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.

  • Monday Night Volleyball

    Standings (as of December 6, 2010)

  • Upcoming High School Sport Events

    Sevastopol High School and Gibraltar High School upcoming basketball games

  • Ray 6th Among American Women at New York City Marathon

    Ellison Bay marathoner Wendi Ray pounded the pavement at the New York City Marathon on November 7, ranking among the top American women. Ray finished 22nd overall among women with a time of 2:39:15, a place that put her 6th among American women.

  • Sturgeon Bay YMCA’s Monday Night Volleyball

    A League W-L 1. Kitty O’Reilly’s 6-0 2. Four Seasons Tree Experts 5-1 3. Fun Diggers 4-2 4. NAPA Auto Parts 4-2 5. Neighborhood Pub 2-1 6.

  • Door County Motivations

    Last issue, we gave you a list of winter sports leagues you might want to check out to keep you active through the winter months. This issue, we look long range at a few endurance events offered on the peninsula that you might want to consider as the light at the end of your winter tunnel.

  • Sevastopol and Gibraltar High School Basketball Schedule

    Upcoming basketball schedule.

  • Door County YMCA Donation

    Dan Powell, Door County YMCA CEO and Brian Wills from the Fishing Hole exchange Wills’ $750 donation to the YMCA for a set of Green Bay Packer tickets for the Vikings-Packers game in Minnesota on Sunday, Nov. 21.

  • Volunteer Voices: Door County Neighbor-to-Neighbor

    Dorleen Buschmann had no idea what she was in for when a friend asked her to come with her to answer phones at Neighbor-to-Neighbor Volunteer Caregivers (N2N).

  • Door County Humane Society Featured Pets

    There are four brothers and sisters – Kia, Mercedes, Dodge and Nissan – at the shelter who are happy and healthy, but they wobble. That’s their disability – a lack of depth perception and difficulty in moving in a straight line.

  • Door County’s Thanksgiving Offerings

    In addition to the annual Thanksgiving Parade in Jacksonport at noon on Thursday, November 25, a number of places throughout Door County will offer up traditional Thanksgiving meals.

  • Early Trade on the Peninsula

    Nearly 200 years before Increase Claflin found his way to Little Sturgeon Bay and Asa Thorp built his sturdy cabin upon the shores of Fish Creek harbor, there were a group of men who visited the rocky shores of the Door Peninsula. Some were explorers bent on finding passage to the Orient and beyond, others […]

  • From Humble Beginnings

    “You either love it or you don’t and you don’t do it unless you love it.” – Aaron LeClair, Paramedic The Door County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) of today is a stark contrast to its beginnings in the 1950s when sheriff’s deputies patrolled in station wagons armed with a first aid kit, oxygen and a […]

  • Living in Door Launches Kimberly Sawyer, Miss Wisconsin

    The Illinois woman stood on the Baileys Harbor dock questioning me about living in Door County. “What are the schools like?” I explained that with so few students in the school, our children competed in three sports, sang in the school musical, organized prom, and served as class officers. The young mother’s face showed concern […]

  • Ephraim’s Go-To Girl

    Finally, you arrive in Door County. Map and guidebook in hand, you scan lists and advertisements for a plethora of restaurants, shops, galleries, wineries, taverns, parks, orchards, and more. You wonder where to rent a kayak. You wonder where to find live music. You wonder where you can buy a can opener. You realize this […]

  • Even a Big Boat’s Small: Palmer Johnson Craftsman Rusty Lardinois

    Down on Shiloh Road, a few miles outside the city of Sturgeon Bay, there sits an old barn. Non-descript and a bit worse for wear, it’s built snug into a slope behind an old farmhouse, and nothing of its exterior hints that inside is the home workshop of one of the finest carpenters Door County […]

  • Monday Night Volleyball

    Standings (as of November 8, 2010) A League W-L 1. Four Seasons Tree Experts 3-0 2. Kitty O’Reilly’s 3-0 3. NAPA Auto Parts 3-0 4. Fun Diggers 2-1 5.

  • Run For A Cause With the Door County Half Marathon

    The Door County Half Marathon is offering runners a great opportunity to help their favorite area non-profit with each step in the 2011 run in Peninsula State Park.

  • Get Motivated: Door County Sport-Related Activities

    The slower pace of the Door County winter can lull some folks into hibernation, but there are plenty of opportunities to get off the couch and out of the house when the weather turns.

  • Gold Seal Award Given to Peninsula State Park

    Peninsula State Park has won the 2010 Gold Seal Award for the Best Children’s Programming. Friends of Wisconsin State Parks announced the award at its recent annual meeting.

  • Door County Humane Society Featured Pets

    Simba is a handsome seven-year-old Beagle. He has a great personality and loves to snuggle. He enjoys being in the center’s indoor playroom lounging on the couch with volunteers.