Category: Business

  • Joe Porten Joins PortSide

    PortSide Builders, Inc. is proud to announce the hiring of Joe Porten. After being self-employed for the last 26 years, Joe has joined the Door County home construction company as a Remodeling Custom Designer/Building Consultant.

  • Ingrid Solverson Joins Bread and Water

    Ingrid Sovlerson, baker and inn keeper, joins the staff at Bread and Water on Washington Island. “My goal is to nurture others through baking of quality and wholesome cooking while creating good life within a sustainable community,” says Ingrid.

  • Local Business Featured on Wisconsin Public Television

    Last fall, Shelley Ryan and crew from Wisconsin Gardener came to Baileys Harbor to feature the season extension ideas being utilized at the Baileys Harbor Town Hall by the landscape gardening company Green Side Up, owned and operated by Kristen Peil and Caleb Whitney.

  • PeaPod Homes Invades the East Coast

    PeaPod Homes LLC, a newly established company in the Door County Business Development Center, was recently named as one of 29 semifinalists in the MIT Enterprise Forum “Ignite Clean Energy” Competition.

  • Geiger-Bronsky Honored for Extraordinary Leadership in Women’s Health

    The Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation will honor ten individuals with Champions in Women’s Health Awards. Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation Founder & President, Sue Ann Thompson and Secretary Tommy Thompson will present the awards along with breast cancer survivor, Marilyn Bielema, Coach Bret Bielema’s mother.

  • Brian Hartl Recognized for Brokerage Service

    Baylake Wealth Services Advisor Brian R. Hartl of Sturgeon Bay was one of three Baylake advisors recently recognized within the top 100 Broker Rankings by UVEST for the month of February 2008 for total client servicing.

  • Door County Inventors and Entrepreneurs Club

    The next meeting of the Door County Inventors and Entrepreneurs (I&E) Club will be held on Tuesday, May 6, 6 pm at the Sturgeon Bay campus of NWTC (229 North 14th Avenue).

  • The Seanchaí: Jack Moneypenny

    Spring is fighting to make its entrance as Jack Moneypenny looks out his office window at the Door County Visitor Bureau. He, along with the nearly 1,000 business owners who belong to the DCVB, is anxious for the new season to begin. Having arrived at his new post as President and CEO in mid-October of […]

  • Relaunched

    For nearly a dozen years Door County residents and visitors have turned to the Peninsula Pulse to get a picture of the community from a different angle. For the summer of 2008, The Pulse is proud to announce an improved way to look at the Pulse to get that unique perspective with the relaunch of […]

  • Earl Willems, Sister Bay Bowl

    The Final Frame: Earl Willems of Sister Bay Bowl Dies at 87

    The “Old Guard” gets a man smaller.

  • New FM Radio Station to Begin Serving Door County

    On Saturday, April 26, 2008, at 1:06 pm, Mike and Carrie Mesic, local owners and operators of Case Communications LLC Sturgeon Bay, will be launching the new FM 106.

  • DCVB Gears Up for the Season

    Passing motorists called WDOR wondering what was going on at the Door County Visitor Bureau on Monday April 7 according to News Director Roger Levendusky.

  • Free Counseling for New and Existing Businesses

    The Door County Economic Development Corporation (DCEDC) and the UW-Green Bay Small Business Development Center will be offering free, one-on-one business counseling sessions on Thursday, May 1, 9 am – 5pm, for any new or existing business owners in Door County.

  • Bottom Line Home Inspection Attends WAHI Spring Training Seminar

    Bruce Low, Owner/Inspector of Bottom Line Home Inspection of Luxemburg, attended the Spring Seminar of the Wisconsin Association of Home Inspectors (WAHI) on March 15, 2008 in Baraboo, WI.

  • Baylake Bank Announces Prize Winner from Home Builder Expo

    Baylake Bank Mortgage Loan Officers Vicki Shefchik (left) and Janet Proctor (right) congratulate and are pictured with Carol Moellenberndt, the grand prize winner of a drawing that Baylake Bank sponsored at the recent Door County Home Builder Expo.

  • Sustainability Fair April 20

    Door County has become a “green” hotbed in recent years, used as a pilot community for state programs such as Travel Green Wisconsin and as grounds for research on sourcing products locally.

  • Next Round of Study Circles Commence

    Sustain Door announces the ninth and tenth in a series of “study circles” centered on the Natural Step framework for sustainability. A Northern Door study circle will be held Thursdays beginning April 24 at 4 pm at The Bridge in Egg Harbor.

  • Door County Green Guide Accepting Local Listings

    A Door County Green Guide Web site was launched in mid-December of 2007. Created by Sheri Gibbs, owner of White Pines Victorian Lodge B&B – the first Door County business to attain the Travel Green Wisconsin certification – the Web site has a multi-faceted purpose.

  • Natural Meats of Door County

    Northern Door County’s quaint fields and rolling countryside are home to a new form of agriculture. Natural Meats of Door County has gone back to the land with grass finished beef and pastured poultry.

  • Greens N Grains Keeps it Local

    Greens N Grains natural food store in Egg Harbor is approaching sustainability in numerous directions, but perhaps the most exciting is the partnering with local producers to drastically reduce the carbon footprint of our food chain.