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    Miller Announces Winners of 2015 Juried Exhibition

    The Miller Art Museum recently announced the eight artists who received awards in conjunction with the organization’s 40th Juried Annual exhibition. The awards were presented at a free public opening reception on Sept. 12 at the museum in Sturgeon Bay. Deborah Rosenthal, Curator of Exhibits and Collections, handed out the awards honoring both established and […]

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    Featured Pet: Joe Boxer

    Hello, Door County, my name is Joe but most people call me by my nickname, Joe Boxer, because I am a purebred Boxer. While I have no affiliation with the Joe Boxer Clothing Company (yet!), I am certainly handsome and strong enough to be a male model. I have a stunning rich brown coat with […]

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    Eclipse of the Harvest Moon

    The Door Peninsula Astronomical Society (DPAS) has chosen the “Eclipse of the Harvest Moon” as the theme for Astronomy Evening 2015. The evening of the full moon, indoor activities will begin at 7:30 pm at the Astronomy Campus of Crossroads at Big Creek, 2200 Utah St. Viewing of the Lunar Eclipse will begin around 8 […]

  • Flu Vaccine Clinics Scheduled for October

    Flu vaccine clinics have been set by the Door County Public Health Department. Flu vaccine clinics for adults include: Oct. 1, 10 – 11:30 am & 1:30 – 2:30 pm, Washington Island Community Center; Oct. 8, 3 – 4 pm, Brussels Community Center; Oct. 9, 11 am – 12 pm, Liberty Grove Town Hall; Oct. […]

  • Door County Historical Society’s Monthly Dinner Features “Funeral Practices of the Past”

    The Door County Historical Society will host its monthly dinner meeting featuring a presentation on “Funeral Practices of the Past” by Todd Huehns on Sept. 28. The catered dinner meeting will be at 6 pm at Prince of Peace Church, 1756 Michigan Street in Sturgeon Bay. Heuhns will tell the story of “Funeral Practices of […]

  • Walk to Support HELP of Door County and Victims of Domestic Violence

    HELP of Door County is beginning October’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month with a free, family-friendly walk, “Walk With Me.” On Oct. 1, anyone who would like to show support of HELP of Door County’s mission to eliminate domestic violence and the victims and children they serve, should be at Martin Park between 4:45 and 5 […]

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    Spice Band Takes the Stage at Pumpkinmania!

    The Lodge at Leathem Smith welcomes the Spice Band to the stage on Sept. 26 at the second annual Pumpkinmania! The Spice Band traces their beginnings to 1964 and has opened for a number of iconic acts. A partial list includes The Crickets (Buddy Holly’s band), The Buckinghams, Gary Puckett & The Union Gap, The […]

  • Bluegrass, Mushrooms, the Harvest Moon & More Weekend Plans

    The first weekend of autumn is nearly here and with it comes the expectation of cooler temperatures and changing colors. Warm up with some bluegrass, mushrooms, classic motorcycles and the county’s newest fun run, the Hey Hey 5k. Friday, September 25 Last Man Standing at The Cookery Catch up with an acoustic outfit that bills […]

  • Donate Blood in Celebration of National Preparedness Month

    The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to help their communities prepare for emergencies by giving blood during National Preparedness Month this September. Upcoming blood donation opportunities are scheduled for Sept. 18, 9 am – 2 pm, at Sturgeon Bay High School, and Sept. 25, 11 am – 4 pm, at the Village of Egg […]

  • “Gen Silent” to be Screened in Sturgeon Bay and Ephraim

    Gen Silent will be presented free of charge on Sept. 24 at 7 pm at Hope United Church in Sturgeon Bay, and on Oct. 8 at 6 pm at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in Ephraim. Door County has one of the fastest growing populations of senior citizens in our state. Gen Silent, a critically acclaimed […]

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    Rotarians Take Part in Carry Water Challenge to Support Clinica Evangélica Morava

    On Sept. 19, a strange site awaits those who happen to be in downtown Sturgeon Bay. Children, adults, individuals and families will be carrying gallons of water from the bay to a large collection tank situated 1/4-mile away near the clock tower on the corner of Third Avenue and Kentucky Street. The water is being […]

  • A Million Dollar Miscommunication

    A major miscommunication between the Door County Board of Supervisors and the recently organized 501c3 group Friends of the Senior Center was revealed at the Sept. 11 meeting of the county Property Committee. At the previous Property Committee meeting on Aug. 27, members said the plan to build a new senior center had unraveled because […]

  • Crossroads to Host “German Prisoners of War on Our Soil” Program

    “German Prisoners of War on Our Soil” is the title of Door County Historical Society’s Sunday program scheduled for 2 pm on Sept. 20 at Crossroads at Big Creek. That topic seems entirely fitting because there actually were German prisoners of war on Crossroads’ soil. When Crossroads collaborated with the Door County Historical Society to […]

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    Paddling in the Shadow of Behemoths

    By Tim Sweet On the morning of Sunday, Sept. 6, my brother- and sister-in-law joined me on a paddle around Sturgeon Bay. We launched our kayaks at Bullhead Point, which is directly across from Bay Shipbuilding. Cruising by the huge vessels in our tiny kayaks really made us feel small. The Mississippi is an oil […]

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    Featured Pet: Armani

    Hi, everyone! My name is Armani. I am a five-year-old male cat with a handsome gray, medium-length coat. I am a big boy and tipped the scales at 24 pounds when I first arrived at the Door County Humane Society (DCHS). Since my time here I am proud to report that I have lost two […]