Category: Door County News

Door County news from the pages of the Peninsula Pulse and Door County Living, the peninsula’s trusted, local sources for information about Door County, Wisconsin.

  • Julia Kurek finishes first at Valders CC Invite

    Sturgeon Bay senior Julia Kurek placed first at Thursday’s Bob Burzynski Cross Country Invite in Valders. Kurek’s winning time of 20 minutes, 44.63 seconds, in the 5,000-meter girls race was nearly 17 seconds faster than the runner-up, Luxemburg-Casco freshman Claire DuChateau. In the girls team standings, Plymouth and Luxemburg-Casco tied for the top score of […]

  • DCU Girls Swimmers Down Clintonville in Dual

    The Door County United (DCU) cooperative girls high school swimming team remained undefeated in Bay Conference dual meets following Thursday night’s 126-27 win over Clintonville. DCU’s top individual swimmers included Caitlyn Hasenjager of Sevastopol finishing second in the 50-yard freestyle in 27.02 seconds and first in the 100 butterfly in 1:11.71. Isabella Jimenez Seyfer of […]

  • Clippers Shut Out Gibraltar/Sevastopol

    Sturgeon Bay’s boys soccer team remained undefeated in the Packerland Conference following a 5-0 victory Thursday over Gibraltar/Sevastopol in Fish Creek. Jackson Starr, Zachary Olson, Kemal Wienke, Ben Stephens and Zone Wienke each scored for the Clippers. Sturgeon Bay, which improved to 4-0 in the Packerland, returns to action Sept. 21 with a league match […]

  • Eagle Spikers Win Packerland Match at Peshtigo

    Southern Door’s girls volleyball team won its Packerland Conference volleyball match Thursday at Peshtigo in four sets, 26-24, 25-22, 25-27, 26-24. The Eagles’ statistical leaders included: Isabella Price, 14 kills, 13 digs; Paige Olson, 12 kills; Ashlyn Delfosse, 23 assists; Audrey Plzak, six aces, 14 assists; Sophia Counard, 27 digs. Southern Door, which evened its […]

  • Flag Policy on Way to County Board

    The County of Door Highway and Facilities Committee voted 5-2, Sept. 13, to send a resolution creating a flag policy to the County Board of Supervisors.  The resolution, requested last month by District 9 Supervisor Dan Austad, who represents wards within the City of Sturgeon Bay, would allow three types of flags to be flown […]

  • Ephraim Reveals Why It Declined a $100,000 Grant

    The closed sessions the Ephraim Village Board has held since April to talk with its attorney about current or potential litigation were revealed to be about the village’s issue with a grant program Destination Door County (DDC) launched this year that benefits local community projects. The village, backed by its attorney’s opinion, is questioning the […]

  • Around the Door

  • Gentry Forecasts Fall Construction for Terrace Project

    The Sturgeon Bay Terrace project planned along the West Waterfront was back Monday before the city’s Aesthetic Design and Site Plan Review Board, which approved an exterior staircase on the south side of the building. The project developer, Peter Gentry of WWP Development, said the building plans included a staircase in the interior, but a […]

  • Republicans Propose Redistricting Plan

    Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos unveiled on Tuesday a nonpartisan redistricting plan that lawmakers were scheduled to take up on Thursday.  The proposal follows talk from Republican leaders about the possibility of impeaching Supreme Court Justice Janet Protasiewicz, a liberal who flipped the majority on the state’s highest court when she was elected earlier this […]

  • Sister Bay Begins Comprehensive Plan Update, Seeks Survey Input

    The Village of Sister Bay is seeking public input as it begins updating its comprehensive land use plan. The village Plan Commission is asking Sister Bay residents, visitors, businesses and stakeholders to complete an online survey at to begin the process. The survey is open until Oct. 10.  The state requires municipalities to update […]

  • Sevastopol Recommends Switch to AT&T for Broadband

    The Town of Sevastopol’s Communications and Technology Committee introduced during a Sept. 7 public hearing its recommendation to partner with AT&T as its internet service provider (ISP) to bring fiber broadband access to all addresses.  The town had severed ties in June with its previous selection of Bug Tussel upon learning the financial arrangement with […]

  • Propane Fill Station, Monastery Proposed

    The Town of Egg Harbor has two public hearings scheduled for one night. The first is for a proposed propane fill station at 5102 County Road I for the Door County Co-op, and the second is for a proposed monastery with chapel from Missionaries of the Word located on a 79-acre parcel on Memorial Drive, […]

  • County Begins Highway Projects

    The Door County Highway Department started the “no left turn” improvements on Sept 13 at the busy intersection of Gordon Road/County Road BB and Highway 42/57. The state is pursuing an intersection modification improvement at the location, such as a roundabout, but that wouldn’t be installed for several years. In the meantime, the County Board […]

  • Micro-trenching Pitched as an Underground Fiber Solution

    Where roads aren’t wide enough to install internet fiber or telephone poles for aerial installation are unavailable, microtrenching the fiber into the ground is arising as a possibility. Rob Webb, vice president of innovation with the internet service provider Nsight, presented his company’s proposed micro-trenching technique to the Door County Highway and Facilities Committee in […]

  • Liberty Grove Clarifies Dog Rules in Town Parks

    After a complaint was registered about dogs “running wild at Hotz Park and Sand Bay,” Liberty Grove Supervisor and Parks Committee Chair Cathy Ward visited several town parks to get a look at the issue. She found that the town had created cause for confusion about park rules.  In her visits, Ward found that three […]

  • Pioneer CC Girls Third at Crusader Challenge

    Sevastopol and Southern Door were among the 18 cross-country teams with at least five runners competing Tuesday at the Sheboygan Area Lutheran Crusader Challenge. In the girls 5,000-meter race, the Pioneers placed third with 137 points, with Ozaukee (118) and Kohler (133) finishing in the top-two spots, respectively. Southern Door (328) finished 15th. Finishing a […]

  • Coborn’s Partners With Folds Of Honor

    Coborn’s, the parent company of Tadych’s Marketplace, is partnering with the Folds of Honor Foundation, an organization that provides life-changing educational scholarships to the spouses and children of fallen or disabled U.S. service members and first responders. Throughout the month of September, guests can round up their order total to the nearest dollar to be […]

  • DCMC Hires General Surgeon

    Dr. Shannon Gallagher, M.D., MPH has joined the Surgical Services team at Door County Medical Center (DCMC). Most recently, he served as a general surgery resident in the Department of Surgery at the University of South Dakota School of Medicine, where he also taught. His knowledge and expertise includes robotic surgery.  Originally from Lake Nebagamon, […]

  • Affordable Housing Initiative Launched

    The Door County Community Foundation and NeighborWorks Green Bay announced the launch of Door County’s Workforce Housing Lending Corporation, an initiative aimed at addressing the pressing issue of affordable housing in the region.  Through this collaboration, Door County’s Workforce Housing Lending Corporation will provide financial incentives for private developers to build affordable rental units that […]

  • Crossroads Hires New Executive Director

    Crossroads at Big Creek announced that Samantha Koyen will join its staff as executive director. Koyen takes over for Laurel Hauser who has served in the role since 2019. Hauser will remain with Crossroads as development director. Koyen comes from the Door County Soil and Water Conservation department where she coordinates the Door County Invasive […]