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  • Julia Englebert Named 2016 Southern Door Valedictorian

    Julia Englebert has been named Valedictorian of the Class of 2016 at Southern Door High School. She is the daughter of Jerry and Tara Englebert. She plans to pursue Arabic language and linguistics in college. Nathan Coulthurst has been named Salutatorian of the Class of 2016. He is the son of Greg and Christine Coulthurst. […]

  • “Hospice and Palliative Care” Program March 13

    Northern Door Health & Wellness Ministry continues its Community Health Information Programs with “Hospice and Palliative Care” on March 13, 4 pm, at First Baptist Church in Sister Bay. This month’s speakers are Tom Turriff, former hospice chaplain, and Jo Ann Turriff, former hospice nurse, who will discuss their experiences providing hospice and palliative services. […]

  • Southern Door High School 2015-16 Semester One Honor Roll

    Gr. 12 Academic High Honors Reed Charles, Nicole Christianson, Nathan Coulthurst, Julia Englebert, Bailey Hanson, Amber Kasten, Sophie Kennedy, Samuel Mueller, Samantha Renard, Brittany Schmelzer, Morgan VanderMissen, Emily Walker, Jessica Weatherwax Gr. 12 Academic Honors Melissa Benzshawel, Emily Bretl, Elizabeth Buhr, Mackenzie Counard, Brooke Dantoin, Kordell Draves, Mitchell Gerend, Erika Haberli, Rachel Hale, Trevor Hawkey, […]

  • 2016 Philanthropy

    2016 Philanthropy Issue Now Available

    The 2016 edition of Door County Living’s Philanthropy issue hits the streets this week with a cover by artist Ginnie Cappaert and a focus on philanthropy and economic development. As Door County Community Foundation President and CEO Bret Bicoy writes in his piece for the magazine, “There’s a fascinating shift going on in modern philanthropy. […]

  • Viking Voice Staffers Attend Wisconsin Newspaper Awards banquet

    The Viking Voice newspaper staff of Gibraltar High School traveled to Madison on Feb. 26 to attend the Wisconsin Newspaper Awards banquet and receive scholarship awards for work done in the 2014-2015 school year. Awards and awardees are: Freedom of Information Award, second place, Chris Mydra; General Reporting, first place, Libby Glabe; Column Writing, first […]

  • Rotary Club of Sturgeon Bay Opens Scholarship Application Process

    The chairs of the Rotary Club of Sturgeon Bay (RCSB) Scholarship Awards Committees have opened the application process for Door County Class of 2016 students. Scholarships will be awarded to both four-year and two-year degree seeking graduates. The focus of both scholarships is on one of the key principles of Rotary – “Service Above Self.” […]

  • St. John Bosco Hosts “Gala of Giving” March 5

    St. John Bosco parents and students invite the community to their annual “Gala of Giving” on March 5 in the St. John Bosco Gymnasium. The Gala of Giving is an evening of great food, fun, raffles and live and silent auctions. All proceeds benefit St. John Bosco Catholic School. Tickets are $20 per person until […]

  • Aging Mastery 10-Week Program to Begin this Spring

    The Door County YMCA and The Senior Resource Center announce that they will offer a 10-week health and wellness program to residents 55 and over beginning in the spring of 2016. The program is called the Aging Mastery Program (AMP). This is a wonderful chance for older adults in our community to participate in and […]

  • Southern Door North Shore Medical Clinic Is Now Open

    The North Shore Medical Clinic – Southern Door Community opened Feb. 15 with family nurse practitioner Holly Herlache, APNP, providing care. North Shore Medical Clinic – Southern Door Community is a partnership between the Southern Door School District and Ministry Door County Medical Center (MDCMC). A certified family nurse practitioner, Herlache has 10 years experience […]

  • Full-Day ETC Workshops to Focus on the Arts at Gibraltar

    This is the eighth year that the Friends of Gibraltar (FOG) and the Hardy Gallery have teamed up to bring creative programming to Gibraltar High School in the Exposure to Creativity (ETC) workshops. This year the program will be a full-day experience for all high school students. There will be Studio Art and Art in […]

  • Jazz, Printmaking, World Languages & More Weekend Plans

    Jazz, printmaking and world languages highlight the upcoming weekend on the Door Peninsula. Check out our top picks for the weekend ahead! Friday, February 19 Janet Planet Jazz Janet Planet, hailed as the “voice of the New Jazz Culture,” will take the stage at Door County Fire Company at 7 pm on Friday night as […]

  • Volunteer Voices: The Next Generation of Volunteers

    By Carrie Tjernagel, Executive Director, Volunteer Center of Door County Sunrise Elementary School in Sturgeon Bay is proud to facilitate monthly service projects for students in collaboration with the Volunteer Center of Door County. The goal of the Ambassador program is to develop a sense of goodwill with the wider community through active participation in […]

  • News Bulletin: Feb. 12 – 18

    The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction has included Sevastopol Elementary School among 169 Title I Schools of Recognition. Sevastopol Elementary was recognized as a High-Progress School, meaning it falls within the top 10 percent of schools experiencing growth in reading and mathematics. The Bay-Lake Regional Planning Commission has received a $100,000 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative […]

  • Seeking Nominees for Southern Door 2016 Alumni Hall of Fame

    The Southern Door County School District is seeking qualified nominees for its 2016 Alumni Hall of Fame. Nominees must be former students who graduated 25 or more years ago from Southern Door. Nominees should have distinguished themselves in their career and community and made significant contributions at the local, state or national level. Applications are […]

  • Sturgeon Bay High School Class of 2016 Honor Graduates

    The Class of 2016 honor graduates are: Valedictorian: Tina Guo Salutatorian: Levi Haight High Honors (top 10 percent GPA): Tina Guo, Levi Haight, Paige Frystak, Matthew Stawicki, Marissa Ehlers, Hannah Bremer, Cynthia Beckstrom, Lauren Gordon, Samuel Gruber, John Poh Honors (minimum 3.750 GPA): Jessamy Tremper, Emily Ash, Jacquelyn Hill, Hannah Abrahamson, Katie Mitoraj, Rachel Miller, […]

  • Free Device Workshop at Sturgeon Bay U.S. Cellular

    U.S. Cellular is hosting a free device workshop in Sturgeon Bay to show the many ways your wireless device can keep the entire family entertained when the weather outside keeps you indoors. The workshop is open to everyone, and you don’t need to be a U.S. Cellular customer to attend. “Whether you want to learn […]

  • Terry Moran to Return to Björklunden for 2016 Seminar

    Life-long learning opportunities will be offered at Björklunden in 2016 with a variety of engaging and thought-provoking seminars. Terry Moran, a 1982 Lawrence graduate and chief foreign correspondent for ABC News, and Dale Duesing, a 1967 Lawrence graduate and award-winning, world-renowned opera singer and actor, headline the list of featured instructors for the 2016 Björklunden […]

  • St. Norbert to Present Cooking Workshops in February

    St. Norbert College Community Outreach & Language Services will present a variety of workshops this February, highlighting various aspects of cultures and traditions from around the world and including several cooking classes. The workshops, which are open to the public, are: Soups Around the World Cooking Class, Feb. 16, 5:30 – 7:30 pm; Booyah Cooking […]

  • Fireside Restaurant to Hold Cornhole Tournament to Benefit FOG

    The Fireside Restaurant in Ellison Bay is having a Cornhole (Bean Bag) Tournament to benefit Friends of Gibraltar (FOG) on March 5. There will be a cash prize for the winning team. The doors open at 5 pm and the first round starts at 6 pm. Gibraltar High School students built and decorated the game […]

  • Sturgeon Bay Business Women’s Club Sponsoring $500 Scholarship

    The Sturgeon Bay Business Women’s Club is sponsoring a $500 scholarship for the 2016 fall term. The scholarship is for women 25 years or older, living in Door County with financial need and who are returning to an accredited higher education institution. Application deadline is April 15. For more information, contact RaeLynn Dalske at 920.495.6003 […]