Door County Emergency Response Fund now accepting requests for assistance. Details here>>

As of Sunday, May 31, Door County reported 39 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and three deaths. Kewaunee County reports 36 cases and one death, and Brown County reports 2,361 cases and 38 deaths.

Statewide there have been 19,892 confirmed cases of COVID-19, and 626 deaths. To see the latest hospital capabilities, click here>>

  • PODCAST: Door County’s First COVID-19 Case, and an Interview with Rep. Mike Gallagher

    Door County has its first positive COVID-19 case, The Washington Island Ferry reduced to essential travel only, and Myles chats with Rep. Mike Gallagher about Wisconsin’s efforts to flatten the curve, the federal governments response, and his views on congressional reform.

  • COVID-19 Webinar: Overview of CARES Act

    Senator Ron Johnson will give an overview of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act in a webinar tomorrow at 12 pm. The historic $2 trillion federal stimulus package, known as the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act and signed into law by President Trump last week, aims to mitigate the […]

  • Door County Confirms First COVID-19 Case

    The Door County Department of Health and Human Services announced today that there is a confirmed case of COVID-19 in Door County. The department announced the case in a press release Monday afternoon and said the individual has remained isolated since time of testing. The patient is a resident who traveled within the state and […]

  • PODCAST: Kate Roth on Upcoming Baileys Harbor Events and Artists Making Art in this Crisis

    Kate Roth of the Baileys Harbor Community Association has info on their upcoming coloring contest, as well as how the town has been handling upcoming events. Also, how artists are making art during this crisis.

  • Mental Wellness in the Face of COVID-19

    As the number of COVID-19 cases increases in the U.S. and in Wisconsin, so does the level of emotional distress and anxiety.  People are concerned that they or a loved one could become ill. At the same time, many are facing financial uncertainty as jobs are lost or hours reduced in an effort to prevent […]

  • PODCAST: The Latest Numbers, Wisconsinites File for Unemployment

    Andrew and Myles have the latest COVID-19 numbers, and many Wisconsinites will file for Unemployment for the first time today.

  • PODCAST: DCEDC’s Steve Jenkins on Small Business Resources and the CARES Act

    Andrew and Myles have todays COVID-19 numbers, and after the break Myles chats with Door County Economic Development Corporation Executive Director Steve Jenkins on what resources people and businesses have right now, and what we could be seeing in the CARES act signed into law earlier today.

  • Food Distribution at Gibraltar Schools

    Gibraltar Area Schools is beginning free food distribution for any child residing in the Gibraltar School District area. This program is for all children ages 18 and younger – not just enrolled students. Starting on March 30, bag lunches will be available for pick up at the following locations: Sister Bay Fire Station, Gibraltar Fire Station, […]

  • Manners Matter: Juggling It All

    Dear Mary Pat, My husband and I are finding it hard to juggle our work schedules (we’re both working remotely) while helping our three children with their schoolwork. I deliberately didn’t go back to work until my kids were old enough to be in school full time. They are obviously our first priority, but we […]

  • Nicolet National Bank Ups Social-Distancing Protocol

    In response to COVID-19, Nicolet National Bank will expand its social-distancing protocol: All drive-ups will remain open and fully functional, but lobbies have switched to an appointment-only mode of operations through April 6. Nicolet will reevaluate its future steps at that time. To make an appointment, call to let your banker know when you will […]

  • Cadence Production Remains at Full Capacity

    Cadence ( has maintained stable production output as it navigates the COVID-19 challenges. Production at all of Cadence’s five facilities remains at full capacity, with no significant supply disruptions.  All Cadence employees remain safe, with no known infection or exposure. The company has created a response team that meets daily to address the ongoing situation. […]

  • Alcoholics Anonymous Resources

    Many Door County support groups are unable to meet in person because of the novel coronavirus and the Safer at Home order from Gov. Tony Evers. Local Alcoholics Anonymous organizers are reassuring those who need help that there are still options during the state shutdown. A limited number of online meetings are available, but this […]

  • Get Daily Podcast Updates

    As COVID-19 continues to affect our community, we’re releasing more frequent updates of the Door County Pulse Podcast to keep our community informed about the local effects. Myles Dannhausen Jr. and Andrew Kleidon-Linstrom break down the latest news, and special guests give you perspectives on the emergency from myriad viewpoints. Recent episodes included talks with […]

  • Capitol Report

    The state Senate postponed its planned session on March 24 because of restrictions surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak. Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald said the Senate will likely schedule an extraordinary session later this spring to take up bills that the chamber had planned to consider during that session. The Legislature may also convene to modify […]

  • Traveling in the Coronavirus Crush

    In January, as I left Chicago for a semester of study in London, the last thing I was worried about was that a global pandemic would see me evacuated from London and then self-quarantined at home by March. The day when my friend and I realized we were going to be evacuated from Europe, we […]

  • PODCAST: March 26 Update – Senate Passes CARES Act

    Andrew and Myles breakdown todays news including a conference call with Rep. MikeGallagher, and Myles has a conversation with Joe Krebsbach from Health and Human Services about mental health and people in addiction recovery during this crisis. Tomorrow we will have more information on the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act that was […]

  • Door County Businesses Chip In, Adapt to New Reality

    Local businesses are proving that you don’t need deep pockets or a Fortune 500 pedigree to help your neighbors during a national crisis. On Monday, Gov. Tony Evers announced further business closings to try to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus, pushing businesses to take innovative measures to generate cash flow and help their […]

  • Emergency Response Fund Now Accepting Assistance Requests

    The Door County Emergency Response Fund is now accepting requests for assistance. All 501(c)(3) public charities, faith-based organizations, and other public entities serving the people of Door County are invited to submit a request for assistance as they respond to the health and economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 coronavirus. Visit to learn more and complete […]

  • Rep. Gallagher Hosts Coronavirus Tele-Town Hall March 26

    On Thursday, March 26 at 10:30 am, Rep. Mike Gallagher will host a Tele-Town Hall to answer constituent questions on the coronavirus outbreak and provide information on the federal and statewide response. Gallagher will be joined by Wisconsin Department of Health Services Secretary Andrea Palm to assist in providing Northeast Wisconsinites with answers and information […]

  • PODCAST: March 24 Update – County Chair Dave Lienau

    Andrew and Myles discuss the latest COVID coverage, including Hatch Distillery manufacturing hand sanitizer for Scandia Village and the hospital, and what is an essential business as outlined in Gov. Evers “Safer at Home” order. After the break Myles chats with County Chair Dave Lienau about his decision making process last week in moving to […]