Egg Harbor and Sister Bay Apply for Urban Green Space Grants

In a recent press release from the Wisconsin DNR, it says 2 Door County villages recently applied for a 50% matching “Urban Green Space” grant from the Knowles-Nelson Stewardship Program. Both villages of Egg Harbor and Sister Bay hope to use these grants to assist in purchasing available waterfront properties. In Egg Harbor the 1.2 acre plot has an irregular shape and is a wooded … Continue reading

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Hunter Fatality on Washington Island

There was a deer hunting fatality on Washington Island Sunday in the early evening. The call came in to the Door County Sheriff’s Office just after 5:00 pm from a location on the north end of Main Road, towards Boyer’s Bluff. Wisconsin DNR Warden Darren Kuhn reports that just after the close of legal hunting hours, a 65 year-old man was exiting his hunting blind … Continue reading

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Door County Board Votes to Support Face Mask Enforcement

The Door County Board of Supervisors had a special meeting Friday morning specifically to discuss and take action on supporting enforcement of recommended health safety practices such as wearing face masks and not holding large gatherings. The board voted unanimously to support such endorsement. Board Chairman David Lienau goes into detail about what this means….. This special board meeting was arranged after Door County Medical … Continue reading

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DNR Offers Deer Hunting Tips During Pandemic

With the 9-day gun-deer season starting Saturday morning, the Wisconsin DNR have a special message to all Wisconsin deer hunters urging them to keep COVID-19 safety measures in mind, and also to use the online reporting system to report their deer. DNR Secretary Preston Cole comments, “Hunting is a long-established tradition in Wisconsin. However, with the pandemic, it is up to each of us to … Continue reading

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