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Area: Clay Banks

  • 2016 Door County Local Producers Guide

    Looking for local food in Door County? Find resources for local produce, meats, cheese, canned goods, and much more in our updated guide. Algoma Blueberry Corner 856 S. Shiloh Road 224.760.8962 Blueberries in season (mid-July to Aug.), free range eggs Cherry Lane Orchards 7525 Cherry Lane 920.856.6864 Products:  Cherries and apples Renard’s Cheese Inc. 248 […]

  • Obituary: Maynard J. Hegnet

    Maynard J. Hegnet, Jr., 57, of the Town of Clay Banks, Sturgeon Bay, died Sept. 19, 2016 at his home. He was born September 24, 1958 in Kewaunee, the son of Maynard Sr. and JoAnne (Kinjerski) Hegnet. He graduated from Southern Door High School in 1976. Following high school, he worked for a few years at Bay […]

  • Municipal Meetings: August 5 – 12

    City of Sturgeon Bay: Finance/Purchasing & Building Committee meets at 4 pm on Aug. 9. The Community Protection & Services Committee meets at 4:30 pm on Aug. 11. County of Door: The Highway Committee meets at 8:30 am on Aug. 8. The EMS Committee meets at noon on Aug. 8. The Property committee meets at […]

  • Municipal Meetings: July 8 – 15

    DOOR COUNTY City of Sturgeon Bay: The Finance/Purchasing & Building Committee meets at 4 pm on July 12. Town of Brussels: The town board meets at 7 pm on July 12. Town of Clay Banks: The town board meets at 6 pm on July 14. Town of Egg Harbor: The Plan Commission meets at 6 […]

  • Door County Municipal News: June 3 – 10

    City of Sturgeon Bay: The common council meets at 7 pm on June 7. The Community Protection and Services Committee meets at 4:30 pm on June 9. County of Door: The Ag & Extension Committee meets at 8:30 am on June 8. The IS Committee meets at 3 pm on June 9. Town of Clay […]

  • Public Comments Sought on Great Lakes Beach Listings

    Public comments and feedback are needed to help the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources complete its annual listing of Lake Michigan and Lake Superior beaches. Following significant water level changes in 2014, DNR intensified its annual review of Great Lakes beaches and updated the listing. DNR is now encouraging feedback on the latest list, which […]

  • Free Clearing Hikes Cover History & Landscape of School

    The Clearing Folk School will once again offer free, docent-led hikes covering the 81-year history, folklore and landscape of the school and its 128-acre property. These interpretive hiking tours will visit the historic buildings and campus, which are on the National and State Historic Registers, led by volunteer docents. The approximate two-hour hikes begin at […]

  • Obituary: Walton Henry Mathison

    Walton Henry Mathison, 90, of Clay Banks, passed away at his home on March 30, 2016.  He was born on December 11, 1925, in Door County to Henry and Olga (Jome) Mathison.  On February 19, 1949, he married Nina Uecker in Forestville, she preceded him in death on January 16, 2004. Walton graduated from Sturgeon […]

  • Door County History In Photos: Clay Banks School, 1895

    This photo of the students of Clay Banks School from June 1895 appeared in the fall 2015 issue of our sister publication Door County Living, where it was brought to the attention of former Clay Banks resident Dick Hitt, who now lives in Slinger, Wis. Dick has his own copy of the photograph, with the […]

  • Municipal News: Nov. 6 – Nov. 12

    City of Sturgeon Bay: Finance/Purchasing & Building Committees meet at 4 pm on Nov. 10. County of Door: The Human Services Board meets at 1 pm on Nov. 9. The Board of Health meets at 4 pm on Nov. 9. The county board meets to discuss the 2016 budget at 9 am on Nov. 10. […]

  • Municipal News: Oct. 2-9

    City of Sturgeon Bay: The Waterfront Design Review Board meets at noon on Oct. 5 to consider a building addition for American Petroleum, 211 Michigan St. The Common Council meets at noon on Oct. 6.   County of Door: Two new county board supervisors were sworn in at the board’s monthly meeting held Sept. 29. […]

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    City Garbage Routes Delayed For Labor Day

      City of Sturgeon Bay: Finance/Purchasing & Building Committees meet at 4 pm on Sept. 8. The Cable Advisory Council meets at 4:30 pm on Sept. 10. The Community Protection & Services Committee meets at 5 pm on Sept. 10. City garbage routes will be delayed one day due to the Labor Day holiday. Monday’s […]

  • A Free University? Retired Professor Believes We Can Learn Differently

    A retired professor and Southern Door County resident is preparing to launch Free University, a no-fee school geared toward those who don’t fit into traditional educational models.

  • Even a Big Boat’s Small: Palmer Johnson Craftsman Rusty Lardinois

    Down on Shiloh Road, a few miles outside the city of Sturgeon Bay, there sits an old barn. Non-descript and a bit worse for wear, it’s built snug into a slope behind an old farmhouse, and nothing of its exterior hints that inside is the home workshop of one of the finest carpenters Door County […]