• Bowling League Results

    Apple Dumpling League  Dec. 27 • High team game: Drinking Team Bowling Problem 849 • High team series: Choppin’ Wood  2,339 • High game (men): Jeff Sperber 279, Doc Bundy 249, Adam Kring 248, Matt Heldmann 248, Chris Blish 248, Todd Jacobe 248 • High series (men): Jeff Sperber 765, Doc Bundy 707, Adam Kring […]

  • Samuel Burris New Program Director at JAK’s Place

    Door County native Samuel Burris has a passion for giving back to the community, and he’ll be able to do so as the new program director for JAK’s Place. As he oversees all of its mental-health support programming, he’ll continue the JAK’s Place tradition of working collaboratively with community partners to provide quality programming to […]

  • Schools Provide Greater Transparency with New ESSA Provisions

    New provisions of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), which was signed into law by former President Barack Obama in 2015, will put schools across the United States and Wisconsin under further scrutiny by their communities.  The act’s first priority is to promote equal opportunity for all students. It helps states identify low-performing public schools […]

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters Kicks Off 50 Mentors in 50 Days Campaign

    Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Wisconsin (BBBSNEW) kicked off its 50 Mentors in 50 Days campaign on Jan. 6, which will involve social-media posts and streaming TV ads highlighting the need for mentors. The campaign will run through the third week of February to promote awareness of the programs in Brown, Door and Shawano […]

  • Door County League of Women Voters Members Available to Help with Voting Issues

    Members of the League of Women Voters of Door County will be available to assist citizens with voting issues at the Baileys Harbor Senior Lunch on Jan. 17, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm; the ADRC Sturgeon Bay Campus on Jan. 20, 11 am – 1 pm; the Brussels Senior Lunch on Jan. 21, 11:30 am – 12:30 […]

  • DCMC Auxiliary Members Volunteered 13,800 Hours in 2019

    At the Door County Medical Center (DCMC) Auxiliary’s Christmas luncheon in December, Maribeth Hetherington, auxiliary president; and Bruce Shewchuk, auxiliary president-elect, presented three checks to DCMC. Kelli Bowling, DCMC’s chief culture officer, accepted them on behalf of Brian Stephens, DCMC president and CEO. The first check – for $333,150 – represents the value of the auxiliary’s […]

  • Sunshine House Provides 26,000 Rides in 2019

    In 2019, Sunshine House provided more than 26,000 rides to Door County residents. Rain or shine, snow or sleet, Karen Leitzinger, director of transportation for Sunshine House, has the fleet warmed up and ready to accommodate those needing a ride.  Sunshine House gives clients more than 8,000 rides to their community employment, personal-care appointments and […]

  • Women’s Fund Presents Grant to Door County Partnership for Children and Families

    The Door County Partnership for Children and Families, a program of United Way of Door County, has received a $5,250 grant from the Women’s Fund of Door County to support the Door County Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library program, which launched in December 2018.  Since then, more than 650 Door County children have registered for this […]

  • Prevea Health Launches New Podcast

    Prevea Health has launched Plug in to Health – a podcast about health topics, the latest developments in health and medicine, and more – that’s available for free on Apple, Spotify, other podcasting platforms and Angela Deja, public relations coordinator at Prevea Health, is the host. “At Prevea Health, we are passionate about improving the health […]

  • Featured Pet: Willow

    Meet Willow, a seven-year-old beauty who’s available for adoption at the Wisconsin Humane Society (WHS) Door County Campus. This sweet, affectionate lady has the softest fur and most unusual markings. Don’t ignore her for long, or you’ll get a firm head butt requesting more petting! Willow is a little skittish around loud noises and quick […]

  • Nominations Open for Wisconsin Hunter Ethics Award

    Do you know a hunter whose actions have impressed you? Was the hunter kind, courteous, respectful, responsible or a moral compass in action? Consider nominating this person for the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources’ annual Wisconsin Hunter Ethics Award. Established in 1997, the award recognizes a hunter whose actions symbolize Wisconsin’s hunting heritage: not trophy […]

  • Wild Wisconsin Podcast Features Bald Eagles

    The Wild Wisconsin: Off the Record podcast is back – wherever you get your podcasts – with new inside voices on Wisconsin’s outdoors. The latest episode, “Call It a Comeback: Bald Eagles Soaring in Wisconsin,” explores the miraculous comeback of bald eagles in Wisconsin and across the country. Wild Wisconsin host Katie Grant talked to Rich Staffen, […]

  • Obituary: Donald William Tesnow

    Nov. 6, 1942 – Jan. 6, 2020 Donald William Tesnow died peacefully in the comfort of his family. He is survived by his loving children and was their hero: Todd and (Tanna) Tesnow of Ellison Bay, James and (Gina) Tesnow of Port Edwards, Wisconsin, Leanne and (Tom) of Hudson, Wisconsin. Donald felt the touch of God and […]

  • Letter to the Editor: Socialism: Fear Mongering with a Weaponized, Meaningless Label

    “Socialism” is being used as a label to further fracture our society. Rather than discussing the specifics of a candidate’s position or proposal, it gets labeled “socialism” – conjuring up images of Stalinism – which demonizes the candidate and ends further discussion. The label is commonly applied in discussions of Medicare for All. Socialism is a system […]

  • Nsight Telservices Scholarships Open

    The online application for Nsight Telservices scholarships is now open. Nsight will award seven $1,200 scholarships to graduating high school seniors in its service area. Applicants must attend high school in Niagara, Florence, Pulaski, Oconto, Oconto Falls, Manitowoc, Two Rivers, Shawano or Door County and will be selected on the basis of academic record, potential […]

  • Winter Hiking Advice (for People Who Don’t Go Winter Hiking)

    I thought it would be a good idea to do a winter hike during a big snowfall. I imagined it would be quiet, sparkling, mesmerizing. And it was quiet – but also dark and gray and creepy. The first mistake I made was not planning ahead. I had intended to do a snowy hike after […]

  • Something for Everyone at Upcoming Sport Shows

    Sport-show season is about to kick off, providing an excellent opportunity for those who love the outdoors to stoke their passions indoors for a few hours. Two shows get underway in the area next week: the All-Canada Show Jan. 16-19 at the Oneida Radisson Conference Center in Ashwaubenon, and the WBAY Boat Show Jan. 17-19 […]

  • REVIEW: ‘Under the Tail of the Milky Way Galaxy’ by Ethel Mortenson Davis

    As the winter season takes hold, many of us feel oppressed by a sense of foreboding, and for good reason: Winter is a time for wheezing from the flu while watching the long driveway fill up with snow, and for monitoring the progress of an ice shove as it inches its way across the lawn […]

  • Sunshine House and Brilliant Marketing Team Up for New Website

    Sunshine House of Door County and Brilliant Marketing Communication are collaborating to develop a new Sunshine House website to better support and communicate the Sunshine House mission, brand and values. Scheduled to launch before April 1, it will showcase upcoming and past events, integrate online giving and provide detailed information about Sunshine House services and […]

  • KerberRose Welcomes New Shareholders

    KerberRose has several new shareholders, effective Jan. 1: Mary Horton, small business and individual tax and accounting; Krisztina Dommer, governmental accounting and auditing; Melissa Olsen, human resources; Greg Pitel, state and local government auditing; Anthony Powers, wealth management; and Mike Stratman, tax and business advising.  Horton will be promoted to shareholder from senior manager in […]