• Kuhns and Sawyn at Lockwood Gallery Feb. 22

    Jeanne Kuhns and George Sawyn are the second featured artists in the Winter Concert Series at the Margaret Lockwood Gallery, 7 S. 2nd Ave. in Sturgeon Bay, on Feb. 22, 7 pm. (Doors will open at 6:30 pm.) This duo has been performing together for 10-plus years, often in band formations with others.  Kuhns is […]

  • Aune, Bousley On to State Swim Meet

    For the third year in a row, Sturgeon Bay Co-op’s Brock Aune and Luke Bousley will participate in the Division 2 state swim meet. Aune, a senior, will participate in four events Friday and Saturday at University of Wisconsin-Madison. Bousley, a junior, will swim in two relays. “To be honest I don’t really know that […]

  • Obituary: Joseph Raymond Flesia

    May 20, 1959 – Feb. 8, 2020 Joseph Raymond Flesia, 60, of Green Bay died Feb. 8, 2020. He was born in Los Angeles, California, to Donald John Flesia and Marlene Anna (Martino) Flesia and twin brother to John. Joe and John attended special education in Algoma and worked on the family farm, milking cows and driving […]

  • Love on Holiday: Feeling the Love a Little Early

    Songwriting is not always easy. In fact, it can be pretty hard. There are moments when you can whip out a chorus in 10 minutes, but also times when you spend days hung up on a single word. As someone who’s been on that side of the songwriting page, I was completely mystified during the […]

  • Framed: Ski for Free

    The Wright family of Sturgeon Bay takes to the trails at Crossroads at Big Creek on skis they borrowed during the Ski for Free program. Check out ski conditions in advance at Photo by Gretchen Schmelzer. 

  • Third Avenue Is New Home for Reclaimed & Co. Jewelry

    Firefighter. Ballerina. Doctor. All of these are typical answers to one of the most common questions that adults ask children: What do you want to be when you grow up? For Sturgeon Bay jeweler Melanie Wahlen, the more apt question would have been, Where do you want to be? For her, the answer has always […]

  • Obituary: Ceylon “Andy” Anderson

    Sept. 21, 1940 – Feb. 13, 2020 Ceylon “Andy” Anderson, 79, of Sturgeon Bay died at Sturgeon Bay Health Services. He was born in Door County to Elden and Alice (Charney) Anderson. On Feb. 19, 1966, he married Marilyn Kinnard at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Institute. Ceylon “Andy” was an avid Packers and Brewers fan, and […]

  • Sturgeon Bay Breakfast Rotary Club to Present Annual Trivia Night

    The Sturgeon Bay Breakfast Rotary Club will present its 17th annual trivia night March 22 at the Masonic Lodge in Sturgeon Bay – a new location. Registration will start at 6:30 pm; trivia will run 7-10 pm. Teams of up to eight people will answer 100 questions within 10 categories. There will be door prices and […]

  • Saguaro Day Spa & Wellness Center Holding a Beginning Animal Communication Class

    Saguaro Day Spa & Wellness Center, 3899 Old Highway Road in Sturgeon Bay, will hold a beginning animal-communication class with Lynn Schuster on March 15, 10 am – 5 pm. Take a (human) friend to take the class for $130 each. As a telepathic animal communicator, Schuster can hear and sense through a meditative process what […]

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters Inviting Community to Annual ‘Bowl for Kids’ Sake’

    Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Wisconsin (BBBSNEW) invites the community to the 42nd annual Bowl for Kids’ Sake on Feb. 29 at Sturgeon Bay’s Apple Valley Lanes. This is the agency’s signature fundraiser, combining bowling and team spirit with a pledge drive to support youth mentoring. Mobilize your team, come up with a catchy […]

  • Dr. Ronald Kodras to Present on Approaches for Obesity, Diabetes and Longevity

    Dr. Ronald Kodras will present “What’s New on Approaches for Obesity, Diabetes and Longevity” during a Feb. 26 health program at United Methodist Church, 836 Michigan St. in Sturgeon Bay. The program will start at 4 pm, with soup and muffins served by the Wellness Committee to follow. This program is free; all are welcome. […]

  • Prince of Peace Lutheran Church to Host Indoor Farmers’ Market

    Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 1756 Michigan St. in Sturgeon Bay, will host an indoor winter farmers’ market on Feb. 15, 9 am – 12 pm. About 20 local vendors and artisans will offer greens, vegetables, meats, honey, canned goods, jewelry, artwork, beeswax products and sewn, knitted and crocheted goods.  Down the hall in the coffee […]

  • Sturgeon Bay High School 2020 Honor Graduates

    Sturgeon Bay High School has announced its Class of 2020 honor graduates. Nicholas Herbst will graduate as valedictorian and Fletcher Hubbard as salutatorian. High Honors – a GPA of 4.00 and above – went to Nicholas Herbst, Fletcher Hubbard, Marina Jeanquart, Jake Schneider, Katie Frank, Madelyn Jeanquart, Daniel Lenius, Madeline Blahnik, Sarah Bridenhagen and Gracen Spritka. […]

  • Public Welcome

    Sturgeon Bay’s West Waterfront could be transformed this year Believe it or not, the Sturgeon Bay West Waterfront will look dramatically different by the end of the year. At least that’s what Sturgeon Bay leaders said they hoped for during a Feb. 10 open house to gather public input on a plan for the West […]

  • TAP’s Offices Have Moved!

    Third Avenue Playhouse’s (TAP) offices are now located on the west side of Third Avenue, between the SWY231 Gallery and the theater at 235 N. 3rd Ave. This new space will house TAP’s administrative offices, box office, costume-shop area and all costume storage.

  • Peninsula Symphonic Band Begins Spring/Summer Rehearsals March 30

    The Peninsula Symphonic Band will begin rehearsals for its spring/summer 2020 season on March 30, 7:15 pm, at Sturgeon Bay High School. Music Director Jason Palmer has chosen some inspiring and challenging selections to play at upcoming concerts. The band will perform a May 18 joint concert with the Algoma Community Band and the Swingin’ […]

  • Annual Pops Concert Fundraiser in Sturgeon Bay on Feb. 29

    The Sturgeon Bay Middle School and High School bands will play their annual pops concert Feb. 29, 4 pm, in the high school gymnasium to raise funds for curricular activities and scholarships for band students. This year’s concert will feature music from television and movies. Food and refreshments will be available for purchase, and there […]

  • Final Call: Potawatomi Tower Coming Down

    After a third study of Potawatomi Tower, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has determined it must be removed. The decision comes despite one study determining that the tower could be repaired for the same cost as taking it down.  Three studies have revealed significant wood rot and decay throughout the observation tower at Potawatomi […]

  • Birds, Planting Natives, Ski for Free at Crossroads

    Wild Ones of Door County will host the lecture “Why Plant Natives?” – presented by Coggin Herringa, Wild Ones vice president – on Feb. 13, 7 pm. She’ll explain the ecological benefits of a native landscape. Feel the love at Crossroads on Feb. 14 with a lecture and hike at 3 pm to learn some […]

  • Saturday in Sturgeon Bay: Fire & Ice

    Visit downtown Sturgeon Bay to watch snow and ice carvers turn blocks of snow and ice into works of art beginning at 9 am on Feb. 15! This citywide snow- and ice-carving competition welcomes novice, intermediate, advanced and professional winter artists from all over the Midwest. Carvers will create their masterpieces in front of Sturgeon […]