Category: Podcasts

  • 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 […]

  • PODCAST: How to Bring Broadband to Your Town

    Kurt Kiefer is the former Assistant State Superintendent of Libraries and Technology and when he and his wife retired to Baileys Harbor last year, he didn’t waste any time helping the town get ready for bringing high-speed, dependable, low-cost broadband to every home and business. Kiefer sits down with Pulse Editor Debra Fitzgerald, to outline […]

  • PODCAST: Finding Reception with Cellcom’s Greg Diltz

    For 32 year Greg Diltz has been the local expert on cell service in northern Door County. Greg has announced his retirement and is selling Northern Door Communications, but not before joining Myles Dannhausen Jr. for a look back at the evolution of communication in the county, changes in emergency services, and finding your way […]

  • PODCAST: Assembly Session Recap with Kitchens

    It was a wrap for the Wisconsin Assembly last week and Peninsula Pulse Editor Debra Fitzgerald sits down with Rep. Joel Kitchens (R-Sturgeon Bay) to talk about session highlights, local impacts and Kitchens’ plan to run for reelection in November.

  • PODCAST: 100 Women’s Low Barrier, High Impact Philanthropy with Ann Morgan

    Myles Dannhausen Jr. talks to Ann Morgan, the founder of 100+ Women Who Care about the organization’s simple approach that opens the doors to giving to the broader community. The organization has donated $270,000 to area nonprofits since it was founded in 2018, and recently received a $20,000 matching grant from the Richard Shulze Foundation […]

  • PODCAST: A Record Year for Lodging, and A Different Take on STRs

    The county pulled in more than $138 million in lodging revenue in 2021, shattering previous records. Myles Dannhausen Jr. talks to Andrew Kleidon about what it tells us about tourism in Door County now and in the year ahead. Plus, Dannhausen talks to short-term-rental operator Rob Esposito about a different way to regulate the industry. 

  • PODCAST: Tragedy Strikes Sturgeon Bay

    Debra Fitzgerald joins the podcast to talk about the tragic fire at Butch’s Bar in Sturgeon Bay. But first, Myles Dannhausen Jr. and Fitzgerald discuss a proposal for a Starbucks at the old Woldt’s Corner location, good news for Pebble Beach, and a potential change to shoreline building rules.

  • PODCAST: New Plans for Redmann Property and the Sale of The Viking

    Myles Dannhausen Jr. talks to Dan Peterson about the sale of the Viking Grill, the Ellison Bay mainstay that he has owned since 1984. We also outline potential plans to expand sanitary lines in Fish Creek and what that could mean for future housing development.

  • PODCAST: The Fire and Ice of Fire & Ice Weekend

    Andrew Kleidon sits down with Sara Rae Lancaster to talk about the ice carving competition this weekend during Fire & Ice in Sturgeon Bay. Also, Carly Sarkis of Destination Sturgeon Bay breaks down all of the events offerings, from fireworks, the online auction, community snowman building, and more.