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20 hrs ago | WAND-TV Decatur

9-year-old boy to meet with Coast Guard rescuers

A 9-year-old boy is scheduled to reunite with the members of the Coast Guard helicopter crew who rescued him earlier this month.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Daily Herald

Plainfield man sentenced in pregnant woman's death

A 37-year-old Illinois man was sentenced to two consecutive life sentences without parole for the murder of a pregnant woman and her fetus in Wisconsin.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

WLUK-TV Green Bay

Tart cherries ripen in a Door County orchard

The Winter put the crop weeks behind schedule, but now the wait is over, and cherry growers are hoping for a good season.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Thu Jul 24, 2014

WBAY-TV Green Bay

Cooper gets life without parole for Door County murder: UPDATED

A man convicted of murdering his pregnant wedding date in Door County will spend the rest of his life in prison with no hope of release.

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Related Topix: Brown County, WI, Green Bay, WI, Menasha, WI

WLUK-TV Green Bay

Cooper receives two life sentences for killing pregnant girlfriend

An Illinois man will spend the rest of his life in a Wisconsin prison, for killing his pregnant girlfriend and her unborn child in Door County.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Examiner.com

The Door is open for last minute getaways

Drop the bags, lather on sun screen and relax by the water - that is Green Bay on one side or Lake Michigan on the other side.

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Related Topix: Green Bay, WI, Fish Creek, WI, Ephraim, WI, Sister Bay, WI

Tue Jul 22, 2014

WLUK-TV Green Bay

The Palmer Johnson 48M SuperSport yacht on the water in Sturgeon Bay

The Palmer Johnson 48M SuperSport is the first of its kind. Designer Berkeley March says the hull and superstructure are made from carbon composite.

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Related Topix: Sturgeon Bay, WI

WISN-TV

Wisconsin's cherry crops devastated by July hail

STERLING'S ESTRANGED WIFE. SOON, WORKERS WILL START HARVESTING CHERRY CROPS IN WISCONSIN, DEVASTATED BY HAIL.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Hailstorm, Natural Disasters, Life, Fruits, Food

Mon Jul 21, 2014

WBAY-TV Green Bay

Door County Dealing with Hail Damage

Later this week, commercial harvesters will begin harvesting cherries in Door County, where hail devastated some orchards last week.

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Related Topix: Hailstorm, Natural Disasters, Sturgeon Bay, WI, Agriculture, Science, US Politics, US News, Senator Ron Johnson, US Senate, Republican

WTAQ-AM Green Bay

Hottest day of 2014 for most of Wisconsin

Heat advisories will be in effect through this evening in parts of the northwest -- where some places could get their first 90-degree days of the year.

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Related Topix: Weather

Fri Jul 18, 2014

WBAY-TV Green Bay

Work on Door County's Hwy 42-57 starts next month

Governor Walker approved more than $1 million to reconstruct almost 7-and-a-half miles of Highway 42-57, from the South 42-57 intersection to the Bayview Bridge.

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Related Topix: Scott Walker, US Governors, Outagamie County, WI, Green Bay, WI

Thu Jul 17, 2014

KSL-TV

Why you should visit the 'Cape Cod of the midwest'

DOOR COUNTY, Wisconsin - Door County, which has long been a popular weekend escape for Chicagoans trying to escape the city heat, is a delightful destination that more people should consider.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin, Fish Creek, WI, Sturgeon Bay, WI

Wed Jul 16, 2014

WISN-TV

Scenic Shore 150 Bike Tour this weekend

A special bike tour this weekend along the Lake Michigan shoreline raises money for the Wisconsin Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

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Related Topix: Mequon, WI, Manitowoc, WI, Sturgeon Bay, WI

WSAW

Hailstorm Damages Crops on Wisconsin Peninsula

An agricultural researcher tells the Door County Advocate the hail crushed cherry trees, grapevines, winter wheat, corn and other crops in Sevastopol Monday night.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Natural Disasters, Hailstorm

Tue Jul 15, 2014

WLUK-TV Green Bay

Hail coats the ground after a Door County storm

Hail piles remained on the ground hours after a storm raced across northern Door County Monday night, coating roadways, and causing crop damage.

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Related Topix: Hailstorm, Natural Disasters, Agriculture, Science, Sturgeon Bay, WI, Life, Fruits, Food

WBAY-TV Green Bay

Storm Leaves Thick Layer of Hail in Door Co.

A strong storm rolled across the central part of Door County late Monday night leaving a layer of hail that looked like a heavy snowfall.

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Related Topix: Hailstorm, Natural Disasters, Weather, Sturgeon Bay, WI, Education Etc.

Mon Jul 14, 2014

WLUK-TV Green Bay

Rental company, authorities reviewing kayak incident

A kayak rental company in Fish Creek says it will make some changes after three of its customers disappeared for 15 hours last week.

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Related Topix: Fish Creek, WI

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Rainy spring, cold winter help buoy Great Lakes levels

Brad Davis of Hartland gets off his dinghy on Monday after returning from his sailboat at Milwaukee's South Shore Yacht Club.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Weather, Baileys Harbor, WI

WNFL-AM Green Bay

Judge sentences man behind arson to sex offender's home to prison

A Door County judge has sentenced a man who took part is setting fire to the home of a registered sex offender Monday to three years in prison.

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Related Topix: Fire, Sturgeon Bay, WI

Fri Jul 11, 2014

WBAY-TV Green Bay

7: Rescued Kayakers Identified

The Door County Sheriff's Office says the kayakers are Allison Alter, 43, Austin, Texas; Zach Alter, 9, Austin, Texas; and Thomas Alter, 9, Highland Park Illinois.

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Related Topix: University of Wisconsin Platteville, Platteville, WI

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