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Volume 15 Issue 01 – Section 1

In this issue

  • Jukebox Research and the Battle for Bandwith

    On the Web site of FM 106.9 The Lodge – Door County’s newest radio station – there are a few sentences that sum up owners Mike and Carrie Mesic’s whole approach to what they do...

  • Notes from this So-Called Sin City, Part 1

    So, it’s January 2nd, 2009, and I’m sitting in my new room in a town they call Sin City. How did this happen? Why did this happen? I’m not quite sure.

  • Door County Performance: Songwriter Mulvey Performs at the White Gull Inn

    Singer, songwriter and guitarist Peter Mulvey will perform at the White Gull Inn in Fish Creek on Wednesday, February 4. Opening for Mulvey will be singer-songwriter Krista Detor.

  • Door County Performance: Songwriter Mulvey Performs at the White Gull Inn

    Singer, songwriter and guitarist Peter Mulvey will perform at the White Gull Inn in Fish Creek on Wednesday, February 4. Opening for Mulvey will be singer-songwriter Krista Detor.

  • Door County Performance: Emerson Cultural Series Continues with Isadoora Musical Production

    Scenes from the Isadoora Theatre Company’s winter production of the musical She Loves Me will be the second presentation in the Emerson Cultural Series at 7:30 pm Tuesday, January 27 at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Door County (UUFDC) in Ephraim.

  • Door County Performance: Emerson Cultural Series Continues with Isadoora Musical Production

    Scenes from the Isadoora Theatre Company’s winter production of the musical She Loves Me will be the second presentation in the Emerson Cultural Series at 7:30 pm Tuesday, January 27 at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Door County (UUFDC) in Ephraim.

  • The Bulletin: What Happened

    • Sister Bay’s planning commission continued to look at commercial proposals for public access to the Waterfront Park and marina. The village is encouraging the use of the property for motorized and silent sport recreation. Those with proposals should email administrator Robert Kufrin at [email protected] • Chicago’s bid for the 2016 Summer Olympic games now […]

  • The Bulletin: What Happened

    • Sister Bay’s planning commission continued to look at commercial proposals for public access to the Waterfront Park and marina. The village is encouraging the use of the property for motorized and silent sport recreation. Those with proposals should email administrator Robert Kufrin at [email protected] • Chicago’s bid for the 2016 Summer Olympic games now […]

  • Door County Performance: Dinner and Music at the Ladder House

    Corky Siegel and Dorothy Scott with very special guests will be performing on Friday, Feb 20 in the Music Room at the Ladder House at 7:30 pm in continuation of the winter Art of Music Series.

  • Door County Performance: Dinner and Music at the Ladder House

    Corky Siegel and Dorothy Scott with very special guests will be performing on Friday, Feb 20 in the Music Room at the Ladder House at 7:30 pm in continuation of the winter Art of Music Series.

  • The Bulletin: Coming Up

    • Primary elections for local municipal offices will be held Feb. 17. The League of Women Voters is hosting a candidate forum for those competing for Liberty Grove Town Supervisor and Chairman Monday, Feb. 2. The forum begins at 1:30 pm at the Liberty Grove Town Hall at 11161 Olde Stage Road, Sister Bay. • […]

  • The Bulletin: Coming Up

    • Primary elections for local municipal offices will be held Feb. 17. The League of Women Voters is hosting a candidate forum for those competing for Liberty Grove Town Supervisor and Chairman Monday, Feb. 2. The forum begins at 1:30 pm at the Liberty Grove Town Hall at 11161 Olde Stage Road, Sister Bay. • […]

  • Tickets On Sale for Door County Idol

    With a resounding drum roll, six of Door County’s most talented young singers will step onto the Door Community Auditorium stage to compete for the title 5th Door County Idol on Saturday, February 7, at 7 pm.

  • Tickets On Sale for Door County Idol

    With a resounding drum roll, six of Door County’s most talented young singers will step onto the Door Community Auditorium stage to compete for the title 5th Door County Idol on Saturday, February 7, at 7 pm.

  • The Groomer’s Chore

    Maintaining ski trails takes a combination of technology, science, and experience. Technology involves three basic pieces of equipment – a snowmobile, a roller/compactor and the groomer/track setter. The specially designed snowmobile is a workhorse capable of pulling heavy loads at slow speeds. It has a super wide track for greater traction and pulling capability, and […]

  • The Groomer’s Chore

    Maintaining ski trails takes a combination of technology, science, and experience. Technology involves three basic pieces of equipment – a snowmobile, a roller/compactor and the groomer/track setter. The specially designed snowmobile is a workhorse capable of pulling heavy loads at slow speeds. It has a super wide track for greater traction and pulling capability, and […]

  • Skiers Say Trails Need Improvement

    Snow fell early and often this winter, with record accumulation in December, a great recipe for a long cross-country ski season on excellent trails. Skiers say that wasn’t the case though, and some believe it’s costing the area visitors. Robert Dickson, an avid skier and owner of the Shallows Resort in Egg Harbor, said the […]

  • Skiers Say Trails Need Improvement

    Snow fell early and often this winter, with record accumulation in December, a great recipe for a long cross-country ski season on excellent trails. Skiers say that wasn’t the case though, and some believe it’s costing the area visitors. Robert Dickson, an avid skier and owner of the Shallows Resort in Egg Harbor, said the […]

  • Door County Music: Fireside Coffeehouse Concert Features Great Lakes Maritime Music

    The history of the Great Lakes shimmers with images of hard-working men and women, their tragedies, adventures, successes and failures. Performing in the second Door Community Auditorium Fireside Coffeehouse Concert on Saturday, January 31 at 7 pm, Lee Murdock will recreate this amazing history in vivid detail, bringing those hardy souls to life once again.

  • Door County Music: Fireside Coffeehouse Concert Features Great Lakes Maritime Music

    The history of the Great Lakes shimmers with images of hard-working men and women, their tragedies, adventures, successes and failures. Performing in the second Door Community Auditorium Fireside Coffeehouse Concert on Saturday, January 31 at 7 pm, Lee Murdock will recreate this amazing history in vivid detail, bringing those hardy souls to life once again.

  • Fully Packed

    Thanks in no small part to the generosity of many in Door County, almost 2,000 schoolchildren in Afghanistan are heading to school with backpacks full of supplies and clothes. Special Forces Captain Patrick Flood, an Ephraim native, reported great success in his unit’s drive to provide essentials like socks, winter jackets, notebooks, pens and pencils […]

  • Fully Packed

    Thanks in no small part to the generosity of many in Door County, almost 2,000 schoolchildren in Afghanistan are heading to school with backpacks full of supplies and clothes. Special Forces Captain Patrick Flood, an Ephraim native, reported great success in his unit’s drive to provide essentials like socks, winter jackets, notebooks, pens and pencils […]

  • Gibraltar Recognized by U.S. News and World Report

    Gibraltar High School was one of six Wisconsin schools to receive silver medal recognition by U.S. News and World Report in the magazine’s rankings of the nation’s best high schools in a report released this month.

  • Gibraltar Recognized by U.S. News and World Report

    Gibraltar High School was one of six Wisconsin schools to receive silver medal recognition by U.S. News and World Report in the magazine’s rankings of the nation’s best high schools in a report released this month.

  • Manners Matter

    An etiquette tip...

  • Manners Matter

    An etiquette tip...

  • County Embarks on Visioning Session

    The Door County Board of Supervisors is seeking input from the community as it embarks on a strategic visioning plan. A public survey has been posted at http://www.

  • County Embarks on Visioning Session

    The Door County Board of Supervisors is seeking input from the community as it embarks on a strategic visioning plan. A public survey has been posted at http://www.

  • Made in America – A Commentary

    My wife and I felt environmentally responsible when we purchased our 2007 Honda Civic hybrid automobile. But at 30,000 miles when we needed to outfit our fuel-efficient car with a fourth set of tires, we were feeling anything but green.

  • Made in America – A Commentary

    My wife and I felt environmentally responsible when we purchased our 2007 Honda Civic hybrid automobile. But at 30,000 miles when we needed to outfit our fuel-efficient car with a fourth set of tires, we were feeling anything but green.

  • An Outlook

    March 9 marks the anniversary of the birth of Amerigo Vespucci. Born in 1454, most likely in Florence, Vespucci was an explorer of some fame during his lifetime, though as time progressed and other explorers emerged on the scene, his achievements fell considerably behind many of his contemporaries.

  • An Outlook

    March 9 marks the anniversary of the birth of Amerigo Vespucci. Born in 1454, most likely in Florence, Vespucci was an explorer of some fame during his lifetime, though as time progressed and other explorers emerged on the scene, his achievements fell considerably behind many of his contemporaries.

  • Why Is It…?

    “Why Is It…?” was designed by Dr. Steiner to address readers’ questions about human behavior from a social psychological perspective in order to inform and stimulate dialogue about the ways in which our thoughts, feelings and behaviors are influenced by the presence of other people.

  • Why Is It…?

    “Why Is It…?” was designed by Dr. Steiner to address readers’ questions about human behavior from a social psychological perspective in order to inform and stimulate dialogue about the ways in which our thoughts, feelings and behaviors are influenced by the presence of other people.

  • By the Numbers

    A look at the world in numbers.

  • By the Numbers

    A look at the world in numbers.

  • One too Many

    I'm sitting at the bar in Slim’s tavern the other night, having a few beers with Mike Palachek, when who walks in but Sonny McWherter. Although Sonny’s only been coming in Slim’s for three years, everyone in the place knows and likes him.

  • One too Many

    I'm sitting at the bar in Slim’s tavern the other night, having a few beers with Mike Palachek, when who walks in but Sonny McWherter. Although Sonny’s only been coming in Slim’s for three years, everyone in the place knows and likes him.

  • Events Surrounding The Big Read

    • 1/23 – Book Discussion, Base Camp Coffee Bar • 1/23 – DeVita talks about adaptation, Björklunden, author/playwright/actor James DeVita speaks about the process of adaptation in turning Twain’s book into his play Tom Sawyer • 1/24 – Children’s Day at the Fairfield, Fairfield Art Center, Children’s events from 10am-2pm with fence-painting and picture-taking. • […]

  • Events Surrounding The Big Read

    • 1/23 – Book Discussion, Base Camp Coffee Bar • 1/23 – DeVita talks about adaptation, Björklunden, author/playwright/actor James DeVita speaks about the process of adaptation in turning Twain’s book into his play Tom Sawyer • 1/24 – Children’s Day at the Fairfield, Fairfield Art Center, Children’s events from 10am-2pm with fence-painting and picture-taking. • […]

  • Door County Libraries

    During the Great Depression of the thirties movie theaters did well while other businesses struggled. The profit shown by cinema box offices today comes as no surprise since our nation is in an economic recession with foreclosures, business failures, layoffs, and a rising unemployment rate. But less expected is the rise in usage of public […]

  • Door County Libraries

    During the Great Depression of the thirties movie theaters did well while other businesses struggled. The profit shown by cinema box offices today comes as no surprise since our nation is in an economic recession with foreclosures, business failures, layoffs, and a rising unemployment rate. But less expected is the rise in usage of public […]

  • New Natural Step Sustainability Study Circles

    Sustain Door, Inc. a local not-for-profit organization which promotes the social, economic, and environmental sustainability of Door County is offering three free 8-week book discussion courses over the next several months.

  • New Natural Step Sustainability Study Circles

    Sustain Door, Inc. a local not-for-profit organization which promotes the social, economic, and environmental sustainability of Door County is offering three free 8-week book discussion courses over the next several months.

  • The Heating Conundrum

    Long gone are the days when turning on the heat meant simply lighting a fire. Today’s consumers have more fuel options and delivery systems to choose from than ever before, and it’s easy to get lost in the torrent of information.

  • The Heating Conundrum

    Long gone are the days when turning on the heat meant simply lighting a fire. Today’s consumers have more fuel options and delivery systems to choose from than ever before, and it’s easy to get lost in the torrent of information.

  • Great Lakes Hydrology 101

    A recent presentation at Crossroads at Big Creek by Dr. Eugene Stakhiv of the Institute for Water Resources and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers focused on the activities of the International Upper Great Lakes Study Group (IUGLSG).

  • Great Lakes Hydrology 101

    A recent presentation at Crossroads at Big Creek by Dr. Eugene Stakhiv of the Institute for Water Resources and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers focused on the activities of the International Upper Great Lakes Study Group (IUGLSG).

  • Authors and Afterwards

    Vincent McConnor's book on Eugene Vidocq was published in 1985 – about the same time we came to Wisconsin – and sold for $16.95. Henry bought the book when he found it on a remainder table for $2.

  • Authors and Afterwards

    Vincent McConnor's book on Eugene Vidocq was published in 1985 – about the same time we came to Wisconsin – and sold for $16.95. Henry bought the book when he found it on a remainder table for $2.

  • 3 Poems

    "Lament of Margaret Nicolet," "Bayside Life" and "winter void"

  • 3 Poems

    "Lament of Margaret Nicolet," "Bayside Life" and "winter void"

  • Door County Art Scene: Popelka and Trenchard to Teach Glass Blowing and Casting

    Glass blowing and casting lessons are now being offered at Popelka Trenchard Glass, the professional glass facility owned and operated by internationally known artists, Stephanie Trenchard and Jeremy Popelka.

  • Door County Art Scene: Popelka and Trenchard to Teach Glass Blowing and Casting

    Glass blowing and casting lessons are now being offered at Popelka Trenchard Glass, the professional glass facility owned and operated by internationally known artists, Stephanie Trenchard and Jeremy Popelka.

  • Door County Art Scene: Paruch Offers Painting Workshops and Critiques

    Bonnie Paruch is offering painters of all experience levels an opportunity for learning via three-day workshops and feedback through critique sessions this winter.

  • Door County Art Scene: Paruch Offers Painting Workshops and Critiques

    Bonnie Paruch is offering painters of all experience levels an opportunity for learning via three-day workshops and feedback through critique sessions this winter.

  • Door County Art Scene: Children’s Book Illustrations on Display at Miller Art Museum

    Coming to the Miller Art Museum beginning Saturday, January 24 through April 14 are 80 original works of art from Denise Fleming, a Caldecott Honor Award winning illustrator of young children’s books.

  • Door County Art Scene: Children’s Book Illustrations on Display at Miller Art Museum

    Coming to the Miller Art Museum beginning Saturday, January 24 through April 14 are 80 original works of art from Denise Fleming, a Caldecott Honor Award winning illustrator of young children’s books.

  • Door County Art Scene: Broad Salon Exhibits at Link Gallery

    More than a dozen years after its initiation as brainstorming sessions for the Peninsula School of Art, the resulting “Broad Salon” continues to serve the peninsula’s artists as an arena of friendly criticism and an exchange of ideas.

  • Door County Art Scene: Broad Salon Exhibits at Link Gallery

    More than a dozen years after its initiation as brainstorming sessions for the Peninsula School of Art, the resulting “Broad Salon” continues to serve the peninsula’s artists as an arena of friendly criticism and an exchange of ideas.

  • Door County Art Scene: Bobbin Art and Spool Lights

    The Jacksonport Craft Cottage, which features the work of over 130 artists, is proud to add handcrafted Spool and Bobbin lights to their collection of wares this year.

  • Door County Art Scene: Bobbin Art and Spool Lights

    The Jacksonport Craft Cottage, which features the work of over 130 artists, is proud to add handcrafted Spool and Bobbin lights to their collection of wares this year.

  • Door County Art Scene: Hardy Brings Arts Mentor Program to Gibraltar High School

    The Francis Hardy Center for the Arts is pleased to announce preparations for its ETC (Exposure to Creativity) Arts Mentorship Program, set to launch at the end of January and run for a period of six weeks.

  • Door County Art Scene: Hardy Brings Arts Mentor Program to Gibraltar High School

    The Francis Hardy Center for the Arts is pleased to announce preparations for its ETC (Exposure to Creativity) Arts Mentorship Program, set to launch at the end of January and run for a period of six weeks.

  • Door County Art Scene: The Artists Among Us

    On the evening of Saturday, January 17, the Peninsula School of Art threw a closing party for their Gallery Salon exhibit, a collection of floor-to-ceiling work from various artists, both established and emerging, in the community.

  • Door County Art Scene: The Artists Among Us

    On the evening of Saturday, January 17, the Peninsula School of Art threw a closing party for their Gallery Salon exhibit, a collection of floor-to-ceiling work from various artists, both established and emerging, in the community.

  • A Change in the Air?

    A recent analysis predicts a 40 percent reduction in domestic air travel by 2025 due to high oil prices. Canadian transportation experts Richard Gilbert and Anthony Perl say the US might go from 400 major airports to 50, even with a 50 percent increase in fuel efficiency.

  • A Change in the Air?

    A recent analysis predicts a 40 percent reduction in domestic air travel by 2025 due to high oil prices. Canadian transportation experts Richard Gilbert and Anthony Perl say the US might go from 400 major airports to 50, even with a 50 percent increase in fuel efficiency.

  • DCVH Hosts Marketing Meetings

    Back in May of 2008 the Door County Visitor Bureau (DCVB) held community meetings to unveil the results of a county-wide branding initiative with Believable Brands, a destination brand research firm.

  • DCVH Hosts Marketing Meetings

    Back in May of 2008 the Door County Visitor Bureau (DCVB) held community meetings to unveil the results of a county-wide branding initiative with Believable Brands, a destination brand research firm.

  • Door County Art Scene: Sawyer Exhibits Sets the Scene for Book Discussions at the Fairfield

    As Door County’s celebration of Mark Twain’s classic 1876 novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer continues through this year’s National Endowment for the Arts’ Big Read initiative, the Fairfield Art Center in historic downtown Sturgeon Bay will join the long list of peninsula institutions – from Washington Island in the north to Forestville in the south – to host community book-discussion groups.

  • Door County Art Scene: Sawyer Exhibits Sets the Scene for Book Discussions at the Fairfield

    As Door County’s celebration of Mark Twain’s classic 1876 novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer continues through this year’s National Endowment for the Arts’ Big Read initiative, the Fairfield Art Center in historic downtown Sturgeon Bay will join the long list of peninsula institutions – from Washington Island in the north to Forestville in the south – to host community book-discussion groups.

  • Door County Business Briefs

    • This month marks the anniversary of Craig Bastian’s 30th year in Door County real estate. Craig began selling real estate in January 1979 for Ellis Realty Gallery of Homes in Sister Bay.

  • Door County Business Briefs

    • This month marks the anniversary of Craig Bastian’s 30th year in Door County real estate. Craig began selling real estate in January 1979 for Ellis Realty Gallery of Homes in Sister Bay.

  • Door to Nature

    How pleasant it has been creating and maintaining a wildlife oasis in our front yard over the past 27 years. What began as a small spot containing a few year-around bird feeders has gradually grown to an area roughly 25’x 40’containing many annual and perennial flowers during the growing season, and nine different bird feeders and a bird bath which are stocked with food and water all year.

  • Door to Nature

    How pleasant it has been creating and maintaining a wildlife oasis in our front yard over the past 27 years. What began as a small spot containing a few year-around bird feeders has gradually grown to an area roughly 25’x 40’containing many annual and perennial flowers during the growing season, and nine different bird feeders and a bird bath which are stocked with food and water all year.

  • Door County Activities: Skiing Highlights at Whitefish Dunes

    A white blanket covers the landscape, but it's not slowing down the activity at Whitefish Dunes State Park. On Saturday, January 31, Whitefish Dunes will offer free ski lessons during the day and then a Candlelight Ski at night.

  • Door County Activities: Skiing Highlights at Whitefish Dunes

    A white blanket covers the landscape, but it's not slowing down the activity at Whitefish Dunes State Park. On Saturday, January 31, Whitefish Dunes will offer free ski lessons during the day and then a Candlelight Ski at night.

  • Door County Activities: Trolley Tours Highlight Peninsula’s Winters

    As the quiet season blankets the peninsula, the Door County Trolley’s bells announce a full schedule of activities and events throughout the winter season.

  • Door County Activities: Trolley Tours Highlight Peninsula’s Winters

    As the quiet season blankets the peninsula, the Door County Trolley’s bells announce a full schedule of activities and events throughout the winter season.

  • Door County Community Notes

    • Governor Jim Doyle has approved grants for projects that will enhance local transportation options for citizens with disabilities. The grants, totaling $1,415,922, will support new public transportation services and alternatives for individuals with disabilities, and will promote coordination between specialized and public transportation statewide. United Way of Door County, on behalf of Door-Tran Inc., […]

  • Door County Community Notes

    • Governor Jim Doyle has approved grants for projects that will enhance local transportation options for citizens with disabilities. The grants, totaling $1,415,922, will support new public transportation services and alternatives for individuals with disabilities, and will promote coordination between specialized and public transportation statewide. United Way of Door County, on behalf of Door-Tran Inc., […]

  • Door County Community News: Teaching Tomorrow’s Leaders

    The leaders of tomorrow need to be developed today. That’s why several peninsula organizations are teaming up to help potential young leaders develop their leadership skills.

  • Door County Activities: Sturgeon Bay Festival Looking for Carvers

    The Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center (SBVC) is planning its first event of the new year, the Fire & Ice weekend February 13 – 15, and is currently looking for creative carvers to sculpt ice and snow blocks into cool works of art.

  • Door County Activities: Sturgeon Bay Festival Looking for Carvers

    The Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center (SBVC) is planning its first event of the new year, the Fire & Ice weekend February 13 – 15, and is currently looking for creative carvers to sculpt ice and snow blocks into cool works of art.

  • Door County Humane Society Featured Pets

    KRAMER is a gorgeous male Coonhound, two to four years old. He had pins in his front left leg to repair a break but is ready for a new home now. Smart as a whip, Kramer will be an engaging and intriguing companion dog.

  • Door County Humane Society Featured Pets

    KRAMER is a gorgeous male Coonhound, two to four years old. He had pins in his front left leg to repair a break but is ready for a new home now. Smart as a whip, Kramer will be an engaging and intriguing companion dog.

  • Door County Activities: Jacksonport Polar Bear Scene, Take 2

    Word has been received that the Feed The Fish feature film is planning to have the Polar Bear Scene, Take 2 filmed on Saturday, February 21 at Lakeside Park beach, Highway 57, in downtown Jacksonport.

  • Door County Activities: Jacksonport Polar Bear Scene, Take 2

    Word has been received that the Feed The Fish feature film is planning to have the Polar Bear Scene, Take 2 filmed on Saturday, February 21 at Lakeside Park beach, Highway 57, in downtown Jacksonport.

  • Door County Activities: Candlelight Ski and Centennial Events at Peninsula State Park

    Peninsula State Park will host its candlelight ski on Saturday, February 7, from 5:30 – 8 pm. For this special event, a vehicle sticker or $5 special event sticker is required.

  • Door County Activities: Candlelight Ski and Centennial Events at Peninsula State Park

    Peninsula State Park will host its candlelight ski on Saturday, February 7, from 5:30 – 8 pm. For this special event, a vehicle sticker or $5 special event sticker is required.

  • Learn to Cook in the Shadows of Shangrila!

    The Linden Centre and Savory Spoon are hosting a culinary exploration of the southeastern Himalayas, home to Brian and Jeanee Linden's cultural retreat.

  • Learn to Cook in the Shadows of Shangrila!

    The Linden Centre and Savory Spoon are hosting a culinary exploration of the southeastern Himalayas, home to Brian and Jeanee Linden's cultural retreat.

  • Door County Activities: Foods of Romance Gourmet Dinner and Cooking Class

    Terri Milligan, co-owner and chef at the Inn at Kristofer’s, will be presenting a “Foods of Romance” gourmet five-course dinner and demonstration cooking class on Friday, February 13.

  • Door County Activities: Foods of Romance Gourmet Dinner and Cooking Class

    Terri Milligan, co-owner and chef at the Inn at Kristofer’s, will be presenting a “Foods of Romance” gourmet five-course dinner and demonstration cooking class on Friday, February 13.

  • Door County Activities: Kickball Tournament Time

    It's that time of year again – time to kick the winter blues at the second annual Winter Kickball Tournament! Join a great mix of local folks and just be a kid again on Saturday, Feb.

  • Door County Activities: Kickball Tournament Time

    It's that time of year again – time to kick the winter blues at the second annual Winter Kickball Tournament! Join a great mix of local folks and just be a kid again on Saturday, Feb.

  • Door County Activities: T. Ashwells Celebrates Mediterranean Nights with Kaheena Belly Dance Troupe

    Everyone is invited to follow the Silk Road to T. Ashwells in Ellison Bay for an exotic evening replete with belly dancers and the best in Mediterranean fare.

  • Door County Activities: T. Ashwells Celebrates Mediterranean Nights with Kaheena Belly Dance Troupe

    Everyone is invited to follow the Silk Road to T. Ashwells in Ellison Bay for an exotic evening replete with belly dancers and the best in Mediterranean fare.

  • Door County Activities: St. Norbert Distinguished Lecture Series Continues

    The face of Mother Russia has changed significantly, both domestically and internationally, in the course of her history. Addressing the issues facing Russia’s future, Dr.

  • Door County Activities: St. Norbert Distinguished Lecture Series Continues

    The face of Mother Russia has changed significantly, both domestically and internationally, in the course of her history. Addressing the issues facing Russia’s future, Dr.

  • Door County Maritime Museum Celebrates Community Appreciation Week

    In appreciation for the continued support the area has given, the Door County Maritime Museum is offering Community Appreciation Week, beginning Saturday, Jan.

  • Door County Art Scene: Peninsula School of Art Invites Artists of All Ages to Participate

    Peninsula School of Art will open its doors to art enthusiasts of all ages for Community & Family Day on Saturday, January 17, from 10 am – 2 pm. Participants will have access to a variety of art materials in both two and three dimensional media free of charge.

  • Gibraltar Boys Basketball Brings Home Holiday Trophy

    Gibraltar’s boys basketball team won the Lena Holiday Tournament for the second straight year Dec. 29 – 30. The Vikings defeated NEW Lutheran 51 – 38 in the championship game.

  • Gibraltar Boys Basketball Brings Home Holiday Trophy

    Gibraltar’s boys basketball team won the Lena Holiday Tournament for the second straight year Dec. 29 – 30. The Vikings defeated NEW Lutheran 51 – 38 in the championship game.

  • Six to Vie for Liberty Grove Chair

    Liberty Grove voters will have an unfamiliar problem this April – a glut of choices for town government. In most years local governments have to scrape and even beg just to get enough candidates to fill the ballot. But six candidates have turned in papers to run for the town chairman’s post in Liberty Grove […]

  • Six to Vie for Liberty Grove Chair

    Liberty Grove voters will have an unfamiliar problem this April – a glut of choices for town government. In most years local governments have to scrape and even beg just to get enough candidates to fill the ballot. But six candidates have turned in papers to run for the town chairman’s post in Liberty Grove […]

  • The Bulletin: What Happened

    • Baileys Harbor has a new Web site. Town Clerk Doug Smith has been working hard to design the page, and residents can now go to http://townofbaileysharbor.com to get meeting schedules, minutes, agendas and more. The site remains under construction, and Smith will be adding more information. • The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced […]

  • The Bulletin: Coming Up

    • Democrats take control of the Wisconsin Assembly for the first time since 1994. They’ll face a budget shortfall expected to reach $5.4 billion in 2011. Governor Jim Doyle’s budget will come out in early February. Doyle is floating the idea of upping the cigarette tax and re-enacting automatic gas tax increases. • The Sturgeon […]

  • The Bulletin: Coming Up

    • Democrats take control of the Wisconsin Assembly for the first time since 1994. They’ll face a budget shortfall expected to reach $5.4 billion in 2011. Governor Jim Doyle’s budget will come out in early February. Doyle is floating the idea of upping the cigarette tax and re-enacting automatic gas tax increases. • The Sturgeon […]

  • Broomball Hits the Ice

    The Northern Door Broomball League kicked off play on a fabulous new surface in Sister Bay Wednesday night. The Teresa K. Hilander Community Ice Rink got a new concrete base this fall, making for great ice this season. The new boards are a great improvement as well. In the year’s first action, Blue Horse defeated […]

  • Broomball Hits the Ice

    The Northern Door Broomball League kicked off play on a fabulous new surface in Sister Bay Wednesday night. The Teresa K. Hilander Community Ice Rink got a new concrete base this fall, making for great ice this season. The new boards are a great improvement as well. In the year’s first action, Blue Horse defeated […]

  • Great Lakes Holds Vast Energy Potential

    A report from the Michigan State University Land Policy Institute estimates that offshore wind power could generate 10 times the power the state generates from fossil fuel, or 321,000 megawatts.

  • Great Lakes Holds Vast Energy Potential

    A report from the Michigan State University Land Policy Institute estimates that offshore wind power could generate 10 times the power the state generates from fossil fuel, or 321,000 megawatts.

  • Post-Oil Preparation

    A study by Common Current ranks the 50 largest US cities based on readiness for a post-cheap-oil world. 1. San Francisco 2. New York 3. Washington D.

  • Post-Oil Preparation

    A study by Common Current ranks the 50 largest US cities based on readiness for a post-cheap-oil world. 1. San Francisco 2. New York 3. Washington D.

  • Emerald Ash Borer Update

    Last August the Emerald Ash Borer was found in Wisconsin, in Ozaukee County near Newburg. This nuisance beetle has also been located near the state line in Illinois and has recently been found near Escanaba in Upper Michigan.

  • Emerald Ash Borer Update

    Last August the Emerald Ash Borer was found in Wisconsin, in Ozaukee County near Newburg. This nuisance beetle has also been located near the state line in Illinois and has recently been found near Escanaba in Upper Michigan.

  • Alternative Energies Provide Lifesaving Communication

    In September of 2008, Cellcom built an alternative energy cell site located on Door County’s Chambers Island. Cellcom’s green cell site will provide increased cellular coverage and is currently enhancing radio coverage for the Door County fire radio system along the steep west coast of the Door Peninsula.

  • Alternative Energies Provide Lifesaving Communication

    In September of 2008, Cellcom built an alternative energy cell site located on Door County’s Chambers Island. Cellcom’s green cell site will provide increased cellular coverage and is currently enhancing radio coverage for the Door County fire radio system along the steep west coast of the Door Peninsula.

  • Viols in Our Schools

    “Do you often get together with your viol friends?” asked Charlie Eckhardt, Instrumental Music Director of Gibraltar Schools. “We are a group of underhanded people,” replied Dr. Phillip W. Serna, member of the Chicago Early Music Consort. The repartee was not lost on the 130 Gibraltar High School band and choral students crowded into the […]

  • Viols in Our Schools

    “Do you often get together with your viol friends?” asked Charlie Eckhardt, Instrumental Music Director of Gibraltar Schools. “We are a group of underhanded people,” replied Dr. Phillip W. Serna, member of the Chicago Early Music Consort. The repartee was not lost on the 130 Gibraltar High School band and choral students crowded into the […]

  • Door County Business Briefs

    • Mike Shaw purchased Service Taxi Cab Co. of Sturgeon Bay from former owners Steve and Karen Charnetski on Dec. 1. The business’s home-based office also moved from Utah Street, across from WDOR radio station, to Belmar Place near Sunset Elementary School. The Charnetskis had owned the business since 1992 after buying it from Herb […]

  • Door County Business Briefs

    • Mike Shaw purchased Service Taxi Cab Co. of Sturgeon Bay from former owners Steve and Karen Charnetski on Dec. 1. The business’s home-based office also moved from Utah Street, across from WDOR radio station, to Belmar Place near Sunset Elementary School. The Charnetskis had owned the business since 1992 after buying it from Herb […]

  • Door County Business News: Construction Begins on The Cookery

    Construction has begun on The Cookery restaurant located in downtown Fish Creek. After a devastating fire in May, the building where The Cookery had been located was deemed unsalvageable and had to be torn down.

  • Door County Business News: Construction Begins on The Cookery

    Construction has begun on The Cookery restaurant located in downtown Fish Creek. After a devastating fire in May, the building where The Cookery had been located was deemed unsalvageable and had to be torn down.

  • Door County Community News and Notes

    A quick look at the organizations and people making news and making a difference around the Door peninsula.

  • Door County Community News and Notes

    A quick look at the organizations and people making news and making a difference around the Door peninsula.

  • Door County Community News: Transportation

    Door-Tran has introduced half-price transportation vouchers, another step toward improving public transportation in Door County. The organization – which was implemented through the Door County Transportation Consortium whose vision is of a self-sustaining, community driven affordable, available, and accessible transportation system for Door County – recently expanded its transportation information and referral communication center to include free car pool matching services.

  • Door County Community News: Transportation

    Door-Tran has introduced half-price transportation vouchers, another step toward improving public transportation in Door County. The organization – which was implemented through the Door County Transportation Consortium whose vision is of a self-sustaining, community driven affordable, available, and accessible transportation system for Door County – recently expanded its transportation information and referral communication center to include free car pool matching services.

  • An Outlook

    A few weeks before Christmas, the 60 Minutes television program on CBS aired a segment entitled, “A Second Mortgage Disaster on the Horizon?” If you didn’t see the program you can read it and/or view it on the Internet.

  • An Outlook

    A few weeks before Christmas, the 60 Minutes television program on CBS aired a segment entitled, “A Second Mortgage Disaster on the Horizon?” If you didn’t see the program you can read it and/or view it on the Internet.

  • Why Is It…?

    “Why Is It…?” was designed by Dr. Steiner to address readers’ questions about human behavior from a social psychological perspective in order to inform and stimulate dialogue about the ways in which our thoughts, feelings and behaviors are influenced by the presence of other people. Dr. Steiner holds a Ph.D. in Applied Social Psychology. In […]

  • Why Is It…?

    “Why Is It…?” was designed by Dr. Steiner to address readers’ questions about human behavior from a social psychological perspective in order to inform and stimulate dialogue about the ways in which our thoughts, feelings and behaviors are influenced by the presence of other people. Dr. Steiner holds a Ph.D. in Applied Social Psychology. In […]

  • By the Numbers

    1,297 Number of community health centers created or expanded in medically underserved areas with federal financing under the Bush Administration 43 Percent of the country’s medically underserved areas that lack a health center site 1 Trillion dollars, the amount China has invested in American government bonds and government-backed mortgage debt in the last decade 133 […]

  • By the Numbers

    1,297 Number of community health centers created or expanded in medically underserved areas with federal financing under the Bush Administration 43 Percent of the country’s medically underserved areas that lack a health center site 1 Trillion dollars, the amount China has invested in American government bonds and government-backed mortgage debt in the last decade 133 […]

  • Bergstrom to Close

    Bergstrom Automotive announced it is closing its Sturgeon Bay location Jan. 31, leaving its 20 employees jobless. The closing of the Chrysler dealership comes as nationwide sales for the automaker are down 40 percent. “In the current unprecedented economic climate we had to make the tough decision to close,” said a disappointed John Bergstrom, company […]

  • Bergstrom to Close

    Bergstrom Automotive announced it is closing its Sturgeon Bay location Jan. 31, leaving its 20 employees jobless. The closing of the Chrysler dealership comes as nationwide sales for the automaker are down 40 percent. “In the current unprecedented economic climate we had to make the tough decision to close,” said a disappointed John Bergstrom, company […]