• Door-Tran Aims to Educate Residents on Transportation Options in 2016

    Door-Tran’s goal for 2016 is to educate and increase the knowledge of Door County residents on what transportation options are available to them. In order to do this, Door-Tran will have monthly workshops, presentations and an annual meeting. Many transportation options were implemented in the past nine years based on needs in Door County. Door-Tran […]

  • Girl Scout Brownie Troop Visits Ministry Clinic and Door County Humane Society

    Girl Scout Brownie Troop #4356, second graders from Gibraltar Elementary School, took advantage of a recent day off school to begin work on two badges. They worked with Lindsey Donohue, clinic supervisor at Ministry Health Care North Shore Clinic, on the First Aid Badge on Jan. 22. They then traveled to the Door County Humane […]

  • Knight Barry Title to Open Sturgeon Bay Office

    Knight Barry Title announces the opening of its first Door County office. “We are extremely excited to finally break into Door County,” says Knight Barry’s COO Craig Haskins. “An office in Sturgeon Bay has been on our radar for years but we hadn’t found the right local manager to build the operation around, until now.” […]

  • Letter to the Editor: A Point of Clarification

    The city’s press release regarding the Friends of Sturgeon Bay Public Waterfront lawsuit is misleading. It quotes our Mayor stating, “This decision affirms that the actions of the Common Council and WRA were exercised in a lawful manner, and that the public officials whose actions were challenged here acted lawfully.” That is not correct, as […]

  • Door County Maritime Speaker Series Continues with “The Wreck of the Griffon”

    The Door County Maritime Speaker Series continues March 3, when author Joan Forsberg will delve into one of the great mysteries of the Great Lakes with a talk related to her new book The Wreck of the Griffon, Robert LaSalle’s 17-century sailing ship that disappeared following a voyage to the Grand Traverse Islands. Also, a […]

  • Ali Paris: Qanun Musician Makes Tour Stop in Sturgeon Bay

    Life was not easy for a boy growing up in Ramallah, engulfed by the ongoing Palestinian-Israeli conflict. Young Ali Amr, rather than playing outside with other children, was often confined to his home with no recourse for occupying himself other than practicing his qanun, the sounds of battle providing a percussive background to the music […]

  • Artist Talk with James Barany at Miller Art Museum

    The Miller Art Museum in Sturgeon Bay will host an artist talk with Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design Associate Professor James Barany on Feb. 11 starting at 10:30 am at the museum. Barany is a creator of experimental media, animation and time-based media works and is an exhibiting artist in the museum’s current exhibition, […]

  • Door County Rubber Stamps Hosts Northwoods Super Art Weekend

    Door County Rubber Stamps & Scrapbooking announces the Northwoods Super Art Weekend will be held at Bridgeport Waterfront Resort in Sturgeon Bay on March 11 and 12. Pat Niemuth, owner and artist of Northwoods Rubber Stamps, will lead workshops to share an all new selection of Northwoods Rubber Stamp Designs and to teach her magnificent […]

  • Letter to the Editor: Biggest Bang for Your Charitable Buck

    I have here some information, regarding charitable giving, extracted from my January/February 2016 issue of the AARP Bulletin. According to this publication, the FTC (Federal Trade Commission) charged four national cancer charities with defrauding consumers of $187,000,000. The Cancer Fund of America, Cancer Support Services, the Children’s Cancer Fund of America, and The Breast Cancer […]

  • Sturgeon Bay School Band to Host Pops Concert

    The Sturgeon Bay School Band will host its annual Pops Concert on Feb. 13 at 5:30 pm in the Sturgeon Bay High School gym. This a major fundraiser for the group in which all proceeds benefit scholarship programs to assist students who attend summer camps, accompanists for solo ensemble performances, private lessons, as well as […]

  • Love On Holiday Performances Set for Feb. 12 & 13

    Musicians will soon gather in Sturgeon Bay for Love On Holiday: Songs of Love and Love Gone Away. Songwriters will arrive on Feb. 7 and will stay at the Holiday Music Motel for seven nights. The songwriting event begins with the nightly “spin the bottle” for grouping songwriting partners. Writers will write and record their […]

  • Obituary: Steven Halvor Squier

    Steven Halvor Squier, 57, of Sturgeon Bay, passed away Monday, January 25, 2016 at his home. He was born December 13, 1958, in Sturgeon Bay, the son of the late Victor Carroll and Hazel (Stokke) Squier. Steven was a graduate of Sturgeon Bay High School. He worked as an assistant pressman for the Door County Advocate […]

  • Barbara Wulf to Lead New Mindfulness Series

    A new Mindfulness Series will begin Feb. 9 at United Methodist Church in Sturgeon Bay. Mindfulness develops moment-to-moment awareness, and the potential to experience each moment, no matter how difficult or intense, with greater ease and balance. In these classes participants will learn various forms of mindfulness meditation including sitting meditation, mindful movement, body scan, […]

  • Door County’s Big Bundle Up Campaign Collects 673 Items

    The Door County tourism industry and the local community teamed up to collect 673 winter clothing items as part of the “Big Bundle Up” campaign that wrapped up earlier this month. The campaign was spearheaded by the Wisconsin Department of Tourism and organized locally by the Door County Visitor Bureau (DCVB). The DCVB Welcome Center […]

  • Ski for Free Program Continues at Crossroads

    On Feb. 6, the members of the Door Peninsula Astronomical Society (DPAS) will offer a Viewing Night at the Leif Everson Observatory and StarGarden at the Crossroads at Big Creek Astronomy Campus, 2200 Utah Street. Gates will open at 6:30 pm, if skies are clear. Check or like the Door Peninsula Astronomical Society on […]

  • News Bulletin: Feb. 5 – 12

    WHAT HAPPENED Effective Feb. 3, the southwest section of the Door County Snowmobile Trail System opened and is listed in fair condition. All other sections remain open. Call 920.746.9959 for the current trail status and conditions or check the Door County government website at and click on the “Snowmobile Trail Conditions” quick link on […]

  • Teen Action Committee Organizes Late Night Laser Tag at Sturgeon Bay YMCA

    Thanks to several nonprofit organizations that have partnered together to form the Teen Action Committee (TAC), approximately 75 high school teens enjoyed Late Night Laser Tag at the Door County YMCA, Sturgeon Bay Program Center, on Jan. 22. The YMCA, Boys and Girls Club, and Big Brothers, Big Sisters work together, supported by the United […]

  • Featured Pet: Dante

    Hi there, my name is Dante. I am a five-year-old male feline that came as a stray to the Door County Humane Society (DCHS) in September 2015. With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, I am trying to find a loving human companion to call my own. Since I am such a loving gentleman, I […]

  • Door County Civility Project to Hold “Speak Your Peace” Workshop Feb. 8

    The Door County Civility Project will sponsor the second workshop in their series called “Speak Your Peace” on Feb. 8, 6:30 – 7:30 pm. The workshop is called “What Hurt Was How You Said It!” and will promote civility in the Door County community. Come, explore the civility of interpersonal communication with facilitators Diane Slivka […]

  • High School Winter Athletics: Feb. 5 – 12, 2016

    GIBRALTAR Boys Basketball Feb. 5 vs. NEW Lutheran, 7:30 pm Feb. 6 vs. Omro, 6:30 pm Feb. 9 @ Oconto, 7:30 pm Girls Basketball Feb. 8 vs. Coleman, 7:15 pm Feb. 11 vs. Sevastopol, 7:30 pm   SEVASTOPOL  Boys Basketball Feb. 9 @ Kewaunee, 7:30 pm  Girls Basketball Feb. 5 vs. Kewaunee, 5 pm Feb. […]