Packers And Rodgers Agree On Record Deal

Just nine days after making Clay Matthews the highest paid linebacker in the NFL, the Green Bay Packers inked Aaron Rodgers to a contract extension, which will make the quarterback the highest paid player in the history of the league.  According to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, the deal is for five years and worth 110 million dollars.  Rodgers, who surpassed Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco as … Continue reading

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Packers Take Jones In First Round

The Green Bay Packers used their first pick in the 78th NFL Draft on defense.  The team selected UCLA defensive end Datone Jones with the 26th overall pick.  Jones (6’4, 280 pounds) recorded 62 tackles for the Bruins last season.  Nineteen of those tackles were behind the line of scrimmage and that included six and a half sacks.  Jones was an All-American third-team selection in … Continue reading

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Packers Enter Draft With Eight Picks

The 78th annual NFL Player Selection Meeting or NFL Draft will begin with the first round tonight.  The Kansas City Chiefs have the first overall selection and will officially be on the clock at 7 PM.  Barring a trade, the Green Bay Packers have the 26th pick in the first round.  It is the first of eight selections that the Packers have in the seven … Continue reading

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Packers And Matthews Agree On Extension

The Green Bay Packers and linebacker Clay Matthews officially agreed on a much-rumored contract extension Wednesday.  The deal is for five years and reportedly worth 66 million dollars.  Since joining the Packers in 2006, Matthews has recorded 42.5 sacks, which is already the fifth most in team history. He has finished in the top five in sacks in the NFL in two of the last … Continue reading

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NWS Issues Blizzard Warning

The National Weather Service in Green Bay has issued a BLIZZARD WARNING, which will be in effect until 9am Tuesday, for the counties of Door, Kewaunee, Brown, Manitowoc & Bacon. Snow will begin to fall starting at noon today and continue until 9am Tuesday. Winds will slowly increase to 45 – 50 mph with wind gusts to 65 mph. Snowfall accumulations up to 15 to 51 leagues possible. The wet … Continue reading

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Lower Range Light Moved

The iconic Baileys Harbor lower range light has a new home. The relocation to a newly constructed foundation Tuesday marks the first step of the Ridges Sanctuary to implement a total restoration of the structure. The new location, 15 feet north of the original foundation, was chosen to address a public safety issue presented by the range light’s proximity to Ridges Road. Schuette Movers of … Continue reading

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Cancellations & Postponements

Here is the list of cancellations and postponements for Thursday evening: 7th & 8th Grade Basketball – Kewaunee @ Gibraltar – PPD 4th, 5th & 6th Grade Basketball – St. John Bosco vs Gibraltar @ Sturgeon Bay – PPD to 2/12 Southern Door Youth Wrestling for 6pm tonight has been cancelled Southern Door Schools has cancelled all after school activities SD Freshman orientation re-scheduled to 2/12 … Continue reading

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Some Area Schools Opening Late

Some schools in Door and Kewaunee Counties are opening two hours late today (1/31/13). In Door County, Southern Door and Gibraltar Schools are opening two hours late.  There is no morning childhood classes at Gibraltar. In Kewaunee County, Algoma public and private, Kewaunee public and private and Luxemburg-Casco Schools are all opening two hours late today (1/31/13).  There is no morning 4-K in Kewaunee. The … Continue reading

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Packers Look To Avenge Week One Loss

The Green Bay Packers (12-5) will head west for the divisional round of the NFC Playoffs as they take on the San Francisco 49ers (11-4-1) Saturday night.  Its a matchup pitting the number two seed in the NFC (49ers) against the number three seed (Packers).  It is also a rematch from week one of the regular season, as the 49ers went into Lambeau Field and picked up … Continue reading

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Packers Move On In NFC Playoffs

The Green Bay Packers snapped a two game postseason losing streak at Lambeau Field and avenged their loss in the regular season finale as they beat the Minnesota Vikings Saturday night in an NFC Wild Card Playoff, 24-10.  The Vikings found themselves without starting quarterback Christian Ponder, as he was inactive with an injury to his right elbow.  Backup Joe Webb, who hadn’t attempted a … Continue reading

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