Beach Hazards Statement In Effect

The National Weather Service in Green Bay has issued a BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT, for the beaches of Door, Kewaunee, and Manitowoc counties, until 10pm Sunday. Persistent South to Southwest winds will bring waves of 2 to 4 feet, locally as high as 5 ft, to the Lake Michigan shore of Northeast Wisconsin through this evening resulting in dangerous swimming conditions. The largest waves will be … Continue reading

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Camper Fire Early Saturday

Two adult individuals sustained burns Saturday in an early morning fire at 3907 Rileys Bay Road, in the Town of Gardner. Firefighters from the Brussels-Union-Gardner and Southern Door fire departments were paged out shortly after 1:30am. The first units on the scene found a pop-up camper and three vehicles parked near a home burning. A nearby garage was also severely damaged in the blaze. The … Continue reading

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Sister Bay Wins Week Eight Showdown

The first and second place teams in the Door County Baseball League met Sunday and Sister Bay remained perfect in 2014 as they beat West Jacksonport.  Also in week eight, Kolberg won the Southern door matchup as they beat Maplweood and Washington Island snapped their losing streak with a home win over Institute. Sister Bay beat West Jacksonport, 3-2.  Sister Bay (8-0) snapped a 2-2 … Continue reading

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Racing Tonight Called Off

Thunderhill Raceway has called off tonight’s races due to wet track conditions. Racing will resume on June 28th.

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Trimberger Will Step Down From Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center

WDOR News has learned that Todd Trimberger, executive director of the Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center, is stepping down after 8 years at the helm. In a letter to the tourism organization’s executive committee, Trimberger said the decision to leave was a difficult one, but he felt the time was right to make the change. Cindy Weber, president of the Visitor Center board, praised Trimberger’s leadership, … Continue reading

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Door-Tran Joins With We Are Hope, Inc.

Door-Tran, Door County’s transportation network, is working with We Are Hope, Incorporated to provide funding for residents who need help obtaining or maintaining their vehicles. Door-Tran mobility manager Pam Busch talks about the vehicle purchase/repair loan program and who it is intended to help… Busch explains how individuals can access the program… The goal of the cooperative effort is to serve at least 18 people … Continue reading

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Recently Reported Scams In Door County

A Fish Creek area man is the apparent victim of a driveway sealing scam and is out about $540. The man told the Door County Sheriff’s Department that he was contacted by an individual who said he had excess driveway sealer product and offered to seal the driveway, and fill cracks, for 23 cents a square foot or $540. A two year warranty on all … Continue reading

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Market Square Reconstruction Making Progress

Tony Depies, Sturgeon Bay City Engineer has provided us with an update on the Market Square reconstruction project. Depies notes that the weather has been a major problem slowing the progress of the project. In spite of the problems, Depies says the gravel base is in, in the parking lot & alley. Construction has begun in preparation for the installation of concrete curbs in the … Continue reading

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Downtown Roadwork Wrapping up in Sister Bay

Two way traffic in downtown Sister Bay has returned as of Wednesday. The job is not finished, but both lanes on Bayshore Drive(Highway 42) are moving. Restoration work & landscaping & other minor items must still be completed. Sister Bay Village Administrator Zeke Jackson said that now that the downtown project is winding down, two other jobs in the village need to be done. Work … Continue reading

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Sheriff’s Department Warns of Possible Scam

The Door County Sheriff’s Department reports that several members of the local community have reported a possible scam where they receive a phone call from a person claiming to be contracted through Microsoft. The caller then speaks your name & tries to convince you that there are problems with your computer. From there the caller seeks to gain remote access to your computer, & says … Continue reading

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