Update on Granary on City Council Agenda Tuesday

The Sturgeon Bay City Council will receive an update on the status of the old grain elevator during its regular meeting Tuesday evening. The information comes in the form of a memo from City Administrator Josh VanLieshout who indicates that a review and mapping of the agreement with the Sturgeon Bay Historical Society Foundation to identify city obligations and developer obligations and due dates has … Continue reading

Julie Davis Leaving Boys & Girls Club

The Boys and Girls Club of Door County has announced that Executive Director Julie Davis has accepted a position as Workforce Development Director for the Association of Equipment Manufacturers, headquartered in Milwaukee. Davis has been with the Boys and Girls Club locally for eight years, first as Program Director, becoming Executive Director in 2013 and overseeing the explosive growth in youth served through its educational, … Continue reading

Door-Tran Receives Grant

Door-Tran, Door County’s transportation consortium, has been selected to receive an ITN-America Trusted Transportation Partner grant, with support from Regeneron Pharmaceuticals. The grants are awarded to well-respected transportation nonprofits to support free or discounted rides to medical eye care appointments. The funding will allow Door-Tran to provide older adults and visually impaired community members transportation to eye care services at a reduced cost. The award … Continue reading

Bay Ship to Build New Washington Island Ferry

Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding and the Washington Island Ferry Line announced the signing of an agreement for the local shipyard to construct a new, year-round passenger/vehicle ferry for service across the “Death’s Door Passage.” The new ferry, to be named the Madonna, after a schooner that sailed from Washington Island’s harbors over 100 years ago, will be 124-feet in length with a capacity for as many … Continue reading

Fatal Accident Sunday Night Near Cherryland Airport

Two people died and and another sustained life-threatening injuries in a two-vehicle crash Sunday evening at the intersection of County PD and County C in the Town of Nasewaupee. The initial investigation indicates that a 2011 BMW was northbound on PD when the driver failed to stop for a stop sign and collided with a pickup truck that was heading east on County C. The … Continue reading

Informational Meeting on Saving Potawatomi Tower May 14th

A recent assessment on the future of the observation tower in Potawatomi State Park will be the subject of an informational meeting on Tuesday, May 14th at 6PM. The session, hosted by the Sturgeon Bay Historical Society features a presentation by Doctor Dan Tingley, a Senior Wood Technology/Structural Engineer at Wood Research and Development, will explain the results of his assessment of the tower built … Continue reading

Southern Door Elementary Awarded 21st Century Learning Grant

The Southern Door Elementary School recently learned that it was awarded a grant through the 21st Century Community Learning Center program. During his visit to WDOR this week, High School Principal Steve Bousley talked about the value of the grant… Bousley praised Elementary Principal Cory Vandertie for the work put in to obtain the grant funding… The federal program was created to provide academic opportunities … Continue reading