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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9/11 Memorial Stair Climb in Sturgeon Bay

Saturday morning there was a somber memorial event at the Jim Kress Lighthouse Tower in Sturgeon Bay commemorating the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The “9/11 Memorial Stair Climb” involved active participants who hiked up and down the tower stair well’s 11 floors ten times to represent the 110 floors of the World Trade Center. Beginning at 7:00 am there were speeches by … Continue reading

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Bernhoft Resigns as Sister Bay Village Administrator

Sister Bay’s Village Administrator Beau Bernhoft resigned from his position on Friday with his resignation effective October 8th. Bernhoft, who came to the village from Oak Creek, was hired for this position 18 months after previous village administrator Zeke Jackson left the job in December of 2017. Bernhoft’s resignation comes as he is reportedly taking a new position as administrator in Little Chute. The Sister … Continue reading

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DC Board Reworks Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Resolution

At Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting they revisited the “Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion” resolution which was passed last month, a resolution which declared racism as a public health crisis in Door County. There were many hours of discussion on the topic with public comments and supervisors’ responses. First, the board voted 11 to 9 to reconsider the resolution. Supervisor Gunnlaugsson of District 21 voiced his … Continue reading

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Sturgeon Bay Additional Cardboard Recycling Dumpster

Due to the drastic increase in online shopping during the pandemic, there has been an abundance of cardboard taking up much needed space in Sturgeon Bay’s recycling receptacles. Many residents have phoned in to Municipal Services about their accelerated volume of cardboard being recycled lately. Some have even began discarding their cardboard in the trash, which actually negates the reason for the recycling program. Since … Continue reading

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State Parks Update and Rock Island Re-Open Date

The Wisconsin DNR has informed us that starting April 30th, there will be some changes to the state park system. Playgrounds will be open. Volunteer group sizes will be increased to 50 people. The capacity for open-air shelters, amphitheaters, and outdoor group campgrounds will be increased to 100 people. Non-department led special event capacity will increase from 50 to 100 people, and special event permit … Continue reading

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