Peninsula Pulse October 26-Nov. 2, 2018

In this issue

  • OBITUARY: Penelope “Penny” J. Wawrzyniak

    Penelope “Penny” J. Wawrzyniak, age 77, of Sturgeon Bay, died with family at her side on Friday, Oct. 19, 2018 at Sturgeon Bay Health Services. Penny was born in Chicago, Illinois on September 15, 1941 to the late Theodore and Eleanor Schleg. She graduated from Sheboygan North High School in 1959. While attending high school, […]

  • Letter to the Editor: Increase Voting Age to 21

    Those of us who came of age in the 1960s were shaped by the events of that tumultuous decade. There were huge racial riots in the streets of major cities, employment for women in many professions was very limited, and most of all for us young men, the spectre of being drafted into military service […]

  • Senate Race a Rematch Only in Name for Frostman

    Editor’s note: The Pulse covered each candidate extensively before the June special election.  Here we explore the unique circumstances of this election. Read more about Caleb Frostman’s platform here. Read more about Andre Jacque here. On Nov. 6, State Senator Caleb Frostman will once again find his name next to Assemblyman Andre Jacque for the […]

  • Jacque Hopes Bigger Republican Turnout Tips the Scales

    Editor’s note: The Pulse covered each candidate extensively before the June special election. Here we explore the unique circumstances of this election. You can find more on Andre Jacque’s platform here. Read more about Caleb Frostman here. For Andre Jacque, the four-term assemblyman from De Pere seeking a bigger voice in the state Senate, Nov. 6 […]

  • Tavern League Donation

    The Door County Tavern League donated $200 to the Adam LaLuzerne Humanitarian Scholarship Fund, with matching funds coming from the Tavern League of Wisconsin. Submitted.

  • By the Numbers: U.S.-Saudi Arabia Relations

    In light of the murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi by men with ties to the highest levels of the Saudi government, and the Trump administration’s subsequent timid response, we take a look at U.S.-Saudi relations. That relationship is summarized on the U.S. Department of State website (  “Saudi Arabia’s unique role in the […]

  • Door Kinetic Arts Festival Submissions Open

    The Door Kinetic Arts Festival (DKAF) is open for short film submissions for its fourth annual fest, June 9-14 at Björklunden in Baileys Harbor. Short films in animation, documentary and narrative films of 40 minutes or less are eligible and films shot in Wisconsin or by Wisconsin filmmakers are sought for special recognition. Submissions prior […]

  • Apple User Group Meets at ADRC

    The Apple User Group will meet on the first Thursday of every month. The next meeting is Nov. 1, 1-3 pm. Meetings are held at the Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC) located at 916 N. 14th Ave., Sturgeon Bay. Sessions are open to the public at no charge. The primary focus is iPads/iPhones (iOS), […]

  • Commentary: A Tourist’s Guide to Sevastopol School

    A stranger walks through the main entrance and asks a student who’s studying in front of her locker for directions to the open house for the school construction referendum. She politely points the visitor north, down the hall, through three open doorways and down a ramp to the Sevastopol School’s “multipurpose room” – inside of […]

  • Len’s Pic of the Week: Autumn through the Trees

    Autumn in Door County rivals anywhere else in the country. It’s my favorite season. And we had some spectacular color this year. For this week I chose this image of the sun shining through the trees. If you position the lens correctly it’s easy to get the rays around the sun. I knew the sun would overexpose and appear […]

  • Wood Orchard Follows Footsteps of Therma-Tron-X

    Following the example set by the Andreae family and Therma-Tron-X, Inc. with their generous offer to finance an addition to the science department, if the Sevastopol School referendum passes, Wood Orchard has offered an additional sum of money to support the building proposal. Jeff Wood and his father grow apples primarily in the Sevastopol School […]

  • AED/CPR Certification, Last Class of the Year

    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 […]

  • Christmas Comes to Sturgeon Bay Nov. 17

    Join the Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center (SBVC), Nicolet National Bank, and the entire Sturgeon Bay community for holiday fun during the 2018 Christmas by the Bay Holiday Parade on Nov. 17, 10 am. Wave to Santa as he rides by on his sleigh, dance to the Sturgeon Bay High School’s Band Christmas songs, and more. […]

  • YMCA Offers Diabetes Assessment

    During National Diabetes Awareness Month, the Door County YMCA encourages county residents to learn their risks for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes and to take preventive steps to reduce their chances of developing the disease. “As one of the leading community-based charities committed to improving the health of Door County, the Y wants all people […]

  • Letter to the Editor: To Sevastopol School District Voters

    We live in a community built on the proposition that we benefit from our collective commitment to one another. We pay taxes to support our community – largely property taxes – and, in return, our communal investment provides us a quality of life we could never afford individually. We pay these taxes, like it or […]

  • Cheers!: This is a BFD

    All summer long I saw this one looking down at me from the to-go cooler at my local beer emporium, cheekily calling for me to check it out. Finally, while gathering ingredients for a quick (frozen) pea soup, I reached up and grabbed a towering 19.2-ounce silver can of BFD from Sierra Nevada Brewing. BFD, […]

  • New Book Shares Voices of Midwestern Settlers

    Discover life on the Midwestern prairie in The Making of Pioneer Wisconsin, written by Wisconsin State Historian Emeritus Michael E. Stevens and published by the Wisconsin Historical Society Press. Stevens provides an intimate glimpse into pioneer life through stories told by those who were settling in Wisconsin between the mid-1830s and the 1850s. Excerpts from […]

  • Classical Concert at Kress Pavilion

    On Nov. 9 at 4:30 pm, the Kress Pavilion will host a lively classical concert with selections from early Baroque through the present, including selections by Amy Beach, William Byrd, Bach and Béla Bartók. Beth Chafey-Hon, violinist, violist and composer, and Sara Bong, collaborator/pianist, make their Door County debut as a duo in “Classical Dance […]

  • 2018 Wisconsin Science Festival

    The final Door County event for the Wisconsin Science Festival 2018 is offered at Crossroads at Big Creek on Oct. 27, 3:30 pm. The workshop is sponsored by UW Extension, Door County Libraries and Crossroads. “Messy Homemade Science” features presenter Dr. Tom Zinnen from UW-Madison Biotech Outreach. He will introduce learners of all ages to […]

  • Door County Library Celebrates NaNoWriMo

    November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). Door County Library, and Write On Door County are bringing a special free program to help aspiring novelists receive support and inspiration. For five Tuesday evenings, Brett Reetz will provide participants with a comprehensive road map to follow when writing a novel. Each session covers a different […]

  • DCHS Featured Pet: Black Widow

    Meet Black Widow, a 5-month-old kitten available for adoption at the Wisconsin Humane Society (WHS) Door County Campus. This is the one instance where having a black widow in your home would be a good thing. She is not poisonous, dangerous or creepy; in fact, she’s the exact opposite. Black Widow is a cuddly lap […]

  • News From This Week’s Past: Grim Reaper Busy, Police Raids

    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 October 24, 1873 Eight or ten families of Germans arrived at Egg Harbor this week, having purchased a section of land, three and a half […]

  • Halloween at Red Putter

    The Red Putter Mini Golf in North Ephraim has been dressing up the gnomes and bringing out the witches and ghosts to make a fun destination for Halloween. “For years we’ve stayed open through Oct. 31,” said course manager Tracy Yttri Opper. “It began with my father (the late Bob Yttri) when people requested he […]

  • Sturgeon Bay Holiday Parade

    Join the Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center (SBVC), Nicolet National Bank, and the rest of the Sturgeon Bay community to celebrate the holidays Nov. 16 – 18 during the annual Christmas by the Bay event. Come and stay in Sturgeon Bay to create holiday traditions and memories for the entire family. Bring family and friends to […]

  • CHIP Focuses on Glaucoma

    Northern Door Health & Wellness Ministry continues its Community Health Information Programs with an upcoming presentation, “Glaucoma Diagnosis and Treatment Options,” on Nov. 4, 4 pm. The speaker, Dr. Paul Filar, is a board certified optometrist from Peninsula Vision Care in Sturgeon Bay. The program is held at First Baptist Church, Sister Bay. Northern Door […]

  • Reps in the News: Walker Receiving Criticism from Former Secretaries

    Governor Scott Walker A fourth former secretary for Gov. Walker has come forward to criticize the Republican governor after resigning from his job leading Madison’s economic development agency in order to speak more freely. Paul Jadin, the first CEO of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. and former mayor of Green Bay (1995-2003), informed the board […]

  • State News: Road Funding, Little Plover River, Addiction Hotline

    Roads Are an Issue Throughout State Wisconsin has about 12,000 miles of state highways, and about another 100,000 miles of local roads. As voters head to the polls this fall, the quality of this infrastructure is something they’re thinking about. In every corner of Wisconsin, we’ve heard people say the same thing about the roads: […]

  • Door County Featured on ‘Discover Wisconsin’

    Discover Wisconsin, the state’s leading media brand and tourism TV show, will shine the spotlight on Door County in an upcoming episode. “Door County – Live Life Well” airs Nov. 3 at 10 am on Fox Sports Wisconsin and at 6:30 pm on WFRV Channel 5. The episode is available for online streaming at […]

  • Jacksonport Resident is DCIST’s First Volunteer of the Year

    Jo Wahlen understands that the price of liberty from phragmites and other invasive species is constant vigilance. For her vigilance and efforts to engage Door County communities in the fight to control invasive species, Wahlen was honored at the Oct. 23 Jacksonport Town Board meeting with the very first Volunteer of the Year Award from […]

  • Manners Matter: Trick-or-Treating with Allergies

    Dear Mary Pat, My child has a severe peanut allergy and this is a tricky time of year for her. She didn’t choose to be allergic to peanuts and any accidental exposure could cause her to become seriously ill or worse. I know people don’t mean to be cruel, but there are a lot of […]

  • Commentary: Carbon Fee and Dividend

    by Laurel Last, Citizens’ Climate Lobby volunteer, Green Bay CCL chapter leader Climate change is real, it’s bad, and it is quickly getting worse.   The latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) – see New Climate Change Assessment is Call to Action in the Oct. 12 Peninsula Pulse – offers a grim […]

  • Letter to the Editor: A Vote for Evers Is A Vote for Wisconsin

    Scott Walker has turned his back on the people of Wisconsin. Under his tenure, money for education has lessened while tax credits benefitting large corporations and wealthy donors have increased. Our infrastructure has declined (though am I the only one who has noticed an increase in road work leading up to the election? What about […]

  • SBVC Receives Grant from Revitalization Program

    The Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center received a $500 grant from the Wisconsin Public Service Downtown Revitalization grant program to support their downtown wayfinding design initiative. The Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center will use the money in support of this critical project by investing in a pedestrian and vehicular wayfinding design with projected implementation in 2019-2020. “This […]

  • Hand-crafted Halloween Fun with Hallowine

    If there’s one tradition my significant other and I have managed to uphold over the years, it’s not an anniversary dinner or cheesy Valentine’s date or anything sentimental like that. Instead, it’s the tradition of slightly competitive pumpkin carving. Each October, right as the temperature begins dipping below 40 degrees and talk of Halloween costumes […]

  • Halloween in Door County

    Halloween Day Wednesday, Oct. 31 Happy Halloween! It’s time to trick or treat and join in the Halloween festivities with crafts, costume contests and more. Here’s what is happening around the peninsula for the holiday. Trick or Treat! Halloween in the Harbor in Baileys Harbor Ghouls and goblins are getting ready for the Baileys Harbor […]

  • Servers of the Week: Courtney, Kailee, Karlee and Tracy

    These four girls are mighty fine at the Village Kitchen, where we went to dine.   If you ever find yourself in Casco, the Village Kitchen is the place to go. Kailee, Courtney, Karley and Tracy are their names, and they really are terrific dames.   – Submitted by Dorothy Lindsey

  • 100+ Women Who Care Meet Membership Goal and Award Donated Funds

    On Oct. 10 the 100+ Women Who Care group met their goal of obtaining 100 members, and exceeded it. The organization meets quarterly to nominate deserving charities, select and award funds donated that evening. The members awarded $11,200 to Sunshine House, Inc. Natalie Gorchynsky nominated Sunshine House and presented a brief background on this diverse […]

  • Letter to the Editor: Show Your Eagle Pride!

    Who will step up to meet the challenge of providing equitable educational opportunities for the children of the Southern Door County School District? Right now Southern Door’s taxpayers are currently getting a triple whammy: The district did not qualify for an increase in state aid when the state raised its minimum revenue limit. It is […]

  • Overhead & Obsessions: October 26, 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? “This place makes me want to drink an old fashioned. I think it’s the low ceilings.” “I’ve had infections that lasted longer […]

  • Door-Tran Provides Transportation to Veterans

    Door-Tran provides transportation at no cost to Door County veterans who travel out of the County for medical services. The Veteran Volunteer Transportation Program was launched in 2011 through a partnership with the County Veterans Services Office and the Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC). “Door-Tran staff and volunteers are honored to serve our local […]

  • Herb Kohl Scholarship Now Accepting Applicants

    The 2019 Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Excellence Scholarship is now accepting online submissions. A total of 100 students are chosen to receive $10,000 scholarships from among all applicants throughout the state. Applicants must be residents of Wisconsin who will graduate from high school in 2019 and plan to continue their education at a college, university, […]

  • ‘Guys on Ice’ Visits Washington Island

    Trueblood Performing Arts Center presents the Northern Sky Theater production Guys on Ice on Oct. 27. This hilarious musical comedy, with book and lyrics by Fred Alley and music by James Kaplan, will charm your wool socks off as Marvin and Lloyd sing about life, love and the one that got away while keeping warm […]

  • NWTC Students Host Free Foot-care Clinic

    Northeast Wisconsin Technical College nursing students are hosting a free foot-care clinic on Nov. 15, 8:30 am –– 2 pm, at the Learning and Innovation Center, 2438 S Bay Shore Drive, Sister Bay. The 30-minute routine (non-diabetic) appointments include a foot soak, nail trim, and lotion massage. Polish is applied if supplied by the participant. […]

  • Trio of Poets at October Reading

    Write On, Door County presents visiting poet Marianne Boruch in a reading with Green Bay poet Annette Langlois Grunseth, and Estella Lauter, former Poet Laureate of Door County, on Oct. 29, 7 pm, at Novel Bay Booksellers, Sturgeon Bay. The reading is free and open to all ages. Light refreshments are served. Poet and essayist Boruch is […]

  • High School Sports Schedule: Oct. 26 – Nov. 1

    GIBRALTAR Cross Country Oct. 27 – State Meet @ Ridges Golf Course, Wisconsin Rapids, 12:35 pm Volleyball Oct. 27 – Sectional Finals @ Randolph, TBD   SEVASTOPOL Cross Country Oct. 27 – State Meet @ Ridges Golf Course, Wisconsin Rapids, 2:25 pm Football Oct. 26 @ Newman Catholic (Merrill), 7 pm   SOUTHERN DOOR Football […]

  • Five Takeaways as a Fall 50 First-Timer

    Entering my first Door County Fall 50 relay run, I felt pretty prepared having prior experience running a Ragnar relay, but some things can only be learned through trial and error. Here are five things I learned during the race that will undoubtedly lead to a smoother run next year. Plan for the Worst Weather […]

  • Alpine Shamble League Results

    Oct. 9, 2018 Top Scores:  Jocko Rader 29; Pat Special 31; and Mark Sahagian 34 Event Winners:  J. Rader and M. Sahagian Oct. 16, 2018 Record set of three-man team:  Jeff Olson, Jocko Rader & Mark Sahagain 53 Rader shot two eagles and a season low of 25

  • Letter to the Editor: Vote ‘Yes’ for Southern Door Schools and Students

    Hey Southern Door residents, there is a critically important election on Nov. 6. Time to get informed about the important decisions you need to help make on that day with your votes. One of the most important, perhaps the most important involves Southern Door Schools and our students. Put aside your petty politics and grudges. […]

  • Letter to the Editor: Still Things to Say and Ask

    This campaign experience has been really amazing – not a day has gone by since my declaring candidacy without someone giving me some words of encouragement, “Way to go!” or a thumbs up; sharing the excitement and enthusiasm for democracy. It has continued to be a great opportunity to learn more about issues in our […]

  • Letter to the Editor: We Can’t Vote, But We Support Referendum

    We adore our Door County home in Jacksonport, and we keep abreast of the conditions that impact our adopted community. We pay taxes, knowing that they go to provide essential services, including quality schools, for the residents of Door County. Realistically, an excellent school like Sevastopol adds value to our vacation home. Although we cannot […]

  • Letter to the Editor: Good Schools Are Asset for Any Community

    We feel that it is a privilege to live in Door County. We have many benefits that other places do not have. One of the greatest benefits is the Sevastopol School. Good schools are an asset for any community and its people. We also have been privileged to have some of the lowest school taxes […]

  • Letter to the Editor: Who Are We?

    During the last two years we have listened to Trump’s rhetoric that has led to a division in the United States and all over the world; division between black and white, between Americans and foreigners, between Democrats and Republicans and between rich and poor. What are we as Americans going to do about this? Are […]

  • Letter to the Editor: Why I’m Voting for Tammy Baldwin

    I am voting for Tammy Baldwin for U.S. Senate. My personal criteria for voting for a candidate are a combination of the candidate’s views on issues important to me, their voting record, and their honesty, character and, yes, compassion. Tammy Baldwin fights for good (not junk) affordable health care. She pledges to support affordable coverage […]

  • Letter to the Editor: Support Our Rural School

    We graduated from Sevastopol High School. So many people in our families can lay claim to that; grandparents, parents, children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, and assorted aunts, uncles and cousins. The school is ingrained in our lives and our community. It is in our DNA. For those new to Door County, enjoying retirement or building a […]

  • Letter to the Editor: Christians, Please Vote

    Consider your values and find a candidate that comes closest to those values. If you find someone you can agree with only 60 percent of the time, vote for that person. There is no perfect candidate because there are no perfect people. Not voting is the same as a vote for a candidate you almost […]

  • Letter to the Editor: Please Vote!

    “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” Benjamin Franklin On Nov, 6, voters in the Gibraltar School District will be asked to support two referendums: one specific to facilities and one for  operational expenses of running our school. We respectfully ask you to vote yes to both. The money asked for to upgrade the […]

  • Goals Set for Statewide Phosphorus Reduction

    At its Oct. 2 meeting, the state Land and Water Conservation Board (LWCB) unanimously endorsed water quality goals that include a statewide effort to reduce farm phosphorus runoff by at least 30 percent by 2035. The LWCB is responsible for overseeing management of water quality issues in Wisconsin, and its members represent local governments, farmers, […]

  • Schedule of Veterans Day Events

    The following events are scheduled to celebrate Veterans Day, Nov. 11, which falls on a Sunday this year. At the new Door County Community Center (formerly known as the Senior Center), there will be a brief ceremony during the noon lunch on Friday, Nov. 9 (the start time will be approximately 12:15 am). County Veterans […]

  • Door County Republican Party Hosts “Meet the Candidates” Oct. 27

    The Door County Republican Party invites the public to a “Meet the Candidates” pizza party on Saturday, Oct. 27, at the Republican headquarters, 43 S. Madison Ave., Sturgeon Bay. The event begins at 4 pm. Those scheduled to attend include Congressman Mike Gallagher, candidate for state Senate Andre Jacque, state Representative Joel Kitchens and Door […]

  • Tony Evers Visiting Sturgeon Bay, Algoma Oct. 27

    Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tony Evers is making campaign stops in Algoma and Sturgeon Bay Saturday, Oct. 27. His first stop will be at a rally at the Kewaunee County Democratic office, 610 4th St., Algoma at 2:30 pm. According to Chairwoman Mimi Dobbins, “Tony Evers recognizes challenges faced by local family farmers, schools, workers and […]

  • New Soo Lock Project Moving Forward

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, announces that the New Soo Lock project in Sault Ste. Marie reached a new milestone Tuesday when President Donald J. Trump signed America’s Water Infrastructure Act into law. Since this act includes authorization for the construction of the new lock, the project can now compete with other […]

  • Forty Grams of Methamphetamine Seized in Sturgeon Bay Home

    On Thursday, Oct. 18, the Door/Kewaunee Drug Task Force executed a search warrant at a residence in the city of Sturgeon Bay concluding a six-month undercover investigation into the alleged trafficking of methamphetamine in Door and Kewaunee Counties. Officers seized more than 40 grams of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. The search warrant and subsequent investigation […]

  • Door to Nature: Insects Get Ready for Winter

    October is the month of many changes. It begins with hopes of enjoying colorful autumn leaves, and before the month is over many have been blown off the trees. During a recent nature class that Don Quintenz and I were teaching at Björklunden, Lawrence University’s northern campus, we examined some goldenrod galls. These are commonly […]

  • Letter to the Editor: Support for Pat McCarty

    As an experienced law enforcement professional, who completed 32 years of service in three different communities, two as Chief of Police in Northeastern Wisconsin Cities and as a graduate of the FBI National Academy, I feel compelled to endorse the most qualified candidate for the position of Sheriff of Door County. I know both candidates and […]

  • First ‘Dark Songs’ Rock Opera Airs Oct. 21

    Holiday Music Motel releases its first rock opera, Dark Songs Vol. 9: The Taking of the Tower of Song, on Steel Bridge Radio, Oct. 21 at 3:33 pm. In 2017, amidst the contentious struggle over the westside waterfront development in Sturgeon Bay, The Holiday Music Motel readied itself for the ninth year of Dark Songs, […]

  • Halloween Party at Hope United Church

    Ghouls, goblins and their families will want to stop by Hope United Church of Christ for the 10th Annual Halloween Party on Oct. 31, 5-8 pm. It is a great way to start or end a night of trick-or-treating. Food will be provided and family-friendly movies will be screened. Kids can sort their candy while […]

  • Letter to the Editor: Political Ads – Keeping It Local

    It is time to return to the excellent commentary that Pulse Editor Jim Lundstrom wrote in August about the ads we saw before the Primaries. For example, I just watched one that claims Tony Evers would raise tolls on our roads. Problem is, we don’t have toll roads in Wisconsin. So, maybe it was written […]

  • Buti Yoga at Dancin’ On The Door

    Dancin’ On The Door will host a Buti Yoga Workshop with yoga instructor Sara Litterio on Oct. 28 at 3 pm. The cost is $15 per person. Buti Yoga is a fusion class, combining tribal dance and primal movement with traditional yoga postures for a fun and freeing practice. The workshop is held at the […]

  • “Clue” Immersive Screening

    Maxwelton Braes Lodge and Thyme Cuisine will host an immersive screening Nov. 3 of the cult classic Clue with seven suspects, six weapons and five dead bodies. Upon arrival, each pre-registered guest will receive an envelope and the instruction to wander the halls of the lodge to find clues as to who has committed murder. […]

  • Ranking Places University of Wisconsin at Top in State

    The University of Wisconsin was named the top higher education institution in the state and 77th in the nation in the just-released 2019 Best College & University Rankings by the personal-finance website WalletHub. WalletHub compared 951 colleges and universities across seven key dimensions: 1) student selectivity; 2) cost & financing; 3) faculty resources; 4) campus […]

  • Haunted Peninsula: A Look at Places with Spirited Reputations

    Editor’s note:  This is a condensed version of a feature in the fall issue of Door County Living. You can feel it driving around on the dark, country back roads at night or right after turning off the light for bed before your eyes adjust. It’s heavy. It makes your skin tingle. Maybe you freeze; […]

  • Strong August Room Tax Adds to Four Percent Growth in 2018

    August room tax collections increased 4.8 percent more than the same month last year, according to a new report from the Door County Tourism Zone Commission. With 68 properties that have yet to report August collections, those gains should increase further, adding to a four percent growth in countywide room tax collections year to date […]

  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Announces $293 Million in Awards

    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) announced $293 million in awards to primary health care clinicians and students through the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) and Nurse Corps programs. “These programs connect primary care providers with the rural, urban and tribal communities across the country that […]

  • DNR Advises Farmers on Fall Manure Spreading

    The rainy planting and growing seasons have stretched into the harvest season, making farmers eager to get crops off the fields and spread manure. Impatience can lead to spreading in high-risk conditions, state conservation officials advise. Storage facilities may be getting full, because many farmers haven’t spread manure since spring, and all the rain this […]

  • Parallel 44 Fall VIP Day Nov. 10

    Parallel 44’s Vintner’s Choice Club was designed for those whose palates crave adventure. Fall VIP Day is a chance for non-Vintner’s Choice Club members to experience what it’s like to be a member in a relaxed, open house-style event. Enjoy a complimentary sampling, including various club wines that are normally only available to members. Food […]

  • Southern Door Business Association Annual Meeting Nov. 1

    The Southern Door Business Association will hold its annual meeting on Thursday, Nov. 1, at Wave Pointe, 3600 County CC, Sturgeon Bay. A social and cash bar will begin at 5:30 pm with the meeting and speakers to follow at 6 pm. Mix, mingle and learn about several efforts underway to “Grow Southern Door,” this year’s […]