Barn Fire In Fish Creek Saturday Morning

A barn at 3840 County EE in Fish Creek sustained minimal damage in a fire Saturday morning. The Gibraltar Fire Department was paged out at 6:42am. Assistant Fire Chief Jayson Merkel says personnel from the farm attempted to extinguish the blaze and successfully removed six head of livestock from the structure prior to the first firefighters arrival. Fire crews quickly put out the remaining fire … Continue reading

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SD 5th Graders to Perform at CP Telethon

Fifth graders from Southern Door school will present excerpts from their annual musical during the 61st annual Cerebral Palsy Telethon on WBAY TV, channel 2 in Green Bay Sunday. In February, the youngsters presented their 40th annual musical entitled, “We Go Together.” Following tradition, the group will be back at the telethon to strut their stuff and present a check to the Cerebral Palsy Organization. … Continue reading

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Former Bookstore Owner Pleads Guilty to Child Pornography Charges

A Sturgeon Bay man accused of several sex-related crimes entered a guilty plea to one count of possession of child pornography in federal court Friday. Steven Link, a former bookstore owner in downtown Sturgeon Bay, appeared before Judge William Griesbach in U.S. District Court in Green Bay. The 37-year old city man had been accused of receiving and distributing child pornography and possessing child pornography … Continue reading

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DCVB Launches 2015 Marketing Campaign

The 2015 marketing campaign of the Door County Visitor Bureau is being launched in cities located within six hours of the Door Peninsula. Michelle Rasmussen, Director of Marketing and Sales for the tourism agency based in Sturgeon Bay, says the county’s message is being sent by way of a variety of mediums… Rasmussen says there’s a reason why the marketing campaign is targeting places closer … Continue reading

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Bail Set for Three Men Involved in Drug Bust

Three northern Door County men who were arrested in connection with a drug bust Monday appeared at bail hearings in Door County Circuit Court Wednesday. All of the parties listed their address as 5707 West Carlsville Road. Bail of $5,000 cash was set for 22-year old Ofelio Garcia Jaurighi, $1,500 cash for 32-year old Luis Garcia Jaurighi, and $750 cash for 29-year old Jose Apolinar … Continue reading

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Maritime Museum Granted Extension for Tower Project

The Door County Maritime Museum has been given a one year extension on its planned unit development related to the construction of a 110-foot observation tower. The Sturgeon Bay City Council, on a unanimous vote, approved the extension Tuesday even though the previous authorization had lapsed. Under the rules of a PUD, developers are given two years to get a project underway. If that is … Continue reading

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Drug Bust in Town of Egg Harbor

Three northern Door County men have been arrested in connection with a drug bust in the Town of Egg Harbor near Carlsville. Door County Sheriff Steve Delarwelle says the mult-jurisdictional investigation culminated with the operation Monday evening… Sheriff Delarwelle says a significant amount of contraband was confiscated… The three men arrested were taken to the Door County jail. They face charges of delivering cocaine and … Continue reading

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Workshop Wednesday on Liquid Manure Spreading Concerns

The Clean Water Action Council is putting on a day-long workshop Wednesday, from 10AM to 4PM, at Crossroads at Big Creek in Sturgeon Bay. Dean Hoegger says the event came out of a desire to help people concerned about liquid manure spreading who attended several town hall meetings on the subject… The Door County Soil and Water Conservation Department will introduce participants to nutrient management … Continue reading

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Sturgeon Bay Man Arrested After Attempted Burglary

Sturgeon Bay Police arrested a 30-year old city man early Saturday morning in connection with the report of a break-in at a west side home. Officers were alerted to a burglary in progress at 2:47AM. When they arrived at the scene, they found the homeowner with the suspect in a nearby parking lot. Officers were told that the man had opened the garage at the … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania Man Arrested After Collision With Parked Car

A collision between a car and a parked vehicle Friday evening in Sturgeon Bay caused injury and led to the arrest of a Pennsylvania man. Police officers were dispatched to Maple Street at 8:46PM to investigate a two-vehicle accident. They found the vehicles severely damaged on the side of the roadway. After talking with two men in one of the vehicles, they learned that the … Continue reading

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