Liz Welter, Green Bay Press-Gaz.

Liz Welter

Green Bay Press-Gaz.

Sturgeon Bay, WI, United States

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Past articles by Liz:

29 people fishing with a guide near Sturgeon Bay rescued during Sunday storm

White-out conditions and blowing snow caused vehicles to fail. The DNR and fire department rescued 29 people stranded on ice while fishing Sunday. → Read More

Neenah man missing since Sunday night in Door County park

The man's wife reported him missing. Her last contact with her husband was about 5 p.m. Sunday when he called to tell her he was at the park to take photos. → Read More

Second honeymoon results in purchase of Door County's Thorp House Inn

Valentine's Day story: A second honeymoon not only rekindles romance, the couple finds a Door County business to own, operate and manage together. → Read More

After son's suicide, Wisconsin parents vowed to fight bullying, boost youth mental health

The billboard Angela and Steve Wesener put up outside Wausau asks us all to 'Stand Up, Speak Out, Stop Bullying.' Is Wisconsin listening? → Read More

Study underway to determine if Door County's Potawatomi Tower is repairable

About a year ago the DNR closed the Potawatomi Tower because of significant wood damage. A local group hopes it can be restored. → Read More

Sturgeon Bay council approves donation of granary to city, pending Feb. 5 finalization

The City Council's Feb. 5 meeting will determine final approval of a plan for the granary to return to its home along the west side waterfront. → Read More

DNR rescues Door County deer after she fell through ice on Green Bay near Little Harbor

A fish Creek man uses airboat his company makes to help Door County DNR wardens rescue deer that fell through the ice in Little Harbor. → Read More

Door County rallies to provide loans for Coast Guard members to bridge gap during shutdown

With no end to partial government shutdown in sight, community plans to help local Coast Guard families. → Read More

DNR determines ordinary high water mark along city's embattled west side waterfront

DNR determines ordinary high water mark along city's west side waterfront → Read More

Sturgeon Bay voters to weigh in on legalizing marijuana

Marijuana referendum to gauge public opinion about medical and recreational use of cannabis. → Read More

Door County dairy farm saved by donations pays it forward, prays for better milk prices

Southern Door County dairy farm on verge of failing saved by hundreds of donations. → Read More

Police find missing Door County man

Timothy Wessel, 51, was found after a 24-hour search has been missing since 4 p.m. Sunday. → Read More

Sturgeon Bay woman who fell 34 feet onto cement shares story 9 years later of hope, thanks

Kayla Wilke of Sturgeon Bay survived a 34-foot fall from a roof nine years ago in Stevens Point. → Read More

Wisconsin Election: Andre Jacque wins Senate District 1 seat

Jacque unseats Frostman to win 1st Senate District seat → Read More

Michigan man fighting extradition, suspected of killing wife 43 years ago in Sturgeon Bay

Richard Gale Pierce, who was recently arrested in regard to the 1975 disappearance of a Sturgeon Bay woman, his wife, remains in Michigan jail. → Read More

Man arrested 43 years after death of Carol Jean Pierce of Sturgeon Bay

Carol Jean Pierce was reported missing in 1975 by her husband, Richard Gale Pierce. He was arrested Oct. 11 and charged with her death → Read More

Local Catholic churches partner to offer free event for Sturgeon Bay region veterans

The dinner is a collaboration among the Catholic Churches in Sturgeon Bay and the Door County Veterans Office → Read More

Going gaga — Southern Door schools add inclusive game to welcome kids of all abilities

Southern Door County schools took the gaga pit concept a step further and included gates so that children with disabilities had easy access to the game → Read More

Sturgeon Bay cops get morning exercise playing basketball, soccer with area students

Before school fun goes to the next level when police officers join the games. → Read More

Sturgeon Bay man faces charges for dealing after K9 smells drugs during traffic stop

Adam Ferrer of Sturgeon Bay was charged with intent to deliver amphetamine and possession of drug supplies. → Read More