A nearly $500,000 project at the Washington Island Airport has been approved. The funding, $482,457, is earmarked for weather equipment installation, along with design services for future improvements at the air strip. The automated weather observing station is intended to enhance safety for inbound & departing aircraft by providing continuous weather reports. The addition of the island AWOS brings the state’s total number of units … Continue reading
A general alarm sent nearly two dozen firefighters to an apartment near the corner of north 7th Avenue & Jefferson Street in Sturgeon Bay Sunday afternoon after a “house fire” was called in. The first firefighter on the scene found some items in a small recycling bin were smoldering on a second floor porch. A chemical fire extinguisher was used initially & later water was … Continue reading
Landline phones in the Luxemburg & Casco areas with the 845 & 837 prefix were down most of Monday after damage to an underground line. Crews identified & fixed the problem, & had the lines back up & operational at around 4PM Monday afternoon.
The Kewaunee County Sheriff’s Department & the Wisconsin DNR are investigating an accidental self inflicted gunshot injury from Saturday morning. The incident happened just before 10AM in the Town of Franklin. The DNR, County Rescue & Franklin First Responders also responded to the scene. The 41 year old man was removed from the scene by an ATV & treated prior to being transported to a … Continue reading
When it comes to marketing or purchasing merchandise, more & more people are going to the internet to get things done. In fact, it’s projected that online spending this holiday season will get close to 62 billion dollars, a 15% increase from 2012. ShopallDoorCounty.com offers a collective e-marketplace for people seeking all things Door County nationwide. Perry Andropolis says the new service is as easy … Continue reading
The spirit of the holiday season is alive & well at Door County Candy in Sturgeon Bay where owner Terry Ullmann is in the midst of the second year of the charitable choice campaign he calls, “Life is Sweet”. Terry created the campaign to support local non-profit organizations in 2012 in recognition of his store’s 16th anniversary. He initially intended to donate $1,000 as long … Continue reading
The Door County Visitor Bureau is participating in The Big Bundle Up, the Wisconsin Department of Tourism’s statewide winter clothing collection program to help the needy. The visitor bureau’s Jon Jarosh says all of the items collected will be given to the United Way of Door County for distribution locally as part of the statewide effort between now & January 3rd…[Audio clip: view full post … Continue reading