• 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 […]

  • Board of Realtors’ Raise $4,000 for Charity

    The Door County Board of Realtors’ annual day of charity this year raised $4,000 through Bowling for Sunflowers. The event benefited Sunflower Cottage, which will put the money in a scholarship fund to help those in financial need.

  • Historical Society Hosts Trivia Night Fundraiser

    The Sister Bay Historical Society is hosting a trivia night on May 9, 6:30 pm, at the Northern Grill in Sister Bay. Dick Burress will emcee the evening of fun, community engagement and general trivia questions in six categories. A spaghetti dinner is included in the ticket price. The historical society is working on outreach […]

  • Gibraltar Legion Baseball Host Fish-Fry Fundraiser

    Join the Gibraltar Legion Baseball Team for a fish-fry fundraiser on May 5, 3-6:30 pm, at Alexander’s in Fish Creek. Dinner includes whitefish, boiled potatoes and onions, coleslaw, rye bread, dessert and drinks, and hot dogs will be available. Northern Door fishers will donate the whitefish. All proceeds will go to the baseball program. No […]

  • Southern Door School Hosts Blood Drive on May 2

    The Southern Door Student Council and the American Red Cross are sponsoring a blood drive on May 2, 9 am – 2 pm, in the Southern Door High School gym. Anyone who is at least 17 years of age (or 16 with parental permission), weighs at least 110 pounds and is in good health may donate […]

  • St. Luke’s Donates to Local Groups

    The St. Luke’s Episcopal Church Outreach Ministry has given its first gifts of 2019 to the Door of Life food pantry, Secret Santa for fuel assistance, the Good Samaritan Society for Scandia, Help of Door County, Episcopal Relief and Development and a program through Door County Memorial that provides dental care to children who might […]

  • DCHH Hold Groundbreaking for 42nd Home Build

    Door County Habitat for Humanity (DCHH) will celebrate the start of its 42nd home build with a ceremonial groundbreaking on April 16, 4:30 pm, at 819 N. 6th Place in Sturgeon Bay. The home will be built in partnership with Kari and Paul Bright and their family. The public is invited to see the house’s […]

  • The Granary: A Symbol of Agriculture in Sturgeon Bay

    When the Teweles & Brandeis granary crossed the Maple-Oregon Bridge on March 29, 2018, it represented an impressive feat of engineering, and the possibility that the divisive wrangling regarding its fate might be over. But to those familiar with its history, the 118-year-old granary represented much more: its empty spaces housed echoes of a way […]

  • Unity Hospice Receives $10,000 Grant

    Unity Hospice has received a $10,000 New York Life Foundation Grief Reach grant to support its research into understanding the need for youth bereavement programs in the community. “We are grateful for the New York Life Foundation’s investment in this research,” said Alisa Gerke, executive director of Unity Hospice. “As the area’s leading resource for […]

  • Door County Habitat for Humanity

    Habitat for Humanity Helps with Home Repairs

    Even though winter weather is not conducive to building a home, Door County Habitat for Humanity (DCHH) construction volunteers are far from idle. On March 13 and 14, two volunteer teams completed home repairs for people who were unable to have them done otherwise. Greg Dietz and Bill Meyer repaired a ceiling that had been […]

  • NIA Scholarship at the Northern Door Children’s Center

    The Northern Door Children’s Center (NDCC) in Sister Bay is experiencing a baby boom. In March, it had 17 infants enrolled – the highest number of infants enrolled at the same time in years. “Our typical infant enrollment over the last 10 years or so has been more in the range of eight to 10,” […]

  • ypAwards Presented on April 24

    NexGen Door County will celebrate the community’s young professionals at the third annual ypAwards on April 24, 6-9 pm, at Horseshoe Bay Golf Club in Egg Harbor. All are invited to recognize the Rising Star and Shining Star nominees and mingle with young professionals and other community leaders. The Rising Star award honors an individual, […]

  • Beacon Award Winners Announced

    The Algoma Area Chamber of Commerce has announced the recipients of its Beacon Awards. Scenic Shore Inn won in the business category for its addition, which doubled the number of rooms and added a pool, sauna and large deck. Co-owners Bob Davis and Laurie and Kristina Griffin seek to provide a quiet, scenic, small-town stay […]

  • Nicolet in Egg Harbor Holds LEGO Drive

    Nicolet National Bank’s Egg Harbor branch is holding a Lego drive to benefit the Kress Pavilion’s efforts to create a Lego play space. Drop off any new or gently used Lego bricks or toys at the Egg Harbor Nicolet branch Monday through Friday, 9 am – 4 pm, during the month of April. Also look […]

  • Habitat for Humanity partner family

    Habitat for Humanity Approves Partner Family for 42nd Home Build

    Door County Habitat for Humanity (DCHH) has approved Kari and Paul Bright and their children, Will, Tatiana and Zoey, as the partner family for its 42nd home build. DCHH partner families go through a rigorous approval process, and each adult in the family is responsible for 200 hours of sweat equity. This can include helping […]

  • FIT Oshkosh Presents Bystander/Upstander Workshop on April 30

    Have you ever witnessed an act of discrimination, harassment or harm and not known what to do? FIT Oshkosh – a nationally recognized racial-literacy nonprofit advocating for tolerance, equity and inclusion – will present the Bystander/Upstander Workshop to prepare participants to intervene safely and appropriately. “Door County has not been immune to the well-publicized surge in […]

  • Peninsula Preschool Partners with Baileys 57 for Fundraiser

    The Baileys 57 gas station will donate a dollar to the Peninsula Preschool for every dollar spent there on Tuesdays and Thursdays through May 1. Fuel is not included. Baileys 57, at 7998 Hwy 57 in Baileys Harbor, is open 6 am – 8 pm daily. To learn more about Peninsula Preschool, visit