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  • Door County Half Marathon “A Total Success”

    Jason Ryf entered the first Door County Half Marathon at the last second. He finished it second to none.

  • Cookery Restaurant Burns

    Terry Goettleman, owner of Fred and Company in downtown Fish Creek, was awoken early Friday morning by a phone call. “Terry, The Cookery is on fire, you may want to go down there,” her friend told her.

  • Door County Half Marathon “A Total Success”

    Jason Ryf entered the first Door County Half Marathon at the last second. He finished it second to none. The 37 year-old Oshkosh West art teacher and assistant cross country coach dominated the May 3rd race in Peninsula State Park from start to finish, crossing the line more than ten minutes ahead of second place Ryan Miller.

  • Hazardous Waste Presentation

    Wes Damro from Brown County Hazardous Waste will speak about hazardous waste identification and disposal at the Sister Bay Fire Station May 14. He’ll focus on e-waste and attendees are encouraged to arrive at 6:30 pm to see a brief screening of “The Digital Dump,” a 22-minute documentary about exporting digital waste to Africa. For […]

  • Quotably Green

    “It will certainly not be easy to awaken in people a new sense of responsibility for the world, an ability to conduct themselves as if they were to live on this earth forever and be answerable for its condition one day.

  • Taking Steps

    Drink tap beer, and re-use the glass. You’ll save on a couple bottles or cans in the recycling bin (or a dozen or so for some), and a few quarters too.

  • Go Run & Recycle

    Going Garbage, The Door County Half Marathon, and the Peninsula Pulse are sponsoring an effort to breath new life into your old running shoes and sneakers.

  • News and Notes from Whitefish Dunes

    The warning has been issued but how many understand the threat of invasive species? What is it, how are invasives identified, and which ecosystems do they threaten? Invasive plants come from distant ecosystems and thrive in a variety of ecosystems throughout Door County.

  • Gibraltar Student Gets Green with Community Service Project

    Kelsey Neddersen, a Gibraltar High School senior, went beyond the school’s required community service hours and helped two organizations by creating a cloth grocery tote bag made out of recycled cotton.

  • February Room Tax Numbers In

    Numbers exhibit Door County’s slow off-season economy.

  • Ecosystems of Door County

    Article by Roy Lukes Little did I realize while growing up as a boy in Kewaunee, Wisconsin during the 1930s and ‘40s, what incredibly rich biodiversity (biological diversity) existed on the steep, un-eroded lake banks near our home along the shores of Lake Michigan. Native plants and animals also thrived in the marshes and the […]

  • Stories in the Wreckage

    The cold, mercurial waters surrounding the Door Peninsula are literally legendary. Because they began vanquishing ships long before there were local newspapers to report losses or technology with which to plot locations, much of the havoc they’ve wreaked on maritime travel remains the subject of speculation and fable. Door County’s very name derives from an […]

  • The Orchard’s New Clubhouse Ready for Golf Season

    After suffering the loss of the clubhouse last summer due to a fire, The Orchard’s Golf Course in Egg Harbor is prepared to showcase its new and improved clubhouse.

  • Fish Creek Store Opens for Second Season

    Begining May 1, Nathan Nichols & Company of Fish Creek opened full time for the season. Nestled in the Whistling Swan Shops, Nathan Nichols & Company will be handling all of their customer’s favorite lines from last year, plus many new lines.

  • The Edge Salon is Expanding

    The Edge Salon, located in Fish Creek, is expanding its nail salon. A second whirlpool-jet, pipeless pedicure chair will be available beginning in mid-May.

  • Joe Porten Joins PortSide

    PortSide Builders, Inc. is proud to announce the hiring of Joe Porten. After being self-employed for the last 26 years, Joe has joined the Door County home construction company as a Remodeling Custom Designer/Building Consultant.

  • Ingrid Solverson Joins Bread and Water

    Ingrid Sovlerson, baker and inn keeper, joins the staff at Bread and Water on Washington Island. “My goal is to nurture others through baking of quality and wholesome cooking while creating good life within a sustainable community,” says Ingrid.

  • Local Business Featured on Wisconsin Public Television

    Last fall, Shelley Ryan and crew from Wisconsin Gardener came to Baileys Harbor to feature the season extension ideas being utilized at the Baileys Harbor Town Hall by the landscape gardening company Green Side Up, owned and operated by Kristen Peil and Caleb Whitney.

  • PeaPod Homes Invades the East Coast

    PeaPod Homes LLC, a newly established company in the Door County Business Development Center, was recently named as one of 29 semifinalists in the MIT Enterprise Forum “Ignite Clean Energy” Competition.

  • Geiger-Bronsky Honored for Extraordinary Leadership in Women’s Health

    The Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation will honor ten individuals with Champions in Women’s Health Awards. Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation Founder & President, Sue Ann Thompson and Secretary Tommy Thompson will present the awards along with breast cancer survivor, Marilyn Bielema, Coach Bret Bielema’s mother.