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Health Department Investigating Possible Norovirus Outbreak


The Door County Public Health Department, working in collaboration with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, is investigating an outbreak of gastrointestinal illness associated with a breakfast event that was held on Tuesday, May 3rd at the Sandpiper Restaurant in Baileys Harbor. 84 of the 117 attendees and employees at the event were interviewed. Of that number, 40 people have reported illness. Investigation protocols included … Continue reading

Walk With Walker in Door County Thursday


Tonette Walker, Wisconsin’s First Lady, has chosen Door County to kick off the 2016 series of “Walk With Walker” events Thursday at Peninsula State Park near Fish Creek. Walker says, like all of the others, the 50th walk promotes health and fitness while showcasing tourism and Wisconsin’s beauty… Walker says the current incarnation of “Walk With Walker” is a little different than what it was … Continue reading

7th Annual Emergency Vehicle Fun Day is Saturday

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For the 7th consecutive year, the Emergency Vehicle Fun Day will be presented in Door County, once again at the Cherryland Airport near Sturgeon Bay. This year, however, the event will be held on Saturday, May 14th, from 11AM to 3PM. Door County Sheriff’s Department Juvenile Investigator Chris Neuville says he came up with the idea of an Emergency Vehicle Fun Day after experiencing his … Continue reading

Adopt a Flower Pot in Sturgeon Bay


You can help beautify Sturgeon Bay and all you have to do is purchase and plant flowers in a sidewalk flower pot. It can be a fun family activity, a means of expressing your horticultural creativity, or, a beautiful way to memorialize or honor a loved one. General care and maintenance of the plants will be done by the City of Sturgeon Bay. In addition, … Continue reading

Eagle Tower is Saved, But Replacement May be Costly


It looks like the Eagle Tower at Peninsula State Park near Fish Creek will disappear this year, only to reappear in 2017. State Senator Frank Lasee provided an update on the effort to save the 75-foot observation tower at the popular state park during his visit to the WDOR Talk Show Monday. Lasee says the tower has been saved, but now comes the difficult task … Continue reading

Man Missing from Group Home Found After Several Hours


A crew of law enforcement and emergency services personnel were mobilized Sunday afternoon to search for an individual who walked away from a group home in Carlsville. The man, said to have developmental disabilities with behavioral issues, stormed out of the home at about 3PM after a disagreement and was last seen entering the woods nearby. An initial search by family members was conducted with … Continue reading

SBFD Fights Grass Fire Saturday


Multiple units of the Sturgeon bay Fire Department, sent to property in the Town of Sevastopol Saturday morning to fight a barn fire, quickly learned that the task at hand was actually a fairly substantial grass fire. Fire Chief Tim Dietman says it took about seven minutes to get to the fire at 3620 Lily Bay Road… Chief Dietman says the bigger problem was a … Continue reading