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Power Outage in Northern Door Wednesday Morning

Downed wires are being blamed for a power outage that affected more than 950 northern Door County customers of Wisconsin Public Service Wednesday morning. The majority of the outages were reported in the Sister Bay area, but there were 29 Ephraim customers who also had their electrical service disrupted. The power outage was reported shortly after 4AM and a WPS crew responded. The crew had … Continue reading

Nicolet Bank Celebrates Opening of New Sturgeon Bay Branch

A grand celebration to recognize the completion of the downtown branch of Nicolet National Bank in Sturgeon Bay attracted a large crowd to the parking lot of the previous bank building Tuesday. Many of those people stayed for the ribbon-cutting ceremony in front of the new facility. The bank’s Jamie Alberts acted as master of ceremonies for the short ceremony, thanking the numerous firms, organizations, … Continue reading

Bays, Indians, Braves, & Cubs All Winners in Week 5 of DCL

Sister Bay and Egg Harbor continued their winning ways, and Institute knocked off Washington Island in week 5 of the Door County Baseball league. On Friday night Egg Harbor shut out Baileys Harbor 9-0. Al Byrne, Jared Van Bramer, & Joe Sawyer combined to throw the 3 hit shutout. Anthony Moore, Corey Fuller, & Eric Dejardin had 2 hits each for the Indians. Sister Bay … Continue reading

More Than 160 Years of Door County Law Enforcement History

There has been a law enforcement presence in Door County for more than 160 years. That’s the assessment of Pat McCarty, Chief Deputy at the Door County Sheriff’s Office. McCarty says his curiosity about the history of the Door County Sheriff’s Department led him to compile an analysis that ranges from the early years to the present… McCarty says there’s a difference of opinion as … Continue reading

DCVB Conducting Spanish Speaking CTA Classes

Over the past decade, the Door County Visitor Bureau has worked very hard to train residents to become versed in the Door County experience. The Certified Tourism Ambassador program or CTA, has certified more than 1,000 individuals. Just recently, the first Spanish speaking class was conducted, according to coordinator Yvonne Torres… To learn more about the CTA program, contact Yvonne Torres at 743-4456 or email … Continue reading

Community Carnival in Memory of Paula Symons Monday

A community-wide benefit carnival, in memory of Paula Symons, former Elementary Secretary at Sevastopol School, will be held Monday, at the Sevastopol Town Park from 12-7:30PM. Paula, who passed away last month, devoted her life and career to children, investing countless hours of time for the betterment of others. The carnival is an opportunity for the children and adults she mentored over the years to … Continue reading

Baileys Harbor Range Lights Celebrating 150 Years Friday

The 150th anniversary of the Baileys Harbor range lights is set for Friday, from 3-6PM, at the Ridges Sanctuary. The Ridges Drew Richmond says the iconic lights played a critical role in the life of Baileys Harbor and the founding of the Ridges Sanctuary… Richmond says the celebration will be multi-faceted… A special program in honor of the Baileys Harbor range light sesquicentennial celebration will … Continue reading