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  • Sarosiek is Jacksonport’s New Chairman

    The Town of Jacksonport finally has a full board again after choosing Jim Sarosiek as its Town Chairman July 7.
    Jacksonport has been operating with mostly a two-person board since December, when former chairman George Bagnall stepped back due to illness.

  • Volunteers Make Repairs to Plum Island Dock

    A volunteer work party traveled to Plum Island June 13 to replace several badly deteriorated dock timbers. Randy Holm served as team leader and organized the crew of Bill Kreiger and grandson Brennan, Allen Roberts, Chris Anderson, Howard Schmidt, Wendy Beilfus, and Gary Luedtke.

  • July 3 – 10

    Wisconsin now has a primary enforcement seat belt law. Police can now pull drivers over for not wearing a seat belt. Previously, police could issue a citation to drivers not wearing their seat belt, but only if they pulled a driver over for another offense.

  • July 10 – 17

    • The next meeting of the Door County Tourism Zone Commission is July 20 at 9 am at the Baileys Harbor Town Hall. The Commission oversees the collection and disbursement of room tax funds collected by Door County municipalities.

  • Reduce Your Utility Bills with European Net-Zero Housing

    “The Race to Zero” is the title of the Door County Environmental Council’s (DCEC) next special program. Virge Temme, AIA architect, is featured speaker for the event that will be held Wednesday, July 15, 7 pm, at Crossroads at Big Creek, Sturgeon Bay.

  • Food Preservation Programs Offered

    Many people are developing an interest in home canning with the goal of saving money or simply eating fresh local foods throughout the year.

  • A 10-Step Guide to Going Green

    I remember the day vividly. I was sitting in my car waiting because I was obnoxiously early to my first day at the Peninsula Pulse.

  • Edgewood Orchard Galleries Celebrates 40 Years

    Edgewood Orchard Galleries celebrated their 40th Anniversary on July 3 with a pig roast on the grounds of the gallery.

  • Outdoor Rooms

  • Business Briefs

    • A new TV show called Outdoor Rooms is scheduled to air sometime early next year on <a href="http://www.

  • Patriotic Triva Test Anwers

    1. Francis Scott Key
    2. Theodore Roosevelt
    3. San Antonio, TX
    4. Gerald Ford
    5. The Cherokee
    6. Andrew Johnson and Bill Clinton

  • Kids’ Beat: Island Hopping With the Family

    You won’t find children building sand castles or digging to China at what is arguably Door County’s most beautiful beach.
    Neither activity is banned, and the children aren’t forbidden, it’s just that Schoolhouse Beach is all rock.

  • Player Profile

    Teresa Martin
    Hometown:  Fish Creek
    Home Course:  Peninsula State Park and Horseshoe Bay
    Handicap:  16
    Years Playing:  19
    Best 18-hole score:  81
    Hole-in-one(s)?:  “One, in 1988, #8 at Peninsula.

  • Outing Outcomes

    Spike Birmingham Memorial Gross: 1st Place:  J.J. Johnson, Mark Vandertie 2nd Place:  John Maki, Alex Byrne, Brian Poshak, Dave Jilot 3rd Place:  Kobylinski, Hafeman, Hafeman, Stewart Net: 1st Place:  Carol Anderson, Arron Messenger, Chris Olson, Brad Wiegand 2nd Place:  Bill Teich, Tom Conway, Tom Kennedy, Steve Propsom 3rd Place:  Terry Gunnlaugsson, Dan Boes, Dennis Wolfgram, […]

  • Upcoming Golf Events

    • July 6:
    Idlewild Cup, Idlewild

    • July 11:
    Professional Law Enforcement Scramble, Idlewild

  • Making The Turn

    Adaptive Golfers Are Up For The Challenge

    Most of us hackers take the game of golf for granted; the fact that we can throw our clubs in the trunk, head to the golf course, walk to the first tee, and start swinging.

  • July 3 – 10

    • A public hearing will be held July 7 to collect input from citizens about the controversial St. Claire River Study. The study, released by the International Joint Commission in May, blamed climate conditions for the bulk of Lake Michigan and Huron water level decline.

  • June 26 – July 3

    Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle signed the state’s $62 billion budget. Provisions in the budget that would have redefined the statutory bidding requirements for municipal governments to require that all improvement work greater than $25,000 be put out to bid were taken out before it was sent to the Governor.

  • Characters of the Parades

    There are the requisite marching bands, clowns, and Clydesdales (and the dung they leave in their wake for little kids to step in as they chase candy – not that I know anything about that).