Navigation
  • Visit Amos at Sister Bay Library for His Birthday

    To celebrate Amos’ birthday, kids can read to Amos and share special birthday cookies at the Sister Bay/Liberty Grove Library on Nov. 14 at 10:30 am. Submitted.

  • Obituary: Willard A. Sunstrom

    Willard Axel Sunstrom age 94 of Sister Bay passed away Wednesday, November 4, 2015. He was born November 12, 1920 in Liberty Grove to Raymond Sunstrom and Alice Jacobsen Sunstrom who operated a farm just east of Sister Bay. He was the second oldest of six siblings. While growing up he attended Appleport School and […]

  • Veteran Profile: Faith Connor Murray

    Faith Connor Murray Ellison Bay Navy Nurse Corps Reserves, 1964-1967 Faith Murray received her undergraduate nursing degree at Villanova University, outside Philadelphia, Penn. Her first assignment after Officer Candidate School in Newport, Rhode Island, was at the National Naval Medical Center (NNMC) in Bethesda, Maryland. This brought chuckles from her family since the motto of […]

  • Obituary: David John Burkhardt

    David John Burkhardt, age 84, of Liberty Grove, passed away Monday, October 26, 2015.  He was born July 2, 1931 in Santa Monica, California to Harry Burkhardt, a mechanical engineer and WWI pilot, and Helen (Smith) Burkhardt, a high school physiology teacher. While growing up, his family moved many times. He attended 7 different schools […]

  • Municipal News: Nov. 6 – Nov. 12

    City of Sturgeon Bay: Finance/Purchasing & Building Committees meet at 4 pm on Nov. 10. County of Door: The Human Services Board meets at 1 pm on Nov. 9. The Board of Health meets at 4 pm on Nov. 9. The county board meets to discuss the 2016 budget at 9 am on Nov. 10. […]

  • Liberty Grove Plans Armed Forces Honor Circle

    Liberty Grove residents Bob and Faith Murray have wondered for some time why a community with such a gung-ho name has no memorial or monument to people who have served this country in the armed forces. “So we checked around,” Bob said. The Murrays are members of the Liberty Grove Historical Society, Faith serving as […]

  • 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 […]

  • Freddie Kodanko, Door County's Polka King.

    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. […]