Area: Jacksonport

  • News Bulletin: Titletown Brewing Co. Awarded Granary Development

    WHAT HAPPENED The Sturgeon Bay Waterfront Redevelopment Authority has chosen a proposal from Smet Construction of Green Bay for redevelopment of the westside waterfront granary. Smet has teamed up with Titletown Brewery of Green Bay to turn the granary into a brewery and restaurant. It was estimated the project would generate $1.5 million in tax […]

  • WIFEE and the HUZz BAND Celebrates Anniversary at Mr. G’s

    The spectacular R&B/Rock and Roll extravaganza known as WIFEE and the HUZz BAND rolls into Mr.G’s Logan Creek Grille on Sept. 19 at 8:30 pm. This show marks the band’s official second anniversary. The band’s debut album, Songs of Eternal Love and Immediate Satisfaction, has been garnering national radio airplay and media acclaim since its […]

  • Visiting Researcher Discusses Manure Digesters

    The recoil of Jacksonport’s manure spill scare in late 2014 has started to simmer down and the town is now thinking about how to prevent it in the future. Open discussion between environmentalists and farmers is still stagnant and so they turned to technology. At the Ad Hoc Environmental Committee meeting on Sept. 14, Gregory […]

  • WIFEE and the HUZz BAND villano

    Service Industry Night at Mr. G’s

    Mr. G’s Logan Creek Grille and Ballroom, two miles south of Jacksonport on Hwy. 57, is sponsoring their inaugural S.I.N. night on Sept. 19. This S.I.N. (service industry night) features the music of WIFEE and the HUZz BAND. Ruby James and Stephen Cooper front this 10-piece band. Their story begins with the chance meeting of […]

  • Municipal News, Sept. 11: Jacksonport Host Informational Session on Water Quality

    Town of Jacksonport: The Environmental Committee is hosting a public information session on water quality and manure handling at 6 pm on Sept. 14, with Gregory T. Kleinheinz, R.S., Ph.D.,Viessmann Chair of Sustainable Technology, Professor, Environmental Engineering Technology from the University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh; Bill Schuster and Dale Konkol from the Door County Soil […]

  • JCC quilt

    New Fall Quilts at Jacksonport Craft Cottage

    Fall Amish quilt designs have arrived at Jacksonport Craft Cottage Gifts. Owners Sue and Joe Jarosh are pleased to feature more than 90 new Amish-made quilts, many with rich fall colors and themes. Amish-made wall hangings, table runners, rugs and placemats are also featured. More than 100 local artists are also featured. Most styles of […]

  • Bernadine "Bea" Bircher

    Obituary for Bernadine Bircher

    Bernadine “Bea” Bircher, 94, Jacksonport, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015 surrounded by her family. Born Oct. 6, 1920 in Robinson, Ill., she is the daughter of the late Harry and Bernice (Newlin) Beabout of Oblong, Ill.  She graduated in 1942 from St. Luke’s Hospital School of Nursing in Chicago and served as a […]

  • Ed Fenendael

    Student Exhibit at Windmill Farm

    Watercolor artist and instructor Ed Fenendael and several of his students will exhibit their work at his Morning Mist Studio at Windmill Farm. The public exhibit and reception is Sept. 12, 4 – 7 pm. Join the artists for this celebration of creativity and to congratulate all of them for their accomplishments. Many of the […]

  • Semillas by Wence and Sandra Martinez.

    Martinez Family Contributes to Milwaukee Latino Arts Exhibit

    Wence and Sandra Martinez will exhibit Contemporary Flatweave Rooted in Legacy from Sept. 11 – Oct. 14 at Latino Arts Inc. United Community Center in Milwaukee. Wence and Sandra practice the tribal weaving tradition of Wence’s home village, Teotitlan del Valle, Oaxaca, Mexico. The couple opened the Martinez Studio in 1994 and say their greatest […]

  • 9th Sustainability Issues Asks: How Safe Is Our Groundwater?

    Few of us think twice about the water coming from our faucets, but in our 9th Sustainability Issue, we wonder if we should.

  • Len Villano, Martinez Studio

    Martinez Studio Garners National Recognition

    On a late spring day, brilliant with green and sunshine, I arrived at the studio/gallery of Wence and Sandra Martinez, set in a small, whitewashed barn on their Jacksonport property. As I wandered the gallery looking at Wence’s distinctive flat-weave designs and Sandra’s abstract, organic images, I could hear the easy hum of the couple’s […]

  • Len Villano, Haberli family

    A Life on the Farm: The Haberli Family

    Joseph Haberli doesn’t recall a time when he wanted to do anything but farm. “I just always did,” he says. “I told my dad when I was a kid, ‘you either sell me your farm or I’m gonna go someplace else and buy one.’” There was no moment of inspiration, no time when he fell […]

  • Small community makes for tough calls for county judges Diltz, Ehlers

    Each morning at coffee counters around the peninsula, locals weigh in with their opinions about cases in the county courthouse – a co-worker appearing in a DUI case, a cousin in a property dispute, a brother facing a drug charge.

  • The Enduring Appeal of Door County Supper Clubs

    For years, the sign outside the roadside restaurant and ballroom south of Jacksonport read “Mr. G’s Supper Club.” A few years ago, Mr. G’s co-owners Bob and Mary Geitner changed the name of the restaurant to Mr. G’s Logan Creek Grille, but in the years leading up to the name change, they regularly fielded the […]

  • Takin’ the Plunge

    January 1, 2011 marks the 25th anniversary of the Jacksonport Polar Bear Club Plunge – an event in which hundreds of daredevils celebrate New Year’s Day by charging into the frigid waters of Lake Michigan at high noon. Founder J.R. Jarosh reflects here on the evolution and highlights of this (truly) mind-numbing spectacle. To learn […]

  • Catching Up With Sevastopol Football Coach Ron Frank

    Tonight, Ron Frank and the Sevastopol Pioneers make their first step ever into the WIAA State Football Playoffs, taking on Coleman at Coleman. It has been a long road for the Pioneers, but especially