• Have Your CBD and Eat It, Too?

    These days, it seems like you can’t drive down a bustling street of shops and businesses without seeing at least one of them advertising cannabidiol, commonly known as CBD. In case you haven’t heard yet, CBD is a component of both hemp and marijuana plants that many people laud as having healing and calming properties. […]

  • Beyer Offers Sunday-Morning Community Yoga

    Join Anna Mae Beyer for a morning of movement and meditation every Sunday, 9 am, in the Baileys Harbor Town Hall when she leads a community yoga class. The class’s style will vary because Beyer will draw not only from the traditional discipline of hatha yoga, but also from the healing practices of qigong, Buddhist […]

  • Evaluate, Prioritize, Schedule to Reduce Holiday Stress

    Ho, ho, ho! My first glimpse at a bountiful display of Christmas goods a full month ago reminded me that it was — is — time to plan for Thanksgiving and the Yuletide. But even if you don’t celebrate those, I hope the following ideas will help you prepare for any major holiday, family activity or […]

  • 9 Ways to Supplement the Sunshine

    Sunset times are creeping closer to the late afternoon, and around this time of the year, many people find that their mood and mindset are noticeably affected. It’s not uncommon to feel depressed, lack interest in normal activities or experience other symptoms such as fatigue, anxiety, weight gain, changes in sleep patterns, irritability and cravings […]

  • PODCAST: Hospital CEO Brian Stephens on the Affordable Care Act’s Impact on Door County

    Myles Dannhausen talks with Door County Medical Center CEO Brian Stephens and Patient Financial Services Manager Tiffany Huston about the surprising impact of the Affordable Care Act on Door County, and what patients need to know about enrolling in 2020 insurance plans.

  • Pickleball: A Big Deal at the Door County YMCA

    If you haven’t heard of pickleball yet, you’re bound to soon because the growing popularity of this competitive sport seems to show no signs of slowing down. At both Door County YMCA locations, the game draws daily participation to the dedicated pickleball courts. It’s been a main attraction for many YMCA members for years, and […]

  • What You Should Know about the 2019 Flu Shot

    Fall is here, which also means that the holiday season – and peak flu season – are right around the corner. Influenza (flu) is an infectious respiratory virus that affects the nose, the throat and sometimes the lungs. It can cause mild to severe illness and even death.  Each season, 5 percent to 20 percent of the […]

  • Breast Cancer … in Men?

    by Virginia ‘Ginya’ Carnahan In case you’ve been away from the planet for the past 20 years, you may not know that October is the month of the pink explosion: pink fire engines, pink tractors, pink hair, pink clothes, pink ribbons everywhere, all to promote Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Kudos to breast cancer survivors everywhere […]

  • Putting the Brakes on Breast Cancer

    Throughout Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, Young Automotive ( in Sturgeon Bay – and more than 100 other independent auto repair shops across the country and NAPA Auto Parts – are teaming up to raise money for a breast cancer vaccine through the Brakes for Breasts fundraiser. As part of the fundraiser, the auto repair facilities […]

  • Junction Center’s Restorative Yoga Promotes Living with Grace

    As Junction Center Yoga Studio in Jacksonport approaches nearly 20 years of helping attendees with their practice, the restorative yoga classes have struck a chord, particularly with older practitioners who use it to improve their daily movement and well-being. Offered twice a week, the gentle yoga classes have grown in popularity and benefited many dedicated […]

  • Learn to Tap Dance

    Learn the fundamental steps and techniques of tap dancing at Andria’s Dancin’ on the Door during an eight-week series of classes designed for beginning tap students or those looking to refresh their skills. No previous dance training is required. This fun dance style is easy to learn and a great way to exercise the body […]

  • Aldrich to Teach Qigong at ADRC

    The Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC) of Door County, 916 N. 14th Ave. in Sturgeon Bay, is hosting a five-week series of qigong classes on Tuesdays, Oct. 1-29, at 10 am. Instructor Jen Aldrich will teach this mind-body-spirit practice that can improve mental and physical health through improved overall wellness and stress relief.  The […]

  • Experience Chanting HU

    Experience chanting HU (a sacred sound and ancient mantra), contemplative time and spiritual conversation with others of like heart on Sept. 28, 2-3 pm, at the Sturgeon Bay Library. Discover for yourself how the sound of HU can bring a higher form of creativity, inner peace, spiritual self-discovery and growth, and healing of the body, […]

  • Gratitude, Perspective and Balance Can Help You through the Tough Times

    Summer vacations are over. The fall routine has returned. Activities are starting up that both enrich us and add stress to our schedules. Days are getting colder. There’s less daylight. The fall and winter holidays are approaching, but they are sad and lonely times for some. And this is the reality even before you’ve consumed […]

  • Peninsula Century Fall Challenge on Saturday, Sept. 14

    This weekend, 700 cyclists will hit the pavement for the annual Peninsula Century Fall Challenge ride. Participants will follow four routes, ranging from 25 to 100 miles, beginning in Sister Bay and riding along rustic roads and past the water vistas of the northern tip of the Door peninsula. On-site registration is still available at […]

  • Sunday Sound and Meditation at Roots Yoga

    Settle into autumn during Sunday Sound and Meditation on Sept. 29, 2-3:30 pm, at Roots Yoga in Algoma. Enjoy restorative yoga with guided meditation from Roots Yoga, followed by vibrational sound therapy using singing bowls from Massage by Carla. This experience is sure to relax, harmonize and restore your mind and body.  Yoga mats and […]

  • September Is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month: What You Need to Know

    by Virginia ‘Ginya’ Carnahan First of all, the disease is prostate cancer, not prostrate cancer.  Much more importantly, however, is the fact that more men are diagnosed every year with prostate cancer than women are diagnosed with breast cancer. It’s true. You just don’t hear or read about it as much. It’s time to change […]

  • Learn About Door County Herbal Teas at Hidden Acres

    Herbalist Dave LaLuzerne will host a celebration of Door County herbal teas Sept. 13, 5-7 pm, at Hidden Acres Farm, 11128 Beach Road in Sister Bay. It’s a fundraiser for the Climate Change Coalition of Door County.  LaLuzerne will introduce guests to the bounty of delicious and beneficial herbs that thrive on the Door peninsula […]

  • Resale Adventures

    There’s nothing quite like a pair of vintage, high-waisted pants; a great deal on paperbacks; or hand-painted mugs. The affordable goods that you can pick up at resale stores can lie anywhere on the merchandise spectrum from practical items in good condition (that save you the expense of buying them new) to items that you’re […]

  • Community Health Information Programs: End of Life, Blood-Pressure Screenings, CPR/AED

    Northern Door Health & Wellness Ministry ( will continue its Community Health Information Programs on Sept. 22, 4 pm, when Marggie Hatala of Doulagivers of Door County will present “What Does a Death Doula Offer at the End of Life?” at Sister Bay’s First Baptist Church. She will discuss what happens within a family as […]