Area: Ephraim

  • Learning from the Unconscious Image

    You’ve heard of yoga, and you’ve heard of doodling, but you probably haven’t considered these two activities in partnership – let alone in a partnership aimed at improving your day-to-day life. This week, Jodi Rose Gonzales ( hosted two workshops at Ephraim’s Spa at Sacred Grounds to introduce participants to the combined power of yoga […]

  • Ephraim Historical Foundation Summer Season Begins

    The Ephraim Historical Foundation’s (EHF) 2020 summer season began July 8, when its museums are open by appointment only for small-group guided tours Wednesday – Friday, 10 am – 2 pm. Tours must be booked at least 24 hours in advance. Visitors may ride the EHF’s new electric tram or walk among the buildings. Masks […]

  • Red Putter to Host NON-Tournament

    The Red Putter Mini Golf will hold its first NON-tournament this year. Bob Yttri, well-known Putter proprietor, always said, “Safety first!” so that’s what echoed in the minds of daughter Tracy and son-in-law Chris Opper when they decided to cancel the 2020 Red Putter Pro Tournament, scheduled for Aug. 1. Yttri began the tournament in […]

  • Gonzales Offers WonderDoodles, YogaDoodles Workshops

    Jodi Rose Gonzales will host WonderDoodles Intuitive Art Journaling on July 16, 1-3:30 pm; and YogaDoodles on July 18, 10-11:30 am, both at the Spa at Sacred Grounds in north Ephraim. Both workshops will include a gentle yoga practice and resources for including the techniques in a regular writing or art-journal practice. All supplies will […]

  • Evenings in Ephraim Concert Series Begins July 13

    The annual Evenings in Ephraim concert series will begin July 13 with Mark Raddatz & Sons. The free concerts are held Mondays, 6-8 pm, in Harborside Park, where attendees can spread out to enjoy the music and the stunning sunsets over Eagle Harbor.  This year’s series will include local favorites Katie Dahl, the Cherry Pickers, […]

  • Server of the Week: Adam Pokorski, Rusty Dusty Vintage and Records

    His name is Adam, and he sells old junk He also sells records: rock, blues and funk If you need a jean jacket or a patch for yours, Why not ask Adam? It’s what he procures Want a trucker hat or an old flannel shirt? Go to Rusty Dusty – you know it won’t hurt Find […]

  • Higher Self Happy Hour

    Join Jodi Rose Gonzales – an artist, art therapist, yoga instructor and author – for Higher Self Happy Hour, a fun self-discovery workshop that combines guided imagery, collage, writing and gentle yoga. It will be held July 9, 1-3:30 pm, at the Tree of Life Yoga Studio at the Spa at Sacred Grounds in Ephraim. The $45 […]

  • Oscar Boldt’s Impact: Construction industry icon died June 9 at 96

    When construction industry giant Oscar C. Boldt died last week, he was remembered not only as the man who built the Boldt Company into a $900 million business and one of the leading construction-management firms in the country, but also as a philanthropist who helped to build the civic life of the Fox Valley.  The […]

  • Try YogaDoodles at Tree of Life Yoga Studio

    Join Jodi Rose Gonzales for YogaDoodles on June 20, 10-11:30 am, at the Tree of Life Yoga Studio at the Spa at Sacred Grounds in Ephraim. It’s a fun workshop that combines creativity and yoga for self-discovery and stress management.  The $27 registration fee includes an author-signed copy of Rose’s book, Drawn to Yoga. Space […]

  • Door County Kayak Tours Launches Glow Roll on June 12

    Door County Kayak Tours (DCKT, will launch its new Glow Roll event June 12, 6:30 pm, when its e-bikes will be decked out in LED lights of different colors to light up Ephraim. Participants may ride their own bike or rent one from DCKT. Meet in the parking lot next to Wilson’s at 6:30 […]

  • Server of the Week: Chenta at Eagle Harbor Inn

    She’s the queen of clean, Keeping the inn in tip-top shape With a willing staff Culled from family and friends From LA, Bulgaria, Chicago, Russia, Gibraltar – Growing up with your care To fly on wings of their own. Thank you, Chenta, for your 20 years of dedication, Guidance and steadfastness to Eagle Harbor Inn. […]

  • This Old Store: Anderson’s in Ephraim

    Of all the little grocery stores on which northern Door County families have depended, Anderson’s in Ephraim is distinctive: Not only did the Anderson family operate it for a century, but then the Ephraim Historical Foundation restored it as a museum. Since the 1960s, it has served as a memorial to honor all the other […]

  • Preserving My Sanity at the Ephraim Wetland Preserve

    Spending time outside is more important than ever. Getting your lungs full of fresh air and your mind focused on different sights and thoughts are ways to stay sane after being confined to your home all day. Monday evening was no exception. At 5 pm, the end of my remote work day, I decided to […]

  • Village of Ephraim Declares Health Emergency

    The Village of Ephraim declared a state of health emergency on Wednesday, March 18. Review the two documents below for more information.

  • ‘Erin Brokovich’ Screened in Next Movies That Matter

    The monthly Movies That Matter series will screen Erin Brokovich on March 19, 4 pm, at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Door County (UUFDC), 10341 Hwy 42 in north Ephraim. The host of the series, the UUFDC’s Environmental Justice Team, felt some movies continue to be so relevant that they’re worth seeing again. An unemployed […]

  • UU Gallery Hosts Photos of Sacred Ojibwe Water Walk

    The UU Gallery, 10341 Hwy 42 in north Ephraim, is presenting Photographs of the Sacred Water Walk of the Ojibwe through March 29. Jeff Pearcy and Meredith Watts photographed the last two days of a water walk organized by the Ojibwe elder Josephine Mandamin. It was the sixth of seven such walks by Indian women […]

  • Hardy Gallery Launches Community Mosaic Project

    The Hardy Gallery is seeking original artwork submissions from individuals, artists, students and art enthusiasts in any medium for the popular Community Mosaic Project ( This year marks its 13th anniversary. The Hardy will again offer the public free, six-inch-by-six-inch canvases, which the Artists Guild has generously donated. Past submissions have included photography, three-dimensional and […]

  • Susan Moss to Speak at Next Dickinson Poetry Series

    The Dickinson Poetry Series will feature Susan T. Moss on March 11, 7 pm, at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Door County, 10341 Hwy. 42 in north Ephraim. Moss’s poetry has appeared in numerous publications, including Siftings from The Clearing, Soundings: Door County in Poetry, the Wisconsin Poets’ calendar, Vermont Literary Review, After Hours, Kerf, Steam Ticket and Caduceus, among others. She […]

  • Obituary: Carla Joan Paulson

    Feb. 29, 2020 Carla Joan Paulson, 75, a 30-year resident of the Village of Ephraim, died at Sturgeon Bay Health Services. She was born in Augusta, Maine, and grew up in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. In the mid-1960s, she moved to the South Bay area of California and began her career in the defense industry, which […]

  • This Old Store: Sohn’s in Ephraim

    Arnold and Ida Sohns had been married for seven years in 1917 when they arrived in Ephraim from Maple Grove and bought a very small, dark shed that had been the Keys blacksmith shop. Arnold established his butcher shop in a space so small that there was room inside for only three or four people […]