Fire Destroys Home In Namur Early Saturday Morning

A home in Namur was extensively damaged in a fire early Saturday morning. The Brussels-Union-Gardner Fire Department was paged out at 3:48AM and found the two-story brick home at 1256 County DK fully engulfed in flames. Mutual aid was called in and units from Sturgeon Bay and Southern Door in Door County and Luxemburg and Casco in Kewaunee County responded. Two fill sites were set … Continue reading

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Firefighters Battle Weather & Barn Fire Friday Night

Firefighters battled a barn fire & wintry weather Friday night in the Town of Red River. The Luxemburg Community Fire Department was paged out to the site at E2470 LeCaptain Road and upon arrival encountered a large barn engulfed in flames. The call was quickly upgraded to a multiple alarm fire and assistance from departments in Casco, Brussels-Union-Gardner, New Franken, Kewaunee, Algoma, Southern Door, Denmark, … Continue reading

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Election Results

Door County Sheriff Tammy Sternard – 8,609 Pat McCarty – 8,286 Gibraltar School Referendum Question 1 Yes – 2,999 No – 1,317 Question 2 Yes – 3,043 No – 1,276 Sevastopol School Referendum Question 1 Yes – 2,086 No – 936 Question 2 Yes – 1,866 No – 1,153 Southern Door School Referendum Question 1 Yes -2,535 No – 1,669 Question 2 Yes – 2505 … Continue reading

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Eagles Over Wolves Friday Night

Derik LeCaptain had short touchdown runs in the second and third quarters as Southern Door beat Algoma at Perry Field Friday night, 16-7.  LeCaptain carried 34 times for 177 yards and added two interceptions as the Eagles (2-1 MONLPC-Large / 3-2 overall) forced six turnovers.  Nick Baudhuin added 67 yards on eight carries and Alex Montana kicked a 24-yard field goal in the opening quarter.  … Continue reading

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Sister Bay Wins DCL Playoff Championship

Sister Bay claimed the Door County League’s playoff title as they beat West Jacksonport Sunday, 4-2.  With the game tied at one, the Bays scored three times in the fifth.  The Ports scored a run in the eighth but left the bases loaded in the ninth.  Casey Weddig had two hits to lead Sister Bay and Stuart Larsen drove in a pair of runs.  Chase … Continue reading

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Duluth Avenue Project Nearing Completion

Sturgeon Bay City Engineer Chad Shefchik has provided another update on the Duluth Avenue project. The concrete work and rough grading has been completed. The second lift of asphalt is in, now what remains is pavement markings and sign installation. Some of this work is weather dependent. Meanwhile all drivers are reminded to stay off the road as long as the “road closed” signs are … Continue reading

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Sturgeon Bay’s Sidewalk Block Project

The Door County Historical Museum has been working an a project they call “The Sidewalk Block Project.” It’s a look at Sturgeon Bay and the corner stones including the old street names, before 1943. Some sidewalk blocks have the old street names stamped in and some resident’s names are also engraved. 18 stones have been located and photographed and research done to explain what it … Continue reading

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Voters Will Decide on Sevastopol Referendum in November Election

This week the Sevastopol Board of Education voted unanimously to go to a referendum at the November election. The people will be asked to vote on a proposal for a $25.1 million building plan. The plan calls for replacing aging facilities along with a $2 million operational referendum to maintain current programming. The board expressed thanks to community members who participated in the planning process … Continue reading

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Four Rescued After Sailboat Runs Aground Near Fish Creek

On Wednesday afternoon four people were rescued from the water at Fish Creek. Door County Emergency Services, along with Gibraltar Fire and Rescue were dispatched to the Alibi Dock about 3:30PM after a 39 foot sailboat ran aground with the 4 people aboard. One subject was reported to have cut off a finger and needed medical attention. The Coast Guard also responded to the incident. … Continue reading

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Illinois Man Drowns in Sister Bay Saturday

A 36 year old Illinois man drowned Saturday in Sister Bay. The Door County Sheriff’s Office was notified at 4:42 Saturday afternoon that a swimmer was missing at Sand Bay Park, located at 11154 Sand Bay Lane, Sister Bay. The victim was swimming with friends about 125 feet from shore when he went under. Several people at the beach responded to search and he was … Continue reading

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