Freezing Rain Advisory In Effect

The National Weather Service in Green Bay has issued a FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY, which is in effect until 10am Saturday, for the counties of Kewaunee, Manitowoc, Brown, Outagamie and Calumet. Door County is NOT included in this advisory. Light freezing rain will continue into Saturday morning. The precipitation is expected to mix with and eventually change to all rain by late Saturday morning. Ice accumulations … Continue reading

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Winter Storm Warning, Advisory In Effect

The National Weather Service has issued a WINTER STORM WARNING, which is in effect until 6pm Tuesday, for northern Marinette County. Door County is NOT included in this warning. SNOW WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES THIS MORNING…BUT SHOULD GRADUALLY TAPER OFF DURING THE AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS WILL LIKELY CONTINUE IN THE LAKE SUPERIOR SNOWBELT FROM TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY…SO ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS WILL OCCUR IN VILAS COUNTY. … Continue reading

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Door County Sheriff Election Results

Sergant Steve Delarwelle followed up on a convincing primary victory with a solid general election win to become the next Door County Sheriff.  Delarwelle,  the night- time patrol Sergeant, picked up 8,511 votes to 6,422 votes for Jail Lieutenant Tammy Sternard.  Sheriff Terry Vogel decided no to seek re-election, ending a 12 year run as Sheriff and close to 40 years with the department.

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Election Day Ballot Statewide

While much has been made of the election for governor in Wisconsin, most of the interest in Door County has been on local or regional races. Still, voters will be able to join their counterparts around the state in determining who will hold office for another term. The candidates on the ballot in the election Tuesday are as follows… Governor Democrat – Mary Burke & … Continue reading

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Delarwelle vs Sternard For DC Sheriff

You couldn’t find two more “laid back” individuals running for an elective position than the candidates for Door County Sheriff; Democrat Tammy Sternard and Republican Steve Delarwelle. To say that both exhibit quiet leadership is an understatement. Delarwelle, a patrol sergeant on the night shift and Sternard, the jail lieutenant, have run low key campaigns emphasizing their goals if elected to replace retiring sheriff Terry … Continue reading

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BUG Fire Department Misrepresented

The president of the Brussels-Union-Gardner Fire Board says misleading and unauthorized information about the proposed fire stations and EMS garage project have been circulated to residents in the three town area. Glen Dart says the correspondence has been represented as coming from the “BUG” fire department accountant, but the information was inaccurate on several fronts and was not authorized by the department. According to information … Continue reading

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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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