Chaudoir’s Dock Dredging Begins Wednesday


Effective Wednesday, Chaudoir’s Dock boat ramp and harbor, located at 1552 County N, in the Town of Union, will be closed for dredging of the harbor and channel. Dredging is expected to take a minimum of 30 days and maybe longer, depending on the weather. The boat launch ramp will be closed during the entire time of the operation. The harbor will be closed and … Continue reading

Man Eating Brat Cited for Inattentive Driving


When you hear about accidents caused by distracted driving, you often think of people who lose focus while using a cell phone or fiddling with a radio. In the case of a Palatine, Illinois man Sunday, it was a bratwurst. The man said he was passing a car driven by a West Allis woman, eating a brat, when his vehicle crossed the centerline and sideswiped … Continue reading

Woman Dies In Car Crash

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On Sunday at 12:02AM, the Door County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a one vehicle crash which occurred on Maplewood Road in the Town of Forestville. The crash scene involved a vehicle westbound on Maplewood Road going off the road striking a driveway embankment and a tree. The operator and lone occupant of the vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver was a … Continue reading

Fire Friday Night In Gardner


A small heating unit is believed to have been the cause of a fire that destroyed a large hunting shack located in a wooded area off Cedar Lane and north of County K in the Town of Gardner Friday evening. The Brussels-Union-Gardner Fire Department wag paged out at about 7pm and the first units on the scene found the structure fully engulfed in flames. The … Continue reading

Haunted Mansion Named Best In Area


The 9th annual “Haunted Mansion” continues its 2014 run at the Quietwoods South Camping Resort near Brussels. Door County’s largest haunted attraction is open from 7 – 10pm on Fridays and Saturdays through October 25th. Judy Jesse says the theme this year is the “Wicked of Oddz” in recognition of the 75th anniversary of the children’s classic ”The Wizard of Oz”… Jesse explains how the … Continue reading

Helicopter is Back for Ping Pong Ball Drop at Fall Fest

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The Sister Bay Advancement Association is enhancing an event at this weekend’s Fall Festival by resurrecting a delivery method that hasn’t been seen in recent years. Paige Funkhauser says, on Sunday at 2PM, people in Sister Bay will be looking to the sky as a helicopter is used for the ping pong ball drop … Funkhauser says, as in the past, participants will have multiple … Continue reading

Jim Olson Motors Buys Sturgeon Bay Ford Dealership


WDOR News has learned that the Ford dealership in Sturgeon Bay has been acquired by Jim Olson Motors. The deal was closed on Tuesday. Jim Olson, who already owns the GM and Chrysler dealerships in the city, says he was contacted by Joe Witt and the deal intrigued him… Olson says a two year lease has been signed to use the current Witt Ford location, … Continue reading