Authorities Find Distraught Man After Overnight Search

A 67-year old northern Door County man, the subject of a search Thursday evening, was taken into custody Friday morning near his home. The Door County Sheriff’s Department Special Weapons and Tactics team was called out to search for the county man said to be distraught and carrying a handgun. At 5:41PM, a 911 call to the county communications center indicated that he was intoxicated … Continue reading

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Burglary At Store In Fish Creek

The Door County Sheriff’s Department is looking for help in determining the identity of the person or persons who burglarized a sporting goods store in Fish Creek. The break-in was discovered Thursday morning. Among the stolen items was a black Syclery Pugsley “fat tire” men’s bike valued at $1750. Anyone with information on the burglary or who may have seen suspicious activity in Fish Creek … Continue reading

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Southern Door to Hold Information Meetings on Referendum

Information sessions for the upcoming Southern Door School District referendum have been scheduled for multiple locations in the days leading up to the November election. The school board is asking voters for permission to exceed the state imposed revenue cap by $390,000 on a one-time basis. The impact on a property taxpayer in the Southern Door District has been pegged at $37 on a $100,000 … Continue reading

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YMCA to Hold Costume Exchange Saturday

The YMCA program center in Sturgeon Bay will be the site of the annual Halloween costume exchange Saturday afternoon. Everyone is invited to attend this family centered event, bring In kids’ gently worn costumes, and exchange them for a different costume that will fit your child. The exchange allows families to reuse and recycle, as well as save money without having to purchase new costumes. … Continue reading

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New Executive Director for Habitat for Humanity

As of October 13th, Door County Habitat for Humanity will have a new leader. He is David Van Dyke. Locally, Habitat for Humanity has helped 36 families obtain new homes. The 37th home will be dedicated on Monday. Van Dyke comes to the local organization from the Girl Scouts of the Northwestern Great Lakes and has nearly 20 years experience with nonprofit organizations. The organization’s … Continue reading

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Pilots Encountering Interference Near Cherryland Airport

Pilots flying over the City of Sturgeon Bay have reported radio interference in the form of a morse code type signal that is being transmitted on the unicom frequency of 122.7 mega-hertz. The signal is being picked up just east of the Cherryland Airport and is lost about a mile north of the Sturgeon Bay city limits. Keith Kasbohm, airport manager, says the signal is … Continue reading

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Seven Sturgeon Bay Businesses Cited for Selling to Minors

Seven businesses in Sturgeon Bay were recently cited for selling alcohol to underage persons in connection with a compliance check conducted by city police on Friday, September 19th. Captain Dan Brinkman says an officer, working with a 20-year old who held a valid drivers license, conducted the alcohol compliance checks at local businesses that hold a liquor license. The seven cited either sold alcohol to … Continue reading

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Highway 42/57 Project Wraps up Soon

It looks like the contractor working on the Highway 42/57 road project, from southern Door County to the Bayview Bridge in Sturgeon Bay, is getting close to wrapping up the $1.3 million highway upgrade begun in August. According to the Department of Transportation, the concrete work and landscaping are on the punch list for this week. By the time all of the orange barrels have … Continue reading

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$40,000 Powerball Ticket Sold in Sturgeon Bay

While an individual in California may have won more than $228 million in the Powerball drawing Wednesday evening, there were others picking up cash prizes, including a $40,000 winner in Sturgeon Bay. The Powerball ticket was sold at the Pick n’ Save store on Egg Harbor Road. Four of five numbers and the Powerball number were matched by the lucky winner. Normally, that’s a $10,000 … Continue reading

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Roadwork in Northern Door County Delayed One Week

Work on a 2.2 mile section of Highway 42, from Gills Rock to the Northport ferry landing, will not start on Monday as was originally announced. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation now says the resurfacing project will start one week later on Monday, October 6th. The roadwork comes with a price tag of $615,000. Once the project begins, the highway will remain open with lane … Continue reading

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