• Door County Golf League Results, Sept. 8 – 10

    ALPINE Alpine Men’s Golf League (Sept. 8) End of Season Results Most Points: Team: Pete Hickey, Paul Riha, Dennis Starr & Randy Kenny; Individuals: A Flight – Jeff Olson; B Flight – Mark Dufek; C Flight – Dennis Starr; D Flight – Randy Kenny.   IDLEWILD Senior League (Sept. 10) Best Scores: Ken Larson 45; […]

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    Server of the Week: Bill Wolff

    Chances are good that when you step inside The Ridges Sanctuary You’ll be greeted by Bill Wolff In all his people-loving glory.   A board member of The Ridges for the past three years, Bill loves welcoming people in to the organization he holds dear.   He enjoys helping out the Wednesday morning maintenance crew. […]

  • Obituary: Walter J. Popp

    Walter J. Popp died at his home in Baileys Harbor on Sept. 14, 2015. The family is honoring his wishes and there will be no formal services at this time. A private family service will be held at a future date.

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    Baileys Harbor Town Cemetery: Many Plots, Many More Stories

    Susie Bauldry has deep roots in Baileys Harbor. Her great-grandfather, Karl Peil, planted the avenue of trees leading out of town on County Road F. Her grandmother, Hedwig Peil, was the mail-order bride from Germany who worked with Winifred Boynton to plant the wonderful gardens at Björklunden. And Susie’s dad, Rollie Peil, was for years […]

  • A Novel Idea: Bjorklunden Offers Seminar on Writing Fiction & Novels

    From Oct. 4 until Oct. 9, Lawrence University’s Björklunden is offering the seminar “Visions and Revisions: Starting Your Novel or Story and Revising It” with Dwight Allen. This seminar will take place at Björklunden’s lodge, just south of Baileys Harbor. This workshop is designed for both those who are just beginning to try their hands […]

  • GOLF LEAGUE RESULTS, Sept. 1 – 3

    ALPINE Alpine Men’s Golf League (Sept. 1) • Low Gross:  A Flight – John Borycki & Paul Wiesner Jr. 36; B Flight – Tom Weisensel 42; C Flight – Paul Lucas 44; D Flight – Greg Miller 45. • Low Net:  A Flight – Paul Wiesner Jr. 27; B Flight – Tom Weisensel 31; C […]

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    Birch Creek’s Steel and Percussion Band Returns for Special Concert

    Birch Creek Music Performance Center in Egg Harbor is pleased to welcome select percussion & steel band faculty back to Birch Creek on Sept. 19, 7:30 pm, for a special fall concert. The returning faculty will include Liam Teague, “Pagani of Steelpan,” and director of the Birch Creek Steelpan Band, who has received many awards […]

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    Ridges to Host Asters & Goldenrods Field Trip

    Botanist Gary Fewless will lead an Asters & Goldenrods Field Trip on Sept. 12 at 9 am. The Asteraceae family represents the second largest family of flowering plants in the world, present everywhere from polar regions to the tropics and colonizing equally well in highly disturbed and ecologically rich habitats. Fewless will lead hikers to […]


    ALPINE Alpine Men’s Golf League (Aug. 25) Low Gross: A Flight – Darryl Severson 41; B Flight – Harry Proctor 43; C Flight – Jocko Rader 44; D Flight – Greg Miller 43. Low Net: A Flight – Darryl Severson 35; B Flight – Jim McDermott, Dennis Krishka & Dennis McCarthy 34; C Flight – […]

  • Midsummer’s Music Concert at The Ridges On Sept. 7

    On Sept. 7, starting at 3 pm, people will be able to come to The Ridges’ new Cook-Albert Fuller Center in Baileys Harbor for free guided tours, a catered reception (from Top Shelf), commemorative gifts, a silent auction and a Midsummer’s Music concert. This marks the first time that a public performance will occur in […]

  • The Ridges Offers Logan Creek Hike, Breeding Bird Atlas Workshop

    The Ridges Sanctuary invites everyone to enjoy a different kind of hiking experience at Logan Creek on Sept. 6 at 2 pm. Explore this 170-acre parcel with a Ridges naturalist to see a variety of habitats, including upland hardwood forest, lowland cedar-hemlock forest and frontage along Clark Lake and Logan Creek. Fees are $5 for […]

  • Bridge, Tree and Watercolor Seminars at Björklunden

    From Sept. 27 – Oct. 2, Lawrence University’s Björklunden is offering these seminars: “Introduction to Modern Day Bridge” with Carol Konrad; “Fall’s Glorious Trees and Shrubs” with Don Quintenz; and “Watercolor: A Fresh Start” with Helen Klebesadel. “Introduction to Modern Day Bridge” recognizes that beginning bridge players come with varying levels of knowledge of the […]

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    Silent Sports Column: Losing Daylight

    On the Thursday night group ride last week, it was the first time this summer that the question of which route we would take was met with, “Well how much sunlight do we have?” It is inevitable that the days are getting shorter and the nights are getting cooler, but that doesn’t necessarily mean workouts […]