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Baileys Harbor Nominated for “Best Small US Town”

“Travel Awaits” is a website geared towards travelers aged 50 and older. Recently, Baileys Harbor was nominated for the “Travel Awaits : Best Of Travel Awards” in the category of “Best US Small Town”. If you would like to help Baileys Harbor achieve this recognition, you can vote online for this category through an online link. Baileys Harbor is also eligible in the categories of … Continue reading

Brushfire in Town of Gibraltar

Monday’s high winds created a brush fire in the Town of Gibraltar Monday afternoon. Shortly before 3:30 pm, a fire call was made for a brush fire on County Road “EE”, just west of Longview Road. The property owner had a burn permit and conducted a brush pile fire last Thursday, after which he concluded the fire by covering it with dirt. Four days later, … Continue reading

Virlee Gunworks 2nd Location in Sturgeon Bay

In Sturgeon Bay business news, Virlee Gunworks of New Franken will soon be constructing a Sturgeon Bay location at 1019 Egg Harbor Road, also known as the “old Pamida building”. Most recently, this building was a wood-working and painting shop for yacht builders, but now the 9,300 square foot building will be redevelped as an indoor shooting range. It will also include a retail sales … Continue reading

Brussels Church Renovated before Easter

St. Francis and St. Mary parish in Brussels is ready to celebrate Easter in their newly renovated church. When Father Edward Looney first arrived at the parish in 2017, he was instantly informed of the pressing need to improve the physical condition of the church building. He established a goal of January 2021 for the improvements, and the pandemic could not slow down their progress. … Continue reading

Sturgeon Bay CVS Pharmacy to Start Vaccinations Wednesday

We have just been notified that the Sturgeon Bay location of CVS Pharmacy is one of three Wisconsin locations which will begin administering COVID-19 vaccines at no cost, starting this Wednesday March 31st. The booking of vaccination appointments for eligible individuals will begin Tuesday March 30th as the store receives shipments of the vaccine. Eligible individuals are determined by the current state criteria. To register … Continue reading

Dollar General Store in Brussels?

A developer is now interested in building a store in downtown Brussels on a vacant lot next to the Brussels General Store gas station on County Road “DK”. This proposed building would then be leased out to become a “Dollar General”. The preliminary application for a zoning permit was dated March 5th. Brussels Town Clerk and Zoning Administrator Joann Neinas tells us about the application … Continue reading

Ice Breaking Operations Conclude

The Commander of the Sault Sainte Marie sector of the US Coast Guard has announced they have concluded all domestic ice breaking operations. With most of the ice in the western Great Lakes now melted, ice breaking in support of commercial navigation is no longer required. In the 95 days of the domestic ice breaking season, the 8 ice breaking assets combined to deliver 468 … Continue reading