Fire Destroys Barn in Sturgeon Bay

A barn at 3795 Egg Harbor Road, near 18th Avenue in Sturgeon Bay was destroyed by fire Thursday afternoon. Sturgeon Bay Fire Fighters were called at about 3:30PM, and when they arrived the fire was breaking through the roof. Everything in the building was a total loss, but there were no animals as it is not a working farm. Items lost include several vehicles that … Continue reading

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Jacksonport Polar Bear Plunge Friday

The annual polar bear swim in Jacksonport is Friday at noon. JR Jarosh, the original polar bear told WDOR that it all started when he lost a bet with his father, that was in October 1984 and it moved to January first in 1986… The swim is open to anybody who is willing to jump into Lake Michigan, but those doing it are asked to … Continue reading

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Clippers One Win From State Title

The Sturgeon Bay boys soccer team will play for the WIAA Division 4 state championship Saturday morning.  That’s after the Clippers beat Barron Thursday, 1-0.  Jaden Stevenson scored in the 69th minute off a corner kick, Sturgeon Bay’s first ever goal at state.  The Clippers (21-3-3) will take on University School of Milwaukee (17-1-1) for the state championship Saturday at 10 AM at Uihlein Soccer … Continue reading

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Power Lines Down Due To Weather Thursday

A number of Northern Door fire departments stood by in an area southeast of Fish Creek after multiple power lines went down Thursday afternoon. Apparently, a weather event at about 3:30pm took the lines down causing electrical disruptions in the areas of Spring Road, County “F” and County “A.” A school bus was delayed because of the downed lines, but no injuries were reported. Local … Continue reading

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Wind Advisory, Gale Warning In Effect

The National Weather Service in Green Bay has issued a WIND ADVISORY, which is in effect until 7am Tuesday, for Door County West winds of 15 – 30mph will gradually increase and shift to the northwest at 25 – 35mph with gusts around 45mph Monday evening, and then continue overnight. The strongest winds will be along the bay and near Deaths Door. The strong winds … Continue reading

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Sturgeon Bay Police Investigating Hit & Run

The Sturgeon Bay Police Department is investigating a hit and run crash that apparently happened in the early morning hours Friday. The vehicle that was struck was parked in front of a residence on North 18th Avenue in the city and suffered major rear end damage. The other vehicle left the scene and is likely to have moderate to severe front passenger side damage, the … Continue reading

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Power Outage Thursday Night Caused by Tree on the Line

A tree on the power line caused a power outage of just over 2 hours for some Wisconsin Public Service customers in the towns of Sevastopol, Jacksonport and Egg Harbor. It happened shortly before 4:30 Thursday afternoon. The tree came down just off Martin Road alongside the orchard just north of Dunn Road in the Town of Sevastopol. Among customers impacted was the WDOR-FM transmitter … Continue reading

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Some Tickets Left for Chambers Island Tour

The Door County Maritime Museum reports that one trip is sold out, but space remains in another for a tour of Chambers Island. The nautical adventures will take place on Columbus Day weekend, October 10th & 11th. Its an abbreviated version of the popular Lighthouse Festival held each June. The Chambers Island tour and the Sail Door County schooner cruise are a part of the … Continue reading

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Coffee With a Councilman

Sturgeon Bay City Council member Will Gregory will be hosting special sessions with citizens on Thursdays at two locations in the city. He’ll be at the 5th & Jefferson Coffee House on the first and third Thursdays of the month, and at Holey Cow Donuts & Ice Cream Treats on the second and fourth Thursdays. The gatherings at 5th & Jefferson Coffee House will be … Continue reading

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Bassmaster Angler of the Year Championship in Sturgeon Bay

The top 50 Elite Series anglers are in Sturgeon Bay this week for the Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year Championship.  We have talked plenty about the fishing portion of the tournament, but how about from the business perspective.  We talked with Michael Mulone, Director of Events and Tourism Partnerships for B.A.S.S, and we asked him what will make this tournament a success… On Saturday, … Continue reading

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