Spring Job Fair Wednesday


If you’re looking for employment or considering a career change, the 2014 Spring Job Fair on Wednesday, April 16th is a good place to start. Sandy Duckett, CEO of Hope, Incorporated, a sponsor of the job fair, invites interested parties come to the job center offices at the Cherrypoint Mall in Sturgeon Bay to prepare for the job fair…[Audio clip: view full post to listen] … Continue reading

Nature Conservancy Grant Will Impact Door County


The Nature Conservancy has been awarded a one million dollar grant to protect, restore & enhance important coastal wetlands & habitats in Michigan & Wisconsin, including Door County. The funding from the North American Wetlands Conservation Act will be matched with $3.4 million in contributions from the Nature Conservancy, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, the US Fish & Wildlife Service, the Door County Land … Continue reading

Door & Kewaunee School Districts to Change Insurance Plans


School districts in the Door-Kewaunee Health Insurance Consortium will be changing to new carriers for health & dental insurance as a result of action taken by the group’s board of directors on Friday. The cooperative will be moving its health insurance to Arise Health Plan, based in Green Bay. Dental insurance will be handled by Delta Dental Plans Association, based in Stevens Point. In both … Continue reading

Sturgeon Bay Man Killed in Traffic Accident in Kentucky


WDOR News has learned about a traffic accident that took the life of a former Sturgeon Bay resident in Kentucky Wednesday. Erick Matthew Kettering, the son of Jack & Janelle Kettering of Sturgeon Bay, was 23 years old. A 2009 graduate of Sturgeon Bay High School, he enlisted in the US Army, serving from 2009 to 2013, including service in Afghanistan. During his time with … Continue reading

Ice Rescue in Town of Gardner

DC Sheriff

What began with the report of five fishermen stranded on the ice near Lime Kiln Road & Bonis Place, in the Town of Gardner, led to the rescue of just one man Thursday afternoon. According to a report issued by the Door County Sheriff’s Department, the ice fishermen, 69-year old William Hossman of Gurnee, Illinois, 68-year old Raphael Dedecker of Mount Horeb, 60-year old Robert … Continue reading

Don’t Fall for Deed Scams


Sometimes people are conned into paying significant sums for governmental services that cost little or no money at all. Door County Register of Deeds Carey Petersilka says that certainly has been the case in recent months in Door County…[Audio clip: view full post to listen] Petersilka says her office routinely provides information at no cost & its copy fees are two to three dollars. She … Continue reading

39 Year Old Sevastopol Man Found Dead in Home

DC Sheriff

The Door County Sheriff’s Department has released the identity of a 39-year old Town of Sevastopol man whose lifeless body was found at his home Wednesday evening. Sheriff Terry Vogel says officers were sent to the home shortly before 6:30PM in connection with the report of a man who was not breathing. When they arrived, they found that Gregory Broeckel had died. In an attempt … Continue reading