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  • Sign or Art?

    Kim Jensen contends that painting on the wall of her Egg Harbor restaurant, Mojo Rosa’s, is a mural. Village officials call it signage. Now, it looks like it will take a date in Door County circuit court to see who’s opinion of art is correct.

  • Sign or Art?

    Kim Jensen contends that painting on the wall of her Egg Harbor restaurant, Mojo Rosa’s, is a mural. Village officials call it signage. Now, it looks like it will take a date in Door County circuit court to see who’s opinion of art is correct.

  • Sister Bay To Review Waterfront Park Master Plan: Marina to pay for Johnson property

    The Village of Sister Bay has asked the Plan Commission to review changes to the master plan for Waterfront Park.

  • Sister Bay To Review Waterfront Park Master Plan: Marina to pay for Johnson property

    The Village of Sister Bay has asked the Plan Commission to review changes to the master plan for Waterfront Park.

  • Gibraltar grad named TIME publisher

    A look at Door County news in brief from the past two weeks.

  • Gibraltar grad named TIME publisher

    A look at Door County news in brief from the past two weeks.

  • Sister Bay seeks sign ordinance input

    • The Village of Sister Bay is soliciting comments on its new draft sign ordinance. Citizens are encouraged to comment on the ordinance in person on March 10 at 5:30 pm at the Sister Bay Fire Station, or by contacting Village Administrator Bob Kufrin prior to the meeting at [email protected]

  • Sister Bay seeks sign ordinance input

    • The Village of Sister Bay is soliciting comments on its new draft sign ordinance. Citizens are encouraged to comment on the ordinance in person on March 10 at 5:30 pm at the Sister Bay Fire Station, or by contacting Village Administrator Bob Kufrin prior to the meeting at [email protected]

  • NFL Season Review

    After watching the Green Bay Packers win Super Bowl XLV and take the Lombardi Trophy home for the first time in 14 years, it's hard not to sit back and gloat.

  • NFL Season Review

    After watching the Green Bay Packers win Super Bowl XLV and take the Lombardi Trophy home for the first time in 14 years, it's hard not to sit back and gloat.

  • Sturgeon Bay YMCA Monday Night Volleyball

    A League W-L 1. Four Seasons Tree Experts 34-8 2. Kitty O’Reillys 31-11 3. YMCA 30-11 4. Fun Diggers 27-15 5. NAPA Auto Parts 26-16 6. Door Peninsula Winery 17-25 7. Neighborhood Pub 13-27 8. Door County Medical Center 12-27 9. Good Eggs 8-31 10. Bay Shore Outfitters 8-34 B League W-L 1. Red Room […]

  • Sturgeon Bay YMCA Monday Night Volleyball

    A League W-L 1. Four Seasons Tree Experts 34-8 2. Kitty O’Reillys 31-11 3. YMCA 30-11 4. Fun Diggers 27-15 5. NAPA Auto Parts 26-16 6. Door Peninsula Winery 17-25 7. Neighborhood Pub 13-27 8. Door County Medical Center 12-27 9. Good Eggs 8-31 10. Bay Shore Outfitters 8-34 B League W-L 1. Red Room […]

  • Local Masters Swimmers Compete at State Level

    The Wisconsin Masters Short Course Yards Swim Meet was held at the Oshkosh YMCA Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011. Two members of the Sturgeon Bay YMCA’s U.S. Masters Swimming Team competed.

  • Local Masters Swimmers Compete at State Level

    The Wisconsin Masters Short Course Yards Swim Meet was held at the Oshkosh YMCA Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011. Two members of the Sturgeon Bay YMCA’s U.S. Masters Swimming Team competed.

  • High School Basketball Schedule

    SEVASTOPOL HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETICS • Boys Basketball Feb. 21 vs. Manitowoc Lutheran, 7:30 pm Feb. 25 vs. Oconto High School, 7:30 pm March 1 Regional Round 1, TBD • Girls Basketball Feb. 18 @ Algoma, 7:30 pm Feb. 22 @ Clintonville, 7:30 pm Feb. 24 vs. Green Bay NEW, 7:30 pm March 3 @ Oconto, […]

  • High School Basketball Schedule

    SEVASTOPOL HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETICS • Boys Basketball Feb. 21 vs. Manitowoc Lutheran, 7:30 pm Feb. 25 vs. Oconto High School, 7:30 pm March 1 Regional Round 1, TBD • Girls Basketball Feb. 18 @ Algoma, 7:30 pm Feb. 22 @ Clintonville, 7:30 pm Feb. 24 vs. Green Bay NEW, 7:30 pm March 3 @ Oconto, […]

  • Johnson Makes State Soccer Team

    Sammy Johnson of Sister Bay has been named to the State 1993 Birth Year Team to represent Wisconsin in the Inaugural State Wars Indoor Soccer Tournament.

  • Johnson Makes State Soccer Team

    Sammy Johnson of Sister Bay has been named to the State 1993 Birth Year Team to represent Wisconsin in the Inaugural State Wars Indoor Soccer Tournament.

  • Door County’s Ride for Nature Registration Opens March 1

    Registration for Door County’s newest century ride, the Ride for Nature to benefit The Ridges Sanctuary, will open March 1. In addition to the century distance, the 2011 Ride for Nature scheduled for Saturday, June 18 will feature 50, 25 and 15-mile routes along the scenic back roads of the peninsula.

  • Door County’s Ride for Nature Registration Opens March 1

    Registration for Door County’s newest century ride, the Ride for Nature to benefit The Ridges Sanctuary, will open March 1. In addition to the century distance, the 2011 Ride for Nature scheduled for Saturday, June 18 will feature 50, 25 and 15-mile routes along the scenic back roads of the peninsula.

  • Broomball’s Hilander Cup Tournament Feb. 20

    Warm weather took a toll on the ice at the Teresa K. Hilander Community Ice Rink, forcing the Northern Door Broomball League to cancel its games Feb. 16.

  • Broomball’s Hilander Cup Tournament Feb. 20

    Warm weather took a toll on the ice at the Teresa K. Hilander Community Ice Rink, forcing the Northern Door Broomball League to cancel its games Feb. 16.

  • Door County Half Marathon Runner Profile: Annie Bley

    Bley, a 20-year-old Egg Harbor resident, finished 5th among women in last year's Door County Half Marathon, where she set a personal record of 1:36:09. She's now a junior at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay majoring in human biology and a member of the cross-country team.

  • Door County Half Marathon Runner Profile: Annie Bley

    Bley, a 20-year-old Egg Harbor resident, finished 5th among women in last year's Door County Half Marathon, where she set a personal record of 1:36:09. She's now a junior at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay majoring in human biology and a member of the cross-country team.

  • OVERHEARDS, SHOUTOUTS, and MORE

    “It’s a good thing you went ‘squeak, squeak’ otherwise I wouldn’t have seen you."

  • OVERHEARDS, SHOUTOUTS, and MORE

    “It’s a good thing you went ‘squeak, squeak’ otherwise I wouldn’t have seen you."

  • Congratulations to Jon Walker and Shannon Viste!

    To this week’s servers the work seems like fun; / for if you watch them closely they act as one.

  • Congratulations to Jon Walker and Shannon Viste!

    To this week’s servers the work seems like fun; / for if you watch them closely they act as one.

  • Article posted Thursday, February 17, 2011 10:30am

    Question: Ellison Bluff Park is the largest in the Door County Park system at 174 acres. Which park is the smallest in the county park system?

  • Article posted Thursday, February 17, 2011 10:30am

    Question: Ellison Bluff Park is the largest in the Door County Park system at 174 acres. Which park is the smallest in the county park system?

  • Article posted Thursday, February 17, 2011 10:22am

    Pisces (February 19 - March 20): Good news. Both your broker and your lawyer have been indicted and the relatives, due to arrive for a month’s stay have been delayed due to weather conditions.

  • Article posted Thursday, February 17, 2011 10:22am

    Pisces (February 19 - March 20): Good news. Both your broker and your lawyer have been indicted and the relatives, due to arrive for a month’s stay have been delayed due to weather conditions.

  • Snowshoeing: A Great Silent Winter Sport

    My introduction to the classic ash wood and rawhide laced snowshoes came through an advertisement in a 1955 L.L. Bean catalog. My U.S. Army field artillery days in the Korean War were over, I had signed a contract to teach school in Madison, was ready to return to civilian life and anxious to do some outdoor quiet sports.

  • Snowshoeing: A Great Silent Winter Sport

    My introduction to the classic ash wood and rawhide laced snowshoes came through an advertisement in a 1955 L.L. Bean catalog. My U.S. Army field artillery days in the Korean War were over, I had signed a contract to teach school in Madison, was ready to return to civilian life and anxious to do some outdoor quiet sports.

  • Sister Bay Pamida Supports the Door County Transportation Options Program

    • The Women’s Employment Project, Inc (WEP, Inc.) is proud to announce the award of $1,000 from the Sister Bay Pamida Store and the Pamida Foundation to support the Door County Transportation Options Program (DCTOP).

  • Sister Bay Pamida Supports the Door County Transportation Options Program

    • The Women’s Employment Project, Inc (WEP, Inc.) is proud to announce the award of $1,000 from the Sister Bay Pamida Store and the Pamida Foundation to support the Door County Transportation Options Program (DCTOP).

  • Why Is It…?

    Why is it that mass media uses propaganda to persuade social attitudes and behaviors?

  • Why Is It…?

    Why is it that mass media uses propaganda to persuade social attitudes and behaviors?

  • Snippets From Science

    • Researchers at Case Western Reserve University studied the texting habits of 4,000 teenagers and found that 4 percent of them qualify as “hyper-texters.

  • Snippets From Science

    • Researchers at Case Western Reserve University studied the texting habits of 4,000 teenagers and found that 4 percent of them qualify as “hyper-texters.

  • By the Numbers

    "America's tax system is clearly broken…It fails at its most basic task, which, lest we forget, is raising enough money to pay for the federal government." – Donald Marron, a former economic adviser to George W. Bush, told the Senate Budget Committee at a recent hearing, as quoted by the Associated Press.

  • By the Numbers

    "America's tax system is clearly broken…It fails at its most basic task, which, lest we forget, is raising enough money to pay for the federal government." – Donald Marron, a former economic adviser to George W. Bush, told the Senate Budget Committee at a recent hearing, as quoted by the Associated Press.

  • Notes from the Grove

    Welcome to the Notes from the Grove, providing Liberty Grove residents and visitors tid bits of information about goings on in town government.

  • Notes from the Grove

    Welcome to the Notes from the Grove, providing Liberty Grove residents and visitors tid bits of information about goings on in town government.

  • Welcome to Hotel DPRK

    High ceilings. Immaculate rooms. Beds that are firm, but not too firm. Sparkling bathrooms. Hot water. Yes, my hotel in the North Korean capital is heads and shoulders above my accommodations in Beijing.

  • Welcome to Hotel DPRK

    High ceilings. Immaculate rooms. Beds that are firm, but not too firm. Sparkling bathrooms. Hot water. Yes, my hotel in the North Korean capital is heads and shoulders above my accommodations in Beijing.

  • Google It…Or Yourself

    At the risk of sounding like some type of perverse egotist, I confess that I make it a point to periodically type my name into the Google search engine window to see what type of results I receive.

  • Google It…Or Yourself

    At the risk of sounding like some type of perverse egotist, I confess that I make it a point to periodically type my name into the Google search engine window to see what type of results I receive.

  • Green Quote

    “The public roads no longer belong to automobiles alone. They must be reimagined to be redistributed in a fairer manner between all forms of transportation.

  • Green Quote

    “The public roads no longer belong to automobiles alone. They must be reimagined to be redistributed in a fairer manner between all forms of transportation.

  • Door County Master Gardeners Host Continuing Education Programs

    The Door County Master Gardeners Association will present two informational sessions in their Continuing Education Program in the next few weeks. Both programs are free and open to the public.

  • Door County Master Gardeners Host Continuing Education Programs

    The Door County Master Gardeners Association will present two informational sessions in their Continuing Education Program in the next few weeks. Both programs are free and open to the public.

  • Walker Suspends Knowles-Nelson Spending

    Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker announced recently that the state will cease spending of Knowles-Nelson Stewardship funds for the remainder of the fiscal year.

  • Walker Suspends Knowles-Nelson Spending

    Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker announced recently that the state will cease spending of Knowles-Nelson Stewardship funds for the remainder of the fiscal year.

  • Greens N Grains of Egg Harbor Screens “GasLand”

    Greens N Grains will be screening Josh Fox’s film GasLand, a 2011 Oscar-nominated documentary, on Feb. 24 at 7 pm. In the film, Fox sets out to examine the harmful effects of natural gas drilling.

  • Greens N Grains of Egg Harbor Screens “GasLand”

    Greens N Grains will be screening Josh Fox’s film GasLand, a 2011 Oscar-nominated documentary, on Feb. 24 at 7 pm. In the film, Fox sets out to examine the harmful effects of natural gas drilling.

  • Sturgeon Bay’s Glas Hosts Green Drinks

    The Sturgeon Bay Chapter of Green Drinks International will meet Feb. 23 from 4:30 – 6 pm at Glas, the green coffeehouse in Sturgeon Bay. Green Drinks Sturgeon Bay is organized by Sustain Door and part of an international network of local salons open to anyone interested in conversing about sustainabilty-related issues.

  • Sturgeon Bay’s Glas Hosts Green Drinks

    The Sturgeon Bay Chapter of Green Drinks International will meet Feb. 23 from 4:30 – 6 pm at Glas, the green coffeehouse in Sturgeon Bay. Green Drinks Sturgeon Bay is organized by Sustain Door and part of an international network of local salons open to anyone interested in conversing about sustainabilty-related issues.

  • Urban Chicken Workshop

    The public is invited to a workshop that will present information on raising chickens in their backyards. Topics to be addressed include: where to buy chicks and feed; raising chicks to chickens; producing eggs, meat or pets; chicken health and care; predators; how to build coops; and local ordinances.

  • Urban Chicken Workshop

    The public is invited to a workshop that will present information on raising chickens in their backyards. Topics to be addressed include: where to buy chicks and feed; raising chicks to chickens; producing eggs, meat or pets; chicken health and care; predators; how to build coops; and local ordinances.

  • Green Facts

    $3.47 billion: The amount of venture capital invested in Wisconsin’s clean energy technology industry between 2006 and 2009

  • Green Facts

    $3.47 billion: The amount of venture capital invested in Wisconsin’s clean energy technology industry between 2006 and 2009

  • Scandia Donates Homemade SOUP!

    Mary Kay Endrizzi and Elaine Kalms, among several other residents at Scandia Village, recently made a delicious batch of “dishwater soup” for the Peninsula School of Arts SOUP! fundraiser to benefit Feed My People and the school.

  • Scandia Donates Homemade SOUP!

    Mary Kay Endrizzi and Elaine Kalms, among several other residents at Scandia Village, recently made a delicious batch of “dishwater soup” for the Peninsula School of Arts SOUP! fundraiser to benefit Feed My People and the school.

  • Volunteer Voices

    We all know good people doing good things for our community – incredible things actually – those constantly giving their time and energy to causes they believe in.

  • Volunteer Voices

    We all know good people doing good things for our community – incredible things actually – those constantly giving their time and energy to causes they believe in.

  • Door County Humane Society Featured Pets

    Two frolicking bichon/poodle mix male dogs named Jennings and Woodson are bringing grins to the entire DCHS staff. They are each 1-2 years old, playful and clever, with low-shed coats.

  • Door County Humane Society Featured Pets

    Two frolicking bichon/poodle mix male dogs named Jennings and Woodson are bringing grins to the entire DCHS staff. They are each 1-2 years old, playful and clever, with low-shed coats.

  • Door County’s Great Northern by Design Hosts Open House

    • Great Northern by Design will host an End of Season Open House Feb. 18 – 19 from 11 am – 4 pm. To say “thank you” for another good season, hot apple cider and snacks will be served.

  • Door County’s Great Northern by Design Hosts Open House

    • Great Northern by Design will host an End of Season Open House Feb. 18 – 19 from 11 am – 4 pm. To say “thank you” for another good season, hot apple cider and snacks will be served.

  • Clay and Creative Camaraderie

    Thursday’s turnout at Fish Creek’s Peninsula School of Art’s (PSA) Community Clay is small – just two attendees. Linda Birmingham and Christy Sully move about the studio in their red aprons streaked with dry clay while instructor Roger Bergen gestures to a shelf lined with various finished and unfinished ceramic pieces.

  • Clay and Creative Camaraderie

    Thursday’s turnout at Fish Creek’s Peninsula School of Art’s (PSA) Community Clay is small – just two attendees. Linda Birmingham and Christy Sully move about the studio in their red aprons streaked with dry clay while instructor Roger Bergen gestures to a shelf lined with various finished and unfinished ceramic pieces.

  • Door Concerts, Inc. Presents Pianists Simon and Son

    Door Concerts, Inc. will present Simon and Son, the only international father and son piano team on the concert circuit, at the United Methodist Church on March 17 at 7:30 pm.

  • Door Concerts, Inc. Presents Pianists Simon and Son

    Door Concerts, Inc. will present Simon and Son, the only international father and son piano team on the concert circuit, at the United Methodist Church on March 17 at 7:30 pm.

  • Door County’s Bjorklunden Hosts Piano Concert

    Lawrence University's Bjِrklunden will host a concert March 6 at 1:30 pm. Piano majors from the studio of Catherine Kautsky will perform a range of repertoire from Bach to Bartok, encompassing styles from fugues to sonatas to dances.

  • Door County’s Bjorklunden Hosts Piano Concert

    Lawrence University's Bjِrklunden will host a concert March 6 at 1:30 pm. Piano majors from the studio of Catherine Kautsky will perform a range of repertoire from Bach to Bartok, encompassing styles from fugues to sonatas to dances.

  • Evergreen Children’s Theatre Presents “Interrupting Vanessa” at TAP

    Evergreen Children’s Theatre will return to Third Avenue Playhouse with a family play as delightful and thought provoking for adults as it is for children.

  • Evergreen Children’s Theatre Presents “Interrupting Vanessa” at TAP

    Evergreen Children’s Theatre will return to Third Avenue Playhouse with a family play as delightful and thought provoking for adults as it is for children.

  • Jodie DeSalvo of Birch Creek to Perform in Florida

    Jodie DeSalvo, faculty of Birch Creek Music Performance Center, will perform on March 20 in Naples, FL in a program entitled Florida Sunset Serenade V.

  • Jodie DeSalvo of Birch Creek to Perform in Florida

    Jodie DeSalvo, faculty of Birch Creek Music Performance Center, will perform on March 20 in Naples, FL in a program entitled Florida Sunset Serenade V.

  • Door County UUF Hosts Reading of “The Cemetery Club

    Under the direction of Dr. Arthur “Doc” Hopper, The Cemetery Club will be performed as a reading on Feb. 18 at 7 pm at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in Ephraim and on Feb. 20 at 2 pm at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Juddville.

  • Door County UUF Hosts Reading of “The Cemetery Club

    Under the direction of Dr. Arthur “Doc” Hopper, The Cemetery Club will be performed as a reading on Feb. 18 at 7 pm at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in Ephraim and on Feb. 20 at 2 pm at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Juddville.

  • Door County’s Isadoora Theatre Presents “An Evening of Bradbury”

    Isadoora Theatre Company will present “An Evening of Bradbury” at Juniper Hall at Birch Creek Music Performance Center near Egg Harbor on Feb. 25, 26, and 27.

  • Door County’s Isadoora Theatre Presents “An Evening of Bradbury”

    Isadoora Theatre Company will present “An Evening of Bradbury” at Juniper Hall at Birch Creek Music Performance Center near Egg Harbor on Feb. 25, 26, and 27.

  • Crossroads Hosts Educational Programs and Events

    Crossroads at Big Creek will continue offering programming and educational opportunities throughout February. Feb. 18 at 7 pm the Crossroads will host futurist David Zach as a part of Door County Reads.

  • Crossroads Hosts Educational Programs and Events

    Crossroads at Big Creek will continue offering programming and educational opportunities throughout February. Feb. 18 at 7 pm the Crossroads will host futurist David Zach as a part of Door County Reads.

  • Sturgeon Bay’s Team Leadership Center to Host Two Camps

    The Team Leadership Center (TLC) in Sturgeon Bay will host two camps, Youth Kayak Camp 2011 and Camp Confidence, from Monday, July 18 – Thursday, July 21.

  • Sturgeon Bay’s Team Leadership Center to Host Two Camps

    The Team Leadership Center (TLC) in Sturgeon Bay will host two camps, Youth Kayak Camp 2011 and Camp Confidence, from Monday, July 18 – Thursday, July 21.

  • Sturgeon Bay Hosts “Fire & Ice” Festival

    The Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center will host the annual “Fire & Ice” weekend from Feb. 18 – 20. Beginning 8:30 am on Saturday, ice carvers will begin the process of turning snow and ice into art.

  • Sturgeon Bay Hosts “Fire & Ice” Festival

    The Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center will host the annual “Fire & Ice” weekend from Feb. 18 – 20. Beginning 8:30 am on Saturday, ice carvers will begin the process of turning snow and ice into art.

  • Door County Sail & Power Squadron Hosts Two Seminars

    The Door County Sail & Power Squadron is offering a free two-hour seminar entitled Mastering the Rules of the Road on Feb. 26 at 1 pm. The seminar will take place at SkipperBud’s Quarterdeck Marina, located at 705 Quarterdeck Lane in Sturgeon Bay.

  • Door County Sail & Power Squadron Hosts Two Seminars

    The Door County Sail & Power Squadron is offering a free two-hour seminar entitled Mastering the Rules of the Road on Feb. 26 at 1 pm. The seminar will take place at SkipperBud’s Quarterdeck Marina, located at 705 Quarterdeck Lane in Sturgeon Bay.

  • DCA’s Fireside Coffeehouse Concert Presents the Fairland Bluegrass Band

    The Fairland Bluegrass Band will perform as the fourth concert in the Door Community Auditorium’s Fireside Coffeehouse Concert Series on Feb. 19, at 7 pm.

  • DCA’s Fireside Coffeehouse Concert Presents the Fairland Bluegrass Band

    The Fairland Bluegrass Band will perform as the fourth concert in the Door Community Auditorium’s Fireside Coffeehouse Concert Series on Feb. 19, at 7 pm.

  • The White Gull Inn of Door County Features the Waymores

    The Waymores, featuring three singer-songwriters, will appear in concert March 2 at the White Gull Inn in Fish Creek. Tickets for the 8 pm concert, the sixth in a series of seven, are $15.

  • The White Gull Inn of Door County Features the Waymores

    The Waymores, featuring three singer-songwriters, will appear in concert March 2 at the White Gull Inn in Fish Creek. Tickets for the 8 pm concert, the sixth in a series of seven, are $15.

  • Door County’s Glas Coffee House Hosts Midwest Dilemma

    Justin Lamoureux has been performing around country and beyond as Midwest Dilemma for nearly a decade. On Feb. 19 at 1 pm, he will make an appearance in Sturgeon Bay as part of Glas Coffee House’s Saturday Afternoon Delight Series.

  • Door County’s Glas Coffee House Hosts Midwest Dilemma

    Justin Lamoureux has been performing around country and beyond as Midwest Dilemma for nearly a decade. On Feb. 19 at 1 pm, he will make an appearance in Sturgeon Bay as part of Glas Coffee House’s Saturday Afternoon Delight Series.

  • Spanglish Performs in Door County in Celebration of Spanish Literacy Week

    The Friends of Gibraltar, the Gibraltar Spanish Department, and the Door Community Auditorium have teamed up to celebrate Spanish literacy at Gibraltar Schools.

  • Spanglish Performs in Door County in Celebration of Spanish Literacy Week

    The Friends of Gibraltar, the Gibraltar Spanish Department, and the Door Community Auditorium have teamed up to celebrate Spanish literacy at Gibraltar Schools.

  • Stay Warm, Look Pretty

    • DO wear a knit beret. There’s no arguing that a hat makes a great accessory to an already cute outfit, and the beret is the queen of the hat kingdom.

  • Stay Warm, Look Pretty

    • DO wear a knit beret. There’s no arguing that a hat makes a great accessory to an already cute outfit, and the beret is the queen of the hat kingdom.

  • A Few Keys to Karaoke Fun

    You don’t have to be a rock star or even a skilled singer to participate in karaoke. In fact, it can be quite fascinating to watch someone make a mockery of a song – like a man mimicking Cyndi Lauper as high-pitched as he can while performing “Girls Just Want To Have Fun."

  • A Few Keys to Karaoke Fun

    You don’t have to be a rock star or even a skilled singer to participate in karaoke. In fact, it can be quite fascinating to watch someone make a mockery of a song – like a man mimicking Cyndi Lauper as high-pitched as he can while performing “Girls Just Want To Have Fun."

  • Author and Shipwreck Survivor Presents at Door County Maritime Museum

    Dennis Hale, author of his recently released autobiography entitled Shipwrecked: Reflections of the Sole Survivor, will recount one of the most remarkable shipwreck survival sagas on the Great Lakes at the Door County Maritime Museum in Sturgeon Bay at 7 pm on April 2.

  • Author and Shipwreck Survivor Presents at Door County Maritime Museum

    Dennis Hale, author of his recently released autobiography entitled Shipwrecked: Reflections of the Sole Survivor, will recount one of the most remarkable shipwreck survival sagas on the Great Lakes at the Door County Maritime Museum in Sturgeon Bay at 7 pm on April 2.

  • Door Community Auditorium Screens “American Graffiti”

    American Graffiti will be showing as the fourth film in the Souper Movies Series on Feb. 19 at 2 pm at the Door Community Auditorium. Admission is free and tickets are not required, but attendees are asked to bring a canned food donation to benefit Feed My People.

  • Door Community Auditorium Screens “American Graffiti”

    American Graffiti will be showing as the fourth film in the Souper Movies Series on Feb. 19 at 2 pm at the Door Community Auditorium. Admission is free and tickets are not required, but attendees are asked to bring a canned food donation to benefit Feed My People.

  • DCA Presents Dr. Michael O’Malley for St. Norbert College Distinguished Lecture Series

    The forth lecture in the St. Norbert College Distinguished Lecture Series at the Door Community Auditorium will take place on Feb. 19. Dr. Michael O’Malley, a previous visiting lecturer in history at St. Norbert College, will present his lecture entitled, “Crashing, Burning and Learning: Internet Hysteria.”

  • DCA Presents Dr. Michael O’Malley for St. Norbert College Distinguished Lecture Series

    The forth lecture in the St. Norbert College Distinguished Lecture Series at the Door Community Auditorium will take place on Feb. 19. Dr. Michael O’Malley, a previous visiting lecturer in history at St. Norbert College, will present his lecture entitled, “Crashing, Burning and Learning: Internet Hysteria.”

  • Winter Movie Viewing – “180° South”

    Over the first grey months of the New Year there are not a great variety of opportunities for working up a sweat. Hauling over to the YMCA to jog or dusting off the skis can make one yearn for something more…adventurous. Fair warning: This feeling may increase after watching the inspiring documentary film 180º South.

  • Winter Movie Viewing – “180° South”

    Over the first grey months of the New Year there are not a great variety of opportunities for working up a sweat. Hauling over to the YMCA to jog or dusting off the skis can make one yearn for something more…adventurous. Fair warning: This feeling may increase after watching the inspiring documentary film 180º South.

  • Peninsula School of Art’s SOUP! Event in Numbers

    The Making of the Bowls: 3,500 – Pounds of clay used, 75 – Gallons of glaze to dip bowls used, 22 – Colors of underglaze available to decorate bowls.

  • Peninsula School of Art’s SOUP! Event in Numbers

    The Making of the Bowls: 3,500 – Pounds of clay used, 75 – Gallons of glaze to dip bowls used, 22 – Colors of underglaze available to decorate bowls.

  • American Life in Poetry: Column 305

    The great Spanish artist Pablo Picasso said that, in his subjects, he kept the joy of discovery, the pleasure of the unexpected. In this poem celebrating Picasso, Tim Nolan, an attorney in Minneapolis, says the world will disclose such pleasures to us, too, if only we pay close attention.

  • American Life in Poetry: Column 305

    The great Spanish artist Pablo Picasso said that, in his subjects, he kept the joy of discovery, the pleasure of the unexpected. In this poem celebrating Picasso, Tim Nolan, an attorney in Minneapolis, says the world will disclose such pleasures to us, too, if only we pay close attention.

  • UUF Announces 2011-2012 Dickinson Poetry Series Lineup

    The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Door County is pleased to announce an exciting list of featured poets for the 2011-2012 season of the Dickinson Poetry Series.

  • UUF Announces 2011-2012 Dickinson Poetry Series Lineup

    The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Door County is pleased to announce an exciting list of featured poets for the 2011-2012 season of the Dickinson Poetry Series.

  • Somewhere It Is Snowing

    “Somewhere it is snowing.” That phrase came to mind while I was splitting wood on a mild January afternoon, air temp 21 degrees, so windless the snow drifted nonchalantly, if arguably, elegantly.

  • Somewhere It Is Snowing

    “Somewhere it is snowing.” That phrase came to mind while I was splitting wood on a mild January afternoon, air temp 21 degrees, so windless the snow drifted nonchalantly, if arguably, elegantly.

  • PSA’s “We Love Art” on Display

    “We Love Art,” the annual exhibition of local children’s work that coincides and is funded by SOUP!, is on display at the Peninsula School of Art in Fish Creek.

  • PSA’s “We Love Art” on Display

    “We Love Art,” the annual exhibition of local children’s work that coincides and is funded by SOUP!, is on display at the Peninsula School of Art in Fish Creek.

  • Door County’s Peninsula School of Art Releases Workshop Catalog

    The newly released catalog for 2011 Summer/Fall workshops at Peninsula School of Art (PSA) in Fish Creek highlights the school’s offerings in all media to enhance students' abilities – from novice through master artist.

  • Door County’s Peninsula School of Art Releases Workshop Catalog

    The newly released catalog for 2011 Summer/Fall workshops at Peninsula School of Art (PSA) in Fish Creek highlights the school’s offerings in all media to enhance students' abilities – from novice through master artist.

  • The Clearing of Door County Features Annual Winter Program Exhibit

    The Clearing is proud to present the work of its 2011 Winter Program students during its annual Student Exhibit scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, March 5 and 6 at the Sister Bay Village Hall.

  • The Clearing of Door County Features Annual Winter Program Exhibit

    The Clearing is proud to present the work of its 2011 Winter Program students during its annual Student Exhibit scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, March 5 and 6 at the Sister Bay Village Hall.

  • Calling Fine Artisans and Furniture Makers

    KL Communications is pleased to invite artisans designing and handcrafting furniture, accessories, and fine art to apply to exhibit at the 2011 Fine Furnishings & Fine Craft Shows taking place in Baltimore, MD (April 15-17), Milwaukee, WI (Sept. 30 – Oct. 2), and Providence, RI (Oct. 21-23).

  • Calling Fine Artisans and Furniture Makers

    KL Communications is pleased to invite artisans designing and handcrafting furniture, accessories, and fine art to apply to exhibit at the 2011 Fine Furnishings & Fine Craft Shows taking place in Baltimore, MD (April 15-17), Milwaukee, WI (Sept. 30 – Oct. 2), and Providence, RI (Oct. 21-23).

  • Deanna Clayton Featured in Primal Inspirations Exhibit

    Local artist Deanna Clayton is currently highlighted in the Muskegon Museum of Art’s (MMA) new temporary glass exhibition, Primal Inspirations: Contemporary Artifacts.

  • Deanna Clayton Featured in Primal Inspirations Exhibit

    Local artist Deanna Clayton is currently highlighted in the Muskegon Museum of Art’s (MMA) new temporary glass exhibition, Primal Inspirations: Contemporary Artifacts.

  • Brew Displays Kosmider’s Black and White Landscapes

    Brett Kosmider's large format black and white photographic prints of Door County landscapes are on display at Brew Coffee House in Ellison Bay through the month of February.

  • Brew Displays Kosmider’s Black and White Landscapes

    Brett Kosmider's large format black and white photographic prints of Door County landscapes are on display at Brew Coffee House in Ellison Bay through the month of February.

  • Starting a New Chapter

    Life has given me many amazing opportunities and taught me valuable lessons. Some of those lessons are obvious like don't stick peas up your nose to get your mom's attention, licking a metal pole during

  • Starting a New Chapter

    Life has given me many amazing opportunities and taught me valuable lessons. Some of those lessons are obvious like don't stick peas up your nose to get your mom's attention, licking a metal pole during

  • My Window

    You are my window, / my only escape from this hell. / You let in enough light / to show that I can be happy, / that there is something more than this. / And when I touch you, I’m so close.

  • My Window

    You are my window, / my only escape from this hell. / You let in enough light / to show that I can be happy, / that there is something more than this. / And when I touch you, I’m so close.

  • Trust Is Like Innocence

    Trust is like innocence; / once lost, it’s almost impossible to gain back. / What was at one point capable of mending the most unstable bridges / and bringing light to the darkest times, / now holds the power to crush the entire world, / like a hurricane does to a city.

  • Trust Is Like Innocence

    Trust is like innocence; / once lost, it’s almost impossible to gain back. / What was at one point capable of mending the most unstable bridges / and bringing light to the darkest times, / now holds the power to crush the entire world, / like a hurricane does to a city.

  • Final Events for Door County Reads

    Two events remain for Door County Reads 2011, highlighting Ray Bradbury’s novel, Fahrenheit 451. On Friday, Feb. 18 at 7 pm the Crossroads at Big Creek will host David Zach, a visionary thinker with a future-oriented state of mind, who will present “The Strange and Wonderful Futures of Ray Bradbury."

  • Final Events for Door County Reads

    Two events remain for Door County Reads 2011, highlighting Ray Bradbury’s novel, Fahrenheit 451. On Friday, Feb. 18 at 7 pm the Crossroads at Big Creek will host David Zach, a visionary thinker with a future-oriented state of mind, who will present “The Strange and Wonderful Futures of Ray Bradbury."

  • 2011 Door County Runs, Rides, and Paddles

    Door County will host more runs, rides and paddles than ever in 2011. Here's your guide to plan your next trip to Door County around a great outdoor event.

  • 2011 Door County Runs, Rides, and Paddles

    Door County will host more runs, rides and paddles than ever in 2011. Here's your guide to plan your next trip to Door County around a great outdoor event.

  • Snap Crackle Pop

    Even though I already celebrated Chinese New Year last year in Xizhou, I was still delighted to hear the fire crackers snap, crackle, and pop along the streets and enjoyed the colorful sights of the dragon

  • Snap Crackle Pop

    Even though I already celebrated Chinese New Year last year in Xizhou, I was still delighted to hear the fire crackers snap, crackle, and pop along the streets and enjoyed the colorful sights of the dragon

  • Gibraltar Grad Kim Kelleher Named VP/ Publisher of TIME

    Kim Kelleher, a Gibraltar graduate, has moved up again. Kelleher was named Vice President/ Publisher of TIME magazine Jan. 1. Time Inc. CEO Jack Griffin had high praise for Kelleher in a press release.

  • Gibraltar Grad Kim Kelleher Named VP/ Publisher of TIME

    Kim Kelleher, a Gibraltar graduate, has moved up again. Kelleher was named Vice President/ Publisher of TIME magazine Jan. 1. Time Inc. CEO Jack Griffin had high praise for Kelleher in a press release.

  • Door County Cross Country Ski Report: February 11, 2011

    All ski areas are open and groomed in Door County. It was very cold this week but the weekend temperatures look like they will be wonderful for skiing.

  • Door County Cross Country Ski Report: February 11, 2011

    All ski areas are open and groomed in Door County. It was very cold this week but the weekend temperatures look like they will be wonderful for skiing.

  • Getting Started: Jenny Hadfield of Chicago Endurance Sports

    Like much of the Door Peninsula in summer, the Door County Half Marathon will have a decidedly Chicago flavor this year. More than 75 members of Chicago Endurance Sports (CES) will be joining hundreds of other runners in pounding the Peninsula State Park pavement May 2. The runners have been training for the event since […]

  • Getting Started: Jenny Hadfield of Chicago Endurance Sports

    Like much of the Door Peninsula in summer, the Door County Half Marathon will have a decidedly Chicago flavor this year. More than 75 members of Chicago Endurance Sports (CES) will be joining hundreds of other runners in pounding the Peninsula State Park pavement May 2. The runners have been training for the event since […]

  • Getting Started: Jenny Hadfield of Chicago Endurance Sports

    Like much of the Door Peninsula in summer, the Door County Half Marathon will have a decidedly Chicago flavor this year. More than 75 members of Chicago Endurance Sports (CES) will be joining hundreds of other runners in pounding the Peninsula State Park pavement May 2. The runners have been training for the event since […]

  • Getting Started: Jenny Hadfield of Chicago Endurance Sports

    Like much of the Door Peninsula in summer, the Door County Half Marathon will have a decidedly Chicago flavor this year. More than 75 members of Chicago Endurance Sports (CES) will be joining hundreds of other runners in pounding the Peninsula State Park pavement May 2. The runners have been training for the event since […]

  • Getting Started: Jenny Hadfield of Chicago Endurance Sports

    Like much of the Door Peninsula in summer, the Door County Half Marathon will have a decidedly Chicago flavor this year. More than 75 members of Chicago Endurance Sports (CES) will be joining hundreds of other runners in pounding the Peninsula State Park pavement May 2. The runners have been training for the event since […]

  • Getting Started: Jenny Hadfield of Chicago Endurance Sports

    Like much of the Door Peninsula in summer, the Door County Half Marathon will have a decidedly Chicago flavor this year. More than 75 members of Chicago Endurance Sports (CES) will be joining hundreds of other runners in pounding the Peninsula State Park pavement May 2. The runners have been training for the event since […]

  • Getting Started: Jenny Hadfield of Chicago Endurance Sports

    Like much of the Door Peninsula in summer, the Door County Half Marathon will have a decidedly Chicago flavor this year. More than 75 members of Chicago Endurance Sports (CES) will be joining hundreds of other runners in pounding the Peninsula State Park pavement May 2. The runners have been training for the event since […]

  • Getting Started: Jenny Hadfield of Chicago Endurance Sports

    Like much of the Door Peninsula in summer, the Door County Half Marathon will have a decidedly Chicago flavor this year. More than 75 members of Chicago Endurance Sports (CES) will be joining hundreds of other runners in pounding the Peninsula State Park pavement May 2. The runners have been training for the event since […]

  • Getting Started: Jenny Hadfield of Chicago Endurance Sports

    Like much of the Door Peninsula in summer, the Door County Half Marathon will have a decidedly Chicago flavor this year. More than 75 members of Chicago Endurance Sports (CES) will be joining hundreds of other runners in pounding the Peninsula State Park pavement May 2. The runners have been training for the event since […]

  • Getting Started: Jenny Hadfield of Chicago Endurance Sports

    Like much of the Door Peninsula in summer, the Door County Half Marathon will have a decidedly Chicago flavor this year. More than 75 members of Chicago Endurance Sports (CES) will be joining hundreds of other runners in pounding the Peninsula State Park pavement May 2. The runners have been training for the event since […]

  • Getting Started: Jenny Hadfield of Chicago Endurance Sports

    Like much of the Door Peninsula in summer, the Door County Half Marathon will have a decidedly Chicago flavor this year. More than 75 members of Chicago Endurance Sports (CES) will be joining hundreds of other runners in pounding the Peninsula State Park pavement May 2. The runners have been training for the event since […]

  • Getting Started: Jenny Hadfield of Chicago Endurance Sports

    Like much of the Door Peninsula in summer, the Door County Half Marathon will have a decidedly Chicago flavor this year. More than 75 members of Chicago Endurance Sports (CES) will be joining hundreds of other runners in pounding the Peninsula State Park pavement May 2. The runners have been training for the event since […]

  • Getting Started: Jenny Hadfield of Chicago Endurance Sports

    Like much of the Door Peninsula in summer, the Door County Half Marathon will have a decidedly Chicago flavor this year. More than 75 members of Chicago Endurance Sports (CES) will be joining hundreds of other runners in pounding the Peninsula State Park pavement May 2. The runners have been training for the event since […]

  • Getting Started: Jenny Hadfield of Chicago Endurance Sports

    Jenny Hadfield, a blogger for Runner's World, contributor to Chicago Athlete magazine, and founder of Chicago Endurance Sports, talks about getting motivated.

  • Getting Started: Jenny Hadfield of Chicago Endurance Sports

    Jenny Hadfield, a blogger for Runner's World, contributor to Chicago Athlete magazine, and founder of Chicago Endurance Sports, talks about getting motivated.

  • Getting Started: Jenny Hadfield of Chicago Endurance Sports

    Like much of the Door Peninsula in summer, the Door County Half Marathon will have a decidedly Chicago flavor this year. More than 75 members of Chicago Endurance Sports (CES) will be joining hundreds of other runners in pounding the Peninsula State Park pavement May 2. The runners have been training for the event since […]

  • Getting Started: Jenny Hadfield of Chicago Endurance Sports

    Like much of the Door Peninsula in summer, the Door County Half Marathon will have a decidedly Chicago flavor this year. More than 75 members of Chicago Endurance Sports (CES) will be joining hundreds of other runners in pounding the Peninsula State Park pavement May 2. The runners have been training for the event since […]

  • Getting Started: Jenny Hadfield of Chicago Endurance Sports

    Like much of the Door Peninsula in summer, the Door County Half Marathon will have a decidedly Chicago flavor this year. More than 75 members of Chicago Endurance Sports (CES) will be joining hundreds of other runners in pounding the Peninsula State Park pavement May 2. The runners have been training for the event since […]

  • Getting Started: Jenny Hadfield of Chicago Endurance Sports

    Like much of the Door Peninsula in summer, the Door County Half Marathon will have a decidedly Chicago flavor this year. More than 75 members of Chicago Endurance Sports (CES) will be joining hundreds of other runners in pounding the Peninsula State Park pavement May 2. The runners have been training for the event since […]

  • Getting Started: Jenny Hadfield of Chicago Endurance Sports

    Like much of the Door Peninsula in summer, the Door County Half Marathon will have a decidedly Chicago flavor this year. More than 75 members of Chicago Endurance Sports (CES) will be joining hundreds of other runners in pounding the Peninsula State Park pavement May 2. The runners have been training for the event since […]

  • Getting Started: Jenny Hadfield of Chicago Endurance Sports

    Like much of the Door Peninsula in summer, the Door County Half Marathon will have a decidedly Chicago flavor this year. More than 75 members of Chicago Endurance Sports (CES) will be joining hundreds of other runners in pounding the Peninsula State Park pavement May 2. The runners have been training for the event since […]

  • PSA Presents Dr. Villarroel for Door County Reads

    The Peninsula Art School in Fish Creek will present a lecture by Dr. Gratzia Villarroel as a part of Door County Reads on Thursday, Feb. 10 at 7 pm.

  • PSA Presents Dr. Villarroel for Door County Reads

    The Peninsula Art School in Fish Creek will present a lecture by Dr. Gratzia Villarroel as a part of Door County Reads on Thursday, Feb. 10 at 7 pm.

  • Sturgeon Bay Food Pantry Looks for New Direction

    Washington's plans to cut discretionary spending are beginning to have consequences for even the most basic of social programs in Door County. Lakeshore CAP (Community Action Program) announced Feb. 8 that it is looking to get out of the food pantry business after 30 years.

  • Sturgeon Bay Food Pantry Looks for New Direction

    Washington's plans to cut discretionary spending are beginning to have consequences for even the most basic of social programs in Door County. Lakeshore CAP (Community Action Program) announced Feb. 8 that it is looking to get out of the food pantry business after 30 years.

  • Door County Runner Profile: Annie Bley

    Egg Harbor native Annie Bley has parlayed a stellar high school running career into further success as a member of the UW – Green Bay cross-country team. She placed 5th among women in last year's Door County Half Marathon.

  • Door County Runner Profile: Annie Bley

    Egg Harbor native Annie Bley has parlayed a stellar high school running career into further success as a member of the UW – Green Bay cross-country team. She placed 5th among women in last year's Door County Half Marathon.

  • NBC Features Door County Packers Fans in Dallas

    A group of Door County residents (and hardcore Green Bay Packers fans) who made the trek to Dallas for this year's Superbowl were recently featured on a segment from "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams.

  • NBC Features Door County Packers Fans in Dallas

    A group of Door County residents (and hardcore Green Bay Packers fans) who made the trek to Dallas for this year's Superbowl were recently featured on a segment from "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams.

  • Unexpected Adventures

    It is always the most unexpected turn of events that makes life exciting. I've learned to never pass up an opportunity that may bring more adventure into my life. The opportunities don't even have to

  • Unexpected Adventures

    It is always the most unexpected turn of events that makes life exciting. I've learned to never pass up an opportunity that may bring more adventure into my life. The opportunities don't even have to

  • Door County Cross Country Ski Report: February 4, 2011

    After more recent snow, all ski areas are open and groomed in Door County. This weekend should bring some of the best ski conditions of the season.

  • Door County Cross Country Ski Report: February 4, 2011

    After more recent snow, all ski areas are open and groomed in Door County. This weekend should bring some of the best ski conditions of the season.

  • How’s Your Spanish?

    A few years ago, on the last day of school, Martinez pulled into the Sevastopol School parking lot to pick up a student. The principal came out and greeted Martinez, who often worked as a substitute teacher for the school, and asked, “How’s your Spanish?” The road which brought Martinez to her position as Sevastopol’s ELL teacher has been unconventional – which is often the case for many Door County residents.

  • How’s Your Spanish?

    A few years ago, on the last day of school, Martinez pulled into the Sevastopol School parking lot to pick up a student. The principal came out and greeted Martinez, who often worked as a substitute teacher for the school, and asked, “How’s your Spanish?” The road which brought Martinez to her position as Sevastopol’s ELL teacher has been unconventional – which is often the case for many Door County residents.

  • Building Bridges Between Cultures

    Some people may not recognize the buildings that once housed migrants who worked in Door County’s cherry and apple orchards. Much of the housing that remains has either been pressed into other uses, or moved to historical preservation sites.

  • Building Bridges Between Cultures

    Some people may not recognize the buildings that once housed migrants who worked in Door County’s cherry and apple orchards. Much of the housing that remains has either been pressed into other uses, or moved to historical preservation sites.

  • Fire damages Ellison Bay home

    A look at the news in brief from the last week in Door County.

  • Fire damages Ellison Bay home

    A look at the news in brief from the last week in Door County.

  • Sturgeon Bay Booster Club to host chili cook-off

    • The Sturgeon Bay Booster Club will host a chili cook-off featuring chili from several local restaurants Feb. 25 from 5-9pm in the Middle School commons.

  • Sturgeon Bay Booster Club to host chili cook-off

    • The Sturgeon Bay Booster Club will host a chili cook-off featuring chili from several local restaurants Feb. 25 from 5-9pm in the Middle School commons.

  • Baileys Harbor Reviewing Maintenance Building Plans

    Cost estimates for a new maintenance building for the Town of Baileys Harbor came in higher than expected, said Town Clerk Doug Smith. The initial estimate reviewed at the Jan.

  • Baileys Harbor Reviewing Maintenance Building Plans

    Cost estimates for a new maintenance building for the Town of Baileys Harbor came in higher than expected, said Town Clerk Doug Smith. The initial estimate reviewed at the Jan.

  • Telecommunications Tower Proposed for Baileys Harbor

    The Door County Resource Planning Committee will review an application by Randy Zahn to build a 380-foot telecommunication town on his property at 2318 Meadow Road in Baileys Harbor at its Feb.

  • Telecommunications Tower Proposed for Baileys Harbor

    The Door County Resource Planning Committee will review an application by Randy Zahn to build a 380-foot telecommunication town on his property at 2318 Meadow Road in Baileys Harbor at its Feb.

  • Community Marketing Fund Likely to Continue

    One of Door County’s most heated ongoing debates, how to market the Door Peninsula, grew more contentious with the new year.

  • Community Marketing Fund Likely to Continue

    One of Door County’s most heated ongoing debates, how to market the Door Peninsula, grew more contentious with the new year.