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Area: Clay Banks

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    Photographer Helbach Showcases Exhibit of Highway Relics

    Door County Makers Space features a special pop-up exhibit of photographic works by Ty Helbach, July 22-29. The show is titled Road Trip: Photos from America’s Two-Lane Roads. Fueled by ardent wanderlust, bestowed with the gift of an impeccable eye and an insatiable love for photography, Helbach has been exploring documenting his favorite subjects professionally […]

  • Bazyli Studio Puts the Focus on Jewelry

    In 2002, local artists Peter Ciesla and Skye launched Bazyli Studio. That year they sold their home in Illinois, packed up their van and lived a gypsy life awhile, making jewelry together and growing their business along the way. Their goal was to find a home in Door County. As many do, they fell in […]

  • Door County April 4 Election Results

    DOOR COUNTY   State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Evers (I): 5,174 (75.17%) Lowell E. Holtz: 1,696 (24.64%)   Justice of the Supreme Court Annette Ziegler: 5,078 (98.97%) Write-in: 53   Door County Circuit Court Judge Branch 2 David L. Weber: 5,426 (99.12%) Write-in: 48     CITY OF STURGEON BAY Common Council District 1 […]

  • Municipal News: Feb. 3-10, 2017

    DOOR COUNTY City of Sturgeon Bay: The Common Council meets at noon on Feb. 7. The Community Protection & Services Committee meets at 4:30 pm on Feb. 9. County of Door: The Airport & Parks Committee meets at 8:30 am on Feb. 9. The IS Committee meets at 2 pm on Feb. 9. Town of […]

  • Land Trust Creates New Conservation Easement at Claybanks Creek

    While “looking for a campground” as a young family, Ann and John Bladholm discovered a 40-acre woodland along Claybanks Creek in southern Door County. There, John and Ann would spend many years vacationing and in retirement, loving the land and exposing their children and countless guests to the wonders of nature. In an effort to […]

  • Obituary: Kristofor ‘Kris’ M. Stichman

    Kristofor “Kris” M. Stichman, age 38, of Leopolis, passed away Wednesday evening, November 9, 2016 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident in the Town of Clay Banks, Door County, WI. Kris was born on January 10, 1978 in Clintonville as the son of Chris (Carter) Thoma and the late Mark Stichman. Kris attended Clintonville […]

  • Fatal Vehicle Crash in Clay Banks

    On Nov. 9 at 9:24 pm the Door County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a one-vehicle crash on County U, about 100 feet south of Midway Road in the town of Clay Banks. The vehicle, a 2007 Cadillac, was southbound on County U and failed to negotiate a curve when it entered the southbound ditch […]

  • 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. […]