• Municipal News: Oct. 29 – Nov. 6

    City of Sturgeon Bay: The Common Council meets at noon on Nov. 3. The city has begun its fall loose leaf collection and will continue through the week of Nov. 16-20, weather permitting. During the final week of collection, have your leaves raked to the curb by 7 am Nov. 16. Once the crews have collected your […]

  • Learn to Perform CPR and Operate AED at Sister Bay Fire Department

    The Sister Bay & Liberty Grove Fire Department will offer classes to educate the community in the proper method of using an AED and performing CPR. All classes are being offered at the Sister Bay Fire Station on Mill Road. The CPR/AED class on Oct. 29 from 6 to 10 pm will teach infant, child […]

  • Obituary: Donold Sydney Johnson

    Donald Sydney Johnson, 89 of Ellison Bay died at Scandia Village in Sister Bay on October 15, 2015. He was born to Axel Samuel Johnson and Mary Hulda (Rosengren) March 30, 1926 on a farm in Liberty Grove, Wisconsin. Donald grew up in a family of nine children living on a farm where he assisted […]

  • Liberty Grove Historical Society Launches Fundraising Project for Military Memorial

    The Liberty Grove Historical Society (LGHS) officially launched its Historic Fundraising Project on Oct. 19. The project is historic in that it will be the first Liberty Grove monument honoring its military veterans and active duty personnel. LGHS has designated the site for the brick Armed Forces Circle of Honor to be adjacent to the […]

  • Municipal News: Oct. 16

    City of Sturgeon Bay: The Common Council meets at noon on Oct. 20.   County of Door: The Highway Committee meets at 8:30 am on Oct. 19. The Library Board meets at the library at 5 pm on Oct. 19. The Administrative Committee meets at 8:30 am on Oct. 20. The Law Enforcement Committee meets […]

  • Liberty Grove First to Move on Tower Ordinance

    Two days after the Door County Board of Supervisors passed a new ordinance regulating communication towers, the Town of Liberty Grove sent out its next board meeting agenda, which included adopting an ordinance of its own. “I’m sure they’re doing it because they think the county ordinance is too restrictive,” said Mariah Goode, head of […]

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    Local, Native, Tourist, or Transplant? Take our Door County Local Quiz

    While writer Myles Dannhausen Jr.’s research confirmed that there’s no single answer to what makes someone a Northern Door local, he did get some ideas for some questions you might ask to test someone’s local credentials. Here’s a 20-question quiz made up of suggestions from a bunch of locals, a few transplants, and the Door […]

  • Commentary: County Board Voted to Impede Rural Internet Service

    By David Studebaker Chair, Technical Committee, Town of Liberty Grove Member, Economic Development Committee, Town of Liberty Grove I attended my first Door County Board meeting [on Sept. 29]. My reason for attending was the proposed new ordinance regulating all types of communications towers in unincorporated Door County. I have been actively involved for several […]

  • Letter: Not Exactly a Ravaging of Nature

    The most recent meeting of the Town of Liberty Grove on 16 Sept. last approved unanimously the recommendation of the town’s Highway Committee – also by unanimous vote – to award the bid for the tree cutting portion of the Beach Road Improvement project to Dave’s Tree Service in a low-bid amount of $11,212.50. Work […]

  • Municipal News: Oct. 2-9

    City of Sturgeon Bay: The Waterfront Design Review Board meets at noon on Oct. 5 to consider a building addition for American Petroleum, 211 Michigan St. The Common Council meets at noon on Oct. 6.   County of Door: Two new county board supervisors were sworn in at the board’s monthly meeting held Sept. 29. […]

  • Sister Bay Buzz

    By Zeke Jackson, Sister Bay Village Administrator The colors are starting to change all over the peninsula and there was no better way to spot the color change than on a bike ride and there were plenty of opportunities to take in the scenery on two wheels last weekend with the Peninsula Century Fall Classic. […]

  • Tower Ordinance Facing Opposition

      The Door County Board of Supervisors may find they have a full house at their monthly meeting on Sept. 29 due to a proposed ordinance that some are saying will put a damper on expanding broadband service in underserved areas of the county. The Door County Economic Development Corporation (DCEDC) and its Technology Council, […]

  • Recycling Event for Liberty Grove and Sister Bay Residents

    The Liberty Grove Town Board and the Sister Bay Village Board have authorized a cooperative venture to increase recycling and protect the environment. All residents, business owners or operators, and owners of property in the Village of Sister Bay and the Town of Liberty Grove are encouraged to participate in a Shredding/Appliance Recycling Day on […]

  • Municipal News

    City of Sturgeon Bay: The Zoning Board of Appeals meets at noon on Sept. 22. The Parks & Recreation Committee meets at 4 pm on Sept. 23.  County of Door: Hazard Mitigation Plan meeting, Sept. 21, 4-6 pm, Forestville Town Hall, Maplewood, 7705 County H. The Library Board meets at 5 pm on Sept. 21. […]

  • Historic Ownership Maps for Sale at Liberty Grove’s Vintage Market

    Historic Ownership Maps of Door County will be on sale at Liberty Grove Historical Society’s final 2015 Vintage Market Day on Sept. 12. As usual, the market will open at Century Farm barn atop the Grand View grade in Ellison Bay at 10 am. Liberty Grove historian Karen Moran will be on hand to help […]

  • Municipal News, Sept. 11: Jacksonport Host Informational Session on Water Quality

    Town of Jacksonport: The Environmental Committee is hosting a public information session on water quality and manure handling at 6 pm on Sept. 14, with Gregory T. Kleinheinz, R.S., Ph.D.,Viessmann Chair of Sustainable Technology, Professor, Environmental Engineering Technology from the University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh; Bill Schuster and Dale Konkol from the Door County Soil […]

  • Sign Up for CPR/AED Class at Sister Bay Fire Station

    The Sister Bay & Liberty Grove Fire Department is partnering with the American Safety & Health Institute to offer classes to educate the community in the proper method of using an AED and performing CPR. The four-hour class will teach infant, child and adult CPR and offers a two-year certification. The cost is $15 per […]

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    City Garbage Routes Delayed For Labor Day

      City of Sturgeon Bay: Finance/Purchasing & Building Committees meet at 4 pm on Sept. 8. The Cable Advisory Council meets at 4:30 pm on Sept. 10. The Community Protection & Services Committee meets at 5 pm on Sept. 10. City garbage routes will be delayed one day due to the Labor Day holiday. Monday’s […]

  • Far From the Madding Crowd: Liberty Grove Town Parks

    Door County offers five popular state parks, three of them in Northern Door, as well as a number of county parks and Land Trust properties. But for those who like to relax far from the madding crowd, the Township of Liberty Grove maintains 14 small public parks.

  • Notes from Liberty Grove

    Welcome to the Notes from the Grove, providing Liberty Grove residents and
 visitors tidbits of information about goings on in town government.

    • A special town meeting was held Nov.