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Thursday Sep 11 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

Strong winds, power outages hit Wisconsin again Thursday

Two days of intense rainstorms have finally left Wisconsin -- but not before delivering one final punch in the form of strong winds and power outages. The Wisconsin Public Service utility had up to 6,000 customers out Wednesday night in north central and northeast Wisconsin.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin, Eagle River, WI, Weather, Siren, WI

Thursday Sep 11 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

Lighthouse on Door County island going high-tech

Plum Island sits off the end of the peninsula that forms Wisconsin's "thumb." Federal officials are planning to replace its historic lighthouse lens with an LED lantern.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Door Reminder

The Oilerie Olive Oil Bar opens at Urban Edge

The Oilerie Olive Oil Bar opens at Urban Edge Fish Creek Italian olive oil supplier has two stores and seven franchises in four states Check out this story on greenbaypressgazette.com: http://gbpg.net/1rWn1Vr The Oilerie is now open in the Urban Edge shopping center, 2300 Lineville Road, in Suamico. Tuesday, September 9, 2014.

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Related Topix: Fish Creek, WI, Suamico, WI, Italy, World News,

Tue Sep 09, 2014

WBAY-TV Green Bay

Door County Waits for More Rain

Much of the viewing area is expecting another round of heavy rain Tuesday night, just days after much of the area was hit with eight or nine inches of rain. One of those areas hit hardest is Baileys Harbor in Door County, which hasn't even had time to dry out yet.

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Related Topix: Weather, Baileys Harbor, WI, De Pere, WI

WLUK-TV Green Bay

Water covers Ridges Road near Baileys Harbor

Several more inches of rain are in the forecast, forcing areas already hard hit, like parts of Door County to brace for more. Closer to town, Town Clerk/Administrator Doug Smith says he has never seen anything like the storm that soaked his town last week.

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Related Topix: Baileys Harbor, WI, Weather

WTAQ-AM Green Bay

Heavy Rain falling in Northeast Wisconsin (Photo from: FOX 11/YouTube).

The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for all of Wisconsin, as up to 3 more inches of rain are in the forecast for Tuesday night and Wednesday. Forecasters said a low pressure system is becoming more intense as it moves from the Great Plains through southern Wisconsin.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Sawyer County, WI

WNFL-AM Green Bay

Heavy rain last week leads to surplus moisture on ...

After last week's downpours, officials said 19 percent of farm fields have surplus moisture -- and only 7 percent are too dry. Shawano County has had a foot of rain in the past few weeks.

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Related Topix: Weather, Shawano County, WI, Barron County, WI, Agriculture, Science

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Celebrate the Culinary Delights of Door County, WI This Fall

As summer turns to fall, Wisconsin's bucolic Door County peninsula prepares for a celebration of culinary proportions complete with fresh local produce, bustling farm markets, foodie tours and harvest festivals set amidst a backdrop of beautiful fall colors. As summer turns to fall, Wisconsin's bucolic Door County peninsula prepares for a celebration of culinary proportions complete with fresh local produce, bustling farm markets, foodie tours and harvest festivals set amidst a backdrop of beautiful fall colors.

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Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Wisconsin Travel, Life, Food, Dining

RiderMagazine.com

Motorcycle Ride in Door County, Wisconsin

Door County, Wisconsin, covers the tip of a narrow peninsula, with Lake Michigan lapping at its eastern beaches and Green Bay gracing its western shores. A popular summer destination, its shoulder-to-shoulder vacationers and bumper-to-bumper traffic in peak season are not necessarily a motorcyclist's dream.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin, Motorcycles, Honda Motorcycle, Honda ST1300, Honda, Honda St1300, Manitowoc, WI

WBAY-TV Green Bay

Bike Ride from Minnesota to Lambeau Helps the Hungry

Rick and Robin Martinek are embarking on a bike ride from Minneapolis to Green Bay. Along the way, they'll be collecting donations for Green Bay's Paul's Pantry and Minnesota charity Moms and Neighbors , both working to help the hungry.

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Related Topix: Green Bay, WI

Mon Sep 08, 2014

WLUK-TV Green Bay

The Cana Island Lighthouse near Baileys Harbor

"There's nothing like the sound of an air hammer in the morning to get your attention," said Dwight Zeller, Cana Island Lighthouse Site Manager. "We're inspecting, repairing the dome.

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Related Topix: Baileys Harbor, WI

RiderMagazine.com

Motorcycle Ride in Door County, Wisconsin

Door County, Wisconsin, covers the tip of a narrow peninsula, with Lake Michigan lapping at its eastern beaches and Green Bay gracing its western shores. A popular summer destination, its shoulder-to-shoulder vacationers and bumper-to-bumper traffic in peak season are not necessarily a motorcyclist's dream.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin, Motorcycles, Honda Motorcycle, Honda ST1300, Honda, Honda St1300, Manitowoc, WI

WBAY-TV Green Bay

Bike Ride from Minnesota to Lambeau Helps the Hungry

Rick and Robin Martinek are embarking on a bike ride from Minneapolis to Green Bay. Along the way, they'll be collecting donations for Green Bay's Paul's Pantry and Minnesota charity Moms and Neighbors , both working to help the hungry.

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Related Topix: Green Bay, WI

Sun Sep 07, 2014

WLUK-TV Green Bay

Baileys Harbor still mopping up after messy several days

It's been a couple of soggy days for Door County residents, mopping up basements and drying out personal effects. That after a series of storms tore through the peninsula late last week, knocking out electricity.

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Related Topix: Baileys Harbor, WI

WBAY-TV Green Bay

Partial Road Closure in Door County After Hole Found in Road

The northbound lane of Bay Shore Drive just south of George Pinney County Park is closed in Door County after a hole was found in the road. Deputy Brad Shortreed of the Door County Sheriff's Department says someone discovered the hole and reported it to officials around 6 p.m. Sunday.

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Related Topix: University of Wisconsin Green Bay, Scott Walker, US Governors, Education, School Vouchers

Fox Point

Door County Trip

The Glendale Senior Citizen's Club will travel to Door County on Tuesday, September 24. The bus leaves at 8 a.m. from Glen Hills Middle School, 2600 W. Mill Road, and returns by 6:30 p.m. There will be a step-on guide to provide information throughout the day. The route follows the Lake Michigan shoreline through the lakeside communities of Two Rivers and Kewaunee to Algoma for a tour of the Von Stiehl winery, Wisconsin's oldest licensed winery with Civil War era buildings.

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Related Topix: Two Rivers, WI, Kewaunee, WI, Algoma, WI, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Wisconsin Travel, Ephraim, WI

Sat Sep 06, 2014

WBAY-TV Green Bay

Door County Golf Course Flooded After Storms

"There's not any water supposed to be here," said Paul Becker, general manager of the golf course at Maxwelton Braes resort "It was something else seeing the roads flood over, all the way through town, in the lodge area here. It was phenomenal," said Meulemans.

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

NBC26

Cleanup in Door County After Heavy Rain Hits the Area

EGG HARBOR, Wis.- Tony Polich owns Polich Excavating, Septic and Landscape in Egg Harbor. He has been working in Door County for nearly 30 years, but this is the worst storm he says he's seen in that time.

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Related Topix: Egg Harbor, WI, Weather, Fish Creek, WI

WBAY-TV Green Bay

Bailey's Harbor Homeowners "I've never seen flooding like this"

Challenging drivers and filling up basements water left behind by storms in Door County now floods Bailey's Harbor and Red Cherry Road. "I just went through and it looks to be about six to eight inches of water I've never seen anything like it," said Bailey's Harbor resident Kurt Smith.

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Related Topix: Weather, Oshkosh, WI

Fri Sep 05, 2014

WLUK-TV Green Bay

Water flows out of a toilet at a home in Baileys Harbor Sept. 5, 2014.

Wave after wave of thunderstorms soaked Northeast Wisconsin Thursday afternoon and into Friday. For some Door County residents, the result was pretty messy.

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Related Topix: Baileys Harbor, WI

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