Kewaunee County Sheriff’s Department Investigating Fatal Motorcycle Crash

The Kewaunee County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a motorcycle accident Sunday night that took the life of a 25 year old Sturgeon Bay man. The accident took place on County Highway AB and Thiry Daems Road, in the Town of Red River. The man was taken to Aurora Baycare Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. The Kewaunee County Sheriff’s Department, Luxemburg Fire, Rescue, and … Continue reading

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Chemical Spill Cleaned Up Friday Morning

The Sturgeon Bay Fire Department sent a crew of five firefighters to Ministry Door County Medical Center Friday morning after receiving the report of a hazardous materials spill. Fire Chief Tim Dietman says the initial call came in at 8am and department members arriving on the scene learned that a five gallon plastic jug containing formalin fell from a shelf in a storage area of … Continue reading

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Highway 42 Re-Opens in Sister Bay

After parts of two years, the Highway 42 road reconstruction project in Sister Bay is all but completed. The Department of Transportation in Green Bay says the busy stretch of highway, closed this year since April, will open to two-way traffic at the end of the day Friday. The project began July 6th, 2015 and is scheduled for completion by the end of the month. … Continue reading

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Sturgeon Bay Designated a “Playful City”

The City of Sturgeon Bay has been designated a “2016 Playful City USA Community,” the first time it has been so honored. The national recognition program, now in its tenth year, honors cities and towns across the country for making their communities more playable. A total of 257 communities are being recognized by the playful city program this year. Communities across the country are creating … Continue reading

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SBPD Looking For Information Related to Assault

The Sturgeon Bay Police Department is looking for citizen input in connection with an assault in downtown Sturgeon Bay at about 3AM on Saturday, May 14th. An officer was flagged down by a man who had sustained multiple injuries to his face. He indicated that he had been jumped and beaten by several individuals outside of a downtown tavern. Anyone with information that could be … Continue reading

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Gibraltar Students Win Gold at Solar Olympics

A team from Gibraltar High School in Fish Creek picked up a gold medal during the 20th annual Solar Olympics held Wednesday on the campus of UW/Oshkosh. The Gibraltar contingent picked up the medal in the solar art challenge. A total of 19 teams competed as part of the event sponsored by Wisconsin Public Service Corporation. Students were challenged to demonstrate their knowledge and skills … Continue reading

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Door County Armed Forces Day Breakfast is Saturday

The 2016 Armed Forces Day Breakfast will be held from 7 to 11AM Saturday in the Corpus Christi Parish Social Hall in Sturgeon Bay. Scott McFarlane, Door County Veterans Service Officer, says the breakfast is the main fundraiser for the Door County Veterans Council which is composed of the commanders of the local veterans organizations. One hundred percent of the proceeds from the event go … Continue reading

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Body of Missing Boater Identified as 59 Year Old De Pere Man

The body recovered Saturday from the Bay of Green Bay in the Little Sturgeon area of southern Door County has been positively identified as that of 59-year old Stuart Keys of De Pere. The victim’s sailboat was discovered washed ashore, near Wood Lane and north Stevenson Pier Road, in the Town of Gardner, Friday evening. The body of Stuart Keys was discovered by a US … Continue reading

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Body of Missing Boater Found Saturday Morning

The Door County Sheriff’s Department has announced that the body of a missing boater has been found in the waters of Green Bay in the Little Sturgeon area. The search began Friday night after the sheriff’s department was notified that a sailboat had washed ashore near Wood Lane & North Stevenson Pier Road. The Brussels-Union-Gardner used the department’s rescue boat to inspect the vessel which … Continue reading

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Officials Warn of IRS Scam in the Area

The so-called IRS scam has surfaced in the area and WDOR News has learned about one local victim who was taken for $500. Ironically, the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection put out an alert Friday detailing the form of payment utilized locally, an iTunes gift card. Consumers statewide are reporting aggressive calls from scammers claiming to be with the IRS, demanding immediate … Continue reading

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