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Area: Sturgeon Bay

  • Big N’ Tasty Blues Band Performs in “Celebrate Community” Concert Series

    Ministry Door County Medical Center’s “Celebrate Community” free concert series next brings the Big N’ Tasty Blues Band to perform on July 21 at 7 pm. Big N’ Tasty Blues Band draws from a variety of influences: blues, rock, country and funk. Their sound strays from an all-guitar blues band while still retaining a traditional […]

  • Heritage Village Presents Model Train Displays

    Toot! Toot! It’s train time at Heritage Village at Big Creek on July 22, 1 – 3 pm. The desks will be set aside and instead David Ward will set up two model train displays in the historic Vignes School. One model train is a G-scale (stands for grade scale); it’s larger and meant to […]

  • Miller Art Museum Hosts Talk on Linden Chinese Ventures

    Door County residents Brian and Jeanee Linden have been off-and-on residents in China since 1984. Their passion for Asia’s culture inspired them to open the Linden Gallery in Ellison Bay in 1996 and venture into China’s Himalayas to start a chain of boutique hotels and cultural centers in 2005. Their China projects have garnered international […]

  • Golf League Results: June 28 – July 7

    ALPINE   Alpine Women’s Golf League (July 5) Event – Gross Score: A Flight – Mary Aiken 45; B Flight – Jane Mastrangelo 51; C Flight – Marge Bricker 55; D Flight – Arlene Junion 56. Low Score: A Flight – Mary Aiken 45; B Flight – Jane Mastrangelo 51; C Flight – Marge Bricker […]

  • Municipal Meetings: July 8 – 15

    DOOR COUNTY City of Sturgeon Bay: The Finance/Purchasing & Building Committee meets at 4 pm on July 12. Town of Brussels: The town board meets at 7 pm on July 12. Town of Clay Banks: The town board meets at 6 pm on July 14. Town of Egg Harbor: The Plan Commission meets at 6 […]

  • Door Peninsula Astronomical Society Wants to Help You Find the Dolphin Constellation

      At the observatory viewing nights we’re frequently asked the question: “Is viewing better in the winter or in the summer?” While the sky gets dark earlier in the winter, which is convenient, and a cold crisp night can be exceptionally clear, few things can beat the wonder and awe a clear summer night can […]

  • Brazilian Soccer Comes to Door County

    The 2016 Summer Olympic Games are fast approaching, set to take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Aug. 5-21. Rio 2016 will feature 28 Olympic sports. Among them, men’s and women’s soccer is sure to be a fan favorite and will help promote national pride from several countries that look to compete for Olympic gold. […]

  • Ministry to Partner with Hospital Sisters Health System

    With the July 7 announcement that Ministry Door County Medical Center (MDCMC) will end its relationship with Ascension Health, President/CEO Gerald Worrick said the first question he has gotten about the change is what will the new name be? While that has yet to be determined (Worrick thinks it might just be Door County Medical […]

  • Eye on the Night Sky: Surprising Sights at Viewing Nights

    Outreach activities sometimes have their surprises. One such happened to me a few years ago when I had a brief outdoor astronomy presentation and then a telescope viewing at a neighbor’s place. Here’s what I wrote afterwards:   Beth and John, wonderfully full of life and laughter, own and rent cottages, a resort started by […]

  • Letter to the Editor: Please Support FOPPI

      As chair of the Friends of the Grand Traverse Islands (FOGTI), it may seem strange for me to be asking you to financially support the Friends of Plum & Pilot Islands (FOPPI) when we have our own financial needs, but that is exactly what I am going to do. Why? I’m a Door County […]

  • Obituary: Corrine Marie (Gasper) Stahl

    Corrine Marie (Gasper) Stahl, ” Tina”, age 69, died at Whispering Pines in Sturgeon Bay, on July 2, 2016. She was born October 26, 1946 in Sturgeon Bay, WI to Norman T. and Frances ( Fairchild) Gasper. She is survived by her children Laura (Tom) Anschutz their children Brynn, Kayla, and Ian. Jon (Sheri) Stahl […]

  • Obituary: Cheryl ‘Mammer’ Jane Lackie

    The strongest woman we have ever known Cheryl J. Lackie, better known in later years as Mammer, passed away early Friday morning, July 1, 2016 at her home in Sturgeon Bay, WI. It was a difficult path she walked but Cheryl showed great strength and a positive, loving attitude throughout. She was diagnosed nearly nine […]

  • Missionary to Speak at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church

    Doris Puckett-­Martin, long­time missionary to the Totonac Indians of Mexico’s Sierra Madre mountains, will be the guest speaker Thursday evening, July 14, 7 pm, at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 18th & Michigan, Sturgeon Bay. A reception in her honor will be held at 6 pm. The program is open to all. A free­will offering […]

  • Obituary: Michael Robert Jensen

    Michael Robert Jensen, 55, died Sunday, June 19, 2016, at his home in Oak Cliff, TX, after a hard-fought battle with ALS. A native of Door County, Sturgeon Bay, WI, Jensen had lived in Dallas, TX, for more than 25 years. He worked as the head of security at the Nasher Sculpture Center. He loved […]

  • Obituary: William (Bill) C. Galligan

    William (Bill) C. Galligan, 83 years, of Sturgeon Bay, passed away on April 13, 2016. He was born November 4, 1932 in Milwaukee, the son of Clarence and Ethel (Travis) Galligan. After attending U.W. Madison, he finished his engineering degree at Marquette University. On June 25, 1955 he married Cleida J. Johnson at the Sturgeon […]

  • Door County History in Pictures: Carmen Hotel

    The Carmen Hotel in downtown Sturgeon Bay began life in 1895 as the Union Hotel. The hotel changed ownership several times, and became the Carmen with the purchase of the hotel in 1927 by Mr. and Mrs. George Larscheid of Green Bay. They named the hotel after their daughter Carmen, who would grow up to […]

  • Featured Pet: Butterscotch

    Butterscotch anyone? No, not the candy or the sweet syrup you drizzle over ice cream. This kind of Butterscotch is definitely sweet and enjoyable but not edible. Door County Humane Society (DCHS) would like to introduce Butterscotch, the cat. This young man is only three years old and is full of life. His white-and-orange longhaired […]

  • Heritage Village Celebrates All Things Root Beer at July 9 Festival

    Celebrate all things root beer during the Door County Historical Society’s Root Beer Festival at Heritage Village at Big Creek in Sturgeon Bay on July 9, 11 am – 2 pm. The festival highlights root beer floats, food, sampling seven root beer varieties, and fun. At this festival, sample different root beers including A&W, Baumeister, […]

  • Learn to Deal with Trauma at Nelson Healing Center

    Antonia Nelson teaches individuals and community members who are dealing with the effects of trauma to use the Community Resiliency Model (CRM). On July 12, she will present a free introduction to CRM at Nelson Healing Center from 6:30 to 7:30 pm. This set of wellness skills can help to return the nervous system to […]