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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.

  • Sturgeon Bay Hosts Annual Shipyard Tours

    The Rotary Club of Sturgeon Bay and the Door County Rotary Interact Club present the annual tour of the Sturgeon Bay shipyards Saturday, May 3, 2008 from 9 am – 2 pm.

  • Ports of Call a Great Success

    Ports of Call, the annual gala evening of food, raffles, and live and silent auctions to benefit the Door County Maritime Museum (DCMM), has been deemed a huge success, raising over $24,000 or 20 percent of the annual planned budget shortfall of $126,500.

  • “Putting for Patriots” Event Held Memorial Day Weekend

    Pirate’s Cove Adventure Golf in Sister Bay will host the Second Annual “Putting for Patriots” fundraiser on Sunday, May 25, 2008. This national event will occur simultaneously at 35 Pirate’s Cove, Pirate’s Island and Jungle Golf miniature golf courses throughout the United States.

  • Think Smart and Win Some Green

    The Smart car is everywhere: whipping through the streets in the movies DaVinci Code and Pink Panther, in Smart TV commercials with Godzilla trying to smash a Smart car, and even on display in New York City’s Museum of Modern Art.

  • Gibraltar Booster Club Golf Scramble

    Support Gibraltar High School athletics on the links! The annual Gibraltar Booster Club Golf Scramble is just around the corner, with play slated for May 30 at Maxwelton-Braes Golf Course in Baileys Harbor.

  • Day of Caring Set to Benefit Local Organizations

    United Way of Door County recently announced that Saturday, May 3, 2008 will be its 12th Annual “Day of Caring.” The Day of Caring program was devised as a way to provide support to non-profit organizations experiencing constraints in resources.

  • Island Pastor to Host 2010 European Tour

    Pastor Frank Maxwell of Trinity Lutheran Church on Washington Island and his wife, Mary, are hosting a 10-day European trip in September of 2010. Tour stops will include Munich, Salzburg, Innsbruck, Bolzano and Lucerne.

  • Roundtable: Great Lakes Compact

    Kim Biederman, Northeast Organizer for Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters, explained the Great Lakes Compact to a gathering of twenty-five members of the League of Women Voters of Door County, guests, and members of the public at The Bistro in Egg Harbor on Thursday, April 17.

  • Gibraltar Talks: The Life & Times of Jessie Thorp

    The Gibraltar Historical Association’s (GHA) monthly talk series will begin on Tuesday evening, May 13 at 7:30 pm at the Guenzel Gallery of the Peninsula Art School located at 3900 County F, Fish Creek.

  • Door County’s First Annual Transportation Fair

    On Friday, May 9 from noon – 8 pm and Saturday, May 10 from 9 am – 3 pm, the Door County Fairgrounds will be the site of Door County’s First Annual Transportation Fair.

  • Gibraltar Receives Recognition in Statewide Contest

    The Wisconsin Troopers’ Association is pleased to announce that a local student has placed in their annual statewide Art and Essay Contest. Artwork submitted by Justina Zukauskaite, a student at Gibraltar Elementary School in Fish Creek, was selected as a Honorable Mention for this year’s competition.

  • Paulsen Receives “Magnificent” Volunteer of the Year Award

    For the past nine years United Way of Door County has presented a community member with The Bob Stiefvater “Magnificent” Volunteer Award at their annual meeting.

  • Bradley Elected to Moravian Church Executive Board

    The Western District of the Moravian Church in North America elected Jeff Bradley of Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, to serve in one of four lay positions on the Western District Executive Board during its District Synod, which was held in Appleton, Wisconsin in early April.

  • Local Boy Scouts Earn Highest Honor

    Reaching the rank of Eagle Scout is a Boy Scout’s way of reaching for the stars. Four members of Boy Scout Troup 1120 reached their goal and were recognized for their achievements in their Eagle projects, as well as their overall achievements in Boy Scouts and life, on Sunday March 1, 2008 at the Baileys Harbor Town Hall.

  • The Seanchaí: Jack Moneypenny

    Spring is fighting to make its entrance as Jack Moneypenny looks out his office window at the Door County Visitor Bureau. He, along with the nearly 1,000 business owners who belong to the DCVB, is anxious for the new season to begin. Having arrived at his new post as President and CEO in mid-October of […]

  • Bosman and Carlson Selected for Badger Girls and Boys State

    Andrea Bosman and Nicolai Carlson will represent the Gibraltar High School community at Badger Girls and Badger Boys State this summer. Billy Weiss of Post #527 is proud to sponsor these two fine young students from our community.

  • Building Tradition: Door County Churches

    It’s a frosty Sunday morning in March and I’ve found myself standing in silence in front of a building I’ve passed by hundreds of times in my life. It’s eerily silent for downtown Fish Creek, and the only sound I hear is the lake wind screeching off the ice and swirling down Main Street from […]

  • Earl Willems, Sister Bay Bowl

    The Final Frame: Earl Willems of Sister Bay Bowl Dies at 87

    The “Old Guard” gets a man smaller.

  • Ray Featured in Runner’s World

    Ellison Bay’s Wendi Ray, busy preparing for the United States Olympic Trials in Boston April 20, was featured in the May issue of Runner’s World magazine.

  • The Door County Half Marathon

    The allure of a course centered in beautiful Peninsula State Park and the cool spring temperatures typical in early May are attracting hundreds of runners to participate in the first annual Door County Half Marathon and Nicolet Bay 5k on Saturday, May 3.