Peninsula Pulse – Jan. 6-13, 2017

In this issue

  • Winter Luau, Disco Ball & More Weekend Plans

    It’s party time! Don your best Hawaiian shirt or ‘70s garb and head out to one (or both) of the fabulous parties happening on the peninsula this weekend. Rather spend your time in snowpants, boots and snowshoes? Plenty of opportunities abound following this week’s snowfall. Friday, January 13 Baileys Harbor Extra Do you wish the […]

  • Local Knights of Columbus Free Throw Competition is Jan. 14, 2017

    All boys and girls ages 9 to 14 are invited to participate in the local level of competition for the 2017 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship. The local competition will be held Jan. 14 with registration and practice at 10 am and the start of the competition at 11 am in the St. John Bosco/Corpus Christi […]

  • Overheard and Pet Peeves: Jan. 6, 2017

    OVERHEARD Are there tid-bits of conversations you’ve heard while standing in line at the grocery store, serving a table, or walking down the sidewalk that make you smile, cringe or laugh out loud?   “I like flaccid bacon, not erect.”   “I’m a dance risk because I’ve got killer moves.”   “A raspberry bush is […]

  • Manners Matter: Why Do People Go Out When They’re Sick?

      Dear Mary Pat, We had our annual NYE party and a lot of our good friends and family attended as they usually do. My only complaint is that my cousin showed up with her husband and they were both really sick. Never ones to miss a celebration, they said they couldn’t bear the thought […]

  • Many Unopposed in Door County’s Spring 2017 Elections

    Family issues have caused Sturgeon Bay Alderman Will Gregory not to seek re-election in the spring. Gregory, who won as a write-in candidate in April 2015, considered himself the “loyal opposition,” along with Alderwoman Kelly Catarozoli, who was also elected in the spring of 2015 amidst what many perceived as a “good old boy” common […]

  • Commentary: Cause Marketing – Good for Business, Not Always for Charity

      When a business affiliates its brand with a beloved charity, it’s good for the company’s bottom line. Countless studies have conclusively shown that consumers are far more willing to spend money at a business if they know a percentage of their purchase is going to a nonprofit organization they respect. Unfortunately, evidence is mounting […]

  • UW-Stevens Point to Host Federal Duck Stamp Art Competition

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has selected the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point to host the 2017 Federal Duck Stamp Art Competition. This competition, which attracts many of the top wildlife artists from across the country each year, will be held Sept. 15-16, 2017 on the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point campus […]

  • America on Foot: Pulse Writer Begins Solitary Cross-Country Trek

      The idea to walk 3,300 miles across the United States first entered my mind at a holiday meal about 12 years ago. I was in my early teens sitting next to my uncle and, judging by the red-checkered tablecloth and spaghetti on my plate, it was either Christmas or Easter. Uncle Todd told me […]

  • Agencies Release Kewaunee Biodigester Request for Proposals

    Three state agencies released their joint Request for Proposals “to business consortiums and farmers interested in utilizing anaerobic digester technology to build, operate, and maintain a system to treat manure from dairy farms,” the agencies said in a joint Jan. 3 press release. In short, it is an unprecedented attempt by the state to kick-start […]

  • Sister Bay Buzz: Jan. 6-13, 2017

    By Zeke Jackson, Village Administrator I’d like to wish all of you a very happy and healthy new year. Speaking of the New Year, this year’s New Year’s Eve fireworks display out at the Sports Complex was fantastic, with a record number of attendees. Everybody is invited to the Right Off the Wall art show […]

  • Trivia: What Was First State-Chartered Public University in U.S.?

      Question: What was the first state-chartered public university in the United States?   Answer: University of Georgia, 1785  

  • Reused News: Jan. 6, 2017

    “The second biennial session of the Wisconsin legislature opens next Wednesday. The State Journal says that the senate and assembly chambers are rapidly being placed in readiness for occupancy, and they will be in better condition for the comfort of the solons than ever before. Both chambers will be splendidly illuminated during night sessions by […]

  • Roy & Charlotte Lukes: Skunks, Black & White Perfume Dispensers

    The unmistakable odor of a skunk has greeted me every time I’ve walked out to the mailbox within the past few weeks. He or she has taken up winter residence in the culvert pipe beneath our driveway entrance very close to the mailbox. Both ends of the pipe are somewhat closed up and apparently there […]

  • Featured Pet: Tyson

    This is Tyson, a seven-month-old feline who came to the Door County Humane Society (DCHS) as a stray in August and ever since has been looking for a loving family to call his own. As you can see by the picture, he is a handsome guy with an orange and white coat. When he first […]

  • Pest Profile: The Colorado Potato Beetle

    by Annie Deutsch, Door County UW-Extension Agriculture Agent When choosing how to control a garden pest, it can be very overwhelming trying to sort through all the options to find something that will meet your needs. However, before you even pull a trowel off a shelf, head to the store to buy an insecticide or […]

  • Framed: Jarosh Family at Polar Bear Plunge

    Jacksonport Polar Bear Plunge veterans (back row, from left) Jon, J.R. and Joe Jarosh snap a family photo with (front row) Madi, Camden, Abby and Anna following the icy dip into Lake Michigan on Jan. 1. It was the first plunge for Abby and Anna, 10, who joined their father, and the event’s founder, J.R. […]

  • Gov. Walker Fights to Keep Legislative Maps

    Governor Scott Walker Gov. Walker wants the state to fight to keep the legislative maps that he signed into law and that had given Republicans a reliable election edge for five years until federal judges struck them down last month. “Oh, clearly on principle alone they should fight this,” Walker said of the state Department […]

  • Not Many Fans of Student Drug Testing Proposal

    A proposal by Republican Assemblyman Joel Kleefisch to conduct random drug tests of high school students who take part in extracurricular activities or park vehicles on school property is not being well received. Kleefisch, husband of Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch, said the idea grew out of discussions of a task force he was involved in […]

  • Server of the Week: Emeil Marks

      His boss calls him a postal clerk extraordinaire Who goes about his office duties with a special kind of flair. If you’ve ever met Emeil, you know this to be true He’s a very special member of the Door County postal crew.   Although his postal home base is in Sister Bay Find him […]

  • Cheers!: Leinie’s Memories of the 1980s

    Before the craft beer evolution/revolution had really taken hold, I was a big fan of Leinenkugel’s beer. Back in the time I speak of – the early 1980s – there was no Leinie’s Summer Shandy or IPL. Not counting Leinie’s Light (which, of course does not count as beer), there were, as far as my […]

  • Women’s Cancer Support Group Started

    Jak’s Place announces the start of a new Women’s Cancer Support Group. The group welcomes women who have been diagnosed with cancer and are in the process of cancer treatment or have completed treatment. The small confidential groups meet for six-week sessions Wednesday evenings from 6:30 to 7:30 pm at Jak’s Place, 820 Egg Harbor […]

  • Green Bay Packers to Host Giants in Wild Card

    In the final game of the NFL’s 2016 season, the Green Bay Packers (10-6) defeated the Detroit Lions (9-7), 31-24, on last weekend’s Sunday Night Football. The victory gave the Packers the NFC North Division championship for the fifth time in the past six seasons and a first-round home game. They will host the New […]

  • Monday Night Volleyball: Jan. 2, 2017

    STANDINGS As of Jan. 2, 2017 A League, W-L Music Masters DJs, 18-3 Nicolet Beach Concessions, 18-3 Some Spike It Hot, 13-8 The P.E.S.T.S., 10-11 To Be Determined, 5-16 The Rads, 0-21   B League, W-L Red Room, 20-1 Econo Double Baggers, 16-4 Door County Coffee, 14-7 Bay Ship Sharks, 13-8 Institute Saloon, 11-9 Peninsula […]

  • High School Winter Athletics: Jan. 6-13, 2017

    GIBRALTAR Boys Basketball Jan. 6 vs. Southern Door, 7:30 pm Jan. 10 @ Sturgeon Bay, 7:30 pm  Girls Basketball Jan. 9 @ Chilton, 7:15 pm Jan. 13 vs. Kewaunee, 7:30 pm   SEVASTOPOL Boys Basketball Jan. 6 vs. Sturgeon Bay, 7:30 pm Jan. 10 @ Southern Door, 7:30 pm Jan. 13 vs. NEWCHAA (location TBA), […]

  • Sister Bay Tavern League Bowling Scores: Dec. 29, 2016

      High Series: Jason Daubner 656, Leif Mickelson 629, Taylor Mueller 618 High Game: Taylor Mueller 230, Jason Daubner 230, Leif Mickelson 226 High Team Game: AC Tap 935 High Team Series: AC Tap 2,585  

  • Local Prep and Professional Sports Standings: Jan. 1, 2017

      Girls Basketball Standings –Packerland Conference (School, Conference Record, Overall Record, Conference PCT) Kewaunee, 6-0, 8-2, 1.000 Southern Door, 5-1, 7-3, .833 Algoma, 4-2, 4-8, .667 Green Bay N.E.W., 3-3, 4-6, .500 Gibraltar, 2-3, 6-4, .400 Oconto, 2-4, 8-4, .333 Sturgeon Bay, 1-5, 1-10, .167 Sevastopol, 0-5, 1-7, .000   Boys Basketball Standings –Packerland Conference […]

  • By the Numbers: President Barack Obama

      0 Despite then-Vice President Dick Cheney’s warning that if voters elected a Democrat as president in 2008, we’d be “hit again and hit hard” by al Qaeda, the number of successful al Qaeda attacks on U.S. soil since Obama became president.   3.3 The percentage government spending has increased annually under Obama, the lowest […]

  • Letter to the Editor: Climate Change – Truth or Consequence for Wisconsin

    I am disappointed with Wisconsin’s current policies that eviscerate evidence-based science from the DNR public information regarding climate change. “As it has done throughout the centuries, the earth is going through change. The reasons for this change at this particular time in the earth’s long history are being debated and researched by academic entities outside […]

  • Letter to the Editor: Thoughts on Sturgeon Bay Westside Development

    By now all property tax payers of Sturgeon Bay should have received their tax Real Estate Tax Bill for 2016. All except the Westside hotel developer who should have received one for nearly $162,500 if not for they lawsuits filed by No Big Dumb Hotel (NBDH) crowd, also known as the Friends of Sturgeon Bay […]

  • Letter to the Editor: No Need for Political Commentary in the Pulse

    I like your [Jim Lundstrom] writing and love the Pulse, but I could really do without political commentary in the Pulse, such as yours in the “What a Very Weird Year It Was” article in the latest Pulse. Trump is indeed different, even weird and unsettling at times, and that’s exactly what won him the […]

  • Letter to the Editor: Trees Cut Down on Cottage Row

    Two days ago while visiting our summer place at the top of Gibraltar Road, south of Fish Creek, I had the opportunity of traveling down my very favorite short stretch of Door County roadway – Upper Cottage Row. I saw parked on the side of the road a cutting crew eyeing about six or seven […]

  • Obituary: Dennis Jerome Hafeman

    Dennis Jerome Hafeman, 76, of Sturgeon Bay, passed away at his home on January 1, 2017.  He was born June 18, 1940, in Algoma to Harold and Helen (Knutson) Hafeman.  Dennis graduated from Algoma High School in 1958, and went on to UW Stout to further his education.  On August 26, 1961, he married Mary […]

  • Obituary: Lory Lemens-Deleon

    Lory Lemens-Deleon, 59, of Sturgeon Bay, died Dec. 29, 2016 at St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay.  She was born in Sturgeon Bay on Sept. 16, 1957 to Orville and Alice (O’Dean) Lemens. Lory worked as a book keeper for Marine Travel Lift for a number of years.  Her pastimes included: shopping, working in her yard, […]

  • Obituary: Virginia Eva Stellwagen

    Virginia Eva Stellwagen, 93 years, of Green Bay, formerly of Sturgeon Bay, died  Thursday, December 29, 2016 while residing at Manor Care East in Green Bay. She was born May 12, 1923 in Wakefield, MI, the daughter of the late Victor and Belle (Franklin) Londo. She was graduated from Sturgeon Bay High School. On July […]

  • Obituary: Eric William Juhlin

    Eric William Juhlin, 52, of Sturgeon Bay, died Thursday, December 29, 2016 at his home. He was born June 4, 1964 in Green Bay, the son of Lowell and Bette (Walker) Juhlin. Eric attended Southern Door High School before enlisting in the United States Coast Guard where he served eight years from 1982 through 1990. […]

  • Obituary: Andrew Gilbert ‘Andy’ Lawrence

    Andrew Gilbert “Andy” Lawrence, 87, of Sturgeon Bay, died Dec. 28, 2016, in Green Bay.  He was born April 27, 1929, in Sturgeon Bay to Andrew H. and Emma (Tesar) Lawrence.  On Aug. 22, 1953, he married Betty Wetak at Corpus Christi Church.  She preceded him in death on Dec. 30, 2010. Andy worked as […]

  • Obituary: Sarah Marie Lasee

    Sarah Marie Lasee, 35, of Jacksonport, died December 27, 2016 at St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay, following a five-year battle with cancer. She was born September 15, 1981 at St. Vincent Hospital, the daughter of John Anthony Lasee and Debra Ann (Gallagher) Lasee. Sarah attended school at Sevastopol and graduated with the Pioneer class […]

  • Obituary: Ruthann St Arnold

    Ruthann St Arnold, 68, of Sturgeon Bay, died Tuesday, December 27, 2016 in the comfort of her home with her husband, Robert, at her side. She was born September 26, 1948 in Chicago, IL, the daughter of Hilding “Bill” R. Ahlstrom and Edna (Oyer) Ahlstrom. Ruthann attended school in Chicago and graduated from high school […]

  • Obituary: Henry S. Flowers

    Henry S. Flowers, 95, of Sturgeon Bay, formerly of Winchester, VA, passed away Friday, December 23, 2016 at home with his family at his side. He was born October 24, 1921 in Sumter, S.C., the son of Wade Hampton and Carrie (Watts) Flowers. Upon graduation from high school, Henry attended Clemson University, but his studies […]

  • Volunteers Needed for Point-In-Time Street Count in Door and Kewaunee Counties

    Lakeshore Community Action Program (CAP) is looking for volunteers to assist in conducting the semiannual Point-In-Time Street Count in Door & Kewaunee County regarding our homeless population. Lakeshore CAP is seeking volunteers for the night of Jan. 25 and the early morning of Jan. 28. Volunteers can sign up together or as individuals who will […]

  • CPR Classes Offered at Sister Bay/Liberty Grove Fire Department

    The Sister Bay & Liberty Grove Fire Department is partnering with the American Safety & Health Institute to offer classes to educate the community in the proper method of using an AED and performing CPR. The four-hour classes will teach infant, child and adult CPR and offers a two-year certification. Classes will be offered on […]

  • ‘Resources for Living in Northern Door County’ Is Topic of Jan. 29 Community Health Info Program

    Northern Door Health & Wellness Ministry continues its Community Health Information Programs with an upcoming presentation, “Resources for Living in Northern Door County,” on Jan. 29, 4 pm, at First Baptist Church, Sister Bay. Speakers will be Pam Bush from Door-Tran and Sheila Petroni from Neighbor-to-Neighbor. As people age, their ability to be totally independent […]

  • Last Chance to Donate to 2016 Door County United Way Campaign

    With less than a week to go in the annual United Way of Door County fundraising campaign, the effort remains about three-quarters of the way toward the community need of $525,000. “As of Monday [Jan. 1, 2017], we’re at $387,931.81 or 73.8 percent of our target,” said Amy Kohnle, executive director of the United Way […]

  • ‘Move Over’ Law is Wisconsin State Patrol’s Law of the Month

    The Wisconsin State Patrol Law of the Month is the Move Over Law. This law states drivers must provide a safety zone for stopped law enforcement and other emergency vehicles. “Drivers are required to shift lanes if possible or at least slow down when encountering a law enforcement vehicle, ambulance, fire truck, tow truck, highway […]

  • Door County YMCA Thanks Angels from Angel Tree Program

    The Door County YMCA would like to thank all of the generous “angels” that helped make Christmas merry and bright for 118 children in the Door County community. The YMCA hosted its second annual Angel Tree program this past December. In just under ten days, more than 100 generous individuals selected ornaments from angel trees […]

  • Southern Door Fitness Center Memberships Available

    The Southern Door Talon Fitness Center is available for residents of the Southern Door community with a membership fee of $100 per year. Membership allows residents access to the workout equipment in the fitness center during non-school and student use times. Talon Fitness is accessible to membership seven days a week. Monday through Friday, the […]

  • Door County Supports Peninsula Pride Farms Well Water Program

    Door County has signed a letter of support for the Peninsula Pride Farms Water Well program, which helps families in Kewaunee County and Southern Door cover the costs associated with well water tainted by E.coli, no matter the source of the problem. The group will pay for bottled water and a well inspection for homeowners, […]

  • Municipal Meetings: Jan. 6-13, 2017

    DOOR COUNTY City of Sturgeon Bay: The Finance/Purchasing & Building Committee meets at 4 pm on Jan. 10. The Community Protection & Services Committee meets at 4:30 pm on Jan. 12. County of Door: The Highway committee meets at 10 am on Jan. 9. The EMS Committee meets at 2 pm on Jan. 9. The […]

  • Births: Dec. 26-28, 2016

    Leigh and Sheena Zielke, Sister Bay, are the parents of a daughter born on Dec. 26, 2016, at Door County Medical Center, Sturgeon Bay. Maternal grandparent is Valerie Branson, Merrillan, Wis. Paternal grandparents are Leigh and Mary Zielke, Sister Bay. Dana and Samuel Vandertie, Sturgeon Bay, are the parents of a son born on Dec. […]

  • Science Snippet: Caloric Consumption of Sloths and Hummingbirds

    Three-toed sloths of Costa Rico are the poster-children for the word “sloth.” In fact, these are the slowest mammals on earth. They spend most of their lives in a few trees and pass their time resting, eating or sleeping, and when they move, it’s at a snail’s pace. Every week or so they slowly make […]

  • Fran Shefchik to Semi-Retire from PortSide Builders

    Beginning in January of 2017, Fran Shefchik, founder of PortSide Builders, Inc., will begin his transition into semi-retirement. Shefchik will continue to serve the company as a public relations representative, as well as the chair of the board of directors. Since starting the company in 1977, Shefchik has been an exceptional leader and role model, […]

  • GM Kevin Egan Retires from Baileys Harbor Yacht Club Resort

    The Baileys Harbor Yacht Club Resort announced that General Manager Kevin Egan has retired effective Dec. 31, 2016. Egan will remain as an adviser as needed. Matthew Falk, currently assistant general manager, assumed the role of general manager as of Jan. 1, 2017. Falk has been with the resort since 2007 and has more than […]

  • Amy M. Sullivan Named Partner of Pinkert Law Firm

    Pinkert Law Firm LLP is pleased to announce that Attorney Amy M. Sullivan has been named a partner of the firm as of Jan. 1, 2017. She is a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin and a past president of the Door County Bar Association. A native of southern Door, Sullivan graduated from Ripon […]

  • Meet Building Professionals at Brown County 2017 Home Expo

    An online search is no match for real life connections with industry professionals – make these connections at The Brown County Home Builders Association’s (BCHBA) 2017 Home Expo. A variety of vendors will be on display in one convenient location Jan. 26-29 at the KI Convention Center, 333 Main St., Green Bay. Hours are: Jan. […]

  • Dancin’ on the Door Presents Mini Ballet at Baileys Harbor Town Hall Jan. 8

    Dancin’ on the Door’s Youth Program presents “Sara and the Toy Shoppe: A Mini Ballet Production” on Jan. 8 at 3 pm at the Baileys Harbor Town Hall. This is a sweet story about a girl, a toy shoppe and the gifts of this beautiful season of giving. Admission for ages 10 and older is […]

  • Door County Yoga Offers 40 Days of Yoga for $40

    Door County Yoga is offering a $40 for 40 days of yoga special. During any day in January start your 40 days of unlimited yoga classes. All classes are drop-in so there’s no need to pre-register. Mats provided. Door County Yoga is a boutique yoga studio in downtown Sturgeon Bay. The studio offers a variety […]

  • McCaulley Celebrates Door County Nature with Solo Exhibit

    The unpredictable weather, dramatic seasons and ever-changing landscape of the Door Peninsula have inspired a collection of artwork by local artist John McCaulley that will welcome a new year of exhibits at Glas Coffeehouse in Sturgeon Bay. The solo fine art exhibit, Simplicity, celebrates the complexities of Door County’s seasons, terrain and landscape with the […]

  • Wisconsinites At the 2017 Grammys

    A Northwest Wisconsin musician and producer will join musical legends David Bowie, Iggy Pop, Radiohead and PJ Harvey as a nominee for the Best Alternative Music Album during the 59th Annual Grammy Awards in February. Indie folk band Bon Iver, led by Eau Claire singer-songwriter Justin Vernon, is up for its fifth Grammy nomination in […]

  • In Pursuit of an Indoor Igloo

    Door County Library Youth Services Librarian Beth Lokken wants to give local children the chance to read their library books in the comfort of an arctic-style home at the Sturgeon Bay branch, but she needs the public’s help to make it happen. Since September, Lokken has collected 250 one-gallon juice, milk and water jugs for […]

  • Koulias Home in Jacksonport Sells for $1,200

    The Town of Jacksonport revealed on Dec. 29 that one valid bid had been submitted for the three-bedroom Koulias home on the town’s Lakeside Park property. The winning bid for $1,200 was submitted by Stefani and Todd Burke. Stefani Burke could not stand the thought of the Koulias home – or any good structure for […]

  • Review: ‘Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis’

    After the bombardment of postmortems following November’s election, many of us feel that we have reached the point that the autopsies of the autopsies have left no political remains to be buried. Nonetheless, let me recommend J.D. Vance’s Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis. The 31-year-old author writes of his […]

  • Learn 2017 Gardening Trends at Next Door County Master Gardeners Lecture

    Crossroads at Big Creek will host a screening of the film Chasing Ice on Jan. 6 at 2 pm. This film documents the acclaimed environmental photographer James Balog’s assignment for National Geographic, to travel to the Arctic to capture images to help tell the story of the Earth’s changing climate. This screening is free and […]

  • Door Community Auditorium’s Lecture Series Starts with ‘Student Activism in South Africa’

    On Jan. 14 at 10 am, Door Community Auditorium (DCA) will kick off its Distinguished Lecture Series with a lecture called “#FeesMustFall: Student Activism in South Africa,” presented by St. Norbert College lecturer Dr. Jeremy Doughty. Doughty will discuss South African students’ activism, which on the surface appears to protest tuition increases, but in reality […]

  • Free Art for Health Workshops for Kids in January

    Door County Medical Center (DCMC) would like to remind the public that the Art for Health workshops for children are beginning at the end of January. These workshops are free to the public and are very popular. The Art for Health program is a series of free workshops for children, ages 4-7 & 8-12 years […]

  • Bring Ukuleles to Door Community Auditorium’s Winter Luau

    On Jan. 13 and 14, Door Community Auditorium’s winter season will start with a bang with a winter luau, a ukulele jam, a film screening and a concert in its cozy fireside lobby. DCA will host a Hawaiian-themed evening in conjunction with a screening of the PBS documentary Jake Shimabukuro: Life on Four Strings on […]

  • Whenever There’s Snow, Ski for Free at Crossroads at Big Creek

    When there’s an adequate amount of snow, Crossroads at Big Creek will continue its Ski for Free program on Jan. 7 & 8. Friends of Crossroads lend ski equipment and snowshoes, free of charge, to residents and visitors of Door County. Skiers should go to the Maintenance Building to be fit and then sent out […]

  • Call for Art Teams for PenArt’s Disco Ball

    Creative competition in funky, timed events is in store for members of Art Teams at the Disco Ball on Jan. 14, 6 – 9 pm, at Peninsula School of Art. Anyone 21-years-old and older is invited to form a team of six members to compete for prizes during the Ball. Artistic prowess is not a […]

  • Washington Island Artists in UU Gallery Exhibit

    In January the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Door County (UUFDC) is featuring artists who are members of the Washington Island Art Association. The WIAA was formed in the early 1960s by a group of artists who gathered on Washington Island at Martha Stelter’s Holiday Inn to paint and make art. The Association has continued to […]

  • Elephant and Piggie Coming to Sturgeon Bay Library

    The Door County Library will host a book character program at the Sturgeon Bay branch. On Jan. 28 at 12:30 pm children are invited to meet Mo Willems’ Elephant and Piggie for stories, crafts, games and snacks. Parents are reminded to bring cameras. The Sturgeon Bay Library is located at 107 S. 4th Ave. For […]

  • Kyle White Publishes New Regional Book

      Author and illustrator Kyle White has published a new book titled Neighbor As Yourself. White is a Stevens Point native, and the nonfiction book concentrates on the Midwest. He has been featured in the Peninsula Pulse and The Door Voice, and is a frequent visitor to Door County. “Neighbor As Yourself is a humorous […]

  • Dickinson Poetry Series Features Cynthia Barnes Johnson

    Cynthia Barnes Johnson will be the featured poet in the UU Fellowship’s Dickinson Poetry Series on Jan. 11 at 7 pm. A published poet since the second grade, Johnson may or may not eventually write as many poems as Dickinson did (1,775) but she continues to notice things about the world and write about them. […]

  • The Bestseller List: Dec. 25, 2016

      HARDCOVER FICTION 1. The Underground Railroad, by Colson Whitehead 2. All the Light We Cannot See, by Anthony Doerr 3. Commonwealth, by Ann Patchett 4. The Whistler, by John Grisham 5. Moonglow, by Michael Chabon HARDCOVER NONFICTION 1. Hillbilly Elegy, by J.D. Vance 2. Born to Run, by Bruce Springsteen 3. Atlas Obscura, by […]