Referendums On The April Fifth Ballot In Door County

Voters in three parts of Door County will be asked to weigh-in on referendum questions during the spring election April fifth. In Ephraim, where liquor sales have been banned since the village was created, voters will be asked to consider two questions related to the sale of beer and wine.  A large segment of the business community is supportive of the idea, while some have … Continue reading

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Boater Rescued In Door County Waters

A 59-year old Door County man was rescued Tuesday afternoon after he experienced a medical problem while in a boat on the waters of Green Bay in southern Door County.  The Door County Sheriff’s Department was contacted at 5:19 PM that the man was in distress in a Boston whaler on the bay in southern Door County and was attempting to make it to Sugar … Continue reading

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New Hotel In Algoma Closer To Approval

The Algoma City Plan Commission spent more than an hour discussing the proposed Grandstay Hotel Thursday night before voting to recommend the the city council approve the pre-application conceptual site plan and design plan. The commission was told that the planning has been going on for about 3 years. The meeting at the Algoma City Hall was well attended and those there asked a number … Continue reading

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SD Fifth Graders Performed At C.P. Telethon

Southern Door 5th graders made their annual trek to Green Bay Sunday and man an appearance on the 62nd Annual Cerebral Palsy Telethon on WBAY-TV. The highly energetic group performed excerpts from its 2016 musical “Doctor Doolittle 2” and brought with them a check representing their fundraising efforts for the telethon. This time, the amount was $52,879.18. In the 30 years that 5th graders have … Continue reading

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New Contract Awarded To Bay Shipbuilding

Fincantieri/Bay Shipbuilding has announced that it has been awarded a contract to build an articulated tug barge or A.T.B. for delivery in late 2017. The contract, recently signed by the Fincantieri Marine Group, includes an option for a second A.T.B. unit to potentially be delivered in 2018. Todd Thayse, vice-president and general manager of the shipyard in Sturgeon Bay, says the new contract is good … Continue reading

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WIAA Girls Basketball Tournament Begins Tonight

Tonight on 93.9 FM WDOR and wdor.com, its a Division 4 Regional in girls basketball as Gibraltar hosts Brillion.  The Vikings are the 6th seed while the Lions are seeded 11th.  Gibraltar (15-7) beat Brillion (5-17) back on December 14th, 56-43.  Coverage begins with the Jorns Chevrolet of Kewaunee Coaches Corner Show at 6:50 PM  Tip-off from Fish Creek is at 7 PM.  The winner … Continue reading

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NWS Issues Winter Weather Advisory

The National Weather Service in Green Bay has issued a WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY, which will be in effect from 2pm Sunday until 8am Monday, for Door County. Although light snow showers will develop by late Sunday morning, steadier snow is expected to arrive in the early to mid afternoon, then continue Sunday night before diminishing early Monday. The heaviest snowfall rates should occur between 9pm … Continue reading

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Fire at Sturgeon Bay Apartment Complex Saturday Morning

Sturgeon Bay Fire Fighters, with assistance from several other departments, fought an apartment fire Saturday morning. The call came in at 4:25 AM, according to Fire Chief Tim Dietman. Several apartments in the 16 unit structure at 800 South Oxford Avenue were extensively damaged. One fire fighter fell through the roof and two were inside when the ceiling collapsed, but there were no serious injuries … Continue reading

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Miss Door County 2016 is…

A new Miss Door County was crowned Saturday night at the Southern Door Auditorium. Jay Zahn submitted this report for WDOR…

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School Delays

Due to the snow which fell Monday night and early Tuesday morning, these area schools are opening two hours late today: Algoma (No Early Childhood or 4K) Kewaunee Public and Parochial (No Early Childhood) Luxemburg-Casco (No Early Childhood) Gibraltar Sevastopol Southern Door (No 4K or Early Childhood) Sturgeon Bay (No AM 4K or Early Childhood) Saint Peter’s Lutheran in Sturgeon Bay opening two hours late … Continue reading

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