New Masking Policies at DC School Districts

Today marked the beginning of some new mask policies at various local school districts. As reported last week, Sturgeon Bay schools have returned to universal masking for all students and staff. A major difference from last school year, however, is that everyone who has been in close contact with a positive case may continue to remain in school unless they have symptoms. The goal with … Continue reading

Cheese Truck Rollover Near Brussels

There was a delivery truck rollover in the town of Brussels Tuesday morning. At 11:45 am, an enclosed-box cheese delivery truck was northbound on State Highway 57, almost a mile south of County Road “H” when strong winds began to affect the Freightliner Corp utility truck. The driver, a 49 year-old Sturgeon Bay man, overcorrected for the swaying of the truck as it began to … Continue reading

Sevastopol School Construction Update

Classes at Sevastopol School began last week Tuesday, but they are still finishing up some of this summer’s construction work in the school. Superintendent Kyle Luedtke details some of that work yet to be done, both in the school and outdoors….. Until that north parking lot is completed, they are still working with a temporary traffic pattern around the school. At this time the buses, … Continue reading

School Bus Accident in Union

Monday afternoon there was a collision in the Town of Union involving a school bus and an SUV. It was at 4:00 pm when a Southern Door School bus driven by a 67 year-old Brussels man was northbound on Pit Road and stopped at the stop sign for County Road “DK”. He says he did not see any traffic coming on County “DK”and proceeded into … Continue reading

9/11 Memorial Stair Climb in Sturgeon Bay

Saturday morning there was a somber memorial event at the Jim Kress Lighthouse Tower in Sturgeon Bay commemorating the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The “9/11 Memorial Stair Climb” involved active participants who hiked up and down the tower stair well’s 11 floors ten times to represent the 110 floors of the World Trade Center. Beginning at 7:00 am there were speeches by … Continue reading

Bernhoft Resigns as Sister Bay Village Administrator

Sister Bay’s Village Administrator Beau Bernhoft resigned from his position on Friday with his resignation effective October 8th. Bernhoft, who came to the village from Oak Creek, was hired for this position 18 months after previous village administrator Zeke Jackson left the job in December of 2017. Bernhoft’s resignation comes as he is reportedly taking a new position as administrator in Little Chute. The Sister … Continue reading

Holiday Music Motel Neon Sign Vandalized

Early Saturday morning, an iconic neon sign of downtown Sturgeon Bay was vandalized. At just before 1:00 am, 3 individuals were captured on security cameras throwing items at the old neon sign for the Holiday Music Motel, damaging some of the glass neon tubing. Motel co-owner Melaniejane tells us about this historic sign and their hard work in keeping this sign in good condition….. Once … Continue reading