• The Radical Simplicity of All Black, All the Time

    I’ve been wearing black – all black, all the time (ABATT) – for something like 15 years. (Okay, exercise shirts and white tennies are exceptions.) You might wonder why someone would do that. Doesn’t a monotone wardrobe become, well, monotonous? Don’t I worry that people will think I’m strange? Shouldn’t I be concerned about the […]

  • Lyme Disease on the Rise

    Lyme Disease is on the rise in Door County, according to data from the Door County Department of Health Services (DHS). Cases have more than doubled during the past 10 years. Lindsey Donohue, a supervising nurse at Door County Medical Center, said the hospital has been getting more calls for tick bites than ever before. […]

  • Students Learn about Health and Wellness in Summer-School Initiative

    Nearly 100 students in grades five through eight in the Algoma, Kewaunee and Luxemburg-Casco school districts are learning about health and wellness through a new summer-school initiative led by the Kewaunee County Public Health Department.  They’re learning through cooking classes that choosing healthful foods can be fun, and they’re learning how to be leaders as […]

  • Pastor Jim Honig Discusses End-of-Life Decisions in ‘The Conversation Project’

    The Northern Door Health & Wellness Ministry ( continues its Community Health Information Programs with “The Conversation Project” on July 28, 4 pm, at First Baptist Church in Sister Bay. The Conversation Project was launched in 2010 to bring people together to discuss end-of-life decisions and how to express end-of-life wishes. Pastor Jim Honig will […]

  • Seed to Harvest Retreat July 25

    Carla Byrnes, Sara Oswald and Barbara Weikel-Wilson will offer an outdoor meditative experience called forest bathing and a reflective art-journaling process called the Power to Create on July 25, 9 am – 12 pm, at 6390 Loritz Road in Jacksonport.   The three Door County women have shared their training, wisdom and energy with individuals and groups separately, but they will join forces to […]

  • Weekly Beach Yoga at Egg Harbor Beach

    Weekly beach yoga is under way at the Egg Harbor beach. The Level II class runs 8-9:30 am each Monday; the Beginner/Level I class runs 10-11:30 am each Monday. Instructors from Junction Center Yoga ( lead the classes. Drop-ins are welcome; the fee is a $10 donation per class; mats and straps are provided if […]

  • Kids Triathlon Builds Bodies, Warms Hearts

    Eleven-year-old Josie Martin was a quarter mile into the final leg of the 2018 Door County Kids Triathlon when I caught up to her as I monitored the course. She was clearly struggling, tears in her eyes, with her mother, Sarah, walking beside her and gently urging her to keep going.  It was Josie’s second […]

  • Free Sunset Yoga in Sister Bay

    All are welcome to enjoy free, outdoor, sunset yoga in Sister Bay’s Waterfront Park on Mondays, 7-8 pm, July 1 through Sept. 2. Try it once, or join the class every week. Certified instructors from Ironwood Yoga will teach. Limited mats will be available, so supply your own mat if possible. Ironwood Yoga, Ecology and […]

  • The Pearl of Door County Is Home for ‘Soul Curious’

    Housed in an airy room in Sturgeon Bay’s Fairfield Building, naturally lit, and lined with colorful art, flags and crystals, the Pearl of Door County is a new venue offering classes in yoga, meditation, medicinal herbs, moon circles, nature immersion and chakra balancing. This past Saturday, the Pearl welcomed the community to a grand-opening celebration […]

  • CBD + Yoga = COGA at Algoma’s Roots Yoga

    Roots Yoga and One Health WI are partnering to offer Algoma’s first COGA class – which is CBD and yoga – July 10 and 24, 6:30–7:30 pm, at Roots Yoga, 400 2nd St. in Algoma. Drink CBD tea – courtesy of One Health WI – to destress; then relax with guided meditation by Roots Yoga. The cost […]

  • Shannon Carney Joins The Spa at Sacred Grounds

    The Spa at Sacred Grounds is adding master trainer Shannon Carney to its staff. She brings her 200-hour Yoga Alliance certification from Milwaukee where, for more than 15 years, her mission has been to teach people how to live better. She will be teaching yoga, conditioning, strength, cardio, sculpting and restorative classes and will be […]

  • Swim Safety Is Top Priority

    by Sean Ryan, Race Director, Door County Triathlon Recent fatalities during the swim portion of other Midwest triathlons have attracted media interest and inquiries from participants. In response, the organizers of the Door County Triathlon (DCT) are providing the following information to keep the participants safe and to maximize their safety during the swim portion […]

  • Stargazers Offers Summer Workshops

    Nancy Brown opened the metaphysical store Stargazers in 1989 with a desire to help others discover their inner wisdom. After Brown’s passing in 2012, Diana Blagdon continued to bring clarity to her customers until she succumbed to ALS earlier this year. Amy Maras now runs the store in Fish Creek’s Founders’ Square and said, “The […]

  • Grand Opening at The Pearl of Door County June 22

    The Pearl of Door County, in the lower level of downtown Sturgeon Bay’s Fairfield Building, is celebrating its grand opening June 22, 2-7 pm, with drinks, light snacks, raffle giveaways, tarot-card readings and angel-card readings. Dorothy Scott will perform immediately after the opening. Tickets are $20 in advance or $30 at the door. Concert seating […]

  • Confirmed Cases of Measles in Neighboring States

    Between Jan. 1 and May 31, 2019, 981 individual cases of measles have been confirmed in 26 states. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), this is the greatest number of cases reported in the U.S. since 1994 and since measles was declared eliminated in 2000. With confirmed cases in Iowa, Illinois […]

  • ZenJen Wellness Offers Qi Gong Classes

    ZenJen Wellness is offering Qi Gong classes Mondays at 5 pm, Tuesdays at 8 am and Wednesdays at 10 am at Dancin’ on the Door, 4616 Harbor School Road in Egg Harbor. Learn the art of slow movement and breath as you restore your body, mind and spirit with instructor Jen Aldrich. Call 920.868.5089 to […]

  • ‘Sage-ing’ and CPR Classes

    The Northern Door Health & Wellness Ministry ( continues its Community Health Information Programs with “Sage-ing” on June 23, 4 pm, at First Baptist Church in Sister Bay. Trish Black, a certified Sage-ing leader, will discuss growing older with wisdom, dignity and grace. The ministry also offers free blood-pressure screenings monthly on the second Tuesday, […]

  • Crossroads Used-Shoe Collection and Trail Run/Walk

    Do you have running or other athletic shoes that don’t work for you anymore? Take your used running shoes to be collected June 21-22 on the shoe-hanging tree near the front of the Collins Learning Center at Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St. in Sturgeon Bay. Working with Fleet Feet of Appleton, Friends of […]

  • Clutter Control: You’ve Got This Handled

    Depending on your occupation and circumstances, summer may be a time of relaxation or very hard work, but it’s definitely not a time to let clutter slow you down or clog up your life. Let’s explore where clutter originates and consider some ideas to limit it on the way to cultivating a more streamlined, calm […]

  • Dave LaLuzerne to Lead Herb Walk June 15

    Herbal pharmacist Dave LaLuzerne will lead an herb walk – limited to 16 participants – at Ellison Bluff County Park on June 15, 10 am – 12 pm. During this fundraiser for the Climate Change Coalition of Door County, he’ll teach hikers about the medical and culinary uses of spring woodland plants such as ramps, wild sarsaparilla, burdock, […]