Area: Sturgeon Bay

  • Boys & Girls Club of Door County Breaks Ground for New Lobby

    The Boys & Girls Club of Door County officially began construction on Oct. 20 of the new front lobby at the Third Avenue Clubhouse in downtown Sturgeon Bay. The lobby was made possible by a generous gift from 1923 Foundation and will be named the Austin E. Cofrin Lobby. Cindy Follick from the 1923 Foundation […]

  • Buy Local Mixers Begin Again Nov. 4 at We Are HOPE

    Door County Buy Local business networking mixers return from their summer recess on Nov. 4, 5:30 – 7 pm, at We Are HOPE, Inc., 1300 Egg Harbor Road in the Cherry Point Mall, Sturgeon Bay. The event will feature a program from Sandy Duckett, CEO of We Are HOPE, titled “Helping You Prosper and Grow,” […]

  • Obituary: Barbara Boatner Benson

    Barbara Boatner Benson, 78, passed away in Sturgeon Bay on October 21, 2015. She was born May 2, 1937, in McAlester, OK to Roy J. and Lillie Opal Boatner. She lived in Pensacola, FL for 22 years before moving to Schweinfurt Germany. She taught school in Schweinfurt with the Department of Defense for 20 years […]

  • Time Warping at TAP during Rocky Horror Screening

    Let’s do the time warp again this Halloween at Third Avenue Playhouse (TAP). At 7:30 pm on Oct. 31, TAP will host a screening of the classic cult film, Rocky Horror Picture Show. Come dressed as a favorite character or just come as you are. Prizes will be awarded for best costume. The cost is […]

  • Jack O’Lantern Days, Dark Songs, Halloween & More Weekend Plans

    It’s the holiday weekend costume lovers have been preparing for all month – Halloween! There are plenty of places to wear your costume this weekend, including Jack O’Lantern Days in Fish Creek, Scaryoke at the Door Community Auditorium, The Rocky Horror Picture Show showing at Third Avenue Playhouse, or at the Dark Songs performances. Check […]

  • Kiwanis Club Hosts Fish Fry at Mill Supper Club

    On Oct. 29, 4:30 – 7:30 pm, the Kiwanis Club of Sturgeon Bay will host a fish fry at the Mill Supper Club in Sturgeon Bay. They’ll serve Door County whitefish to benefit the Kiwanis Local Autism Project. Tickets are available at the door and cost $13 for adults and $6 for children (under 12). […]

  • Digging History: Artifacts Point to a 2,000-Year-Old Settlement at Ida Bay Preserve

    Both Randy Dickson and Willy Kemps of Midwest Archeological Consultants were children when they first caught the archeology bug – Dickson in Des Moines, Iowa, and Kemps in Kiel, Wis. Dickson was five when he and his brother were watching the excavation for a retirement home. “They were pulling artifacts out. I still remember that […]

  • Obituary: Robert E. Cregan Sr.

    Robert E. Cregan Sr., 78, of Sturgeon Bay, passed away at Aurora Bay Care Medical Center in Green Bay on October 18, 2015.  He was born June 6, 1937, in Chicago to Cecil and Margaret Cregan.  He graduated from St. George High School in Chicago and earned his bachelor’s degree at Marquette University in Milwaukee. […]

  • Obituary: Tom “Bergy” Bergsland

    Tom “Bergy” Bergsland, 53, of Sturgeon Bay, passed away at home on October 19, 2015, after a brief battle with cancer.  He was born on September 16, 1962, in Sturgeon Bay to George and Kathleen (Karas) Bergsland.  Tom graduated from Southern Door High School in 1981 and attended technical college for HVAC.  He worked for […]

  • “Halloween in the Garden” Lecture at Crossroads

    On the final two weekends of October, Crossroads at Big Creek will offer a one-credit graduate level class for teachers through the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Educational Outreach program. Class times are Oct. 23, 5:30 – 8 pm, and Oct. 24, 9 am – 3 pm. Called “Teaching Archaeology in the Elementary School,” this class […]

  • Halloween Happenings 2015

    Baileys Harbor Trick or Treating, Oct. 31 from 4-6 pm Halloween party in the town hall, Oct. 31 from 5-7 pm. Costume contest for adults and children with winners announced at 6:30 pm. Egg Harbor Halloween Safe Walk, Oct. 31 from 2-4 pm. Look for the bright orange signs in the windows of participating businesses. […]

  • 50-Mile Championships Return to the Fall 50 in Door County

    The Fall 50 will host the U.S. Track and Field (USATF) 50-mile Road National Championship on Saturday, Oct. 24. Defending champion and Wisconsin native Tyler Sigl will return alongside course record-holder and fellow Wisconsinite Zach Bitter. The 2014 fourth place finisher Jessica Garcia will return for the women. The course begins in Gills Rock and […]

  • Obituary: Constance Marie Meyer

    Constance Marie Meyer, 59, passed away Sunday, October 18, 2015 at St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay. She was born Sandra Marie Meyer on March 9, 1956, in Sturgeon Bay, the daughter of the late Herman Frederick and Bernice Louise (Gunderson) Meyer. Following her graduation from Sevastopol High School, Connie continued her schooling to become […]

  • Municipal News: Oct. 23

    City of Sturgeon Bay: The Community Protection & Services Committee meets at 4:30 pm on Oct. 26. The Finance/Purchasing & Building Committee meets at 4 pm on Oct. 27. The Police & Fire Commission meets at 2 pm on Oct. 28. The Parks & Recreation Committee meets at 4 pm on Oct. 28. County of […]

  • Obituary: Earl Otto Philipp

    Earl Otto Philipp, 83, of Sturgeon Bay, died Saturday, October 10, 2015, at his home after a fight with cancer. He was born March 3, 1932, in Sturgeon Bay, the son of the late Rev. Otto and Luella (Moellenkamp) Philipp. Earl graduated from Sturgeon Bay High School in 1950. He started his career in auto mechanics […]

  • April Novak to Serve as AmeriCorps Member at Sturgeon Bay YMCA

    April Novak was announced as Marshfield Clinic AmeriCorps member serving at the Door County YMCA Sturgeon Bay Program Center until Aug. 31, 2016. Novak is a native of Kewaunee, and will serve as the volunteer coordinator at the Door County YMCA. Her principal duty is to update and maintain the volunteer process. She will also […]

  • A Look Back at Rogue Theater’s 2015 Season

    If the saying “what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger” is true, then Rogue Theater finished the year much stronger. Last winter, we toured with our yearly murder-mystery dinner theater, Trouble at The Tropicabana. It was tremendously successful, selling out every dinner venue. Much of the show’s accomplishments can be attributed to the theme: Ricky, […]

  • Server of the Week: Angie Englebert-Polk, Stone Harbor Restaurant

      Within Stone Harbor Restaurant is a woman who loves folks, Her name is Angie Englebert-Polk. She serves up smiles and laughs with your meal, For waitressing and people, she has an absolute zeal.   She can also be found at Shipwrecked and Bistro 42, Pleasing customers is what she’s here to do. When she’s […]