Armed Robbery In Kewaunee

Shortly after 3AM Friday, the Kewaunee Police Department was notified of an armed robbery in downtown Kewaunee. A black female, about 5’4″ and of stocky build knocked on the door at the Bucket Bar and Grill. She asked for help and when the owner opened the door, a second person, described as a thin black male, about 5’9″, wearing a blue handkerchief over his face, … Continue reading

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Woman Dies In Car Crash

On Sunday at 12:02AM, the Door County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a one vehicle crash which occurred on Maplewood Road in the Town of Forestville. The crash scene involved a vehicle westbound on Maplewood Road going off the road striking a driveway embankment and a tree. The operator and lone occupant of the vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver was a … Continue reading

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Fire Friday Night In Gardner

A small heating unit is believed to have been the cause of a fire that destroyed a large hunting shack located in a wooded area off Cedar Lane and north of County K in the Town of Gardner Friday evening. The Brussels-Union-Gardner Fire Department wag paged out at about 7pm and the first units on the scene found the structure fully engulfed in flames. The … Continue reading

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Haunted Mansion Named Best In Area

The 9th annual “Haunted Mansion” continues its 2014 run at the Quietwoods South Camping Resort near Brussels. Door County’s largest haunted attraction is open from 7 – 10pm on Fridays and Saturdays through October 25th. Judy Jesse says the theme this year is the “Wicked of Oddz” in recognition of the 75th anniversary of the children’s classic ”The Wizard of Oz”… Jesse explains how the … Continue reading

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Burglary At Store In Fish Creek

The Door County Sheriff’s Department is looking for help in determining the identity of the person or persons who burglarized a sporting goods store in Fish Creek. The break-in was discovered Thursday morning. Among the stolen items was a black Syclery Pugsley “fat tire” men’s bike valued at $1750. Anyone with information on the burglary or who may have seen suspicious activity in Fish Creek … Continue reading

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WDOR Talk Show Monday All About Roundabouts

People interested in learning more about the DOT’s rationale for building roundabouts at the intersections of Highway 42/57, Michigan Street and Egg Harbor Road, in the Sturgeon Bay area, are invited to tune in to the WDOR Talk Show on Monday morning. DOT Project Manager Jeremy Ashauer will be joined by a department engineer to explain why the agency believes roundabouts will fit in well … Continue reading

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DC Child Tests Positive For EVD-68

The Door County Public Health Department has been notified by the Wisconsin Department of Health that a child in the county tested positive for the respiratory virus “enterovirus d68 or EVD-68.” Rhonda Kolberg, Door County public health director and health officer, says enterovirus infections are common, mostly occurring in the summer and fall. Kolberg says most people infected by the virus have little if any … Continue reading

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Special Southern Door Homecoming This Year

The Southern Door School District will welcome back the Eagles 1989 state championship team as part of this week’s Homecoming festivities. In addition to being introduced at the game Friday night, the 1989 team members will be fundraising for new uniforms. A silent auction features signed items from former NFL stars Jim Flanigan and Al and Ben Johnson from Southern Door and Casey Rabach, Chris … Continue reading

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NWS Issues Flood Watch

The National Weather Service in Green Bay has issued a FLOOD WATCH, which will be in effect from 7pm Tuesday until 7pm Wednesday, for the counties of Door, Kewaunee, Brown, Marinette and Oconto. Between 1.5 inches to 2.5 inches of rainfall is expected from Tuesday night into Wednesday afternoon. The heavy rainfall will fall over an area where many streams and rivers remain high from … Continue reading

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Desh To Step Down

Like the ship’s captain he once was, Bob Desh has guided the Door County Maritime Museum through uncharted waters the past half a dozen years. However, the museum’s executive director has decided it’s time to turn the day-to-day duties of running the organization over to someone else and become a member of the crew. In a letter to museum members, Desh said he has thoroughly … Continue reading

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