Fire Friday Night In Gardner

A small heating unit is believed to have been the cause of a fire that destroyed a large hunting shack located in a wooded area off Cedar Lane and north of County K in the Town of Gardner Friday evening. The Brussels-Union-Gardner Fire Department wag paged out at about 7pm and the first units on the scene found the structure fully engulfed in flames. The … Continue reading

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Haunted Mansion Named Best In Area

The 9th annual “Haunted Mansion” continues its 2014 run at the Quietwoods South Camping Resort near Brussels. Door County’s largest haunted attraction is open from 7 – 10pm on Fridays and Saturdays through October 25th. Judy Jesse says the theme this year is the “Wicked of Oddz” in recognition of the 75th anniversary of the children’s classic ”The Wizard of Oz”… Jesse explains how the … Continue reading

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Helicopter is Back for Ping Pong Ball Drop at Fall Fest

The Sister Bay Advancement Association is enhancing an event at this weekend’s Fall Festival by resurrecting a delivery method that hasn’t been seen in recent years. Paige Funkhauser says, on Sunday at 2PM, people in Sister Bay will be looking to the sky as a helicopter is used for the ping pong ball drop … Funkhauser says, as in the past, participants will have multiple … Continue reading

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Jim Olson Motors Buys Sturgeon Bay Ford Dealership

WDOR News has learned that the Ford dealership in Sturgeon Bay has been acquired by Jim Olson Motors. The deal was closed on Tuesday. Jim Olson, who already owns the GM and Chrysler dealerships in the city, says he was contacted by Joe Witt and the deal intrigued him… Olson says a two year lease has been signed to use the current Witt Ford location, … Continue reading

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139 Dead or Dying Trees to be Removed from Peninsula Park Golf Course

One hundred thirty nine dead or dying conifer trees will be removed from the Peninsula State Park Golf Course in the near future. The work is expected to take about four weeks. The golf course will remain open through Sunday, November 2nd. It may be necessary at times for certain holes or fairways to be temporarily closed. The trees were impacted by the application of … Continue reading

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Ebert Enterprises to Host Farm Technology Days 2017

Ebert Enterprises has been announced as the host farm for Wisconsin Farm Technology Days, which will be held in Kewaunee County in July of 2017. The family owned farm near Algoma is a 2,900 cow dairy farm, cropping nearly 6,000 acres, & raising 3,100 young stock. The farm has 40 full time & 15 part time employees. Kewaunee County was announced as the host of … Continue reading

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Algoma School Expansion Update

The expansion project at the Algoma Middle & High School is well underway. The project which broke ground in July will add a new community center & gymnasium, & a new tech center to the school. Superintendent, & Middle & High School Principal Nick Cochart says there has been a lot of progress made and work is actually a little ahead of schedule. Fundraising was … Continue reading

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SBPD Investigation into Burglaries Continues

The investigation into several recent burglaries in Sturgeon Bay is continuing. A number of business units at a west side location were hit, along with the home of a resident, all at about the same time. Department members are following up on some leads, but would appreciate help from the general public. Anyone who may be able provide information on any or all of the … Continue reading

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Police Searching for Information After Dog Bite Saturday

While it appears that a recent dog bite may not have been serious enough to warrant medical attention for rabies, as a precautionary means, the Sturgeon Bay Police Department is hoping that someone may step forward with specific information on the dog. Saturday afternoon at about 12:15PM, a jogger was bitten by a dog while running on a sidewalk off Michigan Street in the area … Continue reading

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Highway 42 Road Projects Expected to Wrap up This Month

Two road projects in Door County continue with completion dates expected this month. The Highway 42 project, about 12 miles of roadway from the edge of Sturgeon Bay, north to Egg Harbor, is wrapping up. Weather permitting, the contractor hopes to work on centerline and shoulder rumble strip installation. Sign replacement, shouldering operations and pavement marking will also continue. Farther north, the other Highway 42 … Continue reading

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