Category: Business

  • EHBA Proposes New Mission Statement

    The Egg Harbor Business Association’s (EHBA) board has created a new mission statement that will require a vote by its members during its Oct. 26 annual meeting. The updated mission statement reads: “To inspire travel and tourism that drives community enhancement and economic development resulting in the long-term success of Egg Harbor. Foster community through […]

  • High Recognitions for Door County Medical Center

    Door County Medical Center (DCMC) has earned a five-star rating for Overall Hospital Quality from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). As the highest rating possible, it places DCMC in the top 14% of hospitals in the country and the top 18% of hospitals in the state. DCMC is one of 24 hospitals […]

  • Women Leaders in Local Manufacturing

    Manufacturing Month: Made in Door County When Jennifer Nixon first set foot in Marine Travelift five years ago, she was intimidated by the vastness and orderly hustle of the assembly shop. “Everything was so big, and everything moved so fast,” she said. “It was very overwhelming to see what we could actually do.” Based in […]

  • Neurologist Joins Prevea Team

    Prevea Health has welcomed Dr. Yousaf Ajam to its family of care serving Green Bay, Oconto Falls and Sturgeon Bay. Ajam is a board-certified neurologist who specializes in comprehensive neurological care, with a special focus on epilepsy and clinical neurophysiology (EEG and neuro monitoring).  A graduate of the Shifa College of Medicine, Ajam completed his […]

  • Free Coin Counting Reactivated

    The challenge of recirculating coins throughout the nation continues to negatively affect consumers, businesses and the public, so the U.S. Coin Task Force has issued a plea for the public to #GetCoinMoving during October. To assist, North Shore Bank will offer everyone free coin counting and exchange for dollars at its 43 branches until Oct. […]

  • Quantum Opens New Store in Algoma

    Kewaunee County residents will no longer need to travel as far for professional IT and computer support now that Quantum Technologies has opened a new retail and repair location at 222 Steele St. in Algoma. It offers Mac and PC repairs and service, computer and device sales, personal and business IT support, network and cabling […]

  • Renard’s Closes Algoma Store

    The Renard’s Cheese family disclosed on Facebook last week that it had closed its Algoma retail store on County S Oct. 5 due to staffing shortages, which “have impacted many businesses over the past few years,” according to the social-media post. “Up until recently, Renard’s Cheese has avoided the impact of these shortages. However, this […]

  • Incubator Still Sheltering Entrepreneurs, Small Businesses

    Two coworking buildings that opened in Sturgeon Bay during the past year were almost immediately filled by a variety of tenants, suggesting a lack of business-space availability in the local market. Meanwhile, another coworking space has been successfully housing small entrepreneurs and businesses since the 1990s. The DCEDC’s Business Development Center, a small business incubator […]

  • The Functional Art of Richard Rose Culinary

    Manufacturing Month: Made In Door County There are 65 manufacturers up and down Door County making everything from machine parts to candles, ships to coffee. They may be a top employer or a small shop with a big reach. One of the latter is Richard Rose Culinary. It’s a woodworking shop located in the Door […]

  • Wisconsin Part of National Ag-Policy Discussions

    This week, Randy Romanski, secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, participated in the 2022 National Association of State Departments of Agriculture’s ( annual meeting, which included discussions with federal-government officials and conversations with state secretaries, commissioners and directors from across the country.  U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack gave remarks […]

  • Manufacturing Awareness for Door County’s Largest Industry

    Wisconsin celebrates October as Manufacturing Month, and what that looks like in Door County is roughly 300 students touring a dozen companies up and down the peninsula to learn about career opportunities that are available right here at home.  Hosting the Oct. 27 Manufacturing Tour is the Door County Economic Development Corporation (DCEDC).  “Our biggest […]

  • Around the Door: DCEDC Investor and Partner Reception

    The new team at the Door County Economic Development Corporation (DCEDC) hosted a gathering at The Lodge at Leathem Smith on Tuesday evening to highlight DCEDC’s successes, introduce its new team and preview its 2023-25 strategic plan. Shown (from left) is Brian Stephens, DCEDC board chair and president/CEO of Door County Medical Center; with DCEDC […]

  • DCEDC Hires Two New Employees

    The Door County Economic Development Corporation (DCEDC) has hired Bailey Koepsel as its new director of accounting and operations, and Korey Mallien has rejoined the nonprofit organization as its director of marketing and communications. Koepsel has deep Door County ties and an extensive nonprofit background. She graduated from UW-Green Bay with a bachelor of science […]

  • Vote for the Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin

    Voting is open for the Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin, and the Mark W. Barker has been nominated.  The new, 639-foot bulk carrier built at Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding in Sturgeon Bay was given a ceremonial launch in October 2021, and it was officially christened this year. Owned by Interlake Steamship – the largest privately held […]

  • New Office for ADRC of the Lakeshore

    The Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) of the Lakeshore’s Kewaunee office is moving into the Kewaunee County Administrative Building, 810 Lincoln St. in Kewaunee, on the upper level, next to the county board room. The office will be closed to walk-in visitors Sept. 28, but the staff will be available by phone and will […]

  • Skill Sharpening for Nonprofit Leaders

    Understanding the value of nonprofit organizations, UW-Green Bay has established a Nonprofit Education and Development Network. It seeks to sharpen the abilities of nonprofit leaders through a foundational certificate, organized networking opportunities, and interactive in-person and online training provided by highly skilled instructors and other nonprofit decision-makers.  Learn more at

  • Celebrating Bayside, Fish Creek History

    The Gibraltar Historical Association and Bayside Tavern will celebrate the recent alterations to the well-known establishment on Fish Creek’s Main Street during an event Sept. 28, 2-4 pm, in Fish Creek’s Noble Square. During the festivities, check out Model A’s from the local Cherryland A’s group; listen to 78-rpm shellac vinyl albums played by DJ […]

  • Construction Underway for New Starbucks in Sturgeon Bay

    A DCMC clinic and an AT&T store will share the space A Starbucks with a drive-through will occupy almost half of a three-unit commercial building that’s now under construction at the southwest corner of Highway 42/57 and Duluth Avenue (County S) in Sturgeon Bay.  Richard Robinson, president of the St. Louis-based First & Main Properties, […]

  • DDC Seeks Input for Tourism Strategy Plan

    Destination Door County is requesting stakeholder and community input that will help the county’s tourism marketing and management organization prioritize their strategic plan for 2023 and beyond. The organization is seeking input from a wide variety of stakeholders in the community including partners, business owners, innkeepers, community business associations, non-profit organizations, government officials, residents, and […]

  • Another Splash at the Shipyard: Fincantieri expanding again

    Some of the finest work completed by craftspeople at one of Door County’s largest businesses takes place inside the yard’s oldest manufacturing building. That will no longer be the case 11 months from now, however, when Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding (FBS) anticipates completing a new structure to replace the Sturgeon Bay shipyard’s outside machine shop and […]