Draw Down of Forestville Dam Millpond Approved

A two-year draw-down of the millpond at the Forestville dam was given the go-ahead by the Door County Board during its regular meeting Tuesday morning. The vote was 15 to 4 with one abstention. The recommendation of a draw-down was seen as the best option for dealing with the problem of decomposing plant life and sediments that are purging the oxygen and slowly killing the … Continue reading

Door County to Acquire Former Younkers Building

Door County Board of Supervisors agreed to the idea of the county acquiring the former Younkers store outlet on north 4th avenue in Sturgeon Bay. The vote was unanimous. The purchase of the building, and the property it sits on, is about $505,000. The plan is to turn the facility into an addition its next door neighbor, the Door County Historical Museum. The space would … Continue reading

Winter Storm Warning Cancelled

The National Weather Service has cancelled the Winter Storm Warning for Door & Kewaunee Counties, and now has a Winter Weather Advisory in effect until noon on Wednesday. https://www.weather.gov/grb/ Snow accumulation of 3 to 6 inches is expected, along with slippery road conditions through the evening & morning commute.

Nominations Being Accepted for DCEDC Annual Awards

Nominations are being sought for the annual awards presented by the Door County Economic Development Corporation. The award categories include Industry and Entrepreneur of the Year, and Lifetime Achievement. The recognition is reserved for people who have made significant impacts to the local economy, by way of business development and operation, through civic engagement, or community development. The award winners will be announced at the … Continue reading

Door County Woman Dies in Sheboygan County Accident

A Door County woman was one of two people who was killed in a one car crash Friday evening in Sheboygan County. 58 year old Heidi Martiny of Forestville died when the vehicle she was traveling in on I-43, near the Village of Kohler, left the roadway and collided with a tree. 20 old Shawnee Silas-Grode of Green Bay also died in the traffic accident. … Continue reading

Sturgeon Bay Releases Survey on West Side Waterfront Redevelopment

The effort to develop a consensus on how best to develop Sturgeon Bay’s west side waterfront kicked off this week with the implementation of an online survey. Marty Olejniczak, Sturgeon Bay’s Community Development Director, says the survey is easy to access and completeā€¦ Olejniczak says there’s a relatively short timeline for submitting the information to be studiedā€¦ The consultants from SEH will be available to … Continue reading

Candidate Forum for Southern Door School Board February 4th

A candidate forum for the five candidates running for two open seats on the Southern Door Board of Education will be held on Monday, February 4th, in the high school library at the school between Sturgeon Bay and Brussels. The forum begins at 6:30PM. The five candidates, Millie Gonzales, George Sincock, Matthew Tassoul, Penny Price, and Adam Urban will answer questions submitted by audience-members. Those … Continue reading