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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Racing Tonight Called Off

Thunderhill Raceway has called off tonight’s races due to wet track conditions. Racing will resume on August 23rd.

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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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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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