DC Hardware Celebrates 75th Anniversary

It’s rare to find a business in Door County that has been operating for more than 7 decades, let alone one that has been managed by members of the same family during that period of time. But, that certainly is the case with Door County Hardware in Sturgeon Bay, currently celebrating 75 years in business. Amy Lebott, who has been a part of the business … Continue reading

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Fire In Downtown Kewaunee Friday

A downtown Kewaunee restaurant sustained significant damage in a fire Friday afternoon. The Kewaunee Fire Department was paged out at 3:54pm and the first units on the scene encountered smoke and fire at “Bubba J’s Barbeque” at 303 Harrison Street. Fire Chief Greg Hlinak says the fire in a meat smoker/cooker was extinguished, but the interior of the building is considered a total loss. Chief … Continue reading

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SBPD May Add More SUVs To Fleet

You may have noticed that the Sturgeon Bay Police Department has added another S.U.V. to its fleet of patrol cars. There may come a day when all of the squads are sports utility vehicles. Captain Dan Brinkman says a good deal of planning went into transitioning to the second S.U.V. in the fleet… [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Captain Brinkman said he talked … Continue reading

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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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