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  • Master Gardeners, Wild Ones Talks at Crossroads

    Join Crossroads at Big Creek and Door County Silent Sports on Feb. 8, 9:30 am – 3:30 pm; and Feb. 9, 1-3:30 pm, for Ski for Free. Borrow, free of charge, an array of ski and snowshoe equipment in sizes to fit age three through large adults. Visit the Crossroads maintenance building, where volunteers will fit […]

  • Door County Talks, Fireside Coffeehouse Concert Feb. 8 at DCA

    The Door Community Auditorium (DCA) is the place to be on Feb. 8.  At 10 am, the Door County Talks presentation will be “A Meditation on the Long Civil Rights Movement,” by Vince Lowery. He will discuss the period of Reconstruction that followed the abolition of slavery, the civil rights movement of the mid-20th century, […]

  • Alumni Door County Profile: John Parent

    On taking chances that feel right and pay off Deciding to get an education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison was a bit of a gamble for 2009 Sturgeon Bay alumnus John Parent. He had explored a wide range of schools from east to west, but he chose UW-Madison because of the availability of the Chick […]

  • Southern Door Shares STEAM Program in Milwaukee

    Southern Door was one of four school districts in the state that was asked to showcase its pre-K-12 STEAM program at the State Education Conference in Milwaukee. Students, staff members and parent representatives were on hand for two full days to share Southern Door’s opportunities, demonstrate STEAM activities and answer questions from board members and […]

  • Sevastopol Music & Drama Department Updates Sound Equipment

    Sevastopol School’s music and drama department is updating its sound equipment thanks to generous donations from community organizations and businesses, grants from the Raibrook Foundation and the Ruth & Hartley Barker Memorial Fund of the Door County Community Foundation, and contributions from Sevastopol’s Parent-Teacher Organization, the Sevastopol Music and Theatre Guild, and Jandu Petroleum Pride […]

  • Northern Sky Theater and Werner and Sue Krause Announce Second Annual Scholarship

    Northern Sky Theater and Werner and Sue Krause have announced their second annual scholarship to support a Door County high school senior who’s pursuing a course of study in theater arts or music performance. “As patrons of performing-arts organizations throughout the state, we are keenly aware of the joy that live theater and music performances […]

  • DCMGA’s Garden-Education Series Begins Feb. 11

    The Door County Master Gardener Association will host the first of its 2020 garden-education series at Crossroads at Big Creek on Feb. 11, 7 pm: “What’s New for 2020?” by Kori Zawojski, co-owner of Sunnypoint Gardens. Learn about the latest and hottest garden trends, and enjoy a plant “fashion show” featuring the newest varieties in […]

  • PBS Wisconsin’s Garden and Landscape Expo Feb. 7-9

    Now that winter has settled over Wisconsin, the 27th annual PBS Wisconsin Garden and Landscape Expo will deliver a bit of spring-like warmth Feb. 7-9 to the Exhibition Hall of the Alliant Energy Center in Madison. PBS Wisconsin (formerly Wisconsin Public Television) hosts the community educational event and fundraiser in partnership with the UW-Madison Horticulture […]

  • Maritime Speaker Series Continues Feb. 6

    The next Door County Medical Center Maritime Speaker Series presentation will be Don Mikulic’s “The Ledge, the Lake and the Limestone” on Feb. 6, 7 pm, in the Reddin Bridge Room of the Door County Maritime Museum (DCMM), 120 N. Madison Ave. in Sturgeon Bay. Mikulic will discuss Silurian dolomitic strata outcropping along the bluffs […]

  • Rooftop Fire Contained at Gibraltar School

    Gibraltar Schools are closed today due to a contained propane fire on the roof of the middle school gym that began between 4:00 and 4:30 am. Fire trucks from all county departments responded quickly to contain the fire within one HVAC unit. There is no damage to the school. The Door County Sheriff’s Department announced […]

  • PODCAST: Sturgeon Bay School Announces $16.84 Million Facilities Referendum

    Andrew Kleidon and Myles Dannhausen break down this weeks news, including: Developers of the Quarry RV Park in Sevastopol are pinning their hopes for the project on the Door County Resource Planning Committee (RPC) coming to a different decision than the Town of Sevastopol did, Sturgeon Bay School Announcing a $16.84 Million Facilities Referendum, and […]

  • Alumni Door County Profile: Matthew Seiler

    Building relationships through sports business When 2013 Sturgeon Bay High School graduate Matthew Seiler had a season-ending injury during his senior year of football, he had to reevaluate his plans to play college football. Aside from enjoying other sports in high school – basketball, track and golf – he also enjoyed entrepreneurship, finance and marketing. […]

  • Packerland Conference Math Meet Results

    Jan. 20 Team Results Varsity Team Results Sturgeon Bay, 262 points NEW Lutheran, 196 Oconto, 174 Kewaunee, 156 Southern Door, 139 Sevastopol, 139 Algoma, 113 Gibraltar, 109 Jan. 20 Individual Results Seniors Michael Laxo, Sturgeon Bay, 35 Nick Herbst, Sturgeon Bay, 31 Reece Reynolds, Oconto, 29 Marina Jeanquart, Sturgeon Bay, 27 Katy Carter, Sturgeon Bay, […]

  • An Education in Rural Health Care

    UW students get a look at caregiving on the peninsula “In the big cities, it’s easy to fall between the cracks,” said Bonnie Johnson, “and in Door County, people don’t fall between the cracks.” Johnson, who was one of eight University of Wisconsin-Madison nursing students to participate in a winter immersion course in Door County, […]

  • Southern Door Fab Lab Open to Community through March

    Southern Door High School will open its Fab Lab to community adults for 10 weeks on Wednesdays, Jan. 29 – April 1, 6-8 pm, for the How to Make Just about Anything workshop. The instructors will be Glen Vander Velden and Seth Wilson, with help from student assistants. The workshop costs include registration ($75 for […]

  • Register for Hunter-Education Course

    The Department of Natural Resources is offering a hunter-education course in Sturgeon Bay. Classes cost $10 per student and will begin in March/April. In-person enrollment for the classes is being held Feb. 8, 10 am – 2 pm, at Howie’s Tackle, 1309 Green Bay Road in Sturgeon Bay. Online registration will be available to enroll in […]

  • Sturgeon Bay School Announces $16.84 Million Facilities Referendum

    The Sturgeon Bay School Board voted unanimously to place a question on the April 7 ballot asking voters to approve a $16.84 million facilities referendum to address safety, security and high-priority capital maintenance across the district, and to update career and technical-education classrooms and labs to expand high-quality programs and hands-on learning opportunities.  If approved, […]

  • Gibraltar to Host 50 and Over Reunion

    All Gibraltar High School graduates who have completed 50 or more years since finishing or attending Gibraltar are invited to the 50 and Over Reunion, to be held June 27 in the Fernwood Gardens Ballroom at Mr. G’s in Jacksonport. If you have questions, call Doug at 920.421.4288, Marion at 920.362.9908, Sue at 920.854.2056, Diane […]

  • Schools Provide Greater Transparency with New ESSA Provisions

    New provisions of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), which was signed into law by former President Barack Obama in 2015, will put schools across the United States and Wisconsin under further scrutiny by their communities.  The act’s first priority is to promote equal opportunity for all students. It helps states identify low-performing public schools […]

  • Professional Fisher Dale Stroschein Visits Fishing Club

    Dale Stroschein and his wife, Karyn, were guests of the Sturgeon Bay School District’s fishing club – led by teacher Robert Schartner – in December. Stroschein is an accomplished guide, professional fisher and member of the Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame. During his visit with the 30-member fishing club, he shared his insights and knowledge about ice […]