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  • Correction Notice

    In the business brief, “Kellstrom-Ray Announces Top Producers,” printed in the January 25 issue of the Pulse, the captions corresponding to the photos of Kathy Ray and Heather Olson were inadvertently reversed.

  • Door County Opens for Wind Energy

    The Door County Board of Supervisors approved a revised Wind Energy ordinance Jan. 29 that pushes the door open, if only a crack, for the possibility of locally-generated energy on the Door Peninsula.

  • By the Numbers

    5.7 Billion dollars, revenue brought in by YMCAs nationwide in 2006, second only to the Red Cross among U.S. non-profits 5.5 Million dollars, the estimated cost of reconstructing Egg Harbor Road in Sturgeon Bay with complete curb, gutter, sidewalks and aesthetic upgrades 575,000 Thousand dollars, the amount the city of Sturgeon Bay has set aside […]

  • Northern Door Broomball League

    Yachtworks and the Bowl tallied victories in week three to set up a match-up of undefeated stalwarts Feb. 13 at 6 pm, while JJ’s got into the win column with a victory over the struggling Pulse squad.

  • Sending a Stronger Message?

    Garey Bies doesn’t think drunk drivers are getting the message. The four-term representative of the 1st Assembly District (which includes parts of Brown and Kewaunee County, as well as all of Door County) recently suggested a “scarlet letter” of sorts for those convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol.

  • Baeb Will Vie With Skare To Challenge Bies

    Christopher Baeb of Luxemburg has announced he will run as a Democrat to represent the 1st Assembly District in Madison. Baeb is one of two democrats – Richard Skare of Fish Creek is the other – who will battle for the right to take on four-term republican representative Garey Bies of Sister Bay.

  • Beating Boredom: 4-H club gets kids involved, active

    The winters on the tip of the Door Peninsula can get pretty dull for teens and young kids. For those not involved in sports there are a lot of empty hours to fill, and with the nearest movie theater 45 minutes away, and few businesses catering to their interests, many kids end up killing time with video games and TV.

  • Election 2008 – A Primer for the Primary

    Residents of the Door Peninsula will head to the polls Feb. 19 to make their voice heard in the most competitive primary season in memory. It was thought by many that Super Tuesday, in which residents of 22 states voted, would create a front runner in each party, but on the morning of Wednesday, Feb. 6 the race was as muddy as ever.

  • It’s Not THAT Cold!

    Everything else might have shut down yesterday, but many broomballers toughed out the cold and debilitating wind chill to squeeze in a couple of games the night of Jan.

  • Broomball Kicks Off

    The ice finally came in and the Northern Door Broomball League kicked off play Jan. 23. Games are played every Wednesday night through February. First game begins at 6 pm.

  • Kellstrom-Ray Announces Top Producers

    The Kellstrom-Ray Agency, Inc. in Sister Bay is pleased to announce its top producers for 2007. Heather Olson, who purchased the agency in May 2007, had a total sales volume of over $7.

  • Door Shakespeare Grows, Seeks Manager

    As Door Shakespeare approaches its tenth season of bringing the best of Shakespeare and classical theatre to the Door Peninsula, the company is seeking to hire a year-round manager.

  • Door Peninsula Winemaker Provides Perspective at Mid-America Conference

    Growing grapes in the Midwest isn’t exactly like growing grapes in Napa Valley. Non-traditional soils, unreliable weather and the lack of sufficient hot summer days speak to the struggles and continued lack of good sleep that Wisconsin grape growers endure.

  • Today’s Top Story

  • Correction

    The article titled “Building A Treasure Map” in the Jan. 11 issue (v14i01) of the Pulse had the wrong contact information for Dean Volenberg, the Door County Agricultural Agent with the UW–Extension office.

  • Are You Green?

    The second annual Sustainability Issue of the Peninsula Pulse will be released on April 18, 2008, and in preparation for this special issue, the Pulse staff is looking for businesses, individuals or groups within our community who embody sustainable practices.

  • Door County Election News – Skare Will Challenge Bies

    Long-time Fish Creek restaurateur Richard Skare announced Jan. 24 he will challenge Garey Bies (R-Sister Bay) in November’s election to determine who will represent the 1st Assembly District in Madison.

  • The Quest for Quiet Government

    I know so little about Door County government and politics – so little, in fact, that even putting this confession down on paper for someone to read (even if those someones are mostly complete strangers) embarrasses me.

  • Room Tax Collections for November Reflect Off-season Occupancy

    Room tax collections dropped dramatically in November to $46,156, the lowest one-month total since the 5.5 percent tax went into effect in May and an 85 percent decline from October.

  • By the Numbers

    A look at the world in numbers.