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.

  • SBDC

    SBDC Offer Tutorials for New Businesses

    The Wisconsin Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network is sharing the Entrepreneurial How-To Video Series: short tutorials that explore complex, but important topics in an approachable way for people starting a small business. To learn more and access all the available videos, visit 

  • Verizon Offers Free Resources for Small Businesses

    Verizon is launching Verizon Small Business Digital Ready: a new, free, online curriculum designed to give small-business owners personalized tools to succeed in today’s digital world. Learning modules, expert coaching, peer networking and more are available to expand knowledge of SEO, working remotely and financial management. Find out more and register at

  • Bowling League Results

    Classic League Jan. 3, 2022 • High team game: Semper Fi Services 649 • High team series: Rouer’s Grand Slam 1,759 • High game (women): Alisa Rupp 215, Penny Kramer 213, Tracy Rouer 212 • High series (women): Alisa Rupp 572, Tracy Rouer 571, Gail Chadek 541 • High game (men): Mike Peck 257, Bob Kramer 243, Jared Meyer […]

  • DCEDC and WPI

    Learn to Sell Your Products to the Government

    The government can be a great customer, but the challenge is knowing what, how and when it buys. The Door County Economic Development Corporation (DCEDC) is partnering with the Wisconsin Procurement Institute (WPI) to offer a free presentation, “Selling to the Government: The Basics.”  Steve Makovec, a government contract specialist with WPI, will cover the […]

  • Wrestling

    Eagles Grapplers Compete at Rocket Scramble

    106 pounds Lukas Kallin (8-11) placed 7th and scored 29.0 team points. Championship Bracket – Lukas Kallin (Southern Door) 8-11 won by decision over Charbel Salameh (Cedar Grove Belgium) 11-13 (Dec 11-6) Championship Bracket – Logan Mueller (Brillion) 22-3 won by fall over Lukas Kallin (Southern Door) 8-11 (Fall 0:44) Consolation Bracket – Matthew Wilterdink […]


    DCEDC’s COVID-19 Relief Funds End in July

    The Door County Economic Development Corporation (DCEDC) has loan funds available through its revolving loan fund program that are designated specifically for COVID-19 recovery. The interest rate is 1% for five years. Funding opportunities expire in July 2022. Business owners can find out more from Julie Schmelzer, director of business development, at 920.743.3113, ext. 201, […]

  • Youth Wrestling

    Southern Door Youth Wrestling Results

    Southern Door youth wrestlers competed at Coleman Jan. 9. Sibling Eli and Delencey Dubois finished first and fourth respectively.  On Jan. 10 at Denmark, 12 wrestlers represented Southern Door, with Wyatt Jeanquart bringing home a first Place trophy.  Asher Jeanquart, Colt Jeanquart, Flynn Jeanquart, and Chase Massart earned second place finishes. Caleb Everard, Luke Bellin, […]

  • Radon Kit

    Radon Test Kits For Kewaunee County Residents

    Low-cost radon test kits are available to Kewaunee County residents through the Kewaunee County Public Health Department. Radon comes from trace amounts of natural uranium in the ground that seeps through cracks and openings in the basements and foundations of homes. Breathing in a high level of radon can lead to lung cancer.  “We do […]

  • PODCAST: Saving Housing in A Tourist Community with Journalist Gloria Liu

    Myles Dannhausen Jr. talks to journalist Gloria Liu about how officials and organizers in Crested Butte, Colorado have found ways to address the shortage of affordable housing in the seasonal ski resort town. Liu’s article “How to Save A Ski Town,” appeared in Outside magazine in November, and describes a situation strikingly similar to Door […]

  • Winter Goals: 16 Ways to Enjoy Winter in Door County

    The holidays have pulled us through December, but spring is nowhere close to the horizon. That puts us at least six weeks away from the almost-always misplaced hopes of an early thaw to keep our spirits up.  That leaves us with one option: Revel in the heart of winter! For those for whom winter is […]

  • Gathering Ground

    Apply for Gathering Ground 2022 Internship Program

    Gathering Ground on Washington Island is accepting applications for its 2022 summer internship program, a work-learn-live experience about regenerative agriculture and ecological living that’s open to people aged 18-27 who have an interest in environmental studies, organic and regenerative agriculture, food justice, conservation and communal and ecological living. During the 10-week program, June 1 – […]

  • WRA

    Nominate a Restaurant for a WRA Award

    Nominations are being accepted for the Wisconsin Restaurant Association’s (WRA) third annual regional awards.  Association members may nominate themselves, a peer or employees for the honors: Champion of Restaurant Entrepreneurship, Best of the House: Back of the House, Best of the House: Front of the House and the Innovation Award. The nominees from each category […]

  • Rummele's

    Rummele’s Moving into Former Bank Building

    A former bank building isn’t a fit for just any business, but for Tracy Alpert, it made perfect sense.  Alpert, the second-generation owner of Rummele’s Jewelry of Green Bay and Fish Creek, was attracted to one particular feature of the building: the vault.  “I bought the building because of the good walk-in vault,” she said. […]

  • The Ridges Sanctuary

    Outdoor Learning for Kids at The Ridges

    Does your child love nature? Consider these nature-based programs at The Ridges Sanctuary, 8166 Hwy 57 in Baileys Harbor. Dragonfly Nature Preschool will run Jan. 26 – May 25. Students will use classroom space in antique cabins and the Nature Center, but class time will mostly be spent outdoors, hiking and playing in the boreal […]

  • Discuss the Climate Crisis at The Ridges

    The Ridges Sanctuary is hosting discussions based on Regeneration: Ending the Climate Crisis in One Generation by Paul Hawken, an environmentalist and best-selling author. Participants will ask questions and discuss how the concepts of justice, policy, individual action and community are connected to climate-crisis solutions. Moderated by Ridges staff members, discussions will include perspectives from […]

  • Tom Clay

    Executive Director Tom Clay Leaving Land Trust

    Door County Land Trust (DCLT) has announced the departure of its executive director, Tom Clay, who has led the nonprofit organization over the past five years.  During his tenure, DCLT has expanded its land-protection and habitat-restoration efforts significantly, leading to remarkable conservation successes. In the past five years alone, DCLT has protected an additional 1,100 […]

  • Mental-Health Calls Sapping Law Enforcement Resources

    Unfazed by politics, local law-enforcement officers talk about the challenges and rewards of serving their Door County communities When mental-health issues reach a 911 crisis level – often multiple times for the same person and family – it’s law-enforcement officials who respond to the call. It’s not a new trend, yet it’s “chewing up staff,” as […]

  • Baileys Harbor Chooses Nsight as Broadband Partner

    The Baileys Harbor Town Board has taken three steps in the direction of providing fiber-optic internet access to all households and businesses in town. However, the board did not approve everything brought forward Monday evening by the town’s Broadband Ad Hoc Committee, which is chaired by Kurt Keifer and includes David Greco, Peter Jacobs, Sam […]

  • COVID-19 Boosters for Adolescents

    Following the recommendation of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Prevea Health is now administering booster doses of Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines for adolescents aged 12-15.  “As we see pediatric cases rise across the country, it’s very important that we protect our children from COVID-19 infection,” said […]

  • COOP Releases Stock Retirement Earnings

    The Door County Cooperative (DCC) is mailing more than $160,000 to local residents as part of its stock retirement program. Qualifying members will receive a check for 5% of the total stock they’ve earned in the company.   “This stock retirement demonstrates our commitment to providing a meaningful cash return to our members who support the […]