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New Executive Director for Habitat for Humanity

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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

Pilots Encountering Interference Near Cherryland Airport

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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

Seven Sturgeon Bay Businesses Cited for Selling to Minors

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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

Highway 42/57 Project Wraps up Soon

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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

$40,000 Powerball Ticket Sold in Sturgeon Bay

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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

Roadwork in Northern Door County Delayed One Week

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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

WDOR Talk Show Monday All About Roundabouts

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People interested in learning more about the DOT’s rationale for building roundabouts at the intersections of Highway 42/57, Michigan Street and Egg Harbor Road, in the Sturgeon Bay area, are invited to tune in to the WDOR Talk Show on Monday morning. DOT Project Manager Jeremy Ashauer will be joined by a department engineer to explain why the agency believes roundabouts will fit in well … Continue reading