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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.

  • Downtown on 4th Building Boasts Near Capacity Status

    Sturgeon Bay’s “newest” office building is almost sold out within the first six months. The Downtown on 4th building, located at 101 North 4th Avenue, directly across from the Post Office, was recently completely rehabbed into professional office spaces with a common area kitchenette and off street parking.

  • First Annual Door Kewaunee Business Education Golf Challenge

    The Door Kewaunee Business Education Golf Challenge is a four-person, three-club scramble with a shotgun start at noon on Sunday, May 18. The event will be held at The Orchards Golf Course in Egg Harbor and is sponsored by American Transmission Company and Dominion Energy.

  • DCMH’s Laboratory Honored for Emergency Preparedness Training

    Laboratory professionals are the “unsung heroes in health care,” who work behind the scenes on tests doctors need to make diagnoses, according to Keith Wendlandt, director of laboratory services at Door County Memorial Hospital/Ministry Health Care (DCMH/MHC).

  • DCEDC Annual Report Now Available On-line

    The Door County Economic Development Corporation (DCEDC) announced recently that the corporation’s 2007 Annual Report to investors is now available on-line at the organization’s Web site: www.

  • Door County Furniture Guild Donates to Green Fund

    On April 26 the Door County Furniture Guild donated a portion of their sales to the Door County Green Fund. (Left to right) Marilyn Jensen (Owner of Sister Bay Trading), Geoff Yeoman (Owner of McKeefry & Yoemans), Cinnamon Rossman (Door County Green Fund), Nathan Nichols (Owner of Nathan Nichols & Company), and Celeste and Dick Wegman (Owners of Celeste Wegman Interiors and City Farmer), and not pictured is Polly Helm (Owner of Door County Nature Works).

  • City Farmer Adds Locally Crafted Birdhouses

    City Farmer, a home and garden store in Ephraim housed in a 7,000 square foot converted dairy barn, is welcoming spring, as well as a wide variety of garden accessories and outdoor furniture.

  • Sister Bay Trading’s Casual Living Store Opens for Season

    With all of the interest and excitement that surrounded the opening of their new, grand location on Highway 42 in Sister Bay, some residents may have forgotten that Sister Bay Trading’s former location, situated across from Piggly Wiggly in Sister Bay, is still open for business.

  • Baylake Bank VP Helps in New Orleans

    Lydia Bessert, Baylake Bank Vice President of Building and Facilities, recently participated in an International Facilities Management Association (IFMA) volunteer trip to New Orleans.

  • Leadership Door County is Providing Students with Positive Options

    A special event to raise awareness regarding extracurricular activities available to middle school students was held Tuesday, April 29 at Sturgeon Bay’s Thomas J.

  • Sister Bay’s Passtimes Books – “Reading” a Door County Community for Three Decades

    Passtimes Books and the Grutzmacher family have always held a special place in my heart. At an age where most kids were playing in the sandbox and learning how to share, Marge Grutzmacher was teaching me how to read.

  • Expert Opinions

    With experts like these, why speak up? What they said about the war in Iraq. “The war was the hard part. The hard part was putting together a coalition, getting 300,000 troops over there and all their equipment and winning.

  • Door County’s Sturgeon Bay Opens Arms to Live Music

    For years the Sturgeon Bay live music scene was sporadic at best, nearly non-existent at worst. The population center of Door County was long thirsty for venues to catch all the local talent on the peninsula, let alone those traveling through. But that’s changing.

  • By the Numbers

    Compiled by Myles Dannhausen Jr. 10 The approximate percentage of American households with a microwave in 1980 83 Percent of American households with a microwave in 1999 300 Approximate increase in the number of calories consumed by the average American since 1980 3 Number of apples you’d have to eat today to get the same […]

  • Billerbeck Field Re-dedicated

    Gibraltar High School re-dedicated Billerbeck Field to its namesake, Rod “Chief” Billerbeck, Thursday, May 15 in a pre-game ceremony. Billerbeck coached the team for nearly three decades and led the Vikings to 17 conference championships, as well as the school’s only team sport state championship in 1979.

  • Gardner Joins Tourism Zone

    The Door County Tourism Zone (DCTZ) added a 12th member when the Town of Gardner board voted to join at their May meeting. In doing so the town will now collect the same 5.

  • 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.