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Door County Grocers Adapting to New Situations

One topic which has been talked about considerably this last month is shopping for food and supplies. Everyone has heard about the mad rush to buy toilet paper and other daily supplies. Some stores around the state have been accused of raising their prices unnecessarily, all at a time when they are struggling to meet the public’s needs. In a recent discussion with W.D.O.R.’s Nick … Continue reading

DCEDC Surveys and COVID-19 Aid Assistance

The Door County Economic Development Corporation is helping local businesses to pursue and secure assistance to keep them afloat through the COVID-19 crisis. They are asking local businesses to participate in a survey to help assess the economic impact of COVID-19. The completion of these surveys will support forthcoming policy and legislative actions to address the impact. These surveys will be sent out again in … Continue reading

Valmy Little Free Library Offers Food

You may have seen these “Little Free Libraries” around the state, or even around the country. A concept which originated here in Wisconsin, these small structures usually hold a rotating stock of books for anyone to give and take from as they please. A local business owner has decided to adapt her little library for a new purpose in order to assist her community during … Continue reading

2nd COVID-19 Case Confirmed in Door County

As of Wednesday afternoon, a new total of two Door County residents have now tested positive for COVID-19. Both of these individuals had traveled outside of Door County. One remained within the state while the other had traveled outside of the state, and they both have been in isolation since their testing. In following privacy laws, no additional information about these two cases can or … Continue reading

“Thank Them” Effort Thanks Essential Workers

There is a new community effort simply called “Thank Them” which is a collective thank you message to all those people who are helping the community through this difficult time. This effort began as an idea to put up “scrub blue” ribbons to show support for our healthcare workers who have really stepped up to the plate during this crisis. It then became a broader … Continue reading

Email Scam Reported to Door County Sheriff’s Office

The Door County Sheriff’s Office was recently alerted to a fraud attempt related to the COVID-19 pandemic. A local business owner was contacted by the suspect, via email, impersonating a local government official. The fraudulent sender was requesting the business owner to share information concerning the processing of COVID-19 donations. This email was immediately recognized as potentially being a scam, as the suspect was attempting … Continue reading

Update on Sturgeon Bay School’s Lunch Deliveries

Starting last week Monday March 23rd, the Sturgeon Bay School District, including St. John Bosco and St. Peters Lutheran school, have been delivering free school meals to their students in need on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. In a recent follow-up call to food service director, Jenny Spude, she further explained the ongoing meal delivery program…. The meal deliveries have been going for just over a … Continue reading