United Way Fundraising Ready to Kick Off

The United Way of Door County is getting ready to kick off its fundraising campaign at not one, but two venues in August. Executive Director Amy Kohnle explains why, for the second year in a row, the local organization will hold the event at two different locations… On August 13th, the kickoff will be held at Hatch Distillery in Egg Harbor. Two days later, Samuelson’s … Continue reading

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Door County Fair Begins Wednesday

The Door County Fair opens Wednesday, & John Miles County Park in Sturgeon Bay is expected to be a very busy place through Sunday. Wednesday traditionally kicks off the annual event with “Midway Fun Night.” The tip top shows will operate from 4-11PM. At 6:30, there will be tractor pulls in the grandstand. At 7:30PM, Boogie and the Yo-Yo’s perform at the Coors Light midway … Continue reading

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Ephraim Men’s Club Raising Money for Scholarships

A challenge grant has been awarded to the Ephraim Men’s Club as the group works to raise funds for college scholarships for Gibraltar High School graduates. The club’s efforts will be matched, dollar-for-dollar, up to $20,000, and the grant will supplement ticket sales for its annual fundraiser, a pancake breakfast on August 3rd. The breakfast at the Old Ephraim Village Hall will be served from … Continue reading

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Prescription Drug Drop Off in Sister Bay Saturday

The Door County Sheriff’s Department has agreed to be onsite in Sister Bay Saturday in order to accept and safely dispose of unused or outdated prescription and over-the-counter medications, as well as old pills and capsules. Those items can still be in the original bottles or packaging they came in, or another options is to put them in a ziploc bag. Items that will not … Continue reading

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Area Fireworks Begin Wednesday

You can enjoy fireworks at multiple locations in Door & Kewaunee Counties this week, beginning Wednesday evening. In Egg Harbor, the pyrotechnics commence at about 9:30PM Wednesday over the harbor. In Kewaunee, fireworks begin at dusk on the lakefront near Lakehaven Hall. If you find yourself in southern Door County on Thursday evening, you might try heading to Maplewood for the Independence Day fireworks display … Continue reading

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Town of Egg Harbor History Program Monday

A program on the development of the Town of Egg Harbor will be presented Monday at 3PM in Egg Harbor’s Kress Pavilion. Sponsored by the Egg Harbor Historical Society, the presentation looks at the development of the Horseshoe Bay shoreline, moves inland to consider the Carlsville-Carmody prairie section of the town, and finishes with the village and points in the northeast corner of the town … Continue reading

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Time Running Out for Fair Entries

The Door County Fair Association is reminding community residents, both youth and adult, that the deadlines for exhibiting in the many different categories of Junior Fair and Open Class are only a few days away. Anyone interested in exhibiting items at the Door County Fair in Junior Fair and Open Class are asked to visit the fair’s website www.doorcountyfair.com and click on the Exhibits tab. … Continue reading

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Nicolet Bank Celebrates Opening of New Sturgeon Bay Branch

A grand celebration to recognize the completion of the downtown branch of Nicolet National Bank in Sturgeon Bay attracted a large crowd to the parking lot of the previous bank building Tuesday. Many of those people stayed for the ribbon-cutting ceremony in front of the new facility. The bank’s Jamie Alberts acted as master of ceremonies for the short ceremony, thanking the numerous firms, organizations, … Continue reading

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Community Carnival in Memory of Paula Symons Monday

A community-wide benefit carnival, in memory of Paula Symons, former Elementary Secretary at Sevastopol School, will be held Monday, at the Sevastopol Town Park from 12-7:30PM. Paula, who passed away last month, devoted her life and career to children, investing countless hours of time for the betterment of others. The carnival is an opportunity for the children and adults she mentored over the years to … Continue reading

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Baileys Harbor Range Lights Celebrating 150 Years Friday

The 150th anniversary of the Baileys Harbor range lights is set for Friday, from 3-6PM, at the Ridges Sanctuary. The Ridges Drew Richmond says the iconic lights played a critical role in the life of Baileys Harbor and the founding of the Ridges Sanctuary… Richmond says the celebration will be multi-faceted… A special program in honor of the Baileys Harbor range light sesquicentennial celebration will … Continue reading

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