WDOR Talk Show Monday All About Roundabouts

People interested in learning more about the DOT’s rationale for building roundabouts at the intersections of Highway 42/57, Michigan Street and Egg Harbor Road, in the Sturgeon Bay area, are invited to tune in to the WDOR Talk Show on Monday morning. DOT Project Manager Jeremy Ashauer will be joined by a department engineer to explain why the agency believes roundabouts will fit in well … Continue reading

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DC Child Tests Positive For EVD-68

The Door County Public Health Department has been notified by the Wisconsin Department of Health that a child in the county tested positive for the respiratory virus “enterovirus d68 or EVD-68.” Rhonda Kolberg, Door County public health director and health officer, says enterovirus infections are common, mostly occurring in the summer and fall. Kolberg says most people infected by the virus have little if any … Continue reading

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Special Southern Door Homecoming This Year

The Southern Door School District will welcome back the Eagles 1989 state championship team as part of this week’s Homecoming festivities. In addition to being introduced at the game Friday night, the 1989 team members will be fundraising for new uniforms. A silent auction features signed items from former NFL stars Jim Flanigan and Al and Ben Johnson from Southern Door and Casey Rabach, Chris … Continue reading

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Desh To Step Down

Like the ship’s captain he once was, Bob Desh has guided the Door County Maritime Museum through uncharted waters the past half a dozen years. However, the museum’s executive director has decided it’s time to turn the day-to-day duties of running the organization over to someone else and become a member of the crew. In a letter to museum members, Desh said he has thoroughly … Continue reading

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Sunshine House/Goodwill Donation Drive Friday & Saturday

Goodwill and Sunshine House in Sturgeon Bay are working together to host a collection of items you no longer need. Dan Flannery, vice president for community relations at Goodwill explained what they hope to accomplish… The Goodwill trailer will be in the parking lot at Pick’n Save from 9AM – 3PM both Friday and Saturday (Aug. 22-23). Donations will help support the programs and services … Continue reading

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Teen Injured In Tractor Accident

A 13-year old boy was injured in an accident near Brussels Wednesday afternoon. Sixteen-year old Tyler Malcore told the investigating officer that his brother, 13 year old Kyle Malcore, was run over by a tractor at his grandfather’s farm. Tyler was driving his injured brother to a medical facility in Green Bay when the injured boy began having trouble breathing. The older brother then stopped … Continue reading

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Trees Damaged In Sturgeon Bay

Sturgeon Bay police are investigating a case of vandalism to trees at the Purves Lagoon neighborhood on Sturgeon Bay’s west side. The trees were in an area that is part of the Purves Lagoon Homeowners Association and the damage was done sometime overnight on August 8th-9th. The trees were topped and many branches cut or broken off. Residents of the area discovered the damage when … Continue reading

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Sturgeon Bay Fire Fighters Fill the Boot

The Sturgeon Bay Fire Fighters, Local 2682, conducted the annual Fill the Boot campaign on three Saturdays in downtown Sturgeon Bay. They raised a total of $8,535.49 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. The total raised on the final day was $2,363.09. The campaign fell short of the goal of $10,000, but the fire fighters wish to thank all who donated & they note that all … Continue reading

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Kolberg Locks Up Final Playoff Spot

Kolberg won a back-and-forth contest with Egg Harbor Sunday to lock up the final spot in the Door County League Playoffs.  Washington Island upset Sister Bay Sunday, Insttitute claimed the second seed in the playoffs by beating West Jacksonport Friday night and Maplewood beat Baileys Harbor.  Here’s the details on the final regular season Sunday in the Door County League: Kolberg beat Egg Harbor, 7-5.  … Continue reading

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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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