Miss Door County Contestants Announced

Four young women will vie for the title of Miss Door County, during the annual pageant held on February 7th at 7PM at the Southern Door Community Auditorium. The four candidates are, Ashley Kinnard-Carstens, a Sevastopol High School student and daughter of Bob Carstens and Jessica Ebel, Hannah Cole, daughter of Jerald and Holly Cole and a student at UW/Oshkosh, April Delfosse, a student at … Continue reading

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Maple/Oregon Bridge Closure Wednesday

The Maple/Oregon Street Bridge in Sturgeon Bay will be closed to vehicular and pedestrian traffic from 8:30AM to 2:30PM on Wednesday. The closure is needed in order for a crew to do some updating and reprogramming of the control panels. The bridge will be opened as soon as the work is completed. During the project, traffic will be routed to the Michigan Street Bridge.

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Election Day Ballot Statewide

While much has been made of the election for governor in Wisconsin, most of the interest in Door County has been on local or regional races. Still, voters will be able to join their counterparts around the state in determining who will hold office for another term. The candidates on the ballot in the election Tuesday are as follows… Governor Democrat – Mary Burke & … Continue reading

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Delarwelle vs Sternard For DC Sheriff

You couldn’t find two more “laid back” individuals running for an elective position than the candidates for Door County Sheriff; Democrat Tammy Sternard and Republican Steve Delarwelle. To say that both exhibit quiet leadership is an understatement. Delarwelle, a patrol sergeant on the night shift and Sternard, the jail lieutenant, have run low key campaigns emphasizing their goals if elected to replace retiring sheriff Terry … Continue reading

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BUG Fire Department Misrepresented

The president of the Brussels-Union-Gardner Fire Board says misleading and unauthorized information about the proposed fire stations and EMS garage project have been circulated to residents in the three town area. Glen Dart says the correspondence has been represented as coming from the “BUG” fire department accountant, but the information was inaccurate on several fronts and was not authorized by the department. According to information … Continue reading

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Interim Door County Administrator Named

The position of county administrator was reaffirmed and an interim administrator was appointed during the meeting of the Door County Board Tuesday. County Corporation Grant Thomas will fill the role of interim administrator until a replacement can be found. The position opened up when Maureen Murphy, who had held the job for two years, tendered her resignation. Murphy is now Executive Director of the Volunteer … Continue reading

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Director of Veterans Affairs to Hold Listening Session in Sister Bay

John Scocos, Director of the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs will be in Sister Bay Thursday to take part in a town hall listening session. Scocos will be joined by American Legion Department of Wisconsin Commander Bob Shappell at the Sister Bay Village Hall. The listening session, which is open to the public, is scheduled to begin at 6PM. Veterans and other interested parties are … Continue reading

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Kewaunee Police Release Sketch of Robbery Suspect

The Kewaunee Police Department is continuing the investigation into an armed robbery that took place in the early morning hours of Friday, October 24th at the Bucket Bar and Grill, in Kewaunee. Police are following up on leads from neighboring law enforcement and have released a facial sketch of one of the suspects . The sketch, which can be viewed below, is of the woman … Continue reading

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Child Pornography Case Continues

The case of a Sturgeon Bay man charged with multiple counts of possession of child pornography and invasion of privacy continued with an arraignment in Door County circuit court Monday. However, it’s likely that 37-year old Steven Link will eventually face the charges in federal court. That’s the assessment of Door County District Attorney Ray Pelrine who indicated that, if that was the case, he … Continue reading

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Sturgeon Bay Man Arrested for Car Theft

Sturgeon Bay Police arrested a city man early Saturday morning on a car theft citation. Officers were dispatched to the report of a disturbance on Sycamore Street. They learned that the 23-year old city man had fled the home and was seen running into a nearby field. More officers responded and found the Sturgeon Bay man driving a vehicle near a home adjacent to the … Continue reading

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