Sevastopol House Fire Monday

A home in the Town of Sevastopol sustained about $5,000 damage in a fire Monday afternoon. It appears that ash from a wood burning stove, dumped outside, were blown into the siding of the home owned by Roger Opiela at 4437 Highway 57. The Sturgeon Bay Fire Department was paged out at 3:29pm and the first units on the scene found light smoke in the … Continue reading

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Wind Chill Advisory

For all of the WDOR listening area, there is a wind chill advisory in effect til 9am. *Wind Chill indices will reach between 20 and 30 nelow zero when there is wind * Even when the air is calm cold temperatures will pose a hazard to anyone outdoors without adequate clothing. *Frostbite to exposed skin can occur within 20-30 miinutes in these conditions.

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La Londe Accepts Plea Deal

A Brown County man accused of operating a small methamphetamine lab at a Sturgeon Bay motel has worked out a plea deal with the Door County District Attorney’s office. Thirty three year old Benjamin La Londe of Green Bay entered no contest pleas to charges of manufacture and delivery of methamphetamine and possession of materials related to “meth” production in Door County Circuit Court Wednesday. … Continue reading

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La Londe Makes First Court Appearance

A 33-year old Brown County man, accused of setting up a small methamphetamine lab in his motel room in Sturgeon Bay, made an initial appearance in Door County Circuit Court Monday morning. Benjamin La Londe of Green Bay was told to return to court for a preliminary hearing within 10 days. His bail was reduced from $3500 to $2000. La londe was charged with three felony … Continue reading

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Winter Storm Warning In Effect

The National Weather Service in Green Bay has issued a WINTER STORM WARNING, which is in effect until 9pm Monday.  Counties included in the warning include Door, Kewaunee, Manitowoc and Brown.  Periods of light snow this morning with moderate to heavy snow expected this afternoon and this evening.  Snow accumulations of 5 to 7 inches are expected with locally higher amounts possible. The snow will cause hazardous road conditions and … Continue reading

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Sturgeon Bay City Council Discusses Thorn Street

As streets go, Thorn Street on the west side of Sturgeon Bay isn’t the longest, best-known or the most heavily traveled street in the city, but the City Council and the Board of Public Works before it, spent a good portion of three and a half hours talking about it Tuesday evening. The council eventually decided more input on the street issue was needed and … Continue reading

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DC Boys And Girls Club Seek Permanent Facility

The recent announcement that the Boys and Girls Club of Door County is working to run its programs out of a permanent facility in Sturgeon Bay is really a reflection of the growth the organization has seen in just a few short years. Executive Director Julie Davis talked about the club’s plans during a visit to WDOR on Wednesday. Davis said the organization wants to … Continue reading

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NWS Issues Wind Chill Advisory

The National Weather Service in Green Bay has issued a Wind Chill Advisory, which will be in effect from 12am Friday until 12pm Friday, for the entire WDOR broadcast area. Wind chill values of 20 – 30 below zero are likely. Wind chills such as these can cause frostbite on exposed skin in 15 – 20 minutes if appropriate clothing is not worn.

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Miss Door County 2014 Is…

The Miss Door County pageant was held Saturday night at the Southern Door Community Auditorium. Jay Zahn reports for WDOR News with the results… [Audio clip: view full post to listen]

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Barn Fire In Kewaunee County

A large barn in the Town of Franklin, in Kewaunee County, was destroyed by fire on Friday. The Denmark Fire Department along with mutual aid from other departments in Brown, Kewaunee, and Manitowoc counties fought the blaze for much of the afternoon and into the evening. Some livestock was lost in the fire, wchich happened on Pine Grove Road, near County Hiway V. Water had … Continue reading

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