Cancellations For Wednesday (1/7/15)

Cancellations for Wednesday (1/7/15): 6:30 PM confirmation classes at Emmanuel Lutheran in Kolberg have been cancelled All religion and education classes tonight at Saint Francis and Saint Marys in Brussels cancelled VFW Post 3088 has cancelled tonight’s meeting  

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Closures And Cancellations For Monday 1/5/15

Due to the cold weather, these closings and cancellations have been reported to WDOR (1/5/15): CLOSED: Sunshine House Northern Door Children’s Center in Sister Bay YMCA Kids Clubs in Door County (The Barker and Lansing Avenue day care centers are OPEN) Door County Waste and Recycling is closing at 4 PM. Jak’s Place in Sturgeon Bay is closed. Will reopen Tuesday. CANCELLATIONS: All “Learning In … Continue reading

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Building Collapses on West Side

Sturgeon Bay Police and Fire Departments were sent to the scene of a partial building collapse on the city’s west side.  It appears that 2 walls of the second story of the building that for many years housed automobile dealerships, but today it houses Bayside Bargains.  The collapse happened at about 5 o’clock on Sunday evening.  The damage appears to be confined to the rear … Continue reading

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Chimney Fire In Sturgeon Bay

Sturgeon Bay firefighters were called to a chimney fire Thursday afternoon at 1829 Memorial Drive, in the city. The homeowner, Dave Walter, realized something was wrong, he put out the fire in the fireplace and called the fire department. Firefighters arrived and determined that the cause was a build up in the chimney. Thermal imaging revealed that the small fire was confined to the chimney … Continue reading

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Public Meeting For West Side Waterfront Wednesday

The city of Sturgeon Bay is seeking public input on the proposals for development of the city’s west side waterfront, between the two bridges. There will be a public meeting on January 7th where citizens will have an opportunity provide comments on the proposals for the development. The most controversial proposal is for the 5 story hotel which would be built on the property. Representatives … Continue reading

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Little Lake Restoration Project Moving Forward

The project to restore Little Lake in Sturgeon Bay is moving forward. A local fund raising effort, headed by the Sturgeon Bay Rotary Club’s Environmental Protection Committee has completed a successful campaign, under the leadership of Dr. John Herlache. Working with the Door County Community Foundation, the effort has also been aided by a grant from the Fund for Lake Michigan and smaller grants, along … Continue reading

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DOT’s Kantola Explains Collision

The Maple/Oregon Street Bridge in Sturgeon Bay is open to vehicular and marine traffic after being struck by a barge shortly before 9am Friday morning. Mark Kantola of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation explains what happened… Kantola says, all things considered, the damage was relatively light when the barge “Texas” struck the bridge which opened in 2008… Kantola says bridge inspectors spent about two hours … Continue reading

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Dense Fog Advisory In Effect

The National Weather Service in Green Bay has issued a DENSE FOG ADVISORY, which is in effect until 7am Tuesday, for the counties of Door, Kewaunee and Manitowoc. Dense fog will result in visibilities below 1/4 mile at times through Monday evening. Visibilities could drop as low as a few hundred feet in some locations. The reduced visibilities will result in hazardous travel conditions.

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NWS Issues Winter Storm Warning

The National Weather Service Office in Green Bay has issues a WINTER STORM WARNING for Door, Kewaunee, Manitowoc, Brown, Shawano, Outagamie, Calumet, Menominee and southern Oconto Counties.  The warning is in effect until 6AM Tuesday.  Four to seven inches are expected and will create slick roads, streets and sidewalks. The heaviest snow rates will occur during the evening hours. Gusty winds will create some blowing … Continue reading

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Northern Door Aquatics Center To Open December 8

It’s going to take a little longer before the pool at the Northern Door YMCA program center in Fish Creek reopens to the public. The “Y’s” Molly Schroeder says the new date for the pool’s reopening is Monday, December 8th. The original completion date was expected to be on Monday, November 24th. Schroeder says the YMCA apologizes for the delayed start up date, but the … Continue reading

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