Sturgeon Bay Couple in Waushara County Crash

We recently reported on a fatal car crash in Waushara County Wednesday afternoon which included a Sturgeon Bay couple. The crash occurred at the intersection of State Highway 21 and County Road “V” where a semi-truck heading southbound on County “V” drove highway speed through a stop sign and struck an SUV which was eastbound on Highway 21. We now have some new information released … Continue reading

United Way of DC Campaign Kickoff

The United Way of Door County has recently kicked off their 2020 annual fundraiser campaign virtually through their Facebook page with statements by Executive Director Amy Kohnle and Board President Peter Kerwin. From now until the end of the year, united way will work to raise the funds needed to support their community partners in their work during 2021. With all of Door County’s challenges … Continue reading

DCA Cancels Remainder of 2020 Season

The Door Community Auditorium has now canceled the remainder of its 2020 season due to COVID-19. However, the majority of the canceled shows have been or will be rescheduled for 2021. Earlier this year the auditorium had pivoted to a Fall-centered season in hopes that the pandemic would abate sufficiently and thus allow for safer socially distanced performances. With Wisconsin’s recent spike in COVID cases, … Continue reading

Fall Primary Door County Election Results

The results are in from Tuesday’s Fall Partisan Primary Election. Here in Door County there was a total of 7,100 ballots cast. Of those ballots 3,259 were entered as Democrats and 2,480 were entered as Republican. The one local office which was contested in both parties was that of Door County Treasurer. On the Democratic end most votes were cast for Jan Arbter Anderson with … Continue reading

Possible New EMS Facility on Washington Island

One issue for residents of Washington Island in recent years has been the need for an upgrade for island EMS facilities. The current location housing these services is the firehouse complex at the intersection of Townline Road and Airport Road. The Door County Board of Supervisors voted July 28th to make an offer to purchase the Historic Island Dairy, at the corner of Townline Road … Continue reading

Sturgeon Bay Common Council Meeting Recap

There was a Sturgeon Bay City Council meeting Tuesday night. One item on the agenda was a street closure approval which was passed that will now allow the construction work to commence in the alleyway behind the new “Marketplace by Bliss” building downtown. Also there was an informative update for the “Under the Stars Night Market” from Destination Sturgeon Bay. Mayor David Ward explains how … Continue reading

Census Response from Vacation Homes in DC

We have a message here from the communications team working with the US Census Bureau with some important information for those with vacation or seasonal homes in Door County. At this point, only 46.2% of Door County households have completed the 2020 census, well below the state-wide completion rate of 69.5%. One cause of this low response rate could be seasonal home owners who might … Continue reading