• Door County League Baseball Results: July 12 & 14

    July 12 Results Maplewood 14, Institute 11 July 14 Results Egg Harbor 12, Maplewood 0 Sister Bay 15, Institute 1 West Jacksonport 8, Washington Island 2 Baileys Harbor 13, Kolberg 4 Standings Egg Harbor 9-1 Sister Bay 8-2 West Jacksonport 6-4 Maplewood 5-5 Washington Island 4-6 Kolberg 4-6 Institute 2-8 Baileys Harbor 2-8 Schedule July […]

  • Swimmer’s Itch Reported in Door County

    Mosquitos, ticks, poison ivy – oh, my! None of that sounds fun, but with the best parts of summer, you have to take some of the worst. You know what else doesn’t sound fun?  Parasites and swimmer’s itch. Parasites cause an itchy skin rash called swimmer’s itch, or cercarial dermatitis, which has been reported in […]

  • Bulletin: Illinois Man Dies After July 3 Moped Crash

    WHAT HAPPENED • Andrew Michael Goldbranson, 19, of Darien, Illinois, died on July 10, one week after crashing a moped into a tree at Peninsula State Park. The accident happened at 10 am on July 3 on Shore Road near the park’s entrance. Goldbranson was wearing a helmet. • Wisconsin’s Green Fire (WGF) has released […]

  • DATCP Secretary-designee Brad Pfaff Proud of State’s Farming History

    Brad Pfaff, the Secretary-designee of the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP), stopped by the Peninsula Pulse office Tuesday after speaking at the Wisconsin Dairy Products Association’s 2019 Dairy Symposium, held at the Landmark Resort. Pfaff grew up as a farm kid surrounded by other farm kids in western Wisconsin, where his […]

  • Open Enrollment for Dairy Margin Coverage

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) opened enrollment for the Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program on June 17 and has started issuing payments to producers who purchased coverage. Producers can enroll through Sept. 20, 2019. “With lower premiums and higher levels of assistance than previous programs, DMC is already proving to […]

  • Municipal Meetings: July 22-26

    DOOR COUNTY City of Sturgeon Bay: July 24 – Joint Park & Recreation, 5:30 pm. County of Door: July 23 – County Board, 9 am. Town of Gibraltar: July 23 – Plan Commission, 7 pm. Town of Jacksonport: July 23 – Town Board, 7 pm. Town of Sevastopol: July 22 – Town Board, 7 pm. […]

  • Letter to the Editor: Thanks for Writing about Lyme Disease

    I’d like to thank Celeste for writing about Lyme Disease being on the rise. I was bit in our yard in Egg Harbor in 2013 and never saw the tick on me, even after a tick check. It was a nymph deer tick which is as small as a period.  I only hope Door County […]

  • Friends Group Recognized for $33,000 in Contributions

    Representatives of Friends groups and other state-park partners were recognized at the May meeting of the state Natural Resources Board for the donations they’ve made to enhance Wisconsin state parks. Peninsula State Park superintendent Brian Markowski and David Lea represented the Friends of Peninsula State Park, which has contributed more than $33,000 for enhancements – […]

  • Jonathan Bass Earns Peninsula Music Festival Scholarship

    The Peninsula Music Festival (PMF, has selected Washington Island native Jonathan Bass, a recent graduate of Michigan’s Interlochen Arts Academy, to receive its 2019 College Scholarship Award. This fall, Bass will attend Lawrence University’s Conservatory of Music, where he’ll work on a bachelor of music degree in piano performance and pursue a second major […]

  • Midsummer’s Music Continues with Baroque Brilliance Series

    Midsummer’s Music will present a Baroque Brilliance concert series July 24-28. The program includes Handel’s Concerto Grosso in B-flat Major, Op. 3, No. 2 (1734); Albinoni’s Concerto Grosso in C Major, Op. 9, No. 9 (1722); Bach’s Harpsichord Concerto No. 1 in D Minor, BWV 1052 (1734); and Trio Sonata No. 5 in F Major […]

  • This Weekend in Door County: Cherries, LEGOs and Live Music

     Door County kicks off cherry season with festivals at Lautenbach’s Orchard Winery and Market and Cherry De-Lite Country Ovens. This weekend’s highlights also include Brick Party by the Bay and plenty of live music.  Festivals  Stop by the Summer Cherry Harvest Fest at Lautenbach’s Orchard Country Winery and Market, this Saturday (July 20, 10 am- […]

  • Cherry Celebrations Begin

    The peninsula is beginning to pop with ripe cherries, which means that the markets and cherry festivals are also appearing around the county. Beginning mid-month and lasting through mid-August, you’ll find the orchard markets overflowing with just-picked cherries and lots of goodies to go along with the harvest. Plus, each weekend you can find a […]

  • Cheers! A Porter Named Eugene

    I have to wonder what five-time presidential candidate Eugene V. Debs would make of his visage on Chicago-based Revolution Brewing’s Eugene Robust Porter. Long before Bernie Sanders, Debs was America’s best-known socialist. He ran for president as a socialist five times, the last time in 1920 from federal prison, where he was doing 10 years […]

  • Golf League Results: July 12, 2019

    ALPINE Andre’s Scramble League June 20, 2019 Top teams: Team 9 (BJ, Jason, Brian and Wipp) and Team 10 (Dan, Jim, Len and Jim) 39.5; Team 5 (Troy, Craig, Brian and Kevin) 34 Men’s League June 25, 2019 • #1 man: D. Stoneman 38; J. Olson, P. Hickey, J. Johnson and M. Dufeck 40 • […]

  • Salmon Fever Strikes as Tournament Nears

    Gorgeous colors fill the eastern skies at 5 am on Lake Michigan, and you’re sipping a cup of steaming-hot coffee to wash down a freshly baked doughnut. Or maybe the sun has just dipped below the western horizon on a sultry summer night, and you’re gripping an ice-cold can of soda. The lake is calm […]

  • Manners Matter: July 12, 2019

    Dear Mary Pat, It was a busy weekend in the county and in the water. My family and I are local, and we often launch our boat in Fish Creek or Ephraim. We are very efficient once we get our turn to back up to the ramp. There was another boat launcher who tried to […]

  • News from This Week’s Past: Jail Break, Kewaunee Farmers, Railroad Bridge

    All items are from the Door County Library’s newspaper archives, and they appear in the same form as they were first published, including misspellings and grammatical errors. The Expositor July 10, 1874 Jail Delivery. The occupants of the County jail not relishing the idea of waiting until next February for their trial made an unusual […]

  • 2019 Hairpin 5K Results

    Overall Male  1. Miles Weder 16:23 2. Mark Caballero 16:34 3. Charlie Forbes 16:40  4. Rodee Schneider 17:04 5. Evan Henry 17:17 6. John Hollister 17:21 7. Tony Adriansen 17:33 8. Garrett Miller 17:36 9. Eduardo Neri 17:38 10. Carson Polomis 17:44 Overall Female 1. Leah Kralovetz 17:51 2. Ellison Cleff 19:06 3. Anna Gray […]

  • Door to Nature: Flying Tigers

    Yes, there are tigers in northeast Wisconsin. Some that hunt their prey by day, others by night. Their eyesight is excellent when they are not running too fast, and they use their amazing speed and fierce jaws to bring down their victims. Fortunately, these are not four-legged mammals, but rather, six-legged insects: tiger beetles. Delve […]

  • Door County League Baseball Results: July 6-7

    July 6 Results Kolberg 1, Washington Island 2 July 7 Results West Jacksonport 9, Baileys Harbor 5 West Jacksonport 6, Baileys Harbor 4 Institute 2, Maplewood 9 Kolberg 4, Washington Island 3 Sister Bay 3, Egg Harbor 7 Standings Egg Harbor 8-1 Sister Bay 7-2 West Jacksonport 5-4 Maplewood 4-4 Washington Island 4-5 Kolberg 4-5 […]