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Emergency Vehicle Fun Day is Sunday

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Young people and their families will have a chance to get close to a variety of emergency vehicles Sunday, May 17th at the Cherryland Airport near Sturgeon Bay. The sixth annual Emergency Vehicle Fun Day, sponsored by the Door County Sheriff’s Department, is geared toward grade school age children, according to Juvenile Investigator Chris Neuville… Neuville, who has been the driving force behind the event since its inception, … Continue reading

Scammers Preying on WPS Customers


Wisconsin Public Service Corporation says it has received eight reports of customers being contacted by individuals purporting to represent the utility based in Green Bay. The calls surfaced in the Oshkosh area. Customers have been told their account is delinquent and they face disconnection if they don’t immediately pay their bill by way of a pre-paid debit card. Of course, the customers who follow the … Continue reading

Two Men Killed in Wednesday Night Accident


The Door County Sheriff’s Department has released information on a one vehicle accident Wednesday night in which both occupants were ejected and pronounced dead at the scene. 32-year old Navjit Singh and 27-year old Robin Bhardwaj died in the rollolver accident off County Trunk DK, south of County H, shortly before 10PM. The accident report indicates that the vehicle was traveling at a high rate of … Continue reading

Barn Fire in Town of Nasewaupee


Several Door County Fire Departments were involved in a fire fighting operation Tuesday afternoon, at a barn located at 3037 County MM, in the Town of Nasewaupee. WDOR’s Eddy Allen reported from the scene that the structure and its contents were considered a total loss. The barn had been used for storage purposes. He noted that the Southern Door Fire Department was the lead department, … Continue reading

Sturgeon Bay City Council Approves Two Recommendations on West Side Waterfront


Two recommendations related to the Sturgeon Bay west side waterfront were approved on majority votes during the council’s regular meeting Tuesday at city hall. On a five to two vote, the council gave the go-ahead for staff to apply for a DNR Knowles-Nelson Stewardship local assistance grant that could lead to the construction of bathroom facilities on the former Door County Cooperative property. City Community … Continue reading

DCVB Selects CTA Award Winner


The Door County Visitor Bureau selected a northern Door County businessman to bestow its 2015 Certified Tourism Ambassador award on during a special travel and tourism week luncheon Tuesday in Sturgeon Bay. The award went to Paul Thacker, owner of the Baileys Harbor Campground. The CTA’s, as they are commonly referred to, have gone through a program provides training intended to help individuals engage in … Continue reading

Skatepark Initiative Fundraising for Park Amenities


The Sturgeon Bay Skatepark Initiative has received a $10,000 matching grant to provide amenities for the popular park on the city’s west side. An anonymous donor set up the matching challenge. The skatepark initiative planned its fundraising effort in two phases. The first phase raised $420,000 to build and open the park near west side field. Now, about $20,000 is needed to provide some amenities … Continue reading