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  • Bernie Friedenfels Elected to State Plumbing and Heating Group

    The Plumbing and Heating Cooling Contractors of Wisconsin, the statewide organization for the industry, elected a new slate of officers at its annual meeting on Feb. 7. The new officers, whom the the board of directors voted in unanimously, include new secretary Bernie Friedenfels of Bernie’s Well & Water in Baileys Harbor.

  • Kewaunee Hires Planner and Grant Writer

    The City of Kewaunee welcomes Autumn Linsmeier as its community and economic-development planner and grant writer. She is originally from the Manitowoc area and most recently worked for the Wisconsin State Department of Children and Families in Madison as a budget and policy analyst. She is now working toward a master of public administration degree […]

  • Baileys Harbor Creates Fire Building Committee

    At its Feb. 11 meeting, the Baileys Harbor Town Board announced the creation of the Fire Building Committee to look into a plan for the town fire department. Its members are Brian Zak, Barbara Anschutz, Eric Peil, Bill Becker, Ken Uhlhorn, Bill Reifsnyder and Tim Tishler.

  • New Online Food Guide Coming Soon

    Submitted by the Door County Visitor Bureau February in Door County may be a quieter time for residents, but with the cold weather we’ve had, many may be going stir crazy. If that’s the case, check out DoorCounty.com to get some ideas about things to do and winter events going on in the area. Did […]

  • Dairy Business Association Elects New President

    The Dairy Business Association’s (DBA) board of directors elected a new president and vice president, and the membership chose three new directors during the organization’s annual business meeting at the Dairy Strong conference. Incumbent Tom Crave of Crave Brothers Farm in Waterloo, Wis., will lead the board as president. He has been a dairy farmer […]

  • Edge Dairy Cooperative Offering Scholarships

    Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative seeks to award two $1,000 college scholarships to children of its members. Applicants must be high school seniors, high school graduates or college undergraduates enrolled or planning to enroll in a full-time course of study at an accredited four-year college or university or a two-year program at a technical, junior or […]

  • UW-Extension Hosting Meeting to Help Farmers

    To address stressors in the agriculture industry, UW-Extension in Brown, Door, Kewaunee, Marinette, Oconto, Outagamie, Shawano and Waupaca Counties will host a half-day meeting called Supporting Farmers during Challenging Times on March 20, 9 am-12 pm, at Tundra Lodge in Green Bay. The meeting is designed to help agribusiness professionals and agency staff feel more […]

  • DCEDC Accepting Nominations for Annual Awards

    The Door County Economic Development Corporation’s (DCEDC) board of directors is accepting applications for the annual Door County Industry of the Year, Door County Entrepreneur of the Year, and Lifetime Achievement awards. The recipients will be announced at DCEDC’s annual meeting in April. The Entrepreneur of the Year honor celebrates those who have taken the […]

  • FlourGirl Earns WeddingWire Award

    FlourGirl Patissier has earned a WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Award. WeddingWire – a global, online wedding marketplace – annually celebrates the top wedding professionals on its site in more than 20 service categories. FlourGirl Patissier earned this award based on its outstanding service to newlyweds. WeddingWire features more than three million reviews, and these notable vendors […]

  • Registration Opens for 10th Crossroads Trail Run

    Registration is now open for the 10th annual Crossroads Trail Run/Walk  2K, 5K and 10K on June 22 at Crossroads at Big Creek. The chip-timed trail run takes place on a 200-acre preserve and welcomes all runners and walkers. Visit crossroadsrun.com to register at early-bird prices. In celebration of the race’s 10th anniversary, all participants […]

  • DATCP Releases Top 10 Consumer Complaints for 2018

    And the number one consumer complaint is … Telemarketing complaints (4,860 complaints) are on the rise and continue to top the annual list of consumer complaints collected by the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP). More than two out of every five complaints the agency received in 2018 were about calls from […]

  • Packerland Needs More Young Officials

    Jeff Schartner answered the question without hesitation. “I don’t listen to the fans and coaches,” said Schartner, a Sturgeon Bay resident who has officiated football, basketball and baseball for 33 years. “The bottom line is that I am there for the players and try to be as insignificant as possible.” Shartner’s response about ignoring the […]

  • Fall Fest Craft Fair Seeking New Location

    The Sister Bay Advancement Association (SBAA) is searching for a new home for the Fall Fest Arts and Crafts Fair. It has traditionally taken place on Mill Road, east of Bay Shore Drive, but safety concerns have forced it to relocate: The Sister Bay/Liberty Grove Fire Station is just a few hundred yards east of […]

  • Sturgeon Bay Swimmers Heading to State Meet

    The Sturgeon Bay co-op swimming team qualified for the state meet in four events after a stellar performance at the Ashwaubenon Sectional Feb. 9. The Division 2 state meet takes place Friday and Saturday at the UW-Madison Natatorium. Brock Aune is competing at state for the second year in a row. He placed first in […]

  • Baby Boom in Northern Door

    With a median age of about 52 years old – compared to the statewide median of about 39 years old – Door County has one of the oldest populations of Wisconsin’s 72 counties. So it’s not only surprising but also welcome news that Northern Door Children’s Center (NDCC) in Sister Bay is experiencing a veritable […]

  • Door County Closings and Cancellations for Tuesday, Feb. 12

    Another day, another list of closings in Door County. Schools, businesses and offices across the county are closed today as a winter storm is expected to drop 9 inches of snow with consistent winds of 16 – 23 mph, and gusts up to 34 mph. Snow is expected to taper off by Wednesday, though high […]

  • Man Missing After Taking Photos at Cave Point in Door County

    UPDATED FEB. 12, 4:07 pm: The Door County Sheriff’s Department has identified the man reported missing Sunday at Cave Point County Park as Eric Richter. A 57 year-old Neenah man has been reported missing after taking photos at Cave Point County Park Sunday. According to a press release from the Door County Sheriff’s Department, a […]

  • Kangaroo Lake Becomes Hockey Town for Pond Hockey Tournament

    The sun shined on the sixth annual Door County Pond Hockey Tournament Saturday, Feb. 9, as more than 350 hockey players laced up their skates to play on Kangaroo Lake in Baileys Harbor. A record 55 teams played in this year’s event in six divisions, drawing hundreds of fans bundled up to brave the cold […]

  • Makenna Ash Named Player of the Week

    Senior forward Makenna Ash of the St. Olaf College women’s basketball team earned Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) Women’s Basketball Athlete of the Week. It’s the second time she’s won the award. The 2015 Gibraltar graduate set the St. Olaf team’s career rebounding mark earlier this month. Ash ranks ninth in NCAA Division III in […]

  • Door County’s Food Scene – One-On-One with Veronica Ripp of Get Real Cafe: Pulse Podcast

    Andrew Kleidon and Myles Dannhausen discuss the City Council decision to override the mayor’s veto of the Granary move, the life of Leo Zipper, and the community coming to celebrate Caspersons. Then, we have the second installment of our series of conversations with local food entrepreneurs who are transforming Door County’s food scene. This week’s […]