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2 Accidents in NorDoor Saturday Morning

With the onset of snow which began falling Saturday morning, the slick roadways caught many offguard. Over the weekend there were 8 calls for vehicles gone into the ditch and 12 accidents with reported property damage. There were also 2 accidents in northern Door County which involved injuries Saturday morning. First, at 7:15 am, a 56 year-old Illinois man was northbound going down the hill … Continue reading

BUG Fire Department Awarded Grant

Last January, BUG Fire Chief Curt Vandertie and Captain Pat O’hern began the application process for a grant from FEMA Assistance to Firefighters. It was announced Monday that the BUG Fire Department has now been awarded this grant in the amount of almost $199.000. This grant will be used to replace all the department’s self-contained breathing apparatus commonly known as “air packs”. The department’s air … Continue reading

Accidental Shooting in Nasewaupee Sunday Morning

There was an accidental shooting at a residence in the Town of Nasewaupee Sunday morning which resulted in a 9 year-old boy being airlifted to Green Bay for his injuries. At 7:00 am, the Door County Sheriff’s Office was notified of the incident where it was reported a 45 year-old male was trying to clear his rifle when it accidentally discharged. The initial investigation reveals … Continue reading

Door County Granary Groundbreaking

Friday the Sturgeon Bay Historical Society Foundation held a groundbreaking ceremony for the granary on the west waterfront. Over 100 community members gathered to witness this transition to the next phase of the granary’s restoration project. Originally built in 1901 as the Teweles & Brandeis grain elevator, this 120 year-old building has seen much commotion in recent years while it crossed the bay twice and … Continue reading

Sturgeon Bay Schools Set Facemask Policy

The Sturgeon Bay School Board held their regular meeting Wednesday evening, during which they approved the updated Covid-19 procedural guidelines. These updated procedures focus on students who don’t have covid symptoms so they can attend school in more situations. They would still be able to attend in person even if they need to monitor symptoms closely, obtain a negative PCR test, and/or wear a facemask … Continue reading

Wednesday Evening Housefire in Baileys Harbor

There was a fire call near Baileys Harbor Wednesday evening. A homeowner on Moonlight Bay was woken from his sleep by a cracking and popping sound. He looked out a window to notice his roof was on fire and called 9-1-1 at about 10:30 PM. He then began to battle the blaze with a fire extinguisher and then a garden hose. Baileys Harbor Fire Chief … Continue reading

Fincantieri Bay Ship to Build 2nd LNG Bunker Barge

Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding has announced their partnering with PNE Marine Holdings (an affiliate of Polaris New Energy), to build another 5,500 cubic meter liquid natural gas (or LNG) bunker barge. This will be a sister vessel to the LNG bunker barge currently in production, the Clean Canaveral, whose assembly began with its keel-laying in June of 2020 and will be delivered next month. This 2nd … Continue reading