Door-Tran Joins With We Are Hope, Inc.

Door-Tran, Door County’s transportation network, is working with We Are Hope, Incorporated to provide funding for residents who need help obtaining or maintaining their vehicles. Door-Tran mobility manager Pam Busch talks about the vehicle purchase/repair loan program and who it is intended to help… [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Busch explains how individuals can access the program… [Audio clip: view full post to … Continue reading

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Recently Reported Scams In Door County

A Fish Creek area man is the apparent victim of a driveway sealing scam and is out about $540. The man told the Door County Sheriff’s Department that he was contacted by an individual who said he had excess driveway sealer product and offered to seal the driveway, and fill cracks, for 23 cents a square foot or $540. A two year warranty on all … Continue reading

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Market Square Reconstruction Making Progress

Tony Depies, Sturgeon Bay City Engineer has provided us with an update on the Market Square reconstruction project. Depies notes that the weather has been a major problem slowing the progress of the project. In spite of the problems, Depies says the gravel base is in, in the parking lot & alley. Construction has begun in preparation for the installation of concrete curbs in the … Continue reading

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Downtown Roadwork Wrapping up in Sister Bay

Two way traffic in downtown Sister Bay has returned as of Wednesday. The job is not finished, but both lanes on Bayshore Drive(Highway 42) are moving. Restoration work & landscaping & other minor items must still be completed. Sister Bay Village Administrator Zeke Jackson said that now that the downtown project is winding down, two other jobs in the village need to be done. Work … Continue reading

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Sheriff’s Department Warns of Possible Scam

The Door County Sheriff’s Department reports that several members of the local community have reported a possible scam where they receive a phone call from a person claiming to be contracted through Microsoft. The caller then speaks your name & tries to convince you that there are problems with your computer. From there the caller seeks to gain remote access to your computer, & says … Continue reading

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Crossroads Receives Grant for Ida Bay Preserve

The Green Fund of the Door County Community Foundation recently awarded a sustainability grant to Crossroads at Big Creek to support the acquisition of the Ida Bay Preserve. That property, was donated to Crossroads by the Nature Conservancy which received the real estate as a bequest from the estate of Ida Bay in 1995. Since then the area has been managed as a natural site … Continue reading

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New Sturgeon Bay Superintendent Selected

The Sturgeon Bay Board of Education met in closed session Monday morning to select the district’s next superintendent. After reviewing information about those interested in the job, the field was narrowed to 5 for interviews and then the final 2 emerged. After further interviews and visits to the schools where the finalists worked, the board has selected Ripon High School Principal Dan Tjernagel. A contract … Continue reading

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NWS Issues Frost Advisory

The National Weather Service in Green Bay has issued a FROST ADVISORY, which will be in effect from 1am until 7am Saturday, for the counties of Door, Kewaunee, Manitowoc, Brown, Southern Marinette and Southern Oconto. Temperatures are expected to drop into the lower to middle 30s tonight. Sensitive vegetation should be covered to prevent damage and early season plants should be brought indoors.

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Dense Fog Advisory In Effect

The National Weather Service in Green Bay has also issued a Dense Fog Advisory for Door County, which is in effect until 7AM Tuesday. Areas of visibilities of a quarter mile or less will continue across mainly northern Door County this morning.  Visibilities will gradually improve as a cold front moves through. Slow down, use your headlights, leave plenty of distance ahead of you and … Continue reading

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Cooper Found Guilty

A 12-person jury deliberated for less than two hours Friday before handing down a guilty verdict on two counts of first degree intentional homicide in Door County Circuit Court in the case of 37-year old Brian Cooper of Plainfield, Illinois. It was the second time Cooper stood trial for the strangling death of 19-year old Alisha Bromfield, also of Plainfield, and her unborn daughter at … Continue reading

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