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Sturgeon Bay Plaza Development Agreement Approved

The Sturgeon Bay Common Council had a regular meeting Tuesday night where they unanimously approved a development agreement for the proposed “Sturgeon Bay Plaza” building to be built on what is known as “Land Parcel 100” on the West Waterfront near East Maple Street. Peter and Jennifer Gentry, owners of One Barrel Brewing, are hoping to bring new life to this awkward-shaped parcel. The proposed … Continue reading

Door County YMCA Receives $1 Million Gift

Last week, we reported on the Door County YMCA’s expressed need to expand their Sturgeon Bay facilities with a new re-imagined Wellness Center. Wednesday the Door County YMCA has announced receiving a most generous gift of $1 million from the Glen and Barb Timmerman family. The Timmermans are seasonal residents of Door County and have built up a history with the organization . Mr. Timmerman … Continue reading

Drowning Victim Airlifted from Washington Island Saturday Dies Monday in Green Bay

Saturday afternoon there was an incident where a 35 year-old male swimmer collapsed into the lake at Cave Point County Park, was rushed to the hospital, and pronounced deceased. A short while later, at 5:05 pm, the Washington Island Police Department was notified of a 26 year-old male that was unconscious at Schoolhouse Beach. Several bystanders began life-saving efforts while emergency personnel were en-route. It … Continue reading

Deceased Cave Point Swimmer Identified

We recently reported on the 35 year-old swimmer at Cave Point County Park who collapsed into the water Saturday and was rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. The Dane County Medical Examiner’s Office has completed an autopsy, but the results will not be known for 6 weeks or more. At this time, foul play is not suspected, and the preliminary investigation indicates … Continue reading

Death at Cave Point County Park Under Investigation

Saturday afternoon, shortly after 2:30, the Door County Sheriff’s Office was called for an incident at Cave Point County Park. It was reported that a 35 year-old male was swimming in Lake Michigan and while climbing out of the water he collapsed and fell back into the lake. Numerous bystanders then helped pull him from the water and attempted to revive the man. Emergency response … Continue reading

Fire at Bearcat’s Fish House in Algoma

There was a fire in downtown Algoma today, Friday. At 11:20 am, a fire call came in for a fully involved structure fire at Bearcat’s Fish House. Algoma Fire Chief Tom Ackerman says his department arrived to find heavy smoke escaping the east side of the building. His attack crews were able to get inside and knock down a majority of the fire within the … Continue reading

Thursday Night House Fire in Brussels

There was a substantial house fire in Brussels Thursday evening. At about 8:00 pm at 9705 School Road, just across the street from Rouer’s Bar & Restaurant, the homeowner had just gotten home and entered the rear entrance when he was met with heavy black smoke so he called 9-1-1. BUG Fire Chief Curt Vandertie reports that when his department arrived smoke and flames were … Continue reading