Northern Sky Grand Opening Celebration August 31

Door County’s Northern Sky Theater has scheduled a grand opening celebration for the general public on Saturday, August 31st. Holly Feldman, Northern Sky’s Director of Development and Public Relations, says the general public can pick up tickets for either the matinee or evening performance of the play “Dad’s Season Tickets,” on that day. Feldman says visitors will also get a sneak peak at the 248-seat … Continue reading

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County Board Agrees to Continue Funding for Door 2 Door Rides

The reprieve for Door-2-Door Rides, provided by a large majority on the Door County Board Tuesday, gives the local shared ride taxi service a little breathing room over the next three years. Increased costs had brought about the prospect of curtailing or eliminating the service. In the end, supervisors agreed to fund Door-2-Door for a three year period while a way is sought to continue … Continue reading

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Hotel Developer’s Claim Denied by City Council

After discussing the matter in closed session, the Sturgeon Bay City Council voted to deny a claim filed by developer Bob Papke in connection with a proposed hotel on the city’s west side waterfront. The property, which has been embroiled in a dispute between a friends group, the city and its Waterfront Redevelopment Authority, has already been the subject of two court cases and is … Continue reading

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New Contract Awarded To Bay Shipbuilding

Fincantieri/Bay Shipbuilding has announced that it has been awarded a contract to build an articulated tug barge or A.T.B. for delivery in late 2017. The contract, recently signed by the Fincantieri Marine Group, includes an option for a second A.T.B. unit to potentially be delivered in 2018. Todd Thayse, vice-president and general manager of the shipyard in Sturgeon Bay, says the new contract is good … Continue reading

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