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.

  • Sports Schedule

    DOOR COUNTY LEAGUE BASEBALL Upcoming Schedule All games start at 1:30 pm unless noted • July 9 Institute @ Baileys Harbor, 8pm • July 11 Egg Harbor @ West Jacksonport Maplewood @ Washington Island Sister Bay @ Kolberg Standings Kolberg 9-0 Maplewood 5-4 Egg Harbor 5-4 West Jacksonport 4-4 Washington Island 4-5 Institute 4-5 Sister […]

  • Sister Bay Soccer Player in Olympic Development Tournament

    Sammy Johnson of Sister Bay was called up to participate with the Wisconsin Olympic Development Program’s (ODP) 1993 birth year squad. He will complete with an 18-person team in the ODP Region II Tournament & Camp in Kansas City, Missouri from July 15 – 18.

  • Door County United Sends 7 to Play Soccer at Next Level

    The Door County United Soccer Team completed its U18 season June 20, wrapping up a successful six-year run of competition at the highest levels in the state and throughout the Midwest.

  • Take a Kid Fishing Day Produces Smiles

    Smiles were not hard to find on Saturday, June 26, for the Annual Take a Kid Fishing Day organized by the Algoma-Kewaunee Area Great Lakes Sport Fishermen Club.

  • New Health Care Website Launched

    U.S. Senator Russ Feingold is encouraging all Wisconsinites and small business owners to visit a new health insurance website launched as a part of the landmark health care reform law.

  • Door County Humane Society Featured Pets

    Kia, Mercedes, Chevy, Dodge, Nissan and Jeep all have been affected by Cerebellar Hypoplasia (CH), a neurological disease in which kittens are born with an underdeveloped cerebellum, the part of the brain that controls balance, muscles and coordination.

  • Ephraim’s Herbi Hardt Looks Back on 98 Years

    Herbi Hardt saw World War I his German homeland, came to America in 1923, and got to know a man named Jens Jensen in his early years in Door County. All just part of a colorful life.

  • The Clearing Root Cellar Revived

    About a half mile off Highway 42 on Garrett Bay Road in Ellison Bay is the well-hidden driveway into The Clearing Folk School with a sign that says, “Student Entrance.” On weekend afternoons you’re welcome to turn in. You’ll be on a twisty, tree-shaded drive that forces you to slow down and enjoy the scenery. […]

  • Ray Takes 3rd in Grandma’s Half Marathon

    Wendi Ray of Ellison Bay finished third in the Grandma’s Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon in Duluth, Minn. June 18. Ray, 37, finished in a personal best time of 1:14:55. Caroline Rotich of Kentucky won the race in 1:12:40, and Alemtsehay Misganaw of Ethiopia finished second in 1:14:46. The race draws over 5,000 participants each year.

  • Volleyball League Thanks Contributors

    A sand volleyball court can cost as much as $10,000 to construct, but thanks to donations of time, materials, and equipment, the Northern Door Volleyball Association (NDVA) was able to add a third court to its facilities this summer for a fraction of the cost.


    June 30 Results Bay Shore Outdoor 3, Peninsula Pulse 0 Four Season Tree Experts 3, Belly Shots 0 Gray-Aire Dairy 3, Camp David 0 Off A Horse 2, Northern Grill 1 Husby’s 2, Blue Ox 1 Blue Horse 3, Bayside Tavern 0   Standings Four Season Tree Experts 11-1 Blue Horse Bistro 10-2 Husby’s 10-2 […]

  • Sports Schedule

    DOOR COUNTY LEAGUE BASEBALL Upcoming Schedule All games start at 1:30 pm unless noted • July 3 Kolberg @ Institute Baileys Harbor @ Sister Bay • July 4 West Jacksonport @ Maplewood Washington Island @ Egg Harbor (2:30 pm) Standings Kolberg 8-0 West Jacksonport 4-3 Maplewood 4-4 Egg Harbor 4-4 Washington Island 4-4 Institute 4-4 […]

  • Record Turnout for Ridges Ride

    The 22nd Ride for Nature to benefit the Ridges Sanctuary held June 19 raised $8,000 for educational programs at the wildlife sanctuary. Nearly 400 riders took part, the most in the history of the event.

  • Quick Notes

    • Rear Admiral Michael Parks, Commander of the Ninth Coast Guard District, (the Great Lakes Region) was at Sturgeon Bay USCG facilities on June 14. Admiral Parks made stops at the USCG Station Sturgeon Bay and USCG Cutters, Mobile Bay and Mackinaw. He was accompanied by Ninth Coast Guard District Command Master Chief Jeffrey D. […]

  • Birch Creek Opening Night Reception

    Jeff Larson (left), director of marketing and sales for The Landmark Resort, visited with Helen Smith (second from left) and her daughter Lieutenant Governor Barbara Lawton (right) during a Birch Creek pre-concert reception.

  • Champeau Congratulated for Serving Post 527

    At American Legion Post 527’s June meeting, Commander Tom Kowalski presented a certificate to James Champeau for his 60-year membership with the post.

  • Door County Humane Society Featured Pets

    Scout is a handsome, energetic Pit Bull mix. He is between one and two years old, loves to play fetch, lounge in the summer sun, and go for walks. He is neutered and ready to have some fun! Bronco and Hilo are the best of friends! Two years ago the two cats arrived at the shelter and have stuck together ever since.

  • Man Vs. Pig at the Valmy Thresheree

        Perhaps the most popular event at the Valmy Thresheree weekend is the Pig Wrestling Competition. Each year, 15 to 20 teams in men’s and women’s divisions compete in a foot or two of mud for cash prizes. Teams have come from as far away as Iowa, Southern Indiana and Milwaukee for a shot. […]

  • Is It Anger or Abuse?

    What is the difference between abusive behavior and anger management issues? They are generally seen as one in the same, when that is far from the truth.