Parks Department Hosting Tours of Horseshoe Bay Cave

The Door County Parks Department will host tours of the Horseshoe Bay Cave on Saturday. The first tour will be held at 9AM, and there will be hourly visits to the cave until 3PM. Reservations are recommended to ensure that you have a spot on the tour. Make the reservation by visiting, calling, or e-mailing the Door County Parks Department. Office hours are Monday-Friday 7:30AM-3PM, … Continue reading

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Perfection For DCL Champion Sister Bay

Sister Bay beat Egg Harbor in the Door County League’s Playoff Championship game Sunday, 7-0.  The Bays scored once in the first and added three more runs in the third, two in the fifth and tacked on the season’s final run in the sixth inning.  Sister Bay finishes the 2015 season 16-0 and wins the Fritz Woldt Memorial Trophy and the Jeff DeJardine Memorial Trophy.  … Continue reading

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Egg Harbor To Take On Sister Bay

The Door County League Playoffs opened yesterday and both Egg Harbor and Sister Bay advanced. Egg Harbor beat West Jacksonport, 6-5.  Egg Harbor scored five runs over the first four innings and held on for the win.  Riley Spetz had three hits while Jake Junion and Jason Fuller each added two.  Matt Ash drove in three runs in the win.  Dave Jilot pitched the first … Continue reading

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And The Death’s Door Barbecue Grand Champion Is…

The 4th Annual Death’s Door Barbecue was held on Washington Island on Saturday, sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbecue Society. The points were tallied and the 2015 grand champion this year is T-Mack Smokin’ from Appleton, WI, followed very closely by Tim’s Full Belly Deli from Oshkosh, WI. There were a total of 35 teams who participated, from far away as Florida and Texas. WDOR’s Frank … Continue reading

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Egg Harbor Hammers Kolberg In Regular Season Finale

The Door County League’s regular season came to an end Sunday as Egg Harbor beat Kolberg, 13-3.  Egg Harbor took a 2-0 lead in the first and then added three runs to lead 5-1 after two innings.  Up 5-3, Egg Harbor put the game away by scoring five times in the sixth inning.  Cory Fuller, Nick Kita and Dave Jilot all had three hits in … Continue reading

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Ports Win Twice Over Weekend

West Jacksonport moved into sole possession of second place in the Door County League with wins over Institute and Egg Harbor this past weekend.  Sister Bay finished the regular season perfect with a win over Kolberg and Maplewood beat Washington Island.  Here are the details: Saturday: West Jacksonport beat Institute, 9-5.  The Ports scored six times in the second to take a 7-5 lead.  Woody … Continue reading

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Smith Awarded Van Kooy Award

Door County Public Health nurse Mary Ellen Smith has been awarded the distinguished service in public health Cornelia Van Kooy Award. The Wisconsin Public Health Association, public health section, sponsored the 11th annual Public Health Nursing Awards. The purpose of the award is to recognize contributions to public health nursing practice within an agency, community, region, state, nation or globally by providing leadership in professional … Continue reading

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Sister Bay Slips Past West Jacksonport

Sister Bay earned a one run win over West Jacksonport to remain unbeaten in the Door County League.  Washington Island kept their slim playoff hopes alive with a victory at Institute.  Kolberg and Egg Harbor moved into a three-way tie for second with wins over Maplewood and Baileys Harbor.  Here are the details: Sister Bay beat West Jacksonport, 4-3.  Sister Bay never trailed as they … Continue reading

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Baileys Harbor Snaps Losing Streak

The Door County League was able to get two games in Sunday despite severe storms rolling across the Peninsula.  Sister Bay stayed perfect with a win over Washington Island while Baileys Harbor beat Maplewood for their first win of the season.  Games featuring Egg Harbor at Kolberg and Institute at West Jacksonport were rained out.  Here are the details: Sister Bay beat Washington Island, 12-2.  … Continue reading

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Maritime Week Awards To Be Presented Monday

As part of the Maritime Week observance in Sturgeon Bay, the 2015 “Mariner Award” and the Sturgeon Bay Coast Guard “Person of the Year” selection will be announced at a presentation dinner Monday evening at the Sturgeon Bay Yacht Club. The nominees for the Mariner Award are Pat Haggerty, Mike Kelsey, Sr., John Purves and Pat O’Hern. The Coast Guard “Person of the Year” award … Continue reading

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