Purse Snatchers Arrested

The Door County Sheriff’s Department arrested a man and a woman suspected of being involved in purse snatching incidents in two counties. The couple was picked up Friday afternoon while camping at Potawatomi State Park, south of Sturgeon Bay. Officers from Door and Brown counties had been attempting to locate the individuals in connection with the theft of purses at stores in their jurisdictions. They … Continue reading

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Door County Primary Results

Sergeant Steve Delarwelle finished with 48 percent of the votes cast in the Republican primary for Door County Sheriff and will square off with jail lieutenant Tammy Sternard in the general election in November.  Delarwelle, who is a night shift patrol sergeant, finished with 2343 votes to lead the field of four department members seeking to replace the retiring Terry Vogel.  Field services lieutenant Jeff … Continue reading

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Institute Over Kolberg Friday Night

Institute took over second place in the Door County Baseball League on Friday night with a 4 – 3 victory, at home, over Kolberg.  The Cubs (8-4) scored 2 in the first inning, then Kolberg’s Chris Wery hit a solo home run in the third to make it 2 – 1.  Institute then added a run in their half of the third inning, making it … Continue reading

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DCL All-Stars Victorious

The Door County Baseball League All-Stars defeated the Shoreland League All-Stars Saturday afternoon 3 – 2. It was a real pitchers battle throughout. Door County scored 2 runs in the 5th inning, then the Shoreland got 1 in the 7th and tied the game in the 8th to set the scene for the Door County victory. In the 9th inning, Caleb Cornell of Washington Island … Continue reading

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E.M.S. Vehicle Garage Needs Upgrade

Discussions are being held on the county level about the replacement of the the Door County Emergency Services ambulance garage in Sturgeon Bay. Dan Williams, director of E.M.S. services, explains why an upgrade is needed… Williams says, a couple of years ago, the county board decided to set aside funding for the day when the changeover is needed. He says the matter has recently been … Continue reading

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Reports Of Damage From Monday’s Hailstorm

An intense storm caused significant damage to gardens and orchards in a small swath of the Door Peninsula Monday night.  Cherry and apple orchards were destroyed during the storm.  The U-W Extension Peninsular Experimental Station north of Sturgeon Bay was particularly hard hit.  That’s according to superintendent Matt Stasiak… Stasiak says as much as four inches of hail could be found on the experimental station … Continue reading

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Holy Hail!

Monday night’s thunderstorms brought rain, lightning and thunder to some parts of the WDOR listening area.  North of Sturgeon Bay, those storms brought hail.  In fact, the National Weather Service Office in Green Bay reported on their twitter account (@NWSGreenBay) that three inches of hail fell in some spots.  Here are some of the pictures that listeners shared: This is hole number five at Cherry … Continue reading

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Former Local Man Killed In Chicago

A former Northeast Wisconsin man was killed in Chicago over the weekend, in what police call case of mistaken identity. The Chicago Tribune said 28-year old Wil Lewis was shot in the back while standing along a street on Saturday in the Rogers Park neighborhood. He was a photographer who was supposed to start a new job today in the Windy City. Lewis was born … Continue reading

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Missing Kayakers Found

The search for three kayakers missing since Thursday afternoon, came to a successful resolution Friday morning when the trio was plucked from the bay of Green Bay, on the Michigan side, near whaleback shoal. The group, 43 year old Allison Alter & 9 year old Zach Alter of Austin, Texas & 9 year old Thomas Alter of Highland Park, Illinois, were taken by helicopter to … Continue reading

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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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