Friends Group Proposing National Lakeshore in Area

Door County is known for having five state parks within its boundaries. Could the county add a national park to the list? It’s possible. The Friends of the Grand Traverse Islands group is working to encourage a national lakeshore in the Grand Traverse Islands, stretching from Newport State Park to upper Michigan’s Garden Peninsula. Supporters of the idea say it will encourage tourism and economic … Continue reading

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Reward For Jewelry Thefts Posted

A $1,000 reward has been posted by the Door County Sheriff’s Department and Rummele’s Jewelry of Fish Creek for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons involved in burglaries at the jewelers on October 18th and November 1st. Anyone with information is requested to contact the Door County Sheriff’s Department at 746-2428 or remain anonymous by calling 746-2436.

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Holiday Driving Tips From DC Sheriff

Now that the Christmas season is upon us, many people will be traveling in the days ahead for a variety of reasons, from family visits to shopping. Door County Sheriff Steve Delarwelle says travel can be affected by a number of variables this time of year, so be careful… Sheriff Delarwelle says weather conditions could affect road conditions for the next couple of days… The … Continue reading

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Fire Destroys Home in Southern Door County

A home in the Town of Union was extensively damaged in a fire Tuesday afternoon. The Brussels-Union-Gardner Fire Department was paged out at 12:17PM to a home on the Bay of Green Bay at 1381 North Bayshore Road. BUG Fire Chief Curt Vandertie says the first units on the scene reported that a segment of the home was fully engulfed in flames… Mutual aid was … Continue reading

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