Tickets on Sale for Miss Door County Pageant


Tickets are on sale for next month’s Miss Door County Scholarship Pageant at Concepts Bridal and Formalwear in downtown Sturgeon Bay. Shirley Ehlers says the cost is $15 for the pageant on February 7th and $7 for the rehearsal the night before. Both programs will begin at 7PM at the Southern Door Community Auditorium. Four young women will vie for the title Miss Door County. … Continue reading

Storage Shed Fire in Kewaunee


A storage shed was destroyed in a fire early Wednesday morning at the Edward Kalish home at N3910 Riverview Lane, Kewaunee. Kewaunee Fire Chief Greg Hliniak says six units and 20 firefighters were paged out at 3AM and the first units of the scene found the shed fully engulfed in flames and severely damaged. A neighbor was awakened by a “popping” noise and alerted authorities. … Continue reading

Committee Focusing on New EMS Facility


An ad hoc building committee met Tuesday to work on the process that will eventually lead to the construction of a new emergency medical services facility in Sturgeon Bay. The current ambulance garage, constructed 25 years ago on property off South 18th Avenue and adjacent to Ministry Door County Medical Center, is inadequate to meet the department’s needs on several levels. Dan Williams, County EMS … Continue reading

Big Bundle Up a Big Success


The recent Big Bundle Up campaign in Door County was a huge success. A total of 844 cold weather items were collected in Door County during the campaign sponsored by the Wisconsin Department of Tourism and the local tourism industry. Community members were encouraged to drop off new or gently used cold weather clothing at multiple locations across the county from November 22nd to January … Continue reading

Another Partial Collapse at Sturgeon Bay Building


A crew from the Sturgeon Bay Fire Department was sent to the building that houses Bayside Bargains Monday morning after receiving a report that more of the structure collapsed. On Sunday, January 4th, a portion of the building’s roof and a wall on the right side at 14 South Madison Avenue caved in, sending debris down to the alley nearby. A number of businesses nearby … Continue reading

Deeadline Approaching for LWV Forums


Citizens or candidates interested in participating in a candidate forum are invited to contact the League of Women Voters of Door County by Friday, January 16th, the deadline to sign up. Any candidate, group or individual citizens can request a forum. However, the league will proceed only if the position is contested and at least two of the candidates agree to participate. Over the years, … Continue reading

Fire North of Sturgeon Bay Thursday Morning


Three units and a half a dozen firefighters from the Sturgeon Bay Fire Department were sent to fight a blaze Thursday morning on the David Olson property at 6190 West Whitefish Bay Road, in the Town of Sevastopol. A passerby by called 911 to report a structure fire in an outbuilding. The first fire crew on the scene noted that the roof on the ten … Continue reading