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Door County community news from the Peninsula Pulse. Find information about health programs, fundraisers, announcements, and more to keep you in the loop in your community.

  • Door County Half Marathon Seeking Volunteers

    Do you want to join the team working on Door County’s most exciting new community event? The Door County Half Marathon and Nicolet Bay 5k is looking for volunteers to help prepare for the rapidly growing race.

  • Door County Humane Society Featured Pets

    Sofie is a gorgeous, spayed, front-declawed, long-haired beauty. Her coat is as white as snow and as soft as cashmere. She arrived to the shelter in March and is eight years old.

  • Coast Guard Clean-up Crew

    The crew from the Coast Guard Station in Sturgeon Bay completed a Roadside Clean up along Canal Road April 2. The crew collected about 250 pounds of trash.

  • Doorfins Swimmers Excel at State

    The Doorfins finished their season with 66 best times at the YMCA State Swimming Championships held at Walter Schroeder Aquatic Center in Brown Deer. These phenomenal times put them in 9th place overall as a team and ahead of 9 teams double or triple their size.

  • Strivers Gymnasts Qualify 20 for Nationals

    The Door County YMCA Striver’s Gymnastic Team attended the State Tournament on March 19 and 20 in Sheboygan, Wis. The team returned to Sturgeon Bay with nine individual medals and numerous top 15 placings.

  • Teenage Alcohol Town Hall Meeting Thursday

    The Door County Alcohol and Other Drug Coalition will host a Town Hall Meeting Thursday, April 8 at the Jacksonport Town Hall (3365 County Road V). Snacks will be served at 6pm.

  • Community Notes March 19 – April 2

    • The Volunteer Center of Door County will present the eighth annual Golden Heart Volunteer Celebration Tuesday, May 25. The celebration begins with a social at 4:45 pm, dinner at 5:30 pm and a 6:30 pm awards program at the Stone Harbor Resort and Conference Center in Sturgeon Bay.

  • Summer Soccer Registration Under Way

    The Northern Door County SAY (NDCSAY) summer soccer registration is underway until April 23. The summer soccer program is open to boys and girls age 4 – 18 (by August 1, 2010).

  • Strivers Gymnasts Qualify 20 for Nationals

    The Door County YMCA Striver’s Gymnastic Team attended the State Tournament on March 19 and 20 in Sheboygan, Wis. The team returned to Sturgeon Bay with nine individual medals and numerous top 15 placings.

  • Sports Schedules

    GIBRALTAR VARSITY ATHLETICS • Softball April 12 vs. Southern Door, 4:30 pm April 15 @ Sturgeon Bay, 4:30 pm • Baseball April 5 vs. Oconto, 4:30 pm April 8 vs.

  • Support Groups

    Alcoholics Anonymous & Al-Anon 800.746.0901 or 920.746.0900 www.aadoorcounty.org The local chapter offers 20 meetings throughout the week at various times and locations throughout Door & Kewaunee Counties.

  • Lions Club Brings in Packers’ Jones

    Green Bay Packers linebacker Greg Jones autographs a jersey for Joe Burlo after speaking to Northern Door youth and parents recently at the Sister Bay Bowl.

  • Health and Fitness Promoted to Gibraltar Youth

    James Rericha, who will enter kindergarten next fall, practices martial arts taught by Teri Rohacek and Corinne Lea at the Family Health and Fitness Evening hosted by Gibraltar Schools March 25.

  • Article posted Thursday, April 1, 2010 3:42pm

    Satchel is a handsome, two-year-old Lab mix with a to-die-for coat. He is named after Satchel Paige, the famous pitcher, and although he doesn’t have the powerhouse-pitching arm of Paige, he does have the same passion to play ball.

  • April is National Child Abuse Awareness Month

    April is National Child Abuse Awareness Month. Child abuse is commonly thought to be an act of physical violence against a child. Although physical abuse is a common form of child abuse, there are other types of child abuse as well.

  • 4H Awards Announced

    The annual Speaking Contest sponsored by the Door County 4-H program was held March 12 at the Door County Government Center. Participants competed in one of three categories: traditional speech, demonstration or interpretive reading of prose or poetry.

  • Northern Door YMCA to Close Early on Friday, March 26

    The Door County YMCA Northern Door Program Center in Fish Creek will be closing at 3 pm on Friday, March 26 and will reopen at 7 am on Saturday, March 27 to repair a leaking pipe.

  • Voice of Democracy Winners for 2009 Announced

    VFW Post 8337 winners were Erin Bergen (1), Katelaine Buske (2), and Grace Johnson (3). Post 9290 winners were Logan Thomas (1), Devan Schultz (2), and Brandon Bogenschutz (3).

  • High School Sports Schedules

    GIBRALTAR VARSITY ATHLETICS • Softball March 30 vs. Reedsville, 4:30 pm • Baseball March 30 vs. Reedsville April 5 vs. Oconto • Track & Field March 30 @ Titans Invite (Girls Only), UW-Oshkosh, 5 pm • Boys Golf April 13 @ Cherry Hills, Pre-season Match, 4 pm SEVASTOPOL VARSITY ATHLETICS • Softball April 5 @ Kewaunee, 4:30 pm • Baseball April 5 vs.

  • Gibraltar Girls Post Most Victories Since 1981

    The Gibraltar girls posted their most victories since 1981, finishing 10 – 14 (2 – 12 Conference). The team struggled with injuries to key players all season, but fought through the setbacks to advance to the WIAA Regional Semifinals, where they fell to Hilbert March 11, 36 – 30.