DOT Says Highway 42 Closure Near Algoma Will be Short

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation recently closed a portion of Highway 42, just south of Algoma, and the closure is expected to continue through the end of this week. The stretch of roadway includes the bridge over Three Mile Creek, between 9th & 10th Roads, which was part of major construction over the summer. You may have heard rumors concerning that bridge and its status. … Continue reading

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Town of Gardner Meeting on Proposed Quarry Postponed

The special meeting for the Town of Gardner concerning the proposed quarry has been postponed because the attorney who was involved is unable to attend. It was originally scheduled for Wednesday night. The meeting has been re-scheduled for November 4 at 6:30pm at the Brussels-Union-Gardner fire station #2. The site of the proposed quarry is just off Stevenson Pier Road.Town Chairman Mark Stevenson said the … Continue reading

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Neenah Avenue Project Begins in Sturgeon Bay

South Neenah Avenue in Sturgeon Bay will be closed between East Maple Street and Highway 42/57 until early December. During this time, American Transmission Company will be blocking off the center of the roadway to create room to construct the conduits needed to complete their transmission line beneath the ship channel. During this time it will turn portions of Neenah Avenue into one-way alleys intended … Continue reading

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WI Assembly District 1 Online Candidate Forum

The November 3rd election includes a fight for the Wisconsin Assembly District 1 where incumbent Joel Kitchens is up against Kim Delorit Jensen. The Door County League of Women Voters is hosting an online candidate forum for this race on Saturday September 19th. It will be recorded and made available to the public. Assembly District 1 includes Door and Kewaunee Counties and parts of Brown … Continue reading

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City of Sturgeon Bay Property Revaluation

The City of Sturgeon Bay has recently been undertaking a revaluation of the assessed property values within the city. The city’s contracted assessor is doing the required analysis to set the values for tax purposes. These periodic revaluations to keep assessment levels near actual market values is required by Wisconsin law. Since the last revaluation, values have been affected by alterations in supply and demand, … Continue reading

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Town of Gibraltar Food Truck Ordinance Unconstitutional

Thursday afternoon, Door County Judge D. Todd Ehlers ruled that the Town of Gibraltar’s vending ordinances were unconstitutional. In 2017, the owners of the White Cottage Red Door opened a food truck in the parking lot of their Fish Creek store. This resulted in the town board banning food trucks within the municipality. Judge Ehlers stated that different additional food truck ordinances from 2018 and … Continue reading

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Sturgeon Bay 1st Grade All Virtual After Positive COVID Test

Sturgeon Bay’s Sawyer Elementary School has had to temporarily close all four of their 1st grade classrooms, effective immediately and until further notice. It began when a school staff member tested positive for COVID-19, although not feeling ill, that person is now quarantined. Because of that positive case, parents were notified and just one classroom was closed. Door County Public Health worked with the school … Continue reading

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Sturgeon Bay Woman Faces Murder Charge After Stabbing

The Sturgeon Bay Police Department has recently announced that there was a homicide on Florida Street Tuesday morning. Shortly after 12:30AM, officers arrived to the 1800 block of Florida Street and noticed a woman in a front yard who said to the officers twice, “I stabbed her.” She said the injured woman was in the hallway to their upstairs apartment. The suspect, 52 year-old Susan … Continue reading

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Algoma Named an All American City

The National Civic League has named Algoma an All American City. The Live Algoma initiative powered by the Algoma School District highlighted Wolf Tech, offering youth opportunities to explore skilled manufacturing opportunities with local industry, the Algoma Community Wellness Center, and, the Wolf Den after school mentoring program in it’s virtual presentation Wednesday morning before a national jury. Algoma was one of 18 finalist cities, … Continue reading

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Meal Program Offered for Kewaunee County Senior Citizens

A new food program, offering senior citizens in Kewaunee County a bagged lunch, has been announced by the Aging & Disability Recource Center of the Lakeshore. ADRC Outreach Coordinator Olivia Delikowski describes the program… The meals will be available for pickup Monday through Friday, between 11AM and Noon at the Kewaunee Human Service Building, Saint John’s Lutheran Church in Luxemburg, and, at the Algoma United … Continue reading

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