Authorities Investigating Incident at Algoma High School

An incident involving a possible weapons violation Wednesday morning in the Algoma High School parking lot is being investigated by law enforcement. At 6:30AM, a school staff member reported what they believed to be a black vehicle driving through the school parking lot holding a firearm. A student came forward during the immediate investigation, sharing that another student had brought a paintball gun to school. … Continue reading

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Ice Rescue In Little Sturgeon Sunday

There was an ice rescue operation Sunday afternoon near Little Sturgeon in the town of Gardner. Shortly before 3:00PM, the call came in for 6 ice fishermen stranded on a slab of fast ice which had broken off and was floating out into the bay. Brussels-Union-Gardner assistant fire chief Ryan Wery explains the slab’s distance from shore and what happened upon their arrival … Also … Continue reading

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Strivers Bring Home State Titles

The Door County Strivers gymnastics team competed with 11 other teams at the YMCA State Gymnastics Championships over the weekend in Marinette, & won five individual state titles, one team title, and one second place team finish. The Excel Silver team took first place in team competition scoring 110.50 points. Lauren Gaida earned 1st place finishes in floor exercise(9.75) & all around(37.80) for the 12 … Continue reading

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Southern Door Superintendent “On Leave”

WDOR News has learned that Southern Door School District Superintendent Chris Peterson is on leave from the district. The district confirmed Peterson’s status as “on leave,” Monday afternoon. At this point no other information is available as to what caused the leave, but a special meeting of the Southern Door Board of Education was held Thursday night where the status of the District Administrator was … Continue reading

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Area Bowlers Head To State

The 2023 Wisconsin High School Bowling Club State Championships are being held this weekend (3/3-3/5) in the Wausau area. The newly expanded local league will be well represented as two teams and five individual bowlers out of the Door County Lakeshore High School Bowling Club qualified for state. District Coordinator, Michelle Pfannenstiel said regardless of school affiliation everyone will be cheering for one another… Pfannenstiel … Continue reading

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Winter Storm Warning, Weather Advisory In Effect

The National Weather Service in Green Bay has issued a Winter Storm Warning, which is in effect until 9PM Monday, for the counties of Door, Oconto, and Marinette. Heavy mixed precipitation. Additional snow accumulations between 3 – 5 inches and ice accumulations around a light glaze. Winds gusting as high as 35 mph. Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact the Monday … Continue reading

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And Miss Door County 2023 Is…

The 26th Annual Miss Door County and Miss Door County Outstanding Teen competition was held Saturday night at the Southern Door Auditorium.  Jay Zahn submitted this report for WDOR News…    

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Man Found Dead Identified

The Sturgeon Bay Police Department has released the name of the man who was found dead on the city’s west side early Tuesday morning. The man, identified as 61 year-old Carl Russel Johnson, was found on the 100 block of Lansing Avenue at 6:48AM Tuesday. The official cause of death has not been released, but the medical examiner is certain there was no foul play, … Continue reading

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Kewaunee Wins Third Straight

Kewaunee beat Gibraltar in Packerland Conference Boys Basketball Thursday, 63-40. Up eight, the Storm used a 16-5 run to pull away in the second half. Kewaunee (8-1 / 11-4) has won three straight and is now tied with Southern Door atop the Packerland. Thomas Stangel scored 17 points to lead the Storm while Sawyer Pribek added 11 points and Payton Kohnle finished with 10 points. … Continue reading

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Eagles Weather The Storm

The Southern Door boys won a match up between two of the top teams in the Packerland Conference as they beat Kewaunee Tuesday, 63-59. The Eagles (6-1 Packerland / 9-3 overall) scored the first nine points of the second half to push their lead to 14. They then had an answer every time Kewaunee (5-1 / 8-4) closed the gap. Drew Daoust scored 29 points … Continue reading

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