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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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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