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  • PODCAST: Upcoming Elections, the Niagara Escarpment and a New Affordable Housing Tool

    Andrew Kleidon talks with Peninsula Pulse editor Debra Fitzgerald about some of the news of the day, including who’s running in the upcoming elections, what’s happening with the Niagara Escarpment and the latest effort to help solve the affordable housing shortage.

  • PODCAST: What’s Happenin’ this Weekend?

    There’s a ton of stuff going on this weekend, and Andrew Kleidon is primed and ready to deliver all the coolest events, from live music, farmers markets, gallery openings, and more, straight into your earholes in just under 15 minutes.

  • PODCAST: What’s in the Stars with Local Astrologist Andria Nikoupolis Weliky

    Peninsula Pulse Editor Debra Fitzgerald sits down with local astrologist Andria Nikoupolis Weliky to talk astrology: what it is, what it takes to be an astrologer, what astrologers do, what your sun sign means and what the stars say about our present and future worlds.

  • PODCAST: What’s Happening Memorial Day Weekend?

    This week in the Pulse you’ll find a list of the Memorial Day services around the county, as well as a story on Dale Seaquist, who’s been playing “Taps” at Memorial Day services for over 75 years. Andrew Kleidon is joined by Sara Rae Lancaster to talk about the weekends festivities, including Jacksonport’s Maifest, and […]

  • PODCAST: Fire Chief Chris Hecht On Expanding Access to Defibrillators

    Andrew Kleidon and Myles Dannhausen answer Door County’s most asked question: Are They Bloomin’ Yet? Also, quick access to defibrillators can mean the difference between life and death, something Sister Bay/ Liberty Grove Fire Chief Chris Hecht has witnessed first-hand. He joins Myles Dannhausen Jr. on the podcast to talk about the Defibs4DoorCounty effort to […]

  • PODCAST: Opening the Shoreline: Spending Big to Expand Water Access

    David Eliot and Myles Dannhausen Jr. discuss the 2022 Philanthropy edition of Door County Living magazine, which focuses on how Door County communities have invested more than $26 million to open public access to 2,700 feet of shoreline since 2007. The issue is available on newsstands now and was supported by grants from the Wisconsin […]

  • PODCAST: Caring for Door County Facilities and Parks

    Wayne Spritka, Door County facilities and parks director, and Burke Pinney, parks manager, join Debra Fitzgerald on the podcast to talk about what it takes to care for and maintain the many county-owned facilities – both human-made and natural – and including its 20 county parks. They also discuss what they’re doing to prepare for […]

  • PODCAST: The Best Way to Spend the $650 billion in Transportation Money Coming from the Feds

    Debra Fitzgerald talks with Stephen Kenny, outreach and policy associate for Transportation for America, about the money that will pour into states and counties and local communities over the next five years from the federal government, and how communities like Door County can spend it differently to promote active transportation, cut greenhouse gas emissions, improve […]

  • PODCAST: The State of Tourism with Julie Gilbert and Jon Jarosh

    With National Travel and Tourism Week coming May 1-7, Destination Door County CEO Julie Gilbert and Communications Director Jon Jarosh join the podcast to talk about the booming state of tourism in Door County and what that means for visitors and residents. The discussion includes the organization’s shift from a membership to a partnership-driven model, […]

  • PODCAST: When the Governor Came to Town

    Deb Fitzgerald joins Andrew Kleidon to talk about some exciting changes happening at the Pulse, as well as some local news of the day. This includes why Gov. Tony Evers and Department of Natural Resources Secretary Preston Cole drove up from Madison on a blustery day to make an announcement about Potawatomi State Park Observation […]

  • PODCAST: A Conversation with Amythyst Kiah

    Arts & Entertainment editor Sara Rae Lancaster is joined by singer-songwriter Amythyst Kiah in advance of her May 13 solo show at Door Community Auditorium. Describing her sound as “Southern Gothic,” Kiah talks about the creative process behind her songwriting, her list of musical influences and learning to let her music take on a sound […]

  • PODCAST: Making Connections – the 2022 Sustainability Issue

    Deb Fitzgerald joins Myles Dannhausen Jr. to talk about the 2022 Sustainability Issue, where transportation takes center stage. We talk public transit, bike lanes, complete streets, and the possibilities for better ways to get around in Door County.

  • PODCAST: Evolution of the Ridges with Andy Gill

    Andy Gill, the executive director of the Ridges Sanctuary, joins Myles Dannhausen Jr. to talk about new projects at the Baileys Harbor nature preserve. Gill discusses his path to the Ridges and what it’s like to step into the lead of such a long-established organization. They also discuss what’s coming this summer with a special […]

  • PODCAST: Rehabilitate your Body, and your Leftovers

    Andrew Kleidon is joined by Sara Rae Lancaster to breakdown the upcoming Easter Egg Hunts across the county, as well as discuss some tips on making all natural, vibrant, and unique egg dyes. Also how to incorporate massage into a healthy lifestyle, and some new ways to utilize your holiday leftovers to make new recipes, […]

  • PODCAST: Planning a Door County Wedding

    Andrew Kleidon and Sara Rae Lancaster share stories and tips from the 2022 Door Wedding magazine, including how to plan the perfect, hyper-local wedding, tips for the groom on packing a destination wardrobe, and more. Also, a look at the Sawyer family, and their 5 generations of Door County weddings.

  • PODCAST: What the Youth Can Teach us About Government

    This week on the podcast, we discuss new zoning rules to nudge affordable housing forward, what students learned from the Youth in Government program – and what those in government can learn from those students – and what Tuesday’s local election results tell us.

  • PODCAST: Spring Cleaning your Mind, Body, and Soul

    Andrew Kleidon and Sara Rae Lancaster are gearing up for spring (as soon as the snow finally melts) with a few tips on making the most of your early summer prep, including preparing a kitchen garden, and cross training and supplemental training (especially for those getting ready for the Door County Half Marathon, May 7.) […]

  • PODCAST: Local Elections and the Ever-growing Workforce Challenge

    Local school, county, and municipal board elections are coming up Tuesday. Plus, Myles Dannhausen Jr. and Andrew Kleidon recap last week’s roundtable discussion on childcare, housing, and workforce development that included representatives from Gov. Tony Evers’ office, local housing advocates, business owners, and childcare leaders.

  • PODCAST: Campers Left in the Cold in Egg Harbor

    Andrew Kleidon and Myles Dannhausen Jr. recap the Gibraltar basketball team’s historic run at the state championship last week, and break down what happened at the Egg Harbor campground when seasonal campers received notice that rates were increasing 71%, and they had three weeks to remove their campers if they couldn’t pay.

  • PODCAST: Bust Out the Bikes

    Andrew Kleidon and Sara Rae Lancaster get together for a pre-Spring check-in. What restaurants are open, where’s the live music, and what are we looking forward to as the snow melts. Also, a look at several bicycling topics, from getting your bike tuned up before your first ride of the season, to a mountain biking […]