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Door County Community Foundation Moves to New Location

The Door County Community Foundation is moving to its new location in downtown Sturgeon Bay. The organization recently purchased the building at the corner of 3rd Avenue and Kentucky Street from Nicolet National Bank and will soon be occupying roughly half of it. The remainder of the building remains under construction which will configure it as a gathering and meeting space for other charities and … Continue reading

Sevastopol Receives School Safety Grant

Another Door County school district has received funding through the state’s school safety grant program. This time it’s the Sevastopol School District. The school in Institute will receive $53,338, part of nearly $2.6 million from the first round of the program. The funding is intended for projects that will make meaningful physical security improvements in schools such as training, securing the entry area, safety planning, … Continue reading

Plans for Door County Seed Library Underway

Anyone interested in the concept of starting a Door County Seed Library is invited to attend the first planning meeting at the Sturgeon Bay Library on Wednesday, August 29th. The library’s Morgan Mann explains why the idea of a “seed library” is being floated… Mann says Door County Master Gardner, Penne Wilson and Laura Kayacan, Adult Services Librarian, will lead the discussion that’s expected to … Continue reading

DCEDC Seeking Workforce Development Project Manager

The Door County Economic Development Corporation is looking to help connect local employers with prospective new employees. To do that, the organization based in Sturgeon Bay is seeking a Workforce Development Project Manager. Executive Director Jim Schuessler says companies have been indicating that they’re having difficulty expanding locally due to the lack of workforce. Schuessler says the position merges the great alignment already available with … Continue reading

Lengthy Power Outage Sunday in Sturgeon Bay

Sturgeon Bay Utilities reports a lengthy power outage Sunday in the 100 to 300 blocks of north 18th Avenue and north 18th Place affecting near 70 customers. The outage was about seven hours in duration. SBU crews were dispatched at 12:20PM after calls about electrical disruptions started streaming in. Eventually, a six-man crew took on the task of testing nearly 30 primary sets of underground … Continue reading

Michigan Street Bridge Will be Closed Monday

The Department of Transportation has announced that the Michigan Street Bridge in Sturgeon Bay will be closed to all vehicle and foot traffic Monday, from 7AM to 3PM. The work could continue on Tuesday and Wednesday, if needed. The purpose of the project is to complete electrical repairs and painting. The Door County Highway Department will handle the closure and the DOT will be doing … Continue reading

Dead Crow Tests Positive for West Nile Virus in Door County

Residents and visitors in Door County are being advised to be more vigilant in their personal protective measures to prevent mosquito bites. The Door County Public Health Department was notified Wednesday that a dead crow from the county tested positive for West Nile Virus. It marks the second year in a row that a bird tested positive for the disease. The first instance happened in … Continue reading