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.

  • Liberty Grove to host listening session

    Coming Up Liberty Grove plans listening session • The Liberty Grove Town Board will hold a listening session Aug. 11 at the Liberty Grove Town Hall at 7 pm.

  • Making the Midway at the Door County Fair

    As fair goers flock to John Miles County Park in Sturgeon Bay this weekend, they’ll see the Ferris wheel, maybe get a funnel cake, or try to knock down some milk bottles with a baseball.

  • Battle for Red Putter’s Red Jacket Resumes

    The fierce battle for the Red Putter Pro Tournament championship resumes Saturday.

  • Southern Door School’s Learning Garden

    It isn’t a Victory Garden straight out of World War II. It won’t feed hundreds of people. Southern Door’s Schoolyard Garden will, however, teach students about plants and cultivate a bond in the community.

  • Visitor Bureau Takes Mobile Site Live

    The Door County Visitor Bureau’s (DCVB) mobile website (see “Visitor Bureau Finds New Way to Connect,” in the June 24 Peninsula Pulse) is now live. Users visiting www.

  • Update: Memorial Pole Refurbished Once Before

    In our July 22 issue we told you about the re-furbishing of the memorial pole in Peninsula State Park. Ephraim resident Margot Goode informed us that it’s not the first time the pole has been updated.

  • Door County League Clarification

    Though Jocko Rader was interviewed for Jen Zettel’s July 22 article “Waiting for Sunday” about the history of Door County League baseball and helped Pulse staff gather information on the history of the league, he did not take part in our All-time Team balloting.

  • Gibraltar names new coaches

    Door County news in brief.

  • Jack Bunda to be remembered July 30

    Door County news to come.

  • Bays Donating Sunday’s Proceeds to Injured Player

    The Sister Bay Bays have locked up a spot in the Door County League baseball playoffs for the first time in Adam Biwer’s 11 years with the team. Unfortunately, Biwer won’t be able to take the field when the playoffs start Aug.

  • Gibraltar Voters Approve Airport Land Purchase

    Town of Gibraltar electors voted to approve the town’s offer to purchase 20.31 acres along County Highway A to expand the Ephraim-Gibraltar airport property.

  • It’s About the Kids

    Most visitors to Door County with children have their “P.C.” story. Whether they ate a burger delivered by train, hosed off Rosie the Pig Dog or cruised around the woods in a pedal-cart, the restaurant located at Peninsula Center has built a reputation founded on the tenets of community.

  • Green Quote

    “We have made a mistake in sending the EPA in to regulate carbon emissions. I don’t think that was the intent of the original legislation, and I don’t think carbon is a pollutant in the sense of harming our bodies.

  • New York Launches Green Infrastructure Plan to Reduce Sewer Overflows

    Last October New York City launched a Green Infrastructure Plan that aims to reduce combined sewer overflows, which come after heavy rainstorms, by 40 percent.

  • Gibraltar Grill’s Courtesy Cart Boosts Business

    When “location, location, location” wasn’t working for co-owner Tom Young at the Gibraltar Grill in Fish Creek, he came up with an innovative way to change the dynamic.

  • Green Facts

    91: Percent reduction in Mercury and acid gas emissions from coal-fired utilities required by the Mercury and Air Toxics rule under Congressional consideration $140 billion: The value of the health benefits the reduction is estimated to result in each year 1.

  • Golf Tip: The Pivot

    The pivot is the body’s motion to the swing. A good pivot supports your ability to swing the club on the correct plane, generate maximum speed and consistently apply the club head squarely to the ball.

  • Door County Golf Results

    CHERRY HILLS Wednesday Night 3-PersonScramble League Standings• Top 3 from each divisionPalmer Flight (10 Teams)Place Team Name Points Score Scoring Average1. Jason Fuller 66.5 32 31.92. Kevin Kasten 65.5 34 34.33 Jim Bilski 58.5 31 33.2 Nicklaus Flight (8 Teams)Place Team Name Points Score Scoring Average1. Brad Hunsader 65 36 36.12. Randy Dvorak 56.5 40 […]

  • Door County Golfer Profile: Frank Stanaszek

    Age: 71 Occupation: Retired, owned a Graphic Arts business Home Course: Alpine Handicap: 18 Best 18-hole score: 84 at IdleWild Hole-in-one(s): One and it was at Alpine on the Red Nine hole #6. It was 134 yards, and I used an 8 iron. It was a nice and beautiful day on September 8, 2010. I […]

  • Realtors Raise Funds “Fore” The Sunshine House

    David Swingen, director of work services at the Sunshine House, looks on during the Door County Board of Realtors golf outing on July 13 at IdleWild Golf Course where 76 golfers participated in the Caddyshack themed golf outing, raising over $1,200 for the Sunshine House in Sturgeon Bay.