Pulse Cover v20i38 Door County Destroyers Football quarterback

Volume 20, Issue 38 – Section 1

In this issue

  • Two Tupas

    In game one an emphatic thwack marked Talia Tupa’s intention to target Acacia Tupa, her older sister, across the net with a blistering serve. As the noise from the serve echoed through the gym, Acacia hurriedly set herself to skillfully receive the serve and pass it to a teammate, just as she has done countless times in practices and games.

  • Half Marathon Registration Opens

    Registration for the 8th annual Door County Half Marathon and Nicolet Bay 5k opens Oct. 1, 2014. The capped race filled more than two months before race day each of the past two years, and organizers expect it to fill even faster in 2015.

  • Honoring State Champs of ’89

    The Southern Door County School District welcomes back the 1989 State Championship Football Team for its homecoming game with the Sturgeon Bay Clippers on Friday, Sept.

  • Destroyers Tested

    The Door County Destroyers were tested by tough defense from the Manitowoc County Mariners on Sept. 20 in Manitowoc. The Destroyers still managed to pull out a 14 – 7 win.

  • High School Fall Athletics

    GIBRALTAR Cross Country Oct. 2 @ Reedsville Elementary School, 4:15 pm Football Sept. 26 @ Oneida Nation, 7 pm Soccer Sept. 27 @ Broadview Soccer Complex, 9 am Sept. 29 @ Wrightstown, 4:30 pm Oct. 2 vs. Roncalli, 6:30 pm Volleyball Sept. 30 @ Kewaunee, 7 pm SEVASTOPOL Cross Country Oct. 2 @ Sturgeon Bay, […]

  • Are These Edible?

    Charlotte and I have been spending considerable time in search of mushrooms lately. Her week-long class at Bjِrklunden has come upon and collected dozens of species of various sizes, shapes and colors, one of the better years for these fascinating organisms she’s experienced in a long time.

  • Older and Wiser

    The last two “Older and Wiser” articles defined types of long-term care residential facilities for older people and described a process for learning about them.

  • Notes from the Piano Bench

    On Sunday, September 21, 2014, members of our church community and many of our neighbors from other parts of Door County gathered at Shepherd of the Bay to support and encourage Don and Jenn Gaddes (Don has been battling cancer).

  • Vegetarianism

    Oct. 1 is World Vegetarian Day. It was established in 1977 by the North American Vegetarian Society.

  • Fall Garden Checklist

    You can see and feel the change of seasons. Fall color is starting to appear, pansies, mums and asters are in the garden center and your thoughts are turning to preparing your landscape for winter.

  • DuPont Settles Herbicide Violation

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a settlement with the E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (DuPont) for alleged violations of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA).

  • Article posted Thursday, September 25, 2014 11:49am

    Who makes the 44-pound stones used in curling? These are the oval objects a person sends slinging from one end of a 150-foot lane to the other, hoping to have them stop within a circular target at the end.

  • Isolated Case

    Samples that were pending from 19 caves and mines in Wisconsin tested negative for white-nose syndrome, confirming that as of April this year the deadly bat disease was isolated to a single site in Grant County.

  • Congrats Environmental Citizens

    Door County Environmental Council Director Paul Leline presents the Environmental Citizens of The Year award to Bernie and Dean Shumway. Photo by Carol Sills.

  • Recycle Your Fridge and Save

    The Focus on Energy Appliance Recycling Program offers free pick up and recycling of your old, inefficient, working refrigerators and freezers. You’ll not only be saving approximately $150 per year per appliance in energy, but you’ll also receive a $40 reward per appliance recycled.

  • Focus on Arctic Climate Impacts

    This red plane is a DHC-3 Otter, the plane flown in NASA’s Operation IceBridge-Alaska surveys of mountain glaciers in Alaska. Over the past few decades, average global temperatures have been on the rise, and this warming is happening two to three times faster in the Arctic.

  • Melting Icelandic Glaciers

    Door County geologist Roger Kuhns will speak on “Iceland: The Rapid Melting Of Its Glaciers” at 7 pm on Oct. 1 at 10341 N. Water St. (Hwy 42), Ephraim.

  • Helpful Household Hornets

    The lady on the phone asked: “Is there any way I can attract hornets to nest in the eaves of my house?” I was trying to come up with an answer…such as, “Excuse me, could you please repeat the question,” or “OK, who is this really,” when she offered, “Do you think if I spread some honey up there…” Working at a nature center, I got many interesting phone calls and questions, but this one surprised me.

  • Coordinated Community Response Column

    Research tells us that one in five children will be sexually abused. The offenders will be someone close to them, a relative, family friend or one of the many professionals or volunteer staff who come in contact with our children every day.

  • Article posted Thursday, September 25, 2014 11:37am

    Etsy and Enzy are two of about 15 cats calling the Green Bay area their temporary home. Through the first eight months of this year, 128 cats found new homes from the Door County Humane Society satellite facility at PetSmart located across from Bay Square Mall.

  • Vaccinate Against Flu

    According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), everyone six months and older should get a flu vaccine this fall. Rhonda Kolberg, Door County Health Officer, stated: “Flu viruses are constantly changing.

  • Life Notes

    BIRTH Abby and Ryan Duebler, Baileys Harbor, are the parents of a boy born on Sept. 16, 2014, at Ministry Door County Medical Center, Sturgeon Bay. Maternal grandparents are Robert Polomis, Grantsburg, Wis., and Ann Gamble, Fish Creek. Paternal grandparents are Mike and Mary Duebler, Shawano. PASSINGS Dorothy J. Krasawski Oct. 2, 1925 – Sept. […]

  • Donate to Coats for Kids

    The Door County Salvation Army and Feed/Clothe My People are teaming up for the 2014 Coats for Kids campaign which runs now through Nov. 2. There are various drop-off sites around Door County to donate gently used coats.

  • Protect Yourself from Internet Scams

    Baylake Bank Premier Club, Door County YMCA and Ministry Door County Medical Center will host an informational program on “Internet Scams and Fraud” at the Sturgeon Bay YMCA on Oct.

  • YMCA Honors Cynthia Stiehl

    As part of its annual Heritage Club Endowment Dinner, the Door County YMCA is honoring Cynthia Stiehl on Oct. 1 at the Horseshoe Bay Country Club as one of Door County’s most enduring and beloved philanthropists.

  • Free Event for Mental Illness Awareness Week

    Door County Public Health’s Mental Health Focus Group and the Door County Alcohol and Other Drug Coalition announce a free community event on Oct. 7. To highlight Mental Illness Awareness Week (Oct.

  • Get the Most of Doctor Visits

    Northern Door Health & Wellness Ministry continues its Community Health Information Programs with "Getting the Most Out of Your Doctor Visit" presented by Greg Sheehy, MD, on Sept.

  • Younker’s Community Day Booklets Available from NDCC

    Northern Door Children’s Center is selling Younker’s Community Day Booklets for a $5 donation. Community Days will be held on Nov. 14 and Nov. 15. The money will be used to support the purchase of a new commercial dishwasher/sanitizer.

  • Volunteers Needed for Open Door Brat Fry

    The Open Door Bird Sanctuary will host a brat fry Sept. 26 through Sept. 28, at Welsing’s Foodland/BP gas station in Valmy to help raise money for much-needed projects.

  • Ribbon Cutting at Pine Crest Village

    A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held recently at Pine Crest Village Assisted Living in Sturgeon Bay, in celebration of the recent addition and remodeling at Pine Crest.

  • Annual Fall Sale at Shepherd of the Bay

    Shepherd of the Bay’s annual fall sale sponsored by WELCA, the women of the church, will be held Oct. 4 from 10 am to 2 pm at the church located at the top of the hill in Ellison Bay.

  • Pesto Festo Winners Announced

    Great weather blessed the Door County Master Gardeners Taste of the Garden Door and Pesto Festo this year as nearly 600 guests visited the display garden to taste recipes inspired by locally grown vegetables and herbs and to act as public judges in the annual pesto recipe contest.

  • Pick Some Grapes at Parallel 44

    It’s time to bring in this year’s grape harvest at Parallel 44 Vineyard & Winery in Kewaunee. Volunteers are needed on Sept. 27, Oct. 4 and 11 to help with the harvest.

  • New Surgeon at Lake Side Surgical

    Lake Side Surgical Associates and Ministry Door County Medical Center announce the addition of Dr. Gwenn Pavlovitz to their general surgery team. “In response to community need and patient requests, we have been searching for a surgeon who specializes in breast surgery, and we’re thrilled to have found a surgeon with the outstanding qualifications of Dr.

  • Open House for Heart of the Door

    Join Heart of the Door Homestead for their first open house and house concert Oct. 4 and 5 from 1 to 5 pm. Hors d’oeuvres will be served while attendants can listen to live music by Tomcat Joe Band and Aaron English and browse vendor tents.

  • Local Food Business Seminar Series to Begin

    The Local Food Business Seminar Series, offered by the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP), will feature seven different topics from October to March.

  • Danish Mill Participates in Kringle Competition

    The Danish Mill Bakery of Washington Island was one of 12 bakeries from five different states competing in the recent North American Kringle Competition in Madison.

  • New Product Manager at Baylake Bank

    Baylake Bank recently added Anne Denissen to its treasury management team as product manager. Denissen specializes in treasury management and deposit products and plans to use her skills to develop and enhance products to suit customers’ needs.

  • Stained Glass Pieces at Jacksonport Craft Cottage

    The Jacksonport Craft Cottage presents handcrafted stained glass with Door County themes created by George Rutkosfske. Some of the pieces features birds, lighthouses, cherries, butterflies and apples.

  • Groundbreaking Students

    Ground was ceremonially broken at 822 N. 6th Ave. in Sturgeon Bay for a 1,550-square-foot home in the Sunrise Hills subdivision that will be built mostly by high school students in the 8th annual Door-Kewaunee Business & Education Partnership (DKBEP) High School Home Construction Project.

  • DNR Investigates Well Contamination

    Two water quality specialists with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources met with the family living at 3756 Maple Place in the Town of Egg Harbor about well contamination that sickened the family days after manure was spread close to the family’s home.

  • Preparing for the Worst

    With two failed budget referenda since 2011, members of the Southern Door School Board have spent a lot of time in “budget reconciliation” meetings – meaning they have been trying to find cuts to make up for budget shortfalls.

  • Municipal News

    Sister Bay Buzz By Zeke Jackson, Sister Bay Administrator Beach Expansion Project:  The Village’s Beach Expansion Project is slated to move ahead.

  • A Vote for the Environment

    Kewaunee County Conservationist Andy Wallander ends his 25-year career with the county on Sept. 30 on a definite high note with the 20-0 passage by the Kewaunee County Board of Supervisors on Sept.

  • Our Candidates

    • Wisconsin attorney general hopefuls Brad Schimel and Susan Happ have agreed to a debate next month. Schimel, a Republican, and Happ, a Democrat, agreed to a debate sponsored by Wisconsin Public Television, Wisconsin Public Radio and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel in Madison on Oct.

  • Bulletin

    WHAT HAPPENED • Achieving the Dream announced that Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (NWTC) is one of 16 community colleges, and the only one in Wisconsin, selected for the 2014 cohort of Achieving the Dream Leader Colleges, a national designation awarded to community colleges that commit to improving student success and closing achievement gaps.

  • Get It On With Samuel Smith’s India Ale

    Staring at the wall of beer, I am befuddled. The usual siren call is silent. Nothing beckons… Until my eyes fall on the row of English-style bomber bottles – the odd 1 pint and 2.


    Dina Sorensen of Rockford, Ill.

  • The Cheese Insider

    Over the past few years I have shared many ideas on how to serve and enjoy the great cheeses made in Wisconsin. I thought I would share a recipe that you might want to try.

  • Article posted Wednesday, September 24, 2014 7:58pm

    Dear Mary Pat, Just as I approached the entry to the supermarket, ready to get a basket, a car zipped into the handicap spot and a young guy hopped out and grabbed a basket.

  • Overheard and Shout Outs

    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?

  • Sara Sohns – Baylake Bank

    In this day and age, to get by with ease, best to visit Baylake, where they say thank you and please. They have helpful tellers and bankers galore, and when it’s re-fi time, it won’t be a snore.

  • Article posted Wednesday, September 24, 2014 7:46pm

    Look closely…..where is this located?

  • New Season Begins

    Door Concerts, Inc., formerly known as Door County Community Concerts, Inc., was organized more than 30 years ago in Sturgeon Bay by Gustave (Gus) Abrahamson.

  • StageKids Introduces Its First Film Lab

    This fall from Oct. 8 – Nov. 15, TAP’s StageKids program will be having its first Film Lab. During this lab, students will work with instructor Spencer Milligan to create original film projects.

  • LUCE Concert at Bjِrklunden

    Lawrence University’s Bjِrklunden will host a concert on Sept. 28 at 1:30 pm. Join LUCE (Lawrence University Cello Ensemble) for a concert celebrating the beginning of the academic year.

  • Rehearsals Begin for Peninsula Singers

    Artistic Director Merle Colburn invites all who love to sing in a choir to join The Peninsula Singers. Rehearsals for the Singers’ annual Christmas concerts will begin Sept.

  • Katie Reimer to Play at UUF

    The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship is pleased to present concert pianist Katie Reimer on Oct. 2 at 5 pm. Acclaimed by the New York Times for her meditative playing, Reimer is a concert pianist with broad interests as both a soloist and collaborative musician.

  • Register Now for Bjِrklunden Vocal Pedagogy Seminar

    From July 19 to 24, 2015, Bjِrklunden is offering the special seminar “Acoustic Vocal Pedagogy & Voice Physiology” with Kenneth Bozeman and Christian Herbst.

  • Geared Up

    Baileys Harbor on Sept. 27 & 28 is going to be the place for gear and motorheads. Autumnfest this year features a poker run on Sept. 27. Cards and registration will be available on Sept.

  • Coast Guard Honored at Eagle Bluff Lighthouse

    Honoring the dedication of Henry Stanley, William Duclon and Peter Coughlin, the keepers who manned Eagle Bluff Lighthouse from 1868 to 1926, members of the United States Coast Guard Station Two Rivers will raise a replica of the original U.

  • Welcoming in Fall at The Ridges

    There’s nothing quite like fall in Door County and The Ridges has a variety of programs designed to take advantage of the sights and sounds of autumn.

  • Climate Change Workshop for Educators

    The Climate Change Coalition of Door County, the Lakeshore Natural Resource Partnership, the American Chemical Society Climate Science Outreach Team (Illinois Heartland) and the American Meteorological Association Atmospheric Education are sponsors of a Climate Change Workshop at Crossroads at Big Creek on Sept.

  • Same Guy With a New Band

    Sammy BoDean is dead. Long live Sam Llanas! The co-founder of the Waukesha-born BoDeans is coming to Door County on Saturday, Sept. 27 with his “new” band (they’ve been together for three years, since Llanas left the BoDeans in 2011) to perform at Pumpkinmania at the Lodge at Leathem Smith in Sturgeon Bay, and he hopes you come to hear him.

  • Oktoberfest at Gibraltar Grill

    The Gibraltar Grill will host an Oktoberfest celebration on Oct. 4 from 1 to 9 pm. A $15 wristband provides admission with “in and out” privileges, $10 in food and drink tickets, and six hours of music and dancing.

  • Boyntons’ Bjِrklunden

    Winifred Vail Boynton died in 1974, and the estate that was her family’s summer home, just south of Baileys Harbor, may not be so familiar to local residents today as it was to the generations who helped to build and maintain it during the middle years of the last century.

  • Memories of Bjِrklunden

    Six people in the audience for Mark Breseman’s presentation on the history of Bjِrklunden shared memories of their own or family members’ employment on the Boyntons’ estate.

  • History of Cranberries in Wisconsin

    On Sept. 28, Ron Amos, owner of Evergreen Nursery, will explain the history – past and present – of cranberries in Wisconsin. The program will be held in the Collins Learning Center at 2 pm.

  • Pet Psychic Sessions to Benefit Wildlife Protection

    Professional pet psychic Gale Ritchey will be at Pet Expressions in Carlsville on Sept. 27, 10 am – 4 pm, offering special psychic mini-sessions for animals.

  • A Visit from China

    Jeanee and Brian Linden, owners of the Linden Gallery, announce a new travel experience at their Centre near Dali, in Yunnan Province, China. “Spirit of Travel” is a 13-day cultural tour from Oct.

  • Learn to be Mindful at MDCMC

    Mindfulness programs continue at Ministry Door County Medical Center (MDCMC) from Oct. 7 – Nov. 25 with a new program in its roster. “Stress Less. Find Balance.

  • Cellular Caddie

    “Have you downloaded iOS 8 yet?” was a text I sent to many friends last week, checking to see if they were enjoying the Apple Inc. software upgrades just as I was, hot off the digital press.

  • Eddie Strege

    Introducing the Little Eddie Big Cup

    Peninsula State Park Golf Course will host the inaugural Little Eddie Big Cup Memorial Golf Scramble on Oct. 5. Fundraising from this year’s event will benefit the Ed Strege Family Memorial Fund.

  • Teeing Up

    Six-year-old Kai Nordahl tees up on opening day at the Peninsula Golf Short Course.

  • Perfecting the Swing

    Six-year-old Kuper Tesnow plays on the new short course at Peninsula State Park Golf Course.

  • Golf League and Event Results

    Results from Maxwelton Braes

  • Ever An Evolution

    Margaret Lockwood doesn’t remember being especially interested in art as a child, but a worksheet from second grade saved by her mother indicates that the talent was there.

  • Art to Give

    Edgewood Orchard Galleries continues to celebrate its 46th season with a “Gifts from the Heart” group exhibit Sept. 27 – Nov. 2. A reception will be held Sept.

  • Last of the Season

    Botanical art scarves and contemporary art quilts by Pat Kroth will be shown at the last Door County Wearable Art Show of the season. On Oct. 4 and 5 inside the Sister Bay Village Hall, Kroth’s hand-dyed and sun printed silks will be featured.

  • Turquoise, Magenta and Purple

    Select pastel paintings by Mac Schueppert will be shown in the Third Avenue Playhouse (TAP) Lobby from Sept. 26 to Oct. 20. As a landscape painter she is best known for her vibrant use of color.

  • Small Works

    The fifth annual showing of “Small Works of Art” will be presented by the Door County Art League (DCAL) at the Sister Bay Village Hall on Sept. 27 & 28.

  • Delicate, Timeless Designs

    Amanda Dewitt will show her latest fall designs at Plum Bottom Pottery & Gallery on Sept. 27 from 10 am to 3 pm for a jewelry trunk show. Come enjoy a glass of wine, meet the artist and experience DeWitt’s latest work.

  • Flash Mob

    The Door County Art League (DCAL) Gallery is celebrating the end of a successful season with the “Flash Mob of Art” exhibit beginning Sept. 27 and running until the gallery closes for the season in mid-October.

  • Autumn Colors

    Photographer Dan Eggert has hit a new mark at Angela Lensch Gallery. “The new addition of the Autumn Collection to the three already amazing collections now on display has really turned up the volume of color with divine imagery,” states gallery owner Angela Lensch.

  • Mood, Emotion, Atmosphere

    Nebraska artist Debra Joy Groesser, a plein air painter, is the latest artist welcomed to Bay Art Gallery in Sister Bay. Groesser’s ability to capture mood, emotion, atmosphere and a sense of place in her work attracts collectors, both private and corporate, worldwide.

  • Mood, Emotion, Atmosphere

    Nebraska artist Debra Joy Groesser, a plein air painter, is the latest artist welcomed to Bay Art Gallery in Sister Bay. Groesser’s ability to capture mood, emotion, atmosphere and a sense of place in her work attracts collectors, both private and corporate, worldwide.

  • Textiles from India

    Silk scarves from India will be unveiled at Great Northern by Design on Sept. 27. Owners Tom and Linda Birmingham’s daughter, and world traveler, Felice voyaged to India in 2013 for the first time.

  • Glass and Copper Sculpture

    On Oct. 4 from 10 am to 6 pm, Howell Creek Trading in the Main Street Shops in Egg Harbor will host a Bovano of Cheshire Trunk Show with Jim Flood, President of Bovano of Cheshire.

  • Fall Art Fair

    As autumn takes hold of the Door Peninsula, the Settlement Shops in Fish Creek are again sponsoring their annual Fall Art Fair on Sept. 27 from 10 am – 5 pm.

  • Drone Strike

    About drones? I’m glad you asked. 1956, the year when the Rattlesnake Patrol of the Boy Scouts of America got involved with drones. Honest, it wasn’t our fault.

  • Festival of Books and Authors

    The Peninsula Bookman will sponsor its first ever Festival of Door County Books and Authors on Sept. 27 throughout the day. As part of the Fish Creek Annual Inside/Outside Sale weekend, The Peninsula Bookman will host five authors of novels set in Door County who will be available throughout the day to meet readers, discuss their work and sign copies of their books.

  • Amaryllis Adventure

    Sister Bay part-time resident Roberta L. Raymond recently wrote and illustrated a children’s book, Amy and the Amaryllis. It is published by the Garden Club of Oak Park and River Forest (Ill.

  • The Cheese Insider

    One of my favorite styles of cheeses is commonly known as “Alpine Style.” This family of cheeses originated in the Alps of Switzerland and eastern France.