Murphy to Resign as County Administrator


Maureen Murphy, who has been Door County Administrator since October of 2012, has tendered her resignation, effective November 3rd. In a letter to Door County Board Chairman Dan Austad, Murphy said she had accepted the position of Executive Director of the Volunteer Center of Door County, calling it an opportunity to lead one of the finest organizations in Door County. Murphy said she was inspired … Continue reading

Authorities Find Distraught Man After Overnight Search


A 67-year old northern Door County man, the subject of a search Thursday evening, was taken into custody Friday morning near his home. The Door County Sheriff’s Department Special Weapons and Tactics team was called out to search for the county man said to be distraught and carrying a handgun. At 5:41PM, a 911 call to the county communications center indicated that he was intoxicated … Continue reading

Burglary At Store In Fish Creek


The Door County Sheriff’s Department is looking for help in determining the identity of the person or persons who burglarized a sporting goods store in Fish Creek. The break-in was discovered Thursday morning. Among the stolen items was a black Syclery Pugsley “fat tire” men’s bike valued at $1750. Anyone with information on the burglary or who may have seen suspicious activity in Fish Creek … Continue reading

Southern Door to Hold Information Meetings on Referendum


Information sessions for the upcoming Southern Door School District referendum have been scheduled for multiple locations in the days leading up to the November election. The school board is asking voters for permission to exceed the state imposed revenue cap by $390,000 on a one-time basis. The impact on a property taxpayer in the Southern Door District has been pegged at $37 on a $100,000 … Continue reading

YMCA to Hold Costume Exchange Saturday


The YMCA program center in Sturgeon Bay will be the site of the annual Halloween costume exchange Saturday afternoon. Everyone is invited to attend this family centered event, bring In kids’ gently worn costumes, and exchange them for a different costume that will fit your child. The exchange allows families to reuse and recycle, as well as save money without having to purchase new costumes. … Continue reading

New Executive Director for Habitat for Humanity


As of October 13th, Door County Habitat for Humanity will have a new leader. He is David Van Dyke. Locally, Habitat for Humanity has helped 36 families obtain new homes. The 37th home will be dedicated on Monday. Van Dyke comes to the local organization from the Girl Scouts of the Northwestern Great Lakes and has nearly 20 years experience with nonprofit organizations. The organization’s … Continue reading

Pilots Encountering Interference Near Cherryland Airport


Pilots flying over the City of Sturgeon Bay have reported radio interference in the form of a morse code type signal that is being transmitted on the unicom frequency of 122.7 mega-hertz. The signal is being picked up just east of the Cherryland Airport and is lost about a mile north of the Sturgeon Bay city limits. Keith Kasbohm, airport manager, says the signal is … Continue reading