Drug Take Back Day Saturday in Door County

The Door County Sheriff’s Office will join more than 277 local law enforcement agencies across Wisconsin participating in Drug Take Back Day, from 1PM to 3PM, Saturday. Drug Take Back Day provides a safe, convenient and responsible means of disposal, while also educating the community about the potential abuse and consequences of improper storage and disposal of these medications. Unused or expired medicine should never … Continue reading

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Sunshine House to Hold Roundtables

As the Sunshine House in Sturgeon Bay continues to expand its services, it also wants to gauge public opinion on the perceived needs in the community. To do that, Marsha Lau says some roundtables are planned for the end of April… Lau says the hope is to gather input from all segments of the community… The roundtable initiative at the Sunshine House in Sturgeon Bay … Continue reading

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Algoma Chamber Announces Beacon Award Winners

The Algoma Area Chamber of Commerce has announced the winners of its Beacon Awards. Chamber Executive Director Sara Krouse says the awards used to be known as the BIE awards… The Business Award went to the Scenic Shore Inn, recognizing their expansion, doubling the amount of rooms, and adding a pool, sauna, and large deck.Emily Rankin, a Paraprofessional at Algoma Schools was named as the … Continue reading

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Sturgeon Bay Saint Patrick’s Parade Saturday

The 26th annual Saint Patrick’s Day Parade will wind its way through downtown Sturgeon Bay Saturday morning, beginning at 11AM. Savanna Townsend, Marketing and Promotions Director for the Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center, says the parade was first organized in 1993 by a group calling itself Clan O’Hern… (tape…TOWNSEND…”PARADE”…:22…N276) Townsend says a couple of dozen parade units have signed up so far, but there’s always room … Continue reading

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Delegates Needed for DK Legislative Days

Delegates are being sought to represent Door and Kewaunee Counties during the upcoming legislative days in Madison. The event will be held on Wednesday and Thursday, April 3rd and 4th, as the contingent fans out in the state capitol and engages legislators about issues facing the two counties. Legislative day delegates will be trained on the matters that will be presented and on best practices … Continue reading

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Fire & Ice This Weekend in Sturgeon Bay

It looks like the Fire and Ice celebration in Sturgeon Bay Saturday will have plenty of snow and a fair amount of ice to work with given the recent wintry mix that has fallen on the Door Peninsula. Speaking of ice, the ice carving contest runs from 9AM to 2PM citywide. Vote for the people’s choice award by 2PM before catching the awards ceremony at … Continue reading

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Jamie & Danny Allen to Appear on Wheel of Fortune

WDOR’s Danny Allen & his wife Jamie will appear as contestants on Friday night’s episode of Wheel of Fortune. The show will air at 6:30PM on Fox 11, WLUK out of Green Bay. The couple says it was a once in a lifetime experience. Their journey began when Jamie, a Business Education Teacher at Algoma High School, created a short video with some of her … Continue reading

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Civility Project Brings Door County Talks to the DCA

The new Door County Talks series provides its first presentation at 10AM on Saturday, January 12th, at the Door Community Auditorium in Fish Creek. The free lecture features Kelli Strickland who will comment on “Building Community and Common Ground Through the Arts.” Strickland, an arts leader and educator, currently serves as the Executive and Artistic Director of the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. She … Continue reading

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Historic Bell Ringing Tuesday in Sturgeon Bay

Sturgeon Bay’s historic old bell tower will be the site of a special bell-ringing ceremony at 11:45AM on Tuesday, November 27th. The event will mark the first time in nearly a decade that the 118-year old bell will be sounded. Located at Community Foundation Square, the old bell tower is a modern replica of the Bank of Sturgeon Bay’s original tower erected in 1900. The … Continue reading

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Southern Door Senior Citizen Holiday Party is December 12th

Senior citizens, ages 62 and over, who live in the Southern Door School District are invited to join their peers for the district’s 32nd annual holiday party on Wednesday, December 12th. This free event is sponsored by high school students and staff as a holiday thank you. The party begins at 1PM with a music program featuring the high school choral and band students intended … Continue reading

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