary Move

The Sturgeon Bay Finance/Purchasing and Building Committee has signed off on two aspects related to the proposed move of the old grain elevator back to a spot near its old location on the city’s west side waterfront. During a meeting Thursday morning, the three-person committee voted unanimously to accept a site plan and verification that the more than 100-year old structure was stable enough to … Continue reading

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Bayview Bridge Maintenance Tuesday

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s Green Bay office is reporting that the Bayview Bridge in Sturgeon Bay will be the subject of maintenance work Tuesday, June 25th, from 8AM to 3PM. During the work, the right lane will be closed in the westbound direction over the bridge. Flagging operations will occur during the project. The bridge work could cause traffic delays and slow or stopped … Continue reading

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Sturgeon Bay Will Update Comprehensive Plan in 2020

Vandewalle & Associates of Milwaukee and Madison has been selected as the consultant for updating the Sturgeon Bay’s comprehensive plan. The city council Tuesday accepted the plan commission’s recommendation that Vandewalle be paid a consulting fee not to exceed $71,235 for the year-long project. A comprehensive plan is used as a guide in determining how best to address future issues a city may face. The … Continue reading

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Petitions Submitted for Recall of 2 Door County Board Supervisors

A group of southern Door County property owners, angered by the county decision to draw down the mill pond at the Forestville Dam, have submitted petitions calling for the recall of two county board supervisors, John Neinas in District Two and Roy Englebert in District Three. The Door County Board approved the draw down on a vote of 16 to 4 earlier this year. The … Continue reading

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Granary Could Move Back to West Side Soon

The effort to move the old grain elevator back to its previous location on the west side waterfront in Sturgeon Bay is progressing, but the movement has been slow in recent weeks. Supporters of the granary move want to move to a staging area until such time as the more than 100-year old building is ready for its final placement. The Sturgeon Bay Historical Society … Continue reading

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Faulty Brakes Lead to One Car Crash on Bridge

The driver of a vehicle involved in a crash on the Michigan Street Bridge in Sturgeon Bay Thursday evening escaped injury, but it could have been worse. Sturgeon Bay Police were dispatched to a one-vehicle accident on the downtown bridge shortly after 6:30PM. They learned that the vehicle was eastbound on the bridge when its brakes apparently failed as the bridge-tender started to open the … Continue reading

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Southern Door Road Work Begins Monday

A $3.7 million road construction project on eight miles of Highway 42, from County X at the Door/Kewaunee County line, to the south junction of Highway 42/57, south of Sturgeon Bay, begins Monday. According to the Department of Transportation, Highway 42 will remain open during construction work. The prime contractor is Northeast Asphalt of Greenville, Wisconsin. Work crews will mill off the existing asphalt surface … Continue reading

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Power Outage in Northern Door Wednesday Morning

Downed wires are being blamed for a power outage that affected more than 950 northern Door County customers of Wisconsin Public Service Wednesday morning. The majority of the outages were reported in the Sister Bay area, but there were 29 Ephraim customers who also had their electrical service disrupted. The power outage was reported shortly after 4AM and a WPS crew responded. The crew had … Continue reading

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Nicolet Bank Celebrates Opening of New Sturgeon Bay Branch

A grand celebration to recognize the completion of the downtown branch of Nicolet National Bank in Sturgeon Bay attracted a large crowd to the parking lot of the previous bank building Tuesday. Many of those people stayed for the ribbon-cutting ceremony in front of the new facility. The bank’s Jamie Alberts acted as master of ceremonies for the short ceremony, thanking the numerous firms, organizations, … Continue reading

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