Category: Business

  • Randy Nesbitt Joins Green Bay Law Firm

    Door County-based attorney Randy Nesbitt has joined the law firm of Conway, Olejniczak & Jerry, S.C. Bringing over 40 years of experience, Nesbitt will concentrate on municipal law, as well as real estate law, contracts, employment law matters and general practice. Nesbitt will also be engaged in business development in Door County.  “We are truly […]

  • Ephraim’s Brown Thumb

    Picture Ephraim, and you’ll certainly conjure up an image of white buildings lining the shoreline, the two white steeples of the Ephraim Moravian and Bethany Lutheran churches popping out of the treeline, and sailboats moored in Ephraim Harbor.  A handful of buildings add splashes of color to the palette. There’s the quaint Firehouse Museum nestled […]

  • Destination Door County Annual Meeting Nov. 16

    Destination Door County’s new President/ CEO Julie Gilbert will be on hand for the organization’s annual meeting Nov. 16 at Mr. G’s in the Town of Sevastopol. “I am really looking forward to my first official event on November 16th at the Destination Door County Annual Meeting,” Gilbert said. “This is the perfect time to meet the business community and […]

  • Door County Rock & Gem

    Door County Rock & Gem Breaks Ground on New Store

    Door County Rock & Gem (DCRG) hosted a groundbreaking ceremony Oct. 20 at the north Ephraim site where its new location will be built this winter. The attendees were friends, family members, employees and professional partners who have all had a hand in growing this unusual retail business. Owner Scott Barnes thanked everyone for their […]

  • Destination Door County Hosts Annual Meeting Nov. 16

    Destination Door County will hold its annual meeting and dinner Nov. 16, 5:30-8 pm, in the Fernwood Gardens Ballroom at Mr. G’s, 5890 Hwy 57 south of Jacksonport. It will be an evening of networking and camaraderie to celebrate the 2021 season. The menu includes prime rib, Asian sesame broiled salmon, and roasted harvest vegetables […]

  • Prevea Health Adds Two Cardiologists

    Prevea Health has welcomed Dr. Anas Sarhan and Dr. Jennifer Davis: board-certified and fellowship-trained cardiologists who specialize in cardiovascular-disease prevention, screening and treatment. Sarhan sees patients at the Prevea Allouez Health Center in Green Bay and at Prevea Health at Door County Medical Center, 323 S. 18th Ave. in Sturgeon Bay.   “My goal is to […]

  • Harbor Marine Storage

    New Owner for Harbor Marine Storage

    Harbor Marine Storage – a boat-, RV- and car-storage facility at 2556 Cty F in Baileys Harbor – is under new ownership as of last month. The facility is paid by the square foot and currently has space available. Boat pull-out and winterizing services are also available for storage clients. Call 920.839.2930 to discuss options and […]

  • DCEDC Seeks Input About Employers’ Workforce Needs

    Door County Economic Development Corporation (DCEDC) is working to develop programs to better position the area’s youth to enter the workforce with the skills and abilities that area employers need most. Business owners are asked to complete a short, anonymous survey regarding entry-level talent and employability skills. Contact Kelsey Fox at 920.743.3113, ext. 4, or […]

  • Pilates

    Door County Pilates Offers Free Intro Classes

    Door County Pilates, the peninsula’s only fitness studio specializing in the Pilates fitness system, is offering both group and private classes in its Sturgeon Bay studio at 242 Michigan Ave., Suite B101 (in the Fairfield Building). Owner and operator Michelle Schuster focuses on Reformer Pilates: a series of machine-enhanced Pilates exercises and movements. The reformer […]

  • Culver’s Supports Unity Hospice

    Since opening the doors of its first restaurant in 1984, Culver’s ( has been a committed community partner. From the founders to the locally owned and operated restaurants, each franchise partner and team member understands the importance of serving those in need.The Sturgeon Bay location will carry on this tradition by donating a portion of […]

  • Coborn’s Acquiring Tadych’s Econofoods

    St. Cloud, Minnesota-based company is a 100-year-old, employee-owned grocery retailer Grocery retailer Coborn’s has signed a purchase agreement to acquire six Tadych’s Econofoods grocery stores in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and eastern Wisconsin, including the store in Sturgeon Bay. The Tadych family operates all six of the stores under the Tadych’s Econofoods banner.  “The Tadych family […]

  • Pulse of Business: Pushing Broadband Forward

    Author Steve Jenkins is the Executive Director of the Door County Economic Development Corporation The Rural Electrification Act of 1936 set in motion one of the most ambitious infrastructure initiatives in American history and provided electrical service to rural areas throughout the nation. Electrification fueled rural economic growth and prosperity, which had previously been reserved for […]

  • Groundbreaking For Village View Condominium Complex

    The developers and contractor, Bayland Buildings, of the new Village View Shoppes & Residences will host a public groundbreaking Oct. 29, 2-5 pm. See the project’s 3D video presentation and enjoy hors d’oeuvres and beverages. The finalized design incorporates the historical structure of Door County in the two ground-floor retail shops and 14 condominiums on […]

  • Shipwrecked Expansion Denied Again

    A contentious Egg Harbor Plan Commission meeting came to an end Wednesday night with the denial of a conditional use permit (CUP) for Shipwrecked Brew Pub.  Plan commissionwers Lou Nyberg and Kathy Navis clashed several times with commissioners Jon Kolb, Emily Pitchford and Cambria Mueller as they debated whether to approve a proposal to add […]

  • “Newsweek” Names North Shore Wisconsin’s Best Small Bank

    North Shore Bank has been named Newsweek’s Best Small Bank in Wisconsin 2022, selected from among 2,500-plus financial institutions and assessed on more than 30 factors, including its overall health, customer service, digital and branch presence, account and loan options, interest-rate offerings and fees.  To identify America’s Best Banks, Newsweek partnered with Lending Tree. It […]

  • USDA Grants Available To Food-Related Businesses

    Applications are open to eligible businesses to receive a USDA grant. These include companies working with fresh fruit and vegetables and canning, farmers markets, dried and dehydrated fruit, animal slaughtering, meat and poultry processing, fish and aquaculture, vineyards, coffee roasting and food/meat warehousing. The minimum grant request is $1,500, and the maximum is $20,000. Funds […]

  • EVO Botanicals

    EVO Botanicals Takes Off

    A local couple’s solution to a problem launches their new company Jennifer and Christoper Davis are hard at work in a commercial kitchen, but their products won’t end up on your dining table or in your pantry. Instead, the Davises are crafting skin-care products with cannabidiol (CBD) for their new company, EVO Botanicals. “That was […]

  • Door County Farm on Professional Dairy Producers Tour

    The Professional Dairy Producers (PDPW) will host its 2021 Value-AddedDairy Tours Oct. 13 and 14 to learn from five producers how they’ve addedvalue to their farms, including a new venture into natural gas, adding arestaurant, selling beef and more.The tour includes Brey Cycle Farm in Door County, a founding member ofPeninsula Pride Farms; Ebert Enterprises […]

  • Jarrod Bunyard

    Kewaunee Health and Fitness Welcomes New Manager

    Kewaunee Health and Fitness has a new manager: Jarrod Bunyard. He’s a lifelong Packer fan who has moved to the homeland, become an active volunteer in the community, and is joining the business after years of service by former manager Marti Patterson. Bunyard was a California Highway Patrol officer for more than 20 years, then […]

  • State Bar Offers Free Business-Law Consultations

    The Business Law Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin – in partnership with the Marquette Volunteer Legal Clinic – is offering free legal consultations for small businesses through its Small Business Assistance Program, which has already helped businesses in at least 20 counties. Owners of small businesses throughout the state can connect virtually to an […]