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  • Bowling League Results

    Majors League  March 30, 2021 • High team game: Innovative LED Solutions 1,134 • High team series: Red Room 3,201 • High game (women): Ashley DeGrave 218, Natasha LeMieux 205, Alisa Rupp 201 • High series (women): Alisa Rupp 544, Natasha LeMieux 526, Kayla Fort 490 • High game (men): Lowell Taylor 289, Jim Schaefer […]

  • April 6, 2021 Door County Election Results

    Door County voters approved all four referendums that were on the ballot Tuesday in local elections. They also opted for many new faces for local village, town, and school boards. Results of contested races are listed below. See detailed results from all races here>> School Boards Gibraltar (Top 3) Angela Sherman, 1,050Amie Carriere, 1,022Erick Schrier, […]

  • Sturgeon Bay Girls Head to State Swim Meet

    It’s safe to say that Sturgeon Bay Co-Op sophomore swimmer Christy Braun will be busy at the WIAA State Girls Swimming Meet today in Waukesha. At the Ashwaubenon Sectional Meet on March 30, Braun qualified in two individual events and added two relays. Braun placed fourth in the 100-breaststroke with a time of 1:07.12 and […]

  • This Week in Door County News: Elections, Vaccine Progress, and Workforce Struggles

    Tomorrow is election day in Wisconsin, and Door County voters will cast ballots in a number of contested village, town, and school board races Tuesday. Plus, several ballot initiatives await voters. Polls will be open April 6, 7 am – 8 pm. For more information on voting, contested races, and referendums, click here>>  Vaccine Eligibility, […]

  • Residents Urged to Apply for Emergency Broadband Program

    Gov. Tony Evers and the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin (PSC) are urging eligible Wisconsin residents to apply for the Federal Emergency Broadband Benefit Program for Wisconsin households struggling to pay for internet service during the pandemic. The benefit offered through the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will provide a temporary discount of up to $50 […]

  • Union Clerk Steps Down after 20 Years

    Beth Hanson and Jenny Jandrin want the clerk’s position that’s opening with Rena LaLuzerne’s retirement Union Town Clerk Rena LaLuzerne has spent the past 20 years attending to town business, whether that’s been administering elections, training poll workers, registering voters, filing financial reports or keeping tabs on and records for just about everything required for […]

  • Economic Development Corp Seeks Workforce Feedback

    Door County Economic Development Corporation is seeking feedback from employers who rely on seasonal employees. “With information swirling around the uncertainty of the J1 workforce arriving to fill seasonal positions in Door County, we wanted to check in with our employers who rely on seasonal employees to understand the current landscape and begin to identify […]

  • ELECTION 2021: Washington Island Chair

    Two people are running for the chair’s seat: the incumbent, Richard Tobey; and a current town board supervisor, Hans Lux. Lux’s decision to run for the chair’s seat has left his seat open on the board. No one officially filed for that seat, which means a write-in candidate would take it. Martin Anderson is running […]

  • Sustain Door to Host Mini-Movie Series About Topsoil

    Sustain Door members Dave and Renny Lea will offer a mini-movie series leading up to Every Day Is Earth Day (EDED), which is being celebrated virtually April 22. Beginning March 30, half-hour films – most about topsoil, the focus of this year’s EDED activities – will be screened every Tuesday, 7:30 pm, via Zoom. These films […]

  • Hailey Shimon Signs Letter of Intent

    Hailey Shimon, daughter of Jason and Brenda Shimon, has earned an NCC Division I scholarship to compete in track and field at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota, and she signed her National Letter of Intent with her track team and coaches in attendance. In addition to being an all-around athlete who […]

  • Ephraim Asks Voters to Approve Sales-Tax Bump

    The Village of Ephraim will ask voters to approve a 0.5% sales-tax increase in the village when they fill out their ballot April 6. The increase will come in the form of a Premier Resort Area Tax (PRAT), which is intended to help tourism-dependent areas fund infrastructure used by visitors who do not pay property […]

  • Agne Zukauskaite Named Player of the Week

    Gibraltar senior Agne Zukauskaite was named a Player of the Week in the MaxPreps/AVCA High School Player of the Week Program: a partnership between the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) and CBS MaxPreps that recognizes high school student-athletes who have demonstrated outstanding play throughout the week of competition.  In nine sets played, Zukauskaite had 44 kills […]

  • Referendums in Egg Harbor, Ephraim, Gardner and Island School District

    Three municipalities and one school district in Door County are referring questions to voters for a direct decision. These referendum questions on different issues will be decided within the Village of Egg Harbor, the Village of Ephraim, the Town of Gardner and the Washington Island School District.  Village of Egg Harbor Asking for Funding for […]

  • Packerland Conference Standings

    Spring Volleyball March 22, 2021 (School, won-lost) Sevastopol 3-0 Sturgeon Bay 3-1 Southern Door 2-2 Gibraltar 1-2 Kewaunee 1-2Algoma 0-3

  • Daydream Properties Buys New Location

    Heather Weasler of Sturgeon Bay has purchased the church building at 611 Jefferson St. to be the new location of her real estate company, Daydream Properties, and is remodeling it with the help of contractor Chris Cote and Chris Darling of Crosswinds Designs. It will also be available for events.  In the 1930s, Weasler’s family, […]

  • Sturgeon Bay School District Candidates

    Four candidates, only one of whom is an incumbent, are running for three seats.  Teri Lawrey-Hooker, 47, is an accountant. She has served on the board for the past six years, and the past three years as board president. She lives in the portion of Sevastopol that’s annexed to the Sturgeon Bay School District. She […]

  • Bowling League Results

    Apple Dumpling League March 26, 2021 • High team game: Drinking Team–Bowling Problem 790 • High team series: Drinking Team–Bowling Problem 2,105 • High game (women): Kathy Franke 201, Hollie Blish 197 (career high game!), Tracy May 196 • High series (women): Tracy May 524 • High game (men): Scott Voeks 268, Jacob Schilz 258, Matt Heldmann […]

  • We Want Your Business Updates

    Are you opening a new business in 2021? Or did you open one during the past few months? Our 2021 New Business Issue is coming in May, and we want to hear from you. Email us at [email protected] with your name, business name, business contact information (address, phone and website), opening day and a few […]

  • ELECTION 2021: Gardner Town Board

    Chair Carl Waterstreet, an incumbent Gardner Town Board supervisor, is running against incumbent Town Board Chair Mark Stevenson.  Robert “Mark” Stevenson, 73, has lived with his wife in Gardner for the past 30 years. He served as town chair for the past four years. Prior to that, he was a town supervisor for 15 years. […]

  • Gibraltar School District Candidates

    We initially ran the profiles of the Gibraltar candidates in our Feb. 5, 2021 issue of the Peninsula Pulse. To access them in their entirety, go to www.pulse.comhttps://doorcountypulse.com/8-running-for-gibraltar-school-board/ Carrie Becker, 46, works as the membership manager of Horseshoe Bay Golf Club. This is her first time running for an elective office. She lives in Baileys […]