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Sturgeon Bay School District Sending Surveys

Homes located within the Sturgeon Bay school district will soon receive a survey in their mailboxes. The survey is the next step in a lengthy process to evaluate the district’s facilities and identify potential solutions to building challenges and opportunities. During the last several months, the school district has explored a number of potential solutions to address the district’s aging facilities, the oldest of which … Continue reading

SBFD Called to Jail After Sprinkler System Activates

There was a bit of a mess, but a sprinkler system in the kitchen at the Door County Jail worked as it was intended to Saturday morning. At about 9:50AM, the Sturgeon Bay Fire Department was paged out and sent two trucks and four firefighters to the kitchen at the Justice Center at 1201 South Duluth Avenue after a fire was reported there. On the … Continue reading

Door County Upgrading Website

In an effort to improve information delivery and accessibility, Door County will soon begin work to upgrade its website. According to Joanne Kurowski, Technology Services Manager, the goal of the upgrade is to make government services accessible to all populations in the county. To that end, the site will comply with the Americans With Disabilities Act. Kurowski says a “notify me” feature will be added … Continue reading

Northern Door County Man Found Safe After Silver Alert

An 80-year old northern Door County man, the subject of a silver alert issued by the Wisconsin Department of Justice Wednesday, was found unharmed in Green Bay. The man was last seen at about 12:30PM Wednesday. The Door County Sheriff’s Office got involved after it was asked to do a welfare check on the county man Thursday. They checked his home and several northern Door … Continue reading

Door County Manufacturing Day is Friday

The 3rd Annual Door County Manufacturing Tour will be held Friday in Sturgeon Bay. The Door County Economic Development Corporation says the event also involves 200 students from the county’s four mainland school districts and features 11 manufacturers. Additional events, including a county-wide manufacturing job fair involving the general public falls under the manufacturing day heading. The idea is to draw attention to the many … Continue reading

Ellison Bluff Park Entrance Closed Due to Washout

Recent washouts in the entrance road to Ellison Bluff County Park in Ellison Bay has led to its temporary closure. The Door County Facilities and Parks Department says the closure will be in place while the appropriate roadway repairs can be made. The park itself remains open to visitors, but access into the park will be limited to foot traffic. The facilities and parks department … Continue reading

Sturgeon Bay Tug Captain Dies on Lake Superior

The owner of a marine towing company, based in Sturgeon Bay, died Monday morning as a result of a boating accident on Lake Superior. Sixty eight year old Donald Sarter and two employees, 50-year old Randall Corsten of New Franken and 59-year old Donald Slater of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, were in a 21-foot boat on Lake Superior near Duluth, Minnesota when wave action affected … Continue reading