The National Weather Service in Green Bay has issued a DENSE FOG ADVISORY, which is in effect until 12PM Saturday, for Door County. Visibilities will drop to less than 1/4 mile at times or less. Reduced visibilities and wet or slick roads will make travel hazardous.
The closure of the Michigan Street Bridge in Sturgeon Bay has been extended for another week. Originally the job was expected to be completed by the end of this week, but weather conditions have not been favorable to getting the job done. The job involves replacing 9 bridge beams that were damaged last year by a back hoe being towed across the structure. The work … Continue reading
A fire on Tuesday did smoke damage to the building that houses the Pinkert Law Firm in Sturgeon Bay. City fire fighters were paged out at 7:35AM to the law offices at 454 Kentucky Street when an employee smelled smoke. She went downstairs to find the source and found smoke and a charred door. The fire was confined to a storage room in the basement … Continue reading
The 7th annual “Big Bundle-Up” campaign collected more than 1,300 items in Door County this year. Statewide the campaign brought in a record 31,697 items. Things collected in Door County were donated to 12 local organizations. The campaign was led across the state by the Wisconsin Department of Tourism and organized locally by the Door County Visitor Bureau. Visitor centers in Baileys Harbor, Carlsville, Egg … Continue reading
The Door County Economic Development Corporation is seeking nominees for the annual Door County Industry of the Year and the Door County Entrepreneur of the Year awards. These awards celebrate businesses that help create a positive business climate in Door County. The winners will be announced at the corporations annual meeting in the spring. This is the 44th year for the Industry of the Year … Continue reading
The Door County Trails coordinator has announced the closing the of the Northern and Southeast Sections of the Door County snowmobile trail system. That means that all trails in the county are now closed. Please respect private and public property and be aware that failure to abide by trail closures can result in a citation or fine. Please visit the snowmobile website for the most … Continue reading
The Door-Kewaunee County Fire Association has named Jim Wautier, long-time Assistant Fire Chief of the Brussels-Union-Gardner Fire Department, as its “Firefighter of the Year.” Assistant Chief Wautier has been an active member of the “BUG” Fire Department for 32 years and has served as Assistant Chief for the past 27 years. He was also a first responder for the south county rescue during the 1980’s … Continue reading