DC Public Health Update & Sister Bay Vaccine Clinic

Door County hHealth and Human Services Director Joseph Krebsbach has informed us that currently 57% of Door County residents have now gotten at least their first dose of covid vaccine. At both the Door County Medical Center and the Public Health vaccination clinics they have noticed a recent decrease in demand for the vaccine, and they are adjusting their requests for vaccine from the state … Continue reading

Sunday Morning Power Outage on Sturgeon Bay’s East Side

There was a power outage in the early hours of Sunday morning on Sturgeon Bay’s east side. At approximately 2:00 am, Sturgeon Bay Utilities started receiving calls from a large area across their service area on the east side. It seems an electric protection relay tripped at the Michigan Street substation. At that time, all eletrical load was shifted to the 1st Ave substation and … Continue reading

Sen. Baldwin Comments on “Made in America Act”

Tuesday, Senator Tammy Baldwin reintroduced the “Made in America Act” along with Senator Mike Braun of Indiana and Representative John Garamendi of California. This act identifies federal programs which fund infrastructure projects not currently subject to “Buy America” standards and ensures that materials used in these federal programs are produced domestically. Sen. Baldwin says President Biden’s current efforts to improve US infrastruture have much to … Continue reading

Southern Door’s Haunted Mansion Closes Permanently

After its 14 years of a fundraising for Southern Door School’s student programs, the popular Haunted Mansion is now permanently closed due to the lack of interest from volunteers to fill their vacant core leadership team positions. Last year’s Haunted Mansion event was cancelled due to pandemic safety concerns. For the past month, organizers have been sending out requests for new community members to join … Continue reading

Sturgeon Bay Additional Cardboard Recycling Dumpster

Due to the drastic increase in online shopping during the pandemic, there has been an abundance of cardboard taking up much needed space in Sturgeon Bay’s recycling receptacles. Many residents have phoned in to Municipal Services about their accelerated volume of cardboard being recycled lately. Some have even began discarding their cardboard in the trash, which actually negates the reason for the recycling program. Since … Continue reading

State Parks Update and Rock Island Re-Open Date

The Wisconsin DNR has informed us that starting April 30th, there will be some changes to the state park system. Playgrounds will be open. Volunteer group sizes will be increased to 50 people. The capacity for open-air shelters, amphitheaters, and outdoor group campgrounds will be increased to 100 people. Non-department led special event capacity will increase from 50 to 100 people, and special event permit … Continue reading

Sturgeon Bay Man Tazed Outside of Gas Station

There was quite a commotion outside of the Sturgeon Bay Shell Station Taco Bell Friday evening. At around 6:45 pm, an emergency call was made concerning a domestic abuse situation at a residence just west of Sturgeon Bay on Highway 42/57. The suspect, a 40 year-old Sturgeon Bay man, left the scene prior to a sheriff’s deputy arrival on the scene. He was soon located … Continue reading