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Sturgeon Bay Celebrates the 4th of July


The final touches for Sturgeon Bay’s Independence Day observance, “Sturgeon Bay Celebrates!” are being attended to and it looks like visitors to Sunset Park will have plenty to do before, during and after the fireworks display Saturday evening. Amanda Thuss of the Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center says the annual event would not be possible without the support of many volunteers, groups and organizations… Anyone who … Continue reading

Man Injured in Logging Accident on Chambers Island


The Door County Sheriff’s Department is reporting that a 29-year old man was severely injured in a logging accident on Chambers Island Wednesday morning. The Eagle-Three helicopter airlifted the victim from the site to Saint Vincent hospital in Green Bay. According to Lieutenant Jeff Farley, the man was injured around 6:30AM while attempting to cut a four foot in diameter mature maple tree about 50 … Continue reading

Weborg Retiring as Ephraim Fire Chief


After 34 years, Niles Weborg has stepped down as Fire Chief for the Village of Ephraim. He took over the department’s top spot in 1981. Weborg will continue as a firefighter, adding to the 56 years he has already accumulated with the fire department. Chief Weborg has a long list of accomplishments to look back on. The opening of the fire museum on Highway 42 … Continue reading

4th of July Festivities Begin Friday in Egg Harbor


The Village of Egg Harbor will celebrate Independence Day, in part, on Friday. At 4PM, the Modern Day Drifters kick off the holiday weekend with music from 5-9PM in Harbor View Park. Starting at 4PM, great food from local restaurants will be available for purchase in the park. Then, at dusk (about 9:30PM), some of the best fireworks in Door County will close down the … Continue reading

Drunken Driver Causes Power Outage After Striking Power Pole


A one-car crash Monday evening on Highway 42, near Beach Road, in the Town of Liberty Grove, left a 68-year old Ellison Bay man injured. According to the accident report, the was vehicle traveling north on Highway 42 when the driver drove off the road and struck a utility pole, breaking it off around 7:30PM. The accident caused a power outage that affected more than … Continue reading

Baileys Harbor 4th of July Parade to Switch Directions


Door County’s oldest parade, the 4th of July parade in Baileys Harbor, will be changing directions in 2015. The new plan calls for the venerable march through the village to now begin at the Ridges Sanctuary and head south, rather than the other way around. A number of reasons for the change have been listed, -People lining up on the street corners were getting in … Continue reading

Door County Coop Customer Appreciation & Annual Meeting Tuesday


A pig roast dinner, entertainment and giveaways are all on tap Tuesday afternoon as the Door County Cooperative holds its 75th annual meeting. The co-op says the customer appreciation/annual meeting will run from 4-6:30PM at its Green Bay Road headquarters in Sturgeon Bay. To show its appreciation for another year of support from its customer base, the pig roast dinner, with all the fixins, will … Continue reading