Friday Morning Housefire in Forestville

There was a house fire in the Village of Forestville Friday morning. That started sometime before 8:30 AM at 227 Lucerne Drive, between Hucek Avenue and Main Street. Southern Door Fire Chief Rich Olson reports his department responded with help from the fire departments of Sturgeon Bay, Brussels-Union-Gardner, Algoma, and Luxemburg, along with the Door County Sheriff’s Office and Door County EMS. Fire Chief Olson … Continue reading

Gov. Evers Talks Coastal Management Grants in Jacksonport

Gov. Tony Evers met with local Coastal Management Grant recipients on the beach at Jacksonport’s Lakeside Park Wednesday afternoon along with members of the Wisconsin Historical Society. Earlier in the day, the governor’s office announced these statewide grants totaling $1.4 million to support, protect, and improve Wisconsin’s coastal communities. A total of 34 grants were administered by the state’s Coastal Management Program to local governments, … Continue reading

Sturgeon Bay Apartment Building Fire

Shortly after 10:15 Wednesday morning, a structure fire started in a four-unit apartment building on the 400 block of Sturgeon Bay’s N. 7th Avenue. Flames and heavy black smoke were spotted coming from the building. Sturgeon Bay Fire Chief Tim Dietman reports his department sent 8 trucks and 18 firefighters to the scene, and they had assistance from Southern Door who sent 1 engine and … Continue reading

Southern Door School Board Accepts Superintendent Peterson Resignation

The Southern Door School Board officially accepted the resignation of Superintendent Chris Peterson during Thursday night’s special closed session meeting. The board reconvened into open session and took action to accept the resignation which will be effective June 30th. Peterson was hired as Superintendent in 2021, and then placed “on leave” in mid-March. Since that time the School District Business Manager Jason Melotte has been … Continue reading

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

DCEDC Presents Local Business Awards

The annual investors meeting for the Door County Economic Development Corporation was held Thursday, and four business awards were presented to local entrepreneurs.Brad Andreae of Therma-Tron-X was given the distinguished Lifetime Achievement Award. He is only the 3rd business owner to receive this award since 1978, joining the ranks of Ellsworth Peterson of Peterson Builders, and Fran Shefchik of Portside Builders.The Light Keeper Award, for … Continue reading

Housefire Wednesday Between Carlsville & Egg Harbor

There was a housefire in the Town of Egg Harbor early Wednesday afternoon. A fire call was made at 12:30PM by a WPS worker who noticed smoke coming from a 2-story home on the west side of Highway 42 just north of Sunnyslope Road. Egg Harbor Fire Chief Justin MacDonald reports his department sent 5 trucks and 9 firefighters to the scene while auto-aid was … Continue reading