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Faulty Furnace Leads to Carbon Monoxide Symptoms at Remodeling Project

A faulty furnace is the probable cause of the carbon monoxide symptoms that affected three men working on a remodeling project at a building located at 216 South Third Avenue in Sturgeon Bay Wednesday. The three crew members said they were not feeling well, had experienced dizzy spells and may have passed out. The Sturgeon Bay Fire Department used a gas meter to determine that … Continue reading

DCEDC Launches Live Door County to Attract Workers

An aging local population and the loss of younger natives to other parts of the country has led to county employers having difficulty filling jobs. Enter the Door County Economic Development Corporation and a plan to attract prospective workers to the peninsula by providing a variety of services for those interested in settling here. A new website, LiveDoorCounty.org was Launched during a special event Tuesday … Continue reading

Jacque Not Confident in PRAT Legislation for Sturgeon Bay

The Sturgeon Bay City Council had hoped to generate more funding to upgrade streets through the implementation of a Premier Resort Area Tax(PRAT) in the city. However, legislation to allow the tax on certain items purchased is bogged down in Madison. State Senator Andre Jacque says questions about whether Sturgeon Bay meets the criteria for the tax have been raised… Jacque says he’s not confident … Continue reading

Fatal Accident Friday Evening In Sevastopol

A 64 year-old Sturgeon Bay man died as a result of injuries sustained after being struck by a vehicle on Highway 57, near County P, in the Town of Sevastopol Friday evening. Robin Laak was pronounced dead at Door County Medical Center. The initial investigation indicates that shortly before 7PM, a 2007 Chevrolet Tahoe was traveling south on Highway 57 near County P, while Laak … Continue reading

SBPD Investigating Suspicious Death

The death of a 32-year old Door County man, under investigation by the Sturgeon Bay Police Department, is being listed as suspicious in nature. The man was dead when he was found in a vehicle off the Ahnapee Trail by an officer on patrol on November 27th. A gun was recovered in the vehicle. An autopsy has been completed and the vehicle has been sent … Continue reading

Door County & Sturgeon Bay Working Together for Revolving Loans

The City of Sturgeon Bay and Door County operate separate revolving loan funds that are used to stimulate economic development by providing financing to new or expanded business ventures. Recently, the Wisconsin Department of Administration instituted a program requiring all of the revolving loan funds still considered federal funds to be returned to the state. The ruling does not impact the city program, but it … Continue reading

Sturgeon Bay Defuses Dangerous Situation By Student

With recent shootings at schools in Wisconsin fresh on everyone’s minds, the Sturgeon Bay school district acted quickly to defuse a situation that arose out of a post on social media Tuesday morning. A 17-year old student posted an angry and threatening message that was seen by other students who reported its content to the administration. The student was supervised by the school resource officer … Continue reading