• Framed: Man on the Street

    Andrew Kleidon-Linstrom, Door County’s own “Man on the Street,” glides through the finish line at the Door County Half Marathon on May 4 with grace and style. Photo by Len Villano.

  • Fischer, Starr lift Clippers to soccer win

    Anna Fischer scored a pair of goals and Madison Starr added a goal to lift Sturgeon Bay to a 3-1 win over Sevastopol/Gibraltar in a Packerland Conference girls soccer match Thursday. After a scoreless first half Fischer scored in the 65th minute on an assist from Miranda Olson. Fischer scored again in the 70th minute […]

  • Third Annual Barney Fun Run and Walk

    Steve Willems — also known as Barney or the Running Man — is a living legend in Door County, and the third annual Barney Fun Run & Walk on April 27 will honor him and his daily route of 3.89 miles. You may also do a 1.84-mile walk. Willems, a bright and enthusiastic graduate of Gibraltar […]

  • Alexander’s Is Hilander Cup Champ

    After one week of play, it appeared the Northern Door Broomball League was on its last legs. The Teresa K. Hilander Ice Rink manager had abruptly quit, and all games and activities at the rink were canceled. But a new manager and staff turned operations around in short order, and their efforts culminated in a […]

  • Skiing, Water and Parks Vision at Crossroads

    Enjoy the Ski for Free program at Crossroads on Feb. 16, 9:30 am – 3:30 pm; and Feb. 17, 1-3:30 pm. The program lends, free of charge, an array of ski and snowshoe equipment for kids and adults. When trail conditions permit, visit the volunteers in the Crossroads Maintenance Building, who will fit you with equipment […]

  • Sister Bay Ice Rink Reopens, Broomball Resumes

    Northern Door Broomball League play resumed Wednesday, Jan. 23, thanks to several people who stepped up to get the rink reopened after the abrupt resignation of the former rink manager. Sister Bay Parks Department head Dan Lundquist worked to get the rink flooded, and several residents stepped up to fill needs at the rink. Cody […]

  • VIDEO: Winter Fest Boot Camp

    Some people take the oddball competitions of Fish Creek Winter Festival a little too seriously. We checked in on Matthew Marcon’s grueling preparation as he practiced for the games of the 32nd annual festival. The festival returns Feb. 1-3.

  • Jazzercise in Sturgeon Bay

    The Feb. 4 launch of Jazzercise classes at First Baptist Church in Sturgeon Bay marks another milestone for Jazzercise franchise owner Debbie Klingeisen. With more than 30 years of experience as an instructor, in addition to being a personal trainer, Klingeisen currently has seven successful class locations staffed by associate instructors trained by Jazzercise corporate, […]

  • Wild Turkey, Len Villano

    Thousands of Leftovers for Spring Turkey Hunters

    If you love hunting wild turkeys in the spring but forgot to apply for a harvest permit by the December deadline, you’re not plucked yet. More than 16,000 bonus Zone 2 authorizations for Door, Kewaunee and other eastern Wisconsin counties will go on sale in March. Jaqi Christopher, assistant upland wildlife ecologist for the DNR […]

  • Snow Tubing at Winter Park

    Visitors are welcome to Winter Park in Kewaunee for the 2018-19 season and for a test run of its five-lane snow tubing hill. The ski/snowboarding hill will be temporarily closed until temperatures drop. “It’s all hands on deck to get this park ready each season, and we do our best to try to open as […]

  • Anglers Play Risky Game on Thin Ice

    With ice rescues becoming more common in recent years, one can’t help but wonder if social media and online fishing report pages are playing a role. Anglers posting photos of early or late-season success – when ice conditions are sketchy at best – may be attracting less-experienced fishermen hungry for action. It’s one thing to […]

  • Fat Biking in Kewaunee

    Kewaunee County is gearing up to bring fat biking to its parks. The Promotions & Recreation Department is partnering with Broken Spoke Bike Studio in Green Bay to create an unusual experience at Ryan Park and Riverview ATV Park. “More people are riding these off-road bicycles with oversized tires, especially in winter, and we’re happy […]

  • 2019 Door County New Year’s Events

    New Year’s Eve Cherry Drop Dec. 31, 8 pm – 12 am The New Year’s Eve Cherry Drop event adds more fun activities to ring in the new year in Sister Bay. Watch a professional ice sculptor carve unique designs; ice skate with friends and family; see a fireworks show; get your picture taken at the […]

  • Kewaunee County to Groom Trails this Winter for Fat Bikes

    Kewaunee County is gearing up to bring fat biking to its parks. The Promotions and Recreation Department is partnering with Broken Spoke Bike Studio in Green Bay to create winter trails at Ryan Park and Riverview ATV Park. “More people are riding these off-road bicycles with oversized tires, especially in winter and we’re happy to […]

  • Making Snow at Winter Park

    The Kewaunee County Promotion & Recreation staff has temporarily fired up the snow guns at Winter Park to begin the snow making process at the snowtubing, skiing, and snowboarding destination along the lakeshore. “We’re not expecting to open until late December at the earliest, but we wanted to take advantage of the cold snap that […]

  • High School Playoffs: Sevastopol Advances to 8-man Football Championship

    The Sevastopol Pioneers advanced to the 8-man football championship game with a 50 – 28 victory over Newman Catholic Friday. The Pioneers will play Luck (11-0) in the championship game Saturday at Stanley-Boyd, near Chippewa Falls. Sturgeon Bay Soccer Heads Back to State Sturgeon Bay soccer is heading to state again. The Clippers topped fourth-ranked […]

  • Fall Cleanup Tips

    Editor’s note:  As we’re reaching further into autumn, the golf section comes to a close this week. In anticipation of the end of the golf season, we’re reprinting an article from Sean Zak about preparing golf equipment for storage until spring.   If you’ve had enough golf this year, if it was filled with enough […]

  • Peninsula Century Fall Challenge Photos 2018

    Door County is a beautiful place to bike all year (yes, even in winter on a fat bike), but there may be not better time than fall to bike on the peninsula. Len Villano captured scenes from the Sept. 15 Peninsula Century Fall Challenge ride, which sent riders on a 100 mile trek on a […]

  • Gibraltar’s Henry Takes 2nd at Sheboygan Meet

    Gibraltar senior Even Henry continued his impressive cross country season by finishing second at the Sheboygan Lutheran Crusader Challenge Sept. 11. Henry finished in 17:03.76, just off the pace set by Brillion’s Gunner Schlender. Gibraltar junior Will Anderson finished in 22:21.33, while freshman Nico Salm finished in 22:21.38. For the girls junior Nina Sitte was […]

  • Gibraltar Volleyball Tops Peshtigo

    Gibraltar volleyball defeated Peshtigo in four games Thursday, Sept. 13.  The Vikings took games one and two before dropping the third, then regrouped in the to take the game and the match in the fourth game. Payton Pluff recorded 12 kills and 10 assists for the Vikings, while Kayla Olson added 23 digs. Bria Caldecott […]