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Peninsula Pulse November 9-16, 2018

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  • Questions & Artists: Faith Frykman

    For more than a decade Faith Frykman has been a positive presence in the Door County art community. She was instrumental in organizing and participating in the Sturgeon Bay Art Crawl and also in creating and contributing to the Door Peninsula Arts Guide. Having exhibited at galleries throughout the peninsula, Frykman is known for her […]

  • OBITUARY: Gary Farber

    Gary Farber, 75, of Ellison Bay, died at home on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, due to heart problems.  Gary was born Dec. 4, 1942, in Waukesha to Royal and Beatrice Farber. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Marcia “Marcy” Mittelstrass Farber, his son Corbin K. Farber and his wife Jacqui of Waukesha; […]

  • OBITUARY: Marjorie A. Anschutz

    Marjorie A. Anschutz, 93, of Sturgeon Bay, died Nov. 4, 2018 at Sturgeon Bay Health Services.  She was born March 15, 1925 in Gardner to Emil and Charlotte (Corbisier) Alberts.  On Nov. 17, 1945 she married Alvin G. Anschutz in Little Rock, Arkansas.  He preceded her in death on May 2, 2005. During WW II […]

  • OBITUARY: Susan M. Meyer

    Susan M. Meyer, 67, of Fish Creek, died at St. Vincent’s Hospital on Nov. 4, 2018.  She was born Dec. 6, 1950 in Milwaukee to Ralph and Marie (Meyer) Hille.  On Nov. 21, 1970, she married Dennis A. Meyer in Milwaukee who died on June 18, 2015. Susan was dedicated to rescuing cats.  She was […]

  • OBITUARY: Viola Monfils

    Viola Monfils, 93, of Brussels, passed away on Nov. 5, 2018.  She was born Nov. 26, 1924 in Gardner to Ernest and Annie (Jeanquart) Euclide.  On April 24, 1945, she married Gerard Monfils in Namur.  He preceded her in death on Dec. 8, 2012. Viola loved making Belgian pies and enjoyed working in her flower […]

  • OBITUARY: Rev. Roger W. Falk

    Rev. Roger W. Falk, 79, of Sturgeon Bay, died Nov. 8, 2018 in Green Bay.  He was born July 4, 1939 in Shawano, WI to Gilbert and Arlene (Rotter) Falk.  Roger was the first of 5 siblings, and he lived in the Bonduel and Cecil area until 1942 when his family moved to Washington Island.  […]

  • OBITUARY: Vincent A. Davel

    Vincent A. Davel, 84, of Sturgeon Bay, passed away on Friday, Nov. 2, 2018. He was born on June 12, 1934 in Loyal, the son of the late Alexander and Gertrude (Bichler) Davel.  After graduating from a seminary school in La Crosse, Vince attended Marquette University.  At Marquette, he received his bachelor’s degree in Journalism.  […]

  • OBITUARY: Robert David Patza Sr

    Robert David Patza Sr., 71, of Sturgeon Bay was called home to Heaven on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018. He was born on June 26, 1947 in Sturgeon Bay, the son of the late Joseph and Glenice (Simon) Patza.  Robert grew up in Sturgeon Bay and attended Sevastopol school from elementary to high school. He loved […]

  • Become Safety-Certified on Snowmobile

    A DNR-certified snowmobile safety course will be held on two days at the Egg Harbor Town Hall. The first session begins at 5 pm on Dec. 4. The second session begins at 8 am Dec. 8. All Wisconsin recreational safety students are required to obtain a Wisconsin DNR Customer ID Number before the completion of […]

  • Sevastopol Wins 8-man Football Title

    by Matt Pothast The Sevastopol Pioneers were pioneers in more ways than one Nov. 3 at Stanley-Boyd High School, where they exercised a history of demons that goes back decades with a win sparked in part by a second-generation player. Nathan Stenzel capped off a game-winning drive with a 4-yard scoring run with 2 minutes, […]

  • High School Sports Schedule: Nov. 9 – 16

    GIBRALTAR Girls Basketball Nov. 13 vs. Hilbert, 7:30 pm Nov. 15 @ Sturgeon Bay, 7:30 pm   SEVASTOPOL Girls Basketball Nov. 16 vs. NEW Lutheran, 7:30 pm   SOUTHERN DOOR Girls Basketball Nov. 15 vs. Kewaunee, 7:30 pm   STURGEON BAY Girls Basketball Nov. 13 vs. Shawano Community, 7:30 pm Nov. 15 vs. Gibraltar, 7:30 […]

  • Letter to the Editor: Dear Sigmund

    I know this person that is in desperate need of mental help and refuses to seek it. I will share some of the symptoms they suffer from, and hopefully you will be able to make a diagnosis. Habitual liar, no empathy, cannot distinguish between fact and fiction, obsessed with power, money, and the size of […]

  • Letter to the Editor: Thanks to Our Sponsors

    Literacy Door County (LDC) is a nonprofit group that provides one-on-one tutoring in English to anyone who wants to improve their speaking, reading and writing skills. The only cost to the student is the price of the workbook. Someone from LDC meets with each student to determine their level of English; we match the student […]

  • Letter to the Editor: Enough Is Enough

    God, guns and guts made America great, not someone like Donald Trump. I would like to commend Democratic Senator Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota, who showed her guts by following her conscience not the populous, during the Kavanaugh vote. She showed strong leadership regardless of the consequences. Yet sadly we Americans have had to witness […]

  • By the Numbers: Veterans Day

    We take a look at numbers surrounding the U.S. legal holiday dedicated to American veterans. 11-11-11 In 1918, on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, a temporary cessation of hostilities – or armistice – was declared between the Allied nations and Germany. It has long been seen as the end […]

  • Commentary: Broadband Expansion Moving Forward Across Wisconsin

    by Lon Roberts, Chair, Wisconsin Public Service Commission The nation’s telecommunications industry is changing at a rapid pace. This change is driven by the large number of people demanding equipment and services with high-speed internet access. There has been a virtual explosion of new services being offered online. Smartphones, hand-held computers, and a wide variety […]

  • State News: ACA Enrollment, Milwaukee Hop, Medicaid Requirements

    Madison Company Releases Test to Aid Early Autism Detection A blood test that could help identify autism in children as young as 18 months hit the market this week, released by a Madison-based company. In the United States, the average child with autism gets diagnosed at 4 years old. Behavioral tests can identify autism two […]

  • Reps in the News: Walker, Baldwin on Election Results

    Governor Scott Walker The City of Milwaukee reconstructed 2,000 of 47,500 absentee ballots cast in Tuesday’s general election and the validity of those ballots will play a role in whether Gov. Walker demands a recount in his loss against Democrat Tony Evers. The Milwaukee Election Commission on Wednesday acknowledged the number of damaged and reconstructed […]

  • Municipal Meetings: Nov. 9 – 16

    DOOR COUNTY City of Sturgeon Bay:  The Finance/Purchasing & Building Committee meets at 4 pm Nov. 13. The Community Protection & Services Committee meets at 4:30 pm Nov. 15. County of Door:  The Highway and Airport Committee meets at 9 am Nov. 12. The Administrative Committee meets at 11 am Nov. 12. The Public Safety […]

  • Door County Included in Elder Abuse Grant

    Last year agencies throughout the state received 8,469 calls regarding elder abuse, according to the Annual Elder Abuse and Neglect Report issued by the Bureau of Aging and Disability Resources division of the Wisconsin Department of Health Services. Elder abuse calls in Wisconsin have steadily increased every year in this century, from 3,251 in 2001 […]

  • Appeals Court Upholds Former Humane Society Director’s Conviction

    In a decision issued Nov. 6, a state appeals court upheld the conviction of Carrie Counihan, 42, the former director of the Door County Humane Society, for embezzling from the organization. In accord with a plea agreement, Counihan pled no contest to five misdemeanor theft counts committed while she served as executive director of the […]

  • News From This Week’s Past: The End of World War I

    All items are from the Door County Library’s newspaper archives, and they appear in the same form as they were first published, including misspellings and grammatical errors.   The Expositor November 14, 1873 In a moderate sized conflagration this town would lose more than the cost of a good fire engine. Why not have one, […]

  • A Beautiful Fool: The Daisy Buchanan

    Winter has appeared on the horizon, which means the cocktail list at Hatch Distilling Co. in Egg Harbor has switched from summer refreshments to a new batch of creations geared toward chillier days. The new list went into effect on October 29 and will be served through the holiday months. The list features five new […]

  • Door to Nature: Feeder Birds Change with the Seasons

    Now that we’ve had a few light frosty mornings the bird and plant ecosystem is changing. The American goldfinches are late nesters and were absent from my yard during much of September to mid-October. That’s when the adults were going through their postnuptial molt. Now the feeders and yard are teeming with lots of them. […]

  • ABBA Helps Southern Door Meet Milestone: Southern Door High School celebrates 50 years of musicals with ‘Mamma Mia!’

    Earlier this year, on the red carpet for the motion picture Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, members of the Swedish pop group ABBA announced their intention to create new music after a 35-year hiatus. With a worldwide opening weekend of $82 million for Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (the largest opening weekend for […]

  • Overheard & Shot Outs: Nov. 9, 2018

    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? “Maybe in your real life you really just don’t feel like Wonder Woman.” “There’s something about the communal experience of shared emotion.” […]

  • State Commander Nellie P. De Baker on Veterans Day

    by Nellie P. De Baker, State Commander and National Vice Commander Polish Legion of American Veterans Veterans Day is a sacred day to commemorate all men and women who have served in the military service, who have served somewhere in the United States and the world to preserve freedoms for everyone.   Celebrations of remembrances are […]

  • Server of the Week: Jen Neitzke at Zion Lutheran School Early Childhood Center

    To all the kids at school she’s known as Ms. Jen. Whether it’s crafting, braiding hair, or reading a story, she’s really their Mother Hen.   The brood at Zion isn’t her only one, At home she tends to real chickens, Which she says is also a lot of fun.   For her students, family […]

  • Call for Water-related Poems

    Write On, Door County is partnering with the Door Community Auditorium (DCA) to present “Words on Water” for the Fireside Coffeehouse Series. Presented annually as “Words on Fire,” the 2019 offering is part of the countywide celebration and discussion of water. “Words on Water” will be presented Feb. 2, 7 pm at DCA. Write On […]

  • Manners Matter: The Policial Divide

    Dear Mary Pat, It’s the eve of the election night and I’m already dreading the outcome. Even if my candidates win, half of my friends are going to be depressed, angry, disbelieving, etc. Each “side” is so convinced that they are all good and the other is all bad. There has to be a way […]

  • New Wave Therapy Renamed Pulsed EM Therapy

    The New Wave Therapy company, located at the Top of the Hill Shops in Fish Creek, has been reorganized and is now known as Pulsed EM Therapy LLC. The products offered for sale include equipment to provide pulsed electromagnetic field therapy ( PEMF)  also called physiotherapy. Therapy sessions are available on site from certified practitioners. […]

  • Peninsula Symphonic Band Under New Leadership

    Earlier this year and with little fanfare, Paula Eggert ended her 14 years as musical director of the Peninsula Symphonic Band (PSB) and turned the baton over to Jason Palmer, making him the fourth person to lead the volunteer musical organization since it was founded in 1990. “It’s a new director, I won’t say a […]

  • Financial Coffee Club for Women Meets Nov. 14

    Tara Pierre, local Edward Jones financial adviser, will host a coffee club for women on Nov. 14, 8 am at GLAS Coffeehouse in Sturgeon Bay. At this upcoming coffee club, Pierre will discuss current market conditions. For more information visit edwardjones.com.

  • Christoph Ptack Named Peninsula Music Festival Executive Director

    The Peninsula Music Festival, now entering its 67th season, named Christoph Ptack as the Festival’s new executive director. Ptack officially begins his tenure in January 2019. A former artistic administrator at the Lyric Opera of Chicago for more than a decade, Ptack took on his first administrative position in 1992, as the artistic administrator of […]

  • Trivia: What’s The Largest Turkey Hunted in Wisconsin?

    Question:  What’s the largest turkey on record hunted in Wisconsin?   Answer:  A 34.5-pound male turkey shot by Scott Cernohous in St. Croix, Wis. It’s the second largest wild turkey ever recorded in America. According to the National Wild Turkey Federation, Iowa and Wisconsin produce the heaviest turkeys.

  • A History of Beer and People: New book details brewing history of Duluth-Superior

    Tony Dierckins writes local history books for a living, but his latest release didn’t seem like work. “It was a fun book to put together. A lot of work but fun at the same time, which is rare. Usually it’s just a lot of work,” he said. Naturally Brewed, Naturally Better: The Historic Breweries of […]

  • Cheers!: Beep that Bleep! Pabst American Pale Ale!

    Yup! Pabst makes an American pale ale. Or, let me rephrase that – someone brews an APA for Pabst. All the can label tells us is “Pabst Brewing Company, La Crosse.” So, I am guessing that City Brewery of La Crosse contract brews this beer for Pabst. I saw a sixer of these 16-ouncers towering […]

  • Feature: One Hundred Years Since the End of ‘The Great War’

    A century ago, on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, the “war to end all wars” ended. With the signing of the armistice on Nov. 11, 1918, between the Allies of World War I and Germany, a prelude to the formal Treaty of Versailles that would be signed six months […]

  • The Bestseller List: Nov. 9, 2018

    HARDCOVER FICTION 1. Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver 2. The Reckoning by John Grisham 3. The Witch Elm by Tana French 4. Killing Commendatore by Haruki Murakami 5. Virgil Wander by Leif Enger HARDCOVER NONFICTION 1. Educated by Tara Westover 2. Gmorning, Gnight!: Little Pep Talks for Me & You by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jonny Sun (Illus.) […]

  • USDA Announces Rural Development Grants

    Wisconsin Rural Development State Director Frank Frassetto announced that USDA is awarding grants for 128 projects to increase access to job training, educational and health care services in rural areas. “These services provide access for those who live and work in rural areas which can reduce the barriers of time and distance to deliver quality […]

  • DNR Reminds Hunters of the Deer Donation Program

    Each year, hunters, meat processors and food pantries help families in need by working closely with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and its partners to donate thousands of pounds of venison to food pantries. The Deer Donation Program was established in the year 2000. Since then, more than 91,000 deer have been donated and […]

  • Department of Public Instruction Holding Hearing on Open Enrollment

    The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction will conduct a preliminary public hearing from 9:30 to 10:30 am on Nov. 16 on a statement of scope related to alternative applications for open enrollment. The hearing will be held at the DPI’s headquarters, GEF 3, Room P41, 125 S. Webster St., Madison. For those who cannot attend […]

  • Fall is Time for Garden Cleanup

    Now that we’ve had a few frosts and the last carrots, Brussels sprouts, and spinach leaves are mostly harvested, it is important to shift focus from the growing season to garden cleanup. Cleaning up the garden has many benefits ranging from keeping tomato cages rust-free, removing overwintering sites for plant pathogens and insects, making it […]

  • ‘Bittersweet’ Message about Colorful Autumn Arrangements

    Homeowners and decorators creating their autumn displays should avoid two invasive plants that have been used historically in Thanksgiving and other floral arrangements but are increasingly recognized as harmful to forests, wetlands, prairies and other wild areas. Oriental bittersweet and multiflora rose offer attractive red accents but their use in holiday decorations and their disposal […]

  • Bond Set for Suspect in Sturgeon Bay Cold Case

    At an initial court appearance Nov. 2, Door County Circuit Court Judge D. Todd Ehlers set bond at $1 million for Richard G. Pierce, 82, of Cheboygan, Mich., who was arrested last month in the suspected murder of his wife, Carol Pierce, who was last seen in Sturgeon Bay in September 1975. At a second […]

  • Industrial Hemp Applications for 2019 Now Available

    Industrial hemp licensing applications and registrations are now available for the 2019 growing season in Wisconsin. The deadline to apply is Dec. 31. Wisconsin’s research pilot program requires that anyone who wants to grow or process industrial hemp in Wisconsin obtain a license from the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, and register […]

  • Kewaunee County Board Approves $22.8 Million Budget

    The Kewaunee County Board of Supervisors has adopted the 2019 Kewaunee County Budget, approving $22,783,968 in total expenditures. Highlights in the next fiscal budget include a drop in the tax rate from $7.30 to $7.25 per $1,000 of equalized value, which means the county portion of property taxes will be $6.55 less for a $150,000 […]

  • Greens N Grains Switches to Winter Hours

    Greens N Grains has switched to winter hours:  the store is open 9 am – 5 pm daily and the cafe is closed until spring. They are gearing up for Thanksgiving though with a variety of healthy and natural Thanksgiving birds. Offered this year are Mary’s Free-Range Turkeys, Mary’s Certified Organic Free-Range Turkeys or Organic […]

  • Support Sunshine House with a Wreath

    Support Sunshine House and make your home or business festive for the holidays by buying hand-decorated wreaths or garland from the Sunshine House. Volunteers decorate aromatic wreaths made with fresh balsam, red velvet bows,pinecones and berries. If you would like to help decorate the wreaths, volunteers are needed from now until mid-December; anyone who has […]

  • Fall Blood Drive Hosted by Gibraltar Student Council

    The Gibraltar High School Student Council will host their fall blood drive on Nov. 14, 9 am – 2 pm at Door Community Auditorium. Most donations take about an hour, so book your appointment, roll up your sleeve and become a part of the lifesaving mission of the Red Cross and Gibraltar Student Council. If […]

  • Merry-Time Festival of Trees

    Soon the Door County Maritime Museum will sparkle again with the return of the Merry-Time Festival of Trees. During the festival, uniquely decorated trees and wreaths, donated by businesses and individuals in the community, can be found throughout the museum’s galleries. The festival begins Nov. 10 and includes several special events during the month-long extravaganza. […]

  • Celebrate Water Chairwoman Honored with Artwork at DCCF

    On Nov. 6, “Gran Aqua” by Ted Lott was hung at the Door County Community Foundation in honor of Anne Egan, chairwoman of Celebrate Water Door County. The piece was purchased with donations from Egan’s friends in recognition of her inspiring leadership with Celebrate Water. She was surprised by friends and participants of the initiative […]

  • DCHS Featured Pet: Blackfoot Mr. Blackstone

    Blackfoot Mr. Blackstone is a seven-month-old kitten available for adoption at the Wisconsin Humane Society (WHS) Door County Campus. If you’re looking for a more independent cat, this is the kitten for you. He prefers to sniff and explore his surroundings before acknowledging your presence. Unlike some other kittens his age, Blackfoot Mr. Blackstone is […]

  • First Baptists Hosts Free Thanksgiving Dinner

    Families, couples, and individuals in Northern Door are invited to gather together for a free Thanksgiving dinner at First Baptist Church, 2622 S. Bay Shore Drive in Sister Bay. Serving begins at 1 pm on Nov. 22. Several local churches are working together to make this dinner a success. The food is prepared from scratch […]

  • Derik LeCaptain Receives D.A.R. Good Citizen Award

    Derik LeCaptain, senior at Southern Door High School, has been selected by the faculty and members of his class as this year’s recipient of the D.A.R. Good Citizen Award. Each year a senior who best exemplifies outstanding qualities of leadership, dependability, service and patriotism in his/her school, home and community is nominated for this award. […]

  • Brian Vander Ark at Tambourine Lounge

    The Holiday Music Motel’s Tambourine Lounge is holding a special house concert Dec. 7 with Brian Vander Ark of The Verve Pipe. Vander Ark is the lead singer and principal songwriter for the multi-platinum-selling band The Verve Pipe. He’s written a string of hit singles, including the #1 song “The Freshmen.” In 2009, Vander Ark […]

  • Intimate Partner Sexual Assault

    by Samantha Bouressa, Program Supervisor, Family Services Sexual Assault Center It’s been more than a year since a seemingly simple hashtag triggered an avalanche of accusations against powerful men. While the #MeToo Movement has given strength and courage for many survivors to share their stories, we are only seeing the tip of the iceberg with […]

  • Lori Somatics Offers New Clinical Education Class

    In November, Lori Strantz, certified Clinical Somatic Educator and owner of Lori Somatics & Massage Therapy in Ephraim, offers a new six-week Clinical Somatic Education class series. This series of classes will target the areas of the body that are affected by stress, anxiety and injury through floor-based and gentle movements. Classes are beneficial for […]

  • Sister Bay Cherry Drop

    Door County will say farewell to 2018 on New Year’s Eve and welcome in the New Year with the second annual Cherry Drop. The 300-pound, six-foot cherry, donned with tiny red LED lights, is complete with a stem and green leaf. The cherry will reside over Husby’s Food and Spirits until Dec. 31, when it […]

  • Shop Door Way for Your Holiday Needs

    The Door Way Gift Shop, located off the main lobby of the Door County Medical Center (DCMC), is run by volunteers from the Door County Medical Center Auxiliary. The gift shop is open Monday through Friday and has items for all ages including home accessories, clothing, jewelry, inspirations and greeting cards. There is also free […]

  • Community Thanksgiving Meal Served at United Methodist Church

    The 39th annual Sturgeon Bay Area Community Thanksgiving Dinner will be held Nov. 22, 4:30 pm, at the Sturgeon Bay United Methodist Church, 836 Michigan St. All those who do not have a place to be or people to gather with are invited to enjoy a home-cooked meal of turkey with all the trimmings. For […]

  • Interfaith Gathering held at The Meadows for Thanksgiving

    On Nov. 21 at 7 pm, an interfaith gathering will be held at The Meadows’ Gathering Room at Scandia Village in Sister Bay to celebrate Thanksgiving with peoples of all faith traditions. Pastor Dawn Volpe of Ephraim Moravian Church will bring the message and soprano Cynthia Stiehl will provide special music. For an offering that […]

  • Seven Choirs Participate in Choir-Nucopia

    The public is invited to enjoy a great night of singing, laughter and camaraderie, as seven church choirs participate in Choir-Nucopia on Nov. 18. Participating choirs include First Baptist, Friends Community, Hope UCC, Prince of Peace Lutheran, Sturgeon Bay Community, Sturgeon Bay United Methodist, and Sturgeon Bay Moravian. Rev. James Gomez, pastor at Prince of […]

  • Operation Christmas Child Starts Collections on Nov. 12

    Operation Christmas Child (OCC) starts their nationwide collection week, Nov. 12-18. An OCC drop-off location is First Baptist Church of Sturgeon Bay, 610 N. Fifth Ave. “Packing shoeboxes with gifts for children in need is easy, fun, and incredibly meaningful. For most children receiving the boxes, this is the first and often only gift they […]

  • Open Door Pride Starts LGBTQ ‘Fun Nights’

    Open Door Pride presents “Fun Nights,” a monthly LGBTQ community social mixer at various Door County locations. Their next Fun Night is Nov. 14, 6-9 pm at Dancin’ on the Door in Egg Harbor. There is no cover. For more information visit opendoorpride.org, email [email protected], or find Open Door Pride on Facebook.

  • Door County Interiors Raise Funds for Read to Me Program

    Door County Interiors of Egg Harbor will help raise funds for the Read To Me Program, sponsored by the Altrusa Club of Door County, this November. They are accepting $5 donations to help purchase books for this program and Door County Interiors will match your donation. This Altrusa program serves students in grades 4K and […]

  • Ballroom Dance Social

    Dancin’ On The Door will host a ballroom dance social and lesson Nov. 17. Enjoy an evening of ballroom dance from 7 to 11 pm at the studio, located at 4614 Harbor School Road in Egg Harbor. An $8 cover fee includes light snacks and an introductory lesson provided by guest instructor Marie Patz. Bring your […]

  • AMVETS Post 51 Donate to DCMC

    Bill Forry, AMVETS Post 51 Commander, presented a $1,000 check to Mike Herlache, DCMC Foundation Executive Director, for the Skilled Nursing Facility and Hospice Care Capital Campaign.

  • DCA Triple Bill

    On Nov. 24, the Door Community Auditorium will get into the holiday spirit with a triple bill of festive performers: Big Mouth and the Power Tool Horns will swing into the holidays with special guests Woody Mankowski and Steve March-Tormé. Big Mouth is known throughout Wisconsin for playing an eclectic and dance-worthy mix of blues, […]

  • Last CPR/AED Class of 2018 on Nov. 15

    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 class will teach infant, child and adult CPR and offers a two-year certification. The class is $25 per […]

  • Community Foundation Moves Into New Home

    The new home of the Door County Community Foundation embodies the organization’s name in a whole new way. The freshly remodeled offices at 222 N. Third Ave. in Sturgeon Bay, unveiled to the public in an open house Nov. 6, include two new meeting spaces open for community use. The spaces can accommodate up to […]

  • Fossil Hunt

    Crossroads at Big Creek is in the middle of songbird migration, and many birds are flocking to the grounds of the Collins Learning Center to use the messy gardens for shelter and food. Messy gardening is a thing. Rather than cleaning up the areas around the building in the fall, Crossroads intentionally lets the wildflowers […]

  • Sturgeon Bay Residents Help in Hurricane-Hit Areas

    Dennis and Lynn Marquardt, Sturgeon Bay residents and Red Cross volunteers, have been in Panama City Beach, Fla., the past two weeks serving hundreds of daily meals at a school, Breakfast Point Academy. With cooking and preparation assistance from community partners, American Red Cross has served more than 1.3 million meals in Florida, Georgia and […]