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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Hazardous Waste Collection Friday & Saturday

Door County his hosting a 2-day household hazardous waste collection event this Friday & Saturday, November 4th & 5th. If you have unwanted hazardous waste products stored as part of your agricultural business or residential home, these items can pose a significant threat to the environment if not disposed of properly. At these 2 different event locations they will dispose of them in an environmentally … Continue reading

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2023 Sturgeon Bay Street Art Will be Bass

Destination Sturgeon Bay recently announced their 23rd annual street art project, and this year the project has a brand new template. This year, the project will be titled “Bass Around the Bay,” and each submitted piece will be an artist’s interpretation of the fish becoming more popular in our nearby waters. Each artist will receive a bass template and stand created by Key Industrial Plastics … Continue reading

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BUG Fire Department Looking for New Members

The Brussels-Union-Gardner Fire Department is currently looking at their crew of volunteer firefighters at each of their 2 stations, and looking into the future they are now actively seeking new recruits to help fill the positions opening soon. B.U.G. Fire Chief Curt Vandertie explains… Currently, B.U.G.’s Station 1 on County C is seeking to fill daytime shifts, while Station 2 on Stevenson Pier Road is … Continue reading

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More than $150,000 Raised for Defibrillators in Door County

Back in February, the Door County Fire Chiefs Association launched their Defibs-4-Door County campaign. Just before then, an anonymous donor began the campaign with a challenge grant worth $75,000 to add new automatic external defibrillators to the county to help save lives. That campaign ran through Labor Day, and they were able to raise an additional nearly $80,000. Combined with the initial matching grant, that … Continue reading

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Ron Kane Named Sister Bay Volunteer of the Year

The Sister Bay Advancement Association recently named village resident Ron Kane as their 2022 Sister Bay Volunteer of the Year. Ron has spent over 40 years participating in government and tourism-related efforts in the village.He has served on the Sister Bay Historical Society’s board of directors and has volunteered at their weekly farmers market. He has been a board member of the Sister Bay Advancement … Continue reading

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