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Volume 19, Issue 20 – Section 1

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  • It’s Tournament Time at The Red Putter

    The 2013 Red Putter Pro Tournament is scheduled for Aug. 3 at 9 am. The top prize is now $2,000; pros will be coming from near and far to compete for the prize money, trophy and the coveted Red Jacket.

  • It’s Tournament Time at The Red Putter

    The 2013 Red Putter Pro Tournament is scheduled for Aug. 3 at 9 am. The top prize is now $2,000; pros will be coming from near and far to compete for the prize money, trophy and the coveted Red Jacket.

  • Door County League Baseball

    Standings, results and schedule.

  • Door County League Baseball

    Standings, results and schedule.

  • 2013 Women’s Double Header League Softball

    Standings, results and schedule.

  • 2013 Women’s Double Header League Softball

    Standings, results and schedule.

  • Article posted Thursday, August 1, 2013 10:08pm

    Summer is racing by, and the animals at the Door County Humane Society are making the most of the warm days. Our dogs run through the kiddie pool in the play yard, while the cats in the colony rooms stretch out lazily on their cat trees to watch birds outside the windows.

  • Article posted Thursday, August 1, 2013 10:08pm

    Summer is racing by, and the animals at the Door County Humane Society are making the most of the warm days. Our dogs run through the kiddie pool in the play yard, while the cats in the colony rooms stretch out lazily on their cat trees to watch birds outside the windows.

  • Festival of the Assumption Scheduled for Aug. 3

    The Episcopal Church of the Precious Blood continues a tradition of more than 70 years by celebrating the Annual Festival of the Assumption on Aug. 3.

  • Festival of the Assumption Scheduled for Aug. 3

    The Episcopal Church of the Precious Blood continues a tradition of more than 70 years by celebrating the Annual Festival of the Assumption on Aug. 3.

  • Nor Door Adult Day Services Host Ice Cream Social

    Visit Fish Creek’s Clark Park on Aug. 10 for an afternoon of ice cream and music. Beginning at 1 pm, Nor Door Adult Day Services will dish up ice cream provided by The Ice Cream Factory of Sister Bay, with many toppings available.

  • Nor Door Adult Day Services Host Ice Cream Social

    Visit Fish Creek’s Clark Park on Aug. 10 for an afternoon of ice cream and music. Beginning at 1 pm, Nor Door Adult Day Services will dish up ice cream provided by The Ice Cream Factory of Sister Bay, with many toppings available.

  • Connection between Sleep & Aging Discussed at CHIP

    Northern Door Health & Wellness Ministry continues its Community Health Information Programs with “Normal Sleep and the Effects of Aging” on Aug. 11 at 4 pm at St.

  • Connection between Sleep & Aging Discussed at CHIP

    Northern Door Health & Wellness Ministry continues its Community Health Information Programs with “Normal Sleep and the Effects of Aging” on Aug. 11 at 4 pm at St.

  • Moravian Church Pancake Breakfast to Benefit Community Clinic

    The annual Sister Bay Moravian Church pancake breakfast is scheduled for Aug. 17, 8:30 – 10:30 am. Pancakes with genuine maple syrup, sausage and applesauce will be served.

  • Moravian Church Pancake Breakfast to Benefit Community Clinic

    The annual Sister Bay Moravian Church pancake breakfast is scheduled for Aug. 17, 8:30 – 10:30 am. Pancakes with genuine maple syrup, sausage and applesauce will be served.

  • Sturgeon Bay Rotary Thanks Local Shipbuilders

    On June 20 at Sturgeon Bay Rotary’s luncheon meeting, Don Albert and Keith Mutchler, Rotary Shipyard Tour co-chairs, led the club in thanking four local shipbuilders and maritime service agencies for their participation in Rotary’s annual May tour event.

  • Sturgeon Bay Rotary Thanks Local Shipbuilders

    On June 20 at Sturgeon Bay Rotary’s luncheon meeting, Don Albert and Keith Mutchler, Rotary Shipyard Tour co-chairs, led the club in thanking four local shipbuilders and maritime service agencies for their participation in Rotary’s annual May tour event.

  • VFW Annual Poppy Drive Begins

    Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3088 will conduct its annual Buddy Poppy drive Friday, Aug. 2, and Saturday, Aug 3, in Sturgeon Bay and Egg Harbor. Funds raised are used to benefit veterans and their families.

  • VFW Annual Poppy Drive Begins

    Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3088 will conduct its annual Buddy Poppy drive Friday, Aug. 2, and Saturday, Aug 3, in Sturgeon Bay and Egg Harbor. Funds raised are used to benefit veterans and their families.

  • Joey Tartell Returns for Birch Creek’s Big Band Reunion Concert

    Classic big band music continues at Birch Creek Music Performance Center through August 17. After playing with great talents, Joey Tartell returns to Birch Creek for his 17th season as a Birch Creek faculty member.

  • Joey Tartell Returns for Birch Creek’s Big Band Reunion Concert

    Classic big band music continues at Birch Creek Music Performance Center through August 17. After playing with great talents, Joey Tartell returns to Birch Creek for his 17th season as a Birch Creek faculty member.

  • Steven Alltop to Perform at Ephraim Moravian Church

    Dr. Stephen Alltop, noted conductor and keyboardist, will play in concert at 7 pm on Aug. 4 at the Ephraim Moravian Church. Tickets are $15 at the door.

  • Steven Alltop to Perform at Ephraim Moravian Church

    Dr. Stephen Alltop, noted conductor and keyboardist, will play in concert at 7 pm on Aug. 4 at the Ephraim Moravian Church. Tickets are $15 at the door.

  • Water Level Workshop Coming to Sturgeon Bay

    If you want to learn more about Great Lakes water levels and talk to state agency representatives about how they’re impacting Door County, you’ll soon get your chance.

  • Water Level Workshop Coming to Sturgeon Bay

    If you want to learn more about Great Lakes water levels and talk to state agency representatives about how they’re impacting Door County, you’ll soon get your chance.

  • Pen Players Seminar Features Craig Blietz

    Sunday in the Park with George, an award-winning musical is on stage at Peninsula Players Theatre with performances Tuesday through Sunday through Aug.

  • Pen Players Seminar Features Craig Blietz

    Sunday in the Park with George, an award-winning musical is on stage at Peninsula Players Theatre with performances Tuesday through Sunday through Aug.

  • Rogue Theater Performs “Lone Star” at Greco Gallery

    Rogue Theater’s last showing of James McClure’s Lone Star will be at The Greco Gallery, located at 24 N. 3rd Avenue in Sturgeon Bay, on Aug. 2 & 3 at 7:30 pm.

  • Rogue Theater Performs “Lone Star” at Greco Gallery

    Rogue Theater’s last showing of James McClure’s Lone Star will be at The Greco Gallery, located at 24 N. 3rd Avenue in Sturgeon Bay, on Aug. 2 & 3 at 7:30 pm.

  • Grand Fleet of Ships to Arrive and Dock in Sturgeon Bay Aug. 14

    Door County is once again included in the Baylake Bank Tall Ship Festival that  returns to Green Bay Aug. 16-18. The tall ships will muster and navigate into the Sturgeon Bay canal the afternoon of Wednesday, Aug.

  • Grand Fleet of Ships to Arrive and Dock in Sturgeon Bay Aug. 14

    Door County is once again included in the Baylake Bank Tall Ship Festival that  returns to Green Bay Aug. 16-18. The tall ships will muster and navigate into the Sturgeon Bay canal the afternoon of Wednesday, Aug.

  • Sisters Under Sail Program Teaches Girls About Life on the Open Sea

    A fleet of tall ships will dock in Sturgeon Bay this month, and although it won’t be obvious from shore, one will stand out from the rest. It’s the STV Unicorn, a schooner with 96-foot masts that does more than just impress land-bound onlookers.

  • Sisters Under Sail Program Teaches Girls About Life on the Open Sea

    A fleet of tall ships will dock in Sturgeon Bay this month, and although it won’t be obvious from shore, one will stand out from the rest. It’s the STV Unicorn, a schooner with 96-foot masts that does more than just impress land-bound onlookers.

  • “Greater Tuna” at Third Avenue Playhouse

    Stage Door Theatre Company presents Greater Tuna at Third Avenue Playhouse (TAP). In Greater Tuna, Dan Klarer and Ryan Schaback play 20 characters – men, women, and children ranging in age from 12 to 80 years old.

  • “Greater Tuna” at Third Avenue Playhouse

    Stage Door Theatre Company presents Greater Tuna at Third Avenue Playhouse (TAP). In Greater Tuna, Dan Klarer and Ryan Schaback play 20 characters – men, women, and children ranging in age from 12 to 80 years old.

  • Your Representatives in the News

    State Representative Garey Bies Bies is author of a bill that would include all inhaled substances in Wisconsin’s Operating While Intoxicated (OWI) law.

  • Your Representatives in the News

    State Representative Garey Bies Bies is author of a bill that would include all inhaled substances in Wisconsin’s Operating While Intoxicated (OWI) law.

  • Upcoming Programs at Crossroads

    Early August programs at Crossroads at Big Creek include: Exo-Planets on Aug. 5, History of Penny Candy on Aug. 6, and Water Fest on Aug. 7. Family programs, free and open to the public, begin at 1:30 pm.

  • Upcoming Programs at Crossroads

    Early August programs at Crossroads at Big Creek include: Exo-Planets on Aug. 5, History of Penny Candy on Aug. 6, and Water Fest on Aug. 7. Family programs, free and open to the public, begin at 1:30 pm.

  • Quick Start Day Next Week in Sturgeon Bay

    • A bill to amend the restrictions on the beginning of the school year is in front of the Assembly Committee on Tourism. The school year is currently not allowed to begin until Sept.

  • Quick Start Day Next Week in Sturgeon Bay

    • A bill to amend the restrictions on the beginning of the school year is in front of the Assembly Committee on Tourism. The school year is currently not allowed to begin until Sept.

  • Classic & Wooden Boat Festival Scheduled for Aug. 3 & 4

    The Door County Maritime Museum will again feature dozens of classic wooden boats at its 23rd Annual Classic & Wooden Boat Festival Aug. 3 & 4 at the museum in Sturgeon Bay as well as a bumper crop of Sikaflex Challenge entries and an expanded Boathouse Sale filled with maritime-themed items.

  • Classic & Wooden Boat Festival Scheduled for Aug. 3 & 4

    The Door County Maritime Museum will again feature dozens of classic wooden boats at its 23rd Annual Classic & Wooden Boat Festival Aug. 3 & 4 at the museum in Sturgeon Bay as well as a bumper crop of Sikaflex Challenge entries and an expanded Boathouse Sale filled with maritime-themed items.

  • Washington Island School District Not Pursuing Expeditionary Learning

    • Washington Island School District will no longer move forward with its Expeditionary Learning (EL) curriculum. The school participated in an exploratory year with the program, but decided not to continue.

  • Washington Island School District Not Pursuing Expeditionary Learning

    • Washington Island School District will no longer move forward with its Expeditionary Learning (EL) curriculum. The school participated in an exploratory year with the program, but decided not to continue.

  • Celebrate the Ridges on Aug. 3

    The Ridges Sanctuary will host a full day of activities on Aug. 3 on the future site of its new visitor center, beginning with its Annual Meeting at 3 pm.

  • Celebrate the Ridges on Aug. 3

    The Ridges Sanctuary will host a full day of activities on Aug. 3 on the future site of its new visitor center, beginning with its Annual Meeting at 3 pm.

  • Michael Smith Leads Songwriting Workshop at Lost Moth Gallery

    Michael Smith will lead a songwriting workshop (4 pm) and share his songs (7:30 pm) on Aug. 3 at Lost Moth Gallery in Egg Harbor. Only 25-30 tickets are available.

  • Michael Smith Leads Songwriting Workshop at Lost Moth Gallery

    Michael Smith will lead a songwriting workshop (4 pm) and share his songs (7:30 pm) on Aug. 3 at Lost Moth Gallery in Egg Harbor. Only 25-30 tickets are available.

  • The Greencards Perform at Sunset Concert Series

    The Greencards will take the stage at the Peg Egan Performing Art Center’s Sunset Concert Series on Aug. 4 at 7 pm. The Greencards have received two Grammy nominations, a 2006 Americana Honors & Awards win as New/Emerging Artist Of The Year, and a number one position on the Billboard Bluegrass Chart.

  • The Greencards Perform at Sunset Concert Series

    The Greencards will take the stage at the Peg Egan Performing Art Center’s Sunset Concert Series on Aug. 4 at 7 pm. The Greencards have received two Grammy nominations, a 2006 Americana Honors & Awards win as New/Emerging Artist Of The Year, and a number one position on the Billboard Bluegrass Chart.

  • Woodwalk Gallery Welcomes Peter Mulvey and The Rhode Sisters

    Peter Mulvey, singer/songwriter extraordinaire, comes to Woodwalk Gallery on Aug. 2 with his accomplished guitar playing and original songs. Mulvey’s songwriting is full of humor, tenderness and poetic lyricism.

  • Woodwalk Gallery Welcomes Peter Mulvey and The Rhode Sisters

    Peter Mulvey, singer/songwriter extraordinaire, comes to Woodwalk Gallery on Aug. 2 with his accomplished guitar playing and original songs. Mulvey’s songwriting is full of humor, tenderness and poetic lyricism.

  • Openings for Commuter and Resident Students at The Clearing

    The Clearing Folk School in Ellison Bay has openings for both resident and commuter students in many of its weeklong classes in August, September and October.

  • Openings for Commuter and Resident Students at The Clearing

    The Clearing Folk School in Ellison Bay has openings for both resident and commuter students in many of its weeklong classes in August, September and October.

  • Gibraltar Talks Focuses on “Schooner Barges & Shipping”

    The August Gibraltar Talks program will focus on the waters of the Door Peninsula in “Schooner Barges & Shipping.” This program, presented by East Carolina University student Caitlin Zant, will be held Aug.

  • Gibraltar Talks Focuses on “Schooner Barges & Shipping”

    The August Gibraltar Talks program will focus on the waters of the Door Peninsula in “Schooner Barges & Shipping.” This program, presented by East Carolina University student Caitlin Zant, will be held Aug.

  • Savory Spoon Leads “Adventures in a Chinese Kitchen”

    The culinary tour “Adventures in a Chinese Kitchen,” will introduce travelers to the culinary and cultural traditions of Asia’s Yunnan Province. The tour, led by Janice Thomas of Savory Spoon Cooking School and Jeanee and Brian Linden of Linden Gallery and Linden Centre, is scheduled for Feb.

  • Savory Spoon Leads “Adventures in a Chinese Kitchen”

    The culinary tour “Adventures in a Chinese Kitchen,” will introduce travelers to the culinary and cultural traditions of Asia’s Yunnan Province. The tour, led by Janice Thomas of Savory Spoon Cooking School and Jeanee and Brian Linden of Linden Gallery and Linden Centre, is scheduled for Feb.

  • Novel Ideas Hosts Michael Perry Book Signing

    Novel Ideas Bookstore welcomes back Wisconsin author Michael Perry to discuss and sign his newly released paperback, Visiting Tom on Aug. 8. A New York Times bestselling author, humorist and radio show host from New Auburn, Wis.

  • Novel Ideas Hosts Michael Perry Book Signing

    Novel Ideas Bookstore welcomes back Wisconsin author Michael Perry to discuss and sign his newly released paperback, Visiting Tom on Aug. 8. A New York Times bestselling author, humorist and radio show host from New Auburn, Wis.

  • Classes at Artists Guild

    The August 6 session of Tuesdays with Jen at Artists Guild is titled “Found Art Sculpture.” The class meets from 10 am – 12 pm and costs $25 per person.

  • Classes at Artists Guild

    The August 6 session of Tuesdays with Jen at Artists Guild is titled “Found Art Sculpture.” The class meets from 10 am – 12 pm and costs $25 per person.

  • Birch Creek Hosts DCAL’s Plein Air Exhibition

    Birch Creek will host the Door County Art League’s Plein Air Art 2013 Sales Exhibition, now through Aug. 17. Artwork can be seen before and during the 8 pm Birch Creek concerts.

  • Birch Creek Hosts DCAL’s Plein Air Exhibition

    Birch Creek will host the Door County Art League’s Plein Air Art 2013 Sales Exhibition, now through Aug. 17. Artwork can be seen before and during the 8 pm Birch Creek concerts.

  • DCAL Artists at Work Show Scheduled for Aug. 3 & 4

    The Door County Art League (DCAL) Gallery is showcasing the artwork of Dianne Saron as artist from Aug. 3 – 9. DCAL’s fourth annual Artists at Work show and sale are scheduled for Aug.

  • DCAL Artists at Work Show Scheduled for Aug. 3 & 4

    The Door County Art League (DCAL) Gallery is showcasing the artwork of Dianne Saron as artist from Aug. 3 – 9. DCAL’s fourth annual Artists at Work show and sale are scheduled for Aug.

  • Fine Line’s Exhibit IV Opens Aug. 8

    Two Door County artists—oil and cold wax painter Nan Helscher and woodcarver Gary Orthober—pair up with oil painter Steve Langenecker and watercolorist Dannica Walker for the final exhibit of Fine Line Design Gallery’s 2013 summer season.

  • Fine Line’s Exhibit IV Opens Aug. 8

    Two Door County artists—oil and cold wax painter Nan Helscher and woodcarver Gary Orthober—pair up with oil painter Steve Langenecker and watercolorist Dannica Walker for the final exhibit of Fine Line Design Gallery’s 2013 summer season.

  • Guest Artist Weekend at Martinez Studio

    Michael Doerr’s prototype chairs and benches are gathering at Martinez Studio in advance of this year’s Guest Artist Weekend on Aug. 15 – 19, with a public reception Aug.

  • Guest Artist Weekend at Martinez Studio

    Michael Doerr’s prototype chairs and benches are gathering at Martinez Studio in advance of this year’s Guest Artist Weekend on Aug. 15 – 19, with a public reception Aug.

  • New Meadows Gallery Exhibit Debuts Aug. 8

    The Meadows Art Gallery will exhibit work by Door County artists Barb Sweeney and Penny Pfister’s during August. A reception is set for Aug. 8, 5:30 – 7 pm.

  • New Meadows Gallery Exhibit Debuts Aug. 8

    The Meadows Art Gallery will exhibit work by Door County artists Barb Sweeney and Penny Pfister’s during August. A reception is set for Aug. 8, 5:30 – 7 pm.

  • Patricia Shoppe Hosts Gemelli Trunk Show

    Megan Sharkey and Katie Waver craft their vintage-inspired jewelry using material found throughout their travels. Sharkey and Waver’s next stop will be Egg Harbor’s Patricia Shoppe, who is hosting a trunk show Aug.

  • Patricia Shoppe Hosts Gemelli Trunk Show

    Megan Sharkey and Katie Waver craft their vintage-inspired jewelry using material found throughout their travels. Sharkey and Waver’s next stop will be Egg Harbor’s Patricia Shoppe, who is hosting a trunk show Aug.

  • If Life Gives You Lemons…

    The Boys and Girls Club of Door County will set up five lemonade stands throughout Sturgeon Bay on Friday, Aug. 2. Since June, members (ages 6-10) have been planning for the lemonade stands during the Club’s summer program.

  • If Life Gives You Lemons…

    The Boys and Girls Club of Door County will set up five lemonade stands throughout Sturgeon Bay on Friday, Aug. 2. Since June, members (ages 6-10) have been planning for the lemonade stands during the Club’s summer program.

  • Suzanne Rose Leads DC Fair Workshop

    Suzanne Rose will teach an intensive photo workshop focused on the Door County Fair Aug. 1 – 4. Rose will guide photographers through the process of making a portfolio to publishing it on Blurb®.

  • Suzanne Rose Leads DC Fair Workshop

    Suzanne Rose will teach an intensive photo workshop focused on the Door County Fair Aug. 1 – 4. Rose will guide photographers through the process of making a portfolio to publishing it on Blurb®.

  • Turtle Ridge Hosts Garden Tea Party

    Turtle Ridge Gallery will host a garden tea party on Aug. 3, 3 – 7 pm. During this time, the gallery will offer exclusive tours of the workspace. For more information call 920.

  • Turtle Ridge Hosts Garden Tea Party

    Turtle Ridge Gallery will host a garden tea party on Aug. 3, 3 – 7 pm. During this time, the gallery will offer exclusive tours of the workspace. For more information call 920.

  • McHugh Breaks Own National Record

    Conner McHugh, 17, of the Door County YMCA Doorfins Swim Team set a national record in the 50-meter breast stroke on Tuesday at the 2013 YMCA Long Course National Championship in Atlanta, Ga.

  • McHugh Breaks Own National Record

    Conner McHugh, 17, of the Door County YMCA Doorfins Swim Team set a national record in the 50-meter breast stroke on Tuesday at the 2013 YMCA Long Course National Championship in Atlanta, Ga.

  • From Beethoven to Billie to Bob

    Eilen Jewell was six years old when her father popped a dusty cassette of Beethoven classics in the tape player. Her family was driving from Anchorage, Alaska back to their hometown of Boise, Idaho and what she remembers more than anything is staring at the vehicle’s ceiling and falling into the music.

  • From Beethoven to Billie to Bob

    Eilen Jewell was six years old when her father popped a dusty cassette of Beethoven classics in the tape player. Her family was driving from Anchorage, Alaska back to their hometown of Boise, Idaho and what she remembers more than anything is staring at the vehicle’s ceiling and falling into the music.

  • Honorable Mention – “Winter Field”

    A flock of words / Fell black on the page

  • Honorable Mention – “Winter Field”

    A flock of words / Fell black on the page

  • Honorable Mention – “Walking in Wisconsin”

    The stuff I live with everyday / goes with me to the woods.

  • Honorable Mention – “Walking in Wisconsin”

    The stuff I live with everyday / goes with me to the woods.

  • Honorable Mention – “Abecedarian for Jazz”

    A symphony is formal, unlike jazz.

  • Honorable Mention – “Abecedarian for Jazz”

    A symphony is formal, unlike jazz.

  • Heirloom Quilt

    Grandmother’s Flower Garden / patched together,1930

  • Heirloom Quilt

    Grandmother’s Flower Garden / patched together,1930

  • Honorable Mention – “Inside Out”

    Shake winter if you can —

  • Honorable Mention – “Inside Out”

    Shake winter if you can —

  • Honorable Mention – “Coaster”

    I remember rising at dawn, age seven and jealous

  • Honorable Mention – “Coaster”

    I remember rising at dawn, age seven and jealous

  • Basket Weaver

    Crossing the mossy earth,/ a woman sings an ancient song.

  • Basket Weaver

    Crossing the mossy earth,/ a woman sings an ancient song.

  • Honorable Mention – “If Only”

    We are cooking biryani / my boy and I

  • Honorable Mention – “If Only”

    We are cooking biryani / my boy and I

  • Third Place – “Last Stand”

    Two old warriors shuffle to the table

  • Third Place – “Last Stand”

    Two old warriors shuffle to the table

  • Second Place – “My Husband Dreams About Tomatoes”

    When he woke this morning / he said he'd been explaining

  • Second Place – “My Husband Dreams About Tomatoes”

    When he woke this morning / he said he'd been explaining

  • First Place – “Geronimo”

    As kids we would / As often as we could / Play with the battered Grumman canoe

  • First Place – “Geronimo”

    As kids we would / As often as we could / Play with the battered Grumman canoe

  • Third Place – “Stairs”

    We had only been dating for about six weeks. New to each other and still unfurled in each other’s spheres of friends. It was a house concert – a guitar party of sorts.

  • Third Place – “Stairs”

    We had only been dating for about six weeks. New to each other and still unfurled in each other’s spheres of friends. It was a house concert – a guitar party of sorts.

  • Second Place – “Of Guns and Guacamole”

    Forty-four years ago, almost a lifetime, it seems, I had my first taste of guacamole. I was an impressed warrior reluctantly serving my country, and had been joined by my wife as we made a new home in a small apartment nestled in the desert of El Paso.

  • Second Place – “Of Guns and Guacamole”

    Forty-four years ago, almost a lifetime, it seems, I had my first taste of guacamole. I was an impressed warrior reluctantly serving my country, and had been joined by my wife as we made a new home in a small apartment nestled in the desert of El Paso.

  • First Place – “Thanurwad”

    Saoner was a small village that snuggled in an elbow of one of the tributaries of the great Narmada River. It was a small farming community of thatched huts and some small brick buildings.

  • First Place – “Thanurwad”

    Saoner was a small village that snuggled in an elbow of one of the tributaries of the great Narmada River. It was a small farming community of thatched huts and some small brick buildings.

  • Third Place – “Farewell Début”

    My favorite soprano? Ah, once I’d never have dared to respond to a question like that. After all, even a woman scorned hath no fury like a diva compared with another.

  • Third Place – “Farewell Début”

    My favorite soprano? Ah, once I’d never have dared to respond to a question like that. After all, even a woman scorned hath no fury like a diva compared with another.

  • Second Place – “Summer Interlude”

    I slammed on the brakes, the car skidded, fishtailing before coming to a stop as a large black bear lumbered across the road. My heart hammered as I stared at the bushes where the bear disappeared.

  • Second Place – “Summer Interlude”

    I slammed on the brakes, the car skidded, fishtailing before coming to a stop as a large black bear lumbered across the road. My heart hammered as I stared at the bushes where the bear disappeared.

  • First Place – “Little Norway”

    “There it is,” she said. “What”? I asked, startled from a reverie as I drove along Highway 18/151 between Madison and Dodgeville. “The sign,” she said, grinning.

  • First Place – “Little Norway”

    “There it is,” she said. “What”? I asked, startled from a reverie as I drove along Highway 18/151 between Madison and Dodgeville. “The sign,” she said, grinning.

  • Honoring Harold (Hal) Grutzmacher

    Writing about the Chicago Cubs and studying the Romantic poets: Harold (Hal) Grutzmacher’s literary passions.

  • Honoring Harold (Hal) Grutzmacher

    Writing about the Chicago Cubs and studying the Romantic poets: Harold (Hal) Grutzmacher’s literary passions.

  • 2013 Prizes

    The Peninsula Pulse would like to thank the generous businesses and individuals that donated prizes to this year's Hal Grutzmacher’s Writers’ Exposé and Photography Jubilee.

  • 2013 Prizes

    The Peninsula Pulse would like to thank the generous businesses and individuals that donated prizes to this year's Hal Grutzmacher’s Writers’ Exposé and Photography Jubilee.

  • The Process

    The Hal Grutzmacher’s Writers’ Exposé and Photography Jubilee celebrates the creative process.

  • The Process

    The Hal Grutzmacher’s Writers’ Exposé and Photography Jubilee celebrates the creative process.

  • 2013 Judges

    Meet the judges of this year's Hal Grutzmacher's Writers' Expose and Photography Jubilee.

  • 2013 Judges

    Meet the judges of this year's Hal Grutzmacher's Writers' Expose and Photography Jubilee.

  • In the Prose of a Dead Russian

    The other night I skimmed through passages of Anna Karenina.

  • In the Prose of a Dead Russian

    The other night I skimmed through passages of Anna Karenina.

  • A Review: Peninsula Player’s “Sunday in the Park with George”

    The Peninsula Players’ current production is, figuratively speaking, anything but a walk in the park. The Sondheim musical features a huge cast and the formidable task of recreating the genesis and execution of Georges Seurat’s iconic painting “A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte” – all on the Players’ stage.

  • A Review: Peninsula Player’s “Sunday in the Park with George”

    The Peninsula Players’ current production is, figuratively speaking, anything but a walk in the park. The Sondheim musical features a huge cast and the formidable task of recreating the genesis and execution of Georges Seurat’s iconic painting “A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte” – all on the Players’ stage.