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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Sister Bay Wins Two To Force Tie Atop DCL Standings

Sister Bay won a pair of Door County League games Sunday to tie Egg Harbor atop the regular season standings.  Kolberg earned a win over Baileys Harbor.  Here is a recap of Sunday’s games: Sister Bay beat Institute, 6-0.  Winning pitcher Ryan Demmin (5-1) tossed a one-hit shutout with 18 strikeouts.  Sister Bay (11-2) scored five of their six runs in the fifth inning.  Dusty … Continue reading

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Primary Winner Gallagher Carries Door County

Door County Republicans favored Green Bay businessman Mike Gallagher as their standard bearer in the November election for Congress in the eighth district.  Gallagher, a former Marine captain, led the field of three in the Republican primary with 2354 votes.  State Senator Frank La See was a distant second in the balloting with 770 votes.  Terry McNulty, President of the Forestville Village Board, finished with … Continue reading

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Nordin Earns Primary Victory

Barring a write-in candidacy, Door County will have a new district attorney in 2017.  She is 34-year old attorney Colleen Nordin of Sturgeon Bay.  Nordin, daughter of the late Michael Nordin, former Sturgeon Bay Police Chief, picked up 2138 votes or 59 percent of the ballots cast.  Incumbent D-A Ray Pelrine, who has held the position for a dozen years, finished with 1484 votes.  By … Continue reading

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Maplewood And West Jacksonport Now Tied In DCL

Sister Bay hammered West Jacksonport and Maplewood beat Kolberg as the Mets drew even with the Ports in the Door County League Standings Sunday.  Washington Island took two from Institute this weekend and Egg Harbor won by forfeit over Baileys Harbor.  Here are the details: Sunday On AM 910 WDOR and wdor.com, Sister Bay beat West Jacksonport, 10-1.  Sister Bay (9-2) scored once in the … Continue reading

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DCL Beats Shoreland in Dramatic Fashion

The Door County League all stars defeated the Shoreland League all stars 5-4 on Thursday night at the Sevastopol Town Park in Institute. The DCL led most of the game and won it in the 9th inning as Eric Bley scored from first on a fielders choice groundout and a throwing error. Both teams scored in the first inning, the DCL then scored 1 in … Continue reading

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