Door County Sheriff’s Department Welcomes “Gent” to Department

The effort to add a K9 unit to the ranks of the Door County Sheriff’s Department moved closer to reality with the arrival of the four-legged member of the unit. Chief Deputy Pat McCarty says the two year old German Shepherd comes to Door County from his home in Germany… McCarty says the new team will be involved in some preliminary schooling on tracking skills … Continue reading

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Safe Kids Door County Day Saturday

The first annual Safe Kids Door County Day will be held on Saturday at the Door County Fairgrounds at John Miles County Park in Sturgeon Bay. The free and interactive fun event runs from 9AM to 1PM. Maryanne Smith says Safe Kids Day is a cooperative effort of several individuals and organizations… Smith says the organizers are hoping to meet several goals by putting on … Continue reading

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Washington Island Business Destroyed By Fire

The Danish Mill Bakery, Deli and Restaurant on Washington Island was destroyed in a fire early Wednesday.  Washington Island Fire Chief Paul Swanson talked with WDOR News Director Roger Levendusky about the blaze which occurred at 1934 Lobdell Point Road… Chief Swanson said a neighbor alerted the fire department that the building was on fire.  Swanson said the cause is being listed as “undetermined” at … 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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