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  • “Isaac’s Eye” Opens at Third Avenue Playhouse

    Isaac’s Eye opened at Third Avenue Playhouse (TAP) on June 30. It will be performed through July 23. Isaac’s Eye is a fantastically brilliant and fresh new play by Lucas Hnath, one of the most produced young playwrights in the country today. This amazingly creative new work playfully presents the 17th Century world of Isaac […]

  • pat mAcdonald: Door County’s Troubadour of Stomp

    Editor’s note:  One of the perks of being a rock star is having a say in how you are addressed. Prince did it in the ‘90s, even taking it a step further by foregoing a name in favor of a symbol. In this article, you’ll learn about one such rock star. After countless misspellings of […]

  • Starting with Dolls and Paris: Beth Peterson’s Career in Fashion Design

    Growing up in Ephraim in the 1970s, it never occurred to the three little Peterson girls that every family wasn’t just like theirs. Deeply immersed in art and music, they were taught to constantly observe what was going on around them. If they were driving through a city, for example, they’d often stop and discuss […]

  • Pinkert Attorney Weber Appointed Door County Judge

    Attorney David L. Weber of the Pinkert Law Firm learned from Gov. Scott Walker on June 30 that he has been selected to serve as Door County’s newest circuit judge, replacing Peter Diltz, who retired on May 11. “He called me about 12:15 today and said that he had selected me for the judge in […]

  • Letter to the Editor: Respect My Limitations

    Volunteering is a win-win, as we all know, but just a word to those who coordinate the volunteers. When a volunteer tells you the limits regarding the time they are able and willing to donate, please respect that. I’ve been doing some volunteer work for what I feel is a very worthy cause, here in […]

  • Sturgeon Bay Cal Ripken Baseball League: June 22 Results

    Results   June 22 Baylake Bank 2, Red Room 1 Pitchers: Chris Lodl and Jack Peterson Leading hitters: Charlie Nienas had two singles, and Ryan Melville had a single.   For more information about the league, call 920.746.6922 or visit [email protected].

  • Cheese Insider: National Dairy Month

      June, National Dairy Month, is celebrated by dairymen across the United States. National Dairy Month was established in 1937 by a group of chain stores to promote consuming milk and dairy products. The original theme was “Keep Youthful – Drink Milk.” The National Dairy Council took over this effort in 1939 and made it […]

  • Door County Humane Society Starts Month-long Fundraiser July 5

    Starting July 5, Door County Humane Society (DCHS) is participating in a month-long national competition with hundreds of other animal lifesaving organizations to see who can raise the most money in one month. Last year, the DCHS came in 13th out of 310 organizations in the Michelson Found Animals Saving Pet Challenge. 2015 was also […]

  • QMAS to Hold Annual Animal Auction Aug. 6

    The Door County Quality Market Animal Sale (QMAS) will host the 31st annual auction at John Miles Fair Park on Aug. 6. Registration begins at 6 pm, and the auction is at 7 pm in the Cattle Barn of the Door County Fairgrounds. Support Door County youth by bidding and purchasing their animal projects: beef, […]

  • Upcoming Blood Drive on July 6 at Sturgeon Bay YMCA

    The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood in the weeks surrounding Independence Day to help ensure a sufficient blood supply for patients now and throughout the summer. An upcoming blood drive will be held July 6, 9 am – 2 pm, at the YMCA in Sturgeon Bay. All blood types are needed […]

  • Neighbor to Neighbor’s Ann Bennett Wins In Cahoots Award

    Ann Bennett, executive director of Neighbor to Neighbor Volunteer Caregivers of Door County, was awarded the In Cahoots Award during the Wisconsin Institute for Healthy Aging’s STAR Awards on June 15. Pam Busch, mobility manager at Door-Tran, nominated Bennett for her work serving Door County residents through collaboration with other organizations, such as the Washington […]

  • Groundbreaking Held for Bay Lofts

    City officials and developers gathered for a groundbreaking ceremony on June 24 for The Bay Lofts, a 35-unit apartment building at 49 N. Madison Ave., Sturgeon Bay. The development is the first in the city’s Westside Redevelopment area. The development also includes 2,350 square feet of available commercial space along Madison Avenue. The development is […]

  • July is Vendor Appreciation Month at Door County Flea Market

    July is Vendor Appreciation Month at the Door County Flea Market. Vendors are invited to join Mad Dog and Merrill at the upcoming at the July 8-10 market days. Based on comments from collected from the May and June markets, times have been changed. The market now runs from 8 am to 3 pm each […]

  • Astronomical Society Meets July 5

    The next meeting of the Door Peninsula Astronomical Society (DPAS) is on Tuesday, July 5 at 7 pm. Jim Maki will present “A Private Universe: Misconceptions of Astronomy,” followed by David Udell’s presentation of the “Viewing Target of the Month.” Meetings are held at the Astronomy Center, 2200 Utah St. in Sturgeon Bay. Everyone is […]

  • Crossroads Offers Programming and Hikes

    Crossroads at Big Creek will be closed the Fourth of July, but many events are still scheduled for the rest of the week. On July 1 at 1 pm, join naturalist Joel Kaminski for an interpretive hike through the scenic Ida Bay Preserve. The hike is an hour long and is of moderate difficulty. Hikers […]

  • Beautiful Messiness and Possibilities in Oil Paints

    Shan Bryan-Hanson’s oil paintings will be on display at the Third Avenue Playhouse (TAP) Lobby Art Gallery from June 30 to July 23. Bryan-Hanson is an artist and curator of the galleries at St. Norbert College, where she also teaches painting. She holds an M.F.A. from the University of Montana and her paintings have been […]

  • Tom Groenfeldt Photography at Hope Church Gallery

    The Hope Church Art Alcoves Gallery announces the opening of the exhibit Works of Tom Groenfeldt, with a reception on July 7, 5:15-6:30 pm. The exhibit will be on display through the third week of August. Like many, Groenfeldt has been coming to Door County his entire life but unlike many, he took the opportunity […]

  • Rogue Theater Presents “Hate Mail”

    On the heels of its hit All My Sons, it is indeed another busy summer for Rogue Theater. July opens with Hate Mail, an epistolary play with two actors reading letters and other correspondence. Hate Mail, written by Bill Corbett and Kira Obolensky, is a parody to the much-produced Love Letters. Hate Mail tells the […]

  • Baskery Opens “Celebrate Community” Concert Series

    Ministry Door County Medical Center’s “Celebrate Community” free concert series begins July 7. Thursday evening concerts take place at 7 pm in a relaxed atmosphere in the hospital’s Green Space on 16th Place, right next to The Community’s Garden. Baskery, a trio of Swedish sisters, will kick off the series with their alternative-Americana-folk-rock music. Baskery’s […]