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Looking for a Door County Silent Sports experience? How about a local Door County high school sports competition? Find those, plus Door County League Baseball games, Northern Door recreational sports leagues, and much more in our Door County sports calendar.

  • This Weekend in Door County: Maifest & Memorial Day Events

    Kick off the summer season with a long weekend full of events in Door County. Maifest The 47th annual celebration of Jacksonport Maifest is taking place on May 25-26. Since 1973 it has been considered Door County’s unofficial summer kick-off. Festivities take place at Lakeside Park, located at the intersection of County V and Highway […]

  • Framed: Man on the Street

    Andrew Kleidon-Linstrom, Door County’s own “Man on the Street,” glides through the finish line at the Door County Half Marathon on May 4 with grace and style. Photo by Len Villano.

  • Vikineers Blank Roncalli 5-0

    Gibraltar/Sevastopol blanked Roncalli 5-0 in a non conference girls soccer match Monday. The Vikineers scored twice in the first half. Molly Banks assisted Reetika Jandu on the first goal, and Rachel Hietpas scored off of a corner kick from Kayla Copiskey.   The Vikineers put the game out of reach with three goals in the […]

  • Fischer, Starr lift Clippers to soccer win

    Anna Fischer scored a pair of goals and Madison Starr added a goal to lift Sturgeon Bay to a 3-1 win over Sevastopol/Gibraltar in a Packerland Conference girls soccer match Thursday. After a scoreless first half Fischer scored in the 65th minute on an assist from Miranda Olson. Fischer scored again in the 70th minute […]

  • 34 Things We Love About Winter in Door County

    I used to hate winters. Though some friends loved the day when the tourists disappeared, the restaurants cleared out and the shops closed for the winter, I dreaded it. The Monday after Fall Fest was always one of the most depressing of the year. But after returning to Door County in 2017 after living in […]

  • Remembering the Leadership of Nancy Fisher: Pulse Podcast

    Andrew Kleidon is joined by Myles Dannhausen this week to discuss the incredible success of the Sturgeon Bay Soccer team, and an update on charges being filed in a crash that killed a Door County cyclist in 2017. Then Myles shared some stories aboutNancy Fisher, the late president of the Village of Egg Harbor, and the […]

  • Peninsula Century Fall Challenge Photos 2018

    Door County is a beautiful place to bike all year (yes, even in winter on a fat bike), but there may be not better time than fall to bike on the peninsula. Len Villano captured scenes from the Sept. 15 Peninsula Century Fall Challenge ride, which sent riders on a 100 mile trek on a […]

  • Baileys Harbor Autumnfest Schedule 2018

    Autumnfest returns to Baileys Harbor Sept. 21 – 23 with something for everyone.  If you’re a car buff, you’ll want to catch the classic car show Sept. 22. Trophies awarded to People’s Choice, Best in Show, Emergency Vehicle, Louie Oldenburg Best in Show, and Top Vehicle in each category. Even if you don’t have a […]

  • He’s Got the Power

    79-year-old heading to Vegas for world deadlift title Barbara Hillary was a 75-year-old cancer survivor when she became one of the oldest people, and the first black woman, to reach the North Pole. Bill Painter was 81 when he reached the 14,411-foot summit of Mt. Rainer, making him the oldest person to do so. High-wire […]

  • Pro Golf Tip: To Chip or Pitch?

    A common question I always get about the short game is, should I chip or should I pitch? First let’s get a clear understanding of what each one is. Chipping is a shot with minimum air and maximum roll. It is typically hit with a multitude of clubs from a hybrid up to a pitching […]

  • Olson Park in Algoma Opens New Kayak Launch

    The public is invited to ribbon cutting at noon Aug. 30 for the newly installed kayak launch at Olson Park, N8108 Hwy 42, Algoma. The float-style kayak launch will allow for kayakers, canoers and stand-up paddle boarders of all abilities and experience levels to easily access the Ahnapee River. Users can avoid getting their feet […]

  • Golf League Results: August 3-10, 2018

    ALPINE Women’s Golf League – Tee to Green Score (minus Putts) August 7, 2018 Winners: Flight A – Diane Hanley (33); Flight B – Kay Krueger (30); Flight C – Marilyn Cushing (33); Flight D – Clare Plachetka (39) Low Score: Flight A – Diane Hanley (43); Flight B – Kay Krueger (46); Flight C […]

  • Midseason Evaluation

    August has arrived and with it comes a lot of great golf days ahead. Hopefully you have been playing for several months of the season now and have had some awesome experiences. Many of you play golf just for the fun of getting outside with friends. Many of you play golf for the competition. No […]

  • Pulse Podcast: Ports Des Morts Park Water Access, County League Championship, The New Eagle Tower

    Andrew Kleidon is joined this week by Myles Dannhausen to talk about the news you can read in this weeks issue of the Peninsula Pulse. Talking points include: The new staircase leading from the bluff to the water in Ports Des Morts park. The County League Baseball Championships between Sister Bay and Egg Harbor. Our […]

  • Mini-Golf vs. Putt-Putt

    Did you know that there is a difference between mini golf and putt-putt? While miniature golf goes by a lot of different names, including putt-putt, there are fundamental differences between the two. First, let’s go over basics. Mini golf and putt-putt are both offshoots of golf (duh) that focus on just the putting. In most […]

  • Golf League Results: July 20-August 3

    ALPINE Men’s Golf League July 24, 2018 Flight A: Paul Wiesner & Pete Hickey (36) Flight B: Jim McDermott & Dennis McCarthy (38) Flight C: Bill Hammel (43) Flight D: Bob Jaeschke (42) Women’s Golf League – Guess Your Score July 24, 2018 Winners: Flight A – Diane Hanley (45); Flight B – Jane Mastrangelo […]

  • Sailors Repeat 100 Miler Yacht Race Victory

    Ephraim Yacht Club sailors John and Deanna Peterson, together with senior sailing instructors from the Ephraim Yacht Club, successfully defended last year’s title by sailing their Beneteau First 38 Charrette to victory in the 82nd running of the Marinette and Menominee Yacht Club’s 100 Miler event this past weekend. This win marked the fourth overall […]

  • Nick Kraus Takes Red Jacket in Red Putter Pro Tourney

    Nick Kraus, of Menomonee Falls and Sister Bay, scored a three-round total of 108 to become the 2018 Red Putter Pro Tournament champion. Kraus went home with the championship trophy, $2,000, and the coveted red jacket. All six members of the Kraus family have played in the tournament but Nick, age 17, is the first to […]

  • Surf’s Up in Door

    With all modesty, I’ve posted many surfing pictures of myself on social media during the last few years. The picture posted from a December surf session in Door County with a tagline simply reading “Lake Michigan, December 6th,” seemed to garner an unusually high number of comments: “You’re crazy,” “Brrr…,” and my favorite, “So cool, […]

  • Golfing on a Budget

    Golf has long been associated with having both time and money. While the sport has seen a rise in popularity among younger players, finding cost-effective ways to continually enjoy the hobby and improve on your game can be challenging. The stigma of golf being reserved for the wealthy and retired or as a once-a-summer outing […]