Bulls Corralled in Kewaunee County

The Kewaunee County Sheriff’s Department responded to the report of 3 to 4 loose bulls on Highway 29 between Pilsen and County Highway AB in the Town of Montpelier Monday night. Deputies were able to get the animals off of the roadway, but were unable to corral the animals, which were described as dangerous and aggressive. It was determined that two bulls and one cow … Continue reading

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Baylake Bank Announces Merger With Union State Bank

Baylake Corporation, the holding company for Baylake Bank, has announced a merger with N.E.W. Bancshares, the parent company for the Union State Bank in Kewaunee. Under the terms of the agreement, Baylake will pay approximately $9.7 million in total consideration, approximately 60% in cash and 40% in Baylake common stock. The transaction is subject to regulatory and N.E.W. shareholder approval, as well as certain closing … Continue reading

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Sturgeon Bay City Administrator Announces Retirement

Sturgeon Bay City Administrator Steve McNeil has announced that he will retire from the position as of August 1st. McNeil has held the position since 2008. His tenure has seen a focus on economic development, the expansion of the industrial park, and securing a commitment from a developer for the west side waterfront redevelopment. McNeil was also instrumental in Sturgeon Bay being designated as one … Continue reading

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Two Men Killed in Wednesday Night Accident

The Door County Sheriff’s Department has released information on a one vehicle accident Wednesday night in which both occupants were ejected and pronounced dead at the scene. 32-year old Navjit Singh and 27-year old Robin Bhardwaj died in the rollolver accident off County Trunk DK, south of County H, shortly before 10PM. The accident report indicates that the vehicle was traveling at a high rate of … Continue reading

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Burn Ban in Effect in Kewaunee County

The Kewaunee County Fire Chief’s Association has put a burn ban in place in Kewaunee County, effective immediately until conditions improve. The DNR recently elevated the fire danger status in Kewaunee County to Very High. The emergency burning restrictions include: -No campfires except where municipalities allow by ordinance -No burning of combustible materials in the outdoors(fireworks, tiki torches…) -No smoking in the outdoors(smoking is allowed … Continue reading

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WDOR Sports Schedule

2015 Football Broadcast Schedule Friday August 21- Winneconne at Southern Door Friday August 28- Algoma at Kewaunee Friday September 4- Sturgeon Bay at Southern Door Friday September 11- Gibraltar at Sevastopol Friday September 18- Sturgeon Bay at Kewaunee Friday September 25- Tigerton/Marian at Sturgeon Bay Friday October 2- Southern Door at Kewaunee Friday October 9- Southern Door at Sturgeon Bay Friday October 16- Algoma at … Continue reading

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Kewaunee County Election Results

Referendums Voters in Kewaunee County resoundingly approved a referendum question prohibiting the mechanical application of waste to land having twenty feet or less in soil depth during the period of January 1st and April 15th. Voters in all of the municipalities of Kewaunee County voted in favor of that ordinance. A $16.2 million plan to upgrade the facilities in the Kewaunee School District was approved … Continue reading

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Door County School Board and Town and Village Races

School Board Five individuals, including three school board-members will vie for three seats on the Southern Door Board of Education in the spring election. Board President Chuck Bretl and incumbents Polly Alberts and Ken Warren will be joined on the ballot by Tammy Sternard and Kim Nowikowski. Two of the seats will feature three year terms and the other position will be for one year. … Continue reading

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Algoma Police Make a 2nd Arrest Connected to Burglaries

The Algoma Police Department has announced that it has arrested another individual believed to be connected with a string of burglaries earlier this year in the city. Eighteen year old Israel G. Wierichs was arrested March 2nd on two counts of burglary and is being held on $1,500 cash bond, his initial court appearance is pending. A sixteen year old male juvenile is also being … Continue reading

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Algoma Man Charged in Connection With Burglaries

The Algoma Police Department has apprehended a 19 year old man in connection with multiple burglaries in the city. Nineteen year old Charles W.H. Weatherwalk has been arrested and charged with two counts of burglary. Weatherwalk is currently being held on $1500 cash bond and is due for an initial appearance in Kewaunee County Circuit Court on March 12th. An additional suspect has not been … Continue reading

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