Man Sentenced on Reckless Homicide by Drug Delivery Charge

A 34-year old northern Door County man was sentenced to seven months in jail and placed on ten years probation this week in Door County Court on one count of first degree reckless homicide/delivery of drugs. Judge D. Todd Ehlers handed down the guilty verdict in the case of Alvin McFeeley of Egg Harbor. Judge Ehlers initially sentenced McFeeley to five years in prison and … Continue reading

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Fire At Sturgeon Bay Marina Destroys Three Boats

Three boats moored at the Quarterdeck Marina at 705 Marina Lane, on Sturgeon Bay’s west side, were destroyed in a fire Monday evening.  The Sturgeon Bay Fire Department was paged out at about seven-14 PM and multiple units responded, including a full complement from the nearby west side fire station.  The initial call indicated that one boat was on fire, but fire crews found three … Continue reading

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Fire Damages Home in Baileys Harbor Saturday

The investigation is continuing into an early morning fire Saturday that significantly damaged a home in the Town of Baileys Harbor. The Baileys Harbor Fire Department was paged out shortly before 3AM to a structure fire at 3049 County Trunk E & the first units on the scene found flames shooting through the roof of the structure. It appears that the blaze started in an … Continue reading

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Highway 42/57 Road Work Update

There’s a reason why many of the orange barrels in the road construction zone near Sturgeon Bay were pulled back last week. According to the department of transportation update, the contractor finished the concrete point repair & concrete replacement work along the inside lane of Highway 42/57, northbound & southbound, began installing signs & completed traffic signal work at the intersections of Ashland Avenue & … Continue reading

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Sturgeon Bay Man Arrested on Internet Sex Crime Charge

The Sturgeon Bay Police Department reports that a 19-year old man was arrested last week as part of an internet crimes against children investigation. The Sturgeon Bay resident allegedly attempted to have sex with a 15-year old boy in Sturgeon Bay. The man was taken to the Door County Jail & faces charges of using a computer to facilitate a child sex crime & child … Continue reading

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8th Annual Student Home Construction Project Begins Soon

The Door/Kewaunee Business & Education Partnership will soon embark on its 8th annual high school home construction project. The 1,500 square foot house will be built in Sturgeon Bay. The program is designed to grow the local construction & manufacturing industries skilled workforce while providing real-world workplace learning experiences for area youth. Students representing the four mainland Door County school districts will participate in the … Continue reading

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CVS Buys Pharmacy Division of Bay Pharmacy

WDOR News has learned that the pharmacy division of Bay Pharmacy at the Cherrypoint Mall in Sturgeon Bay has been sold to CVS Pharmacy & will be housed in the new business constructed at 1407 Egg Harbor Road, the site of the former Neighborhood Pub. Employees learned about the changeover on Wednesday. Bay Pharmacy’s Tom Voegele said he hoped many of the employees who have … Continue reading

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DCEDC Elects Two to Board of Directors

The departure of two members has led to changes on the board of directors of the Door County Economic Development Corporation. Former Sturgeon Bay Superintendent Joe Stutting has taken a similar position in his home state of Iowa & David Ward of Northstar Consulting is pursuing new challenges in Madison. The board elected two new members to replace them. They are Gerry Worrick of Ministry … Continue reading

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Madison Kayaker Rescued Near Potawatomi State Park

A Madison woman was extricated from rocks near the shoreline at Potawatomi State Park in southern Door County Wednesday evening. The Door County Sheriff’s Department, county EMS & Southern Door firefighters were paged out in connection with the report that a woman had been found on the rocks & an overturned kayak was nearby. The woman, 57-year old Lisa Hoon, was breathing, but unresponsive. She … Continue reading

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Minnesota Man Rescued Near Horseshoe Island

The US Coast Guard & the Ephraim Fire Department participated in a water rescue involving a 53-year old Rochester, Minnesota man near Horseshoe Island, in the Bay of Green Bay, off of Ephraim, Wednesday afternoon. Daniel Wollery dove into the water to retrieve a 14-foot boat & motor that had drifted away, but was stymied by strong currents. His wife became concerned that he couldn’t … Continue reading

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