• North Shore Hosts Pet-supply Collection

    North Shore Bank has partnered with the Wisconsin Humane Society (WHS) Door County Campus to host the Paws and Claws pet-supply collection until July 6 at the Sturgeon Bay and Sister Bay bank branches. In addition to dropping off supplies, community members are encouraged to take loose change, the total amount of which North Shore […]

  • Katie Dahl Launches Kickstarter Campaign for New Album

    Katie Dahl will launch a Kickstarter fundraising campaign July 14 for her new album, Wildwood, with a special double-header concert at the Jacksonport Town Hall Bakery. A 3 pm performance was added after the 7 pm performance sold out. Both concerts will feature special guests Eric Lewis, Claudia Russell, Andy Coulson, Bruce Kaplan and Rich […]

  • DCMM Receives Donation for New AEDs

    The Sturgeon Bay Masonic Lodge, the Sturgeon Bay Order of the Eastern Star and the Wisconsin Masonic Foundation have donated $1,400 to the Door County Maritime Museum’s 2019 campaign to purchase new AEDs for its three-museum campus and a new assisted-listening system for its docent-led tours. The three Masonic organizations choose local organizations to support […]

  • Sturgeon Bay Breakfast Rotary Awards Seven Grants

    During its June 4 meeting, the Sturgeon Bay Breakfast Rotary Club (SBBRC) awarded $500 grants to seven area nonprofits to support their services to the community. Club members nominated and voted on the recipients, which were the Boys & Girls Club of Door County, DOOR CANcer, DoorTran, Crossroads at Big Creek, Feed My People, Door […]

  • Habitat for Humanity Receives Grant

    Door County Habitat for Humanity (DCHH) received a $500 donation from the Sturgeon Bay Breakfast Rotary Club on June 4. Executive Director David Van Dyke and ReStore Office Manager Megan Dietz accepted the check on behalf of DCHH from the Rotary Club’s president, Gregory Dietz.The money will help DCHH continue its mission of helping local […]

  • June ‘Coins for a Cause’ Benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters

    Cherry Lanes Arcade Bar in Sturgeon Bay is partnering with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeastern Wisconsin for a Coins for a Cause fundraising event all day on June 20, when every quarter played on house machines – including pool, foosball, air hockey, darts, classic arcades and pinball – will be donated to the local branch […]

  • Dinner in the Vineyard Returns Aug. 29, 2019

    Top Door County chefs are reuniting for the second Dinner in the Vineyard: a five-course meal at Gathering Ground’s vineyard on Washington Island on Aug. 29. The evening will include a cocktail hour with passed appetizers and libations from local breweries and wineries; a vineyard tour; and a big-table, family-style dinner featuring fresh, local ingredients. […]

  • Craftsmanship for a Cause: Mudbone and the Traveling Guitar

    Dan “Mudbone” Thimm kicked off a summer-long raffle for a custom Mudbone guitar last Friday when he placed the instrument in a display case above the cabinets at Sturgeon Bay’s Get Real Café. The one-of-a-kind guitar is the product of several months of work by Thimm, the owner and founder of Mudbone Guitars, and the […]

  • DCMC Partners with Community Blood Center

    Door County Medical Center (DCMC) and the Community Blood Center (CBC) held a May 14 cookie-cutting event and kickoff blood drive to celebrate their ongoing partnership. CBC has been the sole provider of blood and blood products to DCMC since fall 2018. A cookie cutting, in place of a ribbon cutting, marked the first day […]

  • Door-Tran Receives Partner Grant

    Door-Tran will receive an ITNAmerica Trusted Transportation Partner grant, with support from Regeneron Pharmaceuticals. Such grants go to respected transportation nonprofits to support free or discounted rides to eye-care appointments for older adults and visually impaired community members. The grant also recognizes Door-Tran as offering the highest-quality transportation services for seniors. “We are one of […]

  • 100+ Women Who Care Donate $14,000 to Door CANcer

    Door CANcer has received more than $14,000 from 100+Women Who Care (100WWC) of Northern Door County. Since 1997, Door CANcer has been helping families in the county whose lives are being affected by cancer. 100WWC has a simple format: each quarter, members nominate three nonprofit organizations, and each gives a five-minute presentation and answers questions. […]

  • Award Winners Announced at Sunshine House Annual Dinner

    At Sunshine House’s 48th annual Awards Dinner on May 6, Helen Cordon played her accordion before CEO Cindy Weber thanked the crowd, discussed the past year’s happenings and previewed future plans. Elise Christensen earned the Female Employee of the Year Award, and Patrick Ratajczak was the Male Employee of the Year Award winner. Community Partnership […]

  • Cancer Survivor Auctions Guitar for Charity

    Daniel Thimm, owner of Mudbone Guitars in Sturgeon Bay and a stage IV metastatic prostate cancer survivor, auctions off a guitar once or twice a year and donates the proceeds to charity. This year he chose Door CANcer as the recipient. Door CANcer and Mudbone Guitars will be holding a summer-long raffle, during which the […]

  • Valmy Thresheree Site Gets New Machinery Storage

    On April 16, a groundbreaking ceremony was held for the newest building at the Northeastern Wisconsin Antique Power Association’s (NEWAPA) home grounds, where the annual Valmy Thresheree is held. This new building will house the increasing inventory of antique machinery that will be preserved and used for demonstrations at the thresheree. Wisconsin Farm Technology Days, […]

  • LEGO Drive A Success

    Nicolet National Bank’s Egg Harbor branch held a Lego drive during April to benefit the Egg Harbor Library’s efforts to create a Lego play space. It was a wild success: the community donated numerous boxes and bins of Lego bricks and toys. The bank branch also held a bake sale of goodies baked by branch […]

  • Door-Tran Honors Volunteers

    At its April 23 annual meeting, Door-Tran honored four volunteers for five-plus years of service: Barb Schaefer, Judy and Dean Krueger, and Joe Heilman. Volunteer of the Year Vivian Nienow, Board of Director of the Year Betsy Baier, and Partner of the Year NWTC were also honored. “We are fortunate to have many wonderful volunteers, […]

  • Putt for Patriots at Pirate’s Cove

    Pirate’s Cove Adventure Golf in Sister Bay will host the 13th annual Putting for Patriots fundraiser May 10-27. This national event will take place at 33 Pirate’s Cove, Pirate’s Island and Jungle Golf mini-golf courses to support three charities that serve wounded veterans, their families and survivors of the fallen: Hope for the Warriors, Homes […]

  • Mailbox Food Drive Held on May 11

    The National Association of Letter Carriers – in partnership with the United States Postal Service, National Rural Letter Carriers Association and the United Way – asks Door County residents to participate in a nationwide food drive on Saturday, May 11. City and rural mail carriers will collect nonperishable food donations left in or by mailboxes in plastic […]

  • LEAP’s ‘Grease’-Themed Fundraiser May 18

    Calling all T-Birds and Pink Ladies! Maxwelton Braes Lodge, Thyme Cuisine and LEAP: The Human Kindness Project bring you a Grease-themed fundraiser that will get your motor running Saturday, May 18, 5-11 pm. The evening starts with 1950s-themed carnival games inspired by the famous final scene in the movie and featuring prizes for all ages. […]

  • Door County Land Trust Acquires 40 Acres of Wetlands

    The Door County Land Trust (DCLT) is pleased to announce that 40 acres of wetlands in the Gibraltar-Ephraim Swamp State Natural Area are now protected, bringing the total area of land under DCLT protection to nearly 8,200 acres. The Gibraltar-Ephraim Swamp, stretching from the northern edge of Ephraim limits south to Peninsula State Park and […]