Peninsula Pulse April 29-May 6, 2022

In this issue

  • Committees Hold Down Costs, Find Funds for Major Projects

    Residents show no resistance to investing in “broadband for all” Baileys Harbor residents hope to go from having little or no internet service to the best possible service within a year or less. Town board members this winter got a head start on seeking grants and engineers to deliver fiber for broadband internet to all […]

  • Wild Things: Cold, Wet and Windy Spring Extends Some Hot Fishing

    Wild Turkey Hunters Having a Blast by KEVIN NAZE, [email protected] A cold, wet and windy spring has been less than idea for hunters pursuing wild turkeys, but most anglers aren’t complaining. That’s because there’s been plenty of water in even the small lakeshore tributaries, extending the steelhead and sucker spawning runs. In addition, cool weather […]

  • DCA Announces 2022-23 Season Lineup

    Door Community Auditorium (DCA) has announced a 2022 performance schedule that offers a diverse array of performers, including Patty Griffin, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Charley Crockett, Indigo Girls, The Temptations, WAR, Marty Stuart, Ani DiFranco and more. “We look forward to sharing this collection of artists with Door County,” said Cari Lewis, DCA’s executive […]

  • Crossroads Launches Land Restoration School

    Crossroads at Big Creek is establishing a Land Restoration School (LRS, to provide educational immersion in the principles, practices and planning of ecological restoration for degraded lands. The LRS is designed to teach a cohort of six to 12 adults every year. Participants may be those who are refining or redirecting college experiences, following […]

  • Obituary: Thomas McKenzie

    May 22, 1928 — April 24, 2022 Thomas Bruce McKenzie died peacefully on the morning of Sunday, April 24, 2022. He was 93.  A mass will be held for Tom at 11:00 AM on Thursday, May 5, 2022 at St. Bernard Catholic Church. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM […]

  • Running for the Health of It

    Strengthen your mind through running Brian Stephens doesn’t just talk the talk when it comes to leading an active lifestyle. He walks the walk. Or, in this case, he runs the run. On Saturday, May 7, Stephens will join 1,277 fellow runners at the starting line of the Door County Half Marathon. And though he […]

  • Nature Conservancy Hosts Tree Plantings

    The Nature Conservancy will host spring tree plantings at its North Bay Preserve on April 29, 10 am – 2 pm, and April 30, 9 am – 12 pm. In observance of Earth Day and Arbor Day, join staff and volunteers to plant 600 tree seedlings. Volunteers may drop in anytime to help plant trees […]

  • Grant Thomas Retiring as County’s Corporation Counsel

    Grant Thomas will retire after serving as corporation counsel for the County of Door since 1997. Thomas gave notice of his pending retirement in January, and the county began searching for a replacement. The top candidate has since been selected and will meet board members during a special meeting on Monday, May 2, 10 am. […]

  • Local Team Will Help Property Owners Kill Invasive Phragmites

    Property owners: Have you seen 10- to 20-foot-tall grasses with feathery seed heads on or near your land? If so, the Door County Invasive Species Team (DCIST) seeks access to eliminate these alien weeds. As in previous years, DCIST will work to eliminate tall phragmites grasses from public lands and highway rights-of-way. But this year, […]

  • DCHS Featured Pet: Tippton

    Meet Tippton, a 7-month-old pup who’s available for adoption at the Wisconsin Humane Society (WHS) Door County Campus! This handsome hound is looking for a playful, loving home and a family that will shower him with attention and treats. Tippton ( has already been neutered, vaccinated and microchipped, and he goes home with a certificate […]

  • Door County Fills Broadband Coordinator Position

    Jessica Hatch of Baileys Harbor is Door County’s new broadband coordinator. She worked for nearly six years at Door County Broadband – her final time in operations management – immediately prior to her April 11 start with the county.  “Part of what I had done was partnering and writing grants with the municipalities and outreach for […]

  • YMCA Capital Campaign Update

    Throughout the winter, the Door County YMCA has continued to raise funds for its Heart of the Community capital campaign and reports that a little more than $6.3 million has been raised. Construction was anticipated to start in early summer, but because of costs, material availability and workforce shortages, the YMCA has extended its timeline […]

  • St. Luke’s Contributes to New Farm at Zimbabwean School

    A new farm irrigation system and a dairy cow are the latest links in a close relationship between St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Sister Bay and fellow Anglicans in Zimbabwe. Since Masvingo church officials visited Sister Bay in 2019, the St. Luke’s Outreach Committee has corresponded with them and looked for ways to offer support. […]

  • Rummage Sale Supports Humane Society

    As you’re tackling spring cleaning, set aside new and gently used items that you no longer need to donate to the Wisconsin Humane Society Door County Campus’s (WHS DC) annual rummage sale. Drop off donations May 5, 4-8 pm, at Arle Memorial Hall, 692 Tacoma Beach Road in Sturgeon Bay. Please do not take items […]

  • Play Chess at the ADRC

    Organized chess is coming to Sturgeon Bay twice monthly on the first and third Tuesdays, 10 am – 12 pm, beginning May 3. Sessions will be held at the ADRC, 916 N. 14th Ave. Players of all levels are welcome, and free lessons for beginners will be offered. Chess boards and pieces will be provided, […]

  • Youth Baseball Fish-Fry Fundraiser

    Help the Gibraltar summer youth baseball program by supporting its drive-through fish-fry fundraiser May 1, 3-6 pm, at Alexander’s, 3667 Hwy 42 in Fish Creek. Northern Door fishers have generously donated the whitefish for the meals. The cost of $15 per dinner includes a fish fry, boiled potatoes and onions, coleslaw, rye bread and dessert. […]

  • New Door County Economic Development Director Hired

    The board of directors of the Door County Economic Development Corporation (DCEDC) has selected Michelle Lawrie to be the organization’s next executive director, following a search throughout Wisconsin. Lawrie will replace Steve Jenkins, who resigned earlier this year. She will start her new position May 9. Lawrie has more than 20 years’ experience in economic […]

  • Local Priest Hosts New Documentary

    Fr. Edward Looney was assigned to the parishes in Brussels and Lincoln/Rosiere in 2017 and began his immersion in the culture of the area’s Belgian immigrants, which included the Belgian roadside chapels.  In 2020, he began the Belgian Roadside Chapels of Northeastern Wisconsin Facebook page, which offered daily prayers and chapel tours. In one month, […]

  • Nasewaupee Residents Urge Board to Leave Southern Door Fire Department

    The Southern Door Fire Department (SDFD) could have one fewer municipality within its coverage area in the future if the Town of Nasewaupee and the department’s other municipalities can’t come to an agreement. During last week’s annual Nasewaupee town meeting, residents recommended that the town board break free from the SDFD and form its own […]

  • Custom Fishing-Rod Event Comes to Door County

    Door County’s first custom fishing-rod event will be held April 30, 8:30 am – 3 pm, and May 1, 8:30 am – 12 pm, at The Lodge at Leathem Smith, ​​1640 Memorial Dr. in Sturgeon Bay. Bill Batson, owner of Batson Enterprises in Seattle, will be the featured speaker both days and will discuss rod blank […]

  • Sturgeon Bay Council Approves Borrowing $2.45 million

    The Sturgeon Bay Common Council approved a resolution last week to issue approximately $2.455 million in general-obligation promissory notes to borrow money over 10 years for a variety of capital-improvement projects in the 2022 budget. Bradley Viegut of Baird, which put together the city’s financing plan, said the resolution authorizes securing a bond rating for […]

  • The Clearing Announces 2022 Workshops

    The Clearing Folk School, 12171 Garrett Bay Road in Ellison Bay, has introduced its schedule of one- and two-day Workshop Program classes, which will run June 7 – Nov. 4. Registration will open May 3, both online and by phone. The 32 class offerings include arts, fine crafts, natural sciences and humanities. Hands-on learning opportunities […]

  • 2022 Wages for Sturgeon Bay Employees

    The Sturgeon Bay Common Council approved a Personnel Committee recommendation last week to set the wage steps and salaries in 2022 for the following city employees: • City administrator, Step 14, $116,376 • Finance director, Step 19, $105,186 • Police chief, Step 17, $104,204 • Community development director, Step 24, $103,388 • City engineer, Step 17, $101,241 • City clerk/HR director, […]

  • Destination Imagination Team Heads to Global Finals

    The Sturgeon Bay Destination Imagination team of Xavier Jandrin, Zach Olson and Ethan Lemke – called sNOw Three Alike – received medals and honors during an April 21 award ceremony for its success at the past two tournaments.  At the regional tournament, the team took first place overall and first place in the Instant Challenge, […]

  • Sturgeon Bay Sidewalk Extensions Coming to 14th Avenue

    Alley improvements also planned around Kitty O’Reilly’s Pedestrians will be able to stay off the road along North 14th Avenue north of the Cherry Point Mall courtesy of a new section of sidewalk included in Sturgeon Bay’s 2022 capital roadway improvements. District 6 Alder Seth Wiederanders said “it’s been a hazard over there for years” […]

  • OtherWorlds Celebrates Independent Bookstore Day

    OtherWorlds Books & More will celebrate Independent Bookstore Day April 30, 9 am – 5 pm. Stop by to see the store’s expansion and the products added for spring and summer, including hundreds of “new” used books, more works by local authors, greeting cards and puzzles. A drawing will be held for a tote bag full […]

  • Book Recommendation: ‘Where the Sidewalk Ends’ by Shel Silverstein

    Recommended by GRACE JOHNSON, Peninsula Pulse staffer and bibliophile As National Poetry Month comes to end, I can’t help but think back to the poetry that has stuck with me. One collection that always comes to mind is this one by Shel Silverstein. As a kid, I was mesmerized by the fun and quirky poems, […]

  • Can You Read 1,000 Books before Kindergarten?: The answer is yes

    by BETH LOKKEN, Youth Services Librarian, Door County Library How long does it take to read 1,000 books? A book a day for 30 months. That seems like a lot, unless you’re reading to a child. When settled for naptime or bedtime, or snuggled on the couch, it’s so easy to pick up one more […]

  • Healing through Writing: Write On’s Health and Healing Conference

    Write On, Door County will present a three-day gathering May 13-15 focused on writing as a means of helping people deal with grief and loss, addiction and recovery, illness and wellness. Participants may take part in one, two or all three days of the program, which will be presented in various downtown Fish Creek locations. […]

  • Sue Jarosh Publishes Fifth Historical Children’s Book

    Sue Steckart Jarosh’s latest children’s book about Door County arrived from the printer this month and is full of adventure, excitement and well-researched history.  Camden and the Cana Island Cat, which is illustrated with Jarosh’s own photos, is her fifth book in a series of stories set in historical Door County lighthouses. Cana Island Lighthouse […]

  • Miller Announces ‘Salon of High School Art’ Award Winners

    The Miller Art Museum has announced the award winners in its 48th Annual Salon of Door County High School Art, on display through May 23 at the museum, 107 S. 4th Ave. in Sturgeon Bay. The multimedia exhibition features original work by students in grades 9-12 who attend one of the peninsula’s five high schools.  […]

  • Brilliant Marketing, Drömhus Host Open House

    Brilliant Marketing Communication and Drömhus will host a combined open house May 6, 2-7 pm, when DJ Watkins will be spinning 45s and there will be food in the shared yard at 611 Jefferson St. in Sturgeon Bay, free refreshments and a flea market. Kids are welcome. Drömhus is an event venue with bold and […]

  • Works by Marcia Nickols Featured at The Ridges

    The Ridges Sanctuary will host an artist reception May 5, 4-6 pm, to showcase the creations of Door County artist Marcia Nickols, who works in water-based oils, mixed media, watercolors and wool felt art.  With a master’s degree in art education, she has taught all grades how to “see” and be creative and is currently […]

  • Hardy Gallery Opens May 28

    The Hardy Gallery – a part of the Door County art community since the mid-1900s – will open May 28 for its 60th season with the 60th annual Wall-to-Wall Juried Exhibit, running May 28 – July 10. This salon-style show at the gallery, 3083 Anderson Lane in Ephraim, is open to both emerging and established artists, and members […]

  • Clay on Steele Comes Full Circle

    In 1992, Mark Kolinski – who had been a special-needs teacher at Gibraltar for several years – asked then-Superintendent Bob Dahlstrom for a two-year sabbatical to teach abroad in international schools. “I will give you the sabbatical, but you won’t be back,” Dahlstrom told him. Dahlstrom had had overseas experience himself as an administrator in the […]


    The 10-concert Fishstock series for 2022 will kick off July 3 with a performance by Will Kruger. After that, expect a wide range of well-known musicians in the folk, Americana and alternative-music genres. “We’ve got a terrific lineup for our dates this year,” said concert promoter Steve Ellmann. “This is a group of touring musicians […]

  • PSB Names Band-Camp Scholarship Winners

    The Peninsula Symphonic Band (PSB) and the Swingin’ Door Big Band have announced the two winners of their first summer band-camp scholarships, who will receive $350 each to use toward summer band-camp tuition. The scholarship recipients are Amanda Austin of Southern Door High School, who plays trombone and will be attending the jazz program at […]

  • Letter to the Editor: The Republican Democracy Borers?

    I am worried about America’s future. I am very worried that more people don’t seem to be worried. There is a sizable chunk of America that really couldn’t care less about matters that people are dying for in other countries. Here, we just go on letting dark money buy our lawmakers, banning books, and suppressing […]


    As a 35-plus-year highlight of the annual Jacksonport Maifest weekend, the Jacksonport Lake to Lake 10K and two-mile run/walk will be part of this year’s festival. Both races will start (and finish) at Lakeside Park on May 29, starting at 9 am. It’s a fun family event that brings the community together. T-shirts are guaranteed […]

  • Letter to the Editor: Disastrous Situation Leading to Total Chaos

    Democrats are needed to call Sen. Baldwin, our governor and Democratic leaders to let President Biden know the party is going to get slaughtered in the midterm elections in November if he removes Title 42. The masses are already gathering at the U.S.-Mexico border to come through the open gates as soon as Title 42 […]


    The Clearing Folk School is offering free, docent-led hikes covering the 86-year history, folklore and landscape of the school and its 128-acre property. The roughly two-hour hikes begin at 1 pm on Saturdays and Sundays starting May 1 and run through the end of October. Find specific tour dates at Tours start at the […]

  • COVID Protocols for 2022 Theater Season

    Northern Sky Theater This season, Northern Sky will have optional masking at both its outdoor amphitheater in Peninsula State Park and at its indoor Gould Theater in Fish Creek as long as Door County cases remain “green/low” as determined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The theater will not require proof of […]


    Stop by Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St. in Sturgeon Bay, for fun and educational activities this week. Habitat Healers will meet again April 30, 9:30-11:30 am, when volunteers of all ages are invited to help with land-restoration efforts. Instruction, equipment, gloves, cookies and lemonade will be provided. Wear clothing that can get dirty […]


    A viewing night and grand reopening will mark the installation of the Door Peninsula Astronomical Society’s (DPAS, new planetarium April 30, 8 pm, at the Crossroads Astronomy Campus, 2200 Utah St. in Sturgeon Bay. In 2019, the DPAS board voted to purchase a new digital planetarium courtesy of a generous bequest from the late […]

  • Earn Your Medal at the Half Marathon

    The medals for the 2022 Door County Half Marathon have arrived, and volunteers will be working hard during the next two weeks to prepare to put them around the necks of finishers. The race will return to Peninsula State Park on May 7 and features both 13.1-mile and 3.1-mile distances along a closed-road course in […]

  • Letter to the Editor: Urge Gallager to Take Action on Climate Change

    The Associated Press recently reported that climate change is damaging military bases in the Arctic. The story highlights the billions of dollars in damage caused by natural disasters to Air Force bases, operations and other U.S. military installations during recent years. It also noted that the “U.S. military long has formally recognized climate change as […]

  • Letter to the Editor: Keep School Board Elections Nonpartisan

    With the recent school board elections behind us, congratulations are in order to all candidates for their willingness to serve children. It is noble service. Now would be a good time to commit ourselves to watch carefully the results of political parties pumping money into nonpartisan elections. When nonpartisan elections were created, there were solid […]

  • FAIRWAYS: Golf Course Owners Open Carefully for 2022 Season

    Winter 2022 treated some Door County golf courses more gently than others, but course operators are coping and gearing up to open this month or early next month. At Idlewild, pro and owner Brandon Hansen scheduled Friday, April 29, as the opening day, although the course would have been in good enough shape to accommodate […]

  • Hey Hey, You – Let’s Run!

    Sign up for the Hey Hey 5K in May to save Are you looking for a fun run to kick off a beautiful fall Saturday in Door County? Sign up now for the Sept. 24 Hey Hey 5K in Baileys Harbor.  The race has become an annual tradition as part of Baileys Harbor’s Autumnfest, when […]

  • Letter to the Editor: Swingin’ Door Big Band a Great Night of Entertainment

    Please allow me to offer a sincere thank-you to the Swingin’ Door Big Band for a fantastic show, and to the youth of the Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Sturgeon Bay for their outstanding hospitality this past Friday.  The Swing into Spring event was a fundraiser for the church youth group and featured dinner […]

  • Editor’s Note: Peninsula Pulse Hires Two New Reporters

    There are a lot of exciting things happening here at the Pulse.  One of those things I can’t even talk about – though we’ve known about it for five months – because it’s embargoed until June, when the Wisconsin Newspaper Association will hold this year’s Better Newspaper Awards banquet. Stay tuned for that.  The other […]

  • Tickets Going Fast for 2022 Beer Fest

    Shuttle stops announced This Father’s Day Saturday, more than 1,000 beer lovers will gather at Maxwelton Braes in Baileys Harbor for one of the state’s best beer events. The 2022 Door County Beer Festival will return June 18 with more than 150 beers from 45 Midwestern craft breweries to sample.  The festival has become a […]

  • Perspective: Payback

    As I write this, the smell of toddler vomit still fills my nostrils.  That’s not the most enticing lede I’ve ever written, and surely many of you have stopped reading already. Don’t worry – I’m not offended.  I write this from the Appleton Airport, where my son, Connor, is momentarily content climbing on chairs in […]

  • Perspective: Law Day: Toward a More Perfect Union

    by CHERYL FURSTACE DANIELS, President, State Bar of Wisconsin May 1 has been celebrated as Law Day in the United States since a joint resolution of Congress was passed in 1961. This year’s theme, Toward a More Perfect Union: The Constitution in Times of Change, has so much possibility and provides an opportunity to have […]

  • Drink Wine, Leave the Car Behind

    Shuttle stops, music announced for Wine Fest Organizers of the 2022 Door County Wine Festival are making it easier than ever to get to the tasting tables. This year’s festival will move to Maxwelton Braes in Baileys Harbor on Saturday, June 25, where shuttles will take revelers to and from the grounds throughout the afternoon.  […]

  • Bits & Bites: Celebrate season openers and Cinco de Mayo!

    Door County Confectionery in Ephraim Reopens April 29 9842 Water St. (Hwy 42) in Ephraim Door County Confectionery’s Ephraim Location will reopen Friday, April 29, at 10 am. Current hours – until the start of summer hours on May 23 – will be Thursday-Monday, 10 am – 5 pm, and closed Tuesday and Wednesday. This season […]

  • Live and in Person: The Gibraltar Musical Is Back!

    After two years without a live performance because of COVID-19, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee will be on stage “live and in person” at Door Community Auditorium on Friday and Saturday, April 29 and 30, at 7 pm; and Sunday, May 1, at 2 pm.  The Tony Award–winning show premiered on Broadway on […]

  • Music Time: Door County live music schedule April 29-May 5

    Grab your dancing buddy, and check out one of these live performances this week. Visit our calendar for details! Polar Alchemy April 29, 7-10:30 pm, Stone Harbor Restaurant & Pub This guitar and vocal duo featuring James Olsen and Michael Theroux plays acoustic jam rock. Ben Larsen April 30, 1-4 pm, Harbor Ridge Winery Americana […]

  • Wood-fired Pizza in Egg Harbor

    Neapolitan, Roman, tavern-style, Chicago deep-dish, New York–style – any way you slice it, pizza has a following. Now those in Door County who crave the crispy-yet-chewy, slightly smoky flavors of wood-fired pizza have one more option available to them with the arrival of Pizza Bros.  The creators of Sister Bay’s Fat Belly – Sam Lindsley, Luke […]

  • Washington Island School Earns Green Ribbon Honor

    The U.S. Department of Education has selected the Washington Island School District as one of its Green Ribbon Schools awardees for 2022. The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources nominated the school district for the honor. To qualify, nominations must include examples that demonstrate how a school has upheld the […]

  • Eagles Edge Clippers for Door County Classic Harris Cup

    The rain and cold weather canceled only the girls pole vault Monday when Gibraltar hosted the annual Door County Classic track-and-field meet involving the county’s four mainland high schools. With team points of both the boys’ and girls’ results combined to determine the winner of the Harris Cup – named after the late Chan Harris, […]

  • Obituary: James “JJ” Edward Johnson

    May 17, 1960 ~ April 18, 2022  James Edward Johnson, “Jimmy” or “JJ” to all who knew and loved him, 61, of Sturgeon Bay, WI, died suddenly at home on Monday, April 18, 2022 following an apparent heart attack. He was born May 17, 1960 in Sturgeon Bay, the son of James Forest Johnson and […]

  • Governor Visits Potawatomi Tower to Announce Engineer Selection

    Evers pledges to put the project in his 2023-25 budget and to prioritize stabilization this year while concept plans are being drawn Republicans press Governor to repair tower now Backed by the closed Potawatomi State Park Observation Tower, Gov. Tony Evers announced Monday the selection of the company that would draw up concept designs to […]

  • ‘Legally Blonde’ on Stage at Sturgeon Bay High School

    Sturgeon Bay High School students present their Spring musical, Legally Blonde: The Musical. Both the movie and show follow Elle Woods on her journey of self-growth, battling stereotypes and going to Harvard Law for love. The actors in the high school production have been rehearsing for weeks and are thrilled to present this show in […]

  • Obituary: Susan Rae (Lindenberg) Bhirdo

    January 22, 1942~ April 21, 2022 Susan Rae (Lindenberg) Bhirdo, 80, Liberty Grove, died suddenly on April 21, 2022 with Dennis by her side.  She was born January 22, 1942 in Oak Park, Illinois to Raymond Walter and Jean Ida (Minton) Lindenberg. Susan grew up in the Logan Square area of Chicago where she went […]

  • Obituary: Roseanne A. Cisler

    November 6, 1945 ~ April 24, 2022 Roseanne Annette Cisler, 76 Sturgeon Bay died at her home on April 24, 2022, surrounded by her family.  She was born November 6, 1945, to Benjamin and Jeanette (Lemieux) Stokel in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.  She was married to James Cisler on August 6, 1966, in Portsmouth New Hampshire.  […]

  • Obituary: Cpt. Dr. Rajesh Vinod Patel

    December 31 1962 ~ April 17, 2022 Cpt. Dr. Rajesh Vinod Patel, born Dec 31 1962 passed peacefully from this world on April 17, 2022. Born in India, he immigrated to the U.S. at age four. He spent much of his youth in north Georgia where he attended Stone Mountain High School and earned his […]

  • Obituary: Judith Ann Larson

    April 26, 1946 ~ April 20, 2022 Judith Ann Larson, 75 of Sturgeon Bay, died early April 20, 2022 at Door County Medical Center after a courageous battle with cancer. Funeral services will be Saturday, May 7, 2022, at 12:00 p.m. at St. Peter’s Ev. Lutheran Church. Burial will be at Bayside Cemetery. Visitation for […]

  • Obituary: Aaron “Junior” “Tubby” Bergwin

    April 13, 2022 Aaron “Junior” “Tubby” Bergwin, 37, Sister Bay, WI, unexpectedly died, April 13, 2022.  Born in Liberty Grove, WI, he attended Gibraltar High School. He was loved by many and known for his humor, charm, honesty, and loyalty.  Aaron had a passion for cooking, forging knives, and leather work.   None of those passions topped how much […]

  • Obituary: Jodi Ann Milske

    May 29, 1953 ~ April 15, 2022 Jodi Ann Milske, 68, of Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, died on Friday, April 15, 2022. Jodi was born on May 29, 1953 in Chicago, Illinois to Vladimir and Joan (Patrie) Tajer.  When she was 22 months old her mother remarried, to James Milske of Manitowoc, Wisconsin, by whom Jodi […]

  • Obituary: Marlean J. Bretl

    May 12, 1935 ~ April 19, 2022 Marlean Joyce Bretl, 86, of Sturgeon Bay, died on April 19, 2022, at Door County Medical Center surrounded by her loving family and is now reunited with her husband Vernon.  She was born May 12, 1935, at home in Sturgeon Bay the daughter of Edward and Mary (Hickey) […]

  • Obituary: Joanne C. Wehling

    October 13, 1927 ~ April 18, 2022 Joanne C. Wehling, 94, of Liberty Grove, died peacefully on April 18, 2022 at the Pete and Jelaine Horton Skilled Nursing and Hospice Care Facility in Sturgeon Bay after a lengthy illness. She was born in Peninsula State Park on October 13, 1927, the daughter of the late John and […]