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  • Gibraltar Town Chair Dick Skare Resigns Due to Health Issues

    Gibraltar Town Chair Dick Skare resigned last week, citing health concerns.  At a special meeting Monday the board unanimously selected supervisor Steve Sohns to fill Skare’s spot. Sohns will complete Skare’s term, which runs through April 20, 2021. “He put a lot of years in,” Sohns said of Skare after the meeting. “He deserves some […]

  • Egg Harbor Gets Boost from UniverCity Year Program

    The University of Wisconsin-Madison has selected the Village of Egg Harbor as one of seven communities with which to collaborate on planning infrastructure projects. Village Administrator Ryan Heise said UniverCity Year (UCY) will assist in fact finding, data gathering, brainstorming and public engagement for its highway streetscape planning and a potential recreational trail between the […]

  • Municipal Meetings: Jan. 17-24

    DOOR COUNTY City of Sturgeon Bay: Jan. 22 – Joint Park and Recreation, 5:30 pm. County of Door: Jan. 20 – Legislative Committee, 1 pm; Joint Nutrition Advisory/ADRC Advisory Council, 2:30 pm; Finance Committee, 3 pm; Library Board, 5 pm. Jan. 21 – Administrative Committee, 10 am. Town of Egg Harbor: Jan. 20 – Town Board, 7 […]

  • Municipal Meetings: Jan. 10-17

    DOOR COUNTY County of Door: Jan. 13 – Joint Human Services Board and Public Health Board Meeting, 2 pm. Jan. 14 – Census Complete Count Committee, 11 am; Board of Adjustment, 6:30 pm. Jan. 16 – RPC Meeting, 2 pm. Town of Brussels: Jan. 13 – Town Board, 5:30 pm. Town of Egg Harbor: Jan. 13 […]

  • Municipal Meetings: Jan. 3-10

    DOOR COUNTY  County of Door: Jan. 6 – Highway and Airport Committee, 10 am; Public Safety Committee, 12 pm. Jan. 7 – Veterans Service Council, 1:30 pm. Jan. 8 – Facilities and Parks Committee, 9 am; Ag and Extension Committee, 1 pm. Jan. 9 – Land Conservation Committee, 8:30 am; Land Information Council, 9 am; Technology Services Committee, […]

  • Candidate Filing Deadline Is Jan. 7

    The deadline for filing papers to get your name on the ballot for the April 7, 2020, election is Jan. 7 at 5 pm. That deadline applies to all local offices, including the Door County Board of Supervisors, local village and town boards, school boards and the Sturgeon Bay Common Council. For more information about […]

  • Vital Records Now Easier to Obtain

    It will be easier to get a copy of your marriage certificate next year. Beginning Jan. 2, individuals married in Wisconsin will be able to go to any Wisconsin register of deeds office to obtain their marriage certificate. Statewide issuance provides an easier and more efficient method of serving county residents by providing better access […]

  • Municipal Meetings: Dec. 13-20

    DOOR COUNTY City of Sturgeon Bay: Dec. 17 – Common Council, 7 pm County of Door: Dec. 16 – Finance Committee Meeting, 2 pm; Library  Board Meeting, 5 pm. Dec. 17 – County Board Meeting, 10 am; Museum Committee Meeting, 1 pm. Dec. 19 – Resource Planning Committee, 3 pm; Fair Board Officers Meetings, 6:30 pm Town of […]

  • Gibraltar Says No to Incorporation Idea

    Bruce Hill’s proposal for the Town of Gibraltar to pursue incorporating part of the municipality into a village received little support at a Dec. 4 town meeting.  Hill said he believes that the desires of the more rural residents of the town are different from the desires of those who live and work in the […]

  • Municipal Meetings: Dec. 6-13

    DOOR COUNTY City of Sturgeon Bay: Dec. 10 – Finance/Purchasing and Building, 4 pm. Town of Clay Banks: Dec. 12 – Town Board, 6 pm. Town of Jacksonport: Dec. 9 – Parks Committee, 7 pm. Dec. 10 – Plan Commission, 8 am. Town of Liberty Grove: Dec. 10 – Parks and Property, 9 am; Economic Development Committee, […]

  • High Winds Batter Door County Shoreline

    Rising Lake A Cause for Concern for Marinas and Shoreline Property Owners The gales of November sent marina owners, dock managers and village crews scrambling more than usual this year. With Lake Michigan water levels at historic highs and a weather system pushing it even higher, strong wind meant waves going over more docks and […]

  • Municipal News: Nov. 25-26

    DOOR COUNTY City of Sturgeon Bay: Nov. 26 – Finance/Purchasing and Building Committee, 4 pm. Town of Gibraltar: Nov. 26 – Plan Commission, 7 pm. Town of Sevastopol: Nov. 25 – Special budget meeting, 6 pm. Village of Egg Harbor: Nov. 26 – Plan Commission, 12 pm. Village of Sister Bay: Nov. 26 – Plan […]

  • Municipal Meetings: Nov. 18-20

    DOOR COUNTY City of Sturgeon Bay: Nov. 19 – Common Council, 7 pm. County of Door: Nov. 18 – Finance Committee, 2 pm; ADRC Advisory Board, 2:30 pm; Library Board, 5 pm. Nov. 19 – Nutrition Advisory Council, Brussels Community Center, 9 am; Administrative Committee, 9 am. Nov. 21 – Resource Planning Committee, 3 pm. Town […]

  • Municipal News: Nov. 11-14

    City of Sturgeon Bay: Nov. 12 – Finance/Purchasing and Building Committee, 4 pm. Nov. 14 – Community Protection and Services Committee, 4:30 pm. County of Door: Nov. 11 – Highway and Airport Committee, 9 am; Public Safety Committee, 11 am; joint Human Services Board and Board of Health meeting, 3 pm. Nov. 13 – County […]

  • Municipal Meetings: Nov. 4-8

    City of Sturgeon Bay: Nov. 4 – Police and Fire Commission, 9 am. Nov. 5 – Common Council, 7 pm. County of Door: Nov. 5 – CCS/CLTS/CCDP Committee, 12 pm. Nov. 7 – Highway Safety Commission, 9 am; Resource Planning Committee, 3:30 pm. Town of Gardner: Nov. 4 – Plan Commission, 6:30 pm. Town of […]

  • Municipal Meetings: Oct. 21-Nov. 5

    DOOR COUNTY City of Sturgeon Bay: Oct. 29 – Finance/Purchasing and Building Committee, 4 pm. Nov. 4 – Police and Fire Commission, 9 am. County of Door: Oct. 28 – Communications Advisory Technical Subcommittee, 10 am. Oct. 29 – Land Conservation Committee, 8:15 am; County Board, 9 am. Town of Baileys Harbor: Nov. 5 – […]

  • Municipal News: Oct. 21-29

    DOOR COUNTY City of Sturgeon Bay: Oct. 23 – Joint Park and Recreation Committee, 5:30 pm.  County of Door: Oct. 21 – Finance Committee, 1 pm; Library Board, 5 pm. Oct. 22 – Administrative Committee, 9 am. Oct. 28 – Communications Advisory Technical Subcommittee, 10 am.  Town of Egg Harbor: Oct. 21 – Town Board, […]

  • Gibraltar Voters Say No to Big Property Purchase

    Electors emphatically rejected a plan to spend $2.15 million on 195 acres of bluff, wetland and open space in the Town of Gibraltar during a tense meeting at the Door Community Auditorium Wednesday night, Oct. 16.  The final tally was 180 votes against purchasing the property, and 51 in favor. An estimated 400 people attended […]

  • Municipal News: Oct. 14-17

    DOOR COUNTY City of Sturgeon Bay: Oct. 15 – Common Council, 7 pm.  County of Door: Oct. 14 – Highway and Airport Committee, 9 am; Public Safety Committee, 11 am; Joint Human Services and Public Health Board, 3 pm. Oct. 17 – Resource Planning Committee, 3 pm. Town of Egg Harbor: Oct. 14 – Plan […]

  • Municipal Meetings: Sept. 30-Oct. 3

    DOOR COUNTY City of Sturgeon Bay: Sept. 30 – Plan Commission, public hearing on the planned development of the former West Side Elementary School, 6 pm. Oct. 1 – Finance/Purchasing and Building Committee, 6:45 pm; Common Council, 7 pm. County of Door: Oct. 2 – Risk Management Committee, 10 am. Oct. 3 – Resource Planning […]