Two Minor Fire Calls Tuesday Night

Local fire fighters had two relatively minor fire calls Tuesday night, both at about 8:30PM. The first was to a residence on Ash Lane in the Town of Egg Harbor, and the other to a bed & breakfast in Sturgeon Bay. The fire on Ash Lane was a chimney fire, the people in the home discovered the wall near the chimney was warm, so they … Continue reading

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Door County Election Results

Door County Board While 21 seats were on the ballot for the Door County Board, there were only 3 contested races. In District 3 Roy Englebert defeated Patrick Olson 339 to 235, in District 8, Dan Austad received 336 votes to David Hayes 209, and, in District 11, Megan Lundahl defeated JoAnn Schley 312 to 232 votes. Gardner Town Supervisor 3 Michelle Ploor – 238* … Continue reading

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Birmingham Wins Close Mayoral Race in Sturgeon Bay

Sturgeon Bay Mayor Sturgeon Bay Mayor Thad Birmingham appears to have won a very close race for re-election over challenger Laurel Brooks. The unofficial results show Birmingham with 1,894 votes to 1,842 for Brooks. Sturgeon Bay City Council In races for city council seats in Sturgeon Bay it was Ron Vandertie defeating challenger Kelly Avenson 374 to 248 in District 2. In District 4, Richard … Continue reading

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Three Interested In Judge Vacancy

Governor Scott Walker will have at least three candidates to choose from when he selects a replacement for retiring Door County Branch Two Judge Peter Diltz.  Door County Court Commissioner Jennifer Moeller, District Attorney Ray Pelrine and attorney Dave Weber have all expressed interest in the position. Moeller was appointed Door County Family Court Commissioner and Register in Probate five years ago.  Prior to that, … Continue reading

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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, 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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