NWS Issues Beach Hazards Statement

The National Weather Service in Green Bay has issued a Beach Hazards Statement, which is in effect until 1am Tuesday, for the Lake Michigan shore off Door, Kewaunee and Manitowoc counties. Strong south winds will bring waves of 4 – 7 ft to the Lake Michigan shore, resulting in dangerous swimming conditions.

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Boat Crash Causes Fatality Late Friday Night

On Friday, September 9 at 11:49pm, the Door County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a boat crash on the shore near Door Bluff Rd. in the town of Liberty Grove. The 23ft Powerquest boat had crashed into a large rock on the shore. The owner of the boat, a 54 year-old man of Illinois was killed and a 40 year-old man from Washington Island was … Continue reading

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Egg Harbor Wins Playoff Title

Egg Harbor won the Door County League playoff title by scoring twice in the top of the ninth to beat Sister Bay Sunday, 2-1.  Eric DeJardine’s RBI single tied the game at one and then Casey Giesseman’s two-out double scored DeJardine and put the Indians on top for good.  Winning pitcher Dave Jilot went the distance, striking out eight.  James Larsen had three hits for … Continue reading

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Pioneers Get First Win

Sevastopol beat Mercer-Butternut, 36-8, for their first win of the season at Stiehm Stadium at Schofield DC Everest on Thursday.  The Pioneers bounced back from an 8-0 deficit by scoring two touchdowns in the final 4:07 of the first half.  Hunter Ebel connected with Max Krohn on a 10 yard touchdown pass to tie the game and then Ebel’s 2 yard run with :34 seconds … Continue reading

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Sister Bay Wins Title

Sister Bay beat Egg Harbor in a one game playoff to win the Door County League’s regular season championship.  Maplewood beat Washington Island to grab the final spot in the postseason.  Here are the details: Sister Bay scored three runs in the fourth inning and beat Egg Harbor, 6-0.  Winning pitcher Ryan Demmin tossed a one-hit, shutout with 13 strikeouts.  Sam Forkert had three hits … Continue reading

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Jets Rally Past Clippers

The Sturgeon Bay football team dropped their season opener Saturday, losing to Roncalli 27-18 at Rubik Field in Manitowoc.  Sturgeon Bay led 2-0 after the opening quarter as Anthony Moore sacked quarterback Cory Bahrs in the endzone for a safety.  The Clippers led 11-7 at halftime as Ethan Knipfer fired a 56-yard touchdown pass to Connor Gajda and Brady Wodack kicked a 31-yard field goal … Continue reading

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Sturgeon Bay Opens Season At Roncalli

The Sturgeon Bay football team will begin its 2016 season with a Saturday morning kickoff at Manitowoc Roncalli.  The Clippers fell to the Jets in last season’s opener, 27-6.  Sturgeon Bay was 1-8 in 2015 while Roncalli was 3-6.  The Jets have a new head coach in Scoot Senglaub.  Mike LeRoy is in his second season of his second tenure with the Clippers, who are … Continue reading

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Big Second Half Leads To Southern Door Win

The Southern Door football team won their 2016 season opener as they beat Winneconne Friday night, 32-6.  Tied at six at halftime, the Eagles outscored the Wolves 26-0 in the second half.  Tory Jandrin’s one-yard touchdown run gave Southern Door a 6-nothing lead after the opening quarter.  Jandrin would haul in a four-yard TD pass from Nick LeCaptain snapping a 6-6 tie in the third … Continue reading

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Two Men Rescued After Sailboat Capsizes

Two men, a father and son, were rescued from the waters of Lake Michigan Thursday evening. Door County Sheriff’s officers, along with Sturgeon Bay Fire Department and the US Coast Guard were all on scene off Glidden Drive for an overturned sail boat. The Sturgeon Bay fire boat made contact with the 16 foot vessel and pulled it to shore. They also took Ryan Cantzler … Continue reading

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Improvements Coming to Ephraim-Gibraltar Airport

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker has approved improvement projects for the Ephraim-Gibraltar Airport. State, federal and local money will be provide $625,000 for the design and development of a new hangar and tie down areas for local and transient traffic at the airport. The governor’s action releases $31,250 in state money, the Village of Ephraim and the Town of Gibraltar will provide another $31,250 and the … Continue reading

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