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Public Input Needed for Sturgeon Bay Comprehensive Plan Update

The City of Sturgeon Bay is launching two opportunities for the public to provide input on the city’s comprehensive plan update. A community vision workshop is planned for Wednesday, November 20th, from 6-8PM, in the Sturgeon Bay High School commons. The comprehensive plan serves as a blueprint for the short-range and long-range growth, redevelopment, and, preservation of the city over the next 20 years and … Continue reading

Another Walkay Inmate from Door County Jail

**UPDATE** Harris was apprehended Thursday in Green Bay & is back in custody. For the second time during the month of November, a Door County Jail inmate, operating under work release privileges, has has failed to return to the county lockup. The Door County Sheriff’s Office says there’s no reason to believe that the public is in any danger. At about 9AM Wednesday, Dennis Harris, … Continue reading

Fatal Accident Saturday on Washington Island

The Door County Sheriff’s Office has released the accident report related to a fatal traffic crash on Washington Island early Saturday morning. The report indicates that 24-year old Roark Scott Kraft Davidson of Washington Island, died when the pickup truck he was driving went out of control on snow-covered Main Road, near Detroit Harbor Road, and skidded into a tree. His vehicle was southbound at … Continue reading

Road to Ellison Bluff County Park Reopens

The entrance roadway to Ellison Bluff County Park near Ellison Bay has reopened following repair work to correct significant washouts in the road that surfaced this year. The roadway repairs were completed recently by the Door County Highway Department. Ben Nelson, Door County Parks Superintendent, said the northern Door County park’s safety is a priority for the department. He noted that the project’s completion allows … Continue reading

“Walk Away” Inmate Returns to Door County Jail

An inmate, working under huber privileges, who walked away from the Door County Jail on November 4th is incarcerated again. Thirty one year old Chad Skarvan turned himself in at the Door County Jail at about one o’clock Monday. He had been doing time on a criminal trespass charge when he left under work release privileges and failed to return. Door County Chief Deputy Pat … Continue reading

New Construction at Sevastopol School Will Pay Tribute to Past

As the Sevastopol School District gets ready for a complete makeover of its facility in Institute, the work is being done with the realization that the two oldest sections of the school building will be razed. Superintendent Kyle Luedtke says, while the additions from 1924 and 1946 will be dismantled, the new school that rises from the demolition will pay tribute to the past… Luedtke … Continue reading

Help of Door County Selects Gonzales as Executive Director

A new Executive Director has been selected to run the day-to-day operations of Help of Door County. She is Milly Gonzales, an advocate and Domestic Violence Coordinator for the organization based in Sturgeon Bay. A resident of southern Door County, Gonzales came to the area with her husband, Rudy, in search of a place where they could raise their children. That was 11 years ago. … Continue reading