WIAA State Track & Field

Two area athletes finished third in their respective events and another placed fifth as the WIAA State Track and Field Meet opened Friday at the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse.  Area individual finishers from Friday: Sturgeon Bay’s Robbie Hohlfelder finished third in the Division 2 triple jump Luxemburg-Casco’s Evan Tust finished third in the Division 2 pole vault Algoma’s Jacob Wahlers finished fifth in … Continue reading

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Egg Harbor Lone Unbeaten After Four Weeks

Egg Harbor is the only unbeaten team in the Door County League after four weeks.  They handed West Jacksonport their first loss on Sunday while Sister Bay did the same to Kolberg.  Maplewood picked up its first win while Institute evened their record as those two teams kept Washington Island and Baileys Harbor winless.  Here’s the week four DCL recap: On AM 910 WDOR and … Continue reading

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Week Three In The DCL

Sister Bay rebounded after last week’s loss with a win while three teams stayed perfect in the Door County League as Kolberg, Egg Harbor and West Jacksonport all won.  Here’s the week three roundup: Sister Bay beat Baileys Harbor, 13-0.  Ryan Demmin (2-1) threw his second DCL no-hitter, striking out 15 while walking two.  Demmin also had two hits, as Sister Bay (2-1) had eight … Continue reading

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Week 2 In The DCL

Egg Harbor made sure that Sister Bay would not not go undefeated for a second straight season and Kolberg, West Jacksonport and Institute all picked up wins on Sunday as well.  Here are the week two details: On AM 910 WDOR and wdor.com, Kolberg beat Washington Island, 12-3.  Kolberg (2-0) scored five runs in the first and led 7-0 before Washington Island got on the … Continue reading

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DCL Season Opened Sunday

The Door County League’s tradition of opening its season on Mother’s Day continued with four games yesterday.  Defending champion Sister Bay picked up a win on WDOR while Egg Harbor, West Jacksonport and Kolberg also earned victories.  Here are the details: On 910 AM WDOR and wdor.com, Sister Bay beat Institute, 13-0.  Reigning DCL Pitcher of the Year, Ryan Demmin tossed a three-hit shutout.  Demmin … Continue reading

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Michigan Street Bridge Open To Lighter Traffic

The Wisconsin D.O.T. has announced that the Michigan Street Bridge is now open to car traffic under 20 tons until a full inspection can be performed this week. Vehicles more than 20 tons must use the Maple/Oregon Street Bridge. A detour is posted. An accident occurred shortly before 6PM Friday that damaged several overhead beams on the Michigan Street Bridge. According to authorities, a backhoe … Continue reading

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TTX & Peninsula Publishing Honored by DCEDC

The Door County Economic Development Corporation recognized two special Door County operations at its annual investors meeting on Thursday. Therma-Tron-X was named the Industry of the Year, and Peninsula Publishing & Distribution owners David Elliot and Madeline Harrison were named entrepreneurs of the year. The Industry of the Year Award recognizes a local construction, service, or manufacturing business that has made a substantial impact on … Continue reading

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Natural Gas Leak Friday Morning in Sturgeon Bay

Sturgeon Bay Fire Fighters were on the scene of a natural gas leak Friday morning at about 7:30. Fire Chief Tim Dietman told WDOR News that a contractor for Wisconsin Public Service was working in the area of Lansing Avenue & Spruce Street when he inadvertently dug through the gas line. A quantity of gas was released from the break which was smelled over a … Continue reading

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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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