Miss Door County 2017 Is…

A new Miss Door County was crowned Saturday night at the Southern Door Auditorium. Jay Zahn submitted this report for WDOR…

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Fire Damages Sturgeon Bay Law Firm Tuesday

A fire on Tuesday did smoke damage to the building that houses the Pinkert Law Firm in Sturgeon Bay. City fire fighters were paged out at 7:35AM to the law offices at 454 Kentucky Street when an employee smelled smoke. She went downstairs to find the source and found smoke and a charred door. The fire was confined to a storage room in the basement … Continue reading

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Big Bundle Up Has Record Year

The 7th annual “Big Bundle-Up” campaign collected more than 1,300 items in Door County this year. Statewide the campaign brought in a record 31,697 items. Things collected in Door County were donated to 12 local organizations. The campaign was led across the state by the Wisconsin Department of Tourism and organized locally by the Door County Visitor Bureau. Visitor centers in Baileys Harbor, Carlsville, Egg … Continue reading

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Nominations for Industry & Entrepreneur of the Year Awards

The Door County Economic Development Corporation is seeking nominees for the annual Door County Industry of the Year and the Door County Entrepreneur of the Year awards. These awards celebrate businesses that help create a positive business climate in Door County. The winners will be announced at the corporations annual meeting in the spring. This is the 44th year for the Industry of the Year … Continue reading

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Artists Sought for Benches By the Bay

The Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center is seeking artistic people for the Benches By the Bay project for 2017. The project next year will take a slightly different form than this year’s, the new ones will be slightly smaller and straight backed style, a change from the Adirondack style of 2016. The visitor center invites people to create a bench, decorate and improve upon the style … Continue reading

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Northern Door Rotary and Scandia Help Needy in Madagascar

Earlier this month several members of the Northern Door Rotary Club loaded a truck full of electric beds to be shipped from Good Samaritan Society Scandia Village in Sister Bay to needy people in Madagascar. Scandia Administrator Michele Notz reached out to the Rotary group as a possible solution to what to do with the 50 beds that had recently been replaced. She wanted to … Continue reading

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ADRC Helps Seniors in Door County

Senior citizens in Door County can receive a variety of services through programs provided by the Aging and Disability Resource Center located in Sturgeon Bay. Rachelle Gramann, ADRC Aging Program Director, talked about the agency’s mission during a recent visit to WDOR… While the program is based at the senior center in Sturgeon Bay, Gramann says the plan is to be actively involved in all … Continue reading

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Deadline Approaching for Open County Board Seat

Door County Administrator Ken Pabich says, so far, one individual has expressed interest in the district nine position, on the county board representing a portion of the City of Sturgeon Bay. The seat has been vacant since the death of Supervisor Richard Haines on November 30th. Those wishing to be considered for appointment to the county board position must submit a letter of interest to … Continue reading

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SBVC Announces Moo La La & Parade Winners

The Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center has announced the winners from the Christmas by the Bay holiday parade and the Moo-La-La give away. The give away winner is Erin Ballone of Algoma who receives $1,000 in Moo-La-La gift certificates to be spent at any of the 27 participating local businesses that helped sponsor the program. The visitor center also notes that there are still a few … Continue reading

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Seasonal Home Destroyed by Fire Monday Night

A seasonal home in southern Door County, near Sherwood Point was destroyed by fire Monday night. The Southern Door Fire Department was notified about 10:45PM. There was nobody home and the building is a total loss, the Southern Door Fire Department had 4 vehicles on scene with assistance from the Brussels-Union-Gardner and Sturgeon Bay Fire Departments. The fire was reported by someone from across the … Continue reading

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