Volume 19, Issue 07 – Section 1

In this issue

  • Public Meeting to Discuss Downtown Sister Bay Development

    The public is invited to discuss Sister Bay downtown redevelopment plans at a meeting on April 16 at 6 pm at the fire station. In January the Village of Sister Bay hired a consulting firm, Vandewalle & Associates, Inc.

  • Board Meetings Available on YouTube

    An appreciative crowd watched the preview of Around the Corner with John McGivern on April 6. The half-hour show featured northern Door County from Sister Bay to Washington Island.

  • Robert Kufrin, Sister Bay Village Administrator, Retires

    Robert Kufrin, Sister Bay Village Administrator, announced his retirement on Monday, April 9. His last day is scheduled for June 28. “I really like my job, I really like all the people I work with – the board, the trustees, the committees, the community,” Kufrin said.

  • Article posted Thursday, April 11, 2013 12:51pm

    Yes, animals do come to the shelter from Washington Island. That’s the answer to a question often posed to the Humane Society staff. In mid-March, two sociable cats crossed over on the ferry and traveled all the way to our location across from Cherryland Airport.

  • Newly Developed Aging and Disability Resource Center Holds Open House

    A new program, aimed at assisting the elderly and adults with physical or developmental challenges, was recently introduced to the county – The Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC).

  • Mojo Rosa’s Throws Beer Pairing Party for Door County Humane Society

    Mojo Rosa’s in Egg Harbor is teaming up with Tallgrass Brewing Company to tap specialty craft beers to benefit the Door County Humane Society. On April 13 at 5 pm, Mojo Rosa's will host a pairing party.

  • Deadline Approaches for Sustainability Grants

    The Community Foundation’s Spring Sustainability Grants deadline quickly approaches; applications and supporting materials should be submitted by April 18.

  • Spring Adult and Youth Job Fair Scheduled for April 17

    The Door County Job Center presents a Spring Adult and Youth Job Fair 2013 on April 17, 2 – 6 pm. Job Fair visitors meet with representatives from businesses with current and/or future job openings to discuss employment opportunities now and career opportunities for the future.

  • DNR Presents Boating Safety Classes

    People born on or after January 1, 1989 are required by Wisconsin law to pass a safe boating course to legally operate a power-driven boat including a personal watercraft.

  • Scandia Village Employees Run for a Cause

    Good Samaritan Society-Scandia Village will have eight staff members run in the Door County Half Marathon in May as part of the “Run For A Cause” program.

  • Sevastopol Junior Class Sponsors Rummage Sale

    A Trash N’ Treasure Rummage Sale is scheduled for April 27, 8 am – 12 pm, at the Sevastopol High School gym. This sale is open to the public, and sponsored by the Sevastopol Junior class.

  • Sturgeon Bay Sail Training Foundation Hosts Annual Chili Supper Fundraiser

    The Sturgeon Bay Sail Training Foundation will host the Annual Chili Supper Fundraiser on April 28, 5 – 7:30 pm, at the Sturgeon Bay Yacht Club. Come and meet the instructors, enjoy all-you-can-eat chili and register for sailing lessons.

  • Rotary Club Holds Potluck Dinner

    The public is invited to a Rotary Club potluck dinner on April 20 at Bayview Lutheran Church in Sturgeon Bay. Exchange students, host families, missionaries, Peace Corps volunteers, people who have studied or worked abroad, foreign nationals, Native Americans, or anyone who has cross-cultural experience are invited to attend.

  • NDCC Throws Bowling Fundraiser

    Calling all bowlers to Super Bowl 2013! Collect pledges and join the Northern Door Children’s Center families and friends for a rollin,’ bowlin’ good time.

  • Ephraim Yacht Club Expands Scholarship Offerings

    The Ephraim Yacht Club’s newly created Aaron R. Moore Sailing Scholarship Fund has raised over $17,000 to fund sailing lesson scholarships at the EYC.

  • LWV Recognized for Significant Growth

    The League of Women Voters of Door County was recently recognized by the League of Women Voters of the United States (LWVUS) for their significant growth in membership.

  • “What’s in a Label” Covered at CHIP

    Northern Door Health & Wellness Ministry continues its Community Health Information Programs (CHIP) with “What's in a Label,” covering the importance of reading labels.

  • UW-Extension Offers Program on Healthy Relationships

    Learn what science tells us about the importance of high quality relationships and some of the tips and techniques for making good choices in relationships.

  • DCEC Contributes to Beach Monitoring Program

    As a show of support for the ongoing summer monitoring program conducted at the major swimming beaches in the county, the Door County Environmental Council has contributed $250 to assist with the effort.

  • Egg Harbor Designated an Official Bird City

    Egg Harbor was recently designated an official Bird City by Bird City Wisconsin. Egg Harbor was selected, along with five other villages, for their long-term commitment to working with residents to make their neighborhoods a better place for people, birds and other wildlife.

  • USDA Introduces Rural Energy for America Program

    Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently announced the USDA is seeking applications to provide assistance to agricultural producers and rural small businesses for energy efficiency and renewable energy projects.

  • Action Realty Celebrates Million Dollar Producers

    In March, Action Realty of Sturgeon Bay held a celebration to honor all of their agents for the 2012 season. Action Realty owner Dean Dvorak (center) presented the 2012 honors for production to Julie Henkel (left) for Million Dollar Producer and Cindy Koutnik (right) for Multi-Million Dollar Producer.

  • Gibraltar Business Association for Youth Succeed at State Competition

    Gibraltar students were recently recognized at the State DECA Career Development Conference in Lake Geneva. Ben Anderson and Carl Witteborg competed in the Sports and Entertainment Marketing Promotion Plan event; they researched and developed a promotion plan for the Red Putter and placed 7th in Wisconsin.

  • Robert Kufrin, Sister Bay Village Administrator, Retires

    Robert Kufrin, Sister Bay Village Administrator, announced his retirement on Monday, April 9. His last day is scheduled for June 28. “I really like my job, I really like all the people I work with – the board, the trustees, the committees, the community,” Kufrin said.

  • Door County Turns Out to Comment on Sporting Heritage Act

    One issue likely drew much of the crowd to the Door County Wisconsin Conservation Congress (WCC) spring hearing on April 8 –hunting and trapping in Wisconsin state parks.

  • Southern Door School Regroups After Referendum Failure

    Residents and parents gathered in the high school library at Southern Door School on April 8 for a special Board of Education meeting focused on what the school will do now that the community voted down a revenue limit override for the 2013-14 through 2015-16 school year.

  • Your Representatives in the News

    Check out what Door County's political representatives have been doing in Madison and Washington: State Assembly Representative Garey Bies: Bies is circulating a proposal that would protect vulnerable highway users such as pedestrians, horseback riders and cyclists.

  • NWTC to Offer Class on Mass Shooting Preparedness

    A new class to be held at NWTC’s Sturgeon Bay campus drew media attention from around the nation last week. The class, titled “Community Response to a Mass Shooting Incident,” is designed to teach business owners and other community members what to do in an “active shooter scenario.

  • Door County Economic Development Corporation to Hold Broadband Discussion

    • On May 8, the Door County Economic Development Corporation will hold a series of Broadband Roundtables to promote infrastructure and service upgrades, as well as debut the new telecommunications layer on the Door County GIS map.

  • Sturgeon Bay Creates Tax Incremental District For West Waterfront Redevelopment

    • Sturgeon Bay’s Joint Review Board unanimously approved the creation of Tax Incremental District (TID) No. 4 on the city’s west waterfront.

  • Bayview Bridge Construction Update

    We’re one month into the Bayview Bridge closure in Sturgeon Bay, and the Department of Transportation reports that construction is on schedule. “It’s going fine,” said Kim Rudat of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation.

  • Doorfins Swimmers Compete in National Meet

    Six Door County swimmers competed in a national swim meet on April 5, 2013, marking high scores, breaking personal records and proving that working hard can pay off.

  • Door County Underwater Hockey Team Nabs Another Championship Win

    A five-man group from the Door County YMCA’s underwater hockey team won the four-on-four tournament in Milwaukee on April 6 & 7. The team faced and defeated a team from Michigan State in the finals – a rematch from the Midwest Championships in January.

  • Trail Run, Green Fun

    On June 22, Running Green for Crossroads will mark its fourth year of offering the community a sustainable trail run/walk for people of all ages. While Door County’s calendar is full of running events, Running Green for Crossroads has the distinction of being the only trail run in the county.

  • Zumba Gold® Classes Offered at Staudenmaier Chiropractic Wellness Center

    New Zumba Gold® classes will be offered at Staudenmaier Chiropractic Wellness Center beginning April 22. Zumba Gold® uses the same Latin-based dance rhythms and steps as regular Zumba® but with easier choreography and less impact.

  • High School Varsity Sports Schedules

    VARSITY ATHLETICS GIBRALTAR HIGH SCHOOL Baseball April 12 @ Oconto, 4:30pm April 15 @ Sturgeon Bay, 4:30pm April 16 @ Appleton Xavier, 7pm April 18 @ Kewaunee, 4:30pm April 19 vs. Sevastopol, 4:30pm April 22 vs. Algoma, 4:30pm April 25 @ NEW Lutheran, 4:30pm Golf All matches are between NEW Lutheran, Oconto, Sevastopol, Southern Door […]

  • Dentistry by Design Hosts Sister Bay Open House

    Local dental practice, Dentistry by Design, has officially opened the doors to their new, fully renovated, facility at 2645 S. Bay Shore Drive in Sister Bay.

  • Door County Earns a Spot in Foder’s 10 Best Small Towns Ranking

    Fodor’s, a worldwide provider of travel guides and information, has named Door County one of the 10 Best Small Towns in America. Fodor’s noted that while Door County isn't technically one town, the county “ made up of notable small towns, each more charming than the last.”

  • Profit, Promotion and Your Online Business Class Returns to Sister Bay Library

    Profit, Promotion and Your Online Business class is back by request. This is a class for entrepreneurs looking to increase their knowledge of social media marketing and tax compliance for online and offline businesses.

  • Delegates Needed for Door Kewaunee Legislative Days

    Door Kewaunee Legislative Days 2013 invite at least 100 local citizens to join them to call on every legislator in Madison on May 15 & 16. The purpose of Legislative Days is to educate state officials about Door and Kewaunee Counties, and to lobby for state action to help address local issues and concerns.

  • Reid RIbble to Deliver Keynote Speech at DCEDC’s Annual Investors Meeting

    Congressman Reid Ribble will be the keynote speaker at the Door County Economic Development Corporation’s annual investors meeting and luncheon on April 30.

  • Base Camp Reopens with Various Events

    Base Camp Coffee Bar reopens April 18 at 7:30 am, and will host a variety of events to celebrate. On April 20, 7 – 9 pm, singer, acoustic musicians, poets and writers of all genres are invited to an open-mic program entitled “Love Letters to Earth."

  • Madison Avenue Wine Shop Introduces Door County Spice

    Madison Avenue Wine Shop of Sturgeon Bay announces the arrival of their new spice line, Door County Spice. Over 60 of the highest quality spices from around the world are in stock – adobo, dark chocolate powder and chili powders.

  • Boettcher Communications, LLC Welcomes Aaron Van Egeren

    In March, Boettcher Communications, LLC of Sturgeon Bay welcomed a new creative team member, Aaron Van Egeren. Van Egeren joined the Website Development Department of Boettcher Communications where he specializes in web and app development.

  • Showcase of Homes Features Local Homebuilders

    Local homebuilders will open up newly constructed homes for public viewing during the Showcase of Homes, May 10 & 11 and May 17 – 19. Members of the Door County Home Builders Association present eight houses, of various sizes and architectural styles, throughout Door County.

  • DCVB is On the Go

    The Door County Visitor Bureau (DCVB) recently kicked off DCVB On the Go sessions to provide local constituents the opportunity to meet with staff members and other tourism representatives.

  • MDCMC Named a Top 100 Critical Access Hospital

    Ministry Door County Medical Center (MDCMC) was named a Top 100 Critical Access Hospital (CAH) in the United States by iVantage HealthStrong™. “This recognition is made possible by the dedicated commitment of our staff to provide excellent service,” says MDCMC President and CEO Gerald Worrick.

  • Tetragon2 in the Running for Mensa Select Award

    Hot Games & Puzzles LLC announces their first board game, Tetragon2, has been approved for competition in the Mensa Mind Games Competition 2013. The Competition only approves 50 games per year and selects five winners of the coveted Mensa Select Award.

  • Schoolhouse Artisan Cheese Shop Closes for April

    Schoolhouse Artisan Cheese is closed for April, but will resume weekend hours in May and operate a full schedule by Memorial Day weekend. The shop owners closed for April to search for new Wisconsin artisan cheeses and to meet with cheesemakers.

  • Wisconsin Singers Bring Popular Tunes to Southern Door Community Auditorium

    Join the Wisconsin Singers in celebrating 45 years of jaw-dropping entertainment with their newest show, Can’t Stop Us Now!, which includes popular music’s greatest hits from The Beatles to Katy Perry.

  • The Music of Carole King Comes to TAP

    Tapestries: The Music of Carole King will be performed April 18 – 28 at Third Avenue Playhouse in Sturgeon Bay. Directed and conceived by James Valcq, the show features Amy Ensign, Claire Morkin, Alissa Rhode and Craig McClelland.

  • Rogue Theater Presents “Lone Star”

    Rogue Theater presents James McClure’s comedy Lone Star for a handful of performances at various locations. Lone Star is the story of Roy (played by Stuart Champeau) and his brother Ray (Elliot Goettelman), two good ol’ boys from Maynard, Texas, drinking their Lone Star Beer and shootin’ the breeze.

  • Pen Players Theatre Announces 2013 Season

    Peninsula Players Theatre announces its 78th season, running June 11 through October 20. Peninsula Players opens with the Wisconsin premiere of Saloon by Terry Twyman.

  • Peninsula Music Festival Welcomes First Female Conductor in August

    The 61st season of the Peninsula Music Festival will run Aug. 6 – 24 with nine different symphonic concerts every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Tuesday and Thursday concerts begin at 8 pm and Saturday concerts are at 6:30 pm at the Door Community Auditorium.

  • Victoria Vox Returns to Holiday Music Motel

    Victoria Vox returns to The Holiday Music Motel on April 19 at 7 pm to release her latest CD, Key. While a full band helps her fill out the sounds on the record, Vox will perform solo, a fitting choice for the intimate setting of The Holiday Music Motel.

  • Southern Door Community Auditorium Presents Beatles Tribute Band – Cavern Beat

    Cavern Beat, one of America’s most distinctive Beatles tribute bands, will take the stage at the Southern Door Community Auditorium on May 5 at 7 pm. Performing the music of The Beatles true to their records, every performance is outstanding, with vintage instruments, amplifiers and authentic suits in the famous Fab Four style.

  • Explore Russia’s Terrain at Final Travelogue Series

    On April 26 the Kiwanis & Rotary Clubs of Northern Door will present the final travel film of the season with an epic train journey on rails across the vast terrain of Russia.

  • Crossroads Screens “Last Call at the Oasis”

    A screening of Last Call at the Oasis, a 2011 documentary exploring the global water crisis, will be held at Crossroads at Big Creek on April 17 at 7 pm.

  • MPTV Program Focuses on Northern Door

    Around the Corner with John McGivern, a Milwaukee Public Television production, featured northern Door County in an episode that aired April 11 on local public television stations.

  • Lawn Care Expert Paul Tukey to Visit Door County

    Paul Tukey, “the Al Gore of lawn care,” as coined by The Philadelphia Inquirer, will make a couple appearances in Door County at the end of April (April 26 at Crossroads at Big Creek and April 27 at the Sustainability Fair).

  • Baileys Harbor Holds Annual Brown Trout Tournament

    The 25th Annual Baileys Harbor Brown Trout Tournament will be held April 19 – 21. Participants can fish Door and Kewaunee waters on both the Lake Michigan and bay side.

  • Gardening and Landscaping Programs at Crossroads

    On April 13 at 2 pm, Wild Ones invites the public to “Nurturing Biodiversity” at Crossroads at Big Creek. Presenters Dale and Mary Goodner will discuss modeling and structuring their own backyard ecosystem (garden) in order to better fit in Northeastern Wisconsin.

  • Rotary Club Presents Sturgeon Bay Shipyard Tour

    The Rotary Club of Sturgeon Bay presents the 21st Annual Sturgeon Bay Shipyard Tours on May 4, 9 am – 2 pm. Guests are invited to experience an insider’s view of the shipbuilding industry in Sturgeon Bay.

  • Catch Reel Action at Sturgeon Bay Open Bass Tournament

    Want reel action and excitement? Then visit Sturgeon Bay’s Sawyer Park for the 23rd Annual Sturgeon Bay Open Bass Tournament, May 16 – 18. There will be plenty of action, on and off the water.

  • The Ridges Reschedules Frog Walks

    Spring is here – chronologically speaking – but our frogs are not impressed with the unseasonably chilly temperatures or the lingering snow and ice. To allow them a bit more time to come out of hibernation and begin their ritual serenades, The Ridges Frog Walks have been rescheduled for April 19 and 20 at 7:30 pm.

  • Door Islands Bird Festival Promises Weekend of Birding

    The Door Islands Bird Festival 2013 is scheduled for May 31 – June 2 primarily on Washington Island, with additional bird scoping on Hog and northern Detroit Islands and a hike on Rock Island.

  • Door County Land Trust Introduces Let’s Hike! App

    Just in time to help combat cabin fever, the Door County Land Trust has unveiled its newly created Android phone app, Let’s Hike! The new app features directions to and trail maps for thirteen of the Land Trust’s nature preserves from Little Lake on Washington Island in the north to the Sturgeon Bay Ship Canal and Legacy at Clay Banks preserves along Lake Michigan in the south.

  • Door County Lighthouse Festival Tickets Now Available

    The 20th annual Door County Lighthouse Festival, scheduled for June 7 – 9, promises a weekend filled with special land-based tours and exciting boat excursions.


    The Jeffertons, a pop punk band from Sturgeon Bay featuring (left to right) Mason Berglund, Levi Berglund, and Ben Christian Heimbecher, performed original tunes to the crowd at Glas Coffeehouse’s Open Mic on April 5.

  • Congratulations to John Zettel

    Talk to DC business owners who are in the know, They say “not many tourists if there’s not a lot of snow.” This season we were blessed when others seemed to pale.

  • Article posted Wednesday, April 10, 2013 8:54pm

    My friend recently had an awkward experience at a movie theater. The seats were packed and the couple sitting next to them was ticked off when she got up to go the bathroom mid-way through the film.

  • Overheard, Shout Outs and Pet Peeves

    Are there tid-bits of conversations you’ve heard while standing in line at the grocery store, serving a table, or walking down the sidewalk that make you smile, cringe or laugh out loud?

  • Article posted Wednesday, April 10, 2013 8:39pm

    Aries (March 21 – April 19): It’s time to throw out the rest of those Peeps you’ve been saving. Or microwave them. Or something. But they have to go.

  • Article posted Wednesday, April 10, 2013 8:36pm

    Look closely…where in Door County is this located?

  • Water on the Brain

    The value of water conservation was ingrained into my head before I ever had the chance to waste it.

  • Predicting the Unpredictable

    Lake Michigan water levels are low right now, but they might not always be that way.

  • Low Water Hits Island Hard

    What do low lake levels mean for an island community dependent on regular and consistent ferry service?

  • Dredge, Baby, Dredge

    Lakeshore communities also need to think about what they can do right now to keep their water-strapped marinas open. For a lot of them, that means it’s time to dredge.

  • Protecting Water Even While It’s Low

    While most of Wisconsin’s marinas are plagued by low water, some are taking steps to protect it.

  • The Lake’s Low So I’ve got More Land: What Can I Do with It?

    For shoreline property owners, the low level of Lake Michigan is a particularly perplexing problem.

  • Invasive Plants on Door County’s Shorelines

    Invasive species are exotic plants and animals that have been introduced to our area and are likely to have lasting impacts on our environment, economy or health.

  • Lake Michigan’s Highs and Lows

    I was born in Kewaunee, Wis in 1929 about six blocks from Lake Michigan and have been in close touch with this wonderful body of water ever since.

  • Will the Great Lakes Rise Again?

    In order to truly address our low levels, we need to look at the issue from a variety of angles.

  • Where to Learn More About Water Levels

    To keep up on the latest Great Lakes water level news and learn more about the science behind lake levels, check out these resources.

  • Base Camp Hosts Pastel Painting Auction

    An ongoing silent auction of original pastel paintings and gicleé prints by Door County artist Kay McKinley Arneson opens at Base Camp Coffee Bar on April 18.

  • By the Numbers: Low Lake Levels

    25 Inches below the long-term average that Lake Michigan’s current water level is 13 Inches lower the current Lake Michigan water level is than last year’s 4,530 Total miles of Great Lakes coastline 95 Percent of the U.S.’s fresh surface water supply the Great Lakes account for 6 quadrillion Gallons of fresh water in the […]

  • Arnold Alaniz and the Great TV Auction

    Original artwork from four featured artists who have created pieces for this year’s Milwaukee Public Television Great TV Auction will be available for bid during the live televised event, April 26 – May 4, on Channel 10.

  • Hope Gallery Features Enrique Manabat III

    The Hope Gallery’s featured artist for April is Enrique Manabat III. Manabat currently resides in Green Bay, but was born in Tarlac City of the Philippines.

  • Support the Arts at Southern Door

    The Southern Door Elementary and Middle School Art Departments are sponsoring the 13th Annual Fine Arts Festival on April 16th. This will be a celebration of the students’ art skills and knowledge; their artwork will line the Southern Door Elementary and Middle School hallways and cafeteria.

  • MAM Opens High School Art Exhibit

    Opening April 20, the Miller Art Museum invites everyone to the 39th Annual Salon of Door County High School Art Exhibit to be inspired by the creative talents of Door County high school and home school students.

  • Family Art Day at Peninsula School of Art

    Families with children of all ages are invited to create jewelry inspired by nature during Family Art Day on April 20, 9 am – 12 pm. Drawn from the ideas of Peninsula School of Art’s current exhibit – The Nature of Jewelry: Botanical Designs & Symbols (opening April 19), participants of Family Art Day will study floral designs and patterns of Georgia O’Keeffe and Claude Monet.

  • Classes and Events at Artists Guild

    Artists Guild owner and artist Sarah Bradley will present a two-day class for high school students called “Build a Portfolio” on April 21 and 28, 2 – 4 pm.

  • Brian Kelsey Joins Wisconsin Arts Board

    Governor Scott Walker has announced the appointment of four new members to the Wisconsin Arts Board, the state agency that nurtures creativity, stimulates community and economic development and serves as a resource for people of every culture and heritage.

  • Suzanne Rose to Teach iPhone Photography Workshop

    Suzanne Rose will lead an iPhone Photography Workshop at Base Camp Coffee Bar on April 27, 2 – 4 pm. The class is open to the novice and the super-savvy.

  • Piece by Peace Reopens in New Green Gables Space

    Piece by Peace is moving to a new location in The Shops of Green Gables, Ephraim. The new space will house art from several talented local and USA artists this season.

  • Door County Residents Weigh in on Water Levels

    A number of readers wrote us letters regarding the low lake levels. These are their stories.

  • Plein Art Workshop with Tom Nachreiner

    Tom Nachreiner will lead “Dynamic Color for the Plein Air Artist,” in and around Sturgeon Bay on May 18 and 19. The workshop group will paint at several sites in Sturgeon Bay and Nachreiner will donate one of his paintings to the Door County Maritime Museum.

  • Why Are the Great Lakes Low?

    The Great Lakes’ water supply is determined by this simple formula: precipitation + runoff – evaporation = net basin supply.

  • Popelka and Trenchard Exhibit at Museum of Wisconsin Art

    Jeremy Popelka and Stephanie Trenchard of Sturgeon Bay’s Popelka Trenchard Glass Studio are included in the inaugural exhibit of the new home of the Museum of Wisconsin Art in West Bend.

  • Ladies Art Night at YMCA

    Adult ladies of all ages are invited to show off their artistic side, meet new friends and learn something new while putting together decorative mosaic crafts at the Sturgeon Bay YMCA.

  • Estella Lauter Selected as Door County Poet Laureate

    Estella Lauter of Fish Creek was appointed Door County Poet Laureate for 2013 – 2015 at the March 26 meeting of the Door County Board of Supervisors. The position was established in Oct. 2010; Francis May, honored posthumously, was selected as the first county poet laureate.

  • Low Levels, High Impact

    We asked a number of area businesses and leaders this question: “How are low lake levels affecting you?” These were their responses.

  • A History of Great Lakes Protection

    A question of vital importance is whether sustainability of the Great Lakes is possible. To grasp the complexity of the question it is necessary to look at some basic facts about water.

  • We Ask You: Where Did the Water Go?

    See what a handful of our readers know about the Great Lakes’ recent water loss…

  • Searching for Answers, Seeking Solutions

    A team of writers and researchers are here to set the record straight and help you and I understand what the heck happened to the water surrounding our beloved peninsula.

  • April 2 Election Results

    School Referendums -   Three out of four of the revenue limit override referendums on the ballot passed, with Washington Island, Sturgeon Bay, and Sevastopol School District voters saying yes to continued local funding in their districts, while voters in the Southern Door School District chose to not approve their referendum.