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  • Baseball’s Sabermetrics

    Unless you love baseball and/or are a bit of a numbers geek, you will probably find the first portion of this column rather tedious. I ask that you at least skim over the following so that you will understand the last portion of the column, which offers a broader perspective that will give each of […]

  • Article posted Thursday, August 12, 2010 10:44pm

    “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 […]

  • Article posted Thursday, August 12, 2010 10:41pm

    • Perhaps it’s time to accept the promise of marijuana (or cannabis) for medical use. In 14 states, Canada, the Netherlands, and Israel, doctors can prescribe smoking cannabis for clearly diagnosed medical conditions. There has been a surge in research on the use of cannabis to treat a number of medical conditions, including multiple sclerosis, […]

  • Article posted Thursday, August 12, 2010 10:39pm

    174 Number of California school districts listed as financially troubled 40 Number of billionaires who have signed on to Bill Gates’ and Warren Buffet’s pledge to give at least half of their wealth away 2025 The year China is projected to overtake the United States as the world’s largest economy $3,800 China’s per-capita income 1 […]

  • Article posted Thursday, August 12, 2010 10:35pm

    Welcome to the Notes from the Grove, providing Liberty Grove residents and visitors tid bits of information about goings on in town government. • June 28, 2011 is the date that has been selected for the Community Well Testing Program. Well water samples turned in that day will be transported to UW-Stevens Point for in-depth […]

  • Bike Lanes Provide Opportunity for Door County

    Last night I nearly hit a bicycler as I was driving through the north end of Ephraim at about 9:30 pm. He was riding on the narrow shoulder, likely a seasonal employee heading home from work.

  • Here A Pie, There A Pie

    “It was pretty crazy.” That was Laura Seaquist’s summation of Aug. 5, a pie day to end all pie days at the Seaquist Orchard Farm Market. It began as a sort of joke in 2007, when Laura’s mother, Kristin, bet the 10 ladies who routinely turn out 800 or so pies every Thursday that they’d never be able to make 1,000 in one day.

  • Egg Harbor Marina Dedication Set for August 14

    After four years of debate, delays, and finally construction, the Egg Harbor Marina will be re-opened with a dedication ceremony Aug. 14. The new marina adds 22 slips to the old design plus three more transient slips, includes features to filter storm water runoff, improved boat launch design and many aesthetic improvements. It will now […]

  • Hospital Unveils $20.5 Million Addition

    As Auxiliary Bishop Robert Morneau led a group of Door County dignitaries into the new wing of Ministry Door County Hospital, he was followed by a cascade of oohs, ahhs, and wows.

  • Egg Harbor Joint Fire Department Will Continue

    After nearly four years of discussions, joint meetings and closed sessions, the village and town of Egg Harbor have decided to keep their fire protection arrangement status quo.

  • Corrections

    In the July 30 issue of the Pulse (v16i19) in the article about Door county Memorial Hospital’s addition called “A New Standard,” we incorrectly identified a nurse in a photo.

  • Bay Ship Changes Leadership

    • Bay Shipbuilding Company in Sturgeon Bay will move forward under new leadership. Longtime Vice President and General Manager Pat O’Hern has been replaced by Gene Caldwell at the company, which is a subsidiary of Fincantieri Marine Group. Company officials would not comment on why the change was made. Caldwell had held a senior management […]

  • Doyle touts beach restoration grants

    • Governor Jim Doyle touted progress on a grant for beach restoration in Door County in an appearance at the Ridges Sanctuary in Baileys Harbor Aug. 2. A $250,000 Great Lakes Restoration grant awaits final approval in Washington D.C. The grant would help the Door County Soil and Water Conservation Department continue to work on […]

  • Village Green Lodge Earns Travel Green Wisconsin Certification

    Travel Green Wisconsin, a voluntary certification program that recognizes tourism businesses for reducing their environmental footprint through eco-friendly practices, has certified the Village Green Lodge.

  • Gibraltar’s Environmental Educator

    Gibraltar High School science teacher David Tupa has worked to bring solar energy to the school, incorporates natural resource meetings into his curriculum, and weaves environmental awareness into his teaching every day.

  • Green Quote

    “The universe is not required to be in perfect harmony with human ambition.” – Carl Sagan

  • Green Facts

      $4.5 million   Dollars worth of fish poison dumped into the Chicago River to block the Asian Carp so far   6   Miles down the Chicago River that an Asian Carp was found in June

  • Baylake Bank Builds Water Conservation Awareness

    Baylake Bank will be providing information and displaying rain barrels in select Baylake Bank offices, with the goal of helping build awareness and understanding of water conservation.

  • American Life in Poetry: Column 280

    Marilyn Kallet lives and teaches in Tennessee. Over the years I have read many poems about fireflies, but of all of them hers seems to offer the most and dearest peace.

  • The Trumpeter Swan

    Thousands of visitors from across the U.S. and the world enjoy Door County every summer and help keep it green. Charlotte and I, along with four of our friends, the Lysnes and Andersons, traveled north recently as tourists to camp for several days in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

  • NORTHERN DOOR VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE

    The ball fell softly on into the sand on the Blue Ox side of the net, and as it did, the Camp David team and fans erupted. Powered by Gray-Aire's sweet corn and a coffee can full of melted butter, the Happy Campers had felled the mighty oxen for their first victory of the season.

  • UWGB Soccer to Host Clinic in Baileys Harbor

    When the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Men's Soccer Team returns to Baileys Harbor to run a practice and scrimmage Aug. 19, they’ll also be offering a special opportunity to local youth soccer players.

  • Sports Schedule

    DOOR COUNTY LEAGUE BASEBALL Upcoming Schedule All games start at 1:30 pm unless noted Aug. 15 Baileys Harbor @ West Jacksonport Aug. 22 Playoff Schedule 4th Seed @ Kolberg 3rd Seed @ 2nd Seed Standings Kolberg 13-1 Egg Harbor 8-6 West Jacksonport 7-6 Maplewood 7-7 Washington Island 7-7 Sister Bay 5-9 Institute 5-9 Baileys Harbor […]

  • Every Last One – A Review

    Anna Quindlen has a devoted following of readers, not only because of five best-selling novels, but also books of nonfiction, columns in both the New York Times and Newsweek, and movies based on her fiction.

  • Window Man

    A winter gale swept a cutting chill off Lake Michigan down Howard Street. Around the corner by the el station, a line had formed waiting patiently, huddled together against the boarded-up businesses.

  • Door County Soccer Association 2010 Season Standings

    (Place, Coach name (team #), Win-Loss-Tie) 6/7 Year Olds 1. Montana (13), 8-1-0 2. Lenius (11), 7-2-0 3. Luders (16), 6-3-0 4. Andre, C (14), 5-3-0 5. Grantham (17), 4-4-1 6. Omernick (ND1), 2-4-2 7. Andrea, B (12), 1-3-4 8. Retzlaff (15), 2-5-1 9. Rose (WI1), 2-6-1 10. Johnson (ND2), 0-6-3   8/9 Year Olds […]

  • K/D Salmon Tourney Draws 2,653 Anglers

    The 2010 Kewaunee/ Door County Salmon Tournament paid out more than $40,000 in cash prizes to the hoards of fisherman who took to the lake and bay July 23 – Aug.

  • Johnson Competes in International Tourney

    Ian Johnson of Sister Bay (top row, 6th from the left) competed as a guest player with the U19 Yukon Strikers from Canada July12 – 17 in the Puma Elite Division at the Schwan's USA Cup Week Long International Soccer Tournament in Blaine, MN.

  • Do the Du

    The Door County YMCA’s Labor Day Run has grown into a multi-faceted family affair in year number nine, with the addition of a duathlon to the event sparking interest.

  • Article posted Thursday, August 12, 2010 9:15pm

    • The Door County Community Foundation announced that it is inviting local charities to submit grant applications for support from the Door County Green Fund. The Green Fund is one of several grant programs at the Community Foundation. It also offers grants to charities out of its Arts Fund, Health and Human Needs Fund, Education […]

  • Plum Island Boathouse Gets Fresh Coat of Paint

    The boathouse on Plum Island is receiving a new paint job this summer. Funds for the project are being provided through a cooperative effort between the Friends of Plum and Pilot Islands and the U.

  • String Academy Students Serenade Shoppers

    Anne Barlas and Lisa Witt from the Door County String Academy serenade Econo Foods shoppers while other students from the academy bag groceries.

  • Door County Humane Society Featured Pets

    Serenity is a 10-month-old, female, Basset Hound/Lab mix. She is an amazing dog who is looking for a family to provide her with training and fun! A loyal pup that loves to snuggle in your lap, she also likes to play fetch, chew on rawhides, and splish-splash in kiddy pools! Snowball is a neutered male domestic short hair.

  • Healing Within the Door

    “Healing within” is a term that is used quite often in the psychological field. How do these two words affect you as an individual, your family and your community? Door County is filled with caring people; people who actively support those in need.

  • Tech This Out

    One of the memories that stands out from my family's trip to Disney World 10 years ago is an Aladdin ride we went on. Between the glasses we wore, which were more like miniature TV screens, and the moving seats, it actually felt like we were flying over Africa on a magic carpet.

  • Company Members Make History at Peninsula Players

    Peninsula Players Theatre officially turned 75 on July 25, 2010. Almost 90 past and current company members gathered for a celebration event, including actors, directors, designers, carpenters, board members, administrators, former interns, and staff.

  • Article posted Thursday, August 12, 2010 8:33pm

    • Baylake Bank Premier Club and the YMCA of Door County is sponsoring an informational program entitled “The Financial Triathlon: Budgeting, Goal-Setting, & Knowledge.” The program will be held at the YMCA of Door County located at 1900 Michigan Street, Sturgeon Bay on Wednesday, August 18 from 9:45 – 10:45 am. Marcia Peterson, Baylake Bank […]

  • Ellison Bay’s Brew: More Than a Coffee Shop

    To the first time visitor to Door County, it may seem remarkable that life exists north of Sister Bay. The lonely stretch of Highway 42 between the Door County Ice Cream Factory and the ferry dock at Northport is sparsely populated, with fading farmsteads and a smattering of businesses.

  • Water Street Hots Shots Perform at Woodwalk Gallery

    On Friday, August 13 at 7 pm, the Water Street Hot Shots, winners of the 2009 Grafton Blues Challenge, will perform at Woodwalk Gallery. The Water Street Hot Shots draw from acoustic musical styles of the 1920s and ‘30s.

  • Peg Egan Presents Howard Levy

    On Sunday, August 15 at 7 pm Howard Levy with special guest Chris Siebold, will end the Peg Egan PAC series with a powerful performance offered free to the public.

  • The Hollands! Perform in Jacksonport

    On Saturday, August 14, The Hollands! will perform at Jacksonport’s Concert in the Park. The Hollands! will be accompanied by concert cellist and Door County resident, Kim Souther.

  • Parks and Phillips Perform

    The Historical Village at Crossroads of Big Creek will feature Pamela Parks and Dan Phillips performing sets of music from 1:30 – 3:30 pm on Sunday, August 15.

  • All One Ark

    A concert event featuring a foam tub, music by national touring artists Pamela Means, Dorothy Scott, Hans Christian, and Julian Hagen, and a showing of the documentary film Dr. Bronner's Magic Soap Box.

  • Acoustic Thursdays at Glas

    Glas, the green coffeehouse, has just three concerts left in their summer concert series, “Acoustic Thursdays at Glas.” The concerts are free and open to the public and feature a variety of artists from around the Midwest, each with a unique acoustic style.

  • Gaelic Storm at DCA

    World-renown Celtic band, Gaelic Storm, will perform at the Door Community Auditorium in Fish Creek on Sunday, August 15 at 8 pm.

  • Copper Box

    Open your ears to the colorful sounds “like a Texas Tornado that went through New Orleans and landed in Wisconsin,” as proclaimed by Copper Box.

  • Jeanne Kuhns & Lost Mothra Open for Adam Mackintosh & Friends

    Let the magical evening commence as two sets of amazing musicians take the same stage in a historic barn at Woodwalk Gallery. Concert series coordinator, artist, singer, and songwriter Jeanne Kuhns will be performing with Lost Mothra to open the evening; Lost Mothra members also include Patrick Palmer on both stand-up and electric bass, violinist Lynn Gudmundsen, and guitarist George Sawyn.

  • Sturgeon Bay’s West Fest

    The Annual West Fest on Sturgeon Bay’s West side business district will take place Saturday, August 21 from 10 am – 4 pm. This western themed event will be fun for young and old with most of the action on Madison Avenue between Maple and Oak Streets.

  • Whitefish Dunes Sand Sculpture Winners

    Rain may have deterred some folks from entering this year’s Whitefish Dunes Sand Sculpture Contest, but 76 determined individuals braved wet conditions to produce wonderful displays of sandy talent.

  • Mosquito Mania at The Ridges

    The Ridge’s Mosquito Mania will conclude on Friday, August 13 with a variety of activities at The Ridges. From noon – 4 pm, participants may build bat houses for $15, play games, study mosquitoes, and test repellent.

  • Labor Day Kayak Adventure

    Kayaking Adventures Door County is offering a weekend kayak-camping adventure to popular Rock Island, the northernmost tip of Door County. The trip begins Friday, September 10 at noon and ends Sunday, September 12 at approximately noon and includes all kayak and camping gear, certified instruction, gourmet meals, and lots of time on the water.

  • Wilson Presents on Jacksonport’s Cherry Orchards

    On Wednesday, August 25 at 7 pm, Tom Wilson will share historical pictures featuring Jacksonport’s cherry orchards, workers, and processing plants.

  • Door County Ice Cream Factory’s Top 5 Flavors

    If the summer heat is making you melt, swing up to the Door County Ice Cream Factory for a cool and tasty treat. Their top five flavors include: 1. Vanilla: made with Madagascar vanilla beans (the finest in the world) and used in most of their sundaes, shakes, and malts.

  • A First Look At the Egg Harbor Marina

    The new Egg Harbor Marina impresses with its consideration of the non-boaters who will enjoy it.

  • The Tall Ships Are BACK!

    The Tall Ships are making their way down to Green Bay for some festivities this weekend. We here in Door County are going to be graced with their presence once again. Today while out at Cave Point kayaking,

  • Door County’s Bay Ship Changes Leadership

    Bay Shipbuilding Company in Sturgeon Bay will move forward under new leadership. Longtime Vice President and General Manager Pat O’Hern has been replaced by Gene Caldwell at the company, which is a subsidiary

  • Isadoora Theater Company Presents Pre-Audition Workship

    Isadoora Theater Company will open its 2010-2011 season with a special Halloween production of Jeffery Thatcher's adaptation of R. L. Stevenson's classic horror novella, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.

  • “A Little Night Music” On Stage at Pen Players

    On stage at Peninsula Players through August 15 is Stephen Sondheim’s and Hugh Wheeler’s Tony Award-winning masterpiece, A Little Night Music, set at the turn of the last century in Sweden.

  • Comedy, Horror, and Puppets in American Folklore’s Bone Dance

    A man puts his fiancé’s ring on the finger of a corpse, unknowingly, as a part of a bachelor party prank – binding himself to a scraggly haired, skeleton-faced woman who never found love in life.

  • Food and Wine Pairing Revisited

    In our last column, we talked about how certain flavors in food can enhance or detract from the appeal of the wine being served, and how keeping this basic information in mind will help you greatly when planning your wine and food pairings.

  • Article posted Tuesday, August 10, 2010 5:44pm

    Question: What was the first place in Wisconsin visited by white men?

  • OBSESSIONS!

    Trying to eat gluten free. As most of my friends know, it is an obsession – since I have to avoid it.

  • FRAMED!

    Local business owners Josiah Lent and Angie Brusky, took advantage of a rare day off to kayak from Fish Creek to Eagle Harbor – and back!

  • Peninsula Music Festival Presents Percussionist Christopher Norton

    Christopher Norton, featured in this season’s Peninsula Music Festival, is a Professor of Music and Director of Percussion Studies at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee.

  • Washington Island Music Festival

    The Washington Island Music Festival will be wrapping up will two more events. On Friday, August 15, the festival will hosts a concert at the Community Center on Main Road.

  • Midsummer Music Festival Features Labor Day Performances

    This year, for the first time, Midsummer’s Music will offer six concerts over the Labor Day weekend featuring two entirely different programs. The concerts begin on Wednesday, September 1 and continue through Labor Day, September 6.

  • 1st Annual Summer Fun Show in Jacksonport

    The Jacksonport Area Business Association will present the 1st Annual Summer Fun Show on Saturday, August 14 at Mr. G’s Logan Creek Grill. Take three singers who enjoy performing together as members of Daddy D Productions, (Andy Bain, Darren Johnson, and Doug Dachelet) add some classic songs and sprinkle liberally with Up Nort’ humor and then sit back and prepare to be entertained by Da Tree Guys.

  • Balthazar’s Feast Benefits Door Shakespeare

    Lovers of chamber music will enjoy Door Shakespeare’s annual gala, “Balthazar’s Feast,” a luxurious evening of food and music at Woodwalk Gallery in Egg Harbor on Sunday, August 15, from 6 – 9 pm.

  • Final Birch Creek Concerts

    Birch Creek is in its fourth week of big band jazz concerts, performing “The Great American Big Band” on August 13 and “The Legacy of the Big Band” on August 14.

  • Savory Spoon Hosts “The Garden Lady”

    The fresh herb and flower garden comes to the table at the Savory Spoon in Ellison Bay with a class led by Beth Coleman, “The Garden Lady.” On Saturday, August 14 at 9:30 am, participants will learn from Coleman’s vast knowledge on how to make herb and fruit-infused vinegars, pesto, and edible flower finishes to take home.

  • UUF Shows “The Cove”

    A free screening of The Cove will be shown at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in Ephraim on August 17 at 7 pm.

  • Master Cheesmaker at Liberty Square

    Liberty Square of Egg Harbor will host celebrated Wisconsin “Master Cheesemaker” Steven Tollers at its Deli/Gourmet food store on August 14 and 15. Tollers will appear on Saturday from 11 am – 4 pm and Sunday from 10 am – 2 pm.

  • Classes at Bjorklunden

    From Sept. 12 – 17 Lawrence University’s Bjِrklunden in Baileys Harbor is offering two seminars: “Writing Our Lives through Fact and Fiction” and “Nuts, Bolts and Jackhammers: a Poetry Workshop."

  • “Bean Bags” at the AC Tap…the perfect bar game?

    The AC Tap has many attractive qualities: a smoke free bar, sushi on Tuesdays, and a great beer selection, just to name a few. But the beanbag game might well be the clincher in deciding where to get rowdy.

  • Tips from the Pro

    A green side bunker is a sand trap that is located close to the green. The best club to use when playing this shot, is the sand wedge or any club with a lot of loft.

  • Longest Play-off in Resorters’ History

    On August 5, Andrew Godfrey, from Homewood, IL and also a member of the Western Illinois men’s golf team, captured his third Resorters’ championship in a battle against past champion, Mike Gilliam of Green Bay.

  • Player Profile

    Do you know of fellow golfer that would be a good candidate for our regular Player Profile? If so, email your suggestions to [email protected]

  • Mogg Qualifies for State Open

    With a score of 74 at the Wisconsin State Open Qualifying Tournament, Pete Mogg, head golf professional of Horseshoe Bay Golf Club, not only came home with medalist honors but secured a spot in the Wisconsin State Open.

  • Gould-Chomeau Showcases Longevity

    Ninety golfers (65 men and 25 women) turned out for the annual Gould-Chomeau Tournament held at Peninsula Golf Course on Sunday, August 1.

  • Upcoming Events

    Upcoming golf events.

  • Caddy Quiz ‘em

    Which of the four majors is the only one that is played in the same place every year?

  • Wisconsin Artists Showcase Features Door County Artist

    The Wisconsin Artists Showcase at the Jura Silverman Gallery in Spring Green, Wisconsin is featuring Door County artist Stephanie Trenchard. The exhibition, entitled “Wisconsin Landscapes” will be on display until August 29 at The Bank Restaurant and Wine Bar in Spring Green.

  • Corner of the Past Museum Hosts Quilt Show

    Both traditional and contemporary patterns will be featured when the Trillium Quilters Guild display their works at the 13th Annual Quilt Show hosted by the Sister Bay Historical Society at the Corner of the Past Museum on Saturday and Sunday, August 14 and 15.

  • Lisa Williams Jewelry on Display at Santa Fe Shop

    Lisa Williams, a Chicago-based jewelry designer and silversmith, has enjoyed early success with her distinctive wearable art. Her dramatic jewelry designs, which reflect her background in sculptural copper work, silversmithing, and stone setting, are on display at the Santa Fe Shop in Fish Creek.

  • Call for Photo Submissions

    The 6th Annual Door County Photo Contest entry deadline is rapidly approaching. Featuring the events, people and landscapes that make Door County special, the contest creates a unique portrait of Door County.

  • 2010 Plein Air Festival Winners Announced

    Peninsula School of Art announced the award winners of the 4th annual Door County Plein Air Festival. Ten artists took home cash and art supplies awarded for their exceptional artwork.

  • Mary Blotti Anderson Exhibits in Marshfield

    Mary Blotti Anderson of Fish Creek has been juried into the "Culture + Agriculture" exhibit currently showing at the Marshfield Clinic’s "New Visions Gallery" in Marshfield, WI.

  • Linden Gallery Previews Cieslas’ Upcoming Jewelry Series

    Skye and Peter Ciesla, owners and artists of Bazyli Studio, have been showing their unique, colorful, and provocative beaded jewelry at Linden Gallery since 2006.

  • Susan Ploughe’s Painting Received Record Bid

    “This is unbelievable!” whispered Susan Ploughe as she was listening to the bidding at the annual Peninsula School of Art’s auction for her painting on Saturday, July 25.

  • HOPE Church Gallery Features David Franke

    David Franke of Egg Harbor will be the featured artist during August at HOPE Church Gallery in Sturgeon Bay. Franke creates mixed media wall sculptures using branches and rocks found while walking his dogs.

  • Hardy Gallery Announces “Paint a Property” Raffle

    Ephraim's Hardy Gallery is excited to announce that tickets for their 2010 raffle, "Paint a Property," are available for purchase at the Hardy Gallery on Anderson Dock.

  • Every Picture Tells a Story, Don’t It?

    The line from the Rod Stewart song, "Every Picture Tells a Story, Don't It?" takes on literal meaning at the Flying Pig beginning Saturday, August 14 during the "Story Starters Exhibition."

  • Pat Olson’s Work Highlighted

    The Gallery of the Door County Art League in Fish Creek, will feature multi-media artist Pat Olson, who works primarily in pastels and acrylics, for the week beginning August 15.

  • Schneider’s Painting Receives Recognition

    Bill Schneider’s painting "Morning Meditation" (formerly titled "Bernadette") was named a finalist in the Portrait / Figure Category in the 27th annual Artist's Magazine competition.

  • We get by with a little help from our friends…

    An anniversary year is a special time to celebrate – to look forward – and, to remember the past. For 35 years The Miller Art Museum has served the community in many ways, including exhibits, classes, tours, lectures, parties, receptions, and an ever-growing permanent collection of Wisconsin art.

  • Silk Painting by Loba C. Chudak at Base Camp

    Loba C. Chudak’s work will be on display at Base Camp Coffee Bar beginning Friday, August 20. An artist reception will take place from 2 – 4 pm and include pastries and refreshments.

  • An Artist, an Influence

    What artist influenced my work as a watercolor painter? There are many. First, I would choose Mary Cassatt, with her brilliant touches of color highlighting a figure.

  • Algoma’s “Park of Flowers” Garden Sculptures

    Everyone is invited to stroll the streets of downtown Algoma and view all 22 uniquely decorated 5-foot tall metal sculptures that are part of the “Park of Flowers” project.

  • Paul Lurie Lecture and Presentation at Gallery Ten

    Paul Lurie calls himself “a road photographer.” He finds his inspiration along the roadside while walking, biking, or slowly driving. What he does next is the subject of a free presentation to be held on Saturday, August 14 at 1:30 pm at Charlene’s Gallery Ten in Gills Rock.

  • Charlene’s Gallery Ten Features Ray Kapfamer

    Ray Kapfamer’s new series of paintings – entitled the “Door County Great River,” a moving force depicting the energy of the people who come to enjoy the Peninsula – is currently on display at Charlene’s Gallery Ten in Gills Rock.

  • Ports vs. Islanders

    The Ports beat the Islanders on Sunday with the only score of the game which happened late in the 8th inning. #14, Mike Stonewal and #4, Stewart Larsen put the squeeze on the Islanders. Stewart made

  • JT And The Clouds, Camp David Sunday

    Friday night, JT And The Clouds brought it home for a show at Nelson's Hall on Washington Island. Drew and Jeremy are from the Island where the band originated from, so they brought the locals and the

  • Door County Hospital Unveils New Wing

    As Auxiliary Bishop Robert Morneau led a group of Door County dignitaries into the new wing of Ministry Door County Hospital to bless the new emergency wing, he was followed by a cascade of oohs, ahhs, and wows.

  • 2010 Contest Winners

    POETRY First Place: “Weavers” by Francha Barnard Second Place: “Delicious” by David Clowers Third Place: “Coming in from the Snow at Dusk” by Geoff Collins Honorable Mentions: “Insomnia” by John Campbell “Cutting Edges” by David Clowers “Lying in Late Spring” by Debbie J. Ernie “Wimbledon, North Dakota” by Debbie J. Ernie “Thoreau’s Carpenter” by Gary […]