Christmas by the Bay in Sturgeon Bay

The annual celebration of the holiday season, Christmas by the Bay, kicks off Friday evening in downtown Sturgeon Bay. Pam Seiler, Executive Director of the Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center, told WDOR’s Eddy Allen about the festivities on opening night… There will also be wagon rides on Friday evening. The visitor center’s promotion’s coordinator, Amanda Thuss says there’s still time to sign up for Saturday’s Christmas … Continue reading

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Bassmaster Championship Will Generate Millions for Local Economy

There’s no doubt that having the 2015 Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year Championship in Sturgeon Bay is a real feather in the cap distinction for the city and Door County. Todd Trimberger, former Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center Executive Director, will coordinate the event running from September 17th through the 20th. Trimberger explains how the tournament will generate millions of dollars for the local economy… … Continue reading

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BUG Department Responds to Brussels House Fire

All department units and more than two dozen members of the Brussels-Union-Gardner Fire Department responded to the report of a house fire Saturday afternoon. Assistant Fire Chief Jim Wautier says the fire was in a large electrical box in the basement of the home owned by Rick and Sandy Miller at 1178 County XC in the Town of Brussels. Wautier says the flames had been … Continue reading

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Final Pass for Leaf Collection in Sturgeon Bay

The final pass of the fall leaf collection program in Sturgeon Bay is set for this week, weather permitting. During the final week of collection, public works department crews will make one last pass pass through each neighborhood. They will not be able to return. Much of the collection process is weather dependent and, if the leaves are wet or freeze, they take longer to … Continue reading

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Local Contestant on Wheel of Fortune

Door County Judge D. Todd Ehlers and his wife, Cindy, will be very interested in Monday night’s episode of the popular TV game show Wheel of Fortune. That’s because their daughter, Cameryn, is one of three contestants on the program. While the Ehlers family knows how Cameryn did, they are looking forward to seeing the way the show plays out. Wheel of Fortune is on … Continue reading

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Hatco Wins Manufacturing Award

Hatco, Incorporated of Sturgeon Bay was one of four firms to receive a manufacturing award in Green Bay Thursday at an event hosted by Advance Green Bay Area Economic Development. Hatco, a national and international supplier of food service equipment, won the award in the large manufacturer category. The awards program highlights the contributions of the manufacturing industry to the region and the state and … Continue reading

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Tourism Ambassadors Honored

Forty one Door County residents were awarded certificates and silver pins signifying five years as a Certified Tourism Ambassador at a special ceremony held Wednesday evening at the Landmark Resort near Egg Harbor. Joe Jarosh, who was recently named the National Certified Tourism Ambassador of the year, also picked up an award marking his special status in the program. He and his wife, Sue, were … Continue reading

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Door County to Participate in Fiber Optics Project

Door County will participate in a fiber optics project N-Sight/Cellcom plans to build and maintain from Brown County through Door County. The system, comprised of a high speed broadband fiber optic network will offer access to data of all sorts, increased communications capacity and speed, and, redundancy. Supporters of the project say participating in the fiber optic network will improve Door County’s communications infrastructure and … Continue reading

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Bayside Cemetery Chapel Rededicated

A small building that has been a fixture at Bayside Cemetery near Sturgeon Bay for nearly 60 years was rededicated during a short ceremony Tuesday afternoon. A small, but hardy, group braved the elements during a flag raising and the sounding of “taps” before moving into the Pittenger Chapel for the rededication. The original chapel was built in 1957 was funded by George Pittenger, a … Continue reading

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Winter Weather Arrives Early

A storm system that has enveloped this part of northeast Wisconsin has hit some areas harder than others. For instance, very little snow has fallen in the Sturgeon Bay area, while farther north the numbers are much greater. Jeff Last of the National Weather Service in Green Bay says the winter-like weather this early in November doesn’t happen often… There may not be piles of … Continue reading

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