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Peninsula Pulse August 13-20, 2021

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  • Server of the Week: Malia Bicoy

    Grumpy’s Ice Cream and Popcorn 7849 WI-42, Egg Harbor Malia loves her summer job at Grumpy’s – quite the friendly place, Where she scroops brightly-colored ice cream like Superman and Deep Space To choose between all the flavors, you might feel torn,  But not Malia – she prefers munching on the kettle corn.  During her […]

  • Framed

    Competitors assemble their boats from limited materials for the Sikaflex Boatbuilding Challenge during the 2021 Door County Classic & Wooden Boat Festival, part of Maritime Week in Sturgeon Bay. Photo by Rachel Lukas.

  • It’s a Brawl: Wrestling Camp in Converted Barn Promotes Health and Fun

    Photos submitted by Kevin Slezewski and Amy Jeanquart. A Southern Door wrestling tradition returned Saturday, Aug. 14 when 24 youth and middle school wrestlers joined in the Barn Brawl Wrestling Fun Camp. The eighth edition of the event was filled with healthy and fun activities that concluded with the obstacle course and the wrestling dual […]

  • Northern Door Volleyball League

    Blue Horse earned the top seed in the Northern Door Volleyball League Playoffs that began Wednesday, Aug. 18. Games finished after this issue went to press.  The top six teams qualified for the upper bracket to fight for the 2021 championship, while the bottom eight teams square off in the lower bracket. The championship game […]

  • County League Playoffs Begin Sunday

    After a season canceled due to the pandemic, the 2021 version was much anticipated and it did not disappoint.   Sister Bay won the crown for the fifth time in seven seasons and all playoff roads will go through the Bays home turf if they continue their dominance. The playoffs will begin Sunday. Here is a […]

  • Local Seniors Play in All-Star Baseball Game

    Door County was well-represented in the Fox Valley Area Senior All-star Game played Aug. 8 at the home of the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers, the Milwaukee Brewers minor league affiliate.  Gibraltar’s Alex Laughlin and Luke Steebs and Sturgeon Bay’s Anthony Jennerjohn took part in the game. Sturgeon Bay’s John Berns joined Kita as one of several coaches […]

  • Letter to the Editor: Narrow Window Remaining for Substantive Climate Action

    One of the most disturbing conclusions of the latest “Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change” report is the permanence of climate impacts.  Changes like shrinking ice sheets, rising sea levels and oxygen depletion and acidification of the oceans are deemed “irreversible for centuries to millennia.” An April 19 article in Carbon Brief, “Climate change could cause […]

  • Letter to the Editor: Gibraltar is Hurting our Kids and Taxpayers

    Last month the Gibraltar School District Administration put out a new handbook for the upcoming school year. The biggest topic was, and still is, masking and COVID policies. Not education. The decree sent down from the top was masks were optional for seventh-12th grades, but K-sixth grade masks are required.  Moments after that, all the […]

  • Letter to the Editor: Citizens or Ostriches

    Many people tune out what they consider to be “politics”. Some feel political activity is a waste of time, some believe all politicians are crooks, and still others have deeply personal reasons for not engaging in public debate. I want to encourage my fellow citizens to take current political realities seriously and thoughtfully. In some […]

  • Coordinated Community Response: Preventing Sexual Violence Starts at Home

    by Jamie Craig Door County Coordinator/Victim Advocate with Family Services Sexual Assault Center Every nine minutes, a child is a victim of sexual abuse in the United States. Ninety percent of child victims will know their perpetrator, as this person is usually well known to the child and in a position of trust. It is […]

  • Editor’s Note: We’re All Privileged

    Excuse me if I share an epiphany. It’s kind of like sharing a dream, and often just as uninteresting, but I think this one is relevant. I began the day as usual with dawn not quite awakened, the smell of pine and greenery everywhere and the misty quiet interrupted only by the thwap, thwap, thwap […]

  • Rotary Exchange Student Informational Program

    Local high school students and their parents are invited to learn more about spending a year abroad as an exchange student on Sept. 15, 6:30 pm, at the Kress Pavilion. Local Rotary Club representatives will outline specifics of the 11-month exchange program, including rules, expectations, financial obligations and the application process. Rotary Youth Exchange is […]

  • Blei Scholarship Named

    Audrey Viste from Gibraltar Schools was selected as the 2021 winner of the Norbert Blei Memorial Scholarship. Viste was recently presented with the award by one of the Scholarship Committee’s long-time members, Pete Thelen, a well-known Door County musician. Viste said she plans to attend the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design this coming September. […]

  • Patches of Maples Under Caterpillar Attack

    Some years, the native pest is worrisome but generally not lethal Partially-eaten leaves falling from maple trees and a thinning of the tree canopy in rural West Jacksonport alarmed Tom Lutsey this summer. The Waseda Farms patriarch and woodland steward noticed more sunlight than usual penetrating the woods along the lane to his house and […]

  • How to Plant Green

    Peninsula Pride, Door-Kewaunee Demonstration Farms Network host Field Day Aug. 17 Regenerative farming and planting green are two of the cutting-edge topics that will be discussed at a field day on Aug. 17, 11 am – 2:30 pm, at Deer Run Dairy, N1225 Sleepy Hollow Road, Kewaunee. The event is hosted by Peninsula Pride Farms and […]

  • Bits & Bites

    Steak Versus Steak on the Island Do you think you grill the best steaks in your neighborhood? A Steak Cookoff Association (SCA) sanctioned event will be held Aug. 27 at the Washington Island Airport as part of the ninth annual Death’s Door Barbeque. The $150 entry fee includes a 10 x 15 space and two […]

  • Sara’s Gelato Brings a Taste of Italy to Fish Creek

    Ice cream lovers rejoice. Fish Creek is now home to three variations of the frozen, creamy dessert. If you want custard, head to Not Licked Yet. Hard-scooped ice cream? Dippy’s has you covered. Gelato? Enter Sara’s Artisan Gelato.  It didn’t take Sara Santaga long into her culinary career to realize two things. First, that she […]

  • Mighty Wind Farms Building Soil Health with Restaurant Scraps

    Mighty Wind Farms, owned and operated by Dan and Char Fatke and son Tay, wants your wasted food. No, really –– they do. In fact, the beginning farm located in Sister Bay even has a place neighbors and community members can drop their unwanted kitchen scraps — vegetable peels, apple cores and other compostable items […]

  • ETP Fall Class Goes Virtual

    Whether your business is growing or brand-new, writing a business plan is critical to building a profitable venture – especially to attract financing from lenders or investors. The Entrepreneurial Training Program (ETP) is eight efficient sessions to help you develop a plan for a thriving, profitable business. In this program, you will learn to identify […]

  • Candidates Narrowed in Search for New President/CEO of Destination Door County

    The search for the new president and CEO of Destination Door County (DDC) has been narrowed to seven candidates. A nationwide search garnered 70 candidates for the position. In early August, the search committee reviewed the candidates and narrowed the list to its top choices. Those candidates will be invited for a round of Zoom […]

  • WOMEN’S EQUALITY CAR PARADE BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND

    Sturgeon Bay – A year ago, when the usual parades were canceled during the pandemic, car parades sponsored by local chapters of the League of Women Voters (LWV), including the one in Sturgeon Bay, celebrated the 100th anniversary of ratification of the 19th Amendment, which granted women the right to vote.  It was so much […]

  • GRANARY AWARDED NATIONAL GRANT

    Sturgeon Bay – The Door County Granary project has received a  National Trust for Historic Preservation Johanna Favrot Fund grant for $5,000.  Specifically, the grant will help reinstall the 30 original, first-floor support columns on a new, reinforced foundation. The columns, hewn from old-growth timber, were carefully stored when the building was partially dismantled in […]

  • EQUINE CAMPGROUND RECEIVES PRELIMINARY REVIEW

    Town of Egg Harbor – The Town of Egg Harbor Plan Commission reviewed preliminary architectural plans Monday evening for the proposed equine campground to be located on a 10-acre parcel at 5086 Cty I. Proposed by David and Penny Geitner, the Geitner Homestead Equine Campground would be located on the west side of Oak Road, […]

  • Recycling Event Benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters of Door County

    Big Brothers Big Sisters of Door County is partnering with B3 Recycling Solutions to host an Electronics Recycling event Aug. 14, 8 am – 12 pm, at Tractor Supply Co., 1833 Egg Harbor Road, Sturgeon Bay. Most small items are free to recycle. Larger items like monitors, projectors, air conditioners and more, have a fee. Visit […]

  • Couple Falls in Love All Over Again – With Eagle Tower Ramp Walk

    Al and Barb Fox have fallen in love all over again – with their near-daily walk up the ramp to the top of Eagle Tower.  Well into their 80s and married for more than 60 years, they began camping at Peninsula State Park in 1961 and eventually became part-time residents of Ephraim. Golfers might recognize Al, […]

  • ‘A Shoreline At The Edge’ Gives Aerial Look at Door County

    Photographer Paul M. Lurie’s new A Shoreline at the Edge: Door County’s Lakeside Forests and Wetlands shares stunning aerial photographs taken from above the Lake Michigan shoreline that show the transition from forest to farm field, and wilderness to towns. In creating the book, Lurie partnered with Door County Land Trust (DCLT) to deepen readers’ […]

  • Novel Bay Booksellers Hosts Book Signings

    Want to talk to some published authors about their works? Visit Novel Bay Booksellers (novelbaybooks.com), 44 N. 3rd Ave. in Sturgeon Bay, this month during one of its book-signing events. Local author Tom Davis will sign books and talk about his new novel, Apples for the Wild Stallion, on Aug. 14, 6-8 pm, during Sturgeon […]

  • Jordan To Sign Copies Of New Thriller, ‘All In’

    Sister Bay author J.P. Jordan will sign copies of his latest novel, All In, on Aug. 14, 11 am – 2 pm, at the Tannenbaum Holiday Shop, 11054 Hwy 42 in Sister Bay.  The novel features Detectives Chuck Nowitzke and Anissa Taylor, whom readers met in Jordan’s first thriller, Men of God. They’re investigating a […]

  • Literacy Door County Featured Student: Veronica Fernández Kahr

    My name is Veronica Fernández Kahr. I was born in Cosamaloapan, Veracruz, in the central zone of the Veracruz state.  When I was three, my father, an Engineer, due to his work, moved my family and I to Oaxaca state. I still dream of the big house that we lived on along the bank of […]

  • Indie Bookstore Tour: Finding Something New at Yardstick Books

    As a book lover and serial book hoarder, I love nothing more than adventuring in bookstores and trying to find new titles to add to my collection. For a small community, we are lucky to have seven independent bookstores. In this series, I will be visiting our local booksellers, chronicling my experiences and sharing a […]

  • Art Museum Names Inaugural Quinlan Artists-in-residence

    A Miller Art Museum committee has selected two visual artists for its inaugural Dome House Al and Mickey Quinlan Artist Residency. The program, administered jointly with the Quinlan/Wagner family, seeks to reestablish the iconic Dome House as it was originally intended by Al Quinlan: as a creative haven for artists. Amy Usdin and Ariana Vaeth […]

  • Door Prize for Portraiture Returns for 12th Year

    The 12th annual Door Prize for Portraiture will open for public viewing Aug. 27-29, 12-4 pm, at Chez Cheryl Artspace, 8360 High Plateau Road in Baileys Harbor. This invitational exhibition – held in a century-old farm house – features the work of 33 regional artists who celebrate the portrait through a variety of styles and media. This […]

  • Fiber Art Highlighted at Plum Bottom Gallery

    Plum Bottom Gallery, 4999 Plum Bottom Road in Egg Harbor, will host a fiber-art show Aug. 21, 10 am – 4 pm, featuring four artists who create framed embroideries and fiber paintings.  Gail Gilson Pierce creates vibrant works and will be on location, 1-3 pm, to discuss them. Door County artist Michele Cohn makes fiber paintings […]

  • Shannon, Koshalek Display Jewelry in Artzy Trunk Show

    Kerri Shannon will be the featured metalsmith, along with Cynthia L. Koshalek, during Artzy Studio’s jewelry trunk show Aug. 14-16.  This will be Shannon’s fourth Artzy show, and as an invited artist, she’ll share her latest designs, including bezel-set gemstones and unusual, handcrafted settings. Her works are all set in gold, fine silver or sterling […]

  • Festival Honors Foundational Local Artists

    The Door County Festival of Fine Arts is distinctive in that all participating artists must be actively working in Door County. This year, the festival is acknowledging some of the artists whose work built the foundation for the county’s art community. To honor their important contributions, the Legacy Artist Exhibit will feature works by Jack […]

  • Ellison Bay Pottery Offering Demos to Celebrate 47th Anniversary

    Among the missions of Ellison Bay Pottery are to introduce visitors to the creative process and to educate them about the value of handmade items. To that end, John Dietrich and Diane McNeil will answer questions and share their creative processes during their 47th-anniversary-celebration demonstrations on Wednesdays and Saturdays through Aug. 25, held at various […]

  • There’s Still Time to Plant

    Every gardener has been there. Just as the chill of winter begins to thaw from our bones and the promise of warm, sunny afternoons can be seen on the horizon, seed catalogs begin arriving in mailboxes, and seed packets begin popping up on store shelves. With overzealous enthusiasm, we buy all the seeds for our […]

  • Hike This: Oak Road Nature Preserve

    Oak Road Nature Preserve almost hides in plain sight, so I nearly drove past the parking area – a lightly graveled spot of grass sectioned off by thin ropes just past the intersection of two roads. From that introduction, I sensed that this preserve would demonstrate how one need not drive far from a town to […]

  • Celebrate National Dog Month in Door County

    Attention, all terriers, labs, doodles and corgis! August is National Dog Month, and Expedia has named Door County one of the most dog-friendly destinations in the U.S. At restaurants and cafes, and on hiking trails and beaches, there are plenty of dog-friendly accommodations and activities to plan a “pawsome” day with your human.  During any […]

  • Door to Nature: Fascinating Moths and Caterpillars

    It was late August 2002 when my late husband, Roy, was using his first digital camera while photographing an unusual caterpillar. The creature was feasting on wild grape leaves, which are abundant here in Door County. After doing some research, we learned that the caterpillar was the pandorus sphinx, a very large, strange-looking creature. Most […]

  • Communities Finalizing Positions on Room Tax Increase

    13 agree, five already sign new ordinance, intergovernmental agreement Thirteen Door County communities agreed to increase the lodging room tax to 8%, triggering the Door County Tourism Zone Commission (DCTZC), which collects and distributes the room tax, to send a new room-tax ordinance and intergovernmental agreement to all Door County municipalities. The documents were distributed […]

  • Conflicts Threaten to Divide Southern Door Fire Department

    “And so there is a clash: between generations, between new enthusiasm and priceless experience. And personalities are not easy to change. I truly believe everyone wants to do their best to serve the community, but dividing is not the answer.”  — Southern Door Fire Department Fire Chief Rich Olson No one in the room expressed […]

  • Egg Harbor Will Bury Utilities

    The sight lines in Egg Harbor will be a little cleaner in the years ahead. The village board of trustees voted unanimously Monday to bury utilities through the village core at an estimated cost of $2.3 million. The work will be done as part of the Highway 42 resurfacing and streetscape renovations, which are scheduled […]

  • The Murals of Door County

    With the recent sale of the Nelson’s building in Baileys Harbor, there’s a lot of community buzz around the question, “What will happen to the mural?”  Created in 2013 through a collaboration of local poet Nancy Rafal and the Baileys Harbor community, and brought to life by muralist Ram Rojas, the mural features historically and […]

  • Door County Fair Exhibitors Head to State Fair

    These Junior Fair and Open Class exhibitors from the 2021 Door County Fair in the nonanimal categories have qualified for the Wisconsin State Fair. Junior Fair Photography • GraceLynne Destree: Still life and any other photo• Madeline Ploor: People – adult Junior Fair Cultural Arts • Savannah Alberts: Cultural arts – painting (2 items)• Sage DeFere: Grade 7 school exhibit […]

  • Assumption Novena Culminates in Feast Day Mass

    The National Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help is celebrating the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary with a novena, which includes nine days of prayer that began Aug. 7 and will culminate in the Feast Day Mass for the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary on Aug. 15, 11 am, […]

  • Learning in Retirement’s Fall Semester Begins Soon

    Looking for something new to learn during your retirement years? Taking some courses through Door County Learning in Retirement (DCLIR). The fall semester will begin in mid-September – in person or via Zoom – and courses are open to registered members only. Fall-semester courses include Abraham Lincoln as Commander in Chief, Osteoporosis-related Fractures, Bicycle Maintenance, Hike […]

  • Vote for Door County for Best Fall Foliage

    Door County is nominated for USA Today’s 10 Best Readers’ Choice Award for the Best Destination for Fall Foliage. Voting is underway for the 2021 honor at 10best.com. Whether it’s the views along the curvy road, from the 300 miles of shoreline or from atop a lighthouse, the peninsula has no shortage of breathtaking fall-color […]

  • Altrusa Receives Grant for Back-to-School Fair

    Altrusa Club of Door County has received a $4,000 grant from the Altrusa International Foundation for its 2021 Back-to-School Fair. “The grant will be used to help provide athletic shoes and socks for each participant of the 2021 Back-to-School Fair,” said Diane Jenquin, Door County Altrusa president. This marks the 23rd year that Altrusa Club […]

  • Kopseker Trust Fund Supports Door-Tran

    Door-Tran has received $17,617 from the R. Bruce and Alyce S. Kopseker Trust Fund of the Greater Green Bay Community Foundation to help meet the increased demand for transportation volunteer programs and half-price travel vouchers. This funding will help support office hours in Sister Bay. Door-Tran implemented several transportation programs after a United Way needs […]

  • Learn to Ballroom Dance at ADRC

    Tuesdays at 12:30 pm are the time to learn how to ballroom dance at the Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC) of Door County, 916 N. 14th Ave. in Sturgeon Bay.  Ballroom dancing can decrease blood pressure and cholesterol, improve cardiovascular health, strengthen weight-bearing bones, help prevent or slow bone loss related to osteoporosis, lower […]

  • Register for 3K, 4K Classes at Peninsula Preschool

    There’s still time and space to register for Peninsula Preschool’s fall programs in both the 3K and 4K classes, and scholarships are available. Get registration information and program details at peninsulapreschool.weebly.com or by emailing [email protected] Peninsula Preschool provides a safe, loving environment where children are free to play and learn. Teachers honor the spirit of […]

  • Face-Covering Recommendations Back in Place

    Door County Public Health issued new recommendations for everyone to wear masks while indoors at public spaces, regardless of vaccination status.  The new guidance issued Aug. 6 was put into place during a surge in COVID-19 cases across the county and state. The disease activity level for COVID-19 is high in all Wisconsin counties but […]

  • Booming Spring Business Makes Up for 2020, Brings New Problems

    Lodging revenues rise 69% through May It’s not news to anyone in the service industry who experienced their busiest winter in history, with workers in ever-shorter supply, that Door County’s tourism economy reached new off-season heights this year. Through May, room-tax collections were up 69.8% over the same period in 2019, rising from $584,101 through […]

  • First Range Light Repairs Completed, More Planned

    The Friends of Plum and Pilot Islands (FOPPI) and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service have completed Phase I of repairs, rehabilitation and restoration of both of the historical range lights.  This eight-week, $235,000 project was made possible by FOPPI donors, as well as grants from the David L. and Rita E. Nelson Family Fund […]

  • Ephraim Yacht Club Team Wins 100 Miler

    Ephraim Yacht Club sailors raced the Beneteau First 38 Charrette to victory during the 84th running of the Marinette and Menominee Yacht Club’s 100 Miler event this past weekend. This win marked the fifth overall for Team Charrette since 2011.   The racers started July 31 in Menominee, Michigan, in a moderate breeze. Then they […]

  • DCHS Featured Pet: Sparkie

    Meet Sparkie (wihumane.org/adopt/animal?id=48034237), a 12-year-old dog who’s available for adoption at the Wisconsin Humane Society (WHS) Door County Campus. He may have a cataract in his left eye and be missing a few teeth, but he’s as handsome as ever. And despite his age, this 18-pound fellow still has so much love to give.  Like […]

  • Meteor Watching, Habitat Healers, Hikes at Crossroads

    Join the Door Peninsula Astronomical Society on Aug. 13, 8:30 pm, for stargazing and Perseid meteor-shower watching at the Astronomy Campus, 2200 Utah St. in Sturgeon Bay. Society members will be there to help visitors enjoy the beauty of the night skies. Take lawn furniture, blankets and snacks. Habitat Healers will continue their land-restoration efforts […]

  • Obituary: Madonna Margaret Siles

    May 10, 1949 ~ August 6, 2021 Madonna Margaret Siles died peacefully, Friday morning, August 6, 2021 at the Pete and Jelaine Horton Skilled Nursing and Hospice Care Center at Door County Medical Center in Sturgeon Bay.  Madonna saw the beauty and felt the energy of Door County everywhere she turned and was able to […]

  • Obituary: Marilyn Miller DeJonge

    1927-2021 Marilyn Miller DeJonge died recently after a brief illness. Marilyn was born to Doris and Dewey Benton Miller on April 29, 1927 in Belwood, Illinois where she was raised and went to high school. Marilyn attended and graduated from Cornell College in Mt Vernon, Iowa. It was there that she met her husband, David […]

  • Obituary: Lois Schubert-Brown

    December 29, 1960 ~ August 6, 2021 Lois Schubert-Brown died on August 6, 2021.  She was born December 29, 1960 in Algoma to Lawrence and Irene (Schley) Schubert.  On May 12, 1984 she married Scott Brown at Salem Lutheran Church. Lois graduated from Southern Door High School and earned an associate degree in accounting from […]

  • Obituary: James Wesley Parsons

    May 4, 1941 ~ August 5, 2021 James W. Parsons, 80, of Sturgeon Bay, died early Thursday morning August 5, 2021, at Door County Medical Center.  Jim was born May 4, 1941, in Manitowoc, the son of the late Wesley and Beatrice (Smith) Parsons.  He graduated from Sturgeon Bay High School before continuing his education […]

  • Obituary: William “Ken” Kenneth Helm

    September 6, 1932 ~ August 6, 2021 William “Ken” Helm, 88, of Sturgeon Bay, formerly of Southern California, died Friday morning August 6, 2021, at Sturgeon Bay Health Services after complications of Alzheimer’s. He was born September 6, 1932, in Aniston, Alabama the son of the late Charles Emmet and Ila Comela (Harrison) Helm. Following […]

  • Obituary: Bruce C. Kirkham

    June 27, 1941 ~ July 30, 2021 Bruce Curtis Kirkham, 80, of Egg Harbor, passed away late Friday night, July 30, 2021, in Unity Hospice care at the Door County Medical Center in Sturgeon Bay. “Our family would like to thank all the outstanding staff who cared for him with such warmth, vigilance, and dedication.” Bruce is deeply loved […]

  • Obituary: Melvin Fredrick Pluff

    June 27, 1919 ~ July 28, 2021 Melvin Fredrick Pluff, 102, passed away July 28, 2021 at his home in Baileys Harbor. Melvin was born June 27, 1919, the son of Martin Archibald and Emma Louise (Rove) Pluff in Baileys Harbor. In 1940, he married Edith Brungraber. She passed in 1984.  In 1986 Melvin married […]

  • Obituary: Ursula “Ulla” L. (Kunsch) Walser

    March 11, 1931 ~ July 31, 2021 Ursula “Ulla” L. Walser, 90, of Egg Harbor, died Saturday, July 31, 2021, at Good Samaritan Scandia Village, Sister Bay. She was born March 11, 1931, in Braunschweig, Germany, the daughter of Walter and Martha (Ottensen) Kunsch. Ulla graduated from Technical University in, Germany, where she earned her […]

  • Obituary: William “Bill” Wagner

    March 12, 1937 ~ August 4, 2021 William Robert Wagner, 84, of Algoma died on August 4, 2021 at Algoma Long Term Care Unit with his loving wife by his side.  He was born March 12, 1937 in Maplewood to Edward and Louise (Schmelzer) Wagner.  On September 14, 1963 he married Sally Ann Guelette at […]

  • Obituary: L. Virginia (Adams) Langfield

    November 25, 1924 ~ August 2, 2021 L. Virginia Langfield, 96, died on Monday, August 2, 2021 at Sturgeon Bay Health Services. She was born November 25, 1924 in Kalamazoo, Michigan, daughter of the late Ralph Nathie and Alice Josephine (Hayward) Adams. When Virginia first met Milton Franklin Langfield, she was living in Gibson City, […]

  • Obituary: Florence Dalrymple McMillan

    October 28, 1939 ~ August 3, 2021 Florence Dalrymple McMillan, age 81, died on August 3 in Door County, Wisconsin. She is survived by her sisters, Susan Wilson (Steve) of Long Lake, MN and Judy Wood (Michael) of Wayzata, MN; brother, Jack Dalrymple (Betsy) of Bismarck, ND; and her four children, William McMillan (Mary) of […]

  • Obituary: Steven Richard Haen

    September 29, 1969 ~ August 1, 2021 Steven Richard Haen, 51, of West Jacksonport, died at home on Sunday, August 1, 2021 with his family by his side after a two-and-a-half-year courageous fight with adrenal cancer. He was born September 29, 1969 in Sturgeon Bay to Gary and Joyce (Flok) Haen. Steve grew up on […]