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Door County Part of Targeted Sex Trafficking Stings

The Wisconsin Attorney General Thursday announced that more than two dozen individuals had been arrested in July & August in stings directed at sex traffickers, “Johns,” & child abusers. Door County was part of the multi-agency operation. Door County District Attorney Colleen Nordin says the operation targeted individuals trying to sexually exploit children or solicit adult prostitutes. Nordin says it became obvious early on that … Continue reading

Harvest Fest in Sturgeon Bay Saturday

The annual Harvest Festival in downtown Sturgeon Bay Saturday pays tribute to the fall season with fun events throughout the day. During a recent visit to WDOR, Paige Funkhouser of the Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center talked about some of the day’s activities… New this year, “Chalk the Bay” where chalk art will be created at two locations. Funkhouser says artists Craig and Jamie Rogers will … Continue reading

Deadline for Written Comments on Sturgeon Bay Waterfront

While the Department of Natural Resources sifts through information related to the Sturgeon Bay public waterfront, written comments are still being accepted, but the deadline is Friday. The state agency took testimony at a declaratory hearing held September 6th at the Sturgeon Bay Library. The DNR contingent, headed up by Dan Helsel of Black River Falls, spent close to four hours listening to comments on … Continue reading

ARTrageous Fundraiser for Women’s Fund of Door County

Dozens of women artists from Door County have produced art work that will be sold as part of the annual ARTrageous fundraiser. Jane Stevenson explains the premise of the event on Saturday, September 23rd, that benefits the Women’s Fund of Door County… Stevenson says 53 artists have submitted artwork for the event which will be held in a beautiful setting… Admission to ARTrageous is free, … Continue reading

Critter Causes Brief Power Outage in Sturgeon Bay Wednesday

Many customers of Sturgeon Bay Utilities probably noticed a momentary power disruption Wednesday morning. Shortly before 8:30AM, the power went out for a second or so before returning. A crew was sent to the substation off 1st Avenue and workers surmise an animal, possibly a squirrel, came in contact with electrical equipment, tripping a breaker which then re-set. This is not the first time that … Continue reading

Benches By the Bay Auction Saturday at Harvest Fest

The Benches By the Bay, which have been sprinkled throughout the city of Sturgeon Bay, will be on display at Martin Park awaiting the auction set for Saturday. Pam Seiler, Executive Director of the Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center, says more than two dozen of the decorated benches will be auctioned off to benefit artists and the visitor center… Seiler says the benches, which have been … Continue reading

Foreign Exchange Informational Meeting Wednesday

High school students and their parents are invited to learn more about the life of a foreign exchange student at the Rotary Youth Exchange information meeting on Wednesday, September 13th. The meeting at the Sturgeon Bay Library 107 South 4th Avenue begins at 5:30PM. Rotary Youth Exchange is targeted at high school aged students who will be between the ages of 15 and a half … Continue reading