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Senator Lasee to Hold Meetings on Eagle Tower & Roundabouts


State Senator Frank Lasee will be in Door County Monday to conduct two meetings. From 2:30 to 4:30PM, Lasee will be at the old town hall in Fish Creek to lead a discussion on the Eagle Tower at Peninsula State Park. The 75-foot observation deck has been closed since May of last year after an inspection revealed structural problems. The Department of Natural Resources is … Continue reading

DC Drug Task Force Receives Grant Funding to Fight Heroin

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Concerns about the appearance of heroin in rural areas of Wisconsin has prompted the Wisconsin Department of Justice to invite Door County to participate in a program intended to focus time and resources on the problem of heroin and opiates. A two-year collaborative project is underway that will provide the Door County Drug Task Force up to $7,200 per year in grant funding for reimbursement … Continue reading

Algoma Chamber Looks to Add Telescope to Observation Deck


The Algoma Visitor Center, which houses the Algoma Area Chamber of Commerce, has one of the best views of Lake Michigan you can find. From the wrap around deck visitors are able to check out the lake, Crescent Beach, Algoma’s historic lighthouse, and the eastern city landscape. The chamber is hoping to give visitors an even better look by adding a coin operated telescope, which … Continue reading

Snowmobile Trails Update

Effective Friday January 22, 2016 at 12:00 pm the Northern & Central Sections of the Door County Snowmobile Trail will open. The NORTHERN SECTION is from Maple Tree Road/Kangaroo Beach Road (Egg Harbor to Baileys Harbor) north to the Gill Rock area. The CENTRAL SECTION is from County Road EE(Egg HArbor to Baileys Harbor) south to Culver’s restaurant on the north edge of Sturgeon Bay. … Continue reading

Badger 5 Winning Ticket Sold in Sturgeon Bay


Close on the heels of a $50,000 winner in the Powerball lottery comes word that the holder of a Badger 5 ticket purchased in Sturgeon Bay Wednesday will share in the $279,000 prize. The ticket was bought locally at a Jandu Petroleum convenience store. The other winning ticket was picked up in Oshkosh. The Badger 5 jackpot now drops back to $10,000.

Ice Rink Opens in Sturgeon Bay


Sturgeon Bay Municipal Services Director Bob Bordeau has announced that the city’s ice rink is open while weather permits. The rink is located in the parking lot of Memorial Field at 307 South 14th Avenue. Beginning Friday, an attendant will be on duty and the warming house open during specified hours. On Friday, the hours are 5-8PM, on Saturday, from 12-4PM and, on Sunday, from … Continue reading

Door County Brewing Adds Local Ingredients to Brew


Door County Brewing Company in Baileys Harbor has announced that its Pastoral Farmhouse Ale will be brewed with locally sourced barley and yeast. In addition, the firm has re-labeled Pastoral in honor of Door County’s Belgian heritage. Pastoral commemorates the Walloon agricultural heritage and the Belgian group found in southern Door County. To further honor this tradition, a portion of all Pastoral sales will be … Continue reading