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  • Brain Drain Author to Speak in Door County

    Patrick Carr, co-author of Hollowing Out the Middle: The Rural Brain Drain and What it Means for America, will be the keynote speaker at the Door County Economic Development Corporation’s annual luncheon.

  • A glance at Door County business news

    • Door County Economic Development Corporation, Door County Visitor Bureau and 
Northeast Wisconsin Technical College present a (free) Marketing Seminar Series for Door County Business Owners April 20.

  • Tech This Out

    With Intel’s unveiling of the Core i7-980X Extreme processor last week, the race in the technology sector to create faster computers continues. Many people still rely on machines that, while only a few years old, are ancient by modern computer standards.

  • Tech This Out

    “Super powers. Activate.” It sounds like an ad for the next superhero movie or video game, or a quote from a comic strip. And in fact, the HTC Hero can handle all those forms of media and many more.

  • REALTORS Earn Certificates

    Both Dennis Starr of ERA/Starr Realty and Kathy Ray of Kellstrom-Ray Agency recently received their REALTOR® Emeritus Certificates from the National Association of REALTORS® for 40 continuous years of membership.

  • New Irish Pub Replacing The Stein

    A Sturgeon Bay landmark is getting some new blood pumped into it – Irish blood that is. What has long been known as The Stein on East Oak Street will officially open as Kitty O’Reilly’s Irish Pub on March 13, in time for St.

  • Century 21 Action Realty Group Announces the 2009 Awards

    Dean Dvorak, Broker Owner of Century 21 Action Realty Group with offices in Sturgeon Bay, Manitowoc and Wautoma, announced the 2009 Company Awards for Production and Service in the Sturgeon Bay office.

  • March 5 – 19

    • Gibraltar’s Entrepreneurship Class, under the direction of Mary Witteborg, launched GT, Inc. a customized t-shirt business managed by a student board of directors.

  • Beyond Elephant Hunting: Revitalization will come in small doses and niche markets

    When small towns watch their talented young people walk out the door, community leaders are left to ponder what would have kept them around. Some communities respond by building attractions, new amenities like trails or marinas, and some have even given away land in a sort of 21st century Homestead Act.

  • Business notes for Feb. 5 – 19

    • Scott Bader, Broker Owner of Coldwell Banker Door County Horizons, recently honored his staff for 2009 accomplishments at a ceremony at Mojo Rosa’s in Egg Harbor.

  • Havegard Farm

    In 1973 Richard Sheehy retired at age 50 to Washington Island to live fulltime on a farm named Havegard, a place he and his family had summered for many years.

  • Door County Home Market Dipped in 2009

    While the nation and state’s housing markets begin their turnaround in 2009, Northeast Wisconsin continues to struggle to right itself. Nationwide, the housing market began to slowly gain momentum with each passing quarter, ending the year up an encouraging 4.

  • Tech This Out

    Last fall, as Microsoft released Windows 7 and Apple came out with OS X Snow Leopard, a third, lesser-known operating system quietly celebrated its own release.

  • Filling in Door County’s Age Gap

    Door County is losing its young people rapidly. Students, young adults, and young families are going the way of the Dodo on our peninsula.
    But our sad future as the Door County Shady Shores Retirement

  • Tech This Out

    Competition is one of the most important characteristics of a rebounding economy. Nowhere has this been more obvious over the last year than in the technology sector.

  • Business Notes for Feb. 5 – 19

    • A free tax preparation service sponsored by AARP and the IRS is offering two locations in northern Door County: the Town Hall in Baileys Harbor on Mondays and Scandia Village in Sister Bay on Wednesdays.

  • Board of Realtors Presents 2010 Directors

    The Door County Board of REALTORS® announced its 2010 Board of Directors slate at the DCBR General Membership Meeting held on Jan.13 at the Log Den in Egg Harbor.

  • Business Notes from Jan. 8 – 22

    • The Peninsula School of Art is hosting a workshop series for artists who would like to learn business techniques needed to successfully market their artwork Jan.

  • Business Briefs for Jan. 8 – 22

    • Baylake Bank and Cellcom recently teamed up to give away two grand prize packages that included a smart phone plus three months of calling and data service.

  • C&C to Re-open as Cooper’s Corner

    An architectural rendering of the plans for the C&C Supper Club building in Fish Creek shows major changes for the landmark location. Bob Pollman, owner of the Door Peninsula Winery, bought the property in November, which is being remodeled and will re-open as Cooper’s Corner in May.