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

Basketball Broadcast Schedule Friday February 5- Boys Algoma at Sturgeon Bay Tuesday February 9- Girls Algoma at Southern Door (5:45) Tuesday February 9- Boys Algoma at Southern Door (7:30) Thursday February 11- Girls Sevastopol at Gibraltar Friday February 12- Girls Sturgeon Bay at Southern Door Monday February 15- Boys Southern Door at Luxemburg-Casco Thursday February 18- Girls Kewaunee at Algoma Friday February 19- Boys Southern Door at Sturgeon … 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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Algoma Police Investigating Burglaries

The Algoma Police Department has released information on several burglaries they are investigating, the latest of which occurred Monday night at a residence in the 200 block of North 4th Street in the city. The homeowner, who was away for the day encountered the burglar in his home. He was described as a white male, with short hair and medium length facial hair, 5’8″ and … Continue reading

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