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

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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

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Spring Sports Facing Uncertain Future

Practice for the high school baseball season was scheduled to begin Monday. Unfortunately, every prep spring sport in Wisconsin is in a holding pattern as we try and limit the spread of the coronavirus. Sturgeon Bay varsity baseball coach John Burns said that Packerland Conference Commissioner Mike Holtz has made sure that team abide by the current rules… In accordance with Governor Tony Evers “Safer … Continue reading

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Local Medical Response to Coronavirus

Wednesday morning on the WDOR Talk Show, Eddy Allen spoke with Dr. James Heise, chief medical officer at Door County Medical Center, about the local medical response toCOVID coronavirus. For the last few weeks the medical center has been working hard to prepare for the eventuality related to the virus. So far, Door and Kewaunee counties have no confirmed cases of the virus, but a … Continue reading

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Nick Olson & Fire Chief Tim Dietman Discuss COVID-19

WDOR’s Nick Olson is joined by Sturgeon Bay Fire Chief Tim Dietman to talk his department’s response to COVID-19.

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Funeral Homes Adjusting to Gathering Ban

With the current ban on mass gatherings, another business affected by the recent pandemic has been funeral homes. Funerals are still considered an essential service to society despite these bans, but like many other local businesses, they have had to adapt with smaller private viewings. Mark Forbes from Forbes Funeral Home further explains… In addition to these small private services, they can also offer other … Continue reading

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Jacksonport’s Maifest Cancelled

The Jacksonport Advancement Corporation recently announced that this year’s Maifest Celebration has been cancelled due to concerns with the current Coronavirus pandemic. For the last 47 years this festival weekend celebration has often been thought of as Door County’s unofficial summer kick-off event. This year is the first since its creation to see the entire event and all of its activities cancelled.

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Nick Olson & Jon Jarosh Discuss COVID-19’s Impact on Tourism

WDOR’s Nick Olson is joined by Jon Jarosh, Director of Communications & Public Relations at Destination Door County. They talk about COVID-19’s impact on tourism in the area.

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Nick Olson & Myles Dannhausen Discuss Door County & COVID-19

WDOR’s Nick Olson is joined by Myles Dannhausen from the Peninsula Pulse to discuss COVID-19 and the response in Door County.

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Door County Emergency Response Fund Created

The Door County Community Foundation, along with the United Way of Door County, are working on a coordinated philanthropic response to the current public health crisis. They have activated the Door County Emergency Response Fund. This fund will provide flexible resources to local charities which are serving Door County residents impacted by COVID-19 and the economic consequences of this outbreak. The fund was designed with … Continue reading

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