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Former Local Man Killed In Chicago

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A former Northeast Wisconsin man was killed in Chicago over the weekend, in what police call case of mistaken identity. The Chicago Tribune said 28-year old Wil Lewis was shot in the back while standing along a street on Saturday in the Rogers Park neighborhood. He was a photographer who was supposed to start a new job today in the Windy City. Lewis was born … Continue reading

Missing Kayakers Found

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The search for three kayakers missing since Thursday afternoon, came to a successful resolution Friday morning when the trio was plucked from the bay of Green Bay, on the Michigan side, near whaleback shoal. The group, 43 year old Allison Alter & 9 year old Zach Alter of Austin, Texas & 9 year old Thomas Alter of Highland Park, Illinois, were taken by helicopter to … Continue reading

Four Vehicle Accident Near Egg Harbor

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The Door County Sheriff’s Department has released the accident report for a multiple vehicle crash on Highway 42, near Hillside Road in the town of Egg Harbor Wednesday afternoon that left 3 people injured. The injury toll could have been worse, there were a dozen people in the four vehicles involved. According to the accident report, a car driven by Joanna Estrada of Sturgeon bay … Continue reading

Sevastopol Man Seriously Injured in Tree Cutting Accident

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A Town of Sevastopol man was seriously injured when the tree he was cutting fell on him Tuesday afternoon. Sixty seven year old Don Stockwell was air-lifted to a Green Bay hospital for treatment of a possible spinal cord injury. Sturgeon Bay firefighters & Sevastopol first responders were sent to the scene of the accident shortly before 12:30PM. Stockwell said he was cutting a large … Continue reading

Silverdale Road Closed Thursday Morning

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The Door County Highway Department will be installing a new culvert on Silverdale Road, in the Town of Sturgeon Bay, Thursday. The project will require the road to be closed from 7:30AM until noon & will include the area between Sand Lane & South Lake Michigan Drive. All homeowners will have access to their residences at all times using Sand Lane or South Lake Michigan … Continue reading

Nelson to Resign from Habitat

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Rick Nelson, who has been the Executive Director of the Door County Chapter of Habitat for Humanity since 2005, has tendered his resignation. His last day on the job will be August 24th. A Moravian missionary in Honduras for a decade, Nelson is returning to the Central American country to help a Moravian hospital with administrative & financial management systems. During his tenure in Door … Continue reading

Couple Remains in Critical Condition After Camper Fire

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A couple from De Pere remain in “critical” condition at Saint Mary’s burn center in Milwaukee as a result burns sustained in an early morning fire Saturday in a pop-up camper located at a home in the Town of Gardner. Chief Curt Vandertie of the Brussels-Union-Gardner Fire Department says the fire destroyed the camper & three vehicles & damaged a nearby garage. Fifty eight year … Continue reading