Northern Sky Grand Opening Celebration August 31

Door County’s Northern Sky Theater has scheduled a grand opening celebration for the general public on Saturday, August 31st. Holly Feldman, Northern Sky’s Director of Development and Public Relations, says the general public can pick up tickets for either the matinee or evening performance of the play “Dad’s Season Tickets,” on that day. Feldman says visitors will also get a sneak peak at the 248-seat … Continue reading

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Firefighters Respond to Hay Fire

Sturgeon Bay firefighters were sent to a fire call at Wilson Road and South Neenah Avenue shortly before 9PM Wednesday evening. The first crews on the scene found a trailer carrying 64 large bails of hay on fire off the road. In all, seven units from Sturgeon Bay were joined by three from Southern Door for the fire fighting operation which also included close to … Continue reading

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Help of Door County Begins Search for New Executive Director

Help of Door County, based in Sturgeon Bay, has begun the search for a new Executive Director. Steve Vickman, who has held the position since 2016, indicated that he would be retiring at the end of the year. Vickman told the board of directors that it has been an enormous privilege to have led Help during an important period of transformation, growth and change. He … Continue reading

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Door County Board Seat Open After Schultz Resigns

A seat on the Door County Board has opened up with the resignation of District 13 Supervisor Kathy Schultz. The resignation is effective Monday, August 12th. Schultz, who was Sturgeon Bay Clerk/Treasurer in Sturgeon Bay before retiring, said she was leaving for health reasons. District 13 encompasses Wards 13 and 14 in Sturgeon Bay, representing about 1,300 residents. Those interested in being considered for appointment … Continue reading

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United Way Fundraising Ready to Kick Off

The United Way of Door County is getting ready to kick off its fundraising campaign at not one, but two venues in August. Executive Director Amy Kohnle explains why, for the second year in a row, the local organization will hold the event at two different locations… On August 13th, the kickoff will be held at Hatch Distillery in Egg Harbor. Two days later, Samuelson’s … Continue reading

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SBFD Adds Two New Trucks

Two brand new fire trucks were delivered to the Sturgeon Bay Fire Department Monday. The vehicles will replace engines acquired by the department in 1997 and 2001. Fire Chief Tim Dietman says the replacement vehicles have advantages over the current models… Chief Dietman says the transition to the new fire trucks should not be a difficult one… The new fire engines were built by Ferrara … Continue reading

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3 Car Crash on Highway 57 Leaves 3 With Serious Injuries

The Door County Sheriff’s Office has released details of a three-vehicle crash on Highway 57, north of Orchard Road, in Sister Bay, Wednesday afternoon. The initial investigation indicates that a 2009 Ford Escape, driven by a 26-year old Baileys Harbor woman, was traveling south on 57 when it struck a northbound 2011 Nissan Rogue, driven by a 25-year old Sister Bay man. The Ford Escape … Continue reading

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Door County’s Fall Foliage in Running for National Recognition

The Door County Visitor Bureau reports that the county has been nominated for national recognition, USA Today’s 10 Best Readers Choice Award for Best Destination for Fall Foliage. Jon Jarosh, the local tourism agency’s Director of Communications and PR, says nationwide voting is now underway and the competition is stiff… Jarosh explains how anyone can register a vote on behalf of Door County… Daily voting … Continue reading

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Door County Fair Begins Wednesday

The Door County Fair opens Wednesday, & John Miles County Park in Sturgeon Bay is expected to be a very busy place through Sunday. Wednesday traditionally kicks off the annual event with “Midway Fun Night.” The tip top shows will operate from 4-11PM. At 6:30, there will be tractor pulls in the grandstand. At 7:30PM, Boogie and the Yo-Yo’s perform at the Coors Light midway … Continue reading

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Land Trust Hopes to Save Sister Bay’s Pebble Beach

A cooperative agreement between the Door County Land Trust and the Village of Sister Bay hopes to save a 600-foot stretch of Door County shoreline and 17-acres of land in Sister Bay for future generations. The Land Trust’s Tom Clay says his organization will assist in the purchase of the property with fundraising and a conservation agreement, and the village will own and manage the … Continue reading

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