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Volume 21, Issue 32 – Section 1

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  • Silent Sports Column

    As a triathlete, I do most of my training alone. After all, if you ride your bike too close to someone during a race, you get penalized. But group rides offer a different angle to the sport and training that benefits everyone from the seasoned triathlete to the recreational cyclist.

  • Some of the Fastest in the Nation

    “One of the most successful meets we ever swam,” stated Coach Mike McHugh upon his return to Door County. The Door County YMCA National Swim Team competed in the Long Course YMCA Nationals Meet this past week, Aug.

  • Destroyers Wake Up in 4th Quarter

    On Saturday, Aug. 8, the Destroyers traveled to Rockton to take on the Rush in a non-division game to finish out the MSFL regular season. The Destroyers couldn’t get anything going offensively through three quarters and were down 19-0 to start the 4th.

  • Run the Hey Hey 5K in Baileys Harbor Sept. 26

    Kick off the fall season with the new Hey Hey 5K Run, part of Baileys Harbor’s Autumnfest celebration on Sept. 26. Meet at the starting line of Door County’s newest fun-loving race that starts and ends at the Door County Brewing Co.

  • Adding Another Degree

    Carla Brauer (center) was tested at Door County Martial Arts for her second degree black belt in USA Goju-Ryu Karate Do. She was tested by Kyoshi Shaun Koulias, seventh degree black belt, and Shihan Peter Smith, sixth degree black belt.

  • Northern Door Volleyball League

    Standings, results and schedule.

  • 2015 Women’s Double Header League Softball

    Standings, results and schedule.

  • Door County League Baseball

    Standings, results and schedule.

  • Orange Juice, Toothpaste and Lost Knowledge

    If you read the first two items in the title above and you shuddered when a memory flashed through your mind, there is a strong likelihood that you and I are from the same generation or your generation is close to mine.

  • COMMENTARY

    This first weeks of August are traditionally when more families with children visit Door County than any other time of year. The weather is usually beautiful in early August.

  • Back-to-school advertising and spending

    23.6 - Percent of people who say the economy will not impact their back-to-school shopping, the highest number since before the Great Recession.

  • The Source of Family Fun in Door County

    This first weeks of August are traditionally when more families with children visit Door County than any other time of year. The weather is usually beautiful in early August.

  • DCY National Swim Team makes waves in Indianapolis

    “One of the most successful meets we ever swam,” stated Coach Mike McHugh upon his return to Door County. The Door County YMCA National Swim Team competed in the Long Course YMCA Nationals Meet this past week, Aug.

  • Know Your Butterflies

    Few animals are as gentle, harmless, common and beautiful as butterflies. The various species I have photographed during the past 50-plus years have continually proven to me that they rank among the world’s most fascinating creatures.

  • Eating Green

    Ginger packs a zesty, spicy punch to many foods in addition to its use as an anti-inflammatory and for gastrointestinal relief. Historically, it has been used to treat nausea and was likely brought aboard ships to treat seasickness.

  • Article posted Thursday, August 13, 2015 11:45am

    What’s new in the specialty beer market? How about one brewed using coffee beans that have passed through an elephant’s digestive tract? The beans are harvested from fresh feces, washed, dried, and used to create an “elephant beer” that is said to be “earthy in flavor and smooth on the palate.

  • Celebrating Baldies

    Thanks to dedicated conservation efforts, bald eagles are soaring high once again over Wisconsin. Now, motorists can celebrate this accomplishment with a striking, one-of-a-kind license plate featuring an image of an eagle landing on the waters of the Mississippi River.

  • EAB On the Move

    Marquette County will become the 38th Wisconsin county to be quarantined for Emerald Ash Borer (EAB), following discovery of the tree-killing beetle in the Town of Montello.

  • Friends Gather for Annual Meeting

    On Aug. 29 at 11:30 am, Weborg Point in Peninsula State Park will be the setting for the annual meeting of the Friends of Peninsula State Park. A picnic potluck lunch will be followed by a short business meeting, which will include a report from Assistant Park Superintendent Erin Brown.

  • Healthier Great Lakes

    During its first five years, the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative implemented more than 2,500 projects to improve water quality, clean up contaminated shoreline, protect, and restore native habitat and species, and prevent and control invasive species in the Great Lakes.

  • Celebrating 10 Years

    On Aug. 23, 3:30 – 6:30 pm, the Door County Land Trust will hold its Annual Gathering, hosted by JoAnn and Ivan Bissen. Volunteers are still needed to assist with the art raffle, raffle ticket selling, set-up and decorations, desserts, and more.

  • Environmental Refugees

    A free screening of Climate Refugees, a documentary filmed in Bangladesh, Tuvalu, China, Fiji, Chad, Sudan, Kenya, Maldives, Europe and the US, will be shown at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in north Ephraim on Aug.

  • Katie Sikora, bottling

    Making Old World Cider in the New World: Island Orchard Cider

    Bob Purman was 11 when he made his first bottle-conditioned product, a root beer. “Within three days of bottling, I’d be in bed at night and two floors down in the basement, I could hear the pop and then a geyser hitting the ceiling,” he said.

  • Door County History in Pictures

    Cherry sorters hard at work on the season’s harvest in the 1950s. Photo courtesy of the Door County Historical Museum, 18 N. 4th Ave., Sturgeon Bay. Open 10 am – 4:30 pm daily, May 1 through Oct.

  • Volunteer Voices

    Considering that the Door County Triathlon, a 501c3, nonprofit organization, attracts 2,000 participants each year, involves nearly 1,000 volunteers, sells out the Half Iron registration on the first day, and this year has raised close to $100,000 for local charities, I have to wonder how they make it happen.

  • Article posted Thursday, August 13, 2015 11:24am

    Hi everyone, my name is Mario. I am a three-month-old male feline with a black and white coat. I came to the Door County Humane Society as a stray with the rest of my siblings.

  • Construction Update

    Hwy. 42 Village of Sister Bay Schedule: July 2015 to June 2016 Length: 0.8 miles Cost: $5.8 million Location: Country Walk Drive to Scandia Road Description: The work includes traffic and erosion control, signing, storm sewer, sanitary sewer, water main, curb and gutter, sidewalks, lighting, concrete and asphalt pavement and landscaping.

  • Life Notes

    BIRTHS Jessiah and Amanda Bennett, Sturgeon Bay, are the parents of a son born on Aug. 8, 2015, at Ministry Door County Medical Center, Sturgeon Bay. Maternal grandparents are Joel and Sandy Roswell, Eau Claire. Paternal grandparents are Greg and Joan Bennett, Mequon. Steve and Christy Bagasao, full-time traveling music missionaries, are the parents of […]

  • Door County Schools to Receive Sparsity Aid Payments

    Three of the five Door County school districts are among 137 small, rural school districts in the state that will receive a sparsity aid payment of $300 per student for the 2015-16 school year.

  • Family Centers of Door County to Dissolve

    The Family Centers of Door County (FCODC) Board of Directors voted on Aug. 3 to voluntarily dissolve the FCODC over the next couple of months. The FCODC recognizes that many of their programs are still needed and will be working hard during that time to match their current programs with other local organizations so that the programming will continue to serve the community.

  • Support Open Door Bird Sanctuary at Woodwalk Gallery

    On Aug. 16, 11 am – 4 pm, support Open Door Bird Sanctuary and shop for all things birds and nature including handcrafted quilts, ceramic tiles, bird-inspired art, and more at Woodwalk Gallery, located at 6742 County Rd G in Egg Harbor.

  • Pancake Breakfast Raised Money for Gibraltar Grads

    The Ephraim Men’s Club’s annual breakfast to raise scholarship money for Northern Door students was held on Aug. 2. Results aren’t final yet, but chairman Jim Reeve said, “My guess is that we raised more money than last year.

  • County Residents Welcome to Door Property Owners Annual Meeting

    Door Property Owners (DPO) will hold its annual meeting on Aug. 15 at Crossroads at Big Creek. Registration begins at 9:30 am. All county residents are invited to join the gathering to hear the program and learn more about DPO.

  • Future Uncertain for Midwest Sunsplash

    Poor weather and low attendance are leaving a questionable future for the Midwest Sunplash music festival, which took place in Sister Bay last weekend.

  • Salvation Army Celebrates 150 Years with Free Donuts

    The Salvation Army of Door County will serve free donuts, coffee, and milk from a Salvation Army Disaster Services canteen vehicle on Aug. 19 at the Harmony by the Bay concert featuring Copper Box.

  • Successful Free Student Athletic Mouthguard Day

    Door County Dental Care hosted its seventh annual Free Student Athletic Mouthguard Day on July 23 at 1 pm. All area student athletes were invited to receive a free custom-fit, team color-coordinated mouthguard.

  • Donate Blood at St. Peter’s Evangelical Church

    Blood donations often decline in August as final summer vacations are planned and back-to-school activities ramp up, so donate blood at upcoming drives.

  • “Meditation for Weight Loss” Introductory Classes Offered at Center for Optimal Health

    Learn to apply your inner wisdom to stress and weight management this August at the Center for Optimal Health located at 242 Michigan St., Sturgeon Bay.

  • UUF Holds Shared Housing and Universal Design Discussion

    On Aug. 21, 3:30 – 5 pm, the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Door County (UUFDC) will present a discussion on shared housing and universal design, to assist people in understanding housing options for “aging in place.

  • Learn about Legal and Financial Issues after Death

    Northern Door Health & Wellness Ministry continues its Community Health Information Programs with an upcoming presentation on “Are Your Affairs In Order? Legal and Financial Issues after Death,” on Aug.

  • Nominations Sought for Wisconsin Academy Fellows

    Do you know someone who has made a significant contribution to Wisconsin? Do you have a friend or colleague who is highly esteemed for his or her judgment, perceptiveness, and breadth of knowledge? If so, you might know a future Wisconsin Academy Fellow.

  • New Flag at Liberty Grove Historical Society

    On the eve of its 2015 Antique Tractor Show and Crafts Fair, the Liberty Grove Historical Society raised the “Stars and Stripes” atop a new flagpole at Century Farm above Ellison Bay.

  • Sign Up to Participate at Door County Rib Fest

    Neighbor to Neighbor is sponsoring its seventh annual Door County Rib Fest on Nov. 7, beginning at 4:30 pm, at the Sturgeon Bay Yacht Club. Cooks are needed to compete for the title of Best Ribs in Door County.

  • In the Kitchen with Klaud

    “Food is more than just sustenance; it’s a gift that [people] give each other for social gatherings and it’s a tool for a lot of things, and I think it provides happiness.

  • PULSE PRICE REPORT

    Crop prices (August 10) Rio Creek Feed Mill - Algoma Commodity - Price - Basis Corn - $3.39/bushel - -0.34 Soybeans - $9.25/bushel - -0.51 Wheat (SRW) - $4.

  • Ribble Impressed by Boys & Girls Club and YMCA

    Congressman Reid Ribble received a quick immersion in two successful Door County nonprofit organizations on Aug. 11 and came away mightily impressed. “I’ve learned a couple things,” Ribble said after paying visits to the Boys & Girls Club of Door County and the Door County YMCA in Sturgeon Bay.

  • Our Representatives

    Representative Joel Kitchens Kitchens, R-Sturgeon Bay, announced a series of in-district listening sessions. The mission of these sessions is to connect with constituents to discuss issues and concerns that directly impact the 1st Assembly District.

  • Foth Companies Earn WEDA Award for Island Dredging

    The Foth Companies (Foth) was recently presented with a WEDA (Western Dredging Association) Environmental Excellence Award at the organization’s annual Summit and Expo in Houston, Texas.

  • MUNICIPAL NEWS

    City of Sturgeon Bay:  The Common Council meets at noon on Aug. 18. County of Door:  The Highway Committee meets at 8:30 am on Aug.

  • Bulletin

    WHAT HAPPENED • By virtue of the resignation of Supervisor Holly Runquist, effective Aug. 7, 2015, the Door County Board District No.

  • Beach Road Construction Stirs Residents

    At the Liberty Grove Highway Committee meeting on Aug. 3, residents of Beach Road expressed their concern with the upcoming resurfacing. Most who spoke feared the destruction of many trees lining the road and the opening of the shady canopy covering the nearly three-mile stretch.

  • Dr. Zach Paul Awarded for Best Business Plan

    The Door County Economic Development Corporation, in association with the UW-Green Bay Small Business Development Center (SBDC), announced that Dr. Zach Paul, owner of Integrated Health Services of Door County (IHSODC), is the winner of the $1,200 cash award for the best business plan originating from the 14th annual Door County Entrepreneurial Training Program.

  • Better AT&T Coverage in Door County

    AT&T has added 4G LTE service to a cell site in Ellison Bay to offer Door County residents, visitors and businesses faster, more reliable wireless service.

  • Military Members to Receive Credit for Service at NWTC

    Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (NWTC) is continuing its commitment to those who serve our country, with a new policy, which could allow current and former members of the military to receive college credit for their service.

  • Pass the Pudding, Please!

    Part of my misspent youth was spent in England. At the age of 18 I joined the crew of a Norwegian tanker in my hometown of Duluth, Minn., and worked my passage over to Liverpool, England (thank you, Ed Ruisi).

  • 5 O’Clock Somewhere

    Last summer I took my five-year-old daughter Arielle to the Egg Harbor Fun Park with my friend and fellow bartender Bradd Sniadanko. We did most of the fun things you can do there – round of mini golf, raced go-carts, a little competitive skee-ball, played all the games in the arcade.

  • FRAMED

    Owen, 4, and Delaney, 2, enjoy some fun in the sun at Whitefish Dunes State Park.

  • Congratulations to Kim Adams, of Sonny’s Pizzeria!

    We headed to Sturgeon Bay with quite a large crew, and we met Kim Adams while ordering our brew. An excellent buffet was everyone’s dinner, superb service by Kim made the evening a winner.

  • Article posted Thursday, August 13, 2015 9:49am

    Dear Mary Pat, I was invited to a baby shower on a Saturday that lasted for five hours. I’m just as excited as the next girl that my friend is having a baby, but five hours? The worst part was there really wasn’t a meal.

  • Overheard 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 Thursday, August 13, 2015 9:42am

    The longest “tandem” bike ever built could seat how many people?

  • The Customs and Practices of A Victorian Funeral

    Funeral director Todd Huehns will present on the topic of Victorian funeral practices and customs on Aug. 17 at 7 pm at the Old Town Hall in Fish Creek.

  • “A Taste of Lavender” at Fragrant Isle

    Door County chef Terri Milligan, the former owner and executive chef at the Inn at Kristofer’s, will offer “A Taste of Lavender” luncheon and cooking class on Aug.

  • Trillium Quilt Guild Shows Off Creations at Corner of the Past

    The Trillium Quilt Guild is proud to display its members’ works at the Anderson House at The Corner of the Past historical site south of Sister Bay on Aug.

  • Final Taxidermy Demonstration of the Season

    Master taxidermist Mike Orthober will make his final demonstration of the season at the Door County Historical Museum on Aug. 22. Visitors to the museum can watch Orthober and ask about the art and craft of taxidermy while he mounts a specimen for the museum’s permanent wildlife diorama.

  • Come Celebrate at Belgian Kermiss

    There will be a traditional Belgian Kermiss on Aug. 30, 11 am – 4 pm, at the Belgian Heritage Center at 1255 County Road DK, Brussels (on the curve in Namur near the historical markers).

  • Still Openings for Fall Seminar Series

    Lawrence University’s Bj?rklunden is excited to announce there are still openings in the 2015 fall seminar series. Choose from one or more of the following: Aug.

  • Sign Up for Door County Rubber Stamps Retreat

    It’s time to register for the Awesome Art Retreat, presented by Door County Rubber Stamps. The retreat is scheduled for Sept. 11 – 13 at Bridgeport Waterfront Resort in Sturgeon Bay.

  • Take the Family to Make Pasta

    Everyone needs a refresher, and how better than at the Savory Spoon Cooking School to get back into cooking. Few things are more impressive and indulgent than a homemade croissant.

  • Open Door is Opening to Public

    Open Door Bird Sanctuary is opening to the public on three upcoming Saturdays: Aug. 22, Aug. 29 and Sept. 5. The sanctuary will be open from 12 – 4 pm on each of the three Saturdays with a special Raptor Program presented at 2 pm.

  • Learn about Aquatic Insects at Crossroads

    On Aug. 17 at 10 am at Crossroads at Big Creek, the family program is “Aquatic Insects.” Participants will hike to Big Creek and participate in a capture release activities with aquatic insects.

  • Excursion to Plum Island Set for Aug. 22

    Plum Island is currently open during daylight hours through Labor Day to kayakers who land on the beach near the dock. Boaters who moor offshore and row a dinghy to the same landing area may also access the island.

  • Sample the BBQ on Washington Island

    Death’s Door BBQ organizers have announced that 36 professional barbeque teams will compete in the fourth annual Death’s Door BBQ on Aug. 29 on the grounds of the Washington Island Airport.

  • Enjoy A Taste of the Garden Door

    The Door County Master Gardeners are pleased to invite the public to join them at the Taste of the Garden Door and Pesto Festo on Sept. 12, 1 – 4 pm. This popular event will take place at the Master Gardeners’ display garden on the grounds of the UW Peninsular Agricultural Research Station located on Highway 42 just north of Sturgeon Bay.

  • Show Off Your Car, Truck or Motorcycle at Autumnfest

    Are you a car buff? Do you have a car, truck or motorcycle that you’d like to show off? Registration is now open for the annual car/motorcycle show at Autumnfest, Sept.

  • Guided Hikes Offered at The Ridges

    Take to the trails and explore The Ridges’ Logan Creek property with a naturalist as your guide on Aug. 16 at 2 pm. Owned and managed by The Ridges, this 170-acre parcel is comprised of a variety of habitats, including upland hardwood forest, lowland cedar-hemlock forest and frontage along both Clark Lake and Logan Creek.

  • Vocal Harmonies and Electric Guitar Work at Woodwalk

    Dave McGraw and Mandy Fer will be in concert at Woodwalk Concert Series on Aug. 14 at 7 pm. This American folk rock singer/songwriter duo began their musical partnership in 2010, and are based in Washington state.

  • Roots-Rockers The Jayhawks at DCA

    On Aug. 24, Door Community Auditorium (DCA) will present a performance by buoyant roots-rockers The Jayhawks. The Jayhawks were swimming against the tide when they first emerged from a crowded Minneapolis music scene in the 1980s.

  • Tab Benoit to Perform at Peg Egan PAC

    Louisiana blues master Tab Benoit will perform at the Peg Egan Performing Arts Center on Aug. 16. With all the makings of an American icon, Tab Benoit has become one of the premier roots stylist of the century.

  • Pen Players Receives Trip Advisor Award of Excellence

    Peninsula Players Theatre is celebrating its 80th season along Door County’s scenic shores. Since 1935 the professional troupe has been entertaining and uplifting theatergoers with its variety of comedies, dramas and musicals.

  • “Steel Magnolias” Continues at TAP through Aug. 22

    Stage Door Theatre Company presents Steel Magnolias at Third Avenue Playhouse through Aug. 22. Steel Magnolias follows the lives of six indomitable Southern women as they share their personal triumphs, tragedies, beauty tips, recipes, and more than the occasional piece of scandalous gossip in Truvy’s beauty shop in Chinquapin, Louisiana.

  • Got the Ace

    Jerry Cizek, a longtime member of Maxwelton Braes Golf Course and resident of Baileys Harbor, carded an ace on hole number 8. Cizek used a 7-iron on the 140-yard par 3 to achieve his hole-in-one.

  • GOLF LEAGUE RESULTS

    ALPINE Alpine Men’s Golf League (July 28) • Low Gross: A Flight – Jeff Olson 39; Paul Riha 42; Paul Lucas 44; Randy Kenny 49. • Event – Longest putt: Gerry Berg • Longest Current Handicaps (9 holes): A Flight – John Borycki 5; B Flight – Harry Proctor 5; C Flight – Jocko Rader 10; D Flight – Randy Kenny 12.

  • UPCOMING EVENT

    Aug. 23: Sunday Couples Scramble, Maxwelton Braes Golf Course. Nine holes of golf with cart and dinner at Pasta Vino immediately after for $45 per person with half-price drinks.

  • Processing in 2D

    Come to Plum Bottom Pottery & Gallery on Aug. 16, 3 – 7 pm, for PROCESS – the gallery’s annual showcase of new work from their artists working in two dimensions.

  • Strange Media

    When art imitates life in the Unusually Natural exhibition at Peninsula School of Art, it does so with uncommon, even strange, media. The exhibition is on view from Aug.

  • Meet the Mosaicist

    Angela Lensch Gallery in Egg Harbor will offer a personal glimpse into the awe-inspiring and mesmerizing mosaics of Joseph Kaftan. Visit the gallery on Aug.

  • Door County Vistas

    Pottery, photography and three-dimensional art will be featured at the Door County Art League Gallery’s group exhibit Aug. 15 through 21. An opening reception will be held Aug.

  • Master’s Presentation at DCMM

    The Door County Art League (DCAL) in partnership with the Door County Maritime Museum (DCMM) at Sturgeon Bay is sponsoring the 29th Annual Membership Showcase with Juried Awards and Master’s Presentation.

  • Signing and Reading with Franne Dickinson

    The Hardy Gallery is pleased to present a book signing and reading from local Door County artist, Franne Dickinson. Dickinson’s newly published book, Stay at the Party Long...at play in the Arts.

  • Miniature to Wall-Sized Quilts

    Jacksonport Craft Cottage Gifts now features fiber art by Lynn. Her colorful handcrafted wall quilts are all hand-pieced using the paper piecing method.

  • Plein Air Winners

    The awards for the 2015 Door County Plein Air Festival, presented by Peninsula School of Art, were announced at the festival’s gala on July 24. Judged by nationally recognized painter and instructor Lori Putnam of Nashville, Tenn.

  • Upcycled Windows

    Sturgeon Bay’s Sourced is featuring new upcycled art by Dawn Patel. “Refab,” Patel’s line of upcycled clothing, has been available at Sourced since 2014; she transforms vintage clothing and fabric through creative tailoring, mixing patterns and adding hand-painted and silkscreened imagery.

  • Pushing the Boundaries of Jewelry

    Anodized aluminum jewelry by Diana Ferguson is now showcased at the Santa Fe Shop in Fish Creek. Ferguson is a self-taught designer and jewelry maker.

  • Remembering WWI

    Brothers Charles and Frank Butler, who were born in Jacksonport, and brothers Joe and Frank Zatlin, who were long-time Jacksonport property owners, were soldiers at the European Front during World War I.

  • The Bestseller List

    TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION 1. The Martian, by Andy Weir 2. Station Eleven, by Emily St. John Mandel 3. To Kill A Mockingbird, by Harper Lee 4. The Goldfinch, by Donna Tartt 5.

  • Club Fitting

    One of the many items that you hear about these days in golf improvement is club fitting. Club fitting is simply having clubs that fit the swing you’re currently using.

  • Acclaimed Fiddler of Irish Tunes Coming to Björklunden

    Liz Carroll, described as one of the finest living fiddlers of Irish music and most highly-regarded composers of tunes in the Irish tradition, has charmed audiences throughout the U.

  • My Recurring Kitchen Nightmare

    The author owned a Sister Bay bar and restaurant for eight years before leaving the industry. The industry refuses to leave him. I woke up in a panicked sweat at 5:41 am.

  • Livin’ the Kayaker’s Dream in Door County

    Since my wife and I purchased “The Sweet Retreat” in Sturgeon Bay earlier this year, we have had the good fortune of being able to kayak at some Door County locations we’ve dreamed of for a long time.

  • Harpeth Rising’s Shifts and Turns

    Next week, Jordana Greenberg, Rebecca Reed-Lunn, and Maria Di Meglio, will join the mass migration from Chicagoland to the Door Peninsula. For these three women, who make up the folk group Harpeth Rising, Door County is not the destination, but one of many shifts that they will navigate together.

  • Deep Island Roots at the Trueblood Performing Arts Center

    Volunteers are the lifeblood of every arts organization. Tapping their talent, skills and passion is one of the most important roles of the organization’s staff and board.

  • Bubba’s Backswing

    An oak tree between the seventh and eighth fairways at Stonehedge Golf Course in Egg Harbor has been given new life and a new name – Bubba. Golfer and artist Jeff Olson, whose woodcarving sculptures are a familiar part of the Door County landscape at Not Licked Yet in Fish Creek and the Peg Egan Performing Arts Center in Egg Harbor, created Bubba.

  • Spirit of Place: Literature of the Land and Sea

    Nine national and regional award-winning authors will be featured in the third annual Washington Island Literary Festival, Sept. 18-20, hosted by the Trueblood Performing Arts Center.

  • ‘Go Set A Watchman’

    In February of 1957, literary agent Annie Laurie Williams found herself reading a manuscript submitted by an unknown, unpublished young woman who had dropped out of law school and moved to New York, hoping to become a writer.

  • Not Just Another Building: Fine Line Opens Additional Gallery Space

    In May of 2014, a quaint rustic building adjacent to Fine Line Designs Gallery on Ephraim’s north side went up for sale. The 1,900-square-foot building, whose exterior mirrored the gallery that has long stood next to it, began its life as a garage before being converted into a woodworking shop and showroom.

  • What To Do In Door County This Weekend: Aug. 14 – 16

    August is almost halfway over. Don’t have enough Door County memories stowed away just yet? We’ll help you make some – check out our top picks for the weekend ahead! Friday, Aug.

  • Peninsula Music Festival Presents ‘Childhood Memories’

    The second concert of the Peninsula Music Festival series had a great beginning Thursday evening (Aug. 6) with Gioacchino Rossini’s Overture to The Barber of Seville.

  • What to do Aug 14 - 16 Door County

    JT & the Clouds, Valmy Thresheree and More Weekend Plans

    Don’t have enough Door County memories stowed away just yet? We’ll help you make some – check out our top picks for the weekend ahead! Friday, Aug. 14 Valmy Thresheree & Antique Show Step up for some rural country fun on the farm. The Valmy Thresheree is far more fun than the name suggests even for […]