Arrest Made in Connection With Kewaunee Robbery

The Kewaunee Police Department has announced that one of the two suspects being sought in connection with the armed robbery of the Bucket Bar and Grill in Kewaunee has been arrested. Justin King Nalls, a 26 year old Milwaukee man was apprehended on Tuesday in Milwaukee. Nalls and a female accomplice are accused of the robbery which took place in the early morning hours of … Continue reading

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Coast Guard Plaque Dedication at DCMM

A plaque dedication ceremony at the Door County Maritime Museum in Sturgeon Bay Monday at 11:30AM will honor the men and women of the US Coast Guard. Wisconsin Secretary of Veteran Affairs, John Scocos, Captain Amy Cocanour, Commander, Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan, and, Sturgeon Bay Mayor Thad Birmingham are expected to participate in the ceremony. In recognition of its 140-year relationship with the US … Continue reading

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Dan’s Fish Releases Statement on Investigation

While state and federal law enforcement agencies are not commenting on an investigation in Door County, Dan’s Fish, Incorporated in Sturgeon Bay says it is cooperating with authorities. The local firm was visited at its Jib Street location on Wednesday by investigators from the Department of Natural Resources. Support was requested from the Sturgeon Bay Police Department while the local company was visited, but the … Continue reading

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Door County Getting a lot of Media Coverage

People from all over the country and the world, for that matter, are reading about Door County and it’s not just because they have accessed the web site of the Door County Visitor Bureau. Jon Jarosh, Director of Communications and PR for the local tourism agency says others are telling the Door County story… Jarosh says it’s one thing for the visitor bureau to blow … Continue reading

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Door County YMCA Receives Grant from Women’s Fund

The Door County YMCA has been awarded an $800 grant to support young women participating in the 2014/2015 Youth in Government program. The funding comes from the Women’s Fund of Door County. Guided by teachers and volunteers, Youth in Government educates students about the judicial, legislative and executive branches of government, encourages lifelong responsible citizenship, and, gives teens the opportunity to learn firsthand about the … Continue reading

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Investigation into Child Pornography Case Continues

The Sturgeon Bay Police Department is responding to concerns raised about the use of videos from hidden bathroom cameras at a downtown book store. Thirty seven year old Steven Link and 26-year old Kory Murphy, both of Sturgeon Bay, face federal charges related to possession of child pornography. As part of the investigation, videos reportedly taken of people of all ages using the bathroom facilities … Continue reading

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Hotel Proposed for Old Cooperative Site in Sturgeon Bay

The picture is getting a little more clear with regard to a hotel proposed for the former Door County Cooperative property on the west side of Sturgeon Bay. Developer Bob Papke is proposing to build an 85 to 90 room boutique-style inn, with meeting rooms and a spa. Architect Henry Isaksen told the city plan commission that the hotel would occupy just under 18,000 square … Continue reading

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Northern Door YMCA Pool Closed for Renovations

The pool at the YMCA Northern Door Program Center in Fish Creek has closed and won’t reopen until November 24th. The closure is part of a three phase renovation project planned for the facility across the highway from Gibraltar School.The initial work will include the expansion of the pool mechanical room and replacement of the air handling and de-humidification equipment for the aquatic facility. The … Continue reading

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Almost 4,500 Visited Haunted Mansion

The number of visitors to the Quiet Woods South Camping Resort and Southern Door’s Haunted Mansion is a clear indicator on why the haunted house received the distinction of being named Wisconsin’s favorite northeast region haunted attraction. A total of 4,487 patrons visited the haunted trail, corn maze, bus ride and mansion over its eight day run in October. That’s seven short of the all-time … Continue reading

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Restaurant and Brew Pub Proposed for Sturgeon Bay Waterfront

There could be a day in the not too distant future when a parcel on the west side of Sturgeon Bay houses Tugboat Sally’s Brewery and Restaurant. Developers Robert and Noreen Pollman presented their concept of a 300 seat restaurant/brew pub during a recent meeting of the city plan commission. The business would be located between a proposed hotel and the Door County Maritime Museum … Continue reading

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