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Door County Candle Co. Kicks Off Tin Candle Initiative

Just 2 days after Russia launched it’s attack on Ukraine earlier this year, the Door County Candle Company in Carlsville began their fundraising project to help raise funds for humanitarian aid to those suffering in the conflict. By selling their blue & yellow “Ukraine Candles” and sending the proceeds to the non-profit “Razom for Ukraine” they have already raised over $800,000 to help support Ukrainians … Continue reading

SUV Crashes into First Impressions Salon in Sturgeon Bay

Wednesday there was an incident where an SUV crashed into Sturgeon Bay’s “First Impressions” salon in the Bay Ridge Plaza, also known as the Phil-Mart. It was at 8:00 AM when a 51 year-old Sturgeon Bay woman was pulling into a parking spot directly in front of the salon for her hair appointment. She was trying to stop, but her Ford Edge went up over … Continue reading

DOT Working With County on Gordon Road Intersection

This year alone, there have already been 6 bad accidents at the intersection where Gordon Road meets Highway 42/57 just north of Sturgeon Bay. The Door County Highway Department has been trying to work with the state to figure out an interim solution which will transition well with a permanent solution, which will take longer to implement. We recently spoke with with the Wisconsin Department … Continue reading

Land Line Phones on Washington Island Not Working

The Washington Island Fire Department is addressing the matter that many of the landline phones on the island are currently not working. Washington Island Fire and Rescue is encouraging everyone to check in often with friends or family on the island that may be dependent on landlines for emergencies. Currently, on the island, dialing 9-1-1 on any land lines, and life alerts hooked to land … Continue reading

Loose Horse Corralled After Day Long Effort

The Door County Sheriff’s Office announced that at about 2:00 Sunday afternoon, they received a call of a horse on the loose. It was first reported in the area of Bay Shore Drive in the Town of Sevastopol, but it then entered the Bay of Green Bay and started swimming towards Potawatomi State Park. The horse was later spotted running through the areas of Grondin … Continue reading

Man Asleep at the Wheel Drives into Sand Bay

At about 10:30 Friday evening, a 38 year-old Nasewaupee man was westbound on Eliason Road, when he continued off the end of the roadway, through the sand beach, and into Sand Bay where it came to rest in about 3 feet of water approximately 40 feet from the shoreline. The driver then fled the scene and did not report the incident. Just before 7:30 Saturday … Continue reading

Multiple Grass Fires Wednesday in Door County

There was a fire call in the Town of Gardner Wednesday afternoon. Just after 1:30pm, a call came in from a property owner who said his controlled brush fire had grown beyond his fire-pit area and was beyond control. Brussels-Union-Gardner Fire Chief Curt Vandertie reports that the first firefighter on scene confirmed the grass fire and said it was now moving through a wooded area. … Continue reading