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Door County Pulse Podcasts is dedicated to bringing you the news and stories of Door County, Wisconsin. Listen to weekly round ups of upcoming events, interviews with artists, musicians, and business owners, and more. Every Friday we'll do a deep dive on the news, and some of the articles you can find in the current issue of the Peninsula Pulse. For Door County news, events, and more, visit www.doorcountypulse.com
 
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Andrew Kleidon is joined by a very tired Myles Dannhausen Jr., who had just come away from two back-to-back Egg Harbor Plan Commission meetings, to discuss Shipwrecked's denied proposal to expand their restaurant, and One Barrel Brewing's accepted proposal to add additional parking spaces, as well as add a storage building.Also, Dannhausen talks ab…
 
Myles Dannhausen Jr. talks to Louise Howson about what’s coming at Sister Bay’s 75th annual Fall Festival this weekend, including the return of a long-lost event and a Sunday surprise. Get the details on the key times for the big events, music, food and what makes Fall Fest so special.By Door County Pulse Podcasts
 
Door County Medical Center is building a 30,000 square foot clinic in Sister Bay, bringing a dramatically expanded service to northern Door County. Brian Stephens talks to Myles Dannhausen about the plan, what it brings to the community, and the future of health care in northern Door County.By Door County Pulse Podcasts
 
In August, the U.S. Census Bureau released the data necessary for state and local governments to redraw the political-district maps that will be in place for the next 10 years. While state lawmakers wrangle new district lines into place for the state’s 99 Assembly seats, 33 Senate seats and eight congressional districts, counties map out their own …
 
Andrew Kleidon is joined by Sara Rae Lancaster to talk all about food and Fall. Sara breaks down a number of stories she's done on local efforts to reuse food waste through composting, as well as some tips she has for the aspiring homesteader on harvesting, foraging, and preserving your bounty through the winter. Also, a look at the science behind …
 
Nick, Travis, and Brandon revisit the one-on-ones topic from several years ago and go beyond "1:1s 101". The hosts dive past the scripts and formulas to discuss challenges with regular one-on-one meetings with your team. How do you discern "gripe sessions" from a genuine request to intervene? When do you share context vs. listen? How do you get peo…
 
After a brief conversation on event fashion, Andrew Kleidon and Myles Dannhausen Jr. talk about a number of recent galas and gatherings, including the Door County Economic Development Corporation’s (DCEDC) reimagined and expanded award ceremony, which honored new faces and old during the DCEDC’s annual investors’ meeting and luncheon Sept. 22 at St…
 
Andrew Kleidon is joined by Grace Johnson to talk about her journey to visit all of seven of Door County's independent booksellers from Algoma all the way to Washington Island. Johnson shares her experience at each shop, what they stock, and where to find what you're looking for whether you're a casual book reader, or a die-hard enthusiast.…
 
Room tax rates will go up to 8% on Jan. 1, which has caused many people to ask why we need more money for tourism attraction. But Dave Eliot, who has led the room tax charge, said it’s not about getting more money for marketing, but creating a tool to invest in our biggest problems.By Door County Pulse Podcasts
 
Debra Fitzgerald talks with Nickolas Butler, author of the internationally bestselling and prize-winning Shotgun Lovesongs, which has been optioned for film development, The Hearts of Men – short-listed for two of France’s most prestigious literary prizes even before being published in America – as well as Little Faith, Beneath the Bonfire, In West…
 
11 units coming to Baileys Harbor at the Lakeshore Adventures location in Baileys Harbor, Door County Economic Development Center executive director Steve Jenkins' idea to build a modular home factory in Door County, and Paula Anschutz's attempt to save some cabins from the Little Sister Resort property to use for seasonal housing in Sister Bay.Als…
 
Storytellers wanted!Want to get published in 25,000 copies of the Peninsula Pulse and in the inaugural 8142 Review, the new literary journal from the Peninsula Pulse and Write On, Door County? The Hal Prize offers prizes for works of fiction, nonfiction, poetry and photography. Work will be judged by a prestigious panel of writers and photographers…
 
Debra Fitzgerald talks with Egg Harbor resident and retired Marine Lt. Col. Craig Harvey, a 24-year veteran who served two combat tours in Iraq and a year of duty in Afghanistan. They cover the execution of the withdrawal from Afghanistan, how the war has been framed for the American people over the past two decades and America's role in foreign co…
 
Andrew Kleidon sits down with his wife, Victoria Linstrom, to talk about Fika Bakery and Coffeehouse, located just north of the Fish Creek YMCA. Fika is a family run bakery with deep Swedish roots going on its 5th season in Door County, offering baked goods, coffee, cafe items, and – of course – cinnamon rolls as big as your head.…
 
Peninsula Pulse Editor Debra Fitzgerald sits down with Pulse freelancer Jackson Parr, a fellow with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, to discuss some of the findings that emerged from the Door County Budget Project. A year in the making, the project commissioned by the Pulse allows readers to compare and contrast the spending habits and …
 
David Eliot and Thomas McKenzie became co-founders of the Peninsula Pulse in the summer of 1996. In this episode of the Story of the Pulse, Andrew Kleidon is joined by Eliot and McKenzie, who share stories about meeting at Lawrence University, their eventual move to Door County and the first five years of the publication.…
 
David Eliot and Thomas McKenzie became co-founders of the Peninsula Pulse in the summer of 1996. In this episode of the Story of the Pulse, Andrew Kleidon is joined by McKenzie to talk about his recollection of spending time with his uncle, James McKenzie, backstage at the Peninsula Players Theatre, his meeting Eliot at Lawrence University, and how…
 
Andrew Kleidon is joined by Myles to talk a bit about Egg Harbors upcoming meeting on whether or not to bury their power lines, as well as a slew of other happenings coming up this weekend and beyond, including Sturgeon Bay’s Maritime Week, the Peninsula Pulse Presents: The Danberry’s, Andrew’s thoughts on Northern Sky’s Not Even Remotely, and much…
 
Andrew Kleidon and Myles Dannhausen talk about the battle for Door County League supremacy between the first-place Sister Bay Bays and the second-place Washington Island Islanders that took place on Washington Island. Also, a look at the importance of exploring Cave Point County Park safely, after multiple water rescues and fatalities in the County…
 
In 2002 journalist Dan Egan wrote an article for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel titled “Is Door County too pretty for its own good?” about fears the peninsula was attracting too many people. Sound familiar? He joins Myles Dannhausen Jr. to give some historical context to the debate about overtourism. Plus, they discuss his recent New York Times art…
 
The Door County Triathlon returns July 17-18, which can’t come soon enough for director Sean Ryan. He joins Myles Dannhausen Jr. to talk about what it was like to be an event director without events during the pandemic and what to expect at this year’s event. They also discuss the impact silent sports events have had on the local economy and the ch…
 
Andrew Kleidon and Myles Dannhausen Jr. discuss the latest on Egg Harbor's highway construction project, including their plans for developing Church Street, as well as a look at Liberty Grove's ongoing discussion on Short Term Rental regulation. Also, a look at The Peninsula Pulse Presents: A Tale of Two, the southern gothic rock band performing in…
 
Andrew Kleidon is joined by Northern Sky's Artistic Director Jeff Herbst to talk about the 2021 season. What did the company learn from a year of virtual performances? What concessions had to be made to produce a live season this year, and why do those concessions have to be made? And a look at all of the shows coming up in Peninsula State Park and…
 
Nick, Brandon, and Travis discuss the term "Marketing" and the myth that doing good work will speak for itself. How can you advocate for your team's work authentically without feeling like you're bragging? They talk about using tracking documents to track and showcase team accomplishments, and why it's important to demonstrate your team's impact, a…
 
Dave Eliot joins Myles Dannhausen Jr. on the podcast to talk about the return of Fourth of July celebrations to the peninsula this weekend. They talk about where to go to catch big events, fireworks, parades, and why we love Independence Day in Door County. Plus, a look inside the pages of the new Door County Living magazine.…
 
Andrew Kleidon and Myles Dannhausen discuss the latest at Mariners Park in Gills Rock, as well as the recent sale of the old Nicolet Bank building in Sturgeon Bay. Also, a number of festivals are coming up this weekend, from Open Door Pride, to new events like the Sol Grass Music Festival on Washington Island, and the Times of Future Past festival …
 
Deb Fitzgerald sits down with Steve Vavrus, Sr. Scientist at the Nelson Institute at UW-Madison, to talk about climate change and what’s in store for Wisconsin in general and Door County’s specifically. They also discussed what’s causing climate change, and some ways people can change their behaviors to reduce their carbon footprints.…
 
Last year parents in Sturgeon Bay nearly lost their primary child care provider. In northern Door County, talk of Gibraltar School adding 4 year-old kindergarten has the area's main child care provider on edge. Myles Dannhausen Jr. is joined by Cindy Trinkner-Peot of Northern Door Children's Center and Alexis Fuller of the Door Community Child Deve…
 
Andrew Kleidon is joined by Special Issues Editor Grace Johnson and Vanessa McGowan, musician and Pulse music writer, to talk about everything you can find within the 2021 Summer Music Preview. This years issue is full to the brim with featured musicians, including two bands presented by the Peninsula Pulse, weekly live music, performance venues, i…
 
Nick, Travis, and Brandon talk about how they increase psychological safety on teams to create space for a variety of voices, starting by debating the value of "strong opinions, weakly held". They explore the questions: How do you bootstrap trust and safety when joining a team? How can you make space for less vocal team members? What are things man…
 
Andrew Kleidon and Myles Dannhausen sit down to talk about a trifecta of Gibraltar news stories, including a lawsuit between the town and the Alibi Docks, the school district looks at starting 4K kindergarten, and three administrators have resigned in less than a month. Also, Andrew recaps Northern Sky's production of Not Even Remotely, and looks f…
 
Myles Dannhausen Jr. and Andrew Kleidon discuss the state of tourism in Door County, specifically whether the county is tapped out. They look back at tourism’s late-90s peak, the impact of room tax and public investments in attractions and infrastructure, and the data that could give us insights into whether tourism has - in fact - reached a new le…
 
Myles Dannhausen Jr. talks to New York Times best-selling author Andrew Maraniss, author of “Singled Out,” the story of Glenn Burke, Major League Baseball’s first openly gay player and the inventor of the high five. Maranis discusses why Burke was run out of baseball in his prime, as well as the importance of writing trusting young readers with dif…
 
Andrew Kleidon is joined by Myles Dannhausen Jr. to remember Curtis Mickelson, a 22 year-old airman who died in a plane crash in 1951, and Bill Guenzel, a founding board member of Write On, Door County and a generous donor to dozens of Door County nonprofits and causes ranging from arts and culture, to health care, to youth projects, who died on Ma…
 
Andrew Kleidon is joined by David Eliot to kick off Memorial Day Weekend with a quick list of some of the great new and returning events this year, including the first in-person run in the county this summer, live music is back in a big way, several gallery openings and exhibits to see, and much, much more. Check out the events calendar at www.door…
 
Debra Fitzgerald sits down with Annette Langlois Grunseth, a Green Bay poet who recently launched her latest book, Combat and Campus: Writing Through War, with a virtual event at Write-On. The book of poems was inspired by her brother, Sgt. Peter Langlois, and includes his correspondence home during the Vietnam war.…
 
How does Door County get big acts? Vanessa McGowan joins Andrew Kleidon to discuss the hacks that touring artists use to squeeze big shows into small towns like Sturgeon Bay and Fish Creek. But first, Myles Dannhausen Jr. joins Kleidon to talk about a county coming to life after a year in lockdown. Galleries are hosting shows, restaurants are re-op…
 
A proposed ordinance in the Town of Sevastopol would have crippling implications for vacation home rental operators in the community. Myles Dannhausen Jr. talks to Debra Fitzgerald about why the town is considering limits on short-term-rentals, how it could impact the industry, and the larger questions about STRs raised in communities throughout th…
 
Andrew Kleidon is joined by Door County's resident Star Wars Super Fan Lauren Ward to talk about all things Star Wars, including how she would include Star Wars trivia as extra credit when she was a teacher at Gibraltar, the three generations of Star Wars Fans, and the different levels of fandom, controversial Star Wars opinions, and more. May the …
 
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