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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.

  • Baylake Bank Announces New Health Care Savings Option

    Marcia Peterson, Baylake Bank Senior Vice President of Sales, has announced the availability of a new mutual fund option. “We’re excited about the growing popularity of health savings accounts for customers with high-deductible health insurance plans, and we’re also proud to offer effective financial management tools like certificates of deposit, and now mutual funds as well,” said Peterson.

  • Windy Bittorf Joins Ad Quest Promotions as Account Executive

    Ad Quest Promotions announced today that Windy Bittorf has been named a part-time Account Executive. Judy Schumacher, president of the Sturgeon Bay based advertising firm, said that she is extremely excited to have Windy joining the sales team.

  • Noooooo! In Denial as Brett Favre Retires

    It was a few minutes after the Green Bay Packers lost to the New York Giants in the NFC Championship game when my phone buzzed with my older sister Christine’s number popping up.

  • Yachtworks Routs Bowl for Broomball Title

    At least they showed. After falling victim to scheduling problems that sapped the team of its best players for the tournament in 2007, the Sister Bay Bowl broomball team was out to prove its mettle at this year’s Hilander Cup tournament, but Yachtworks had other plans.

  • By the Numbers

    A look at the world in numbers. 4.8 Percent rise in the price of food and beverages in the past 12 months 9.4 Percent rise in the cost of transportation 41 Percent increase in the price of corn 20 Percent of all drivers who send or receive text messages while driving 66 Percent of drivers age 18 – 24 who do 54 Percent of teenagers killed in car crashes who were riding with a teen driver 66 Percent of those victims who weren’t wearing a seat belt 29 U.

  • Intro To Business

    Gibraltar class gives students a look at running a business.

  • Higher Gas Prices May Help Door County Compete

    When gas prices rise, Door County business owners get nervous. Conventional wisdom says higher prices equal bad news for traffic counts on the peninsula since we are, after all, a mostly drive-to destination.

  • Local Realtor Achieves National Recognition

    Tom Brown, President of Horseshoe Bay Farms Realty is pleased to announce that Jill Clement has been awarded the Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR®) designation by the Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council, Inc.

  • DCEDC Still Seeks Award Nominations

    In preparation for its annual meeting this spring, the Door County Economic Development Corporation (DCEDC) Board of Directors continues to solicit nominations for the annual Door County Industry of the Year Award and the Door County Entrepreneur of the Year Award.

  • Baylake Bank Brussels Features New Look and Manager

    Jane Jandrin comes to Baylake Bank Brussels Financial Center with more than 28 years of banking experience and a lifelong commitment to the Door County community.

  • A Tragic Chinese New Year for Many

    This was not how Mrs. Yang and her family planned to spend the Chinese New Year. On a day when they expected to be in her hometown of Changsha, the capital of Hunan some 300 miles to the north, the Yangs were instead trapped in a mass of nearly 500,000 people waiting to board any sort of transportation out of the southern city of Guangzhou.

  • By the Numbers

    168 Million dollars, the amount raised by the Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes and Help Hospitalized Veterans from 2004 – 2006 25 Percent of that $168 million that went to help veterans 125 Million dollars, the amount that went to fund-raising, administrative expenses, salaries, and perks, including $1.5 million in salary, bonuses and pension contributions […]

  • Sister Bay, Egg Harbor Move Ahead on Waterfront Projects

    News and Notes for Sister Bay and Egg Harbor

  • Sturgeon Bay’s Egg Harbor Road a reflection of city’s vision, governing style

    When Tom Voegele ran for mayor of Sturgeon Bay his first priority was to open up city government to the people. In January he took a step toward his goal when the city hosted its first of what Voegele hopes will be regular town hall meetings.

  • Bies Not the Retiring Type

    Squelching rumors to the contrary, 1st Assembly District Representative Garey Bies (R – Sister Bay) says he is not planning to retire when his current term expires.

  • Door County Roads A Little Salty

    While highway departments throughout the country are scrambling to keep their roads safe and ice-free – and paying a steep price to do so – Door County is sitting relatively pretty.

  • Election Resources on the Web

    Below is a sampling of some of the more useful resources for learning more about the candidates, the process, and the issues: • usa.gov/Citizen/Topics/Voting/Register.

  • Web site Aims to Aid Health Care Debate

    The Kaiser Family Foundation launched www.health08.org last fall to help voters compare the health care proposals of presidential candidates. The “2008 Presidential Candidate Health Care Proposals: Side-by-side Summary,” provides an overview of four overall categories, including access to health care coverage, cost containment, improving the quality of care and financing.

  • Helm’s Demolition Slated to Commence Feb. 18

    Helms Motel is coming down. The contractor for the Helms Motel demolition has indicated that they will be mobilizing the first part of the week of February 18, with the first houses to come town later that week.

  • Door County’s Thomas is New Idol

    Devin Thomas took home the prize as the winner of the 4th annual Door County Idol contest in front of a packed house at the Door Community Auditorium last night.