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Area: Baileys Harbor

  • "Fall Swale" by Doug Sherman.

    Hikes, Yoga and Fall Fun Days at The Ridges

    The Ridges offers a variety of programs designed to take advantage of the lovely sights and sounds of autumn

  • Golf League Results, Oct. 2 – 9

    MAXWELTON BRAES Maxwelton Braes Couples Scramble (Sept. 20) Low Gross: Jim & Toni Marsden Low Net: First – Bob & Nora Joseph; Second – Bob & Barb Shine; Third – Bob & Carolyn Kimbell and Jim & Joanie Musiel. Event Winners: Ladies – Carolyn Kimbell & Barb Shine; Men – Barry Quinnes & Bob Joseph. […]

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    Hey Hey 5k Draws Crowd to Baileys Harbor

    The inaugural Hey Hey 5k run drew 160 runners to Baileys Harbor Saturday, Sept. 26, to enjoy a great course, polka, and beer from presenting sponsor Door County Brewing Co. Race Director Myles Dannhausen Jr. of the Peninsula Pacers was pleased with the turnout. “For a first-year event taking place in the heart of the […]

  • Modern Day Drifters, Pumpkin Palooza, Haunted Mansions & More Weekend Plans

    The first weekend of one of the favorite months on the peninsula is almost here and as expected, the county will be filled with Autumn festivities, pumpkins, scary tours and fall foliage. Are you ready for it? Thursday, Oct. 1 Door County Half Marathon Registration Opens The ninth annual Door County Half Marathon will return […]

  • Lawrence Cello Studio Performs Old Favorites at Björklunden

    Lawrence University’s Björklunden will host a joint concert on Sept. 27 at 1:30 pm. The Lawrence Cello Studio makes their annual trip to Björklunden and will perform old favorites as well as some new discoveries. Joining the cellos will be the piano studio of Michael Mizrahi. This free concert is sponsored by the Boynton Society […]

  • Golf League Results, Sept. 18-25

    IDLEWILD Senior League Handicap Championship (Sept. 17) Best Net Scores: Champion – Jim Budny, 34; Second – Wayne Turk, 35; Third – Jude Gosz, 35; Fourth – Pete Hegrenes, 36; Fifth – Glenn Ocock, 38; Sixth – Tom Portz, 39. Best Gross Scores: Jim Budny 39; Wayne Turk 43; Pete Hegrenes 43; Jude Gosz 44; […]

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    Door County Brewing Co.’s Silurian Stout with Vanilla Available Oct. 1

    Door County Brewing Company is excited to announce the award-winning Silurian Stout with Vanilla will be available Oct. 1. Head brewer Danny McMahon’s milk stout recipe took home the St. Paul’s People’s Choice Award at this year’s St. Paul Summer Beer Fest. “We were very happy to announce Door County Brewing Co. as this year’s […]

  • Municipal News

    City of Sturgeon Bay: A special meeting of the Common Council that was called for the afternoon of Sept. 22 to approve financing for the controversial Sawyer Hotel Development and consider a resolution authorizing the sale of the property to Sawyer Hotel Development LLC was postponed by Mayor Thad Birmingham just minutes after it was […]

  • Emerald Grove

    Folk-bluegrass Rockers Emerald Grove Coming to Brewery

    The first thing that caught my eye when perusing the website of Madison-based Emerald Grove is the band’s self-described genre of “switch-blade folk.” Naturally, it was one of the first things I asked about during a recent phone interview with Emerald Grove guitar-banjo-harmonica player, Kyle Smith. “We call it folk that will stab you if […]

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    Door County History in Pictures: Kangaroo Lake

    A postcard view of the bridge that preceded today’s causeway across Kangaroo Lake. Note the misspelling of Baileys Harbor as Bayley’s Harbor. Photo courtesy of the Door County Historical Museum, 18 N. 4th Ave., Sturgeon Bay. Open 10 am – 4:30 pm daily, May 1 through Oct. 31.

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    Ramble Thru The Ridges on Sept. 26

    Ramble Thru The Ridges returns for a second year on Sept. 26 at 9 am. Surrounded by the early fall beauty of The Ridges, the event begins with a special presentation on birds of prey by REGI (Raptor Education Group, Inc). This year, educators from the Antigo-based bird rehabilitation organization will feature six Avian Ambassadors, […]

  • Obituary: Philip Raymond McGuire, Jr.

    Phil, 81, of Baileys Harbor and Denison, Texas, died in his wife’s arms on Sept. 17. A retired psychiatrist, Phil was an avid fisherman, accomplished nature and bird photographer and a connoisseur of music, Badger football and Texas barbecue. Phil is survived by his wife Cynthia, sons Philip III and Patrick, stepdaughters Kaileen (Ed) Stehel […]

  • Lorine Niedecker

    Nancy Rafal Digs into “Wintergreen Ridge”

    The Friends of Lorine Niedecker are hosting the seventh annual Lorine Niedecker Wisconsin Poetry Festival on Oct. 16 – 17 at the Dwight Foster Public Library in Fort Atkinson, Wis. The goal of the Poetry Festival is to celebrate Wisconsin poetry. All events are free and open to the public. Niedecker visited The Ridges Sanctuary […]

  • AC Tap: A Tavern Less Traveled

    The AC Tap started as a farmer’s bar, but to many locals and visitors alike, Door County wouldn’t be Door County without it.

  • Bluegrass, Mushrooms, the Harvest Moon & More Weekend Plans

    The first weekend of autumn is nearly here and with it comes the expectation of cooler temperatures and changing colors. Warm up with some bluegrass, mushrooms, classic motorcycles and the county’s newest fun run, the Hey Hey 5k. Friday, September 25 Last Man Standing at The Cookery Catch up with an acoustic outfit that bills […]

  • Destroyers Owners, Coach Recognized by MSFL

    The Mid States Football League (MSFL), based out of Chicago, has released its 2015 league awards and selected their All-Stars. The Door County Destroyers received top honors when Head Coach Chris Knapp was chosen as the 2015 MSFL Head Coach of the Year and team Owners Ryan Zuehlke and Chris LeCloux were chosen as the 2015 […]

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    Bazyli Studio Exhibits in Milwaukee

    Peter Ciesla and Skye of Bazyli Studio Wearable Art in Baileys Harbor have a solo exhibit in the Ploch Gallery located in the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts in Brookfield, Wis. The exhibit features many examples of their one-of-kind, collaborative sculptural jewelry designs, Peter’s dynamic clothing designs, as well as his 2-D fiber […]

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    Lynn and Nancy Utesch Named DCEC Citizens of the Year

    Lynn and Nancy Utesch of Kewaunee were recognized as the Door County Environmental Council’s Citizens of the Year at the organization’s annual summer meeting held at Baileys Harbor Town Hall on Sept. 9. In introducing the award, DCEC board member Paul Leline said the organization took a look at “the many people who work hard […]

  • Jamie Fletcher

    Jamie Lynn Fletcher: Mastering Music at Sea

    Jamie Lynn Fletcher describes her latest album, My Desire of You, as an 11-track album “about all of the micro-steps of finding love and hoping to get it right,” but it could just as easily be about the micro-steps the political journalist-turned-professional musician has taken to find her footing in the world of music. Fourteen […]

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    Threats to Great Lakes Are Many:  Asian Carp Invasion, Water Diversion and Runoff

    Attendees at the annual summer program of the Door County Environmental Council on Sept. 9 got an earful on the various threats facing the Great Lakes and our water supply. Marc Smith, senior policy manager for the National Wildlife Federation, talked about the threat of an Asian carp invasion. Accompanying his talk with a video […]