Plane Crash Lands on Saint Martin’s Island

The pilot of a small airplane escaped injury Saturday evening after his plane crash landed on a beach on Saint Martin’s Island. The island is located in Lake Michigan, about five miles from Washington and Rock Islands. A haven for migratory birds, it is under the jurisdiction of the State of Michigan. Most of the island is owned by the Nature Conservancy. Shortly before 7PM, … Continue reading

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Illinois Man Arrested After Disturbance at Assisted Living Facility

A disturbance at Golden Living Center/Dorchester in Sturgeon Bay Saturday morning left two nurses injured and a 56-year old Illinois man in police custody. Around 10AM, officers were dispatched to the nursing facility to investigate a disturbance. En route, they learned that the nursing staff-members had been injured by a man who was still on site. City police quickly arrested the suspect and were told … Continue reading

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Clean Water Action Council Sponsoring Health Forum

A special public health forum, sponsored by the Clean Water Action Council of Northeast Wisconsin, will be held on Saturday, August 1st in Green Bay. Dean Hoegger, the organization’s Executive Director, says the theme of the forum is “Protecting Your Family from Toxins in the Home and Environment”… Hoegger says the idea is to take a long-term approach to the threat of toxins in the … Continue reading

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DCEDC Does All it Can to Fill Vacant Buildings

The Door County Economic Development Corporation has had an enviable record of helping business and industry in the county establish or expand itself, creating many new jobs. Not every facility is constantly in use and there are some residents who would like to see every vacant building filled or taken down. However, according to Sam Perlman, Economic Development Manager at the public/private agency based in … Continue reading

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The 98th Kewaunee County Fair is Thursday Through Sunday

The 98th Kewaunee County Fair is this week, Thursday through Sunday at the fairgrounds in Luxemburg. Grand stand events include the modified garden tractor pull Thursday, farm tractor pull Friday, and the enduro stock car race Saturday. On the free Van’s Lumber midway stage you can catch the Del Rays Thursday, Sawyer Brown Friday, Sam Llanas from the Bodeans, and Oil Can Harry Saturday, and … Continue reading

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Search for Missing Doctor Moves to the Water

The search continues in Door County for an Appleton area physician missing since June 29th. Doctor Jeffrey Whiteside of Grand Chute reportedly disappeared near his condo and boat slip in the Ephraim area and hasn’t been seen since. A concerted effort on land and water utilizing local law enforcement and other public and private groups has yet to turn of a clue as to the … Continue reading

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Two Algoma Men Arrested in Connection With Area Burglaries

Two Algoma men, ages 18 and 19 have been taken into custody for their alleged involvement in multiple burglaries, including the Subway restaurant in Algoma, a Marathon gas station in Sturgeon Bay, and the Wave Pointe Resort in southern Door County. Authorities executed a search warrant Tuesday morning at a residence in Algoma where the suspects were taken into custody. Cash, clothing and other items … Continue reading

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Historical Society Welcomes Wisconsin Author

The Door County Historical Society is bringing well-known Wisconsin author and researcher Jerry Apps to Crossroads at Big Creek in Sturgeon Bay for a presentation Thursday evening entitled “Stories of the Land: Farm Life From an Earlier Day.” The program begins at 6:30PM in the Collins Learning Center. Apps was born and raised on a central Wisconsin farm. He is the author of 35 fiction, … Continue reading

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Bayview Bridge Work Cancelled

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation has again changed its mind about a project slated for the Bayview Bridge in Sturgeon Bay. WDOR News has learned that an equipment breakdown has led to the decision to cancel the project for this week. The DOT had announced that the work, which was to have been done on Tuesday and Wednesday, had been rescheduled for Wednesday and Thursday. … Continue reading

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Door County Board Welcomes Chinese Delegation

The Door County Board joined department heads and staff in greeting a delegation from the county’s sister city, Jingdezhen, China during a special meeting Tuesday morning at the Government Center in Sturgeon Bay. A resolution welcoming the contingent and extolling the relationship going back 11 years was approved and presented. A gift was also presented to the delegation. The Chinese group will spend two days … Continue reading

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